Movies like Sword for Truth

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Sword for Truth (1990)
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Sword for Truth (1990)
Original name: 修羅之介斬魔劍 死鎌紋の男
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shurannosuke Sakaki is a masterless samurai with a razor-sharp katana and a cold-hearted personality. Whenever you see the mark of two crossed scythes on his back, death is sure to follow. Because of his exceptional swordsmanship, Shurannosuke is hired by the Nakura Clan to rescue Princess Mayu from the Seki Ninja. In this mission, he must use his full potential to survive the Seki Ninja's notorious henchmen.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, adult animation
Plot: samurai, adventure, supernatural, military, heroes, battles, good versus evil, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, strong violent content, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, battle zone, lesbian, horse, martial arts, princess, ninja, drug, tiger ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Sword for Truth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and master warrior mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sword for Truth: Demon City Shinjuku (1988), Ninja Scroll (1993), The Prophecy (2005), Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006), Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demon City Shinjuku (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious
Plot: good versus evil, battles, demon, sword, samurai, heroic mission, vengeance, apocalypse, catastrophe, ghost, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: ninja, master warrior, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inuyasha and his brother, Sesshomaru, each inherited a sword from their father after his death. However, their father had a third sword, named Sounga, that he sealed away. Seven hundreds years after his death, Sounga awakens and threatens ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, youth, supernatural, danger, master warrior, escapades, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, duel, supernatural, demon, graphic violence, good versus evil, monster, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A folklore professor becomes unwittingly possessed by the ancient Japanese demons of Thunder and Lightning. But when The Bureau of Paranormal Research & Defense dispatches a team of agents to investigate, a cursed samurai sword sends Hellboy ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, adult animation
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, heroic mission, samurai, rivalry, intrigue, master villain, supernatural ability, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prophecy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade demon Eko and a spectral warrior known as the Karas. Eko has mechanized himself and his followers to defend against the unearthly fury of the Karas; ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: japan, europe, asia, tokyo, czech republic ...
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Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desparate ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, hopes, adventure, rivalry, master warrior, danger, crimes, superhero, escapades, good versus evil, society ...
Time: ancient times
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Street Fighter Alpha: Generations (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: When Ryu returns to pay homage to his deceased mentor, Gouken, he is tormented by disturbing memories of his master's killer (Gouki). In a quest to become a true martial arts master, he sets out to hone his street fighting skills and deliver ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, street fighter, master warrior, adventure, imaginary, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bleach: Memories of Nobody (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Karakura Town, unidentifiable spirits begin appearing en mases. While attempting to deal with these strange souls, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki meet Senna, a mysterious shinigami who wipes out most of them. Senna refuses to answer any ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, serious, scary ...
Plot: escapades, danger, adventure, vengeance, ghost, mystery, supernatural, samurai, rivalry, supernatural ability, kidnapping, heroes ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural ability, adventure, reincarnation, betrayal, master warrior, danger, imaginary, legends and myths, save the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shirou Emiya finds himself an unwilling participant in a deadly competition where seven Mages summon heroic spirits as servants to duel each other to the death. They compete for the chance to make a wish from the Holy Grail, which has the power to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: holy grail, contests and competitions, mortal combat, young heroes, rivalry, ambition, magic, wizards and magicians, imaginary, danger, supernatural, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A year has passed since Guts parted ways with the Band of the Hawks. Meanwhile, his former mercenary group is plotting a rescue mission to save an imprisoned Griffith.
Style: adult animation, serious, dark, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: battles, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, witchcraft, demon, strength, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Band of the Hawk participates in the Midland war campaign. On the bloody battlefield, they conquer decisive victories that lead them to Doldrey, an old fortress that will decide the outcome of the war.
Style: serious
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46%
Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bleach the Movie: The DiamondDust Rebellion (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, exciting, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Karas: The Revelation (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the city of Shinjuku, a conflict between a rouge Karas by the name of Eko and the "will of the city" rage in a conflict for dominance. A Karas brought about to fight the rouge has fallen, leaving the city and its inhabitants ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic, bleak ...
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Young Jiro finds his mother and sister murdered at home; falsely accused, he flees to a new life and trains to be an assassin.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bleach: Fade to Black (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious reiatsu (spiritual particle) explosion occurs in the center of Seireitei in Soul Society, causing it to be destroyed. At the exact same time, a major change overwhelms Kuchiki Rukia, which leaves her losing something important inside. ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, contemplative
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Naruto the Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: Japan
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Street Fighter II: V (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Street Fighter II: V, is an anime series based on the fighting game Street Fighter II. Directed by Gisaburo Sugii, the series first aired in Japan in 1995, from April 10 to November 27, on YTV. An English adaptation of the series was produced by the ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, Char Aznable has now become the leader of the AEUG. Scirocco, the man from Jupiter, schemes to seize control of the Titans. Haman, the Axis leader, is attempting to restore the Zabi family. Through politics and strategy, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Son Goku Jr. is the grand-grandson of the legendary warrior Son Goku, unlike his predecessor he's not a brave fighter. He's constantly picked on by school bullies, his grandmother Pan sees this and she's worried, but even tough Goku ...
Style: feel good, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
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Time: future
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Heavenly Sword (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film's plot follows that of the game closely. Nariko, a member of an ancient tribe who have guarded an ancient magical sword for thousands of years, is charged with bringing the sword to its destined wielder, a deity reincarnated who will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: master warrior, adventure, battles, vengeance, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, destiny, good versus evil, danger, imaginary kingdom, escapades, rivalry ...
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