Movies like The Human Tornado

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The Human Tornado (1976)
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The Human Tornado (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose Nightclub is threatened by the Mafia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty, stylized, offbeat, realistic, parody, cult film
Plot: martial arts, superhero, crimes, racism, injustice, fighting crime, rivalry, gangsters, heroes, lone wolves, ethnic slur, african american, corrupt cop, racial prejudice, fugitives, nightclub, cult, chases and races, godparent, tough heroes, fight, kung fu, karate, mafia, female nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to The Human Tornado

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about rivalry, heroes, crimes, martial arts, gangsters, kung fu and vengeance mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Human Tornado: Disco Godfather (1979), Dolemite (1975), Black Dynamite (2009), My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006), Shafted! (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Disco Godfather (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: rough, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, drug abuse, martial arts, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, heroes, criminal's revenge, bounty hunter, life is a bitch, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Dolemite (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a warden planned to get him out of Jail and get Willie Green ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, not serious, parody ...
Plot: frame up, martial arts, revenge, gunfight, cocaine, murder, prison, gangsters, heroes, fighting the system, misfit, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
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76%
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Black Dynamite (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man ...
Style: parody, humorous, heroic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, organized crime, mob boss, vengeance, fighting crime, crimes, martial arts, machismo, dishonesty, hotshot hero, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gangsters, mafia, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, chases and races, vengeance, rivalry, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, undercover, save the day, heroes, rivalry, master villain, society, gangsters, chases and races, dishonesty, escapades, superhero ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, los angeles, new york
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56%
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam vet Frank Vega now runs an East L.A. community center where he trains young boxers to survive in and out of the ring. But when his prize student falls in with the wrong crowd and turns up dead, Frank teams up with his pal Bernie to take ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough
Plot: murder, vigilantism, fighting crime, society, aging, elderly, partners against crime, rivalry, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, profanity, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When the grandson of a gun wielding woman is murdered by neo-nazi surf punks in the post-apocalyptic future, this grandma hunts them down for some bloodthirsty revenge.
Style: futuristic, humorous, saga, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, racism, chase, leadership, rivalry, chases and races, escapades, good versus evil, danger, crimes, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california, usa, germany, hawaii, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Petey Wheatstraw (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) is a candidate to become the devil's son-in-law. The storyline is a scaffolding on which Rudy Ray Moore's standup humor can be unfolded. Beginning life as the afterbirth to a watermelon, the young ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious
Plot: supernatural, deal with the devil, rivalry, dishonesty, performer's life, gangsters, supernatural ability, crimes, betrayal, artists and showbiz, vengeance, martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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47%
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Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, danger, crimes, aging, partners against crime, rivalry, heroes, elderly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, fighting crime, ambition, tough heroes, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
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43%
The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, gangsters, danger, gang, assassination, bodyguard, good versus evil, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
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42%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, parody, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, vigilantism, friendship, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dynamite Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, siblings relations, society, crime, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, partners, heroes, defiant, buddies ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Angels' Brigade (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Six sexy women, and a teenage girl, devastate a right-wing militia before doing battle with ruthless drug pushers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heroine, drug dealer, rivalry, gangsters, society, crimes, drug dealing, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, martial arts, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Blind Rage (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Five friends get together and decide to plan an operation to rob a bank. The main difference between this and other bank-robbing gangs, however, is that all five men are blind.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, heist, adventure, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, bank, gang, private detective, injustice, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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38%
The Black Ninja (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Infamous defense attorney Malik Ali's haunted past causes him to double as a vigilante ninja, defending the cities worst thugs by day and battling them by night. While protecting a beautiful witness, in a case against a ruthless mobster, Malik ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, superhero, gang, fighting crime, crimes, hotshot lawyer, vigilantism, society, legal, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, contests and competitions, rivalry, friendship, fist fighting, martial arts, street fight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, kung fu, revenge, rivalry, escapades, ambition, crimes, vengeance, wooing, sword fight ...
Time: 70s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
Style: humorous, psychotronic, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, kidnapping, danger, dishonesty, ambition, gang, partners, rivalry, rescue, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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32%
Last Tiger from Canton (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, one man army, rivalry, youth, power relations, graphic violence, showdown, violence, restaurant, martial artist, stylized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
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32%
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Guns & Talks (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hitman, forbidden love, rivalry, wooing, buddies, crimes, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Angels Hard as They Come (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of crazy bikers meet up with a group of drug-addicted hippies in a small town, but the two roving factions are soon at odds with one another and chaos ensues.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: biker, hippie, motorcycle chase, on the road, gang, psychopath, drug dealing, crimes, deadly, tough heroes, biker gang, violence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, exciting, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: interracial relations, undercover, world domination, racism, secret agents, satire, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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7 Grandmasters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aged Kung Fu practitioner travels across China, challenging the best Grandmaster from each province to prove his mastery of martial arts. Meanwhile is a plot developing behind his back.
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aging, contests and competitions, ambition, heroes, heroic mission, rivalry, graphic violence, tough heroes, retiring, fight, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, rivalry, gang, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, social differences, culture clash, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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King Kung Fu (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A remote monastery in China has trained a talking gorilla, King Kung Fu, in the ancient art of kung fu. Having mastered his fighting skills, King Kung Fu is sent to America to demonstrate the power of Chinese martial arts to the West. As he is ...
Style: parody, exciting, semi serious, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gorilla, dishonesty, journalism, on the road, legends and myths, track down, unemployment, righting the wronged, animal life, disorder, master warrior ...
Time: 70s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, chase, martial arts, farce, law enforcement, one man army, rivalry, tough heroes, graphic violence, chases and races, drug dealing, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Plot: martial arts, ninja, ninjitsu, murder, rivalry, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, crimes, chases and races, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%