Movies like Cage

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Cage (1989)
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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, heroes, friendship, kidnapping, friends, crimes, misfit, vengeance, rivalry, mentally challenged, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, buddies, tough heroes, cell, vietnam veteran, cage fighting, martial arts, soldier, martial arts tournament, best friend, veteran, war veteran ...
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, martial arts, crimes, heroes, vengeance, tough heroes and contests and competitions mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cage: Muay Thai Fighter (2007), The Circuit (2002), One Down, Two to go (1982), Damage (2009), Never Surrender (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, friendship, martial arts, gang, master warrior, gangsters, crimes, one man army, graphic violence, tough heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
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100%
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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, haunted by the past, tough heroes, one man army, ambition, rivalry, martial arts tournament, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, good versus evil, ambition, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, heroes, rescue, partners, partners against crime, society, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, cage fighting, martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, tough heroes, heroes, mixed martial arts, mentor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, sport, gang, gambling, alcohol abuse, obsession, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 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: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, battles, tough heroes, injustice, righting the wronged, rivalry, heroes, best friends, contests and competitions, hopes, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, daring rescue, addiction, crimes, rivalry, lone wolves, life is a bitch, heroes, drug dealing, city life, fight, kidnapping ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, racism, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, society, anti racism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, kidnapping, small town, heroes, battles, vietnam veteran, fistfight, gunfight, decapitation, martial arts, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Toy Soldiers (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 85 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, officers and cadets, basic training, political unrest, jungle, friendship, heroic mission, missing person, college, on the road, adventure, confined ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, master criminal, heroes, crimes, drug dealing, gangsters, master warrior, criminal's revenge, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, law enforcement, graphic violence, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, righting the wronged, tough heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, golden years, athlete's life, crimes, rescue, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 588
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, gladiator, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, deathtrap, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: exciting, uplifting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, underdog, sport, tough heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, confined, battles, against the odds, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, graphic violence, vengeance, military, rivalry, kung fu master ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: korea, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspense, exciting, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, urban ghetto life, friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, organized crime, showdown, gang war, underground fighting, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, death of family, police, revenge, biker, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, tough heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, moral dilemma, martial arts, starting over, contests and competitions, ex convict, ex wife, african american ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kill and Kill Again (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Horatio Kane has been kidnapped, and is being forced to create an army of martial artists who will help take over the world. His daughter, Kandy Kane, enlists the help of Steve Chase (and a few of his friends) to rescue her father before ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, kung fu, scientist, billionaire, martial arts tournament, levitation, world domination, escapades, confined, adventure, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 89
Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, terrorism, vietnam veteran, one man army, murder, vengeance, false accusation, political intrigue, heroes, rebellion, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 343
Cage II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being tricked into thinking his best friend, and caretaker is dead, Vietnam Vet, and mentally disabled person has no other choice but to enter The Arena Of Death!
Plot: tournament, cage fighting, martial arts, fistfight, masseuse, interracial love, female nudity, beefcake martial arts, beefcake, martial arts tournament, neck breaking, bare breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 567
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, criminal heroes, family life, missing person, family relations, heist, vengeance, kidnapping, parents and children, gang, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: streetfighting, gangsters, heroes, gang violence, mixed martial arts, vengeance, crimes, coming of age, law enforcement, gang, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 663
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: strong violent content, mountain, graphic violence, americana, vengeance, racism, murder, alcohol abuse, battle zone, vigilantism, battles, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
 129
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: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, art, battles, friends, master warrior, master criminal, rivalry, one man army, adventure, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: gang, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, prostitute, criminal gang, bandit, ex military, changing lives, ex soldier, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.4
 302
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, tough heroes, criminal heroes, betrayal, crimes, contests and competitions, master warrior, rivalry, ambition, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%