Movies like Book of Swords

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Book of Swords (1996)
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Book of Swords
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, South Korea
Story: An Asian cop returns to Chicago to revenge his brother's death, only to come up against a psycho threesome on a killing spree.
Plot: video game, book of magic, female ninja, ninja warrior, ninja magic, ninja master, swordswoman, fighting style, asian man, interracial couple, interracial love, korean american, asian american, asian, swordsman, interracial kiss, martial artist, kendo, katana sword, chosen one, interracial sex, sword duel, ninja, sword and fantasy, warrior ...
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The Bodyguard
Action, Drama, Thriller
Japan
110 min.
 8.3
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Action, Adventure, Drama
Japan
81 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Book of Swords

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about martial arts, sword fight, violence, rivalry, good versus evil, heroes and sword mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Book of Swords: Ninja Strike Force (1988), Highlander: Endgame (2000), The Mummy Returns (2001), The Hunted (1995), Snake-Crane Secret (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ninja Strike Force
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: From the VHS Box: The Ninja world is set ablaze when the mystical "Spirit Sword" is stolen by the Black Ninja Cal, giving its possessor the ultimate power of destruction. When the leades of the five most powerful clans are murdered, the ...
Plot: ninja warrior, ninja magic, fistfight, duel, hand to hand combat, martial arts, brawl, disarming someone, warrior, tough girl, tough guy, magic ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son -- two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, medieval, magic, family, vengeance, fantasy world, ninja, master villain, destiny, rescue, sword fight ...
Place: dungeon
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System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
Highlander: Endgame
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod join forces against a man from Connor's distant past in the highlands of Scotland, Kell, an immensely powerful immortal who leads an army of equally powerful and deadly immortal swordsmen and assassins. No ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, melancholic, sequel to cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: middle ages, 1990s, 18th century, 16th century, 17th century ...
Place: europe, ireland, scotland, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   55%
 
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The Mummy Returns
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rick and Evelyn O'Connell, along with their 8 year old son Alex, discover the key to the legendary Scorpion King's might, the fabled Bracelet of Anubis. Unfortunately, a newly resurrected Imhotep has designs on the bracelet as well, and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: mummy, adventure, treasure hunt, immortality, good versus evil, treasure, chase, destiny, sword fight, archaeology, deadly creature, magic ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: egypt, africa, england, europe, middle east ...
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System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
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The Hunted
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: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, samurai, murder, ninja, assassin, sword fight, assassination, chase, good versus evil, hospital, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
Snake-Crane Secret
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Snake and Crane Secret is a fast paced martial arts action film about a familys battle for survival. A family tries to uphold their honor while keeping their Sacred Kung Fu book from getting into the wrong hands. A tale of deceit mistrust and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, cult, master warrior, adventure, heroic mission, tough heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: stylized, intense, epic, entertaining, scenic ...
Plot: king arthur, mythology, good versus evil, murder, revenge, mentor, betrayal, dark hero, chase, magic, storytelling, medieval ...
Time: 18th century, middle ages
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   60%
 
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Fire Down Below
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martial arts star Steven Seagal stars in this action drama as Jack Taggart, an undercover agent working for the Environmental Protection Agency. When an EPA representative is murdered in a small Appalachian community, Taggart is sent in -- posing as ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, small town, vengeance, one man army, corruption, brutality, justice, car chase, toxic, death, violence, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
 7.3
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Swordsman II
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, village, danger, escapades, heroes, betrayal, rivalry, master villain ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Scorpion King
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, destiny, master warrior, lone hero, uninhibited rivalry, chase, danger, sword fight, betrayal, fight scenes ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
Ninja III: The Domination
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female aerobic instructor is possessed by an evil spirit of a fallen ninja when coming to his aid. The spirit seeks revenge on those who killed him and uses the female instructor's body to carry out his mission. The only way the spirit will ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, good versus evil, one man army, master criminal, supernatural, revenge, danger, master warrior, vengeance, fighting crime, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
 6.1
 14K
Game of Death
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Billy Lo is a Hong Kong-based movie actor, who is a box office draw. His girlfriend, Ann Morris, is a singer who is also climbing to the top. Now it seems the syndicate wants Billy and Ann to join their "management firm". But Billy knows ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, vengeance, crime, kung fu, betrayal, revenge, fight scenes, master criminal, violence, mentor, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Tai-Chi Master
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, monk, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, betrayal, clergy, contests and competitions, memory loss ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
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 434
Steele Justice
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, best friends, pets, alcohol abuse, against the odds, deadly, law enforcement, life is a bitch, cocaine ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
 6.0
 150K
Immortals
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, epic, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: immortality, adventure, mythology, good versus evil, god, legends and myths, vengeance, battles, legendary, betrayal, army, violence ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: europe, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 6.4
 63K
Ninja Assassin
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, bloody, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, gory, vengeance, assassin, revenge, assassination, kung fu, violence, blood, sword fight, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, japan, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, revenge, sword fight, dark hero, violence, blood, prison, fight scenes, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
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, serious, clever, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, cult, assassin, blood, violence, lone wolves, father son relationship, stylish, vengeance, ninja ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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Avenging Force
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Matt Hunter was one of the most promising operatives in Army intelligence until his parents were killed by terrorists, and he retired to the family's farm in Louisiana to take care of his 12-year-old sister Sara and their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, government agency, one man army, secret agents, adventure, wilderness, special agents, espionage, rescue, race against time, survival, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 4.8
 24K
Tekken
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, mentor, ninja, revenge, betrayal, video game, master villain, adventure, fight scenes, death, kung fu ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
Thor the Conqueror
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After both his parents are brutally murdered by his fathers rival Gnut and his men the new born Thor is placed in hiding by the physical embodiment of the god Teisha. Raised in secret under the guidance of Teisha, Thor comes to maturity and goes on ...
Plot: death of parents, magic, legend, bow, arrow, bow and arrow, axe, death of mother, sword and sorcery, pregnancy, sword fight, sword ...
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Highlander II: The Quickening
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2025, the ozone layer is believed to have been destroyed. It is up to MacLeod and Rameriz to set things right. Opposition comes from both the planet Ziest (MacLeod and Ramirez's homeworld) and a corporation profiting from the ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: immortality, mentor, cyberpunk, alien, master villain, adventure, sword fight, master warrior, violence, death, supernatural ability, lame ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 1990s, 2020s
Place: scotland, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
Masters of the Universe
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, chase, palaces castles and temples, master villain, transformation, heroic mission, danger, camp, mentor, destiny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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 8.3
 92K
The Bodyguard
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, small town, betrayal, sword fight, gunfight, violence, anti heroes, gang, storytelling, village, gangs, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
The Forbidden Kingdom
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, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, adventure, immortality, mentor, good versus evil, kung fu, witch, fight scenes, master warrior, sword fight, vengeance, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, boston, hong kong, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
Samurai Reincarnation
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master villain, adventure, master warrior, supernatural ability, afterlife, vengeance, supernatural, undead, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
The Scorpion King: Rise of a Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, adventure, ancient mystery, vengeance, desert, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, greek, mercenary, training, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Hero and the Terror
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, police investigation, murder, crime, prison, chase, hospital, brutality, moon, master criminal, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 

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Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
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