Eastern movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant eastern movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, serious, semi serious, captivating and humorous films and TV shows about / with eastern, criminal, kidnapping, fight, love and romance, friendship, brother brother relationship, danger, fistfight and heroes plots mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres shot in USA, Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and other countries.
eastern movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as eastern: Blue Bird (1979), Jamilya (1969), Orient (2022), Skyscraper (2018), Dangerous Flowers (2006), Cut Sleeve Boys (2006), David & Layla (2005), Lost in Translation (2003), Monsoon Wedding (2001), Lost Horizon (1973).

List of eastern movies

Blue Bird (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: East Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the middle of the 18th Century, the Ruster family immigrates to the United States. The father, a former farm laborer, leads a hard life as a settler along with his family. One day the nine year-old George, his second-youngest son, is kidnapped by ...
Audience: kids
Plot: native american, boy, coming of age, youth, kidnapping, settler, skinny dipping, male nudity, child abduction, eastern
Time: 18th century
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Jamilya (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war ...
Plot: world war two, girl, autobiography, engagement, mountain, love, love triangle, farming, fall in love, loveless marriage, horse, countryside ...
Place: russia, eastern europe
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Orient (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: During the Warring States era, the feuding generals were suddenly struck down one after another by the demonic Kishin. In the 150 years since, groups of individuals have continued to resist Kishin control. They are called Bushi bands. When they were ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: samurai, combat, battles, demon hunter, protector, adventure, rescue, fight, supernatural power, teamwork, warrior, fantasy world ...
Place: japan
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Skyscraper (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.
Style: tense, suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: skyscraper, disaster, terrorism, heroism, protective parent, ex soldier, kidnapping, fire, panic, betrayal, courage, helicopter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: hong kong, china, minnesota, asia
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Dangerous Flowers (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miki, the daughter of a professor and martial arts master is sought after by an organized crime syndicate for her knowledge about the location of a hidden treasure, the Andaman Pearl. Five sexy undercover agents Rose, Lotus, Pouy- sian, Spadix and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: martial arts, undercover, secret agents, save the day, daring rescue, abduction, escapades, rivalry, hostage, battles, confined, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, touching, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, hopes, betrayal, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong, london, dubai, united kingdom
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David & Layla (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York. David (David Moscow), TV host of "Sex & Happiness", becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla (Shiva Rose) - a mysterious, sensual dancer who ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meet the parents, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, hopes, family relations, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, kurdistan, brooklyn new york city, israel ...
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: melancholic, atmospheric, cerebral, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, fish out of water, unlikely couple, actor, adultery, love story, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, yale university, kyoto japan
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Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: From an exciting Indian wedding comes a relationship from two different times not only showing the modern but also the traditional. Different characters and stories interact with each other in director Mira Nair film where she used an ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, culture clash, adultery, arranged marriage, honest, confession, disagreement, first love, leaving home, family secret, understanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, australia, new delhi, punjab, asia ...
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Lost Horizon (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music. While escaping war-torn China, a group of Europeans crash in the Himalayas, where they are ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, feel good, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: air disaster, airplane, utopia, aviation, hijacking, kidnapping, revolution, escapades, adventure, on the run, love and romance, romance ...
Place: himalaya, china, asia, tibet, southeast asia ...
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The Man from Button Willow (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In 1869, Justin Eagle lives on his ranch called "The Eagle's Nest" near the town of Button Willow, California. In addition to being a rancher, Juston is a trouble-shooter for the U. S. Government which calls for him to act as an ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: bar fight, missing person, kidnapping, secret identity, undercover, couples, working undercover, small town, heroic mission, old west, crimes, daring rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, san francisco, california, pacific ocean, utah
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The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When the Red Dragon Tong murders his daughter, Geoffrey Jackson is determined to crush this underground organisation. The Tong, a ruthless clan whose profits from protection rackets, white slave traffic, smuggling and drug-running amount to millions ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: murder, torture, secret society, espionage, organized crime, drug abuse, violence, revenge, gambling, servant, secret identity, casino ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century
Place: hong kong
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Gold of the Wild North (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A western set in the "Wild North".
Plot: confession, bar fight, stolen gold, attempted murder, redheaded woman, card playing, court, cheating at cards, brother brother relationship, saloon girl, fight, false accusation ...
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His Name Was Madron (1970)
Genre: Western
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sister Mary (Leslie Caron) is a nun who enlists the help of Madron (Richard Boone) after she is the only survivor of an Apache massacre. A trio of lecherous bandits try to force themselves on the nun, and Madron shoots two of them to death. The ...
Plot: nun, horse, male female relationship, mercy killing, crucifix, thirst, apache, odd couple, mexican, death of protagonist, desert, outlaw gang ...
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The Drifting Avenger (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Japan, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ken, son of a former samurai settles with his family in the west from Japan. Soon his family is killed in front of him by stagecoach robbers, making him aim to get revenge. Marvin an experienced gunman befriends Ken and becomes his mentor.
Plot: cowboy, samurai, hitman, doctor, cattle, grave, revenge, horse riding, mentor, pigeon, lynch mob, ranch ...
