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Kung Fu Invaders (1974)
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Kung Fu Invaders (1974)
Original name: 方世玉與洪熙官
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Director Chang Cheh begins his Shaolin Cycle with this solid kung fu actioner about a band of fighting Ming Dynasty loyalists branded as enemies of the state and driven underground following the burning of the Shaolin Temple by Qing Dynasty officials. Due to a misunderstanding, Shaolin kung fu prodigy Fong Sai-yuk (Alexander Fu Sheng) is duped into helping Qing agents to capture leading Shaolin rebel Hung Hei-gun (Chen Kuan-tai). Upon discovering his mistake, Sai-yuk teams up with the remaining rebels to free Hei-gun before his planned execution. Plotting to stop them is General Che Kang (Zhu Mu), a formidable Tibetan kung fu master who commands an army of fighters including four deadly Tibetan llamas.
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, kung fu, exile, patriotism, kung fu master, kung fu classic, qing dynasty, heroic bloodshed
Time: 18th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, kung fu classic, master warrior, violence and heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Invaders: Men from the Monastery (1974), The Shaolin Avengers (1976), The Savage Five (1974), Crippled Avengers (1978), New Shaolin Boxers (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Men from the Monastery (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shaolin firebrands Fang Shih-yu, Hung His-kuan, and Hu Huei-chien are as famous in Asia as the Three Musketeers are in America and Europe. So when the “godfather of the kung-fu film,” Chang Cheh decided to tell their stories with Alexander Fu ...
Plot: martial arts, exile, shaolin, kung fu, fight, qing dynasty, patriotism
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The Shaolin Avengers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
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 ...
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, revenge, folk hero, flashback, shaolin, kung fu
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The Savage Five (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pacifist village is beset by bandits in this martial arts thriller. "Savage Five" hands-down rivals the ornateness of "Kid With The Golden Arm" and the twist-heavy "Five Deadly Venoms". The always great David Chiang ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, bandit, heroism, sacrifice, kung fu classic, chivalry, oppression, village, fight
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Crippled Avengers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 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, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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New Shaolin Boxers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Esteemed martial arts movie master Chang Cheh cemented the stardom of soon-to-be international favorite Alexander Fu Sheng in this film. Rather than making him just part of the protagonists - as he had in his trilogy (Shaolin Martial Arts, Five ...
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Four Riders (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery takes place in Seoul right after the Korean War, as a kung-fu master, combat instructor, explosives expert, and missile specialist must take on a venal drug smuggling gang. ...
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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: rough, exciting, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, shaolin, kung fu, mortal combat, palaces castles and temples, failed attempt, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence ...
Place: asia, china
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Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
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Time: 18th century
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
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The Invincible Kung Fu Trio (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder mystery, revenge, fight, massacre, gore, impalement, masked killer, mask
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
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Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
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