Movies about the Vikings

List of the best Viking movies selected by visitors to our site: Hammer of the Gods, Northmen: A Viking Saga, Vikingdom, Valhalla Rising, Outlander, Pathfinder, Trees Grow on the Stones Too, How to Train Your Dragon, Royal Deceit, Viking Quest.

In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Hammer of the Gods (2013)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Military
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Pursuit
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleFor men, Depressive, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

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.

Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, adventure
CountryLuxembourg, Germany, South Africa
CharactersVikings, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Travel, Survival, Rivalry
PlaceShips, Forest
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men, Atmospheric, Depressive

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

Vikingdom (2013)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
CharactersWizards, Vikings, Heroes, Gods
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Superpowers, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Disturbing, Serious, Epic

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

Valhalla Rising (2009)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryDenmark, United Kingdom
CharactersVikings, Losers, Mute, Heroes, Warriors
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Revenge
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Depressive, Heavy, Fancy

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.

Outlander (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, France
CharactersAliens, Horses, Monsters, Vikings, Partners
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleExciting, For men, Atmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing

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)
Markimdb: 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.

Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
Markimdb: 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.

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Teens, Monsters, Vikings, Family
PlotAdventure, War, Travel, Confrontation, Customs
StyleExciting, Touching, Atmospheric, Good

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

Royal Deceit (1994)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, adventure
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Germany
CharactersTeens, Horses, Vikings, Kings, Heroes
PlotTravel, Ghosts, Revenge, Money, Love triangle
PlaceScotland, Norway
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleAction, Serious

A Danish prince seeks revenge upon the villain who killed the king and his son to usurp the throne.

Viking Quest (2014)
Markimdb: 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.

Ragnarok (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, adventure
CharactersVikings, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Treasures, Mystery
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Disturbing, Serious

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.

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

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)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, cartoon, short
CharactersDragons, Vikings, Family, Friends, 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.

Legends of Valhalla: Thor (2011)
Markimdb: 5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryIceland, Germany, Republic of Ireland
CharactersTeens, Vikings, Family, Heroes
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

Legend of the BoneKnapper Dragon (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, short
CharactersDragons, Vikings, Family, Heroes
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".

Wickie the Mighty Viking (2009)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersVikings, Family, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Treasures, Fog
PlaceParty, Village
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.

Beowulf (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Monsters, Vikings, Kings
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Mythology
TimeMiddle Ages

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

The 13th Warrior (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, adventure, detective
CharactersVikings, Cannibals, Demons, Heroes, Barbarians
PlotAdventure, War, Survival, Cheating, Sword Battles
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, Epic

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.

The Tartars (1961)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, Yugoslavia
CharactersVikings, Heroes, Barbarians
PlotAdventure, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Serious

A barbarian army attacks Viking settlements along the Russian steppes.

Wickie and the Treasure of the Gods (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family
CharactersVikings, Family, Strong women, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Rivalry, Friendship
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 ...

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