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Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)
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Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A professional model, Sam Crain, is asked by her sister to smuggle a package from Europe to Portland Oregon, where she discovers that her sister is battling Chinese Shaolin Monks (not ninjas!). Fleeing the monks, Sam unwittingly involves Ed "Brainsmasher" Molloy, a nightclub bouncer.
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, heroes, gang, crimes, rescue, chase, love affair, rivalry, on the run, clergy, siblings relations, woman in danger, heroic mission, ninja, karate, shaolin, death, murder, flowers, bouncer, police station, supermodel, sister sister relationship, strip club ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, danger, crimes, kung fu and adventure mostly in Action, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Brain Smasher... A Love Story: American Ninja 5 (1993), Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983), The Master (1980), Pocket Ninjas (1997), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Ninja 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja, attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.
Style: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, child martial arts, empire, master warrior, chase, heroes, kidnapping, graphic violence, power relations, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Plot: ninja, martial arts, murder, ninjitsu, assassination, escapades, rivalry, crimes, adventure, heroes, businessman, kendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
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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, kung fu, kung fu classic, orphan, fight, revenge, martial arts training, adventure, government agency, undercover, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pocket Ninjas (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Somewhere in New Jersey, a group masked rollerblading children "save the universe" by training to fight the evil Cobra Khan through a series of action-packed montages. Along the way they hypothesize some slapstick hijinks in a balloon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ninja, virtual reality, karate, dojo, martial arts, battles, family relations, gang, supernatural ability, crimes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, funny, melancholic, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fish out of water, crazy, misfit, legend, obesity, fistfight, hotel, disguise, clumsiness, adoptive father adopted son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles ...
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56%
3 Little Ninjas and the Lost Treasure (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A treasure map found by three young boys allows them reason to get their kicks in more ways than one.
Style: humorous
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: ninja, youth, martial arts, child martial arts, treasure map, rescue, confined, heroes, rivalry, escapades, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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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, working undercover, vigilantism, against the odds, heroic mission, vengeance, gang, rivalry, master warrior, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
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18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vigilantism, friendship, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, misfit, fighting crime, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tongan Ninja (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Tongan Ninja is dispatched to the island nation of New Zealand in order to help a brother of his master with his floundering Chinese restaurant. But the mysterious Mister Big stands in the eatery's way as he sends numerous villains such as ...
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, funny, suspenseful ...
Plot: ninja, martial arts, island, rescue, rivalry, escapades, vigilantism, heroic mission, showdown, fight, ninja warrior, humour ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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Tokyo Raiders (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a private eye, a jilted bride and a mysterious stranger join forces to track down an elusive mobster, there's more than trouble in the air.
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, chase, martial arts, obsessive quest, investigation, gangsters, crimes, track down, law enforcement, rivalry, betrayal, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, hong kong, las vegas, tokyo, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way he must fight an evil martial arts expert and rescue a beautiful singer from an obsessed music promoter.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu, kidnapping, brother brother relationship, music, stereotypes, dishonesty, gang, ambition, rescue, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, china, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, motivational, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: ninja, family, young heroes, childhood, martial arts, adventure, heroes, youth, save the day, underdog, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Simon Sez (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tattooed Interpol agent helps an old classmate find the kidnapped daughter of a computer software tycoon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, terrorism, adventure, arms dealer, motorcycle, terrorist group, 007, spy, adaptation, stupidity, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, gangsters, gang, crimes, assassination, muay thai, bodyguard, kung fu, hitman, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terrorists attempt to disrupt the Atlanta Olympics by kidnapping the U.S. women's swim team. If their demands are not met, the team will be executed. Only janitor Jack Bryant, a former Olympic gymnast champion of Tae Kwon Do felled by injuries ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, janitor, heroes, martial arts, swimmer, psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, confined, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
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The Black Ninja (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Infamous defense attorney Malik Ali's haunted past causes him to double as a vigilante ninja, defending the cities worst thugs by day and battling them by night. While protecting a beautiful witness, in a case against a ruthless mobster, Malik ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: ninja, martial arts, vigilantism, fighting crime, gang, superhero, crimes, hotshot lawyer, righting the wronged, tough heroes, society, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Tiger Heart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen martial arts expert takes on a bunch of thugs who are forcing a community to sell their property in order to build a mall.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, cult film, teen comedy
Plot: martial arts, child martial arts, teenage life, woman in danger, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, good versus evil, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, taekwondo ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, rivalry, chase, murder, heroes, master warrior, woman in danger, uninhibited rivalry, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Drive (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drive follows Toby Wong (Mark Dacascos), whose employers at Hong Kong's Leung Corporation have implanted in his chest a bio-energy module that enhances his physical abilities. Toby has escaped from the Leung Corporation's control and is ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The White Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this swordfighting comedy, a young noblewoman falls in love with a prince of the Imperial House. By accident, she acquires the martial arts skills of the White Dragon. New in her power, she learns that there are definite advantages in performing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
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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, kung fu, rebellion, fight, wooing, teachers and students, drug dealing, adventure, heroes, escapades, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Touch (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sister and brother, the last heirs of a family of acrobats, are called upon by a Buddhist monk sect to retrieve an artifact that their ancestors have protected throughout the ages.
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: martial arts, obsessive quest, siblings relations, escapades, buddhism, acrobat, artifact, empire, collector, thief, adoption, showbiz ...
Place: china, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, partners, love and romance, undercover, secret identity, romance, espionage, dishonesty, reluctant partners, disorder, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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Style (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jeetendra Kumar Makwana is employed full-time at a Call Center and works part-time teaching English. He is recruited by an attractive young woman, Pooja, to teach her Hinglish-speaking boss, Bhaiyaji, English. Jeetendra agrees to do so, falls in ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, betrayal, murder, gang, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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Hard Justice (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun ...
Style: bloody, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, martial arts, police detective, investigation, government agency, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, tough law enforcer, master criminal, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
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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 ⇓
31%
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
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The Paper Tigers (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three Kung Fu prodigies have grown into washed-up, middle-aged men, now one kick away from pulling their hamstrings. But when their master is murdered, they must juggle their dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge his death.
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, entertaining, buddy comedy ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, kung fu, murder, fight, tai chi, kung fu classic, showdown, vengeance, mob boss, farce, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: heroes, martial arts, rivalry, clergy, adventure, escapades, race against time, obsessive quest, siblings relations, on the road, heroic mission, battles ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, china
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