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 stylized, humorous, serious, surprise ending, semi serious and exciting films and TV shows about / with sword duel, sword fight, sword, duel, betrayal, violence, rivalry, blood, revenge and danger plots mostly in Adventure, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword duel: The Duellists (1977), A Knight's Tale (2001), Mask of the Musketeers (1963), Zorro (1975), Macbeth (1971), Revenge of the Ninja (1983), Sebastiane (1976), Girl Revolution Utena (1997), Blade II (2002), Kath & Kimderella (2012).

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, captivating, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: sword duel, pistol duel, fencing, napoleonic wars, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, emperor, obsessive quest, military life, escapades, soldier, military ...
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: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: knight, tournament, jousting, rivalry, against the odds, game, duel, church, impostor, torture, swords and armor, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon, france, paris france ...
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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, swashbuckler, masked hero, sword duel, masked vigilante, mask, sword, sword fight, duel, musketeer, sword and sandal, adventure hero ...
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: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, secret identity, adventure, daring rescue, good versus evil, sword duel, masked vigilante, master warrior, heroic mission, undercover, folk hero ...
Place: europe, california, usa, spain
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Macbeth (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord siezes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, tragedy, violence, guilt, prophecy, ambition, rise and fall, ghost, throne, battlefield, queen ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scotland, england, europe
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: mouse, sword duel, anthropomorphic mouse, daring rescue, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, adventure, heroic mission, family, animal life, heroes ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, kidnapping, ninja, sword duel, kung fu, sword fight, lone wolves, escapades, chases and races, adventure, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, los angeles, usa, new york
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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: sexual, disturbing, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, military, torture, pagan, ancient rome, execution, fight, exile, homoeroticism, sex, gay, society ...
Time: ancient history
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Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, high school, revolution, school, hotshot hero, high school life, siblings relations, boarding school, youth, cultural icon, animal life, teenage life ...
Place: japan
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Blade II (2002)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, superhero, dark hero, violence, good versus evil, lasersight, mutation, silver, tragic villain, razor blade, supernatural ability, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czech republic
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Female Ninjas Magic Chronicles: Legend of Yagyu Part 1 (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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: revenge, magic, convent, nun, assassin, sword duel, female ninja, impalement, demon, flute, magical sword, ninja ...
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: fear of flying, society, fish out of water, single parent, intrigue, best friends, family relations, friends, disorder, dishonesty, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, australia
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Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The notorious “One-Armed Swordsman” who has spent the last two years retired from the martial world as a simple farmer with his wife. Of course this idyllic life is about to be sliced to ribbons by Chang’s wicked imagination. He concocts a ...
Style: serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, gory, disability, rivalry, danger, ultimatum, conquering, crimes, save the day, hostages, master warrior ...
Place: asia, china
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The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, Chateau d'If. While imprisoned, he meets the Abbe Faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone ...
Plot: treasure, return, false identity, repayment, treasure hunt, escape, prison, disguise, gun, trial, sword duel, secret identity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, dungeon, paris france, marseille
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Mortal Engines (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Set in a world many thousands of years in the future. Earth’s cities now roam the globe on huge wheels, devouring each other in a struggle for ever diminishing resources. On one of these massive Traction Cities, Tom Natsworthy has an unexpected ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, entertaining, sinister ...
Plot: steampunk, survival, artifact, resistance, danger, save the world, revenge, post apocalypse, machine, love and romance, robot, post apocalyptic ...
Time: future
Place: asia, big ben london
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Kincsem - Bet on Revenge (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The new owner of a brilliant race horse finds love while carrying out his revenge on the man who murdered his father.
Plot: shot to death, sword duel, suicide by gunshot, racehorse, aristocrat, jockey, secret passage, duel, brothel, cat, suicide, horse ...
Time: 1870s
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Young Rebel (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: slavery, adventure, pope, kingdom, religion, sword duel, political intrigue, brother brother relationship, turk, jail, beating, torture ...
