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A Writer's Odyssey (2021)
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A Writer's Odyssey (2021)
Original name: 刺杀小说家
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Kongwen Lu is the author of a fantasy novel series following a heroic teenager, also named Kongwen, on a quest to end the tyrannical rule of Lord Redmane, under the guidance of a Black Armor. But through a strange twist of fate, the fantasy world of the novel begins to impact life in the real world, leading Guan Ning to accept a mission from Tu Ling to kill the author.
Style: dark fantasy, captivating, entertaining
Plot: samurai, fight, assassin, warrior, showdown, fantasy becomes reality, adventure, murderer, parallel world, heroes, fantasy world, battles, save the world, good versus evil, hitman

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, entertaining and serious films with plots about heroes, good versus evil, fight, battles, adventure, showdown and warrior mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Writer's Odyssey: Interceptor (2009), Battle Through the Heaven (2018), Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), How I Became a Super Hero (2020), The Dry Blade (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider W & Decade: Movie War 2010 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Movie War 2010 is split into three parts. The Kamen Rider Decade portion of the film, written by Shoji Yonemura, is titled Kamen Rider Decade: The Last Story. It follows the series cliffhanger ending at the climax of the Rider War. The film is ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, exciting, captivating
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Time: year 2010, 2010s
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Interceptor (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells a story of an agent betrayed by his partner when transporting new psychic weapon. Believed to be dead, he escapes and takes new identity so he can live in peace far away. But later he is forced to return to Moscow to confront a secret ...
Style: captivating, futuristic, exciting, tense
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Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Granger, an ex-Special Forces soldier gets thrown back to medieval times to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Venturing through the now war torn Kingdom of Ehb, he teams up with an unlikely band of allies with the goal of slaying the leader of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, captivating, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prophecy, imaginary, heroic mission, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, danger, master warrior, medieval, graphic violence, fight ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ultraman Mebius & Ultra Brothers (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the beginning of the movie, 20 years ago, on the moon, the 4 Ultra brothers, Ultraman, Seven, Jack, and Ace were fighting a deadly foe known as Yapool, a monster that was several times their size. As they fought, Yapool had a clear advantage and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Power Rangers Samurai: Clash of the Red Rangers - The Movie (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Samurai Rangers team up with the mysterious RPM Ranger Red to fight off Master Xandred's Mooger army and a robotic supervillain from the RPM Ranger's dimension. But when both Red Rangers get struck with hypnobolts, they turn against ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: power rangers, good versus evil, adventure, battles, teamwork, heroes, superhero, team, fight, showdown, impersonation, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Battle Through the Heaven (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China
TV show
Story: Xiao Yan is a genius child who suddenly loses all his powers. In a world governed by strength and power, Xiao Yan’s lack of talent is an embarrassment to his family. At the age of 15, Xiao Yan accidentally summons Yaochen from his mother’s ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: fantasy world, martial arts, supernatural power, romance, journey, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, adventure, samurai, showdown, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, cult film ...
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Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, fistfight, hand to hand combat, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the fifth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is challenged by five warriors, each has one fifth of Ogami's assassin fee and one fifth of the information he needs to complete his assassination.
Style: suspenseful, epic, rough, atmospheric, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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In the Name of the King: The Last Mission (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, Pakistan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Hazen Kaine, an American contract killer living in Sofia, Bulgaria, gets more than he bargains for when he enters into a contract with the mob. One last job before he gets out and starts a new life for himself. The targets: the three children of ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, epic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gathering of Heroes: Legend of the Seven Swords (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the mystical realm of Ryntia, the forces of the underworld are aligning to unleash a plague of evil upon the surface. The deadly bat-like Blood Reavers, the Saurian Maurauders, the Orcish Warmongers and the feline Shadow-cat mercenaries have ...
Style: captivating, mystical, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How I Became a Super Hero (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paris 2020. While superheroes have assimilated into the Parisian society, they discover a new drug that gives themselves personal superpowers to mere mortals. Lieutenants Moreau and Schaltzmann are investigating the case with the support of two ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Dry Blade (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1873, Emperor Meiji abolished the rights of the samurai in favor of a modern, westernized military. With intentions to launch a bloody crusade against the government, warrior Endo Tadaoki (Henry Lee) gathers his remaining men to prepare for one ...
Style: captivating
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Forever (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the world of Sougo Tokiwa and Sento Kiryu, their "companions" are losing their memories one after the other as they're replaced by other people. The Super Time Jacker, Tid , appears before them. He orders his powerful underlings, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mythica: The Necromancer (2015)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker is the film adaptation of the 2009 Kamen Rider Series Kamen Rider Decade. As Decade is billed as the 10th anniversary series of the Heisei period run of the Kamen Rider Series, the film features all ten ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 178 min.
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Style: exciting, atmospheric, epic, stylized, scenic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Style: exciting, light, epic, intense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, chosen one, heroic mission, save the world, heroes, time travel, adventure, destiny, fight, parallel world, hopes ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 64K
13 Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, samurai sword, battles, duel, sword fight, battle, swordsman, martial arts, suicide, mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, outer space, good versus evil, space travel, space wars, battles, hitman, heroic mission, save the world, space and aliens, rescue, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Legend of the Red Reaper (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For a thousand years, the Reapers guarded mankind from the demons that wait in the dark. Now, at the beginning of a new age, the Reapers are betrayed and slaughtered. Only one Reaper remains - Red, and she's out to exact revenge.
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, suspenseful, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Wiro Sableng: 212 Warrior (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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Style: disturbing, suspenseful, semi serious, rough, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 1K
The Hexer (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Wiedźmin is a 2002 fantasy television series. 13 episodes were made. The series received relatively poor reviews, particularly in the light of the failure of the preceding movie. The story is based on the stories of The Witcher, by Polish author ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
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Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%