13 best movies like Elden Ring to watch when you need a break

Elden Circle, am I right? FromSoftware’s latest challenging RPG is a true global hit, and the studio has stated that they are looking to expand beyond games. So we thought it would be a good time to talk about some memorable movies Elden Circle. FromSoft games are famous for their fantasy environments and incredibly beautiful enemies and relentless number of dying with the main character, so we have selected some movies to match. This post is partly inspired by this tweet about The Green Knight and with a recent look at it Writer’s Odyssey.

Regardless of whether you are away from your gaming system, no Elden Circleinterest in vibes of Elden Circle but not in playing it, you’re just looking to add to your marathon playing session, or anything else, here are 13 movies that will keep those haunted beasts going, Tarnished.


Writer’s Odyssey

Image: CMC Images

What is: A new Chinese fantasy adventure about a writer whose fantasy novel seems to have a mysterious effect on the real world, and the man who was sent to kill it.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Monster design and combat sequences feel right out of the Fromsoft game, from giant four-armed giants to one-eyed skeletal weapons.

Where to see it: Flowing on iQiyi, available for rent for $ 4.99 on Google Play and $ 5.99 on Amazon.

Conan a ‘Bhaird

A very buff man wears a sword.

Image: Universal Images

What is the 1982 version: The first film adaptation of pulp magazine hero Robert E. Howard, this was a pivotal role in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s acting role. (A newer – and unpredictable – change of Conan’s arrived, this time with Jason Momoa in the lead role, 2011 if you need something more contemporary.)

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: As our colleague Peter Gill put it: “Conan is chased by dogs into the cave where he finds a giant skeleton on a throne, and then takes the bone sword with it.” If not Elden CircleWhat is?

Where to see it: Streaming on Starz, available for rent for $ 3.99 on Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and other VOD platforms. You can stream the 2011 version on Fubo and AMC Plus, and rent for $ 3.99 on Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and other VOD platforms.

King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword

Charles Hunnam as Arthur pulls Excalibur out of stone in King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword.

Image Credit: Warner Bros.

What is: Guy Ritchie’s wild, deceptive and humorous Arthurian adaptation features Charlie Hunnam as a young Art discovering his fate and defeating the evil Vortigern (Jude Law).

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: High fantasy sword with heavy CG fighting sequences with strong video game vibe.

Where to see it: Streaming on Netflix.

The Chief Hunter

A hero in black armor stands in front of a deserted winter forest.

Image: Vertical Entertainment

What is: Awesome 2018 fantasy short film made on a small budget, The Chief Hunter follows a bounty hunter waiting for the creature that killed his daughter and has been compared to an animated version of Skyrim.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Probably the closest thing to the tone of the game, this is an incredibly beautiful, atmospheric fantasy.

Where to see it: Streaming on Shudder and AMC Plus, available for free with a library card on Hoopla.

Army of Darkness

Ash holds up his rug in the Army of Darkness

Image: Universal Images

What is: The third film in the original Evil Dead trilogy, Army of Darkness much funnier than the previous entries in the series, as Ash’s time travels back to the Middle Ages with his chain arm.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Undead fantasy with unconventional weapons and plenty of slapstick humor.

Where to see it: Streaming on HBO Max.

Highlanders

Christopher Lambert as Conner MacLeod in Highlander.

Image: Twentieth Century Fox

What is: Russell Mulcahy’s 1986 ‘s iconic action-adventure fantasy fever dreams of immortal hero stars Christopher Lambert, Clancy Brown, and Sean Connery, who plays an immortal Egyptian named Juan Sánchez-Villalobos Ramírez.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: High fantasy with sword play, slow-moving narrative, and complex, monstrous villain. This is basically the same as being attacked by another player inside Elden Circle.

Where to see it: Streaming on Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, and free with ads on Tubi

Dragonslayer

a man slashing a dragon around his neck with a spear

Image: Paramount Images

What is: A 1981 dark fantasy film about a young wizard hunting a dragon, Dragonslayer received an Oscar nomination for its visual impact (featuring a 40-foot aquatic dragon made out of 16 puppets) and the original score.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Brilliant monster design, grim feel, incomprehensible communication, and some great folklore effects that the film doesn’t or doesn’t have to explain. The dragon is also known as “Vermithrax Pejorative.”

Where to see it: Available for free with a library card on Kanopy.

Rampant

Image: Well Go USA Entertainment

What is: A full action piece 2018 South Korea set in the time of the descendants of Joseon … with zombies.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Undead fantasy action linked to royal court drama.

Where to see it: Streaming on Hi-Yah !, Available for free with ads on Tubi.

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

Vesemir in The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

Image: Netflix

What is: Netflix Witcher animated adventure, original story about consultant Geralt Vesemir.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Lively dark fantasy with brilliant action sequences and monster designs.

Where to see it: Streaming on Netflix.

For tomorrow

Tom Cruise as a Cage in a storm power armor on a beach full of explosions in Edge of Tomorrow.

Image Credit: Warner Bros.

What is: One of the best blockbusters of the 2010s is this adaptation of the Japanese novel All you have to do is kill Tom Cruise stars as a public relations officer who finds himself in a time curve trying to stop an alien invasion with an experienced provider (Emily Blunt).

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: The main character is always dying. Again and again and again.

Where to see it: Available for rent for $ 3.99 on Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and other VOD platforms.

Attack the Block

Mouth full of bright blue teeth set in the jaws of a black fur monster.

Image: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

What is: A cult hit from 2011, this sci – fi / horror / comedy is about a group of teenagers (including young John Boyega) who are the only ones aware of an alien attack in their area of ​​London.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: Feuch, coin!

Where to see it: Streaming on Starz, available for rent for $ 3.99 on Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and other VOD platforms.

The Great Wall

Green monster biting teeth with blood

Image: Universal Photography / China Film Group

What is: Wuxia master Zhang Yimou’s excellent 2016 monster film features Matt Damon as a European mercenary held captive at the Great Wall, before backing the defense forces when monsters attack.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: No dog was expected.

Where to see it: Available for rent for $ 3.99 on Google Play, Apple, Amazon, and other VOD platforms.

The Witch

Anya Taylor-Joy as Thomasin in The Witch.

Photo: A24

What is: A supernatural horror drama starring Anya Taylor-Joy as a young girl whose Puritan family is torn apart by mysterious evil machinations hiding in nearby woods on their farm.

Why It Looks Like an Elden Ring: A child suffers the ill effects of mocking a stranger.

Where to see it: Streaming on Showtime and Fubo, or free with a library card on Kanopy.

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