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Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps (1967)
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Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps (1967)
Original name: 眠狂四郎無頼控 魔性の肌
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 hands of a sect of murderous Christian ronin that call themselves the Black Finger Group.
Plot: samurai, ninja, bandit, religion, virgin, trap, duel, ronin, christian, virgin mary, figurine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about samurai, ronin, martial arts, katana, rivalry, medieval and heroes mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps: Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962), Ninja 6: The Last Iga Spy (1965), Killing (2018), Incident at Blood Island (1970), 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: samurai, ninja, pirate, heroes, rivalry, escapades, dishonesty, knife fight, biracial, ronin, moral dilemma, katana ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, jidai geki
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, medieval, kung fu, sword, assassination, religions or cults, battles, crimes, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Killing (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set during the Edo period, the film follows the life of a ronin (Sosuke Ikematsu) and those around him.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, serious, jidai geki
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Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: stylized, talky, unusual plot structure, affectionate, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yojimbo (1961)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
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