Movies and TV shows like The Legends

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The Legends (2019)
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The Legends (2019)
Original name: 招摇
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: While attempting to take her predecessor’s Wanjun Sword, Lu Zhao Yao is ambushed by the ten immortal sects and mistakenly believes Li Chen Lan is related to the incident after he is revealed to be the previous cult leader’s son. Five years later, Li Chen Lan has taken over the position of cult leader, and Zhao Yao decides to exact revenge with the help of cultivator Qin Zhi Yan, though slowly falls in love with him instead.
Style: dorama, stylized, scenic, intense
Plot: martial arts, romance, strong female character, friendship, warrior, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, culture clash, adventure, love triangle, betrayal, destiny, legends and myths, mission, lifestyle, rivalry, tragic event, responsibility, stereotypes

Most similar movies to The Legends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, captivating and romantic films and TV series with plots about romance, adventure, rivalry, fantasy world, friendship, martial arts and destiny mostly in Romance, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Legends: Ashes of Love (2018), Battle Through the Heaven (2018), Legend of Fei (2020), The Journey of Flower (2015), Prince of Lan Ling (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ashes of Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Jin Mi is the daughter of a flower deity who is fed a pill that prevents her from feeling or expressing romantic love. She gets tangled in a love triangle with Heavenly Prince Xu Feng and the ambitious Night Deity Run Yu.
Style: scenic, exciting, stylized, intense, sweet
Plot: immortal, magical, romance, reincarnation, lovers, misunderstanding, mission, responsibility, legends and myths, warrior, rivalry, adventure ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Legend of Fei (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Several years ago, the emperor secretly ordered the hero Li Hui to form a mountain stronghold consisting of bandits in order to keep the pugilist world under control. His daughter, Li Jin Rong, leads the stronghold after Li Hui’s death and gives ...
Style: intense, scenic, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: romance, legends and myths, responsibility, romantic fantasy, young heroes, adventure, mission, teenager, lovers, eternal love, magical, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Journey of Flower (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: She is the last god of the world and a Lone Star (an unlucky star). On the day of her birth, flowers wilted and the sky turned dark as her mother passed away during childbirth. Therefore, she was named Hua Qian Gu, meaning a thousand flower bones. ...
Style: intense, exciting, scenic, stylized
Plot: curse, martial arts, unrequited love, martial artist, female warrior, prophecy, love triangle, romantic fantasy, eternal love, fictional kingdom, romance, imaginary ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Prince of Lan Ling (2013)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China, Taiwan
TV show
Story: A prophecy foretold that victory goes to the one who has the priestess' blessing. Yang Xue Wu, the last priestess of her clan, unwittingly embroiled in a war between Northern Qi and Northern Zhou. Although she foresees the tragic fate of ...
Style: stylized, romantic, intense, scenic, atmospheric
Plot: romance, love triangle, battles, royal palace, chinese emperor, royal family, obsession, rivalry, friendship, warrior, sad ending, romantic fantasy ...
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Novoland: Eagle Flag (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, War
Country: China
TV show
Story: Lü Guichen is the heir of the nomadic Qingyang tribe, and is sent to the Eastern Land as hostage. He meets Ji Ye, an unfavoured illegitimate son who is training to become a warrior, and Yu Ran, the princess of the Winged tribe. The three become ...
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: romance, magic, strong female lead, prince, female martial artist, strong female character, female warrior, fantasy world, martial arts, curse, princess, culture clash ...
Place: ancient china
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30%
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Mr. Sunshine (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Based in Shinmiyangyo, or the U.S. expedition to Korea in the late 19th century, Mr. Sunshine tells the story of a Korean boy born into a family of a house servant running away to board an American warship, later to return to his homeland as a U.S. ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, social realism, factual
Plot: patriotism, culture clash, love triangle, propaganda, historical event, stereotypes, tragic event, betrayal, destiny, childhood friend, wartime, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Son of the Dragon (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: In this action adventure set in ancient China, a thief (John Reardon) plots to steal royal jewels by masquerading as a prince and courting a beautiful princess. But when other suitors arrive to vie for her hand, the swindler's skills are put to ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, captivating, romantic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, dangerous attraction, false accusation, femme fatale, adventure, gang, romance, danger, escapades, rivalry, betrayal, heist ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Arsenal Military Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Xie Xiang disguises herself as a man in order to attend military school, where she and her classmates become embroiled in a series of tale-worthy events. After an academic career that wins her classmates’ and instructors’ respect, Xie sets out ...
Style: sweet, exciting, romantic, dorama
Plot: woman dressed as man, cross dressing, military, gender, teenager, romance, hidden identity, friendship, love and romance, fake identity, pretense, teenage love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The King's Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Gong Sun Li is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke and Li have been in love with each other since they were children. While trying to protect Li during an attack, Jing Ke is poisoned. Li’s beauty has seized ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, uplifting, sweet
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, murderer, love triangle, revenge, lost love, rivalry, warlord, love and romance, reunion, love, couples, love affair ...
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Tale of Nokdu (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: While on the run for his life, a young man discovers that the best place to lie low is in a village of widows — disguised as a woman.
