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The Myth (2005)
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The Myth (2005)
Original name: 神話
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a fellow scientist asks for Jack's help in locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, meditative, breathtaking, light, lyrical, enigmatic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reincarnation, adventure, martial arts, exotic locale, archaeologist, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, superhero, supernatural, legends and myths, great wall of china, master villain, time travel, heroes, emperor, research, one man army, holy man, bollywood, immortality, treasure hunt, tombs and skeletons, destiny, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, india, ancient china, hong kong, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, stylized and semi serious films with plots about adventure, heroes, rivalry, escapades, danger, martial arts and good versus evil mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Myth: The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Double Dragon (1994), Blade of Kings (2004), Kung Fu Yoga (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
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, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, martial arts, adventure, friendship, immortality, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, magical, warrior, teenager, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
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100%
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, courage, secret place, good versus evil ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 11K
Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, gang, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chase, secret identity, race against time, leadership ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2007, 2000s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a magical artifact is lifted from his library, a meek librarian sets out to ensure its safe return.
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: treasure hunt, archaeologist, adventurer, archaeology, obsessive quest, save the world, adventure, friendship, friends, heroic mission, good versus evil, university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blade of Kings (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the mythical land of Huadu, Charcoal Head, a humble boy born to rule an empire must undertake his journey to claim his throne.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empress, vampire, martial arts, heroic mission, adventure, danger, imaginary, escapades, save the world, chosen one, twins, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, changing the past or future, legends and myths, time travel, master warrior, master villain, rescue, danger, good versus evil, adventure, clergy ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, USA, India, Nepal, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Iceland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chinese archeology professor Jack teams up with beautiful Indian professor Ashmita and assistant Kyra to locate lost Magadha treasure. In a Tibetan ice cave, they find the remains of the royal army that had vanished together with the treasure, only ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: legends and myths, adventurer, treasure hunt, adventure, artifact, chase, danger, martial arts, treasure, escapades, destiny, relic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
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Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, treasure, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
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50%
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Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, helicopter, heroes, undercover, one man army, hitman, espionage, chase, adventure, terrorism, double agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, chase, adventure, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
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Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, adventure, supernatural ability, escapades, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, heroes ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
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Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, gold, martial arts, chase, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, youth, heroes, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little Big Soldier (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a farmer forced into conscription, who has been looking to get out of the army ever since. His great chance arrives when he stumbles upon a wounded general from an enemy state, and he kidnaps him, intending to claim credit for the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, martial arts, soldier, escape, pow, rivalry, adventure, survival, samurai sword, prince, horse, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: hong kong, asia, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile Sinbad meets the Vizier who has another part of the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cyclops, good versus evil, island, pirate, adventurer, treasure hunt, map, adventure, tattoo, supernatural, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 8th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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
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Time: 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, danger, on the run, espionage, secret agent, fistfight, car chase, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa, johannesburg south africa
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The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After retrieving the Crystal Skull in Utah, Flynn Carsen receives a map in the mail with the secret location of King Solomon's Mines. When the scroll is stolen, Judson explains the power of the Key of Solomon's book and assigns Flynn to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, artifact, heroes, adventurer, treasure hunt, witchcraft, archeological dig, expedition, mummy, good versus evil, save the world, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, adventure, legends and myths, rescue, danger, egyptian mythology, myth, immortality, afterlife, demon ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This sequel to "Pandora's Box" continues director Jeffrey Lau's adaptation of the Buddhism saga "Journey to the West". Stranded five centuries in the past, Joker Monkey King must battle a variety of monsters, seductive ...
Style: epic, offbeat, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: monk, destiny, time travel, reincarnation, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, master villain, master warrior, danger, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Warriors of Virtue (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A young man, Ryan, suffering from a disability, wishes to join the other kids from his schools football team. During an initiation rite, Ryan is swept away through a whirlpool to the land of Tao. There he is hunted by the evil Lord Komodo, who ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, awful ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, kangaroo, mythology, superhero, chinese food, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, time travel, legends and myths, young heroes, coming of age ...
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The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, War
Country: USA, Germany, China, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mummy, adventure, archaeologist, tombs and skeletons, archaeology, tomb, emperor, pyramid, adventurer, supernatural ability, danger, immortality ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946
Place: china, asia, himalaya, shanghai, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, ...
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, humorous, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, evil queen, betrayal, destiny, wizards, barbarian, heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, betrayal, princess, rivalry, heroes, time travel, escapades, king, fall in love, danger, imaginary, prince ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
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, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, love and romance, adventure, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, partners, friends, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
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, serious, epic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, gladiator, legends and myths, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, slavery, destiny, father son relationship, introspection ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%