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Majin the Monster of Terror (1966)
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Majin the Monster of Terror (1966)
Original name: 大魔神
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A giant stone statue comes to life to protect the residents of a small town against the depradations of an evil warlord.
Plot: samurai, witch, giant monster, sword fight, monster, mountain, earthquake, rescue, drinking, brother, mask, village, warning, priestess, shrine, katana sword, statue, sister, murder, coup d'etat, prayer, evil man, capture, idol, evil landowner
Place: feudal japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, stylized and scary films with plots about samurai, heroes, deadly, sword fight, monster, murder and danger mostly in Drama, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Majin the Monster of Terror: Return of Daimajin (1966), Big Monster War (1968), Kwaidan (1964), Masterless (2015), Demons (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return of Daimajin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The tyrannical Lord Danjo Mikoshiba covets the rich, fertile lands surrounding Lake Yakumo. During a memorial ceremony for the late Chigusa lord, Mikoshiba launches an attack, overthrowing the honorable Lord Juro. Just when all seems lost, Daimajin ...
Plot: giant monster, monster, river, statue, violence, dynamite, revenge
Place: feudal japan
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95%
Big Monster War (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: vampire, ghost, samurai, gory, village, danger, rivalry, supernatural, battles, deadly, imaginary, umbrella ...
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.0
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Kwaidan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Taking its title from an archaic Japanese word meaning "ghost story," this anthology adapts four folk tales. A penniless samurai marries for money with tragic results. A man stranded in a blizzard is saved by Yuki the Snow Maiden, but his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, bleak, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, spirit, anthology, promise, snow, tea, supernatural, monk, painting, storm, heroes ...
Time: 17th century, 19th century, middle ages, 12th century, 1900s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.7
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Masterless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kane Madison is an architect working in Los Angeles while his doppelganger-like spirit, an eighteenth century Ronin, wanders a parallel netherworld of masked demons and Japanese swordsmen. When tragedy strikes, Kane embarks on a journey of faith ...
Plot: samurai, demon, ronin, faith, architect, martial arts, christianity, christian, sword fight, sword, katana sword, bible
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Demons (1971)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Gengobe Satsuma, an exiled samurai cast out as an Asano clan retainer is given a second chance to join his brothers in arms to become the 48th Ronin against the Shogunate. His faithful servant gathers the 100 ryo required for his acceptance. Gengobe ...
Plot: geisha, samurai, exile, ronin, sword, severed arm, violence, blood, coffin, throat slitting, poisoning, tattoo
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Moon Over Tao: Makaraga (1997)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A retired warrior comes to see his former lord and learns that someone is making indestructible swords from some unknown metal. He is sent together with a swordsman to investigate the source. Along the way they meet a young girl working as a ...
Plot: bandit, katana, samurai sword, martial arts, katana sword, buddhist monk, alien, meteor, samurai, sword fight, monster, sword and sorcery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Magic Serpent (1966)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, ...
Plot: dragon, samurai, magic, giant spider, ninja, giant monster, revenge, betrayal, toad, father daughter relationship, sword fight, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Viy (1967)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A young priest is ordered to preside over the wake of a witch in the church of a remote village. This means spending three nights alone with the corpse with only his faith to protect him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witch, supernatural ability, danger, church, evil dead, escapades, clergy, priest, supernatural power ...
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, samurai, decapitation, shaman, katana sword, adventure, heroic mission, sword fight, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Devil Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In medieval times, on a remote plain, a widow and her mother-in-law kill wandering samurai, put their bodies in a hole in the ground and sell their armour and valuables, until the daughter-in-law falls in love with one of their intended victims.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, samurai, survival, demon, vengeance, human nature, women, swamp, deserter, war, jealousy, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Beast and the Magic Sword (1983)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: His family cursed by a witch, Waldemar Daninsky (Paul Naschy) seeks the help of a Jewish doctor to cure him of his annoying habit of turning into a werewolf. The doctor is attacked by some local Christians in hoods and, before he dies, he tells ...
