Movies like Dances with Dragon

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Dances with Dragon (1991)
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Dances with Dragon (1991)
Original name: 與龍共舞
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Aaron, a young, successful Chinese businessman, drifts on to a rural island after a scuba accident. Mistaken for an illegal immigrant, he is forced to take refuge in a small, family-run grocery store. Enjoying the riches to rags transition, he tells nobody his true identity, and falls in love with the grocery store owner's daughter, Yvonne. But while Aaron enjoys his life of anonymity, Yvonne covets the chance to escape her poverty. Meanwhile, in Aaron's absense, a plot has been hatched to take over his company. Are Aaron's and Yvonne's lives too different to find happiness together?
Plot: party, businessman, rich man, single mother, farce, mother daughter relationship, mahjong, class differences, illegal immigrant, grocery store, mistaken identity, rich man poor woman, con woman, eyeglasses, woman with glasses, broken glasses, con trick, mother son relationship
Place: hong kong

Most similar movies to Dances with Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about farce, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, dishonesty and mother daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Dances with Dragon: Sex and the Beauties (2004), Truant Heroes (1992), Love on a Diet (2001), The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989), Flying Dagger (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex and the Beauties (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: We have Carina Lau has Selina the lead actress who is a psychoanalyst, who hang out with her friends (Athena Chu has a erotic story for woman, Yoyo Mung has a multi-restaurant owner who like the danger side, and Pinky Cheung whose dad is a triad ...
Plot: divorce, fortune teller, mother daughter relationship, wedding, flashback, mob boss, stun gun, superstition, psychiatrist, older woman younger man relationship, makeover, fake orgasm ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Truant Heroes (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The war against organized crime in Hong Kong has opened a new front: the school. And police Commandant Wong orders officer Kin to go under cover as a school teacher. Kin's assignment: to stop the infiltration by Taiwan's underworld. ...
Plot: police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, hostage, police officer shot, undercover, student, undercover cop, teacher, school, police shootout, new teacher, shooting a police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Love on a Diet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music in the USA and returns to Japan as a famous musician. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, looking for love, against the odds, fall in love, couples, romance, farce, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, fat suit
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenny and Maggie, lovers of long standing, have been scrimping and saving for their marriage. One day Maggie suspects that she is pregnant, and suggests an early wedding. Kenny is thunder struck as he has just lost his every cent in the stock market.
Plot: loan shark, middle class, in laws, sign language, dowry, farce
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 473
Flying Dagger (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The well-known "Flying Dagger" Chung and his nephew Lam lived on rewards from apprehending bandits. Chung refused the love of "Great Coquette" Lady Fung. Therefore, Fung always mess up Chung's business for revenge. Flying ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, chase, lone wolves, master warrior, wiretap, wanted, farce, fall in love, track down, heroes, prostitute ...
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mission Milano (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Interpol partners with a wealthy entrepreneur to protect a new invention dubbed The Seed of God.
Plot: farce, drone, secret agents, industrial espionage, laser, ninja, scorpion, undercover agent, secret agent, assassin, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Royal Tramp (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, he is made a servant to the Prince, the very person the ...
Style: stylized, epic, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, martial arts, cons and scams, parody, master and servant, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, silly humor, farce, power relations ...
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All's Well, Ends Well (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A romantic Chinese New Year comedy about the three Shang brothers. Eldest brother Shang Moon is a philandering businessman who treats his hideous yet hard-working wife like dirt. Middle brother Shang Foon is a disc jockey/playboy who tries to score ...
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, family relations, housewife, disorder, new year, couples, ballet, disagreement, instructor, love and romance, ghost, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sixty Million Dollar Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stephen Chow plays a rich playboy who is blown up by a mafia boss when he flirts with the boss's girl. Through a series of circumstances his professor makes him a synthetic (robotic) body that allows him to change into a variety of "Mrs. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, school, gangsters, superhero, disorder, switching roles, imaginary, heroes, danger, androids and robots, crimes, rivalry ...
Place: hawaii, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
God of Gamblers (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, memory loss, crime, crimes, comeback, cards, betrayal, poker, head injury, amnesia, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences ...
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, stylized violence, martial arts, parents and children, crimes, danger, righting the wronged, heroic mission, rebelliousness, rivalry, leadership, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
He's a Woman, She's a Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wing is a devoted fan of popular singer Rose who is involved in a topsy-turvy relationship with her charismatic producer Sam. Willing to go to any length to meet Rose, the willowy Wing disguises herself as a man, and with a twist of fate is chosen ...
