Movies like Ghost Warrior

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Ghost Warrior (1984)
 5.2
 495
Ghost Warrior (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When skiers in Japan come across the frozen body of centuries-old samurai warrior Yoshimita, scientists secretly whisk the corpse to a high-tech laboratory in California, where they bring him back to life. But when Yoshimita escapes onto the mean streets of 1980s Los Angeles, his ancient and strict code of honor gets him both into and out of trouble. J. Larry Carroll directs this low-budget action fantasy.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, samurai, gang, culture clash, fish out of water, adventure, experiment gone awry, time travel, heroes, disorder, against the odds, ghost, battles, chases and races, danger, escapades, imaginary, misfit, rivalry, death, science, old man, doctor, honor, helicopter ...
Time: 1900s, 16th century, 1500s
Place: asia, usa, japan, los angeles

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Most similar movies to Ghost Warrior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and bleak films with plots about rivalry, escapades, danger, heroes, chases and races, imaginary and chaos mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ghost Warrior: Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005), The Princess Blade (2001), Trancers III (1992), Guyver: Dark Hero (1994), Heaven's Soldiers (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, soldier, time travel, changing the past or future, battles, danger, escapades, disorder, rescue, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, good versus evil ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century, 1500s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, adventure, good versus evil, samurai, future dystopia, heroic mission, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.5
 932
Trancers III (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A time traveling cop, Jack Deth, from the future is taken back to the past to be given the task of destroying the Trancer program before it has a chance to get out of control, sending the world into a state of chaos and war.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, future dystopia, gunfight, science, danger, escapades, rivalry, fugitives, private detective, save the world ...
Time: future, year 1992, year 2005
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sean Barker became the unwilling host to an alien bio-armor known as the Guyver. A year ago he destroyed the Kronos Corporation, an organization of mutants who want the Guyver. Now he is trying to find why the Guyver unit forces him to fight and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien, androids and robots, superhero, gory, martial arts, good versus evil, secret identity, dual identity, deadly creature, master villain, save the world, alien encounter ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Heaven's Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Modern day soldiers travel back in time and meet Admiral Lee, the greatest soldier of all time, and motivate him to drive out invaders.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: time travel, soldier, changing the past or future, village, adventure, battles, danger, escapades, imaginary, military, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Timecop: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, old west, chase, time machine, adventure, race against time, parallel world, heroic mission, chases and races, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, 2000s, 1880s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.5
 857
TC 2000 (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive. Jason Storm, an underworld guard gets knowledge of a ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, gang, chases and races, crimes, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, chaos, androids and robots, gangsters ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.8
 525
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, race against time, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, plague, good versus evil, against humanity, heroes, rivalry, society ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.5
 2K
Trancers II (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Once again someone from the future has come back to create an army of Trancers, human zombies who do what they're told without question or pause. Now officer Jack Deth, a cop from the future stranded in the past, must once again go forth to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, time traveler, gunfight, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry, chase, save the world ...
Time: future, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 774
Time Slip (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun.