Plot: sword, ninja, werewolf, sword fight, interracial romance, monster, magic, sword and sorcery, blind girl, japanese woman, bare breasts, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Black Cat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the Sengoku period, a woman and her daughter are raped and murdered by soldiers during a time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats torn out. The ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, samurai, murder, black cat, revenge, vengeance, strong sexual content, master warrior, danger, heroes, supernatural, assassination ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, gangsters, adventure, master warrior, political intrigue, political unrest, crimes, heroes, state affairs, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, village, dangerous animal, deadly creature, adventure, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Marsh (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two social outcasts in 19th century Eastern Europe, Alexandre and Ulysse, become friends and settle down to live alone on the edge of a marsh that is reputedly haunted by demons, monsters and goblins. These two men have been outcasts all their ...
Plot: demon, monster, village, friends, peasant, friend, friendship, disfigurement, body, murder, pariah, ridicule ...
Time: 1800s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, village, new year's eve, sword, gangsters, adventure, martial arts, master warrior, missing person, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Samurai Rebellion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.
Style: talky, realistic, emotional, tense, serious ...
Plot: samurai, rebellion, parents and children, kidnapping, injustice, society, family relations, master warrior, rebelliousness, fighting the system, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Witches of the Caribbean (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A persistent nightmare about a 16th century sorceress burned to death on a beach sends 17-year-old Angela looking for enlightenment at a fortnight retreat on a beautiful Caribbean isle. All the teens at the gathering are part of Angela's ...
Plot: sex scene, dream, bikini, voodoo, heart ripped out, burned at the stake, death, therapy, island, witch, beach, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, tense, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: giant, adventure, troll, monster, secret government organization, legends and myths, hunter, conspiracy, survival, found footage, in the woods, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Edgar Allan Poe's the Black Cat (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mark Ravenna, a famous Italian horror film director, sets out to script his latest film entitled 'Suspiria : De Profundis'. His film is based on Dario ArgentoÆs 'Suspiria' and 'Inferno' and deals with the story of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: cat, gory, good versus evil, artists and showbiz, evil, witch, murder, supernatural, danger, deadly, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Monster (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.
Plot: monster, rain, thunderstorm, mother, daughter, forest, car accident, ambulance, road trip, self sacrifice, broken family, strong female lead ...
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30%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, fugitives, adventure, village, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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J-Horror Theater Vol. 5 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river will never surface again. 20 Years later, Shinkichi, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: samurai, supernatural, ghost, murder, danger, supernatural ability, dealing with death, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, destiny, reincarnation, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Tale of Tales (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis, to two mysterious sisters who provoke the passion of a king, to the King of Highhills obsessed with a giant Flea, these tales are inspired by the fairytales by Giambattista Basile.
Style: tense, disturbing, surreal, stylized, fairy tale ...
Plot: witch, dark fantasy, violence, fantasy world, magic, circus, imagination, obsession, greed, monsters, brutality, fight scenes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, rough, exciting, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, katana, sword, gangsters, adventure, martial arts, hostages, village, master warrior, getting home, working undercover, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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November (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Estonia, Netherlands, Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam, the villagers’ main problem is how to survive the cold, dark winter. And, to that aim, nothing is taboo. People steal from each other, from their German manor lords, and ...
Plot: witch, love triangle, paganism, folklore, werewolf, pagan, peasant, unrequited love, deal with the devil, love potion, snowman, female nudity ...
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the prompting of his diplomat friend, Alex, writer Ted Fletcher takes his wife, Laura, and daughter, Amy, on an extended working holiday. Alex finds a house for them in Kyoto, Japan, and the Fletchers move in, laughing off rumors that the place ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, haunted house, samurai, murder, possession, adultery, witch, love affair, gory, duel, ghost story, sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: serious, exciting, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, chosen one, ronin, revenge, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
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Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, death, school, supernatural ability, supernatural, laundromat, village, small town life, mystery, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Place: medical school, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Illusion of Blood (1965)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The ghost of a samurai's wife takes revenge on her husband.
Plot: death, murder, revenge, face ripped off, ghost story, ghost, samurai, spirit, jidai geki, husband murders wife, ronin, skin ripping
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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