Movies like Shadow

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Shadow (2018)
 7.0
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Shadow (2018)
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: About a king who attempts to lead his displaced people out of exile, and those who play a role in his mysterious plans.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: army, violence, betrayal, civil war, murder, danger, doppelganger, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, death, society, friendship, corruption, hopes, greed, dishonesty, mentor, redemption, disorder, training, shadow, martial arts, princess, king ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: ancient china, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, tense and serious films with plots about rivalry, danger, heroes, murder, betrayal, vengeance and violence mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like Shadow: The Conquest Of Siberia (2019), Redbad (2018), Immortals (2018), Red Cliff Part II (2009), Mohenjo Daro (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Conquest Of Siberia (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story is set at the times of Peter the Great’s reforms. At those times when an emerging empire was wreaking havoc on provincial medievalism. The times were the melting pot of everything – of beliefs and of nations. The history of Russian ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: love, rivalry, friendship, culture clash, death, murder, hopes, escapades, crimes, adaptation, society, vengeance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: siberia
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100%
 5.4
 2K
Redbad (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 160 min.
Story: In the year of 754 AD, during a time of epic battles and bloodshed, the legend of the pagan warrior king, Rebad, is born, but so is a new weapon against his people: Christianity. Redbad must ultimately unite a Viking army powerful enough to defeat ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: pagan, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, death, danger, family relations, culture clash, viking, friendship, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 2K
Immortals (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Driven by revenge, human-turned-vampire Mia sets out to vanquish Dmitry, a ruthless vampire leader who seeks an artifact that grants immortality.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, revenge, betrayal, escapades, culture clash, rivalry, hopes, danger, youth, friendship, mentor, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Red Cliff Part II (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu survive?
Style: epic, stylized, saga, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, master warrior, war, graphic violence, deadly, danger, wartime life, weakness, battle zone, life is a bitch, horse, historical character ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.7
 10K
Mohenjo Daro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Village lad Sarman is drawn to big, bad Mohenjo Daro - and its mascot Chaani. But Chaani must wed Munja, son of Mohenjo Daro's ruler, Maham. Will Sarman find love - and more - in Mohenjo Daro?
Style: suspenseful, tense, entertaining, exciting, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fight, arena, love, violence, revenge, murder, village, crocodile, farmer, vengeance, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 43K
Red Cliff (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 288 min.
Story: In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, war, strategy, martial arts, war hero, siblings relations, state affairs, adventure, heroes, danger, tragic hero, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Sacrifice (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For generations the Zhao family has wielded power, until their mortal enemy TU’AN GU slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. But one Zhao baby survives hidden by CHENG YING the doctor who delivered him. When ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, disorder, betrayal, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, master warrior, haunted by the past, hidden identity, murder, heroes, graphic violence, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 2K
The Four (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter's real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, investigation, rivalry, supernatural, danger, counterfeiter, murder, undercover, female director, zombie, chinese
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.5
 10K
Avengement (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While on a prison furlough, a lowly criminal evades his guards and returns to his old stomping ground to take revenge on the people who turned him into a cold blooded killer.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vengeance, crimes, killer, organized crime, danger, betrayal, greed, death, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Monkey King 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Taking place 500 years after the Havoc in Heaven, the Tang Priest is appointed by Buddha to go to the West to fetch the sacred scriptures, only to accidentally free the Monkey King. With Lady White (Gong Li) aiming to break up the team assembled to ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dragon, demon, monk, witch, monkey king, dishonesty, danger, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, friendship, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 172K
Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, exciting, enigmatic ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ruler, sword fight, adventure, tragic hero, patriot, deception, heroic mission, fight for supremacy, power of love, courage ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, murder, betrayal, haunted by the past, save the day, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Indestructible (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is based on the true story about a Soviet KV-1 crew of a Soviet KV-1 tank, under the command of Semyon Konovalov , whom despite being heavily outnumbered by German forces, destroyed 16 tanks, 2 armored vehicles and 8 other enemy vehicles ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, exciting, disturbing, suspense
Plot: historical event, world war two, death, danger, murder, life & death, friendship, explosion, hopes, society, family problems, heroes ...
