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Titles You've Ranked (58)
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Red Tears Red Tears (2011)
Summary: Red Tears (紅涙) is a 2011 Japanese splatter film directed and co-written by Takanori Tsujimoto. The film stars Natsuki Kato, Yuma Ishigaki and Yasuaki Kurata. It involves two detectives who hunt down a serial killer. The film was shown at the Tokyo International Film Festival in 2011. (Wikipedia)
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The Last Tycoon The Last Tycoon (2012)
Summary: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to start again. After escaping prison CHENG quickly and violently moves his way up the ladder of Shanghais criminal underworld to become on the most powerful mob bosses in Shanghais history. (imdb)
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Knight Errant Knight Errant (1973)
Summary: In this vintage martial arts adventure, Huo-shan (Jimmy Wang Yu) is a cabbie in Hong Kong who needs to raise money to pay for a medical treatment that could restore his sister's sight. While Jimmy's father tries to help, he often causes more trouble than he's worth, especially when he attempts to defend his hot-headed son. One day, dad manages to anger the wrong people, and three brothers with excellent fighting skills are demanding to even the score with Jimmy. (allmovie.com)
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Lady Whirlwind Against the Rangers Lady Whirlwind Against the Rangers (1974)
Summary: A young woman and her little brother join a band of smugglers to bring down an evil operation and free their father. (Amazon.com)
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The Wrath of Vajra The Wrath of Vajra (2013)
Summary: Before the West entered World War II, a Japanese death cult called the Temple of Hades is ordered to aid in the spiritual destruction of China. Their method - abduct their enemies' children and train them as killers for the Emperor. (imdb)
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A Book of Heroes A Book of Heroes (1987)
Summary: Having learned that the underworld society smuggled a batch of gold, the police authority sent Hu Pai and so on to watch and arrest. But unexpectedly it's robbed by the 5th Rat of another gang. Therefore, Hu Pai was demoted as a traffic policeman. (hkcinemagic.com)
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A Girl Called Tigress A Girl Called Tigress (1973)
Summary: The story concerns a feisty fighting female, played by Polly Shang Kuan Ling Feng (18 Jade Arhats and 99 Cycling Swords), who comes into town looking for her sister (also played by Polly). After getting into a number of random fights with the cronies of a local crime boss (Chiu Keung, Heroine Susan, Sister of the Shantung Boxer), Polly befriends another guy visiting the town, played by Kam Kong (Master of the Flying Guillotine and The Rangers). (abeautifulfilm.coldfusionvideo.com)
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The Fists of Vengeance The Fists of Vengeance (1974)
Summary: Chinese mine workers are being cruelly suppressed by the Japanese, and a Chinese officer is sent to the scene. In an effort to hide the evil truth, the East Asia society decides to hire a samurai to kill the diligent young Chinese investigator. (imdb)
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The Rage of Wind The Rage of Wind (1973)
Summary: A master boxer (Chen Sing) has forsaken the ring after accidentally killing his best friend. Returning to his homeland with a Eurasian wife, the boxer is stunned by the fierce atrocities his people are subjected to by the Japanese commandant (played by Yasuaki Kurata). He manages to remain cool and controlled until the invaders kill an innocent young mute and capture his wife for fun and games. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Little Godfather Little Godfather (1974)
Summary: Bruce Liang is a walking weapon, no doubt. And his skills come in handy when he goes to Rome and must take on the Sicilian Mafia in a showdown to the death. His fists are atomic, and his legs are nuclear. No special effects, no camera tricks: Bruce Liang is the real deal! Super aerial action and earth shattering power come from Bruce Liang when the Dragon goes to Rome. Move over Gladiator, here comes the Little Godfather!! (snacktimedirect.com)
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Zodiac Killers Zodiac Killers (1991)
Summary: Three young Chinese- Ben, Ming and Cheung with different view to life come to Japan for study. Ben doesn't like studying and Cheung only wants to find back his girlfriend who disappeared in Japan. Ming wants to get a social status so he marries Yuroko, sister of mafia gang's godfather Ishikawa. Ben falls in love with Tit Lan, however she loves a Japanese guy, Asano, who's been taking care by Ishikawa. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Anna in Kung Fu Land Anna in Kung Fu Land (2003)
Summary: A Martial Arts World Championship revived as an advertising gimmick for an energy drink leads a marketing agent (Ekin Cheng) to recruit a Chinese kung fu student (Miriam Yeung) living in Japan. Love blossoms until it's discovered that the agent already has a girlfriend and this threatens to jeopardize the outcome of the competition. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Fatal Strike Fatal Strike (1974)
Summary: Kung fu movie starring Yasuaki Kurata.
