Movies like The Last Dragon

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The Last Dragon (1985)
 6.9
 13K
The Last Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, semi serious, exciting, stylized, cult film, nostalgic, entertaining, melancholic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu classic, music, gang, ambition, danger, dishonesty, crimes, partners, heroic mission, siblings relations, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, brother brother relationship, organized crime, limousine, pizzeria, stereotypes, gangsters, heroes, silly humor, kung fu, hip hop ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, hong kong, china

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Most similar movies to The Last Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, semi serious and realistic films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, martial arts, violence, vengeance and fistfight mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Dragon: Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Dragon Strike (1982), Battle Creek Brawl (1980), Blind Fury (1989), 3 Ninjas (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, race against time, rescue, chinatown, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, 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 ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
40%
 6.4
 15K
Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one against many, rescue, gangsters, vengeance, heroic mission, martial arts, buddies, obsessive quest, crimes, deadly, adventure, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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3 Ninjas (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Each year, three brothers Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visits their Japanese grandfather, Mori Shintaro whom the boys affectionately refer to as Grandpa, for the summer. Mori is a highly skilled in the fields of Martial arts and Ninjutsu, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, rescue, family, rivalry, escapades, heroic mission, heroes, martial arts, ninja, danger, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, undercover, tough heroes, injustice, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Last Kung Fu Monk (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a car accident orphans his young nephew, a Shaolin monk journeys to the United States to look after the lad and open his own martial arts academy, but he soon gets caught up in a dangerous kung fu underworld.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, orphan, fish out of water, misfit, master warrior, save the day, rescue, danger, heroes, contests and competitions, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, china
⇓ 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 ⇓
36%
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Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, orangutan, fist fighting, monkey ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, danger, partners against crime, rivalry, elderly, aging, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, martial arts tournament, taekwondo, sport, underdog, culture clash, rivalry, power relations, self discovery, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, seoul, asia, hong kong, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: serious, intense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, one man army, soldier, mortal combat, deadly, rescue, danger, kidnapping, best friend, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, super vehicle, rally, off the road, chaos, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 1K
Knockabout (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuen Baio and Ka-Yan Leung play brothers Yipao and Taipao, lovable rogues who convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students. When Yipao discovers that their teacher is actually a wanted criminal, Silver Fox (Chia Yung Liu), he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gang, buddies, crimes, fighting crime, friends, cons and scams, vengeance, siblings relations, rivalry, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 11K
Pink Cadillac (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Clint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who helps out the wife of a bail-jumper after her child is kidnapped by neo-Nazi types.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, on the road, bail bondsman, criminal heroes, kidnapping, track down, chases and races, crimes, counterfeit money, gang, gunfight, cadillac ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, kung fu fighting, adventure, buddies, private detective, buddy cop, woman in danger, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, martial arts, chases and races, woman in danger, chase, vengeance, deadly, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentally challenged, gang, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, siblings relations, love affair, family life, swat ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Streets of Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, fan, singer, motorcycle, rivalry, crimes, danger, woman in danger, abduction, lone hero, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 11K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, dragon, kung fu, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: rough, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, gang, escapades, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, friends, police corruption, working undercover, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 1K
Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, fish out of water, undercover, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 13K
Robin-B-Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, cult film
Plot: babies and infants, kidnapping, gangsters, gambling, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, partners, debt, ransom, cons and scams, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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C.C. & Company (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Motorcycle mechanic C.C. Ryder joins "The Heads," an outlaw biker gang. Fellow gang members menace fashion journalist Ann when her limo breaks down in the desert, but C.C. comes to her rescue. The bikers disrupt a motorcross event tied in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle gang, graphic violence, journalism, love and romance, rescue, rivalry, gangsters, chases and races, adventure, murderous pair, gang ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, baltimore, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, family, heroic mission, environmentalism, righting the wronged, master warrior, underdog, save the day, rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 39K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, adventure, superhuman powers, martial arts, rescue, good versus evil, police detective, immortality, danger, chase, kidnapping, master villain ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 682
Ring of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang war, kickboxing, street gang, illegal fistfight, unfulfilled love, tragic love, vengeance, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
No Holds Barred (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for, but Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network.
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, adventure, athlete's life, ratings, battles, tough heroes, professional wrestling, fistfight, african american, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, gangsters, farce, hitman, odd couple, rivalry, nothing goes right, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%