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Zu Warriors (2001)
Original name: Shu shan zheng zhuan
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), who is the reincarnation of Dawn, and in love with her again. However, Insomnia's Blood Clouds is ready to destroy Zu...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: imaginary kingdom, martial arts, good versus evil, master villain, master warrior, adventure, insomnia, legend, reincarnation, blood, superhero, supernatural ability, ancient mystery, save the world, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventurer, race against time, rescue, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, china

Most similar movies to Zu Warriors

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, adventure, danger and martial arts mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Zu Warriors: The Last Airbender (2010), The Storm Riders (1998), The Storm Warriors (2009), Swordsman II (1992), The Magic Crane (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last Airbender (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, chosen one, destiny, young heroes, save the world, master warrior, heroic mission, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Storm Riders (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer's ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, master villain, adventure, good versus evil, new love, power, danger, escapades, heroes, love and romance, rivalry, save the world ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, master villain, battles, escapades, imaginary ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.3
 4K
Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, good versus evil, master warrior, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, village, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Magic Crane (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his way to a congress of kung fu masters, an initiate falls from a high cliff, only to be rescued by lovely Tien Lam (Anita Mui), who rides a huge (and sorry-looking) crane. The rest of the movie features a battle between warring martial arts ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, turtle, gore, magic, bat, gory, adventure, supernatural ability, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Attack of the Gryphon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a mystical land torn apart by civil war, a warrior princess must team up with a rival warrior prince to hunt down an evil sorcerer who has summoned a giant flying demon which is terrorizing their land.
Style: epic, serious, exciting
Plot: escapades, civil war, master villain, adventure, master warrior, supernatural ability, save the world, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, cult, chinese man, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, superhuman powers, contests and competitions, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Heroic Trio (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tung and Ching were both adopted by the same master. But later Ching was abducted by the eunuch-Chan. Ching grew up and became scientist Li's assistant and Tung married officer Lau. Chat had escaped from Chan at 15 and became a thief-catcher. ...
Style: stylized, serious, surreal, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, superhuman powers, knife, adventure, good versus evil, master villain, kung fu, rescue, heroic mission, kidnapping, crimes ...
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ghost, soldier, master warrior, superhero, adventure, supernatural ability, tragic hero, daring rescue, college, rescue ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 4K
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: epic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, supernatural ability, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary, supernatural, ancient mystery ...
Place: finland, asia, china, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (1991)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is a live-action version of the popular Japanese animated series Dragon Ball.
Style: exciting, serious, offbeat, stylized
Plot: martial arts, master villain, adventure, master warrior, superhuman powers, young heroes, daring rescue, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, battles, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rescue, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroes, imaginary, sword and sorcery, barbarian, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, 20th century, twentieth century, prehistoric times, year 1984 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ghost, adventure, romance, master villain, temple, storm, night, debt, hiking, spirit, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Due to a curse from his former master Profion, Damodar survived his death by Ridley Freeborn as an undead entity in pursuit of an evil artifact for some hundred years, so that he might be capable of unleashing unstoppable destruction on Izmir and ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, master villain, adventure, supernatural ability, curse, young heroes, race against time, save the world, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, parallel world ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Man Called Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Episodic saga from the first half of the 20th century follows Hero Hua from an ill-omened June day in his youth to a showdown 17 years later with a disaffected member of his martial-arts school, a Japanese named Invincible. Tensions between Chinese ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, exciting, comic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, destiny, racism, master warrior, adventure, one man army, vigilantism, heroes, rivalry, twins, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, usa, hong kong, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Chinese Odyssey Part Two: Cinderella (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 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: stylized, semi serious, epic, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: reincarnation, time travel, monk, master villain, martial arts, adventure, master warrior, true love, heroic mission, legends and myths, good versus evil, danger ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dungeons & Dragons (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The classic role-playing game comes to life in this magical adventure. The empire of Izmer is a divided land: Elite magicians called Mages rule while lowly commoners are powerless. When Empress Savina (Thora Birch) vows to bring equality and ...
Style: epic, exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, empress, palaces castles and temples, master villain, emperor, loss, oppression ...
Time: middle ages
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Avenging Fist (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves... In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master villain, adventure, urban, master warrior, amnesia, cyberpunk, one man army, save the world, vengeance, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, folk hero, master warrior, black magic, love, battle, evil plot, supernatural ability, legends and myths, heroes, imaginary, master and servant ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Sorcerer and the White Snake is an ancient Chinese fable about a woman demon who falls in love with a mortal is brought to life through the latest advances in CGI and action techniques.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, based on legend
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, monk, master warrior, martial arts, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature, wizards and magicians, fall in love, deadly ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, changing the past or future, reincarnation, time travel, master villain, adventure, master warrior, rescue, love triangle, true love, heroic mission, legends and myths ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 3K
Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, desert, good versus evil, adventure, master warrior, betrayal, rescue, heroic mission, crimes, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Several years after his beloved Nieh has gone, Ning is innocently put into jail. Luckily, he meets a scholar, Elder Chu Kot, in the prison who finally helps him escape. Ning then meets a young witty monk Autumn. They become friends and live in an ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ghost, escape, supernatural, romance, master villain, adventure, spirit, rebel, minister, demon, supernatural ability ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 34K
Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, master villain, queen, monster, master warrior, supernatural ability, supernatural, obsessive quest ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventurer, secret service, superhero, adventure, immortality, heroic mission, danger, master villain, vampire, mastermind, good versus evil, save the world ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, victorian era
Place: europe, venice, kenya, siberia, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Tsunami Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History
Country: Thailand
Duration: 154 min.
Story: As sea pirates threaten to invade their kingdoms, three queens of Langkasuka must band together to defend their lands and peoples.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, pirate, master villain, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, wizards and magicians, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, head of state ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 65K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, dark fantasy, magic, witch, sword and sorcery, army, master villain, young heroes, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, revenge, master warrior, dealing with death, hostility, family feud, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, legends and myths, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
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, offbeat, serious, awful, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sword fight, adventure, betrayal, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, righting the wronged, evil queen, sorceress, destiny ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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