Movies like The Man with the Iron Fists

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The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
 5.4
 63K
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, bloody, sexy, ridiculous, clever, humorous, ironic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang war, female martial artist, blacksmith, lone hero, betrayal, brutality, vengeance, femme fatale, gold, heroes, good versus evil, life philosophy, sword fight, village, master warrior, folk hero, heroic mission, treasure, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, martial artist, combat ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, ancient china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and cult film films with plots about heroes, vengeance, violence, martial arts, revenge, rivalry and fight mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Man with the Iron Fists: The Warrior's Way (2010), Machete Kills (2013), Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), Kung Fu Killer (2008), Ong Bak 2 (2008). 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, absurd, serious, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, good versus evil, kung fu, assassin, forest, sword fight, desert, fight, violence, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
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Machete Kills (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ex-Federale agent Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to ...
Style: absurd, stylized, brutal, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: machete, lone hero, female fighter, mercenary, fight scenes, space travel, terrorist plot, heroic mission, one against many, tough heroes, machismo, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, texas, austin texas, washington d.c., usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sukiyaki Western Django (2007)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Several hundred years after the Battle of Dannoura, the Genji and Heike clans face off again in a poor mountain town with a buried treasure legend. A revolver-wielding stranger, a lone gunman, burdened with emotional scars and blessed with ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, melancholic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, adaptation, multiple storylines, murder, mysterious character, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, samurai, rape ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 826
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: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, escapades, track down, tough heroes, race against time, rivalry, crimes, chase, love, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: stylized, serious, harsh, brutal, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, betrayal, destiny, vengeance, violence, master warrior, revenge, human spirit, obsessive quest, rivalry, obsession ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century
Place: thailand, china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, visually appealing, affectionate, sinister, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fight, exploitation, violent, violence, cult, samurai, medieval, revenge, gratuitous violence, video game ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, tokyo, hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 24K
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: intense, harsh, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, brutality, sword fight, violence, visceral, master warrior, kung fu classic, kung fu master, folk hero, humiliation ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, funny, entertaining, semi serious, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, kung fu master, fight, farce, boxing, heroes, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, stylized, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, vengeance, heroes, master warrior, orphan, fistfight, samurai, medieval, betrayal, kung fu classic ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, buddy movie, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight, fight scenes, terrorism, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, mortal combat, tough heroes, superhero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, usa, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 42K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, murder, female bodybuilder, instructor, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, gang, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, enigmatic, sexy, talky, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, fight, kung fu master, samurai, master warrior, dalmatian, heroes, hopes, folk hero, tai chi ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: china, las vegas, tokyo, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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, visually appealing, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, culture clash, samurai, master warrior, battles, heroes, heroic mission, assassination, sword fight, warrior, fistfight ...
Place: china, tokyo, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 40K
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: meditative, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, kung fu, fight, kick-butt women, revenge, police corruption, betrayal, brutality, justice, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: feel good, rough, serious, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, fight, vengeance, mentor, fight scenes, master warrior, kickboxer, violence, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 12K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, crimes, good versus evil, heroes, police, one man army, martial artist, undercover, soldier, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 15K
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: entertaining, serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, chase, lone hero, fight scenes, runaway, military, heroes, master warrior, violence, confined, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: bloody, stylized, talky, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, ninja, samurai, assassin, master warrior, cult, gunfight, violence, villain, martial artist, duel ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, visually appealing, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, vengeance, sword fight, rebellion, adventure, leadership, heroic mission, escapades, crimes, rivalry, love affair ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, sexy, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, distopia, dystopic future ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, china, hong kong, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: intense, suspense, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison brawl, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, prison life, mixed martial arts, tournament, underground fighting, heroes, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 27K
The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, smuggling, factory, master warrior, fight, brutality, revenge, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate ...
Style: bloody, stylized, splatter, colourful, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ninja, revenge, breast feeding, assassin, cult, lone wolves, violence, vengeance, dark hero, murder ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, australia, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, power struggle, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 12K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, farce, twins, brutality, gunfight, chase, fight, goofy hero, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Quick and the Dead (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mysterious woman comes to compete in a quick-draw elimination tournament, in a town taken over by a notorious gunman.
Style: stylized, intense, harsh, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, duel, gunfight, female protagonist, gunslinger, vengeance, old west, strong female character, strong female lead, destiny, brutality, justice ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: texas, arizona, tucson arizona, yuma arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 14K
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: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, muay thai, heroes, one man army, martial artist, supernatural, rivalry, human spirit, vengeance, mixed martial arts, kung fu ...
Time: 15th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, ...
Style: parody, funny, absurd, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, chosen one, silly humor, heroes, female martial artist, fight, irreverent, brutality, kung fu master, kung fu fighting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 45K
Pathfinder (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Style: harsh, stylized, rough, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: viking, native american, sword fight, indians, master warrior, native americans, medieval, adventure, winter, battles, torture, sword ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jonathan Ecks, an FBI agent, realizes that he must join with his lifelong enemy, Agent Sever, a rogue DIA agent with whom he is in mortal combat, in order to defeat a common enemy. That enemy has developed a "micro-device" that can be ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: assassination, vengeance, twists and turns, spy, martial arts, gunfight, swat team, femme fatale, gangsters, life philosophy, government agency, woman with a gun ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%