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Saving General Yang (2013)
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Saving General Yang (2013)
Original name: 忠烈楊家將
Genre: Adventure, History, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a rival nation sends troops to invade the Song Dynasty, the emperor sends general Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) to defend the nation. However, Yang's place in the court is shaky due to a feud with Pan Renmei caused by the accidental death of his son at the hands of one of Yang's sons. At the battle, Yang is abandoned by Pan's troops, leaving him trapped in the face of an attack by Yeli Yuan (Shao Bing), an enemy general who wants to kill Yang to avenge his father. After learning about their father's predicament, Yang Ye's seven sons set out to rescue their father at any cost.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, realistic, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, military, battles, save the kingdom, family relations, master warrior, medieval, martial arts, general, heroes, soldier, graphic violence, parents and children, siblings relations, danger, gory
Time: 10th century
Place: asia, ancient china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and epic films with plots about battles, heroes, military, war, soldier, rivalry and danger mostly in History, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Saving General Yang: Dragon Blade (2015), Red Cliff (2008), The Lost Bladesman (2011), Red Cliff Part II (2009), The 14 Amazons (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Cliff (2008)
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Duration: 148 min.
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Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 109 min.
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The 14 Amazons (1972)
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Duration: 125 min.
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