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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, crimes, gang, heroes, clergy, chase, on the run, love affair, danger, heroic mission, chases and races, siblings relations, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, ninja, karate, shaolin, death, sister sister relationship, flowers, murder, bouncer, supermodel ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon

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Most similar movies to Brain Smasher... A Love Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about heroes, martial arts, rivalry, crimes, danger, chases and races 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), Tongan Ninja (2002), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997), The Master (1980). 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, master warrior, heroes, chase, kidnapping, martial arts, save the day, adventure, one man army, rivalry, master villain, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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95%
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: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, ninjitsu, ninja, murder, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, adventure, heroes, crimes, danger, assassination ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china
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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, suspenseful, suspense, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts, island, rescue, vigilantism, heroic mission, danger, escapades, rivalry, righting the wronged, cooking and food, captivity, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, feel good, not serious, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fish out of water, misfit, heroic mission, who done it, mistaken identity, crimes, orphan, goofy hero, disorder, adoption ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa, japan, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, orphan, kung fu, rivalry, one man army, danger, chases and races, daring rescue, vigilantism, siblings relations, track down, legends and myths ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
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59%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, virtual reality, mask, dojo, gang, battles, family relations, heroic mission, family life, teenage life, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
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59%
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, psychotronic, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu classic, music, ambition, dishonesty, gang, danger, partners, crimes, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: martial arts, ninja, treasure map, heroes, rivalry, rescue, danger, youth, friends, escapades, confined, adventure ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 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, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, orphan, save the day, one man army, righting the wronged, tough heroes, track down, against the odds, heroic mission, working undercover, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, parody, criminal's revenge, friendship, vigilantism, tough heroes, friends, rivalry, fighting crime, misfit, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, kung fu fighting, adventure, buddies, private detective, buddy cop, woman in danger, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, chase, martial arts, investigation, obsessive quest, danger, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, rivalry, track down, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, hong kong, las vegas, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
This Girl Is Bad-Ass!! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bike messenger, hired by competing mob bosses to smuggle goods, finds that her only way out is a confrontation erupting into a battle of bullets, blows and kicks to the face.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, captivating, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, disorder, gang, escapades, chase, drug smuggling, danger, strong female presence, riding a bicycle, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blast (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, martial arts, heroes, janitor, hostages, contests and competitions, crimes, alcohol abuse, deadly, danger, confined ...
Time: 90s
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3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993)
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, family, righting the wronged, environmentalism, heroic mission, master warrior, underdog, save the day, rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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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, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, interpol, espionage, race against time, danger, kidnapping, terrorism, terrorist group, heroes, gunfight, black hero ...
Time: 90s
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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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, escapades, good versus evil, teenage life, woman in danger, heroic mission, rivalry, danger, adventure, heroes, child martial arts ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, tense, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, fighting crime, hotshot lawyer, danger, superhero, crimes, gang, vigilantism, deadly, society, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Raging Phoenix (2009)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand. Sanim and his friends, having had loved ones abducted, have joined together to break the gang of kidnappers. In a botched kidnap attempt, Deu is saved by Sanim's crew. After ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, on the run, criminal's revenge, chase, race against time, gang, deadly, odd couple, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, china, hong kong
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38%
Black Belt Jones (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, chase, heroes, vigilantism, heist, black belt, criminal heroes, gang, righting the wronged, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, australia, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, martial arts, chases and races, woman in danger, chase, vengeance, deadly, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, tai chi, undercover, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, drug dealing, adventure, daring rescue, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, tragic hero, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, love affair, fall in love, escapades, rivalry, danger, intrigue, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Touch (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 83 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, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, buddhism, obsessive quest, siblings relations, danger, escapades, artifact, acrobat, criminal heroes, adoption, showbiz, religions or cults ...
Place: china, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, prison, confined, drug dealing, special agents, chases and races, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, romance, secret identity, undercover, love and romance, espionage, secret agents, couple relations, reluctant partners, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Top Squad (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film revolves around a crack squad of female police officers who have to deal with harassment and a lack of respect from their male colleagues, personal issues as well as some serious criminals.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, reluctant partners, master warrior, gang, master criminal, law enforcement, chases and races, tough law enforcer, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, track down, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
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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, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: interpol, adventure, superhuman powers, martial arts, chase, rescue, heroes, good versus evil, police detective, locket, heroic mission, escapades ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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