Movies about the Vikings

List of the best Viking movies selected by visitors to our site: Northmen: A Viking Saga, Viking Quest, Vikingdom, Ragnarok, Hammer of the Gods, A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day, Book of Dragons, Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods, Legends of Valhalla: Thor, How to Train Your Dragon
In the top there are new films of 2014, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, adventure
CountryLuxembourg, Germany, South Africa
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotTravel, Survival, Adventure, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleHeavy, Atmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Tense, Fascinating, For men

A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.

Viking Quest (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 3.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, Bulgaria
CharactersVikings, Princesses
PlaceForest, Castle

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.

Vikingdom (2013)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 3.3)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
CharactersVikings, Wizards, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Rivalry, Superpowers
StyleExciting, Disturbing

A warrior fleeing the violence of his past must take up the sword and risk everything to face a god of incalculable power.

Ragnarok (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, adventure
CharactersVikings, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Treasures
StyleFascinating, Exciting, Disturbing

Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia where no man traveling in modern times. Old runes take on new meaning when the secret they uncover is more frightening than anyone could have imagined.

Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Mark8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Military, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Pursuit
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing, For men

Action epic sees a passionate young man transform into a brutal warrior as he travels the unforgiving landscape in search of his long lost brother Hakan The Ferrocious, whose people are relying on him to restore order to their kingdom.

A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Chase, On real events
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne - a book of great beauty and power - to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell- bent on its capture. On his way to the monastery, he meets a fierce and skilled swordsman who answers his prayers and dedicates his life to protecting Hereward while he delivers the book. In the midst of their journey, they are confronted by Vikings ready to kill in order to get what they want, leaving Hereward and his protector at their mercy.

Book of Dragons (2011)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon, short
CharactersDragons, Vikings, Heroes, Friends, Family, Inventors
StyleExciting, To cry

So you want to be a dragon trainer do you? Prepare yourself for adventure, excitement and training as Hiccup, Astrid, Toothless and Gobber tell the legend behind the Book of Dragons and reveal insider training secrets about new, never-before-seen dragons.

Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Mark1 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Family, Strong women
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Abduction
TimeMiddle Ages

When does the little Vicky finally a real Viking? This question can his father Halvar no rest. But when the terrible Sven kidnapped the chief of Flake, has to prove himself unexpectedly Vicky: As deputy chief, he leads the strong men and it gets support from the fearless Svenja. Take course for the Cape Fear to free Halvar from Sven's castle - but the biggest problem is the Vikings still to come ... On stormy seas, tropical beaches and Valkyries by dangerous icy wastes before they fight their way to a secret location to be due to the hidden treasure of the fabled gods. The terrible Sven does everything it can to get him - and only Vicky can stop him with his clever ideas ...

Legends of Valhalla: Thor (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryIceland, Germany, Republic of Ireland
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Teens, Family
PlotAdventure, Rivalry

An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Teens, Vikings, Friends, Heroes, Warriors, Family, Monsters
PlotWar, Confrontation, Adventure, Travel
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Touching

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

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Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon (2010)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, short
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Family, Dragons
PlotAdventure, Rivalry

The film follows Hiccup and his young fellows accompanying their mentor, Gobber, on a quest to kill the legendary Boneknapper Dragon. An extra that accompanies the film "How to Train Your Dragon".

Valhalla Rising (2009)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Warriors, Heroes, Losers, Mute
PlotTime travel, Revenge, Adventure
StyleUnderrated, Fancy, Atmospheric, Heavy, Depressive, Philosophical

1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of darkness. On their flight, One Eye and Are board a Viking vessel, but the ship is soon engulfed by an endless fog that clears only as the crew sights an unknown land. As the new world reveals its secrets and the Vikings confront their terrible and bloody fate, One Eye discovers his true self.

Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Treasures, Fog
PlaceVillage, Party
TimeMiddle Ages

One morning our little Viking village of Flake is raided by frightening looking spooky demons who kidnap all the children… except for Wickie, who was stuck in a tree trying to use a kite to learn to fly.

Outlander (2008)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, France
CharactersVikings, Aliens, Military, Partners, Horses, Monsters
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.

Pathfinder (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.4)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure

A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.

Beowulf (2007)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CharactersMonsters, Dragons, Vikings, Kings
PlotRevenge, Adventure
TimeMiddle Ages

6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.

Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, Iceland, USA, Australia
CharactersHeroes, Kings, Troll, Giants, Writers, Vikings, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Rivalry, Supernatural
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Gloomy

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 rid a village of the marauding monster.

The 13th Warrior (1999)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, adventure, detective
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Demons, Cannibals
PlotWar, Adventure, Survival, Cheating
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

In AD 922, Arab courtier, Ahmad Ibn Fadlan accompanies a party of Vikings to the barbaric North to combat a terror that slaughters Vikings and devours their flesh.

Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, adventure
CountrySoviet Union, Norway

Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir bestows upon him the name of Einar and takes him in as his son. Back home in Norway the men are received as heros, but new trouble arises when Kuksja falls in love with the beautiful Signy, who is already betroth to the vicious Sigurd.