Movies like The Sword of Swords

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The Sword of Swords (1968)
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The Sword of Swords (1968)
Original name: Shen dao
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 sword, and murdered his family. After recovering, the sightless defender sets out to recover the weapon, and seek revenge against his murderous nemesis.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, violence, betrayal, sword, sword fight, tragedy, fencing, blood, revenge

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Most similar movies to The Sword of Swords

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, realistic, serious and twists and turns films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, revenge, violence, sword fight, fight and kung fu classic mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Sword of Swords: The Invincible Eight (1971), One-Armed Swordsman (1967), All Men Are Brothers (1975), The Swordmates (1969), The Avenging Eagle (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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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 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, love and romance, danger, misfit, society, disability, monk, gory, heroes, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia
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All Men Are Brothers (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "All Men Are Brothers" is the sequel to "Water Margin" a.k.a. "Seven Blows of the Dragon" from 1972. At the beginning of "All Men Are Brothers", we learn that the emperor forgives the 108 Liangshan rebels ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, gore, violence, blood splatter
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The Swordmates (1969)
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 ...
Plot: kung fu classic, sword duel, katana sword, warrior, sword fight, stylized violence, katana, swordsman, violence, master warrior, martial arts, kung fu fighting ...
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The Avenging Eagle (1978)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eagle Chief Yoh Xi-hung raises orphans to be his personal killers. One such is Chik Ming-sing who now wants to put his killer life behind him. When the Eagle Clan come after him, a stranger called Cheuk comes to his assistance It turns out that ...
Style: road movie
Plot: redemption, kung fu, martial arts, orphan, good versus evil, friendship, revenge, guilt, betrayal, violence, atrocity
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Queen of Fist (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local gangsters apply pressure to the wrong family when they realize that the leader of the family is a mother with powerful kung fu skills.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, fight, young romance, woman fights a man, crimes, mother son relationship, gangster, crime, gangsters
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Jade Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The headless corpse of the Chao Clan patriarch and the theft of a jade tiger set in motion another successful collaboration between three of the biggest names in swordplay action dramas: director Chu Yuan, martial arts novelist Ku Lung, and kung-fu ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: martial arts, death, violence, kung fu, blood, revenge, plot twist, kung fu classic, anti war
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The Flying Dagger (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Yu family earn the ire of the Green Dragon clan when the daughter (Cheng Pei-Pei) kills the clan chief's son (a rapist and murderer). The Green Dragon chief wounds family head Yu Yuan with his flying daggers, and kills many others who try ...
Plot: martial arts, knife throwing, sword, revenge, violence, rape, murder, rape and revenge, marauder, blood, loyalty, sacrifice
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The Clutch of Power (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rogue swordsman known as "Soul of the Sword" kills the father of a young Kung Fu expert, who teams up with a Drunken Monk to put an end to Soul of the Sword’s reign of terror, and thwart the Mongol invasion.
Plot: duel, revenge, sword fight, martial artist, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic
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57%
Kung Fu Queen (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fan Kao-to is a worker who had enough of corruption in Shanghai. He tries to crush the organization alone. An attempt has been made before but ended up with the big Axe Gang, several of their brands in the man. The man's sister arrives in ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kickboxing, revenge, fight, female martial artist
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Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 3 martial arts directors united for this unique anthology film. Yueh Feng writes and directs a clever love-and-kung-fu triangle, Cheng Kang both writes and directs kung-fu courtesans battling brigands, and the ""godfather of the kung-fu ...
Style: anthology
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, violence, heroism, sword fight, chivalry, outlaw, courtesan, execution, political prisoner, criminal, con men ...
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The Screaming Tiger (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rare was the film in 1973 that incorporated the star's name in the title. One of the few such films was Screaming Ninja, aka Wang Yu, King of Boxing. The story is set in China in the early 1900x. Essentially playing an extension of himself, ...
Plot: martial arts, revenge, massacre, village, kung fu, burial at sea, seppuku, pickpocket, train, child abuse, blood, heroes ...
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Death Duel (1977)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This martial arts spectacular showcases 20-year-old Erh Tung-sheng (a.k.a. Derek Yee). Even Variety noted: "Erh's charismatic screen presence should take him to superstardom like his older brother, David Chiang." The prediction proved ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, duel, body count, social class, fatalism, incognito, violence, love
