Duel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant duel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, stylized, captivating, suspenseful, epic and serious films and TV shows about / with duel, rivalry, heroes, violence, revenge, brutality, blood, suspense, murder and sword plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
duel movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as duel: The Last Duel (2021), The Duelist (2016), The Quick and the Dead (1995), Highlander (1992), The Magnificent Seven (2016), Shigurui: Death Frenzy (2007), Ninja Scroll (1993), Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998), Rango (2011), Last Man Standing (1996).

List of duel movies

The Last Duel (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.
Style: cerebral, epic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: duel, rape, medieval, sword duel, husband wife relationship, showdown, knight, revenge, murder, suspense, violence, group sex ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: france, normandy, scotland, paris france
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The Duelist (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Returning to Saint Petersburg after a long exile, the dashing Yakovlev, a retired army officer, makes a comfortable living by winning other people's duels. An enigmatic, focused, and extremely skilled professional, he leaves a trail of dead ...
Style: romantic, captivating, tense, art house, suspenseful ...
Plot: duel, female nudity, fight, revenge, life risking, sex scene, murder, escapades, showdown, suspense, social problems, sex ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, intense, harsh, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gunfight, duel, female protagonist, gunslinger, vengeance, old west, strong female character, strong female lead, justice, lone hero, brutality ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: texas, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico
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Highlander (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Highlander: The Series is a fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series featuring Duncan MacLeod of the Scottish Clan MacLeod, as the Highlander. It was an offshoot and another alternate sequel of the 1986 feature film with a twist: ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: immortality, warrior, duel, healing power, good versus evil, escapades, loss of loved one, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, immortal, tough guy ...
Time: 90s
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The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: intense, entertaining, tense, exciting, disturbing ...
Plot: good versus evil, revenge, bounty hunter, dark hero, criminal, duel, showdown, small town, murder, gunfighter, corruption, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 60s, 1870s
Place: california, sacramento california
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Shigurui: Death Frenzy (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shigurui is a manga series written by Norio Nanjo and illustrated by Takayuki Yamaguchi, based on the first chapter of the novel Suruga-jō Gozen Jiai by Norio Nanjō. An animated television adaptation, based on the first 32 chapters of the manga, ...
Style: anime, stylized, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: samurai, mercilessness, blind character, contests and competitions, martial arts, rivalry, duel, ambition, haunted by the past, championship, ruler, opponent ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: anime, exciting, sexy, adult animation, dark ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, demon, transformation, heroes, good versus evil, graphic violence, supernatural, ninja warrior, duel, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good, road movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: napoleonic wars, ship, british navy, adventurer, navy, military, bully, heroes, duel, battles, sea, french revolution ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
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Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: funny, road movie, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, adult
Plot: desert, chase, lizard, talking animals, friendship, save the day, cowboy, sheriff, chameleon, snake, identity crisis, duel ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gang war, gangsters, violence, betrayal, gunfight, tough guy, gang, prohibition, organized crime, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, year 1932
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas, latin america
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The manga serial began in the June 1996 issue of Ciao and the anime was first broadcast in 1997. The anime and manga were created simultaneously, but, despite ...
Style: anime, stylized, touching, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, revolution, high school, lgbt, incest, revolutionary, fencing, school, duel, bisexuality, surrealism, fictional reality ...
Place: japan
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Highlander (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, sincere, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, sword fight, mentor, magic, medieval, supernatural, good versus evil, fight scenes, sword, immortal, sword and sorcery, cult ...
Time: 80s, middle ages, 16th century, 20th century, 1780s ...
Place: scotland, usa, scottish highlands, europe, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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Chivalry of a Failed Knight (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Magic Knights are modern magic-users who fight with weapons converted from their souls. Ikki Kurogane goes to a school for these Magic Knights, but he is the "Failed Knight" or "Worst One" who is failing because he has no magical ...
Style: anime, exciting, romantic, captivating, ecchi ...
Plot: duel, love and romance, sword, youth, magical, magic, magical power, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female warrior, mishap, wizards and magicians, romantic relationship ...
