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20 best movies like Six-String Samurai (1998)

List of the best movies like Six-String Samurai (1998): Children of the Sun, The 12 Disasters of Christmas, The Jungle Book, A Chinese Tall Story, Steel Dawn, Against the Dark, Cherry 2000, Babylon 5: The Lost Tales - Voices in the Dark, Grindhouse, Meteor Apocalypse.

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Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Time travel, Adventure, Saving the World
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

A story from the life in the beginning of XX century based on the theater play by Maxim Gorky.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Saving the World
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Just in time for the joyous holiday season, this film connects the ancient Mayan prophecy of worldwide destruction at the end of 2012, and the iconic holiday song, The 12 Days of Christmas. But there is hope: a father learns that his daughter is really the "Chosen One" who, alone, can stop further catastrophe - if he can stave off the lunatic townspeople blaming her for the community's destruction.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:45
CharactersAnimals, Wolves, Bears, Snake, Monkeys
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Chase
PlaceVillage, Jungle, Nature, India
StyleSerious

A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:42
CharactersRobots, Dragons, Heroes, Twins, Priests
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Fate
PlaceVillage
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Serious

The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is half-human and half monster. As Taka and his new friend set off on a fantastic adventure they will face many hardships and battles and may very well decide the fate of humanity and the entire universe...

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Friendship
PlaceDeserts
TimePost apocalypse
StyleSerious, For men, Disturbing

In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Romania
CharactersZombie, Vampire, Heroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Karate
PlaceHospitals
StyleTense, Serious, For men, Disturbing

When most of the population of Earth is infected by a virus and transformed into flesh eaters and blood drinking creatures, a group of hunters lead by Tao and his sword chase the vampire zombies to eliminate them. Six non-infected survivors try to find the exit of an abandoned hospital crowded of the infected creatures. Meanwhile, the military is ready to bomb the whole area.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersRobots, Mafia, Hired assassins, Heroes, Cyborgs
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Skirmishes, Chase, Saving the World
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of 'The Zone', Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:15
CharactersHeroes, Priests
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Viruses
StyleFancy, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

This latest installment of Babylon 5 is in two parts: the first, is about an entity that has possessed a worker. It wants to be exorcised but Col. Lochley prevents the priest & sends it & the host both back to Earth. The second is about Galen trying to dupe President Sheridan into assassinating the future Centauri President to stop him possibly attacking Earth in 30 years time.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration03:11
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Serial killers, Killers, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor, Disturbing

Two full-length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez put together as a two-film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSpy, Heroes
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Revolution, Saving the World
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

A gigantic meteors enters Earth's orbit and begins to disintegrate, showering the entire planet with debris.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure
CountryJapan
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Heroes, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fancy, Disturbing

Gan and his girlfriend Ai are mild-mannered toy shop owners by day but, when evil lurks, they transform into superheroes Yatterman 1 & 2. With the help of a dog-shaped robot, Yatterwoof, they take on the Doronbow gang, lead by the sexy Lady Doronjo. Together, they must stop the evil gang from finding the four magical skull pieces that will allow them to control the world!

Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Fate, Freedom, Uprising
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

In a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin – a reluctant warrior with a dark past – sets off on mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planets evil dictator – Griffin – and his elite army of hunters, the lone warrior is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade, Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family and fighting for the freedom his people. In a twist of fate and with a small rebellion by his side Hirokin s vision finally becomes clear.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Teens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Experiments
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting

A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersMutant, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Tsunami
PlaceSea, Ships, Ocean
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Serious

In a futuristic world where the polar ice caps have melted and made Earth a liquid planet, a beautiful barmaid rescues a mutant seafarer from a floating island prison. They escape, along with her young charge, Enola, and sail off aboard his ship. But the trio soon becomes the target of a menacing pirate who covets the map to 'Dryland' – which is tattooed on Enola's back.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Monsters, Heroes, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Martial Arts, Skirmishes
TimePost apocalypse, Dark ones
StyleFascinating, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back what has been lost.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters, Scientists, Special agents
PlotVolcanoes, Earthquake, Mythology
PlaceVillage, Mountains
StyleFancy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Scientists discover a giant creature under the Earth that is wrapped around the entire planet. When the creature wakes all grumpy, it causes worldwide destruction.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryIsrael, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersRobots, Heroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Earthquake
PlacePrison, Islands, Deserts, California
TimeFuture
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.

Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:28
CharactersHeroes, Military
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Saving the World
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

It is 2020 and the impending apocalypse is inevitable. Due to a rapidly growing Black Hole headed straight for the sun, Earth begins to fall into darkness, waves rise above Los Angeles, Paris is rocked by extreme earthquakes and Japan is crumbling. Governments around the world race to build massive space arks for the lucky few who will escape Earth's tragic fate, though billions of people will be left behind. At the same time in the ruins of a Mayan temple a solution is discovered: 12 ancient skulls, that when brought together can stop the destruction. A team of scientists set out to find the hidden skulls and rescue mankind from imminent destruction.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryChina
Duration02:01
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceDeserts, China, Tomb
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One Hundred Cave" 20 years ago, is actually still alive. Together with Shirley and his old exploration partner, Bayi unravels a terrible millennium-old secret...

Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Depressive, Serious, For men, Disturbing

From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual guidance of his dead father, Kenshiro fights to free his stolen love from the brutal tyrant Lord Shin. Through his struggle he must confront his destiny.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersCannibals
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleSerious, Disturbing

Open war against humanity rages. For five survivors – lost and on the run – the pursuit is relentless, the bullets are dwindling and the battle is everywhere. This is a 24-hour look into their lives.

Markimdb: 3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:21
CharactersMutant, Heroes, Scientists, Military, Insects
PlotSurvival, Voodoo, Rivalry
PlaceJungle, Russia, USA
StyleExciting, By books, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army controlled by a mystical warlord, they are also confronted by an even bigger terror giant mutated wasps that are, for some reason, thirsty for blood.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeens, Friends, Sisters, Artists, Singers
PlotAdventure, Music, Friendship
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleFascinating

In a hyper-linked social media age, an orphaned teenage girl, Jerrica Jem Benton, becomes an online recording sensation, and she and her sisters embark on a music-driven scavenger hunt - one that sends them on an adventure across Los Angeles - in an attempt to unlock a final message left by her father.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersAliens, Heroes, Family, Astronauts
PlotAdventure, Travel
PlaceSpace
StyleExciting, Disturbing

After their father is called into work, two young boys, Walter and Danny, are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa, and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut, the boys attempt to return home.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryJapan
Duration01:21
CharactersAliens, Ninja, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Revenge, Alien invasion, Supernatural
PlaceForest, Japan
Time16th century
StyleExciting, Heavy, Fancy, Black humor, For men

A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. Yamata and the survivors swear vengeance, but in challenging the aliens, they learn that their weapons have no effect.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Dinosaurs, Robots, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Time machine, Saving the World
PlaceSchool, College, USA
TimeFuture
StyleFancy

Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to stop the orb and save mankind.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44
CharactersSuperhero, Tankman, Heroes
PlotSaving the World
PlaceDeserts, Australia
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fancy, For men

Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersChildrens, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fancy, Black humor

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

Markimdb: 3.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Earthquake
StyleExciting, Heavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

When miner Charley 'Boomer' Baxter sets off a series of massive mining detonations in West Virginia, a gigantic earthquake is soon rocking the North Atlantic, exposing a deep seismic fault that runs the length of the North American continent. Joining forces with government seismology expert Dr Amy Lane, Boomer must now race against time to stop the chasm that is threatening to tear America - and the entire world - in half.





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