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The Legend of Evil Lake (2003)
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The Legend of Evil Lake (2003)
Original name: 천년호
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, an evil spirit was kept imprisoned in a lake by the first emperor of the Chilla empire. Now unleashed, it possesses the body of Ja Woon-bi, the wife of general Biharang, with the aim to bring down the very dynasty that destroyed his people. Biharang is torn; to kill the spirit, he has to also kill his wife.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, serious
Plot: battles, ghost, supernatural, love triangle, vengeance, couple relations, supernatural ability, political intrigue, danger, escapades, deadly, rivalry, royal family, legends and myths, political unrest, true love, power struggle, evil spirit, tragic hero, treason, heroes, ocean or sea, religions or cults, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, danger, supernatural, heroes, escapades, adventure and imaginary mostly in Fantasy, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The Legend of Evil Lake: Samurai Resurrection (2003), The Restless (2006), Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001), Out Live (2000), Painted Skin (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
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Plot: samurai, ghost, battles, shogun, deadly, vengeance, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, zombie, rivalry, heroes, supernatural ...
Place: japan
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 6.2
 2K
The Restless (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his beloved fiancée is killed by demons, Yi Gwak (Woo-sung Jung) joins the royal demon-hunting squad and distinguishes himself as a great hero. And though Yi eventually falls in battle, his adventures are just beginning. His spirit is whisked ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, epic, serious ...
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Time: ancient history
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, intrigue, escapades, betrayal, dishonesty, battles, destiny, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.2
 3K
Out Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, emotional, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, love triangle, crimes of passion, forbidden love, romance, uninhibited rivalry, lovers reunited, redemption, politics, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 4K
Painted Skin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, good versus evil, deadly creature, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, ghost, love and romance, danger, supernatural ability, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, supernatural, tragic hero, good versus evil, love and romance, escapades, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tragic love, love affair, dragon ...
Place: china, asia
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 3.5
 857
Dark Relic (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: knight, good versus evil, deadly creature, heroic mission, danger, heroes, supernatural, battles, obsessive quest, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, entertaining, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 7K
The Banquet (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty in China. The movie is set in an empire in chaos. The Emperor, the Empress, the Crown Prince, the Minister and the General all have their own enemies.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, epic, serious ...
Plot: emperor, murder, betrayal, intrigue, exile, politics, royal family, manipulation, rivalry, state affairs, tragic hero, manipulations ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 2K
The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, serious, scary
Plot: ocean or sea, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, ghost, gory, rivalry, slasher, deadly, legends and myths, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pegasus Vs. Chimera (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two mythological creatures battle each other.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, battles, dangerous animal, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, curses spells and rituals, true love, fall in love, danger, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, epic ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.6
 925
Monsterwolf (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A creature of ancient legend manifests, bound to protect the ecological balance of the land and killing anyone that threatens it. This elusive guardian is initially both feared and celebrated by the locals, but when a deadly curse affects them all, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Fatal Encounter (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, serious, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, mutant, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, heroes, escapades, adventure, battles ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
WitchSlayer Gretl (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty years after his encounter with the witch, a grown-up Hansel returns to the haunted forest, seeking revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.7
 4K
Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, scary, rough ...
Plot: zombie, plague, survival, supernatural, gory, deadly, rivalry, heroes, danger, clergy, escapades, knight ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 801
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, danger, deadly, ghost, confined, isolation, supernatural, rescue, evil spirit, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, dealing with death, showbiz, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 599
2002 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan. When his partner ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, captivating
Plot: special agents, ghost, reincarnation, martial arts, afterlife, supernatural, good versus evil, introspection, vengeance, battles, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, buddies, apprentice, good versus evil, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Due to a curse from his former master Profion, Damodar survived his death by Ridley Freeborn as an undead entity in pursuit of an evil artifact for some hundred years, so that he might be capable of unleashing unstoppable destruction on Izmir and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
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Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, danger, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, supernatural ability, good versus evil, escapades, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, china, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%