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The Master (1992)
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The Master (1992)
Original name: 龍行天下
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 States. To accomplish this, he tries to kill Uncle Tak. Chuck, Uncle Tak's best student from Hong Kong, comes to Los Angeles to find his master. Chuck is willing to let Johnny have his way, and tries to take Uncle Tak back to Hong Kong. But Johnny and his men will not leave Chuck alone. Chuck, on his way back to Hong Kong, returns for the showdown.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, kung fu master, bank, bus, adventure, on the road, good versus evil, gang, master criminal, master warrior, race against time, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, fish out of water, righting the wronged, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, asia, china, hong kong, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, kung fu, heroes, fistfight, hand to hand combat and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Master: Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986), Last Hero in China (1993), Black Mask (1996), Battle Creek Brawl (1980), High Risk (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, adventure, gang, master warrior, samurai, palaces castles and temples, daring rescue, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
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Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 90 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, shaolin kung fu, shaolin monk, kung fu, soldier, master warrior, assassination attempt, adventure, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, semi serious, epic, based on legend
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, folk hero, kidnapping, gang, adventure, gangsters, master warrior, chase, daring rescue, fighting crime, track down ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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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: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, police, secret identity, adventure, vengeance, master villain, masked hero, library, chinese mafia, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, adventure, vengeance, street gang, immigrants, tragic hero, contests and competitions, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
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High Risk (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 3K
Once a Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As a crime wave sweeps through Hong Kong, the police call Jessica Yang (Yeoh), a rising star in the ranks, to help stop a notorious gang of thieves! What Jessica doesn't realize is that her boyfriend - recently discharged from the force - is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, chase, heist, crime, police investigation, gang, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, track down ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Defender (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 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, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Come Drink with Me (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cheng Pei-pei plays Golden Swallow, a fighter-for-hire who has been contracted by the local government to retrieve the governor's kidnapped son. Holding him is a group of rebels who are demanding that their leader be released from prison in ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, monastery, forest, tough girl, waterfall, fistfight, murder, blood, gore ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The King of the Kickboxers (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
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Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
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The Legend (1993)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, gang, government agency, adventure, martial arts training, one man army, daring rescue, fighting crime, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hitman (1998)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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 ...
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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, realistic, exciting, breathtaking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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Sister Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Blind Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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41%
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
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 ...
Style: stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, hand to hand combat, adventure, anti heroes, buddies, master warrior, contests and competitions, fighting crime, vengeance, teachers and students, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Champ vs. Champ (1980)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang leader targets the daughter of an enemy who's been promised to a local fighter. After losing his leg to a poison arrow, the fighter learns to fight again using a metal leg.
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, train, adventure, master warrior, one man army, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, escapades, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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