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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, serious, tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, murder, danger, rivalry, 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 exciting, serious, suspenseful and realistic films and TV series with plots about heroes, martial arts, rivalry, danger, escapades, adventure and master warrior mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Into the Badlands: NightMan (1997), Marco Polo (2014), Iron Fist (2017), Falcon Rising (2014), The Master (1984). 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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, jazz, adventure, superhuman powers, fighting crime, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, jazz musician, policewoman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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.
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, adventure, heroic mission, dragon, old age, street fighter, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Place: asia, japan
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100%
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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, epic, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, royal family, forbidden love, adventure, strong sexual content, explorer, escapades, rivalry, intrigue, culture clash, danger, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china, mongolia, venice, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Iron Fist (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Danny Rand resurfaces 15 years after being presumed dead. Now, with the power of the Iron Fist, he seeks to reclaim his past and fulfill his destiny.
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting crime, good versus evil, crimes, save the day, danger, escapades, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: martial arts, master warrior, marine, tough heroes, chases and races, vengeance, danger, track down, yakuza, gangsters, urban ghetto, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, master warrior, adventure, teachers and students, fighting crime, heroes, power relations, good versus evil, track down, teaching the ways of the world, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
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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: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master villain, adventure, master warrior, contests and competitions, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century
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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.
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, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, save the day, scientist, government agency, adventure, danger, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, pilot, computer hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, contests and competitions, extortion, heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, mortal combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, good versus evil, martial arts, superhuman, superhero, genetic engineering, adventure, government agency, experiment, master villain, secret agents, superhuman powers ...
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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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: maori, master warrior, gory, vengeance, revenge, danger, heroes, rivalry, against the odds, young heroes, survival, chases and races ...
Place: new zealand
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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: serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, rivalry, danger, escapades, heroes, kung fu, shaolin, kung fu classic, revenge
Place: asia, china
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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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, adventure, samurai, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, escapades, heroes, rivalry, gang, master warrior, treasure hunt ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, murder, kidnapping, gangsters, adventure, village, master warrior, vengeance, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, crime, adventure, rivalry, crimes, heroes, death, cigar smoking, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword, romance, heroes, adventure, warlord, female warrior, love and romance, redemption, power, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, sword, chess, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, friendship, island, woman in danger, righting the wronged, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: katana, snake, adventure, fugitives, martial arts, village, gangsters, master warrior, samurai, rescue, kidnapping, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, gangsters, martial arts, village, master warrior, family in danger, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, sword, adventure, fugitives, village, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, village, katana, murder, martial arts, adventure, master warrior, sword, uncover truth, vengeance, captivity, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
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44%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, motorcycle chase, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized
Plot: martial arts, chase, adventure, rivalry, showbiz, escapades, heroes, acupuncture, martial arts tournament, business partner, safecracker, switchblade ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, desert, military life, adventure, battles, war, heroes, military, uninhibited rivalry, danger, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one man army, vengeance, heroes, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, escapades, buddhist, buddha, buddhist monk ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, betrayal, palaces castles and temples, dishonesty, escapades, heroes, youth, master warrior, murder, who done it, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Krypton (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: talky, exciting, captivating, non-linear, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, society, dialogue, save the world, betrayal, friendship, uncover truth, rivalry, heroes, fight scenes, family relations, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, gang, gory, master villain, sword fight, female martial artist, kung fu, sibling relationship, kung fu master, master warrior ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, racism, small town, heroes, rivalry, society
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, adventure, gory, village, crime, swordsman, crimes, rivalry, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%