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Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)
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Punk Samurai Slash Down (2018)
Original name: パンク侍、斬られて候
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Junoshin Kake is a ronin. To get hired by the Kurokaze Han, he lies and tells them that a religious group is trying to destroy them. He gets hired by the Kurokaze Han, but they learn that Junoshin Kake lied. Junoshin Kake is given the death sentence and he must think of an escape plan.
Plot: samurai, resurrection, beggar, ronin, cult, murder, lord, japanese woman, east asian woman

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about samurai, rivalry, murder, ronin, katana, heroes and martial arts mostly in Drama, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Punk Samurai Slash Down: Killing (2018), The Conspirator (1961), Incident at Blood Island (1970), The Farmer (1977), Three Outlaw Samurai (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Killing (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Set during the Edo period, the film follows the life of a ronin (Sosuke Ikematsu) and those around him.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, exciting
Plot: samurai, ronin, revenge, swordsman, gang, recruitment, battles, fight, bandit, village, massacre, murder ...
Place: japan
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95%
The Conspirator (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds further complications through her constant ...
Plot: samurai, suicide, hate, childlessness, hara kiri, murder, mistress
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78%
Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Son of the Black Mass returns in this ninth installment in Daiei's longstanding Nemuri Kyoshiro series. This time Raizo Ichikawa as Nemuri is called to see that a gold statuette of the Virgin Mary gets safe passage to Kyoto from the prying ...
Plot: virgin mary, duel, virgin, bandit, trap, samurai, figurine, religion, ronin, christian
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73%
Incident at Blood Island (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the Edo period, a nameless ronin accepts an assignment to go to a mountain pass and wait. Near the pass he stops at an inn where a collection of characters gather, including a gang set on stealing shogunate gold that's soon to come over the ...
Style: serious, realistic, jidai geki
Plot: betrayal, samurai, ronin, martial arts, katana, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, gang, mountain, lone wolves, master warrior ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.0
 130
The Farmer (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kyle Martin returns as a silver star hero, but realizes running a one man farm is not profitable, and the bank wants to foreclose, despite returning as a hero. Then a gambler Johnny has a car accident near his farm, in which Kyle saves his life, in ...
Plot: exploitation, cult, farmer, murder, revenge, world war two veteran, gangster, violence, money, farm, gangsters, acid burning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate, in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renegades from the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, jidai geki
Plot: betrayal, samurai, change of heart, bribery, katana, abduction, hostage, kidnapping, murder, peasant, ronin, shame ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Shogun Assassins (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a film about a real person. Sanada Yukimura fought a war against Tokugawa Ieyeasu. In the beginning the film shows Yukimura fighting to defend the Osaka Castle. He used very unconventional methods, wich were not approved by the other ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: monkey, drugs, assassination, battle, martial arts, ninja, assassin, meteorite, shogun, battles, samurai, ronin ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Sword of the Beast (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Legendary swordplay filmmaker Hideo Gosha’s Sword of the Beast chronicles the flight of the low-level swordsman Gennosuke, who kills one of his ministers as part of a reform plot. His former comrades then turn on him, and this betrayal so shakes ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: strangulation, martial arts, samurai, betrayal, reform, gambling, ronin, vengeance, shogun, religions or cults, hitman, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, rough, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, drifter, heroes, one man army, duel, gore, sword, blood splatter, decapitation, martial artist ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Geisha Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: One rainy night in the Edo period, Kotono (a geisha) confronts samurais who killed her father. The samurais attack her one after another, but she fights hard against samurais with her sword. Kotono tries to chase the samurais who scramble to escape. ...
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: female ninja, sword fight, geisha, female martial artist, japanese woman, revenge, samurai, duel, exploitation, female protagonist, parent child relationship, ninja ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ninja 6: The Last Iga Spy (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: [Period covered: 1637-1651] This is one of the most complicated plots of any of the Shinobi no Mono films! This film tells the story of Saizo’s son, Kirigakure Saisuke, who after seeing his father die at the Battle Of Shimabara, grows up to be an ...
