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Vanishing Son (1994)
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Vanishing Son (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two students in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom. They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career while the other gets entangled in a criminal organization.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, student, violence, hand to hand combat, chinese, martial artist, asian, brawl, master warrior, beefcake, kung fu classic, two man army, fistfight, stylized violence, kung fu fighting, beefcake martial arts, chinaman
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, allegory, colourful and tense films with plots about martial arts, fistfight, kung fu fighting, brawl, kung fu, master warrior and kung fu classic mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Vanishing Son: Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979), Enter the Game of Death (1978), Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980), The Angry River (1971), Lady of Steel (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Vanishing Son III (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The saga picks up in Washington, DC where Jian-wa is competing in a classical music competition. Back in LA, Jian-wa's brother Wago is wanted by the F.B.I. and manage to pull Jian-wa back to L.A. for questioning. They also want him to ...
Plot: brawl, kung fu, hand to hand combat, bare chested male fighting, brother brother relationship, two man army, martial artist, kung fu master, kiss, tough guy, showdown, master warrior ...
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Vanishing Son IV (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and nursed by Megan, a secluded artist. Jian is also ...
Plot: kung fu fighting, violence, martial artist, two man army, brother brother relationship, male female relationship, master warrior, fistfight, kung fu, brawl, martial arts, kung fu master ...
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71%
Vanishing Son II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the south and finds that hatred comes in all forms as a group of ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, revenge, justice, showdown, training, kung fu fighting, martial artist, vigilantism, martial arts training, poetic justice, kung fu classic, vigilante ...
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60%
Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, asian, one against many, chinaman, hand to hand combat, villain, karate chop, fight, kung fu fighting, brawl, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During China's 1920s Republican Period, warlords carve out personal fiefdoms across the country and impose self-serving laws with the barrel of a gun. Into this anarchy rides a masked feminine Zorro, nom de guerre Violet, to do battle, right ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, torture, violence, fistfight, martial artist, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, mask ...
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57%
Enter the Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's approaching World War 2 and China is expecting an to be invaded by Germany and Japan. Mr Ang is hired by a Chinese group who are after a "secret document." Many other groups want to get their hands on it as well. It's on the ...
Plot: kung fu, martial artist, roundhouse kick, asian, fistfight, martial arts, hand to hand combat, chinaman, chinese, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
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47%
Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bruce Le stars as Bruce Lee, a young teenager who is the leader of the Liu City gang, who gets into trouble and street fights every now and again. Bruce is a student in the style of Chinese boxing, but when his skills are not enough to fend off a ...
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, fighting style, asian, violence, kung fu, chinaman, brawl, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, bully ...
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47%
The Angry River (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot has to do with a reign of terror conducted by a mysterious killer dubbed "Poison Dart," who is hitting all kinds of prominent people with poison darts.
Plot: monster, revenge, kung fu classic, chinese, brawl, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, chinaman, fistfight, wu shu, kung fu ...
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47%
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Lady of Steel (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young swordswoman named Fang Ying-qi (Cheng Pei-Pei) sets out to join a gathering of the martial world’s leading warriors under the banner of Lord Xia (Fang Mien) and the Flying Dragon Clan. Their mission is to organize the defense of their ...
Plot: female martial artist, fistfight, martial art, tough girl, martial artist, brawl, female warrior, villain, kung fu classic, female fighter, stylized violence, kung fu master ...
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46%
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Fighting Fish (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fighting Fish is the first martial arts film produced and set in the Netherlands, about a young Chinese man from Hong-Kong, who travels to the west when he hears that his brother was killed during fight between two gangs in Rotterdam. When he ...
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu fighting, martial artist, karate chop, black belt, violence, fistfight, master warrior, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, star crossed lovers, jeet kune do ...
Place: hong kong, netherlands
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42%
Murder in the Orient (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 73 min.
Story: American agent, with the help of a wise martial arts teacher, hunts down a pair of samurai swords that are worth millions of dollars.
Plot: map, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, martial arts, tough guy, gold, karate kick, adventurer, treasure map, brawl, black belt ...
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40%
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Naughty Boys (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frequent Jackie Chan cohort Mars stars as Sing, an ex-con who's supposed to dig up the buried loot of his three still-jailed buddies...but when he gets to it, he finds that the treasure chest is full of rocks! The other three are convinced that ...
