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Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
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Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
Original name: 葉問:終極一戰
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, he has no choice but to fight one last time...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ambition, heroes, teachers and students, instructor, rivalry, contests and competitions, graphic violence, power relations, hand to hand combat, wing chun, fistfight
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, graphic violence and ambition mostly in Action, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Ip Man: The Final Fight: The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010), Fighter in the Wind (2004), Ip Man (2008), The Grandmaster (2013), Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend Is Born: Ip Man (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning ...
Style: serious, exciting, heroic, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, training, teacher, ambition, social differences, rivalry, love and romance, society, talented, fall in love, instructor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s ...
Place: asia, china
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Fighter in the Wind (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An account of karate competitor Choi Yeung-Eui who went to Japan after World War II to become a fighter pilot but found a very different path instead. He changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama and went across the country, defeating martial artists one ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, atrocity, world war two, heroes, fight for supremacy, fall in love, love and romance, ambition, contests and competitions, japanese occupation, fight, liberation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: heroic, exciting, tense, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, human spirit, fist fighting, courage, warrior, wing chun, kung fu, sino japanese war, bravery, invasion, training ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Grandmaster (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, kung fu master, kung fu, heir heiress, opponent, instructor, rivalry, contests and competitions, heir, fist fighting, vengeance ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bruce Li plays a young kung fu expert (and waiter) who is trying to live peacefully in San Francisco with his marital arts-challenged friend. But they run afoul of some American thugs, and the fight is on...right!
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, righting the wronged, adventure, crimes, rivalry, black belt, movie star, asian man, fighting style ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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
Plot: martial arts, danger, master warrior, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, escapades, rivalry, heroes, kung fu, shaolin, revenge ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Legend of Bruce Lee (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: The story of the legendary martial arts icon Bruce Lee following him from Hong Kong to America and back again, leading up to his tragic death at the age of 32.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bruce lee, kung fu, martial arts, tough guy, actor's life, follow your dream, rising to stardom, ambition, cultural icon, lifestyle, society, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...
Style: serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, hand to hand combat, gang, contests and competitions, coming of age, adventure, fighting crime, ambition, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Star Runner (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Preparing for the hand-to-hand battle of his life and the title of Champion Star Runner, a headstrong fighter creates a deadly hybrid mix of Thai kickboxing and Chinese kung fu. Get ready for the ultimate Pan-Asian mixed martial arts competition, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, love affair, romance, contests and competitions, heroes, love and romance, adventure, hopes, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, hopes, ambition, master warrior, rivalry, contests and competitions, righting the wronged, crimes, heroes, best friends, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Crippled Avengers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Crippled Avengers is a 1978 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh and starring four members of the Venom Mob. It has been released in North America as Mortal Combat and Return of the 5 Deadly Venoms. The film follows a group of martial ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, mute or deaf, misfit, military, adventure, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, siblings relations, vengeance, disability ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, heroic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, martial artist, courage, heroes, hopes, fistfight, kung fu ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1949, 50s ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fury of the Shaolin Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A government law officer is dispatched to bring his brother's killers to justice. On his bloody mission, untold assassins are thrown at him, but to no avail. One by one they are done away with in a most militant style.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Brave Archer (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Guo Jing and Yang Kang are the sons of two rebels. The rebels are killed by imperial soldiers and the boys are rescued by six pugilists later. The pugilists agree to separate the two boys, tutor them separately in martial arts, and let them meet ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, betrayal, island, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, wooing, teachers and students, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, master warrior ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In Eagle Dragon Fist (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Legend of Bruce Lee (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young Bruce Lee (Ho Tsung-Tao AKA Bruce Li) has studied the philosophy and art of kung fu since boyhood, but his girlfriend says that he lives in a world of his own and all he thinks of is fighting. She begs him to change his ways, yet after a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, martial arts, graphic violence, gangsters, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, one man army, forced into action, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Assailant (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: During the warring period of the three kingdoms, ancient China is in turmoil. To unify the country, general Cao Cao (Jiang Wen), the real power behind the Emperor, enlists the aid of the greatest warrior in the land, Guan Yu (Donnie Yen). However, ...
Style: emotional, exciting, stylized, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: ancient history
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, disability, gory, graphic violence, danger, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, combat, mayhem, kung fu, revenge ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hapkido (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Korea, 1934. During the Japanese occupation, there is open warfare between rival martial arts schools. There is a fight in the marketplace, and three Chinese students can't stand the unfair way of students that side up with the invasors, when ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: china, korea, asia, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ninja Vengeance (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Traveling from California to Houston, a martial arts expert suffers a motorcycle breakdown in a small Texas town. But his bad luck proves to be a blessing in disguise for the local townspeople when he discovers the corrupt sheriff and his KKK ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Invincible Armour (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that means the expert can withstand anything. However, Hwang is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, assassin, revenge, rivalry, chases and races, protagonist as suspect, master villain, one man army, dishonesty, tough heroes, fugitives ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bruce Lee, My Brother (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Bruce Lee, My Brother is an action-dramatic biopic of the eponymous martial arts legend as told by his younger brother, Robert Lee. It revolves around Bruce Lee's life as a rebellious adolescent in Hong Kong before he sets off for the USA and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Death Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty MMA fighter is forced into a twisted, underground gambling ring in which he must fight to the death with other MMA fighters in order to save his wife from certain death at the hands of a maniacal crime boss. In a desperate race against ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
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Hero (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, master criminal, ambition, dishonesty, crime, master warrior, crimes, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 534
Bloodfight (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master martial artist Masahiro Kai is a shadow of the champion fighter and trainer he once was. After his protégé was slain in a no-holds-barred, underground fight by the incomparable Chang Lee, Kai slips into a numbing alcohol-induced stupor to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
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23%