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The Assassin's Blade (2008)
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The Assassin's Blade (2008)
Original name: 武俠梁祝
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This movie is based on the Butterfly Lovers, or Liang Zhu, a Chinese legend about the tragic romance between two lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai. Retelling the Wuxia version of the story, it was filmed in Shanghai in 2008. The story features Taiwanese popstar Wu Chun as Liang Shanbo and Hong Kong Twins popstar Charlene Choi as Zhu Yingtai.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, atmospheric, epic, serious, stylized
Plot: martial arts, romance, fall in love, master warrior, adventure, unfulfillment, love, kung fu, martial arts training, mentor, rivalry, vengeance, escapades, clan, hidden identity, heroes, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, violence, sword fight
Place: asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about rivalry, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, vengeance, love and romance and adventure mostly in Action, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Assassin's Blade: The Bride with White Hair (1993), Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993), Out Live (2000), Blades of Blood (2010), Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dragon, martial arts, supernatural, escapades, love and romance, tragic hero, good versus evil, vengeance, romance, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: china, asia
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Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A royal official accompanies a Portuguese warship to the Black Cliffs to see the site of the defeat of the evil Invincible Asia, who attained supernatural abilities by following the sacred scroll and castrating himself.
Style: serious
Plot: martial arts, gender bending, vengeance, adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, wizards and magicians, ghost ...
Place: asia
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91%
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Out Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, emotional, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes of passion, forbidden love, love triangle, redemption, uninhibited rivalry, romance, lovers reunited, state affairs, love affair, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: asia, china
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, politics, escapades, adventure, assassination attempt, vengeance, dishonesty, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competition--a fight to the death--will take place between the five best shinobi from each ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, tragic love, love and romance, imaginary, supernatural ability, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, battles, adventure, heroes, forbidden love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, heroes, adventure, love and romance, sword, kung fu, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
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82%
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My Kingdom (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 19th century, the Prince Regent of the Qing Dynasty orders the mass execution of the entire Meng clan. Before his beheading, the leader vows that his family will avenge this travesty of justice. Awaiting his death, a five-year-old Meng boy ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, desire for fame, ambition, teachers and students, love and romance, actor's life, romance, family relations, siblings relations, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Several years after his beloved Nieh has gone, Ning is innocently put into jail. Luckily, he meets a scholar, Elder Chu Kot, in the prison who finally helps him escape. Ning then meets a young witty monk Autumn. They become friends and live in an ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ghost, escape, supernatural, demon, romance, collector, supernatural romance, heroic mission, fall in love, love affair, supernatural ability ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, escapades, heroes, obsessive quest, deadly, school, royal family, rivalry, state affairs, danger, adventure, samurai ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Moon Warriors (1992)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A kind-hearted fisherman, content with simple life, is reluctantly drawn into helping a noble emperor regain his throne from his evil brother.
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, village, righting the wronged, friends, love triangle, vengeance, royal family, woman in danger, legends and myths, redemption, true love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, kung fu, cult, shaolin ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, tough heroes, monk, heroic mission, monastery ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Sorcerer and the White Snake is an ancient Chinese fable about a woman demon who falls in love with a mortal is brought to life through the latest advances in CGI and action techniques.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, monk, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, fall in love, martial arts, wizards and magicians, demon, giant snake ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sword fight, kung fu, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sword of the Assassin (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Nguyen Vu is the sole survivor of his family who was executed by the empress of Vietnam. Upon discovering that his family may have been framed for crimes they did not commit, he sets out to bring justice and clear his family name.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan, is slowly killing all of the members of the Eight Big Clans. Something Cho did to her early in their ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, imaginary, escapades, danger, mountain, wizards and magicians, tragic love, curses spells and rituals, love affair, vengeance, heroic mission, tragic hero ...
Place: asia
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72%
Vampire Effect (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An evil Duke attempts to kill and collect the blood of a royal family of European vampires in order to become all powerful. The only surviving member of the family travels to Hong Kong, only to complicate his struggle by falling in love with a ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, martial arts, fall in love, heroic mission, twins, supernatural, deadly, royal family, rivalry, fight, tough girl, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Reign of Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, vengeance, escapades, track down, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, mortal combat, betrayal, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This sequel to "Pandora's Box" continues director Jeffrey Lau's adaptation of the Buddhism saga "Journey to the West". Stranded five centuries in the past, Joker Monkey King must battle a variety of monsters, seductive ...
Style: epic, offbeat, stylized, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: destiny, monk, reincarnation, time travel, danger, heroes, love and romance, escapades, rivalry, master warrior, save the lady, legends and myths ...
Place: china, asia
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71%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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70%
Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, good versus evil, love and romance, master warrior, supernatural ability, supernatural, love affair, imaginary, escapades, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: china
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69%
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The Restless (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his beloved fiancée is killed by demons, Yi Gwak (Woo-sung Jung) joins the royal demon-hunting squad and distinguishes himself as a great hero. And though Yi eventually falls in battle, his adventures are just beginning. His spirit is whisked ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, epic, serious ...
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Time: ancient history
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Star Runner (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, korea
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68%
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Born of Hope (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A scattered people, the descendants of storied sea-kings of the ancient West, struggle to survive in a lonely wilderness as a dark force relentlessly bends its will toward their destruction. Yet amidst these valiant, desperate people, hope remains. ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
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Genre: Romance, Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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67%
Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
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 ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fall in love, vengeance, heroes, society, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest, rivalry, martial arts, friendship, brother brother relationship, conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: asia, china, ancient china
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66%
Raging Phoenix (2009)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand. Sanim and his friends, having had loved ones abducted, have joined together to break the gang of kidnappers. In a botched kidnap attempt, Deu is saved by Sanim's crew. After ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Goddess of Mercy (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yang Rui falls in love for the cleaning woman who works in a taekwando gym, only to later discover she's an undercover cop named An Xin. An is in hiding from drug smugglers who have a score to settle with her - a raid she led resulted in the ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: romance, working undercover, rivalry, vengeance, martial arts, wooing, policewoman, love, fighting crime, investigation, danger, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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65%
Butterfly and Sword (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dynamo Michelle Khan stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group. Top fight action.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, dishonesty, heroic mission, good versus evil, master warrior, deadly, tough heroes, empire, self mutilation, stabbed to death, chinese ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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65%