Movies like The Forbidden Kingdom

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The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
 6.6
 95K
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, epic, breathtaking, intense
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: immortality, young heroes, martial arts, friendship, imaginary, master warrior, good versus evil, magical, urination, warrior, staff, teenager, shaolin, mentor, adventure, witch, monk, horse, prophecy, duel, artifact, bully, stabbing, responsibility, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, boston, usa, hong kong

Most similar movies to The Forbidden Kingdom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, entertaining and epic films with plots about adventure, fight scenes, fantasy world, dialogue, destiny, mentor and good versus evil mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Forbidden Kingdom: Eragon (2006), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013), Journey to the West (2013), The Last Airbender (2010), Clash of the Titans (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: heroes, betrayal, rivalry, fall in love, time travel, danger, adventure, destiny, on the run, prince, horse, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.1
 115K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: serious, epic, stylized, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, danger, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Captain Barbossa, long believed to be dead, has come back to life and is headed to the edge of the Earth with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. But nothing is quite as it seems.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, surprise ending, surreal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, date night
Plot: pirate, adventure, ship, ocean or sea, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, journey, danger, afterlife, friendship, immortality, courage ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, giant, adventure, youth, young heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths, heroes, curses spells and rituals, princess, horse, save the princess ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Journey to the West (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a world plagued by demons who cause great human suffering, young demon hunter Xuan Zang risks his all to conquer a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, master warrior, save the day, folklore, heroic mission, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry, deadly creature, folk hero, daring rescue ...
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, martial arts, destiny, chosen one, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, mythology, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, greek mythology, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, witch, training, wizards and magicians, apprentice, adventure, magical, dragon, supernatural ability, chosen one, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt, britain, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Warriors of Virtue (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, awful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, mythology, superhero, chinese food, kangaroo, adventure, young heroes, american football, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 150K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, mythology, vengeance, greek, legendary, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 13K
The Myth (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, exotic locale, reincarnation, adventure, emperor, good versus evil, adventurer, master villain, superhero, race against time, treasure hunt, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, india, ancient china, hong kong, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, adventure, witch, invisibility, sea monster, owl, greek mythology, good versus evil, swamp, cannibalism, giant bird ...
Time: ancient history, future, 80s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 355K
The Mummy (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Dashing legionnaire Rick O'Connell and his companion, Beni stumble upon the hidden ruins of Hamunaptra while in the midst of a battle in 1923, 3,000 years after Imhotep has suffered a fate worse than death – his body will remain undead for ...
Style: exciting, scary, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: mummy, treasure hunt, adventurer, deadly creature, adventure, opposites attract, supernatural, tomb, curses spells and rituals, sandstorm, chase, ancient ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 90K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, adventure, rescue, chaos and mayhem, immortality, danger, save the day, afterlife, desert, legends and myths, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 65K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, witch, dark fantasy, magic, sword and sorcery, supernatural, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, master villain, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, sword and sorcery, barbarian, heroic mission, magic, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history, 20th century, prehistoric times, year 1984, stone age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 3K
Volcano High (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Volcano High School is marking its 108th. Every student is a martial arts expert, so it is not surprising to see tea leaves moving in the shape of dragons or hallway windows shattering into bits with no one touching them. At Volcano High, the legend ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, school, adventure, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, youth, goofy hero, supernatural ability, teachers and students, wooing ...
Place: asia, korea, south korea, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, theft, love and romance, vengeance, sword, mentor, adventure, good versus evil, warrior, sword fight, female martial artist ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, egypt, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 84K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, immortality, knight, good versus evil, army, partner, forest, village, battle, revenge, adventure, betrayal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword, romance, heroes, adventure, warlord, female warrior, love and romance, redemption, power, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 35K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, awful, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, martial arts, good versus evil, chase, kidnapping, rescue, adventure, police detective, master villain, leather jacket, superhuman powers, race against time ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 19K
Chinese Zodiac (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, heroes, adventurer, master criminal, ancient mystery, legends and myths, crimes, hopes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1850s
Place: china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, immortality, adventure, wizards and magicians, plague, reluctant partners, imaginary, good versus evil, magic, danger, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: mummy, archaeologist, sword, tomb, adventure, emperor, adventurer, deadly creature, pyramid, egyptian, supernatural ability, save the world ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 162K
Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ruler, sword fight, adventure, patriot, reward, duel, execution, suicide, king, self sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 636K
Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Against his father Odin's will, The Mighty Thor - a powerful but arrogant warrior god - recklessly reignites an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary kingdom, superhuman powers, immortality, legends and myths, mythology, warrior, adventure, rivalry, protector, betrayal, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new mexico, usa, norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, serious, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, adventure, betrayal, heroic mission, heroes, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, righting the wronged, demons, evil queen, sorceress, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, battles, warrior, suspicion, dwarf, ancient, courage, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 34K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, master villain, queen, monster, master warrior, supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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