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Beach of the War Gods (1973)
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Beach of the War Gods (1973)
Original name: Zhan shen tan
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. Set in year 1556, it’s supposedly based on true events occurring during the twilight of the Ming Dynasty.
Plot: martial arts, samurai, war, fencing, pirate, fight, sword fight, japanese occupation
Place: japan, china

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Most similar movies to Beach of the War Gods

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, realistic and exciting films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, sword fight, revenge, master warrior and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Beach of the War Gods: Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977), The Chinese Boxer (1970), The Big Fight (1972), The One-Armed Boxer (1972), Ninja Kill (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria staging ground.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, zombie, rivalry, military, samurai, save the day, escapades, master criminal, battles, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Chinese Boxer (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lei Ming, a noble young martial arts student who doesn't know the meaning of giving up. He faces a treacherous, blood-thirsty Japanese karate expert, which leads to many memorable battles as well as several unforgettable training sequences.
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, kendo, kung fu, training, judo, aggression, karate, violence, revenge, fight, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 ⇓
86%
The One-Armed Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tien Lung, the best fighter at the Ching Te martial arts school, gets into a fight with the Hook Gang, part of a local opium-dealing and prostitution ring run by a man named Chao, and easily defeats them. The beaten Hook gang members return to Chao, ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts school, yoga, supernatural ability, martial arts, tournament, kung fu, tai chi, martial arts training, boxing training, gang war, muay thai ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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One Armed Swordsman Against Nine Killers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Watch WANG YU as a one-armed savior battling the local goons in this martial arts classic. He has some rather amazing moves up his sleeve.
Plot: kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, revenge, suicide, poison, spear, temple, impalement, severed arm, brothel, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Ninja Kill (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Story: An army of evil purple ninjas do battle with sadistic yellow ninja to stop an assassination plot.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, politics, assassination, sword fight, farmer, assassination plot, car chase, fight, senator, politician
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Shaolin Invincibles (1981)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Judy Lee (Chia Ling) is out to avenge the massacre of her family by the Emperor's men and is assisted by another young woman, played by Lung Chun Erh. The two infiltrate the Emperor's court by posing as maids. Carter Wong plays a kung fu ...
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, sword fight, kung fu master, gorilla, emperor, heroine, king, female martial artist
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cult, contests and competitions, escapades, rivalry, manic, disability, opponent, graphic violence, track down, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Boxers of Loyalty and Righteousness (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Warlord Yu Ming gained great power for himself. Anyone he suspected of disloyalty was jailed or murdered. He himself was a notorious killer, having personally betrayed his friend General Yip and then slaughtered his entire family. But the ...
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, action violence, revenge, fight, fighting style, kung fu classic, decapitation, brawl, mayhem
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shogun's Shadow (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Iemitsu, Tokugawa Shogun III, hates his eldest son Takechiyo; all his love is given to his younger son Tokumatsu. One day, he orders Takechiyo to an initiation rite in Yedo (today's Tokio). Takechiyo lives far away under the surveillance of ...
Plot: samurai, fight, martial arts
Time: 17th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Odd Couple (1979)
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 ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, fight, farce, fencing
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Sword of Swords (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A noble swordsman fights to recover the magical blade that has protected his country for centuries after being blinded and betrayed by a ruthless villain. A cunning killer has blinded the brave warrior chosen to defend his country with an enchanted ...
Plot: tragedy, martial arts, kung fu, sword, blood, revenge, violence, sword fight, betrayal, fencing
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fearless Edo-period police inspector Hanzo Itami, nicknamed The Razor, has developed his own unique way of extracting information for his inquiries. His first adventure sees him investigating his superior officer's mistress, whom he suspects of ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: samurai, investigation, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, deadly, anti heroes, law enforcement, master warrior, rivalry, crimes, anti hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, danger, state affairs, escapades, school, royal family, obsessive quest, rivalry, adventure, heroes, deadly ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 963
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: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, shaolin, violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
The Screaming Tiger (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rare was the film in 1973 that incorporated the star's name in the title. One of the few such films was Screaming Ninja, aka Wang Yu, King of Boxing. The story is set in China in the early 1900x. Essentially playing an extension of himself, ...
