Movies like Book of Swords

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Book of Swords (1996)
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Book of Swords (1996)
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 ...

Most similar movies to Book of Swords

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, sword fight, violence, hand to hand combat, revenge, vengeance and sword mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Book of Swords: Ninja Strike Force (1988), Ninja III: The Domination (1984), The Hunted (1995), Fist of Legend (1994), The Clutch of Power (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ninja Strike Force (1988)
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, magical sword, disarming someone, warrior, tough girl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, brawl, tough guy, fistfight, duel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Ninja III: The Domination (1984)
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, revenge, one man army, supernatural, danger, vengeance, good versus evil, master criminal, master warrior, fighting crime, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 4K
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, murder, on the run, rivalry, danger, vengeance, crime, master warrior, hitman, ninja ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 20K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, good versus evil, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, folk hero, heroes, society, kung fu, sword fight, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Clutch of Power (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rogue swordsman known as "Soul of the Sword" kills the father of a young Kung Fu expert, who teams up with a Drunken Monk to put an end to Soul of the Sword’s reign of terror, and thwart the Mongol invasion.
Plot: revenge, duel, sword fight, martial arts, kung fu, martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Zombie vs. Ninja (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan, a young man, is beaten while his father is killed by a group of thieves. With the help of an undertaker, Ethan trains in kung fu by fighting the dead. Meanwhile, an American Ninja, Dragon, must fend off against the thieves and their ninja ...
Plot: martial arts, ninja, ninja warrior, ninja master, kung fu classic, martial artist, katana sword, murder, revenge, kung fu, fight, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fist of the Warrior (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: First-class assassin Lee Choe (Pak) has spent years working for the mob. When his handler turns on him by killing his girlfriend and framing him for the murder, Lee stops at nothing to seek revenge. He fights back with a vengeance and violently ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, redemption, betrayal, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Logan's War: Bound by Honor (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chuck Norris stars as martial arts extraordinaire Jake Fallon, who, after the death of his brother and sister-in-law, adopts (and trains) his orphaned nephew. Logan (Eddie Cibrian, TV's Invasion). After fifteen years of careful instruction, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, vigilantism, hitman, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master warrior, samurai ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Geisha Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. ...
Plot: exploitation, revenge, schlock, female ninja, japanese woman, geisha, tongue in cheek, duel, samurai sword, samurai, sword, sword fight ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thor the Conqueror (1983)
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: legend, bow, arrow, bow and arrow, death of parents, magic, tough guy, warrior, shot with an arrow, snake, one against many, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 434
Steele Justice (1987)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, crimes, cocaine, vietnam veteran, rivalry, best friends, pets, alcohol abuse, against the odds, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 14K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, samurai, good versus evil, vengeance, master warrior, adventure, mass murder, katana, mission of murder, village ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 4K
The Octagon (1980)
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, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, one man army, assassination, good versus evil, danger, terrorism, undercover, adventure, criminal's revenge, lone wolves, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: mexico, paris france, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds out that his friend has betrayed him, Cho must prepare for ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, ninja, sword fight, kung fu, sword duel, kidnapping, adventure, gory, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 240
True Vengeance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-naval intelligence officer is forced to assassinate a CEO when his daughter is kidnapped by the Yakuza.
Plot: yakuza, disarming someone, semiautomatic pistol, topless, hand to hand combat, daughter, martial arts, brawl, stick fight, katana, jungle, assassination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Avenging Force (1986)
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rescue, survival, terrorism, kidnapping, racism, government agency, wilderness, secret agents, adventure, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Swordmates (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ming dynasty traitors have sent a secret message in a jade goddess statuette, containing their plans of treason to help tribal warlords usurp power from the Ming government. The message and statue being intercepted, powerful swordsmen (and a ...
Plot: katana sword, martial artist, stylized violence, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, fighting style, swordsman, sword fight, sword, martial arts, warrior, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 209
Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of ...
Plot: fencing, underground fighting, kiss, female nudity, bare breasts, gangster, murder, sex, violence, male nudity, neo noir, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Secret Ninja, Roaring Tiger (1982)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dragon Kong, a victor of a millionaire's martial-arts contest, is about to begin the most dangerous mission of his life. For his prize, the millionaire's ravishing daughter Susan, has been stolen - kidnapped by a Ninja sect headed by Tiger ...
Plot: violence, ninja, action violence, brawl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, kung fu, fight, fistfight, duel, ninja warrior, ninja magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 317
The Swordsman (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cop and accomplished fencer Andrew is assigned to protect archaeologist and museum curator Julie Wilkins, the only witness to the theft of the legendary sword of Alexander the Great. Andrew has recurring dreams about two men having a sword fight in ...
Plot: bad dream, rapier, taking off shirt, training, kendo, swordsman, fencing, woman in bra, immortality, woman in underwear, swashbuckler, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fire Down Below (1997)
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, toxic, small town, one man army, sheriff, church, danger, investigation, environmentalism, vengeance, race against time, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After completing his training of ninjutsu within Japan, an American Vietnam veteran by the name of Cole (Franco Nero) visits his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newly wed wife Mary Ann Landers (Susan George), who are the owners of a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, death, violence, gunfight, fight, mafia, chase, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 11K
Beta Test (2016)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While testing the latest first person shooter from global game developer, Sentinel, video game champion Max Troy discovers the events happening within the game are being reflected in the real world. He soon determines that the game's ...
Style: comic
Plot: sword fight, gun, video game, conspiracy, martial arts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 63K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
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, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, ninja, assassin, revenge, assassination, gory, haunted by the past, vengeance, punishment, crime, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: manhunt, martial arts, ninja, terrorism, good versus evil, adventure, master villain, master warrior, island, vengeance, one man army, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, caribbean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 4K
Painted Skin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Painted Skin is based on one of Pu Songling's classic short stories in Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Zhou Xun stars as Xiao Wei, a fox spirit that feasts on human hearts in order to maintain her lovely, youthful appearance. When ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, gory, deadly creature, martial arts, ghost, master warrior, supernatural ability, heroic mission, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: rough, serious, gloomy, exciting, based on legend ...
Plot: mythology, good versus evil, norse mythology, viking, sword and sorcery, adventure, dangerous animal, vengeance, legends and myths, mythical creature, swordsman, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 151K
The Crow (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, halloween, vengeance, superhero, vigilantism, good versus evil, incest, murder, back from the dead, martial arts, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 10K
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, murder, samurai, assassination, martial arts, gory, good versus evil, hanging, female killer, vigilantism, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Ninja Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: CIA, KGB and the amazing ninja masters are all in the center of Russia where the Swedish nuclear professor Karl Markov have invented a new kind of nuclear technology. Markov's invention can change the balance of power in the world. All want ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, karate chop, renegade, behind enemy lines, commando raid, commando, martial artist, kendo, katana sword, hostess, secret mission, submachine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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