Movies like The Odd Couple 1979

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The Odd Couple (1979)
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The Odd Couple (1979)
Original name: 搏命單刀奪命搶
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hailed as possibly the greatest classical weapons movie ever made and starring world-renowned martial arts master, director and action-choreographer, Sammo Hung. This film showcases some of the most spectacular and intricate weapons duels ever committed to film. Sammo Hung and Lau Kar Wing play dual roles as both masters and students of the sword and spear styles of kung fu. Comic mayhem ensues when the students get kidnapped and the masters must rescue them.
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, fencing, farce, kung fu classic

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Most similar movies to The Odd Couple

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, serious, exciting and tense films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, violence, kung fu classic, fistfight and kung fu fighting mostly in Action, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Odd Couple: Treasure of Bruce Le (1979), Chinese Stuntman (1982), The Savage Five (1974), Pedicab Driver (1989), All Men Are Brothers (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Treasure of Bruce Le (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In "Treasure of Bruce Le," a Samurai steals the Kung Fu secrets of the Shaolin Buddhists. Now Bruce must fight the powerful Samurai for control.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, treasure, fight
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100%
Chinese Stuntman (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Chinese Stuntman was a Bruceploitation film starring Bruce Li released in 1981. It is largely based around the Bruce Lee classic Enter The Dragon. Chang Wei (Li), a stuntman, is called to the secret island owned by the mysterious Fu Chi (Yun Wen ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, action violence, fighting style, fight, martial arts training, roundhouse kick, fistfight, kung fu classic, brawl, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting ...
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62%
The Savage Five (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pacifist village is beset by bandits in this martial arts thriller. "Savage Five" hands-down rivals the ornateness of "Kid With The Golden Arm" and the twist-heavy "Five Deadly Venoms". The always great David Chiang ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroism, oppression, sacrifice, village, chivalry, bandit, kung fu classic, fight
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60%
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Pedicab Driver (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. ...
Plot: martial arts, stick fight, kung fu, fight, abusive boss, violence, revenge, farce, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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All Men Are Brothers (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "All Men Are Brothers" is the sequel to "Water Margin" a.k.a. "Seven Blows of the Dragon" from 1972. At the beginning of "All Men Are Brothers", we learn that the emperor forgives the 108 Liangshan rebels ...
Plot: sword fight, kung fu, martial arts, gore, blood splatter, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Way of the Black Dragon (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allison Wong gets abducted by a gang of drug smugglers with a nasty sideline business involving white slavery and prostitution. Interpol agent Bill Eaton, honest worker Chen, and Allison's brother join forces to take out the nefarious crime ...
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu, exploitation, drug dealing, slave trade, violence, mercenary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During China's 1920s Republican Period, warlords carve out personal fiefdoms across the country and impose self-serving laws with the barrel of a gun. Into this anarchy rides a masked feminine Zorro, nom de guerre Violet, to do battle, right ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, torture, fistfight, mask, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, asian, martial artist, master warrior, violence, hand to hand combat ...
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48%
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Jade Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The headless corpse of the Chao Clan patriarch and the theft of a jade tiger set in motion another successful collaboration between three of the biggest names in swordplay action dramas: director Chu Yuan, martial arts novelist Ku Lung, and kung-fu ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: anti war, kung fu, plot twist, revenge, violence, death, blood, martial arts, kung fu classic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Big Fight (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This film is set during the Japanese occupation of China circa WWII. In it, the Japanese occupiers (and the Chinese Quislings who work for them) are portrayed as total monsters who kill children and rape all women. The heroes are resistance fighters ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, world war two, jeet kune do, cult, kung fu fighting, brawl, kung fu classic, fistfight, fight, japanese occupation
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kung Fu Queen (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fan Kao-to is a worker who had enough of corruption in Shanghai. He tries to crush the organization alone. An attempt has been made before but ended up with the big Axe Gang, several of their brands in the man. The man's sister arrives in ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, revenge, fight, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Magnificent Ruffians (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Venom regulars Philip Kwok, Chiang Sheng, and Sun Chien star as a gang of unemployed martial artists who spend their days stuffing their faces at local restaurants and letting the staff beat them up instead of paying the bill. Their fortunes appear ...
Plot: martial arts, suicide, framed for murder, kung fu, double suicide, fight
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37%
Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ah Lung is a pig farmer and a devoted Bruce Lee fan who is anxious to follow in Lee's footsteps, but only ridiculed for his attempts. He is sent to the city to earn a living working at his uncle's restaurant, but when he arrives, he finds ...
Style: gag humor, cult film
Plot: kung fu, parody, bruce lee, satire, fight, karate, martial arts, kickboxing
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fighting Fist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Yakuza of Japan has infiltrated the universities of Hong Kong and are conducting illegal activities such as underground bare knuckle fights,gambling and drugs. Hong Kong Police team up with the Japanese Secret Service to bring down the ruthless ...
