Movies that are like Samurai Rebellion

If you like "Samurai Rebellion" you are probably looking for talky, realistic, tense and emotional movies of Drama genre about / that have / with samurai, rebellion, tragedy, sword fight, family drama, mentor and sacrifice themes shot in Japan.
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Samurai Rebellion
Original name: 上意討ち 拝領妻始末
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, emotional, stylized, captivating, serious, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, bleak, dramatic, cerebral, atmospheric, enigmatic, intense, harsh, brutal, dark humor, earnest, gloomy, suspenseful, sincere, romantic, witty, touching, sad
Plot: samurai, rebellion, tragedy, sword fight, family drama, mentor, sacrifice, culture clash, relationships, parents and children, storytelling, violent, character study, life & death, visceral, runaway, injustice, beautiful scenery, crime gone awry, family, fight scenes, violence, secrets, gory, childhood, dialogue, revenge, corruption, kidnapping, society, marriage, betrayal, stylish, divorce, brutality, life philosophy, loneliness, courage, greed, vengeance, dysfunctional family, love, catastrophe, family relations, master warrior, rebelliousness, fighting the system, heroes, life is a bitch, shogun, hierarchy, clan, jidai geki, unhappy ending, unrequited love, katana sword, honor, daughter, shot to death, servant, flashback, father son relationship, ruler, existentialism, chase, life, gangsters, depression
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
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Red Beard
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The Bodyguard
Action, Drama, Thriller
Japan
110 min.
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Most similar movies to Samurai Rebellion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, enigmatic, melancholic and breathtaking films with plots including culture clash, storytelling, childhood, runaway, brutality, mentor and samurai themes mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Samurai Rebellion: Harakiri (1962), The Twilight Samurai (2002), Red Beard (1965), The Sword of Doom (1966), Rhapsody in August (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Harakiri
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Style: bleak, talky, tense, atmospheric, stylized, serious, enigmatic, dramatic, meditative, melancholic, harsh, cerebral, gloomy, realistic, breathtaking, reflective, biting, disturbing, dark humor, emotional, suspenseful, captivating, ironic, bloody, absurd, macabre
Plot: samurai, vengeance, suicide, revenge, poverty, storytelling, death, visceral, life & death, mentor, tragedy, character study, greed, life is a bitch, dialogue driven, childhood, gunfight, twists & turns, morality, culture clash, guilt, corruption, assassination, wartime, brutality, seppuku, ronin, flashback, sacrifice, courage, gory, idealism, runaway, police investigation, paranoid, redemption, beautiful scenery, justice, down on your luck, art, heroes, rivalry, society, hypocrisy, loss of daughter, hara kiri, jidai geki, honor, in-laws, loss of son
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   95%
    User:   82%
 
The Twilight Samurai
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, melancholic, emotional, serious, reflective, stylized, bleak, dramatic, lyrical, harsh, sentimental, touching, talky, earnest, breathtaking, enigmatic, colourful, sincere, light, clever, gloomy, sweet, epic
Plot: samurai, sword fight, single father, childhood, storytelling, character study, friendship, fight scenes, mentor, couple relations, loneliness, visceral, relationships, culture clash, life & death, gunfight, love story, vengeance, family drama, poverty, social differences, tragedy, violence, sacrifice, life, drinking, love, brutality, destiny, beautiful scenery, assassination, family, runaway, death, widower, life philosophy, betrayal, unlikely friendships, art, mission of murder, daughter, sword, teacher, romance, heroes, love and romance, society, couples, friends, fall in love
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   77%
 
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Style: stylized, talky, clever, serious, bloody, melancholic, enigmatic, rough, realistic, breathtaking, reflective, colourful, brutal, tense, suspenseful, dark humor, exciting, captivating, harsh, bleak, atmospheric, macabre
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, assassin, cult, blood, violence, father son relationship, stylish, vengeance, ninja, father-son relationship, lone wolves, violent, assassins, childhood, gunfight, weapons, brutality, assassination, fight scenes, mentor, life & death, storytelling, master warrior, visceral, secrets, death, life philosophy, betrayal, pornography, character study, complex characters, countryside, drinking, anti-hero, dysfunctional family, chase, hitman, gangs, yakuza, martial artist, villain, duel, kung fu, decapitation, sword, sword fight, blood splatter, gore
