Movies and TV shows like The Monkey King 2001

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The Monkey King (2001)
 5.7
 2K
The Monkey King (2001)
Original name: The Lost Empire
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Singapore, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: American journalist Nick Orton is caught up in the world of Chinese gods and monsters while on a search for the long lost manuscript to 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Journey to the West) by Wu Ch'eng En. He is accompanied on his journey by a humanoid ape with incredible strength and magical powers, a humanoid pig-man, and his brother-in-arms, an ex-cannibal. Based on one of the greatest stories in Chinese history.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, inter cultural
Plot: martial arts, battles, adventure, treasure hunt, journalism, master warrior, rivalry, legends and myths, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, magic, emperor, magic spell, battle, heroes, escapades, dragon, artifact, royal court, jungle, demon ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, asia

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Most similar movies to The Monkey King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, good versus evil and imaginary mostly in Fantasy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like The Monkey King: Earthsea (2004), Conan the Adventurer (1997), SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013), Jason and the Argonauts (2000), Witchville (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
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Earthsea (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A reckless youth is destined to become the greatest sorcerer that the mystical land of Earthsea has ever known...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, dragon, island, magic, prophecy, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, good versus evil, supernatural ability, heroes, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, battles, rivalry, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, elf, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Turkey
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, suspenseful
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: greek mythology, greek god, imaginary kingdom, adventure, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, redemption, sword and sorcery, murder, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 3.8
 1K
Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, homecoming, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, danger, village, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Crown and the Dragon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a war-torn country that is plagued by a vicious dragon, Elenn, an arrogant, young noblewoman, accompanies her aunt on a mission to bring an ancient relic to the secret coronation of the rightful king.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, sincere, feel good
Plot: dragon, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, escapades, adventurer, wizards and magicians, imaginary, on the road, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, save the princess, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Adventures of Hercules II (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hercules searches for the Seven Thunderbolts of Zeus, which have been stolen by renegade gods.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, cult film ...
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, good versus evil, heroes, obsessive quest, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, battles, rebelliousness, legends and myths, escapades ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 972
El Dorado (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Search for El Dorado is as follows: After his friend dies in an explosion, Jack Wilder embarks on an expedition to find The Golden Calendar, which in turn leads him on an action-packed journey filled with adventure to find El Dorado, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, rivalry, heroes, treasure hunt, legends and myths, escapades, danger, riddles and clues, chaos and mayhem, desert, gold ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Perseus Against the Monsters (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: To avenge his father's death and free the people of Seriphos from the evil King Galinor of Argus, the noble Perseus must defeat a dragon -- and the monster Medusa, whose steely gaze has cast the kingdom's best soldiers into stone.
Style: serious, exciting, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, folk hero, battles, adventure, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, righting the wronged, save the princess, one man army, escapades ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: One day the Aislings find themselves magically transported to a ship called the Unicorn. Here, they discover that they've been chosen to fulfill an incredible quest! They undergo an incredible journey of discovery in strange lands with ...
Style: stylized, touching, inspirational, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, parallel world, imaginary, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, unicorn, adventurer, heroes, hopes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 2K
BeastMaster (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: BeastMaster is a Canadian television series that aired from 1999 to 2002. It was loosely based on a 1982 MGM film The Beastmaster. The series aired for three complete seasons. It is produced by Coote/Hayes Productions. The series was nominated for ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, wild ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, sword and fantasy, adventure hero, adventure, magic, animal life, good versus evil, danger, heroes, sword and sorcery, animal human communication, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, contests and competitions, imaginary, save the world, danger, master warrior, magic, violence, vengeance, mortal combat, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Merlin's Apprentice (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: The great sorcerer Merlin has returned to Camelot, a kingdom now vulnerable to ill fates and war since the theft of the Holy Grail, its greatest gift and protection. With the help of Jack, an irascible young beggar-thief imbued with his own unruly ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: holy grail, wizards and magicians, magic, adventure, apprentice, camelot, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, adventurer, heroes, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Casey, Theo and Lily are at a loss when Camille, Dai Shi's second in command, employs the powerful Pangolin to launch an assault against the city in preparation for the resurrection of Carnisoar, the Sky Overlord. When they realize that the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, chaos, danger, androids and robots, save the day, secret identity, escapades, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 3K
Sinbad (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sinbad accidentally kills the son of the powerful Lord Akbari in a fist fight. As recompense for the blood debt, Sinbad's brother is killed in front of his eyes. Sinbad escapes, but his grandmother uses a magic talisman to curse him for the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, disturbing, light ...
Plot: sinbad, witch, ocean or sea, escapades, destiny, rivalry, adventurer, legends and myths, adventure, hopes, curse, ship ...
Time: 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, dragon, heroic mission, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural, heroes, danger, imaginary, save the world, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, danger, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, friends, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, battles, adventure, partners, imaginary, graphic violence ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Legend of Drona (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Aditya is an orphaned and lonely young man. He soon learns that he belongs to a family of ancestral warriors who guard a mystic source of cosmic energy, and he must now take up his responsibilities.
Style: serious, exciting
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, superhero, parallel world, martial arts, legends and myths, rivalry, danger, adventure, imaginary, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sinbad is a Canadian television series which aired from 1996 to 1998. It follows on the story from the pilot of the same name, and revolves around the series' protagonist, Sinbad. The series is a re-telling of the adventures ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, epic, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, adventurer, magic, adventure, escapades, sword fight, battles, ocean, ocean or sea, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Place: middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: mountain, ghost, good versus evil, soldier, martial arts, adventure, supernatural ability, rescue, tragic hero, clergy, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 3K
Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, kidnapping, fall in love, young heroes, escapades, battles, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, 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: fairy tale, exciting, stylized, captivating, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: giant, adventure, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, youth, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, save the princess, princess, magic, family, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Attack of the Gryphon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a mystical land torn apart by civil war, a warrior princess must team up with a rival warrior prince to hunt down an evil sorcerer who has summoned a giant flying demon which is terrorizing their land.
Style: serious, epic, exciting
Plot: escapades, civil war, good versus evil, imaginary, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Young Hercules (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young Hercules was a spin-off from the 1990s syndicated television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It was aired on Fox Kids from September 12, 1998, to May 12, 1999. It lasted one season with 50 episodes and starred Ryan Gosling in the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, adventure, greek mythology, mythology, superhuman powers, hercules, legends and myths, imaginary, danger, legendary hero, friendship ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: The most successful and most loved fighting video game of all time, Street Fighter', is finally being given the epic, and faithful treatment it deserves. Street Fighter: Assassins Fist takes us back to the formative years of the iconic ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, heroic mission, ancient, danger, master warrior, adventure, mortal combat, opponent, villain, good versus evil, fight for supremacy ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 2K
Hercules (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Hercules is a 2005 RHI Entertainment television miniseries, chronicling the life of the legendary Greek hero, Heracles, called Hercules in this series. It is most often aired on television as a two-part miniseries: the first part documents his early ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, baroque
Audience: teens
Plot: greek mythology, hercules, superhuman powers, redemption, centaur, obsessive quest, heroic mission, battles, adventurer, rescue, escapades, danger ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 4K
Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, magic, bravery, sword fight, battles, vengeance, adventure, supernatural, escapades, revenge, danger, rivalry ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 307
Adventure Inc. (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Adventure Inc. is a dramatised adventure television series produced primarily in Canada which aired from 30 September 2002 to 12 May 2003. It was a co-production of Fireworks Entertainment, Tribune Entertainment, M6, Amy International, and Tele ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, treasure hunt, adventure, partners, daring rescue, adventurer, secret place, map, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, treasure hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%