Movies and TV shows like Berserk

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Berserk (1997)
 8.7
 29K
Berserk (1997)
Original name: 剣風伝奇ベルセルク
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and intelligent man named Griffith, together they battle their way into the royal court, and are forced into a fate that may change their entire lives.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, dark, rough, bleak, macabre, contemplative, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, battles, vengeance, danger, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military, swords and armor, supernatural ability, determination, rivalry, adventure, slasher, monster, deadly, good versus evil, protector, master warrior, sword fight, warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 90s

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Most similar movies to Berserk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, violence, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, gore and blood mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Berserk: Claymore (2007), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Dororo (2019), Devil May Cry (2007), Castlevania (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Guts, an immensely strong sword-for-hire, has little direction in his life, simply fighting one battle after the next. However, this all changes suddenly when he meets and is bested by Griffith, a beautiful and charismatic young man who leads the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: duel, mercenary, battles, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, heroes, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, drifter, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: serious, dark, adult animation, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: battles, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, demon, supernatural, heroes, imaginary, supernatural ability, master warrior, vengeance, escapades, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, heroes, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious
Plot: battles, danger, good versus evil, vengeance, rivalry, imaginary, heroes, graphic violence, adventure, escapades, curses spells and rituals, military ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 6.8
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Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, death, sword, violence, demon, danger, blood, military, deadly, anger, hate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Legend has it that the human race is not the only dominant civilization living on Earth. Two other races exist in this world: the Makai (a demon race) and the Juujinkai (a half-man, half-beast race). Once every 3,000 years, a supreme being known as ...
Style: hentai, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, apocalypse, monster, demon, danger, good versus evil, parallel world, violence, supernatural ability, chaos, supernatural, tentacle ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, future
Place: tokyo, osaka japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, immortality, monster, dark fantasy, good versus evil, imaginary, vampire hunter, anti heroes, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.4
 7K
Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, violence, curse, ronin, friendship, adventure, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, demon, supernatural, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, haunted by the past, deadly, escapades, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 39K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: A dark medieval fantasy following the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepe himself. Inspired by the classic video game series.
Style: atmospheric, bloody, disturbing, bleak, apocalyptic
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, vampire hunter, dracula, medieval, magic, adaptation, demon, computer game, clan, plague
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 15K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires exist. It is the duty of Hellsing, an organization sponsored by the British government, to hide that frightening fact and protect the blissfully unaware populace. Along with its own personal army, Hellsing also has a few secret weapons. ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, supernatural, dracula, supernatural ability, christianity, monster, rivalry, deadly creature, anti hero, heroic mission, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.8
 14K
Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For a thousand years, the Vikings have made quite a name and reputation for themselves as the strongest families with a thirst for violence. Thorfinn, the son of one of the Vikings' greatest warriors, spends his boyhood in a battlefield ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: norse mythology, vikings, sea battle, battles, war, viking, danger, folk hero, vandalism, power struggle, intrigue, exploration ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: demon, adventure, friendship, death, supernatural, danger, murder, sword, violence, magic, teamwork, mentor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted a woman, Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict - find Charlotte, at any cost. For the first time, D faces serious competition. The Markus Brothers, a ...
Style: gothic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, dark fantasy, woman in danger, monster, supernatural, gory, adventure, danger, bounty hunter, immortality, kidnapping, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, save the world, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, heroes, deadly, afterlife, gory, chases and races ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, martial arts, supernatural ability, heroic, death, good versus evil, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.7
 15K
Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sexual activity, danger, death, african american, vengeance, deadly, adventure, killings, master warrior, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.9
 202K
Attack on Titan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A ...
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, exciting, bleak ...
Plot: giant, life turned upside down, friendship, danger, loss of parent, transformation, friends, survival, attack, army, military, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, holy grail, king arthur, epic battle, supernatural, escapades, mortal combat, rivalry, ambition, imaginary, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ikki tousen (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
TV show
Story: Seven schools are constantly "at war" with each other, and the students have become skilled fighters and constantly battle with rival schools. Their lives and fates are guided by strange jewels that contain the spirits and destinies of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, destiny, high school, teenage life, against the odds, fight for supremacy, adventure, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, opponent, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blade of the Immortal (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, danger, rivalry, superhuman powers, battles, master warrior, adventure, obsessive quest, imaginary, vengeance, redemption, healing power ...
Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 30K
Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: split personality, gore, supernatural, life is a bitch, childhood trauma, sexual abuse, mutant, supernatural ability, sadism, social misfits, memory loss, experiment gone awry ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 71K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: warrior, heroes, friends, master warrior, rivalry, friendship, danger, ninja, adventure, training, good versus evil, orphan ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, good versus evil, sin, tragic hero, magic, viking, escapades, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.9
 35K
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, samurai, master warrior, supernatural, demon, violence, heroes, good versus evil, duel, graphic violence, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 46K
Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, time travel, martial arts, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, villain, warrior, violence, heroic mission, ancient, sword fight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Five young warriors are recruited to be Knights of the Zodiac, an elite cosmic force dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the planet Earth.
Style: reboot, captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: warrior, good versus evil, orphan, fantasy world, supernatural ability, supernatural, search, rivalry, martial arts, curses spells and rituals, adventure, master warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tanjirō Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Fire Hashira, ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, violence, magic, fight, supernatural, dark fantasy, survival, mutilation, family, superhuman powers, master warrior, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 1K
X (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kamui Shirou and Fuuma Monou have been best friends ever since they were kids. Fate, however, separates them when Fuuma's mother died under a mysterious circumstances. Fast forward, 6 years later, a 16 year old Kamui has now returned to Tokyo ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, angel, childhood sweetheart, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, destiny, prophecy, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Juni Taisen: Zodiac War (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years - Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. The participants are twelve very strange warriors: "Rat," ...
Style: futuristic, entertaining, light, visually appealing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mythology, supernatural, sword fight, martial arts, supernatural power, fight to the death, horoscope, warrior, super strength, death, danger, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%