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Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
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Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Original name: 魔界転生
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After surviving the slaughter of many Christians 350 years ago, a samurai denounces God for ignoring the pleas of believers. He sells his soul to Satan and receives the power to resurrect the dead to join him in a murderous rampage.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, macabre
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, medieval, ninja, deal with the devil, undead, heroes, supernatural, master warrior, good versus evil, adventure, ghost, supernatural ability, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, master villain, violence spree, apocalypse, magic, combat, revenge, karate ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, danger, escapades, master warrior and sword fight mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Samurai Reincarnation: Legend of Eight Samurai (1983), Aragami (2003), Swordsman II (1992), The Shogun's Samurai (1978), Dororo (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Legend of Eight Samurai (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the clan murders her entire family, but Princess ...
Style: serious, dark fantasy, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, zombie, ninja, kung fu, princess, ancient, bow and arrow, master warrior, heroes, battles, righting the wronged ...
Place: asia, japan
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Aragami (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, martial arts, heroic mission, supernatural, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, heroes, friendship, escapades, master villain ...
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Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, lgbtq, fight, betrayal, good versus evil, master warrior, heroes, wu shu, mountain, mortal combat ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother ...
Style: epic, bleak, stylized, rough, serious ...
Plot: samurai, ninja, martial arts, medieval, shogun, kung fu, rivalry, strong violent content, conspiracy, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: captivating, tense, suspense, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, curse, martial arts, shaman, adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, decapitation, vengeance, friendship, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Storm Riders (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer's ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, superhero, new love, escapades, rivalry, master villain, love and romance, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Samurai Resurrection (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shiro Amasuka, dead leader of the Shimbara Revolt is resurrected from hell with the desire of overthrowing the shogunate for killing his companions. To do this , he resurrects an army od living dead swordsmen. Between him and his goal, only Yagyu ...
Style: exciting, scary, epic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, ghost, reincarnation, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, zombie, rivalry, heroes, religions or cults ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, master warrior, tragic love, martial arts, state affairs, supernatural ability, forbidden love, battles, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, ancient china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, deadly creature, heroes, adventure, chaos, mutant, village, battles, sexploitation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Ninja Wars (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop ...
Style: serious, stylized, splatter
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: serious, surreal, scenic, atmospheric, cult film
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Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, ninja, sexploitation, heroes, gangsters, crimes, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: jidai geki, realistic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 16th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 112 min.
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Duration: 83 min.
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The Blade (1995)
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Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ashura (2005)
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Duration: 119 min.
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