Movies like Tai Chi Hero

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Tai Chi Hero (2012)
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Tai Chi Hero (2012)
Original name: 太極2 英雄崛起
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chinese steampunk martial arts blockbuster about the early years of Tai chi master Yang Luchan, the man who founded in the 19th century what has now become the most popular Tai Chi style in the world. The second instalment of the "Tai Chi" trilogy continues the journey of Yang Luchan, a gifted child with a fleshy growth on his forehead who helped save a village from a frightening army of steampunk soldiers bearing strange machines with the knowledge of Tai Chi that they entrusted him with.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, tense, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tai chi, martial arts, battles, mortal combat, danger, master warrior, society, rivalry, village, misfit, superhuman powers, vengeance, mutant, supernatural, graphic violence, imaginary, master villain, power relations, steampunk
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films with plots about rivalry, heroes, master warrior, martial arts, danger, escapades and graphic violence mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Tai Chi Hero: Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011), The Storm Warriors (2009), The Tsunami Warrior (2008), The Wrath of Vajra (2013), Reign of Assassins (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tai Chi Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In legendary Chen Village, everyone is a martial arts master, using their powerful Chen Style Tai Chi in all aspects of their lives. Lu Chan has arrived to train, but the villagers are forbidden to teach Chen Style to outsiders, and do their best to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, mortal combat, super weapon, superhuman powers, teaching the ways of the world, danger, society, battles, rivalry, supernatural, village ...
Place: asia, china
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100%
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
Plot: martial arts, adventure, battles, mistress, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, desert, treasure, eunuch, spy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Storm Warriors (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, battles, heroes, supernatural, master warrior, good versus evil, friends, imaginary, partners, adventure, mountain ...
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Tsunami Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History
Country: Thailand
Duration: 154 min.
Story: As sea pirates threaten to invade their kingdoms, three queens of Langkasuka must band together to defend their lands and peoples.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, martial arts, wizards and magicians, battles, danger, good versus evil, imaginary, master warrior, master villain, adventure, supernatural, head of state ...
Time: 17th century
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shaolin, martial arts, mortal combat, vengeance, danger, imaginary, good versus evil, superhuman powers, contests and competitions, escapades, master warrior, chinese man ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: china
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50%
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sword fight, betrayal, track down, dishonesty, vengeance, mortal combat, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, hidden identity, romance ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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25%
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Zu Warriors (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, epic
Plot: imaginary kingdom, save the world, good versus evil, martial arts, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, rescue, race against time, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Man Called Hero (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Episodic saga from the first half of the 20th century follows Hero Hua from an ill-omened June day in his youth to a showdown 17 years later with a disaffected member of his martial-arts school, a Japanese named Invincible. Tensions between Chinese ...
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, comic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, destiny, racism, vengeance, heroes, crimes, one man army, danger, adventure, society, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, asia, usa, hong kong, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Warrior Angels (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Ireland, Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1190, the knight Elizabeth leaves her young son Peter in England, battles, and is wounded in the Third Holy Crusade. She must return to her village, where she is informed by the local priest that Peter was abducted by the wicked tyrant Grekkor ...
Style: exciting, serious, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, rescue, heroes, medieval, escapades, vengeance, battles, daring rescue, danger, master warrior, courage ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 2K
Diamond Dogs (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: "Diamond Dogs" is the story of a group of American fortune hunters, who come to China looking for a long-lost-treasure. During the Soviet crack-down on religion in the 1930's, a priceless Buddhist artifact, a Tangka was taken across ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, lone wolves, danger, tough heroes, curses spells and rituals, one man army, heroes, ex soldier, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, memory loss, danger, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, hitman, deadly, graphic violence, amnesia, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, stylized ...
Plot: mutant, martial arts, chaos, danger, rivalry, superhuman powers, disorder, supernatural, escapades, circus, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Brotherhood of Blades (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the late Ming Dynasty, three close friends who serve as Jinyiwei guards are dispatched to hunt down Wei Zhongxian, a eunuch politician who had been forced to resign from his influential post and exiled from Beijing. The Jinyiwei brothers return ...
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, fall in love, vengeance, heroes, society, political conspiracy, political intrigue, political unrest, rivalry, martial arts, friendship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: asia, china, ancient china
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22%
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Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, adventure, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, danger, society, crime, heroes, master warrior, graphic violence, hopes
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, political unrest, rivalry, danger, escapades, dishonesty, vengeance, adventure, assassination attempt, politics, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
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: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, samurai, zombie, escapades, master criminal, imaginary, athlete's life, chases and races, wrongfully committed, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dragon, rescue, adventure, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, escapades, danger, good versus evil, heroic mission, battle ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Clan of the White Lotus (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
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: serious, realistic, offbeat, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Hercules Reborn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hercules, superhuman powers, adventure, heroes, legends and myths, rescue, escapades, good versus evil, graphic violence, tough heroes, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, disorder, against the odds, contests and competitions, heroes, mysterious character, ambition, mistaken identity, kung fu, sword fight, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Legendary Amazons (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film is set in early 11th century China during the reign of Emperor Renzong of the Song Dynasty. The emperor neglects state affairs and indulges in personal pleasures, while the government sinks into corruption and war continues to rage on at ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, epic, captivating ...
Plot: battles, leadership, against the odds, rivalry, soldier, military, politics, war, save the day, danger, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: adventure, vengeance, against the odds, survival, heroes, rivalry, youth, danger, deadly, gory, master warrior, warrior ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Burning Paradise (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An exotic, legendary battle between the forces of good and evil comes to life as the celebrated disciples of the Shaolin Temple -- monks who practice a lethal and spiritual form of martial arts -- fight the evil followers of China's Manchu ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, culture clash, heroic mission, prostitute, society, rivalry, daring rescue, crimes, heroes, imaginary, clergy ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Butcher, the Chef, and the Swordsman (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of revenge, honor and greed follows a group of misfits that gets involved with a kitchen cleaver made from the top five swords of the martial arts world in this wild and brash action comedy.
Style: stylized, humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, imaginary, master warrior, danger, curses spells and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, cooking and food, heroes, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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
Plot: roman empire, heroes, martial arts, battles, state affairs, head of state, master warrior, danger, hopes, adventure, heroic mission, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: asia, china, malaysia, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
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The Pirates (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, rivalry, escapades, danger, battles, track down, ocean or sea, martial arts, ship, ocean, joseon dynasty ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Chinese emissary is sent to the Gobi desert to execute a renegade soldier. When a caravan transporting a Buddhist monk and a valuable treasure is threatened by thieves, however, the two warriors might unite to protect the travelers.
Style: exciting, serious, epic, breathtaking, lyrical ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, desert, survival, rivalry, lone wolves, danger, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, sword and sandal, fight ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century
Place: china, asia, japan, ancient china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.0
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Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one man army, heroes, supernatural, rivalry, human spirit, vengeance, muay thai, mixed martial arts, village, martial artist ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.2
 244
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, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, save the world, heroic mission, criminal heroes, good versus evil, dishonesty, master villain, master warrior, crimes, daring rescue, one man army ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%