Movies like Hot Potato 1976

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Hot Potato (1976)
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Hot Potato (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martial-arts expert tries to rescue an ambassador's daughter who was kidnapped in Thailand.
Plot: sex, martial arts, karate, tiger, heroes, hostage, tough guy, womanizer, tough girl, betrayal, african american, hand to hand combat, villain, father daughter relationship, racist, gay slur, impostor, brawl, one man army, elephant, interracial romance, kicked in the crotch, afro, ransom, heroine ...
Place: thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, fistfight, violence, brawl, heroes, karate and tough guy mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hot Potato: Black Belt Jones (1974), Last Tiger from Canton (1973), Bruce the Super Hero (1979), Wing Chun (1994), The Helicopter Spies (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black Belt Jones (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, chase, heroes, heist, vigilantism, black belt, siblings relations, against the odds, righting the wronged, school, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Last Tiger from Canton (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, martial arts, power relations, rivalry, youth, graphic violence, one against many, extortion, brawl, fistfight, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, martial arts, karate, fistfight, hand to hand combat, hapkido, brawl, karate kick, action violence, fighting style, asian man, bare chested male fighting ...
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77%
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Wing Chun (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Martial arts expert Wing Chun battles bandits in this magical film that provides as many laughs as it does wallops. Besides horse thieves, Wing Chun must deal with the men around her who simply can't handle a strong, independent woman. ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female warrior, martial arts, kung fu, village, village life, love triangle, wiretap, leadership, adventure, rivalry, crimes, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Helicopter Spies (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The men from U.N.C.L.E must stop a band of would-be sorcerers from using a deadly weapon.
Style: psychotronic, parody
Plot: spy, spy hero, brawl, undercover agent, save the world, sensuality, femme fatale, fictional government agency, pistol, spy mission, seduction, kiss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, mixed martial arts, karate, tough guy, black belt, monkey, one man army, one against many, karate chop, kung fu fighting, warrior, karate kick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Great Hero (1978)
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 ...
Plot: fistfight, martial arts, kung fu master, stylized violence, kung fu classic, pistol, hand to hand combat, two man army, gunfight, gun, showdown, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: serious, intense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, soldier, one man army, mortal combat, rescue, deadly, danger, kidnapping, shuriken, battles ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Black Samson (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noble nightclub owner Samson does his best to keep his neighborhood clean of crime and drugs. When vicious mobster Johnny Nappa tries to muscle in on Samson's territory, Samson takes a brave stand against Nappa and his flunkies.
Plot: nightclub, bar fight, lion, switchblade, stick fight, disarming someone, brawl, one against many, wheelchair, fistfight, martial arts, organized crime ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
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Petta (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A hostel warden becomes the target of a dreaded politician and his gangster son, but little do they realise that it is they who should fear him.
Style: disturbing, suspense, rough
Plot: warden, secret past, one against many, violence, tough guy, martial arts, brawl, hand to hand combat, love interest, fistfight, bollywood, fight ...
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52%
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Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, righting the wronged, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
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Inferno (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eddie Lomax (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is a drifter who has been in a suicidal funk since the death of his close friend Johnny (Danny Trejo). Riding his motorcycle into a small desert town where Johnny once lived, Lomax is confronted by a gang of ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, heroes, drifter, one man army, vengeance, crimes, small town, lone wolves, buddies, gang, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, tough heroes, injustice, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Tai-Chi Master (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monk, betrayal, heroes, kung fu, army, rebel, contests and competitions, cheating, righting the wronged, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, kung fu fighting, stylized violence, martial artist, karate kick, blind girl, fighting style, karate chop, beefcake martial arts, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, kung fu classic ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fight to Win (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Martial artists in America battle over the possession of three ancient Chinese statues.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, martial arts tournament, taekwondo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, martial artist, duel, kung fu classic, brawl, kung fu fighting, fighting style, fistfight, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bounty Hunters (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jersey Bellini is a bounty hunter who forms an uneasy partnership with a rival to capture a fugitive. But the hunters soon discover that the crook is also the man the mob most wants dead! Ready to battle anyone in their way, these hard-hitting ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy, surprise ending, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, chase, rivalry, gangsters, on the run, hostage, fugitives, crimes, adventure, hostages, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: karate, martial arts tournament, martial arts, master warrior, wrestler, hand to hand combat, fight, fistfight, violence, showdown, black belt, beating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Little Dragons (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Karate experts attempt to rescue a girl who was kidnapped by a mother and her two psycho sons.
Plot: comic violence, karate chop, black belt, karate kick, hapkido, fighting style, roundhouse kick, kicked in the butt, martial arts, fistfight, karate, martial artist ...
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42%
The Black Cobra 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chicago cop Robert Malone (Fred Williamson) finds himself in The Philippines, ostensibly to learn the techniques of Interpol. Before he exits the Manila airport, his wallet is stolen by a pickpocket. Malone endures a testy relationship with his new ...
Style: microfilm
Plot: lieutenant, police shootout, beretta, desert eagle, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, police officer stabbed, black hero, pickpocket, karate chop, heroes, machine gun ...
Place: the philippines, chicago illinois, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Brutal Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The bloodiest Kung Fu battles ever fought. The subtitle says it all, as there is hardly any story, but all the more raw fighting.
Plot: kung fu, asian man, tough guy, fistfight, mixed martial arts, fight, kickboxing, martial artist, karate, boxing, heroes, master warrior ...
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40%
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Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, police officer, one man army, police protection, vigilante, revenge, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, chase, martial arts, heroes, undercover, soldier, murder, secret agent, secret mission, undercover agent, spy ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Karate for Life (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The last of the Masutatsu Oyama trilogy. Oyama takes a job as a professional wrestler in Okinawa, but when he discovers that he is expected to take a dive, he quits in disgust. However, when a friend finds herself in desperate need of medical ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, martial artist, kung fu classic, blood, brawl, hand to hand combat, warrior, blood splatter, one against many, fistfight, ambush ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 389
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, fighting crime, ambition, tough heroes, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kung Fu Fever (1981)
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: martial arts, kung fu, hand to hand combat, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, roundhouse kick, violence, fight, brawl, duel, karate, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Sudden Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Ed Neilson's entire family is viciously murdered, he pleads with retired CIA operative Duke Smith (Robert Conrad) to investigate. He refuses, but relents after Neilson too meets an explosive death. Deception, international intrigue and a ...
Style: cult film
Plot: helicopter, explosion, man in bathtub, gun, man in swimsuit, exploding car, martial arts, kicked in the groin, violence, shooting gallery, fortune, burned alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, adventure, rescue, one man army, law enforcement, espionage, secret agents, government agency, danger, undercover, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%