Movies about sword fights

Movies about sword fights
List of the best films about sword battles, selected by visitors to our site: Dragonheart: Vengeance, Last Knights, Machete, Checkmate, Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace, Kingdom of Heaven, The Man in the Iron Mask, Ironclad 2: Battle for Blood, Troy, Descendants 3.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Dragonheart: Vengeance (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA

Lukas, a young farmer whose family is killed by savage raiders in the countryside, sets out on an epic quest for revenge, forming an unlikely trio with a majestic dragon and a swashbuckling, sword-fighting mercenary, Darius.

Last Knights (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration02:37

When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.

Machete (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:45

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.

Checkmate (2015)
Markimdb: 2.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

Six people are thrown together during an elaborate bank heist where any move can alter the outcome. Is it coincidence, or are they merely pawns in a much bigger game.

Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
Markimdb: 2.5
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan
Duration01:32

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and use. But what Walker doesn't realize is a group of teenage hackers are on to him and out to stop his plan.

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:25

After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades.

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Tyrannical King Louis XIV learns that he has an identical twin brother, Philippe, who was raised from birth by his late father's trusted friend D'Artagnan and his faithful musketeers, Porthos, Athos and Aramis. After Philippe falls for the king's betrothed, Spanish Princess Maria Theresa, Louis imprisons him, forcing his brother to don an iron mask that will slowly suffocate him -- and it's up to D'Artagnan to rescue him.

Ironclad 2: Battle for Blood (2014)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA, Germany
Duration01:40

A survivor of the Great Siege of Rochester Castle fights to save his clan from from Celtic raiders. A sequel to the 2011 film, "Ironclad."

Troy (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
Duration02:43

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 taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

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47 Ronin (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Japan, Hungary
Duration01:59

Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

Alexander (2004)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55

Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.

The Sea Hawk (1940)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:07

Dashing pirate Geoffrey Thorpe plunders Spanish ships for Queen Elizabeth I and falls in love with Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal he captures.

Amazons and Gladiators (2001)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:34

During the Roman Empire, General Crassius ruled a small province with an Iron fist. Serena, a young girl in a village, watches Crassius kill her parents. Crassius and Serena's destiny would lead them to the Gladiator ring; the Amazons Warrior vs the Roman General.

The Scorpion King (2002)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, South Africa, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:32

In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to his complicated world.

Dragon Storm (2004)
Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany

A common fire-breathing enemy unites rivals in the Dark Ages.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Escaping from poverty to become a witcher, Vesemir slays monsters for coin and glory, but when a new menace rises, he must face the demons of his past.

Beta Test (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:12

While testing the latest first person shooter from global game developer, Sentinel, video game champion Max Troy discovers the events happening within the game are being reflected in the real world. He soon determines that the game's protagonist is real-life Orson Creed, an ex-Sentinel employee who is being remotely controlled by the corporation for reasons unknown. As virtual and real worlds collide, Max and Creed must join forces to unravel the conspiracy before the game's sinister events escalate and overwhelm the city.

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA

After saving the life of their heir apparent, tenacious loner Snake Eyes is welcomed into an ancient Japanese clan called the Arashikage where he is taught the ways of the ninja warrior. But, when secrets from his past are revealed, Snake Eyes' honor and allegiance will be tested – even if that means losing the trust of those closest to him.

Beowulf (1999)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Romania
Duration01:35

Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel, which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the Outpost's master of arms.

Dragon (2006)
Markimdb: 3
Genrefantasy
CountryUSA

In a desperate attempt to save her kingdom from an advancing army of dark elves, Princess Vanir must traverse the haunted forest of Sidhe. With the help of loyal adventurers Cador and Artemir, they encounter the army of elves, a mysterious sorceress, and the powerful dragon that stands in their way.

Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In Camelot, kingdom of Arthur and Merlin, Lancelot is well known for his courage and honor. But one day he must quit Camelot and the Queen Guinevere's love, leaving the Round Table without protection.

King Arthur (2004)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:06

The story of the Arthurian legend, based on the 'Sarmatian hypothesis' which contends that the legend has a historical nucleus in the Sarmatian heavy cavalry troops stationed in Britain, and that the Roman-British military commander, Lucius Artorius Castus is the historical person behind the legend.

Adventures of Don Juan (1948)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

The adventures of the notorious Spanish Lothario Don Juan highlights Errol Flynn's swashbuckling and romantic antics.

Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

When Teela’s sister is murdered and a powerful relic stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy – Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race Kishkumen and his horde through creature-infested lands, to a long abandoned underground city – all the while pursued by bounty hunters intent on returning Marek to slavery.

Viking Quest (2014)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryCanada, Bulgaria, USA
Duration01:28

Erick, a young Viking warrior, joins forces with a rival clan in order to rescue a kidnapped princess from the great Midgard Serpent. It's a perilous task with a risk far greater than merely their own lives; by rescuing the princess, they might cause Ragnarök - the end of the world.

The Prisoner of Zenda (1979)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.

The Last Samurai (2003)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, drama
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration02:34

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

George and the Dragon (2004)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Luxembourg, USA
Duration01:33

A knight returning from the Crusades takes on a dragon and becomes a legend.

Centurion (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:37

Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.




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