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The Avenging Quartet (1993)
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The Avenging Quartet (1993)
Original name: 霸海紅英
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female Chinese cop teams up with a lady kung-fu master to stop two female Japanese gangsters from stealing a valuable painting.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroes, love triangle, conspiracy, life is a bitch, graphic violence, love and romance, violence spree, obsessive quest, danger, master warrior, dishonesty, forgery, escapades, strong female presence, uncover truth, painting, girls with guns, triad, violence, police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, graphic violence, kung fu and crimes mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Avenging Quartet: A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993), Fighting Madam 2 (1988), The Greatest Battle of Wolves (1989), Shaolin Temple (1976), Shootfighter II (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Though policewoman Hsie Wan-chin (Cynthia Yang Li-ching) is merrily planning for her wedding with fellow cop Wilson Tsiang (Lawrence Ng Kai-wah), he is having an illicit affair with her best friend, May (Moon Lee). When Wilson tries to break things ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: girls with guns, vengeance, frame up, fugitives, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, danger, betrayal, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Fighting Madam 2 (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mona, Billy and Elaine are a tough trio known as the "Angels." While they are on vacation in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), they find out that one of Billy's school-chums is now a gun-runner plotting a revolution in Malaysia with his ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, partners against crime, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners, strong female presence, strong violent content, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Greatest Battle of Wolves (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A veteran mobster finds that not only are the police after him, but so are members of his own gang, led by a young gangster who wants to take over.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, police, blood, boat chase, mortal combat, on the run, crimes, chase, chases and races, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 975
Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, kung fu, cult, shaolin ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, deadly, master warrior, crimes, working undercover, vengeance, danger, ambition, heroes, contests and competitions, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 262
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, gambling, obsession, drug abuse, profanity, strong sexual content, tough heroes, drugs/alcohol, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, vengeance, tough heroes, forced into action, graphic violence, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, crimes, one man army, master warrior ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Line of Duty III: Force of the Dragon (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In a bloody beginning, a pair of stylish Japanese thieves steal some valuable gems. In a harrowing scene, during their escape, they kill the partner of a ruffled detective (think Columbo with a Chuck Barris hairdo). The detective swears revenge, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, graphic violence, partners, danger, terrorism, track down, vengeance, crime, chases and races, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, danger, society, heroes, master warrior, crime, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: offbeat, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, danger, rivalry, escapades, revenge, shaolin, qing dynasty ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 3K
The Blade (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man adopted by a renowned swordsmith, discovers that his real father was killed by a powerful bandit called Lung. Leaving to seek revenge, he runs foul of a group of vicious desert scum, losing his right arm in the process. After being ...
Style: epic, stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, good versus evil, criminal's revenge, clergy, confined, hopes, crimes, danger, escapades, tough heroes, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, misfit, vengeance, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, master warrior, against the odds, heroes, mistaken identity, contests and competitions, mysterious character, ambition, sword fight, kung fu, rivalry ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, escapades, track down, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, race against time, duel, danger, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, rivalry, partners, femme fatale, gang, police investigation, chases and races, on the run, life is a bitch, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Invincible Armour (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that means the expert can withstand anything. However, Hwang is ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, kung fu, assassin, on the run, escapades, master villain, heroes, one man army, rivalry, graphic violence, fugitives ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones travels there to find them. With the help of local detective Mi Ling, Cleopatra discovers that her ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, casino, heroin, kung fu, drug dealing, gays and lesbians, injustice, tough heroes, graphic violence, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, master warrior, crimes, heroes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, politics, escapades, adventure, assassination attempt, vengeance, dishonesty, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shaolin Deadly Kicks (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eight thieves steal a treasure map and split it into eight pieces, vowing to regroup three years later. But they'll have to deal with a deadly-kicking cop.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, betrayal, kung fu, rivalry, escapades, partners, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, graphic violence, murder, police corruption, urban, police detective, tough heroes, who to trust ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the late Ming Dynasty, three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards are dispatched to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fall in love, vengeance, heroes, society, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest, rivalry, martial arts, friendship, brother brother relationship, conspiracy ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: asia, china, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shaolin monk, one man army, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, heroes, escapades, graphic violence, vengeance, buddha ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.0
 13K
Ong-bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, muay thai, village, one man army, heroes, kung fu, supernatural ability, deadly, reincarnation, destiny ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, danger, investigation, undercover, heroes, race against time, master warrior, dishonesty, deadly, terrorism, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, escapades, heroes, obsessive quest, deadly, school, royal family, rivalry, state affairs, danger, adventure, samurai ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin kung fu, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, crimes, youth, vengeance, rivalry, teenage life, graphic violence, young heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 227
The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, danger, heroic mission, save the world, master warrior, one man army, good versus evil, crimes, daring rescue, race against time, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nick and Ruben are hoodwinked into a "shootfighter" (no-holds-barred, to the death) martial arts match by the evil Mr. Lee, who has a grudge against world shootfighter champ(and teacher of Nick and Ruben) Shingo.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, gory, strong violent content, stash, adoption, graphic violence, crimes, ambition, deadly, danger, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 129
Killer Angels (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three female cops form a special unit and get their main witness out of the clutches of a gang. The witness holds the key to Chu Chung Sing, a gang-lord who runs a night-club. They will have to face a ruthless but sentimental killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, cop witness relations, gory, car chase, strong violent content, crimes, chase, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%