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The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
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The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
Original name: 惡霸
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, gambling, organized crime, convict, revenge, kung fu, drug traffic, corruption, femme fatale, gang war, undercover, drug trafficking, gambling house, republican era china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and cult film films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, revenge, violence, fight, kung fu classic and kung fu fighting mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Gambling Syndicate: Shaolin Handlock (1978), The Dragon Missile (1976), Shaolin Invincibles (1981), The Young Dragons (1974), Masked Avengers (1981). 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, murder, kung fu master, strangulation, violence, kept woman, somersault, undercover, motorcycle, choke hold
Place: thailand
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95%
The Dragon Missile (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lo Lieh stars as Sima Jun, a killer working for a corrupt lord whose orders are followed without question or hesitation. When the lord (Ku Feng) suffers from a life-threatening boil on his back, he is told by the Imperial doctor that an herb called ...
Plot: martial arts, poison, decapitation, kung fu, bare breasts, boomerang, female fighter, antidote, greed, female nudity
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56%
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: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, sword fight, kung fu master, gorilla, emperor, heroine, king, female martial artist
Place: china
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54%
The Young Dragons (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the smalltime thief Kim and his gang heist ...
Plot: martial arts, arms dealer, violence, jeet kune do, cigarette holder, kung fu master, police, death of brother, murder, brawl, fistfight, hand to hand combat ...
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52%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dreaming Fist with Slender Hands (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thrown out by their masters for disobedience, the two rascals Sun and Ho yearn to be Kung Fu giants. Through a series of incredible adventures, they toughen up and develop into powerhouse Kung Fu Kids, both feared and revered. Watch their fists fly ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, feminine wiles, republican era china, seductress, farce, wu shu
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, gambling house, jeet kune do, mistress, master warrior, fight, action violence, hand to hand combat, monkey, kung fu classic, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, kung fu fighting, school, fistfight, fight, master warrior, asian, culture clash, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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River Of Fury (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: River Of Fury presents the self-discovery and awakening of a young man (Danny Lee), who has been exposed and fallen for the lucrative powers of wealth. Lily Ho played a role in sharp contrast with Lee, which has helplessly fallen prey to the ...
Plot: chinese opera, boat, rags to riches, betrayal, republican era china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beauty Investigator (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose in Hong Kong, murdering hostesses from high class night clubs. As punishment for their flaky style and lack of discipline, two young policewomen are assigned to work undercover as hostesses to catch the sadist. While solving ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: policewoman, exploding car, female police officer, female assassin, singer, car chase, loss of loved one, undercover, shower, kung fu, martial arts, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Descendant Of Wing Chun (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fierceful fighting displays the Wing Chun style of kung fu in this tale of revenge. Evil bandit Ma Lung escapes from prison and seeks revenge on retired Wing Chun teacher Lam Chan, who had helped to imprison him. Ma wreaks havoc on Lam's Wing ...
Plot: kung fu, revenge, violence, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, martial arts training, fighting style, brawl, martial art, wing chun, soldier, tai chi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, tai chi, person on fire, gangsters
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tiger On the Beat 2 (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lam, a cop approaching 40 but without much accomplishment, always wants to achieve something memorable before his retirement. He is obliged by his sister to find a decent Chinese girl for his nephew, Baffalo, who is an "American Born ...
Plot: kung fu, blood, gun, explosion, martial arts, violence, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, foreigner, parent child relationship, boxing ring, martial arts, katana, kendo, father son relationship, samurai
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Shaolin Avengers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many times by many directors, but few are remembered as ...
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, folk hero, revenge, flashback, shaolin, kung fu
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Battle Wizard (1977)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A brother who loves books and a sister who loves swords must face a yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous snake-charmer, and a silk-masked beauty (who must kill or wed the first man to see her face) before they can bring peace to their ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, magic, incestuous desire, adultery, monster, kung fu, blood drinking, creature feature, leg amputation, royalty, wizards, leg brace ...
Time: 11th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, hypocrisy, teacher student relationship, fedora, suitcase, martyr, republican era china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lady with a Sword (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Feng Fei Fei, an excellent swordswoman, seeks revenge with her nephew for the murder of her old sister, who got killed by some rogues on her way home. She soon finds out that the murderer is the son of her father's best friend and her future ...
Plot: revenge, female warrior, family relations, martial arts, bad influence
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, shaolin, violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Deadly Duo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, deadly, buddies, danger, daring rescue, partners, escapades, revolution, friends, palaces castles and temples, gory ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: violence, friendship, betrayal, revenge, guilt, atrocity, kung fu, good versus evil, redemption, orphan, martial arts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Flying Guillotine (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned ...
Plot: guillotine, training, death squad, decapitated head, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, assassination, necklace, mission, wife, killing an animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 172
Jade Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The headless corpse of the Chao Clan patriarch and the theft of a jade tiger set in motion another successful collaboration between three of the biggest names in swordplay action dramas: director Chu Yuan, martial arts novelist Ku Lung, and kung-fu ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: anti war, kung fu, plot twist, revenge, violence, death, blood, martial arts, kung fu classic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Invincible Eight (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyday when General Xiao and his men ride through the Imperial City, inhabitants have to scatter around in order to keep out of their path. One day when Lei plans to assassinate Xiao but gets hurt, another three fighters He, Jiao and Feng come out ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, revenge, whip, violence, swordsman, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Man of Iron (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Man of Iron was positioned as something of a follow-up to Boxer From Shantung, the rise-and-fall story of Ma Yung Chen and it reunites the directors and some of the cast in a similar but much slighter tale of a lesser gangster's rise and fall ...
Plot: gang war, knife fight, anti hero, kung fu, stabbed in the back, martial arts, stabbed in the stomach, crushed by a car, republican era china, anti heroes, fight, post world war two ...
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mad Killer (1971)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Mad Killer is a Hong Kong Martial Arts movie starring Stanley Fung.
Plot: martial arts, heroic bloodshed, family secret, love triangle, corruption, pride, jealousy, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, fight, train, arms deal, violence, heroic bloodshed, kung fu, gunfight, republican era china, railway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Four Riders (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This prime example of director/co-writer Chang Cheh's mastery takes place in Seoul right after the Korean War, as a kung-fu master, combat instructor, explosives expert, and missile specialist must take on a venal drug smuggling gang. ...
Plot: martial arts, drug smuggling, military, kung fu, gym, nightclub, corruption, pantyhose, loose woman, drinking, black pantyhose, smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Big Fight (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This film is set during the Japanese occupation of China circa WWII. In it, the Japanese occupiers (and the Chinese Quislings who work for them) are portrayed as total monsters who kill children and rape all women. The heroes are resistance fighters ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, world war two, jeet kune do, cult, kung fu fighting, brawl, kung fu classic, fistfight, fight, japanese occupation
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%