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The Monkey King 2 (2016)
 5.9
 3K
The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Original name: 西游记之孙悟空三打白骨精
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to defeat her, the Monkey King must fight in order to save his world!
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, entertaining, suspense, stylized
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dragon, demon, monk, witch, monkey king, adventure, friendship, heroes, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, deity, dishonesty, liberation, escapades, buddhist monk, tiger, werewolf, forest, children, buddhism
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and captivating films with plots about adventure, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry and sword and sorcery mostly in Adventure, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Monkey King 2: The New Legends of Monkey (2018), The Storm Warriors (2009), The Forbidden Kingdom (2008), The Storm Riders (1998), Seven Swords (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Legends of Monkey (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Follow a teenage girl and a trio of fallen gods on a perilous journey as they attempt to bring an end to a demonic reign of chaos and restore balance to their world. Inspired by the 16th Century Chinese fable “Journey to the West.”
Style: stylized, tense, semi serious, exciting
Plot: demons, deity, good versus evil, heroes, hand to hand combat, danger, escapades, heroic mission, adventure, demon, liberation, friendship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, imaginary, adventure, master warrior, battles, friends, good versus evil, master villain, heroes, graphic violence, mountain ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, immortality, teenager, martial arts, mentor, good versus evil, imaginary, warrior, magical, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, usa, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, martial arts, adventure, battles, rebelliousness, rebellion, redemption, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: martial arts, save the world, master villain, escapades, love and romance, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, parents and children, vengeance, love triangle, charity ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monkey King 3 (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The third installment of the blockbuster fantasy series sees the return of the Monkey King (Aaron Kwok) in his most action-packed adventure yet! While continuing their epic journey to the West, the Monkey King and his companions are taken captive by ...
Style: fairy tale, suspense, humorous, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: fight scenes, martial arts, good versus evil, fight, monkey king, monk, rescue, supernatural ability, magic, heroic mission, love, death ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 9K
Seven Swords (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Seven warriors come together to protect a village from a diabolical General.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, leadership, heroic mission, emperor, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, frame up, mercenary, village, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 17th century, middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Dee, the detective serving Chinese empress Wu Zetian, is called upon to investigate a series of strange events in Loyang, including the appearance of mysterious warriors wearing Chiyou ghost masks, foxes that speak human language and the pillar ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: empress, poison, magic, temple, dragon, investigation, political intrigue, crimes, state affairs, conspiracy, law enforcement, throne ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dungeons & Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Due to a curse from his former master Profion, Damodar survived his death by Ridley Freeborn as an undead entity in pursuit of an evil artifact for some hundred years, so that he might be capable of unleashing unstoppable destruction on Izmir and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: dragon, knight, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, race against time, vengeance, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: dragon, curses spells and rituals, adventure, danger, rivalry, fugitives, heroes, escapades, pirate, imaginary, wizards and magicians, ship ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Merlin and the War of the Dragons (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 5th Century Britian, a young Merlin struggles for his place in his known land under the tutelage of The Mage, a local wizard whom sees the young man's potential for magic, as well as face off against his evil former friend, Vendiger, whom ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, epic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, king, adventure, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, danger, imaginary, legends and myths, battles, heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.
