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A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
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A Chinese Ghost Story III (1991)
Original name: 倩女幽魂III:道道道
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Having slept for a century, the monstrous Tree Devil is now awaken and starts finding lost souls again. One stormy night, a wise High Priest and his student Fong pass by the Orchid Temple and realize that it is haunted. Fong encounters two evil spirits, the seductive Lotus and her hated sister Butterfly in the temple. Although Fong knows his master wants to capture them, he finds himself being attracted by them so he sets them free. The monks stay at the temple has to be prolonged since Fong carelessly loses the valuable Gold Buddha. Later on, they come to a corrupt local town, while the High Priest meets Yin by chance and a series of misunderstandings evolve. Meanwhile, Fong encounters Lotus again and finds himself falling in love with her.......
Style: exciting, tense, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, martial arts, ghost, adventure, supernatural, heroes, romance, supernatural ability, love and romance, good versus evil, legends and myths, hopes, love affair, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, rescue, supernatural romance, master villain, palaces castles and temples, spirit ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and atmospheric films with plots about rivalry, martial arts, heroes, danger, escapades, supernatural and good versus evil mostly in Action, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Chinese Ghost Story III: New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989), Volcano High (2001), The Magic Crane (1993), Mr. Vampire (1985), Zu Warriors (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Mr. Vampire 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lam Ching-Ying returns as the famous "Vampire Buster," this time starring as the One-Eyebrown Priest. To save the village from paranormal menaces, he deals with and battles a host of mysterious creatures including: a little mischievous ...
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Place: hong kong
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A Chinese Ghost Story II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
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Place: ancient china, china, asia, hong kong, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, romance, curses spells and rituals, true love, fall in love, danger, adventure, martial arts, heroic mission, love affair ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
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Volcano High (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Volcano High School is marking its 108th. Every student is a martial arts expert, so it is not surprising to see tea leaves moving in the shape of dragons or hallway windows shattering into bits with no one touching them. At Volcano High, the legend ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
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Place: korea, south korea, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Magic Crane (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his way to a congress of kung fu masters, an initiate falls from a high cliff, only to be rescued by lovely Tien Lam (Anita Mui), who rides a huge (and sorry-looking) crane. The rest of the movie features a battle between warring martial arts ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
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Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 3K
Mr. Vampire (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The planned reburial of a village elder goes awry as the corpse resurrects into a hopping, bloodthirsty vampire, threatening mankind. Therefore, a Taoist Priest and his two disciples attempt to stop the terror.
Style: humorous, scary, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, martial arts, supernatural, deadly, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, danger, zombie, clergy, supernatural ability, supernatural power ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
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Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Spooky Encounters (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, tense, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
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Jade Warrior (2006)
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Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Place: finland, china, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, epic, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 599
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 514
Treasure Hunt (1994)
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Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Swordsman III: The East Is Red (1993)
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Country: Hong Kong
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Style: serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 39K
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 3K
Green Snake (1993)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, serious, allegory ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Quest of the Delta Knights (1993)
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Country: USA
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%