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The Swordmates (1969)
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The Swordmates (1969)
Original name: Yan niang
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Ming dynasty traitors have sent a secret message in a jade goddess statuette, containing their plans of treason to help tribal warlords usurp power from the Ming government. The message and statue being intercepted, powerful swordsmen (and a swordswoman) of a famed security company are hired to protect the statue and its hidden message.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, violence, warrior, sword, sword fight, martial artist, swordsman, master warrior, katana, sword duel, kung fu classic, fighting style, katana sword, stylized violence, kung fu fighting

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, captivating, realistic and serious films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, violence, kung fu classic, master warrior, martial artist and fistfight mostly in Action, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Swordmates: Dragons of Death (1973), The Himalayan (1976), The Invincible Kung Fu Trio (1977), Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978), Bruce, King of Kung Fu (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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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 ...
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The Invincible Kung Fu Trio (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film takes up the tale of Shaolin students Fong Si Yu and Hung Si Kwan (joined here by a third comrade, Lu Ka Chai) and their efforts to battle Ching oppressors. Their chief antagonist is the Abbot of Wutang who makes it his job to get rid of ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu classic, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, shaolin, violence, combat, master warrior, fistfight, warrior ...
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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, roundhouse kick, duel, martial artist, violence, stylized violence, kung fu classic, mixed martial arts, brawl, hand to hand combat, hapkido, fistfight ...
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77%
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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, fistfight, martial artist, kung fu, kung fu classic, bully, brawl, chinaman, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, fight, violence ...
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77%
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, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, martial art, fistfight, master warrior, kung fu, kung fu fighting, stylized violence ...
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Call Me Dragon (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Golden Sand City is filled with brothels and casinos funded by drug lord Yim Kung Ho (evil Mr. Yem) and policed by the iron fist of his henchman Panther (Leopard Head). Vigilantes Inspector Big Dragon (Bruce Liang), Little Mouse, and Black Cat plan ...
Plot: master warrior, kung fu classic, fistfight, martial artist, fight, kung fu fighting, violence, kung fu master, kung fu, martial arts
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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, kung fu master, karate chop, hand to hand combat, brawl, violence, karate, martial artist, jeet kune do, master warrior, kung fu fighting, kung fu ...
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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 ...
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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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66%
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: sword fight, kung fu, martial arts, revenge, whip, swordsman, violence, female martial artist
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Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, katana, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
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63%
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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, kung fu classic, martial arts, kung fu fighting, kung fu, wu shu, hand to hand combat, fistfight, wing chun, master warrior, violence, stylized violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 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: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, roundhouse kick, alley fight, kung fu master, fistfight, fight, martial art, master warrior, kung fu fighting, martial artist ...
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62%
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 master, disarming someone, martial arts, kung fu fighting, torture, diving, hand to hand combat, fight, kung fu, kendo, katana sword, friendship ...
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61%
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: martial arts, kung fu, black belt, kung fu classic, kung fu master, villain, fistfight, violence, brawl, bruce lee, jeet kune do, master warrior ...
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Ninja Strike Force (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: From the VHS Box: The Ninja world is set ablaze when the mystical "Spirit Sword" is stolen by the Black Ninja Cal, giving its possessor the ultimate power of destruction. When the leades of the five most powerful clans are murdered, the ...
Plot: warrior, gunfight, kendo, tough guy, female warrior, magical sword, swordsman, magic, hand to hand combat, sword duel, gun, showdown ...
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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 ...
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56%
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One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An evil gang attacks the Chi school of Golden Sword Kung Fu. One student sacrifices his life to save his teacher and his school, his dying wish is that his son be taken in as a student. Young Fang Kang grows up in the school and treasures his ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, asia
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The Awaken Punch (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man takes on a gang that has been terrorizing a small village.
Plot: wu shu, warrior, kung fu classic, knife throwing, tough guy, revenge plot, anti hero, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, wing chun, anti heroes ...
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54%
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: martial artist, duel, fight, hand to hand combat, taekwondo, beefcake martial arts, leg wound, warrior, heroes, master warrior, showdown, brawl ...
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54%
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 ...
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53%
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Fire Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebel fighter Yuen Ming (Max Mok) must protect an important letter with content that can expose the corrupt Chinese government. Sent to retrieve the letter is Ma, the Fire Dragon (Brigitte Lin) and she infiltrates the small village where Yuen Ming ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, sword fight, heroine, woman kills a man, violence, kung fu classic, master warrior, female martial artist, kung fu master, fire, hand to hand combat ...
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52%
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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: beefcake martial arts, beefcake, violence, karate chop, fistfight, brutality, warrior, beating, karate, brawl, wing chun, heroes ...
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51%
The Sword of Swords (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A noble swordsman fights to recover the magical blade that has protected his country for centuries after being blinded and betrayed by a ruthless villain. A cunning killer has blinded the brave warrior chosen to defend his country with an enchanted ...
Plot: fencing, martial arts, sword, kung fu, violence, revenge, blood, betrayal, sword fight, tragedy
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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, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu fighting, martial arts, hand to hand combat, chinaman, fistfight, brawl, jeet kune do, fight, master warrior ...
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50%
Vanishing Son IV (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: kung fu fighting, violence, martial artist, two man army, brother brother relationship, master warrior, male female relationship, fistfight, kung fu, brawl, martial arts, kung fu master ...
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Vengeance Is a Golden Blade (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Li Zhishan is a rich man, but wealth cannot keep the loyalties of his wife, who has been visiting the bed of a rival. She helps plot against him, and the Vicious Long Brothers invade his home and steal the Golden Dragon Blade - a sword that makes ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, cave, sword fight, kung fu, stabbed in the stomach, fire, revenge, puppet show, kendo, poison, kung fu classic, brothel ...
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46%
One Armed Swordsman Against Nine Killers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Watch WANG YU as a one-armed savior battling the local goons in this martial arts classic. He has some rather amazing moves up his sleeve.
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, fight, art, blood, falling from height, violence, temple, brothel, impalement ...
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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
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