Movies like Green Snake

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Green Snake (1993)
 7.2
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Green Snake (1993)
Original name: 青蛇
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mischievous snake who assumes human form interferes with the romance between her reptilian sister and a hapless man.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, stylized, cult film, allegory
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, dangerous attraction, hidden identity, supernatural romance, supernatural, romance, fall in love, danger, rivalry, clergy, curses spells and rituals, monk, sister sister relationship, snake, legend, creature, adventure, ghost, heroes, love and romance, imaginary, escapades, siblings relations, love ...

Most similar movies to Green Snake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and atmospheric films with plots about rivalry, supernatural, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, escapades and heroes mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Green Snake: A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990), A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), Painted Skin (2008), Cremaster 3 (2002), A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Several years after his beloved Nieh has gone, Ning is innocently put into jail. Luckily, he meets a scholar, Elder Chu Kot, in the prison who finally helps him escape. Ning then meets a young witty monk Autumn. They become friends and live in an ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ghost, escape, supernatural, demon, romance, collector, supernatural romance, heroic mission, fall in love, love affair, supernatural ability ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong, japan ...
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100%
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, danger, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair, collector ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 5K
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, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, love and romance, dishonesty, supernatural ability, rivalry, ghost, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Plot: mountain, ghost, good versus evil, soldier, martial arts, adventure, supernatural ability, rescue, tragic hero, clergy, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
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Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, deadly, rivalry, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, betrayal, adventure, fall in love, martial arts, tragic love, supernatural ability, heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, battles ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, ghost, martial arts, imaginary, heroic mission, romance, heroes, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, love affair ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, battles, fall in love, obsessive quest, heroes, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, imaginary, wizards and magicians, destiny ...
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dragon, martial arts, supernatural, escapades, love and romance, tragic hero, good versus evil, vengeance, romance, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 3K
Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, martial arts, rescue, adventure, save the world, supernatural ability, supernatural, race against time, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, escapades, dishonesty, battles, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Sorcerer and the White Snake is an ancient Chinese fable about a woman demon who falls in love with a mortal is brought to life through the latest advances in CGI and action techniques.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, monk, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, fall in love, martial arts, wizards and magicians, demon, giant snake ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
20th Century Boys - Chapter 2: The Last Hope (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set 15 years after "Twentieth Century Boys," Kanna (Airi Taira) reunites with several main characters from the first film in an attempt to stop Friend's increasing influence over the world and continued plans to eliminate humanity, as ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: adventure, teenage life, rivalry, friendship, save the world, danger, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, battles, haunted by the past, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, teachers and students, buddies, supernatural, apprentice, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
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Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, dark fantasy, witch, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, surrealism, danger, church, escapades, supernatural ability, evil dead, priest ...
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, changing the past or future, legends and myths, time travel, clergy, hopes, escapades, rescue, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan, is slowly killing all of the members of the Eight Big Clans. Something Cho did to her early in their ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, imaginary, escapades, danger, mountain, wizards and magicians, tragic love, curses spells and rituals, love affair, vengeance, heroic mission, tragic hero ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, heroes, adventure, love and romance, sword, kung fu, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, power of love, true love, angel, supernatural ability, imaginary, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, danger, romance ...
Time: 19th century, year 2014
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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41%
Edge of the Garden (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Brian lets his girlfriend, decides to change city and way of life. Attracted by the incredible offer, purchase a large house outside keeping a big secret. One day you have the impression of seeing a woman in the garden and can also talk to her ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, impossible love, ghost, fall in love, supernatural, couples, friendship, countryside, unfulfillment, cottage, time travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, 60s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beauty and the Beast (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A twist on the morality tale of forbidden love between the beautiful Belle and the feared Beast. As the villagers are being brutally murdered and the Beast is hunted down as the one responsible for the mayhem, Belle and Beast team up to defeat the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, fairy tale
Plot: wizards and magicians, unlikely couple, fall in love, good versus evil, physical appearance, danger, imaginary, save the kingdom, supernatural, sword, forest, beauty and the beast ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 2K
Brightness (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mali, Burkina Faso, France, West Germany, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man with magical powers journeys to his uncle to request help in fighting his sorcerer father.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, light
Plot: magic, sorcerer, obsessive quest, imaginary, youth, coming of age, escapades, on the run, rivalry, supernatural, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: experimental, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, talky ...
Plot: island, legends and myths, royal family, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, escapades, sea disaster, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
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The Promise (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, colourful, fairy tale ...
Plot: destiny, true love, rescue, heroic mission, fall in love, heroes, romance, orphan, curses spells and rituals, danger, trial, goddess ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 428K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: sexy, touching, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, fall in love, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural romance, youth, teenage love, true love, small town, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, usa, washington d.c., arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 1K
Malpertuis (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Belgium, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Malpertuis is the name of an old, rambling mansion which is in reality a labyrinth where characters from Greek mythology are imprisoned by the bedridden Cassavius (Welles). He manages to keep them (as well as his nephew and niece) prisoners even ...
Style: surreal, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, dream world, mythology, surrealism, crucifix, greek mythology, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, homecoming, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Somewhere, Tomorrow (1983)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lori Anderson is trying to deal with the recent tragedy of her father's death. As Lori's mother moves on, Lori finds herself stuck, consumed by grief and anger. With the lingering feeling that something about her father's passing was ...
Style: serious, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, parents and children, death in the family, afterlife, supernatural romance, dealing with death, romance, supernatural, love and romance, true love, fall in love, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Edgar Allan Poe's the Black Cat (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mark Ravenna, a famous Italian horror film director, sets out to script his latest film entitled 'Suspiria : De Profundis'. His film is based on Dario ArgentoÆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, filmmaking, witch, cat, gory, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, artists and showbiz, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 146K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, ronin, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%