Movies like 2002

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2002 (2001)
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2002 (2001)
Original name: 异灵灵异
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan. When his partner reincarnates, the rookie policeman Fung applies for the position; but Paper Chan explains Chiu that the team is to be formed by a man and a spirit, and Chiu has a death star on his hand that dooms his friends to die. Meanwhile, Chiu falls in love for Nurse Danielle, but he avoids her to protect her life against the fate of the death star. When the fiend Water Ghost possesses Fung seeking revenge against Chiu, he has to battle against the evil spirit trying to protect also his friend.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: afterlife, special agents, ghost, reincarnation, martial arts, supernatural, good versus evil, vengeance, battles, fall in love, danger, introspection, rivalry, destiny, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, love, police, hospital, buddhism, sword, coma, taxi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong

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Most similar movies to 2002

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, danger, supernatural, escapades, heroes, martial arts and supernatural ability mostly in Comedy, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like 2002: Mr. Vampire (1985), A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991), New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989), Don't Open Your Eyes (2006), The White Dragon (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mr. Vampire (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, exciting, scary, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vampire, martial arts, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, heroic mission, zombie, clergy, supernatural ability, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, ghost, martial arts, hopes, legends and myths, imaginary, supernatural ability, love affair, heroes, rescue, supernatural romance, good versus evil ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrown Priest. To save the village from paranormal menaces, he deals with and battles a host of mysterious creatures including: a little mischievous ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, vampire, clergy, deadly creature, supernatural, babies and infants, danger, escapades, wizards and magicians, mad scientist, master warrior, heroes ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Don't Open Your Eyes (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Tao of ghostbusting; religion and policing. On January 2, 2006, three fateful things happen to Sergeant Yiu, a lackluster Hong Kong cop: he shoots a notorious criminal who vows to haunt him, his aunt dies and passes to him the ability to see ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ghost, amateur detective, rivalry, supernatural, danger, afterlife, martial arts, murder, injustice, law enforcement, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip turns into a frantic fight against the supernatural when an ancient demon and a fearsome female warrior bring their eternal battle into the present day. Jason Parks is trying to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine, by arranging a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, good versus evil, ghost, escapades, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, thirtysomething life, deadly, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The White Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this swordfighting comedy, a young noblewoman falls in love with a prince of the Imperial House. By accident, she acquires the martial arts skills of the White Dragon. New in her power, she learns that there are definite advantages in performing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, tragic hero, heroic mission, love affair, fall in love, rivalry, escapades, danger, intrigue, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 208
Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: deadly, rivalry, crimes, escapades, danger, good versus evil, race against time, psychopath, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, battles, obsessive quest, heroes, fall in love, destiny, wizards and magicians, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, imaginary ...
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Wu yen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, love affair, battles, fall in love, destiny, state affairs, martial arts, romance, bounty hunter, marriage of convenience, hitman ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, destiny, supernatural, love and romance, disorder, misfit, afterlife, love story, angel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, surreal, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dragon, martial arts, supernatural, love and romance, good versus evil, escapades, tragic hero, vengeance, danger, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Treasure Hunt (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden "treasure," which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural powers, and is the National Treasure of China.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, hand to hand combat, fistfight, special agents, supernatural romance, legends and myths, tragic love, on the road, track down, palaces castles and temples, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, fall in love, danger, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair, collector ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
House of Fury (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, secret agents, parents and children, heroes, danger, daring rescue, family relations, siblings relations, twins, rivalry, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Several years after his beloved Nieh has gone, Ning is innocently put into jail. Luckily, he meets a scholar, Elder Chu Kot, in the prison who finally helps him escape. Ning then meets a young witty monk Autumn. They become friends and live in an ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, exciting, serious, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ghost, escape, supernatural, demon, romance, collector, supernatural romance, heroic mission, fall in love, love affair, adventure ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Eternal Evil of Asia (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fun-filled trip to Thailand turns out to be a deadly one for four best friends when they accidentally killed the sister of a local sorcerer. When one of them mysteriously died upon returning the remaining trio discovers that a curse has been cast ...
Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, ghost, invisibility, life is a bitch, escapades, rivalry, gory, wizards and magicians, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, best friends, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Twins Effect (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An evil Duke attempts to kill and collect the blood of a royal family of European vampires in order to become all powerful. The only surviving member of the family travels to Hong Kong, only to complicate his struggle by falling in love with a ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, martial arts, fall in love, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural, twins, royal family, rivalry, tough girl, fight, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mr. Vampire II (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern grave robbing "archeologists" find perfectly preserved specimens from the past of a man, a woman, and their child. Unbeknownst to the scientist and his two bumbling assistants, these are vampires immobilized only by the paper spells ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: vampire, deadly, goofy hero, danger, good versus evil, reluctant partners, clergy, supernatural, escapades, imaginary, chase, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Spooky Encounters (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sammo is Courageous Cheung, a pedicab driver in a rural community who is known around town as the man who fears nothing. Well, this is proved false before the opening credits finish when he endures a particularly frightening nightmare of ...
Style: semi serious, tense, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, black magic, betrayal, escapades, imaginary, supernatural ability, rivalry, master warrior, deadly, mind game, supernatural, danger ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A royal official accompanies a Portuguese warship to the Black Cliffs to see the site of the defeat of the evil Invincible Asia, who attained supernatural abilities by following the sacred scroll and castrating himself.
Style: serious
Plot: martial arts, gender bending, vengeance, wizards and magicians, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ninjas battle Vampires for the fate of the world in this all new Action-Horror-Comedy from the creators of 2010's cult smash, "Ninjas Vs Zombies"! Moments after down-on-his-luck Aaron is rejected by the girl of his dreams, they both ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: ninja magic, vampire, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Harry Knuckles and the Pearl Necklace (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A valuable necklace has gone missing, and Harry Knuckles, AKA Special Agent Spanish Fly, is on the case. But getting his hirsute hands on the prize isn't going to be easy for the diminutive dynamo. There's more to this case than meets the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, heroes, espionage, escapades, battles, crimes, best friends, danger, secret agents, undercover, master villain, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As a child Jack Brooks witnessed the brutal murder of his family. Now a young man he struggles with a pestering girlfriend, therapy sessions that resolve nothing, and night classes that barely hold his interest. After unleashing an ancient curse, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, slasher, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, camping, demon, disorder, vengeance, murder, supernatural, ghost, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, gory, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, unfulfilled love, friendship, hopes, romance, supernatural, obsessive quest, last wish, redemption, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
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Nun of That (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nun of That is an action-comedy that follows Sister Kelly Wrath as she transforms from a nun with a simple temper problem to a vengeful killer. After being gunned down in an alley, she ascends to heaven to receive training from some of the great ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, danger, rivalry, clergy, vigilantism, crimes, nun, convent, murderer, murder, transformation, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mantecoza (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: The story of office drone Sebastian King's tongue-in-cheek adventures in the magically steampunk world of Mantecoza. Using the magical ring and a magical word, Sebastian travels between worlds, trying to save both from the evil machinations of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: adventurer, good versus evil, fish out of water, hopes, escapades, wizards and magicians, buddies, danger, rivalry, misfit, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
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Doll Graveyard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: It's 1905 when 12 year old Sophia plays all by herself in her big, creepy house with only four handmade dolls as friends. When her abusive father has finally had enough, he forces her to bury them in the backyard. But, after she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, ghost, family in danger, vengeance, teenage life, gory, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll ...
Time: 1900s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Chinese Odyssey Part One: Pandora's Box (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fantasy adventure about the arrival of Buddhism in China. When the Goddess of Happiness tosses the Longevity Monk and his disciples out of heaven (because the Monkey King tried to attain immortality), the Monkey King is reincarnated as the Joker. He ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, reincarnation, changing the past or future, legends and myths, time travel, master warrior, master villain, rescue, danger, good versus evil, adventure, clergy ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.5
 673
The Dead One (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trapped between the living and the dead, Diego de la Muerte fights to rescue his soul from the evil god of death that controls him. But a bigger battle awaits him when the Aztec god demands the soul of Maria, the girlfriend Diego left behind.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, introspection, danger, rescue, moral dilemma, destiny, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, sacrifice ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 358
Magic to Win (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows that Professor Hong Sum Kwai is actually the Water Magician, one of the five elemental wizards. One day, Hong accidentally loses his magical powers, which are transferred to his student Cheng Meisi. The girl happily uses the superhuman ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, wizards and magicians, imaginary, supernatural power, attack, magic, college student, magician, asian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%