Style: sexual, witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, friends, couples, disorder, switching roles, fall in love, love triangle, musician's life, hidden identity, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 14K
Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, disorder, profanity, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, romance, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, beauty salon, farce, mistaken identity, disorder, love letter, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 499
La Brassiere (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hong Kong bra company breaks tradition by hiring two men, Johnny and Wayne, to design an "ultimate bra" in 3 months...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Adventure Of The King (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: From the director of “72 Tenants Of Prosperity” comes a period comedy movie about an emperor (Richie Ren) who disguises himself as a commoner and later falls in love with Phoenix (Barbie Hsu), the lady boss of an inn.
Style: sincere, captivating, romantic, humorous
Plot: love, hidden identity, mistaken identity, emperor, betrayal, hotel, kung fu, memory loss, chinese emperor
Place: ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Future Cops (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the year 2043, an evil crime lord (The General/M. Bison) is trying to take over the world. Only one government official stands in his way, and plans to send him to prison, so The General and his minions Kent (Ken), Thai King (Sagat), and Toyota ...
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Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Blonde Around the Corner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An unemployed astrophysicist finds a job of a docker at a grocery store, where he falls in love with a street-wise saleswoman in the produce department. But the groom runs away at the wedding reception.
Plot: grocery store, astrophysicist, wedding reception, wedding, satire, love, meaning of life, clerk, astronomer, male female relationship, consumption
Time: 80s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yesterday Once More (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. To are wealthy, creative jewel thieves who divorce for no apparent reason after a successful diamond heist. A year later, she's engaged to the son of a rich woman who begrudgingly lets her son give his fiancée a family heirloom ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, romance, dishonesty, heist, breakup, couples, infidelity, true love, jewel thief, inheritance, swindle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Chez n' Ham (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cheese and Ham are two men with nothing better to do in their lives. Until they meet a man dying of throat cancer who will pay the two men a large sum of money to kill a woman, whom he wants dead. The problem? She is the hottest chick, the two men ...
Plot: bodyguard, absurd humor, hitman, woman with glasses, adult as child, maid, friendship between men, male in bathtub, rich woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Good Times, Bed Times (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, obsession, breakup, couples, romance, law enforcement, dishonesty, femme fatale, battle of the sexes, womanizer, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Merry-Go-Round (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a summer holiday, a father (Mr. Kuk) with his children (Ku Fung and Little Kuk-Ku) has decided to open a noodle bar on a 2-month lease. He has great expectations for his noodle business. Kuk Fung quickly falls in love with Carlily (Kuk ...
Plot: teenage love, sister sister relationship, merry go round, crying, video camera, telephone call, hotel room, swimming pool, quiz, noodles
Place: japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Shopaholics (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Compulsive disorders plague Hong Kong: Fong Fong Fong, a foundling who's now a nurse, is a shopaholic who seeks psychiatric help from Kan Yan (Choosey) Lee, who's frozen by an inability to choose. Into the mix come Kung Fu (Richie) Ho, a ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, love triangle, moral dilemma, addiction, couples, fashion, unfulfillment, womanizer, disorder, workplace romance, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cat and Mouse (2003)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Zhan Zhao (Andy Lau) is a court officer who learns of a plot to assassinate Judge Bao (Anthony Wong). While on holiday he meets a young man named Bai (Cecilia Cheung) who turns out to be a woman. Zhan Zhao tries to recruit Bai to help him stop the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 42K
Baby Mama (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, thirtysomething life, family relations, odd couple, babies and infants, lifestyle, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, farce, motherhood, unwed pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
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Harvest Love (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young widow and her nine year-old son spend a week at her family’s pear farm in Washington state, where they both fall in love with small town farm life, and she falls for the guy who has been managing the farm.
Plot: widow, single mother, small town, farm, family farm, kiss, full moon, parents daughter relationship
Place: washington state, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mouth to Mouth (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: For financial reasons an unemployed aspiring actor works for a phone-sex enterprise. One day he receives a call from the mysterious wife of one of his best clients.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, farce, love triangle, romance, looking for love, sexual relations, disorder, couples, friends, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, los angeles, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Utanför din dörr (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After losing his parents in an accident, André quits his job and moves to a small town.
Plot: grocery store, birthday party, break up, dildo, robbery, birthday cake, revenge, cooking, painting, nightclub, tourette's syndrome, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 387
All or Nothing (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The lives of three best friends - Linda, Vanda and Edo - get all tangled by four attractive men.
Style: humorous, witty, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: secret, group of friends, female friendship, psychiatrist, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay couple, girl, baby, nurse, christmas, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Prudence and the Pill (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Prudence is on the pill; so is her sister-in-law, but someone has been swapping aspirin for their pills. Is it the teen-age niece, the maid, the chauffeur, a lover, Prudence's husband, or all of the above?
Style: sexy
Plot: 20 year old, toast, class differences, psychological manipulation, pill, bossy wife, male female relationship, newborn, aristocrat, noblewoman, farce, mother daughter conflict ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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