20 Movies Like Northman

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The Revenant

The Revenant
The Revenant
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 156 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 92 wins & 193 nominations total
Writer: Mark L. Smith, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Michael Punke
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter
Language: English, Pawnee, French
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States
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“The Revenant” is a survival epic based on true events, following a frontiersman named Hugh Glass who seeks revenge on his companions who betrayed him and left him for dead in the wilderness. Fueled by his will to survive, Glass endures unimaginable hardships and battles the harsh elements of nature in his relentless pursuit for justice.

Braveheart

Braveheart
Braveheart
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 178 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Won 5 Oscars. 34 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Randall Wallace
Actors: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan
Language: English, French, Latin, Gaelic, Italian
Country: United States
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Braveheart is a historical epic film that tells the story of William Wallace, a Scottish warrior who leads a rebellion against English rule in the 13th century, seeking freedom for his country. It depicts his journey of rallying fellow Scots and engaging in battles, ultimately becoming a symbol of Scottish resistance and nationalism.

Vikings

Vikings
Vikings
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
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Runtime: 44 min
Seasons: 6
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 1 Primetime Emmy. 47 wins & 134 nominations total
Writer: Michael Hirst
Actors: Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig
Language: English, Old English, Norse, Old, Latin, French, Arabic, Greek, Ancient (to 1453), Russian
Country: Ireland, Canada
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The Vikings movie is an epic action-adventure film that follows a group of Viking warriors as they embark on a perilous journey to rescue a kidnapped princess and reclaim their homeland from an evil warlord. Along the way, they face treacherous obstacles, engage in intense battles, and explore themes of honor, loyalty, and sacrifice.

Valhalla Rising

Valhalla Rising
Valhalla Rising
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Nicolas Winding Refn, Roy Jacobsen, Matthew Read
Actors: Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton
Language: English
Country: Denmark, United Kingdom
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“Valhalla Rising” is a dark and surreal Viking epic that follows the story of a mute warrior named One-Eye who escapes captivity and embarks on a journey with a group of Christian Vikings to find the Holy Land, encountering violence and mysticism along the way.

Pathfinder

Pathfinder
Pathfinder
Internet Movie Database: 5.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 9%
Metacritic: 29/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Laeta Kalogridis, Nils Gaup
Actors: Karl Urban, Clancy Brown, Moon Bloodgood
Language: English, Icelandic
Country: United States, Canada
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The Pathfinder movie is a historical action-adventure film set in 9th century Scandinavia, following a young Viking boy who becomes the lone survivor of a shipwreck and must defend his people against a brutal enemy invasion.

The 13th Warrior

The 13th Warrior
The 13th Warrior
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Michael Crichton, William Wisher, Warren Lewis
Actors: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi
Language: English, Latin, Swedish, Norse, Old, Danish, Arabic
Country: United States
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“The 13th Warrior” is a historical action film based on Michael Crichton’s novel “Eaters of the Dead.” It follows an Arab ambassador who joins a group of Norse warriors on a mission to combat a mysterious and deadly enemy threatening their village.

Beowulf

Beowulf
Beowulf
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 115 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 3 wins & 19 nominations
Writer: Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary, Anonymous
Actors: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie
Language: English, Old English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Beowulf movie is a fantasy epic that follows the hero Beowulf as he battles monstrous creatures and a vengeful mother, ultimately facing his own tragic fate. It explores themes of heroism, power, and the consequences of one’s actions.

Outlander

Outlander
Outlander
Internet Movie Database: 8.4/10
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Runtime: 64 min
Seasons: 8
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Awards: Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. 34 wins & 87 nominations total
Writer: Ronald D. Moore
Actors: Caitríona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton
Language: English, Gaelic
Country: United States
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The Outlander movie is about a human soldier from the future who crash-lands in Viking-era Norway and must join forces with the locals to fight a deadly alien creature that has followed him through time.

King Arthur

King Arthur
King Arthur
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 4 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: David Franzoni
Actors: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley
Language: English, Latin, Irish Gaelic, Welsh, Gaelic
Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States
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The King Arthur movie is a retelling of the legendary tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they fight against evil forces to protect the kingdom of Camelot and uphold justice and honor. It explores the origins of Arthur, his journey to claim the throne, and his quest to unite the land under his rule.

