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Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny (1972)
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Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny (1972)
Original name: 影狩り ほえろ大砲  
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The great Daimyo enlists the aid of the three Shadow Hunters in ensuring the delivery of an illegal cannon in this sequel to Toshio Masuda's bloody adaptation of the manga by Takao Saito. Despite the Shadow Hunters's remarkable skill, this mission is no walk in the park, and in order to survive they must face a relentless army of ninjas and female warriors willing to sacrifice their lives to disrupt the delivery and claim the cannon for themselves.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: samurai, ninja, violence, gun, duel, manhunt, female ninja, gore, katana sword, samurai warrior
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and stylized films with plots about samurai, martial arts, violence, katana sword, heroes, sword fight and rivalry mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny: 13 Assassins (1963), Shogun Assassin (1980), 13 Assassins (2010), Mumon (2017), Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, state affairs, assassination, adventure, heroes, escapades, deadly, rivalry, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, heroes, lone wolves, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content ...
Time: 1500s, 15th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, martial arts, drifter, anti heroes, anti hero, gory, assassin, cult, strong violent content, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, australia
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79%
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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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, battles, massacre, duel, samurai sword, battle, martial arts, suicide, mission, violence, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 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, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, master warrior, martial arts, lone wolves, blood, heroes, drifter, female ninja, blood splatter, decapitation, martial artist ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 2K
Mumon (2017)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Raised suckling poison arrows among the sparring Iga ninja factions, Mumon (Satoshi Ohno, of idol group Arashi) is a carefree 16th-century mercenary. When the ninja council makes a power play to defeat the young Nobukatsu Oda struggling to step into ...
Plot: ninja, samurai, warlord, army, humanity, scheme, love, katana, katana sword
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, one man army, state affairs, samurai era, graphic violence, ronin, samurai sword, dojo, katana ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Near the end of the nineteenth century, as the balance of power shifts from Shogunate towards the Emperor, Japan restlessly awaits the dawning of a new age. But not all are content...The Shinsengumi, a small army of samurai, farmers and peasants, ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: samurai, japanese history, japanese culture, samurai era, katana sword, samurai warrior, sword fight, warrior
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: kyoto japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: stylized, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, chess, sword, escapades, hopes, master warrior, deadly, rivalry, danger, one man army, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, ambition, rivalry, political unrest, one man army, katana sword, survival, graphic violence, master warrior, blind ambition, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Attack on Titan: Part 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Singapore
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eren leaves to restore a break in the wall destroyed by a Titan. He comes under attack by the Titans and is cornered. Shikishima comes to his aid. The titans never stops attacking. Eren is now injured and tries to protect Armin, but is swallowed by ...
Plot: gore, mutation, live action, destruction, blood, violence, manga
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hanzo extracts a confession from a ghost using his assaulting methods, foils thieves, connects with Heisuke Takei a friend from his youth, offers protection to a forward-thinking physician Genan Sugino who has defamed his ruler, discovers a pleasure ...
Style: rough, stylized, offbeat, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: samurai, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, gory, strong sexual content, graphic violence, anti hero, martial arts, political corruption ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, bleak, rough, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, conspiracy, strong violent content, orchestral, assassination, betrayal, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, ninja ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fifth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is challenged by five warriors, each has one fifth of Ogami's assassin fee and one fifth of the information he needs to complete his assassination.
Style: captivating, epic, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, one man army, heroes, hitman, drifter, assassin, dishonesty, danger, escapades, lone wolves, crimes ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Golgo 13 (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Live-action adaptation of the hit manga. Golgo 13, also known by the pseudonym Duke Togo, is a professional assassin. His age and birthplace are unknown and there is no consensus in the worldwide intelligence community as to his true identity. Most ...
Style: suspense
Plot: killer, gun, violence, death, rifle, assassin, professional killer, murder, shooting, yakuza
Place: hong kong, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Playboy (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A new magistrate in the town of Horisoto—widely reputed to be the most lawless township in Japan, uses guile and his opponents' own misperceptions and prejudices to defeat his enemies and uproot corruption.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, human spirit, fighting the system, mysterious character, society, rivalry, gang, social differences, crimes, legal action, crime, prostitute ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile buttocks of Chinese prostitutes (!). Koryu's older sister, Bykakuran ...
Plot: neck breaking, assassination, violence, punch, strong female character, stabbed in the eye, martial arts school, apple, infiltration, blackmail, nunchaku, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shinobi: The Law of Shinobi (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the world of the Ninja, fighting skills play a small role in one's rank in the Shinobi order. Kageru is the best in his class, but his birth predestines him to the lower class. His friend Aoi is dealt the same fate; together they'll ...
Plot: ninja, betrayal, japanese culture, martial arts, violence, blood
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Incident at Blood Island (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, including a gang set on stealing shogunate gold that's soon to come over the ...
Style: serious, realistic, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, betrayal, ronin, martial arts, mountain, dishonesty, gang, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, lone wolves, crimes ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: samurai, investigation, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, deadly, anti heroes, law enforcement, master warrior, rivalry, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kaiji: Final Game (2020)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Kaiji (played by Tatsuya Fujiwara) is about to ave his life changed. The thrill is beyond anything hr, or most people, have experienced. The adventure is not without risk and danger however. he is given four games, which are challenges, and include ...
Plot: japanese woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Project Ninja Daredevils (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers, Warren and David, try to defeat the evil forger who is making their lives a misery.
Plot: ninja, martial arts, hand to hand combat, fistfight, fight, undercover cop, violence, sword, sex scene, hospital, sword fight, action violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cruel Gun Story (1964)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Businessmen arrange the early release from prison of Togawa, serving time for taking revenge on the truck driver whose carelessness confined Togawa's sister, Rei, to a wheelchair. They want Togawa to hijack an armored truck loaded with 120 ...
Plot: ex convict, violence, gun, armored truck, heist, yakuza, neo noir, gunfight, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Red Shadow: Akakage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Plot: martial arts, ninja, adventure, master warrior, love triangle, assassination, samurai, love and romance, heroes, vengeance, political unrest, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, supernatural, master warrior, lone wolves, danger, escapades, rivalry, deadly, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, cult ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shogun, ninja, ninja master, treasure hunt, political unrest, heroic mission, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Detective Doberman (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burned remains of a young woman discovered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police comes to the conclusion that its the work of a pyromaniacal serial murderer. The murder victim is identified as Mayumi Tamaki, a native of Ishigaki, Okinawa. As the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, fighting crime, law enforcement, disorder, danger, deadly, rivalry, murder, urban, crimes, gangsters, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wandering samurai Nemuri Kyoshiro (Raizô Ichikawa) finds a bulls-eye on his back after befriending the shogunate's tightfisted financial adviser, Asahina, who's earned the wrath of the shogun's self-indulgent daughter for cutting off ...
Plot: samurai, katana sword, violence, ninja, sword fight, martial arts, assassin, bureaucrat
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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. ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: female ninja, geisha, sword fight, duel, samurai, revenge, japanese woman, exploitation, female protagonist, parent child relationship, ninja, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, one man army, martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, escapades, heroes, dishonesty, adventure, lone wolves, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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