Movies like The Minion

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The Minion (1998)
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The Minion (1998)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen Goodleaf is called in to determine the meaning of the discovery. News of the discovery reaches a Middle East monastery where the warrior monks knowns as the Knights Templer - an ancient sect entrusted with protecting holy relics - choose their best pupil, Lukas (Dolph Lundgren) to face the diabolical threat. As Lukas races to New York, an evil Minion seizes Karen and uses its body like a parasite and host. Lukas arrives just in time to rescue Karen and despatch the Minion. The Minion takes hold of another host - revealing that it is immortal. As it cuts a path of destruction through the city, decimating a parking garage and leaving a trail of death, Karen realizes that the Minion can't be killed - but only delayed from finding a new host
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, master warrior, apocalypse, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, clergy, master and servant, battles, deadly, imaginary, society, chaos, love, christmas, knight, monster, demon, karate, violence, tough guy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Minion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and rough films with plots about rivalry, heroes, danger, escapades, good versus evil, supernatural and deadly mostly in Action, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Minion: Samurai Reincarnation (1981), End of Days (1999), Dark Relic (2010), The Peacekeeper (1997), Doctor Mordrid (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After surviving the slaughter of many Christians 350 years ago, a samurai denounces God for ignoring the pleas of believers. He sells his soul to Satan and receives the power to resurrect the dead to join him in a murderous rampage.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, undead, afterlife, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, master villain, master warrior, supernatural ability, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
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95%
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End of Days (1999)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his chosen bride, a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, new year's eve, faith, christianity, priest, explosion, hospital ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 3.6
 814
Dark Relic (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: master warrior, on the road, obsessive quest, knight, relic, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, chase, race against time, terrorism, nuclear threat, government agency, hostages, secret agents, assassination attempt, daring rescue, save the day, car chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Doctor Mordrid (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, superhero, supernatural, fight, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, hidden identity ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, fighting the system, on the run, airplane, crime, false accusation, political conspiracy, righting the wronged, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, battles, medieval ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, terrorism, hostages, save the day, vigilantism, frame up, hijacking, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, village, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventure, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.1
 11K
Beowulf (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beowulf is a wanderer who learns about a man-eating creature called Grendel which comes in the night to devour warriors trapped at the Outpost. The Outpost is ruled by Hrothgar. He has a daughter, whose husband may have been murdered by the ...
Style: serious, epic, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monster, gory, deadly creature, palaces castles and temples, ghost, lone wolves, master warrior, rescue, save the world, survival, vengeance, apocalypse ...
Time: future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel and Gretel have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, fairy tale, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, good versus evil, bounty hunter, adventure, siblings relations, danger, black magic, troll, wizards and magicians, witch hunt, transformation ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.0
 946
The Bleeding (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Surrounded by carnage, slaughter, brutal crashes and total mayhem, Shawn Black is in a race to save the world from pure evil.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, gory, one man army, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, violence spree, tough heroes, deadly, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 282K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, supernatural ability, heaven and hell, adventure, supernatural, good versus evil, demon, danger, paranormal phenomena, undercover, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 40s, 20th century, 21st century, 1940s
Place: russia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, kung fu, blood, kidnapping, adventure, lone wolves, gory, master warrior, destiny, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 592
The Runestone (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Norse runestone is discovered in Western Pennsylvania. The prophecy upon it tells of the Norse great wolf Fenrir (Fenris), and that its release from the stone will bring about Ragnarok --- the end of the world. Archaeologist Sam Stewart and wife ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, monster, danger, gory, dangerous animal, viking, museum, mentally unstable, save the world, stalking, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 91K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, biblical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, angel, save the world, demons, good versus evil, desert, survival, pregnancy, heroic mission, supernatural, chaos, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 59K
Spawn (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being murdered by corrupt colleagues in a covert government agency, Al Simmons (Michael Jai White) makes a pact with the devil to be resurrected to see his beloved wife Wanda (Theresa Randle). In exchange for his return to Earth, Simmons ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, anti hero, burn victim, fistfight, soldier, betrayal, deal with the devil, master villain, transformation ...
Time: 1990s
Place: north korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.1
 2K
Cross (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Given incredible power by an ancient Celtic Cross. Callan continues to fight evil... Now, joined by a team of weapons experts, Callan battles an unstoppable empire in Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, danger, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, fighting crime, save the day, save the world, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.8
 18K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, violence, genie, good versus evil, wish come true, supernatural, danger, death, blood, mythology, transformation, brutality ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010's cult smash, "Ninjas Vs Zombies"! Moments after down-on-his-luck Aaron is rejected by the girl of his dreams, they both ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, exciting
Plot: vampire, martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, goofy hero, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 598
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master criminal, crime, master warrior, murder, tough heroes, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 12K
Skinwalkers (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Creatures, bound by the blood of the wolf, that can kill with curses and move at lightening speed, watching the night sky for the rise of the blood-red crescent moon. They are SKINWALKERS. They feed on our flesh and thirst for the taste of human ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, transformation, young heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, survival, deadly creature, supernatural ability, danger, deadly, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
BloodRayne: The Third Reich (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rayne fights against the Nazis in Europe during World War II, encountering Ekart Brand, a Nazi leader whose target is to inject Adolf Hitler with Rayne's blood in an attempt to transform him into a dhampir and attain immortality.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, captivating, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, sword fight, superhero, gory, female protagonist, battles, danger, deadly, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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In the Name of the King: Two Worlds (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Granger, an ex-Special Forces soldier gets thrown back to medieval times to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, forest, prophecy, master villain, master warrior, medieval, imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Place: vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 504
Night Hunter (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an attractive woman-reporter.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Plot: vampire, one man army, murder, criminal's revenge, gory, martial arts, restaurant, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Reapers guarded mankind from the demons that wait in the dark. Now, at the beginning of a new age, the Reapers are betrayed and slaughtered. Only one Reaper remains - Red, and she's out to exact revenge.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: master warrior, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 2K
Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, master villain, master warrior, katana, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 301
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, chase, hitman, adventure, in the woods, on the run, kidnapping, crime, murder, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 1K
Vampirella (1996)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dark, mysterious and sensual, Vampirella (Talisa Soto) is a princess from the Planet Drakulon. Like all vampires, she needs blood to live, but she will not kill to get it - a synthetic substitute keeps her alive. After journeying across space and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, alien, satellite, gory, deadly creature, outer space, vengeance, space and aliens, supernatural, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 4K
Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, good versus evil, master warrior, adventure, rescue, village, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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