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Blood of the Dragon (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: White Dragon must get a list with the names of rebel supporters to Prince Ma Tung, the leader of the rebellion. Trying to stop him in his mission is the evil Prime Minister, who naturally wants the list in order to crush his opposition. Adding ...
Plot: revenge, martial arts, rebellion, prince, chinese, spitting blood, whip, finger cut, stabbed in the stomach, standoff, pretending to be dead, revolt ...
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48%
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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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The Chinese Boxer (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lei Ming, a noble young martial arts student who doesn't know the meaning of giving up. He faces a treacherous, blood-thirsty Japanese karate expert, which leads to many memorable battles as well as several unforgettable training sequences.
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, kendo, violence, karate, revenge, aggression, kung fu, judo, training, fight, rape ...
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Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Zatoichi is a blind massage therapist and swordsman who finds out that something troubling is taking place on the outskirts of town. After discovering who the guilty parties are -- an accomplished Chinese martial artist named Wang Kang and his ...
Style: serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, samurai, katana, yakuza, lone wolves, rescue, escapades, on the run, gangsters, clergy, danger, crimes ...
Place: asia
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The Savage Five (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pacifist village is beset by bandits in this martial arts thriller. "Savage Five" hands-down rivals the ornateness of "Kid With The Golden Arm" and the twist-heavy "Five Deadly Venoms". The always great David Chiang ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, oppression, village, heroism, bandit, sacrifice, kung fu classic, chivalry, fight
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The Odd Couple (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hailed as possibly the greatest classical weapons movie ever made and starring world-renowned martial arts master, director and action-choreographer, Sammo Hung. This film showcases some of the most spectacular and intricate weapons duels ever ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, kung fu classic, farce, fencing
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Black Dragon's Revenge (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three rival gangs embark on a search for Bruce Lee's handwritten "finger fighting " manual.
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, bruce lee, investigation, city, violence, fight, revenge, kung fu
Place: hong kong
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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, chinese, kung fu master, stylized violence, brawl, one woman army, revenge, kung fu fighting, martial art, tough girl, kung fu ...
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What Price Survival (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A duel between two master swordsmen for the hand of a beautiful young maiden leads to a 20-year-old grudge that proves deadly. One of the swordsmen’s, Pai Fukuo’s, son is kidnapped and raised by the rival swordsman, who tell him his real parents ...
Plot: sword fight, violence, kung fu, martial arts
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42%
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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
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The Ghostly Face (1971)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Indonesia, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Ghostly Face (a good guy who wears a monster mask) kills a woman's father and steals his sword, she sets off for revenge. She is unaware that Ghostly Face isn't the killer, but has been set up a a band of pirates. Along the way the ...
Plot: female fighter, martial arts, masked man, spear, revenge, warlord, impalement, sword, cockfight, kung fu
Place: indonesia
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Masked Avengers (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Philip Kwok plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, murder mystery, masked killer, revenge, impalement, massacre, gore, fight, mask
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Heroes of Sung (1973)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Heroes of Sung stars one of the original kung-fu ladies of the silver screen Shih Szu playing swordswoman Meng Hung who must work with Fan Tien-fu, played by perennial Shaws bad guy Lo Lieh (although he's good in this) to find then protect the ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, bodyguard, woman fighting a woman, fight to the death, martial arts, sword fight, mayhem, dissident, subterfuge, women fight, fencing, royalty
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Way of the Black Dragon (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allison Wong gets abducted by a gang of drug smugglers with a nasty sideline business involving white slavery and prostitution. Interpol agent Bill Eaton, honest worker Chen, and Allison's brother join forces to take out the nefarious crime ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kidnapping, exploitation, mercenary, drug dealing, violence, slave trade
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Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, car chase, corruption, police, undercover, rivalry, chase, fighting crime, adventure, society, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, australia, asia
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39%
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Golden Swallow (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Golden Swallow revolves around the further adventures of its title character. This time around, she is forced into violence when a figure from her mysterious past goes on a killing rampage while leaving evidence that holds her responsible. Golden ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: love triangle, martial arts, rivalry, danger, heroes, deadly, adventure, investigation, crimes, gory, battles, murder ...
Time: 60s
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