Style: disturbing, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: magic, female protagonist, good versus evil, warrior, friendship, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, adventure, danger, fight, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, daring rescue, folk hero, master villain, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.1
 121K
Eragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Hungary
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, fantasy world, adventure, chosen one, legends and myths, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, battles, heroes, rivalry, danger, curses spells and rituals, magic, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beyond Sherwood Forest (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: King Richard is away fighting the Crusade, his brother Prince John has been left in charge. In order to further international diplomatic relations with Norway, the beautiful young Maid Marian is to be married off to a prince. A cursed girl who can ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robin hood, heroes, adventure, crimes, good versus evil, folk hero, deadly, imaginary, heroic mission, fighting the system, deadly creature, criminal heroes ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.0
 1K
Dragonquest (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When an ancient warlord summons a mythological beast, a young hero must complete a series of quests to awaken the dragon that will defeat the monster.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: dragon, mythical creature, warrior, sword, sword and sorcery, adventure, quest, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, riddles and clues, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 3K
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: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, shaman, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, danger, rivalry, decapitation, curse, katana sword, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.7
 15K
Dragonslayer (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sorcerer and his apprentice Galen are on a mission to kill an evil dragon in order to save the King’s daughter from being sacrificed in accordance to a pact that the King himself made with the dragon to protect his kingdom. A fantasy film from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dragon, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, magic, rescue, apprentice, human sacrifice, adventure, sacrifice, supernatural, daring rescue, danger ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Once Upon a Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: India, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: In a teardrop-shaped land called Sangarashtra, a 9-year-old girl with special healing powers tries to save her homeland from the tyranny of an evil queen with the help of a blind swordsman.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: healing power, good versus evil, adventure, save the kingdom, wizards and magicians, evil empire, escapades, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, danger, girl heroine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Conan the Destroyer (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a character created by Robert E. Howard, this fast-paced, occasionally humorous sequel to Conan the Barbarian features the hero (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as he is commissioned by the evil queen Taramis (Sarah Douglas) to safely escort a teen ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, barbarian, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, danger, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, magic ...
Time: ancient history, 80s, 20th century, prehistoric times, twentieth century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dawn of the Dragonslayer (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dawn of the Dragonslayer tells the story of Will (Richard McWilliams), a shepherd's son whose land is ravaged by a dragon.
Style: exciting, stylized, light, epic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, heroes, adventure, escapades, rivalry, love and romance, imaginary, youth, supernatural, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 90K
DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, medieval, battle, battles, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 3.8
 1K
Witchville (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Prince Malachy returns to his father’s kingdom after the Crusades his first impression is that a bad harvest is the reason that the villagers are sick and hungry. But all is not as it seems and a stranger to the village, warns the new king ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, homecoming, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, village, save the kingdom ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret society, the Delta Knights, attempts to save a medieval society from the evil over-lady.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, youth, rescue, adventurer, escapades, adventure, danger, rivalry, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 70K
Seventh Son (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada, China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sword and sorcery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, witch, curses spells and rituals, adventure, master apprentice relationship, wizards and magicians, young heroes, chosen one, witches ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mythica: The Iron Crown (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a team of unlikely heroes hijacks a steam-powered battle wagon, a daring young wizard (Marek) steals the final piece of the all-powerful Darkspore and embarks on a desperate quest to deliver the cursed artifact to the gods for safe keeping; but ...
Style: intense, captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: sword and sorcery, mercenary, demon, friendship, magical object, warrior, magician, possession, undead, quest, good versus evil, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Teela’s sister is murdered and a powerful relic stolen, Marek and her friends face a sinister new enemy – Kishkumen, a foreign mystic bent on reclaiming the Darkspore for his master Szorlok. Armed with twin maps, Marek and her team race ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, scenic, suspense ...
Plot: sword and sorcery, elf, magic, female protagonist, magical object, dragon, portal, warrior, sword fight, good versus evil, save the world, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dungeons & Dragons: The Book of Vile Darkness (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A noble warrior must battle dragons and demons while upholding his moral code as he covertly joins a group of villains to rescue his kidnapped father from Shathrax, the Mind Flayer, who threatens to destroy the world.
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Plot: sword and sorcery, heroic mission, dragon, supernatural, save the world, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, wizards and magicians, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Season of the Witch (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 14th century Crusader returns with his comrade to a homeland devastated by the Black Plague. The Church commands the two knights to transport a witch to a remote abbey, where monks will perform a ritual in hopes of ending the pestilence.
Style: gothic, stylized, suspense, dark, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: knight, dark fantasy, witch, legends and myths, supernatural, gothic horror, good versus evil, monk, inquisition, supernatural ability, adventure, monastery ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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