The Best Viking-Movies!

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1. The Vikings (1958)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Adventure

A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh

Votes: 10,580

2. The Long Ships (1964)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices," a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules.

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino

Votes: 2,019

3. The 13th Warrior (1999)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, History

42 Metascore

A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador. Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled on a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land.

Directors: John McTiernan, Michael Crichton | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Vladimir Kulich

Votes: 107,268 | Gross: $32.70M

4. Wickie und die starken Männer (2009)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

The story of a young Viking boy who accompanies his father, the chief of their village, and his men on their adventures -- and often is the person who uses his wit and instincts to help the men in their times of need.

Director: Michael Herbig | Stars: Jonas Hämmerle, Waldemar Kobus, Günther Kaufmann, Michael Herbig

Votes: 2,482

5. Wickie auf großer Fahrt (2011)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Viking village Flake's chief Halvar orders clever, tiny son Wickie to rob a knights convoy. The warriors have to take over but fail to see Wicki being abducted with a cargo of Eskimo slaves... See full summary »

Director: Christian Ditter | Stars: Jonas Hämmerle, Valeria Eisenbart, Waldemar Kobus, Nic Romm

Votes: 999

6. Erik the Viking (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy

Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Tim Robbins, John Cleese, Mickey Rooney, Eartha Kitt

Votes: 11,673 | Gross: $1.93M

7. Erik il vichingo (1965)

95 min | Adventure, Fantasy

Viking chief Thorvald dies from a mortal combat wound. He realizes his son Erloff is not a worthy successor, but his will divides his property equally between him and Erik, the valiant son ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Giuliano Gemma, Eleonora Bianchi, Elisa Montés

Votes: 90

8. Prince Valiant (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A young Viking prince strives to become a knight in King Arthur's Court and restore his exiled father to his rightful throne.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget

Votes: 2,026

9. The Norseman (1978)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Action

An eleventh century Viking Prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage, had been captured by Indians.

Director: Charles B. Pierce | Stars: Lee Majors, Cornel Wilde, Mel Ferrer, Jack Elam

Votes: 551

10. Astérix et les Vikings (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After another raid in an empty village, the chief of the Vikings Timandahaf misunderstands the explanation of his druid Cryptograf that "fear gives wings to the dwellers" and believes that ... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Fjeldmark, Jesper Møller | Stars: Roger Carel, Lorànt Deutsch, Sara Forestier, Jacques Frantz

Votes: 9,183

11. Pathfinder (2007)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

29 Metascore

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.

Director: Marcus Nispel | Stars: Karl Urban, Clancy Brown, Moon Bloodgood, Russell Means

Votes: 39,549 | Gross: $10.23M

12. The Viking Sagas (1995)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure

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... See full summary »

Director: Michael Chapman | Stars: Ralf Moeller, Ingibjörg Stefánsdóttir, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Þórir Waagfjörð

Votes: 515

13. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 150,543 | Gross: $82.16M

14. A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)

82 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to see again.

Director: Michael Mouyal | Stars: Ken Vedsegaard, Peter Gantzler, Erik Holmey, Hans Henrik Clemensen

Votes: 445

15. Prince Valiant (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Stephen Moyer, Katherine Heigl, Thomas Kretschmann, Edward Fox

Votes: 1,857

16. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama, History, War

While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 827

17. The Viking Queen (1967)

91 min | Adventure

To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Don Murray, Carita, Donald Houston, Andrew Keir

Votes: 680

18. The Last of the Vikings (1961)

Unrated | 103 min | Action, Adventure, War

Harald and his brother Guntar return to Norway to find their father murdered and his throne usurped. They try to take revenge on Sveno, but a traitor amongst them puts both brother's lives at risk.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Edmund Purdom, Isabelle Corey, Hélène Rémy

Votes: 153

19. I na kamnyakh rastut derevya (1985)

146 min | Adventure, Drama

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 ... See full summary »

Directors: Stanislav Rostotskiy, Knut Andersen | Stars: Aleksandr Timoshkin, Petronella Barker, Tor Stokke, Torgeir Fonnlid

Votes: 222

20. Vølvens forbandelse (2009)

93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Valdemar and Sille meets Benedict, a man who claims to have been cursed to eternal life by a Norse shaman in the viking age.

Director: Mogens Hagedorn | Stars: Jonas Wandschneider, Clara Maria Bahamondes, Jakob Cedergren, Stine Stengade

Votes: 222

21. Outlander (2008)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

40 Metascore

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.

