Movies like Pantyhose Hero

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Pantyhose Hero (1990)
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Pantyhose Hero (1990)
Original name: 脂粉雙雄
Genre: Comedy, Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sammo plays a detective investigating the murder of homosexual men. In order to apprehend the killer, Sammo and his partner has to dress up in gay fashion, act gay and pretend to be a gay couple. Sammo's character is homophobic, therefore he has a difficult time coping with the people he meets at the gay bar. But he knows in order to get clues for the murder case, he has to change teams.
Style: parody
Plot: martial arts, pretending to be gay, serial killer, gay subtext, kung fu, police, murder, homosexual, gay slur, gay interest, gay stereotype, gay, serial murder

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous and serious films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, rivalry, master warrior, violence and heroes mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Pantyhose Hero: City Cops (1989), Enter the Fat Dragon (1978), Coward Bastard (1980), Kung Fu Jungle (2014), Above the Law (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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City Cops (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cindy is an American FBI agent who is currently in Hong Kong seeking arch-criminal Kent Tong. In order to bring down Tong and his criminal organization, she teams up with local HK cops David and Johnny.
Plot: mafia, martial arts, kung fu, police, police shootout, fbi agent, showdown, triad
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95%
Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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: parody, cult film
Plot: kung fu, karate, fight, satire, martial arts, kickboxing, bruce lee, gag humor
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Coward Bastard (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The plot is a trifle about an obnoxious restaurant delivery boy causing trouble with some local bad guys for the cook who secretly knows kung fu, eventually learning some techniques and finally, with the cook, confronting the bad guys.
Plot: martial arts, wing chun, martial artist, kung fu master, kung fu
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75%
 6.4
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Kung Fu Jungle (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, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, master warrior, rivalry, fight, murder, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, police officer, female martial artist, legal, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, righting the wronged, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, fight, kung fu, prostitution, abusive boss, foreplay, farce, revenge, violence, stick fight, implied sex
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69%
My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: martial arts, farce, disorder, down on your luck, partners, undercover, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, nothing goes right, transvestism, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, wing chun, kung fu, fistfight, power relations, tough heroes, coming of age, track down, master warrior, contests and competitions, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, crime boss, buddy cop, drug dealing, kung fu, police officer, drugs, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Outing - Engaged by Mistake (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In their village of Puglia (Southern part of Italy on the Adriatic side) Federico and Riccardo have been best friends since childhood. Federico is a penniless playboy, while Riccardo is a young fashion designer. To pursue his dream, Riccardo trades ...
Plot: pretending to be gay, gay subtext, gay slur, mafia, gay stereotype, homosexuality, homosexual, gay, gay kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, mentally challenged, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, swat team, siblings relations, love affair, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, disco, tai chi, person on fire, gangsters, drug smuggling
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, formula, fight, superhero, secret formula, hunger
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, female bodybuilder, working undercover, police corruption, partners, fighting crime, buddies, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Licence To Steal (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Godenzi plays an acrobatic thief who, after taking part in an elaborate burglary, is double-crossed by her partner (Aurelio) and is captured by the police. On her release from prison, Godenzi discovers that her betrayer is now a highly influential ...
Plot: martial arts, combat, farce, love, burglar, kung fu, police officer, police officer killed, sword fight, sister, police officer shot, police officer kicked ...
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54%
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, mistress, jeet kune do, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate, martial artist, fistfight, taekwondo, kung fu master, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mr. Hercules Against Karate (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A skinny troublemaker and his good-natured, bemuscled sidekick find trouble in Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu, rivalry, farce, hercules, pun
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
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52%
The Thundering Mantis (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ah Chi (Ka-Yan Leung) is obsessed with the martial arts and, more often than not, his kung-fu clowning gets him into trouble. Ending up facing Hsia (Eddie Ko) of the notorious Jade Brotherhood is inevitable. As a result, Hsia forces Chi's ...
Plot: martial arts, orphan, gang, praying mantis, diarrhea, kung fu, camp, murder, grandfather grandson relationship, child murder, torture, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, school, kung fu, heroes, rivalry, leadership, adventure, crimes, village, vengeance, murder, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, redemption ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Tai-Chi Master (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monk, kung fu, heroes, betrayal, rebel, army, tai chi, memory loss, vengeance, heroic mission, cheating ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Angel Terminators 2 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bullet, a female triad member, is recently released from prison. Bullet hooks up with her old gang rather quickly, although she is being closely watched by her policeman father and his gritty female partner Big Aunt . Bullet steals some jewels ...
Plot: martial arts, femme fatale, arrested, revenge, female vigilante, arrest, vigilantism, female protagonist, execution, anti heroine, murder, gunfight ...
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48%
Where's Officer Tuba? (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sammo Hung stars in this supernatural crime comedy directed by Ricky Lau Koon-wai and Phillip Chan Yan-kin. Tuba (Hung) is a fainthearted cop who prefers to play in the brass section of the police band to pounding the streets. One day, he finds ...
Style: psychotronic, sitcom
Plot: police officer, police officer killed, supernatural power, revenge, gunfight, martial arts, supernatural, kung fu, ghost, murder, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shaolin Handlock (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang Yun-piao pays the unwitting Li a ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, murder, kung fu master, female nudity, foreplay, undercover, motorcycle, strangulation, kept woman, violence ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 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, art, dishonesty, cons and scams, courtroom, gangsters, kung fu fighting, chase ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, one man army, heroes, rivalry, ninja, nunchaku ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dead and the Deadly (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wah Li, known as Fat Boy to his friends, lives with his great-uncle the priest (Uncle). Together with his oddball friends Lai Li and Momo, Wah Li helps Uncle to run the local funeral services. When the body Ma Lun Chio is brought back to the village ...
Style: parody, fairy tale
Plot: ghost, fake death, impotence, funeral, priest, kung fu, martial arts, supernatural power, sorcerer, faked death
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44%
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The Lizard (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: He steals from the rich and gives to the poor! Like Robin Hood, the title hero of The Lizard is a philanthropic thief, except the Lizard makes his rounds in 1930s Shanghai. Corrupt police chief Chen Can (Law Lit) is assigned to bring down the Lizard ...
Plot: martial arts, dirty cop, heist, caper, police corruption, kung fu, prostitute
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local ...
Plot: train robbery, martial arts, revolution, republican era china, gunfight, railway, sacrifice, violence, heroic bloodshed, fight, arms deal, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Rebellious Son (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Here Chang Siu Tai (Alexander Fu Sheng) is the son of Master Chang (played by Ku Feng), a renowned chiropractor/bone-setter operating a clinic in a poor neighborhood in an unidentified city in early 20th century China. Siu Tai works for his father ...
Plot: kung fu, parent child relationship, foreigner, martial arts, katana, kendo, samurai, father son relationship, boxing ring
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%