Movies like Kill

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Kill (2008)
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Kill (2008)
Original name: Kiru
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four segments by four different Directors. Kiriko (Takanori Tsujimoto), The Children’s Samurai (Kenta Fukasaku), The Firing Range (Makoto Tahara), and Assault Girl 2 (Mamoru Oshii). Kiriko: the spirit of a murdered assassin takes revenge on the gang that killed her and her sister. Children's Samurai: an educational film narrates the like of a modern grade-school samurai dealing with bullies. Firing Range: the rifle of a Meiji Era soldier and the pistol of a modern police officer are transformed into powerful new weapons when they face off. Assault Girl 2: two guardian angels duel in a wheat field.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense, humorous, stylized, semi serious, anthology
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, serial killer, rivalry, daring rescue, youth, crimes, betrayal, murder, gangsters, heroes, kidnapping, legends and myths, graphic violence, strong female presence, good versus evil, postmodernism, young heroes, dragon, tank, school, revenge, forest, bodyguard ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about rivalry, heroes, martial arts, crimes, deadly, danger and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kill: Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman (1989), Goemon (2009), Bangkok Assassins (2011), New Tale of Zatoichi (1963), Female Convict Scorpion (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, swordsman, martial arts, graphic violence, village, rivalry, good versus evil, master warrior, gang, heroes, crimes, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.6
 5K
Goemon (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Follow the infamous ninja bandit named Ishikawa Goemon (Yosuke Eguchi) in an epic story. One night while looting treasure from Nanban (Southern Barbarians), Goemon finds a mysterious box hidden inside a secret grave. A forgotten relic from the past ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rich and poor, social differences, betrayal, heroes, battles, rivalry, katana, ninja, revenge, robin hood ...
Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin kung fu, youth, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, kung fu master, master warrior, young heroes, heroes, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, graphic violence, master warrior, gangsters, one man army, rivalry, lone wolves, confined, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Female Convict Scorpion (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, criminal heroes, confined, life is a bitch, prison life, martial arts, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Samurai Avenger: The Blind Wolf (2009)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A blind man seeks revenge against the psychopath who took away his sight and slaughtered his wife and daughter. Eight years after the massacre, the man has returned to the desert town, now a highly trained samurai swordsman ready to seek justice. ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, lone wolves, murder, assassin, gang of outlaws, brutality, violence, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
High-Kick Girl! (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martial arts purists -- not to mention fans of miniskirt-clad, high-kicking karate girls -- will welcome the tightly choreographed fight scenes and slow-motion scuffles in this film about a teenage karate phenom eager to take down her older peers. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: karate, martial arts, teenage girl, rivalry, female martial artist, master warrior, gang, battles, escapades, ambition, crimes, japanese schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, opponent, uninhibited rivalry, atrocity, crimes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), martial arts, torture, master warrior, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 31K
Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, harsh, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, master warrior, destiny, one man army, vengeance, obsessive quest, rivalry, human spirit, dishonesty, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, katana, sword, wrestling, lone wolves, master warrior, adventure, one man army, contests and competitions, gangsters, on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 812
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, escapades, track down, tough heroes, race against time, rivalry, crimes, heroes, master warrior, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.2
 749
The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, leadership, society, vigilantism, tough heroes, gangsters, murder ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.4
 722
Samurai (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: serious, exciting, scary, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, samurai, crimes, ghost, investigation, rivalry, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, europe, tokyo, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, disgraced, drifter, family relations, rivalry, lone wolves, escapades, heroes ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yuki lives at home in peace until one day a unit of assassins breaks in and kill her mother. In order to revenge herself Yuki becomes a demon of vengeance by donning gothic lolita clothing, using a parasol as a deadly weapon, and executing the ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, japanese woman, vengeance, crimes, track down, rivalry, tough heroes, murder, lolita, escapades, youth, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 575
Yakuza Weapon (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After four years overseas, Shozo returns to Japan to avenge his yakuza boss who was assassinated by his own treacherous top man, Kurawaki. The resulting battle leaves both men severely injured, and Shozo awakens in a mysterious medical facility to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, crimes, yakuza, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, violence, criminal heroes, strong violent content, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tajomaru: Avenging Blade (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves, only to find a series of harrowing adventures ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: save the kingdom, crimes, rivalry, escapades, adventure, martial arts, heroes, bandit, revenge, love and romance, betrayal, murder ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, psychopath, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, adventure, forced into action, village, blind man, save the day, murder, protector, rivalry, massacre ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, drifter, heroes, one man army, decapitation, kung fu, duel, sword, sword fight, yakuza ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 3K
Gun Woman (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A brilliant doctor on a quest for revenge buys a young woman and trains her to be the ultimate assassin, implanting gun parts in her body that she must later assemble and use to kill her target before she bleeds to death.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, crimes, good versus evil, violence spree, rivalry, murder, female assassin, gunfight, strong violent content, strong female presence, master warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 4K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, blind woman, samurai, rivalry, heroes, crimes, escapades, vengeance, good versus evil, gang, female killer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Zatoichi the Outlaw (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a local gambling house kidnaps some peasants because they failed to pay their debts, a rival gambling house pays their debts and sets them free.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: yakuza, samurai, gambling, jail, adventure, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, small town, martial arts, village, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Samurai Princess (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 11 of her friends are raped and murdered, leaving the Samurai Princess (Aino Kishi) the only survivor, she becomes infused with her comrades' souls. Transformed into an android, she sets out to avenge their deaths. Dai Mizuno co-stars as ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, chaos, androids and robots, samurai, master warrior, life is a bitch, violence spree, female protagonist, violence, cyborgs, strong female presence ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry, tough heroes, hitman, stoners ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, adventure, culture clash, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, gangsters, siblings relations, father son relationship, sword fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: snake, katana, escapades, gangsters, fugitives, master warrior, rivalry, rescue, samurai, crimes, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, rivalry, love affair, future dystopia, samurai ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 941
13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rivalry, assassination, escapades, adventure, heroes, state affairs, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry, katana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%