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Project A (1983)
 7.3
 17K
Project A (1983)
Original name: A計劃
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sea, kung fu, pirate, smuggling, fight, wu shu, adventure, treasure, police, exploitation, heroes, chase, british empire, coast guard, crimes, graphic violence, master criminal, escapades, rivalry, ambition, law enforcement, partners, against the odds, corrupt officer ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to Project A

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about kung fu, martial arts, rivalry, fight, fistfight, heroes and master warrior mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Project A: The Young Master (1980), Million Dollar Heiress (1984), Dragon Strike (1982), The Legend of Drunken Master (1994), Last Hero in China (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, adventure, frame up, pirate, empire, police, corruption, heroes, police corruption, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, stylized, light, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, on the run, fight, mentor, kung fu master, chase, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, japan
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Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, buddy cop, private detective, chase, chinese, van, adventure, buddies, kung fu, woman in danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: italy, spain, barcelona, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, desert, treasure, adventure, chase, kung fu, adventurer, heroes, fight, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Place: tokyo, hong kong, egypt, africa, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, against the odds, cons and scams, righting the wronged, rivalry, partners, crimes, heroic mission, buddies, dishonesty, kung fu ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
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Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
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Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: scenic, semi serious, epic, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, fight, master warrior, folk hero, one man army, heroes, kidnapping, wiretap, society, track down ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: neurotic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, lawyer, factory, art, cons and scams, dishonesty, courtroom, gangsters, chase, one man army ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shanghai Express (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: What happens when a glamorous express, with high government officials, wealthy merchants, concubines and a gang of brigands on board, speeds towards the small town of Hanshui, where escaping bank robbers, corrupt officials, and gamblers await? Well, ...
Style: funny, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, train, railway, samurai, unlikely hero, fight, farce, bank robbery, gang, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
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Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, twins, farce, kung fu, mistaken identity, gangsters, gunfight, chase, brutality, fight, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, chase, car chase, gangsters, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
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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 ...
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, undercover cop, police detective, drug lord, undercover, heroes, farce, fight, buddy cop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, stylized, entertaining, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: A plump butcher student of 'Wong Fei Hung', Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as 'Five Dragons'. He is accused of raping the Head of that school's goddaughter and killing his son. Now ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
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51%
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Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, sexy, buddy movie ...
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 7.1
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Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, intense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, interpol, immortality, adventure, superhuman powers, fight, chase, warrior, female agent, rescue, heroes, magic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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
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Time: 80s
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Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, disabled person, adventure, gang, brother, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit.
Style: fairy tale, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, mafia, gangsters, nightclub, bandit, hopes, unlikely criminals, gang, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, adventure, school, medieval, fight, kung fu classic, wing chun, heroes, rivalry, leadership, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, kung fu, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, street fight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 11K
City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: semi serious, realistic, parody, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorist, hostage, cruise, one man army, womanizer, private detective, heroes, ship, ocean liner, kung fu, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin monk, kung fu, samurai, medieval, fight, shaolin, village, heroes, master warrior, village life, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%