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Shao Lin men (1976)
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Shao Lin men (1976)
Original name: 少林門
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, vengeance, heroes, secret agents, track down, legends and myths, working undercover, vigilantism, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, rivalry, culture clash, undercover, wooing, state affairs, daring rescue, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes, kung fu, student, shaolin ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and stylized films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, violence and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shao Lin men: Snake-Crane Secret (1976), Fearless Hyena 2 (1983), New Fists of Fury (1976), In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979), Executioners from Shaolin (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, family relations, tough heroes, good versus evil, escapades, lone wolves, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, master villain ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: heroes, master warrior, martial arts, crimes, superhuman powers, danger, vigilantism, against the odds, vengeance, reunion, hotshot hero, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, fight, gang, fighting crime, anti hero, against the odds, heroic mission, vigilantism, school ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, violence spree, vengeance, village, graphic violence, danger, rivalry, stylized violence, martial artist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, kung fu, shaolin, mortal combat, failed attempt, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, tough heroes, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two Champions of Shaolin (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shaolin warrior Tung Chien-chen is injured in battle against the hated Wu Tang clan, and nursed back to health by a knife-throwing master. As he recovers, Tung learns this deadly art, and also falls in love with his teacher's daughter. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, righting the wronged, tough heroes, legends and myths, forbidden love, friendship, heroic mission, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, wedding, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, tough heroes, monk, heroic mission, monastery ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, on the road, siblings relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
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 ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, martial arts, heroes, kung fu, leadership, rivalry, adventure, crimes, village, vengeance, murder, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, exciting, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, soldier, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, parents and children, palaces castles and temples, failed attempt, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: surreal, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, deadly, rivalry, heroes, crimes, intrigue, gang, leadership, pregnancy, vengeance, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hapkido (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, kung fu, teachers and students, human spirit, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, hopes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: china, korea, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, danger, escapades, graphic violence, kung fu classic, kung fu, revenge ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Death Duel of Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ming General Cheng (Wang Dao) and his band of soldiers escape to Taiwan after Ching forces topple the Ming Dynasty. Still fearing the deposed general's deadly potential, however, the Ching prince Ta orders his own band of ruthless mercenaries ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, one man army, heroes, graphic violence, political unrest, vigilantism, vengeance, track down, tragic love, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, adventure, chases and races, danger, heroes, gang, crimes, heroic mission, vigilantism, track down, working undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Yangs are betrayed by a government official conspiring with the Mongols. All of the Yang family males except the 4th, 5th, and 6th brothers are killed. Fu Sheng loses his mind after the death of his family, while the other brother, takes refuge ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, daring rescue, rivalry, confined, master warrior, escapades, power relations, tough heroes, family relations, monk, rebellion, danger ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, martial arts training, fistfight, shaolin kung fu, battles, evil empire, graphic violence, rescue, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, martial arts, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, danger, dishonesty, heroes, assassination attempt, deadly, unfulfillment, adventure ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.5
 247
Small Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, tough heroes, partners against crime, crimes, gang, rivalry, race against time, law enforcement, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Invincible Armour (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that means the expert can withstand anything. However, Hwang is ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, assassin, revenge, fugitives, on the run, master villain, heroes, one man army, master warrior, rivalry, chases and races ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, kung fu classic, humiliation, folk hero, good versus evil, duel, rage, occupation, uninhibited rivalry, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shaolin monk, lone wolves, vengeance, one man army, rivalry, danger, heroes, escapades, graphic violence, kung fu ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 352
Shatter (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shatter, an international contract killer, has been assigned to assassinate the President of a small African country and collect his fee from a bank in the Far East. On arrival in Hong Kong his life is threatened and when the bank denies all ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, assassination, hitman, chases and races, danger, undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, gangsters, secret agents, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, europe, england, china, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A kung-fu student is instructed by his dying teacher to track down five of the teacher's ex-students. Each of the five is equipped with a lethal martial arts skill, and the teacher fears this might be used for evil purposes. However, not only ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, good versus evil, escapades, heroic mission, track down, graphic violence, heroes, rivalry, chases and races, danger, all male cast ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shaolin Wooden Men (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 98 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, buddhist, kung fu, master warrior, shaolin, sexual abuse, shaolin monk, rivalry, crimes, adventure, clergy, androids and robots ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, cripple, disability, vengeance, royal family, master criminal, misfit, escapades, danger, crimes, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 631
Fist of Anger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Historical movie set during the Japanese occupation of China during WWII. Jackie Chan is one of the good guys but has nothing much more than a supporting role.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, world war two, heroes, escapades, military, good versus evil, rivalry, war, life is a bitch, japanese occupation, warrior, brawl ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, siblings relations, vengeance, school, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, graphic violence, track down, murder, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Five Fingers of Death (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boxer joins a martial arts school to increase his skill so he can enter a martial arts competition. he leaves the school when he hears that a local gangster is terrorizing the town. he comes to the aid of a young singer and brings on the ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hopes, society, tough law enforcer, ambition, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, master warrior, academy, power relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disability, gory, graphic violence, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, danger, pride, mastermind, war violence, wager ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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