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Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
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Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
Original name: 绣春刀
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the late Ming Dynasty, three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards are dispatched to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return successfully from their quest, only to find that their task was but the beginning of a strange conspiracy.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, vengeance, heroes, fall in love, society, political intrigue, political conspiracy, political unrest, rivalry, martial arts, friendship, brother brother relationship, battles, government conspiracy, fight, dynasty, showdown, graphic violence, love and romance, master warrior, dishonesty, state affairs, palaces castles and temples, love, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china

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Most similar movies to Brotherhood of Blades

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about rivalry, heroes, martial arts, master warrior, graphic violence, vengeance and danger mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Brotherhood of Blades: The Sword Identity (2011), Shaolin Temple (1976), The Last Supper (2012), The Sanctuary (2009), Ong Bak 3 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An imperial guard searches for the truth behind a conspiracy that framed him and his partners. The proof of his innocence lies with a wanted woman named Bei Zhai... but will she reveal what she knows? In this intense prequel to BROTHERHOOD OF ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, state affairs, violence, martial arts, rivalry, society, political unrest, dishonesty, conspiracy, heroes, political intrigue, vengeance ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, master warrior, against the odds, heroes, mistaken identity, contests and competitions, mysterious character, ambition, kung fu, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, escapades, dishonesty, vengeance, adventure, assassination attempt, politics, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, heroes, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, kung fu, shaolin, cult ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Action, History
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of two warring generals (Liu Bang and Xiang Yu) fighting for control of China at the end of the Qin Dynasty.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, political unrest, dishonesty, ambition, assassination attempt, state affairs, graphic violence, manipulation, blind ambition, manipulations, fight
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 236
The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, save the world, criminal heroes, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, good versus evil, treasure hunt, crimes, one man army, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, muay thai, village, one man army, heroes, kung fu, supernatural ability, deadly, reincarnation, destiny ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
China O'Brien (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, homecoming, interracial relations, innocence lost, graphic violence, parents and children, murder, city life, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 163
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 276
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, kung fu, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, crimes, ambition, betrayal, criminal heroes, contests and competitions, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 570
Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rivalry, gangsters, martial arts, vigilantism, vengeance, master warrior, one man army, crimes, tough heroes, forced into action, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Avenging Quartet (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female Chinese cop teams up with a lady kung-fu master to stop two female Japanese gangsters from stealing a valuable painting.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, forgery, obsessive quest, love and romance, master warrior, love triangle, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Tai Chi Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 728
The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 80
Angry Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chang Chen-Wai, a martial arts expert who runs a jade-importing business, follows his missing brother to Thailand and learns he has been murdered. Chang vows revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, crimes, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, roundhouse kick, hapkido ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, martial arts, stoners, hitman, tough heroes, danger, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, misfit, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, memory loss, dishonesty, hitman, tough heroes, deadly, danger, rivalry, graphic violence, amnesia, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 248
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, vengeance, undercover, partners against crime, crimes, police corruption, working undercover, partners, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, danger, investigation, race against time, heroes, master warrior, undercover, dishonesty, deadly, terrorism, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, master warrior, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, heroes, kung fu classic, kung fu, shaolin ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 30K
Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, weird, harsh, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, master warrior, destiny, one man army, vengeance, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, human spirit, obsession, graphic violence ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, middle ages
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, adventure, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, vengeance, deadly, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Legendary Amazons (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film is set in early 11th century China during the reign of Emperor Renzong of the Song Dynasty. The emperor neglects state affairs and indulges in personal pleasures, while the government sinks into corruption and war continues to rage on at ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, leadership, against the odds, rivalry, soldier, military, politics, war, save the day, danger, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, shaolin, kung fu, palaces castles and temples, failed attempt, tough heroes, vengeance, mortal combat, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shaolin monk, graphic violence, vengeance, lone wolves, one man army, rivalry, danger, heroes, escapades, child martial arts ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fugitives, rivalry, murder, martial arts, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%