Code of honor movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant code of honor movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, tense, suspense and intense films and TV shows about / with code of honor, betrayal, revenge, rivalry, vengeance, murder, blood, heroes, brutality and violence plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in USA, Japan, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as code of honor: Last Knights (2015), Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), 13 Assassins (2010), Mafioso (1962), The Great Queen Seondeok (2009), The Horsemen (1971), Outlaws (2017), The Traitor (2019), The Yakuza (1974), As Tears Go By (1988).

List of code of honor movies

Last Knights (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA, South Korea, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When an evil emperor executes their leader, his band of knights – bound by duty and honour – embarks on a journey of vengeance that will not come to an end until they've destroyed their mortal foe.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, warrior, sword fight, vengeance, king arthur, master warrior, honor, emperor, adventure, sword and shield, knight, coup d'etat ...
Time: middle ages, future, 18th century
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Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.
Style: serious, bleak, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: samurai, vengeance, life is a bitch, society, loss of son, rivalry, down on your luck, revenge, hara kiri, code of honor, seppuku, ronin ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
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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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, massacre, battles, duel, samurai sword, sword fight, battle, martial arts, suicide, mission, violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Mafioso (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, gloomy, humorous
Plot: factory, immigrants, family relations, culture clash, crime, hidden identity, life is a bitch, crimes, unlikely criminals, society, misfit, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, new york, sicily, usa, europe ...
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The Great Queen Seondeok (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Queen Seondeok is a 2009 South Korean historical drama, starring Lee Yo-won, Go Hyun-jung, Uhm Tae-woong, Park Ye-jin, Kim Nam-gil and Yoo Seung-ho. It chronicles the life of Queen Seondeok of Silla. It aired on MBC from May 25 to December 22, 2009 ...
Style: epic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: power struggle, political intrigue, queen, murder, royal family, political leader, prophecy, palace, empire, court intrigue, gender disguise, palace intrigue ...
Time: 7th century, ancient times
Place: korea
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The Horsemen (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In the poor, desolate northern provinces of the mountainous feudal Sunni kingdom of Afghanistan (before the Soviet-engineered republican revolutions), the status of the proud men and their clans is determined less by wealth or even military power ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense
Plot: village life, ambition, parents and children, self discovery, village, redemption, mountain, coming of age, downfall, rivalry, contests and competitions, heroes ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
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Outlaws (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When an Australian motorcycle gang leader is released from prison, he finds his former deputy on the cusp of giving control of their lucrative drug trade to a rival gang. When the deal goes south, the ensuing violence threatens to spin out of ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, australian, betrayal, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prison, misanthropy, fight, misogyny, punched in the face, shot to death ...
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The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, intense, factual
Plot: cosa nostra, mafia, informant, assassination, assassination attempt, judge, murder, trial, death threat, italian history, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, rio de janeiro, miami ...
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The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, neo noir, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
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As Tears Go By (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, rough
Plot: gang, gangsters, friendship, triad, island, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, friends, hopes, crime, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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Story of a Prostitute (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Disappointed by the marriage of her lover to a woman he does not love, prostitute Harumi drifts from the city to a remote Japanese outpost in Manchuria to work in a "comfort house," or brothel, during the Sino-Japanese war. The commanding ...
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, prostitute, tragic love, sino japanese war, hand grenade, misogyny, desertion, colonialism, prostitution, desert, buddhism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
Place: china, japan
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Riders of the Purple Sage (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jim Lassiter roams from town to town in search for the man who drove his sister to suicide. While riding toward a mountain pass, he sees an heiress, Jane Withersteen, being harassed by thugs and steps in to help. A religious sect wants Jane to marry ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: crimes, tough heroes, religions or cults, farm, pursuit, track down, lone wolves, love and romance, heroes, society, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 19th century
Place: utah
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The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, rivalry, contests and competitions, heir heiress, instructor, opponent, kung fu, fist fighting, vengeance, master warrior ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Once Upon A Time in Triad Society (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This first spin-off movie focuses on Ugly Kwan, played by Francis Ng.
Plot: attempted rape, revenge, flashback, bully, betrayal, triad, frustration, code of honor, naivete, unreliable flashback, innocent
Place: japan
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Female Ninjas - In Bed with the Enemy (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Female ninjas nudity and sword-weilding action directed by Takayuki Miyagawa is bawdy and thrilling! The female ninjas are sent undercover (sometimes under bed covers) to investigate the disappearance of a gold chest.
