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Journey of Honor (1991)
 5.6
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Journey of Honor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The son of a besieged Shogun in war-torn 17th century Japan travels to Spain to buy weaponry from the king.
Plot: army, king, fight, martial arts, samurai, ship, female nudity, harem, chess, warrior, betrayal, honor, duel, royal court, missionary, shogun, priest, loss of family, father daughter reunion, prisoner, battle, death of wife, grief, sword fight, sword ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, japan, morocco, feudal japan, dungeon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and stylized films with plots about martial arts, sword, heroes, rivalry, sword fight, adventure and escapades mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Journey of Honor: The Shogun's Samurai (1978), Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965), Sword in the Moon (2003), 13 Assassins (2010), Zatoichi at Large (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Plot: samurai, rivalry, political unrest, dishonesty, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, assassination, shogun, martial arts, eye patch, feud ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Zatoichi makes friends with a dangerous chess player, while fending off angry yakuza and bloodthirsty relatives out for revenge, and trying to save a sick child. Meanwhile, his luck with dice is turning.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, chess, sword, martial arts, one man army, escapades, adventure, hopes, master warrior, lone wolves, self defense, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Sword in the Moon (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A series of high-ranking officials are being systematically eliminated by a sleek assassin and his female assistant, and arrogant master swordsman General Choi (Jo Jae-Hyeon) is charged with putting an end to the carnage. During a previous time of ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, crimes, state affairs, adventure, lone wolves, vengeance, rivalry, danger, betrayal, vigilantism, assassination ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.6
 58K
13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: stylized, epic, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, suicide, swordsman, mission, martial arts, swords and armor, assassination, violence, assassin, explosion ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, martial arts, blood, drifter, decapitation, blood splatter, female ninja, ronin, martial artist, master warrior, lone wolves ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.
Plot: gladiator, peplum, arena, sword and sandal, rebellion, martial artist, torture, beating, battle, sword, sword fight, spear ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Zatoichi at Large (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi finds a robbed and fatally wounded pregnant woman, whose baby he delivers before she dies. He takes the baby in search of its father and finds the child's aunt, who is about to be forced into ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, gangsters, track down, gory, heroes, pregnancy, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.3
 134K
47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, heroes, ronin, revenge, chosen one, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Years have passed since the Three Musketeers, Aramis, Athos and Porthos, have fought together with their friend, D'Artagnan. But with the tyrannical King Louis using his power to wreak havoc in the kingdom while his twin brother, Philippe, ...
Style: baroque, exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: twins, lookalikes, throne, musketeer, adventure, daring rescue, royal family, danger, hopes, escapades, heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword fight, ronin, rivalry, gang war, drifter, bet, heroes, gang, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: religions or cults, heist, martial arts, samurai, revolution, betrayal, rivalry, society, dishonesty, fighting crime, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Zatoichi and the Doomed Man (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Blind swordsman Zatoichi, jailed briefly, is implored by another prisoner to aid him in proving his innocence of a crime for which he is sentenced to death. Zatoichi is reluctant to get involved, because he knows how often such involvement has led ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, village, corruption, martial arts, false accusation, righting the wronged, escapades, adventure, one man army, heroes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.5
 1.2M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: warrior, vengeance, roman empire, courage, master warrior, pride and honor, emperor, tragic hero, heroes, freedom, slavery, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: spain, north africa, dungeon, rome italy, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shogun's Shadow (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio). Takechiyo lives far away under the surveillance of ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts
Time: 17th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.7
 2K
Goyokin (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A guilt-haunted samurai warrior attempts to stop a massacre taking place.
Style: captivating, tense, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: samurai, vengeance, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, master warrior, save the day, lone wolves, haunted by the past, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 14K
The Musketeer (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Peter Hyams's adaptation of the famous Alexander Dumas story The Three Musketeers, the young D'Artagnan seeks to join the legendary musketeer brigade and avenge his father's death - but he finds that the musketeers have been ...
Style: stylized, serious, baroque, awful, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, rescue, good versus evil, kingdom, queen, musketeer, vengeance, adventure, romance, heroic mission, daring rescue ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, dungeon, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, master warrior, gangsters, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, village, lone wolves, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Zatoichi in Desperation (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Zatoichi tries to save a maiden in distress in this sequel to the popular series about a blind samurai swordsman who moonlights as a masseur. Always fighting for the underdog, noble Zatoichi sets out to keep a girl from becoming a prostitute. But he ...
Style: scary, semi serious, atmospheric
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, golden years, hopes, heroic mission, prostitute, righting the wronged, gang, village, village life, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.9
 455
The Long Duel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: To protest against British oppression and tyranny a tribal leader becomes a bandit.
Plot: british soldier, warrior, british, bald, violence, british army, bald man, cavalry, army, horse, sword, battlefield ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: With a price on his head, Ichi seeks tranquillity in a favorite village. Since his last visit, it has fallen prey to Boss Masagoro, the son of a merchant rumored to have stolen gold from the shogunate. The boss has hired Yojimbo as his hard-drinking ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, spy, gold, sword fight, crime, escapades, lone wolves, parents and children, crimes, chases and races ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.7
 590
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, working undercover, danger, drug dealing, rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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, epic, suspense, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: knight, king arthur, warrior, prophecy, courage, chosen one, danger, rescue, haunted by the past, one against many, king, mentor ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Return of Masseur Ichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Returning to the village where a year before he had killed Hirate, a much-admired opponent, Zatoichi encounters another swordsman and former rival in love: his own brother. He must face in combat not only the pursuing retainers but his own ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, one man army, adventure, buried truth, master warrior, protecting from truth, mental illness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Zatoichi's Spurting Blood Road (1967)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ichi is staying at an inn when a woman dies. Her dying wish is that Ichi take her son to his father, an artist living in a nearby town. After arriving in the town, Ichi finds out that the father has been forced by a local boss to create illegal ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, katana, sword, deadly, getting home, confined, crimes, master warrior, heroes, last wish, undercover, village ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon the town of Tonda, overrun by gangsters. Using one of his favorite techniques, Zatoichi proceeds to win 8 ryo in a rigged gambling game. Of course, the local gangsters attempt to kill him, and the adventure begins. It turns out a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, political unrest, friends, escapades, lone wolves, master warrior, gangsters, state affairs, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.8
 6K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, martial arts, undercover, special agents, adventure, secret agents, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, island, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zatoichi on the Road (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zatoichi is sworn to protect the life of a young girl and without any real allies finds himself in the middle of a bloody turf war.
Style: serious
Plot: sword, murder, gang war, rivalry, heroes, danger, daring rescue, escapades, lone wolves, adventure, master and servant, heroic mission ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zatoichi is mentored by the blind leader of a secret organization as he contends with both the Yakuza and a jealous husband.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, ronin, lone wolves, adventure, crimes, imperialism, escapades, gangsters, master warrior, one man army ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.9
 4K
Shogun (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In the 16th Century, a Dutch ship sails the Pacific from the Americas in order to escape the Spanish. Blackthorn is the pilot of the ship and the first to realize the possibilities of Japan. Japan is a feudal society which has a strong presence of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: samurai, politics, war, state affairs, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, interracial relations, survival, culture clash, danger ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, adventure, love and romance, confined, master warrior, crimes, heroes, gangsters, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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