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I Will Finally Knock You Down, Dad! (1984)
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I Will Finally Knock You Down, Dad! (1984)
Original name: 望子成蟲
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is an underlying story about a lazy son who knows some kung fu but mostly fakes it to show off. After being exposed he does good by improving his skills to the point where he can finally knock down his kung fu master father.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, domineering father, monkey king, disco, father son relationship, slacker, chinese new year

Most similar movies to I Will Finally Knock You Down, Dad!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, exciting, semi serious and humorous films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, fight, farce, violence, kung fu classic and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like I Will Finally Knock You Down, Dad!: The Savage Five (1974), New Killers in Town (1990), Magic Crystal (1986), Blind Fists of Bruce (1979), My Rebellious Son (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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New Killers in Town (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story follows Chin Siu Ho and the rarely seen Lee Ga Sing as Wu Shu experts coming over from Mainland China to live with their uncle - Liu Chia Liang and his daughter Moon Lee. Immediately upon arrival, they inadvertently get into a fight with ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, drug smuggling, disco, martial art, person on fire, tai chi, gangsters
Place: hong kong
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Magic Crystal (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his ...
Plot: magic, kung fu, martial arts, alien, alien creature, farce, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Blind Fists of Bruce (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The incomparable martial arts expert, Bruce Li, stars as a wealthy hero who defends his village from the assaults of ill-wishers.
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, village, village life, heroic mission, adventure, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, crimes, gang, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
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My Rebellious Son (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Here Chang Siu Tai (Alexander Fu Sheng) is the son of Master Chang (played by Ku Feng), a renowned chiropractor/bone-setter operating a clinic in a poor neighborhood in an unidentified city in early 20th century China. Siu Tai works for his father ...
Plot: kung fu, foreigner, parent child relationship, boxing ring, katana, martial arts, kendo, samurai, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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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
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68%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, chase, adventure, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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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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: kung fu, martial arts, action violence, fistfight, brawl, hand to hand combat, fighting style, roundhouse kick, fight, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial arts training ...
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Holy Flame of the Martial World (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This internationally popular tale of a brother and sister seeking vengeance for the death of their parents through the mythical yin/yang Holy Flame technique is an eye-filling epic. Kuo Chue (a.k.a. Philip Kwok), famous as the star of Chang ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, master warrior, supernatural, heroes, rivalry, orphan, graphic violence, vengeance, laser, tough heroes, mortal combat ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Prince of the Sun (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cynthia Rothrock helps to protect a Buddhist boy from villains who wish to stop him from becoming the Prince of the Sun.
Plot: farce, martial arts, stowaway, magic, buddhism, kung fu, protector, traitor
Place: tibet
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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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Fast Fingers (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: shaw production
Style: neo screwball comedy
Plot: screwball, eavesdropping, nun, protege, thief, sister sister relationship, assassination, hospital, umbrella, ex convict, falling from height, axe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During China's 1920s Republican Period, warlords carve out personal fiefdoms across the country and impose self-serving laws with the barrel of a gun. Into this anarchy rides a masked feminine Zorro, nom de guerre Violet, to do battle, right ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, torture, violence, asian, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, mask, brawl, kung fu master, kung fu fighting, fistfight ...
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The Red Mosquito (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Story: Johnny Angel is an everyday Joe kinder guy, happy go lucky, working class who stays out of trouble and away from strange characters, has few friends, but that is by his choice, and his best friend in which they know each other for a very long time ...
Plot: kung fu, samurai sword, martial arts, assassins, journey, bicycle, assassin
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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World II (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After losing their lottery winnings during the bank's closure, the Biu family's luck changes again as Bill's job promotion and daughters' education and work careers sent them and the entire family to lead their new lives in ...
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The Cave of the Silken Web (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 82 min.
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Karamurat (1976)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Turkey, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An adventure movie directed by Ernst Hofbauer and Natuk Baytan.
Plot: torture, kung fu, martial arts, turkish, branding, dungeon
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The Lizard (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: He steals from the rich and gives to the poor! Like Robin Hood, the title hero of The Lizard is a philanthropic thief, except the Lizard makes his rounds in 1930s Shanghai. Corrupt police chief Chen Can (Law Lit) is assigned to bring down the Lizard ...
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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
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Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, kung fu master, taekwondo, mistress, master warrior, fight, action violence, hand to hand combat, monkey, karate kick ...
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Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ah Lung is a pig farmer and a devoted Bruce Lee fan who is anxious to follow in Lee's footsteps, but only ridiculed for his attempts. He is sent to the city to earn a living working at his uncle's restaurant, but when he arrives, he finds ...
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: This sci-fi thriller explores the journey of the "Other Ones" and thrie search for a mysterious new super drug and it's illusuve creator Oprheum. Loaded and guided only by "The Orifice" the "Other Ones" must decide ...
Style: parody
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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
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The Exchange Student (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Monsieur Bosquier, the owner of a private school, is far from pleased when his eldest son, Philippe, fails his end of year exams. He decides to send his wayward offspring to England to improve his English. In exchange, Philippe’s host, a wealthy ...
Plot: holiday, exchange student, boss, barge, stagecoach, high school, teenager, teenage girl, private school, culture shock, taking a shower, sailing boat ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: paris france, scotland
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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
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Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Godenzi plays an acrobatic thief who, after taking part in an elaborate burglary, is double-crossed by her partner (Aurelio) and is captured by the police. On her release from prison, Godenzi discovers that her betrayer is now a highly influential ...
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