10 best movies like Conan the Barbarian (1982)

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Movies similar to Conan the Barbarian (1982): Conan the Barbarian, Marvel's Luke Cage, Ash vs Evil Dead, The Dead Lands, Ong Bak 2, Gladiator, Marvel's Daredevil, Skin Trade, Outlander, Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning.

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Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersHeroes, Witch
PlotRevenge, Adventure, Rivalry, Slavery
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Light, Fascinating, For men

    A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

    Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
    Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.3)
    Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
    PlotSuperpowers, Death
    StyleNetflix, Spectacular

      Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.

      Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)
      Markimdb: 8.4
      Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
      CharactersHeroes, Zombie, Demons, Zombie, Demons
      PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses, Supernatural, Survival, Viruses
      StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

        Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

        The Dead Lands (2014)
        Markimdb: 6.3
        CountryNew Zealand, United Kingdom
        CharactersHeroes, Warriors, Cannibals
        PlotSurvival, Adventure, Revenge, Rivalry, Martial Arts, Chase
        StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing

          Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by Wirepa, Hongi’s only hope is to pass through the feared and forbidden “Dead Lands” and forge an uneasy alliance with a mysterious warrior, a ruthless fighter who has ruled the area for years.

          Ong Bak 2 (2008)
          Mark2 (imdb: 6.2)
          CharactersTeens, Military, Samurai, Heroes
          PlotAdventure, War, Martial Arts, Fate, Revenge, Boxing, Obsession, Slavery
          StyleHeavy, Exciting, Soulful, Fascinating, For men, To cry

            Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the vicious slave traders who enslaved him as a youth and the treacherous warlord who killed his father.

            Gladiator (2000)
            Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.5)
            Genreaction, drama
            CountryUSA, United Kingdom
            CharactersGladiators, Warriors, Soldier, Heroes, Emperors
            PlotRevenge, Power, Love, War, Betrayal, Intrigue, Adventure, Rivalry, Freedom, Slavery
            PlaceRoman Empire, Spain, Mansions
            StyleHeavy, Exciting, Fascinating, Interesting

              In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

              Marvel's Daredevil (2015)
              Mark10 (imdb: 8.6)
              Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
              CharactersSuperhero, Lawyers
              StyleNetflix, Spectacular, For men

                Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

                Skin Trade (2014)
                Mark8 (imdb: 5.6)
                Genreaction, thriller, crime
                CountryThailand, Canada, USA
                CharactersGangsters, Heroes, Partners, FBI
                PlotSlavery, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry, Investigation
                StyleHeavy, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, For men

                  After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

                  Outlander (2014)
                  Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.4)
                  Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
                  CountryUSA, United Kingdom
                  CharactersNurses, Soldier
                  PlotTime travel, Adventures, Love triangle
                  StyleTo cry, Spectacular, Fascinating

                    The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

                    Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
                    Mark5.8 (imdb: 5)
                    Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, detective
                    CharactersSoldier, Mutant, Fathers, Military, Heroes
                    PlotAdventure, Fight, Revenge, Chase, Skirmishes, Martial Arts, Rivalry, Pursuit
                    StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, For men

                      In a world without government, the surviving Unisols maintain order and choose the strongest of their ranks to rule, testing them in life-or-death combat.

                      Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010)
                      Mark10 (imdb: 8)
                      Genreaction, thriller, short, crime
                      CharactersHired assassins, Heroes, Serial killers, Celebrities, Cannibals
                      PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Rivalry, Undercover
                      StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

                        MORTAL KOMBAT: REBIRTH is a short film released by Kevin Tancharoen (Director) in 2010. It was originally made as a proof of concept for Tancharoen's pitch to Warner Brothers for a reboot movie franchise. This 8-minute short features an intricate fight scene choreographed by Larnell Stovall. It also reintroduces classic Mortal Kombat characters, including: Jax (Michael Jai White), Sonya Blade (Jeri Ryan), Johnny Cage (Matt Mullins), Scorpion (Ian Anthony Dale), Baraka (Lateef Crowder) and Shang Tsung (James Lew).

                        TEKKEN (2010)
                        Mark6.6 (imdb: 4.8)
                        Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime
                        CountryJapan, USA
                        CharactersNinja, Superhero, Heroes
                        PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Adventure
                        StyleExciting, Heavy, Disturbing, For men

                          In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this dystopia, Mishima sponsors Tekken, a tournament in which fighters battle until only one is left standing.

                          Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
                          Markimdb: 7.2
                          Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
                          CountryUSA, Japan
                          CharactersSamurai, Heroes
                          PlotRevenge, Hip Hop, Martial Arts, Adventure, Supernatural
                          PlaceJapan, Asia
                          StyleHeavy, Exciting, Depressive, Disturbing, For men, Gloomy

                            Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and nowhere are the flames of hatred more intense than in the eyes of Sio.

                            Unleashed (2005)
                            Mark8.4 (imdb: 7)
                            Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
                            CountryFrance, United Kingdom, USA
                            CharactersPianists, Heroes, Friends, Musicians, Blind
                            PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Slavery
                            StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

                              Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.

                              Amazons and Gladiators (2001)
                              Mark6 (imdb: 3.3)
                              Genreaction, drama, adventure
                              CountryUSA, Germany
                              CharactersAmazons, Gladiators, Heroes
                              PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Revenge, Martial Arts, Fate
                              PlaceRoman Empire
                              StyleAction, Exciting, Fascinating, For men

                                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 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.

                                  Black Mask (1996)
                                  Markimdb: 6.1
                                  Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
                                  CountryHong Kong
                                  CharactersSuperhero, Heroes, Soldier
                                  PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Adventure
                                  PlaceChina, Asia
                                  StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

                                    Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many government missions, but after one of the agents kills a team of policemen in an uncontrollable rage, the government decides to abort the project and eliminate all the subjects. Chui Chik helped the surviving 701 agents flee the extermination attempt. Having escaped, Chui Chik went separate ways from his team. Later, he discovers that the rest of the team were responsible for a violent crime spree that was beyond the capability of the local police. He sets out to stop them, donning a disguise and using the superhero alias of "Black Mask". Having lost the ability to feel pain due to the surgery performed on the super-soldiers by the military, Black Mask is almost invulnerable.

                                    Cutthroat Island (1995)
                                    Mark7.2 (imdb: 5.7)
                                    Genreaction, comedy, adventure
                                    CountryUSA, France, Italy, Germany
                                    CharactersPirates, Heroes
                                    PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Revenge, Treasures, Shipwreck
                                    PlaceShips, Islands
                                    StyleExciting, Heavy, Light, For men

                                      Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before they mutiny against her. This is made yet more difficult by the efforts of the British crown to end her pirate raids.

                                      On Deadly Ground (1994)
                                      Markimdb: 4.6
                                      Genreaction, thriller, adventure
                                      PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Revenge, Martial Arts, Justice
                                      StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

                                        Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land—just as long as it's making money for him.

                                        Only the Strong (1993)
                                        Mark8 (imdb: 6.7)
                                        Genreaction, drama
                                        CountryUSA, France
                                        CharactersTeens, Heroes, Soldier, Friends, Special Forces
                                        PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Revenge, Rivalry, Dancing
                                        StyleHeavy, For men

                                          Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick several drug dealers off of the school property, Kerrigan, one of Stevens' old teachers, sees the impact that Stevens has on the students. Kerrigan gives him the task of teaching Capoeira to a handful of the worst at-risk students at the school.