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7-Man Army (1976)
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7-Man Army (1976)
Original name: 八道樓子
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1933, 20,000 Japanese soldiers and 50 tanks invaded the Pa Tou Lou Tzu, a strategic key point of the Great Wall. With only seven men stationing, these heroes took on the entire army for five days before succumbing. Director Chang Cheh recreated this epic battle with his favorite cast including Ti Lung, David Chiang, Alexander Fu Sheng and Chen Kuan-tai, as a celluloid tribute to these nameless souls.
Plot: soldier, martial arts, fight, friendship, fortress, ring, sino japanese war, explosion, japanese soldier, flag, seppuku, battlefield, japanese army, revenge, outnumbered, hand grenade, tank, bayonet, flashback sequence
Time: 1930s
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, violence, master warrior, revenge and heroes mostly in Action, Drama and War genres. Some movies like 7-Man Army: Chinese Vengeance (1973), Four Riders (1972), The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971), The Savage Five (1974), 5 Masters of Death (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chinese Vengeance (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the waning years of the Ching Dyansty, this dramatic, tragic, romantic, blood-soaked martial arts tale of betrayal and revenge explores one of the most sensational scandals in Chinese history and marked the true ascension of its director and ...
Plot: ambition, fight, bandit, martial arts, kung fu
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95%
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Four Riders (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery takes place in Seoul right after the Korean War, as a kung-fu master, combat instructor, explosives expert, and missile specialist must take on a venal drug smuggling gang. ...
Plot: martial arts, drug smuggling, military, kung fu, gym, nightclub, corruption, female stockinged legs, drinking, drinking alcohol, loose woman, smoking ...
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93%
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, danger, disability, gory, graphic violence, battles, mayhem, kung fu, war violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, fight, martial arts training, shaolin kung fu, mortal combat, battles, evil empire, danger, rescue, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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The Deadly Duo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, deadly, buddies, danger, daring rescue, partners, escapades, revolution, friends, palaces castles and temples, gory ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Heroic Ones (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, vengeance, rebelliousness, state affairs, leadership, escapades, daring rescue, master warrior, military, gang, heroes ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, kung fu, shaolin, mortal combat, failed attempt, palaces castles and temples, graphic violence, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Crippled Avengers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Crippled Avengers is a 1978 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh and starring four members of the Venom Mob. It has been released in North America as Mortal Combat and Return of the 5 Deadly Venoms. The film follows a group of martial ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mute or deaf, heroes, misfit, military, adventure, rivalry, master warrior, vengeance, disability, siblings relations, kung fu classic ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, ambition, hopes, good versus evil, heroes, best friends, deadly, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Vengeance (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The adored screen team of Chang Cheh, Ti Lung, and David Chiang return in another classic about brotherhood and heroes in Vengeance. Chiang plays a psychotic younger brother out to avenge his older brother's death
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sniper, neo noir, knife fight, stabbed to death, stabbed in the back, theatrical troupe, warlord, revenge plot, murder of brother, brotherhood ...
Time: 1920s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Men from the Monastery (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Shaolin firebrands Fang Shih-yu, Hung His-kuan, and Hu Huei-chien are as famous in Asia as the Three Musketeers are in America and Europe. So when the “godfather of the kung-fu film,” Chang Cheh decided to tell their stories with Alexander Fu ...
Plot: exile, martial arts, shaolin, patriotism, kung fu, fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tan Jen-chieh’s life spins out of control when he’s forced into exile to clear his name following the murder of his adopted father. He’s hunted in the streets. His lover, Butterfly, turns to prostitution. And his father’s likely killer – a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, tough heroes, righting the wronged, self defense, vigilantism, vengeance, one man army, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 1900s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Masked Avengers (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Philip Kwok plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!
Plot: revenge, kung fu, murder mystery, masked killer, martial arts, fight, impalement, mask, massacre, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Man of Iron (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Man of Iron was positioned as something of a follow-up to Boxer From Shantung, the rise-and-fall story of Ma Yung Chen and it reunites the directors and some of the cast in a similar but much slighter tale of a lesser gangster's rise and fall ...
Plot: knife fight, anti hero, kung fu, stabbed in the back, martial arts, stabbed in the stomach, crushed by a car, betrayal, anti heroes, fight, gang war, post world war two ...
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, master warrior, crime, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, ambition, gang, crimes, rise and fall, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: martial arts, train robbery, warlord, fight, train, arms deal, violence, heroic bloodshed, kung fu, gunfight, republican era china, railway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Imposter (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With the cast list, you would almost expect this to be another Chang Cheh film. Two of Chang's proteges, David Chiang and Chen Kuan-tai go head-to-head in The Imposter which sees cinematographer Pao Hsueh-li back in the director's chair. ...
Plot: falsely accused, theft, robbery, warlord, master of disguise, cossack, deception
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Everlasting Glory (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Chinese national policy film
Plot: world war two, japanese army, sino japanese war, tank, japanese soldier, flag, chinese army
Time: 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, murder, strangulation, choke hold, motorcycle, undercover, somersault, kept woman, violence
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 639
Fist of Anger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Historical movie set during the Japanese occupation of China during WWII. Jackie Chan is one of the good guys but has nothing much more than a supporting role.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, martial arts, heroes, escapades, military, good versus evil, rivalry, war, life is a bitch, japanese occupation, sword cane, kung fu classic ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, violence, master warrior, fight, fistfight, school, jealousy, death, culture clash, asian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Avenging Eagle (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eagle Chief Yoh Xi-hung raises orphans to be his personal killers. One such is Chik Ming-sing who now wants to put his killer life behind him. When the Eagle Clan come after him, a stranger called Cheuk comes to his assistance It turns out that ...
Style: road movie
Plot: kung fu, good versus evil, redemption, orphan, martial arts, atrocity, violence, friendship, betrayal, revenge, guilt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Death Duel of Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ming General Cheng (Wang Dao) and his band of soldiers escape to Taiwan after Ching forces topple the Ming Dynasty. Still fearing the deposed general's deadly potential, however, the Ching prince Ta orders his own band of ruthless mercenaries ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, one man army, heroes, graphic violence, political unrest, vigilantism, vengeance, track down, tragic love, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Eight Hundred Heroes (1976)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The film is based on the true story of a regiment of nationalist troop fighting Japanese forces several times of their strength. Due to the political reasons, such historical topic is avoided in China, and even after the reform, the cautious ...
Plot: chinese army, sino japanese war, japanese army, tank, american soldier, japanese soldier, flag, victory, fight
Time: 1930s
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The 18 Bronzemen (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During the Manchurian invasion of China, the son of the Ming Dynasty General takes refuge in the Shaolin Temple to learn martial arts, so that he may seek revenge for his dead father. But he must first endure the rigorous test of the temple's ...
Plot: martial arts, revenge, shaolin, blade, poison, death of mother, staff, skill, avenger, chinese, armor, mixed martial arts ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Shaolin Avengers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many times by many directors, but few are remembered as ...
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, folk hero, revenge, shaolin, kung fu, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kung Fu Invaders (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Director Chang Cheh begins his Shaolin Cycle with this solid kung fu actioner about a band of fighting Ming Dynasty loyalists branded as enemies of the state and driven underground following the burning of the Shaolin Temple by Qing Dynasty ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, patriotism, kung fu master, heroic bloodshed, kung fu classic, exile
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Lady with a Sword (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Feng Fei Fei, an excellent swordswoman, seeks revenge with her nephew for the murder of her old sister, who got killed by some rogues on her way home. She soon finds out that the murderer is the son of her father's best friend and her future ...
Plot: revenge, female warrior, family relations, martial arts, bad influence
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%