Movies like Samurai Resurrection

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Samurai Resurrection (2003)
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Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Original name: 魔界転生
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu Jubei stands.....
Style: scary, exciting, epic, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: samurai, ghost, battles, shogun, zombie, vengeance, supernatural, heroes, reincarnation, danger, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry, adventure, martial arts, religions or cults, political unrest, rebelliousness, escapades, lone wolves, demon, angel, female nudity, warrior, suicide ...
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about rivalry, heroes, danger, escapades, adventure, martial arts and samurai mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Samurai Resurrection: Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000), Werewolf Warrior (2004), Samurai (2002), The Legend of Evil Lake (2003), Blood of the Samurai (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: samurai, martial arts, battles, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, deadly, danger, military, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, mutant, chaos, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, deadly creature, deadly, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 3.3
 678
Samurai (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, crimes, investigation, deadly, supernatural, ghost, samurai, rivalry, reincarnation, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, tokyo, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Legend of Evil Lake (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thousand years ago, an evil spirit was kept imprisoned in a lake by the first emperor of the Chilla empire. Now unleashed, it possesses the body of Ja Woon-bi, the wife of general Biharang, with the aim to bring down the very dynasty that ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, atmospheric, serious
Plot: battles, supernatural, ghost, love triangle, vengeance, political intrigue, couple relations, rivalry, supernatural ability, deadly, danger, escapades ...
Time: middle ages
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, mysterious character, heroes, supernatural, adventure, vengeance, gory, escapades, crimes, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, heroes, escapades, master warrior, deadly, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, family relations, gory ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Red Shadow: Akakage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, ninja, adventure, master warrior, love triangle, assassination, political unrest, love and romance, samurai, heroes, vengeance, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 477
The Ninja Wars (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop ...
Style: stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, daring rescue, crimes, danger, good versus evil, clergy, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, master warrior ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, escapades, dishonesty, battles, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
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Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, escapades, supernatural, imaginary, rivalry, danger, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, time travel, battles, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, rescue, danger, changing the past or future, escapades, rivalry ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
 2K
Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.7
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Wasteland (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
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Casshern (2004)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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Duration: 136 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: serious
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, cult film
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 650
Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Age of the Dragons is an adaptation of Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick. Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner and his friend Queequeg ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 1K
Joey (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A nine year old boy named Joey, who after the tragic death of his father, begins to experience psychic powers such as allowing him to move inanimate objects with his mind, set things on fire, and even communicate with his dead father. However, not ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, telekinesis, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, young heroes, danger, deadly, battles, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Place: finland, europe, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%