Movies like Revenge 1964

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Revenge (1964)
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Revenge (1964)
Original name: 仇討
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 Harima held an established custom, the inspection of the arms warehouse. The Government Inspector Okuno Magodayu found a slight bit of dirt on the point of a spear and mentioned it with disdain. Ezaki Shinpachi heard it and started an argument with him. Magodayu then sent a a letter of challenge to him because he felt insulted by a low-ranking underling without a title. As it turned out Magodayu was killed. Since then, Shinpachi and the Okuno family have had continuous revenge duels. The tension mounts as this story builds to an extremely violent climax, when blood must pay for blood if the clan is to survive!
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, vengeance, politics, injustice, rivalry, feudal japan, duel, revenge
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan

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Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 83 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Following the death of the second Tokugawa shogun, it is revealed that he was poisoned by retainers of his son Iemitsu in hopes of gaining him the shogunate despite the stammer and birthmark which undermine his respect. Iemitsu and his brother ...
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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.
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Plot: samurai, martial arts, psychopath, nihilism, master warrior, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, atrocity, opponent, graphic violence, rivalry, deadly ...
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but ...
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Plot: samurai, society, gangsters, adventure, fighting crime, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, master warrior, rivalry, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Samurai Banners (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea. He enters the service of Takeda, the lord of Kai domain. He convinces Takeda to kill the lord of neighboring Suwa and take his wife ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, jidai geki
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Time: 16th century
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Harakiri (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
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Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
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Time: 1860s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sword of the Beast (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: strangulation, martial arts, samurai, betrayal, reform, gambling, ronin, vengeance, shogun, religions or cults, hitman, righting the wronged ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
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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 ⇓
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The Blind Swordsman Samaritan (1968)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zatoichi is forced to kill a young man who owes a debt to a yakuza boss. Moments later, his sister Osode arrives with the money she earned (prostituting herself) to pay his debts. The bosses true motives are revealed and he attempts to steal Osode ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
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Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 128 min.
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Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 132 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zatoichi and the Chess Expert (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: samurai, chess, sword, adventure, deadly, heroes, hopes, master warrior, lone wolves, one man army, escapades, graphic violence ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, jidai geki
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Duration: 168 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: chases and races, deadly, vengeance, frame up, chase, family life, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, obsession ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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