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The Gambling Ghost (1991)
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The Gambling Ghost (1991)
Original name: 洪福齊天
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sammo Hung plays three different characters: Fatty, Fatty's father and Fatty's grandfather, Hung Kau. Fatty is a hotel worker, yearning for sudden wealth. Therefore, he, and his co-worker, enter the gambling world, to the dismay of his father. When Fatty hits rock bottom, the ghost of his grandfather resurrects to help him. However, Fatty learns that his grandfather was murdered, therefore, he will stop at nothing to avenge his death.
Style: sitcom
Plot: martial arts, gambling, ghost, revenge, fight, kung fu, goofball

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Most similar movies to The Gambling Ghost

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, humorous, exciting and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, revenge, fistfight, kung fu master and kung fu classic mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Gambling Ghost: Where's Officer Tuba? (1986), Pedicab Driver (1989), Enter the Fat Dragon (1978), The Dead and the Deadly (1982), Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Encounter of the Spooky Kind II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Impoverished teahouse worker (and martial-arts student) Abao is engaged to his boss' daughter, Little Chu, and fights to protect her from the lecherous advances of the wealthy but repulsive Master Shi. The two men's romantic rivalry ...
Plot: dog, nudity (full frontal - brief), catatonic state, magic, possession, ghost, zombie, snake, martial arts, vampire, monkey, cockroach ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ⇓
31%
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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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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 ...
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Kung Fu Queen (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fan Kao-to is a worker who had enough of corruption in Shanghai. He tries to crush the organization alone. An attempt has been made before but ended up with the big Axe Gang, several of their brands in the man. The man's sister arrives in ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, fight, revenge, female martial artist
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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, fight, kung fu classic, fencing, farce
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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 ⇓
24%
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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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 ⇓
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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 ⇓
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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: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, young romance, woman fights a man, fight, gangsters, crimes, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Female Reporter (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While celebrating the smashing of a big New York counterfeit ring, the G-men find out that the top funny money man, Wong, has slipped away. Blackbelt Cynthia Rothrock is ordered to Hong Kong to get Wong. In Hong Kong, Wong goes into the printing ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: female martial artist, newspaper, reporter, undercover, kung fu classic, kickboxing, martial arts, hospital, female reporter, martial artist, tough girl, city ...
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23%
Spooky Encounters (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sammo is Courageous Cheung, a pedicab driver in a rural community who is known around town as the man who fears nothing. Well, this is proved false before the opening credits finish when he endures a particularly frightening nightmare of ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, zombie, black magic, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, love triangle, mind game, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, master warrior ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: martial arts, kung fu, murder mystery, revenge, fight, massacre, masked killer, impalement, gore, mask
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The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A provincial detective seeks to take down a local gambling syndicate with the help of two convicts.
Plot: revenge, convict, organized crime, martial arts, gambling, drug traffic, gang war, kung fu, gambling house, corruption, femme fatale, undercover ...
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Fire Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebel fighter Yuen Ming (Max Mok) must protect an important letter with content that can expose the corrupt Chinese government. Sent to retrieve the letter is Ma, the Fire Dragon (Brigitte Lin) and she infiltrates the small village where Yuen Ming ...
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his ...
Plot: magic, kung fu, martial arts, alien, farce, alien creature, female martial artist
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Fist of Fury 1991 II (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sequel to Fist of Fury 1991 that continues right where the last one leaves off. Chow is a wacky but lovable mainlander duking it out with wacky bad guy Yuen Wah. Meanwhile, he learns kung-fu from the legendary Josephine Siao, and assorted hijinks ...
Plot: fight, martial artist, absurdism, kung fu fighting, electric shock, female martial artist, absurd humor, mistaken for gay, martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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
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20%
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A plump butcher student of 'Wong Fei Hung', Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as 'Five Dragons'. He is accused of raping the Head of that school's goddaughter and killing his son. Now ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu, master warrior, kung fu classic, folk hero, crimes, hopes, heroes, nothing goes right, gang, master criminal ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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
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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
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20%
Treasure of Bruce Le (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In "Treasure of Bruce Le," a Samurai steals the Kung Fu secrets of the Shaolin Buddhists. Now Bruce must fight the powerful Samurai for control.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, treasure, fight
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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 ...
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The Miracle Fighters (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two elderly Taoist priests, Chi Men (Leung Kar Yan) and Dun Jai (Yuen Cheung Yan), who learn their magic from the same teacher always quarrel with each other. They provide mirth and expert kung fu tuition to young man (Yuen Yat Chor) who is ...
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Choyleefut: Speed of Light (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having taken his father's advice, one man decides to return home in pursuit of a fresh start. While training at his father's martial arts school, he learns that his father has given consent to sell the school to a rival martial arts school.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, love and romance, siblings relations, athlete and trainer, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, rivalry, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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19%
The Dragon's Showdown (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lee Lung witnessed the murder of his parents by the ruthless bandit Shek King who in turn abducted Lee's infant sister. Lee wanders the land and learns martial arts from a drunken master. Once his skills are perfected, Lee sets out in search of ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, revenge, jeet kune do, fistfight, kung fu fighting, brawl, action violence, asian, kung fu classic, kicked in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master, alcoholic, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, discipline, battles, troublemaker, coming of age, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%