Movies like Murder in the Orient

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Murder in the Orient (1974)
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Murder in the Orient (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 73 min.
Story: American agent, with the help of a wise martial arts teacher, hunts down a pair of samurai swords that are worth millions of dollars.
Plot: martial arts, jungle, fight, treasure, kung fu, karate, violence, treasure hunt, heroes, gold, tough guy, hand to hand combat, villain, murder mystery, martial artist, adventurer, asian, map, murder, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, kung fu classic, fighting style, treasure map ...

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Most similar movies to Murder in the Orient

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film films with plots about kung fu fighting, martial arts, fistfight, violence, kung fu, martial artist and kung fu classic mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Murder in the Orient: Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979), Naughty Boys (1986), Fighting Fist (1992), Bruce the Super Hero (1979), The Death Duel (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, stylized violence, asian, karate chop, brawl, martial artist, karate kick, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, karate, tough guy ...
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95%
Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This martial arts movie tries to explain the strange death of the international movie star and kung fu master Bruce Lee. Most of the story centers on a former disciple of Lee who launches a private investigation and ends up avenging the brutal death ...
Plot: kung fu, roundhouse kick, death of girlfriend, kung fu master, investigation, drugs, crime boss, bare breasts, kung fu fighting, murder mystery, revenge, tough guy ...
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73%
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Naughty Boys (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frequent Jackie Chan cohort Mars stars as Sing, an ex-con who's supposed to dig up the buried loot of his three still-jailed buddies...but when he gets to it, he finds that the treasure chest is full of rocks! The other three are convinced that ...
Plot: prisoner, violence, prison, hand to hand combat, brawl, fistfight, fight, martial arts, kung fu, showdown, male female relationship, roundhouse kick ...
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69%
Fighting Fist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Yakuza of Japan has infiltrated the universities of Hong Kong and are conducting illegal activities such as underground bare knuckle fights,gambling and drugs. Hong Kong Police team up with the Japanese Secret Service to bring down the ruthless ...
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, karate kick, asian man, karate chop, violence, kung fu fighting, fight, master warrior, hand to hand combat, roundhouse kick, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: karate chop, hand to hand combat, karate, martial arts, action violence, kung fu fighting, fighting style, asian man, karate kick, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, brawl, fistfight, kung fu master, kung fu, roundhouse kick, martial artist, karate, karate kick, karate chop, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Kung Fu Fever (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fistfight, kung fu master, martial artist, martial art, hand to hand combat, duel, fighting style, kung fu classic, violence, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During China's 1920s Republican Period, warlords carve out personal fiefdoms across the country and impose self-serving laws with the barrel of a gun. Into this anarchy rides a masked feminine Zorro, nom de guerre Violet, to do battle, right ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, torture, fistfight, mask, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, asian, martial artist, master warrior, violence, hand to hand combat ...
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56%
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The Steel Fisted Dragon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, hand to hand combat, fight, brawl, martial artist, black belt, kung fu classic, violence, villain, jeet kune do, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Story: During World War II, Japanese soldiers invade a small Chinese town. Li immediately takes out four of the soldiers who want to steal some chickens. The story then follows the bumbling Japanese soldiers and their commander until Li shows up again for ...
Plot: fistfight, martial arts, kung fu master, stylized violence, kung fu classic, pistol, hand to hand combat, two man army, gunfight, showdown, gun, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hero Tattooed with Nine Dragons (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He's just a hotheaded, rude and violent young man who loves punching people. His family are killed in a revenge attack and he seeks revenge.
Plot: anti heroes, roundhouse kick, fighting style, brawl, fight, karate chop, jeet kune do, anti hero, anti establishment, master warrior, fistfight, tattoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fighting style, warrior, violence, kung fu master, martial artist, stylized violence, tough guy, duel, fistfight, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Blade Spares None (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ho Li-Chun, a pretty but ruthless swordswoman, and three challengers are participating in an open tournament at Prince Kuei's Palace. A knight, Chen Jo-Yu, is defeated in the tournament. He flees and later returns with knight Tang Ching-Yun who ...
Plot: violence, sword duel, roundhouse kick, kung fu classic, flying kick, karate kick, stylized violence, martial arts, sword fight, tough guy, kung fu fighting, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Fist of Fury 3 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After avenging the death of his brother, Chen Shen (Bruce Li) returns home from Shanghai. He tells his mother (who went blind from crying over her son's death) that he will no longer fight. However, being a movie with the words "fist" ...
Plot: fight, fistfight, karate chop, tough guy, karate kick, revenge plot, brutality, kung fu, beefcake martial arts, revenge, kung fu classic, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, wing chun, heroes, blind girl, kung fu master, karate kick, beefcake martial arts, karate chop, fighting style, roundhouse kick, violence, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century
