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, captivating, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with swordsman, heroes, sword, danger, escapades, adventure, sword fight, rivalry, violence and good versus evil plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
swordsman movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as swordsman: Sword of the Stranger (2007), An Empress and the Warriors (2008), Swordsman of Siena (1962), Kenshin Samurai X (2012), Killing (2018), Sword Master (2016), Samurai Marathon (2019), Dororo (2019), 13 Assassins (2010), Highlander: Endgame (2000).

List of swordsman movies

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: swordsman, adventure, samurai, emperor, master warrior, lone wolves, escapades, palaces castles and temples, sacrifice, curses spells and rituals, human animal relationship, immortality ...
Place: feudal japan, japan
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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: stylized, captivating, tense, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, swordsman, empress, martial arts, political unrest, adventure, state affairs, deadly, daring rescue, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, battle zone ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, asia, china
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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: swordsman, swashbuckler, kiss, knife, sword, sword fight, bodyguard, sword duel, adventure hero, knife attack, horse race, evil man ...
Time: 16th century
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Kenshin Samurai X (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, martial arts, drifter, heroes, swordsman, one man army, japanese culture, drug lord, mercenary, massacre, katana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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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.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: samurai, ronin, swordsman, revenge, gang, village, bandit, massacre, murder, political unrest, edo period, danger ...
Place: japan
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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 ...
Style: exciting, light, psychotronic, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: chinese, swordsman, martial arts, violence, master warrior, warrior, flirting, buddhist monk, journey, brothel, supernatural ability, illness ...
Place: china
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Samurai Marathon (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in Edo was not approving and ...
Style: captivating, tense, bloody, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, marathon, swordsman, cheating, edo period, rivalry, government, murder, spy, missing person, chase, identification ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, violence, curse, ronin, friendship, adventure, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, battles, duel, samurai sword, sword fight, battle, martial arts, suicide, mission, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Highlander: Endgame (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod join forces against a man from Connor's distant past in the highlands of Scotland, Kell, an immensely powerful immortal who leads an army of equally powerful and deadly immortal swordsmen and assassins. No ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, melancholic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, gory, heroic mission, rivalry, supernatural, danger, swordsman, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s, 18th century, 16th century, 17th century ...
Place: scotland, new york, ireland, europe, usa ...
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, adventure, partners, friends, vengeance, odd couple, chases and races, crimes, revenge, cowboy, amateur detective ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, europe ...
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The Musketeers (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, swords and armor, adventure, king, heroic mission, duel, danger, sword fight, state affairs, partners, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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K (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shiro is an easygoing teenager content with just being a student—until his seemingly perfect life is halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns
Plot: super strength, gang, rivalry, amnesia, murder mystery, swordsman, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, murder, friendship, escapades ...
Place: japan
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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: martial arts, kidnapping, maze, swordsman, fencing, mirror, hall of mirrors, mirror ball, dynamite, disguise
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Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, buddy movie, cult film
Plot: yakuza, police shootout, swordsman, fistfight, sword fight, martial arts, heroine, knife, handcuffs, brawl, policewoman, fight ...
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Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: knight, mythology, witch, king arthur, arthurian legend, adventure, good versus evil, holy grail, legends and myths, folk hero, sword fight, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century, future
Place: england, europe, britain
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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: epic, suspense, psychotronic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, mentor, camelot, courage, sword and fantasy, resistance, king, excalibur, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
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Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight scenes, murder, friendship, danger, blood, twists & turns, heroic mission, life is a bitch, heroes, medieval, swordsman, rescue ...
Time: 13th century
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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: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, swordsman, gang, rivalry, lone wolves, gangsters, good versus evil, crime, master warrior, escapades, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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Barbie and the Three Musketeers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Join Barbie™ as Corinne™, a young country girl headed to Paris to pursue her big dream – to become a female musketeer! Never could she imagine she would meet three other girls who secretly share the same dream! Using their special talents, the ...
Style: exciting, light, humorous, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, friends, partners, danger, adventure, friendship, honor, good versus evil, swordsman, youth, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
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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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, family reunited, fencing, rebellion, sword, swordsman, imaginary, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, master warrior, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore
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The Lady Musketeer (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Croatia, Germany, USA
Duration: 163 min.
TV show
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, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, royal family, heroes, daring rescue, good versus evil, adventurer, adventure, kidnapping, heroic mission, dishonesty, danger, crimes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, exciting, not serious, humorous, colourful
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, cartoon cat, heroes, escapades, danger, save the day, sword fight, animal that acts human, friendship, chase, computer animation ...
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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, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, warrior, imaginary kingdom, friendship, imaginary, battles, wizards, magical, elf, creature, heroic ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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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: atmospheric, sexual, captivating, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: intrigue, dragon, king, fantasy world, incest, adventure, betrayal, political intrigue, swords and armor, power struggle, throne, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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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: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, gothic horror, legends and myths, supernatural, witch, good versus evil, monk, witchcraft, inquisition, curse, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
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Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Robinson Crusoe flees Britain on a ship after killing his friend over the love of Mary. A fierce ocean storm wrecks his ship and leaves him stranded by himself on an uncharted island. Left to fend for himself, Crusoe seeks out a tentative survival ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: desert island, survival, island, friendship, shipwreck, adventure, danger, destiny, ocean, jungle, adventurer, stranded on an island ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
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The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, rescue, betrayal, kingdom, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, haunted by the past, danger, intrigue, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong
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Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, dark, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, battles, vengeance, danger, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
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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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, village, heist, corruption, yakuza, one man army, life is a bitch, master warrior, chases and races, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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