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Heroes Shed No Tears (1980)
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Heroes Shed No Tears (1980)
Original name: 英雄無淚
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his lengthy training nears completion, expert swordsman Kao is entrusted with an unusual mission by his elderly master. The task involves taking the fabled 'Teardrop Sword' down into the martial world and solving the petty squabbles of a few supremely skilled individuals, while also deciding the fate of the seemingly cursed weapon. Kao takes his master's words on-board, descends from his mountain retreat and prepares to meet the weird and wonderful pugilists he has heard so much about. Kao's arrival in town is noticed by the so-called 'Unbeatable' Sze-ma Chao-chun and his fiendishly intelligent aide Zhou who decide to keep a close eye on the stranger as they prepare to host a lavish ceremony. Unfortunately for Sze-ma, the celebration is disrupted by an assassination that leaves the whole of his clan rocked by the vicious attack.
Style: romanticism
Plot: martial arts, fencing, dancing, fight, kung fu, violence, unrequited love, sword fight, full moon, chivalry, opium, fight to the death, hanging, folklore, pearl, severed head, outnumbered, spear, campfire, stabbed in the leg, spitting blood, caught in a net, hanged by the neck, jumping
Place: ancient china

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Death Duel (1977)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
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New Shaolin Boxers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Esteemed martial arts movie master Chang Cheh cemented the stardom of soon-to-be international favorite Alexander Fu Sheng in this film. Rather than making him just part of the protagonists - as he had in his trilogy (Shaolin Martial Arts, Five ...
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The Clutch of Power (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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Shaolin Intruders (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a routine courier mission, the prestigious Chin Hu chief was murdered by four mysterious monks. When all evidence points to Ching Hua (Liu Yu-Po), his friend Lei Hsin (Derek Yee) is determined to clear his name by barging in the Shaolin Temple ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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One Armed Swordsman Against Nine Killers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 76 min.
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42%
The Shaolin Avengers (1976)
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Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Killer Clans (1976)
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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