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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
 4.8
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DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an athlete with a tragic past. Christie Allen earns her keep as a thief and an assassin-for-hire.
Style: exciting, sexy, humorous, light, feel good, captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ninja, martial arts, female fighter, island, female martial artist, fight, competition, friendship, master warrior, tournament, contests and competitions, adventure, heroes, ambition, good versus evil, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, runaway, female protagonist, swimsuit, hand to hand combat, heroine, fistfight, assassin, karate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, humorous and stylized films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, fight, master warrior, hand to hand combat and fistfight mostly in Action, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like DOA: Dead or Alive: Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006), Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), Red Sonja (1985), The Quest (1996), Tekken (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is the story of an average, popular American teenager named Wendy Wu who discovers that in order to win the coveted crown she must first learn the way of the warrior. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, follow your dream, teenage life, obsessive quest, self discovery, ambition, friendship, life turned upside down, youth, obsession, family life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ancient china
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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, fistfight, hand to hand combat, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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100%
 5.1
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Red Sonja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She raids the city Hablac and kills the keeper of a talisman that gives her great power. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventure, vengeance, murder, good versus evil, obsessive quest, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, martial arts, mixed martial arts, fight scenes, contests and competitions, island, ambition, escapades, rivalry, against the odds, heroes, underground fighting ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: himalaya, thailand, tibet, asia, new york
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50%
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Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, ninja, heroes, distopia, vengeance, mortal combat, master warrior, danger, future dystopia, ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: usa
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100%
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada, India, USA, Japan, Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, road movie, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, good versus evil, revenge, master warrior, street fighter, battles, heroic mission, adventure, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: asia, thailand, san francisco, bangkok thailand, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 114K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, tournament, heroic mission, save the world, sorcerer, monster, island, mortal combat, world domination ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: light, funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female assassin, chase, spy, female friendship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, female spy, undercover agent, martial arts, female agent, adventure, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, berlin germany, istanbul turkey, hamburg germany, paris france ...
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100%
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Once Upon a Time in China III (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.
Style: stylized, serious, harsh, epic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, culture clash, kung fu, heroes, battles, master warrior, heroic mission, samurai, fistfight, sword fight, showdown ...
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ninja Terminator (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three martial-arts students search for the Golden Ninja Warrior, a statue reputed to have magic powers. Ninja mayhem by Godfrey Ho intercut with multiple scenes from Stafferyui Bulcheonggaek
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, ninja, vengeance, terminator, good versus evil, escapades, contests and competitions, undercover, superhero, heroes, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
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40%
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U.S. Seals II (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a secret Russian nuclear missile base, an ex-U.S. SEAL member is planning to launch a missile strike on the United States, and the only way to stop him is with the best of the best. Because of a natural gas refinery leak, the newly formed team ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, military, master warrior, daring rescue, race against time, heroes, crimes, danger, soldier, heroic mission, military base ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: rough, serious, feel good, realistic, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, master warrior, fight, vengeance, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, heroes, kickboxer, martial artist ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
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39%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: martial arts, female warrior, master warrior, kung fu, heroes, love and romance, adventure, sword, sword fight, romance, strong female presence, warlord ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, ancient china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, terrorism, mortal combat, tough heroes, one man army, fight, acrobat, showdown ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, japan, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, chase, adventure, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sidekicks (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa
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37%
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The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, intense, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages
Place: china, boston, asia, usa, hong kong
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37%
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Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: realistic, serious, intense, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 80s
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Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Once Upon a Time in China (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.
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Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, reboot ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ninja, supernatural, vigilante, master warrior, adventure, superhero, mutant, heroes, martial arts, good versus evil, sewer, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1999, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Street Fighter (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, mixed martial arts, adventure, battles, hostages, danger, master warrior, dictator, heroic mission, rescue mission, battle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: asia
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36%
Shogun Assassin (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, samurai, martial arts, shogun, heroes, lone wolves, female ninja, master warrior, revenge, gory, cult, countryside ...
Time: 1500s, 19th century, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.8
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Double Dragon (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set 15 years in the future in post-earthquake California, where San Diego and Los Angeles are merged into one city, two teenage brothers have half of a powerful ancient Chinese talisman. An evil gang leader named Bo Abobo has the other half, and ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, gang, heroes, adventure, danger, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chase, secret identity, race against time, leadership ...
Time: future, 2000s, 21st century, year 2007, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Scorpion King (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In ancient Egypt, peasant Mathayus is hired to exact revenge on the powerful Memnon and the sorceress Cassandra, who are ready to overtake Balthazar's village. Amid betrayals, thieves, abductions and more, Mathayus strives to bring justice to ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sword fight, ancient egypt, adventure, desert, master warrior, good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, danger, leadership, woman in danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
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35%
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, warrior, sword fight, female martial artist, martial artist, aristocracy, vengeance, love and romance, female warrior, theft, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia, beijing china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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