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The Best Movies About Vikings

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Films about Vikings and all things Norse. Vote up the best Viking movies.

The best Viking movies have all the action and historical drama you could want. If you like a little sci-fi action mixed in with your Viking films, be sure to check out Outlander starring Jim Caviezel and Ron Perlman.  What are the best movies about Vikings? Vote up the best Viking films below and see where your favorites rank!

The movies on this list all feature Vikings in one way or another, whether it's a story about completely fictional Norsemen or more of a realistic, historical film about Vikings and the roles they play throughout history.

This list features the best movies about Vikings including The 13th Warrior, Valhalla Rising, and Pathfinder. Vote up the best Viking movies below and vote down and Viking films you think other fans should skip.

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  • The 13th Warrior
    1
    Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi
    • Released: 1999
    • Directed by: Michael Crichton, John McTiernan
  • Valhalla Rising
    2
    Mads Mikkelsen, Gary Lewis, Jamie Sives
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Pathfinder
    3
    Karl Urban, Moon Bloodgood, Russell Means
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Marcus Nispel
  • The Vikings
    4
    Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Richard Fleischer
  • Beowulf
    5
    Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
  • How to Train Your Dragon
    6
    Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrera
    • Released: 2010
    • Directed by: Christopher Sanders, Dean DeBlois
  • The Long Ships
    7
    Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Rosanna Schiaffino
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Jack Cardiff
  • Outlander
    8
    John Hurt, Jim Caviezel, Ron Perlman
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Howard McCain
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2
    9
    Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler
    • Released: 2014
    • Directed by: Dean DeBlois, Tom Owens
  • The Northman
    10
    Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang
    • Released: 2022
    • Directed by: Robert Eggers
  • Beowulf & Grendel
    11
    Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sarah Polley
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Sturla Gunnarsson
  • The Viking Sagas
    12
    Sven-Ole Thorsen, Ralf Möller, Ingibjorg Stefansdottir
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Michael Chapman
  • Hammer of the Gods
    13
    Zachery Ty Bryan, Mac Brandt
    • Released: 2009
    • Directed by: Todor Chapkanov
  • The War Lord
    14
    Charlton Heston, Richard Boone, Rosemary Forsyth
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Alfred the Great
    15
    David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Clive Donner
  • Erik the Viking
    16
    Tim Robbins, Terry Jones, Eartha Kitt
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Terry Jones
  • Viking
    17
    Danila Kozlovsky, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Maksim Sukhanov
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Andrei Kravchuk
  • The Norseman
    18
    Lee Majors, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer
    • Released: 1978
    • Directed by: Charles B. Pierce
  • Grendel
    19
    Marina Sirtis, Ben Cross, Chris Bruno
    • Released: 2007
    • Directed by: Nick Lyon
  • Prince Valiant
    20
    James Mason, Robert Wagner, Janet Leigh
    • Released: 1954
    • Directed by: Henry Hathaway
  • Die Nibelungen, Teil 2 - Kriemhild's Rache
    21
    Herbert Lom, Karin Dor, Siegfried Wischnewski
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Harald Reinl
  • Pathfinder
    22
    Mikkel Gaup, Nils Utsi, Svein Scharffenberg
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Nils Gaup
  • Lost Colony
    23
    Joshua Brady, Sam Buchanan, Stephanie Renee Morgan
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Christopher Holmes
  • Viking Quest
    24
    Harry Lister Smith, Jenny Boyd, Oliver Walker
    • Released: 2015
    • Directed by: Todor Chapkanov
  • The Viking Queen
    25
    Patrick Troughton, Don Murray, Donald Houston
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Don Chaffey