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: hotel, vengeance, adventure, heroes, romance, adventurer, escapades, rivalry, love, horse, revenge, fight, mountain, winter, loneliness, violence, obsession, death, quest, murder, sword, buddhism, sword fight, boy, family relations ...
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, adventure, violence, martial arts and fight mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sun Valley: Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003), Aces 'N' Eights (2008), Temptation of a Monk (1993), Reign of Assassins (2010), 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: epic, breathtaking, exciting, serious, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, fight, sword fight, survival, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, medieval, epic battle ...
Time: 8th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, asia, ancient china
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, atmospheric
Plot: monastery, samurai, tragic love, redemption, betrayal, crisis of conscience, teacher student relationship, loss, temptation, spirituality, buddhism, princess ...
Time: 7th century, middle ages
Place: china, hong kong, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, kung fu, track down, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, mortal combat, dishonesty, betrayal, vengeance, heroes ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ 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, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, ambition, desire for fame, family relations, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, teachers and students, love and romance, actor's life, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: 60s
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, exciting, sexy, emotional, scenic ...
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, romance, swords and armor, tragic love, warrior, love triangle, love, kung fu, emperor, adventure, heroine ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, chess, martial arts, ninja, ancient, sword, graphic violence, friends, self defense, righting the wronged, lone wolves, one man army ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
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Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brothers Five (1970)
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: atmospheric, epic, stylized, intense, colourful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 142 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, disturbing, captivating
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, cult film
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Veer (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, captivating ...
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Style: realistic, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 155 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA
Duration: 156 min.
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: revenge, bounty hunter, female protagonist, female gunfighter, female fighter, rivalry, murder, on the run, chase, family relations, violence, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alexandria Again and Forever (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, psychotronic, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sacrifice (2010)
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Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Romance
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, epic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, brutal, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, ancient china, rome italy, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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