Swordsman movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant swordsman movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with swordsman, sword, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, violence, escapades, sword fight, danger and master warrior plots mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as swordsman: The Musketeers (2014), The Roving Swordsman (1983), Sword Master (2016), The Secret of the Sword (1985), Sword of the Stranger (2007), Red Sun Rising (1994), The Lady Musketeer (2004), 13 Assassins (2010), An Empress and the Warriors (2008), Kenshin Samurai X (2012).

List of swordsman movies

The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The world's greatest feline fighter, lover and milk connoisseur is back in this original series filled with daring adventures, great boots, and laugh-out-loud fun! The entire family will be entranced by Puss' fantastical CG world filled ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious, colourful
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, cartoon cat, heroes, escapades, save the day, family, danger, swashbuckler, friendship, sword fight, animal that acts human, chase ...
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 7.8
 18K
The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Set in 17th century Paris, musketeers Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan are members of an elite band of soldiers who fight for what is just. They are heroes in the truest and most abiding sense – men that can be trusted and believed in to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense
Plot: musketeer, heroic mission, adventure, king, danger, duel, swords and armor, state affairs, partners, escapades, swordsman, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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The Roving Swordsman (1983)
Genre: Action, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Traveling swordsman Shen Sheng-yi (Ti Lung) and his lady friend match wits and swords with the last surviving member of the once great Murung family who is determined to rule the martial world by stealing plans to crafting firearms.
Plot: maze, swordsman, fencing, kidnapping, martial arts, hall of mirrors, disguise, mirror ball, dynamite, mirror
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 6.1
 2K
Sword Master (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, a powerful swordsman banishes himself to the humble life a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman must ...
Plot: swordsman, sword, martial arts, violence
Place: china
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The Secret of the Sword (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After experiencing traumatic nightmares of a time now past, the Sorceress summons Prince Adam and Cringer to Castle Grayskull to give Adam a precious, jeweled sword and send the pair to the planet Etheria to investigate its secrets.
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rebellion, swordsman, sword, superhero, adventure, imaginary kingdom, sword and planet, danger, escapades, heroes, family, imaginary ...
Place: singapore
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Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pursued by formidable Chinese assassins, young Kotaro and his dog run into No Name, a mysterious stranger who gets pulled into the chase. The unlikely companions form a bond over saving the dog from a poison attack, but chaos erupts when the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: samurai, immortality, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, emperor, palaces castles and temples, escapades, human animal relationship, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, little boy ...
Place: feudal japan
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 5.8
 324
Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: swordsman, yakuza, police shootout, fistfight, kung fu, martial arts, buddy cop, maverick cop, kendo, police, foot chase, pistol ...
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The Lady Musketeer (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Croatia, Germany, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The legend of Jacques D'Artagnan (Michael York) gets a gender-bending update in this swashbuckling adventure. Though legendary swordsman Jacques D'Artagnan's best days may be well behind him, he has schooled his daughter Valentine ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swordsman, musketeer, forest, horse, royal family, good versus evil, adventure, buddies, partners against crime, daring rescue, intrigue, vengeance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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 7.6
 57K
13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, massacre, suicide, warrior, martial arts, violence, assassination, assassin, mission, swords and armor, seppuku, samurai sword ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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An Empress and the Warriors (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.
Style: epic, serious, captivating, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, empress, poison dart, swordsman, master warrior, martial arts, assassination, adventure, daring rescue, battle zone, intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, asia, china
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Kenshin Samurai X (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, swordsman, heroes, one man army, escapades, drifter, mercenary, drug lord, japanese culture, vegetarian, police station ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia
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Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zatoichi, the famed blind swordsman, returns to his home village for the first time in many years. He is befriended by Omiyo, who had the same wet-nurse as Zatoichi. He also encounters a boyhood friend, Shinbei, who now is wealthy and appears not to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, gangsters, village, master warrior, corruption, conspiracy, swordsman, samurai, moral dilemma, homecoming, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, rough, gloomy, exciting, based on legend ...
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, norse mythology, viking, sword and sorcery, adventure, dangerous animal, vengeance, legends and myths, mythical creature, swordsman, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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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, muslim, army, christianity, public execution, anti war, loss of brother ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, jerusalem ...
