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Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure (1964)
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Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure (1964)
Original name: Nemuri Kyoshiro 2: Shôbu
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 her allowance. The enraged princess promptly hatches a scheme to have Asahina bumped off -- along with his protector, Kyoshiro. Shiho Fujimura also stars in this installment of the enormously popular film series.
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, violence, assassin, sword fight, bureaucrat, katana sword

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about martial arts, sword fight, samurai, violence, ninja, katana sword and sword mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure: Ninja 6: The Last Iga Spy (1965), Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962), Death Duel (1977), The Sword of Doom (1966), Ninja 4: Siege (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fifth film in the series. When Kyoshiro, in a moment of weakness, saves the life of a woman being attacked on the road, he quickly finds himself entangled in a conspiracy involving a corrupt chamberlain, a wily merchant, the survivors of a pirate ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: samurai, pirate, heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, samurai warrior, ronin, violence, moral dilemma, knife fight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan
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95%
Ninja 6: The Last Iga Spy (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: [Period covered: 1637-1651] This is one of the most complicated plots of any of the Shinobi no Mono films! This film tells the story of Saizo’s son, Kirigakure Saisuke, who after seeing his father die at the Battle Of Shimabara, grows up to be an ...
Plot: ninja, samurai, samurai sword, japanese history, samurai era
Place: japan
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Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: [Period covered: 1575-1681] Fist film in the Shinobi series starring Raizo Ichikawa. Warlord Oda Nobunaga seeks to unite a fractured Japan, a young man trained in the arts of ninjitsu is manipulated by a ninja master into attempting to assassinate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, jidai geki
Plot: assassination, ninja, samurai, dishonesty, state affairs, adventure, deadly, rivalry, gang, heroes, undercover, prostitute ...
Time: 60s
Place: asia, japan
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66%
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Death Duel (1977)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This martial arts spectacular showcases 20-year-old Erh Tung-sheng (a.k.a. Derek Yee). Even Variety noted: "Erh's charismatic screen presence should take him to superstardom like his older brother, David Chiang." The prediction proved ...
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, kung fu, duel, violence, love, incognito, fatalism, body count, social class
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, blood, violence, one man army, heroes, drifter, sword fight, duel, blood splatter, yakuza ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sword of Doom (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopathic samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, epic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, nihilism, psychopath, master warrior, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, atrocity, opponent, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Ninja 4: Siege (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: [Period covered: 1614-1615] 4th film in the shinobi no mono series Tokugawa Ieyasu is now the ruler of all Japan. But one last loose thread must be tied up before his domination is complete -- the destruction of the Toyotomi clan, now beseiged in ...
Plot: ninja, siege, samurai, samurai era, japanese history
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Shogun Assassins (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a film about a real person. Sanada Yukimura fought a war against Tokugawa Ieyeasu. In the beginning the film shows Yukimura fighting to defend the Osaka Castle. He used very unconventional methods, wich were not approved by the other ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: ninja, martial arts, battle, assassination, drugs, monkey, assassin, meteorite, shogun, battles, ronin, magic ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Invincible Eight (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyday when General Xiao and his men ride through the Imperial City, inhabitants have to scatter around in order to keep out of their path. One day when Lei plans to assassinate Xiao but gets hurt, another three fighters He, Jiao and Feng come out ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, revenge, whip, violence, swordsman, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
50%
Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Son of the Black Mass returns in this ninth installment in Daiei's longstanding Nemuri Kyoshiro series. This time Raizo Ichikawa as Nemuri is called to see that a gold statuette of the Virgin Mary gets safe passage to Kyoto from the prying ...
Plot: figurine, ronin, duel, trap, bandit, samurai, christian, religion, virgin mary, virgin
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
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Shinobi 4: A Way Out (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The country of Iga is deep in the throws of war. With smaller villages falling one by one, the largest families are in position to vie for their share of the power. Sankai of Minamiyama has his sinister eyes fixed – not only on total control of ...
Plot: ninja, fight, swordsman, sword, violence, blood
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: martial arts, fistfight, violence, hand to hand combat, asian, brawl, duel, fight, ninja, kung fu classic, katana sword, ninja magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric, cult film
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dry Blade (2012)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
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Duration: 78 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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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. ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
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