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Into the Badlands (2015)
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Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, stylized, tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, rivalry, murder, danger, death, vengeance, chase, blood, fantasy world, betrayal, gunfight, brutality, master warrior, love, society, hierarchy, dialogue, road, on the road, escapades, enlightenment, post apocalypse
Place: feudal japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, martial arts, escapades, adventure, danger and master warrior mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the Badlands: NightMan (1997), Falcon Rising (2014), The Master (1984), Marco Polo (2014), Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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NightMan (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, fighting crime, danger, escapades, imaginary, superhuman powers, adventure, jazz, rivalry, jazz musician, policewoman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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100%
Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, escapades, fight for supremacy, heroic mission, fist fighting, master warrior, rivalry, villain, enemy, choice, mortal combat ...
Place: asia, japan
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100%
Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, martial arts, chases and races, tough heroes, master warrior, gangsters, danger, marine, rivalry, urban ghetto, crimes, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Master (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, heroes, track down, good versus evil, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, escapades, chases and races, power relations, master warrior, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: exciting, captivating, serious, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forbidden love, royal family, martial arts, strong sexual content, explorer, intrigue, culture clash, danger, escapades, adventure, rivalry, royal court ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, imaginary, master warrior, contests and competitions, escapades, fight for supremacy, adventure, monk, gory, opponent, evil force, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, battles, ronin, revenge, chosen one, heroes, master warrior, exile, martial arts, samurai sword, danger, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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100%
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, good versus evil, adventure, master villain, pilot, danger, heroes, government agency, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: captivating, exciting, epic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: battles, kingdom, king, danger, escapades, political unrest, rivalry, castle, viking, kidnapping, heroes, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
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67%
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Mutant X (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, genetic engineering, martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, master villain, hunt down, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, tai chi, ambition, rivalry, opponent, heroes, crimes, contests and competitions, once in a lifetime opportunity, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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100%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, danger, vengeance, heroes, master warrior, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, kung fu, shaolin, kung fu classic, revenge
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, shogun, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, state affairs, escapades, adventure, treasure hunt, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, village, one man army, redemption, lone wolves, confined, crimes, fall in love, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, crimes, crime, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, action violence, shot in the leg, martial arts training, female fighter, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Zatoichi and the Fugitives (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Zatoichi runs afoul of some evil fugitives, working for a corrupt law official.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: katana, snake, master warrior, fugitives, crimes, confined, manipulations, escapades, adventure, lone wolves, village, rescue ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Zatoichi's Flashing Sword (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Blind masseur Zatoichi is nursed back to health by a young woman after he is shot by a gang member. Zatoichi, who had come to the village to repay a debt, now feels further indebted. He commits himself to use his amazing sword skills to help the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, lone wolves, escapades, adventure, confined, master warrior, heroes, deadly, gangsters, village, crimes, family in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, treasure, danger, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, adventure, heroes, desert, battles, rivalry, spy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: rough, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, chess, sword, righting the wronged, island, woman in danger, danger, heroes, deadly, martial arts, one man army, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, one man army, treasure hunt, adventure, bounty hunter, lone wolves, tough heroes, danger, tough guy, hand to hand combat, ex soldier, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, vengeance, on the run, wrestling, one man army, rivalry, village, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Rat Patrol (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure, War
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The exploits of four Allied soldiers — three Americans and one Englishman — who are part of a long-range desert patrol group in the North African campaign during World War II. Their mission: "to attack, harass and wreak havoc on Field ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, adventure, escapades, war, uninhibited rivalry, desert, mouse, military, rivalry, military life, heroes, danger ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This 26th film installment of the Zatoichi series sees Shintaro Katsu return to this classic role after a 10 year hiatus. The blind masseur Ichi gets caught between rival Yakuza clans.
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, tense, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, danger, master warrior, adventure, escapades, crime, lone wolves, rivalry, heroes, gangsters, gory ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Zatoichi's Revenge (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Itinerant masseur and master swordsman, the blind Zatoichi, is near the village of his teacher, Hikonoichi, so he decides to visit. He learns of Hikonoichi's recent robbery and murder and the imprisonment of his virginal daughter, Osayo, in a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, murder, village, katana, danger, heroes, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, confined, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Golden Needles (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ancient Asian statue with the power to grant health and long life via secret acupuncture points is being pursued by a wealthy criminal, but his plans are put in peril when a slovenly detective is tasked with protecting the relic.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, chase, rivalry, heroes, showbiz, adventure, escapades, antique dealer, fight, legend, flamethrower, statue ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ninja Vengeance (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Traveling from California to Houston, a martial arts expert suffers a motorcycle breakdown in a small Texas town. But his bad luck proves to be a blessing in disguise for the local townspeople when he discovers the corrupt sheriff and his KKK ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, racism, society, vengeance, small town
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shaolin Intruders (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a routine courier mission, the prestigious Chin Hu chief was murdered by four mysterious monks. When all evidence points to Ching Hua (Liu Yu-Po), his friend Lei Hsin (Derek Yee) is determined to clear his name by barging in the Shaolin Temple ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, heroes, multiple suspects, youth, danger, betrayal, murder, master warrior, young heroes, power relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: maori, adventure, escapades, young heroes, chases and races, rivalry, gory, heroes, deadly, youth, danger, against the odds ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zatoichi's Cane-sword (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Zatoichi comes upon the town of Tonda, overrun by gangsters. Using one of his favorite techniques, Zatoichi proceeds to win 8 ryo in a rigged gambling game. Of course, the local gangsters attempt to kill him, and the adventure begins. It turns out a ...
Style: rough, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, village, political intrigue, lone wolves, adventure, state affairs, escapades, master warrior, friends, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, revenge, master villain, master warrior, forceful separation, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, family relations, siblings relations, crimes ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%