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Legend of Seven Monks Legend of Seven Monks (2006)
Summary: Every 12 years a ceremony is held to keep the gate sealed between this world and the demonic world. But, Demon's minion (Santoku) comes and destroys the group of priests and an eternity of bad stuff awaits unless they can get that gate shut. So, they have to track down the surviving monks to get this done. (imdb)
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Fight! Dragon Fight! Dragon (1974)  - TV Series
Summary: Dragon and his comic sidekick, Kojiri fight an evil world wide organisation called Shadow. (imdb)
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V.I.P. V.I.P. (1977)
Summary: This time the police face a syndicate of international robbers who are smuggling diamonds. Working closely with Interpol, the police manage to quash the syndicate thanks to some fancy fist work. (Wu Tang Collection)
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Dragon Get Angry Dragon Get Angry (2005)
Summary: A national feud and the philosophy of martial arts cause a conflict between two big families, one from China and one from Japan, which forced a mixed couple to separate. Their love stirred up bloody fighting between the Chinese and Japanese in the ancient martial world. Rong Hoi Shan, a kung fu genius, settled the disputes with his high martial arts skills. Lignite your sensations with a series of true kung fu fighting scenes, and it's the essence of Chinese martial arts. (youtube)
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Unsubdued Furies Unsubdued Furies (1973)
Summary: In the Unsubdued Furies, Alan Tang is in kung fu action mode fighting evil Japanese who have tricked the Chinese. There's a complication, in that his girlfriend is Japanese. Not only is she Japanese, but an outstanding martial artist who rescues Tang several times during the movie. (Wu Tang Collection)
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Kung Fu, the Invincible Fist Kung Fu, the Invincible Fist (1972)
Summary: Death Rivals of Shaolin; Chen Sing "Angry Dragon" does battle with a Bushido master "The Hungry Tiger"and his entire army to save China falling into enemy hands, one of the greatest kung fu films ever made. Karate vs Kung Fu at its best!!! (Wu Tang Collection)
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Manhunt Manhunt (2017)
Summary: Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name. (imdb)
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Seed of Evil Seed of Evil (1980)
Summary: Ultra-rare Hong Kong crime thriller. (Wu Tang Collection)
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The Flying Tiger The Flying Tiger (1973)
Summary: A race car driver gets into a battle with some Hong Kong drug-dealers. (Wu Tang Collection)
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The Golden Triangle The Golden Triangle (1975)
Summary: A coalition of anti-narcotics brigades from many countries make a daring attempt to halt the flow of opium and heroin from the part of Southeast Asia, known as the Golden Triangle. The major syndicate operating in the area is led by Big Boss Norton, who is the target of their raid. (Wu Tang Collection)
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Fist of Hero Fist of Hero (1998)  - TV Series
Summary: A young man must go on a journey of self discovery and learn the mystic art of Tai Chi to save his friends and family. AKA Hero of Shanghai (imdb)
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Iceman 2 Iceman 2 (2017)
Summary: The imperial guard and his three traitorous childhood friends ordered to hunt him down get accidentally buried and kept frozen in time. 400 years later pass and they are defrosted continuing the battle they left behind. (imdb)
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God of War God of War (2017)
Summary: During the 16th century, Japanese pirates proliferate along the Chinese coastline. In 1557, the pirates take over Cengang in Zhejiang. After months of futile advances, Commander Yu (Sammo Hung) finally defeats them under the leadership of newly promoted General Qi (Vincent Zhao). The Pirates, however, manage to escape.