Style: serious, offbeat, rough, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, time travel, soldier, battles, military, master warrior, adventure, time warp, changing the past or future, war, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 512
Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, revenge, apocalypse, future dystopia, plague, adventure, chases and races, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 440
The Challenge (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, one man army, dictator, murder, kung fu, army, civil war, apocalypse, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: future
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Trancers 4: Jack of Swords (1994)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Jack is now back in the future. He had since lost Lena, and finds out that he's lost his other wife Alice to none other than Harris. While heading out for another assignment, something goes awry with the TCL chamber. Jack finds himself in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, tunnel, zombie, mind game, track down, danger, escapades, imaginary, tough law enforcer, vampire, chases and races, supernatural ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 201
Warlords (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a brutal, radioactive future, fearless warrior Dow (David Carradine) is humanity's last hope against the Warlord and his mutant hordes. With the gorgeous, deadly Danny (Dawn Wildsmith) and the strange Ammo at his side, Dow makes desperate ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, betrayal, apocalypse, future dystopia, danger, heroes, life is a bitch, chaos, soldier, chase, against the odds, injustice ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nemesis 3: Time Lapse (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using footage left over from Nemesis 2 and a very thin story line sees Alex again fighting the cyborg mercenaries in 1998 East Africa. This time, Alex finds that she has 20 half sisters who are waiting for her to return to 2077. Central Command ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, desert, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, androids and robots, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, female bodybuilder
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.5
 949
Lightspeed (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Government agent Daniel Leight has his radiation treatments sabotaged. He soon finds that he can now move at super speeds but only by risking metabolic damage which could prove to be fatal. 'Lightspeed' must now use his powers to go after ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, mutant, radiation, super speed, experiment gone awry, terror, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Programmed to Kill (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: International terrorist leader, Fatima, is critically injured when she attempts to hijack a jumbo jet and is thwarted by Eric Matthews and his anti-terrorist organization, The Retaliators. Fatima is taken to a top-secret research institute, where ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, kidnapping, crimes, danger, deadly, imaginary, chaos, androids and robots, technology gone awry, computers and web, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Warrior of the Lost World (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, future dystopia, chases and races, life is a bitch, danger, heroes, society, against the odds, lone wolves, chase, cons and scams, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 2.7
 394
Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: serious, bleak, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, life is a bitch, danger, adventure, deadly, society, future dystopia, religions or cults, injustice, chases and races, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 378
Mandroid (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In his hidden laboratory deep in Russia, Dr. Karl Zimmer has invented the Mandroid, a humanoid robot which follows the motions of a man in a special control suit. He has offered the invention to the USA, who have sent Smith and Wait from the CIA for ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, androids and robots, laboratory, supernatural, deadly, imaginary, rivalry, a.i., benign alien, deadly creature, espionage, investigation ...
Place: russia, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, apocalypse, adventure, future dystopia, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, chaos, save the world, teenage life, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, master warrior, gory, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, adoption, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 510
Shadowchaser (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hospital, terrorism, androids and robots, prison, hostages, one man army, daring rescue, save the day, future dystopia, hijacking, kidnapping, missing person ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nemesis 2: Nebula (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: It has been 73 years since Alex failed and the Humans lost the Cyborg Wars. Since then, the Humans have been enslaved. Scientists have developed a new DNA strain, which could signal the end of the Cyborgs, and they inject it into a volunteer. When ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, bounty hunter, adventure, imaginary, androids and robots, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Phoenix the Warrior (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Big hair, big guns, big personalities, and a serious lack of wardrobe. She-Wolves of the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic story that features women--lots and lots of women--who leave little to the imagination as they battle each other in various ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fistfight, sword fight, sword, knife, wasteland, mutant, man versus machine, battle zone, save the world, bondage, apocalypse, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 412
Virtual Combat (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This lively low-budget action movie is packed with martial arts, sexy sirens, and a sci-fi plot involving computers and virtual reality images that become real. The tale centers on two Nevada border officers, Dave Quarry (Don "The Dragon" ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, kung fu master, kung fu, virtual reality, warrior, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, superhuman powers, fighting crime, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, gang, plague, pregnancy, danger, zombie, post nuclear, escapades, chaos, gangsters, survival, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 5K
Trancers (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Angel City trooper Jack Deth is sent back in time from 2247 to 1985 L.A. to inhabit the body of his ancestor. Deth's assignment is to find his archenemy, Whistler, who turns people into zombies, before the fiend is able to kill all the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, police detective, christmas, zombie, rescue, fight, police, chase, nemesis, santa claus, hypnosis ...
Time: future, 20th century, near future
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king ...
Style: serious, stylized, epic, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, blade, sword fight, escapades, heroes, rivalry, adventure, state affairs, assassination attempt, politics ...
Time: 16th century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Cyborg: Steel Warrior (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the nuclear war people are sterile and ruled by the artifical intelligences they created in this violent world. The only woman who was able to give life to a child has to take the child through the dangerous city to the ship to save it. She is ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ship, kung fu, terrorism, fetus, anarchy, chase, androids and robots, chases and races, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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