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Kung Fu (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, old west, on the run, monk, on the road, lone wolves, adventure, track down, shaolin monk, crimes, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, fish out of water, master warrior, righting the wronged, chases and races, escapades, wisdom of life, loner, man with no name, shaolin kung fu, shaolin, kung fu classic ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, heroes, escapades, crimes, gunfight, adventure and revolver mostly in Western, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kung Fu: Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993), Kung Fu: The Movie (1986), The Master (1984), Streets of Laredo (1995), The Master Gunfighter (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fighting crime, crime, master warrior, parents and children, reunion, chases and races, crimes, escapades, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kung Fu: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, tragic hero, adventure, track down, small town, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission, working undercover, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
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The Master (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, master warrior, teachers and students, adventure, fighting crime, heroes, power relations, good versus evil, track down, teaching the ways of the world, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Streets of Laredo (1995)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: bounty hunter, child in peril, on the road, chases and races, track down, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, escapades, heroes, rivalry, six shooter ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Master Gunfighter (1975)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Don Santiago (Richard Angarola) is a vicious man who helps provoke an Indian massacre that will allow him to steal the Indians' land and claim it as his own. However, his son-in-law, Finley (Tom Laughlin), is an expert hand with both guns and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, old west, small western town, street shootout, samurai sword, outlaw gang, one man army, lone wolves, samurai, vigilantism, righting the wronged, criminal heroes ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Into the Badlands (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, warrior, adventure, chase, rivalry, master warrior, blood, murder, danger, fantasy world, gunfight ...
Place: feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.7
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Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
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: epic, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Plot: old west, obsessive quest, on the road, cattle drive, texas ranger, friendship, adventure, hanging, buddies, aging, gunfight, wilderness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa, nebraska, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 272K
True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, horse, on the road, adventure, tough heroes, partners, rivalry, hunt down, law enforcer ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 1900s, 1800s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.4
 37K
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, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: bounty hunter, old west, murder, manhunt, adventure, hanging, cowboy, horse, vengeance, verbal byplay, odd couple, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas, oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, martial arts, tough law enforcer, crime, heroes, district attorney, police investigation, law enforcement, ex soldier, partners against crime, good versus evil, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 5K
Klondike (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 274 min.
Story: The story centers on the friendship of two adventurers, Bill Haskell and Byron Epstein, as they travel west during the Klondike Gold Rush. Along the way they "must navigate harsh conditions, unpredictable weather and desperate, dangerous ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, gold, adventurer, small town, gold rush, wilderness, escapades, intrigue, survival, friendship, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Return to Lonesome Dove (1993)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 322 min.
Story: 'Captain' Call has just buried Gus at Lonesome Dove and plans to head back to his ranch in Montana. Looking at a herd of wild Mustangs, he decides to drive them north with the help of Isom and Gideon Walker. Gideon hires Agostina Vega and ...
Style: captivating, serious, epic, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: severed head, texas ranger, adventure, buddies, on the road, old west, obsessive quest, mexican standoff, americana, escapades, partners, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: montana, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, fighting crime, rescue, adventure, culture clash, crimes, heroes, rivalry, society, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, california, china, hong kong, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, one man army, wheelchair, fbi, texas ranger, kidnapping, lone wolves, vengeance, killing a dog, parent child relationship, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Yellow Hair and the Fortress of Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Fiery blonde half-breed Yellow Hair and her easygoing sidekick the Pecos Kid are after a fortune in Mayan gold. The courageous duo have run-ins with an army of Mexican soldiers, a gang of dastardly bandits, and a lethal tribe of Aztec warriors while ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amazon tribe, gunfight, martial arts, adventure, treasure hunt, old west, escapades, chases and races, danger, heroes, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, chase, australian, fish out of water, genocide, adventure, on the road, old west, vengeance, anti heroes, fugitives, lone wolves ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, texas, pacific ocean, wyoming, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 559
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: old west, criminal heroes, small town, tough law enforcer, unlikely couple, woman in danger, chases and races, love and romance, lone wolves, dealing with death, on the run, tough heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere
Plot: old west, native american, immigrants, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, parents and children, siblings relations, racism, culture clash, injustice, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, kung fu, soldier, master warrior, assassination attempt, adventure, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, adventure, master warrior, tragic hero, government, teachers and students ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, martial arts, fighting style, kickboxing, soldier, old west, adventure, good versus evil, crimes, revenge, dishonesty, heroes ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wild Wild West (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, secret agent, undercover, gadget, spy, old west, adventure, partners against crime, special agents, working undercover, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: tucson arizona, arizona, new mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Stagecoach (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, old west, prostitute, pregnancy, country, americana, on the road, crimes, self discovery, gambling, heist, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Duel at Diablo (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While crossing the desert, a frontier scout, Jess Remsberg (Garner), rescues Ellen Grange (Andersson) from a pursuing band of Apaches, and returns her to her husband, Willard Grange (Weaver). He is contracted to act as a scout for an Army cavalry ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, apache, native american, track down, old west, illegitimate son, duel, tough heroes, adventure, desert, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Comanche Moon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
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, sincere, epic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsessive quest, danger, friendship, old west, partners against crime, texas ranger, daring rescue, heroic mission, crimes, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, bounty hunter, moral dilemma, danger, survival, track down, racism, chases and races, escapades, society, foe turned friend, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, small town, rescue, small town life, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, rivalry, vengeance, criminal heroes, americana, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Queen of Swords (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: Spain, France, UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Queen of Swords is an action–adventure television series set in California during the early 19th century that ran for one season, from 2000 to 2001. The series premiered October 7, 2000. After filming had been completed on 22 episodes and the ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: masked vigilante, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, latinx lead, escapades, heroes, justice, doctor, soldier, violence, duel ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Buck and the Preacher (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wagon master and a con-man preacher help freed slaves dogged by cheap-labor agents out West.
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: old west, preacher, buddies, on the road, gang, human spirit, interracial relations, culture clash, discrimination, racism, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: serious, psychological, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough girl, crimes, old west, rivalry, gang, lone wolves, good versus evil, vengeance, vigilantism, kidnapping, confined, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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