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, karate kick, asian man, karate chop, violence, kung fu fighting, fight, master warrior, hand to hand combat, roundhouse kick, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Flying Guillotine II (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Take two directors (Cheng Kang, who made the popular true crime thriller "The Criminals", and Hua Shan, who helmed the superheroes "Super Inframan"), a cast of the best and best-loved martial arts actors, then respected kung fu ...
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, assassination, guillotine, kung fu, exile, martyrdom, female warrior, dissident, palace intrigue
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
New Killers in Town (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story follows Chin Siu Ho and the rarely seen Lee Ga Sing as Wu Shu experts coming over from Mainland China to live with their uncle - Liu Chia Liang and his daughter Moon Lee. Immediately upon arrival, they inadvertently get into a fight with ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, drug smuggling, disco, martial art, tai chi, person on fire, gangsters
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, shaolin, martial arts, shaolin kung fu, master warrior, monk, patriotism, vengeance, rebellion, deadly weapon, power relations, injustice ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dragon on Fire (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sammy is involved with gangsters to save his relative from a problem so he calls Dragon Hung from America to help him.
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu classic, taekwondo, jeet kune do, brawl, fistfight, fight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, action violence, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 546
Patrol Horse (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four heroes embark on a secret mission for Dr Sun Yat Sen's Nationalist Guard. Relentlessly pursued by the warriors of notorious Warlord Yue Sai Hoi, they have seven days to reach the Lo Yang Pass with their secret cargo.
Style: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: martial arts, state affairs, heroes, politics, military, escapades, political unrest, rivalry, chase, soldier, battles, delivery man ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Lawless Kingdom (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The Sequel to The Four, based on the best-selling novel by Woon Swee Oan. The four constables, Emotionless (Crystal Liu Yifei), Iron Hands (Collin Chou), Life Snatcher (Ronald Cheng) and ColdBlood (Deng Chao), are specially skilled in their own ...
Plot: martial arts, female director, chinese, supernatural power, flying
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Magic Crystal (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his ...
Plot: magic, martial arts, alien, kung fu, alien creature, farce, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Twin Dragon Encounter (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers on vacation are faced with an unexpected battle when their getaway spot is invaded by mercenaries. Using their martial arts expertise, the twins wage war against the invaders in order to free their kidnapped girlfriends.
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, hostage, twins, hostage situation, swashbuckler, actor playing himself, karate, kung fu, mercenary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bruce Lee Against Supermen (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "The Green Hornet" (a red spandex and cape wearing duo) is called in to assist in rescuing a kidnapped scientist.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, secret formula, hunger, fight, superhero, formula
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30%
Beach of the War Gods (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A sort of re-telling of Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai”. This time the protagonists are a group of Chinese villagers who must band together to recruit outside help to defend themselves against marauding Japanese pirates demanding protection money. ...
Plot: martial arts, samurai, fencing, war, pirate, sword fight, fight, japanese occupation
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Queen of Fist (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local gangsters apply pressure to the wrong family when they realize that the leader of the family is a mother with powerful kung fu skills.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, fight, young romance, woman fights a man, gangsters, gangster, mother son relationship, crime, crimes
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bruce Li the Invincible Chinatown Connection (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After turning against friends of his Kung Fu teacher, Cheung Li Kung is banished to Malaysia, but instead of reforming, Cheung sets up a casino to steal wages back from the miners who work for him. When he also kidnaps the local store owner's ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, attempted rape, daughter, fistfight, uncle nephew relationship, violence, gambling, disguise, flashback, battle ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: exciting, neurotic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, dishonesty, cons and scams, courtroom, gangster, hand to hand combat, fistfight, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Blind Fists of Bruce (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The incomparable martial arts expert, Bruce Li, stars as a wealthy hero who defends his village from the assaults of ill-wishers.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, adventure, rivalry, gangsters, heroes, crimes, gang, village, village life, heroic mission, fistfight ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Future Hunters (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 2025 A.D. A lone adventurer searches the post-nuclear wasteland for the most devastating, godless artifact in history. When he touches it, he is transported back in time to 1989 Los Angeles. Mortally wounded he requests a young couple to return the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, time travel, spear, nazi
Time: 2020s, near future
Place: hong kong, los angeles, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, gambling house, jeet kune do, mistress, master warrior, fight, action violence, hand to hand combat, monkey, kung fu classic, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dragon's Showdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lee Lung witnessed the murder of his parents by the ruthless bandit Shek King who in turn abducted Lee's infant sister. Lee wanders the land and learns martial arts from a drunken master. Once his skills are perfected, Lee sets out in search of ...
Plot: kung fu, fight, martial arts, revenge, asian, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl, jeet kune do, hand to hand combat, action violence, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%