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, epic, visually appealing and captivating films and TV shows about / with sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, danger, magic, fantasy world, heroes, sword, escapades and rivalry plots mostly in Fantasy, Adventure 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 Dragon Prince (2018), Conan the Barbarian (2011), Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016), The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982), Conan the Destroyer (1984), Mythica: The Godslayer (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, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, slavery, good versus evil, escapades, cult, gladiator, danger, obsessive quest, vengeance, heroic mission, sword fight ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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 5.5
 69K
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, adventure, master apprentice relationship, young heroes, chosen one, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
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 5.1
 37K
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, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, heroic mission, obsessive quest, murder, supernatural, chases and races, crimes, deadly, imaginary ...
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, stylized, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, fantasy world, imaginary, journey, imaginary kingdom, sword and sorcery, warrior, friendship, mythology, save the world, medieval ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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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, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, elf, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, wizards and magicians, epic battle, dragon, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, battles, sword fight ...
Time: 2010s
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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: captivating, exciting, feel good, enigmatic
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, elf, magic, adventure, prince, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, heir to the throne, save the kingdom, black magic, conflict, exile ...
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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, imaginary, friendship, sword and sorcery, save the world, ancient, magical, destiny ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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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: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, creature, magical, warrior, adventure, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, elf, swords and armor, magic ...
Time: 2010s
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, sword and sorcery, magic, sorcerer, good versus evil, battle, rescue, vengeance, slavery, rivalry, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, ancient world
Place: hawaii
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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, exciting, captivating, intense, tense
Plot: sword and sorcery, demon, mercenary, magical object, friendship, warrior, magician, possession, undead, good versus evil, adventure, quest ...
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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, adventurer, daring rescue, battles, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorcerer, sword fight, mythology, telekinesis, torture chamber, resurrection, adventure, good versus evil, branding iron, princess, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: europe, england
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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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: barbarian, adventure, sword and sorcery, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, magic, woman in danger ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984, 20th century ...
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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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, magical, zombie attack, evil, murderer, danger, capture, save the world, journey, deadly, hidden treasure, troops ...
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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, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary, save the world, imaginary kingdom, friendship, elf, wizards, magical, sword and sorcery, warrior ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 6.7
 14K
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, supernatural, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 43K
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: captivating, exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, sword and sorcery, martial arts, good versus evil, villain, warrior, time travel, ancient, danger, heroic mission, adventure ...
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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, magic, dark fantasy, snow white, good versus evil, witch, female killer, love, female soldier, happy ending, revenge ...
Place: egypt
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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: exciting, tense, captivating, intense, suspense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, elf, magic, female protagonist, magical object, dragon, cave, warrior, portal, sword fight, good versus evil, adventure ...
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 7.9
 69K
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: exciting, humorous, epic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, knight, magical, imaginary kingdom, witch, king arthur, dragon, wizards and magicians, king, imaginary, supernatural ...
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
Plot: sword and sorcery, heroic mission, dragon, good versus evil, danger, save the world, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, battles, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 68K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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, tough heroes, supernatural, sorcerer, danger, heroes, gothic horror, witch, sword and sorcery, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
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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: atmospheric, humorous, stylized, semi serious, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, magic, sorceress, slavery, crossbow, sword, good versus evil, adventure, vengeance, clergy, obsessive quest, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
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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, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, imaginary, supernatural ability, love and romance, love affair, escapades, master warrior ...
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, rough, scenic ...
Plot: vikings, mission, battles, barbarian, adventure, violence, heroic mission, danger, sword and sorcery, viking, fish out of water, against the odds ...
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, gloomy, rough, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, good versus evil, battles, adventure, sword and sorcery, heroes, wizards, dangerous animal, legends and myths, danger, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, prophecy, chosen one, courage, rescue, mentor, destiny, camelot, sword, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england
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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: serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, destiny, redemption, heroic mission, rivalry, sword and sorcery, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, murder ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
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Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: magic, good versus evil, female protagonist, warrior, friendship, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, adventure, self sacrifice, black magic, villain ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 141K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, adventure, shogun, battles, heroes, exile, martial arts, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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