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The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)
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The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)
Original name: 智取威虎山
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based on the real life story of an incident in 1946 during the Chinese Civil War, the film involves a communist reconnaissance team soldier Yang Zirong who disguised himself as a bandit to infiltrate a local gang of bandits, eventually helping the main communist force to destroy the bandits. Based on the novel "Tracks in the Snowy Forest" by Qu Bo.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: civil war, adventure, crimes, gang, working undercover, escapades, undercover, army, infiltration, mountain, village, tiger, hunger, prisoner, danger, airplane, violence, food, snow, skiing, map, little boy, climbing a tree
Time: 1940s, year 1946
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, battles and military mostly in Action, Adventure and History genres. Some movies like The Taking of Tiger Mountain: Special ID (2013), Assembly (2007), Sharpe's Eagle (1993), Dragon Inn (1992), Shadowless Sword (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, crimes, sniper, taekwondo, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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Assembly (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Follows a soldier trying to gain recognition for comrades who died in 1948, at a turning point in the civil war between the communists and the nationalist forces of the Kuomintang (KMT).
Style: epic, realistic, bleak, emotional, tense ...
Plot: civil war, war, war crime, pow, battles, battle zone, behind enemy lines, soldier, military, danger, life is a bitch, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sharpe's Eagle (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colours (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, military, battles, state affairs, war, heroes, escapades, soldier, military life, rebellion, wartime life, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Better Tomorrow III: Love and Death in Saigon (1989)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The year is 1974. A young Hong Kong Chinese, Mark (Chow Yun-Fat), travels to Saigon to make his fortune. There, he encounters a mysterious femme fatale, the lovely Kit. As he becomes more involved in her various underworld deals, a tragic romance ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, gang, vengeance, rivalry, daring rescue, danger, friendship, gangsters, crimes, master criminal, love triangle, brutality ...
Place: hong kong, saigon, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, adventure, rivalry, danger, master warrior, crimes, escapades, heroic mission, dragon, good versus evil, battle ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shadowless Sword (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Wuxia adventure out of South Korea, The Legend of the Shadowless Sword is a handsome martial arts epic by Kim Yung-jun (Flying Warriors). The film's simple story allows for exceptionally creative action sequences about every three to four ...
Style: serious, epic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, danger, rivalry, escapades, deadly, assassination, destiny, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary
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Switch (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In search of an ancient Chinese scroll, a Chinese agent battles against Japanese Yakuzas and British mercenaries.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, heroic mission, undercover, secret agents, secret identity, chase, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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51%
Saving General Yang (2013)
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the kingdom, battles, military, master warrior, danger, family relations, war, martial arts, gory, heroes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Place: asia
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51%
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Tai Chi Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the "Tai Chi" ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, battles, mortal combat, master warrior, danger, rivalry, society, misfit, village, superhuman powers, vengeance ...
Place: china, asia
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Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, gang, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, track down, law enforcement, heist, police detective, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.
Style: epic, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, conquering, heroes, adventure, leadership, ambition, betrayal, rivalry, rise to the top, escapades, haunted by the past, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 13th century
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: military, soldier, heroes, british soldier, kidnapping, heroic mission, daring rescue, confined, war, crimes, captivity, save the day ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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42%
Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotshot hero, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, adventurer, political unrest, escapades, state affairs, war, daring rescue, danger, investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
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Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in China during the Warlords Period of the1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, stylized ...
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: siege, napoleonic wars, battles, heroes, british soldier, castle, danger, adventure, military life, war, heroic mission, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france
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Red Cliff Part II (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea
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: epic, stylized, realistic, saga, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, master warrior, war, danger, historical character, life is a bitch, heroes, graphic violence, princess, horse, military, leadership ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong, england
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38%
Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empress, martial arts, assassination attempt, law enforcement, political intrigue, state affairs, crimes, head of state, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, murder ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Caravans (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, epic ...
Plot: desert, society, misfit, track down, love and romance, heroes, chases and races, escapades, adventure, woman in danger, danger, culture clash ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
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37%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
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Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, danger, society, crime, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
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36%
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The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, master warrior, exile, martial arts, desert, battle, samurai, survival, heroic mission, war, adventure, love affair ...
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Place: china, korea, hong kong, asia, mongolia ...
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36%
Clash of Empires (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based loosely on the 16th century historical document entitled ‘The Malay Annals’, ’The Chronicles of Merong Mahawangsa’ is an action-packed epic feature film, with mythical characters, magical moments and dazzling visual-effects sequences. ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, save the princess, battles, state affairs, adventure, head of state, heroes, master warrior, hopes, destiny, danger, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Deep Winter (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Maverick downhill racer, Tyler Crowe, reunites with best friend and renegade snowboarder, Mark Rider. It doesn't take long for the old friends to take on a new mission. Together they head to Alaska, where led by a veteran guide, the two attempt ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: adventurer, skiing, wild ride, danger, against the odds, best friends, escapades, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, friends, mountain, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Kenau (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Netherlands, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While she fights a heroic battle against the Spanish besieger with her female army, Kenau, driven by hate and sorrow of the execution of her youngest daughter, is threatened to also lose her eldest daughter, because her fear and pain are covered by ...
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: battles, folk hero, adventure, escapades, military, danger, leadership, heroes, strong female presence, soldier, execution, female nudity ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: China, South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The aging Zhao embarks on his final and greatest campaign, a road to adventure that will crown his name in glory for all time.
Style: realistic, epic, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, female warrior, military, uninhibited rivalry, war, political unrest, soldier, rise to the top, state affairs, hopes, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, espionage, battles, british intelligence, heroic mission, war, ship, danger, military, seaport, undercover, battle ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 80s ...
Place: india, asia, germany, portugal, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Assassins (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the year 198 BC, Cao Cao (Chow Yun Fat), Prime Minister of the Han Dynasty, ventured to the east and defeated China's greatest warrior Lu Bu, terrifying every ambitious warlord across the country. Several years later, after taking the Han ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: assassin, adventure, political conspiracy, head of state, assassination attempt, rivalry, battles, military, hidden identity, family relations, love and romance, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s, 20s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sharpe's Battle (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, escapades, officers and cadets, war, adventure, state affairs, soldier, rivalry, heroes, adventurer, military life, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 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: captivating, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, escapades, crimes, adventure, kidnapping, deadly, graphic violence, village, rivalry, martial arts, one man army, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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