Movies like Sloane

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Sloane (1985)
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Sloane (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story opens with Richard Thursby's murder and the abduction of his wife, Janice. Former cop and martial arts expert, Philip Sloane, is retained by family and flies to Manila in search of clues. He's joined by an old friend, Pete Saimi, and Thursby's sister, Cynthia in an adveture which includes a worldwide religious cult, Chinese overlord, a brothel and cave-dwelling cannibal pygmies. Must be seen to be believed!
Plot: martial arts, violence, gun, search
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and realistic films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, violence, rivalry, gun, heroes and fight mostly in Action, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sloane: The Impossible Kid (1982), The Anonymous Heroes (1971), Tiger On the Beat 2 (1990), Circadian Rhythm (2005), Too Much Sleep (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Impossible Kid (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Weng Weng plays an agent, code-named “00” who works for the Manila branch of Interpol. The Chief sends him in pursuit of an arch villain, Mr X, whose white sock covered head is reminiscent of the Ku Klux Klan’s pointed hoods. When Mr X holds ...
Plot: martial arts, interpol, little people, spy, motorcycle, female nudity, shower, midget, bare breasts, mona lisa, violence, kung fu ...
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, kung fu, gun, arms deal, revolution, violence, sacrifice, gunfight, republican era china, rebellious ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: gunfight, blood, kung fu, martial arts, explosion, violence, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Circadian Rhythm (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Focuses on a young woman and her radical journey to discover who she is and to find out why multiple enemies want her dead. The woman, SARAH CAUL, is thrown into an action filled construct where she must put the pieces of her life together as well ...
Plot: woman with a gun, chase, murder, death, violence, flashback, gun, martial arts, pistol
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Too Much Sleep (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While riding the bus one day, night watchman Jack Crawford gets distracted by a beautiful girl and has his gun stolen. To get it back, he enlists the help of local wise guy, Eddie, and their search reveals the bizarre characters lurking in the ...
Plot: bus, gun, mysterious woman, domineering mother, loneliness, small town, search, delicatessen, male female relationship, nightshift, security guard, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Coward Bastard (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The plot is a trifle about an obnoxious restaurant delivery boy causing trouble with some local bad guys for the cook who secretly knows kung fu, eventually learning some techniques and finally, with the cook, confronting the bad guys.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, martial artist, kung fu, wing chun
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Duel of the Century (1981)
Genre: Action, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mystery-tinged 'Martial Arts World' epic was one of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung's last together for the Shaw Studios, but it's another action-filled winner. Liu Yung and Sun Chien (the Korean kicking ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: sword fight, martial arts, kung fu, death, whodunit, plot twist, violence, false identity, blood, sabotage
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Agent X44 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The plot revolves around a secret agency with Reserve Agent King Aguila tasked to recover the Philippines' most important artifact. The artifact is the bolo of Lapu-lapu which he used to kill Magellan in 1521.
Plot: princess, surveillance, james bond spoof, crime lord, yakuza, secret agent, amazon, espionage, millionaire, intelligence, spy, spy hero ...
Place: the philippines, asia
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The Serpent (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Top special agent Lucinda Kavsky works for a secret part of the CIA. She's given a special assignment but then set up by her own agency
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: spy, special agents, martial arts, female spy, female killer, heroes, violence, fight, deadly, law enforcement, death, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, europe, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Femme Fontaine: Killer Babe for the C.I.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professional assassin Drew Fontaine puts her talents to her own ends to pay off those involved in killing her Buddhist mentor and maybe in the disappearance of her father. Amongst those in the frame are a crowd of somewhat dysfunctional lesbian-led ...
Style: parody, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, neo nazism, martial art, neo nazi, chinese mafia, electric torture, violence, electrocution, lesbianism, female killer, lesbian, adult humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, self discovery, injustice, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gao Jian is a lazy and arrogant student of the martial arts school ran by vain Si Fu Shi Chen-chung. One night after his punishment in his school a wounded man reaches his house. He is Jin Tien-yun, a legendary warrior fleeing from a fight in which ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, orphan, kung fu, one man army, danger, chases and races, daring rescue, tough heroes, vigilantism, siblings relations, legends and myths, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pedicab Driver (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, stick fight, kung fu, implied sex, foreplay, revenge, violence, farce, prostitution, abusive boss
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kyle Carson is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, also known as DID. He despises his community after doing a background search on everyone who he believes has committed a crime without punishment. When one of his multiple personalities, ...
Plot: urban, violence, red eyes, killer, gun, knife, police, death, blood, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gordon Liu stars as a Chinese martial arts student struggling to relate to his new Japanese wife. When a series of martial misunderstandings spirals into an international incident, he's forced to take on seven of Japan's most powerful ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, contests and competitions, one man army, ambition, heroes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, ninja, nunchaku ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, ninja, ninjitsu, murder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, adventure, heroes, crimes, danger, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gangland Odyssey (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop is summoned by his ex-boss to save his kidnapped son from the hands of a deadly Japanese triad. Action violence and a little romance makes GANGLAND ODYSSEY a promising treat!
Plot: violence, gun, brutality, martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, blood, son, gunfight, sword duel, blood splatter
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Angelfist (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An assassination in the Philippines is caught on film by kickboxer Christy, which leads to her death at the hands of radicals intent on disrupting peace talks. Her sister Kat, a Los Angeles police officer, comes to Manila to try and bring justice to ...
Style: remake of cult film, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: martial arts, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), kicked in the groin, martial arts tournament, karate, female martial artist, underground tournament, hit in the groin, kicked in the crotch, violence, shower ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fish out of water, misfit, mistaken identity, heroic mission, who done it, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, disorder, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa, japan, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, parody, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, vigilantism, friendship, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
House of Fury (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, secret agents, parents and children, daring rescue, heroes, danger, family relations, siblings relations, rivalry, crimes, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fire Phoenix (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After stumbling across a mob hit, a man must run for his life, trying to stay ahead of vicious mercenaries after the $1 million bounty placed on his head.
Plot: blood splatter, gun duel, violence, kung fu, gun, fistfight, martial arts, blood, martial artist, gunfight, mob, combat
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My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, farce, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, undercover, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, rivalry, down on your luck, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, graphic violence, power relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hand to hand combat, fistfight, kung fu, gang, contests and competitions, coming of age, adventure, fighting crime, ambition, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, smuggling, pirate, chase, heroes, sea, police, rivalry, partners against crime, graphic violence, corrupt officer, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
Style: captivating, stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, imaginary, vengeance, danger, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, misfit, rivalry, heroes, social misfits ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mr. Hercules Against Karate (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A skinny troublemaker and his good-natured, bemuscled sidekick find trouble in Hong Kong.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, rivalry, farce, pun, hercules
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Greater Good Company (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Plot: interview, kidnapping, death, company, murder, cigarette smoking, violence, fight, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wiseguys vs. Zombies (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two of New York's most feared hitmen are given the task of transporting three bodies and a new drug to Miami. En route, they encounter trouble in the form of hillbilly zombies, created by the very drug they are to deliver.
Plot: redneck, hitman, gun, friendship, blood, drugs, zombie, violence
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28%