Movies like Deadful Melody

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Deadful Melody (1994)
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Deadful Melody (1994)
Original name: 六指琴魔
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young security man must prove himself worthy by defending the one object wanted by all the masters of the Martial Arts world - the Magic Lyre!
Plot: martial arts, fight, vengeance, magic, family relations, massacre, supernatural power, flying, flash forward, murder of family, femme fatale, master warrior, brother sister relationship, witness, escape, whip, death of family, long lost brother, androgyny, revenge

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about martial arts, violence, rivalry, heroes, revenge, fight and master warrior mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Deadful Melody: Dragon Inn (1992), Above the Law (1986), The Dangerous (1995), Fighting Ace (1979), The Night Comes for Us (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4K
Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, rivalry, rescue, escapades, danger, crimes, master warrior, good versus evil, dragon, heroic mission, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are murdered. but Cindy Si is soon on his case and it all spirals ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, legal, crimes, partners, rivalry, crime, deadly, law enforcement, righting the wronged, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.3
 204
The Dangerous (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brother and sister Ninja warriors get revenge for their sister's death by killing the drug dealers in New Orleans. The police enlist the help of a biker warrior to solve the crime. The head drug dealer stirs the pot even further by hiring Cajun ...
Style: cult movie cast
Plot: cajun, revenge, ninja, biker, martial arts, drug dealer, brother sister relationship
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.2
 70
Fighting Ace (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after the death of his parents, a martial artist sets out to avenge their deaths by pretending he doesn't know kung fu. But when it is revealed that he does know kung fu, the killer sets to kill him and his friends.
Plot: fistfight, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, bare chested male fighting, beefcake, violence, murder, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Night Comes for Us (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
Style: exciting, brutal, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, lone hero, massacre, knife fight, martial arts, one man army, peril, graphic violence, fight, triad, assassin, gore ...
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 67K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, ninja, martial arts, assassination, vengeance, haunted by the past, punishment, secret movement, gang, insubordination, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: china, asia, osaka japan, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Bride with White Hair 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For ten years, Cho has been in the snow of Mount Shin Fung waiting for a rare flower to blossom that will cure his wife who, back in Chung Yuan, is slowly killing all of the members of the Eight Big Clans. Something Cho did to her early in their ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, imaginary, escapades, danger, mountain, wizards and magicians, tragic love, curses spells and rituals, love affair, vengeance, heroic mission, tragic hero ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Prey of the Jaguar (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his wife and son are brutally murdered by a fugitive drug lord that he helped put behind bars, former Special Ops agent Derek Leigh vows to avenge their deaths. After mastering lethal fighting skills at the hands of a martial arts instructor, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, superhero, revenge, vigilante, special agents, escapades, manhunt, undercover, fugitives, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Bride with White Hair (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, supernatural, tragic hero, good versus evil, love and romance, escapades, vengeance, wizards and magicians, tragic love, love affair, dragon ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 461
Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mandrill (M. Zaror) is a high-level assassin whose parents many years ago were slaughtered in cold blood by a ruthless drug lord. Now he finds himself finally in a position to get his revenge. But since it falls in love precisely in the pretty ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, vengeance, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, rivalry, fall in love, seductive man, seduction, seductive behavior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.8
 240
Ballistic (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Gavin is an undercover cop, part of an elite police team and highly skilled in lethal martial arts! She is suspended from the force after a witness that she was supposed to protect is killed. She must now find out what happened and clear up ...
Plot: martial arts, female bodybuilder, femme fatale, undercover cop, fight to the death, villainess, policewoman, art, female killer, woman's neck broken, neck breaking, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 61
Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, evil man, vengeance, down on your luck, chases and races, law enforcement, graphic violence, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.3
 180
Memorial Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.
Plot: kung fu, hand to hand combat, beretta, revenge, one against many, martial artist, violence, brawl, hostile takeover, shotgun, semiautomatic pistol, pump action shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Another Meltdown (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriotic Chinese cop is reposted to fictional East European country Lavernia as punishment for ignoring orders during a plane hijack operation. There he encounters his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Lavernia after Tiananmen Square. Their paths soon ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, criminal heroes, partners against crime, best friends, danger, crimes, confined, law enforcement, master criminal, lone wolves, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 10K
Kung Fu Killer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, deadly, rivalry, master warrior, law enforcement, psychopath, fight, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, female killer, hitman, assassin, master warrior, disgraced, cult, parents and children, strong violent content, family relations, drifter ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.8
 4K
Attack Force (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marshall Lawson is the commander of an elite military unit. Marshall Lawson loses his strike-team in a cold-blooded and seemingly random attack, and he takes it upon himself to investigate the attack, with the help of his girlfriend Tia and his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, frame up, uncover truth, secret agents, investigation, criminal's revenge, police investigation, adventure, undercover, working undercover, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 49K
Kickboxer (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, family relations, wheelchair, revenge, vengeance, muay thai, bar fight, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3.3
 229
The Blood Bond (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, blood, murder, revenge, chase, brutality, teacher, female fighter, doctor, fictional war, female warrior, shot to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, brutal, suspense, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police, mercenary, martial arts, fight, captivity, danger, murder, police shootout, chase, police station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 507
Death Machines (1976)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An evil Oriental Dragon Lady injects three martial arts fighters with a serum that turns them into zombie-like assassins, and she sends them out against her enemies.
Plot: martial arts, police detective, crime lord, italian restaurant, bazooka, cut arm, hitman, sniper rifle, sniper, exploding airplane, violence, ninja ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 154
Stoner (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Australian cop heads to Hong Kong to head off the supply of a new designer drug which raises the sexual appetite of anyone who takes it.
Plot: martial arts, buddy cop, drug dealing, kung fu, crime lord, crime boss, police officer, drug, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, fbi, one man army, vengeance, master criminal, law enforcement, race against time, undercover, danger, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 84K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, martial arts, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.3
 3K
Villu (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Villu (Tamil: வில்லு; English: Bow) is a 2009 Tamil language action film written and directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Vijay in a dual role while Nayantara and Prakash Raj play other prominent roles. Manoj K. Jayan, Vadivelu, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, police detective, gang, crimes, revenge, arms smuggling, murder, death, faked death, loss of father, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 3K
Revenger (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hell-bent on avenging the murder of his family, a former detective infiltrates a remote island that serves as a prison for vicious death row criminals.
Style: suspense, brutal, exciting, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, confined, revenge, murderer, murder, vengeance, prison, retribution, danger, vigilantism, life is a bitch, justice ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 29K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crimes, crime, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspense, brutal, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, death, warrior, fist fighting, drug lord, swat, strong violent content, survival, danger, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fight everyone and trust no one: it's the code of survival practiced by martial-arts master Casey Bowman after his life of domestic bliss is shattered by a savage act of violence. Vowing revenge, the fearless American stealthily tracks the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, violence spree, drug lord, good versus evil, danger, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, murder, one on one, tough heroes, false arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zombie vs. Ninja (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan, a young man, is beaten while his father is killed by a group of thieves. With the help of an undertaker, Ethan trains in kung fu by fighting the dead. Meanwhile, an American Ninja, Dragon, must fend off against the thieves and their ninja ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, ninja, revenge, fistfight, brawl, masked hero, fight, kung fu classic, mask, kung fu, hand to hand combat, katana sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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