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, crimes, vengeance, friendship, heroes, confined, friends, misfit, kidnapping, contests and competitions, crime, ambition, mentally challenged, buddies, rivalry, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, cage fighting, martial arts, veteran, beefcake, martial arts tournament, beefcake martial arts, best friend ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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, rough, suspenseful and serious films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, martial arts, vengeance, tough heroes and gangsters mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cage: Muay Thai Fighter (2007), One Down, Two to go (1982), The Circuit (2002), Never Surrender (2009), Ninja Vengeance (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, friendship, contests and competitions, crimes, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, betrayal, athlete's life, rivalry, one man army ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, working undercover, crimes, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, crime, buddies, partners, law enforcement, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.9
 287
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, underground fighting, crimes, siblings relations, chases and races, contests and competitions, daring rescue, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, athlete's life, danger, tough heroes, heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, master warrior, small town, society, racism
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 285
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, gang, crimes, gangsters, crime, contests and competitions, ambition, gambling, obsession, redemption, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, best friends, battles, tough heroes, righting the wronged, track down, vigilantism, one man army, vengeance, good versus evil, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, investigation, drug dealing, vigilantism, master criminal, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.3
 428
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, siblings relations, confined, crime, deadly, family life, family relations, rivalry, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, law enforcement, coming of age, battles, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, crime, heroes, gangsters, taekwondo, beefcake martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, friends, dishonesty, buddies, political corruption, crime, gangsters, crimes, gangster, brother
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, danger, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, contests and competitions, heroes, ambition, master warrior, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 999
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, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, forced into action, power relations, ambition, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, bar fight, rivalry, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 462
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, basic training, political unrest, confined, officers and cadets, escapades, crimes, jungle, on the road, missing person, danger, college ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 328
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, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, violence, city life, crimes, daring rescue, anti heroes, life is a bitch, heroes, lone wolves, rivalry, danger, drug dealing ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 69
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, terrorism, one man army, vietnam veteran, law enforcement, political intrigue, rivalry, murder, rebellion, on the run, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: heavy metal, crimes, gangsters, crime, rivalry, heavy metal culture, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, false accusation, kidnapping, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 48
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: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, righting the wronged, tough heroes, rescue, heroes, athlete's life, crimes, gangsters, hopes, golden years, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.1
 176
New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police station, betrayal, fighting crime, gory, law enforcement, partners, friendship, rivalry, gang, undercover, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 433
Bad Blood (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A trucker (Lamas) has to come home to help fight mobsters after his brother who embezzled $5,000,000 from them.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gangsters, crimes, chases and races, embezzlement, tough heroes, love triangle, vengeance, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, fall in love, contests and competitions, deadly, buddies, dishonesty, master warrior, love and romance, heroes, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 549
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: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: life is a bitch, americana, society, injustice, alcohol abuse, vigilantism, opposites attract, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, small town, motorcycle gang, rocket launcher, vietnam veteran, revenge, martial arts, machine gun, gunfight, fistfight, decapitation ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heroes, chases and races, crimes, confined, rivalry, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, race against time, tough heroes, forced into action
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 398
True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, vengeance, crimes, criminal's revenge, siblings relations, criminal heroes, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, heroes, rivalry, military, against the odds, battles, vengeance, confined, heroic mission, martial art, kung fu master ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bruce Lee: A Dragon Story (1977)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bruce Li plays a young kung fu expert (and waiter) who is trying to live peacefully in San Francisco with his marital arts-challenged friend. But they run afoul of some American thugs, and the fight is on...right!
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, adventure, master warrior, righting the wronged, tough heroes, rivalry, philosopher, chinese, fighting style, black belt ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dynamite Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, partners, defiant, buddies, heroes, siblings relations, crime, rivalry, society ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Glory Stompers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, love triangle, gang, missing person, confined, adventure, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, revenge, physical abuse ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 243
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: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, vengeance, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, tough heroes, heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%