Movies like Kung Fu Kid

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Kung Fu Kid (2007)
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Kung Fu Kid (2007)
Original name: カンフーくん
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young martial arts student gets caught up in a series of Kung Fu adventures with a woman who manages a Chinese restaurant.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, entertaining, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: martial arts, restaurant, shaolin monk, prodigy, escapades, school, family, danger, rivalry, friendship, youth, heroes, misfit, good versus evil, master warrior, disorder, fish out of water, master villain, young heroes, power relations, silly humor, quest, conspiracy, save the world, child martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Kung Fu Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, semi serious and stylized films with plots about heroes, rivalry, martial arts, danger, master warrior, escapades and good versus evil mostly in Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Kid: Bangkok Assassins (2011), 3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994), High-Kick Girl! (2009), Kikaider REBOOT (2014), The Protector 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin kung fu, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, crimes, youth, vengeance, rivalry, teenage life, graphic violence, young heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, nostalgic, light ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroes, friends, friendship, vigilantism, heroic mission, treasure hunt, rivalry, contests and competitions, buddies, master warrior, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
High-Kick Girl! (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martial arts purists -- not to mention fans of miniskirt-clad, high-kicking karate girls -- will welcome the tightly choreographed fight scenes and slow-motion scuffles in this film about a teenage karate phenom eager to take down her older peers. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, rivalry, gang, master warrior, crimes, danger, ambition, escapades, battles, teenage girl, schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kikaider REBOOT (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is set in the near future, when the “ARK Project” has initiated a program to increase the quality of human life through the peaceful use of robots. Dr. Komyoji, the chief scientist on the project, has developed a process to create a ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious, touching
Plot: save the day, rivalry, good versus evil, superhuman powers, androids and robots, friendship, moral dilemma, escapades, danger, heroes, child in peril, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, danger, protagonist as suspect, martial arts, rivalry, motorcycle chase, chases and races, heroes, daring rescue, escapades, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Arahan (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a thief driving a motorcycle steals a purse of a pedestrian, the clumsy, naive and honest rookie policeman Sang-hwan runs after him, but the skilled specialist in martial arts Wi-jin captures the criminal and Sang-hwan is severely injured. She ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, save the world, rivalry, escapades, master villain, danger, world domination, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, ancient mystery, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
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Kung Fu Chefs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ousted chef Wong Bing-Yi is determined to help Shen Qing at her restaurant "Four Seas". He trains a young chef, Lung Kin-Yat to compete against Chef Tin, the head chef at "Imperial Palace", for the title of "Top Chef".
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: cooking and food, contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, restaurant, ambition, escapades, against the odds, village, training, mentor, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, heroic mission, superhuman powers, danger, rivalry, military, escapades, chase, good versus evil, partners against crime, heroes, chases and races ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Sanctuary (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1897, the “Poisoned Knife” clan broke into the royal palace of Thailand to steal the Royal Antiques which the King intended to give to America as a reward for its help in negotiations that avoided Thai territorial cuts. The clan succeeded in ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, danger, heroic mission, save the world, master warrior, one man army, good versus evil, crimes, daring rescue, race against time, master villain ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Power Within (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Stan Dryer, a teen, afraid to even ask a girl to the prom, finds courage and extreme martial arts skill when he is given a ring by an old man he tried to save from a group of attackers. The ring is a mate to a ring stolen by a double dealing art ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, martial arts, heroic mission, survival, teenage life, anti hero, battles, adventure, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Yo-Yo Girl Cop (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Recruited by a clandestine police organization, "K" must stop a plot by student radicals to create anarchy in Japan. Armed with a hi-tech steel yo-yo, and a new name (Asamiya Saki), she must infiltrate an elite high school to find the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, danger, investigation, undercover, heroes, race against time, master warrior, dishonesty, deadly, terrorism, self mutilation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Blades of Blood (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the 16th century in Chosun dynasty, HWANG Jung-hak and LEE Mong-hak create the “Grand Alliance” with the united dream of a better world. While the new leader LEE dreams of eradicating this world of all its corruption and becoming king ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, politics, escapades, adventure, assassination attempt, vengeance, dishonesty, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Kill (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four segments by four different Directors. Kiriko (Takanori Tsujimoto), The Children’s Samurai (Kenta Fukasaku), The Firing Range (Makoto Tahara), and Assault Girl 2 (Mamoru Oshii). Kiriko: the spirit of a murdered assassin takes revenge on the ...
