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My Young Auntie (1981)
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My Young Auntie (1981)
Original name: 長輩
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Cheng (Kara Hui Ying Hung), a beautiful martial arts ace, battles to keep her inheritance from the ruthless Yun Wei (Johnny Wang Lung Wei), but her efforts are sabotaged by Yu Tao (Hsaio Ho), her wayward and irrepressible great-nephew. Following a frenzy of spectacular comic mishaps, the hapless duo are setup and imprisoned and the deeds to Cheng's estate are stolen. She is held hostage after a doomed attempt to reclaim the papers back from Yu Wei's place, and the stage is set for a savage fight to the death.
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, adventure, family relations, clergy, love and romance, fall in love, society, couples, small town life, opposites attract, rebelliousness, small town, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, culture clash, unlikely couple, power relations, social relations, kung fu, dancing, erotica, stockings, masquerade, high heels ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, exciting and realistic films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, fistfight and fight mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like My Young Auntie: Return to the 36th Chamber (1980), Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979), Legendary Weapons of China (1982), Top Squad (1988), The Prodigal Son (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, power relations, righting the wronged, injustice, redemption, teaching the ways of the world, vengeance, self discovery, master warrior, hopes, good versus evil, graphic violence ...
Time: 18th century
Place: asia, china
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95%
Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A disgraced former Kung Fu expert makes a living as a merchant with the help of a hot headed friend. When the men are harassed by gangsters, the merchant decided to teach his friend monkey boxing so they can defend their business.
Style: cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kung fu classic, mistress, master warrior, gambling house, fistfight, monkey, fight, hand to hand combat, action violence, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Legendary Weapons of China is a martial arts fantasy film taking place during the late Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi dispatches her agents to various factions of the Boxer Rebellion in order find supernatural martial artists that are ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, working undercover, track down, heroes, deadly, rivalry, master warrior, supernatural, rebellion, danger, chases and races ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 431
Top Squad (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film revolves around a crack squad of female police officers who have to deal with harassment and a lack of respect from their male colleagues, personal issues as well as some serious criminals.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, reluctant partners, master warrior, gang, master criminal, law enforcement, chases and races, tough law enforcer, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, track down, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 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, fistfight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, heroes, gang, contests and competitions, coming of age, adventure, fighting crime, master warrior, anti hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
Style: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, ninja, murder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, adventure, heroes, crimes, danger, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
House of Fury (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teddy Yu is a former secret agent turned chiropractor who thought he left his past behind. He teaches martial arts to his two kids. However, his past catches up to him as a rogue agent demands to know the whereabouts of an agent known as Dragon. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, secret agents, parents and children, daring rescue, heroes, danger, family relations, siblings relations, rivalry, crimes, wiretap ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, heroes, burned alive, emperor, cross dressing, romance, surrender, righting the wronged, family relations, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kung fu, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, hand to hand combat, teachers and students, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, rivalry, gang, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 3K
Royal Tramp (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, he is made a servant to the Prince, the very person the ...
Style: stylized, epic, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, royal court, political conspiracy, martial arts, cons and scams, power relations, disorder, pimp, empress, escapades, adventure, master and servant ...
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Lucky Stars 2: Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The third installment in the Lucky Stars series, following Winners and Sinners (1983) and My Lucky Stars (1985)... The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, farce, disorder, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, partners, chases and races, nothing goes right, rivalry, down on your luck, transvestism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mr. Hercules Against Karate (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A skinny troublemaker and his good-natured, bemuscled sidekick find trouble in Hong Kong.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, rivalry, farce, pun, hercules
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Choyleefut: Speed of Light (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Having taken his father's advice, one man decides to return home in pursuit of a fresh start. While training at his father's martial arts school, he learns that his father has given consent to sell the school to a rival martial arts school.
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, love and romance, contests and competitions, family relations, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, unlikely couple, rivalry, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Shaolin Challenges Ninja (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gordon Liu stars as a Chinese martial arts student struggling to relate to his new Japanese wife. When a series of martial misunderstandings spirals into an international incident, he's forced to take on seven of Japan's most powerful ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, ambition, heroes, one man army, rivalry, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ninja, fight ...
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Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dance of the Drunken Mantis (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from his uncle as he must face his father's rival, Rubber ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, heroes, adventure, ambition, master warrior, rivalry, parents and children, tough heroes, wooing, drunk, adopted son ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Iron & Silk (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Iron and Silk is a 1990 movie based on the eponymous book by American writer Mark Salzman. It details his journey to China after college to study Chinese wu shu, better known in the west as kung fu, and to teach English. Though not trained as an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, hopes, city life, fall in love, politics, youth, disorder, misfit, culture clash, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, crimes, partners, rivalry, cons and scams, against the odds, righting the wronged, dishonesty, buddies, heroic mission, kung fu master ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Iron Fingers of Death (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine there forces to defeat the evil 9th Prince.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, one man army, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, graphic violence, vengeance, forceful separation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tai Chi II (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young Tai Chi master fights Opium smugglers with the aid of his powerful braid while wooing a girl.
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, tai chi, undercover, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, drug dealing, adventure, daring rescue, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young daydreamer assumes the identity of a dead martial arts hero and quickly finds himself caught up in a plot by several clans to steal famous martial arts artifacts being transported by an escort company.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, orphan, save the day, one man army, righting the wronged, tough heroes, track down, against the odds, heroic mission, working undercover, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 37K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fighting style, master, alcoholic, discipline, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, drinking alcohol, battle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rivalry, master criminal, crimes, escapades, one man army, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, farce, martial artist, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Iceman Cometh (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: During the Ming dynasty, Yuen Biao is a royal guard charged to capture a dangerous criminal. The battle which opposes them will make them fall into ice. Three centuries later, nowdays, the archaeologists give them again the life. Only a black jade ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, toilet humor
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, time travel, frozen body, kung fu, frozen alive, frozen, imaginary, chases and races, rivalry, escapades, master warrior ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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
Plot: martial arts, orphan, kung fu, rivalry, one man army, danger, chases and races, daring rescue, vigilantism, siblings relations, track down, legends and myths ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The World of Don Camillo (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A priest helps the small town he's stationed in to resolve conflicts by working together.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: priest, clergy, rivalry, society, social relations, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, small town, small town life, parachuting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Magnificent Guardsmen (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan is asked by a young, wealthy lady to take her sick brother to a particular doctor in order to be cured. To reach this doctor, Chan and a handful of travelling companions must pass through bandit-infested wild country. They meet and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, clergy, race against time, escapades, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, battles, heroic mission, siblings relations, on the road ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 11K
Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Ah Bu, a girl from a small fishing town in Taiwan, finds a glass bottle with a romantic message, she travels to Hong Kong to find her prince charming. As it turns out, her prince charming, Albert, happens to be gay. But all is not lost when Ah ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, martial arts, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, good versus evil, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nutty Kickbox Cops (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King-sized martial arts hero Sammo Hung stars in this wild and wacky blend of action and comedy. Skinny (Karl Maka) and Fatty (Sammo Hung) are a pair of police detectives who soon find themselves on the outs with their boss when they accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, undercover, danger, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners against crime, odd couple, gangsters, rivalry, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%