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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, fight, kung fu, ghost, gambling, goofball, revenge

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, revenge, farce, kung fu classic and kung fu master 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: magic, vampire, possession, cockroach, mummy, yo yo, nudity (full frontal - brief), dog, teacher student relationship, pig, catatonic state, ghost ...
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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: supernatural, ghost, murder, kung fu, martial arts, revenge, footsie under the table, supernatural power, police officer, police officer shot, police officer stabbed, 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, stick fight, kung fu, abusive boss, farce, prostitution, revenge, violence
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Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 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: cult film, gag humor
Plot: kung fu, parody, bruce lee, satire, fight, martial arts, kickboxing, karate
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: fairy tale
Plot: ghost, fake death, parody, funeral, impotence, priest, sorcerer, martial arts, supernatural power, kung fu, 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, martial artist, karate, kung fu classic, gambling house, monkey, fight, hand to hand combat, action violence, kung fu fighting, 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, revenge, fight, 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, kung fu classic, fight, 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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kung fu master, martial artist, kung fu, wing chun
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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
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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, fight, young romance, woman fights a man, gangsters, gangster, mother son relationship, crime, crimes
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The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 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, hand to hand combat, kung fu, siblings relations, track down, vengeance, anti hero, master warrior, heroes, parents and children, teachers and students, rebelliousness ...
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Place: asia, china, hong kong
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, art, dishonesty, cons and scams, gangsters, hand to hand combat, fistfight, courtroom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: organized crime, martial arts, convict, revenge, gambling, drug trafficking, corruption, undercover, drug traffic, gang war, kung fu, femme fatale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shaolin Handlock (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
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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.
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
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Spooky Encounters (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: martial arts, escapades, master warrior, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, rivalry, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, survival, love triangle ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Treasure of Bruce Le (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: martial arts, kung fu, treasure, fight
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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
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant in Hong Kong, unable to get a Green Card, is subjected to humiliation, and does odd things to survive - like taking part in a mud wrestling match.
Plot: mud wrestling, chase, fake marriage, immigrants, martial arts, immigration
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 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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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gordon Liu stars as a Chinese martial arts student struggling to relate to his new Japanese wife. When a series of martial misunderstandings spirals into an international incident, he's forced to take on seven of Japan's most powerful ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, one man army, rivalry, contests and competitions, ninja, honor ...
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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: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, kung fu master, gorilla, emperor, heroine, king, female martial artist
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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The Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gao Jian is a lazy and arrogant student of the martial arts school ran by vain Si Fu Shi Chen-chung. One night after his punishment in his school a wounded man reaches his house. He is Jin Tien-yun, a legendary warrior fleeing from a fight in which ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
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