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   74%
 
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Red Beard
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 185 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, compassionate, serious, melancholic, bleak, meditative, talky, reflective, enigmatic, breathtaking, harsh, stylized, earnest, cerebral, heartbreaking, atmospheric, light, interesting, tense, witty, sad
Plot: clinic, mentor, samurai, childhood, hospital, storytelling, loneliness, redemption, gunfight, culture clash, doctors, human nature, drinking, tragedy, runaway, life, character study, relationships, life philosophy, existentialism, life & death, intern, poverty, honest, fighting the system, doctors and patients, friendship, philosophy, idealism, doctor, dialogue, aging, depression, art, vengeance, transformation, sacrifice, fantasy world, career, uniform, brothel, small town, psychiatrist, rich and poor, dreams, parents and children, hopes, society, family relations, power relations
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   88%
 
The Sword of Doom
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, serious, epic, melancholic, harsh, enigmatic, disturbing, reflective, rough, realistic, talky, breathtaking, meditative, bloody, atmospheric, captivating, cerebral, macabre, intense, ironic, light, cynical, dark
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, master warrior, sword fight, assassination, visceral, insanity, brutality, violent, gunfight, character study, childhood, crimes, greed, art, runaway, culture clash, storytelling, mentor, fight scenes, drinking, deadly, gratuitous violence, existentialism, maze, revenge, anti-hero, guilt, ninja, assassin, rivalry, catastrophe, twists & turns, crime gone awry, hitman, uninhibited rivalry, redemption, loneliness, assassins, psychopath, stylish, tragedy, nihilism, samurai warrior, jidai geki, playing footsie, kendo, katana sword, anti hero
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   63%
 
Rhapsody in August
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, reflective, atmospheric, realistic, lyrical, breathtaking, bleak, sincere, melancholic, harsh, stylized, enigmatic, biting, dramatic, psychological, meditative, compassionate, philosophical
Plot: samurai, human nature, wartime, parents and children, memory, childhood, culture clash, guilt, siblings relations, fascism, brutality, beautiful scenery, brothers, weapons, family gatherings, civil war, courage, jews, aging, death, visceral, mentor, haunted by the past, vengeance, storytelling, humanity, children, catastrophe, greed, dialogue, family drama, betrayal, family life, art, politics, police investigation, pornography, tragedy, finnish, runaway, loneliness, idealism, nuclear, family relations, depression, dysfunctional family, war, islam, anti war, russian
Place: japan, hawaii, tokyo, asia, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough, bloody, bleak, breathtaking, enigmatic, exciting, realistic, surreal, tense, melancholic, reflective, ironic, dark humor, harsh, talky, suspenseful, humorous, meditative, earnest, emotional, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, assassin, blood, sword fight, ninja, violence, father son relationship, violent, vengeance, lone wolves, adventure, cult, fight scenes, brutality, stylish, gunfight, weapons, complex characters, death, childhood, life & death, father-son relationship, mentor, visceral, master warrior, revenge, hitman, assassins, assassination, countryside, brothers, life philosophy, culture clash, female ninja, ronin, martial artist, decapitation, blood splatter, dialogue, betrayal, character study, survival, women, storytelling, dark hero, classic car, parents and children, gangs
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
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The Bodyguard
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, dark humor, tense, serious, enigmatic, talky, reflective, dramatic, stylized, suspenseful, harsh, melancholic, cerebral, breathtaking, witty, cynical, meditative, exciting, intense, clever, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, small town, betrayal, sword fight, anti heroes, gunfight, storytelling, gangs, ronin, bodyguard, violence, gang, gangsters, village, anti-hero, organized crime, mentor, gangster, prison escape, fight scenes, greed, character study, crime, weapons, violent, visceral, corruption, culture clash, runaway, lone wolves, dialogue, stylish, childhood, dark hero, brutality, loneliness, vengeance, drinking, crime gone awry, philosophy, revolver, family, intrigue, sword, gambling, crimes, one against many, man with no name, dishonesty, heroes
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   75%
 
 8.0
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Kagemusha
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, serious, meditative, bleak, colourful, enigmatic, reflective, breathtaking, captivating, scenic, dramatic, melancholic, talky, harsh, cerebral, tense, clever, ironic, emotional
