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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, breathtaking, earnest, fairy tale, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, kung fu, master warrior, police investigation, deadly, heroes, rivalry, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, prison, violence, murder, blood, flashback, police, shot to death, death of wife, fight, prison fight, fight scenes, mentor, weapons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, kung fu, vengeance, violence and master warrior mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Killer: Legend of the Wolf (1997), Dragon (2011), Man of Tai Chi (2013), 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: 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 ⇓
95%
 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, epic, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, village, master warrior, haunted by the past, heroes, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, danger, hopes, law enforcement ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.1
 32K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, contests and competitions, extortion, heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, mortal combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 297
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, police investigation, gangsters, government agency, lone wolves, master warrior, battle zone, secret agents, espionage, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, anti heroes, gang, master villain, school, master warrior, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, kung fu, assassin, fugitives, master villain, wanted man, master warrior, one man army, on the run, false accusation, frame up ...
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, rivalry, danger, escapades, heroes, kung fu, shaolin, kung fu classic, revenge
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, school, master warrior, one man army, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, righting the wronged, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.6
 14K
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, serious, realistic, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, martial arts, kung fu, robin hood, monk, master warrior, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, folk hero, parents and children, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, coffin, police, blood, kung fu, police shootout, terrorism, police investigation, master criminal, one man army, tough law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, one man army, police corruption, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, espionage, fighting crime, track down, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, shaolin kung fu, shaolin monk, kung fu, soldier, master warrior, assassination attempt, adventure, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, serious, epic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword, romance, heroes, adventure, warlord, female warrior, love and romance, redemption, power, love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 565
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: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, rivalry, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, murder, female martial artist, teachers and students, culture clash, ambition, heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: korea, china, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, gang, gory, master villain, sword fight, female martial artist, kung fu, sibling relationship, kung fu master, master warrior ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.6
 20K
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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, rivalry, folk hero, heroes, society, kung fu, sword fight, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ 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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, kung fu, master villain, master warrior, theatre milieu, one man army, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, tough heroes, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mute or deaf, adventure, master warrior, vengeance, rivalry, siblings relations, disability, heroes, military, misfit, kung fu ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 416
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crime, gangsters, master criminal, master warrior, nightclub, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, heroes, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, master criminal, estate, female martial artist, gunfight, girls with guns, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 83K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
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: rough, serious, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, master warrior, pride and honor, british, mentor, labor, bail, master, contests and competitions, idealism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1950s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, crime, police corruption, master criminal, car chase, hostage, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, rescue, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
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, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin kung fu, shaolin, vengeance, monk, patriotism, master warrior, adventure, tragic hero, government, teachers and students ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcer killer, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 365
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: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, gory, daring rescue, palaces castles and temples, heroic mission, danger, escapades, heroes, buddies, revolution, deadly ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kung fu, betrayal, gory, master warrior, one man army, bloodbath, ambush, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone (2009)
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, tournament, prison fight, fight, drifter, newcomer, master warrior, prison, gangsters, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, crimes, martial artist, fighting style, movie star, black belt ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, murder, kung fu, blood, lesbian, torture, violence, revenge, vengeance, femme fatale, sexual abuse, crime ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 170
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, vengeance, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, missing person, tough heroes, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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