Movies and TV shows like Into the Badlands

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Into the Badlands (2015)
 8.0
 46K
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, murder, heroes, post apocalypse, death, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, brutality, love, rivalry, chase, fantasy world, gunfight, escapades, enlightenment, society, hierarchy, feudal japan, on the road, superhero, distopia, fight ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: america, usa, southern usa

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Most similar movies to Into the Badlands

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, captivating and tense films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, adventure, martial arts, vengeance and battles mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the Badlands: The Outpost (2018), Marco Polo (2014), The Last Kingdom (2015), Warrior (2019), Street Fighter Assassin's Fist (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Outpost (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Talon, the lone survivor of a race called the Blackbloods, sets off to the edge of civilisation to track her family's killers. On her journey she discovers she has supernatural powers which she must learn to harness in order to achieve her ...
Style: exciting, suspense, semi serious, captivating, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural being, friendship, fall in love, murder, vengeance, small town, witchcraft, escapades, fantasy world, dishonesty, female protagonist, magic ...
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, culture clash, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, kung fu master, palace, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, viking, castle, rivalry, escapades, political unrest, kidnapping, heroes, vengeance, british ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. The series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates from China to San Francisco under mysterious ...
Style: exciting, brutal, atmospheric, intense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, business, corporation, rivalry, gang war, conflict, fight, crimes, bandit, criminal gang, gang member, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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Street Fighter Assassin's Fist (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
TV show
Story: The most successful and most loved fighting video game of all time, Street Fighter', is finally being given the epic, and faithful treatment it deserves. Street Fighter: Assassins Fist takes us back to the formative years of the iconic ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, heroic mission, good versus evil, villain, fight for supremacy, adventure, master warrior, opponent, mortal combat, ancient, street fighter ...
Place: japan, asia
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80%
 5.7
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Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers around Mutant X, a team of "New Mutants" who possess extraordinary powers as a result of genetic engineering. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
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100%
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Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, master warrior, martial arts tournament, graphic violence, mortal combat, contests and competitions, opponent, tough heroes, ambition, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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75%
 8.2
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The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, captivating, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: magic, fantasy world, monster, mutant, adventure, deadly creature, sorceress, supernatural ability, one man army, elf, violence, anti heroine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.2
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century
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100%
 6.4
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Wu Assassins (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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Story: The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
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Place: san francisco
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Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, Krypton follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, non-linear, talky
Audience: teens
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Time: 2010s
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 8.0
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Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: san francisco
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The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 46 min.
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Story: The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is a final installment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, preceded by The Legend of the Condor Heroes and The Return of ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting
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Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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MacGyver (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 20-something Angus MacGyver creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, reboot
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Crossbones (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: It's 1715 on the Bahamian island of New Providence, the first functioning democracy in the Americas, where the diabolical pirate Edward Teach, a.k.a. Blackbeard, reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. Part ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic
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The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, adventure, coming of age, vengeance, tough heroes, monk, obsessive quest, renegade, heroic mission ...
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dead Lands (2014)
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, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
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Riese: Kingdom Falling (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Story: Riese: Kingdom Falling is a science fiction-fantasy series which debuted online on November 2, 2009. The series is about a traveller named Riese, who flees across the wartorn lands of Eleysia with her wolf, Fenrir. Hunted by a terrifying religious ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the kingdom, escapades, rivalry, on the road, legends and myths, steampunk, curses spells and rituals, wolf, fantasy world, battles, travel ...
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Dirilis: Ertugrul (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: Ertuğrul Bey and the Knights Templar in the 13th century Alba and step and step with the struggle against brutal Mongols depicts the process of establishing the Ottoman principality.
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: historical character, betrayal, rivalry, life & death, adventure, heroes, military coup, war, vengeance, father son relationship, culture clash, crimes ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century
Place: turkey
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100%
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See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, clan, blindness, warrior, survival, tribe, escape, blind character, twins, virus, weapons, distopia ...
Time: future
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75%
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, battles, mistress, heroes, rivalry, desert, escapades, treasure, eunuch, spy, emperor ...
Time: 15th century
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The Master (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Master is a ninja-themed action-adventure TV series created by Michael Sloan which aired on NBC. The show focuses on the adventures of John Peter McAllister, an aging ninja master, and his young pupil, Max Keller. Most episodes focus on the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, ninja, power relations, adventure, track down, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, graphic violence, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Lao has triumphed in the Mortal Kombat tournament, defeating Shang Tsung and saving Earth Realm. Now, he must train a new generation of warriors for the next tournament. Meanwhile, an exiled Shang Tsung attempts to thwart Lao's efforts ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 19th century
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50%
 6.7
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The Warrior (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, India, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In feudal India, a warrior (Khan) who renounces his role as the longtime enforcer to a local lord becomes the prey in a murderous hunt through the Himalayan mountains.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the run, desert, leadership, adventure, change of heart, rivalry, crimes, redemption, vengeance, lone wolves, warrior ...
Place: asia, india, himalaya
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100%
 6.3
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Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A martial artist tries to form a new life after leaving her husband who is a part of organized crime. But after her daughter is kidnapped, it's time for her to spring into action.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, assassin, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, murder, haunted by the past, save the day, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 331 min.
TV show
Story: Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, roman empire, gladiator, strong sexual content, ancient rome, slave, arena, heroes, master warrior, roman, warrior, pride and honor ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 4K
Kung Fu (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, one against many, fighting crime, showdown, heroine, strong female lead, criminal, lynching, battles, heroes ...
Place: china, san francisco
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28%
 5.7
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Mohenjo Daro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro - and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro's ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love - and more - in Mohenjo Daro?
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: fight, love, violence, revenge, murder, arena, village, crocodile, ancient civilization, rebellion, disorder, farmer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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Ben Hur (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.
Style: rough, epic, exciting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: roman empire, ancient history, rebellion, vengeance, military, dishonesty, redemption, political unrest, betrayal, slavery, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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50%