Sword and sorcery movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sword and sorcery movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, epic and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, danger, heroes, magic, escapades, fantasy world, sword fight and rivalry plots mostly in Adventure, Fantasy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, New Zealand and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword and sorcery: Conan the Barbarian (1982), Seventh Son (2014), Red Sonja (1985), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), Conan the Destroyer (1984), Conan the Barbarian (2011), The Dragon Prince (2018), Solomon Kane (2009), Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016), Dragonslayer (1981).

List of sword and sorcery movies

Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A film adaptation of the classic sword and sorcery hero, Conan the Barbarian. A horde of rampaging warriors massacre the parents of young Conan and enslave the young child for years on The Wheel of Pain. As the sole survivor of the childhood ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, cult, gladiator, obsessive quest, danger, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times, 80s
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 5.5
 70K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, master apprentice relationship, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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 5.1
 38K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, murder, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, crimes ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, imaginary kingdom, journey, friendship, imaginary, mythology, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage when he is recruited to help a princess foil a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer's plans to conquer the land.
Style: cult film, stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorcerer, sword fight, mythology, torture chamber, telekinesis, resurrection, crucifix, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, europe
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Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, master warrior, danger, imaginary, heroes, magic ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, twentieth century, prehistoric times, 20th century ...
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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. However, the Prince's wicked stepmother, Queen Zenobia, has changed Kassim into a baboon in order to have her own son crowned as caliph. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, minotaur, heroic mission, heroes, daring rescue, adventurer, battles, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sorcerer, good versus evil, battles, battle, rescue, magic, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, danger ...
Time: ancient history, stone age, ancient world, prehistoric times
Place: hawaii
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 26 min.
Story: An extraordinary discovery inspires two human princes and an elven assassin to team up on an epic quest to bring peace to their warring lands.
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, elf, adventure, prince, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, black magic, heir to the throne, save the kingdom, conflict, exile ...
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, elf, imaginary kingdom, battles, sword and sorcery, wizards and magicians, epic battle, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, knight ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.1
 68K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: gothic, bleak, rough, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, supernatural, tough heroes, sorcerer, sword and sorcery, gothic horror, danger, heroes, witch, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, warrior, battles, friendship, imaginary, wizards, sword and sorcery, save the world, monster, elf ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of unlikely heroes hijacks a steam-powered battle wagon, a daring young wizard (Marek) steals the final piece of the all-powerful Darkspore and embarks on a desperate quest to deliver the cursed artifact to the gods for safe keeping; but ...
Style: suspense, intense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: sword and sorcery, demon, mercenary, friendship, magical object, warrior, magician, possession, undead, quest, adventure, good versus evil ...
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 6.7
 15K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, magic, rescue, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, daring rescue, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, creature, magical, warrior, elf, adventure, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, monster, dragon, heroes ...
Time: 2010s
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Mythica: The Godslayer (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As the Lich King's zombie legions ravage the world, a cursed young sorceress (Marek) embarks on a quest to obtain a weapon from the gods, with her friend Dagen, a self-serving half-elf rogue. But when she joins her sworn enemy in a desperate ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, disturbing, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, magical, zombie attack, evil, murderer, capture, danger, deadly, journey, save the world, hidden treasure, mystery ...
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The Beastmaster (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, entertaining, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, sword fight, magic, village, battles, battle, murder, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey
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Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Teela’s sister is murdered and a powerful relic stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy – Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, intense, scenic ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, elf, magic, female protagonist, magical object, dragon, cave, portal, warrior, sword fight, adventure, good versus evil ...
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 7.9
 71K
Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, knight, supernatural ability, magical, king arthur, imaginary kingdom, witch, wizards and magicians, dragon, friendship, royal family, king ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, heroic mission, dragon, battles, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, save the world, graphic violence ...
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Hawk the Slayer (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hawk the Slayer, after seeing both his father and bride die at the hands of his malevolent brother, Voltan, sets out for revenge and the chance to live up to his title. Tooling himself up with the "mind-sword" and recruiting a motley band ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, sorceress, sword, witchcraft, slavery, crossbow, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, scenic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, elf, wizards, imaginary, friendship, imaginary kingdom, save the world, warrior, magical, monster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 6.6
 251K
John Carter (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mars, adventure, mysterious planet, imaginary kingdom, space travel, heroes, monster, space wars, chosen one, princess, danger, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s, future
Place: new york, arizona, virginia
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, witch, supernatural, gothic horror, good versus evil, legends and myths, monk, supernatural ability, inquisition, curse, witches ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 8.5
 44K
Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: master warrior, samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, villain, warrior, time travel, heroic mission, danger, adventure, ancient ...
Time: future
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The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land, two renegades—Eric the Huntsman, who aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna in Snowwhite and the Huntsman, and his forbidden lover, Sara—set out to stop them.
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sorceress, dark fantasy, snow white, magic, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, magical creature, evil queen, witch, love, female warrior, revenge ...
Place: egypt
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Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A princess is on a quest to unite the five greatest warriors to save her kingdom from a demon sorceress.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, save the kingdom, heroic mission, adventure, destiny, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, conquering, legends and myths, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary, love and romance, master warrior, love affair ...
Place: china
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The 13th Warrior (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.
Style: exciting, epic, suspenseful, scenic, rough ...
Plot: vikings, barbarian, mission, battles, adventure, danger, heroic mission, viking, heroes, gory, good versus evil, sword and sorcery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, iraq
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Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, dangerous animal, legends and myths, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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