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47 Ronin (2013)
 6.2
 138K
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, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, shogun, battles, adventure, heroes, exile, half breed, martial arts, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, chosen one, 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, sword fight, rivalry, master warrior, martial arts, betrayal and revenge mostly in Action, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 47 Ronin: The Last Samurai (2003), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Last Knights (2015), Dracula Untold (2014), The Warrior's Way (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, epic, serious, inter cultural ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, pride and honor, self discovery, courage, battles, master warrior, human spirit, friendship, dignity, military life, swords and armor ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, courage, chosen one, rescue, throne, wizards, mentor, one against many, destiny ...
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, master warrior, vengeance, love and romance, theft, mentor, warrior, adventure, sword, heroine, monastery, aristocracy ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 37K
Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, 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: warrior, vengeance, medieval, sword fight, emperor, adventure, coup d'etat, king arthur, corrupt, abuse of power, happy ending, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 167K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, legends and myths, adventure, immortality, dracula, mythology, family in danger, blood, transformation, bite, bravery ...
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: serious, exciting, stylized, light, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, small town, martial arts, assassin, desert, heroes, deception, forest, ninja, revenge, danger ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 154K
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, immortality, adventure, legends and myths, army, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, vengeance, gory, cult, adventure, escapades, death in the family ...
Time: 15th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
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, master warrior, heroic, swords and armor, vengeance, tough heroes, heroic mission, sea battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 66K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, tough heroes, sorcerer, danger, dark fantasy, heroes, gothic horror, adventure, murder, redemption, mercenary ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, adventure, warrior, heroes, murder, danger, death, rivalry, master warrior, vengeance, chase, blood ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gladiator, greek mythology, good versus evil, superhuman powers, legends and myths, mythology, destiny, introspection, master warrior, adventure, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, rivalry, village, gang, danger, good versus evil, vengeance, female killer, heroes, opponent, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 619
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, shogun, gang, samurai, political unrest, deadly, vengeance, danger, rivalry, battles, treasure hunt ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: master warrior, samurai, love and romance, tragic love, state affairs, supernatural ability, battles, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, heroes, forbidden love, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, martial arts, blood, drifter, blood splatter, decapitation, ronin, female ninja, martial artist, survival, lone wolves ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 59K
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, duel, assassin, battle, samurai sword, martial arts, suicide, mission, violence, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, serious, epic, exciting, fairy tale ...
Plot: destiny, true love, rescue, martial arts, romance, love and romance, heroes, curses spells and rituals, danger, soldier, rivalry, master warrior ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.8
 450
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, master warrior, heroes, daring rescue, twins, danger, tough heroes, battles, rivalry, gory, clergy, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 4K
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, master warrior, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, blood, violence, drifter, kung fu, sword, sword fight, duel, martial artist, villain, decapitation ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 67K
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, magic, witch, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, exorcism, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, deadly, imaginary, master warrior, supernatural ability, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroes, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: epic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, dishonesty, rivalry, destiny, martial arts, battles, righting the wronged, betrayal, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, ambition, good versus evil, political unrest, rivalry, katana sword, survival, state affairs, heroes, blind ambition, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, crime, master warrior, deadly, gory, danger, heroes, escapades, gangsters, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, parents and children, master warrior, lone wolves, deadly, gory, family relations, rivalry, cult, danger ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 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 ⇓
28%
 6.1
 33K
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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, tai chi, rivalry, tough heroes, once in a lifetime opportunity, mortal combat, heroes, contests and competitions, crimes, opponent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, martial arts, supernatural, undead, master villain, danger, deal with the devil, deadly, vengeance, ghost, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%