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Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
 7.5
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Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Original name: るろうに剣心 -明治剣客浪漫譚- 維新志士への鎮魂歌
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desparate rebels have sworn to settle one final score. Only one man stands in their way: Rurouni Kenshin. Will the former assassin take up his sword to fight again? When Shigure discovers Kenshin's true identity and his fight becomes a personal vendetta, the young hero will have no choice.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, superhero, adventure, martial arts, crimes, vengeance, heroes, good versus evil, hopes, vigilantism, danger, master warrior, haunted by the past, society, heroic mission, fighting crime, political unrest, redemption, escapades, lone wolves, rivalry, righting the wronged, pacifism, horse ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, adventure, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots: Sword of the Stranger (2007), Samurai X: Reflection (2001), Sword for Truth (1990), Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009), Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, touching
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Place: feudal japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 83 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, adult animation
Plot: samurai, uninhibited rivalry, battle zone, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, battles, strong violent content, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, danger, rivalry ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: surreal, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Duration: 50 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.9
 34K
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Country: Japan
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Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 920
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TV show
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992)
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Mr. Money is holding another Tenka'ichi Budokai and Mr. Satan invites everyone in the world to join in. Little does he know that Bojack, an ancient villain who has escaped his prison, is competing. Since Goku is currently dead, it is up to ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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