Movies like Lady Snowblood

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Lady Snowblood (1973)
 7.6
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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: suspenseful, exciting, melancholic, rough, bloody, stylized, slasher, tense, atmospheric, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, female killer, childbirth, prison, samurai, revenge, female assassin, murder, rape, female protagonist, snow, female warrior, assassination, rape and revenge, sword, vigilantism, violence, training, track down, prostitute, women's prison, teacher student relationship, japanese woman, faked death ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to Lady Snowblood

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about rivalry, crimes, vengeance, violence, revenge, deadly and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Lady Snowblood: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Shogun Assassin (1980), Azumi (2003), Sanjuro (1962), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, unusual plot structure, affectionate, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, kung fu, assassin, master warrior, cult, violence, gunfight, martial artist, villain, decapitation ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bloody, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, female warrior, martial arts, samurai, sexploitation, medieval, sword, female killer, swordswoman, assassin, vendetta, femme fatale ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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, affectionate, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassin, hitman, kung fu, violence, sword fight, death, culture clash, sacrifice, father son relationship, violent ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, martial arts, mentor, female protagonist, one man army, dark humor, dark hero, tough girl, organized crime, female warrior, warrior ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, epic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, assassin, superhero, fight, ancient, kung fu, heroes, one man army, drifter, hitman ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
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: bloody, atmospheric, stylized, dark, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, samurai, female ninja, kung fu, female nudity, shogun, violence, violent, exploitation, cult, master warrior ...
Time: 16th century, 15th century, 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 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: atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, unusual plot structure, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, ninja, fight, martial artist, female ninja, lone wolves, assassin, survival, dark hero ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 15K
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: breathtaking, intense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, survival, vengeance, assassination, visceral, brutality, good versus evil, female assassin, teenage girl, adventure ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, ancient china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 8.0
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Sanjuro (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, witty, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, corruption, rescue, betrayal, police investigation, one against many, visceral, culture clash, transformation, small town, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, brutal, non-linear, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, strong female lead, sword fight, female warrior, master warrior, female protagonist, tough girl, katana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 4K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, epic, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, blind woman, samurai, female protagonist, rivalry, heroes, crimes, escapades, vengeance, japanese woman, swordswoman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matsu, known to the prisoners as Scorpion, is locked away in the bowels of the prison as revenge for disrupting the smooth operation of the prison and for her disfiguring attack on the warden. Granted a one day reprieve due to the visit of a ...
Style: slasher, erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, sexploitation, women in prison, exploitation, revenge, female nudity, curse, japanese woman, private detective, superhero, femme fatale, female killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, crimes, good versus evil, violence spree, rivalry, serial killer, revenge, woman with a gun, female assassin, murder, strong violent content ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.5
 50K
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: humorous, atmospheric, exciting, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, geisha, gang, vengeance, violence, good versus evil, revenge, protector, blind character ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: erotic, bloody, disturbing, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, exploitation, gambler, erotica, samurai, sexploitation, gambling, yakuza, tattoo, interracial sex ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
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: exciting, tense, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: swordsman, samurai, martial arts, medieval, female nudity, exploitation, ninja, ancient, samurai era, graphic violence, village, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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, splatter, colourful, affectionate, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, breast feeding, revenge, lone wolves, assassin, cult, violence, vengeance, dark hero, sword ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, australia, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 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, suspense, brutal, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, samurai, murder, vengeance, assassin, violence, survival, brutality, revenge, sword fight, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 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, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, sword fight, samurai, rebellion, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, rape, woman with a gun, yakuza, femme fatale, rape and revenge, female assassin, vengeance, murder, city life, uninhibited rivalry, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.2
 122K
Yojimbo (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: cynical, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, small town, betrayal, bodyguard, ronin, mercenary, tough guy, gang war, rivalry, martial arts, gang ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, future, 18th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 101K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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, serious, suspenseful, intense, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, female killer, revenge, hitman, tough girl, crimes, assassin, one against many, lone hero, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, year 1992, contemporary, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, kung fu classic, brutality, vengeance, redemption, crimes, tragic hero, fight, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 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: bloody, stylized, intense, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, fight, mafia, kidnapping, violence, exploitation, yakuza, samurai, vengeance, kung fu classic ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 20K
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: harsh, emotional, intense, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: prison, martial arts, revenge, fight, prison violence, gladiator, murder, redemption, vengeance, prison riot, prison life, warden ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: cerebral, tense, bleak, stylized, light ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, fencing, vengeance, master warrior, medieval, sword fight, guilt, fight scenes, gunfight, runaway ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 87K
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: twists and turns, intense, suspense, talky, enigmatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: one woman army, mercenary, betrayal, spy, martial arts, rescue, hitman, espionage, assassin, revenge, rivalry, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, washington d.c., barcelona, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Battle Royale II: Requiem (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 155 min.
Story: It's three years after the events of the original Battle Royale, and Shuya Nanahara is now an internationally-known terrorist determined to bring down the government. His terrorist group, Wild Seven, stages an attack that levels several ...
Style: disturbing, splatter, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: survival, island, vengeance, kidnapping, terrorism, violence, revenge, runaway, violent, gunfight, fight scenes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, afghanistan, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, vengeance, fugitives, revenge, women's prison, strong female character, confined, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Machine Girl (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a young, Japanese schoolgirl is destroyed when her family is killed by a Ninja-Yakuza family. Her hand cut off, she replaces it with various machines-of-death, and seeks revenge
Style: rough, surreal, disturbing, harsh, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, vengeance, murder, gangsters, female killer, revenge, vigilantism, dark humor, violence spree, necrophilia, attempted rape, disfigurement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%