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Ip Man and Four Kings (2019)
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Ip Man and Four Kings (2019)
Original name: 叶问之九龙城寨
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In 1950, a large number of martial artists entered Hong Kong to open a boxing gym. Among them, Ye Wen (Tang Wenlong) did not lose a reputation, causing the attention of Zheng Delong (Lin Fengyi), the owner of the Kowloon Walled Village. Zheng Delong’s fear of threatening himself I will plant the case of Fang Fang’s death on Ye Wen, and I want to remove Ye Wen by the hand of the police. The mysterious man emerged and rescued Ye Wen. Ye Wen is a self-certified innocence with a disciple, Amin Aqiang, who broke into the boundary of the Kowloon Walled City. Who thought that the city had already ambushed countless masters in the city, and he asked whether he could successfully bring Zheng Delong to justice, and he was still innocent!
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, intense
Plot: martial arts, human spirit, courage, society, culture clash, crimes, violence, mafia, crime boss, pride and honor, life is a bitch, talented, organized crime, bravery, master warrior, morality, cruelty, tragic hero, urban setting, boxing

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, tense and captivating films with plots about martial arts, violence, rivalry, heroes, master warrior, fight and crimes mostly in Action, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Ip Man and Four Kings: Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019), The Final Master (2015), Mr. Six (2015), Ip Man (2008), Ip Man 2 (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ip Man: Kung Fu Master (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ip Man’s promising career as a Policeman is ruined after he is framed for murder and targeted by a mob boss’s daughter.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
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The Final Master (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Determined to pass down his art, the Final Master of Wing Chun is caught in a power struggle with malicious local officials and ultimately must choose between personal honor and his master’s dying wish.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
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Time: 1930s, year 1932
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure ...
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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 ...
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Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
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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: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
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Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, year 1949 ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor who killed his father. ...
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Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, epic ...
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