Movies like The Last Kung Fu Monk

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The Last Kung Fu Monk (2010)
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The 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, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, tense, melancholic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, orphan, fish out of water, misfit, rescue, master warrior, save the day, adventure, heroes, contests and competitions, buddies, shaolin monk, kidnapping, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, kung fu, culture clash, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about heroes, martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, adventure and vengeance mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Kung Fu Monk: Force of Five (2009), Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015), Merantau (2009), Woochi: The Demon Slayer (2009), Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Force of Five (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lek, a Thai boxing instructor teaches Thai boxing to a group of kids for their self-defence. He is like both teacher and father to the kids – Wuth, Catt, Pong and Jib. The four have to look after Wuth’s little brother, Woon who has a heart ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: child martial arts, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, hospital, adventure, heroes, master warrior, best friends, one man army, escapades, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, vigilantism, confined, partners, heroes, crimes, aging, partners against crime, elderly, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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100%
The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, ancient history, misfit, social misfits, cooking and food, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Merantau (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, journey, heroes, on the run, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch, chase, gang, violence, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Woochi: The Demon Slayer (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Spanning four centuries in Korea, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, wizards and magicians, adventure, heroes, supernatural, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, time travel, undisciplined, joseon dynasty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: shaolin, martial arts, shaolin monk, kung fu, master warrior, shaolin kung fu, heroes, soldier, kung fu master, buddha, one against many, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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54%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, adventure, fighting crime, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
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100%
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Gallants (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Master Law awakes from a 30-year coma without memories, but his martial arts skills are intact. His renowned kung fu academy is now a teahouse, and greedy developers are trying to steamroll it to make way for condos
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, save the day, athlete and trainer, master warrior, village, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, martial arts tournament, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, kung fu, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, patriotism, monk, master warrior, martial artist, vengeance, rebellion, graphic violence, power relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: India, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Based in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, orphaned Sidhu is adopted by the owner of Bajrang Bali Parathas, known simply as Dada. Years later Sidhu has grown up and is an expert at slicing vegetables.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, mistaken identity, save the day, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, heroic mission, against the odds, heroes, misfit, translator, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, india, asia, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Resistance (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In 1937, Japan began their invasion of China by murdering over 300,000 people in the capital of Nanjing. The atrocities committed against women and their daughters are especially barbaric. One of them is Xiaoyun, a peasant girl who fights with the ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, assassination, ninja, revenge, war, resistance, occupation, vengeance, wartime life, martial arts, world war two, assassin ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: china, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Kung Fu League (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A poor comic book artist summons four legendary Kung Fu masters to learn the highest level of martial arts and help him get his girl.
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: master warrior, shaolin, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, kung fu, adventure, martial arts, mentor, good versus evil, friendship, warrior, martial artist ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, fight, fistfight, martial arts training, shaolin kung fu, graphic violence, battles, mortal combat, tough heroes, evil empire, master warrior, rivalry ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, semi serious, exciting, psychotronic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: kung fu classic, martial arts, kidnapping, dishonesty, gang, ambition, rescue, partners, rivalry, crimes, woman in danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, graphic violence, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, redemption ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A martial artist tries to form a new life after leaving her husband who is a part of organized crime. But after her daughter is kidnapped, it's time for her to spring into action.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, assassin, murder, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, haunted by the past, save the day, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.6
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Pride of Lions (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Action / Comedy - Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission. The team quickly discovers that they are up against an enemy from their past. This time, The Dependables mission ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: daring rescue, escapades, terrorism, adventure, confined, captivity, ex soldier, rivalry, soldier, military, hostage, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Red Shadow (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: martial arts, love triangle, ninja, assassination, adventure, master warrior, heroes, superhero, samurai, vengeance, political unrest, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, battles, treasure, mistress, heroes, rivalry, desert, escapades, eunuch, spy, emperor ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, treasure hunt, martial arts, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventurer, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, africa, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, chase, murder, heroes, master warrior, woman in danger, uninhibited rivalry, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, ambition, adventure, tough heroes, parents and children, wooing, drunk, adopted son ...
Time: 70s
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40%
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Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, adventure, chinese, cowboy, old west, partners, save the day, society, odd couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, adventure, coming of age, vengeance, renegade, tough heroes, monk, obsessive quest, heroic mission ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 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, realistic, exciting, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, master warrior, fistfight, orphan, kung fu, beggar, graphic violence, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kung Fu Mahjong 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fanny is a skilled mahjong player and young housewife, who's usually forbidden from her tile-clicking addiction by husband Johnny. However, when Johnny falls in with gambler Demon, Fanny gets sent packing. Johnny takes up with Demon's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mahjong, martial arts, rivalry, adventure, tough heroes, gambling, heroic mission, haunted by the past, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, master warrior, martial arts tournament, graphic violence, mortal combat, contests and competitions, opponent, tough heroes, ambition, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, adventure, love and romance, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, misfit, contests and competitions, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%