Movies like Samurai

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Samurai (2002)
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Samurai (2002)
Original name: Samouraïs
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ghost, investigation, supernatural, reincarnation, crimes, rivalry, adventure, heroes, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, demon, pregnancy, female fighter, feudal japan, katana, martial arts school, sidekick, microchip, danger, deadly, swimming pool, male underwear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, paris france, asia, europe, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, martial arts, escapades, deadly and adventure mostly in Action, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Samurai: Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006), Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002), The Vanquisher (2009), The Sanctuary (2009), Ashura (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, investigation, working undercover, terrorism, undercover, heroes, race against time, master warrior, dishonesty, self mutilation, female martial artist, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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100%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Vanquisher (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After completing a covert mission in southern Thailand, CIA agent Gunja finds herself forced to fight off operatives who've been ordered to take her out at all costs. She survives and after two years of laying low, re-emerges in Bangkok to face ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, secret agents, hitman, escapades, save the day, law enforcement, heroes, undercover, crimes, assassination attempt, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.2
 251
The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, criminal heroes, save the world, treasure hunt, master villain, good versus evil, dishonesty, one man army, race against time, daring rescue, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ashura (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Adapted from the successful play, the film takes place in 19th-century Japan, where a war between demons and their slayers is fought. Izumo, a kabuki actor with a demon-slaying past, meets and falls in love with Tsubaki. However, something is not ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, rivalry, fall in love, save the world, haunted by the past, love and romance, supernatural, forced into action, martial arts, master warrior, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, battles, ghost, shogun, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, reincarnation, supernatural, zombie, rivalry, heroes, religions or cults ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, tough heroes, rivalry, superhuman powers, uninhibited rivalry, battles, military, samurai, chase, partners against crime, escapades, master villain ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.2
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, crimes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, underdog, sport, ultimatum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, motorcycle chase, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
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The 8th Plague (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The 8th Plague is the story of a woman named Launa who is investigating the disappearance of her sister, Nikki. Nikki had gone camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Springs and never came back. Becoming more and more frustrated, Launa realizes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: missing person, ghost, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, supernatural, zombie, curses spells and rituals, prison, siblings relations, investigation, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, rivalry, love affair, future dystopia, samurai ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, investigation, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, strong sexual content, master warrior, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, heroic mission, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, heroes, friendship, martial arts, escapades, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Bloody Mallory (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mallory is the head of an elite government-run strike force dedicated to combating the supernatural. Her team includes the drag queen Vena Cava, an explosives expert; a mute, pre-teen telepath capable of possessing others named Talking Tina; and an ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, female warrior, good versus evil, obsessive quest, femme fatale, chaos and mayhem, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural ability, daring rescue, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, femme fatale, crimes, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tales of an Ancient Empire (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A princess is on a quest to unite the five greatest warriors to save her kingdom from a demon sorceress.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, sorceress, heroic mission, adventure, save the kingdom, destiny, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, vampire, wizards and magicians, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: samurai, martial arts, military, supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural, battles, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Plot: martial arts, murder, ninja, ninjitsu, escapades, rivalry, crimes, adventure, heroes, assassination, businessman, kendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: martial arts, chase, heroes, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, kickboxing, violence, fistfight, love interest, warrior, martial artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Female Convict Scorpion (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, criminal heroes, confined, life is a bitch, prison life, martial arts, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master II (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of demons in the ancient Japanese capital of Heian is dismembering members of a family of Japanese nobles.
Style: serious, disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, wizards and magicians, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, supernatural, vengeance, exorcism, demon, murder ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, supernatural, adventure, mysterious character, rivalry, escapades, crimes, vengeance, stalking, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
BKO: Bangkok Knockout (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of martial arts students are enjoying a reunion party when a bomb goes off in the building. When they wake up, some of their friends have been kidnapped and they soon find a group of assassins coming after them. The only way to survive is to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, martial arts tournament, master warrior, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, trapped in a building, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Moscow Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Moscow, the priest Owen hires a team to guide him in the underworld to find his friend Sergei that is missing while researching the legend about the existence of demons and an entrance to hell beneath the city.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, priest, survival, investigation, rescue, race against time, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, underground, deadly creature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: save the world, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, martial arts, supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, rescue, race against time, rivalry, escapades, ancient mystery ...
Time: 2000s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, samurai, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, deadly creature, heroes, adventure, mutant, chaos, village, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: martial arts, samurai, state affairs, obsessive quest, rivalry, escapades, adventure, master warrior, heroes, royal family, school, kung fu ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: exciting, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, swordsman, martial arts, graphic violence, village, rivalry, good versus evil, master warrior, gang, heroes, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, escapades, assassination, ancient korea, destiny, chase, hopes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 10th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against the evil Master Ho, his nefarious Beetle Clan and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, superhero, fighting crime, master villain, superhuman powers, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, good versus evil, save the day, slave ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%