Sword movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sword movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with sword, danger, sword fight, adventure, violence, heroes, rivalry, martial arts, death and murder plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, Italy and other countries.
sword movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sword: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Katanagatari (2010), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Berserk (2016), Goblin (2016), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Super Dark Times (2017), Underworld: Blood Wars (2016).

List of sword movies

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, theft, love and romance, vengeance, sword, mentor, adventure, good versus evil, warrior, sword fight, female martial artist ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
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Sword of Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Returning to his homeland after years of slavery, a Norman prince seeks revenge on his father's murderer – his ruthless uncle, Earl Durant. Gaining the trust of a band of exiled farmers, he leads them into battle against Durant, exploiting ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, medieval, gory, tough heroes, good versus evil, war, revenge, sword, battles, vengeance, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 247 min.
Story: Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair is a complete edit of the two-part martial arts action films Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Kill Bill: Vol. 2. The film was originally scheduled to be released as one part. However, due to the film's over 4 hour ...
Style: brutal, bloody, scary, exciting, tense ...
Plot: revenge, sword, wedding, violence, brutality, crimes, death, justice, murder, girl fight, fight scenes, twists & turns ...
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Katanagatari (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The historical epic centers on Shichika Yasuri, the seventh generational head of the Kyotō-ryū school of martial arts in medieval Japan. He and his older sister Nanami live on an isolated island, until a military advisor named Togame tells him of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, light
Plot: martial arts, japanese culture, sword, samurai, ninja, journey, brother sister relationship, beauty, responsibility, long hair, swordsman
Place: feudal japan
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, friendship, legends and myths, fantasy world, artifact, imaginary kingdom, ocean or sea, heroic mission, race against time, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, rough
Plot: supernatural, demon, military, sword, murder, violence, death, blood, danger, hate, anger, deadly ...
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Goblin (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kim Shin is an immortal “goblin,” and has the rather honorable title of being the Protector of Souls. His roommate Wang Yeo also happens to have the equally lofty, if thoroughly opposing, title of Angel of Death, and he acts as the storied grim ...
Style: humorous, emotional, mysterious, romantic
Plot: supernatural, destiny, immortal, past life, romance, demon, god, sword, multiple storylines, fiancee, precognition, ghost ...
Place: korea
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Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, breathtaking, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: samurai, magic, storytelling, adventure, friendship, origami, imagination, sword, guitar, strong female character, destiny, creativity ...
Place: japan
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, rough, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, danger, one man army, journey, warrior, master warrior, revenge, mentor, organized crime, kung fu, squad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
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Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: coming of age, murder, sword, high school, marijuana, nightmare, youth, adolescence, christmas, insomnia, guilt, blood ...
Time: 1990s, year 1995, year 1996
Place: new york
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Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vampire death dealer Selene fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means ...
Style: gothic, surprise ending, bloody, scary, stylized
Plot: werewolf, vampire, betrayal, uzi, sword, martial arts, ambition, war, secret passageway, blood, death, transformation ...
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The Veil (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a war-torn land where tribal factions live in fear of annihilation, the film tells the story of a deadly warrior leading a destructive war campaign. When he is betrayed by his own and left for dead, he is healed by a mysterious princess and ...
Plot: warrior, battle, princess, emperor, sword, evil, moon, beating, sweat, muscleman, tough guy, male objectification
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The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dragon, king arthur, sword, camelot, adventure, good versus evil, knight, folk hero, family, young heroes, rescue, treasure hunt ...
Time: middle ages
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Mask of the Musketeers (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the first half of the 1600's, France is at war with Spain. The cousin of the king of Spain, Isabella, is held captive in the French castle, and the Count of Seville is sent to France as a diplomat. While there, he is escorted by the Three ...
Plot: masked hero, sword duel, duel, mask, sword, sword fight, swashbuckler, vigilante, masked vigilante, sword and sandal, adventure hero, rapier ...
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The Hot Nights of Linda (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman is hired to care for an elderly man who lives on an island off the Greek coast. When she arrives there the man warns her that his daughters are evil and dangerous. The woman discovers that one of the daughters is a crazed nymphomaniac ...
Plot: banana, incest, sex, nymphomaniac, shower, murder, sexually aggressive woman, cripple, threesome, sword, cuckold, island ...
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Geisha Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. ...
