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Rurouni Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends (2014)
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Rurouni Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends (2014)
Original name: るろうに剣心 伝説の最期編
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, good versus evil, ronin, master warrior, one man army, samurai era, state affairs, hitman, battles, showdown, martial arts, fight, murderer, protector, murder, power struggle, political unrest, assassination, graphic violence, samurai sword, violence, dojo, katana, flashback ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, captivating and stylized films with plots about samurai, heroes, master warrior, katana, martial arts, escapades and deadly mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rurouni Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends: Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005), Goemon (2009), The Return of Masseur Ichi (1962), The Tale of Zatoichi (1962), 13 Assassins (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rurouni Kenshin Part II: 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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, katana, ambition, good versus evil, political unrest, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, one man army, survival, martial arts, sword fight ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, hong kong
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Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, drifter, martial arts, heroes, swordsman, one man army, katana, drug lord, mercenary, massacre, shogun ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
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100%
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competition--a fight to the death--will take place between the five best shinobi from each ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, samurai, tragic love, love and romance, state affairs, supernatural ability, battles, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, forbidden love, dishonesty, supernatural ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Goemon (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Follow the infamous ninja bandit named Ishikawa Goemon (Yosuke Eguchi) in an epic story. One night while looting treasure from Nanban (Southern Barbarians), Goemon finds a mysterious box hidden inside a secret grave. A forgotten relic from the past ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rich and poor, social differences, betrayal, heroes, battles, rivalry, katana, revenge, robin hood, treasure ...
Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, lone wolves, drifter, heroes, ronin, decapitation, female ninja, martial artist, survival ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Return of Masseur Ichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Returning to the village where a year before he had killed Hirate, a much-admired opponent, Zatoichi encounters another swordsman and former rival in love: his own brother. He must face in combat not only the pursuing retainers but his own ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, one man army, martial arts, sword fight, hidden truth, dishonesty, escapades, lone wolves, adventure, master warrior, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, cult, master warrior, lone wolves, rivalry, heroes, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
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25%
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: samurai, ronin, heroes, martial arts, gang war, sword fight, graphic violence, escapades, crimes, gang, lone wolves, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, samurai sword, massacre, battles, swordsman, duel, sword fight, martial arts, suicide, mission, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zatoichi is mentored by the blind leader of a secret organization as he contends with both the Yakuza and a jealous husband.
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ronin, katana, vengeance, lone wolves, gangsters, crimes, master warrior, adventure, one man army, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon the town of Tonda, overrun by gangsters. Using one of his favorite techniques, Zatoichi proceeds to win 8 ryo in a rigged gambling game. Of course, the local gangsters attempt to kill him, and the adventure begins. It turns out a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, gangsters, martial arts, village, heroes, master warrior, one man army, adventure, escapades, state affairs, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Itinerant masseur and master swordsman, the blind Zatoichi, is near the village of his teacher, Hikonoichi, so he decides to visit. He learns of Hikonoichi's recent robbery and murder and the imprisonment of his virginal daughter, Osayo, in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: samurai, murder, village, katana, heroes, crimes, dishonesty, one man army, life is a bitch, lone wolves, escapades, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, master warrior, gangsters, one man army, rivalry, lone wolves, confined, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, drifter, hitman, heroes, one man army, assassin, cult, parents and children, countryside, family relations, lone wolves ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, sword, lone wolves, master warrior, adventure, one man army, contests and competitions, gangsters, on the run, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Zatoichi makes friends with a dangerous chess player, while fending off angry yakuza and bloodthirsty relatives out for revenge, and trying to save a sick child. Meanwhile, his luck with dice is turning.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, chess, sword, graphic violence, lone wolves, one man army, adventure, rivalry, hopes, master warrior, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon a dying man who asks him to give a bag of money to "Taichi". Zatoichi has no idea who this is but when he comes upon a small town harassed by gangsters, he finds that "Taichi" was the man's young son. ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, wise man, last wish, wisdom of life, friends, lone wolves, gangsters, master warrior, one man army, escapades, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Zatoichi and the Doomed Man (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Blind swordsman Zatoichi, jailed briefly, is implored by another prisoner to aid him in proving his innocence of a crime for which he is sentenced to death. Zatoichi is reluctant to get involved, because he knows how often such involvement has led ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, village, corruption, righting the wronged, escape, graphic violence, heroes, confined, escapades, master warrior, lone wolves, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Adventures of Zatoichi (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman looking for her father, a village leader who has disappeared. As he helps her investigate the disappearance, Zatoichi also becomes involved with another young woman who is trying to help her ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, village, new year's eve, sword, graphic violence, missing person, corporate crimes, murder, martial arts, social differences, gangsters, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: swordsman, master warrior, destruction, combat, fight, changing lives, escapades, confronting the past, adventure, warrior, character change, life ...
Place: japan
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Zatoichi's Spurting Blood Road (1967)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ichi is staying at an inn when a woman dies. Her dying wish is that Ichi take her son to his father, an artist living in a nearby town. After arriving in the town, Ichi finds out that the father has been forced by a local boss to create illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, rough ...
Plot: samurai, katana, sword, confined, master warrior, one man army, gangsters, escapades, heroes, crimes, secret agents, hopes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman's Pilgrimage (1966)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Our hero Zatoichi sails to one of the distant islands to begin a pilgrimage to a total of 88 Shinto shrines.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: samurai, village, self defense, escapades, one man army, love and romance, hopes, adventure, master warrior, lone wolves, heroes, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century
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22%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 128 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: exciting, stylized, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, shogun, battles, adventure, ronin, master warrior, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Plot: samurai, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, assassination attempt, one man army, confined, heroes, escapades, master warrior, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dynasty Warriors (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Warlords, warriors and statesmen wage a battle for supremacy in this fantasy tale based on the hit video games and the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms."
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rivalry, assassination, escapades, adventure, heroes, state affairs, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry, conspiracy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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22%
Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, rough, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, babies and infants, master warrior, adventure, death of mother, motherhood, prostitute, assassin, murderer, graphic violence, youth, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
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22%