Heroic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant heroic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out heroic, exciting, serious, stylized, epic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with heroes, violence, danger, warrior, courage, battles, death, blood, fight and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, New Zealand and other countries.
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heroic movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as heroic: Edge of Tomorrow (2014), The Last Warrior (2018), The Book of Eli (2010), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), Ip Man (2008), Legend of the Seeker (2008), 300 (2006), Troy (2004), Flight (2012), Free Guy (2021).

List of heroic movies

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Major Bill Cage is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and dropped into combat. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an alpha alien down with him. He awakens back at the beginning of the same ...
Style: futuristic, mind bending, exciting, suspenseful, heroic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: time loop, time travel, alien invasion, alien, soldier, military, battles, invasion, repeated event, changing the past or future, time paradox, evil alien ...
Time: future, near future
Place: france, paris france, united kingdom, europe, big ben london ...
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The Last Warrior (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, bloody, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legend, warrior, rivalry, ancient history, vengeance, violence, battles, tough heroes, murder, culture clash, rivals, enemy ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.8
 324K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, serious, heroic, biblical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, apocalypse, post apocalypse, religion, faith, lone hero, desert, protector, dystopic future, chaos, future dystopia, bible ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sword fight, ancient history, war, master warrior, king, ancient, good versus evil, military, swords and armor, superhero, legends and myths, vengeance ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
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 8.0
 226K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: heroic, epic, captivating, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, human spirit, wing chun, warrior, courage, bravery, fight, martial artist, ambition, fight scenes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1937, 1930s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, india, tokyo ...
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Legend of the Seeker (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of woodsman Richard Cypher, who discovers that he was born to fulfill a prophecy of becoming a guardian hero to oppressed people. With the help of a mysterious woman named Kahlan and a wise old wizard named Zedd, he must stop a ...
Style: exciting, serious, heroic, dark fantasy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witch, ancient, wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, witchcraft, wizards, save the world, forbidden love, escapades ...
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 7.6
 830K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, intense, scenic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: warrior, sword fight, war, ancient, battles, courage, military, human spirit, legends and myths, head of state, mythology, sacrifice ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, europe
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 7.3
 543K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, exciting, heroic, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: sword fight, mythology, ancient, ancient history, warrior, war, betrayal, courage, greek mythology, battlefield, conquering, ancient world ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, rome italy, paris france, europe
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 7.3
 360K
Flight (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker has a problem with drugs and alcohol, though so far he's managed to complete his flights safely. His luck runs out when a disastrous mechanical malfunction sends his plane hurtling toward the ground. Whip ...
Style: psychological, tense, heroic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: airplane, alcohol abuse, air disaster, addiction, courage, pilot, stewardess, disaster, morality, character study, investigation, court ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, atlanta
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 7.1
 381K
Free Guy (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A bank teller realizes he's a background character in an open world action game.
Style: entertaining, humorous, feel good, heroic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: virtual reality, game, video game, gamer, changing lives, heroes, career change, character change, programmer, bank teller, artificial intelligence, code ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: new york, seattle, tokyo
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Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing biker who finds God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been kidnapped and pressed into duty as soldiers.
Style: heroic, inspirational, realistic, touching, harsh ...
Plot: gunfight, christian, atrocity, christianity, religion, civil war, orphan, child in peril, children, lone hero, army, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, 21st century
Place: uganda, africa, sudan, pennsylvania, california
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 9.2
 2.1M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: epic, captivating, atmospheric, dramatic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night, adult
Plot: intrigue, dragon, medieval, warrior, fantasy world, incest, power struggle, conflict, vicious, political intrigue, abuse of power, peril ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 8.5
 545K
Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, exciting, heroic, captivating, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, adult
Plot: warrior, viking, battles, king, legends and myths, norse mythology, historical character, leader, sword fight, sword and shield, war, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century, 9th century, 8th century
Place: scandinavia, europe, iceland
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 8.5
 246K
Spartacus (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, heroic, sexual, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ancient rome, ancient history, gladiator, sword fight, rebellion, roman empire, battles, slavery, swords and armor, ambition, rebel, intrigue ...
Time: 1st century b.c., ancient times
Place: ancient greece
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TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as ...
