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The Warrior's Way (2010)
 6.3
 24K
The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, surreal, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, bloody, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, small town, martial arts, assassin, good versus evil, desert, revenge, deception, forest, super speed, circus, heroes, disfigurement, drifter, master warrior, rivalry, babies and infants, starting over, danger, escapades, ninja, sword fight, duel, secret hideout, female partner ...
Time: 19th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about revenge, rivalry, violence, heroes, murder, blood and mentor mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Warrior's Way: The Man with the Iron Fists (2012), Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), Django (1966), Ninja Assassin (2009), 47 Ronin (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence, blacksmith, lens flare, crossbow, brothel, femme fatale, village, gold, master warrior, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Several hundred years after the Battle of Dannoura, the Genji and Heike clans face off again in a poor mountain town with a buried treasure legend. A revolver-wielding stranger, a lone gunman, burdened with emotional scars and blessed with ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, pistol, rivalry, treasure hunt, treasure, gang, lone wolves, small town, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, crimes, escapades ...
Time: middle ages, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 21K
Django (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Django is a 1966 Italian spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero in the eponymous role. The film earned a reputation as being one of the most violent films ever made up to that point and was subsequently refused a ...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, coffin, gang, good versus evil, old west, lone wolves, hitman, violence spree, tough heroes, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 63K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, ninja, assassin, revenge, assassination, gory, haunted by the past, vengeance, punishment, crime, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: china, asia, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.3
 131K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, revenge, chosen one, shogun, ronin, master warrior, half breed, samurai sword, martial arts, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 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: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, samurai, good versus evil, vengeance, master warrior, adventure, katana, mass murder, mission of murder, village ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 150K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, mythology, vengeance, greek, legendary, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 132K
Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, ridiculous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, warrior, hercules, battle, master warrior, legends and myths, superhuman powers, heroic mission, battles, adventure, sword and fantasy, danger ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, dungeon, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, soldier, hand to hand combat, sea battle, adventure, transformation, heroes, vengeance, greek, ship, invasion, queen ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, middle east, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, rough, remake of cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: magic, vengeance, revenge, torture, witch, slavery, sword and sorcery, princess, battle, barbarian, rescue, sword ...
Time: ancient history, prehistoric times, stone age, ancient world
Place: dungeon, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 214K
Sucker Punch (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
Style: stylized, surreal, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escape, imaginary, escape from reality, imagination, violence, lobotomy, robot, brothel, adventure, confined, danger, therapist ...
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, revenge, samurai, female ninja, master warrior, gory, cult, vengeance, adventure, lone wolves, shogun ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, cult, deadly, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, track down, disability, chases and races, kung fu, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. Eight years after the massacre, the man has returned to the desert town, now a highly trained samurai swordsman ready to seek justice. ...
Style: semi serious, rough, stylized, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gore, samurai, lone wolves, gory, master warrior, vengeance, violence spree, deadly, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
Style: gothic, exciting, stylized, scary, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, slavery, supernatural, secret identity, head of state, immortality, vampire hunter, hunt down, blood, revenge, brutality ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Man With No Name enters the Mexican village of San Miguel in the midst of a power struggle among the three Rojo brothers and sheriff John Baxter. When a regiment of Mexican soldiers bearing gold intended to pay for new weapons is waylaid by the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, old west, gang war, greed, drifter, gold, massacre, horse, sheriff, vengeance, lone wolves, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america, new mexico, arizona, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Underworld: Awakening (2012)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, vampire Selene learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/Lycan hybrid daughter named Nissa, and when she finds her, they must stop BioCom from creating super Lycans that will kill them ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, immortality, supernatural, survival, gory, genetically altered, danger, heroes, daughter, experiment, hybrid ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 9K
The Promise (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, epic, serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Plot: destiny, true love, martial arts, rescue, master warrior, emperor, servant, heroic mission, romance, heroes, love and romance, rivalry ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, surprise ending, awful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, egypt, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.
Style: entertaining, intense, bad ending, dramatic, interesting ...
Plot: revenge, dark hero, corruption, good versus evil, betrayal, small town, murder, courage, violence, brutality, death, industrialist ...
Time: 19th century, 1960s
Place: mine, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: talky, stylized, serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, blood, violence, villain, duel, sword, sword fight, kung fu, decapitation, martial artist, yakuza ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 4K
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, murder, on the run, rivalry, danger, vengeance, crime, master warrior, hitman, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 7K
Red Sun (1971)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ancient Japanese sword is robbed by gangsters from the Japanese ambassador while he is traveling through west America. The embassador's bodyguard, a samurai, goes after them with the help of one of the gang leaders who was betrayed by his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, fish out of water, gang, adventure, sword, lone wolves, odd couple, obsessive quest, vengeance, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.7
 50K
Jonah Hex (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: death, bounty hunter, facial scar, tomahawk, gunslinger, vengeance, lone wolves, old west, hell, supernatural, master villain, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s
Place: usa, virginia, south carolina, washington d.c., new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, one man army, blind ambition, political unrest, good versus evil, ambition, state affairs, ronin, dojo ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 90K
Gods of Egypt (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.
Style: exciting, epic, stylized, entertaining, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, adventure, rescue, chaos and mayhem, immortality, danger, save the day, afterlife, desert, legends and myths, redemption ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Highlander: The Source (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, murder, revenge, tragic hero, race against time, supernatural, danger, master warrior, killer, supernatural ability, adventure, vampire ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
Place: eastern europe, rome italy, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, revenge, prairie, pistol, vengeance, duel, old west, crimes, gunslinger, rivalry, lone wolves, contests and competitions ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, tucson arizona, arizona, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 1K
Typhoon (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Myung-sin, who has become a pirate, lives with hatred in his heart and endures the hardships, seeks revenge on the two nations, North and South Korea, using nuclear waste that has the devastating power of plutonium. Se-jong, a South Korean naval ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, ship, politics, soldier, terrorism, race against time, chases and races, danger, heroes, rivalry, losing-it hero, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, russia, southeast asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Heroic Trio (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tung and Ching were both adopted by the same master. But later Ching was abducted by the eunuch-Chan. Ching grew up and became scientist Li's assistant and Tung married officer Lau. Chat had escaped from Chan at 15 and became a thief-catcher. ...
Style: serious, stylized, surreal, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, knife, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, master villain, kung fu, rescue, heroic mission, kidnapping, crimes ...
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%