Here's a super fun video of the best sword fights in film history

Maybe because the idea of fighting with swords today seems so impossibly dangerous and probably because seeing steel on steel clang and cut flesh is just so damn viscerally satisfying but there's few things more riveting to see on screen than watching two or more actors try to kill each other with a sword.

Here are 60 of the best sword fights in film. The movie montage by Clara Darko includes movies from Asian cinema, movies from science fiction, movies from the fantasy world and just generally awesome movies because of these super sick, easily digestible sword fights.


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I was totally ready to be 'that' guy' and slam this montage for lacking the iconic swashbuckler of many generations, Errol Flynn, but sure enough he's in there. Well done.