Movies and TV shows like Berserk 1997

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Berserk (1997)
 8.6
 25K
Berserk (1997)
Original name: 剣風伝奇ベルセルク
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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, dark, serious, rough, bleak, macabre, sinister, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, tragic hero, heroes, one man army, dark fantasy, danger, mercenary, massacre, destiny, supernatural, battles, monster, military, rivalry, supernatural ability, deadly, protector, determination, imaginary kingdom, adventure, swords and armor, slasher, master warrior, warrior, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 90s

Most similar movies to Berserk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Berserk: Claymore (2007), Hellsing Ultimate (2006), Devil May Cry (2007), Hellsing (2001), Dororo (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, macabre, sinister, adult animation ...
Plot: good versus evil, danger, military, blood, demon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, vengeance, rivalry, supernatural ability, adventure, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
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, tense, exciting
Plot: mercenary, duel, sword fight, heroes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vengeance, supernatural, drifter, curses spells and rituals, battles, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, suffering, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
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, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, monster, immortality, imaginary, vampire hunter, good versus evil, massacre, warrior, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 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: blood, gore, supernatural ability, imaginary, master warrior, escapades, adventure, danger, supernatural, rivalry, military, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Story: The adventures of the demon hunter Dante who himself is half demon and half human.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural, demon, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, haunted by the past, danger, imaginary, track down, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.9
 13K
Hellsing (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, heroic mission, dracula, christianity, rivalry, deadly creature, immortality, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 4K
Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, curse, supernatural, violence, adventure, friendship, ronin, uncover truth, danger, losing-it hero, swordsman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 28K
Castlevania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, demon, adaptation, magic, computer game, plague, clan
Time: middle ages
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 4K
Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, violence, murder, death, danger, demon, blood, sword, military, deadly, hate, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.3
 9K
Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master warrior, adventure, holy grail, king arthur, supernatural, mortal combat, ambition, escapades, rivalry, epic battle, destiny, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 41K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, comic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, supernatural ability, danger, youth, evil force, martial arts, teenage life, death, ghost, monster, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.5
 43K
Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: captivating, exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, sword and sorcery, martial arts, good versus evil, villain, warrior, time travel, ancient, danger, heroic mission, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Record of the Lodoss War (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Born in battle, baptized in fire, it's kingdoms have been ravaged by war for thousands of years. Now, an evil stirs, an ancient goddess of destruction awakened by an evil wizard. A party of six is forged to defeat this threat, or die in the ...
Style: serious, stylized
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, elf, save the world, anti heroes, adventure, imaginary, heroes, master warrior, rescue, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.9
 6K
Vinland Saga (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vikings, war, norse mythology, sea battle, viking, violence, massacre, vandalism, revenge, mutilation, exploration, adventure ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 7K
Spawn (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Todd McFarlane's Spawn is an animated television series which aired on HBO from 1997 through 1999. It is also released on DVD as a film series. It is based on the Spawn comic series from Image Comics, and was nominated for and won an Emmy in ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: heaven and hell, superhero, hell, deal with the devil, supernatural, danger, demon, god or devil, merciless, escapades, rivalry, creator ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Karakuri Circus (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Narumi is certain that Masaru will be kidnapped by wooden puppets with supernatural strength after fighting them with all his strength. Masaru inherited his father's wealth which has brought many enemies out of the shadows, too many for Narumi ...
Style: intense, exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teamwork, bounty hunter, martial arts, master servant relationship, puppet, kidnapping, massacre, secret organization, circus, violence, dark fantasy, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 412
Chaotic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: Chaotic is an American-Canadian animated fantasy television series produced by 4Kids Entertainment and animated by Bardel Entertainment. It is based on the Danish trading card game of the same name. Much of the plot is based on the original ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, battles, rivalry, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 14K
Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
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, death, danger, vengeance, deadly, adventure, master warrior, killings, imaginary, martial arts, african american ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 7.7
 5K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, princess, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, school, supernatural, superhuman powers ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: captivating, exciting, humorous, absurd
Plot: adventure, demon, death, murder, friendship, danger, mentor, destiny, supernatural, violence, teamwork, sword ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, adventure, supernatural, back from the dead, self discovery, escapades, romance, imaginary, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tower of Druaga: Part 1: The Aegis of Uruk (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Summer of "Anu": In a summer once every five years, demons in the mysterious Tower of Druaga lose their powers due to the magic spell cast by a god named "Anu". King Gilgamesh, ruler of the kingdom Uruk, uses the ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, chaos, danger, curses spells and rituals, apocalypse, adventure, escapades, imaginary, androids and robots, dangerous animal, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 720
My-Hime (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: My-HiME is an anime series, created by Sunrise. Directed by Masakazu Obara and written by Hiroyuki Yoshino, the series originally premiered in Japan on TV Tokyo from September 2004 to March 2005. The show is a comedy-drama focusing on the lives of ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, tragic hero, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, teenage love, save the world, betrayal, youth, world domination, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a Chinese demon whose father, known as Hyoga, came 300 years ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, monster, demon, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: duel, artifact, ancient mystery, heroic mission, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, imaginary, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.1
 5K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: emotional, humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural ability, ghost, good versus evil, master warrior, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, samurai, supernatural, young heroes, shaman ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 62K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, ninja, warrior, training, friends, team, danger, determination, good versus evil, master warrior, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: assassination attempt, supernatural ability, deadly, master warrior, redemption, haunted by the past, heroic mission, supernatural, evil force, family relations, save the kingdom, parents and children ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 6K
ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, leader, danger, escapades, transformation, heroes, superhero, supernatural ability, space wars, supernatural, villain ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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