Movies like Aragami

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Aragami (2003)
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Aragami (2003)
Original name: 荒神
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two seriously wounded samurai find refuge from a storm at an isolated temple, the home of a swordsman and a mysterious young woman. One samurai awakes to find that not only has his comrade died, but that his wounds have miraculously healed. He discovers that he has been given the power of immortality by the swordsman, a man once known as the legendary Miyamoto Musashi, who now lives an endless existence as Aragami, a "god of battle".
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, exciting, scary
Plot: samurai, survival, adventure, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, martial arts, friendship, danger, escapades, master villain, creator, fencing, mountain, contests and competitions, master warrior, imaginary, katana, sword fight
Time: ancient history

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Most similar movies to Aragami

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, escapades, adventure, supernatural and good versus evil mostly in Action, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Aragami: Zu Warriors (2001), Werewolf Warrior (2004), Dororo (2007), Death Trance (2005), Samurai Reincarnation (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 3K
Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Plot: imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, martial arts, rescue, adventure, save the world, supernatural ability, supernatural, race against time, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Werewolf Warrior (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A werewolf samurai walks the countryside, finding himself in the middle of a village of monsters who feed on human flesh.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, supernatural, rivalry, chaos, mutant, escapades, adventure, heroes, danger, deadly creature, deadly, battles ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.4
 3K
Dororo (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: The hero, Hyakkimaru is a wandering "demon hunter" whose extra body parts -- 48 to be exact -- were grafted onto his head and trunk by a herb doctor who discovered him as an infant, in a process that echoes "Frankenstein" and ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: samurai, martial arts, shaman, good versus evil, adventure, destiny, danger, rivalry, decapitation, curse, katana, katana sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.8
 2K
Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, supernatural, rivalry, escapades, danger, imaginary, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After surviving the slaughter of many Christians 350 years ago, a samurai denounces God for ignoring the pleas of believers. He sells his soul to Satan and receives the power to resurrect the dead to join him in a murderous rampage.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, heroes, supernatural, undead, deal with the devil, nudity (full frontal - brief), master villain, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, betrayal, intrigue, escapades, dishonesty, battles, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 1K
Sky High (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A serial-murderer is on the loose who just so happens to also be removing the hearts of his victims and taking them with him. His victims however, are not merely random humans as thought by the police. They are in fact, the past and present ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, vengeance, destiny, obsession, investigation, ghost, mystery, danger, murder, afterlife, devil worship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.3
 1K
Invincible (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Shadow Men are immortal beings of darkness and destruction. One such Shadow Man, Os (Zane), is confronted by the White Warrior, a being of light, and given the chance to change his ways or die. After the White Warrior bests Os in combat, she ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, heroic mission, battles, rivalry, supernatural ability, apocalypse, danger, daring rescue, estrangement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, danger, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair, collector ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, mortal combat, vengeance, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, superhuman powers, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, chinese man ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, military, escapades, chase, good versus evil, partners against crime, heroes, chases and races ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.0
 1K
Devilman (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A scientific exploration in search of a new energy source unleashes a group of powerful demons who begin possessing human bodies and destroying civilization. Close friends Akira (Hisato Izaki) and Ryo (Yusuke Izaki) wind up on different sides of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, futuristic
Plot: demon, supernatural, good versus evil, fall in love, teenage life, apocalypse, survival, heroic mission, chaos, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry ...
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, mysterious character, heroes, supernatural, adventure, vengeance, gory, escapades, crimes, danger, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hunted by raiders, a band of crusading knights escort the holy grail through a valley of black death where they must hack and slash their way to freedom.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, heroes, clergy, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, gory, holy grail ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Reign of the Gargoyles (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During World War 2 a group of brave US Airmen are downed in Nazi controlled Europe, after their aircraft is attacked by Nazi-controlled mythological Gargoyles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, suspense
Plot: world war two, heroic mission, daring rescue, supernatural, good versus evil, military, deadly creature, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
WitchSlayer Gretl (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty years after his encounter with the witch, a grown-up Hansel returns to the haunted forest, seeking revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: adventure, vengeance, bounty hunter, danger, supernatural, witch, escapades, imaginary, in the woods, rivalry, heroes, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 2K
The Minion (1998)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen Goodleaf is called in to determine the meaning of the ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, battles, danger, escapades, supernatural, mixed martial arts, tough guy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Attack of the Gryphon (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a mystical land torn apart by civil war, a warrior princess must team up with a rival warrior prince to hunt down an evil sorcerer who has summoned a giant flying demon which is terrorizing their land.
Style: serious, epic, exciting
Plot: escapades, civil war, good versus evil, imaginary, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, danger, isolation, curses spells and rituals, vampire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Legend of the Phoenix (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two magically powerful monks who were separated at birth are reunited to fight the King of Hell.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, twins, escapades, ambition, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, danger, folk hero, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.4
 691
Hellhounds (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Greek warrior must travel to the Underworld and battle killer hellhounds in order to rescue his murdered bride from the clutches of Hades.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Plot: heroes, legends and myths, adventure, rescue, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, battles, escapades, creature, dog, greek mythology ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, battles, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, friends, adventure, partners, imaginary, mountain ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, elf, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, heroes, danger, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Plot: mountain, ghost, good versus evil, soldier, martial arts, adventure, supernatural ability, rescue, tragic hero, clergy, rivalry, daring rescue ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3.6
 867
Dark Relic (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1099 A.D.: A battle-weary knight leads his men home from the Holy Land after years of fighting. But the supposedly holy relic he’s carrying bears a terrible curse…
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: heroic mission, good versus evil, deadly creature, danger, heroes, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, battles, adventure, obsessive quest, adventurer ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.4
 677
Samurai (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, crimes, investigation, deadly, supernatural, ghost, samurai, rivalry, reincarnation, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, tokyo, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Thunderstorm: The Return of Thor (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot is similarly smorgasbordesque, cobbled together from the vaguely recalled secret origins of most superheroes: average joe, talented inventor, tragic loss, ancient prophecy, immortal intervention, pending apocalypse, flamboyant villain. ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, master warrior, imaginary, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, legends and myths, heroes, norse mythology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Fading of the Cries (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jacob, a young man armed with a deadly sword, saves Sarah, a teenage girl, from Mathias, a malevolent evil that has begun plaguing a small farmland town while in search of an ancient necklace that had belonged to Sarahs Uncle. Jacob sets out to get ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, supernatural, heroic mission, danger, deadly, escapades, deadly creature, small town, chase, zombie, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, save the princess, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: exciting, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: destiny, ghost, martial arts, imaginary, heroic mission, romance, heroes, supernatural romance, supernatural ability, good versus evil, danger, love affair ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 4K
Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, betrayal, rescue, confined, daring rescue, rivalry, adventure, danger, escapades ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%