Movies like Unleashed

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Unleashed (2005)
 7.0
 103K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.
Style: suspenseful, emotional, intense, rough, sincere, mind bending, touching, brutal, dramatic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, redemption, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, pianist, slavery, haunted by the past, friendship, self discovery, rivalry, mob boss, dog, organized crime, violent, kidnapping, sadism, graphic violence, adventure, blindness, blind character, revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland

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Most similar movies to Unleashed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about martial arts, fight, violence, brutality, heroes, vengeance and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Unleashed: Enter the Dragon (1973), The Protector (2005), Colombiana (2011), Blood and Bone (2009), War (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, martial arts tournament, lone hero, revenge, island, fight, tough heroes, shaolin monk, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 37K
The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, kickboxer, kickboxing, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 101K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: female assassin, vengeance, female killer, revenge, hitman, tough girl, crimes, assassin, one against many, lone hero, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, year 1992, contemporary, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 34K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: inspirational, brutal, harsh, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, streetfighting, martial arts, tournament, prison, fight, gangsters, kickboxing, kung fu, drifter, vengeance, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 91K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: surprise ending, intense, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, hitman, martial arts, mafia, fbi, presumed dead, crimes, tough law enforcer, betrayal, guilt, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: intense, stylized, brutal, humorous, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, fight, wrestler, gangsters, thief, tough guy, destiny, one man army, adventure, kung fu, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, police corruption, kung fu, heroin, murder, framed for murder, prostitute, fight, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, hong kong, china, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, mentor, loneliness, crimes, revenge, sniper, friendship, life philosophy, organized crime, killings, loner, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, gang, friendship, martial arts, master warrior, gangsters, crimes, one man army, wrestler, heroes, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 71K
Romeo Must Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang war, prison escape, murder, vengeance, kung fu, hip hop, true love, investigation, revenge, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, hong kong, china, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, vengeance, one man army, father daughter relationship, redemption, criminal's revenge, race against time, daring rescue, unlikely partners, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, hong kong, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 236K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, funny, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: one against many, martial arts, home invasion, vengeance, tough guy, one man army, gangsters, russian mafia, crimes, nightclub, assassin, family relations ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 27K
The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, master warrior, smuggling, fight, brutality, revenge, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 302K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: lone hero, chase, tough guy, car chase, car, one man army, escapades, tough heroes, ex military, fight scenes, one against many, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, nice france, hong kong, europe, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Father is a Hero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.
Style: scenic, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, wu shu, kung fu, fight, monster, adventure, gangsters, heroes, undercover, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 72K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, one man army, vengeance, assassin, assassination, kung fu, revenge, fight, sword fight, one against many, ninjitsu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: suspense, serious, brutal, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, crimes, lone hero, kidnapping, gang, vengeance, rivalry, master warrior, assassin, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.6
 76K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: intense, epic, inspirational, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, redemption, friendship, martial arts tournament, qing dynasty, childhood, fight, exile, life philosophy, warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
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Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: intense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, fight, vengeance, sword fight, violence, brutality, visceral, kung fu master, master warrior, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, master warrior, vengeance, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, violence, revenge, kung fu, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, kung fu classic, brutality, vengeance, redemption, crimes, tragic hero, fight, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 167K
Transporter 3 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukranian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe ...
Style: exciting, serious, absurd, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: car chase, one man army, car, martial arts, tough guy, murder, fistfight, chase, kidnapping, delivery, tough heroes, driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ukraine, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, kickboxing, sniper, vengeance, crimes, crime boss, karate, assassination, partners, gang rape, assassin, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 72K
Hummingbird (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: exciting, emotional, serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, ex military, redemption, homeless, haunted by the past, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, weapons, chase, swat team, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new orleans, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, aikido, murder, lone hero, vengeance, family, vigilante, violence, brutality, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 123K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, warrior, mafia, fight, kung fu, violence, gang, brutality, one man army, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 11K
Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, serial killer, police investigation, lone hero, prison, character study, good versus evil, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 21K
Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Billy Lo is a Hong Kong-based movie actor, who is a box office draw. His girlfriend, Ann Morris, is a singer who is also climbing to the top. Now it seems the syndicate wants Billy and Ann to join their "management firm". But Billy knows ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, stylized, humorous, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, fight, betrayal, revenge, heroes, one against many, crimes, fistfight, martial artist, faked death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, macau, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 10K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, police corruption, justice, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, violent, murder, machismo, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, hong kong, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, revenge, crimes, psychopath, police investigation, dark hero, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%