Sword duel movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sword duel movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, cult film, humorous, serious, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with sword duel, sword fight, heroes, sword, duel, rivalry, violence, adventure, fight and good versus evil plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword duel: The Duellists (1977), A Knight's Tale (2001), The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Ninja Assassin (2009), The Evil Cult (1993), Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993), Secondhand Lions (2003), Peter Pan (2003), Mask of the Musketeers (1963), Zorro (1975).

List of sword duel movies

The Duellists (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including ...
Style: stylized, realistic, contemplative, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sword duel, napoleonic wars, fencing, pistol duel, nudity (full frontal - brief), military life, profanity, escapades, soldier, obsessive quest, military, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
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A Knight's Tale (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: William Thatcher, a peasant, is sent to apprentice with a Knight named Hector as a young boy. Urged by his father to "change his Stars", he assumes Sir Hector's place in a tournament when Hector dies in the middle of it. He wins. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: knight, rivalry, against the odds, prince, sword duel, medieval, follow your dream, jousting, game, duel, writers, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, paris france
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The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blacksmith, gold, violence, femme fatale, village, ninja, good versus evil, heroes, gang war, master warrior, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
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Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, one man army, martial arts, assassination, violence spree, vengeance, assassin, ninja master, ninjitsu, haunted by the past, punishment, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, osaka japan, japan
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The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, master warrior, heroes, revenge, heroic mission, legends and myths, vengeance, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
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Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, duel, fistfight, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, warrior, fight, beating, katana ...
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: saga, exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, army, space opera, outer space, heroes, mentor, good versus evil, sword fight, star wars, teaching the ways of the world, political conspiracy ...
Time: future, 2000s
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greed, fish out of water, family relations, suicidal, adventure, money, family, adventurer, family secret, eccentric family, bittersweet, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, usa, africa, france, middle east
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Peter Pan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into ...
Style: feel good, captivating, fairy tale, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, childhood, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom, adventure, first love, imaginary, pirate, children, magic, captain, mermaid ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, big ben london
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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Genoan navigator Christopher Columbus has a dream to find an alternative route to sail to the Indies, by traveling west instead of east, across the unchartered Ocean sea. After failing to find backing from the Portugese, he goes to the Spanish court ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: adventurer, ocean or sea, adventure, heroic mission, against the odds, rebelliousness, intrigue, betrayal, dishonesty, ocean, royal family, sword duel ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance
Place: spain, portugal, europe, atlantic ocean, west indies ...
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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: vigilante, duel, mask, sword fight, swashbuckler, masked vigilante, sword, masked hero, sword duel, fencing, musketeer, exploitation ...
Time: 17th century
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Zorro (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A newly arrived governor finds his province under the control of the corrupt Colonel Huerta. To avoid assassination by Huerta, he pretends to be weak and indecisive so Huerta will believe he poses no threat. But secretly he masquerades as Zorro, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: secret identity, vigilantism, heroes, daring rescue, good versus evil, superhero, sword duel, masked vigilante, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Place: spain, california, usa, europe
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Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds out that his friend has betrayed him, Cho must prepare for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, ninja, kidnapping, heroes, shuriken, sword duel, sword fight, kung fu, adventure, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, los angeles, usa, asia, new york ...
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By the Sword (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mysterious man, Suba, gets himself a job at a fencing academy, and as he learns the way of the students, the school, and its maestro, they learn that there's more to him than meets the eye. He gains (or regains?) his fencing skills and his ...
Style: rough, sincere, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword, sword duel, profanity, contests and competitions, rivalry, redemption, vengeance, school, flashback, janitor, ex convict, central park manhattan new york city ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ever since the world was born, two forces have been locked in perpetual battle. Their struggle is so Manichean, so ferocious, so Herculean that it makes the clash between good and evil look like a game of checkers! This ancestral duel is so ancient ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, anthology, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, chase, family, escapades, chases and races, silly humor, cat, animal that acts human, anthropomorphism, alternate timeline, forest, outer space ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times, 19th century, 20th century ...