Plot: religious statue, martial art, rivalry, magic, betrayal, female nudity, undercover agent, love, ninja, treasure, code of honor, martial arts ...
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, shogun, battles, master warrior, adventure, martial arts, ronin, exile, heroes, samurai sword, rivalry, chosen one ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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Dirty Hearts (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For eighty percent of the Japanese community in Brazil, Japan had won the war and defeat was nothing more than American propaganda. The few immigrants ...
Style: serious, bleak, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, couples, life is a bitch, state affairs, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, society, immigrants, violence, hidden truth ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: brazil
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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems. The film moves back and forth between the late 1940s, when Giuliano and other reprobates were recruited by separatist politicians to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, betrayal, gangsters, political corruption, injustice, ransom, revolution, poisoning, mafia, death, rally ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, southern italy, palermo italy
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The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Aging outlaw Pike Bishop (William Holden) prepares to retire after one final robbery. Joined by his gang, which includes Dutch Engstrom (Ernest Borgnine) and brothers Lyle (Warren Oates) and Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson), Bishop discovers the heist is ...
Style: epic, stylized, bleak, cynical, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, robbery, on the run, anti heroes, anti hero, mexican revolution, chase, gunfight, friendship, one last job, loss of friend, mercenary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, arizona, yuma arizona
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Vystrel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After receiving a slap in the face, Officer Silvio challenges the offending Count to a duel. However, urgent circumstances force the officer to leave, leaving the right to shoot. After many years, on the eve of the Count’s wedding, Silvio returns ...
Plot: duel, russian army, shooting, nobility, insult, challenge, code of honor
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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The Dog in the Manger (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A musical comedy based on classical play by Félix Lope de Vega.
Style: captivating, entertaining, suspense, feel good
Plot: jealousy, pride, nobility, missing child, lost child, rivalry, dishonesty, friendship, society, nobleman, medieval, code of honor
Place: spain
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School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, boarding school life, friendship, coming of age, preparatory school, working class, football, youth, society, teenage life, cheating ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
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A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After growing up in a poor gypsy camp, Edmond Vidal, aka Momon, has retained a sense of family, unfailing loyalty and pride in his origins. Most of all, he has remained friends with Serge Suttel, with whom he first discovered prison life - for ...
Style: serious, realistic, twist ending, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, going straight, hopes, crimes, introspection, buddies, gang, gangsters, organized crime, friends, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, lyon
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The Lords of Discipline (1983)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will arrives for his last year at Military Academy, in the Deep South USA, in the 1960's. A black student, Pearce, has been accepted, for the first time and Will is asked to keep an eye out for the inevitable racism. The racists come in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, friendship, fighting the system, rebellion, military, coming of age, life is a bitch, investigation, society, injustice, terminator, college ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, south carolina, southern usa
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The Last Samurai (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
Plot: samurai, warrior, battles, self discovery, pride and honor, human spirit, courage, friendship, loyalty, master warrior, army, dignity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, san francisco, pacific ocean, tokyo
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The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the English and French soldiers battle for control of the American colonies in the 18th century, the settlers and native Americans are forced to take sides. Cora and her sister Alice unwittingly walk into trouble but are reluctantly saved by ...
Style: epic, exciting, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: native american, freedom, army, adventure, forbidden love, wilderness, woman in danger, vengeance, native americans, father daughter relationship, french, massacre ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1700s, 1930s
Place: usa, england
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, russian mafia, mob boss, criminal heroes, murder, russian, investigation, organized crime, criminal's revenge, diary, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, st. petersburg russia
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The Duellists (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1800, as Napoleon Bonaparte rises to power in France, a rivalry erupts between Armand and Gabriel, two lieutenants in the French Army, over a perceived insult. For over a decade, they engage in a series of duels amidst larger conflicts, including ...
Style: stylized, realistic, contemplative, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sword duel, napoleonic wars, fencing, pistol duel, nudity (full frontal - brief), military life, profanity, escapades, soldier, obsessive quest, military, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1810s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
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DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dragon, knight, immortality, adventure, medieval, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, betrayal, battle, battles, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: england, europe
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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A company of British soldiers in colonial India is shaken when the widow of their most honored hero is assaulted. A young officer must defend a fellow lieutenant from the charges in an unusual court-martial, while investigating the deepening mystery ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: battles, military, law enforcement, society, legal, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, false accusation, murder, military life, vengeance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: india, asia, england, europe
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