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Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)
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Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)
Original name: 李小龍傳奇
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A highly fictionalized biography of the famous Bruce Lee, this movie traces his college life, his marriage to Linda Lee, his relationship with his master, and his untimely death.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, family relations, prodigy, hollywood, ambition, artists and showbiz, society, couples, lifestyle, rise to the top, actor's life, rising to stardom, violence, bruce lee, tough guy, warrior, actor, hand to hand combat, wu shu, philosophy, philosopher, martial artist ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, hong kong, asia, seattle

Most similar movies to Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and stylized films with plots about martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, fistfight, martial artist and brawl mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth: The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008), Young Bruce Lee (2010), Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977), The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010), Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 183 min.
Story: The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bruce lee, martial arts, kung fu, actor's life, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, cultural icon, rivalry, society, lifestyle, instructor ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, china, hong kong
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Young Bruce Lee (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee's life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: master warrior, ambition, lifestyle, rising to stardom, actor's life, showbiz, artists and showbiz, heroes, celebrity culture, martial arts, black belt, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bruce Li plays a young kung fu expert (and waiter) who is trying to live peacefully in San Francisco with his marital arts-challenged friend. But they run afoul of some American thugs, and the fight is on...right!
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, crimes, adventure, fistfight, jeet kune do, kung fu, actor ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, teacher, training, ambition, heroic, rivalry, love and romance, society, social differences, fall in love, talented ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 20s, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ambition, teachers and students, instructor, heroes, rivalry, graphic violence, contests and competitions, power relations, hand to hand combat, wing chun
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, master warrior, filmmaking, american dream, training, prodigy, rising to stardom, follow your dream, human spirit, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat ...
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu master, kung fu, hopes, heroes, racism, idealism, rivalry, culture clash, revolution, folk hero ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bruce Lee in G.O.D. (2000)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bruce Lee in G.O.D. is a "docudrama" about the filming of Game of Death. The first 40 minutes of the film is a dramitisation of events before Lee dropped filming for GOD to do Enter the Dragon, interspersed with interviews with people ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, actor, martial artist, tough guy, warrior, archive footage, asian, kung fu fighting, master warrior, barefoot, wing chun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, epic, silent film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, culture clash, heroes, battles, master warrior, assassination, dishonesty, rivalry, contests and competitions, master villain ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, kidnapping, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, vengeance, danger, graphic violence, daring rescue, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, antidote, violence spree, vengeance, village, graphic violence, danger, rivalry, poisoning, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu, kung fu classic, rescue, adventure, danger, memory loss, fish out of water, rivalry, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, asia, hong kong, san francisco, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Image of Bruce Lee (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A band of counterfeiters wants to make Hong Kong their new territory. The disgraced leader of the Special Squad will have to team-up with a group of Hong Kong police officers in an attempt to stop the dirty business of crime lord Han Tin Lung, but ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, heroes, forgery, master warrior, martial arts, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, adventure, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
To Kill with Intrigue (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young master Cao Le chases his pregnant girlfriend away from the family castle. He does it in order to save her from vicious bandits who are going to murder his family.
Style: surreal, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fall in love, vengeance, pregnancy, heroes, rivalry, deadly, crimes, intrigue, gang, leadership ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, martial arts, heroes, kung fu, murder, vengeance, village, village life, adventure, rivalry, leadership, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During China's 1920s Republican Period, warlords carve out personal fiefdoms across the country and impose self-serving laws with the barrel of a gun. Into this anarchy rides a masked feminine Zorro, nom de guerre Violet, to do battle, right ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, torture, fistfight, mask, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, asian, martial artist, master warrior, violence, hand to hand combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hapkido (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, kung fu, teachers and students, human spirit, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, hopes, society ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: china, korea, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 96K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, mentor, translator, death, hopes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1949, 1950s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Legend of Bruce Lee (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young Bruce Lee (Ho Tsung-Tao AKA Bruce Li) has studied the philosophy and art of kung fu since boyhood, but his girlfriend says that he lives in a world of his own and all he thinks of is fighting. She begs him to change his ways, yet after a ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: master warrior, good versus evil, martial arts, actor's life, heroes, tough heroes, graphic violence, gang, rivalry, hotshot hero, daring rescue, tragic hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, school, tragic hero, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The notorious “One-Armed Swordsman” who has spent the last two years retired from the martial world as a simple farmer with his wife. Of course this idyllic life is about to be sliced to ribbons by Chang’s wicked imagination. He concocts a ...
Style: offbeat, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, martial arts, danger, crimes, save the day, rivalry, hostages, heroes, graphic violence, hostage, ultimatum ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Blind Fists of Bruce (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The incomparable martial arts expert, Bruce Li, stars as a wealthy hero who defends his village from the assaults of ill-wishers.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, adventure, rivalry, gangsters, heroes, crimes, gang, village, village life, heroic mission, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bruce Li the Invincible Chinatown Connection (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After turning against friends of his Kung Fu teacher, Cheung Li Kung is banished to Malaysia, but instead of reforming, Cheung sets up a casino to steal wages back from the miners who work for him. When he also kidnaps the local store owner's ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, attempted rape, daughter, fistfight, male female relationship, man hits a woman, karate, patriot, cousin cousin relationship, gorilla ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Blade Spares None (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ho Li-Chun, a pretty but ruthless swordswoman, and three challengers are participating in an open tournament at Prince Kuei's Palace. A knight, Chen Jo-Yu, is defeated in the tournament. He flees and later returns with knight Tang Ching-Yun who ...
Plot: violence, sword duel, roundhouse kick, kung fu classic, flying kick, karate kick, stylized violence, martial arts, sword fight, tough guy, kung fu fighting, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Storm Riders (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on a comic book called Fung Wan (or Tin Ha), the movie stars Ekin Cheng as Wind and Aaron Kwok as Cloud. The plot involves two children, Whispering Wind and Striding Cloud, who become powerful warriors under the evil warlord Conquer's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: martial arts, save the world, master villain, escapades, love and romance, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, parents and children, vengeance, love triangle, charity ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
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Bloodfight (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master martial artist Masahiro Kai is a shadow of the champion fighter and trainer he once was. After his protégé was slain in a no-holds-barred, underground fight by the incomparable Chang Lee, Kai slips into a numbing alcohol-induced stupor to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, master warrior, martial arts, hand to hand combat, contests and competitions, gang, rivalry, ambition, military, hopes, dangerous animal, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Angry River (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The plot has to do with a reign of terror conducted by a mysterious killer dubbed "Poison Dart," who is hitting all kinds of prominent people with poison darts.
Plot: monster, revenge, stylized violence, martial arts, kung fu fighting, kung fu, fistfight, violence, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, wu shu, asian man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, misfit, contests and competitions, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
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Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, friendship, exile, martial arts tournament, hopes, patriotism, redemption, childhood, responsibility, warrior ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, japan, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Way of the Dragon 2 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A classic tribute to a legendary Kung-Fu master. The high-powered action and deadly fistfights don’t let up for a moment. When all the chips are down, the Dragon Master will prevail!
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, discrimination, vengeance, interracial relations, righting the wronged, tough heroes, rivalry, society, adventure, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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