Movies like 47 Ronin

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47 Ronin
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: epic, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, fairy tale, bad ending, entertaining, based on legend ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, revenge, vengeance, magic, sword fight, witch, mentor, master warrior, mythology, fight scenes, redemption, dragon, death, chase, fantasy world, shogun, ronin, supernatural, storytelling, sacrifice, dialogue, beautiful scenery, half breed ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan

Most similar movies to 47 Ronin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and epic films with plots about sword fight, dialogue, fight scenes, mentor, storytelling, heroes and revenge mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 47 Ronin: Pompeii (2014), Seventh Son (2014), Beowulf & Grendel (2005), The Promise (2005), Azumi (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: 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: stylized, intense, epic, entertaining, scenic ...
Plot: king arthur, mythology, good versus evil, murder, revenge, mentor, betrayal, dark hero, chase, magic, storytelling, medieval ...
Time: 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, dungeon
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
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Pompeii
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 79 A.D., Milo, a slave turned gladiator, finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a ...
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Time: ancient history, 1st century, 70s
Place: italy, britain, dungeon
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System:   61%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
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Seventh Son
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, serious, fairy tale, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dark fantasy, magic, good versus evil, witch, supernatural, destiny, dragon, betrayal, chase, sword fight, fantasy world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
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, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, romance, master warrior, kung fu, destiny, heroes, adventure, fight scenes, redemption, teleportation, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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System:   52%
    User:   61%
 
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Beowulf & Grendel
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, rough, epic, gloomy, scenic ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, mythology, vengeance, dark hero, sword fight, dangerous animal, medieval, revenge, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
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System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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The Promise
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, fairy tale, epic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, destiny, sacrifice, betrayal, master warrior, kung fu, assassin, true love, mythology, sword fight, fantasy world, heroic mission ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
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    User:   54%
 
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Azumi
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, epic, exciting, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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    User:   57%
 
The Forbidden Kingdom
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, adventure, immortality, mentor, good versus evil, kung fu, witch, fight scenes, master warrior, sword fight, vengeance, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, boston, hong kong, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Clash of the Titans
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, mythology, immortality, destiny, sacrifice, magic, revenge, superhuman powers, god, sword fight, dialogue, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
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Duration: 115 min.
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Style: epic, exciting, serious, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, adventure, sword fight, medieval, revenge, master warrior, palaces castles and temples, mentor, ninja, sacrifice, fight scenes, war ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 7.6
 57K
13 Assassins
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: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, violence, gory, assassin, death, sword fight, blood, massacre, suicide, warrior ...
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    User:   43%
 
Conan the Destroyer
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Wrath of the Titans
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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The Wolverine
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Country: USA, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 126 min.
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo, canada
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    User:   47%
 
Snow White and the Huntsman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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Story: After the Evil Queen marries the King, she performs a violent coup in which the King is murdered and his daughter, Snow White, is taken captive. Almost a decade later, a grown Snow White is still in the clutches of the Queen. In order to obtain ...
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    User:   52%
 
The Legend of Hercules
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: serious, exciting, epic, awful, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: ancient history
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Red Sonja
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: sexy, suspenseful, serious, stylized, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, vengeance, supernatural, sword fight, good versus evil, palaces castles and temples, violence, magic, fantasy world, dark fantasy, wizards, sword and sorcery ...
Time: 80s, stone age, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Dungeons & Dragons
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: epic, serious, exciting, awful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, magic, dragon, fantasy world, maze, destiny, palaces castles and temples, wizards, computer game, chase, master villain ...
Time: middle ages
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
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Solomon Kane
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: bleak, serious, rough, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, violence, witch, redemption, dark hero, sword fight, devil, magic, dark fantasy, anti heroes, mercenary ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
The Beastmaster
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dar, is the son of a king, who is hunted by a priest after his birth and grows up in another family. When he becomes a grown man his new father is murdered by savages and he discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, which ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, good versus evil, vengeance, magic, village, superhero, animals, death, blood, heroic mission, fantasy world ...
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Merlin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: atmospheric, serious, fairy tale, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, betrayal, king arthur, witch, good versus evil, magic, supernatural, mythology, fantasy world, supernatural ability, dark fantasy, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
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System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Hercules
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: exciting, serious, entertaining, ridiculous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, violence, good versus evil, betrayal, mercenary, storytelling, monster, destiny, redemption, blood, revenge, master warrior ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, dungeon, athens greece
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
 6.1
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Man of Tai Chi
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: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, brutality, kung fu, fight scenes, master warrior, revenge, ninja, mentor, blood, contests and competitions, competition, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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Shogun's Ninja
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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, samurai, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, escapades, heroes, rivalry, ninja, gang, master warrior, treasure hunt ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   46%
 
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
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, exciting, serious, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, ninja, sword fight, fight scenes, kung fu, police investigation, brutality, mentor, gunfight, vigilante ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Genre: Action, 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, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
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Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, rebellion, revenge, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes, sword fight, violence, weapons, tragic hero ...
Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
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, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, blood, assassin, sword fight, violence, brutality, ninja, adventure, lone wolves, cult ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Conan the Barbarian
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: epic, exciting, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vengeance, adventure, magic, revenge, torture, witch, slavery, good versus evil, sword fight, brutality, chase, violence ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   100%
 
Season of the Witch
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: suspense, serious, stylized, bad ending, entertaining ...
Plot: witch, good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, monk, knight, witches, dark fantasy, demons, medieval, supernatural ability, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   32%
 
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