Movies like Raining in the Mountain

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Raining in the Mountain (1979)
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Raining in the Mountain (1979)
Original name: 空山靈雨
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An esquire and a General eyes a priceless handwritten scroll by Tripitaka, held in a Temple library. The Abbot of the Temple selects his successor.
Plot: heist, martial arts, mountain, buddhism, theft, temple

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, cult film and stylized films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, violence, fistfight, kung fu classic and brawl mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Raining in the Mountain: A Touch of Zen (1971), The Fate of Lee Khan (1973), To Kill with Intrigue (1977), Treasure of Bruce Le (1979), Belles of Taekwondo (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Touch of Zen (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Ming dynasty noblewoman Yang must escape from the evil eunuch Hsu. She seeks refuge at a decrepit town where she gets assistance from a naive scholar & a group of mysterious yet powerful monks.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, contemplative
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Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
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The Fate of Lee Khan (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
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To Kill with Intrigue (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young master Cao Le chases his pregnant girlfriend away from the family castle. He does it in order to save her from vicious bandits who are going to murder his family.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Treasure of Bruce Le (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In "Treasure of Bruce Le," a Samurai steals the Kung Fu secrets of the Shaolin Buddhists. Now Bruce must fight the powerful Samurai for control.
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Belles of Taekwondo (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Carter Wong plays a young chinese martial arts student who travels to Korea to learn Taekwondo. Soon he comes up against a vicious gang who want all the local martial arts schools to join their evil association. But before he can defeat the bad ...
Plot: martial arts, taekwondo, kung fu classic, korean
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Magnificent Ruffians (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
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Bandits, Prostitutes and Silver (1977)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To free his girlfriend from her contract with a greedy madam, Shang Li (Don Wong) teams up with a cold-blooded thief called the Sparrow (Chiang-lung Wen) to hijack a large shipment of silver. But when the heist suddenly goes bad, Shang Li finds ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
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Kung Fu Queen (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fan Kao-to is a worker who had enough of corruption in Shanghai. He tries to crush the organization alone. An attempt has been made before but ended up with the big Axe Gang, several of their brands in the man. The man's sister arrives in ...
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Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many times by many directors, but few are remembered as ...
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The Prodigal Boxer: The Kick of Death (1972)
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Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Warlord Yu Ming gained great power for himself. Anyone he suspected of disloyalty was jailed or murdered. He himself was a notorious killer, having personally betrayed his friend General Yip and then slaughtered his entire family. But the ...
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 76 min.
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