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Tokyo Fist (1995)
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Tokyo Fist (1995)
Original name: 東京フィスト
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A businessman, Tsuda, runs into a childhood friend, Tajuki, on the subway. Tajuki is working as a semiprofessional boxer. Tsuda soon begins to suspect that Tajuki might be having an affair with his fiance Hizuru. After an altercation, Tsuda begins training rigorously himself, leading to an extremely bloody, violent confrontation.
Style: surreal, disturbing, stylized, atmospheric, serious, biting, suspense, cynical, experimental, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, dark humor, athlete's life, love triangle, destructive relationship, satire, couples, rivalry, violence, vengeance, loneliness, surrealism, revenge, boxing, rape, fight, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, hospital, dream, male nudity, tattoo, insanity, pain ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, melancholic and atmospheric films with plots about crimes, vengeance, rivalry, brutality, storytelling, violence and revenge mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Tokyo Fist: Ichi the Killer (2001), Woman in the Dunes (1964), Dead or Alive (1999), Bullet Ballet (1998), Vital (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, massacre, gang, rage, psychopath, violence, hitman, mob boss, yakuza, crimes, gangsters, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Woman in the Dunes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An entomologist suffers extreme psychological and sexual torture after being taken captive by the residents of a poor seaside village.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexual, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: love affair, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), desert, love and romance, entomologist, trap, couples, oppression, confined, hopes, destiny ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, gangsters, contests and competitions, stripper, vengeance, brutality, yakuza, drugs, gratuitous violence, violent, insanity, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Bullet Ballet (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After his girlfriend commits suicide, a man (Shinya Tsukamoto) becomes embroiled in gang warfare attempting to obtain a gun in hopes to kill himself.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: violence spree, gang, nihilism, suicide, ballet, bait, psychopath, crimes, losing-it hero, gangsters, investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Vital (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Hiroshi wakes up in a hospital room and realizes that he was in a serious car accident that caused the death of his girlfriend, Ryoko, as well as the loss of his memory. While trying to regain his memory, one of the first clues that Hiroshi finds ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, memory loss, crimes, medical school, love triangle, medical student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dream, autopsy, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
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Sonatine (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: beach, yakuza, gang war, gangsters, criminal heroes, gang, dark humor, crimes, rivalry, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, sumo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, okinawa japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, disgraced, drifter, family relations, strong violent content, rivalry, lone wolves, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
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Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, murder, female killer, vengeance, childbirth, martial arts, vigilantism, samurai, track down, assassination, rape, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sanjuro (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Toshiro Mifune swaggers and snarls to brilliant comic effect in Kurosawa's tightly paced, beautifully composed "Sanjuro." In this companion piece and sequel to "Yojimbo," jaded samurai Sanjuro helps an idealistic group of ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: samurai, sword fight, corruption, rescue, small town, betrayal, dishonesty, naivete, drifter, duel, one against many, police investigation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Actor's Revenge (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While performing in a touring kabuki troupe, leading female impersonator Yukinojo comes across the three men who drove his parents to suicide twenty years earlier, and plans his revenge, firstly by seducing the daughter of one of them, secondly by ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, obsession, revenge, sword fight, actor's life, love and romance, partners, rivalry, gender, hidden identity, crimes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Confessions (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, teachers and students, mystery, grief, social decay, unlikely criminals, child murder, crime and punishment, mentally unstable, juvenile delinquency, social problems, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: atmospheric, slasher, surreal, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, serial killer, murder, insanity, clown, dwarf, mental institution, circus, shrine, funeral, elephant, suicide ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Violent Cop (1989)
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tetsuo II: Body Hammer is a 1992 Japanese science fiction/horror film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto. It is a bigger-budget reworking of the same director's 1989 movie Tetsuo: The Iron Man, utilizing similar themes and ideas to the earlier film ...
Style: surreal, rough, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, superhuman powers, androids and robots, cyberpunk, experiment gone awry, city life, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, apocalypse, chaos ...
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Organ (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two police detectives Numata and Tosaka infiltrate a group of underground black market human organ dealers. Things go haywire during a raid on the group's surgical headquarters. Numata barely escapes, while a wounded Tosaka gets left behind. ...
Style: serious, scary, exciting, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black market, murder, disorder, gangsters, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang, investigation, supernatural, rivalry, private detective, life is a bitch ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hunted (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the Ninja-cult leader.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
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Story: Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopathic samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, psychopath, nihilism, master warrior, vengeance, opponent, uninhibited rivalry, atrocity, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Freeze Me (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, psychological, experimental, talky ...
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Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Yojimbo (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, mercenary, sword fight, ronin, gang, lone wolves, small town, betrayal, deception, massacre, torture, escape ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ashes of Time (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in five parts, five seasons that are part of the Chinese almanac. The story takes place in the jianghu, the world of the martial arts. Ouyang Feng has lived in the western desert for some years. He left his home in White Camel ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, love triangle, blind character, torment, bounty hunter, heroes, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, lone wolves, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Unfaithful Wife: Shameful Torture (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Erotic drama set in an underground Tokyo club called The Bedroom, where the female clientele are drugged into a trance-like state and are subjected to different styles of bizarre, fetishistic sex by the male clientele.
Style: sexy, surreal, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, psychopath, couples, life is a bitch, femme fatale, mind game, dishonesty, serial killer, prostitute, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, one man army, drifter, decapitation, kung fu, duel, sword, sword fight, yakuza ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
Style: tense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, revenge, poverty, vengeance, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, hara kiri, sword fight, one against many, japanese culture ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, twist ending, psychological, atmospheric, brutal ...
Plot: revenge, incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, mind game, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness, brother sister incest, confined, sin, torture, solitary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 2003 ...
Place: korea, asia, manhattan new york city, hong kong, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battle Royale II: Requiem (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 155 min.
Story: It's three years after the events of the original Battle Royale, and Shuya Nanahara is now an internationally-known terrorist determined to bring down the government. His terrorist group, Wild Seven, stages an attack that levels several ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, splatter, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: island, terrorist, survival, vengeance, master villain, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, frame up, future dystopia, rivalry, terrorism, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, afghanistan, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%