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Chanbara Beauty (2008)
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Chanbara Beauty (2008)
Original name: お姉チャンバラ THE MOVIE
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The dead have risen to feast on the flesh of the living, and just when it seems that all hope for humanity has been lost, bikini girls with machine guns take one last shot at saving mankind from certain extinction. In the near future, a deranged scientist named Sugita has conducted a series of experiments intended to reanimate the dead. Unfortunately for the entire population of the planet, these experiments were a resounding success. Now, as a massive, shambling army of the undead launches a bloody war against their living counterparts, wandering beauties Aya (Eri Otoguro) and Reiko (Manami Hashimoto) team up to destroy every last zombie in sight. Unfortunately, Aya's sword-wielding schoolgirl sister Saki (Chise Nakamura) is in league with the nefarious Sugita. When Aya discovers that Saki has killed their father, she vows to take brutal revenge against her murderous younger sibling. Meanwhile, the zombie population is growing at an alarming rate.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, katana, experiment gone awry, martial arts, supernatural, vengeance, danger, chaos, gory, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, mad scientist, female killer, survival, female protagonist, murder, schoolgirl, heroes, family relations, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, strong violent content, escapades, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about deadly, danger, supernatural, gory, zombie, rivalry and escapades mostly in Horror, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Chanbara Beauty: Tokyo Gore Police (2008), Swamp Zombies!!! (2005), The Era of Vampires (2003), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Samurai Princess (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chanbara Beauty: The Movie - Vortex (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sisters Aya and Saki put aside their rivalry and go toe-to-toe with Himiko and her band of zombies. The evil Himiko needs the blood of the young girls to restore her youth, while the sisters need to stop Himiko to save mankind ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, martial arts, chaos and mayhem, disorder, supernatural, escapades, danger, imaginary, heroes, save the world, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Tokyo Gore Police (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the "cutter" demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A chief physician at a large metropolitan hospital is formulating a serum to resurrect recently deceased "patients".When his facility comes under inspection from the federal government, the doctor is forced to dispose of the ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, martial arts, survival, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, rivalry, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: High school student Mizushima receives Valentines Day chocolates from the new student, Monami. Little did she know that the chocolates contained traces of Monami's vampire blood. He gets infected from eating them and Monami confesses that she ...
Style: rough, stylized, not serious, scary, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, mad scientist, supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, superhuman powers, deadly creature, youth, rivalry, deadly, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Era of Vampires (2003)
Genre: Horror, Action
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 17th century China, zombies and vampires roamed the lands, feeding on the unsuspecting. A group of martial artists / vampire hunters find themselves employed by a very rich - and very insane - old man who has kept everyone of his relatives ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia
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Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Australia, Germany, UK, USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Years after the Racoon City catastrophe, survivors travel across the Nevada desert, hoping to make it to Alaska. Alice joins the caravan and their fight against hordes of zombies and the evil Umbrella Corp.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
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Samurai Princess (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 11 of her friends are raped and murdered, leaving the Samurai Princess (Aino Kishi) the only survivor, she becomes infused with her comrades' souls. Transformed into an android, she sets out to avenge their deaths. Dai Mizuno co-stars as ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, imaginary, gory, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, violence spree, master warrior, deadly, samurai, androids and robots, life is a bitch, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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House of the Dead (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast, a techno rave party attracts a diverse group of college coeds and a Coast Guard officer. Soon, they discover that their X-laced escapades are to be interrupted by zombies and monsters that attack them on the ground, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Devil's Playground (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As the world succumbs to a zombie apocalypse, Cole - a hardened mercenary - is chasing the one person who can provide a cure. Not only to the plague but to Cole's own incumbent destiny.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: 4 guys kidnap random people from the street, take them to a remote forest and give them 3 choices: run away, kill us or die. The film follows the fate of one of their victims.
Style: serious, exciting, scary, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Versus (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the present where a group of ruthless gangsters, an unknown woman and an escaped convict have met, unwittingly, in The Forest of Resurrection, the 444th portal to the other side. Their troubles start when those once killed and buried in the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yuki lives at home in peace until one day a unit of assassins breaks in and kill her mother. In order to revenge herself Yuki becomes a demon of vengeance by donning gothic lolita clothing, using a parasol as a deadly weapon, and executing the ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead & Deader (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lt. Bobby Quinn is a Special Forces commando killed during a recon mission in the Cambodian jungle. But when Quinn interrupts his own stateside autopsy, he discovers that the rest of his dead squad has been resurrected with a ravenous apetite for ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tokyo Zombie (2005)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Resident Evil (2002)
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, futuristic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Vanguard (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Horde (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Reign in Darkness (2002)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: scary, surreal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, UK, Canada, USA, Japan
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Style: twists and turns, rough, futuristic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shadow: Dead Riot (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4K
Zombi 3 (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is recovered by the US military, the corpse is cremated, unintentionally releasing the virus/bacteria into the atmosphere over a small island. Soon the infected populace mutate into ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.4
 930
Last Rites (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the verge of a major arms deal, the two toughest gangs in L.A. will find themselves trapped in an abandoned warehouse by a ravenous mob of bloodthirsty zombies. They will have to work together with the cops to avoid being torn limb-from-limb and ...
Style: futuristic, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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