Style: exciting, heroic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cyberspace, virtual reality, computer system, rebellion, fictional reality, escapades, leader, revolution, training, rivalry, a.i., chaos ...
Time: 2010s
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Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Predominantly set during World War II, Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who's transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. Rogers must stop the Red Skull – Adolf Hitler's ruthless head of weaponry, ...
Style: heroic, exciting, psychotronic, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, boys' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, world war two, heroism, courage, military, mad scientist, heroic mission, scientist, superhuman powers, soldier, bravery ...
Time: future, year 1942, 1940s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, germany, new jersey ...
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, breathtaking, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: sword fight, magic, battles, friendship, courage, good versus evil, magical, monster, army, sword and sorcery, warrior, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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Vikings: Valhalla (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Dramatizes the legendary adventures of some of the most famous Vikings who ever lived – Leif Eriksson, Freydis Eriksdotter, Harald Hardrada and the Norman King William the Conqueror. These men and women will blaze a path as they fight for survival ...
Style: tense, heroic, sad, breathtaking, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, warrior, battles, medieval, heroes, norse mythology, war, fight, legends and myths, society, parents and children, killings ...
Time: 11th century
Place: scandinavia, europe
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 7.0
 860K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: entertaining, epic, humorous, exciting, heroic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: superhero, mythology, heroes, legends and myths, immortality, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, warrior, viking, norse mythology, exile, alien ...
Time: 10th century, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new mexico, scandinavia, usa, norway
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The Last King (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will ...
Style: epic, heroic, breathtaking, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, norse mythology, viking, myth, winter, snow, kingdom, graphic violence, folk hero, master warrior, heroes, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make ...
Style: atmospheric, epic, scenic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: sword fight, friendship, fantasy world, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, magic, mythology, monster, river, journey, medieval, heroic mission ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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 8.2
 59K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: anime, exciting, heroic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: youth, rivalry, evil force, good versus evil, heroic mission, master warrior, escapades, teenage life, supernatural ability, martial arts, death, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. All along, nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
Style: atmospheric, epic, captivating, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: sword fight, fantasy world, magic, mission, friendship, wizards, magical, monster, warrior, good versus evil, creature, elf ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
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 7.5
 528K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, clever, mind bending, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: time travel, time loop, suspense, train, twists and turns, alternate reality, bomb, destiny, save the day, memory, parallel universe, changing the past or future ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, afghanistan, chicago illinois, illinois
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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.
Style: epic, breathtaking, heroic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: fantasy world, dragon, sword fight, magic, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, magical, warrior, elf, mythology, wizards ...
Time: 2010s
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Sam Witwicky takes his first tenuous steps into adulthood while remaining a reluctant human ally of Autobot-leader Optimus Prime. The film centers around the space race between the USSR and the USA, suggesting there was a hidden Transformers role in ...
Style: exciting, heroic, absurd, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: robot, androids and robots, alien, alien invasion, transforming robot, space, good versus evil, warrior, giant robots, battles, fight, transformation ...
Time: year 1969, year 2011, year 1961, 60s, 2010s ...
Place: washington d.c., egypt, wisconsin, chicago illinois, middle east ...
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 8.1
 32K
Strike Back (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows John Porter, a former British Special Forces soldier, who is drafted back into service by Section 20, a fictional branch of the Secret Intelligence Service.
Style: heroic, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission, swat team, soldier, military, top secret, terrorist, heroes, one man army, undercover, ex military, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: middle east, iraq, afghanistan, pakistan, england ...
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 7.7
 2K
Tower Prep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ian Archer wakes up one morning to find himself at a mysterious academy for teens with special abilities. Unable to find answers to his questions from the school’s faculty and cut off from any kind of outside contact or means of escape, Ian forms ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, heroic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, investigation, supernatural ability, teenager, boarding school, isolation, suspicion, teenage life, supernatural power, high school hunk, high school, rebelliousness ...
Time: future, 21st century
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Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: heroic, captivating, epic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, military, war, combat, soldier, battles, american soldier, behind enemy lines, paratrooper, u.s. army, nazi germany, courage ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, belgium, paris france, netherlands ...
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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: exciting, captivating, scenic, fairy tale, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, preschoolers
Plot: owl, bird, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, talking animals, heroic mission, save the kingdom, rescue, flying, escapades, heroes, leader ...
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