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Magnificent Guardsmen (1978)
 5.7
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Magnificent Guardsmen (1978)
Original name: 飛渡捲雲山
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan is asked by a young, wealthy lady to take her sick brother to a particular doctor in order to be cured. To reach this doctor, Chan and a handful of travelling companions must pass through bandit-infested wild country. They meet and kung-fu-fight several gangs of thugs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, adventure, on the road, battles, clergy, obsessive quest, danger, heroic mission, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, race against time, kung fu, violence, tough guy, warrior, hand to hand combat, villain, martial artist, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, kung fu classic, fistfight ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia

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Most similar movies to Magnificent Guardsmen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, serious and stylized films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, fistfight, martial artist and violence mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Magnificent Guardsmen: Last Hero in China (1993), Last Tiger from Canton (1973), Shao Lin men (1976), In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979), Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, folk hero, gangsters, fighting crime, escapades, crimes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Last Tiger from Canton (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, martial arts, rivalry, youth, power relations, graphic violence, showdown, violence, restaurant, arson, adopted son ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shao Lin men (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor.
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, school, legends and myths, vengeance, wooing, working undercover, track down, culture clash, vigilantism, tough heroes, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, violence spree, antidote, village, vengeance, graphic violence, danger, rivalry, chinese, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, power relations, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
To Kill with Intrigue (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young master Cao Le chases his pregnant girlfriend away from the family castle. He does it in order to save her from vicious bandits who are going to murder his family.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fall in love, vengeance, pregnancy, leadership, deadly, heroes, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Little Mute is an orphan traumatized into silence by the death of his father at the hands of a vicious fighting master. Living at the Shaolin monastery, he befriends a dangerous prisoner who teaches him a secret form of deadly kung fu. Seeing his ...
Style: semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, buddhist, sexual abuse, shaolin, shaolin monk, fighting crime, society, crimes, clergy, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, partners, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, cons and scams, against the odds, heroic mission, dishonesty, buddies, martial artist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 120 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, fight, kung fu, escapades, against the odds, heroic mission, vigilantism, school, murder, wartime life ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fearless Hyena 2 (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of evil kung-fu artists, Heaven and Earth, are slaughtering the entire Yin-Yang brotherhood.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, martial arts, kung fu, heroes, vengeance, murder, village life, village, crimes, adventure, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young daydreamer assumes the identity of a dead martial arts hero and quickly finds himself caught up in a plot by several clans to steal famous martial arts artifacts being transported by an escort company.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, chases and races, crimes, heroes, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, heroic mission, track down, working undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dynamite Fighters (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michelle Yeoh stars in this rousing action adventure in the tradition of "Raiders of the Lost Ark." Michelle is a daredevil airplane pilot/spy who fights against the occupying Japanese forces in World War II China. Her latest, toughest ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
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39%
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: intense, exciting, semi serious, serious, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
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Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
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Genre: Action
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 38K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
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