Plot: samurai, war, storytelling, tragedy, culture clash, doppelganger, battle, dialogue, life & death, sacrifice, complex characters, weapons, identity, runaway, assassination, art, switching roles, beautiful scenery, gunfight, childhood, catastrophe, police investigation, visceral, mentor, death, medieval, warlord, emperor, army, transformation, redemption, betrayal, mistaken identity, vengeance, sword fight, political, battles, dishonesty, heroes, military, state affairs, disorder, japanese history, jidai geki, rite, kendo, honor, warrior, hand to hand combat, martial arts
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
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    User:   62%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Style: stylized, bloody, serious, breathtaking, rough, realistic, atmospheric, enigmatic, bleak, melancholic, reflective, suspenseful, tense, talky, ironic, exciting, brutal, cerebral, harsh, macabre, captivating, meditative, intense, earnest, compassionate
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, assassin, father son relationship, lone wolves, adventure, gory, cult, sword fight, brutality, stylish, violence, father-son relationship, betrayal, gunfight, violent, hitman, weapons, master warrior, visceral, life & death, revenge, mentor, fight scenes, childhood, death, life philosophy, blood, complex characters, drinking, ninja, apocalypse, crimes, culture clash, gangs, storytelling, finnish, dialogue, irreverent, sacrifice, bullying, catastrophe, loneliness, danger, assassins, crime gone awry, guilt, character study, classic car
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   55%
 
 8.2
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Sanjuro
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Style: atmospheric, tense, enigmatic, serious, reflective, melancholic, talky, dramatic, bleak, exciting, realistic, meditative, harsh, stylized, light, witty, breathtaking, satirical, cynical, cerebral, humorous, ironic, clever, bloody, dark
Plot: samurai, corruption, sword fight, anti heroes, betrayal, storytelling, violence, visceral, gunfight, irreverent, mentor, culture clash, lone wolves, childhood, brutality, small town, loneliness, vengeance, fight scenes, dialogue, rebellion, master warrior, anti-hero, runaway, tragedy, kidnapping, drinking, assassination, existentialism, weapons, death, moral ambiguity, life & death, transformation, police investigation, idealism, temple, righting the wronged, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, rescue, leadership, small town life, danger, duel, drifter, clan, dojo, pacifism
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
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Not Yet
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Style: melancholic, reflective, emotional, serious, meditative, enigmatic, touching, realistic, harsh, breathtaking, sentimental, stylized, gloomy, macabre, cerebral, bleak, intellectual, intense, psychological, lyrical, absurd, light, talky
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Place: tokyo, japan, asia, hong kong, germany
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System:   61%
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The Ballad of Narayama
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Style: bleak, serious, meditative, melancholic, reflective, gloomy, realistic, harsh, disturbing, enigmatic, sexual, depressing, breathtaking, surreal, talky, macabre, ironic, absurd, dark humor, stylized, sexy, cerebral
Plot: golden years, brutality, life philosophy, existentialism, pornography, human nature, loneliness, death, solitude, life & death, village, parents and children, obsession, down on your luck, bollywood, relationships, greed, culture clash, dysfunctional family, finnish, catastrophe, art, humanity, eccentricity, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, family relations, parenthood, guilt, life, god, beautiful scenery, sacrifice, mentor, childhood, runaway, aging, samurai, village life, surrealism, family bonds, environment, hospital, dialogue, family life, vengeance, tragedy, prejudice, workplace, depression
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
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47 Samurai
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 207 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, realistic, melancholic, breathtaking, reflective, colourful, cerebral, stylized, enigmatic, lyrical, sentimental, bleak, meditative, talky, harsh, earnest, intense, emotional
Plot: samurai, revenge, martial arts, vengeance, lone wolves, sword fight, storytelling, master warrior, sacrifice, childhood, wartime, bollywood, culture clash, twists & turns, seppuku, life & death, betrayal, mentor, literature, fantasy world, death, destiny, giant robots, dialogue, redemption, beautiful scenery, fight scenes, catastrophe, medieval, kick-butt women, art, heroic mission, adaptation, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, brutality, memory, military life, weapons, life philosophy, courage, political unrest, royal family, battles, righting the wronged, heroes, hopes, rivalry, state affairs
