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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, prodigy, family relations, hollywood, rise to the top, couples, society, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, violence, warrior, tough guy, philosophy, challenge, philosopher, wu shu, actor, wing chun, duel ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, hong kong, seattle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and stylized films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, fistfight, heroes, martial artist and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth: The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008), Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010), The Angry River (1971), The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010), Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, captivating, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bruce lee, kung fu, martial arts, tough guy, ambition, actor's life, follow your dream, rising to stardom, cultural icon, lifestyle, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: hong kong, china, usa, asia
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Bruce Lee, My Brother (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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: master warrior, ambition, rising to stardom, lifestyle, actor's life, heroes, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, martial arts, tough guy, wing chun ...
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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: revenge, monster, master, wing chun, master warrior, kung fu fighting, fistfight, martial arts, chinaman, kung fu classic, chinese, brawl ...
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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: heroic, exciting, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, teacher, training, ambition, talented, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, society, rivalry, instructor ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 1940s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, adventure, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged, chinese, martial arts training, actor, fistfight ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Birth of the Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.
Style: exciting, suspense, inspirational, atmospheric, factual ...
Plot: kung fu, bruce lee, kung fu master, martial artist, kung fu fighting, jeet kune do, martial arts, destiny, fight scenes, athlete's life, heroes, rising to stardom ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
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46%
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, captivating, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, bruce lee, hollywood, filmmaking, american dream, kung fu, training, rising to stardom, prodigy, follow your dream, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, california, los angeles, usa, asia ...
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43%
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, heroes, teachers and students, instructor, rivalry, graphic violence, contests and competitions, power relations, wing chun, fistfight
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
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41%
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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, harsh, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, culture clash, battles, heroes, master warrior, heroic mission, samurai, martial artist, fistfight, sword fight ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: stylized, epic, enigmatic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu master, kung fu, martial artist, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, fight, dalmatian, samurai ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: martial arts, bruce lee, actor, martial artist, tough guy, warrior, asian, jeet kune do, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, philosopher, chinaman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Way of the Dragon 2 (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 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: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, adventure, society, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged, vengeance, discrimination, interracial relations, brawl, kung fu ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, wing chun, kung fu, martial artist, courage, hopes, heroes, translator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ip Man 4: The Finale (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ip Man 4 is an upcoming Hong Kong biographical martial arts film directed by Wilson Yip and produced by Raymond Wong. It is the fourth in the Ip Man film series based on the life of the Wing Chun grandmaster of the same name and features Donnie Yen ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, atmospheric, suspense, poignant ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, wing chun, master warrior, human spirit, martial arts, warrior, fight, philosophy, mentor, chinese, racism, immigrants ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, china, california, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
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, redemption, martial arts tournament, hopes, patriotism, childhood, warrior, qing dynasty ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, japan, hong kong ...
⇓ 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, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, heroes, adventure, rescue, memory loss, fighting crime, society, rivalry, gangsters, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, asia, san francisco, hong kong ...
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30%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, rivalry, graphic violence, antidote, violence spree, village, vengeance, violence, chinese, asian ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, china
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29%
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Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: heroic, captivating, exciting, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, warrior, bravery, wing chun, kung fu, courage, sino japanese war, invasion, martial artist, training ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1937, year 1935
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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: forgery, heroes, master warrior, undercover, martial arts, partners, tough law enforcer, gang, rivalry, law enforcement, adventure, track down ...
Time: 70s
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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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, martial artist, heroes, tragic hero, school, kung fu, culture clash, adventure, heroic mission, righting the wronged, good versus evil ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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28%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, pregnancy, vengeance, fall in love, heroes, leadership, intrigue, rivalry, gang, crimes, judo ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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
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Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ 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: serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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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, master warrior, martial artist, asian, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, violence, brawl, fistfight, kung fu master ...
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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, jeet kune do, nunchaku, seaside, dojo, beefcake martial arts, gambling house, kung fu master, master, store, flashback, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, master warrior, kung fu, jungle, heroes, graphic violence, daring rescue, martial artist, kickboxing, fistfight, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sword duel, violence, kung fu fighting, karate, kung fu, sword, kung fu classic, sword fight, good versus evil, warrior, kung fu master, martial arts ...
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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: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: master warrior, good versus evil, martial arts, heroes, actor's life, tough heroes, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, hotshot hero, gang, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, martial arts, hostage, graphic violence, crimes, heroes, save the day, rivalry, ultimatum, conquering, disability ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Blind Fists of Bruce (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 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, crimes, gangsters, heroes, adventure, gang, rivalry, heroic mission, village life, village, brawl ...
Time: 70s
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