Movies and TV shows like Kung Fu 1972

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Kung Fu (1972)
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Kung Fu (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, old west, shaolin monk, heroes, on the run, kung fu, monk, adventure, crimes, loner, graphic violence, on the road, master warrior, escapades, rivalry, wisdom of life, good versus evil, lone wolves, fish out of water, track down, righting the wronged, cowboys and indians, superhero, travel, combat ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona, new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and rough films and TV series with plots about heroes, rivalry, crimes, old west, gun, cowboy and gunfight mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kung Fu: Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993), Kung Fu: The Movie (1986), Streets of Laredo (1995), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993), Lone Wolf McQuade (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kung Fu: The Legend Continues is a spin-off of the 1972–1975 television series Kung Fu. David Carradine and Chris Potter starred as a father and son trained in kung fu - Carradine playing a Shaolin monk, Potter a police detective. This series ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, police, kung fu, fight, parents and children, wisdom of life, monk, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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100%
Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In his travels, Caine meets up with an old man who has several surprises for him. The first being the destruction of the Shaolin order, the second being that the man is the father of the Emperor's nephew whom he killed in China, and the third ...
Style: serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, clergy, crimes, tragic hero, drug dealing, adventure, gang, track down, gangsters, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
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100%
Streets of Laredo (1995)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it ...
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, exciting, realistic
Plot: bounty hunter, cowboys and outlaws, manhunt, track down, crimes, haunted by the past, on the road, heroes, escapades, rivalry, gang of outlaws, child in peril ...
Time: 90s, 1890s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Walker, Texas Ranger is an American television action crime drama series created by Leslie Greif and Paul Haggis, both starring Chuck Norris as a member of the Texas Ranger Division. The show aired on CBS in the spring of 1993, with the first season ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, partners against crime, martial artist, brutality, heroes, police investigation, crimes, good versus evil, law enforcement, society, district attorney, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lone Wolf McQuade (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The archetypical renegade Texas Ranger wages war against a drug kingpin with automatic weapons, his wits and martial arts after a gun battle leaves his partner dead. All of this inevitably culminates a martial arts showdown between the drug lord and ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fbi, texas ranger, vengeance, one man army, law enforcement, special agents, confined, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, gang, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Django Strikes Again (1987)
Genre: Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Former gunfighter Django has become a monk and abandoned his violent former ways. His daughter is kidnapped by rogue Hungarian soldiers using slave labor to run a silver mine. Django casts off his habit and digs up his machine gun to practice a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monastery, heroes, one man army, child in peril, countryside, old west, ship, kidnapping, tough heroes, righting the wronged, battleship, abduction ...
Time: 19th century
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The Master (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Master is a ninja-themed action-adventure TV series created by Michael Sloan which aired on NBC. The show focuses on the adventures of John Peter McAllister, an aging ninja master, and his young pupil, Max Keller. Most episodes focus on the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, ninja, power relations, adventure, track down, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, graphic violence, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Wild Wild West (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Wild Wild West is an American television series that ran on CBS for four seasons from September 17, 1965 to April 4, 1969. Two television movies were made with the original cast in 1979 and 1980, and the series was adapted for a motion picture ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agents, gadget, undercover, secret service, old west, escapades, adventure, partners, working undercover, partners against crime, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, tucson arizona, arizona, yuma arizona, sonora ...
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Wild Boys (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wild Boys is an Australian television period drama series that began airing on the Seven Network on 4 September 2011. It is produced by Julie McGauran and Sarah Smith from Southern Star and John Holmes. The series is set in and around the fictional ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, contemplative
Plot: gang, friendship, good versus evil, society, chase, death, terrorism, gunfight, old west, cowboy, disguise, adventure ...
Time: 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Prairie Fever (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of women contracted a strange fever and a former sheriff is responsible for taking them to the hospital in the nearest town, but in their way they will encounter a gang of murderers. His only hope is a woman whose beauty is matched only by ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, love and romance, on the run, unlikely couple, lone wolves, tough heroes, woman in danger, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, hostage, violence ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, heroes, adventure, rescue, memory loss, fighting crime, society, rivalry, gangsters, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, asia, san francisco, hong kong ...
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26%
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Joshua (1976)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, tough girl, vengeance, kidnapping, old west, vigilantism, good versus evil, lone wolves, crimes, confined, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Gunslingers (2014)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
TV show
Story: American Heroes Channel's new series Gunslingers reveals the infamous tales of survival and courage from the Wild West. Exposing little-known facts about America’s first villains and heroes, the six-part series features the stories of Wyatt ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Plot: old west, bounty hunter, track down, heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gunslinger, tough law enforcer, billy the kid, apache territory, apache indian ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gang of Roses (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the 1800's, the town of Flat ridge is over run by a band of outlaws looking for lost treasure said to be buried somewhere in town. In their quest for dominance, the outlaws kill Sally, a whore who happens to be the sister of Rachel and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, good versus evil, gang, criminal's revenge, adventure, vigilantism, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, violence, showdown ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 178 min.
