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War of the Arrows (2011)
 7.2
 11K
War of the Arrows (2011)
Original name: 최종병기 활
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 13 years after the King Injo Revolt, the Chosun Dynasty is attacked by the Chung Dynasty of China. A young man named Na-mi leaves his demolished village to find his young sister, Ja-in, and her finance Su-koon, who were to wed on the very day of the attack. While on his mission to rescue her, he is being traced by Jushinta, a fierce Chung Warrior, and his band of malicious men who are out to stop him. Na-mi has but a day to rescue his sister before she is taken away to be a slave. When Na-mi finally finds his sister, Jushinta comes between them and a fierce battle between two of the finest warriors unfolds.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, epic
Plot: bow and arrow, archery, master warrior, archer, kidnapping, military, battles, daring rescue, invasion, danger, heroic mission, brother sister relationship, rescue, violence, death, arrow, joseon dynasty, heroes, graphic violence, wedding preparations and rituals, escapades, rivalry, slave, betrayal, sword ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea, asia

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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
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Time: 16th century, 1500s
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Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
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Red Cliff Part II (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu survive?
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, saga, serious ...
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 7.4
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Duration: 288 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, epic
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Duration: 104 min.
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27%
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U.S. Seals II (2001)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rambo III (1988)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Dragon Inn (1992)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.8
 479
The Ninja Wars (1982)
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The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (1981)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 14K
American Ninja (1985)
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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