Movies like Kill a Dragon

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Kill a Dragon (1967)
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Kill a Dragon (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chinese villagers hire a mercenary and his team of karate experts to help rid them of a gangster and his henchman who are threatening their island.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chinese, adventure, gangsters, island, heroes, crimes, rescue, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, boxing, karate, boxer, mercenary, female nudity, sex scene, birthday, villain, male nudity, gunfight, nightclub, tour guide, femme fatale, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: china, hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to Kill a Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about rivalry, heroes, crimes, martial arts, danger, gangsters and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Kill a Dragon: Streets of Rage (1993), The Bodyguard (1973), Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014), The Tracker (2001), Peace Hotel (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Streets of Rage (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melody Sails is an investigative reporter on Hollywood's juvenile delenquincy, and runs across Lunar, the crimelord. With the help of a 12-year old street-kid, she will get to him, but will she down him in the climactic fight to the death, or ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, women, monster, swat team, prostitution, femme fatale, adventure, rivalry, journalism, prostitute, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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95%
 5.1
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The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, medieval, abduction, showdown, gunfight, karate, heroes, gangsters, one man army, martial arts, graphic violence, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, yakuza, street fighter, crimes, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, rescue, female yakuza, violence, danger
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, society, fight, graphic violence, master warrior, heroes, hopes, kurd ...
Time: 20th century
Place: shanghai, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, martial arts, kung fu, gunfight, fistfight, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 1K
Peace Hotel (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays "The King of Killers", a one-man killing machine, who has decided to retire after his wife's murder. He establishes a Peace Hotel, a sanctuary where anyone can stay and be protected from those who want to harm them. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, empire, hitman, wooing, woman in danger, hotel, redemption, haunted by the past, on the run, criminal's revenge, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, violence, gunfight, wind, battles, capitalism, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Tajomaru: Avenging Blade (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves, only to find a series of harrowing adventures ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: save the kingdom, rivalry, escapades, crimes, adventure, martial arts, heroes, bandit, medieval, revenge, betrayal, love and romance ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, kung fu classic, shaolin, fight, monster, exploitation, graphic violence, master warrior, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, defiant, siblings relations, heroes, gangsters, society, rivalry, crimes, buddies, law enforcement, partners, karate ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, heroes, murder, righting the wronged, rivalry, gang, investigation, law enforcement, buddies, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Musketeers Forever (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Group of ex-secret agents open a jazz club in Las Vegas. One of them falls in love with an Indian, and finds out that the local Indian Reserve is threatened by the greed of a powerful gangster. So, like three modern musketeers, they start to act...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, bar fight, friendship, small town, tough heroes, friends, gang, heroes, gangsters, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hammer (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, gangsters, prizefight, injustice, athlete's life, drug dealing, ambition, downfall, rivalry, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
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Twins Mission (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twins Mission is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts-action-comedy film directed by action choreographer Kong Tao-Hoi and staring Gillian Chung, Charlene Choi and Sammo Hung among others. The film is a bit of a spoof of the popularity and success of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, good versus evil, aerial combats, twins, heroes, crimes, female bodybuilder, rivalry, train, girls with guns
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, revenge, heroic bloodshed, heroes, friends, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, karate, police shootout, two man army, police detective, kgb, siblings relations, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Peace Killers (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, desert, gang rape, teenager, motorcycle gang, gang, kidnapping, tough heroes, rescue, crimes, gangsters, adventure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit.
Style: fairy tale, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, mafia, gangsters, nightclub, bandit, hopes, unlikely criminals, gang, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sunland Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A martial artist tries to form a new life after leaving her husband who is a part of organized crime. But after her daughter is kidnapped, it's time for her to spring into action.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, adventure, rivalry, assassin, murder, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, haunted by the past, save the day, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, medieval, yakuza, kung fu, fight, exploitation, hitman, gangsters, tough heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: psychotronic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, good versus evil, ambition, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, heroes, rescue, partners, partners against crime, society ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, yakuza, gangsters, murder, showdown, undercover agent, martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, special agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Rage and Honor II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kris and Preston team up once again to take on powerful gangster Buntao. But Buntao has problems of his own, dealing with Dazo, another gangster who is on a steady rise to power...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female fighter, kickboxer, female martial artist, woman with a gun, fistfight, fight, heroic bloodshed, heroes, kung fu master, graphic violence, rebellion ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hong Kong 97 (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hong Kong 97 takes place in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: male nudity, heroes, chase, hitman, catastrophe, disaster, partners against crime, best friends, life is a bitch, law enforcement, assassination, crimes ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, near future
Place: china, hong kong, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious
Plot: martial arts, chase, heroes, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, kickboxing, violence, fistfight, love interest, warrior, martial artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: scenic, bloody, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, brutality, violence, bloodbath, fistfight, empire, rivalry, hitman, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, femme fatale ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Star Runner (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Preparing for the hand-to-hand battle of his life and the title of Champion Star Runner, a headstrong fighter creates a deadly hybrid mix of Thai kickboxing and Chinese kung fu. Get ready for the ultimate Pan-Asian mixed martial arts competition, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, love affair, adventure, love and romance, hopes, contests and competitions, heroes, starting over, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Shatter (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shatter, an international contract killer, has been assigned to assassinate the President of a small African country and collect his fee from a bank in the Far East. On arrival in Hong Kong his life is threatened and when the bank denies all ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, master warrior, assassination, vengeance, wrongfully committed, siblings relations, working undercover, battle zone, secret agents, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, china, europe, asia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hero (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, ...
Style: bloody, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, siblings relations, nightclub, fall in love, wrongfully committed, tough heroes, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%