Style: exciting, dorama, sweet, romantic
Plot: cross dressing, joseon dynasty, gender bending, romance, switching roles, love and romance, disorder, strong female character, hidden identity, friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Love a Lifetime (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: A story that follows Nalan Yue, a man with two identities. He falls for the bold Rong Hua, a young maiden with a good heart yet their ties are deeper and more complicated due to the generation before them. To support her father Rong Jingfeng in his ...
Style: light, visually appealing, disturbing, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: romance, relationships, artifact, saving a life, friends in love, magical power, love and romance, fantasy world, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: warrior, martial arts, tragic love, swords and armor, romance, emperor, heroine, adventure, sword fight, resistance, tragic event, mission ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love and Redemption (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Legend has it that the god of battle saved heaven a 1000 years in the past in a deadly battle against the demon. Both fell from heaven and disappeared from the world. Chu Xuanji was born in the world without the six senses, making her quite clueless ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: martial arts, love affair, adventure, in love, love and romance, fall in love, relationships, male female relationship, romance, combat, forest, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, warrior, sword fight, female martial artist, martial artist, aristocracy, vengeance, love and romance, female warrior, theft, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 21K
Merlin (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, fairy tale, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: king arthur, wizards and magicians, wizards, knight, good versus evil, adventure, sorcerer, dragon, witch, betrayal, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 5th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Ever Night (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: They are both chosen in their own ways to protect their people and the country. Ning Que is the only survivor of General Lin Guang Yuan’s regime, which came under a calculated and brutal attack of another dangerous general. Ning Que manages to ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, disturbing
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, chosen one, save the day, friends, danger, heroes, journey, destiny, super powers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Return of the Condor Heroes (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Return of the Condor Heroes is a Chinese television series adapted from Louis Cha's novel of the same title. It is the second installment of a trilogy produced by Zhang Jizhong, preceded by The Legend of the Condor Heroes and followed by ...
Style: light, captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts training, master warrior, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, martial arts school, couple relations, fall in love, relationships, love and romance, in love, romantic relationship, love affair ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Haechi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the Joseon Dynasty period, the series follows three people from different walks of life who came together to help Prince Lee Geum claim the throne and reform the Saheonbu.
Style: political, captivating, disturbing, dorama
Plot: teamwork, king, crown prince, joseon dynasty, friendship, power struggle, royal family, martial arts, family relations, warrior, romance, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Summer's Desire (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
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Story: Two men both lost out on their chances to win over the woman they loved, but can they learn from their past mistakes? Yin Xia Mo and Luo Xi are both orphans who are adopted by the same family. Luo Xi is a cold, manipulative young man who lies and ...
Style: semi serious, sweet, romantic, dorama
Plot: amnesia, romance, love triangle, memory loss, love and romance, wooing, foster home, adopted son, social differences, foster child, orphan, single woman ...
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22%
Vivat, Naval Cadets! (1991)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In the second movie the Naval Cadets are guarding the princess coming from Germany to marry a Russian prince.
Style: stylized, light, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: russian empire, friendship, adventure, rivalry, society, danger, destiny, betrayal, love and romance, war, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Country: The New Age (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the turbulent time of the fall of Goryeo and the founding of Joseon, two former friends face-off against one another over a woman and the future shape of the nation.
Style: sincere, tense, exciting, disturbing
Plot: joseon dynasty, murder, warlord, power struggle, friendship, rivalry, danger, society, culture clash, destiny, deadly, violence ...
Time: 14th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Once Upon a Time (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: There is a town in Maine where every story book character you've ever known is trapped between two worlds, victims of a powerful curse. Only one knows the truth and only one can break the spell. Emma Swan is a 28-year-old bail bonds collector ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, twists and turns, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, fantasy world, magical, good versus evil, fairy, princess, magic, power of love, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Ice Fantasy (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: China
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set a hundred years after a war between the Empire of Snow (Ice Tribe) and the Fire Tribe, where the Fire Tribe was defeated. However, the war was fatal, leaving Prince Ka Suo and his younger half-brother Ying Kong Shi the only royal ...
Style: epic, sexy, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens
Plot: sword and fantasy, romance, fantasy world, fictional war, save the world, magic, good versus evil, natural disaster, interracial romance, destiny, sword and sorcery, martial arts ...
Place: china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Candle in the Tomb: The Lost Caverns (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A trio of Tomb Raider, Hu Ba Yi, Shirley Yang and Wang Pang Zi explore a mysterious tomb in the Shaanxi region.
Style: stylized, serious, intense, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: artifact, secret place, female protagonist, archaeology, peril, fantasy world, tombs and skeletons, romance, escapades, expedition, ancient, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: young heroes, martial arts, adventure, friendship, mentor, monkey king, immortality, magical, good versus evil, imaginary, sword fight, warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, love and romance, adventure, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Three Musketeers (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: musketeer, duel, adventure, heroic mission, political intrigue, partners, love and romance, escapades, danger, daring rescue, buddies, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, england, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Odyssey (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, USA, Turkey, South Africa
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, ...
Style: breathtaking, epic, exciting, scenic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, adventure, battles, heroic mission, legends and myths, rescue, friendship, cyclops, good versus evil, deadly creature, getting home ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%