Time: year 1942
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: empress, martial arts, assassination attempt, crimes, law enforcement, state affairs, political intrigue, murder, deadly, police investigation, head of state, dishonesty ...
Time: 7th century, ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Viking Saga: Son of Thor (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drama set in the viking age, Helgi witnesses the destruction of his village and narrowly escapes to his uncle Rurik who raises him like his son. Many years later he meets the people responsible for his parents death and someone he never expected to ...
Style: saga, captivating, exciting, serious, tense ...
Plot: viking, battles, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, love and romance, murder, paganism, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Among the Shadows (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a descendant from a line of werewolves.
Style: erotic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: werewolf, private investigator, dishonesty, death of uncle, vengeance, murder, death, mystery, revenge, danger, escapades, hopes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
 685K
The Revenant (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Style: atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, native american, lone hero, violence, snow, native americans, old west, grizzly bear, bear attack, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 41K
Ben-Hur (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A falsely accused nobleman survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, ancient rome, betrayal, vengeance, false accusation, resistance fighter, dishonesty, confined, roman soldier, moral dilemma, friendship between men, sibling rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: italy, rome italy, palestine, jerusalem, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.6
 250K
Robin Hood (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, robin hood, love and romance, folk hero, archer, adventure, medieval, king, sword fight, hopes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 19th century
Place: england, europe, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 8K
True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, army, good versus evil, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, family relations, family feud, rescue, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 1900s
Place: asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 2K
Hezarpa (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The thief accidentally notices the secret of a girl and tries to exploit this position ....
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, suspense, entertaining
Plot: escapades, crimes, friendship, dishonesty, crime, adventure, disorder, danger, chase, family relations, society, ambition ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An imperial guard searches for the truth behind a conspiracy that framed him and his partners. The proof of his innocence lies with a wanted woman named Bei Zhai... but will she reveal what she knows? In this intense prequel to BROTHERHOOD OF ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, martial arts, dishonesty, heroes, political unrest, violence, master warrior, political intrigue, rivalry, society, conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 399
The 14 Amazons (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The Yang family, men and women, have served their country loyally for generations. During the war General Yang is ambushed and killed. His widow and the entire family set out to avenge his death and defend the country.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: war, battles, martial arts, female warrior, state affairs, hopes, adventure, vengeance, heroic mission, strong female presence, win over, religions or cults ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2.7
 5K
The Gaul (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the year 60 B.C. a group of Druids, including the arch-druid Guttuart (Max von Sydow), witness the passing of a comet and interpret it as the sign of the coming of a king for their country Gaul, which has not had a king for a long time. Guttuart ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, heroes, roman empire, destiny, heroic mission, adventure, rise to the top, leadership, betrayal, state affairs, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, chinese, fire, blood, helicopter, soldier, heroes, life is a bitch, friendship, deadly, battles, heroism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Burning Sands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: university, friendship, danger, crimes, brotherhood, murder, disorder, society, youth, parents and children, greed, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, forbidden love, danger, military, heroes, master warrior, love and romance, war, poisoning ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An Empress and the Warriors (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of her father, a woman is forced to take over as empress and fight to save her kingdom.
Style: stylized, captivating, tense, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, empress, swordsman, martial arts, political unrest, adventure, state affairs, deadly, daring rescue, dishonesty, battle zone, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 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, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, rich and poor, betrayal, social differences, heroes, rivalry, battles, revenge, robin hood, treasure, murder ...
Time: 15th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Legend of Suriyothai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 185 min.
Story: During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
Style: epic, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: royal family, battles, rivalry, betrayal, queen, invasion, tragic hero, adventure, political unrest, intrigue, dishonesty, politics ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: burma, thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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