Movies like Duel of Legends

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Duel of Legends (2023)
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Duel of Legends (2023)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When the child grows up he travels to America were he joins American tournaments in karate where he discovers a dark secret about who actually killed his parents. An action filled martial arts movie with many twist and turns.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: martial arts, karate, fight, tough guy, martial arts tournament, wrestler, master warrior, showdown, fistfight, violence, heroes, warrior, combat, kung fu, martial artist, brawl, one against many, training, one man army, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, kung fu master, black belt, beating, karate chop ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, violence, master warrior, martial artist, fistfight, fight and kung fu mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Duel of Legends: Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979), Soul of Chiba (1977), Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981), Bruce the Super Hero (1979), Bloodfist II (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, death, serial killer, police, police officer, jeet kune do, master warrior, heroes, one man army, assassination, fight ...
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100%
 5.6
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Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, showdown, heroes, master warrior, fistfight, good versus evil, monkey, ambush, martial artist, mixed martial arts, tough guy, revenge plot ...
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Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: showdown, master warrior, heroes, beefcake martial arts, brawl, taekwondo, kung fu, warrior, duel, kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: martial arts, karate, fistfight, jeet kune do, master warrior, heroes, martial artist, kung fu, asian man, action violence, kung fu classic, hapkido ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Bloodfist II (1990)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake Ray gives up his title after killing a man in the ring. When Jake goes to Manila to help an old friend, trouble awaits him! After fending off multiple attacks, Jake is finally captured and chained to a half a dozen martial arts champions. Taken ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, competition, exploitation, combat, interracial sex, interracial relations, master warrior, heroes, beefcake martial arts, showdown, mixed martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
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Black Belt (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in 1932, amid the rise of militarism after the establishment of the Manchukuo colony in Northeast China, the story centers on a trio of karateka. Studying under their aging master in a small dojo in the woods of central Kyushu, Choei, Taikan and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karate, martial arts, martial arts tournament, soldier, heroes, battles, vengeance, rivalry, tough heroes, self defense, instructor, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fist of Fury 3 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After avenging the death of his brother, Chen Shen (Bruce Li) returns home from Shanghai. He tells his mother (who went blind from crying over her son's death) that he will no longer fight. However, being a movie with the words "fist" ...
Plot: medieval, martial arts, jeet kune do, revenge, massacre, martial artist, kung fu fighting, karate, beefcake, kung fu, beefcake martial arts, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bloodsport III (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, tournament, mixed martial arts, heroes, vengeance, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, tai chi, martial artist, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces.
Style: suspense, intense, brutal, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, corruption, violence, mixed martial arts, sword fight, one against many, warrior, fight, fistfight, good versus evil, martial artist ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Ultimate Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An annual contest brings together the fiercest fighters on a remote island to earn the title of the Ultimate Champion. Two fighters must join forces to win the tournament and escape with their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: martial arts, competition, tough guy, heroes, warrior, wrestler, kickboxing, martial arts tournament, abduction, betrayal, male female relationship, underground tournament ...
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65%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, warrior, violence, tough guy, kung fu fighting, fight, brawl, kung fu classic, kung fu master, duel, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, medieval, kung fu, fight, master warrior, heroes, world war two, escapades, gang, fighting crime, crimes, master villain ...
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Karate for Life (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The last of the Masutatsu Oyama trilogy. Oyama takes a job as a professional wrestler in Okinawa, but when he discovers that he is expected to take a dive, he quits in disgust. However, when a friend finds herself in desperate need of medical ...
Plot: martial arts, karate, martial artist, kung fu, fight, legendary hero, korean, martial arts school, kung fu classic, warrior, ambush, brawl ...
Place: japan
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64%
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johnny Woo and Julie play an enduring couple who survive all sorts of interference from rival kick-box gangs in their effort to put a little romance in their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
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Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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61%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Bloodfist (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: To avenge the brutal murder of his brother, Jake Ray journeys to the Philippines, where his search for truth finds him battling both in and out of the ring. But the weapons are always the same: bare fists, bare feet. And the rules never change: last ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
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Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
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Bloodfist 2050 (2005)
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Duration: 78 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, fistfight, kung fu, sword fight, fight, good versus evil, sword duel, warrior, violence, revenge, martial artist ...
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Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, jail, brutality, karate, convict, tough guy, last man standing, kung fu classic, brawl, warrior, kung fu master ...
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58%
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Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barely being able to make ends meet and doing everything he can possibly do to cover his ill son's growing medical bills, Hector Chavez turns to his fighting roots in the underbelly of LA. His amateur Mixed Martial Arts videos go viral grabbing ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, fight, fistfight, warrior, kung fu master, mixed martial arts, brutality, duel, kung fu, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, brawl ...
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57%
The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, Japanese soldiers invade a small Chinese town. Li immediately takes out four of the soldiers who want to steal some chickens. The story then follows the bumbling Japanese soldiers and their commander until Li shows up again for ...
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Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: inspirational, emotional, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
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Time: 80s
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55%
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Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: feel good, rough, serious, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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