Arena movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant arena movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with arena, heroes, fight, violence, death, warrior, betrayal, rivalry, battles and chase plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, Japan, Italy and other countries.
arena movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as arena: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011), Pompeii (2014), Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010), Gladiator (2000), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Kengan Ashura (2019), Mohenjo Daro (2016), Real Steel (2011), Mr. Sunshine (2011), Rollerball (2002).

List of arena movies

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, strong sexual content, arena, slave, pride and honor, betrayal, heroes, master warrior, ambition, social climbing, leader ...
Time: ancient history
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Pompeii (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: roman empire, gladiator, natural disaster, adventure, forces of nature, chaos, arena, catastrophe, save the lady, danger, volcanic eruption, slavery ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, london, rome italy
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Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Spartacus is an American television series inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.
Style: epic, sexy, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gladiator, roman empire, rebellion, ancient rome, battles, slavery, sword fight, gory, warrior, sword and sandal, rebel, strong sexual content ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
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, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, pride and honor, freedom, courage, slavery, sword fight, heroes, tragic hero, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, italy, spain, germany, north africa
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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Thor is on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new ...
Style: entertaining, comic, stylized, surprise ending, epic ...
Plot: supernatural power, alien planet, planet, norse mythology, warrior, female villain, superhero, demon, good versus evil, goddess, battles, explosion ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: norway, new york
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Kengan Ashura (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: USA, Japan
Story: Since the Edo periods of Japan, gladiator arenas exist in certain areas. In these arenas, wealthy business owners and merchants hire gladiators to fight in unarmed combat where winner takes all. Toki Taouma, nicknamed "Ashura," joins these ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: martial arts, gladiator, rivalry, fight to the death, rivals, arena, warrior, secret organization, master warrior, politics, betrayal, determination
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Mohenjo Daro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro - and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro's ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love - and more - in Mohenjo Daro?
Style: suspenseful, tense, entertaining, exciting, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fight, arena, love, violence, revenge, murder, village, crocodile, farmer, vengeance, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underdog, androids and robots, father son relationship, against the odds, contests and competitions, technology, sport, boxing, rise to the top, bonding, family relations, training ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2020s, year 2016
Place: usa, brazil
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 293 min.
Story: Ben Donovan is a self-involved manager of a second-rate San Diego sports arena who begins to re-evaluate his life on his 40th birthday. Working alongside him is his boss and arena owner, Crystal--attractive, powerful and highly erratic; Alice--the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Plot: workplace, disorder, workplace situations, ex athlete, midlife crisis, boss and employee, self involved, arena, owner, stadium, power relations, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.
Style: psychotronic, homoerotic
Plot: gladiator, arena, peplum, sword and sandal, rebellion, conspiracy, adventurer, fight, beating, martial artist, tough guy, fire ...
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Rollerball (2002)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this fast action-packed thriller, Jonathan, Marcus, and Aurora compete in a dangerous, fierce sport called Rollerball. Although, Johnathan and Marcus try to quit, cruel and vindictive promoter Alexi Petrovich encourages them to still participate.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, rebellion, stadium, sport, future dystopia, survival, danger, chaos, dishonesty, ratings, deathtrap ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, quarry ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california, texas
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The Rebel Gladiators (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In order to persuade the Emperor to spare his village, the mighty Ursus is forced to fight the greatest gladiator in Rome in the Roman Arena.
Plot: arena, peplum, prison, sword and sandal, slave, ancient rome, greek mythology, gladiator, wrestling, warrior, sword fight, brawl ...
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Conquest 1453 (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 162 min.
Story: After the death of his father Murat II, Mehmet II ascends to the Ottoman throne. After braving internal and external enemies, he decides to complete what he was destined to do: Conquer Constantinople.
Style: tense, epic, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: emperor, prophet, sultan, rise to the top, conquering, siege, attack, political intrigue, politics, military, political unrest, political corruption ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
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Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, distopia, heroes, rescue, exile, dwarf, ex-cop, camel, arena, tribe ...
