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Shaolin Handlock (1978)
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Shaolin Handlock (1978)
Original name: 十字鎖喉手
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang Yun-piao pays the unwitting Li a visit. Armed with the deadly Handlock maneuver, Cheng-ying & Kun Shih joins forces to exact revenge on the evil Ling Hao after the truth is unraveled.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, kung fu master, motorcycle, violence, kept woman, strangulation, undercover, somersault, choke hold
Place: thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, revenge, violence, fight, kung fu classic and kung fu fighting mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shaolin Handlock: All Men Are Brothers (1975), Shaolin Invincibles (1981), Martial Club (1981), The Gambling Syndicate (1975), The Invincible Eight (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All Men Are Brothers (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "All Men Are Brothers" is the sequel to "Water Margin" a.k.a. "Seven Blows of the Dragon" from 1972. At the beginning of "All Men Are Brothers", we learn that the emperor forgives the 108 Liangshan rebels ...
Plot: sword fight, martial arts, kung fu, gore, violence, blood splatter
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95%
Shaolin Invincibles (1981)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Judy Lee (Chia Ling) is out to avenge the massacre of her family by the Emperor's men and is assisted by another young woman, played by Lung Chun Erh. The two infiltrate the Emperor's court by posing as maids. Carter Wong plays a kung fu ...
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, kung fu master, sword fight, emperor, gorilla, king, heroine, female martial artist
Place: china
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90%
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Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, alley fight, kung fu master, fistfight, fight, master warrior, roundhouse kick, martial art, violence, school ...
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89%
The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A provincial detective seeks to take down a local gambling syndicate with the help of two convicts.
Plot: martial arts, convict, gambling, revenge, organized crime, drug trafficking, femme fatale, undercover, gang war, drug traffic, gambling house, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Invincible Eight (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyday when General Xiao and his men ride through the Imperial City, inhabitants have to scatter around in order to keep out of their path. One day when Lei plans to assassinate Xiao but gets hurt, another three fighters He, Jiao and Feng come out ...
Plot: kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, whip, revenge, violence, swordsman, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Masked Avengers (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Philip Kwok plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!
Plot: martial arts, murder mystery, kung fu, masked killer, revenge, massacre, gore, impalement, mask, fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Descendant Of Wing Chun (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fierceful fighting displays the Wing Chun style of kung fu in this tale of revenge. Evil bandit Ma Lung escapes from prison and seeks revenge on retired Wing Chun teacher Lam Chan, who had helped to imprison him. Ma wreaks havoc on Lam's Wing ...
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts training, brawl, tai chi, violence, fistfight, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, soldier, wing chun, kung fu fighting ...
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61%
New Killers in Town (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story follows Chin Siu Ho and the rarely seen Lee Ga Sing as Wu Shu experts coming over from Mainland China to live with their uncle - Liu Chia Liang and his daughter Moon Lee. Immediately upon arrival, they inadvertently get into a fight with ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, disco, martial art, tai chi, person on fire, gangsters, drug smuggling
Place: hong kong
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The Dragon Missile (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lo Lieh stars as Sima Jun, a killer working for a corrupt lord whose orders are followed without question or hesitation. When the lord (Ku Feng) suffers from a life-threatening boil on his back, he is told by the Imperial doctor that an herb called ...
Plot: martial arts, decapitation, poison, greed, female fighter, antidote, boomerang, bare breasts, kung fu, female nudity, qing dynasty
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56%
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Angry Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chang Chen-Wai, a martial arts expert who runs a jade-importing business, follows his missing brother to Thailand and learns he has been murdered. Chang vows revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, crimes, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, roundhouse kick, hapkido ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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54%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, brawl, tough guy, fighting style, martial artist, fistfight, violence, warrior, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local ...
Plot: train robbery, martial arts, arms deal, fight, heroic bloodshed, violence, revolution, warlord, gun, gunfight, republican era china, rebellious ...
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Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: revenge, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, gun, kung fu, fight, blood, car, vietnam war veteran, violence, karate ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disability, gory, danger, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, graphic violence, violence, battle, revenge, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kung Fu Fever (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, violence, martial art, kung fu master, hand to hand combat, fighting style, roundhouse kick, duel, brawl, karate, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kickboxing, revenge, fight, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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. ...
Plot: martial arts, gym, nightclub, corruption, military, kung fu, smoking, drinking, female stockinged legs, loose woman, drinking alcohol, black pantyhose ...
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45%
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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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Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, brother sister relationship, death of sister, gambling, mistress, master warrior, fight, action violence, hand to hand combat, monkey, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Young Dragons (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the smalltime thief Kim and his gang heist ...
Plot: martial arts, police, arms dealer, jeet kune do, cigarette holder, kung fu master, violence, death of brother, murder, hand to hand combat, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin kung fu, kung fu, martial arts, vengeance, youth, crimes, rivalry, kung fu master, graphic violence, teenage life, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Rebellious Son (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Here Chang Siu Tai (Alexander Fu Sheng) is the son of Master Chang (played by Ku Feng), a renowned chiropractor/bone-setter operating a clinic in a poor neighborhood in an unidentified city in early 20th century China. Siu Tai works for his father ...
Plot: kung fu, foreigner, parent child relationship, boxing ring, katana, martial arts, kendo, samurai, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Queen of Fist (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local gangsters apply pressure to the wrong family when they realize that the leader of the family is a mother with powerful kung fu skills.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, fight, young romance, woman fights a man, crimes, gangster, mother son relationship, crime, gangsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, kung fu, karate, fistfight, brawl, violence, kung fu classic, karate chop, karate kick, master warrior, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Heroes of the Wild (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A regional champion martial artist that moonlights as an honour-bound assassin, Tu Ta Shen, solidifies his reputation by challenging top fighters en route to the other champion, Nan Pa Tien, in order to unify both titles. Along the way he defeats a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, revenge, kung fu, ambition, crimes, wooing, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, sword fight ...
Time: 70s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Big Fight (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This film is set during the Japanese occupation of China circa WWII. In it, the Japanese occupiers (and the Chinese Quislings who work for them) are portrayed as total monsters who kill children and rape all women. The heroes are resistance fighters ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, world war two, jeet kune do, cult, brawl, fistfight, fight, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, japanese occupation
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Beauty Investigator (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose in Hong Kong, murdering hostesses from high class night clubs. As punishment for their flaky style and lack of discipline, two young policewomen are assigned to work undercover as hostesses to catch the sadist. While solving ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: loss of loved one, undercover, car chase, female assassin, singer, kung fu, shower, policewoman, revenge, exploding car, martial arts, female police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fighting Ace (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after the death of his parents, a martial artist sets out to avenge their deaths by pretending he doesn't know kung fu. But when it is revealed that he does know kung fu, the killer sets to kill him and his friends.
Plot: revenge, fight, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, beefcake, friend, beefcake martial arts, bald hero, bald, violence, hand to hand combat, martial arts training ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: master warrior, battles, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%