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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
Original name: 大決鬥
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tan Jen-chieh’s life spins out of control when he’s forced into exile to clear his name following the murder of his adopted father. He’s hunted in the streets. His lover, Butterfly, turns to prostitution. And his father’s likely killer – a smooth operator known as the Rambler – is always lingering nearby. But before Tan and the Rambler can slit each other’s throats, they learn they’ve been double-crossed and go two against everyone in a rage of double-edged vengeance.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, graphic violence, vigilantism, master warrior, one man army, self defense, rivalry, criminal's revenge, righting the wronged, tough heroes, violence, hitman, torture, restaurant, betrayal, violence against women, massacre, criminal underworld, blood ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and rough films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, kung fu, vengeance and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Duel of the Iron Fist: Boxer from Shantung (1972), The New One-Armed Swordsman (1971), 5 Masters of Death (1974), Challenge of the Masters (1976), Five Element Ninjas (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai
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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 ...
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Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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5 Masters of Death (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hu Te et al. escape the burning Shaolin temple after the Qing soldiers destroyed it in Shaolin Temple. The group of 5 decide to develop secret codes to identify fellow patriots, enlist those patriots and eventually meet up again to escape to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, martial arts training, fistfight, shaolin kung fu, palaces castles and temples, vengeance, graphic violence, master warrior, rescue, danger, heroes ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Five Element Ninjas (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young martial artist seeks revenge on the ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Deadly Duo (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The plot involves patriots during the Sung Dynasty and their attempts to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching troops who have invaded the north of China. The patriots are led by Ti Lung who recruits a mysterious but seemingly superhuman fighter ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shatter (1974)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Shaolin Mantis (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Skilled martial arts director Lau Ka Leung offers you another Kung Fu treat! this Asian classic introduces viewers to the Shaolin Mantis way of fighting! The tale takes you back to the Qing dynasty & Wei Feng, the son of a Qing official who ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
 984
Shaolin Temple (1976)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (1972)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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40%
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Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Warriors Two (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, stylized, epic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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