Time: 18th century, middle ages, 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
An Actor's Revenge
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, talky, enigmatic, melancholic, offbeat, realistic, surreal, breathtaking, sexy, ironic, biting, dark humor, suspenseful, macabre, bleak, reflective, cerebral, cynical, meditative, harsh, psychological, sexual, disturbing, lyrical, light, satirical, dramatic, art house, absurd
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Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 7.6
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Tokyo Sonata
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Netherlands, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, melancholic, bleak, psychological, realistic, reflective, depressing, emotional, lyrical, meditative, breathtaking, dark humor, disturbing, touching, macabre, ironic, stylized, dramatic, talky, tense, surreal, harsh, absurd, bloody, cerebral, road movie
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
 7.6
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13 Assassins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, bloody, suspenseful, serious, intense, brutal, talky, captivating, breathtaking, colourful, tense, dark, harsh, interesting, absurd, rough, disturbing, enigmatic, suspense, melancholic, scenic, exciting, dramatic, bleak, atmospheric
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, violence, gory, assassin, sword fight, violent, fight scenes, vengeance, brutality, storytelling, visceral, blood, massacre, sacrifice, suicide, dialogue, assassins, weapons, seppuku, death, sexualized violence, dark hero, stylish, justice, ninja, corruption, revenge, mentor, warrior, betrayal, destiny, period piece, culture clash, uninhibited rivalry, samurai era, kimono, ronin, swordsman, samurai sword, battle, mythology, mission, insanity, cult, immortality, runaway, deadly, heroes
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
 8.2
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Revolt
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Style: epic, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, melancholic, dramatic, bleak, reflective, breathtaking, enigmatic, cerebral, colourful, talky, dark humor, captivating, realistic, meditative, tense, intense, harsh, dark, gloomy, rough, bloody, suspense
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, greed, samurai, revenge, assassination, war, tragedy, storytelling, visceral, shakespeare, insanity, brothers, beautiful scenery, life & death, gunfight, culture clash, medieval, dialogue, redemption, adaptation, violence, violent, solitude, manipulation, weapons, corruption, complex characters, loneliness, sword fight, childhood, parents and children, suicide attempt, political unrest, ruins, power, hopelessness, musket, castle, gun, blood, heir to the throne, seppuku, kingdom, dishonesty, heroes, love and romance, rivalry, state affairs, couple relations
Time: 16th century, middle ages
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
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 8.0
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Devil Woman
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, scary, serious, bleak, enigmatic, dark, macabre, breathtaking, melancholic, art house, harsh, sexual, disturbing, tense, psychological, reflective, erotic, suspenseful, bloody, talky, meditative, cynical, dark humor, sexy, brutal, dramatic, realistic, ironic, cerebral
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Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 6.9
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Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, psychological, melancholic, enigmatic, colourful, captivating, realistic, meditative, sexual, art house, scenic, bloody, erotic, light, talky, breathtaking, disturbing, sexy, reflective, cerebral, tense, absurd
Plot: samurai, homosexuality, sword fight, art, political unrest, obsession, gay, vengeance, stylish, culture clash, violence, secrets, storytelling, relationships, adultery, childhood, love story, dialogue, moral ambiguity, beautiful scenery, brutality, gender, pornography, runaway, sexuality, period piece, assassination, loneliness, fantasy world, fight scenes, betrayal, friends, love, tragedy, psychology, mentor, murder mystery, sexualized violence, classic car, assassin, british, sacrifice, heroes, military, state affairs, gays and lesbians, friendship, military life, emperor, jidai geki