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Maiden Bridge (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, War, Western
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Maiden Bridge" is a place of exchange of German prisoners and partisans captured by the Germans. Unit with nine captured Germans is marching towards the bridge. there is double trouble for partisans, since they are surrounded by the ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, commissioner, heroes, battles, thirst, tank, execution, ss, water, rock, river ...
Time: year 1943
Place: former yugoslavia
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Count Bobby, the Terror of the Wild West (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Western
Country: Austria, Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An Austrian earl learns that he has inherited land in Arizona, in the American wild west. The count and his friend journey to America to claim the inheritance. There, they encounter danger, desperados, and the none-too-friendly daughter of the local ...
Plot: earl, sheriff, gang, inheritance, daughter, criminal, royalty, eastern
Place: arizona
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Villin pohjolan salattu laakso (1963)
Genre: Western
Country: Finland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Vorna brothers search for a hidden valley and its treasures.
Plot: female nudity, hostage, ambush, bow and arrow, native tribe, lapland, gold, wilderness, skinny dipping, torture, tribe, raft ...
Place: finland
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A Trip Around the World (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A highly fictionalized account of the first Serbian foreign-lottery winner - Jovanče Micić, a merchant from Jagodina who went on to travel the whole world in the company of his Hungarian mistress and Montenegrin friend with a wooden leg.
Plot: old west, harem, pirate ship, chinese emperor, travel, wooden leg, eastern, female director
Place: middle east
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Doctor Homer's Brother (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This film predominantly deals with the problems of a young man whom his delusions led into conflict with society. These issues will throw him into an adventure that would be tragic for him, but still helpful for him to see the truth. The story takes ...
Plot: army, girl, traitor, partisan, insanity, mountain, river, post war, drunk, village, ambush, fight ...
Place: kosovo
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The Unhanged (1971)
Genre: Western, Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two outlaws, The Lonely Rider and the Indian Tonto, have caught (at least they think they have) Speedy Gonzales, a ruthless gunfighter from the town of Njietponimaistadi. They start to travel to another town for the reward, through the desert ...
Style: funny
Plot: desert, fistfight, fast draw, gunfight, cowboy, van, old west, criminal, scheming, prisoner, reward, water ...
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Blood on the Land (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Greece
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Vassilis Georgiades directed this tense drama, one of the final Greek films made before the 1967 coup which led to restrictions on film content. The plot concerns struggles between peasants and the wealthy estate-owners over division of land in the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: horseman, criminal, countryside, house, squire, nudity (full frontal - brief), feudalism, lake, topless woman, secretly observing, love triangle, voyeurism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, hellas
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The Round-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a detention camp in Hungary in 1869 at a time of guerilla campaigns against the ruling Austrians.
Style: political, experimental, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: prison life, female nudity, protest, reform, snitch, escape attempt, confined, rebellion, life is a bitch, political unrest, psychological manipulation, suppression ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: hungary, eastern europe, europe, central europe, budapest
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Trail of the Falcon (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the latter half of the 19th century, gold is discovered in the Black Hills, an area which has already been allocated to the Dakota Indians as a winter reservation in a treaty. Nevertheless, gold diggers, profiteers and adventurers flock to the ...
Plot: native american, gold rush, gold, fight, buffalo, attempted rape, businessman, eastern, forced kiss, sioux indian
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
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The Seventh Bullet (1973)
Genre: Adventure, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Despite the restoration of Soviet power in the area, Basmachis continue to arrive from across the border, bringing death and destruction to peaceful villages. One of the bands of rebels is led by Khairulla who is pitted against the militsiya (local ...
Plot: russian civil war, post civil war, squad, chase, civil war, eastern, shooting, horse chase, bullet
Place: ussr
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Blood Brothers (1975)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Indian village is attacked by the American army. The Indians are cruelly killed. One of the soldiers called Harmonika is disgusted by the murders of the innocent women and children. He decides to leave the army. He goes to live with the Indians ...
Plot: native american, mass murder, old west, eastern
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Hard Way to Die (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sung Shao Chong (Billy Chong) traverses the Arizona desert, helping those in need on the way to meet his old friend Kum (Lam Hak-Ming) in a small western town. Once there, he runs into a group of men who terrorize the town and extort the local ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, revenge, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, adventure, criminal heroes, crimes, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
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At Home Among Strangers, a Stranger Among His Own (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the Russian Civil War, a loyal Red, Shilov, must prove he is at home among strangers as he attempts to recapture a shipment of gold that he was supposed to deliver to Moscow. Needed as a means of buying food for the people, the gold Shilov ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian civil war, false accusation, gang, gypsy, escapades, mole, officer, patriotism, frame up, conscience, friendship, civil war ...
Time: 1910s, year 1917
Place: russia
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Ambush (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Western
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Kirghiz adventure film combining documentary and fictional elements.
Plot: border guard, murder, traitor, entrapment, enemy, soviet, eastern
Time: 1920s
Place: ussr
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The Sixth (1982)
Genre: Action
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Civil War in Russia has just finished. The sixth chief of militia came to a small town in the south. Five Glodov’s predecessors had been killed by a gang of elusive Vakhromeyev. Now Glodov and his crew are going to have a mortal combat with ...
Plot: russian civil war, civil war, hairdresser, train robbery, eastern
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