Sword & Sorcery - The 'complete' listby Sureds | created - 12 Feb 2016 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
A chronological list of all live action sword & sorcery films around the world. A genre crossing, broad list of movies and series involving magic, wizards, sorcerers, knights, swords, fantasy worlds, mythical creatures etc. - In progress -
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3. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.
Votes: 5,056 | Gross: $4.36M
4. Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Siegfried, son of King Sigmund, hears of the beautiful sister of Gunter, King of Worms, Kriemhild. On his way to Worms, he kills a dragon and finds a treasure, the Hort. He helps Gunther to... See full summary »
5. Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924)
Not Rated | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After Siegfried's dead, Kriemhild marries Etzel, the King of the Huns. She gives birth to a child, and invites her brothers for a party. She tries to persuade Etzel and the other Huns, that... See full summary »
7. Amphitryon (1935)
105 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Lamenting Thebian women are waiting for the men to come back from war. God Jupiter is attracted to one of them: Alkmene. He goes to earth and tries to seduce her as himself: an old man. ... See full summary »
8. Undersea Kingdom (1936)
Approved | 226 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure
Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter, join Professor Norton for a search for the source of a string of earthquakes, Atlantis. They ride Prof. ... See full summary »
9. Flash Gordon (1936)
Approved | 245 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Alexis Zarkov visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless, who has set his planet on a collision course with Earth.
10. Pan Twardowski (1936)
85 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young nobleman, pursued by Satan since childhood, yields and signs a pact for his soul in exchange for marriage to a woman he loves who is in love with another.
11. Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
Approved | 299 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When a deadly Nitron ray strikes Earth, Flash Gordon and his friends travel to Mars to battle Ming the Merciless and his new ally Queen Azura.
12. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Votes: 10,881 | Gross: $0.27M
13. Vasilisa the Beautiful (1940)
72 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The younger brother from the common people intends to fight for a salvation of the exiled princess, suffering from a dark magic curse.
14. Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
Approved | 220 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Zarkov return to the planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death, which wreaking destruction on Earth. However, Ming the Merciless has other plans for them.
15. La corona di ferro (1941)
Not Rated | 83 min | Adventure, Fantasy
A crown, supposedly made from a nail out of the Cross of Christ and the metal of Roman swords, becomes a legend and a symbol of justice.
16. Les Visiteurs du Soir (1942)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
In medieval France, the Devil intervenes when one of his two envoys, sent to seduce and deceive mortals, falls instead for a victim.
17. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)
Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
A boy prince, raised by forty thieves, takes revenge on the Mongol invaders who murdered his father and stole his kingdom.
18. Kashchei the Immortal (1945)
73 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A beautiful maiden, Marya Morevna, gives her prospective prospective husband, the mighty warrior Nikita Kozhemyaka, three riddles to solve before she'll marry him. Before he can tell her ... See full summary »
21. The Stone Flower (1946)
89 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Obsessed with perfecting his craft, young gemcutter Danilo visits the mystical Copper Mountain to uncover the secret behind its infamous attraction - the Stone Flower, a stone carving so captivating that no one can leave after seeing it.
24. Arabian Nights (1942)
Approved | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The caliph of Baghdad must go into hiding with a group of traveling performers when his brother usurps the throne. Both brothers desire a beautiful dancing girl, who is torn between power and true love.
Votes: 1,134 | Gross: $3.71M
25. Sinbad, the Sailor (1947)
Approved | 116 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In medieval Persia, during the rule of Caliph Harun-Al-Rashid, Sinbad the Sailor boasts about his latest adventures to his friends.
27. Bagdad (1949)
Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An English-educated Bedouin princess returns to Bagdad to find her father murdered, a corrupt ruling Pasha in charge and various local factions warring for control of the Caliphate.
28. Veer Ghatotkach (1949)
Action, Adventure, Drama
While hiding from their vengeful cousins, the Kauravas, the Pandava brothers, Yudhister, Arjun, Bhim, Nakul, and Sahdev enter a forest, and this is where Bhim slays a demon. In order to ... See full summary »
29. The Magic Sword (1950)
101 min | Fantasy, Adventure
Evil Bas-Celik is terrorizing people, but only the magic sword can harm him. A young hero goes on the dangerous quest to find that sword.
30. The Evil Forest (1951)
Passed | 79 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Film freely inspired on old poems and legends about the Holy Grail and on the opera by Richard Wagner.
31. The Magic Carpet (1951)
Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Abdullah (John Agar)has reached manhood as the son of a physician without knowing he is the true Caliph of Islam. Stirred by the conditions in his country, he infiltrates the palace and ... See full summary »
33. Son of Ali Baba (1952)
Unrated | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Kashma Baba, the son of the famed Baghdad thief Ali Baba is a cadet in a medieval Persian military academy where he runs afoul of his rival Hussein, the evil Caliph's son.
34. The Emperor and the Golem (1952)
110 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Rudolph II, the Holy Roman Emperor, does not have a simple life. And yet he manages to complicate it even more with his frequent outbursts of anger. While he searches for a mythical Golem, ... See full summary »
36. Aladdin and His Lamp (1952)
67 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A poor young man finds a lamp with a genie trapped inside. The genie promises to grant the man three wishes if he frees him from the lamp.
39. Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit.
40. Sadko (1953)
79 min | Adventure, Fantasy
Arriving home to find his native land under the yoke of corrupt merchants, an adventurer named Sadko sets sail in search of a mythical bird of happiness.
42. The Golden Blade (1953)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure