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47 Ronin (2013)
 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, epic, surprise ending, tragic ending, based on legend, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, revenge, chosen one, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, sword fight, mentor, shogun, half breed, adaptation, impossible love, brutality, suicide, love and romance ...
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, exciting, stylized and epic films with plots about sword fight, violence, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry and revenge mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 47 Ronin: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Dracula Untold (2014), Seven Swords (2005), The Last Samurai (2003), Shogun's Ninja (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: stylized, epic, suspense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: knight, king arthur, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, danger, rescue, haunted by the past, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ 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, enigmatic ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, love and romance, theft, mentor, adventure, sword, warrior, aristocracy, duel, disguise ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 163K
Dracula Untold (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Japan
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: scary, gothic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, adventure, legends and myths, dracula, immortality, family in danger, blood, transformation, bite, bravery, mythology ...
Time: 15th century, 19th century
Place: romania, ottoman empire, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, sword, emperor, heroes, deadly, leadership, bounty hunter, dragon, samurai, frame up, danger ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary, 17th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, 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, epic, serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: warrior, samurai, self discovery, courage, master warrior, friendship, battles, swords and armor, human spirit, military life, dignity, pride and honor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friendship, warrior, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, battles, sword and sorcery, ancient, save the world, journey, destiny ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 594
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, shogun, gang, samurai, military, rivalry, danger, treasure hunt, escapades, battles, vengeance ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, exciting, stylized, light, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, small town, good versus evil, martial arts, assassin, desert, revenge, deception, forest, master warrior, danger, secret hideout ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 152K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, mythology, adventure, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 93K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, intense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, destiny, master villain, supernatural, tournament, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies ...
Style: gothic, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: supernatural, witch, adventure, wizards and magicians, immortality, dark hero, imaginary, reluctant partners, fantasy world, good versus evil, plague, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 58K
13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: stylized, epic, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, suicide, swordsman, mission, martial arts, swords and armor, assassination, violence, assassin, explosion ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 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, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, martial arts, blood, drifter, decapitation, blood splatter, female ninja, ronin, martial artist, master warrior, lone wolves ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 66K
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, fairy tale, entertaining, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witch, magic, young heroes, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, chosen one, supernatural, exorcism ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 36K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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: vengeance, sword fight, warrior, emperor, medieval, abuse of power, adventure, coup d'etat, master warrior, corrupt, happy ending, lone hero ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 136K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, mercenary, warrior, hercules, battle, superhuman powers, heroic mission, strong man, adventure, lone hero, battles, tyranny ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.9
 33K
BloodRayne (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In eighteenth century Romania, Rayne, a dhampir (half-human, half-vampire), prone to fits of blind blood rage but saddled with a compunction for humans, strives to avenge her mother's rape by her father, Kagan, King of Vampires. Two vampire ...
Style: scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, gory, vengeance, supernatural, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, isolation, danger, intrigue, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: romania, dungeon, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 14K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, assassin, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, village, orphan, deadly, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.7
 433
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: serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, clergy, adventure, daring rescue, master warrior, escapades, crimes, heroic mission, danger, twins, tough heroes, battles ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: exciting, stylized, light, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, vengeance, good versus evil, battle, barbarian, rescue, rivalry, gory, danger, heroic mission, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, zombie, battles, palaces castles and temples, righting the wronged, danger, rivalry, military, daring rescue, escapades, chases and races ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, legends and myths, superhuman powers, destiny, adventure, mythology, danger, introspection, escapades, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, revenge, female ninja, master warrior, vengeance, gory, cult, youth, single parent, danger ...
Time: 15th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.1
 66K
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: atmospheric, gothic, exciting, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, danger, heroes, tough heroes, redemption, mercenary, adventure, sorcerer, murder, violence, lone wolves ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, dungeon, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ambition, political unrest, heroes, state affairs, blind ambition, master warrior, one man army, rivalry, good versus evil, katana, dojo ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 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, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: revenge, bravery, sword fight, magic, escapades, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tough heroes, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, barbarian, magic, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, twentieth century, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, norse mythology, sword and sorcery, heroes, danger, legends and myths, dangerous animal, mythology, dark hero, sword fight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 95K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, rescue, adventure, chaos and mayhem, danger, immortality, legends and myths, save the day, desert, afterlife, ancient egypt ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, martial arts, gory, rivalry, cult, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, lone wolves, master warrior, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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