Movies like The Princess Blade

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The Princess Blade (2001)
 5.6
 3K
The Princess Blade (2001)
Original name: 修羅雪姫
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 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 hired assassins. The wise old sage Kuka, who was once Yuki's mother's bodyguard, gives Yuki information that changes her life—and her destiny. She discovers that Byakurai has a dangerous connection to Yuki. After learning this information she chooses to leave the House of Takemikazuchi. She soon encounters Takashi, leader of the rebel movement, who offers Yuki a chance at revenge—and perhaps love. They soon discover similarities for they are both trying to escape the past to start new lives....
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, splatter, bloody, talky, brutal, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, leadership, crimes, love affair, danger, escapades, future dystopia, deadly, rivalry, samurai, sword fight, dark heroine, rebellion, heroes, conspiracy, good versus evil, chases and races, assassin, blood, forest, running ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong

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Most similar movies to The Princess Blade

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and stylized films with plots about danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, martial arts, adventure and deadly mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Princess Blade: Azumi (2003), Lady Snowblood (1973), Saviour of the Soul (1991), Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005), Casshern (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: rough, serious, breathtaking, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, elimination, adventure, deadly, danger, introspection, visceral ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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100%
 7.7
 13K
Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, murder, female killer, martial arts, childbirth, vigilantism, samurai, track down, danger, assassination, child birth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, danger, heroes, deadly, rivalry, escapades, master warrior, adventure ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Saviour of the Soul (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman blinds a martial arts master and his pupil vows revenge on her. She is forced to abandon her loved ones without explanation in order to protect them from her ill-intentioned pursuer.
Style: semi serious, futuristic, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mistaken identity, chases and races, deadly, crimes, heroes, fighting crime, rivalry, escapades, pets, working undercover, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, samurai, chases and races, chase, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, partners against crime ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 13K
Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, redemption, laboratory, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, battles, danger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.8
 539
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 459
The Challenge (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, survival, tough heroes, rivalry, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, future dystopia, vigilantism, life is a bitch, folk hero, danger ...
Time: future
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, time travel, battles, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, escapades, rescue, changing the past or future, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 4K
Hardwired (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's brain - saves his life, but Luke soon ...
Style: futuristic, tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, on the run, chases and races, mind control, amnesia, future dystopia, crimes, corporate crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 11K
Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, neo noir, tech noir, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, save the world, ufo, adventure, future dystopia, changing the past or future, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.4
 680
Samurai (2002)
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: stylized, suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, investigation, rivalry, samurai, ghost, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, reincarnation, save the world, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, tokyo, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 377
Space Marines (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Space pirates, led by diabolical Colonel Fraser, take over a cargo ship carrying anti-matter explosive and an important official. Space marines, led by Captain Gray, must stop their evil plans.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, daring rescue, space and aliens, danger, crimes, heroic mission, terrorism, hostages, deadly, adventure, save the world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.3
 25K
Barb Wire (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sexy nightclub owner, Barb Wire moonlights as a mercenary in Steel Harbor, one of the last free zones in the now fascist United States. When scientist Cora Devonshire wanders into Barb's establishment, she gets roped into a top-secret ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master villain, bar, bail bondsman, bounty hunter, obese, vengeance, good versus evil, future dystopia, chase, heroic mission, sexy woman, disability ...
Time: future, year 2017, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.6
 422
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: heroes, crimes, deadly, apocalypse, future dystopia, injustice, religions or cults, chaos, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, suspenseful, rough, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, violence, drifter, heroes, one man army, gore, sword, blood splatter, decapitation, martial artist ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, telephone conversation, rooftop, androids and robots, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, fighting crime, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, society ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 29K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, future dystopia, post apocalypse, martial arts, violence, chaos, one man army, chase, plague, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.4
 2K
Bloodsuckers (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intergalactic vampire hunters. "Buffy" meets "Star Trek" in a "Mad Max" world.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, spacecraft, space travel, survival, heroic mission, save the world, deadly, deadly creature, race against time, supernatural, danger, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, martial arts, anti heroes, drifter, anti hero, gory, assassin, cult, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, master warrior, martial arts, lone wolves, drifter, heroes, ronin, female ninja, decapitation, blood splatter, martial artist ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (2000)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When terrorists abduct a deadly government attack robot, the call is put out to the Gen-Y Cops, an elite task force with lethal fighting skills. Together with a trigger-happy FBI agent, the Gen-Y Cops race against time to destroy the robot before it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, killer robot, heroic mission, special agents, save the world, fighting crime, computer virus, undercover, danger, law enforcement, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, whimsical ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, martial arts, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, lone wolves, vigilantism, destiny, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When Seth (Michael Jai White), the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: future dystopia, martial arts, timebomb, one man army, cyborgs, experiment gone awry, a.i., man versus machine, save the world, deadly, danger, technophobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 1K
TC 2000 (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive. Jason Storm, an underworld guard gets knowledge of a ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, heroes, graphic violence, catastrophe, conspiracy, profanity, apocalypse, chaos, battles, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, teenage life, future dystopia, chaos, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 676
Crimson Force (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The crew of the first manned mission to Mars crash land on the surface in search of a clean everlasting power source they believe to be hidden somewhere beneath the ground. However, the crew find themselves in the middle of a civil war between the ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: mars, outer space, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, chaos, space wars, alien encounter, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 520
Yakuza Weapon (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After four years overseas, Shozo returns to Japan to avenge his yakuza boss who was assassinated by his own treacherous top man, Kurawaki. The resulting battle leaves both men severely injured, and Shozo awakens in a mysterious medical facility to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, danger, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, yakuza, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, murder, violence spree, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 7K
Gantz (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, supernatural, evil alien, self sacrifice, good versus evil, imaginary, afterlife, heroic mission, danger, save the world, alien encounter, graphic violence ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, shogun, heroes, lone wolves, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, countryside ...
Time: 1500s, 19th century, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%