Movies about the Vikings

Movies about the Vikings
List of the best Viking movies selected by visitors to our site: Valhalla Rising, Northmen: A Viking Saga, Hammer of the Gods, The White Viking, Redbad, The Viking Sagas, Ragnarok, A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day, The 13th Warrior, Beowulf.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Slaves, Losers, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Revenge
PlaceShips, Russia, USSR, Caucasus
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Heavy, Fancy, Depressive

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.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa
CharactersKnights, Vikings, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Rivalry
PlaceShips, Forest
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

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

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, action, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Military
PlotAdventure, Travel, Pursuit, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleHeavy, Epic, Depressive, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryIceland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark
PlotReligious, Sword Battles

Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless christian, wants to eredicate all traces of non-christian beliefs and captures the two of them during the ceremony. In order to free Embla, Askur must go to Iceland and convert the people there to catholicism.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genremilitary, history
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Revenge, Friendship, Death, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat the seemingly invincible Franks.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, adventure
PlotLove, Survival

The film chronicles a long-ago time when men relied not on their intellect to make points, but on their swords. A mythical warrior ('Ralf Moeller (I)') wanders the snow-capped landscapes of the North territories on an arduous quest for vengeance. Amid nobles and schemers, saints and brutes, and lovers and fools, this Viking swings his sword for his family's honor, his beloved's hand, and the very survival of his pitiless culture.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersVikings, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Treasures, Mystery
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Chase
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, 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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, fantasy
CharactersKnights, Vikings, Demons, Cannibals, Heroes
PlotWar, Survival, Adventure, Cheating, Sword Battles
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, 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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersKings, Monsters, Dragons, Vikings
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Mythology
TimeMiddle Ages

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Dragons, Vikings, Heroes
PlotWar, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Confrontation
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Good, 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

Markimdb: 4.5
Genredrama, history
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Criminals, Brothers
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Death
PlaceRussia, Ukraine
TimeMiddle Ages, Winter

The early Middle Ages. A time of heavy swords and dark blood law. The ruling clan is in discord. The guilt for the accidental death of the brother has fallen on the Grand Duke. According to the law, revenge must be taken by the younger brother, a bastard. For the refusal to kill, he has to pay with eve- rything he had, because “for peace you need more swords than for a war”...

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CharactersKnights, Vikings
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Chase
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year old Signe. She is taken prisoner, and the gang brings her back to their camp. Here, she soon learns that they have a fate worse than death in store for her, and realises that her only hope is to escape.

Markimdb: 3.5
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Investigators, Barbarians
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

When a viking mercenary finds himself in the middle of a battle between the old gods and the new, he decides that neither side deserves to win. And so begins an epic battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of a nation.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryDenmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland
CharactersWolves, Vikings, Heroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Mythology, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The Viking children Røskva and Tjalfe embark on an adventurous journey from Midgard to Valhalla with the gods Thor and Loki. Life in Valhalla, however, turns out to be threatened by the dreaded Fenrir wolf and the god's barbaric archenemies, the Jotnar. Side by side with the gods the two children must fight to save Valhalla from the end of the world - Ragnarok.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, military
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersIndians, Knights, Vikings, Heroes
TimeMiddle Ages

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.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountrySoviet Union, Norway
CharactersVikings, Slaves
PlotLove, Death, First love
StyleBy books

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.

Markimdb: 3.9
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Revenge, Friendship, Death
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense, For men

A young Viking called Vitharr arrives in Britain with dreams of conquest and adventure, but when his family and clan are ambushed and killed, he must survive alone in this strange,dangerous new land as he searches for his Uncle's settlement.

Markimdb: 4.2
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Soldier
PlotOn real events, Survival, Adventure, Revolution, Death
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

Ingrid and her siblings are on the run from the Beserkers who have begun invading the villages, taking over, savagely using the residents on a game where they vs a Beserker, and if they win, they get to survive - only, no one ever wins. The siblings are trying to escape the Beserkers after they violently murdered and took over their town. However, the Beserkers are on their trail, and want to put them in the game.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, adventure, history
CharactersWolves, Vikings, Heroes
PlotLove, Adventure, Love triangle, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, By books, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, United Kingdom, Iceland, USA, Australia
CharactersKings, Vikings, Giants, Heroes, Writers
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Supernatural, Mythology, Rivalry
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Gloomy, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden
CharactersDragons, Vikings
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Hip Hop

Erik the Viking gathers warriors from his village and sets out on a dangerous journey to Valhalla, to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnorok and allow his people to see sunlight again. A Pythonesque satire of Viking life.

Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship

Friends terrorized by a gang of street hooligans run the risk of spending the entire summer being locked up in their backyard. But thanks to their resourcefulness, mutual assistance and the support of the local population, they manage to get into their hands a serious “biological weapon”.

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.

Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryIceland, Germany, Republic of Ireland
CharactersTeens, Vikings, Heroes, 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

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, France, Belgium
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Fight, Rivalry

Vic dreams of going on an adventure with the Viking crew. But Halvar, his father thinks he is too frail to be part of such a dangerous journey. When Vic’s mother, Ylva, is accidentally turned into a golden statue by the magical sword of Loki, Halvar and his crew have no choice but to sail to the forges of Loki, beyond the end of the world, in order to destroy the sword and bring Ylva back to life. Reluctantly, Halvar takes Vic along on the drakkar. During this trip filled with surprises and dangers, Vic will not miss the occasion to prove his father he does have the stuff of a true Viking.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
CharactersGods, Vikings, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

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

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CharactersVikings, Warriors, Slaves
PlotRevenge, Mystery, Hatred
StyleFancy, Gloomy, For men

Prince Amleth is on the verge of becoming a man when his father is brutally murdered by his uncle, who kidnaps the boy's mother. Two decades later, Amleth is now a Viking who's on a mission to save his mother, kill his uncle and avenge his father.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom

The Hunger Games heads back to the Dark Ages when a group of five young Saxons is captured by a clan of fearsome Viking warriors and used as prey in a ritualistic manhunt. High on a potion that turns them "berserk" the brutal hunters are soon on the scent of the terrified youngsters in a desperate battle for survival from the ritualistic manhunt. Written and directed by Welsh film-maker Antony Smith.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, France
CharactersHorses, Aliens, Monsters, Vikings, Military
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Heavy, Epic, Serious

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.