Movies like Underdog Knight

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Underdog Knight (2008)
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Underdog Knight (2008)
Original name: 硬汉
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lao San is a young veteran high in Kungfu power but low in intelligence. After landing on a job as a body guard for a wealthy antique collector, Lao San finds out his boss's plot to rob the National Art Museum.
Plot: kung fu, bodyguard, vigilante, friend, taekwondo, deaf, simpleton, brain damage, art museum, woman shot in the forehead

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Most similar movies to Underdog Knight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, kung fu, violence, vigilante, crimes and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Underdog Knight: My Beloved Bodyguard (2016), Queen of Fist (1973), Police Story: Lockdown (2013), Blood Brothers (2007), Saving Mr. Wu (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Beloved Bodyguard (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A retired bodyguard who has settled into a corner of the world where China, Russia and North Korea meet as he suffers from early dementia finds a new friend in a young girl. When her life is threatened by her father's connection with a local ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: martial arts, dementia, criminal, bodyguard, saving a life, organized crime, relationships, save the lady, fighting crime, fight, salvation, kung fu ...
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95%
Queen of Fist (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local gangsters apply pressure to the wrong family when they realize that the leader of the family is a mother with powerful kung fu skills.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, young romance, woman fights a man, fight, gangsters, crimes, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, confined, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, group of strangers, crimes, heroes, save the day, brutality, released from prison, hostage, swat team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Blood Brothers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fung (Daniel Wu) and his best friends, brothers Kang (Liu Ye) and Hu (Tony Yang), leave the countryside together to make it big in Shanghai. Things aren't so easy in the city, however, and the brothers stumble and toil until opportunity brings ...
Style: rough, stylized, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: friendship, betrayal, rise and fall, village life, crimes, lifestyle, best friends, starting over, city life, innocence lost, nightclub, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Saving Mr. Wu (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this suspenseful crime thriller, Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by six unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. The story is based on the 2004 real-life celebrity kidnapping case in China.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: ransom demand, impersonating a police officer, manhunt, race against time, police, investigation, businessman, kidnapping, abduction, blackmail, crimes, arrest ...
Place: china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fatal Mistake (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A drama about the youth of the late 1980s. The action takes place in Moscow. A young girl named Nadia, whom her own mother left in the hospital, has fun and quite innocently spends time with her friends. Before returning from a walk home is ...
Plot: female nudity, teenager, friend, adoptive mother, first love
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Crime and Punishment (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, updated to present-day Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: crime and punishment, murder, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, guilt, morality, guilty conscience, loneliness, friend, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, disorder, heist, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Colour of the Loyalty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As befits a full-blooded Jiang Hu (underworld) antic, COTL takes place over the course of a short, frenetic period, feeling to all intents and purposes like one night. It encompasses plenty of gore and cadavers (unless you get the sanitized, ...
Plot: mob violence, power struggle, loss of family, assassination, suicide, inheritance, torture, jealousy, stabbed in the back, crushed hand, triad, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This martial arts movie tries to explain the strange death of the international movie star and kung fu master Bruce Lee. Most of the story centers on a former disciple of Lee who launches a private investigation and ends up avenging the brutal death ...
Plot: kung fu, revenge, rape and revenge, heroes, gangsters, drug cartel, master warrior, bruce lee, showdown, jeet kune do, martial artist, murder mystery ...
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53%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, spy, police shootout, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Masked Prosecutor (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two cops, one young and tough, the other nearing retirement, are after a ruthless vigilante who kidnaps and tortures acquitted criminals.
Plot: car chase, martial arts, tortured to death, masked man, sadism, vigilante, torture, person on fire, undercover cop, mercilessness, monk, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Grand Grandmaster (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The grand master Fei Lung lost everything after he got defeated by Chun. To regain his reputation, Fei Lung challenges her to a final fight. Much to his surprise, he gradually falls in love with Chun. Will he be able to win both Chun’s heart and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: kung fu, boxing, fight, romantic rivalry, romantic relationship, male female relationship, title bout, showdown, rivals, rivalry, relationships, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Duke (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Duke is a modern day telling of a classic western film. Dare and Roost are brothers who have been raised in a reformatory, taught to survive and conditioned to trust no one. They have moved to West Los Angeles, where Dare moonlights himself as a ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious
Plot: police investigation, fighting crime, vigilantism, vigilante, law enforcement, crimes, family relations, tough law enforcer, police detective, siblings relations, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The King of Kungsan (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The film is loosely based on a true story about Paolo Roberto, later a professional boxer and TV presenter. Because of his Italian roots, Paolo is dealing with an identity crisis. With an admiration of kung fu films and with his teenage aggressions, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hip hop, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, troubled teen, violence, kung fu, drugs, graffiti, fight, breakdance, young love, karate ...