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Fists for Revenge Fists for Revenge (1974)
Summary: 3 felons facing the death penalty, escape the night before they are due to be executed and plot their revenge on the people that put them there.Prepare for the hardest hitting martial art action that never stops. (youtube)
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Young Hero of Shaolin Young Hero of Shaolin (1976)
Summary: This film is about Fong Sai-yu going under cover as a servant in the villain's mansion. He is a famous fighter that fights for justice. While at the mansion he met the great Kow Lee played by Tao-Liang Tan also a great fighter that works there for the villain. He recognize Fong Sai-Yu right away and challenge him to a fight because he wanted to match his fighting skill with the famous fighter. At first Fong Sai-Yu declined but eventually agreed after the great Kow Lee threatens to reveal his... (imdb)
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Kung Fu: The Invisible Fist Kung Fu: The Invisible Fist (1972)
Summary: Chan Sing the iron man of Asian action cinema proves he is one bad dude in this over the top fight fest. Kung Fu The Invisible Fist is a classic film that has recently been re-discovered and stars Chan Sing (The Magnificent; Mask Of Death) as an officer who gets sent to China to infiltrate a group of slave traders but ends up discovering a plot by the Japanese, led by Yasuaki Kurata (Fist Of Legend; The Executioner), to invade China. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Gold Snatchers Gold Snatchers (1973)
Summary: The story tells of two foster brothers in a deadly struggle for possession of their mother's gold fortune and a beautiful young woman. (hkcinemagic.com)
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The Executioner The Executioner (1974)
Summary: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film. (imdb)
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The Seventh Curse The Seventh Curse (1986)
Summary: A noble doctor saves a beautiful woman from being devoured by a Thai demon, only to be cursed by a wicked priest. A wild action/ horror comedy featuring kung-fu monks, zombies, and blood curses.
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Ninja Thunderbolt Ninja Thunderbolt (1984)
Summary: The Ninja Empire has been run by an evil master and one member decides to leave the empire. The ex-Ninja wants a Hong Kong detective to track down the new leader and end his reign of terror. (imdb)
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Shanghai Express Shanghai Express (1986)
Summary: The maiden voyage of a glamorous new express train from Shanghai, called "The Millionaires Express", has a little more excitement than was planned for the high government officials, wealthy merchants and their wives, who make up most of the passengers. (imdb)
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Blood: The Last Vampire Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)
Summary: Based upon the series Blood+ (Which was in turn based upon the animated film of the same title), a half-vampire is inserted into an American Military base during the Vietnam war in order to kill the vampire king.
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Shinjuku Incident Shinjuku Incident (2009)
Summary: The Chinese migrant communities in Tokyo live shadowy lives. The Japanese neither acknowledge nor welcome them. Steelhead, a tractor repairman from Heilongjian in northern China had decided to take the perilous journey to Tokyo after he lost contact with his girlfriend, who had arrived in the city earlier. Steelhead has come to realize the migrants had to stand united if they wanted to go about their lives without fear of oppression by not only the Japanese underworld but also Chinese gangs. (AsianMediaWiki)
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Conman in Tokyo Conman in Tokyo (2000)
Summary: Jersy is the self proclaimed King of Gamblers in Hong Kong. When he hears the story about his idol, Cool, disappearing for 3 years, he hopes to one day find him. His girlfriend, Banana, decides that they should go to Tokyo. The couple go and one night, go to a Chinese restaurant, where the owner turns out to be Cool. Cool was betrayed by old friend Yeung Kwong, who married Cool's girlfriend Nancy. Cool wants revenge but first, he must deal with the #1 Asian Gambler, Tetsuo. (imdb)
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Bloodfight Bloodfight (1989)
Summary: Years after retiring from the world of free fighting martial arts, a man returns to the deadly world of fighting after his best student is killed in the tournament. (imdb)
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Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
Summary: The team are released from prison to play detective in order to stop a ruthless gang from ruining their reputations, taking their lives, and that of a key witness in an upcoming trial. They must battle their way through and with the help of Muscles, take down the bad guys.