Place: turkey, rome italy, cyprus
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The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After young Clara receives a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas gift, she dreams about a fantastical battle between her Nutcracker Prince and the evil Mouse King. At stake is the Nutcracker's freedom - and Clara's future happiness.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: cinderella story, objects come to life, soldier, family, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, love and romance, mischievous children, imaginary, parallel world, rivalry, escapades ...
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Mirror Mirror (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There's just one problem - he's in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, feel good, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, date night, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, save the day, fall in love, adventure, imaginary, financial problem, prince, snow white, evil queen, black magic, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals ...
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Rum Runners (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In the prohibition years, the 'rumrunners' travel through the Caribbean Sea with the forbidden liquor barely escaping the ship patrols. While on the run, one of the bootleggers falls in love with an actress on a movie set.
Plot: character appears in newspaper, liquor, sunken ship, fistfight, coast guard, movie star, journey shown on map, rum, sword duel, prohibition, bar brawl, car over cliff ...
Time: 1920s
Place: texas, mexico, jamaica
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: surprise ending, entertaining, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: swashbuckler, monkey, artifact, pirate, ghost, trident, sea, ship, good versus evil, naval officer, treasure, sword fight ...
Place: caribbean, dungeon
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Texhnolyze (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Texhnolyze is a Japanese anime television series directed by Hiroshi Hamasaki, from a screenplay by Chiaki Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda, with original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe. The events take place in the vibrant yet dilapidated ...
Style: tech noir, twists and turns, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: psychic, danger, loner, existentialism, desperation, robot, cyberpunk, gory, power struggle, boxing, imaginary, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: japan
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Swordsman of Siena (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16th-century Spanish overlord hires Thomas Stanswood (Stuart Granger) to protect his, less than eager, fiancee (Sylva Koscina) from rebels. Thomas finds himself drawn to both the fiancee and the rebels side.
Plot: swashbuckler, swordsman, violence, betrayal, knife, knife attack, adventure hero, race, fencing, horse race, kiss, dagger ...
Time: 16th century
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Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, exciting, futuristic, inspirational ...
Plot: space opera, supernatural power, fight, star wars, space battle, good versus evil, space travel, heroism, laser gun, lightsaber, strong female character, rebel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mine
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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka ...
Style: rough, offbeat, disturbing, surreal, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, freak, mad scientist, head wound, revenge, blood splatter, police chief, rivalry, imaginary, crimes, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Record of the Lodoss War (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Born in battle, baptized in fire, it's kingdoms have been ravaged by war for thousands of years. Now, an evil stirs, an ancient goddess of destruction awakened by an evil wizard. A party of six is forged to defeat this threat, or die in the ...
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, rescue, danger, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, anti heroes, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
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Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, History, 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: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, chase, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, escapades, family, disorder, police, cockroach, forest, historical event, sword duel ...
Time: future, prehistory, middle ages, 20th century, stone age ...
Place: big ben london
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Fodor's Hamlet (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Visually mesmeric with countless lateral subplots set in a a nightmarish no man's land: Shakespeare in the Extreme!
Plot: drug addiction, tragedy, british, sword duel, fratricide, beach, sister sister relationship, surrealism, grave digger, betrayal, uncle nephew relationship, poison ...
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X: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's the year of destiny, and 15 year old Kamui Shiro, a powerful psychic, has returned to Toyko after a 6 year absence, having left when he was very young. He wants to be with his childhood friends, Fuma (his best friend) and Kotori, ...
Style: bloody
Plot: duel, nightmare, magic, blood on face, death of friend, cleavage, fight, earring, self sacrifice, sword, apocalypse, tragic love ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
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Storia di arcieri, pugni e occhi neri (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Robin Hood fights the evil Sheriff of Nothingham. Friar Tuck brings his friend Moi Kato, a Kung Fu master. Medival movie meets Italo Eastern.
Style: based on legend
Plot: knife, duel, sword fight, bow and arrow, outlaw gang, swashbuckler, tough guy, sword duel, disarming someone, warrior, forest, stick fight ...
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