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Without Her Consent (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based story about the emotional trauma and following legal problems of a young woman who was raped by an acquaintance.
Plot: neighbor, rapist, courtroom, victim, social injustice, confrontation, rape victim, rape, vigilante, court
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
13 French Street (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A neo-noir tale of a man who seeks out an old friend, only to succumb to the will of a beautiful, mysterious woman.
Style: neo noir
Plot: friend, male objectification, old friend, female nudity, seaside, male nudity, villa, pubic hair, ripping clothes
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Breaking Point (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, prison, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, rebellion, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fist Power (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheuk is a mainland security officer who's thrown into a race against the clock when he discovers a man is holding an entire school hostage in exchange for his adopted son, so it's up to Cheuk to use his formidable martial arts skills to ...
Plot: bomb, kung fu, inheritance, bicycle, hostage
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Blackmailer (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: school, friend, teenage girl, teenage boy, money, teenager, theft, father, youth, photographer, car accident, camera
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Road Dogz (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: ghetto, ex convict, murder, criminal, tragedy, friend, money, robbery, drug dealer, coming of age, latinx lead, bad guy ...
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wretched Lives (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A poor Filipino woman (Assunta de Rossi) tries to take care of her mentally handicapped sister amid the poverty and violence of the shantytown in which they live.
Plot: settler, dating, rain, radio, bomb, police, murder, poverty, weather, funeral, dead mother, storm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Antonio's Secret (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story about a teenage boy, Antonio, whose emerging gay sexuality alienates him from his friends and family, until his libertine uncle, Jonbert, comes to live with him and his mother...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: lgbt, sexual orientation, gay friend, gay lead character, homosexual, gay, friend, gender, gay teenager, sexual awakening, family problems, gender issues ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Collaborators (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tale of two art students who, after a horrific event, are forced to take off across country in a stolen taxi to evade the law.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: friendship, student, female protagonist, strong female character, chase, friend, female bonding, sexual harassment, female chauvinism, violence, strong female lead, murder ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Gun for Jennifer (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, vigilante, revenge, female protagonist, strong female lead, girl gang, female vigilante, feminism, exploitation, girls with guns, female stockinged legs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Iron Monkey (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as "Iron Monkey", named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician ...
Style: stylized, exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret identity, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, monk, robin hood, rivalry, undercover, folk hero, hopes, society ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hoodlums (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loretta is a singer and escort in a mob-owned NYC nightclub and illegal casino. The favorite working girl of manager George, Loretta is unhappy with her current occupation and looking for a way out. George, meanwhile, is losing his stranglehold on ...
Plot: nightclub, escort, business, casino, bandit, female nudity, city, affair, rescue, murder, vigilante, prostitute ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Screaming Tiger (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rare was the film in 1973 that incorporated the star's name in the title. One of the few such films was Screaming Ninja, aka Wang Yu, King of Boxing. The story is set in China in the early 1900x. Essentially playing an extension of himself, ...
Plot: martial arts, revenge, massacre, village, kung fu, racism, waterfall, judo, child murder, katana, heroes, kendo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bruce and the Shaolin Bronzemen (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story is the usual mumbo jumbo about a hidden manuscript with secret techniques And Bruce has to fight a lot of enemies to find it, including a giant masseuse, a gang of midget hitmen and a samurai warrior.
Plot: artifact, mission, fight, treasure, kung fu, midget, martial arts
Place: the philippines, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
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Death Kiss (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A vigilante with a mysterious past becomes a one-man army in a crime-infested town as he takes the law into his own hands, at the same time protecting a young mother and her daughter. He sets his sights on a local kingpin, setting up an ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspense, parody
Plot: vigilante, vengeance, murder, mother daughter relationship, vigilantism, pedophile, radio announcer, drugs, handicapped, drug traffic, money, wolf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%