Movies like The New Legend of Shaolin

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The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
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The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
Original name: Hong Xi Guan: Zhi Shao Lin wu zu
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences follow. In the end, they must call on all of their abilities in a battle royale, to attempt to vanquish a supernatural man-monster or die trying.
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspense, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, stylized violence, martial arts, parents and children, crimes, danger, heroic mission, rebelliousness, rivalry, leadership, righting the wronged, vengeance, clergy, heroes, map, betrayal, father son relationship, kung fu master, one against many, adventure, revolution, escapades, child martial arts, fight, karate ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong

Most similar movies to The New Legend of Shaolin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, cult film, serious and stylized films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, fistfight, kung fu and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The New Legend of Shaolin: The Evil Cult (1993), Last Hero in China (1993), Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986), True Legend (2010), The Legend II (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, master warrior, revenge, imaginary, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, legends and myths, vengeance ...
Time: middle ages
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100%
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 ⇓
100%
Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, shaolin monk, kung fu, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, heroes, soldier, kung fu master, buddha, one against many, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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True Legend (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Su Qi-Er, a wealthy man living during the Qing Dynasty who loses his fortune and reputation as a result of a conspiracy against him. After being forced out onto the streets, Su dedicates his life to martial arts and reemerges as a patriotic hero ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, army, good versus evil, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, family in danger, family relations, family feud, rivalry, rescue, escapades ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Legend II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The hero Fong Sai Yuk becomes involved in the secret brotherhood "The Red Flower", who are trying to overthrow the Manchurian emperor and re-establishing the Ming dynasty. The social upheaval is combined with Sai Yuk's personal moral ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, daring rescue, rescue, master villain, betrayal, danger, adventure, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, village, shaolin monk, samurai, vengeance, love affair, track down, legends and myths, heroic mission, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 10K
Tai-Chi Master (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monk, betrayal, heroes, kung fu, army, rebel, contests and competitions, cheating, righting the wronged, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, monk, tough heroes, heroic mission, monastery ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, 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 ...
Style: stylized, epic, enigmatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, master warrior, martial artist, kung fu, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, dalmatian, fight, samurai ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, serious, harsh, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, culture clash, kung fu, heroes, battles, master warrior, heroic mission, samurai, fistfight, sword fight, showdown ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 4K
High Risk (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an exhibition of the crown jewels of Russia at a Hong Kong ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, martial arts, heroes, danger, daring rescue, showbiz, skyscraper, terrorism, crimes, race against time, deadly, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, kung fu, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 3K
The Master (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, karate, bus, bank, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, rivalry, master criminal, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu, kung fu classic, memory loss, danger, rescue, adventure, fighting crime, society, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, hong kong, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, police, fistfight, soldier, undercover, danger, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 23K
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: realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, fight scenes, kung fu classic, folk hero, humiliation, good versus evil, duel, occupation, rage, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 8K
The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroes, burned alive, emperor, cross dressing, romance, surrender, family relations, righting the wronged, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 4K
Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, betrayal, master warrior, good versus evil, martial arts, mountain, kidnapping, heroic mission, vengeance, village, escape attempt, tough heroes ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: serious, exciting, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence, legends and myths, good versus evil, escapades, lone wolves, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, master villain ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Father is a Hero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, undercover, martial arts, crime, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, master criminal, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, cripple, royal family, vengeance, misfit, master criminal, crimes, escapades, adventure, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, resistance, undercover, master warrior, assassination, dishonesty, state affairs, vengeance, one man army, rivalry, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, mad, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, kung fu, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, monk, patriotism, martial artist, vengeance, rebellion, injustice, deadly weapon ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, reunion, against the odds, vengeance, heroic mission, pirate, hotshot hero, danger, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Butterfly and Sword (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dynamo Michelle Khan stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group. Top fight action.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, dishonesty, heroic mission, tough heroes, master warrior, good versus evil, deadly, empire, self mutilation, stabbed to death, chinese ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 ⇓
19%
Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, ghost, rivalry, adventurer, adventure, escapades, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, heroic mission, espionage ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.0
 3K
Wing Chun (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Wing Chun battles bandits in this magical film that provides as many laughs as it does wallops. Besides horse thieves, Wing Chun must deal with the men around her who simply can't handle a strong, independent woman. ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, kung fu, village, village life, love triangle, leadership, adventure, rivalry, crimes, heroes, strong female presence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, kung fu, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%