Movies like The Magnificent Trio

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The Magnificent Trio (1966)
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The Magnificent Trio (1966)
Original name: 邊城三俠
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wandering swordsman named Lu Fang (Jimmy Wang Yu) who is returning from battle discovers that several farmers have kidnapped the local magistrate’s daughter. He sides with them after learning that this is an act of desperation to improve their low standard of living. The magistrate hires bandits and another fighter named Huang Liang (Cheng Lui) to get his daughter back. Huang recognizes Lu as a comrade in arms and joins him in fending off the bandits. The standoff comes to an abrupt end when the magistrate uses one of the farmer’s daughters as leverage to get his own daughter back. Lu convinces the magistrate to punish him in place of the farmers, but he’s lied to. The magistrate’s daughter (Chin Ping) and a fighter in his employ (Lo Lieh), along with Huang help Lu to escape. Once recovered, our heroes return to see that a petition from the farmers gets to a higher-ranking official.
Plot: torture, male female relationship, corruption, swashbuckler, chivalry, dungeon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, master warrior, kung fu classic, violence and sword fight mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like The Magnificent Trio: Vengeance (1970), Four Riders (1972), The Generation Gap (1973), After All (1999), The Savage Five (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Vengeance (1970)
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Duration: 98 min.
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Four Riders (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
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The Generation Gap (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 113 min.
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After All (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ambitious news reporter refuses to let anything come between her and her dream of being an anchorwoman until a former lover she thought was out of her life returns.
Plot: apartment complex, cameraman, television crew, corruption, female reporter, housing project, television reporter, male female relationship, reporter, expose, television
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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 ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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Chinese Vengeance (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the waning years of the Ching Dyansty, this dramatic, tragic, romantic, blood-soaked martial arts tale of betrayal and revenge explores one of the most sensational scandals in Chinese history and marked the true ascension of its director and ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An evil gang attacks the Chi school of Golden Sword Kung Fu. One student sacrifices his life to save his teacher and his school, his dying wish is that his son be taken in as a student. Young Fang Kang grows up in the school and treasures his ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
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Country: Hong Kong
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Place: asia, china
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: Hong Kong
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53%
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