Movies like Rise of the Gladiators

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Rise of the Gladiators (2017)
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Rise of the Gladiators (2017)
Original name: Kingdom of Gladiators, the Tournament
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Templar Knight is forced to fight as a gladiator where challengers from different worlds duel in a quest for a magical sword. Then the Templar learns he is scheduled to fight his master who has become a man of greed and ambition. Now the Templar teams with his adversaries against the master and his disciples.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: caveman, fight to the death, desert, sword fight, magical sword, gladiator, battles, knight, fight, treasure, warrior, ambition, chivalry, showdown, hidden treasure, magical object, fight for supremacy, knights templar, joust, impalement, woman fighting a woman, woman fights a woman, women fight

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, tense and suspense films with plots about fight, battles, showdown, warrior, sword fight, sword and murder mostly in Action, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Rise of the Gladiators: The Last Warrior (2018), The Swordsman (2020), Anji (2004), Chinese Paladin 3 (2010), The Ninja War of Torakage (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Warrior (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, bloody, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, rivalry, violence, legend, battles, danger, vengeance, tough heroes, massacre, culture clash, murder, rivals ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Swordsman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being blinded in a coup against the king, Joseon’s greatest swordsman (Jang Hyuk) goes into hiding, far removed from his city’s anguish. But when traffickers kidnap his daughter, he has no choice but to unsheathe his sword once more.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: sword fight, joseon dynasty, qing dynasty, blindness, slave, violence, fight, power struggle, fight for supremacy, warrior, empire, emperor ...
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48%
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Anji (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Anji (Telugu: అంజి) is a 2004 Telugu film (dubbed in in Tamil as Kolli Malai, Hindi as Diler and in Malayalam as Chekavan) produced by M. S. Arts with Chiranjeevi in the lead role. It was made over seven years with a budget of 25 crores, ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: good versus evil, orphan, supernatural power, murder, hinduism, mythology, showdown, supernatural, hidden treasure, treasure, fight, fight for supremacy ...
Time: year 1932
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chinese Paladin 3 (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chinese Paladin 3 is a Chinese television series adapted from the video game of the same title, and, because of an added time travel concept allowing the main protagonist from Chinese Paladin to appear in the setting decades before the events of the ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: time travel, fight, warrior, showdown, time traveler, time jump, fight for supremacy, time warp, battles, adventure, time loop, time machine ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Ninja War of Torakage (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the Sengoku Period, Torakage is retired ninja. He lives his life peacefully, but turmoil comes as he becomes involved a fight over treasures.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: ninja, treasure hunter, fight, ninja warrior, rescue, treasure hunt, hidden treasure, ninjitsu, ninja master, treasure, blackmail, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dynasty Warriors (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Warlords, warriors and statesmen wage a battle for supremacy in this fantasy tale based on the hit video games and the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms."
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: samurai, dynasty, heroes, power struggle, warrior, political unrest, political intrigue, fight for supremacy, showdown, power, battles, assassination ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rurouni Kenshin Part II: 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, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, ambition, katana, rivalry, political unrest, master warrior, heroes, one man army, katana sword, survival, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dry Blade (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1873, Emperor Meiji abolished the rights of the samurai in favor of a modern, westernized military. With intentions to launch a bloody crusade against the government, warrior Endo Tadaoki (Henry Lee) gathers his remaining men to prepare for one ...
Style: captivating
Plot: samurai, fight, sword fight, power struggle, adventure, battles, revenge, search, ninja, knife, temple, katana ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Beowulf, a hero of the Geats, comes to the aid of Hrothgar, the king of the Danes, whose mead hall in Heorot has been under attack by a monster known as Grendel.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating
Plot: legends and myths, warrior, fantasy world, feud, adventure, monster, standoff, murder mystery, sword fight, battles, escapades, showdown ...
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Dragon Storm (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A common fire-breathing enemy unites rivals in the Dark Ages.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: dragon, knight, mythical creature, sword and sorcery, fire breathing dragon, struggle for survival, legends and myths, battles, beast, legend, magic, wizards and magicians ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Gladiator Cop (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andrew Garret is a cop trying to reveal the background of secret killing fights named "Game". He takes part in the fights under the nickname Gladiator.One of the Game bosses, Parmenion, wants him to fight with the ancient sword that once ...
Plot: mongol, heroes, fight, sword fight, martial arts, warrior, karate, murder, underground tournament, kung fu, gladiator, kickboxer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer's Curse (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When aspiring knight Gareth goes in search of a fallen comet rumored to contain gold, he is shocked to instead find the dragon Drago. After Drago saves Gareth's life the two become intricately bonded, and must work together to defeat an evil ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: dragon, mythical creature, magic, druid, knight, friendship, good versus evil, fire breathing dragon, sword fight, sword, sword and sorcery, fortress ...
