Swords are just cool. There are few things in life as thrilling as a sword fight.
Fencing and swordplay feature heavily in film and media. There's more that I can list here, and apologies if it misses your favorite. These are a few of my favorites.
Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back: Duel at Cloud City
The banter between Inigo and the Dread Pirate Roberts are all legitimate fencing references to fencing masters and techniques in history.