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Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
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Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
Original name: 十八般武藝
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Legendary Weapons of China is a martial arts fantasy film taking place during the late Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi dispatches her agents to various factions of the Boxer Rebellion in order find supernatural martial artists that are invulnerable to western bullets. When one of the leaders of these groups disbands his forces, assassins from the remaining factions are sent out to kill him.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, supernatural, heroes, rebellion, track down, working undercover, danger, master warrior, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, undercover, fight, assassin, weapons, sword, hand to hand combat, sword fight, chinese, swordsman, duel, kendo, brother brother relationship, disguise ...
Place: china, asia

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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, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, danger and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Legendary Weapons of China: Last Hero in China (1993), Five Deadly Venoms (1978), My Young Auntie (1981), Legend of the Wolf (1997), Shao Lin men (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, epic, semi serious, cult film
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Plot: one man army, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, folk hero, gangsters, fighting crime, escapades, crimes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
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Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, cult film
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Place: asia
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My Young Auntie (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Cheng (Kara Hui Ying Hung), a beautiful martial arts ace, battles to keep her inheritance from the ruthless Yun Wei (Johnny Wang Lung Wei), but her efforts are sabotaged by Yu Tao (Hsaio Ho), her wayward and irrepressible great-nephew. Following a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, epic
Plot: martial arts, family relations, power relations, couples, social relations, opposites attract, disorder, fall in love, rebelliousness, small town life, fish out of water, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
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Legend of the Wolf (1997)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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Plot: martial arts, master warrior, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, school, legends and myths, vengeance, wooing, working undercover, track down, culture clash, vigilantism ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
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The Guillotines (2012)
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Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Top Squad (1988)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
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