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Ancient Warriors (1994)
Director: Phil Grabsky, Nigel Maslin, Peter Nicholson
Category: Documentary, War
Studio: BFS
197 mins



They slashed and burned their way into history!

From the tribes of the North American continent and the clans of ancient Ireland to the kingdoms of the African continent and the lords of feudal Japan, meet the notorious fighters who slashed, pillaged and burned their way onto the pages of history!

Discover why an austere lifestyle catapulted the Spartans into being one of Greece's most famous, brutal warrior forces. Relive the fatal mistake that brought the undefeated Celts to their knees. Explore the tried-and-true tactics that gave the Huns an astonishing number of victories. Witness the Vikings plunder the kingdom of Charlemagne and the Samurai fight to the death for their feudal lord. Learn how Shaka, king of the Zulus, built an extraordinary war machine that helped to shape an empire. Watch the Sioux demonstrate their unrivaled fighting skills, making them one of the most feared tribes among the Indians. Finally, uncover the secret of the Ninja and find out why they were the ultimate fighting weapon of ancient Japan.

Gripping re-enactments, rare artifacts and unforgettable tales from leading historians re-create this lethal world, the world of the ancient warrior.