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Tai Chi II (1996)
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Tai Chi II (1996)
Original name: 太極拳
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young Tai Chi master fights Opium smugglers with the aid of his powerful braid while wooing a girl.
Style: exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, tai chi, adventure, heroes, teachers and students, drug dealing, danger, wiretap, escapades, rivalry, undercover, wooing, daring rescue, power relations, colony, historical event, hair, opium, british soldier
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and stylized films with plots about heroes, martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, escapades and danger mostly in Action, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Tai Chi II: Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983), Return to the 36th Chamber (1980), Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978), Legendary Weapons of China (1982), House of Fury (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
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Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
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The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
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Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Legendary Weapons of China is a martial arts fantasy film taking place during the late Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi dispatches her agents to various factions of the Boxer Rebellion in order find supernatural martial artists that are ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
House of Fury (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young daydreamer assumes the identity of a dead martial arts hero and quickly finds himself caught up in a plot by several clans to steal famous martial arts artifacts being transported by an escort company.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Dance of the Drunken Mantis (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from his uncle as he must face his father's rival, Rubber ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy
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