Movies like Return of the Chinese Boxer

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Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
 6.5
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Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
Original name: 神拳大战快枪手
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria staging ground.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural, zombie, adventure, samurai, crimes, gang, athlete's life, military, heroes, battles, injustice, graphic violence, track down, legends and myths, vigilantism, danger, master warrior, one man army, heroic mission, chases and races, imaginary, master criminal, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, suspenseful and rough films with plots about heroes, rivalry, martial arts, danger, escapades, adventure and master warrior mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Return of the Chinese Boxer: U.S. Seals II (2001), Champ vs. Champ (1980), Fists of Righteous Harmony (2008), Reign of Assassins (2010), Death Trance (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.7
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U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, military, master warrior, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, crimes, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Return of the One-Armed Swordsman (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The notorious “One-Armed Swordsman” who has spent the last two years retired from the martial world as a simple farmer with his wife. Of course this idyllic life is about to be sliced to ribbons by Chang’s wicked imagination. He concocts a ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, martial arts, crimes, danger, heroes, hostages, rivalry, save the day, graphic violence, disability, conquering ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Champ vs. Champ (1980)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang leader targets the daughter of an enemy who's been promised to a local fighter. After losing his leg to a poison arrow, the fighter learns to fight again using a metal leg.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, train, vengeance, wrongfully committed, vigilantism, battles, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Fists of Righteous Harmony (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of centuries-old crime fighters known as the FISTS become modern day motorcycle riding superheroes by using spectecular ninja techniques to battle the forces of evil. The Dark Monk (their arch nemesis) has resurfaced from the criminal ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, manhunt, undercover, adventure, government agency, danger, one man army, master criminal, vigilantism, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Reign of Assassins (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, mortal combat, dishonesty, track down, betrayal, escapades, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 2K
Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, rivalry, danger, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
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Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, military base, soldier, military life, terrorism, rivalry, gang, secret agents, undercover, heroic mission, working undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
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Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, samurai, chases and races, chase, good versus evil, escapades, master villain, partners against crime ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, escapades, on the run, gangsters, clergy, danger, crimes, master warrior, track down ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shogun, ninja, ninja master, battles, graphic violence, heroes, state affairs, rivalry, deadly, adventure ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Zatoichi the Fugitive (1963)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After arriving in the town of Shimonita, Ichi finds that a price has been put on his head by a local yakuza boss. He's drawn into a trap, but after hearing of the slaying of a former love, Ichi furiously fights his way through the entire clan ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, katana, master warrior, fugitives, on the run, wrestling, village, vengeance, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blood of the Samurai (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Action Adventure starring Bryan Yamasaki, Shawn Forsythe, Michael Ng
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, mysterious character, heroes, adventure, supernatural, vengeance, gory, escapades, danger, deadly, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, adventure, state affairs, deadly, escapades, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
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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
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
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Place: ancient china, asia, china
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Butterfly and Sword (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Ballistica (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
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Genre: Action
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two rival warriors, a Japanese and a Chinese, are forced to work together after their master has been killed by a mighty enemy.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, revenge, samurai, danger, good versus evil, master criminal, rivalry, undercover, religions or cults, wizards and magicians ...
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Place: hong kong, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Eastern Condors (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Wolfhound (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: He was doomed to die, but managed to survive, and now his mission is to revenge for the annihilation of his tribe. He is the great warrior who calls himself Volkodav, and is the last man from the tribe of Serie Psi (Grey Hounds). After escaping ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic ...
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Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, fighting crime, rescue, escapades, one man army, state affairs, save the day, adventure ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Dead Lands (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hongi, a Maori chieftain’s teenage son, must avenge his father’s murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery. Vastly outnumbered by a band of villains led by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: survival, vengeance, adventure, against the odds, heroes, rivalry, danger, youth, gory, deadly, master warrior, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 664
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, heroes, deadly, adventure, battles, gory, danger, rivalry, investigation, crimes, murder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 6K
Fire Birds (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: military, adventure, heroic mission, danger, tough heroes, daring rescue, save the day, against the odds, one man army, flying, justice, revolution ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Clash of Empires (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Malaysia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based loosely on the 16th century historical document entitled ‘The Malay Annals’, ’The Chronicles of Merong Mahawangsa’ is an action-packed epic feature film, with mythical characters, magical moments and dazzling visual-effects sequences. ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china, malaysia, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Adventures of Johnny Tao (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Dow struggles to make a living at his small town gas station by charging motorists to see the electric guitar used by his late father a one-hit, rock and roll wonder. Legend has it the guitar was carved in the shape of a dragon's head ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%