Movies like Kung Fu Killer

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Kung Fu Killer (2014)
 6.5
 8K
Kung Fu Killer
Original name: 一個人的武林
Genre: Action, Drama
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, breathtaking, exciting, earnest, fairy tale, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police investigation, serial killer, fight scenes, master warrior, mentor, weapons, kids and family, hip hop, deadly, fantasy world, redemption, sword fight, children, culture clash, spelling bee, heroes, jungle, transformation, kick-butt women, talking animals, character study, stereotypes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, japan, tokyo
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
Action, Drama
Japan
89 min.
 7.7
Ip Man
Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Hong Kong, China
106 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Kung Fu Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and realistic films with plots about brutality, vengeance, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, martial arts and fight scenes mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Killer: Iron Monkey (1993), Dragon (2011), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Fist of Legend (1994), Ip Man 2 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.6
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Iron Monkey
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 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, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, secret identity, violence, master warrior, fight scenes, weapons, good versus evil, ninja, storytelling, dialogue, mentor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
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System:   95%
    User:   85%
 
 7.1
 13K
Dragon
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, kung fu, master warrior, fight scenes, mentor, police investigation, violent, twists & turns, redemption, village, family drama ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, romance, master warrior, kung fu, destiny, heroes, adventure, fight scenes, redemption, teleportation, love and romance, dialogue ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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System:   81%
    User:   92%
 
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 6.1
 32K
Man of Tai Chi
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: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, brutality, kung fu, fight scenes, master warrior, revenge, ninja, mentor, blood, contests and competitions, competition, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   96%
 
 7.6
 20K
Fist of Legend
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, serious, breathtaking, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, kung fu, sword fight, brutality, violence, fight scenes, death, master warrior, mentor, revenge, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
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System:   76%
    User:   85%
 
 7.6
 83K
Ip Man 2
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
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: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentor, british, idealism, kung fu, prejudice, revenge, brutality, storytelling, violence, culture clash, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades
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, clever, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, cult, assassin, blood, violence, lone wolves, father son relationship, stylish, vengeance, ninja ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   86%
 
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 7.0
 16K
Chocolate
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An autistic woman with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gangsters, samurai, kung fu, sword fight, chocolate, violence, hospital, heroine, fight scenes, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   63%
 
 6.8
 5K
Crime Story
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, vengeance, island, virus, master villain, adventure, fight scenes, kung fu, revenge, master warrior, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, caribbean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
Warriors of Heaven and Earth
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, exciting, breathtaking ...
Plot: martial arts, desert, adventure, vengeance, sword fight, lone wolves, kung fu, fight scenes, weapons, master warrior, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
 6.2
 27K
Ong-bak 2
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, sentimental, twists and turns, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, vengeance, destiny, kung fu, sword fight, revenge, master warrior, fight scenes, mentor, one man army, violence ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: asia, thailand, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   61%
 
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, breathtaking, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, rebellion, revenge, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes, sword fight, violence, weapons, tragic hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
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 8.0
 191K
Ip Man
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
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: realistic, stylized, epic, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentor, idealism, kung fu, violence, good versus evil, redemption, culture clash, master warrior, fight scenes, contests and competitions, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, revenge, sword fight, dark hero, violence, blood, prison, fight scenes, master warrior, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   50%
 
A Touch of Sin
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, melancholic, meditative ...
Plot: violence, capitalism, society, corruption, storytelling, brutality, solitude, loneliness, losing-it hero, violent, injustice, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, japan, tokyo, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   64%
 
 7.1
 36K
Ip Man 3D
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.
Style: breathtaking, twists and turns, disturbing, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight scenes, mentor, martial arts school, mentor protege relationship, protection, culture clash, gangsters, gangs, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   64%
 
 6.7
 1K
Yes, Madam!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, kung fu, police corruption, fight scenes, violence, murder, assassination, gunfight, violent, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   62%
 
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Legend of the Wolf
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, gangsters, assassination attempt, track down, vengeance, tragic love, working undercover, hitman, crimes ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
The Chinese Connection
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, murder, brutality, kung fu, redemption, gangsters, sword fight, master warrior, fight scenes, tragic hero, violence ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, hong kong, china, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, ninja, sword fight, fight scenes, kung fu, police investigation, brutality, mentor, gunfight, vigilante ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kidnapping, sword fight, island, motorcycle, kung fu, master villain, adventure, fight scenes, car chase, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
 7.7
 10K
Lady Snowblood
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, gory, murder, samurai, assassination, vigilantism, violence, blood, rape, prison, martial arts ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1870s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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The Way of the Dragon
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, vengeance, gangster, violence, mafia, fight scenes, restaurant, mentor, master warrior, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, china, italy, tokyo, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
 7.2
 12K
Ashes of Time
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in five parts, five seasons that are part of the Chinese almanac. The story takes place in the jianghu, the world of the martial arts. Ouyang Feng has lived in the western desert for some years. He left his home in White Camel ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, epic, serious, meditative ...
Plot: martial arts, loneliness, desert, vengeance, unfulfilled love, love, stylish, relationships, chases and races, memory, crimes, wilderness ...
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
 7.2
 10K
The Warrior
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In 1375, China was in chaos between Yuan Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. Coryo (an ancient kingdom of Korea then) sent a delegation of many diplomats, soldiers and a silent slave to make peace with the new Chinese government. However, this delegation got ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, desert, war, survival, samurai, kung fu, violence, sword fight, betrayal, master warrior, adventure, fight scenes ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, korea, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gory, blood, assassin, sword fight, violence, brutality, ninja, lone wolves, adventure, cult ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 4.6
 12K
Biker Boyz
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, motorcycle, gang, racing, contests and competitions, rise to the top, race, coming of age, ambition, dialogue, youth, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 

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The Big Boss
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, thailand
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System:   41%
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The Promise
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, fairy tale, epic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, destiny, sacrifice, betrayal, master warrior, kung fu, assassin, true love, mythology, sword fight, fantasy world, heroic mission ...
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   33%
 
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