Movies like Final Impact

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Final Impact (1992)
 4.7
 549
Final Impact (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former kick-boxing world champion discovers a young fighter, and believes together they can win back the world crown.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, swimming pool, training, kickboxing, adventure, vengeance, heroes, teachers and students, contests and competitions, ambition, good versus evil, hopes, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxer, casino, gambling, wrestler, competition, alcohol abuse, championship, nightclub, relationship problems, gym, washed up star ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio, las vegas

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Most similar movies to Final Impact

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, heroes, tough heroes and fistfight mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Final Impact: Street Crimes (1992), To Be the Best (1993), Superfights (1995), American Kickboxer (1991), Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
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Street Crimes (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After some cops urge young street kids to turn from drugs and crime to the neighborhood boxing rings, the local street lord begins to loose control of his illicit empire and begins a war on the good-intenioned police and the civilians.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: gang, drug dealing, coming of age, rivalry, youth, law enforcement, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, martial arts, kids in trouble, muscleman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 276
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, kung fu, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, crimes, ambition, betrayal, criminal heroes, contests and competitions, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
 267
Superfights (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cody has always wanted to enter the world of the Superfights, a free fighting tournament. One night, Jack rescues a girl from a mugging and becomes a national hero. Only then is he given his opportunity to become a Superfighter. Jack soon meets ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, lone wolves, rivalry, prodigy, heroes, surrender, adventure, escapades, art ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, heroes, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One year after the events of "Kickboxer: Vengeance", Kurt Sloan has vowed never to return to Thailand. However, while gearing up for a MMA title shot, he finds himself sedated and forced back into Thailand, this time in prison. He is there ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, muscleman, fighting movie, fight, martial arts, torture, bloody violence, vengeance, mentor, muay thai, kickboxer, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
51%
Badass Showdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Uber MMA fighter manager Ivy Reed (B-movie action star of the '80s and '90s Cynthia Rothrock) is unique as a woman in a male-dominated field, using a special formula to find her champion fighters. Though her trainer Jimmy doesn't see ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: martial arts, wrestler, fight, mixed martial arts, coach, manager, gym, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, heroes, gay subtext ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 318
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, tough heroes, gambling, obsession, redemption, alcohol abuse, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 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, fall in love, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, criminal's revenge, master criminal, drug dealing, gangsters, heroes, investigation, rivalry, tough heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, good versus evil, best friends, heroes, crimes, hopes, ambition, one man army, deadly, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
45%
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: underground fighting, cage fighting, martial arts, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, tough heroes, heroes, danger, mixed martial arts, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 324
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, strong violent content, siblings relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family relations, mixed martial arts, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underground tournament, fight club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, opponent, boxing, rivalry, contests and competitions, off the grid, training, mixed martial arts, graphic violence, fighting movie, mental breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 714
Ring of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang war, illegal fistfight, kickboxing, street gang, streetfighting, tough heroes, graphic violence, unfulfilled love, tragic love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 499
Bad Blood (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trucker (Lamas) has to come home to help fight mobsters after his brother who embezzled $5,000,000 from them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, love triangle, deadly, rivalry, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, gangsters, crimes, embezzlement, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, martial arts tournament, martial arts, fistfight, hand to hand combat, undisciplined, boxing, ambition, sport, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 3K
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
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, prison life, rivalry, contests and competitions, mixed martial arts, heroes, fistfight, underground fighting, tournament, prison brawl, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 733
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, redemption, crimes, prison, kickboxing, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, danger, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, crimes, reunion, contests and competitions, dishonesty, rivalry, ambition, fight, wrestler, gambling, corruption, underground fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.0
 459
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: female boxer, martial arts, contests and competitions, single parent, ambition, family relations, boxing, brutality, determination, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, heroes, gang, swat team, society, leadership, teenage life, vigilantism, school, vengeance, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.8
 689
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, profanity, ambition, violence, mortal combat, murder, sexual content, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 512
Bloodfight (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Master martial artist Masahiro Kai is a shadow of the champion fighter and trainer he once was. After his protégé was slain in a no-holds-barred, underground fight by the incomparable Chang Lee, Kai slips into a numbing alcohol-induced stupor to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, battles, fistfight, hand to hand combat, hopes, dangerous animal, adventure, redemption, alcohol abuse, vengeance, battle zone ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prisoners are dying at the Ogden Correctional Institution, a prison where a corrupt Warden has taken justice and business into his own hands. In the bowels of this prison, an underground fighting society has been formed. The Circuit is flourishing ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, college, vengeance, danger, one man army, heroes, crimes, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 37K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, graphic violence, mortal combat, ambition, heroes, crimes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, contests and competitions, misfit, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 90
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: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, righting the wronged, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, athlete's life, rescue, golden years, heroes, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%