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What’s Your Favorite Movie Swordfight?

Jack Sparrow - Pirates of the Caribbean

Fencers love their movie swordfights. And we love to hate them for technical errors too. (Seriously, you wind up that much, you’re going to get your head taken off Kurgen!)

Over on Vimeo user ClaraDarko published this tribute to movie swashbuckling and fighting with swords. Here’s the feature list:

SONG: “Don’t let me be misunderstood“, performed by Santa Esmeralda, extracted from the soundtrack album of “Kill Bill”.

FILMS USED (listed only the first time each one of them appears):
00:01 – Kill Bill
00:06 – Hero
00:08 – Seven Samurai
00:09 – The Princess bride
00:11 – Hero
00:13 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
00:14 – Gladiator
00:16 – Conan the Barbarian
00:17 – Troy
00:19 – Batman Begins
00:21 – Dragonslayer
00:23 – Kill Bill Vol. 2
00:26 – The Empire Strikes Back
00:29 – Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
00:33 – Zatoichi
00:35 – Hellboy 2
00:37 – The Mask of Zorro
00:40 – The Phantom Menace
00:45 – Peter Pan
00:47 – Pirates of the Caribbean: The curse of the Black Pearl
00:49 – Revenge of the Sith
00:52 – The Duelists
00:54 – LadyHawke
00:55 – The Count of Montecristo
00:56 – Kingdom of Heaven
00:58 – Blade
01:03 – The 13th warrior
01:05 – Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
01:06 – The Fellowship of the Ring
01:07 – Highlander
01:12 – Cutthroat Island
01:13 – Dangerous liaisons
01:14 – The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
01:20 – Attack of the Clones
01:26 – Stardust
01:28 – House of Flying Daggers
01:30 – Matrix Reloaded
01:32 – The Flame and the Arrow
01:35 – Willow
01:36 – Cyrano de Bergerac
01:48 – Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves
01:49 – Monty Python and the Holy Grail
01:50 – Hamlet (1996)
01:52 – Rob Roy
02:02 – Young Sherlock Holmes
02:08 – The Crow
02:12 – Casanova
02:20 – Star Wars: A New Hope
02:29 – The Four Musketeers (1974)
02:31 – Dragonheart
02:33 – Return of the Jedi
02:38 – Hook
02:40 – Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
02:44 – Army of Darkness
02:55 – Azumi
02:57 – 300
03:01 – Excalibur
03:03 – Blind Fury
03:05 – The Curse of the Golden Flower
03:38 – Equilibrium

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