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My Rebellious Son (1982)
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My Rebellious Son (1982)
Original name: 小子有種
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 and studies bone-setting and kung fu under him, but gets into lots of trouble, especially after white foreigners and their westernized Chinese enablers descend on the town in hopes of acquiring a valuable statue of the Goddess of Mercy on display at a local Buddhist temple.
Plot: kung fu, parent child relationship, foreigner, martial arts, samurai, father son relationship, kendo, katana, boxing ring

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and cult film films with plots about kung fu, martial arts, kung fu classic, violence, fight, kung fu master and master warrior mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like My Rebellious Son: Shaolin Handlock (1978), Enter the Fat Dragon (1978), Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979), Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978), New Killers in Town (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, kept woman, violence, motorcycle, undercover, somersault, strangulation, choke hold
Place: thailand
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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: parody, gag humor, cult film
Plot: kung fu, bruce lee, fight, satire, karate, martial arts, kickboxing
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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, fighting style, kung fu master, taekwondo, mistress, master warrior, fight, action violence, hand to hand combat, monkey, karate kick ...
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Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978)
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: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, contests and competitions, one man army, ambition, heroes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, ninja, nunchaku ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, drug smuggling, disco, martial art, person on fire, tai chi, gangsters
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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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, kung fu, gun, arms deal, revolution, violence, sacrifice, gunfight, republican era china, rebellious ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: redemption, kung fu, martial arts, orphan, good versus evil, friendship, revenge, guilt, betrayal, violence, atrocity
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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: martial arts, convict, gambling, revenge, organized crime, drug trafficking, femme fatale, undercover, gang war, drug traffic, gambling house, corruption ...
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New Shaolin Boxers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
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 ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fedora, teacher student relationship, hypocrisy, martyr, suitcase, republican era china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
All Men Are Brothers (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "All Men Are Brothers" is the sequel to "Water Margin" a.k.a. "Seven Blows of the Dragon" from 1972. At the beginning of "All Men Are Brothers", we learn that the emperor forgives the 108 Liangshan rebels ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, gore, violence, blood splatter
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Dirty Ho (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Wang Chin-chin, who is both the 11th prince and an expert fighterm has fun secretly subverting a local con-man, the inept Ho Chi (Wong Yue), but blackmails the crook into becoming his student after making it look like a B-girl named Choi Hung (Kara ...
Plot: prince, kung fu, jewelry, fan, umbrella, wine, hunchback, kung fu classic, antique dealer, martial arts, thief, archery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kung Fu Invaders (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: shaolin, kung fu, martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu classic, exile, patriotism, heroic bloodshed
Time: 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, self discovery, injustice, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 77 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A skinny troublemaker and his good-natured, bemuscled sidekick find trouble in Hong Kong.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
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The Shaolin Avengers (1976)
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49%
Supermen Against the Orient (1973)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Goose Boxer (1979)
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Lizard (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 101 min.
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