Movies like Sun Valley

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Sun Valley (1995)
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Sun Valley (1995)
Original name: 日光峽谷
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Avenger, a brooding swordsman armed with a blade marked "Slayer of 1000 Armies" claims he's waiting for a long-missing friend, at an outpost in Northwest China's Sun Valley. The Avenger suffers an intense fear of blood, from being the only survivor of his clan's massacre. The sight of blood propels him into a killing fury. Winter is setting in, so the local horse trader Black Bull, and most of the valley's men, prepare to drive a herd to market, leaving behind Black Bull's girlfriend, a feisty innkeeper.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: vengeance, hotel, adventure, heroes, romance, adventurer, danger, escapades, rivalry, love, horse, fight, mountain, loneliness, violence, obsession, winter, death, family relations, quest, buddhism, old man, sword, sword fight, chinese ...
Time: 90s
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, realistic and stylized films with plots about rivalry, heroes, vengeance, danger, adventure, escapades and revenge mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Sun Valley: Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003), Aces 'N' Eights (2008), Reign of Assassins (2010), Golden Swallow (1968), My Kingdom (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, survival, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, sword and sandal, fight ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, japan, tokyo
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, old west, americana, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, partners, heroes, criminal heroes, society, brutality, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
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Reign of Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, betrayal, track down, dishonesty, vengeance, mortal combat, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, hidden identity, romance ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Golden Swallow (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Golden Swallow revolves around the further adventures of its title character. This time around, she is forced into violence when a figure from her mysterious past goes on a killing rampage while leaving evidence that holds her responsible. Golden ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, martial arts, rivalry, danger, heroes, deadly, adventure, investigation, crimes, gory, battles, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Kingdom (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 19th century, the Prince Regent of the Qing Dynasty orders the mass execution of the entire Meng clan. Before his beheading, the leader vows that his family will avenge this travesty of justice. Awaiting his death, a five-year-old Meng boy ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, desire for fame, ambition, love triangle, love and romance, actor's life, romance, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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Temptation of a Monk (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Near the beginning of the Tang dynasty, in 7th century China, General Shi Yan-sheng is tricked into leaving the crown prince unguarded. The crown prince is murdered by one of his brothers who then becomes emperor. Shi retreats to a monastery, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious
Plot: betrayal, tragic love, redemption, monastery, samurai, vengeance, siblings relations, heroic mission, revolution, battles, religions or cults, disgraced ...
Time: middle ages, 7th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
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Shoot First and Pray You Live (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tale of vengeance -- outlaw style -- as Red Pierre hunts down legendary gunman Bob McGurk to avenge the murder of his Mother and Father
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, adventure, desert, old west, vengeance, murder, chase ...
Time: 19th century
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, chess, sword, deadly, heroes, hopes, master warrior, danger, adventure, lone wolves, one man army, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hard Way to Die (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sung Shao Chong (Billy Chong) traverses the Arizona desert, helping those in need on the way to meet his old friend Kum (Lam Hak-Ming) in a small western town. Once there, he runs into a group of men who terrorize the town and extort the local ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
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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, exciting, captivating, baroque ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, good versus evil, rescue, betrayal, conspiracy, vengeance, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, haunted by the past, rivalry, intrigue ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Touch (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, buddhism, obsessive quest, siblings relations, escapades, danger, artifact, acrobat, chases and races, adventure, heroes, romance ...
Place: china, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, romance, forbidden love, rivalry, vengeance, bollywood, hopes, destiny, clan, family feud, friendship ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: tense, intense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
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Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
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Story: An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.
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Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 42 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 5 Kao brothers, separated since childhood, are unaware that the master Teng Lung Manor, Lung Chen-feng has killed their father. All five, however, seek to defeat the vicious gangsters at the Manor.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, epic, stylized, exciting ...
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Time: 9th century, middle ages, ancient world
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Western
Country: USA
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: treasure hunt, gold, map, adventure, chase, desert, gang, marshal, rivalry, danger, murder, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alexandria Again and Forever (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: An evil king makes a bargain with a devil in order to get away with murdering his wife.
Style: serious, stylized, offbeat, exciting, psychotronic ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, master warrior, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, heroes, revenge, shaolin, kung fu classic ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Robin and Marian (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Robin Hood is an old man when he returns with his best friend Little John to England after the Crusades. Maid Marian has entered a nunnery, King Richard is a raving lunatic, his Brother John a moron, and the age of great adventure has seemed to have ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century
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Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shaolin monk, danger, vengeance, escapades, heroes, one man army, rivalry, lone wolves, graphic violence, child martial arts ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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