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The Fearless Hyena (1979)
 6.7
 4K
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Original name: 笑拳怪招
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 some thugs he beat up to act as the master of a Kong-Fu school. This school's name apparently spreads far, as an old enemy of Jackie's grandfather (who t
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, martial arts, kung fu, heroes, adventure, crimes, village, vengeance, village life, murder, rivalry, leadership, fight, violence, tough guy, warrior, hand to hand combat, martial artist, brawl, farce, master warrior, kung fu master, wing chun, showdown, all male cast ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to The Fearless Hyena

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, kung fu, master warrior, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Fearless Hyena: Drunken Master (1978), Dragon Strike (1982), In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979), The Young Master (1980), New Fists of Fury (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, master, alcoholic, discipline, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, drinking alcohol, battles ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
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100%
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: stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, tough law enforcer, escapades, hotshot hero, heroic mission, vengeance, against the odds, reunion, crimes, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cons and scams, against the odds, righting the wronged, crimes, partners, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, heroic mission, martial artist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, antidote, graphic violence, violence spree, village, vengeance, danger, rivalry, warrior, chinese ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, fight, kung fu, wartime life, vengeance, master villain, rivalry, crimes, gang, escapades ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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, orphan, hand to hand combat, escapades, graphic violence, rivalry, master villain ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, serious, surreal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, pregnancy, gory, fall in love, rivalry, intrigue, leadership, gang, heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blind Fists of Bruce (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The incomparable martial arts expert, Bruce Li, stars as a wealthy hero who defends his village from the assaults of ill-wishers.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, adventure, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, crimes, gang, village, village life, heroic mission, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, heroes, farce, good versus evil, cult, showdown, martial artist, goofy hero, boxing, silly humor, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
43%
 7.1
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Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, pirate, heroes, martial arts, police corruption, kung fu, corruption, police, violence, escapades, tough law enforcer, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 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, stylized, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, danger, heroes, gang, crimes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, track down, against the odds, heroic mission, working undercover, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, violence, restaurant, beefcake martial arts, karate kick, karate chop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Magnificent Guardsmen (1978)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, clergy, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, battles, heroic mission, siblings relations, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 90 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, buddhist, master warrior, shaolin, sexual abuse, shaolin monk, working undercover, against the odds, vigilantism, adventure, clergy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
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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, exciting, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, kung fu, wiretap, crimes, adventure, strong female presence, wooing, mistaken identity, love triangle, village life, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 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: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, master warrior, heroes, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes, love affair, vengeance, daring rescue, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A plump butcher student of 'Wong Fei Hung', Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as 'Five Dragons'. He is accused of raping the Head of that school's goddaughter and killing his son. Now ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, master warrior, kung fu, school, master criminal, folk hero, gang, crimes, heroes, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gao Jian is a lazy and arrogant student of the martial arts school ran by vain Si Fu Shi Chen-chung. One night after his punishment in his school a wounded man reaches his house. He is Jin Tien-yun, a legendary warrior fleeing from a fight in which ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, orphan, kung fu, government agency, heroes, gang, undercover, imaginary, rivalry, one man army, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hand to hand combat, kung fu, siblings relations, track down, vengeance, anti hero, master warrior, heroes, parents and children, teachers and students, rebelliousness ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 15K
Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, pirate, heroes, chase, smuggling, police, sea, ambition, tough law enforcer, partners, corrupt officer, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, vengeance, revenge, brutality, redemption, honor, tragic hero, kung fu master, crimes, righting the wronged, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, china, asia, shanghai, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Belt Jones (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, chase, heroes, vigilantism, heist, black belt, vengeance, against the odds, school, siblings relations, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, australia, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: exciting, neurotic, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, art, dishonesty, cons and scams, gangsters, hand to hand combat, fistfight, courtroom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, martial arts, crimes, danger, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, vengeance, tough heroes, stoners, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, parody, criminal's revenge, friendship, vigilantism, tough heroes, friends, rivalry, fighting crime, misfit, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gordon Liu stars as a Chinese martial arts student struggling to relate to his new Japanese wife. When a series of martial misunderstandings spirals into an international incident, he's forced to take on seven of Japan's most powerful ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, one man army, rivalry, contests and competitions, ninja, honor ...
Time: 1930s
Place: asia, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dance of the Drunken Mantis (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from his uncle as he must face his father's rival, Rubber ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, heroes, adventure, ambition, master warrior, rivalry, parents and children, tough heroes, wooing, drunk, adopted son ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%