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Crippled Avengers (1978)
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Crippled Avengers (1978)
Original name: 残缺
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Crippled Avengers is a 1978 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh and starring four members of the Venom Mob. It has been released in North America as Mortal Combat and Return of the 5 Deadly Venoms. The film follows a group of martial artists seeking revenge after being crippled by Tu Tin-To (Chen Kuan Tai), a martial arts master, and his son (Lu Feng).
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mute or deaf, adventure, vengeance, military, heroes, disability, misfit, master warrior, siblings relations, rivalry, fighting movie, fight, kung fu, kung fu classic
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, kung fu, master warrior, vengeance and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Crippled Avengers: Five Element Ninjas (1982), The Kid with the Golden Arm (1979), 5 Masters of Death (1974), The Shadow Whip (1971), Five Deadly Venoms (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Five Element Ninjas (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young martial artist seeks revenge on the ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, betrayal, kung fu, rivalry, one man army, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, heroes, master warrior, escapades ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Kid with the Golden Arm (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jin bei tong opens with a group of escort/guards preparing to move a shipment of gold from the local government to an area stricken by famine... one of the very few Venom films where all six Venom actors are present within a single film.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, exciting, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroic mission, special agents, contests and competitions, crimes, siblings relations, vengeance, heist, government agency, gory, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts training, fight, fistfight, shaolin kung fu, danger, mortal combat, evil empire, rescue, graphic violence, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Shadow Whip (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This top ten box office hit reunites the star duo from Come Drink With Me in another classic action adventure. Cheng Pei-pei (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) radiates her trademark charm while wielding the deadly title weapon, which is implicated in ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, crimes, heroes, siblings relations, righting the wronged, rivalry, wiretap, law enforcement, vengeance, whip, heroine ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A kung-fu student is instructed by his dying teacher to track down five of the teacher's ex-students. Each of the five is equipped with a lethal martial arts skill, and the teacher fears this might be used for evil purposes. However, not only ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, good versus evil, track down, escapades, chases and races, heroic mission, heroes, danger, graphic violence, wine ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, graphic violence, disability, danger, rivalry, gory, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, battles, combat, mayhem ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: offbeat, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, graphic violence, danger, rivalry, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, heroes, revenge, kung fu classic, shaolin ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An evil gang attacks the Chi school of Golden Sword Kung Fu. One student sacrifices his life to save his teacher and his school, his dying wish is that his son be taken in as a student. Young Fang Kang grows up in the school and treasures his ...
Style: realistic, captivating, stylized, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, master warrior, monk, gory, disability, graphic violence, misfit, society, rich and poor, heroes, danger ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Two Champions of Shaolin (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shaolin warrior Tung Chien-chen is injured in battle against the hated Wu Tang clan, and nursed back to health by a knife-throwing master. As he recovers, Tung learns this deadly art, and also falls in love with his teacher's daughter. But when ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, crimes, heroes, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, dealing with death, adventure, secret agents, kidnapping, vengeance, forbidden love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, best friends, vigilantism, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, hopes, rivalry, school, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, shaolin, violence ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 238
Small Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, fighting crime, law enforcement, gang, rivalry, tough heroes, race against time, partners against crime, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Heroic Ones (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud ...
Style: serious, epic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, vengeance, assassination, rebelliousness, leadership, political unrest, royal family, gory, track down, battles, gang ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, shaolin, kung fu, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, one man army, master warrior, master villain, mortal combat, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Way of the Dragon 2 (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A classic tribute to a legendary Kung-Fu master. The high-powered action and deadly fistfights don’t let up for a moment. When all the chips are down, the Dragon Master will prevail!
Style: realistic, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, interracial relations, adventure, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vengeance, discrimination, society, rivalry, fistfight, fight ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Brave Archer (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Guo Jing and Yang Kang are the sons of two rebels. The rebels are killed by imperial soldiers and the boys are rescued by six pugilists later. The pugilists agree to separate the two boys, tutor them separately in martial arts, and let them meet ...
Style: epic, realistic, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, vengeance, graphic violence, betrayal, family relations, power relations, dishonesty, wooing, master warrior, heroes, love and romance ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Kill the Shogun (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Action-drama set during the 1904 occupation of Korea (by Japan). An incident is sparked when the Japanese force the Korean soldiers to strip off their uniforms. Two of the Korean soldiers refuse and go on a rampage against the Japanese, forcing them ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, against the odds, vengeance, battles, graphic violence, rivalry, military, confined, heroes, heroic mission, kung fu master ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 527
Shaolin Mantis (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Skilled martial arts director Lau Ka Leung offers you another Kung Fu treat! this Asian classic introduces viewers to the Shaolin Mantis way of fighting! The tale takes you back to the Qing dynasty & Wei Feng, the son of a Qing official who ...
Style: tense, exciting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, state affairs, cons and scams, adventure, master warrior, master villain, fall in love, heroes, political unrest, family in danger, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, fight, tough heroes, master villain, crimes, wartime life, escapades, heroic mission, anti heroes ...
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 421
The Deadly Duo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: martial arts, gory, partners, buddies, deadly, rebellion, danger, revolution, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, daring rescue ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shaolin monk, vengeance, danger, rivalry, heroes, escapades, lone wolves, one man army, graphic violence, kung fu fighting ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 158
Brothers Five (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 5 Kao brothers, separated since childhood, are unaware that the master Teng Lung Manor, Lung Chen-feng has killed their father. All five, however, seek to defeat the vicious gangsters at the Manor.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, siblings relations, master warrior, reunion, gang, vengeance, academy, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, master villain ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crippled Masters (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn to combine their martial arts skills and seek revenge ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, cripple, misfit, master criminal, royal family, dishonesty, danger, crimes, adventure, escapades, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ambition, rivalry, heroes, teachers and students, instructor, power relations, graphic violence, contests and competitions, hand to hand combat, wing chun
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, gangsters, crimes, heroes, master warrior, one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, rivalry, graphic violence, forced into action ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Death Duel of Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ming General Cheng (Wang Dao) and his band of soldiers escape to Taiwan after Ching forces topple the Ming Dynasty. Still fearing the deposed general's deadly potential, however, the Ching prince Ta orders his own band of ruthless mercenaries ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, master warrior, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, unfulfillment, state affairs, crimes, vengeance, one man army, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Magnificent Ruffians (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Venom regulars Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng, and Sun Chien star as a gang of unemployed martial artists who spend their days stuffing their faces at local restaurants and letting the staff beat them up instead of paying the bill. Their fortunes appear ...
Plot: martial arts, suicide, fight, kung fu, double suicide, framed for murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, kung fu, coming of age, vengeance, adventure, obsessive quest, heroic mission, monk, tough heroes, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Yangs are betrayed by a government official conspiring with the Mongols. All of the Yang family males except the 4th, 5th, and 6th brothers are killed. Fu Sheng loses his mind after the death of his family, while the other brother, takes refuge ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, graphic violence, rebellion, captivity, rebelliousness, tough heroes, family relations, power relations, rivalry, political unrest, daring rescue ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Masked Avengers (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Philip Kwok plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!
Plot: revenge, masked killer, kung fu, martial arts, murder mystery, gore, massacre, mask, fight, impalement
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%