10 Best Anime movies like Princess Mononoke (1997)

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Princess Mononoke 1997
Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to destroy it. Ashitaka must find a way to bring balance to this conflict.
List of the best anime movies like Princess Mononoke (1997): Robin Hood, Northmen: A Viking Saga, Reign of Assassins, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Gladiator, Queen Margot, House of Flying Daggers, Legend of the Millennium Dragon, The Conqueror, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole.

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Robin Hood (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Croatia, France, Hungary
Duration01:51

A war-hardened Crusader and his Moorish commander mount an audacious revolt against the corrupt English crown.

Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, history
CountryLuxembourg, United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa
Duration01:37

A band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins. The losers will pay with their lives.

Reign of Assassins (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, adventure
CountryChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration01:57

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration02:21

A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

Gladiator (2000)
Duration02:35

In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Queen Margot (1994)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryFrance, Italy, Germany
Duration02:39

The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging. In order to impose peace a forced wedding is arranged between Margot de Valois, sister of the immature Catholic King Charles IX, and the Hugenot King Henri of Navarre. Catherine of Medici maintains her behind-the-scenes power by ordering assaults, poisonings, and instigations to incest.

House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong
Duration01:59

In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.

Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:34

A spectacular journey of an unwilling young hero thrust into a mysterious past full of monsters, dragons, and strange hidden powers. Through a series of out of this world battles and adventures, Jun, a shy middle school boy, is transformed into a hero destined to battle evil and ensure harmony and tranquility in the world.

The Conqueror (1956)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genremelodrama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, military
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

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The Promise (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryThailand
Duration02:38

Ib and Boum decide to commit suicide together in Bangkok in 1997. After reneging on the promise, the vengeful ghost of Ib returns 20 years later to haunt Boum and her 15 year old daughter, Bell.

Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryChina, Hong Kong, USA
Duration01:59

The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:27

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

LEGO: The Adventures of Clutch Powers (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

Meet Clutch Powers, the best builder and explorer in the LEGO universe as he heads off on his most dangerous mission yet. Join Clutch and his team of experts as their adventure leads them from City to the Space Police prison planet to the medieval world of Ashlar where they must help the rightful heir to the King’s throne find the courage to regain the kingdom from the evil wizard Malign.

Alexander Nevsky (1938)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:51

When German knights invade Russia, Prince Alexander Nevsky must rally his people to resist the formidable force. After the Teutonic soldiers take over an eastern Russian city, Alexander stages his stand at Novgorod, where a major battle is fought on the ice of frozen Lake Chudskoe. While Alexander leads his outnumbered troops, two of their number, Vasili and Gavrilo, begin a contest of bravery to win the hand of a local maiden.

The Vikings (1958)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden.

Knights of the Round Table (1953)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In Camelot, kingdom of Arthur and Merlin, Lancelot is well known for his courage and honor. But one day he must quit Camelot and the Queen Guinevere's love, leaving the Round Table without protection.

The Last King (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryNorway, Denmark, Sweden, Republic of Ireland, Hungary
Duration02:04

Year 1206. Norway is ravaged by civil war. The King's illegitimate son is guarded in deep secret. A boy that half of the kingdom wants to kill and two men will protect to the death. A boy named Earl Håkonsson. Birkebeiners is the story of the escape that changed Norway's history forever.

The First King (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, history
CountryItaly, Belgium
Duration01:42

Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. However, the fate of the chosen one will pass from killing his own brother.

The Last Airbender (2010)
Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Quest for Zhu (2011)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

The heartwarming tale of four lively young teens (who just happen to be hamsters) on a questto find the Palace of Zhu, where they believe all their dreams will come true.Join the feisty and lovable Pipsqueak,Mr. Squiggles, Chunk, Num Nums, and Stinker as she gets swept away to the other side of the Zhuniverse.

Into the Badlands (2015)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:09

In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryJapan
Duration01:03

Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.

War (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndia

Khalid, is entrusted with the task of eliminating Kabir, a former soldier turned rogue, as he engages in an epic battle with his mentor who had taught him everything.

Dragon (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:56

A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.

Dragon Age: Dawn of the Seeker (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30

In the land of Orlais, a brash young Seeker—Cassandra—fights to stop a blood-soaked conspiracy. Hidden hands seek to tear apart the realm's most powerful religious order, and as the sinister plot unfolds, Cassandra is accused of treason and murder. Hunted by friend and foe alike, the impulsive beauty must clear her name while clashing with corrupt templars and rogue blood mages. Should she fail, the executioner’s blade awaits. Should she overcome her rage and expose the unseen forces threatening the rule of the Divine, Cassandra will take her place in legend.

Blue World Order (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryAustralia

After a nuclear war decimated the northern hemisphere, the surviving population in the south become desperate and violent competing for scarce resources. Society crumbles and an infectious bacteria threatens to destroy those who remain. In an attempt to rebuild civilization, a self appointed government called 'The ORDER' distributed an immunization to the bacteria, via a massive Electro-Macnetic Pulse (EMP). Secretly, the Order also delivered a bio-tech virus through the EMP, giving them the power to control the population. One man remains immune to the Order's virus - Jake Slater. Now Jake scavenges the wasteland searching for a way to keep his unconscious daughter alive, unaware she is the last child on Earth, and the key to the survival of mankind.

Tales of Zestiria the X (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryJapan

Legends speak of the Shepherd, a savior who will bring peace to the seraphim and human worlds. Sorey has spent his life studying ancient books and exploring ruins to learn more about this legendary savior. When he and his seraphim companion Mikleo encounter a mysterious girl in the ruins, the stories of the Shepherd become Sorey's reality.

Ladyhawke (1985)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:01

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:26

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.




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