Movies like Unrivaled

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Unrivaled (2010)
 4.1
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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. The stakes are high and the reward great...but should he lose, it will cost him his life.
Style: exciting, rough, uplifting, serious, erotic, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, heroes, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, sport, fight, sex scene, competition, making love, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, strong violent content, female nudity, stripper, pole dancer, body double, tough heroes, bare breasts, vagina ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, martial arts, fight, sport and mixed martial arts mostly in Drama, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like Unrivaled: Never Surrender (2009), Undisputed III: Redemption (2010), Circle of Pain (2010), Death Warrior (2009), Tapped Out (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: cage fighting, underground fighting, martial arts, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, tough heroes, heroes, fight, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undisputed III: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison fight, martial arts, kickboxing, boxing, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, capoeira, prison life, fight, tournament, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, forced into action, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, sport, fight, friendship, homoeroticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.9
 701
Death Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty MMA fighter is forced into a twisted, underground gambling ring in which he must fight to the death with other MMA fighters in order to save his wife from certain death at the hands of a maniacal crime boss. In a desperate race against ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, ambition, violence, mortal combat, murder, mixed martial arts, fight, competition, streetfighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.3
 2K
Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, athlete and trainer, martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, youth, sport, young heroes, college, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Chavez Cage of Glory (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barely being able to make ends meet and doing everything he can possibly do to cover his ill son's growing medical bills, Hector Chavez turns to his fighting roots in the underbelly of LA. His amateur Mixed Martial Arts videos go viral grabbing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: martial arts, ambition, rivalry, hospital, doctors and patients, fight, violence, power relations, female nudity, mixed martial arts, live audience
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.9
 495
Bare Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Women will go to extreme lengths for those they love and single mother Samantha Rogers is no exception. Along with her young daughter, Milla, Sam struggles to make ends meet, taking her licks as a stunt double by day and cocktail waitressing at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female boxer, single parent, contests and competitions, family relations, ambition, boxing, mixed martial arts, brutality, single mother, love, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 355
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, rough, suspenseful
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 ⇓
53%
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Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: fight, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, tough heroes, self discovery, social differences, sport, nothing to lose, kickboxing, martial arts tournament, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 354
Brawler (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, rivalry, siblings relations, strong violent content, family relations, athlete's life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underground tournament, mixed martial arts, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 3K
Unbeatable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, ambition, boxing, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, boxing match, training, loan shark, boxer, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Carman: The Champion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Former champion boxer Orlando Leone (Carmen) is "The Preacher" at an inner-city youth center. Wanting to give something back to the community, he bought a large building for a church youth center. But the cash ran out before he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, christian, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, tough heroes, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 776
Counterpunch (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, rough, tense
Plot: rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, one more chance, starting over, follow your dream, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, lifestyle, power relations, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: boxing, martial arts, prison, kickboxing, tournament, sport, prison life, challenge, contests and competitions, jail, prison escape, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new jersey, california, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
Crying Fist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jobless, besieged by creditors, and abandoned by his wife, the once silver medalist Tae-shik has sunk to street hustling, becoming a human punching bag. Meanwhile, young Sang-hwan's delinquent ways land him behind bars. Both men look to boxing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, gloomy
Plot: juvenile delinquency, ex athlete, confined, ambition, contests and competitions, society, athlete's life, rivalry, prison life, underdog, sport, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 584
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, crimes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, underdog, sport, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, brutality, competition, fight, graphic violence, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, hopes, underdog, basketball, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, fight, mixed martial arts, martial arts training, streetfighting, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, bully, kickboxing, boxing, undisciplined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, cage fighting, contests and competitions, rivalry, fall in love, ambition, underground tournament, fight, violence, love, friendship, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Boyka: Undisputed IV (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, prison, sport, redemption, accidental death, boxing, widow, russian, jail, religion, arrested, kickboxing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lucha Underground introduces U.S. audiences to the high-flying, explosive moves of lucha libre. An ancient combat tradition, watch as good and evil wage war in a gritty battleground called “The Temple.”
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, tough heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, sport, rivalry, violence, wrestling, professional wrestling, underground, wrestler ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 783
Undefeated (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, suspense
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, lifestyle, social differences, against the odds, tough heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, sport, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, boxer, martial arts, fight, ambition, conflict, hopes, lifestyle, athlete's life, rivalry, gangsters, sport ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Chok Dee: The Kickboxer (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dida Diafat plays himself in this story based around his thai boxing career.
Style: captivating, sincere, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete and trainer, rise to the top, ambition, going straight, starting over, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, sport, human spirit, martial arts, athlete's life, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, france, europe, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, martial arts, tv show, cage fighting, ambition, fight, competition, mixed martial arts, graphic violence, friend, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, parents and children, master warrior, contests and competitions, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, fight, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 1K
Beatdown (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon, a respected street fighter, is forced to flee the city after his brother is murdered and the money that was supposed to be paid back to a local gangster is stolen. While lying low at his father's house in a small Southern town, Brandon ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, underground fighting, family relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, tough heroes, power relations, street fight, mixed martial arts, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 878
Price of Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, ego clash, tough heroes, obsession, athlete and trainer, relationship vs career, sport ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 688
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, martial arts, competition, fight, beefcake martial arts, beefcake, vietnam veteran, cage fighting, cell, friends, tough heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%