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Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000)
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Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle (2000)
Original name: 五条霊戦記/GOJOE
Genre: Action, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Benkei, a master fighter and killer, vows never to take another life after his conversion to Buddhism. His faith in pacifism, however, is shaken and ultimately broken by the attacks from a trio of fighters known only as "the demons". Taking up his sword once more, he sets out to end their murderous terror.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, surprise ending
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, vengeance, supernatural, military, battles, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, deadly, heroes, soldier, clergy, religions or cults, legends and myths, hopes, rivalry, tragic hero, violence, revenge ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, heroes, martial arts, danger, escapades, adventure and sword fight mostly in Action, Fantasy and History genres. Some movies like Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle: The Evil Cult (1993), 47 Samurai (1962), Samurai Resurrection (2003), Ong Bak 3 (2010), Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: surreal, serious, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, master warrior, revenge, heroic mission, legends and myths, vengeance, imaginary, good versus evil, rivalry, danger ...
Time: middle ages
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47 Samurai (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 207 min.
Story: The story tells of a group of samurai who were left leaderless (becoming ronin) after their daimyo (feudal lord) was forced to commit seppuku (ritual suicide) for assaulting a court official named Kira Yoshinaka, whose title was Kōzuke no suke. The ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, harsh ...
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Time: middle ages, 18th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: epic, suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: samurai, ghost, battles, shogun, vengeance, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, zombie, danger, supernatural, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: japan
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Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one man army, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, human spirit, vengeance, muay thai, mixed martial arts, village, martial artist ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, heroic mission, tough heroes, chase, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, partners against crime, adventure, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Samurai (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: stylized, suspenseful, scary, exciting, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, investigation, rivalry, samurai, ghost, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, reincarnation, save the world, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, tokyo, asia, europe ...
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Goemon (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Follow the infamous ninja bandit named Ishikawa Goemon (Yosuke Eguchi) in an epic story. One night while looting treasure from Nanban (Southern Barbarians), Goemon finds a mysterious box hidden inside a secret grave. A forgotten relic from the past ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hidden Blade (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in 19th Century Japan a young samurai who finds himself in love with a farm girl leaves his home to begin a new life. He has to take stock of his new life when he is put to the test and ordered to kill a traitor who just happens to be his ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, gloomy, realistic ...
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Time: 1860s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master II (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of demons in the ancient Japanese capital of Heian is dismembering members of a family of Japanese nobles.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, epic, serious
Plot: religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, gory, village life, escapades, danger, adventure, legends and myths, wizards and magicians, heroic mission, heroes, martial arts ...
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Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Plot: mountain, good versus evil, soldier, ghost, martial arts, tragic hero, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, daring rescue, superhero, adventure ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, master warrior, strong violent content, gory, family relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, heroes, lone wolves ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tsunami Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History
Country: Thailand
Duration: 154 min.
Story: As sea pirates threaten to invade their kingdoms, three queens of Langkasuka must band together to defend their lands and peoples.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 17th century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 55 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Princess Blade (2001)
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Warrior (2001)
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Aragami (2003)
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Country: Japan
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Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
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Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 128 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: exciting, stylized, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, rivalry, danger, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, vampire, samurai, supernatural power ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
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: stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, undead, deal with the devil, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, deadly ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
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Casshern (2004)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Fifty years of war between the Great Eastern Federation and Europa - now merged as Eurasia - have taken their toll on planet Earth. As a result of the use of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons, much of Earth has become uninhabitable and people ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, tragic hero, fictional war, redemption, laboratory, vengeance, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, battles, danger ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 9K
True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, epic, offbeat ...
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The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%