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Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
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Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
Original name: 真夜中の弥次さん喜多さん
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy "Yaji and Kita's Travel Journey", this is the story of two samurai in Edo period Japan who are in love. One is married, the other is a drug addict. They decide to go on a trip to Ise Sanctuary, where it is presumed everything will be made right. What happens once they get on the road is as wild and wacky as anything your likely to see.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, captivating, offbeat, mind bending
Plot: adventure, love affair, samurai, drug abuse, heroes, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, danger, heroic mission, escapades, martial arts, disorder, gay interest, time travel, on the road, imaginary, gender, gays and lesbians, lgbt, drug, drugs, surrealism, murder of wife, gay
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, offbeat, not serious and exciting films with plots about escapades, danger, imaginary, heroes, adventure, rivalry and disorder mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims: Two Worlds (2007), Just Another Pandora's Box (2010), Thermae Romae (2012), Woochi : The Demon Slayer (2009), Death Trance (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Two Worlds (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A French tradesman travels in time and liberates an oppressed tribe in another world.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, feel good, offbeat
Plot: chosen one, imaginary, parallel world, adventure, goofy hero, escapades, fish out of water, misfit, imaginary kingdom, disorder, rescue, time travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Just Another Pandora's Box (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Qing Ye Se only knows how to be a thief, but he runs into major trouble when he accidentally steals the heart of Rose, an immortal fairy. During a chaotic chase, Qing gets ahold of the Pandora's Box, sending them both back in time to the Three ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, tense
Plot: legends and myths, time travel, escapades, mistaken identity, imaginary, battles, disorder, dishonesty, heroes, rivalry, friendship, chosen one ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Thermae Romae (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story follows a Roman architect named Lucius, who is having trouble coming up with ideas. One day, he discovers a hidden tunnel underneath a spa that leads him to a modern Japanese bath house. Inspired by the innovations found there, he creates ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: time travel, roman empire, misfit, rejection, disorder, escapades, overnight success, fish out of water, imaginary, creative block
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Woochi : The Demon Slayer (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Spanning four centuries in Korea, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, wizards and magicians, adventure, imaginary, heroes, disorder, supernatural, escapades, misfit, fish out of water, time travel, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.8
 2K
Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroes, heroic mission, danger, destiny, escapades, supernatural, imaginary, rivalry, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The White Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this swordfighting comedy, a young noblewoman falls in love with a prince of the Imperial House. By accident, she acquires the martial arts skills of the White Dragon. New in her power, she learns that there are definite advantages in performing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, tragic hero, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, love affair, fall in love, true love, escapades, rivalry, danger, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A plane carrying beauty contestants crash lands on a deserted island. Captain Maximus Powers (Roberts) and co-pilot Mike Saunders (Schlatter) have to take care of their passengers, while avoiding the dangers of Jurassic Pork (a giant prehistoric ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, date night, boys' night
Plot: adventure, parody, island, castaway, fish out of water, survival, save the day, escapades, race against time, misfit, rescue, isolation ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 32K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, servant, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, knight, heroes, misfit, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 20th century, future, 11th century ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.2
 563
Wu yen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: love affair, love triangle, tragic love, battles, destiny, state affairs, bounty hunter, martial arts, romance, fall in love, marriage of convenience, love and romance ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 13K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, cult film, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, beast, danger, heroes, imaginary, goofy hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 5K
Monster Hunt (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Young monster kids try to make peace between the world of humans and the world of the monsters.
Style: humorous, scenic, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: monster, adventure, half breed, battles, sword and sorcery, escapades, battle, imaginary, heroes, exile, magic, creature ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Three Stooges Meet Hercules (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Three Stooges manage to crash through the time barrier with their slap-happy antics in this classic feature-length comedy. Larry, Moe, and Curly-Joe are friends of a young scientist, Schuyler Davis, who has created a time machine. Together with ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time machine, farce, time travel, three stooges, hercules, escapades, imaginary, chase, obsessive quest, misfit partners, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 36K
A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: exciting, not serious, offbeat, humorous, stylized
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, football, anti hero, silly humor, parody, imaginary, misfit, disorder, time machine, bet, tribe ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The final showdown, and the final reveal: who is Friend? How can he be stopped?
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Plot: save the world, heroes, adventure, rebellion, future dystopia, rebelliousness, danger, escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, false identity, impostor ...
Time: future, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Bunny Guards (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, offbeat, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, silly humor, disorder, farce, rivalry, escapades, odd couple, danger, curses spells and rituals, save the lady, evil sorcerer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, changing the past or future, legends and myths, time travel, supernatural, rescue, hopes, good versus evil, love and romance, master warrior, clergy ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
HK: Forbidden Super Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High school student Kyosuke Shikijo is the most talented member of the school's martial arts of the fist club. His late father was detective and Kyosuke share his father's strong sense of justice. Kyosuke also has a secret. Kyosuke likes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, exciting, offbeat
Plot: pervert, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman powers, rivalry, escapades, danger, crimes, undercover, heroes, high school, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3.6
 2K
Siegfried (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tale of Siegfried, a fearless dragon slayer who wins the heart of Celtic beauty Kriemhild.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: parody, save the day, goofy hero, imaginary, fall in love, danger, intrigue, superhuman powers, disorder, adventure, rescue, heroes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: adventure, farce, journalism, misfit, partners, heroes, danger, media, dishonesty, disorder, friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, middle east, europe, iraq, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 96K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
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Time: 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Six-String Samurai (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in ...
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 20th century, 50s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, partners, danger, chaos, disorder, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fetching Cody (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, captivating, sentimental, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat
Plot: impossible love, fish out of water, fall in love, destiny, supernatural romance, love and romance, supernatural, misfit, disorder, afterlife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 101 min.
Story: MR. BONES 2: BACK FROM THE PAST, is the story of Hekule, the King of Kuvukiland who is given a gemstone by the dying Kunji Balanadin. The stone is cursed and causes Hekule to become possessed by the spirit of the mischievous Kunji. It is up Mr. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, curses spells and rituals, save the day, heroes, danger, fish out of water, imaginary, obsessive quest, misfit, escapades, silly humor, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 2K
Yatterman (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pieces of a mysterious artefact known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the planet, and they hold the power to reveal the location of the largest deposit of gold in the world. The Doronbo Gang, the villainous trio of the series, are on pursuit ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, rivalry, archaeologist, escapades, danger, youth, master villain, young heroes, a.i. ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, mount fuji, norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Borrowers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and pieces from the large residents who dwell above. After being ...
Style: humorous, not serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: little people, adventure, fish out of water, misfit, family relations, parents and children, eviction, escapades, disorder, youth, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 2K
Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, heroic mission, survival, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural, heroes, martial arts, friendship, escapades, danger ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, tense, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, martial arts, ghost, romance, master warrior, adventure, supernatural, danger, good versus evil, supernatural romance, heroes, supernatural ability ...
Place: ancient china, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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