Movies like Man of Tai Chi

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Man of Tai Chi (2013)
 6.0
 39K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: meditative, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic, stylized, scary, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, kung fu, fight, kick-butt women, revenge, betrayal, brutality, police corruption, justice, martial arts tournament, temple, gangsters, life & death, undercover cop, violent, competition, graphic violence, contests and competitions, mortal combat, heroes, crimes, ambition, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china

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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, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, fight, violence and kung fu mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Man of Tai Chi: Blood and Bone (2009), Damage (2009), Fist of Legend (1994), Bloodsport 2 (1996), Ip Man 2 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 34K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: inspirational, brutal, harsh, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, streetfighting, martial arts, tournament, prison, fight, gangsters, kickboxing, kung fu, drifter, vengeance, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 7K
Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, fall in love, ambition, underground tournament, fight, cage fighting, violence, love, friendship, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 24K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: intense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, fight, vengeance, sword fight, violence, brutality, visceral, kung fu master, master warrior, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: intense, suspense, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison brawl, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, prison life, mixed martial arts, tournament, underground fighting, heroes, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 105K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, wing chun, fight, martial artist, pride and honor, contests and competitions, warrior, courage, poverty, mentor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, tokyo, japan, china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, humorous, buddy movie, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight, fight scenes, terrorism, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, tough heroes, mortal combat, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, asia, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, kung fu classic, brutality, vengeance, redemption, crimes, tragic hero, fight, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, heroes, adventure, coming of age, vengeance, monastery, renegade, tough heroes, monk, obsessive quest ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Snake-Crane Secret (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Snake and Crane Secret is a fast paced martial arts action film about a familys battle for survival. A family tries to uphold their honor while keeping their Sacred Kung Fu book from getting into the wrong hands. A tale of deceit mistrust and ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, medieval, kung fu classic, kung fu, qing dynasty, master warrior, heroes, graphic violence, family relations, tough heroes, adventure, dishonesty ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.5
 180
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, fight, master warrior, haunted by the past, redemption, ambition, rivalry, crimes, moral dilemma, martial arts, tough guy, martial arts training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, post apocalypse, adventure, warrior, murder, death, heroes, master warrior, betrayal, vengeance, love, brutality ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: southern usa, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, kung fu classic, shaolin, fight, monster, exploitation, graphic violence, master warrior, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, medieval, kung fu classic, fistfight, martial arts training, shaolin kung fu, graphic violence, battles, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, gang, friendship, martial arts, master warrior, gangsters, crimes, one man army, wrestler, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 19K
Shaolin (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: China is plunged into strife as feuding warlords try to expand their power by warring over neighboring lands. Fuelled by his success on the battlefield, young and arrogant Hao Jie sneers at Shaolin's masters when he beats one of them in a duel. ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, shaolin monk, monk, martial artist, shaolin kung fu, wu shu, monastery, conquering, kung fu, dictatorship, refugee ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, kung fu, shaolin monk, master warrior, kung fu master, buddha, one against many, heroes, soldier, shaolin kung fu, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, unusual plot structure, affectionate, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, ninja, kung fu, assassin, master warrior, cult, violence, gunfight, martial artist, villain, decapitation ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fatal Contact (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, ambition, heroes, adventure, street fighter, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, crime boss, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, ex soldier, soldier, master warrior, terrorism, battles, mortal combat, graphic violence, fight to the death, jujitsu, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, fight, graphic violence, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, disability, combat, juggling, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 27K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, superhero, martial arts tournament, kung fu, vengeance, revenge, fight, mentor, violence, distopia, fantasy world ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 196
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: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, sword fight, kung fu master, sibling relationship, graphic violence, family relations, death wish, battles, forceful separation ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, medieval, kung fu, fight, master warrior, heroes, world war two, escapades, gang, fighting crime, crimes, master villain ...
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.9
 27K
The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, master warrior, smuggling, fight, brutality, revenge, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, affectionate, allegory, sinister, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fight, violence, exploitation, cult, medieval, revenge, decapitation, obsession, video game, male nudity ...
Time: 18th century
Place: tokyo, japan, hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 821
Hapkido (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, chinese, fight, female martial artist, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, murder, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 1930s
Place: korea, china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 714
Hero (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, ...
Style: bloody, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, siblings relations, nightclub, fall in love, wrongfully committed, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 103K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, intense, rough, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, redemption, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, pianist, haunted by the past, slavery, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: disturbing, exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, cripple, exploitation, heroes, disability, confined, master criminal, crimes, misfit, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts training, martial arts tournament, mixed martial arts, fight, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, streetfighting, bully, kickboxing, champion, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%