Movies like Six-String Samurai

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Six-String Samurai (1998)
 6.4
 7K
Six-String Samurai (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in the other, Buddy is on his way to Vegas to succeed Elvis as King. Along the way, he saves an orphan who decides to tag along.
Style: surreal, humorous, futuristic, entertaining, stylized, semi serious, parody, visually appealing, road movie, buddy movie ...
Audience: kids
Plot: desert, martial arts, apocalypse, samurai, adventure, heroes, chaos, survival, escapades, gang war, cannibalism, cold war, orphan, cult, music, graphic violence, on the road, life is a bitch, master warrior, nuclear holocaust, society, hotshot hero, samurai sword, cult figure, post apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: las vegas

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Most similar movies to Six-String Samurai

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, stylized and serious films with plots about escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, mentor, dialogue and catastrophe mostly in Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Six-String Samurai: Tank Girl (1995), Kin-dza-dza! (1986), Steel Dawn (1987), Radioactive Dreams (1985), Cherry 2000 (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 32K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: desert, future dystopia, female fighter, save the world, female warrior, female protagonist, chaos, society, good versus evil, master villain, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 12K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, enigmatic, humorous, cerebral ...
Plot: desert, alien, absurdism, distopia, society, satire, alien encounter, totalitarianism, social differences, outer space, distant planet, surrealism ...
Time: future
Place: ussr, russia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, martial arts, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, tough heroes, chaos, vigilantism, destiny, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Radioactive Dreams (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in an bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks and ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, stylized, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, nuclear holocaust, chaos, crimes, adventure, dark humor, apocalypse, future dystopia, disco, punk, survivor, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.5
 10K
Cherry 2000 (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, cynical, serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids, robot, post apocalypse, adventure, distopia, cyborgs, female robot, future dystopia, heroic mission, graphic violence, a.i., escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2017, 2010s, 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 4K
Solarbabies (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a future in which most water has disappeared from the Earth, we find a group of children, mostly teenagers, who are living at an orphanage, run by the despotic rulers of the new Earth. The group in question plays a hockey based game on roller ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, captivating, tense
Plot: future dystopia, drought, orphan, survival, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, chaos, escapades, life is a bitch, rescue, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Boy and His Dog (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in the year 2024 in post-apocalyptic America, 18-year old Vic and his telepathic dog Blood are scavengers in the desolate wilderness ravaged by World War 4, where survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship in the ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, sexy ...
Plot: desert, dog, distopia, survival, nuclear holocaust, satire, telepathy, impregnation, post apocalypse, apocalypse, escapades, society ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: phoenix arizona, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 193K
Waterworld (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, adventure, rescue, ocean, dystopic future, future dystopia, sailing, sailboat, water, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, survival, technology gone awry, heroes ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroes, supernatural, adventure, mysterious character, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, crimes, stalking, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
End of the World (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In End of the World, the fate of humanity lies in the hands of two guys who run a video rental store and are “sci-fi obsessed” movie fans. And who better to save the world, than guys who have seen all the movies and all the “out there” ways ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, humorous ...
Plot: apocalypse, disaster, save the world, heroes, forces of nature, adventure, catastrophe, global warming, end of the world, evacuation, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.4
 815
For the Cause (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The ultimate showdown on a forbidden planet.
Style: exciting, stylized, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, adventure, battles, rivalry, society, life is a bitch, future dystopia, apocalypse, chaos, fight, fictional war, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, kidnapping, truck driver, mercenary, good versus evil, race against time, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, magic, prophecy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 73K
The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, post war, brutality ...
Time: future, year 2013, 2040s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Samurai Fiction (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three centuries ago, a precious sword has been stolen by Kazamatsuri -- the sword, which historic and symbolic value is priceless for the clan (Shogun Tokugawa donated it to clan 80 years before that, at the same time that he established them as the ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, parody ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, gambling, anti war, master warrior, lone wolves, escapades, heroes, adventure, aging, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mad Max becomes a pawn in a decadent oasis of a technological society, and when exiled, becomes the deliverer of a colony of children.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, desert, nuclear holocaust, rescue, heroes, dwarf, exile, survival, villain, dictator, tribe, ex-cop ...
Time: future
Place: australia, south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, lone wolves, martial artist, drifter, heroes, decapitation, female ninja, ronin, survival ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, destiny, superhuman powers, battles, adventure, vengeance, post apocalypse, heroic mission, chaos, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, survival, escapades, rivalry, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, fight, sword fight, soldier ...
Time: 8th century
Place: china, asia, japan, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 313K
The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, serious, rough, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, warrior, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, heroes, legends and myths, master villain, supernatural, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Last Action Hero (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, parody, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, good versus evil, miraculous event, fantasy world, gunfight, dark humor, magical object, projectionist, cartoon cat, child in peril ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, female warrior, kung fu, heroes, adventure, love and romance, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 3.8
 13K
Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, gang, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chase, secret identity, leadership, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: future, year 2007, 2000s, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, chaos, escapades, society, future dystopia, pregnancy, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat, adventure, fistfight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 4K
Electroma (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Follows the history of two robots, the members of Daft Punk, on their quest to become human.
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, serious, experimental ...
Plot: androids and robots, laboratory, desert, on the road, future dystopia, escapades, life is a bitch, fugitives, social misfits, a.i., small town, rock ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, disaster, catastrophe, adventure, future dystopia, teenage life, chaos, heroes, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, chase, rescue, adventure, mad scientist, alien invasion, superhero, experiment gone awry, disorder, couple relations, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s, year 1938, 1930s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Against the Dark (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, martial arts, zombie, survival, leadership, race against time, adventure, apocalypse, hospital, chaos, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%