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51%
 6.2
 70
Fighting Ace (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after the death of his parents, a martial artist sets out to avenge their deaths by pretending he doesn't know kung fu. But when it is revealed that he does know kung fu, the killer sets to kill him and his friends.
Plot: fistfight, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, bare chested male fighting, beefcake, violence, murder, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bruce Li the Invincible Chinatown Connection (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After turning against friends of his Kung Fu teacher, Cheung Li Kung is banished to Malaysia, but instead of reforming, Cheung sets up a casino to steal wages back from the miners who work for him. When he also kidnaps the local store owner's ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, attempted rape, daughter, fistfight, uncle nephew relationship, violence, gambling, disguise, flashback, battle ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Duel of Legends (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, martial arts tournament, hand to hand combat, warrior, one against many, tough guy, fistfight, brawl, beating, kung fu, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: hand to hand combat, beefcake, beefcake martial arts, tough guy, kung fu, fight, violence, warrior, kung fu master, fistfight, leg wound, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ten Tigers of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The noble Ten Tigers, one woman and nine men, protect their Cantonese region the villainous Lord Yung and his underlings. When Yung kidnaps the wife of one of the Tiger's students, the Tigers disguise themselves as a Princess and her followers ...
Plot: female martial artist, tough guy, martial arts, fighting style, fight, kung fu, roundhouse kick, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, stylized violence, brawl ...
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48%
 5.8
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The Showdown (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eight martial arts masters trained in a variety of different fighting styles are summoned to the mountains for a fierce competition.
Plot: fight, martial art, duel, kung fu fighting, judo throw, hapkido, karate chop, kung fu master, stylized violence, fistfight, muay thai, master warrior ...
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47%
 7.2
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Vanishing Son (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two students in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom. They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career ...
Plot: kung fu fighting, two man army, stylized violence, asian, kung fu classic, violence, beefcake martial arts, chinaman, beefcake, martial artist, student, master warrior ...
Place: asia, china
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47%
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Lady of Steel (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young swordswoman named Fang Ying-qi (Cheng Pei-Pei) sets out to join a gathering of the martial world’s leading warriors under the banner of Lord Xia (Fang Mien) and the Flying Dragon Clan. Their mission is to organize the defense of their ...
Plot: female martial artist, fistfight, martial art, tough girl, martial artist, brawl, female warrior, villain, kung fu classic, female fighter, stylized violence, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fury of the Dragon (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Several episodes of the 1966 TV series "The Green Hornet" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: two man army, masked vigilante, kung fu, tough guy, kung fu classic, masked hero, warrior, kung fu master, fistfight, martial arts, brawl, kung fu fighting ...
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46%
Forgotten Warrior (1986)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Steve Parrish is the Forgotten Warrior, a man who refuses to be defeated. Now he's become a creature of the jungle who lives to kill. He has survived the inhuman brutalities of war and prison camps and he finally finds love and peace among some ...
Plot: war veteran, fight, wrestling, kung fu master, black belt, kung fu, mixed martial arts, wrestler, judo, martial artist, roundhouse kick, judo throw ...
Place: the philippines, asia
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46%
Chinese Stuntman (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The Chinese Stuntman was a Bruceploitation film starring Bruce Li released in 1981. It is largely based around the Bruce Lee classic Enter The Dragon. Chang Wei (Li), a stuntman, is called to the secret island owned by the mysterious Fu Chi (Yun Wen ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, action violence, fighting style, fight, martial arts training, roundhouse kick, fistfight, kung fu classic, brawl, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting ...
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45%
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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45%
Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, one against many, ambush, duel, warrior, beating, kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu fighting, tough guy, hand to hand combat, brawl ...
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41%
Karate Warriors (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series, where Tsurugi protects a little boy while coping with rival gangs.
Plot: martial arts, gang war, karate, yakuza, revenge, black belt, anti hero, samurai sword, kung fu fighting, blood, kendo, sword ...
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41%
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Fighting Fish (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fighting Fish is the first martial arts film produced and set in the Netherlands, about a young Chinese man from Hong-Kong, who travels to the west when he hears that his brother was killed during fight between two gangs in Rotterdam. When he ...
Plot: kung fu fighting, black belt, kung fu, karate chop, kiss, chinaman, roundhouse kick, star crossed lovers, master warrior, martial artist, martial arts, jeet kune do ...
Place: netherlands, hong kong
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41%