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Memories Of The Sword (2015)
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Memories Of The Sword (2015)
Original name: 협녀, 칼의 기억
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While in medieval Korea, a young girl sets out to revenge the betrayal and the death of her mother. But therefore she must face one of the most powerful men and warriors of the Goryo Dynasty.
Style: atmospheric, colourful, captivating, emotional, stylized
Plot: revenge, fight, love story, female ninja, love, martial arts, kung fu, fantasy world, romance, tough girl, female warrior, martial artist, master warrior, showdown, redemption, disguise, culture clash, sword fight

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and epic films with plots about martial arts, sword fight, kung fu, fight, revenge, violence and rivalry mostly in Action, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Memories Of The Sword: Princess Agents (2017), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), The Assassin's Blade (2008), Martial Club (1981), Out Live (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
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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 ⇓
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Princess Agents (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
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The Assassin's Blade (2008)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This movie is based on the Butterfly Lovers, or Liang Zhu, a Chinese legend about the tragic romance between two lovers, Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai. Retelling the Wuxia version of the story, it was filmed in Shanghai in 2008. The story features ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
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Out Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, emotional, epic ...
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Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Country: China, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The tragic story of a Tang Dynasty imperial consort who was the favorite of the Emperor Xuanzong.
Style: emotional, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dragon's Showdown (1980)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
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The Himalayan (1976)
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Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Invincible Eight (1971)
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Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%