Movies like Kung Fu Killer

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Kung Fu Killer (2014)
 6.5
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Kung Fu Killer (2014)
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, earnest, fairy tale, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, kung fu, police investigation, crimes, heroes, psychopath, master warrior, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, lone hero, prison, violence, murder, blood, flashback, police, shot to death, death of wife, fight, prison fight, fight scenes, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Kung Fu Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, kung fu, violence, master warrior and crimes mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Killer: Legend of the Wolf (1997), The Invincible Armour (1977), Dragon (2011), Shatter (1974), New Fists of Fury (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, deadly, heroes, dishonesty, track down, gangsters, vengeance, assassination attempt, undercover, criminal's revenge, chases and races, hitman ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Invincible Armour (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that means the expert can withstand anything. However, Hwang is ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, assassin, kung fu, dishonesty, heroes, one man army, on the run, false accusation, rivalry, track down, tough heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.1
 13K
Dragon (2011)
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, realistic, captivating, exciting, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, village, law enforcement, rivalry, robbery, forensics, starting over, hopes, duel, thief, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 305
Shatter (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shatter, an international contract killer, has been assigned to assassinate the President of a small African country and collect his fee from a bank in the Far East. On arrival in Hong Kong his life is threatened and when the bank denies all ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, lone wolves, wrongfully committed, secret agents, chases and races, battle zone, danger, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, england, europe, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, anti heroes, heroic mission, wartime life, fighting crime, heroes, deadly, school, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 33K
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, tai chi, ambition, rivalry, heroes, opponent, contests and competitions, crimes, once in a lifetime opportunity, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky, stuck on himself, constantly talking, and smitten by her; Yamamoto is quiet, hard-boiled, leaving the Tokyo police to spend ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, police shootout, blood, coffin, kung fu, police, vengeance, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, danger, vengeance, revenge, shaolin, kung fu classic, kung fu
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master criminal, tough heroes, drug abuse, drug dealing, siblings relations, chases and races, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, life is a bitch, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 1K
Yes, Madam! (1985)
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, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption, master criminal, track down, deadly, partners, dishonesty, heroes, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, tough heroes, battles, injustice, ambition, murder, contests and competitions, hopes, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: realistic, exciting, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, one man army, rivalry, mortal combat, master villain, failed attempt, vengeance, heroes, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 142
Brothers Five (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 5 Kao brothers, separated since childhood, are unaware that the master Teng Lung Manor, Lung Chen-feng has killed their father. All five, however, seek to defeat the vicious gangsters at the Manor.
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, revenge, forceful separation, master warrior, siblings relations, academy, death wish, reunion, escapades, crimes, family relations ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 447
Hero (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, heroes, master criminal, gangsters, dishonesty, ambition, tough heroes, fall in love, nightclub, hitman, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crippled Avengers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Crippled Avengers is a 1978 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh and starring four members of the Venom Mob. It has been released in North America as Mortal Combat and Return of the 5 Deadly Venoms. The film follows a group of martial ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mute or deaf, military, adventure, siblings relations, master warrior, disability, rivalry, heroes, misfit, vengeance, kung fu ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 582
Hapkido (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, kung fu, heroes, human spirit, culture clash, hopes, master warrior, ambition, society, against the odds, vigilantism ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: korea, china, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
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, emotional, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword, romance, adventure, love and romance, heroes, warlord, female warrior, redemption, fight, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, rivalry, gang, undercover, law enforcer killer, crimes, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, working undercover, taekwondo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.3
 180
Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, crime, chases and races, gang, law enforcement, vengeance, missing person, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, usa, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 15K
Iron Monkey (1993)
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, martial arts, kung fu, monk, robin hood, rich and poor, hopes, heroic mission, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, folk hero ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 18 year old Ainu (Lily Ho) is kidnapped and sold to a brothel. Her good looks and wild personality make her very popular with the lustful clients, but also draws the lesbian attentions of brothel madam Betty Tei Pei. Betty teaches Ainu the ways of ...
Style: epic, surreal, realistic, sexual, rough ...
Plot: murder, martial arts, kung fu, blood, torture, lesbian, violence, revenge, femme fatale, vengeance, sexual abuse, captivity ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 21K
Fist of Legend (1994)
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, good versus evil, poisoning, imperialism, fist fighting, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, folk hero, heroes, duel, occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 374
The Deadly Duo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, buddies, heroes, partners, danger, rebellion, escapades, master warrior, daring rescue, heroic mission, friends, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Martial Arts of Shaolin (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jet Li weasels out of the north Shaolin temple to assassinate a despotic ruler at the ruler's extravagant public birthday celebration. Two other men from the south Shaolin temple also set out to assassinate the ruler, but all three fail and are ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin monk, soldier, shaolin, shaolin kung fu, kung fu, tough heroes, palaces castles and temples, adventure, track down, heroes, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bruce Li plays a young kung fu expert (and waiter) who is trying to live peacefully in San Francisco with his marital arts-challenged friend. But they run afoul of some American thugs, and the fight is on...right!
Style: realistic, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, adventure, crimes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, heroes, rivalry, fistfight, actor, kung fu, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 659
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, crimes, hopes, crime, athlete's life, heroes, redemption, rivalry, kickboxing, waitress, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 5K
Crime Story (1993)
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, car chase, police investigation, special agents, partners against crime, crimes, rescue, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, betrayal, kung fu, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, chases and races, escapades, master warrior, one man army, gory, heroes ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 598
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, crimes, tough heroes, rivalry, master warrior, crime, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, murder, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, danger, heroes, gory, rivalry, disability, violence, revenge, heroic bloodshed, fortress, war violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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