Movies like The Man with the Iron Fists

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The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
 5.4
 62K
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, epic, serious, visually appealing, ridiculous, absurd, ironic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blacksmith, gold, female martial artist, femme fatale, village, ninja, heroes, good versus evil, lone hero, gang war, master warrior, heroic mission, folk hero, kung fu, treasure, rivalry, fight, uninhibited rivalry, tough guy, warrior, martial artist, violence, betrayal, assassin ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and rough films with plots about kung fu, master warrior, martial arts, fistfight, heroes, violence and martial artist mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Man with the Iron Fists: The Warrior's Way (2010), Kung Fu Killer (2008), Fist of Legend (1994), Ong Bak 2 (2008), Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Warrior's Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Western
Country: New Zealand, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, surreal, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, ninja, good versus evil, forest, martial arts, small town, desert, heroes, deception, assassin, warrior, revenge ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 774
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, track down, escapades, rivalry, crimes, race against time, tough heroes, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 23K
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, fight scenes, kung fu classic, folk hero, humiliation, good versus evil, duel, occupation, rage, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 30K
Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, weird, harsh, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, master warrior, destiny, one man army, vengeance, obsessive quest, danger, rivalry, human spirit, obsession, graphic violence ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s, middle ages
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ip Man’s promising career as a Policeman is ruined after he is framed for murder and targeted by a mob boss’s daughter.
Style: serious, atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wing chun, tai chi, martial artist, master warrior, kung fu, battles, martial arts, warrior, rivals, fight, cruelty, professional ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, serious, harsh, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, culture clash, kung fu, heroes, battles, master warrior, heroic mission, samurai, fistfight, sword fight, showdown ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 13K
Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, muay thai, village, one man army, heroes, kung fu, supernatural ability, deadly, reincarnation, destiny ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, kung fu, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: master warrior, battles, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, terrorism, mortal combat, tough heroes, one man army, fight, acrobat, showdown ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, japan, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, master warrior, martial artist, kung fu, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, dalmatian, fight, samurai ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, drifter, heroes, one man army, martial artist, sword fight, kung fu, duel, gore, sword ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, misfit, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, adventure, gory, culture clash, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, gangsters, contests and competitions, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces.
Style: intense, suspense, brutal, cult film
Plot: kung fu, kung fu master, folk hero, master warrior, martial artist, duel, fistfight, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, one against many, sword fight, fight ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 14K
American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, heroes, military, chase, one man army, danger, confined, daring rescue, mortal combat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 37K
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, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, graphic violence, mortal combat, ambition, heroes, crimes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shaolin Deadly Kicks (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight thieves steal a treasure map and split it into eight pieces, vowing to regroup three years later. But they'll have to deal with a deadly-kicking cop.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shaolin kung fu, martial arts, betrayal, heroes, kung fu, rivalry, escapades, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, power relations, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 27K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, ninja, heroes, distopia, vengeance, mortal combat, master warrior, danger, future dystopia, ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
China O'Brien (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: China O'brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is now struggling against the clutches of organized crime. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, urban, homecoming, interracial relations, innocence lost, graphic violence, parents and children, murder, city life, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 487
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: intense, exciting, semi serious, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: master warrior, shaolin, shaolin monk, hand to hand combat, shaolin kung fu, adventure, mentor, friendship, kung fu, good versus evil, martial arts, battles ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 593
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, vengeance, coming of age, adventure, obsessive quest, monk, tough heroes, heroic mission, monastery ...
Time: 7th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Champ vs. Champ (1980)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang leader targets the daughter of an enemy who's been promised to a local fighter. After losing his leg to a poison arrow, the fighter learns to fight again using a metal leg.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, lair, track down, uninhibited rivalry, train, vengeance, wrongfully committed, vigilantism, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.2
 151
Bloodfist 2050 (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alex Danko descends into the ultra-violent underworld of extreme martial-arts to find his brother's killer with the help of hardened Detective Ramirez and his brother's alluring ex-lover in this post-apocalyptic allegory of greed and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, kickboxing, martial artist, one man army, martial arts, gunfight, one against many, tough guy, blood, semiautomatic pistol ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, kung fu, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 4K
Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, betrayal, master warrior, good versus evil, martial arts, mountain, kidnapping, heroic mission, vengeance, village, escape attempt, tough heroes ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Five Element Ninjas (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young martial artist seeks revenge on the ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, betrayal, kung fu, danger, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, gory, one man army, deadly, vengeance ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, siblings relations, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%