Movies like Death Trance

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Death Trance (2005)
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Death Trance (2005)
Original name: デス・トランス
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroes, heroic mission, supernatural, destiny, escapades, rivalry, vampire, samurai, supernatural power, zombie, martial arts, gang, crimes, society, clergy, countryside, race against time, hopes, monster, ninja, angel, karate, violence, monk ...
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Death Trance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroic mission and martial arts mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Death Trance: Forbidden Warrior (2005), Aragami (2003), The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010), The Ninja Wars (1982), Azumi (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Forbidden Warrior (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Gaia Za is a sacred tome that holds many ancient and powerful spells to be unlocked by a so-called Chosen One expected to be born to one of two leading families: the Khans or the Marajis. Unwilling to leave the clan's fate to the gods, Che ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: adventure, martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, kung fu, legends and myths, heroes, heroic mission, destiny, crimes, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, master villain, friendship, martial arts ...
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The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, semi serious, mystical
Plot: save the world, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, chaos, rivalry, escapades, race against time, legends and myths, sinbad, sword and sorcery, apocalypse ...
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The Ninja Wars (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop ...
Style: serious, stylized, splatter
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, tough heroes, rivalry, master warrior, rescue, crimes, twins, clergy, daring rescue, adventure, good versus evil ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: serious, rough, breathtaking, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, adventure, introspection, elimination, visceral, mass murder, assassin ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, heroes, legends and myths, master villain, supernatural, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master II (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of demons in the ancient Japanese capital of Heian is dismembering members of a family of Japanese nobles.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, wizards and magicians, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, supernatural, vengeance, exorcism, murder investigation, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, decapitation, katana, vengeance, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, supernatural, adventure, mysterious character, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, crimes, stalking, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the clan murders her entire family, but Princess ...
Style: serious, dark fantasy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, princess, bow and arrow, righting the wronged, battles, ghost, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria staging ground.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, samurai, zombie, master criminal, track down, gang, escapades, one man army, master warrior, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A princess is on a quest to unite the five greatest warriors to save her kingdom from a demon sorceress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, heroic mission, adventure, save the kingdom, destiny, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, vampire, wizards and magicians, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jabberwock (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alec a courageous but impetuous knight returns to his home village having been summoned by his older brother Francis to care for their ailing father. The brothers' reunion is short-lived as a traveller terrified and half-crazed arrives to warn ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, escapades, legends and myths, village, master warrior, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Attack of the Gryphon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a mystical land torn apart by civil war, a warrior princess must team up with a rival warrior prince to hunt down an evil sorcerer who has summoned a giant flying demon which is terrorizing their land.
Style: epic, exciting, serious
Plot: escapades, civil war, supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, master warrior, master villain, heroes, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, tense, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zatoichi tries to save a maiden in distress in this sequel to the popular series about a blind samurai swordsman who moonlights as a masseur. Always fighting for the underdog, noble Zatoichi sets out to keep a girl from becoming a prostitute. But he ...
Style: saga, semi serious, atmospheric, scary, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, righting the wronged, prostitute, crimes, gang, heroes, escapades, adventure, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Burning Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple -- monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial arts -- fight the evil followers of China's Manchu ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the world of MIDNIGHT, it is a time of overwhelming darkness. After three ages of scheming and war, the dark god Izrador has finally defeated the heroes and armies of the free races. Now, he rules the world of Aryth with an iron fist. Enslaved ...
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life,besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, entertaining, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two magically powerful monks who were separated at birth are reunited to fight the King of Hell.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Aditya is an orphaned and lonely young man. He soon learns that he belongs to a family of ancestral warriors who guard a mystic source of cosmic energy, and he must now take up his responsibilities.
Style: exciting, serious
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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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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, semi serious ...
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mr. Vampire (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 104 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: stylized, epic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
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