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A list of all the best sword and sorcery movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. Be sure to check out the best drama films currently streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime as well as the best fantasy and sci-fi movies streaming on Netflix Instant and Amazon Prime

This sword and sorcery movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director, and more. This list of sword and sorcery films also contains sword and sorcery movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This sword and sorcery films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best sword and sorcery movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This sword and sorcery movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top.

The following movies feature both swords and sorcerers, so not all fantasy movies are considered sword and fantasy films. 

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These are the top films in the sword and sorcery genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the sword and sorcery genre in it. Be it the motifs of the sword and sorcery genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

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You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the sword and sorcery movies. List includes photos and sword and sorcery movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

The list you're viewing has a variety of movies in it, like Conan the Barbarian and Red Sonja.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these sword and sorcery movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theaters for the first time, this is a list of good sword and sorcery movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest sword and sorcery movies, here is the full sword and sorcery movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Simon West and Ralph Bakshi are among the directors who have worked on Sword and sorcery movies in the past.

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Conan the Barbarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

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Excalibur Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren, Patrick Stewart

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Willow Val Kilmer, Kevin Pollak, Warwick Davis

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Ladyhawke Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Alfred Molina

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The 13th Warrior Omar Sharif, Antonio Banderas, Tony Curran

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Dragonslayer Ian McDiarmid, Ralph Richardson, Peter MacNicol

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The Beastmaster Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, Janet Jones

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Conan the Destroyer Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilt Chamberlain, André the Giant

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Krull Liam Neeson, Robbie Coltrane, Bernard Bresslaw

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Conan the Barbarian Morgan Freeman, Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols

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The Sword and the Sorcerer Richard Moll, Simon MacCorkindale, George Maharis

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Red Sonja Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Ernie Reyes

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Fire and Ice Susan Tyrrell, Maggie Roswell, Stephen Mendel

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Legend Tom Cruise, Tim Curry, Mia Sara

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Merlin Lena Headey, Helena Bonham Carter, James Earl Jones

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The Sword in the Stone Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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Kull the Conqueror Tia Carrere, Harvey Fierstein, Kevin Sorbo

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The Black Cauldron John Hurt, John Huston, Nigel Hawthorne

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Deathstalker Barbi Benton, Lana Clarkson, Richard Brooker

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Hawk the Slayer Jack Palance, Harry Andrews, Bernard Bresslaw

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Heavy Metal John Candy, Harold Ramis, Eugene Levy

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Sorceress Lynette Harris, Leigh Harris

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The Barbarians Eva LaRue, Richard Lynch, David Paul

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Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight Michelle Trachtenberg, Kiefer Sutherland, Lucy Lawless

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Kriemhild's Revenge Margarete Schön, Georg John, Theodor Loos

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Sword of the Valiant Sean Connery, Peter Cushing, Trevor Howard

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Masters of the Universe Courteney Cox, Dolph Lundren, Frank Langella

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The Scorpion King Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Hu, Michael Clarke Duncan

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The Warrior and the Sorceress David Carradine, Luke Askew, Anthony De Longis

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Scaramouche Ramon Novarro, Lewis Stone, Alice Terry

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Dungeons & Dragons Jeremy Irons, Marlon Wayans, Thora Birch

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Prince Valiant Katherine Heigl, Joanna Lumley, Stephen Moyer

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Conquest Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti, Conrado San Martín

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Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King Robert Pattinson, Kristanna Loken, Alicia Witt

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Ronal the Barbarian Brigitte Nielsen, Lars Mikkelsen, Bodil Jørgensen

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Eragon Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Jeremy Irons

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George and the Dragon Val Kilmer, Piper Perabo, Patrick Swayze

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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Jason Statham, Burt Reynolds, Claire Forlani

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The Flight of Dragons James Earl Jones, John Ritter, Harry Morgan

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The Wonderful World of Puss 'n Boots Kenji Utsumi, Toshiko Fujita, Asao Koike

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The Sword and the Dragon Sergey Martinson, Boris Andreyev, Andrei Abrikosov

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Merlin's Apprentice Meghan Ory, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson

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Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God Bruce Payne, Clemency Burton-Hill, Roy Marsden

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The Iron Crown Primo Carnera, Massimo Girotti, Paolo Stoppa

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Amazons Joseph Whipp, Danitza Kingsley, Ty Randolph

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The Magic Sword Basil Rathbone, Marlene Callahan, Anne Helm

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Deathstalker 2 Monique Gabrielle, John Terlesky, John LaZar

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Jason and the Argonauts Honor Blackman, Patrick Troughton, Nancy Kovack

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Guinevere Noah Wyle, Donald Pleasence, Sean Patrick Flanery

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Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell John Allen Nelson, Thom Christopher, Carla Herd