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, suspenseful, epic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with sword and sorcery, magic, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, sword fight, danger, sword, heroes and rivalry plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword and sorcery: Seventh Son (2014), Conan the Barbarian (1982), The Dragon Prince (2018), The Hexer (2001), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Merlin (2008), Season of the Witch (2011), Red Sonja (1985), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982).

List of sword and sorcery movies

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: 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, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, fantasy world, imaginary, journey, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, medieval, mythology ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
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 5.5
 66K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, witch, sword and sorcery, magic, young heroes, adventure, chosen one, wizards and magicians, dark fantasy, master apprentice relationship, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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Conan the Barbarian (1982)
Genre: 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, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, gladiator, barbarian, good versus evil, slavery, escapades, sword and sorcery, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, sword fight, witch ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, 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, feel good, enigmatic, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, prince, assassin, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, adventure, conflict, elf, black magic, heir to the throne ...
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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: exciting, epic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, battles, warrior, ancient, save the world, journey, sword and sorcery, destiny ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 3.6
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, magic, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
Place: poland, europe
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Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, camelot, adventure, apprentice, adventurer, supernatural ability, fantasy world, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
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 7.9
 65K
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: humorous, stylized, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, adventure, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, royal family, supernatural, heroes, king, dragon ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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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: stylized, suspense, exciting, gothic, intense ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, good versus evil, monk, witch, supernatural, legends and myths, adventure, fight, plague, inquisition, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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 5.1
 35K
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: sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, master villain, monster, queen, master warrior, supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, scenic, suspenseful, epic ...
Plot: sorcerer, fictional war, good versus evil, video game, magic, adventure, fantasy world, kingdom, battle, brutality, fight scenes, sword and sorcery ...
Place: dungeon
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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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sword fight, mythology, sorcerer, sword and sorcery, torture chamber, princess, resurrection, telekinesis, adventure, branding iron, good versus evil, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: england, europe, dungeon
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The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: In the middle of a war between two kingdoms queen died tragically while giving birth to her third daughter. The king wanted a male heir to his throne and torn by the death of his wife, decides to sacrifice the girl and leads to the Cave of the ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: kingdom, sword and sorcery, princess, king, magic, anthropomorphism, love, heroine, prince, duel, sword, rock ...
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 3K
Deathstalker (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, witch, mud wrestling, monster, magic, tournament, sex, rescue, gory, master warrior, superhero, kidnapping ...
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 4.2
 1K
Sorceress (1982)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To maintain his powers, the evil wizard Traigon must sacrifice his firstborn child to the god Caligara. His wife, however, has other ideas and runs away after giving birth with her twin daughters. Before dying, she hands the girls over to the ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, twins, barbarian, sorceress, shot with an arrow, one man army, dwarf, shot in the back, exotic dancer, skinny dipping, rescue, ape ...
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
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: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, creature, adventure, swords and armor, magical, heroic mission, treasure hunt, fantasy world, heroes, dragon, danger ...
Time: 2010s
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Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Italian-Turkish co-production helmed by genre veteran Antonio Margheriti (using the pseudonym "Anthony M. Dawson") was cobbled together from a four-part science-fiction miniseries shown on Italian television. In prehistoric times, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: monster, village, sword and sorcery, time travel, rivalry, danger, adventure, escapades, barbarian, magic, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
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Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: stylized, serious, epic
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: sailing ship, greek god, greek mythology, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, master warrior, adventure, ship, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, legends and myths, good versus evil ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
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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, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, dragon, epic battle, battle, sword and sorcery, adventure, battles, treasure hunt, corruption, heroic mission, mercenary ...
Time: 2010s
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Hawk the Slayer (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, atmospheric, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: magic, sword and sorcery, sorceress, crossbow, sword, slavery, adventure, folk hero, master villain, good versus evil, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 13K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, fairy tale, scenic ...
Plot: dragon, magic, sword and sorcery, human sacrifice, sorcerer, adventure, sacrifice, rescue, apprentice, heroic mission, danger, secret identity ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, vengeance, battle, barbarian, rescue, good versus evil, master warrior, gory, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
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Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Singer returns as Dar, the warrior who can talk to the beasts. Dar is forced to travel to earth to stop his evil brother from stealing an atomic bomb, and turning their native land from a desert into... well... a desert! Written by Jim Palin
Style: psychotronic, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, sword and sorcery, sword and sandal, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, gun fight, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
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Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a final and epic battle in the thrilling sequel to the now classic "Barbarian Queen", Althalia, leads a revolt of peasants and female warriors against the wicked ruler, Arkaris, to regain her throne.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, sword, swordswoman, sadism, female nudity, knight, tortured to death, torture chamber, sword fight, battlefield, breasts ...
Is relevant ?
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, disturbing, enigmatic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: danger, capture, assassin, evil, zombie attack, deadly, save the world, journey, sword and sorcery, mystery, magical, hidden treasure ...
Is relevant ?
Gunan il guerriero (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The peaceful countryside village of Solmen is savagely assaulted by wild Ungats led by bloodthirsty Magen. In the midst of battle, two baby boys are miracu- lously saved by a tribe of Amazon warriors known as the Kuniats. The warriors nurture and ...
Plot: sword and sandal, sword and sorcery, amazon tribe, barbarian, black magic, warrior, sword and fantasy, sea, magic, sword fight, fight, sword ...
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 80
Stormquest (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a world where women rule and men are meant only for breeding purposes, two women start a revolt against the system when they begin to believe that the men are treated poorly.
Plot: matriarchy, sword and sorcery, female whipping, oppression, revolt, gender disguise
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 28
Avalon (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure begins when Owen, a travelling swordsman, rescues a woman from some Druids. He offers to help track down her lover who has been enslaved by the evil Morgana. They set off on their quest, accompanied by Keiran, a cowardly thief.
Plot: magic, sword and sorcery, decapitation, king arthur, thief, damsel in distress, unlikely hero, giant monster, earthquake, zombie, dragon, quest ...
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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 ...
Plot: undead, sword and sorcery, demon, mercenary, warrior, female protagonist, archer, magician, magical object, possession, friendship
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The Cave of the Golden Rose 2 (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Fantaghiro and Romualdo are preparing their marriage when the Black Queen disgusted by their deep love captures Fantaghiro's father. Romualdo and his soldiers go on their journey to free him. But the insidious Black Queen transforms herself ...
Style: fairy tale, sinister
Plot: kingdom, magic, sword and sorcery, anthropomorphism, witch, evil witch, bare breasts, disguise, seduction, sex, victory, obsessive love ...
Is relevant ?