Place: london, big ben london
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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping ...
Style: saga, suspenseful, epic, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, space and aliens, outer space, good versus evil, rebel, star wars, heroic mission, sword fight, jedi, creature, warrior, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 80s
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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, epic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, star wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, space opera, sword fight, warrior, cloning, space and aliens, space travel, space battle ...
Time: future, 2000s
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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crow, mouse, anthropomorphic mouse, sword duel, adventure, danger, rivalry, young heroes, family, escapades, pets, friends ...
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
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: exciting, epic, serious, dark, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, battles, vengeance, danger, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a loose retelling of the Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series, Utena Tenjou arrives at Ohtori Academy, only to be immediately swept up in a series of duels for the hand of her classmate Anthy Himemiya and the power she supposedly holds. At the same ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, surreal, fairy tale ...
Plot: incest, metaphysics, ring, duel, memory, sexuality, rose, corpse, cross dressing, boarding school, silly humor, boarding school life ...
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Sebastiane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rome, AD 303. Emperor Diocletian demotes his favourite, Sebastian, from captain of the palace guard to the rank of common soldier and banishes him to a remote coastal outpost where his fellow soldiers, weakened by their desires, turn to homosexual ...
Style: erotic, sexy, experimental, controversial, captivating ...
Plot: ancient rome, gay, military, soldier, fight, execution, torture, exile, homoeroticism, sexual relations, society, gender ...
Time: ancient history
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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: touching, feel good, stylized, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, high school, school, revolution, fencing, surrealism, rose, hotshot hero, high school life, gender identity, youth, love and romance ...
Place: japan
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Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community - The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, dark hero, superhero, vampire hunter, supernatural ability, vampire vs vampire, master warrior, imaginary, chosen one, good versus evil, violence, tragic villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, london, prague czech republic
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Female Ninjas Magic Chronicles: Legend of Yagyu Part 1 (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Yuko Moriyama stars in this ninja period piece as one of seven women determined to exact revenge on the evil lord Akinari Katou and “The 7 Spears”, the band of soldiers he commands. Trained assassins and skilled in sorcery, these men took over ...
Plot: convent, magic, revenge, witchcraft, mistress, female ninja, assassin, sword duel, nun, strangulation, crucifix, edo period ...
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Kath & Kimderella (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fountain Lakes' foxy ladies who turn more than just heads when they go on an overseas trip and end up being the centre of their very own fairytale.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, couples, society, intrigue, dishonesty, best friends, parents and children, fear of flying, silly humor, wedding, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, australia
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Hercules and the Amazon Women (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules and Iolaus take time out from Iolaus' wedding preparations, to help a distant village under attack from "monsters". When they reach their destination, they find the monsters are in fact Amazonian women who are controlled by ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: mythology, amazon, greek mythology, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, warrior, heroic mission, superhuman powers, adventure, superhero, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the evil Galactic Empire, learns the ways of the Jedi from aging master Yoda. But Darth Vader is more determined than ever to capture Luke. Meanwhile, rebel leader Princess Leia, cocky ...
Style: saga, psychotronic, epic, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space battle, outer space, space and aliens, space wars, space opera, good versus evil, heroic mission, sword fight, rebel, rebellion, star wars ...
Time: future, 80s
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Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves involved in palace intrigues as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: twins, farce, mistaken identity, battles, french revolution, revolution, pregnancy, siblings relations, friendship, rebelliousness, goofy hero, state affairs ...
Time: 18th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, spain, england
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Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Legendary Weapons of China is a martial arts fantasy film taking place during the late Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi dispatches her agents to various factions of the Boxer Rebellion in order find supernatural martial artists that are ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, working undercover, track down, heroes, deadly, rivalry, master warrior, supernatural, rebellion, danger, chases and races ...
Place: china, asia
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: military, heroes, battles, heroic mission, adventure, danger, military life, escapades, british soldier, soldier, battlefield, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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