Sword and shield movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sword and shield movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, epic and rough films and TV shows about / with sword and shield, rivalry, sword fight, betrayal, vengeance, adventure, sword, heroes, battle and violence plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Action genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sword and shield: Vikings (2013), Black Death (2010), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), Ironclad (2011), When the Raven Flies (1984), Henry V (1989), Arn: The Knight Templar (2010), Richard The Lionheart (2013), The Knights of the Quest (2001), Last Knights (2015).

List of sword and shield movies

Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, historical character, heroic, tough heroes, legends and myths, master warrior, battles, viking, adventure, heroes, folk hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
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Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: bleak, gothic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, dealing with death, clergy, village, supernatural, heroic mission, afterlife, knight ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Morocco
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.
Style: epic, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: knight, battles, king, warrior, war, siege, military, christianity, army, rise to the top, adventure, public execution ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, jerusalem ...
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Ironclad (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Switzerland, USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1215, the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal on the Magna Carta, a seminal document that upheld the rights of free men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, castle, king, mercenary, battles, adventure, battlefield, danger, rivalry, warrior, brutality, siege ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: vikings, viking, revenge, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, crimes, adventure, rivalry, siblings relations, anti war, revolution ...
Time: 80s
Place: iceland, ireland, europe
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Henry V (1989)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: battles, kingdom, shakespeare, medieval, war, politics, princess, royal family, king of england, state affairs, human spirit, wooing ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, europe, england, london, scotland
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Arn: The Knight Templar (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 264 min.
Story: Arn has to endure so much before he can get the love of his life Cecilie, who has been put away in a monastery.
Plot: sword and shield, crusade
Time: middle ages
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Richard The Lionheart (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King Henry II tests the loyalty and honor of his son Richard sending him to a secret castle known as the Knight's Martyr. There, the Prince must fight against adversaries representing the virtues of a knight.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, royal family, prison, confined, escapades, master warrior, aging, survival, parents and children, danger, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 21st century, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon
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The Knights of the Quest (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: In 1271, five young knights journey to Thebes in Greece to recover the Sacred Shroud and deliver it back to France and into the hands of the royal family.
Plot: quest, friendship, friend, sword and shield, swashbuckler, religion, violence, battle, knight
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
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Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, vengeance, emperor, medieval, adventure, warrior, corrupt, abuse of power, coup d'etat, happy ending, master warrior, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
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The Pillars of the Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Canada, UK, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Pillars of the Earth is an eight-part 2010 TV miniseries, adapted from Ken Follett's novel of the same name.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: heir heiress, ambition, royal family, queen, king, power struggle, throne, love and romance, kingdom, state affairs, romance, power relations ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The War Lord (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: warlord, betrayal, village, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, druid, knight, love triangle, rivalry, war, isolation, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: normandy, england
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The Gaul (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, serious, epic, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: roman empire, destiny, leadership, adventure, heroes, military, war, state affairs, soldier, betrayal, rise to the top, vengeance ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
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Tristan + Isolde (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, knight, infidelity, true love, romance, lovers, betrayal, irish, love affair, battle, marriage, moral dilemma ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall, san francisco
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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, intense, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: knight, folk hero, chase, good versus evil, adventure, justice, courage, robbery, thief, robin hood, dishonesty, greed ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: england, europe, dungeon, holy land, jerusalem
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Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, folk hero, adventure, love and romance, betrayal, archer, robin hood, king of england, bow and arrow, village, fighting the system, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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Royal Deceit (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Denmark, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, hanging, hayloft, vengeance, ghost, murder, tragic hero, intrigue, forbidden love, love triangle, political intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, scotland, denmark, england
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Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, battles, torture, master warrior, vengeance, viking, native american, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
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Eye of the Eagle (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1218 Danish king Valdemar sends his homonymous young son and heir in safety, as war is at the borders, to Erskil, the bishop of Ravensburg, who is instructed to see to the prince's education. Alas the bishop is the brain of a conspiracy to ...
Plot: eagle, castle, bishop, sword and shield, stick fight, crucifix, mercenary, prince, king, sword and sorcery, monk, swamp ...
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The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Czech Republic
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1429 a teenage girl from a remote French village stood before her King with a message she claimed came from God; that she would defeat the world's greatest army and liberate her country from its political and religious turmoil. Following her ...
Style: epic, captivating, factual, rough, serious ...
Plot: joan of arc, battles, rape, war, heroic mission, siege, betrayal, brutality, politics, heroine, mission from god, courage ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: france, england, europe, new orleans
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Outcast (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, China, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, warrior, emperor, adventure, escapades, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, battles, danger, heroes, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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The Lion in Winter (1968)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: 1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.
Style: witty, talky, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: king, throne, mistress, christmas, queen, infidelity, homoeroticism, castle, spear, family relations, political intrigue, royal family ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: france, england
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The Last Legion (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, France, Slovakia, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, stylized, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: roman empire, emperor, ancient rome, adventure, soldier, battles, danger, young heroes, loss of parents, lone hero, julius caesar, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 18th century
Place: england, europe, paris france, naples italy, britain
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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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: knight, jousting, game, tournament, poetry, torture, impostor, duel, church, adventure, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, paris france, france, dungeon ...
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King Arthur (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, ...
Style: epic, stylized, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, knight, arthurian legend, king arthur, battles, medieval, adventure, swords and armor, flash forward, magic, good versus evil, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, england, britain, dungeon ...
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Joan of Arc (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ten years before her death, Joan hears voices. Six years later, from the village of Domremy, she begins her mission to unite France under King Charles. First she leads a defense of Vaucouleurs against the Burgundians, then obtains safe passage to ...
Style: bleak, serious, captivating, inspirational, epic ...
Plot: betrayal, joan of arc, sword, maid, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, village, royal family, politics, heroes, state affairs ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, future
Place: france, europe, england, new orleans
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Shadow of the Raven (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other clan leader. Isold, daughter of Erikur now takes his place. ...
Plot: revenge, viking, christianity, sword and shield, courage, church, battle, mother, priest, barbarian
Place: iceland
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The White Viking (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless christian, wants to eredicate all traces of non-christian beliefs ...
Plot: viking, sword and shield, christianity, religion, religious persecution, religious intolerance, pagan, sword fight, missionary, king
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Ironclad: Battle for Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Serbia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword fight, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, battles, medieval, danger, palaces castles and temples, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, gore, blood splatter ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Flesh+Blood (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A band of medieval mercenaries take revenge on a noble lord who decides not to pay them by kidnapping the betrothed of the noble's son. As the plague and warfare cut a swathe of destruction throughout the land, the mercenaries hole up in a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, soldier, rape, strong sexual content, vengeance, plague, mercenary, battle, priest, prince, statue ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages, 80s, 18th century
Place: europe, italy
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