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, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with swordsman, sword, escapades, sword fight, heroes, adventure, violence, danger, good versus evil and martial arts plots mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres shot in Japan, USA, UK and other countries.
swordsman movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as swordsman: Sword of the Stranger (2007), 13 Assassins (2010), The Roving Swordsman (1983), Sword Master (2016), The Secret of the Sword (1985), Red Sun Rising (1994), An Empress and the Warriors (2008), The Musketeers (2014), Kenshin Samurai X (2012), Season of the Witch (2011).

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, samurai, immortality, emperor, human animal relationship, master warrior, adventure, lone wolves, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: feudal japan, japan
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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: stylized, epic, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, suicide, swordsman, mission, martial arts, swords and armor, assassination, violence, assassin, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: swordsman, fencing, maze, kidnapping, martial arts, dynamite, hall of mirrors, disguise, mirror ball, mirror
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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 ...
Plot: swordsman, martial arts, violence, sword
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rebellion, swordsman, sword, escapades, legends and myths, master warrior, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, adventure, rivalry, destiny, superhero ...
Place: singapore
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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: police shootout, yakuza, swordsman, fistfight, car chase, disarming someone, tough guy, hand to hand combat, tough girl, martial arts, policewoman, tough cop ...
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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, serious, captivating, tense, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, empress, swordsman, poison dart, fall in love, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, master warrior, battle zone, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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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, king, heroic mission, swords and armor, danger, duel, adventure, state affairs, partners, escapades, queen, french ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france
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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, escapades, danger, save the day, heroes, swashbuckler, sword fight, animal that acts human, friendship, chase, family ...
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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, assassin, mercenary, one man army, drug lord, drifter, heroes, escapades, master warrior, swordsman, poisoning, vegetarian ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, asia
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, 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: stylized, epic, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, prophecy, chosen one, courage, warrior, haunted by the past, rescue, danger, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
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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, suspense, exciting, gothic, brutal ...
Plot: knight, witch, supernatural ability, monk, legends and myths, dark fantasy, good versus evil, supernatural, inquisition, monastery, gothic horror, adventure ...
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, baroque
Plot: island, survival, friendship, isolation, adventure, sea disaster, destiny, danger, adventurer, cannibal, culture clash, desert island ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
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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, baroque, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, good versus evil, rescue, kingdom, queen, musketeer, vengeance, adventure, romance, master warrior, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, hong kong
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Highlander: Endgame (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, rivalry, supernatural, gory, danger, heroic mission, sword fight, battle ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 1990s, 2000s, 17th century ...
Place: scotland, ireland, usa, italy, new york ...
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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: swashbuckler, swordsman, violence, betrayal, knife, knife attack, adventure hero, race, fencing, horse race, kiss, dagger ...
Time: 16th century
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Faith (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Faith is a 2012 South Korean fusion fantasy-historical-medical television series broadcast by SBS from August 13 to October 30, 2012 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:55 for 24 episodes. It is about a modern-day plastic surgeon who gets kidnapped and ...
Style: romantic, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious
Plot: time travel, political intrigue, romance, supernatural ability, military officer, friendship, medicine, betrayal, murder, king, sword fight, acupuncture ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea
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Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: serious, epic, rough, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, sword, vengeance, heroes, deadly, leadership, dragon, samurai, bounty hunter, frame up, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 17th century
Place: china
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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: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, deadly, dishonesty, homecoming, moral dilemma, village, samurai, one man army, heroes, master warrior, lone wolves, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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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, slavery, sword, slave, zombie, sand dune, prophecy, comet, dune, abuse ...
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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, sword, fight, blood, violence
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, realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, assassin, youth, danger, heroes, deadly, escapades, lone wolves, babies and infants, master warrior, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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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: sword fight, blacksmith, swordsman, magic, sword, good versus evil, warrior
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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, swordsman, magic, insect, village, dagger, cave, creature, tsunami, quest, sword and sorcery, damsel in distress ...
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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: realistic, rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, village, yakuza, corruption, escapades, master warrior, injustice, heroes, dishonesty, track down, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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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, swordsman, magic, volcano, origin of hero, flying, dagger, dream, cave, sword and sorcery, slingshot, comet ...
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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, suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gang, village, lone wolves, master warrior, crime, escapades, deadly, heroes, gory, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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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, warrior, king, siege, war, military, christianity, army, muslim, self sacrifice, rise to the top ...
Time: 12th century, middle ages
Place: holy land, middle east, england, israel, palestine ...
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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: realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: musketeer, forest, horse, royal family, espionage, good versus evil, kidnapping, vengeance, car chase, rivalry, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe
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Princess from the Moon (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two poor, married farmers have recently lost their only child; after a freak visitation, they pry open an alien cocoon to greet their new daughter.
Style: touching, offbeat, atmospheric, serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: danger, youth, family relations, in the woods, escapades, parents and children, imaginary, moon, healer, hand to hand combat, assassin, martial arts ...
Place: asia, japan
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