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Love and Honour (2006)
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Love and Honour
Original name: 武士の一分
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.
Style: epic, serious, psychological
Plot: samurai, master warrior, social differences, political unrest, romance, heroes, master and servant, vengeance, hopes, rivalry, society, poisoning, blind character, fish, glory, jidai geki, being followed, warrior
Place: asia, japan
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The Hidden Blade
Action, Drama, History, Romance
Japan
132 min.
 7.8
47 Samurai
Action, Drama, History
Japan
207 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about vengeance, heroes, society, rivalry, samurai, love and romance and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Love and Honour: The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Sea Is Watching (2002), The Hidden Blade (2004), Temptation of a Monk (1993), Lorna Doone (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Twilight Samurai
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Seibei Iguchi leads a difficult life as a low ranking samurai at the turn of the nineteenth century. A widower with a meager income, Seibei struggles to take care of his two daughters and senile mother. New prospects seem to open up when the ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Sea Is Watching
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
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Place: asia, japan
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The Hidden Blade
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Japan a young samurai who finds himself in love with a farm girl leaves his home to begin a new life. He has to take stock of his new life when he is put to the test and ordered to kill a traitor who just happens to be his ...
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    User:   69%
 
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Temptation of a Monk
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Near the beginning of the Tang dynasty, in 7th century China, General Shi Yan-sheng is tricked into leaving the crown prince unguarded. The crown prince is murdered by one of his brothers who then becomes emperor. Shi retreats to a monastery, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric
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Place: asia, china, hong kong, ancient china
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    User:   71%
 
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Lorna Doone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: epic, serious, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, scotland
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47 Samurai
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Duration: 207 min.
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System:   72%
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    User:   54%
 
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    User:   66%
 
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
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Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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    User:   73%
 
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
When the Last Sword is Drawn
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kanichiro Yoshimura is a Samurai and Family man who can no longer support his wife and children on the the low pay he receives from his small town clan, he is forced by the love for his family to leave for the city in search of higher pay to support ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, UK
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    User:   50%
 
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    User:   66%
 
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Audience: girls' night
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    User:   47%
 
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Style: dark humor, serious, atmospheric
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After the Rain
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
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Story: A group of travelers is stranded in a small country inn when the river floods during heavy rains. As the bad weather continues, tensions rise amongst the travelers trapped at the inn. Ihei Misawa is a ronin, a samurai without a master, whose skills ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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Partition
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Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
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Style: epic, atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional ...
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The Rebel
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: 1920s. Vietnam under colonial French ruling. Anti-French rebellions emerge all over the country to disrupt the foreign occupiers. In respond, the colonialist employed units of Vietnamese agents to track and destroy these rebels. The film follows the ...
Style: serious, realistic
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    User:   52%
 
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Zatoichi makes friends with a dangerous chess player, while fending off angry yakuza and bloodthirsty relatives out for revenge, and trying to save a sick child. Meanwhile, his luck with dice is turning.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Country: Japan
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
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    User:   45%
 
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Mrs Dalloway
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Style: talky, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, british, friendship, haunted by the past, adaptation, book, gender, period piece, hopes, wartime, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 18th century, 19th century, 1920s ...
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System:   42%
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
 6.3
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Shogun's Ninja
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: asia, japan
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
Five Fingers of Death
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
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System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania
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Country: Poland, France
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Style: epic, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: europe, poland, russia, lithuania
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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Fist of Legend
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, breathtaking, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 

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