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: stylized, bloody, serious, rough, breathtaking, realistic, enigmatic, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, melancholic, talky, road movie, exciting, dark humor, comic, colourful, meditative, harsh, compassionate, tense, bleak, scenic, touching, reflective, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, gory, martial arts, assassin, cult, vengeance, father son relationship, sword fight, stylish, violent, revenge, violence, lone wolves, fight scenes, blood, father-son relationship, brutality, assassination, visceral, master warrior, village, weapons, life & death, gunfight, assassins, betrayal, childhood, splatter, hitman, gangsters, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, sexualized violence, dark hero, gangster, crimes, gore, culture clash, death, ninja, murder, secrets, crime gone awry, art, demons, pornography, alter ego, danger, kung fu
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.5
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, reflective, melancholic, surreal, sincere, stylized, bleak, touching, meditative, enigmatic, colourful, harsh, depressing, talky, atmospheric, macabre, compassionate, tricky, emotional, cerebral, absurd
Plot: poverty, redemption, mentally challenged, childhood, samurai, human nature, life philosophy, dreams, loneliness, homeless, fantasy world, existentialism, depression, human spirit, suicide attempt, storytelling, slum, drinking, multiple storylines, desperation, post apocalyptic, art, imagination, mentor, parents and children, runaway, friendship, gunfight, catastrophe, greed, transformation, rich and poor, solitude, character study, culture clash, dialogue, environment, life, death, social differences, unlikely friendships, alternate universe, humanity, down on your luck, surrealism, tragedy, mental illness, irreverent, brutality, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
 8.0
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Kwaidan
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, meditative, serious, talky, melancholic, enigmatic, tense, reflective, breathtaking, cerebral, art house, colourful, surreal, lyrical, macabre, frightening, disturbing, harsh, gloomy, artsy, suspenseful, scary, dark, suspense
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, ghosts, storytelling, life & death, art, spirit, snow, promise, heroes, blindness, solitude, tragedy, loneliness, greed, tea, vengeance, betrayal, visceral, secrets, childhood, brutality, existentialism, secret identity, gunfight, culture clash, beautiful scenery, stylish, transformation, afterlife, escapades, dreams, creativity, catastrophe, demons, imagination, decomposed body, jidai geki, supernatural horror, anthology, buddhist, mother in law daughter in law relationship, monastery, insanity, demon, child murder, selfishness, suicide, surrealism
Time: 17th century, 19th century, middle ages, 1900s, 12th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
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The Blue Kite
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Style: realistic, serious, reflective, talky, tense, harsh, sincere, dramatic, bleak, breathtaking, brutal, light, gloomy, scenic, depressing, sad, stylized, thought provoking, earnest, meditative, cynical, ironic, touching, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: politics, revolution, political, tragedy, courage, runaway, childhood, culture clash, character study, parents and children, ethnic conflict, sacrifice, marriage, brutality, race issues, idealism, civil war, segregation, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, family, political unrest, beautiful scenery, secrets, betrayal, genocide, labor camp, visceral, islam, mentor, society, love, bollywood, interracial romance, storytelling, solitude, destiny, parenthood, chase, propaganda, death, world politics, depression, vengeance, prejudice, weapons, state affairs, family relations, family life, innocence lost
Time: 1950s
Place: china, asia, california, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 8.4
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High and Low
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, talky, enigmatic, meditative, breathtaking, reflective, stylized, cerebral, melancholic, compassionate, captivating, realistic, suspense, dramatic, harsh, atmospheric, cynical, intense, interesting, clever, psychological, philosophical, epic, tricky
Plot: kidnapping, crime, police, police investigation, neo noir, greed, surveillance, investigation, storytelling, morality, obsession, sacrifice, corruption, samurai, tragedy, twists & turns, missing person, noir, runaway, existentialism, secrets, complex characters, character study, culture clash, ransom, childhood, crimes, gunfight, crime gone awry, emaciation, chauffeur, serial killer, visceral, assassination, manager, blackmail, chase, rescue, introspection, mistaken identity, social differences, psychopath, revolution, confined, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, manic, lawn mower, fish market
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
Like Father, Like Son
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious, reflective, dramatic, bleak, melancholic, disturbing, breathtaking, intense, earnest, sweet, enigmatic, biting, thought provoking, psychological, harsh, tense
