29 Best Movies Like House Of Flying Daggers ...

29 Best Movies Like House Of Flying Daggers ...

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1. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

2h Adventure Drama Action Romance

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

2. Hero (2002)

3. Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)

1h 54m Action Drama Fantasy

During China's Tang dynasty the emperor has taken the princess of a neighboring province as his wife. She has borne him two sons and raised his eldest. Now his control over his dominion is complete, including the royal family itself.

4. The Banquet (2006)

2h 11m Fantasy Drama Action History

In 907 AD, the Tang Dynasty is in tatters; infighting snarls the imperial family. Crown Prince Wu Luan loves Little Wan, but his father takes her as his Empress. Wu Luan goes into exile, studying dance and music. His uncle murders his father, taking throne and Empress; uncle sends assassins to kill Wu Luan. The Crown Prince eludes death and comes to court. The Emperor arranges for Little Wan's coronation and dispatches Wu Luan to a distant land; he then calls for a midnight banquet on the 100th day of his rule. Poison, treachery, Wu Luan's return, and the love of the innocent Qing for Wu Luan set up the final entanglements. No Fortinbras or Horatio lay the dead to rest.

5. Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005)

1h 47m Action

Even though Gennosuke and Oboro are from rival ninja villages, they are secretly in love. At an annual conference with the Lord, it is dictated that a competition--a fight to the death--will take place between the five best shinobi from each village. Gennosuke and Oboro's love is made even more impossible when they each got picked as the leader of the five to represent their respective villages.

6. Out Live (2000)

1h 58m Drama Action Fantasy

A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.

7. 13 Assassins (2010)

2h 21m Adventure Drama Action

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.

8. Red Cliff (2008)

2h 30m Action Adventure Drama War

In 208 A.D., in the final days of the Han Dynasty, shrewd Prime Minster Cao convinced the fickle Emperor Han the only way to unite all of China was to declare war on the kingdoms of Xu in the west and East Wu in the south. Thus began a military campaign of unprecedented scale. Left with no other hope for survival, the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu formed an unlikely alliance.

9. Ashes of Time (1994)

1h 40m Drama Action

Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days in the desert, connecting expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. Throughout five seasons in exile, Ouyang spins tales of his clients' unrequited loves and unusual acts of bravery.

10. The Warlords (2007)

2h 6m Action Drama History

A heroic tale of three blood brothers and their struggle in the midst of war and political upheaval. It is based on "The Assassination of Ma," a Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) story about the killing of general Ma Xinyi.

11. Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

2h 26m Drama Romance History

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.

12. The Grandmaster (2013)

2h 10m Action Drama History

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 Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

13. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)

1h 43m Action Adventure Drama

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

14. The Four Feathers (2002)

2h 12m War Drama Romance Action Adventure

The story, set in 1885, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

15. Red Cliff Part II (2009)

2h 16m Action Drama History War

The battle of Red Cliff continues and the alliance between Xu and East Wu is fracturing. With Cao Cao's massive forces on their doorstep, will the kingdoms of Xu and East Wu survive?

16. Excalibur (1981)

2h 20m Adventure Fantasy

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

17. Dragon (2011)

15m Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Dragon Age: Redemption is a six-part webseries based on the BioWare video game series of the same name. It is created by and stars Felicia Day, creator and star of the webseries The Guild. Day is playing Tallis, an Elven assassin. Filming began in early January 2011 and Day has enlisted the help of many prior Hollywood acquaintances.The web series premiered on October 10, 2011.

18. Reign of Assassins (2010)

1h 57m History Action

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.

19. Fist of Legend (1994)

1h 43m Action

Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in fact military occupation- after reading about the death of his kung-fu master Hou Ting-An in a fight against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa.

20. The Assassin&`s Blade (2008)

21. Shaolin (2011)

22. Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)

1h 53m Action Comedy

Wong Fei-Hung faces the White Lotus Society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat Sen, a revolutionary, from the military.

23. The Shaolin Temple (1982)

1h 35m Action

The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father.

24. Mulan (2020)

1h 55m Adventure Fantasy

When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Chinese Army to defend the country from Huns, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father. She is spirited, determined and quick on her feet. Disguised as a man by the name of Hua Jun, she is tested every step of the way and must harness her innermost strength and embrace her true potential.

25. The Last Samurai (2003)

2h 34m Drama Action War History

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 name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

26. Perhaps Love (2005)

1h 48m Drama Music Romance

A love triangle develops during the making of a musical in mainland China.

27. Sword of Lancelot (1963)

1h 56m Action Adventure Fantasy Romance

In and around the castle Camelot, brave Cornel Wilde (as Lancelot) and virtuous Brian Aherne (as King Arthur) vie for the affections of lovely Jean Wallace (as Guinevere).

28. The Great Wall (2016)

1h 43m Action Adventure Fantasy

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

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