Movies and TV shows like Into the Badlands

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Into the Badlands (2015)
 8.0
 41K
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, tense, captivating, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, warrior, heroes, post apocalypse, murder, danger, death, master warrior, vengeance, rivalry, blood, fantasy world, brutality, betrayal, chase, love, gunfight, dialogue, road, escapades, enlightenment, society, hierarchy, on the road
Place: feudal japan

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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, suspenseful and captivating films and TV series with plots about rivalry, heroes, danger, adventure, martial arts, escapades and vengeance mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Into the Badlands: Marco Polo (2014), The Outpost (2018), Warrior (2019), 47 Ronin (2013), Krypton (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, danger, escapades, strong violent content, adventure, martial arts, royal family, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
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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, villain, ancient, danger, master warrior, adventure, mortal combat, opponent, good versus evil, fight for supremacy ...
Place: japan, asia
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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, brutal, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, friendship, supernatural being, murder, danger, vengeance, small town, escapades, witchcraft, outpost, bar, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
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 8.3
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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, atmospheric, brutal, intense, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, business, corporation, rivalry, standoff, hand to hand combat, showdown, fistfight, conflict, husband wife relationship, infidelity, sex scene ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: san francisco, usa
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 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: stylized, epic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, ronin, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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100%
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Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, non-linear, tense, talky
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, uncover truth, youth, martial arts, destiny, rivalry, family relations, fight scenes, heroes ...
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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, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, graphic violence, crimes, ambition, heroes, tough heroes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Shao Kahn and Shang Tsung are obsessed with reigning over various realms (parallel universes) and the winners of Mortal Kombat competitions are granted supreme control over these worlds. The Earthrealm (Earth) is an unconscious participant in this ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, supernatural, adventure, fight for supremacy, master warrior, rivalry, danger, championship, contests and competitions, martial arts tournament, opponent, mortal combat ...
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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, danger, castle, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, political unrest, british, viking ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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 6.5
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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, stylized, serious, realistic
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Time: 18th century
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Van Helsing (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is ...
Style: captivating, serious, dark, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, heroine, supernatural, post apocalypse, murder, survival, vampire slayer, superheroine, superhero, blood, society, vampire hunter ...
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, special agents, master villain, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, spy, secret agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 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: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
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, entertaining, tense, serious
Audience: teens
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The Master (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
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, master warrior, heroes, ninja, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, track down, teachers and students, good versus evil, rivalry, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
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37%
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Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 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
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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: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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100%
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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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Resurrection: 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, stylized, suspense, tense, brutal ...
Plot: historical character, betrayal, vengeance, adventure, life & death, rivalry, heroes, military coup, war, crime, father son relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: 14th century, 13th century
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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, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
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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, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil ...
Style: serious, exciting, tense, captivating, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
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30%
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Genre: Action, Adventure
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, adventure, chases and races, danger, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
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El Dorado (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Search for El Dorado is as follows: After his friend dies in an explosion, Jack Wilder embarks on an expedition to find The Golden Calendar, which in turn leads him on an action-packed journey filled with adventure to find El Dorado, the ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating
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Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Amazons and Gladiators (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During the Roman Empire, General Crassius ruled a small province with an Iron fist. Serena, a young girl in a village, watches Crassius kill her parents. Crassius and Serena's destiny would lead them to the Gladiator ring; the Amazons Warrior ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, child in peril, revenge, martial arts, murder, mortal combat, tough heroes, danger, deadly, rivalry, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: survival, vengeance, adventure, against the odds, heroes, rivalry, danger, youth, gory, deadly, master warrior, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%