Style: exciting, anthology, twists and turns, captivating, tense ...
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, rivalry, daring rescue, serial killer, deadly, crimes, youth, betrayal, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Samurai (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ageless Demon Warrior is magically impregnated into the womb of a Parisian Kung-Fu Master's girlfriend. But what is the Demon's relationship with a new-release blockbuster fighting game?
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Plot: martial arts, danger, crimes, investigation, deadly, supernatural, ghost, samurai, rivalry, reincarnation, adventure, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, france, tokyo, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against the evil Master Ho, his nefarious Beetle Clan and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, superhuman powers, fighting crime, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, heroic mission, imaginary, superhero, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Force of Five (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lek, a Thai boxing instructor teaches Thai boxing to a group of kids for their self-defence. He is like both teacher and father to the kids – Wuth, Catt, Pong and Jib. The four have to look after Wuth’s little brother, Woon who has a heart ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: child martial arts, martial arts, terrorism, good versus evil, danger, adventure, one man army, heroes, master warrior, survival, tough heroes, transplant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Death Kappa (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When military experiments go haywire and trigger an atomic bomb, the consequences are of epic proportions. A monster arrives in the midst of the nuclear fallout, and Japan's defenses are helpless against it. Mankind's only savior is an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: save the day, good versus evil, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, village, disorder, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, child as adult, adventure, teenage life, young heroes, family life, youth, rivalry, movie star, getting home, parallel world, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural ability, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zebra City 2025 – music echoing across what used to be Tokyo from Zebra Queen marks the start of Zebra Time, a 5 minute window twice a day when the city population is free to commit any crime and the Vengeful Zebra Mini-Skirt Police and masked ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, futuristic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, superhero, save the world, imaginary, partners, danger, good versus evil, heroes, space and aliens, martial arts, heroic mission, memory loss ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, tough heroes, danger, hitman, memory loss, graphic violence, amnesia, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Looking for Jackie (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: China
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is the undefeated Kung Fu Master who dishes out the action in traditional Jackie Chan style. When a young boy sets out to learn how to fight from the Master himself, he not only witnesses some spectacular fights, but learns some ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: martial arts, ambition, disorder, family, youth, teaching the ways of the world, athlete and trainer, showdown, master warrior, violence, beating, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Hansika Tries to Get Close to Vijay (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: An ordinary milkman is forced to become the fictional character Velayudham who takes on the scum of the earth.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: terrorism, superhero, vigilantism, escapades, crimes, fighting crime, corruption, chase, danger, lifesaver, journalist, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, tv show, martial arts, ambition, ratings, cage fighting, media, danger, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: battles, rivalry, martial arts, crimes, hollywood, shaolin monk, entrapment, shaolin kung fu, danger, chase, kidnapping, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. It is based on the novel The Smiling, Proud Wanderer by Jinyong.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: martial arts, escapades, heroes, obsessive quest, deadly, school, royal family, rivalry, state affairs, danger, adventure, samurai ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Last Kung Fu Monk (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a car accident orphans his young nephew, a Shaolin monk journeys to the United States to look after the lad and open his own martial arts academy, but he soon gets caught up in a dangerous kung fu underworld.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, orphan, fish out of water, misfit, master warrior, save the day, rescue, danger, heroes, contests and competitions, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
City Under Siege (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sunny is a naïve circus performer who dreams of inheriting his father's knife-throwing skills. However, his hostile colleagues continue to bully him, relegating him to a lowly clown. On a tour to Malaysia, Cheung and other performers discover ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: mutant, martial arts, chaos, rivalry, danger, superhuman powers, supernatural, circus, disorder, escapades, heroes, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%