Plot: exploitation, revenge, schlock, female ninja, japanese woman, tongue in cheek, geisha, samurai sword, samurai, duel, sword fight, sword ...
Place: japan
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Wizards of the Lost Kingdom (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Simon, son of the king, must flee when the empire is overthrown by the evil Shurka. Schooled in the arts of magic, he must find the Ring of Magic and the Sword of Power and defeated the wizard who killed his father. He is joined in his quest by the ...
Plot: sword, kingdom, magic, fantasy world, prince, magical object, death of father, betrayal, violence, kiss, teenage boy, battle ...
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A Dragonfly for Each Corpse (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A killer is cleaning up the streets of Milan by murdering those considered as deviant. An ornamental dragonfly, soaked in the blood of the victim, is left on each body.
Style: surprise ending, necrophiliac
Plot: violence, murder, sword, autopsy, psycho, whodunit, serial killer, pimp, degradation, biker gang, amateur detective, murder witness ...
Place: italy, milan italy
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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: People everywhere were enjoying a new game called Ordinal Scale, an ARMMORPG developed exclusively for the Augma, a new wearable console designed for AR (augmented reality) gaming. But, the players had no idea that a nightmare from the virtual world ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, futuristic, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, sword fight, game, battle, death, danger, partners, deadly, adventure, lone hero, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: near future, future
Place: japan
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: 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: surprise ending, stylized, intense, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, warrior, prophecy, king, chosen one, king arthur, attack, courage, throne, creature, mentor, sword ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 25 years later after the events of Samurai Cop (1991), Detective Frank Washington is forced to team up with his long estranged partner Joe Marshall to solve a series of assassinations being committed by a secret group of female vigilante killers.
Plot: samurai, katana, police, sword, buddy cop, exploitation, violence, katana sword, blond hair, jumping, kicking, sexy woman ...
Place: los angeles
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Mummys Island (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness, so sends him on a quest to find his father. Armed with his ...
Style: based on poem
Plot: mermaid, prince, sea creature, arrow, bow and arrow, sword, sword fight, magical creature, mythical creature, underwater, underwater scene, goat
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The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: His family cursed by a witch, Waldemar Daninsky (Paul Naschy) seeks the help of a Jewish doctor to cure him of his annoying habit of turning into a werewolf. The doctor is attacked by some local Christians in hoods and, before he dies, he tells ...
Plot: sword, werewolf, ninja, decapitated head, blind girl, japanese woman, bare breasts, female nudity, hara kiri, supernatural, witch, interracial romance ...
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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sword, demon, good versus evil, ghost, adventure, master villain, master warrior, samurai, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Zatoichi on the Road (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zatoichi is sworn to protect the life of a young girl and without any real allies finds himself in the middle of a bloody turf war.
Style: serious
Plot: murder, sword, gang war, martial arts, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, samurai, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: asia, japan
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Zatoichi at Large (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi finds a robbed and fatally wounded pregnant woman, whose baby he delivers before she dies. He takes the baby in search of its father and finds the child's aunt, who is about to be forced into ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, lone wolves, adventure, gory, track down, escapades, heroes, rivalry, babies and infants, gangsters ...
Place: asia, japan
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Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A folklore professor becomes unwittingly possessed by the ancient Japanese demons of Thunder and Lightning. But when The Bureau of Paranormal Research & Defense dispatches a team of agents to investigate, a cursed samurai sword sends Hellboy ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: superhero, sword, folklore, anti heroes, ghost, alternate dimension, romance, mystery, murder, curse, government agency, master villain ...
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The Secret of the Sword (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After experiencing traumatic nightmares of a time now past, the Sorceress summons Prince Adam and Cringer to Castle Grayskull to give Adam a precious, jeweled sword and send the pair to the planet Etheria to investigate its secrets.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rebellion, swordsman, sword, superhero, adventure, imaginary kingdom, sword and planet, danger, escapades, heroes, family, imaginary ...
Place: singapore
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Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant spiders, swordsmen cloaked in shadow, re-animated dead ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword, zombie, good versus evil, superhero, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, babies and infants, rescue ...
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Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Zatoichi makes friends with a dangerous chess player, while fending off angry yakuza and bloodthirsty relatives out for revenge, and trying to save a sick child. Meanwhile, his luck with dice is turning.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, sword, chess, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, friendship, island, woman in danger, righting the wronged, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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