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Fist of Legend Fist of Legend (1994)
Summary: In 1937, a Chinese martial artist returns to Shanghai to find his teacher dead and his school harassed by the Japanese. (imdb)
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Heroes of the East Heroes of the East (1978)
Summary: A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all of her Japanese martial arts family by issuing a challenge to her that is misinterpreted by the others (imdb)
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Eastern Condors Eastern Condors (1987)
Summary: An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines. (imdb)
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Dragon Princess Dragon Princess (1976)
Summary: Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs. (imdb)
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Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places Mad Mission Part 2: Aces Go Places (1983)
Summary: An assassin called Filthy Harry is hired by a shady figure (clearly meant to represent Henry Kissinger) and charged with killing the series' unlikely pair of heroes, bald detective Albert Au (Karl Maka) and reformed criminal King Kong (Sam Hui). The film is quite lively, as Albert's relationship with the fiery Superintendent Ho (Sylvia Chang) has hit the skids... (allmovie.com)
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King Boxer King Boxer (1971)
Summary: At Last! KUNG-FU vs. KARATE which is the deadliest - the most lethal? This film has the answer! (imdb)
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Return of the Deadly Blade Return of the Deadly Blade (1981)
Summary: A famous martial arts master re-emerges on the scene. His presence causes many fighters to become worried. Secrets long buried begin to surface. This master must be stopped at all costs. But is he really who he says he is? David Chiang (5 Masters of Death, 7 Blows of the Dragon) heads an all-star Shaw Brothers stable cast in this action-drenched thriller. Return of the Deadly Blade is action in the Shaw tradition. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Ninja in the Deadly Trap Ninja in the Deadly Trap (1981)
Summary: Soon after the legendary Shaw Brothers Studio stopped producing kung-fu flicks, director and martial arts master Philip Kwok Tsui raised money from Taiwan to make this spirited period kung-fu flick. Set during the Ming Dynasty when Japanese pirates were looting, raping, and ransacking towns along the Chinese coast, the imperial authorities grow increasingly alarmed when a band of ninja show up looking to take out General Chi (Ti Lung), the head of the Chinese military. (allrovi.com)
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Black Panther Black Panther (1973)
Summary: Chen Sing plays a man who is framed by his two friends (the exact reason is never made clear) who stash contraband in his briefcase for the authorities to find. He spends three years in prison not uttering a word other than proclaiming his innocence. The warden believes him as he has been investigating a Japanese crime lord (Yasuaki Kurata) and discovers that Chen's two "friends" are now working for him. (farreachingfilms.blogspot.com)
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Fighting Dragon vs. Deadly Tiger Fighting Dragon vs. Deadly Tiger (1974)
Summary: Starring Bruce Liang of Kung Fu Hustle fame. This film is the launching pad for many future stars including Jackie Chan. (cduniverse.com)
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A Gathering of Heroes A Gathering of Heroes (1973)
Summary: Evil warlords are confronted by bold martial arts masters. (allrovi.com)
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Edge of Fury Edge of Fury (1974)
Summary: A chauffeur is pursued by drug dealers after his boss, a convicted drug kingpin, is sentenced to death. (imdb)
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Four Riders Four Riders (1972)
Summary: A quartet of Chinese soldiers fighting in the Korean war are now at loose ends in Seoul.
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A Life of Ninja A Life of Ninja (1987)
Summary: After an attempt on his life, a Hong Kong businessman hires a local martial artist to help protect him and discover who his enemies are.
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Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
Summary: Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible for his teacher's death (Huo Yuanjia) in Japanese-occupied Shanghai. A mysterious stranger arrives from overseas... (imdb)
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Fist of Unicorn Fist of Unicorn (1973)
Summary: Bruce Lee makes a brief appearance in this vintage martial arts action drama, which stars his longtime friend and mentor Unicorn Chan. When a rover named Lung is befriended by a young man named Tiger, he accepts an invitation to join Tiger and his mother in their home, and stays on as their handyman. Lung enjoys the stability of his new life, but when Tiger impulsively offends Wong, the violent and short-tempered son of a notorious gangster, Lung must step forward to defend him. (allmovie.com)
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Kung Fu Punch Of Death Kung Fu Punch Of Death (1974)
Summary: Certainly a true grindhouse Kung-Fu flick, Kung Fu Punch Of Death concerns a young man who in his attempts to become a great fighter, has his father ruthlessly murdered. With his family's honored damaged and his mother ailing, Fong Sai-yuk must defeat the evil warlord who killed his father and restore his family's honor.
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Legend of a Fighter Legend of a Fighter (1982)
Summary: Hong Kong martial arts film based on the story of Chinese martial artist Huo Yuanjia.
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So Close So Close (2002)
Summary: The fast and furious action tale of two stunningly beautiful sisters who happen to be assassins -- and the brilliant female cop on a mission to catch them. (Strand Releasing)