Centurion

Centurion
Centurion
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 60%
Metacritic: 62/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Neil Marshall
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko
Language: English, Gaelic
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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The Centurion movie is a historical action film set in Roman Britain, following a group of Roman soldiers as they fight against a vicious Pictish tribe to rescue their captured general. It explores themes of survival, loyalty, and the brutality of war.

The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
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Runtime: 60 min
Seasons: 5
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: N/A
Actors: Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius
Language: English, Latin
Country: United Kingdom
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The Last Kingdom is a historical drama set in the late 9th century, following the journey of Uhtred of Bebbanburg, a Saxon nobleman who is captured and raised by Vikings, as he navigates the complex political landscape of England and seeks to reclaim his birthright.

Ironclad

Ironclad
Ironclad
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 121 min
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Awards: N/A
Writer: Jonathan English, Erick Kastel, Stephen McDool
Actors: Paul Giamatti, Jason Flemyng, Brian Cox
Language: English, Hungarian, Latin, Danish
Country: United Kingdom, Switzerland, United States, Germany
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“Ironclad” is a historical action film set in 13th century England, where a small group of Knights Templar defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John and his army, in a fierce battle for freedom and justice. The movie showcases the intense siege and the resilience of the defenders as they fight to protect their stronghold.

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven
Kingdom of Heaven
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 144 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 5 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: William Monahan
Actors: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson
Language: English, Arabic, Latin, Italian, German
Country: United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Morocco, United States, Italy, France
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The Kingdom of Heaven movie is a historical epic set during the Crusades, following a blacksmith named Balian who becomes a knight and defends Jerusalem against invading forces. It explores themes of religion, honor, and the complexities of war.

Robin Hood

Robin Hood
Robin Hood
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 14 nominations
Writer: Brian Helgeland, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris
Actors: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew Macfadyen
Language: English, French, Ukrainian
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Robin Hood movie is about a skilled archer who leads a revolt against a corrupt English crown, and along with his band of outlaws, steals from the rich to give to the poor in order to restore justice in the land.

Apocalypto

Apocalypto
Apocalypto
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 139 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 9 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Mel Gibson, Farhad Safinia
Actors: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dalia Hernández
Language: Maya, English
Country: United States, Mexico
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Apocalypto is a historical adventure film set in the Mayan civilization, following a young man’s journey to save his family after their village is raided. The film explores themes of survival, sacrifice, and the brutalities of ancient warfare.

The Eagle

The Eagle
The Eagle
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jeremy Brock, Rosemary Sutcliff
Actors: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland
Language: English, Gaelic
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Eagle” is a historical action-adventure film set in Roman-occupied Britain, following a young Roman soldier who embarks on a dangerous quest to recover the lost emblem of his father’s legion and restore his family’s honor. Alongside a Celtic slave, he navigates treacherous territory and faces formidable enemies in his pursuit of the legendary Eagle of the Ninth.

Excalibur

Excalibur
Excalibur
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 2 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Thomas Malory, Rospo Pallenberg, John Boorman
Actors: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Excalibur movie is a retelling of the Arthurian legend, following the journey of King Arthur as he wields the mythical sword Excalibur to unite Britain and establish the Knights of the Round Table, while facing challenges from his own family and the forces of evil.

The Witch

The Witch
The Witch
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 45 wins & 70 nominations
Writer: Robert Eggers
Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, United Kingdom
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“The Witch” is a horror film set in 17th century New England, following a family’s descent into paranoia and supernatural terror after a witch steals their newborn baby. As they struggle with their faith, the family members turn on each other, facing the malevolent forces lurking in the nearby woods.

The Last Samurai

The Last Samurai
The Last Samurai
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 154 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 20 wins & 67 nominations total
Writer: John Logan, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz
Actors: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Billy Connolly
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, New Zealand, Japan
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“The Last Samurai is a historical drama film set in 19th-century Japan, where an American military officer is captured by samurai warriors and ultimately becomes immersed in their culture, leading to a conflict of loyalty between his own people and the samurai. The film explores themes of honor, identity, and the clash between tradition and modernization.”

300

300
300
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Action, Drama
Awards: 19 wins & 57 nominations
Writer: Zack Snyder, Kurt Johnstad, Michael B. Gordon
Actors: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada, Bulgaria
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The 300 movie is a fictionalized retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae, where 300 Spartan warriors led by King Leonidas fought against the massive Persian army under Xerxes. It showcases the Spartans’ bravery and determination as they defend their homeland against overwhelming odds.

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