Movies like Kung Fu Monster

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Kung Fu Monster (2018)
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Kung Fu Monster (2018)
Original name: 武林怪獸
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the waning years of the Ming Dynasty, the Bruneian Empire offers a rare creature to the nation as a gift. Ocean, a member of the Imperial Secret Police, has been tasked to tame the beast. Though the furry beast appears ferocious on the outside, Ocean discovers that it is kind by nature. Not wanting to turn the beast into a killing machine on the battlefield, Ocean secretly releases the beast into the wild and elopes with Frigid, the daughter of a man executed on false charges.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: kung fu master, supernatural, pursuit, chase, creature, danger, false accusation, rivalry, friendship, escape, reward, rescue
Time: 17th century
Place: china, asia, east asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, tense, captivating and suspense films with plots about danger, rivalry, supernatural, heroes, adventure, escapades and martial arts mostly in Action, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Kung Fu Monster: The Four (2012), Zu Warriors (2001), Iron Mask (2019), Jade Dynasty (2019), The Dark Knight (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Four (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An undercover agent is assigned by his corrupt chief to infiltrate a rival department and sabotage their investigation of counterfeit currency. What he discovers is the counterfeiter's real plan. To overthrow the capital. Not by flooding it ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, captivating ...
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Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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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 ...
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Place: asia, china
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Iron Mask (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia, China, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Russian Czar Peter the Great commissions Jonathan Green, an English traveller, to map the Far East territories of the Russian Empire. Green sets off on yet another long journey, full of unbelievable adventures, which eventually leads him to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense
Plot: adventure, journey, battles, supernatural, mystery, escapades, intrigue, conspiracy, rivalry, friendship, crimes, danger
Place: china, russia
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Jade Dynasty (2019)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the massacre of his village, Zhang Xiaofan is taken in by the Qing Yun Sect where he begins his journey of cultivation. When he finds out the truth behind the deaths of his parents, he succumbs to his rage and demonic tendencies and becomes ...
Style: captivating, exciting, colourful, dark fantasy, suspense ...
Plot: fight scenes, friendship, warrior, good versus evil, betrayal, escape, courage, throne, deception, chase, attack, teacher ...
Place: china
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The Dark Knight (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by feuding warlords, a group of desperate soldiers hatch a plan to steal a Warlord's treasure and start a new life. Faced with the threat of a horrific death at the hands of the Warlord's executioners, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, danger, escapades, deadly, supernatural, soldier, deadly creature, against the odds, vengeance, knight, sword fight ...
Time: future, middle ages
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Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, love affair, love and romance, supernatural, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, imaginary, escapades, evil plot ...
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The Rescue (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A rescue unit within the Chinese Coast Guard are forced to overcome their personal differences to resolve a crisis.
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, suspense
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A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century, 80s
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Survivor (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During their search for a habitable planet the last living humans crash-land on a barren world, inhabited by bloodthirsty aliens and mysterious post-apocalyptic warriors.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: survivor, distant planet, spaceship crash, danger, deadly creature, alien encounter, survival, monster, alien planet, supernatural, rivalry, outer space ...
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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.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
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34%
 7.2
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Swordsman II (1992)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jet Li plays Ling, a student from the Blue Mountain school of martial arts, who, along with fellow students and Kiddo, find themselves embroiled in a country-wide political/clan war with the Highlander clan in the forefront of the battle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Magic to Win (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobody knows that Professor Hong Sum Kwai is actually the Water Magician, one of the five elemental wizards. One day, Hong accidentally loses his magical powers, which are transferred to his student Cheng Meisi. The girl happily uses the superhuman ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Phantasm: Ravager (2016)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 147 min.
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
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Dragonquest (2009)
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
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Country: USA
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Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
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