Movies like Eye of the Tiger

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Eye of the Tiger (1986)
 5.7
 2K
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 to the teeth and wage war against the gang to destroy them once and for all.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, motorcycle gang, heroes, battles, kidnapping, small town, martial arts, gunfight, vietnam veteran, decapitation, revenge, fistfight, rocket launcher, machine gun, crimes, vengeance, gang, confined, injustice, life is a bitch, police corruption, love affair, danger, juvenile delinquency, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, miami, usa, asia, florida

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Most similar movies to Eye of the Tiger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, heroes, fistfight, vengeance and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Eye of the Tiger: Latin Dragon (2004), Hot Boyz (2000), Missionary Man (2007), Ghost Rock (2003), Angel Town (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.2
 346
Latin Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the grand tradition of the lone hero who mysteriously appears in a town desperate for help (think "Shane, "Billy Jack", "James Bond" and "Chinese Connection"), having survived a war and now serving the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, gang, danger, gangsters, vigilantism, crimes, escapades, murder, brutality, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 1K
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, social decay, murder, police corruption, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gangsters, hitman, modern western, criminal's revenge, murder, deadly, crimes, fighting crime, danger, lone wolves, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.5
 474
Ghost Rock (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1882, John Slaughter and his sidekick Savannah Starr return to a town where an almost forgotten massacre took place 20 years ago. They are determined to find the man responsible.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, righting the wronged, deadly, gang, lone wolves, hopes, crimes, small town ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 5.0
 649
Angel Town (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A graduate student and martial-arts expert rents a room in a house owned by a single mother who lives there with her son. A local street gang is trying to recruit the son, but the new tenant tries to help the boy's mother keep him out of the ...
Style: rough, tense, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, street gang, family in danger, violence spree, crime, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.0
 597
Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, police officer, one man army, vigilante, police protection, revenge, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.1
 489
Savage Dawn (1985)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang take over a small city in Arizona.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, desert, small town, gang, biker, gang leader, explosion, vietnam veteran, biker gang, against the odds, small town life, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.4
 6K
El Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: small town, criminal, outlaw, gang, track down, rivalry, danger, crimes, deadly, crime, lone wolves, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Death Before Dishonor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gunnery Sergeant Burns reports for duty to an American Embassy in the Middle East. However due to the 'enlightened' views of the Ambassador, the marine security detachment he is in charge of is severely restricted in their functions and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, military, kidnapping, terrorism, battles, soldier, one man army, terrorist, hijacking, isolation, military life, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, friends, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, confined, deadly, frame up, prison life, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 762
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, danger, dishonesty, drug dealing, crime, crimes, undercover, partners, chases and races, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, frame up, revenge, police, rape, vietnam veteran, vigilante, hippie, motorcycle, motorcycle gang, biker, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.6
 185
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, murder, vengeance, frame up, family life, false accusation, crimes, crime, gang, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
 725
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, hitman, gunfight, mafia, buddy cop, yakuza, robbery, fight, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 4K
The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, partners against crime, undercover, rescue, tough heroes, injustice, working undercover, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, soldier, master warrior, battles, ex soldier, deadly, danger, mortal combat, graphic violence, jujitsu ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Chrome and Hot Leather (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Green Beret returns home from the Vietnam war to find that a gang of murderous bikers has killed his fiancee. He calls on several of his Green Beret buddies to come and help him take revenge on the gang.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: biker, revenge, green beret, chases and races, soldier, best friends, track down, culture clash, murder, apocalypse, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 546
Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: captivating, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: self defense, heroes, good versus evil, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, corruption, revenge, bow and arrow, farmer, gunfight, vietnam war ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vengeance, vigilantism, prison, life is a bitch, law enforcement, confined, police investigation, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Human Shield (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Human Shield is a 1991 film directed by Ted Post. It stars Michael Dudikoff and Tommy Hinkley. It is about a former government agent who must save his diabetic brother from Iraqi abductors.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, danger, special agents, battles, heroes, confined, state affairs, crimes, adventure, deadly, military, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, year 1985
Place: iraq, middle east, iran, baghdad iraq, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rolling Vengeance (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A truck driver builds a special, eight-ton truck to help get revenge against the rednecks who killed his family and raped his girlfriend.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, rape, revenge, truck, car accident, monster truck, rape and revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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3231
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2620
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The Born Losers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A ruthless motorcycle gang rides into a California town and terrorizes its denizens.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, gang, heroes, rapist, martial arts, small town, motorcycle gang, society, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, deadly, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, california, vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 627
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, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, alcohol abuse, battle zone, murder, racism, mountain, graphic violence, battles, injustice, strong violent content, americana ...
Time: 80s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
 3.9
 422
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, danger, partners, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 718
Lone Hero (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An actor in a Wild West show must become a mythical Western Hero when a biker gang descends upon a small Montana town.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, small town, vigilantism, tough heroes, leadership, fighting crime, gang, lone wolves, good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man goes back to his hometown that is now overrun with crime and single-handedly takes justice into his own hands.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, gang, danger, heroes, law enforcement, special agents, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2007
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, gangsters, revenge, martial arts, murder, mortal combat, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, danger, deadly, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%