Time: future
Place: australia, sydney australia, south australia
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary, vikings, warrior, imaginary kingdom, training, unlikely friendships, journey ...
Place: scandinavia
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Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, betrayal, vengeance, false accusation, resistance fighter, dishonesty, confined, roman soldier, moral dilemma, friendship between men, sibling rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
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The Legend of Korra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Legend of Korra is an American animated television series that premiered on the Nickelodeon television network in 2012. It was created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino as a sequel to their series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, funny
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magical, young heroes, friendship, chosen one, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, supernatural ability, master warrior, youth, adventure, imaginary ...
Place: asia
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The Eagle (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 140 AD, twenty years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila (Tatum) arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, slavery, gladiator, ancient rome, adventure, legends and myths, soldier, master and servant, honor, wilderness, danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: england, scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain ...
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Legion of Iron (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an ordinary date night for Billy (Kevin T. Walsh) and Alison (Camille Carrigan) until mysterious forces whisk them away to an underground arena, where Billy must fight other captives for the wagers of wealthy men and the pleasure of Queen ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, desert, dominatrix, young lovers, confined, adventure, femme fatale, rivalry, crimes, missing person, love affair, arena ...
Time: 80s
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Idiocracy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events. But when they arrive, they find a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, not serious, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: stupidity, future dystopia, evolution, satire, society, social decay, intelligence, sent to the future, army, dimwit, life turned upside down, brainwashing ...
Time: future, year 2005
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, martial arts, distopia, bounty hunter, female protagonist, danger, female warrior, nanotechnology, woman fights a man, space station, uncover truth ...
Time: near future, future
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Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise and the conclusion of the “Star Wars“ sequel trilogy as well as the “Skywalker Saga“.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, enigmatic, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, star wars, space opera, anti hero, alien race, war, giant creature, outer space, space war, anti heroes ...
Time: 2010s
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Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie - Poltergeist Report (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the Spirit World is flooded due to an unusual rainfall which overflows the River Sanzu (aka the River Styx), Lord Koenma senses an extremely powerful enemy. He entrusts Death God Botan, to deliver to Spirit Detective Yusuke, a mysterious item ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, ghost, good versus evil, kidnapping, afterlife, conspiracy, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, anti heroes, heroes, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, asia
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: warrior, friendship, heroes, ninja, training, friends, master warrior, adventure, danger, determination, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, sad, bleak, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, athlete and trainer, female boxer, underdog, determination, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, mentor protege relationship, sport, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, missouri, england, california ...
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Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, bull, countryside, talking animals, animals, pacifist, kindness, escape, farm, girl, adaptation, dog ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the Coliseum - dead or alive!
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, heroes, rescue, battles, adventure, military, ambition, danger, rivalry, soldier, state affairs, war ...
Time: ancient history
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Carnage (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After a bull is killed in a bullfight, its body parts are transported across Spain, France, Italy and Belgium. The bull's parts fall into the wide variety of people, including: an Italian actress selling the bones in a supermarket promotion, a ...
Style: serious, dark humor, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, tragic love, animal life, memory loss, destructive relationship, innocence lost, infidelity, redemption, social misfits, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, belgium, italy, france, europe ...
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Cavite (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adam, a security guard, travels from California to the Philippines, his native land, for his father's funeral. He arrives in Manila. As he waits, a phone rings in his backpack; he answers it, and a male voice tells him that his mother and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: airport, bus, terrorism, bank, hostage, confined, heroes, danger, chases and races, deadly, homecoming, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines, san diego california
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Revenge of the Gladiators (1964)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 454 A.D. barbarians led by the Vandal king, Genseri, besiege Rome which is ruled by the ineffectual Valentinian III and his wife, Calpurnia. The Roman general Ezio manages to temporarily halt the Vandals' advance. Now arriving on the scene ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: battles, leadership, state affairs, rivalry, adventure, intrigue, heroes, corrupted ruler, soldier, dishonesty, roman empire, rebelliousness ...
Time: ancient history
Place: rome italy
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