Director: Howard McCain | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman, Jack Huston

Votes: 67,157 | Gross: $0.16M

22. Hammer of the Gods (2009 TV Movie)

92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Thor along with his friends travel to a mysterious island seeking glory and fame. Upon arriving they encounter strange creatures and they start searching the island for answers. Meanwhile ... See full summary »

Director: Todor Chapkanov | Stars: Zachery Ty Bryan, Alexis Kendra, Mac Brandt, Daz Crawford

Votes: 1,310

23. Thor (2011)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

57 Metascore

The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 614,215 | Gross: $181.03M

24. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

74 Metascore

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 563,204 | Gross: $217.58M

25. Valhalla Rising (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

61 Metascore

Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton, Stewart Porter

Votes: 48,917 | Gross: $0.02M

26. Valhalla (1986)

89 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Through Loki's treachery, two children in the Viking age find themselves spirited away into the world of Norse Mythology.

Directors: Peter Madsen, Jeffrey James Varab | Stars: Dick Kaysø, Preben Kristensen, Laura Bro, Marie Ingerslev

Votes: 1,703

27. Vikings (2013– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.

Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, Alexander Ludwig, Travis Fimmel

Votes: 288,098

28. Thor: The Dark World (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

54 Metascore

When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.

Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 481,718 | Gross: $206.36M

29. Erik the Conqueror (1961)

Not Rated | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Alice Kessler, Ellen Kessler, George Ardisson

Votes: 505

30. Hem till Midgård (2003– )

30 min | Action, Comedy, History

Swedish show concerning the fates of some dorky Vikings, including Tyke Mörbult who has a below average IQ, to put it mildly.

Stars: Fredde Granberg, Sara Sommerfeld, Marko Lehtosalo, Johan Petersson

Votes: 967

31. Vikingdom (2013)

Unrated | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

39 Metascore

A forgotten king, Eirick, is tasked with the impossible odds to defeat Thor, the God of Thunder.

Director: Yusry Abd Halim | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Natassia Malthe, Craig Fairbrass, Jon Foo

Votes: 2,929

32. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

76 Metascore

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 251,958 | Gross: $177.00M

33. Grendel (2007 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

King Higlack of the Gauths entrusts prince Finn and a fire ball weapon to his champion, slayer Beowulf. They lead twelve men on a mission to help king Hrothgar of the Danes, whose once ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Lyon | Stars: Chris Bruno, Marina Sirtis, Michael J. Minor, Charles Hittinger

Votes: 824

34. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

53 Metascore

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 16,461 | Gross: $0.07M

35. Stara basn. Kiedy slonce bylo bogiem (2003)

103 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Polish historical action fantasy based on a novel by Jozef Ignacy Kraszewski. In 9th-century pre-Christian Poland, the rustic natives have lived peacefully for centuries, tending their land... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Hoffman | Stars: Michal Zebrowski, Marina Aleksandrova, Malgorzata Foremniak, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 976

36. A Viking Saga: The Darkest Day (2013)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Inspired by true events. 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 ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Crow | Stars: Gareth John Bale, Ian Dicks, Richard Elfyn, Lindsey Fickling

Votes: 1,173

37. Northmen - A Viking Saga (2014)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure

50 Metascore

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

Director: Claudio Fäh | Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Ed Skrein, James Norton, Tom Hopper

Votes: 7,848

38. Dragons: Riders of Berk (2012–2014)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The further adventures of Hiccup and his friends on the Island of Berk.

Stars: America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel, T.J. Miller, Zack Pearlman

Votes: 6,887

39. Vic the Viking (2013– )

13 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Welcome on board the drakkar to sail the seas and share the adventures of our Viking crew. In his home village of Flake or coming alongside far and unknown lands, you will share unique adventures with Vicky.

Stars: Lionel Tua, Peter Callan, Paul Davies, Tanguy Goasdoué

Votes: 32

40. Astérix and Obélix: God Save Britannia (2012)

110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

Asterix crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax face down Julius Caesar and invading Romans.

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Dany Boon, Edouard Baer, Guillaume Gallienne

Votes: 10,595

41. Hammer of the Gods (2013)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, History

44 Metascore

A young man transforms 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.

Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Charlie Bewley, Alexandra Dowling, Clive Standen, James Cosmo

Votes: 7,339 | Gross: $0.00M

42. Flukt (2012)

Not Rated | 78 min | Action, History, Thriller

Signe, spared from death to produce a child, befriends a little girl, Frigg, and escapes from the camp.

Director: Roar Uthaug | Stars: Isabel Christine Andreasen, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Milla Olin, Tobias Santelmann

Votes: 3,521

43. Viking Quest (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Todor Chapkanov | Stars: Harry Lister Smith, Jenny Boyd, Oliver Walker, Anya Taylor-Joy

Votes: 356