Story: While the Civil War rages between the Union and the Confederacy, three men – a quiet loner, a ruthless hit man and a Mexican bandit – comb the American Southwest in search of a strongbox containing $200,000 in stolen gold.
Style: epic, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, treasure hunt, gunfight, greed, gold, good versus evil, heroes, cons and scams, cowboy, army, lone wolves, criminal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: texas, new mexico, usa, arizona, santa fe new mexico ...
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Kung Fu (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, one against many, fighting crime, showdown, heroine, strong female lead, criminal, lynching, battles, heroes ...
Place: china, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Quigley Down Under (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: American Matt Quigley answers Australian land baron Elliott Marston's ad for a sharpshooter to kill the dingoes on his property. But when Quigley finds out that Marston's real target is the aborigines, Quigley hits the road. Now, even ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genocide, vigilantism, fish out of water, vengeance, crimes, old west, against the odds, dishonesty, partners, good versus evil, australian, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, wyoming, pacific ocean, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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True Grit (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy, Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), on a mission of "justice", which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, "Rooster" Cogburn (John Wayne), because he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, bounty hunter, adventure, murder, reward, hanging, cowboy, vengeance, partners, odd couple, wanted, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 70s, 1930s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, arkansas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Aces 'N' Eights (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Already taking a gamble settling in the uncharted west, the peaceful settlers of a town destined for railroad greatness suddenly find themselves being ruthlessly gunned down. With no law and order to be found, justice falls onto the shoulders of an ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, brutality, adventure, partners, rescue, good versus evil, americana, vengeance, society, criminal heroes, heroes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Hang 'Em High (1968)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Marshall Jed Cooper survives a hanging, vowing revenge on the lynch mob that left him dangling. To carry out his oath for vengeance, he returns to his former job as a lawman. Before long, he's caught up with the nine men on his hit list and ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hanging, death sentence, vigilantism, heroes, pardon, old west, small town, widow, marshal, judge, crimes, lynching ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.7
 23K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
TV show
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: old west, hanging, on the road, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, tragic event, old friend, thief, old love ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, wyoming, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Comanche Moon, the prequel to McMurtry's bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Lonesome Dove follows Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae (Zahn) and Woodrow F. Call (Urban), now in their middle years, as they continue to ...
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: native americans, old west, texas ranger, friendship, partners, rivalry, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, adventure, obsessive quest, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, victorian era, year 1865
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story follows a stagecoach ride through Old West Apache territory. On board are a cavalry man's pregnant wife, a prostitute with a broken heart, a Marshal taking in his prisoner Johnny Ringo, a crooked gambler, and the infamous Doc Holliday
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, heroes, old west, pregnancy, desert, stagecoach, escapades, crimes, partners, rivalry, society, americana ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico, yuma arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Heaven with a Gun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Glenn Ford plays Jim Killian, a preacher who arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian isn't just any preacher. He is a former fast gun who has set upon a different path.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: old west, small town, gunslinger, crimes, rivalry, going straight, hopes, starting over, heroes, society, graphic violence, ranch ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: arizona, usa, yuma arizona, santa fe new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Retrieval (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the outskirts of the Civil War, a boy is sent north by a bounty hunter gang to retrieve a wanted man.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: american civil war, moral dilemma, bounty hunter, slavery, civil war, survival, escapades, track down, society, racism, foe turned friend, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 3K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, rivalry, obnoxious boss, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, americana, father son relationship, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, rivalry, partners, vigilantism, crimes, murder, cowboy, gunfight, renegade, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 14K
The Cowboys (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: When his cattlemen abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his cowboys in order to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job ...
Style: captivating, serious, harsh, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: cattle, desert, vengeance, buddies, on the road, gold, crimes, gunfight, murder, teenage boy, heroes, rancher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: montana, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 6K
Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
TV show
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: cowboy, old west, native americans, gang, brothel, fall in love, prostitute, nephew, escapades, rescue, protector, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 4K
Purgatory (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An outlaw band flees a posse and rides into Refuge, a small town where no one carries a gun, drinks, or swears. The town is actually Purgatory, and the peaceful inhabitants are all famous dead outlaws and criminals such as Doc Holiday and Wild Bill ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, small town, old west, heroes, supernatural, adventure, gang, rivalry, on the run, vengeance, small town life, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new mexico, arizona, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%