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, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with code of honor, betrayal, vengeance, revenge, rivalry, honor, heroes, blood, violence and murder 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: The Last Samurai (2003), Last Knights (2015), Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), 13 Assassins (2010), The Mandalorian (2019), The Horsemen (1971), Outlaws (2017), The Traitor (2019), The Yakuza (1974), As Tears Go By (1988).

List of code of honor movies

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: epic, captivating, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, war, courage, warrior, human spirit, pride and honor, katana, self discovery, martial arts, military, dignity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, san francisco, tokyo
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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: exciting, serious, visually appealing, bad ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, sword fight, warrior, vengeance, knight, king arthur, revenge, adventure, emperor, corrupt, mythology, happy ending ...
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, tense, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: samurai, feudal japan, revenge, life is a bitch, society, vengeance, rivalry, loss of son, down on your luck, winter, medieval, hara kiri ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia
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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: suspense, unusual plot structure, intense, visually appealing, harsh ...
Plot: samurai, samurai sword, sword fight, warrior, seppuku, violent, battles, martial arts, revenge, massacre, shogun, swordsman ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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The Mandalorian (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Plot under wraps
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids
Plot: star wars, space travel, space and aliens, bounty hunter, warrior, one man army, space adventure, alien civilization, loner, gunslinger, tough guy, space opera ...
Time: future
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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, tense, touching
Plot: horse, islam, horseman, ambition, village life, mountain, downfall, coming of age, contests and competitions, heroes, rivalry, humble ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, ottoman empire, 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, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, retro
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, misanthropy, prison, betrayal, violence, misogyny, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fight, australian, biker, motorcycle ...
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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, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
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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: neo noir, tense, intense, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, crimes, kidnapping, friendship, culture clash, rescue, sword fight, organized crime, haunted by the past, rivalry, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: japan, tokyo, california, asia, kyoto japan
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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: neo noir, psychedelic, mind bending, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: gang, friendship, criminal underworld, mob hit, brother brother relationship, gang leader, bloody violence, love, gangsters, heroic bloodshed, multiple storylines, animal abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, chase, religions or cults, tough heroes, farm, vengeance, old west, fall in love, rivalry, clergy, lone wolves, love and romance ...
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, wing chun, fight, vengeance, heroes, instructor, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, heir ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 20th century, year 1937 ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia
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47 Ronin (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Japan, Hungary
Duration: 128 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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, adventure, ronin, shogun, medieval, battles, beast, exile, rivalry, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, ancient china
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The Wild Bunch (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 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: disturbing, bloody, brutal, epic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gunfight, mexican revolution, on the run, heist, robbery, friendship, violent, bounty hunter, gangsters, civil war, chase ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, arizona, latin america, yuma arizona
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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, talky, intense, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, anti semitism, preparatory school, friendship, judaism, working class, justice, boarding school life, culture clash, life philosophy, manipulation ...
Time: 50s, 80s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, israel, harvard university, boston, usa
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A Gang Story (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History, 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: going straight, gangsters, friendship, crimes, hopes, introspection, organized crime, buddies, friends, gang, gypsy camp, criminal heroes ...
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: serious, realistic, tense, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: racism, military, friendship, military school, military training, bullying, racial slur, conspiracy, humiliation, loyalty, school, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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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, sexy, visually appealing, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: native american, indians, army, wilderness, native americans, freedom, colonial america, american indian, american history, adventure, war, colonialism ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, usa
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Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: 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: neo noir, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: gangsters, russian, russian mafia, rape, mob boss, prostitution, murder, brutality, crimes, child prostitute, twists and turns, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, st. petersburg russia, europe, scotland yard
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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: visually appealing, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, fencing, sword duel, swordsman, sword fight, military, honor, nudity (full frontal - brief), medieval, cossack, adaptation, distopia ...
Time: 19th century, 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: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, scenic, epic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, knight, medieval, good versus evil, immortality, adventure, sword fight, friendship, sword and sorcery, betrayal, magic, heroes ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: military, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, women, battles, power relations, reluctant partners, rebellion, legal, war, army investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: india, england, asia, europe
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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: semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous, cult film
Plot: gangsters, factory, mafia, police, italian mafia, immigrants, family relations, culture clash, hidden identity, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, usa, new york, sicily, europe ...
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Story of a Prostitute (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 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: realistic, erotic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, prostitute, prostitution, soldier, female nudity, wartime, sex, desertion, misogyny, colonialism, desert, buddhism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: china, japan
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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: innocent, flashback, revenge, bully, attempted rape, betrayal, frustration, code of honor, naivete, unreliable flashback, triad
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: ninja, ninjitsu, code of honor, dignity, strangled to death, love, rivalry, martial arts, stolen gold, magic, female nudity, sword fight ...
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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: tense, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, society, couples, immigrants, state affairs, life is a bitch, hidden truth, husband wife relationship, brainwashing, world war two, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: brazil
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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 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: political, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, revolution, politics, italian mafia, world war two, death, mafia, robin hood, italian history, intrigue, ransom, injustice ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: sicily, italy, europe, palermo italy, southern italy
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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: challenge, russian army, nobility, duel, insult, code of honor, shooting
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: entertaining, captivating, feel good, suspense
Plot: jealousy, pride, nobility, dishonesty, society, friendship, rivalry, nobleman, medieval, code of honor, missing father, missing child
Time: 17th century
Place: spain
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