Plot: treasure, master warrior, prisoner, prison, violence, fighting style, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, male female relationship, heroes, hand to hand combat, martial arts ...
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39%
Fury of the Dragon (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Several episodes of the 1966 TV series "The Green Hornet" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: two man army, kung fu, masked vigilante, tough guy, warrior, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, brawl, fight, masked hero, vigilantism, superhero ...
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37%
The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, brawl, fistfight, karate, kung fu, violence, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate chop, karate kick, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Village of Tigers (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The lead actress is Shu Pei Pei, who is quite forceful as a no-nonsense fighter decked out in an array of colorful swordswoman fashions. I've seen her in nine other films, although I don't recall any which featured her in an action role ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, violence, brawl, matriarch, kung fu fighting, fistfight, martial artist, kung fu master, bad influence, female warrior, gang ...
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37%
Fighting Fist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Yakuza of Japan has infiltrated the universities of Hong Kong and are conducting illegal activities such as underground bare knuckle fights,gambling and drugs. Hong Kong Police team up with the Japanese Secret Service to bring down the ruthless ...
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, violence, hand to hand combat, karate chop, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, fight, master warrior, black belt, asian man, fistfight ...
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Chinese Stuntman (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Chinese Stuntman was a Bruceploitation film starring Bruce Li released in 1981. It is largely based around the Bruce Lee classic Enter The Dragon. Chang Wei (Li), a stuntman, is called to the secret island owned by the mysterious Fu Chi (Yun Wen ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, action violence, fistfight, brawl, hand to hand combat, fighting style, roundhouse kick, jeet kune do, martial arts training, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic ...
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35%
Shaolin Temple Strikes Back (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Ming princess and her faithful bodyguard are chased to Shaolin Temple by the Ching army.
Plot: martial arts, buddha, buddhist, chinese, kung fu master, hand to hand combat, damsel in distress, statue, kung fu fighting, fistfight, buddhism, bald man ...
Time: ancient times
Place: china, asia
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34%
Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, warrior, kung fu, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate, stylized violence, beefcake, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
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32%
18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Li Tai must endure terrible hardship under his sadistic Kung-fu master in order to perfect his fighting technique. The ambitious young man finally has a chance to prove himself when his old master meets his match and Li has to use the eighteen ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, martial art, fistfight, master warrior, kung fu, kung fu fighting, stylized violence ...
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32%
Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat ...
Style: stylized, epic, enigmatic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu master, martial artist, kung fu, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, fight, racism, idealism ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
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32%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, duel, kung fu classic, brawl, kung fu fighting, fighting style, fistfight, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, showdown ...
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31%
Fist of Unicorn (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.
Plot: martial arts, duel, asian man, training, violence, punched in the stomach, punched in the face, kung fu, brawl, beaten to death, chinese, jeet kune do ...
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31%
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Kung Fu Fever (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, martial artist, karate kick, fighting style, roundhouse kick, duel, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, violence, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Steel Fisted Dragon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, villain, bruce lee, violence, fight, kung fu master, jeet kune do, heroes ...
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31%
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Fist of Fury 3 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After avenging the death of his brother, Chen Shen (Bruce Li) returns home from Shanghai. He tells his mother (who went blind from crying over her son's death) that he will no longer fight. However, being a movie with the words "fist" ...
Plot: fight, beefcake, karate kick, duel, stylized violence, warrior, beating, martial artist, brawl, black belt, kung fu classic, fistfight ...
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30%
The Big Fight (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This film is set during the Japanese occupation of China circa WWII. In it, the Japanese occupiers (and the Chinese Quislings who work for them) are portrayed as total monsters who kill children and rape all women. The heroes are resistance fighters ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, world war two, jeet kune do, cult, kung fu fighting, brawl, fight, fistfight, kung fu classic, japanese occupation
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Young Dragons (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the smalltime thief Kim and his gang heist ...
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, kung fu classic, asian, kung fu fighting, stylized violence, dead girl, wing chun, master warrior, hand to hand combat, brawl, fistfight ...
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30%
Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: roundhouse kick, kung fu classic, brawl, martial artist, duel, fight, hand to hand combat, taekwondo, beefcake martial arts, leg wound, warrior, martial arts ...
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29%
Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, brutality, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, duel, warrior, roundhouse kick, martial artist, hapkido, fistfight, brawl ...
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