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20 best movies like Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

List of the best movies like Big Trouble in Little China (1986): Double Dragon, Mojin: The Lost Legend, Masters of the Universe, Sidekicks, Yatterman, Dragonball Evolution, Last Action Hero, The Way of the Dragon, Eliminators, Vikingdom.

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Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, France, Denmark
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Gangsters, Mutant, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Superpowers, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, By games, Serious, Disturbing

Two brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader has the other half, and determines to get the brothers' half and have a complete medallion so he can gain absolute power.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryChina
Duration02:01
CharactersZombie
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Investigation, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceDeserts, China, Tomb
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

At the beginning of the 1990s, famous tomb explorer Hu Bayi decided to retire and move to the United States with his girlfriend Shirley. But before his wedding, Bayi discovers his first love Ding Shitian, who supposedly had died in the "One Hundred Cave" 20 years ago, is actually still alive. Together with Shirley and his old exploration partner, Bayi unravels a terrible millennium-old secret...

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Israel
Duration01:46
CharactersSuperhero, Teens, Robots, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship, Death, Supernatural
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner and he begins to drain her life-force as he waits for the moon of Eternia to align with the Great Eye of the Universe that will bestow god-like power upon him.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Friends, Tough guys, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Karate, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Kitchen
StyleExciting

Barry is an asthmatic kid having trouble in life. He lives with his father, a computer programmer, in Texas. Barry is struggling to get by in life, dealing with his rough school life, bullies, as well as his health. Barry's only source of enjoyment is fantasizing that he is with Chuck Norris. Barry becomes sick of getting picked on by the bigger guys, and decides to learn karate.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure
CountryJapan
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Heroes, Archaeologists
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
TimePost apocalypse
StyleExciting, Fancy, Disturbing

Gan and his girlfriend Ai are mild-mannered toy shop owners by day but, when evil lurks, they transform into superheroes Yatterman 1 & 2. With the help of a dog-shaped robot, Yatterwoof, they take on the Doronbow gang, lead by the sexy Lady Doronjo. Together, they must stop the evil gang from finding the four magical skull pieces that will allow them to control the world!

Markimdb: 2.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Mexico, Japan, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
Duration01:25
CharactersSuperhero, Dragons, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Karate, Friendship, Alien invasion
PlaceSchool
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Fancy, Serious

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersChildrens, Heroes, Friends
PlotAdventure, Skirmishes, Chase, Rivalry
PlaceNew York, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fancy, Black humor

Danny is obsessed with a fictional movie character action hero Jack Slater. When a magical ticket transports him into Jack's latest adventure, Danny finds himself in a world where movie magic and reality collide. Now it's up to Danny to save the life of his hero and new friend.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:26
CharactersSnipers, Gangsters, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Karate
PlaceItaly, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Serious, For men

Tang Lung arrives in Rome to help his cousins in the restaurant business. They are being pressured to sell their property to the syndicate, who will stop at nothing to get what they want. When Tang arrives he poses a new threat to the syndicate, and they are unable to defeat him. The syndicate boss hires the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang, but he easily finishes them off.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
CharactersRobots, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
PlaceJungle, Mexico
StyleExciting, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

A former pilot rebels against his creator, teaming up with the scientist responsible for android technology, her pet robot Spot, a rough-and-tumble riverboat guide, and a martial arts warrior.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Malaysia
Duration01:54
CharactersGods, Vikings, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

A warrior fleeing the violence of his past must take up the sword and risk everything to face a god of incalculable power.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:18
CharactersHeroes, Orcs, Partners
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Fancy, For men, Disturbing

Faced with extinction, two park rangers are forced to defend the national park against hordes of rampaging orcs. Ancient and long forgotten, these orcs are unleashed from the depths of the mountains, and they won't stop until we're all dead.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:32
CharactersWitch, Monsters, Dragons, Immortals, Wizards
PlotApocalypse, Adventure, Revenge, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

The modern world holds many secrets, but by far the most astounding is that witches still live among us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world and putting an end to the human race once and for all. Armies of witch hunters have battled this unnatural enemy for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who many years ago slayed the all-powerful Witch Queen, decimating her followers in the process. In the moments right before her death, the Queen cursed Kaulder with immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter. Today, Kaulder is the last living hunter who has spent his immortal life tracking down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost family.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:58
CharactersWitch, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Travel, Supernatural
PlaceVillage, Fantastic worlds, Germany
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Light, Gothic, Serious

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage.

Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersDemons, Heroes, Detectives
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Supernatural, Missing people, Justice
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles

After a Tibetan boy, the mystical Golden Child, is kidnapped by the evil Sardo Numspa, humankind's fate hangs in the balance. On the other side of the world in Los Angeles, the priestess Kee Nang seeks the Chosen One, who will save the boy from death. When Nang sees social worker Chandler Jarrell on television discussing his ability to find missing children, she solicits his expertise, despite his skepticism over being "chosen."

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Heroes, Cyborgs, Partners
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Virtual Reality, Hostage, Chase
StyleExciting, Tense, For men, Disturbing

A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersSamurai, Cannibals, Heroes, Orphans
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Adventure, Martial Arts, Music
PlaceDeserts
TimeCold War
StyleFancy

In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, Buddy is a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in the other, Buddy is on his way to Vegas to succeed Elvis as King. Along the way, he saves an orphan who decides to tag along.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Mummies, Supernatural, Viruses, Chase
PlaceEgypt, Africa, Iraq, Deserts
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

The film tells the story of a prop from the 1923 movie The Ten Commandments that was actually an authentic artifact from antiquity with cursed powers. In the modern day these resurface leading to murder and mayhem.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Superhero, Teens, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Experiments
PlaceLaboratory
StyleExciting

A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers -- a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend.

Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersHeroes, Family
PlotWar, Time travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic
StyleExciting

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration02:29
CharactersSuperhero, Hackers, Aliens, Monsters, Mutant
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Adventure, Kung Fu, Martial Arts
PlaceAircraft, Party, New York

After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:31
CharactersWitch, Heroes, Family, Mice, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceEngland, Hotels
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Disturbing

A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the witches' plot before he can stop them?

Markimdb: 4.7
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, crime
CountryCanada, USA, Luxembourg
Duration01:37
CharactersNinja, Killers, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Revenge, Superpowers, Passion
StyleMarvel, Exciting, Atmospheric, Serious, For men

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration01:50
CharactersHeroes, Hunters
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Pursuit
PlacePrison, Jungle, Caves, Pyramid
TimePrehistoric times
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersSuperhero, Gods, Heroes, Priests, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Superpowers, Wedding, Supernatural
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Fancy, Serious

A barbarian named Kull becomes ruler after defeating the old king in battle, thus receiving his crown. But direct heirs of the king, trying to topple Kull and regain the throne, bring an old witch queen Akivasha back to life. Their plan backfires, however, as Akivasha plans to have her demon lords rule the kingdom alone. The only thing that can stop her is the breath of the god Volka, and Kull.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Italy
Duration02:01
CharactersKnights, Thieves, Heroes, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Magic, Chase, True love, Curses
PlaceFrance
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy

Captain Etienne Navarre is a man on whose shoulders lies a cruel curse. Punished for loving each other, Navarre must become a wolf by night whilst his lover, Lady Isabeau, takes the form of a hawk by day. Together, with the thief Philippe Gaston, they must try to overthrow the corrupt Bishop and in doing so break the spell.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration01:29
CharactersHeroes, Immortals, Twins
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceAsia
StyleFor men

A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany, Czech Republic, United Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersVampire, Superhero, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Supernatural, Saving the World, Rivalry
PlaceVenice
StyleExciting, By comics, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Fancy

To prevent a world war from breaking out, famous characters from Victorian literature band together to do battle against a cunning villain.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, action, fantasy, adventure, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Morocco, Germany, China, Canada
Duration01:52
CharactersHeroes, Immortals, Yeti, Archaeologists, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Superpowers, Mummies, Saving the World, Supernatural
PlaceChina, Pyramid, Tomb, Asia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, For men

Archaeologist Rick O'Connell travels to China, pitting him against an emperor from the 2,000-year-old Han dynasty who's returned from the dead to pursue a quest for world domination. This time, O'Connell enlists the help of his wife and son to quash the so-called 'Dragon Emperor' and his abuse of supernatural power.

Markimdb: 4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Supernatural, Rivalry
PlaceSpace
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Fascinating, Tense

During their search for a habitable planet the last living humans crash-land on a barren world, inhabited by bloodthirsty aliens and mysterious post-apocalyptic warriors.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia, China, Hong Kong
Duration01:28
CharactersGods, Demons, Heroes, Immortals
PlotAdventure, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase, Mythology
PlaceEgypt, Deserts, Pyramid
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious

A common thief joins a mythical god on a quest through Egypt.





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