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47 Ronin (2013)
 6.2
 141K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tragic ending, based on legend, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, adventure, shogun, battles, heroes, exile, martial arts, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, chosen one, half breed, ronin, samurai sword, revenge, sword and sorcery, vengeance, sword fight, mentor, beast, creature, attack, impossible love ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, master warrior, rivalry, sword fight, martial arts, adventure and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 47 Ronin: The Last Samurai (2003), Dracula Untold (2014), The Warrior's Way (2010), Last Knights (2015), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, prophecy, chosen one, courage, rescue, mentor, destiny, camelot, sword, throne ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, epic, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, self discovery, battles, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, master warrior, dignity, military life, war ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 171K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes is a great hero, but when he learns the Sultan is preparing for battle and needs to form an army of 1,000 boys, including Vlad's son, he vows to find a way to protect his family. Vlad turns to dark forces in order to get the power to ...
Style: gothic, scary, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, supernatural, dracula, immortality, adventure, legends and myths, mythology, family in danger, prince, blood, transformation, bite ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, light, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, samurai, small town, martial arts, forest, desert, heroes, ninja, deception, revenge, danger, secret hideout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 38K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, medieval, vengeance, sword fight, emperor, adventure, coup d'etat, corrupt, abuse of power, king arthur, happy ending, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, love and romance, theft, mentor, warrior, adventure, mountain, sword, heroine, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, samurai, love and romance, tragic love, imaginary, state affairs, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, battles, forbidden love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 68K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: gothic, bleak, rough, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, dark fantasy, tough heroes, supernatural, sorcerer, danger, heroes, gothic horror, witch, sword and sorcery, adventure, murder ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, countryside, youth, danger, single parent ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 34K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, tough heroes, opponent, crimes, heroes, ambition, revenge, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, tense, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, heroes, murder, danger, death, master warrior, vengeance, chase, brutality, gunfight ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 630
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: realistic, serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, shogun, vengeance, adventure, master warrior, deadly, state affairs, escapades, danger, gang, samurai ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kenshin Samurai X (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heroes, drifter, one man army, martial arts, swordsman, mercenary, japanese culture, drug lord, katana, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 9K
The Promise (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, fairy tale, colourful ...
Plot: destiny, true love, rescue, fall in love, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, orphan, romance, danger, trial, goddess ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, epic, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, danger, ghost, adventure, heroic mission, intrigue, dishonesty, battles, destiny, betrayal, escapades, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, martial arts, blood, drifter, female ninja, blood splatter, decapitation, martial artist, ronin, lone wolves, master warrior ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 461
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, twins, heroes, escapades, master warrior, adventure, crimes, clergy, good versus evil, kidnapping, gory, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, master warrior, hitman, dishonesty, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, one man army, good versus evil, ambition, political unrest, rivalry, katana sword, survival, blind ambition, heroes, master warrior, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 157K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, army, mythology, adventure, legends and myths, god, greek, fight for supremacy, heroes, vengeance, legendary ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the clan murders her entire family, but Princess ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, curses spells and rituals, battles, righting the wronged, palaces castles and temples, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroic mission, escapades, hopes, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, blood, violence, drifter, sword fight, decapitation, blood splatter, gore, yakuza, martial artist, villain ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, transformation, rage, soldier, invasion, swords and armor, master warrior, sea battle, vengeance, tough heroes, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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 5.5
 69K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, adventure, master apprentice relationship, young heroes, chosen one, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This 26th film installment of the Zatoichi series sees Shintaro Katsu return to this classic role after a 10 year hiatus. The blind masseur Ichi gets caught between rival Yakuza clans.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, crimes, deadly, lone wolves, crime, rivalry, gory, village, gang ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, martial arts, heroes, lone wolves, master warrior, deadly, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, cult, strong violent content ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 2K
47 Samurai (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kira Yoshinaka, whose title was Kōzuke no suke. The ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: samurai, revenge, martial arts, seppuku, vengeance, battles, society, redemption, righting the wronged, heroic mission, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 11K
The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exile, martial arts, desert, master warrior, battle, samurai, survival, heroic mission, war, adventure, love affair, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, korea, hong kong, asia, mongolia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, kidnapping, murder, adventure, heroes, lone wolves, love and romance, master warrior, confined, gangsters, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, supernatural, martial arts, good versus evil, undead, violence spree, danger, rivalry, ghost, vengeance, strong violent content, deal with the devil ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%