Plot: ninja, samurai, samurai sword, samurai era, japanese history
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fifth film in the series. When Kyoshiro, in a moment of weakness, saves the life of a woman being attacked on the road, he quickly finds himself entangled in a conspiracy involving a corrupt chamberlain, a wily merchant, the survivors of a pirate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: samurai, pirate, rivalry, escapades, heroes, dishonesty, danger, drifter, swordsman, katana, katana sword, sword duel ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
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Assassination (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Assassination begins with the events of 1853 when "four black ships" anchored at Edo Bay, sparking civil unrest and the major political manoeuvring that saw the end of the Tokugawa Shogunate. At a time when assassination had become a ...
Plot: japanese new wave, selfishness, flashback, diary, ronin, honor, seppuku, scheming, rebel army, torture, hara kiri, decapitated head ...
Time: 1850s, 19th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 3K
Kill! (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this pitch-black action comedy by Kihachi Okamoto, a pair of down-on-their-luck swordsmen arrive in a dusty, windblown town, where they become involved in a local clan dispute. One, previously a farmer, longs to become a noble samurai. The other, ...
Style: serious, realistic, jidai geki, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, ronin, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, anti heroes, master warrior, rivalry, lone wolves, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 1830s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 302
Revenge (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This tragic drama shows a young man fettered by Bushido, the way of the Samurai, who tried to escape the chains of his position, but was being forced to die. When the Tokugawa Shogunate ruled the land, Tatsuno castle in Wakisaka Clan's home of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, politics, rivalry, vengeance, injustice, duel, revenge, feudal japan
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 2K
Samurai Spy (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Years of warfare end in a Japan unified under the Tokugawa shogunate, and samurai spy Sasuke Sarutobi, tired of conflict, longs for peace. When a high-ranking spy named Tatewaki Koriyama defects from the shogun to a rival clan, however, the world of ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: espionage, samurai, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, deadly, crimes, lone wolves, war, assassination, gang, secret agents ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, swordsman, martial arts, gangsters, good versus evil, escapades, gang, heroes, danger, master warrior, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sword of Doom (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopathic samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, psychopath, nihilism, master warrior, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, atrocity, opponent, graphic violence, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Snow on The Blades (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan, Cyprus
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At Sakurada Gate in 1860, the shogun’s chief minister and his retinue of bodyguards are ambushed and annihilated. Bearing the responsibility and shame for this failure is Shimura Kingo, master swordsman and chief of the guard. Forbidden to take ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: chase, pursuit, murderer, vengeance, murder, samurai, minister, obsession, anxiety, employer employee relationship, showdown, grief ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of the Edo treasury devaluing currency and driving many into poverty, Hanzo Itami enforces the law without regard to status. He shows inadequate respect to the treasurer, who wants him dead.
Style: sexual, offbeat, stylized, rough, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, state affairs, anti heroes, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, law enforcement, deadly, master warrior, fighting the system ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure (1964)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wandering samurai Nemuri Kyoshiro (Raizô Ichikawa) finds a bulls-eye on his back after befriending the shogunate's tightfisted financial adviser, Asahina, who's earned the wrath of the shogun's self-indulgent daughter for cutting off ...
Plot: violence, ninja, sword fight, martial arts, samurai, katana sword, katana, assassin, bureaucrat
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zatoichi is mentored by the blind leader of a secret organization as he contends with both the Yakuza and a jealous husband.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, exciting, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, ronin, rivalry, adventure, danger, imperialism, vengeance, gangsters, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hostage (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The leader of a South African Nation is imprisoned. His followers, led by Zabo, hijack a plane with the intent to use the passengers as hostages to trade for his release. They select a plane carrying a religious leader to use as their main hostage. ...
Plot: terrorist, hostage, murder, hijacking, quicksand, abduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, homecoming, adventure, deadly, forced into action, village, blind man, save the day, murder, protector, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Tale of Zatoichi (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The adventures of a blind, gambling masseur and master swordsman. Zatoichi targets a yakuza-controlled village, because war with a neighbouring town's smaller gang is brewing.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: samurai, ronin, gang war, heroes, martial arts, sword fight, bet, drifter, master warrior, rivalry, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Challenge (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Ninja, a Band of Assassins (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Iwane: Sword of Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Iwane Sakazaki returns to his homeland and gets caught in the middle of an incident that results in the tragic death of two of his best friends from childhood. He decides to leave his domain, parting with his fiancée Nao, and becomes a vagrant ...
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