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, stylized, serious, surprise ending, intense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with sword, violence, sword fight, death, murder, danger, martial arts, vengeance, blood and adventure plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
sword movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sword: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), The Kid Who Would Be King (2019), Sword of Vengeance (2015), Katanagatari (2010), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Berserk (2016), Goblin (2016), Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), Gladiator (2000), Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003).

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, vengeance, theft, love and romance, 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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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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, king arthur, camelot, adventure, knight, sword, good versus evil, rescue, folk hero, heroic mission, young heroes, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
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The Kid Who Would Be King (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Old-school magic meets the modern world when young Alex stumbles upon the mythical sword Excalibur. He soon unites his friends and enemies, and they become knights who join forces with the legendary wizard Merlin. Together, they must save mankind ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, fairy tale, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword, schoolboy, obsessive quest, teenage protagonist, friends, magician, magic, lifesaver, destiny, chivalry, female villain, close up of eye ...
Time: contemporary
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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, sword, revenge, war, 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, exciting, tense, scary ...
Plot: revenge, wedding, sword, brutality, violence, crimes, death, murder, justice, fight scenes, twists & turns, girl fight ...
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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: humorous, light, captivating, exciting
Plot: martial arts, japanese culture, journey, sword, samurai, ninja, brother sister relationship, beauty, responsibility, swordsman, long hair
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, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, fantasy world, artifact, friendship, legends and myths, 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: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: supernatural, demon, military, blood, murder, violence, death, sword, 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: mysterious, humorous, romantic, emotional
Plot: supernatural, demon, destiny, fiancee, immortal, past life, romance, god, reincarnation, ghost, sword, multiple storylines ...
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, strong female character, guitar, sword, destiny, creativity ...
Place: japan
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, master warrior, courage, heroes, tragic hero, pride and honor, emperor, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, dungeon, north africa, rome italy, italy ...
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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, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, danger, warrior, one man army, journey, master warrior, squad, peril, mentor, organized crime, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century
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, nightmare, marijuana, youth, adolescence, christmas, samurai sword, accidental killing, 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, bloody, scary, stylized, mysterious ...
Plot: werewolf, vampire, betrayal, martial arts, female vampire, war, transformation, brutality, redemption, strong female lead, regeneration, laboratory ...
Time: 2010s
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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, emperor, battle, sword, evil, princess, moon, beating, sweat, muscleman, tough guy, male objectification
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The Fog (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, gold, supernatural, ghost, fog, lighthouse, ship, sea, church, sword, beach, leprosy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: california, usa
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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: sword fight, duel, sword, mask, vigilante, swashbuckler, masked hero, sword duel, masked vigilante, sword and sandal, masked superhero, warrior ...
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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, nymphomaniac, sex, incest, sexually aggressive woman, threesome, nightmare, sword, cripple, murder, shower, cuckold ...
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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: tongue in cheek, geisha, female martial artist, sword fight, sword, samurai, samurai sword, duel, japanese woman, schlock, female ninja, revenge ...
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: magic, sword, kingdom, magical object, fantasy world, prince, magical sword, disarming someone, shot with a bow and arrow, rainbow, magical ring, dwarf ...
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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: necrophiliac, surprise ending
Plot: autopsy, sword, murder, violence, psycho, serial killer, whodunit, danger, naked dead woman, psycho killer, amateur detective, car driving ...
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, romantic, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: virtual reality, sword fight, game, battle, death, danger, partners, justice, adventure, lone hero, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: near future, future
Place: japan
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: katana, samurai, sword, police, exploitation, buddy cop, katana sword, violence, gun, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, sunglasses ...
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: sword fight, arrow, bow and arrow, sword, sea creature, prince, mermaid, underwater scene, underwater, mythical creature, magical creature, 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, ninja, werewolf, sword fight, interracial romance, monster, magic, sword and sorcery, blind girl, japanese woman, bare breasts, female nudity ...
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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Plot: demon, sword, 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: sword, murder, gang war, martial arts, adventure, lone wolves, 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, adventure, lone wolves, 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, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, sword, folklore, anti heroes, ghost, alternate dimension, murder, curse, mystery, romance, government agency, adventure ...
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