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The Minion (1998)
 4.0
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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: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, heroes, tough guy, master warrior, rivalry, battles, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, supernatural, one against many, mixed martial arts, knight, apocalypse, clergy, society, imaginary, chaos, deadly, master and servant, love, christmas, monster, demon ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and stylized films with plots about rivalry, escapades, heroes, danger, supernatural, good versus evil and adventure mostly in Action, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Minion: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013), Dark Relic (2010), End of Days (1999), Aragami (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, fairy tale, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, witch, good versus evil, adventure, bounty hunter, black magic, witch hunt, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, danger, gory ...
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100%
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, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, danger, rivalry, heroes, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.5
 854
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: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: knight, good versus evil, deadly creature, heroic mission, supernatural, heroes, danger, battles, rivalry, adventurer, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, jerusalem, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.8
 103K
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, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: devil, good versus evil, apocalypse, supernatural, deal with the devil, heroic mission, danger, new year's eve, faith, temptation, christianity, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1990s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.8
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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, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, supernatural, friendship, martial arts, master villain, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 301K
Hellboy (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demon, supernatural, adventure, supernatural ability, superhero, monster, good versus evil, heaven and hell, undercover, danger, superhuman powers, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: new york, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Highlander: Endgame (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod join forces against a man from Connor's distant past in the highlands of Scotland, Kell, an immensely powerful immortal who leads an army of equally powerful and deadly immortal swordsmen and assassins. No ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, melancholic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: immortality, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, gory, danger, supernatural, heroic mission, sword fight, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s, 90s, 18th century, 17th century ...
Place: scotland, ireland, new york, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: bleak, atmospheric, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, martial arts, supernatural, undead, deal with the devil, vengeance, ghost, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: sexy, semi serious, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: vampire, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, escapades, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, disorder, deadly, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.2
 1K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Shadow Men are immortal beings of darkness and destruction. One such Shadow Man, Os (Zane), is confronted by the White Warrior, a being of light, and given the chance to change his ways or die. After the White Warrior bests Os in combat, she ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, danger, battles, rivalry, apocalypse, daring rescue, supernatural ability, estrangement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Fading of the Cries (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jacob, a young man armed with a deadly sword, saves Sarah, a teenage girl, from Mathias, a malevolent evil that has begun plaguing a small farmland town while in search of an ancient necklace that had belonged to Sarahs Uncle. Jacob sets out to get ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, small town, chase, demon, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, false accusation, political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, one man army, danger, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, exciting, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, renegades, human becomes animal, escapades, adventure, deadly creature, dangerous animal, imaginary, village life, battles, deadly, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Avenging Fist (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves... In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, good versus evil, one man army, adventure, superhuman powers, vengeance, rivalry, save the world, danger, mortal combat, hopes ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.7
 1K
Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, 1880s, 19th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Reign of the Gargoyles (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War 2 a group of brave US Airmen are downed in Nazi controlled Europe, after their aircraft is attacked by Nazi-controlled mythological Gargoyles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: world war two, heroic mission, daring rescue, deadly creature, good versus evil, supernatural, military, heroes, escapades, deadly, rivalry, survival ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 11K
Beowulf (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Romania
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, futuristic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, monster, weapons, rivalry, supernatural, rescue, danger, woman in danger, save the world, gory, deadly, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 1K
Cyclops (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corrupt Emperor Tiberius forces his bravest general, Marcus, to subdue the monstrous Cyclops that has been decimating the countryside...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic
Plot: adventure, cyclops, dungeon, good versus evil, danger, deadly, legends and myths, escapades, state affairs, dangerous animal, battles, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 2K
Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, adventurer, bounty hunter, treasure hunt, one man army, danger, tough heroes, lone wolves, tough guy, heroes, hand to hand combat, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, bravery, magic, sword fight, battles, supernatural, vengeance, escapades, adventure, revenge, danger, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 978
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: scary, rough, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, track down, good versus evil, one man army, strong violent content, tough heroes, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, crimes, gory, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 1K
Joey (1985)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, 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, telekinesis, supernatural ability, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, deadly, battles, danger, family in danger, father son relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Dark Knight (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by feuding warlords, a group of desperate soldiers hatch a plan to steal a Warlord's treasure and start a new life. Faced with the threat of a horrific death at the hands of the Warlord's executioners, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly creature, vengeance, supernatural, against the odds, deadly, soldier, knight, monster ...
Time: future, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 3K
Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, martial arts, rescue, supernatural, save the world, adventure, supernatural ability, race against time, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.0
 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, superhuman powers, save the day, supernatural, good versus evil, superhero, fighting crime, escapades, supernatural ability, crimes, rivalry, evil empire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 38K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, murder, heroic mission, obsessive quest, supernatural, chases and races, imaginary, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hercules comes to the aid of a young woman who is seeking the lost city of Troy. Eventually, Hercules leads her to a camp of refugees from the city, which has been taken over by Hera's Blue Priests. Hercules helps the refugees take back the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greek mythology, warrior, heroes, hercules, mythology, legend, superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary, danger, supernatural ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, intrigue, battles, destiny, betrayal, dishonesty, escapades, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 1K
Orcs! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, adventure, supernatural, survival, rivalry, danger, gory, deadly, partners, park ranger, graphic violence, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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