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Iron Fingers of Death (1982)
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Iron Fingers of Death (1982)
Original name: 少林傳人
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine there forces to defeat the evil 9th Prince.
Style: humorous, exciting, tense, rough, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, heroes, graphic violence, good versus evil, master warrior, one man army, escapades, mortal combat, rivalry, master villain, aerial combats, forceful separation, palaces castles and temples, ninja, shaolin, hand to hand combat, exorcism, teacher student relationship, ninjitsu, kung fu classic, fistfight, action violence, shaolin kung fu
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and realistic films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, vengeance and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Iron Fingers of Death: Return to the 36th Chamber (1980), Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978), The Legend of Drunken Master (1994), Shaolin Temple (1976), 5 Masters of Death (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, power relations, righting the wronged, injustice, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, self discovery, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: asia, china
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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 ...
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Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
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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 ⇓
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5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, martial arts training, fistfight, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, graphic violence, vengeance, mortal combat, palaces castles and temples, tough heroes, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gordon Liu stars as a Chinese martial arts student struggling to relate to his new Japanese wife. When a series of martial misunderstandings spirals into an international incident, he's forced to take on seven of Japan's most powerful ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
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Holy Flame of the Martial World (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This internationally popular tale of a brother and sister seeking vengeance for the death of their parents through the mythical yin/yang Holy Flame technique is an eye-filling epic. Kuo Chue (a.k.a. Philip Kwok), famous as the star of Chang ...
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Shaolin Intruders (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a routine courier mission, the prestigious Chin Hu chief was murdered by four mysterious monks. When all evidence points to Ching Hua (Liu Yu-Po), his friend Lei Hsin (Derek Yee) is determined to clear his name by barging in the Shaolin Temple ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, who done it, martial arts, dishonesty, escapades, master warrior, youth, young heroes, betrayal, danger, palaces castles and temples, power relations ...
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: tense, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
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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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Last Tiger from Canton (1973)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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38%
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
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Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
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