20 Movies Like Dark Souls

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Internet Movie Database: 8.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 92/100
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Runtime: 178 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 125 wins & 127 nominations total
Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens
Actors: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom
Language: English, Sindarin
Country: New Zealand, United States
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“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” is a fantasy epic about a group of nine individuals from different races who form a fellowship to destroy a powerful ring and prevent it from falling into the hands of the evil Lord Sauron, who seeks to use it to conquer Middle-earth.”

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Internet Movie Database: 8.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 179 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 132 wins & 138 nominations total
Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens
Actors: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen
Language: English, Sindarin, Old English
Country: New Zealand, United States
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“The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” is a fantasy epic that follows the journey of Frodo Baggins and his companions as they continue their quest to destroy the One Ring and defeat the dark lord Sauron. Along the way, they encounter various challenges, battles, and alliances while the forces of evil grow stronger.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Internet Movie Database: 9.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 94/100
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Runtime: 201 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 11 Oscars. 215 wins & 124 nominations total
Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens
Actors: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen
Language: English, Quenya, Old English, Sindarin
Country: New Zealand, United States
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is about the final battle for Middle-earth as the Fellowship and their allies unite to defeat the dark forces of Sauron. It follows Frodo and Sam’s journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the epic conclusion to the war for the fate of Middle-earth.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a dark fantasy film set in post-Civil War Spain, where a young girl named Ofelia escapes into a mythical labyrinth to cope with the harsh realities of her life and the oppressive regime. As she navigates through the labyrinth, she encounters magical creatures and faces dangerous tasks in a quest that intertwines her fantasy world with the real one.

Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian
Conan the Barbarian
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Robert E. Howard, John Milius, Oliver Stone
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“Conan the Barbarian” is a fantasy-action film that follows the journey of Conan, a skilled warrior seeking revenge for the murder of his parents and the destruction of his village, as he battles against evil sorcerers and warlords in a quest for justice and redemption.

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 when their newborn son goes missing and they suspect a witch is responsible. The film explores themes of religious hysteria, isolation, and the breakdown of familial bonds.

The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal
The Seventh Seal
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Awards: 9 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Ingmar Bergman
Actors: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot
Language: Swedish, Latin
Country: Sweden
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“The Seventh Seal” is a Swedish film directed by Ingmar Bergman, set during the Black Death in the 14th century. It follows a knight who plays a game of chess with Death while reflecting on life, faith, and the meaning of existence.

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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Excalibur is a fantasy film that tells the story of King Arthur and his quest to unite the kingdom of Camelot, while battling against the forces of evil and his own personal demons.

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 atmospheric Viking epic that follows the journey of a mute warrior named One-Eye and a young boy as they navigate through a violent and mystical landscape, encountering both human and supernatural adversaries. As they venture towards an unknown destination, their path becomes a metaphorical exploration of existentialism and the nature of violence.

Hellboy

Hellboy
Hellboy
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 122 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 3 wins & 23 nominations
Writer: Guillermo del Toro, Peter Briggs, Mike Mignola
Actors: Ron Perlman, Doug Jones, Selma Blair
Language: English, Russian, German, Latin
Country: United States
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The Hellboy movie is about a half-demon superhero who works as a paranormal investigator to protect humanity from supernatural threats, while also struggling with his own inner demons.

Dragonslayer

Dragonslayer
Dragonslayer
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 109 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 7 nominations total
Writer: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins
Actors: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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“Dragonslayer” is a fantasy film set in a medieval kingdom where a young wizard’s apprentice embarks on a perilous journey to slay a powerful dragon terrorizing the land, facing both physical and personal challenges along the way.

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 about a legendary warrior, Beowulf, who battles against a powerful monster named Grendel and later, Grendel’s vengeful mother, in order to save a kingdom from their terror.

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 10 nominations total
Writer: William Goldman
Actors: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Princess Bride is a romantic fantasy adventure film about a young woman named Buttercup and her true love, Westley, who embark on a perilous journey to rescue each other from the clutches of evil villains, encountering a colorful cast of characters along the way.

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal
The Dark Crystal
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award2 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: David Odell, Jim Henson
Actors: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Dark Crystal” is a fantasy film set in a mystical world where a young Gelfling embarks on a quest to heal a powerful crystal and restore balance to his fractured world, while facing off against the evil Skeksis who seek to control the crystal’s power.

Highlander

Highlander
Highlander
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 24/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood, Larry Ferguson
Actors: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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The Highlander movie follows the story of immortal beings who must fight each other to claim a mystical power, known as “The Prize.” The main protagonist, Connor MacLeod, faces off against other immortals in a centuries-long battle, ultimately leading to a final showdown to determine who will be the last one standing.

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende
Actors: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
Language: English
Country: West Germany, United States
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“The NeverEnding Story” is a fantasy film about a young boy who discovers a magical book that transports him to the world of Fantasia, where he must embark on a quest to save the land from a malevolent force known as “The Nothing.” Along the way, he encounters various fantastical creatures and learns important lessons about bravery, imagination, and the power of storytelling.

Army of Darkness

Army of Darkness
Army of Darkness
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 12 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi
Actors: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Army of Darkness” is a horror-comedy film about a man named Ash who is transported back in time to medieval England, where he must battle an army of the undead and retrieve a book that can help him return to his own time. Ash must navigate through a series of humorous and action-packed adventures while trying to save the world from evil forces.

Legend

Legend
Legend
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 61%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Brian Helgeland, John Pearson
Actors: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, Taron Egerton
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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The Legend movie is about the rise and fall of the notorious Kray twins, who were gangsters in London during the 1960s. It explores their criminal empire, their relationships, and their ultimate downfall.

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans
Clash of the Titans
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 27%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: 4 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Travis Beacham, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi
Actors: Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Australia
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“Clash of the Titans” is a fantasy film about a demigod named Perseus who embarks on a dangerous quest to defeat mythical creatures and save the city of Argos from the wrath of the gods. Along the way, he must confront his destiny and challenge the powerful deity, Zeus.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 18 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Ann Peacock, Andrew Adamson, Christopher Markus
Actors: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley
Language: English, German, Brazilian Sign
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” is a fantasy adventure film about four siblings who stumble upon a magical wardrobe that transports them to the enchanted land of Narnia. There, they join forces with talking animals and mythical creatures to defeat the evil White Witch and restore peace to the kingdom.

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