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The Blacksmith (1980)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Story: Panday is a blacksmith whose real name is Flavio. When a meteor fell from the sky one night, he forged the metal from the meteor into a dagger, the balaraw. When he raises the dagger to the sky, it magically grows into a sword. He uses this magical ...
Plot: blacksmith, magic, swordsman, comet, sand, dune, good versus evil, sand dune, prophecy, zombie, abuse, sword and sorcery ...
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Shinobi 4: A Way Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The country of Iga is deep in the throws of war. With smaller villages falling one by one, the largest families are in position to vie for their share of the power. Sankai of Minamiyama has his sinister eyes fixed – not only on total control of ...
Plot: ninja, swordsman, fight, sword, violence, blood
Place: japan
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Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, assassin, babies and infants, master warrior, swordsman, masseuse, wanderer, yakuza, gambler, adventure, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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Ang Panday IV (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: Fernando Poe, Jr. is back for the fourth time as Panday Flavio to combat evil once more.
Plot: blacksmith, sword fight, magic, swordsman, good versus evil, sword, warrior
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 5.6
 29
Ang Panday 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ang Panday 2 begins with Flavio/Panday (Revilla) and Maria settling in the peaceful and quiet town of Matandang Kahoy. All is well until Lizardo returns and captures Maria. On his quest to save his lady love, Flavio crosses paths with Ariana whose ...
Plot: blacksmith, magic, swordsman, beast, tower, comic sidekick, sister, statue, slingshot, bug, forgiveness, aging ...
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Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ichi travels to the village of Itakura to pay his respects at the grave of Kichizo, a man he killed two years ago. When some tax money is stolen while in transit to the governor he is accused and sets out to find the money and clear his name.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, emotional ...
Plot: samurai, village, corruption, yakuza, martial arts, master warrior, adventure, swordsman, obsessive quest, track down, false accusation, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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 3.8
 55
Ang Panday (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie’s plot revolves around Flavio’s daring rescue of his lady love Maria (played by Iza Calzado) from Lizardo. The hero of the story is assisted by his friends Bugoy, Emelita, and Marcos
Plot: blacksmith, magic, swordsman, forced marriage, sand, comet, community, slingshot, archer, good versus evil, beach, violence ...
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Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This 26th film installment of the Zatoichi series sees Shintaro Katsu return to this classic role after a 10 year hiatus. The blind masseur Ichi gets caught between rival Yakuza clans.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, adventure, gory, village, crime, swordsman, crimes, rivalry, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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 6.9
 37K
Rob Roy (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: folk hero, adventure, vengeance, violent man, danger, sexual cruelty, pregnant from rape, village, sword fight, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 18th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands, england
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 9.5
 1.4M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
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: captivating, atmospheric, sexual, epic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, betrayal, incest, palaces castles and temples, politics, political intrigue, royal family, adventure, killings, strong sexual content, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages
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 6.6
 248
Killing (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set during the Edo period, the film follows the life of a ronin (Sosuke Ikematsu) and those around him.
Plot: samurai, ronin, swordsman, sword, katana, japanese girl, battle, brunette, japanese woman
Place: japan
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: one against many, chosen one, king arthur, arthurian legend, camelot, folklore, tyrant, prophecy, revisionist history, fictional war, sword and sorcery, origin of hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon, england
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: surprise ending, stylized, intense, epic, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, warrior, prophecy, king, chosen one, king arthur, attack, courage, throne, creature, mentor, sword ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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 4.6
 5K
Samurai Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Japanese organized crime imbeds itself within LA, the police turn to one man to take down the deadly Yakuza — Joe Marshall, aka "The Samurai." With his fearless swagger and rock hard jaw, The Samurai tears a two-fisted hole through ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, womanizer, police detective, crime, strong sexual content, police investigation, gang, exploitation, buddy cop, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california
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 8.3
 92K
The Bodyguard (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, small town, betrayal, mercenary, ronin, bodyguard, revolver, duel, torture, escape, anti heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: stylized, serious, suspense, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: knight, supernatural ability, monk, supernatural, witch, plague, monastery, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, ritual, fight, catholic church ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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