Movies and TV shows like Into the Badlands

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Into the Badlands (2015)
 8.0
 40K
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, tense, stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, heroes, post apocalypse, murder, danger, death, master warrior, vengeance, chase, brutality, gunfight, rivalry, blood, fantasy world, betrayal, love, society, hierarchy, dialogue, road, on the road, escapades, enlightenment
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 master warrior mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like Into the Badlands: Marco Polo (2014), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Warrior (2019), Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011), The Outpost (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 62K
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: captivating, exciting, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, danger, escapades, rivalry, strong violent content, adventure, strong sexual content, royal family, martial arts ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, beijing china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 35K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, graphic violence, opponent, heroes, tough heroes, ambition, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, villain, mortal combat, danger, ancient, opponent, good versus evil, fight for supremacy ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 10K
Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: brutal, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, intense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, business, standoff, showdown, hand to hand combat, corporation, conflict, fight
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 10 min.
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural, adventure, fight for supremacy, master warrior, championship, rivalry, danger, contests and competitions, martial arts tournament, opponent, mortal combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 4K
The Outpost (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: vengeance, friendship, danger, fall in love, supernatural being, murder, small town, escapades, bar, dishonesty, witchcraft, fantasy world ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 14K
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: captivating, talky, exciting, tense, non-linear
Audience: teens
Plot: alien planet, save the world, betrayal, friendship, dialogue, society, uncover truth, martial arts, youth, investigation, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 636
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, shogun, ninja, ninja master, vengeance, danger, treasure hunt, political unrest, deadly, samurai, military ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 16K
MacGyver (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, exciting, captivating, disturbing, reboot
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: problem solving, agent, secret government organization, heroes, technology, danger, investigation, adventure, partners, mentor protege relationship, chase, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, superhuman powers, master villain, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, scientist, hi-tech, secret agent, spy, save the day, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, contests and competitions, imaginary, save the world, danger, master warrior, vengeance, mortal combat, good versus evil, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 143K
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, exciting, epic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, shogun, battles, adventure, martial arts, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, escapades, danger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 1K
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, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, ninja, teaching the ways of the world, chases and races, escapades, danger, track down, teachers and students, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 4K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, superhero, good versus evil, superhuman, genetic engineering, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural ability, experiment gone awry, undercover, save the world, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 41
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, assassin, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, murder, haunted by the past, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: survival, against the odds, vengeance, adventure, heroes, youth, danger, young heroes, rivalry, master warrior, deadly, gory ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
Plot: rebellion, adventure, good versus evil, vengeance, danger, corrupted ruler, heroes, escapades, rivalry, rebelliousness, freedom, warrior ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, adventure, coming of age, monk, heroic mission, tough heroes, obsessive quest, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, chases and races, adventurer, chase, tough guy, martial arts, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 946
El Dorado (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 180 min.
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
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, rivalry, heroes, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, danger, legends and myths, escapades, chaos and mayhem, gold, desert ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, roman empire, sword fight, amazon, rivalry, adventure, gladiator, heroes, vengeance, heroic mission, girl power, feminism ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, heroes, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, danger, graphic violence, kung fu classic, kung fu, buddhist monk ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 314
Latin Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the grand tradition of the lone hero who mysteriously appears in a town desperate for help (think "Shane, "Billy Jack", "James Bond" and "Chinese Connection"), having survived a war and now serving the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gang, danger, vengeance, gangsters, vigilantism, crimes, escapades, murder, brutality, violence, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, gangsters, revenge, martial arts, murder, mortal combat, tough heroes, rivalry, deadly, danger, crimes, one against many ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: epic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, escapades, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural, martial arts, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.1
 314
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
Plot: adventure, heroes, rivalry, rescue, danger, vengeance, daring rescue, escapades, battles, master warrior, courage, medieval ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, escapades, master warrior, gangsters, love and romance, heroes, fall in love, deadly, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Zatoichi: The Last (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A blind master swordsman attempts to lead a quiet life with his wife but he is provoked back into battle.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: samurai, homecoming, martial arts, forced into action, adventure, village, deadly, blind man, save the day, murder, protector, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 2K
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: exciting, tense, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, adventure, bounty hunter, adventurer, treasure hunt, danger, tough heroes, lone wolves, tough guy, heroes, ex soldier, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 12K
Outcast (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, China, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A mysterious warrior teams up with the daughter and son of a deposed Chinese Emperor to defeat their cruel Uncle, who seeks their deaths.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: knight, master warrior, warrior, battles, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, betrayal, escapades, state affairs, danger, sword and shield ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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