Time: 9th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Karnan (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: An angry young man fights for the rights of his oppressed people. Can he save them from those who weild power and weapons?
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: torture, showdown, righting the wronged, fight, fighting the system, village, society, civil rights movement, brutality, police brutality, human rights, small village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai is a 2001 Super Sentai Series V-Cinema movie which celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Super Sentai Series. It features a team up of the protagonists of Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger with previous heroes of ...
Style: super sentai, captivating, exciting, tense, disturbing
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, power rangers, save the world, superhuman powers, transformation, daring rescue, supernatural ability, magical power, battles, protector, warrior ...
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Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1979, a young soldier is working in China's snowcapped mountains when an explosion reveals bizarre fossils hidden deep in the mountain caverns. What they discover next will change his life and human history forever.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: giant creature, soldier, expedition, survivor, burned alive, self sacrifice, archeological dig, struggle for survival, mythical creature, adventure, lost city, abandoned city ...
Place: china
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The Scorpion King: Book of Souls (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized
Plot: ancient egypt, mythology, pharaoh, warrior, warlord, relic, egyptian mythology, battles, love interest, desert, religion, violence ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: swordsman, master warrior, destruction, combat, fight, confronting the past, changing lives, warrior, haunted by the past, lifestyle change, showdown, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dragonfight (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the future, large corporations earn millions of dollars by staging gladiatorial fights to the death that are shown on worldwide television. One day, however, a fighter who is scheduled to hunt and kill an opponent in the Arizona desert decides ...
Plot: gladiator, knight, distopia, fight to the death, fight, murder, violence, corporation, blood, asian, sword fight, fistfight ...
Time: future
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Dragonphoenix Chronicles: Indomitable (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Greece
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A savage warrior escapes slavery and hunted by his former masters, begins a perilous journey back to his homeland and his wife.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: slave, warrior, magic, rescue, transformation, sacrifice, chase, homecoming, cave, journey, witchcraft, demon ...
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28%
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, exciting
Plot: warrior, muslim, military, sword fight, conquering, battles, army, hindu, emperor, conqueror, fort, death ...
Time: 17th century
Place: india
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26%
David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: old testament, giant, king, warrior, standoff, brother brother relationship, faith, heroism, bravery, bible story, prayer, shepherd ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violence, adaptation, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, friendship, brutality, dishonesty, danger, life philosophy, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, heroic, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, battles, wizards, monster, magical, elf, creature ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Rurouni Kenshin 3: 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: exciting, stylized, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, good versus evil, heroes, ronin, master warrior, one man army, samurai era, state affairs, hitman, battles, showdown, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
FB: Fighting Beat (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young Muay Thai experts led by David are forced to use their deadly training to protect themselves when the local extortionist threatens to kill their mentors daughter if he doesn't give up his bar
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, criminal gang, showdown, fight, master warrior, gang, struggle for survival, crimes, bandit, outlaw gang, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mallister takes Thane prisoner and forces Marek and her team on a quest. Marek tracks down the Necromancer for a final showdown for the Darkspore.
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: magic, female protagonist, good versus evil, warrior, friendship, sword and sorcery, fantasy world, heroes, adventure, danger, hopes, villain ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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GARO (2005)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: "Where there is light, shadows lurk and fear reigns. But by the blade of Knights, Mankind was given hope." The Makai fight a secret war against the demon forces known as Horrors, evil creatures that manifest themselves through darkness to ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: magic, superhero, knight, good versus evil, protector, demon hunter, demon, magical, magical power, showdown, battles, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Executor (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Kyle (Markiss McFadden), one of the many orphans raised in an orphanage by Father Antonio (Paul Sorvino) is an assassin who is sent on missions; from God. For years Father Antonio led these boys to believe they are killing in the name of God. Kyle ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: evil priest, killer, assassin, priest, guilt, hitman, murder, corrupt priest, murderer, killing spree, religious conversion, mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Kenshin Himura goes up against mysterious weapons dealer Enishi. He controls the underworld of China. The secret of Kenshin Himura’s "Jujishou" is also revealed.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: samurai, secret, crime boss, fight for supremacy, gang, organized crime, criminal gang, showdown, smuggling, outlaw gang, fight, warrior ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Every few hundred years, the most powerful demon on earth—a snake demon—awakens, and the Yin-Yang Masters are summoned to the capital. Meanwhile, the Princess of the realm has her own plans, as she conspires to claim the demon’s power.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: japanese mythology, good versus evil, friendship, cold case, ancient mystery, opposites attract, secret revealed, protector, unlikely friendships, team, fantasy world, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%