Movies like The Great Hero

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The Great Hero (1978)
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The Great Hero (1978)
Original name: 大英雄
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
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 a big forest brawl in yet another classic foot and fist battle. The film finally ends when the mean spirited Japanese give up on the war!
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, karate, violence, heroes, gun, hand to hand combat, martial artist, gunfight, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, showdown, hapkido, kung fu classic, two man army, fighting style, pistol, fistfight, disarming someone, stylized violence, kung fu fighting, karate kick, karate chop ...

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Most similar movies to The Great Hero

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending films with plots about kung fu, martial arts, kung fu fighting, fistfight, kung fu classic, brawl and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Great Hero: Deadly Strike (1978), Kung Fu Fever (1979), Bruce the Super Hero (1979), Conspiracy (1976), Fist of Fury 3 (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: master warrior, martial arts, stylized violence, karate kick, brawl, tattoo, fistfight, karate chop, fight, roundhouse kick, fighting style, kung fu master ...
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95%
Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, bruce lee, gangster, stylized violence, disarming someone, tough cop, police officer, murder, hapkido, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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 ⇓
92%
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 ⇓
92%
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 4.5
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Conspiracy (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To gain control of a gold mine, the owner Ho Kwai-Shan is poisoned by the Lee family. His daughter Yu-Ling is staying with her uncle at his martial arts school and was due to return home. Just before she leaves, the masters son, Sha Yu-Lung, returns ...
Plot: karate, fighting style, kung fu classic, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, jeet kune do, jujitsu, master warrior, wing chun, martial arts, karate chop, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.6
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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 ⇓
88%
Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, brutality, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, duel, warrior, roundhouse kick, martial artist, hapkido, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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 ⇓
77%
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Fist of Fury 2 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After Chen Zhen's execution in Shanghai, the Japanese feared that his death would unite all Chinese kung fu schools against them. Fearing this, the Japanese gave orders to the head of the Hong Ku School, Miyamoto (Lo Lieh) to surpass all ...
Plot: master warrior, kung fu master, gangster, one man army, kung fu, one against many, fistfight, martial arts, massacre, hand to hand combat, murder, chinese ...
Time: 1910s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Growling Tiger (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of an illicit organization called The Black Hand placed a lot of money on Bruce Lee. When Bruce, however, costs them a million dollar they are not happy and plot revenge.
Plot: kung fu, judo, hand to hand combat, fistfight, action violence, fighting style, judo throw, violence, jeet kune do, martial arts, brawl, stylized violence ...
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76%
18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Li Tai must endure terrible hardship under his sadistic Kung-fu master in order to perfect his fighting technique. The ambitious young man finally has a chance to prove himself when his old master meets his match and Li has to use the eighteen ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick, martial art, stylized violence, kung fu, martial artist, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, fistfight, kung fu classic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, tough guy, martial arts, mixed martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, stylized violence, karate, kung fu fighting, martial artist, beefcake, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, black belt, martial artist, fight, kung fu fighting, violence, brawl, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, jeet kune do, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Bruce Le stars as Bruce Lee, a young teenager who is the leader of the Liu City gang, who gets into trouble and street fights every now and again. Bruce is a student in the style of Chinese boxing, but when his skills are not enough to fend off a ...
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, fighting style, asian, violence, kung fu, chinaman, brawl, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Iron Dragon Strikes Back (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Li plays a kung-fu teacher who, while scuba diving with some students, discovers a cache of gold bars. The fact that these gold bars are emblazoned with “666″ could probably be seen as foreshadowing, but I don’t want to read too much into it. ...
Plot: kung fu fighting, friendship, kung fu master, kung fu classic, diving, kung fu, disarming someone, organized crime, roundhouse kick, gym, bus, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, karate, kung fu, violence, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate chop, karate kick, roundhouse kick, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The 18 Amazones (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A ruthless Warlord from Manchuria builds a martial arts labyrinth that contains 18 martial art amazons, many try to enter but none leave, until Dragon Lee, seeking to avenge his father: his skills are good enough to defeat the 18 fighters and the ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, karate, kung fu fighting, hand to hand combat, karate kick, brawl, karate chop, violence, jeet kune do, fight, asian man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Awaken Punch (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man takes on a gang that has been terrorizing a small village.
Plot: murder, stabbed in the back, martial arts, knife, violence, martial artist, bicycle, knife fight, master warrior, heroes, wing chun, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Vanishing Son II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The continuing saga of the Chang brothers: Jian-Wa and Wago. Picking up where it left off, Jian-Wa has left L.A. after a gangfight which involved his brother Wago. Jian-wa travels to the south and finds that hatred comes in all forms as a group of ...
Plot: kung fu, irony of fate, master warrior, showdown, training, kung fu fighting, martial artist, vigilantism, martial arts training, poetic justice, kung fu classic, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Golden Dragon, Silver Snake (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kung Fu star Dragon Lee appears as 'Golden Dragon', who teams up with 'Silver Snake' to take revenge on the men responsible for his brother's murder...
Plot: kung fu classic, karate, karate kick, fistfight, asian man, brawl, hand to hand combat, action violence, kung fu fighting, jeet kune do, karate chop, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Showdown At The Equator (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An undercover detective uses a restaurant targeted for harassment by a criminal gang to infiltrate the gang and arrest its members.
Plot: fight, hand to hand combat, brawl, roundhouse kick, karate chop, karate, police shootout, stylized violence, action violence, martial arts, judo throw, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Enter the Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's approaching World War 2 and China is expecting an to be invaded by Germany and Japan. Mr Ang is hired by a Chinese group who are after a "secret document." Many other groups want to get their hands on it as well. It's on the ...
Plot: kung fu, chinese, fistfight, brawl, asian, violence, kung fu fighting, action violence, chinaman, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: kung fu, fight, martial arts, revenge, asian, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl, jeet kune do, hand to hand combat, action violence, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
52%
Vanishing Son IV (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and nursed by Megan, a secluded artist. Jian is also ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, martial arts, tough guy, hit and run, martial artist, master warrior, male female relationship, violence, brawl, fistfight, two man army, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%