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Magnificent Butcher (1979)
 7.3
 2K
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
Original name: 林世榮
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A plump butcher student of 'Wong Fei Hung', Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as 'Five Dragons'. He is accused of raping the Head of that school's goddaughter and killing his son. Now Ko, the Head of Five Dragons, wants revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu, master warrior, kung fu classic, school, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, teachers and students, missing person, good versus evil, legends and myths, hopes, vigilantism, imaginary, master criminal, folk hero, nothing goes right, rivalry, down on your luck, righting the wronged, rape, comic hero ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, kung fu, crimes, master warrior and fistfight mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Magnificent Butcher: Warriors Two (1978), The Legend of Drunken Master (1994), Last Hero in China (1993), Drunken Master (1978), Knockabout (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Warriors Two (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In an attempt to save his village from being taken over by brutes, Wah is beaten to a pulp and his mother brutally murdered. Determined to take revenge, Wah learns the art of Wing Chun and enters into a showdown with the nasty villains.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, rivalry, good versus evil, golden years, heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, dishonesty, gang, womanizer ...
Time: 70s
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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, kung fu, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, goofy hero, boxing, cult, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
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100%
Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, folk hero, gangsters, fighting crime, escapades, crimes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 39K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, master, alcoholic, discipline, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, drinking alcohol, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Knockabout (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuen Baio and Ka-Yan Leung play brothers Yipao and Taipao, lovable rogues who convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students. When Yipao discovers that their teacher is actually a wanted criminal, Silver Fox (Chia Yung Liu), he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, siblings relations, vengeance, cons and scams, friends, dishonesty, fighting crime, buddies, hidden identity, heroes, partners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, hand to hand combat, gang, contests and competitions, coming of age, adventure, fighting crime, ambition, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Iron-Fisted Monk (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Iron Fisted Monk, heavyweight HK superstar Sammo Hung's directorial debut, is a powerful old school kung fu movie which sees the portly one at his physical peak on screen as well as calling the shots behind the camera. Husker (Sammo) is a ...
Style: stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, village, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, society, life is a bitch, hopes, village life, false accusation, working undercover, vigilantism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Shanghai Express (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: What happens when a glamorous express, with high government officials, wealthy merchants, concubines and a gang of brigands on board, speeds towards the small town of Hanshui, where escaping bank robbers, corrupt officials, and gamblers await? Well, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, parody
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: train, martial arts, farce, unlikely hero, kung fu, rivalry, cons and scams, heist, train ride, passenger, tough heroes, train travel ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.3
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Dreadnaught (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A short-tempered, violent criminal named "White Tiger" is on the run from the police and joins a theater troupe for disguise, killing anyone who angers him or who suspects his identity. One person he unsuccessfully tries to kill several ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, kung fu, deadly, crimes, chases and races, gang, confined, serial killer, rivalry, undercover, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
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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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, culture clash, against the odds, ambition, hopes, society, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: china, korea, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, on the run, chase, adventure, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 16K
Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, pirate, chase, heroes, smuggling, sea, police, heroic mission, against the odds, graphic violence, corrupt officer, law enforcement ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, kung fu, heroes, vengeance, murder, village life, village, leadership, crimes, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, kung fu fighting, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, buddy cop, woman in danger, femme fatale, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentally challenged, gang, family relations, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, swat team, family life, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, gangsters, forgery, rivalry, partners against crime, disorder, hitman, invisibility, friends, down on your luck, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, hopes, ambition, master warrior, rivalry, contests and competitions, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, best friends, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, kung fu, power relations, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, disorder, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, undercover, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, rivalry, down on your luck, transvestism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: exciting, neurotic, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, art, fight, cons and scams, dishonesty, courtroom, gangster, fistfight, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, law enforcement, escapades, tough law enforcer, gang, police corruption, working undercover, friends, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
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
Plot: martial arts, orphan, master warrior, one man army, chases and races, crimes, heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, track down, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two Champions of Shaolin (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shaolin warrior Tung Chien-chen is injured in battle against the hated Wu Tang clan, and nursed back to health by a knife-throwing master. As he recovers, Tung learns this deadly art, and also falls in love with his teacher's daughter. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, righting the wronged, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, vigilantism, heroic mission, track down, wedding, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
Plot: martial arts, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, self discovery, injustice, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, righting the wronged, cons and scams, against the odds, partners, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, heroic mission, male female relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 3K
Wing Chun (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Wing Chun battles bandits in this magical film that provides as many laughs as it does wallops. Besides horse thieves, Wing Chun must deal with the men around her who simply can't handle a strong, independent woman. ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, kung fu, female martial artist, village life, village, love triangle, mistaken identity, leadership, adventure, rivalry, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
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The Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gao Jian is a lazy and arrogant student of the martial arts school ran by vain Si Fu Shi Chen-chung. One night after his punishment in his school a wounded man reaches his house. He is Jin Tien-yun, a legendary warrior fleeing from a fight in which ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, orphan, kung fu, one man army, danger, chases and races, daring rescue, tough heroes, siblings relations, heroic mission, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, fall in love, vengeance, pregnancy, leadership, deadly, heroes, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, fight, kung fu, world war two, tough heroes, deadly, anti heroes, fighting crime, master villain, rivalry ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ 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: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, graphic violence, antidote, village, vengeance, violence spree, danger, rivalry, kung fu master, chinaman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%