Movies like My Young Auntie

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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, love and romance, fall in love, couples, rivalry, society, opposites attract, small town, clergy, rebelliousness, social relations, culture clash, disorder, fish out of water, small town life, unlikely couple, power relations, kung fu, dancing, erotica, masquerade, female martial artist, high heels ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia, hong kong

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Most similar movies to My Young Auntie

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 vengeance mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like My Young Auntie: Mad Monkey Kung Fu (1979), Return to the 36th Chamber (1980), Legendary Weapons of China (1982), Top Squad (1988), The Prodigal Son (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, mistress, jeet kune do, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate, martial artist, fistfight, taekwondo, kung fu master, master warrior ...
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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, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes, injustice, righting the wronged, power relations, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, redemption ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, rebellion, undercover, supernatural, master warrior, track down, rivalry, heroes, working undercover, weapons, katana ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 526
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, farce, partners, rivalry, heroes, gang, track down, nothing goes right, law enforcement, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, wing chun, kung fu, fistfight, power relations, tough heroes, coming of age, track down, master warrior, contests and competitions, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, exciting, realistic
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, gang, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Plot: martial arts, ninja, ninjitsu, murder, escapades, rivalry, crimes, adventure, heroes, assassination, businessman, kendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, burned alive, emperor, heroes, wu shu, cross dressing, romance, family relations, righting the wronged, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, young heroes, secret agents, parents and children, family relations, heroes, daring rescue, siblings relations, wiretap, youth, twins, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 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, master warrior, beggar, fistfight, orphan, kung fu, power relations, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, stylized, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, ancient history, misfit, social misfits, cooking and food, rivalry, heroes ...
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: martial arts, farce, disorder, down on your luck, partners, undercover, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, nothing goes right, transvestism, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 4K
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: humorous, stylized, epic, not serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, silly humor, farce, martial arts, cons and scams, royal court, political conspiracy, power relations, empress, disorder, pimp, state affairs ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu, rivalry, farce, hercules, pun
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, forbidden love, city life, misfit, power relations, idealism, love and romance, society, high school life, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, love and romance, siblings relations, athlete and trainer, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, rivalry, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, heroes, master warrior, rivalry, ambition, adventure, tough heroes, parents and children, wooing, drunk, adopted son ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, righting the wronged, against the odds, cons and scams, rivalry, partners, crimes, heroic mission, buddies, dishonesty, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, master warrior, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, one man army, heroes, rivalry, ninja, nunchaku ...
Time: 1930s
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, fistfight, heroes, farce, good versus evil, kung fu master, goofy hero, boxing, cult, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, exciting, tense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mortal combat, forceful separation, escapades, heroes, master villain, rivalry, master warrior, one man army, good versus evil, graphic violence, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 40K
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, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, master, alcoholic, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, discipline, battles, troublemaker, coming of age, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 725
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: semi serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, rebellion, wooing, teachers and students, drug dealing, adventure, heroes, escapades, undercover, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 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, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, righting the wronged, tough heroes, gang, rivalry, master warrior, save the day, track down, orphan, heroes, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, time travel, farce, frozen body, kung fu, frozen, heroic mission, righting the wronged, disorder, rapist, battles, heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, revenge, samurai, society, master criminal, rivalry, heroes, one man army, track down, master warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 424
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, tough heroes, legends and myths, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission, siblings relations, adventure, government agency, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, kung fu master, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, siblings relations, on the road, heroic mission, rivalry, clergy, adventure, escapades, race against time, obsessive quest, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: priest, uninhibited rivalry, small town life, small town, sport team, social relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, society, clergy, parachuting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%