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The Scythian (2018)
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The Scythian (2018)
Original name: Скиф
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of Ares.” Lutobor, is a soldier with a difficult task at hand. He becomes involved in internecine conflicts and sets off on a perilous journey to save his family. His guide is a captive Scythian by the name of Weasel. Lutobor and Weasel are enemies. They pray to different gods but must embark on this journey together. They brave the wild steppes, moving toward the last haven of the Scythians, to what seems to be their inevitable demise…
Style: exciting, bloody, stylized, epic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, heroic, rivalry, tough heroes, legend, battles, massacre, danger, vengeance, violence, culture clash, murder, enemy, rescue, rivals, ethnic conflict, fight scenes, twists & turns, friendship, blood, journey, fight, heroes, medieval, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and epic films with plots about rivalry, heroes, danger, master warrior, martial arts, vengeance and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Scythian: Wolfhound (2006), Furious (2017), 300 (2006), Gladiator (2000), Vikings (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: heroes, bravery, magic, sword fight, battles, vengeance, adventure, escapades, supernatural, revenge, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: russia
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100%
 6.2
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Furious (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story of a legendary battle, where seventeen fearless warriors defend their land against an army of thousands well-trained soldiers. In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, fight scenes, danger, friendship, murder, twists & turns, blood, heroic mission, heroes, life is a bitch, love, fire ...
Time: 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.6
 720K
300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, rough, scenic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, battles, courage, army, legends and myths, ancient, heroic mission, human spirit, war, soldier, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.5
 1.3M
Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, gladiator, freedom, pride and honor, courage, slavery, sword fight, heroes, master warrior, revenge ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: rome italy, north africa, spain, germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
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Vikings (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, breathtaking, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, vikings, battles, norse mythology, legends and myths, heroic, historical character, king, tough heroes, heroes, rise to the top, viking ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Hercules (Gordon Scott) sets out to save the city of Troy from a horrible sea monster. Meanwhile, the city is threatened by a different kind of monster--a smarmy politician who will stop at nothing to seize the throne.
Style: serious, epic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night
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Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts training, fistfight, fight, shaolin kung fu, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, danger, mortal combat, evil empire ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Brave Archer (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Guo Jing and Yang Kang are the sons of two rebels. The rebels are killed by imperial soldiers and the boys are rescued by six pugilists later. The pugilists agree to separate the two boys, tutor them separately in martial arts, and let them meet ...
Style: exciting, realistic, epic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, teachers and students, dishonesty, wooing, vengeance, island, family relations, power relations, betrayal, parents and children, master warrior, love and romance ...
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jin bei tong opens with a group of escort/guards preparing to move a shipment of gold from the local government to an area stricken by famine... one of the very few Venom films where all six Venom actors are present within a single film.
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, battles, vengeance, rivalry, rich and poor, adventure, tough heroes, heroic mission, danger, culture clash, intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 18K
Dragon Blade (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: master warrior, heroes, battles, rivalry, military, adventure, battle zone, danger, heroic mission, martial art, martial arts, brother brother relationship ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warrior, adventure, heroes, post apocalypse, danger, murder, death, master warrior, vengeance, chase, brutality ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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 ⇓
33%
The Invincible Gladiator (1961)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Roman warrior leads a revolt against an evil ruler. A young, diminutive ruler makes a big decision to unseat a nobleman whose ego has outgrown him. But can the 10-year-old take on such an impressive nemesis?
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 974
Kamui (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: KAMUI is a Ninja on the run from the world of Ninja bound by rules in search of true freedom. However, he is burdened with the fate, where it is not allowed to take the secret of their powers outside of the tribe -- if you are born as Ninja, you ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - Hercules and the Lost Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
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Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 666
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, kung fu, shaolin, heroes, master villain, master warrior, one man army, graphic violence, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 9K
The Promise (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, colourful, fairy tale ...
Plot: destiny, true love, rescue, heroic mission, heroes, fall in love, romance, orphan, curses spells and rituals, danger, trial, goddess ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.5
 22K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, kung fu classic, folk hero, humiliation, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, rage, duel, occupation, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the warring period of the three kingdoms, ancient China is in turmoil. To unify the country, general Cao Cao (Jiang Wen), the real power behind the Emperor, enlists the aid of the greatest warrior in the land, Guan Yu (Donnie Yen). However, ...
Style: exciting, emotional, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, warlord, rivalry, martial arts, love and romance, heroes, master warrior, forbidden love, danger, military, war, poisoning ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, survival, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, lone wolves, danger, sword and sandal, fight, epic battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.
Style: epic, biblical, stylized, harsh, touching ...
Plot: ancient egypt, religion, bible, prophet, god, old testament, christianity, family relations, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, jewish ...
Time: ancient history, quarry
Place: holy land, egypt, middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Valhalla Rising (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1000 AD, for years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a boy slave, One Eye slays his captor and together he and Are escape, beginning a journey into the heart of ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, art house, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: warrior, vikings, viking, one eyed man, new world, mute, vengeance, violence, ship, captivity, misfit, danger ...
Time: middle ages, future
Place: europe, scotland, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 1K
Shao Lin men (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, working undercover, tough heroes, culture clash, danger, rivalry, school, wooing, vigilantism, undercover, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern, Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword ...
Style: epic, suspense, stylized, surprise ending, intense ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, warrior, chosen one, mentor, rescue, courage, prophecy, destiny, camelot, one against many, sword and fantasy ...
Time: middle ages, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, UK, Iceland, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The blood-soaked tale of a Norse warrior's battle against the great and murderous troll, Grendel. Heads will roll. Out of allegiance to the King Hrothgar, the much respected Lord of the Danes, Beowulf leads a troop of warriors across the sea to ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, gloomy, exciting ...
Plot: norse mythology, mythology, viking, battles, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, sword and sorcery, wizards, dangerous animal, legends and myths, danger ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 327
The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, daring rescue, redemption, danger, drug dealing, addiction, life is a bitch, heroes, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry, city life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Merantau Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, violence, journey, human trafficking, heroes, on the run, rivalry, rescue, danger, life is a bitch, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mortal combat, shaolin, danger, vengeance, imaginary, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chinese man ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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