Movies like Cage

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Cage (1989)
 5.1
 561
Cage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal "cage" matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, friendship, heroes, confined, friends, misfit, kidnapping, contests and competitions, crime, ambition, mentally challenged, buddies, rivalry, tough heroes, cell, vietnam veteran, cage fighting, martial arts, soldier, best friend, fist fighting, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam

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Most similar movies to Cage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, crimes, martial arts, heroes, tough heroes, vengeance and gangsters mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Cage: The Circuit (2002), Muay Thai Fighter (2007), One Down, Two to go (1982), Puncture Wounds (2014), Damage (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.9
 302
The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, rivalry, ambition, one man army, haunted by the past, tough heroes, athlete's life, crimes, daring rescue, vengeance, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, gang, martial artist, master warrior, crimes, gangsters, one man army, muay thai, urban, graphic violence, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, gang, partners, rivalry, criminal's revenge, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Puncture Wounds (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John finds himself struggling with PTSD. What little peace he had managed to build around him is shattered one fateful day when he rescues a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, prostitute, bloody violence, explosion, karate, martial arts, gunfight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 5.7
 7K
Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: underground fighting, martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, tough heroes, heroes, danger, mixed martial arts, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 291
Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, contests and competitions, crime, sport, gangsters, redemption, gambling, alcohol abuse, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, one man army, heroes, crimes, hopes, deadly, best friends, ambition, contests and competitions, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Ninja Vengeance (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Traveling from California to Houston, a martial arts expert suffers a motorcycle breakdown in a small Texas town. But his bad luck proves to be a blessing in disguise for the local townspeople when he discovers the corrupt sheriff and his KKK ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, sexual content, small town, vengeance, racism, rivalry, society, heroes, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), ninjitsu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 327
The Local (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy out-of-towner hires an indigent man to abduct an estranged family member.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, daring rescue, redemption, drug dealing, crimes, heroes, life is a bitch, rivalry, danger, lone wolves, addiction, city life ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 474
Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, daring rescue, soldier, hostages, escapades, confined, crimes, danger, military, political unrest, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 544
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, contests and competitions, vigilantism, deathtrap, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, bar fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, rivalry, deadly, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, investigation, master criminal, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, danger, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, master warrior, contests and competitions, heroes, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 83
Loner (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his girlfriend is kidnapped by a vicious mobster, Cage rips into action with a vengeance. Retired from kickboxing to pursue dreams of being an entertainer, Cage is forced into a death match with the brutal doctor death. He must win, or he will ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, righting the wronged, dishonesty, heroes, rescue, golden years, hopes, crimes, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
East L.A. Warriors (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As host of gladiator-style duels in which gangbangers battle to the death, East Los Angeles drug kingpin Chesare (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) capitalizes on gang antagonisms. But Chesare hasn't counted on the tactics of vengeance-minded Aurelio ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, gang, rivalry, coming of age, law enforcement, crimes, crime, battles, vengeance, streetfighting, beefcake martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, rocket launcher, decapitation, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.0
 820
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, uplifting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cage fighting, mixed martial arts, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, heroes, underdog, sport, tough heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 545
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground tournament, underground fighting, gang war ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kill the Shogun (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Action-drama set during the 1904 occupation of Korea (by Japan). An incident is sparked when the Japanese force the Korean soldiers to strip off their uniforms. Two of the Korean soldiers refuse and go on a rampage against the Japanese, forcing them ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, heroes, vengeance, battles, rivalry, adventure, military, against the odds, confined, graphic violence, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: china, korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, police, revenge, death of family, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 375
Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, gang, desert, small town, explosion, vietnam veteran, gang leader, biker, biker gang, contests and competitions, rivalry, military ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 155
Game Over (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: treet fighter Victor Knox (Andre McCoy), just freed from prison, needs money to be re-united with his wife and child. When invited to join an underground fight tournament promising easy cash, he quickly signs up. Under constant surveillance by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, tough heroes, moral dilemma, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, crimes, chases and races, contests and competitions, starting over, violence, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Gangnam Blues (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A "gangster noir" set in the 1970s, when Gangnam, Seoul goes under development. Political powers and darker organizations collide as they seek to grab control of the influential and exclusive area.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, buddies, friends, political corruption, dishonesty, graphic violence, danger, political unrest, society, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 100
Double Blast (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids with martial arts training and their black belt father rescue a professor from gangsters who want a stone tablet that she has discovered may lead to untold riches.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, art, gang, rivalry, master criminal, criminal heroes, family, adventure, master warrior, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 454
Breathing Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Michael, a Vietnam vet with two kids, pulls off a bank heist with his gang, which includes the bank's manager. To ensure the loyalty of everyone involved, Mike makes a special set of keys, so that the hiding place for the loot can only be ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, deadly, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, chases and races, crime, vengeance, missing person, heist, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 574
War Party (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agree to reenact it. The cavalry are supposed to shoot blanks & the Indians weren't supposed to fight back....
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: racism, graphic violence, mountain, heroes, society, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, opposites attract, rivalry, strong violent content, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.4
 217
The Hard Ride (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While in Vietnam, a GI promises his dying buddy that he'll take care of his motorcycle, "Baby", when he gets back home. After his discharge, he meets up with his dead friend's girlfriend, gets the bike, and then runs into trouble ...
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, war, military, gangsters, buddies, best friends, misfit, babies and infants, crimes, gang, battles, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 664
Back to Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heroes, gangsters, martial arts, chases and races, crime, gang, reluctant partners, buddies, hostages, on the run, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%