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Iceman (2014)
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Iceman (2014)
Original name: 冰封俠:重生之門
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the Ming Dynasty, there lives four orphans, Ying, Sao, Yuanlong and Niehu. Raised in Taoyuan Village, the four are as closed as brothers. Their exceptional martial arts skills allows them to reach the highest rank within the imperial guards. After the four successfully killed the Japanese troop leader, the Emperor orders Ying to escort the Golden Wheel of Time from Sindu (now India) back to the capital, which is said to have the power of time travel and foresee into the future. Now in 2013, Squire Tang, funded by a mysterious financer, digs up three ancient icemen from the outskirt of China; they are Ying, Sao and Niehu. As he is transferring the icemen to Hong Kong for further studies, the vehicle involves in a traffic accident which, unexpectedly, defrosts Ying...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, martial arts, samurai, frame up, adventure, manhunt, fish out of water, escapades, rivalry, righting the wronged, magic, changing the past or future, dishonesty, one man army, emperor, impersonating a police officer, cryogenics, heroes, graphic violence, master warrior, disorder, hopes, avalanche, love, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, hong kong, china, india

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Most similar movies to Iceman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, suspenseful and humorous films with plots about heroes, martial arts, rivalry, kung fu, escapades, master warrior and danger mostly in Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Iceman: Iceman: The Time Traveler (2018), The Monkey King (2014), Crossworlds (1996), Heaven's Soldiers (2005), 14 Blades (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Iceman: The Time Traveler (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History, Sci-Fi
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind.
Style: psychotronic, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: samurai, superhero, soldier, revenge, tough guy, heroes, human spirit, strong violent content, frozen body, society, death, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Iceman Cometh (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Ming dynasty, Yuen Biao is a royal guard charged to capture a dangerous criminal. The battle which opposes them will make them fall into ice. Three centuries later, nowdays, the archaeologists give them again the life. Only a black jade ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, time travel, farce, frozen body, kung fu, frozen, heroic mission, righting the wronged, disorder, rapist, battles, heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Monkey King (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sun Wukong, (The Monkey King) is a monkey born from a heavenly stone who acquires supernatural powers. After rebelling against heaven and being imprisoned under a mountain for 500 years, he later accompanies the monk Xuanzang on a journey to India. ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monkey king, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, adventure, rebelliousness, rebellion, battles ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 3K
Crossworlds (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joe's heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris' ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, space wars, portal, evil alien, changing the past or future, supernatural, good versus evil, benign alien, escapades, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Heaven's Soldiers (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Modern day soldiers travel back in time and meet Admiral Lee, the greatest soldier of all time, and motivate him to drive out invaders.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, rough ...
Plot: time travel, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, soldier, military, master warrior, hopes, rivalry, heroes, battles, save the kingdom ...
Time: 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 8K
14 Blades (2010)
Genre: Action, History, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, Singapore
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Trained in clandestine combat from childhood, the Jinyiwei were masters of the 14 Blades; eight being for torture, five for killing, and the last blade reserved for suicide when a mission failed. An elite force of secret agents with a license to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, female killer, rebellion, emperor, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, wanted, female warrior, ancient history, graphic violence ...
Time: 17th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 11K
Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, master warrior, rivalry, fight, murder, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 730
Ghost Warrior (1984)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When skiers in Japan come across the frozen body of centuries-old samurai warrior Yoshimita, scientists secretly whisk the corpse to a high-tech laboratory in California, where they bring him back to life. But when Yoshimita escapes onto the mean ...
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gang, samurai, culture clash, martial arts, graphic violence, disorder, battles, heroes, adventure, misfit, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas and befriends a local mafia ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, resistance, undercover, master warrior, assassination, vengeance, dishonesty, state affairs, one man army, righting the wronged, occupation, presumed dead ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 8K
The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, burned alive, emperor, heroes, wu shu, cross dressing, romance, family relations, righting the wronged, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 104K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, wing chun, kung fu, martial artist, courage, hopes, heroes, translator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Woochi : The Demon Slayer (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Spanning four centuries in Korea, this epic action-adventure concerns a powerful pipe and a trio of wizards who will do anything to protect it.
Style: epic, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, wizards and magicians, adventure, heroes, supernatural, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, misfit, time travel, undisciplined, joseon dynasty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Samurai Commando Mission 1549 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan's Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on a time-slip 460 years into the past, into ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, battles, soldier, samurai, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, disorder, rescue, escapades, changing the past or future, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a set of events, the Time Enforcement Commission (TEC), is still going strong. Now Brandon Miller a TEC operative, believes that they have a responsibility to change history hoping that the world will be better but Ryan Chan another ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: time travel, heroes, time machine, martial arts, chase, race against time, heroic mission, undercover, adventure, crimes, track down, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 2000s, 1940s, year 1988 ...
Place: germany, europe, los angeles, atlantic city, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 39K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, light, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, on the run, espionage, swat team, fistfight, car chase, airplane, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, south africa, hong kong, asia, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, samurai, state affairs, obsessive quest, rivalry, escapades, adventure, master warrior, heroes, royal family, school, kung fu ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, redemption ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, epic, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, folk hero, one man army, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, society, track down, gangsters, escapades, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Trancers 5: Sudden Deth (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Jack Deth is back for one more round with the trancers. Jack must attempt to find his way home from the other-dimensional world of Orpheus, where magic works and the trancers were the ruling class (before Trancers IV, that is). Unfortunately, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, cult film
Plot: time travel, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural, heroes, terrorism, rivalry, adventure, tunnel, wizards and magicians, female nudity, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, police corruption, murder, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, drug dealing, assassination attempt, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.6
 301
Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, rivalry, mad scientist, chaos, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, disorder, village, giant monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Legend II (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The hero Fong Sai Yuk becomes involved in the secret brotherhood "The Red Flower", who are trying to overthrow the Manchurian emperor and re-establishing the Ming dynasty. The social upheaval is combined with Sai Yuk's personal moral ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, wu shu, heroic mission, redemption, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, betrayal, rescue ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, kung fu, police, crimes, undercover, soldier, adventure, fistfight, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 5.6
 469
Force of Five (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lek, a Thai boxing instructor teaches Thai boxing to a group of kids for their self-defence. He is like both teacher and father to the kids – Wuth, Catt, Pong and Jib. The four have to look after Wuth’s little brother, Woon who has a heart ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: child martial arts, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, hospital, adventure, heroes, master warrior, best friends, one man army, escapades, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyborgs, time travel, future dystopia, robot vs. robot, lone hero, post apocalypse, killer robot, save the world, terminator, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century, 21st century, year 1997 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, kung fu, power relations, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.4
 83K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agents, martial arts, adventure, reluctant partners, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, save the day, nothing goes right, hidden identity, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, kung fu, martial artist, fistfight, heroes, farce, good versus evil, kung fu master, goofy hero, boxing, cult, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Enter the Fat Dragon (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being dumped by his fiancé, heartbroken Hong Kong police officer Fallon Zhu gains 200+ pounds. His superiors demote him to the job of escorting convicts to Japan. When ha convict in his custody mysteriously dies, he must team up with citizen ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: divorce, police officer, transformation, martial arts, adventure, swat team, goofy hero, obesity, crimes, training, society, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.0
 221K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: heroic, captivating, exciting, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, warrior, bravery, wing chun, kung fu, courage, sino japanese war, invasion, martial artist, training ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1937, year 1935
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%