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The Deadly Duo (1971)
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The Deadly Duo (1971)
Original name: 雙俠
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter played by David Chiang to find a way to cross a perilous bridge to enter an impregnable fortress to locate and rescue the imprisoned prince. The big confrontation at the end involves trickery on the part of the heroes and the self-sacrifice of one of their number as David, who is not known to the enemy, brings in Ti as his `prisoner' to turn over to the Chings, as a way of gaining entrance. Then he cuts Ti's bonds and all hell breaks loose.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, fight, heroes, friends, master warrior, rebellion, revolution, escapades, partners, buddies, daring rescue, heroic mission, violence, prince, kidnapping, sword fight, cult, rebel, river, self sacrifice, raft, poison, all male cast ...
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and stylized films with plots about kung fu, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, fight and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Deadly Duo: The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971), Five Deadly Venoms (1978), Chinese Vengeance (1973), 5 Masters of Death (1974), The Heroic Ones (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, fight, graphic violence, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, disability, combat, juggling, battles ...
Place: china, asia
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Five Deadly Venoms (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A kung-fu student is instructed by his dying teacher to track down five of the teacher's ex-students. Each of the five is equipped with a lethal martial arts skill, and the teacher fears this might be used for evil purposes. However, not only ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, cult film ...
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Chinese Vengeance (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the waning years of the Ching Dyansty, this dramatic, tragic, romantic, blood-soaked martial arts tale of betrayal and revenge explores one of the most sensational scandals in Chinese history and marked the true ascension of its director and ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, ambition, bandit, qing dynasty
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5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, medieval, kung fu classic, fistfight, martial arts training, shaolin kung fu, graphic violence, battles, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Heroic Ones (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
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Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cult film
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shaolin practitioners and brothers Wu and Hung kill the merciless Pai Mei. However, Pai Mei's even more merciless brother White Lotus takes revenge; killing most of the Shaolin disciples, including Wu and Hung's girlfriend, leaving only ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
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One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brothers Five (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The 5 Kao brothers, separated since childhood, are unaware that the master Teng Lung Manor, Lung Chen-feng has killed their father. All five, however, seek to defeat the vicious gangsters at the Manor.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
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