Plot: martial arts, massacre, revenge, village, kung fu, katana sword, kendo, judo, pickpocket, burial at sea, heroes, racism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shanghai 13 (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriot finds evidence that the government is collaborating with a foreign power. If the people knew about the deception, they would revolt and overthrow the corrupt government. One patriot in office steals the proof and must make it out of the ...
Plot: corrupt politician, martial arts, warehouse, assassination attempt, strangulation, assassination, impalement, harbor, politician, throat slitting, stabbing, neck breaking ...
Time: 1930s
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mad Killer (1971)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Mad Killer is a Hong Kong Martial Arts movie starring Stanley Fung.
Plot: martial arts, heroic bloodshed, family secret, love triangle, corruption, pride, jealousy, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, vengeance, culture clash, uninhibited rivalry, gory, adventure, contests and competitions, gangsters, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 172
Ninja Death (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tiger is the owner of a brothel who moonlights as a kung fu artist under the watchful eye of "Master." They run into serious trouble when ninjas inexplicably show up and jeopardize Tiger's prostitution ring.
Plot: ninja, martial arts, brothel, death, katana sword, mask, ninjitsu, action violence, fistfight, sword fight, ninja master, ninja warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hanzo extracts a confession from a ghost using his assaulting methods, foils thieves, connects with Heisuke Takei a friend from his youth, offers protection to a forward-thinking physician Genan Sugino who has defamed his ruler, discovers a pleasure ...
Style: rough, stylized, offbeat, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: samurai, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexploitation, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, gory, strong sexual content, graphic violence, anti hero, martial arts, political corruption ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Tooth for a Tooth (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kung fu sensation Cheung Lik stars as the rough and ready kung fu kid who is tricked into robbing a triad boss. Amongst the things he steals is a contract for opium distribution between the triad boss and the Japanese Yakuza. Now the stage is set ...
Plot: martial arts, karate kick, fistfight, karate chop, brawl, gangster, fight, gangsters, karate, asian, gang violence
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dragon Missile (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lo Lieh stars as Sima Jun, a killer working for a corrupt lord whose orders are followed without question or hesitation. When the lord (Ku Feng) suffers from a life-threatening boil on his back, he is told by the Imperial doctor that an herb called ...
Plot: martial arts, poison, decapitation, kung fu, bare breasts, boomerang, female fighter, antidote, greed, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Sword of Doom (1966)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopathic samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.
Style: bleak, stylized, tense, epic, rough ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, nihilism, psychopath, master warrior, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, atrocity, opponent, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blood of the Dragon (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: White Dragon must get a list with the names of rebel supporters to Prince Ma Tung, the leader of the rebellion. Trying to stop him in his mission is the evil Prime Minister, who naturally wants the list in order to crush his opposition. Adding ...
Plot: revenge, rebellion, martial arts, prince, prime minister, change of heart, wound, bandaged hand, chinese, mongol, patriot, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, brawl, fistfight, kung fu master, kung fu, roundhouse kick, martial artist, karate, karate kick, karate chop, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An evil gang attacks the Chi school of Golden Sword Kung Fu. One student sacrifices his life to save his teacher and his school, his dying wish is that his son be taken in as a student. Young Fang Kang grows up in the school and treasures his ...
Style: stylized, emotional, offbeat, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, heroes, master warrior, anti heroes, love and romance, fall in love, rich and poor, misfit, society, danger, anti hero ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Subterranean (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a world where the past does not exist in a city that oppresses its subject who completely block out the past...the only hope is to unleash the Ancient book! The ruler of the city Heras controls the mind of the people and make sure that nothing in ...
Plot: sword fight, martial arts
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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