Movies to Watch If You Like Detective Dee: the Four Heavenly Kings (2018)

Movies similar to Detective Dee: the Four Heavenly Kings (2018).

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)

Starring: Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh, Harry Shum Jr., Natasha Liu Bordizzo
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

After eighteen years of solitude, renowned warrior-maiden Shu Lien emerges from retirement and travels to Peking, where the Green Destiny—the legendary sword of her deceased love Li Mu Bai—is located.
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A Man Called Hero (1999)

Starring: Ekin Cheng, Qi Shu, Kristy Yeung, Nicholas Tse
Duration: 1h 56mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

The story begins in early Republican China. After passing a test, Hero Hua is accepted by Pride, a master swordsman, as his second apprentice.
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Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)

Starring: Carina Lau, Chien Sheng, Mark Chao, Angelababy
Duration: 2h 14mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In 660, a Chinese fleet is attacked by a mysterious sea monster in the East China Sea, destroying many ships and leaving the remainder severely damaged.
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The Monkey King 2 (2016)

Starring: Aaron Kwok, Li Gong, Shaofeng Feng, Shenyang Xiao
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

500 years after Sun Wukong's (Aaron Kwok) imprisonment under the Five Fingers Mountain, a young Buddhist monk Tang Sanzang (Feng Shaofeng) sets out for a journey to the Thunder Monastery in India to collect Buddha's scriptures.
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Fire & Ice (2008)

Starring: Amy Acker, Tom Wisdom, John Rhys-Davies, Arnold Vosloo
Duration: 1h 24mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Ruled by King Augustin, Carpia is a peaceful kingdom in a world inhabited by dragons and knights.
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Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame (2010)

Starring: Tony Ka Fai Leung, Chao Deng, Carina Lau, Bingbing Li
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In year 689 of the Tang Dynasty, Wu Zetian is to be crowned the first Empress in China despite opposition from Tang officials.
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The Brave Archer (1977)

Genres: Action, Drama, Fantasy

The Brave Archer, also known as Kungfu Warlord, is a 1977 Hong Kong film adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes.
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Sword Master (2016)

Starring: Kenny Lin, Peter Ho, Yiyan Jiang, Mengjie Jiang
Duration: 1h 48mins
Genres: Action, Drama

Yen Shisan (Peter Ho), a tattooed swordsman and assassin, having lived his life as a master swordsman in the shadow of Third Master/Hsieh Shao-Feng, and having been asked to kill Shao-Feng by Mu-Yung Chiu-Ti (Jiang Yiyan), who claims to be Shao-Feng's jilted bride refuses the contract, but still goes in search of the only opponent who might be able to defeat him, arriving at Supreme Sword Manor only to be told by Cult Leader Hsieh (Norman Chui), Shao-Feng's father, that Shao-Feng has died but 36 days earlier.
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Dragon (2011)

Starring: Donnie Yen, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Wei Tang, Jia-Min Li
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama

In 1917 Republican China, Liu Jinxi and his wife Yu are an ordinary couple with two sons, Fangzheng and Xiaotian, living together in Liu Village, Yunnan.
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The Taking of Tiger Mountain (2014)

Starring: Hanyu Zhang, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Kenny Lin, Nan Yu
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Biography

After the Japanese surrender following World War II, the People's Liberation Army must retake areas overrun by bandits who have raided the Japanese arsenals.
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The Four (2012)

Starring: Chao Deng, Yifei Liu, Ronald Cheng, Collin Chou
Duration: 1h 58mins
Genres: Action, Crime, Fantasy

The movie is set during the reign of Emperor Huizong in the late Northern Song Dynasty.
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Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)

Starring: Jet Li, Xun Zhou, Kun Chen, Lun-Mei Kwei
Duration: 2h 2mins
Genres: Action, Adventure

The Emperor's eunuchs have gained power and influence, the East Bureau and West Bureau spy and police the nation.
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Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu
Duration: 1h 54mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

On the eve of the Double Ninth Festival, the Emperor ["King" in the Chinese version] (Chow Yun-fat) and the second of his three sons, Prince Jai (Jay Chou), return from their military campaign to Nanjing so they can celebrate the holiday with their family.
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Double World (2020)

Starring: Henry Lau, Peter Ho, Chenhan Lin, Luxia Jiang
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

In a fictional universe comprising ten nations.
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Dungeons & Dragons (2000)

Starring: Justin Whalin, Jeremy Irons, Zoe McLellan, Bruce Payne
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy film series, based on the role-playing game of the same name created by TSR and currently owned by Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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