Plot: childhood, parents and children, relationships, family bonds, hospital, mentor, family drama, kids and family, storytelling, tragedy, obsession, depression, life turned upside down, children, father son relationship, loneliness, runaway, pornography, culture clash, parenthood, divorce, lawyer, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), dysfunctional family, family, adoption, self discovery, beautiful scenery, boy, life & death, destiny, father-son relationship, brutality, love, life, marriage, parent child relationship, stereotypes, prejudice, family problems, police investigation, hotel, ethnic conflict, mental illness, solitude, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, working class, coming-of-age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 7.7
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Lady Snowblood
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, bloody, serious, rough, melancholic, intense, realistic, talky, atmospheric, brutal, breathtaking, tense, dark, bleak, colourful, suspense, exciting, harsh, entertaining, dark humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, gory, murder, samurai, assassination, martial arts, violence, vigilantism, blood, rape, violent, splatter, master warrior, stylish, kung fu, assassin, visceral, brutality, prison, sword fight, death, uninhibited rivalry, childhood, betrayal, corruption, torture, chase, sexualized violence, fight scenes, heroine, hitman, vigilante, pornography, mentor, good versus evil, serial killer, family, gratuitous violence, justice, gunfight, storytelling, runaway, art, destiny, culture clash, women, guilt, redemption, cult
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Millennium Actress
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Style: stylized, serious, melancholic, surreal, reflective, realistic, talky, gloomy, emotional, touching, heartbreaking, enigmatic, atmospheric, offbeat, earnest, interesting, breathtaking, bleak, light, disturbing, tense, cerebral, meditative, dramatic, compassionate, clever, sad, macabre
Plot: actor's life, life, chase, love story, loneliness, childhood, storytelling, haunted by the past, love, art, life & death, family drama, samurai, mentor, artists and showbiz, paranoia, tragedy, transformation, death, life philosophy, vengeance, dreams, fantasy world, sacrifice, dialogue, sexualized violence, brutality, friendship, fight scenes, destiny, obsession, catastrophe, character study, imagination, surveillance, insanity, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, actress, longing, lovers apart, videotaping, ninja master, candy store, lifestyle, movie star, geisha, rebelliousness, aging
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 2000s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 

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Picture Bride
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, scenic, harsh, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, romantic, emotional, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, bleak, inspirational, sentimental, clever, entertaining, sexy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, self discovery, friendship, storytelling, orphan, culture clash, mentor, life & death, couple relations, destiny, courage, island, arranged marriage, childhood, loneliness, cultural difference, older man younger woman relationship, death, romance, forbidden love, fantasy world, survival, unlikely friendships, alien, aging, catastrophe, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, redemption, dialogue, love affair, giant robots, solitude, tragedy, imagination, beautiful scenery, art, secrets, existentialism, parents and children, greed, wartime, memory, vengeance, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations
Time: 19th century, 1920s
Place: hawaii, japan, asia, tokyo, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
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Nobody Knows
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, meditative, sincere, melancholic, enigmatic, atmospheric, talky, harsh, breathtaking, scenic, touching, heartbreaking, cerebral, lyrical, earnest, reflective, stylized, depressing
Audience: kids
Plot: innocence lost, realism, family life, children, childhood, mentor, greed, loneliness, runaway, crime gone awry, siblings relations, tragedy, character study, fantasy world, drinking, family in crisis, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, art, brutality, unlikely friendships, transformation, catastrophe, friendship, culture clash, life philosophy, pornography, dialogue, small town, gunfight, male nudity, storytelling, paranoid, child abandonment, life is a bitch, sexualized violence, police investigation, youth, family problems, family relations, survival, society, neglect, malnutrition, boy, responsibility, negligence, financial problem, abandoned
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   41%
 
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