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Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: brutal, non-linear, atmospheric, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, strong female lead, vengeance, sword fight, dark humor, martial arts, tough girl, vigilante, female assassin, fight, one woman army, mentor ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
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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. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: female ninja, sword fight, exploitation, ninja, duel, japanese woman, samurai, revenge, female martial artist, parent child relationship, female protagonist, sword ...
Place: japan
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Gunless (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A quiet and peaceful community in the Dominion of Canada is shaken up by the arrival of a wounded and stinky gun-toting American cowboy, simply known as The Montana Kid, wanted for the alleged killing of seven men. A subsequent clarification reveals ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, duel, wanted, gunslinger, small town, rivalry, disorder, cowboy, culture clash, suspense, blacksmith ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: canada
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The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, love and romance, heroic mission, political intrigue, partners, duel, daring rescue, soldier, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, state affairs, swashbuckler ...
Time: 17th century, 50s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, england, paris france, venice ...
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: magic, supernatural, monster, magician, good versus evil, castle, duel, transformation, dark humor, revenge, wizards, escapades ...
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, epic, stylized, breathtaking, colourful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, adult
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, fight, kung fu, master warrior, female martial artist, sword, tough girl, warrior, monastery, heroine, unspoken love ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, beijing china, hong kong, india, tokyo ...
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13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: unusual plot structure, intense, visually appealing, harsh, tense ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, samurai sword, warrior, seppuku, battles, martial arts, revenge, fight, massacre, shogun, swordsman ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: anime, exciting, dark fantasy, epic, slasher ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: tragic hero, battles, destiny, vengeance, sword fight, one man army, mercenary, rivalry, supernatural, massacre, heroes, determination ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to repair their marriage, Jennie Logan and her husband move into a beautiful Victorian manor. When Jennie tries on an antique dress she finds in the attic, she is transported back one hundred years, where she meets the house's previous ...
Style: serious
Plot: time travel, painting, duel, jealousy, female protagonist, love triangle, time, changing the past or future, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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The Great Race (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Professional daredevil and white-suited hero, The Great Leslie, convinces turn-of-the-century auto makers that a race from New York to Paris (westward across America, the Bering Straight and Russia) will help to promote automobile sales. ...
Style: epic, funny, road movie, feel good, parody ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car, swashbuckler, royalty, sword fight, mechanic, car racing, around the world, organ, drunkenness, duel, bar fight, cowboy ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, edwardian era, 20th century, turn of the century ...
Place: alaska, paris france, new york, france, siberia ...
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: tense, non-linear, bloody, visually appealing, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, martial arts, mentor, female protagonist, dark hero, fight, mission, sword, violent, katana, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
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Dual (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Finland, Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A terminally ill woman opts for a cloning procedure to ease her loss on her friends and family. When she makes a miraculous recovery, her attempts to have her clone decommissioned fail and lead to a court-mandated duel to the death.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, dark, psychological thriller
Plot: suspense, terminal illness, human clone, strained relationship, clones, rivalry, attempted murder, forest, mother daughter relationship, personal trainer, duel, murder ...
Time: near future
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An Officer and a Spy (2019)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.
Style: art film, political, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: spy, lawyer, courtroom, manipulation, espionage, french army, miscarriage of justice, french history, french military, french politics, colonel, officer ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: anime, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, mind control, rivalry, escapades, battles, ancient mystery, artifact, duel, heroes, superhero ...
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the ...
Style: exciting, saga, futuristic, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: kids, date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing ...
Plot: star wars, space, space opera, robot, rebellion, space wars, princess, space travel, alien, sword fight, space and aliens, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 70s
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Merlin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The unlikely friendship between Merlin, a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers, and Prince Arthur, heir to the crown of Camelot.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, fairy tale, captivating ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: king arthur, supernatural, magic, arthurian legend, witch, supernatural ability, legends and myths, camelot, dragon, knight, wizards and magicians, friendship ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, tragic hero, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, couple relations, rivalry, couples, unfulfillment, downfall, dishonesty, infidelity, countryside ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, black sea, caucasus
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