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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, epic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with sword and sorcery, magic, good versus evil, adventure, danger, sword fight, heroes, rivalry, escapades and imaginary plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword and sorcery: The Dragon Prince (2018), The Hexer (2001), Merlin's Apprentice (2006), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), Red Sonja (1985), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), The Cave of the Golden Rose (1991), Seventh Son (2014), Jason and the Argonauts (2000).

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: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, epic, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, journey, sword and sorcery, save the world, heroic mission, fantasy world, medieval, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: mine, new zealand
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The Dragon Prince (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: enigmatic, captivating, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, prince, dragon, assassin, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, heir to the throne, exile, elf, revenge, teenagers, save the kingdom ...
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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, adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, magic, danger, battles, sword and sorcery, 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, semi serious, humorous, 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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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, suspenseful, scenic, epic ...
Plot: good versus evil, video game, sorcerer, magic, adventure, fantasy world, fictional war, kingdom, battle, brutality, fight scenes, sword and sorcery ...
Place: dungeon
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 5.0
 34K
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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, master villain, queen, monster, master warrior, supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, female warrior, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, mythical creature, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
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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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sword fight, mythology, sword and sorcery, sorcerer, 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, king, princess, magic, anthropomorphism, prince, duel, love, strong female character, horse, surrealism ...
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 5.5
 65K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, witch, dark fantasy, magic, sword and sorcery, supernatural, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, master villain, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, treasure hunt, creature, dragon, adventure, swords and armor, heroic, dwarf, warrior, magical, giant spider ...
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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: epic, stylized, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: greek god, greek mythology, sword and sorcery, sailing ship, imaginary kingdom, ship, adventure, master warrior, 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, serious, stylized, 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, danger ...
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 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, landslide ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, mud wrestling, tournament, sex, monster, magic, witch, rescue, master warrior, gory, superhero, brawl ...
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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: epic, exciting, serious, rough, remake of cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, vengeance, revenge, torture, witch, slavery, sword and sorcery, princess, battle, barbarian, rescue, sword ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, ancient world
Place: dungeon, hawaii
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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: epic, stylized, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, vengeance, good versus evil, gladiator, sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, adventure, escapades, murder, cannibalism, princess ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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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, long blonde hair, battlefield, bondage, sword and sandal, fictional war, female warrior, disarming someone, breasts, sword fight, sword ...
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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: disturbing, suspense, enigmatic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: deadly, journey, save the world, danger, capture, evil, zombie attack, assassin, sword and sorcery, hidden treasure, mystery, magical ...
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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 sorcery, sword and sandal, barbarian, amazon tribe, sea, fight, sword and fantasy, cruelty, warrior, brother, sword, sword fight ...
Place: italy
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 3.7
 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, gender disguise, revolt, oppression
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 900
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: twins, sword and sorcery, barbarian, zombie, breasts, skinny dipping, sorceress, monster, dwarf, good versus evil, bare breasts, twin sister ...
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 4.0
 27
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: sword and sorcery, decapitation, magic, king arthur, coward, quest, damsel in distress, sex scene, dragon, tomb, cave, earthquake ...
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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, mercenary, demon, female protagonist, friendship, archer, magical object, possession, magician, warrior
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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: sword and sorcery, magic, kingdom, anthropomorphism, witch, evil witch, turned to stone, duel, sex scene, rescue, villainess, hate ...
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The Cave of the Golden Rose 3 (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The powerful evil wizard Tarabas gets knowledge about a prophecy that a king's child will defeat him. So he sends out his army of dead soldiers to kidnap all royal children. When the soldiers attack Fantaghiro's castle to steal the babies ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: evil witch, magic, turned to stone, sword and sorcery, witch, redemption, anthropomorphism, warlock, salvation, healing, kingdom, sorceress ...
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The Cave of the Golden Rose 4 (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: A black cloud travels across country, kills animals and plants and dries up the rivers. When the cloud reaches Fantaghiro's kingdom she meets Prince Parsel who follows the cloud to get his stolen castle back. After her castle vanishes, too, ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: sword and sorcery, love, anthropomorphism, warlock, witch, magic, volcano, black magic
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 5.2
 1K
Conquest (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.
Style: atmospheric, epic, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, monster, fog, archer, archery, rescue, friendship, vampire, deadly creature, master warrior, gory ...
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Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the beautiful Princess Carissa to protect an enchanted Jewel one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, rough, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, princess, sword and sorcery, magic, castle, jewel, good versus evil, master warrior, adventure, palaces castles and temples, uninhibited rivalry, twins ...
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