Movies like Shadow 2018

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Shadow (2018)
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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, death, betrayal, friendship, civil war, murder, danger, doppelganger, training, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, society, corruption, hopes, greed, dishonesty, mentor, redemption, disorder, 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 suspense films with plots about danger, rivalry, murder, heroes, vengeance, betrayal and death mostly in Drama, Action and History genres. Some movies like Shadow: The Conquest Of Siberia (2019), Immortals (2018), Redbad (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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: rivalry, love, culture clash, friendship, death, escapades, betrayal, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, murder ...
Time: 18th century
Place: siberia
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Immortals (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, revenge, betrayal, escapades, culture clash, rivalry, youth, danger, hopes, friendship, murder, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: pagan, heroes, vengeance, death, rivalry, danger, culture clash, friendship, family relations, viking, dishonesty, violence ...
Time: middle ages, 8th century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: stylized, captivating, exciting, saga, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, master warrior, war, martial arts, battles, life is a bitch, military, historical character, wartime life, leadership, deadly, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong, england
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Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, martial arts, empress, political intrigue, crimes, assassination attempt, state affairs, deadly, head of state, police investigation, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 7th century, ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
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 5.7
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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: entertaining, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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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, strategy, war, martial arts, war hero, siblings relations, state affairs, danger, heroes, tragic hero, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
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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: stylized, suspense, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dragon, monk, demon, witch, monkey king, adventure, friendship, dishonesty, deity, fistfight, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, History
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.
Style: breathtaking, serious, stylized, epic, twists and turns ...
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, sword fight, ruler, adventure, heroes, swords and armor, duel, hopes, execution, lovers, king ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong
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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, 9th century
Place: europe, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, betrayal, master warrior, disorder, haunted by the past, hidden identity, murder, dishonesty, graphic violence, parents and children ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic ...
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Action, Drama, History
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Story: The story of 14th century Czech icon and warlord Jan Zizka who defeated armies of the Teutonic Order and the Holy Roman Empire.
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: commander, czech history, european history, danger, religion, heroic, warrior, violence, deadly, church, vengeance, society ...
Time: 14th century, 15th century
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Indestructible (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
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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: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: historical event, world war two, death, danger, murder, friendship, life & death, hopes, family problems, heroes, society, rescue ...
Time: year 1942
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Brotherhood of Blades II: The Infernal Battlefield (2017)
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Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, exciting, stylized ...
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Duration: 42 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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46%
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Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, turn of the century
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Avengement (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
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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, violence, danger, betrayal, death, greed, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
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Duration: 122 min.
Story: The thief accidentally notices the secret of a girl and tries to exploit this position ....
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, humorous, entertaining
Plot: escapades, friendship, crimes, dishonesty, adventure, crime, disorder, danger, chase, family relations, society, rivalry ...
Place: iran
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45%
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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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, betrayal, social differences, rich and poor, heroes, rivalry, battles, katana, robin hood, revenge, treasure ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, wilderness, vengeance, lone hero, violence, snow, bear attack, native american, obsessive quest, beautiful scenery, hunter, grizzly bear ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, army, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, rescue, escapades, family relations, family feud, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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45%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, battles, female warrior, war, state affairs, folk hero, strong female presence, vengeance, heroic mission, righting the wronged, win over, religions or cults ...
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44%
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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, exciting, serious, epic, realistic ...
Plot: battles, heroes, roman empire, destiny, heroic mission, rise to the top, adventure, leadership, betrayal, state affairs, julius caesar, rivalry ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: university, danger, crimes, youth, society, friendship, brotherhood, disorder, murder, hopes, greed, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: emotional, stylized, exciting, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, warlord, rivalry, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, forbidden love, love and romance, danger, military, war, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 201 min.
Story: Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark ...
Style: epic, captivating, exciting, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, warrior, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, imaginary, battles, wizards, magical, elf, creature, heroic ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: new zealand
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44%
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, bleak, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: werewolf, private investigator, dishonesty, death of uncle, vengeance, murder, death, escapades, danger, revenge, mystery, crimes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%