Movies like Lady Snowblood

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Lady Snowblood (1973)
 7.7
 12K
Lady Snowblood (1973)
Original name: 修羅雪姫
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. She creates an instrument for this revenge by purposefully getting pregnant. Yuki never knows the love of a family but only killing and revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized, serious, realistic, cult film, bloody, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, murder, female killer, martial arts, childbirth, vigilantism, samurai, track down, danger, assassination, child birth, rape, prison, one woman army, good versus evil, hanging, revenge, gory, crimes, heroes, violence spree, bet, master warrior, strong violent content ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

Most similar movies to Lady Snowblood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and stylized films with plots about rivalry, vengeance, deadly, crimes, martial arts, heroes and revenge mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Lady Snowblood: Gun Woman (2014), Shogun Assassin (1980), Azumi (2003), Ichi (2008), Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lady Snowblood is caught by the police and sentenced to death for her crimes. As she is sent to the gallows she is rescued by the secret police who offer her a deal to assassinate some revolutionaries.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, assassination, good versus evil, danger, dishonesty, deadly, gory, violence spree, crimes, master warrior, state affairs, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, rough, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, blood, violence, drifter, heroes, one man army, sword fight, good versus evil, martial artist, gore ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 3K
Gun Woman (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A brilliant doctor on a quest for revenge buys a young woman and trains her to be the ultimate assassin, implanting gun parts in her body that she must later assemble and use to kill her target before she bleeds to death.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, crimes, good versus evil, deadly, danger, violence spree, gory, rivalry, female assassin, murder, gun ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, heroes, lone wolves, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, female ninja, danger, single parent ...
Time: 19th century, 1500s, 15th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, rough, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, disgraced, escapades, drifter, danger, rivalry, heroes, crimes ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 14K
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: serious, rough, breathtaking, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, good versus evil, vengeance, survival, danger, deadly, elimination, visceral, mass murder, assassin ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 3K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, danger, crimes, heroes, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, village, gang, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fifth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is challenged by five warriors, each has one fifth of Ogami's assassin fee and one fifth of the information he needs to complete his assassination.
Style: epic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, cult, countryside, heroes, crimes, escapades, lone wolves, rivalry, conspiracy, strong violent content, family relations ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, martial arts, master warrior, lone wolves, blood, drifter, heroes, good versus evil, decapitation, blood splatter, martial artist ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This 26th film installment of the Zatoichi series sees Shintaro Katsu return to this classic role after a 10 year hiatus. The blind masseur Ichi gets caught between rival Yakuza clans.
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, escapades, heroes, gang, village, good versus evil, deadly, lone wolves, crime, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Princess Blade (2001)
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 ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, samurai, martial arts, vengeance, leadership, adventure, heroic mission, danger, rivalry, deadly, love affair, future dystopia ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, martial arts, anti heroes, anti hero, drifter, gory, assassin, cult, escapades, crimes, master warrior ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatôichi discovers a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, atmospheric, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gang, one man army, violence, good versus evil, gang war, vengeance, geisha, mob boss, blind character, protector ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 5K
The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, murder, martial arts, danger, hitman, master warrior, vengeance, crimes, mysterious character, dishonesty, deadly, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 91K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, vigilante, female killer, vengeance, vigilantism, tough girl, crimes, latinos, danger, hitman, rivalry, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 22K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, kung fu classic, humiliation, folk hero, good versus evil, rage, occupation, uninhibited rivalry, duel, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Black Angel Vol. 1 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tokyo is a dark technopolis, a city of faceless chrome and cold marble. It is ruled by Nogi, a yakuza boss specializing in drugs and murder. He gained absolute power by executing the former boss and marrying his daughter, Chiaki. Only the mysterious ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: girls with guns, femme fatale, female assassin, rape and revenge, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, mysterious character, crime, city life, heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Sword of Doom (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopathic samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, epic, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, nihilism, psychopath, master warrior, vengeance, atrocity, graphic violence, deadly, rivalry, opponent, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, vengeance, revenge, brutality, redemption, honor, tough guy, tragic hero, kung fu master, one man army, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, china, asia, shanghai, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 105K
The Bodyguard (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, mercenary, sword fight, gang, lone wolves, anti hero, anti heroes, ronin, small town, betrayal, escape, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Evil That Men Do (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Professional killer Holland is forced out of retirement to break a Central American government's political torture ring when one of his friends, a Latin American journalist, is killed. The murderer, Doctor Clement Molloch, is the master sadist ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, bounty hunter, heroes, hitman, vigilantism, assassination, good versus evil, chase, revolver, torture, martial arts, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison, which is run by sadistic and horny male ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: prison, vengeance, women's prison, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, prison life, criminal heroes, fugitives, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, betrayal, vengeance, gang, survival, crimes, crime, track down, frame up, hitman, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, cambodia, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, anti hero, anti heroes, betrayal, heroes, master warrior, yakuza, karate, street fighter, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 18K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, redemption, crimes, prison sentence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 186K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, chase, teenage girl, secret agents, undercover, vengeance, female killer, danger, hitman, young heroes, cia, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, europe, germany, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 81K
Haywire (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallory Kane is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. After successfully freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, she is double crossed and left for dead by ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, fist fighting, spies, one woman army, betrayal, manhunt, chases and races, rivalry, danger, hitman, dishonesty, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 3K
Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, vengeance, track down, vigilantism, deadly, gang, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, vendetta, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 3K
Sex and Fury (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sex & Fury chronicles Ocho's exploits as she searches for her father's killers, each identified by unique tattoos on their backs (a deer, a boar, and a butterfly). Along the way, she also crosses paths with Shonusuke, a radical set on ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, martial arts, nun, sword fight, revenge, corruption, tragic love, vengeance, crimes, heroes, porn ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 656
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, rivalry, betrayal, track down, crimes, danger, bollywood, chases and races, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, europe, italy, asia, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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