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The Myth (2005)
 6.1
 15K
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, light, lyrical, enigmatic, breathtaking, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: adventure, great wall of china, reincarnation, martial arts, supernatural, exotic locale, archaeologist, adventurer, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, legends and myths, master villain, time travel, heroes, emperor, research, one man army, holy man, immortality, treasure hunt, destiny, escapades, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, india, ancient china, hong kong, england

Most similar movies to The Myth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and stylized 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), The Twins Effect II (2004), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), 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: martial arts, young heroes, adventure, friendship, sword fight, mentor, monkey king, immortality, good versus evil, magical, bully, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, breathtaking, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, archaeology, treasure, courage, secret place ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: egypt, nepal, cairo egypt, himalaya, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Twins Effect II (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, semi serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empress, adventure, escapades, heroic mission, martial arts, vampire, save the world, chosen one, twins, heroes, emperor, statue comes to life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, terrorism, one man army, undercover, heroes, hitman, espionage, chase, adventure, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 10K
Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, India, Hong Kong
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, light ...
Plot: artifact, legends and myths, treasure hunt, adventure, adventurer, martial arts, treasure, escapades, chase, crimes, relic, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, monkey king, changing the past or future, legends and myths, time travel, monk, religions or cults, love and romance, master villain, supernatural, escapades ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 20K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, treasure hunt, martial arts, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, africa, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: kung fu, martial arts, on the run, kung fu master, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
Deathstalker II (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and cloned in order to seize control of the kingdom. Together ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: royal family, magic, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, battles, zombie, sorcerer, archer, archery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 104 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, stylized, epic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, martial arts, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, supernatural ability, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, heroes ...
Place: finland, china, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, chase, gold, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dark hero, soldier, escape, pow, rivalry, adventure, survival, ancient history, heroes, horse, anti war ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, knight, heroes, youth, heroic mission, rescue, adventurer, adventure, escapades, rivalry, legends and myths, medieval ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 42K
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, stylized, semi serious, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, superhuman powers, martial arts, adventure, immortality, chase, fight, rescue, heroes, warrior, police detective, good versus evil ...
Place: hong kong, asia, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the world, supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, heroes, master villain, supernatural, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 4K
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 ⇓
38%
 5.0
 34K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, secret identity, jungle, adventure, good versus evil, phantom, escapades, comic hero, masked hero, heroes, one man army, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, ocean ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 117K
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, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, ancient egypt, legends and myths, egyptian mythology, adventure, pyramid, myth, immortality, rescue, desert, escapades ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 40K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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, suspense, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, on the run, espionage, swat team, fistfight, car chase, airplane, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, south africa, hong kong, asia, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: archaeologist, treasure hunt, archeological dig, artifact, witchcraft, heroes, adventurer, expedition, mummy, adventure, good versus evil, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Forbidden Warrior (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Gaia Za is a sacred tome that holds many ancient and powerful spells to be unlocked by a so-called Chosen One expected to be born to one of two leading families: the Khans or the Marajis. Unwilling to leave the clan's fate to the gods, Che ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, rivalry, kung fu, destiny, legends and myths, heroes, heroic mission, supernatural, crimes ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Warriors of Virtue (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 101 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, semi serious, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: kangaroo, martial arts, mythology, superhero, american football, adventure, escapades, young heroes, youth, hopes, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monk, martial arts, prophecy, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, knife fight, culture clash, partners ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1943
Place: tibet, usa, san francisco, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, serious, semi serious, epic, stylized ...
Plot: destiny, monk, time travel, reincarnation, heroic mission, true love, martial arts, legends and myths, save the lady, love and romance, good versus evil, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, humorous, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, sword fight, barbarian, wizards, evil queen, curses spells and rituals, betrayal, destiny, heroic mission, heroes, righting the wronged, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, epic, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, betrayal, rivalry, escapades, heroes, time travel, fall in love, heir, princess, king, sword fight, brother vs brother ...
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 127K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, cowboy, old west, partners, save the day, society, odd couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, legends and myths, superhuman powers, ancient history, greek mythology, gladiator, good versus evil, adventure, hercules, slavery, destiny, father son relationship ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, not serious, feel good, exciting, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, friends, partners, vengeance, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%