Movies like Muay Thai Fighter

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Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
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Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Original name: ไชยา
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 they've learned to the test. But in the process of fighting for their lives, they also resurrect the sport -- and cement the bonds of their lifelong friendship.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, martial arts, gang, friendship, gangsters, crimes, master warrior, one man army, boxing, heroes, betrayal, friends, graphic violence, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, tough heroes, fight, kickboxing, brutality, corruption, wrestler, urban
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: asia, thailand

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Most similar movies to Muay Thai Fighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, crimes, heroes, fight, tough heroes and master warrior mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Muay Thai Fighter: Honor (2006), The Hard Corps (2006), The Protector 2 (2013), Cage (1989), Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, martial arts, gang, urban ghetto life, friendship, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, organized crime, showdown, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, heroes, crimes, athlete's life, rivalry, gang, vengeance, corrupt cop, violence, gunfight, rapper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: british columbia, afghanistan, middle east, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, motorcycle chase, crimes, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, fight, protagonist as suspect, medieval, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
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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, kung fu, gangsters, thief, destiny, lone hero, adventure, violence, good versus evil, chase, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bangkok Revenge (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, Thailand
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Manit (Jon Foo) witnessed the murder of his parents when he was just 10 years old. The killers shot him in the head, but he miraculously survived. However, the damage to his brain left him unable to experience regular human emotions. A martial arts ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, track down, master warrior, murder, martial arts training, crimes, graphic violence, karate, kung fu, one man army, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
100%
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Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, moral dilemma, friendship, hitman, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, showdown, terrorist, fight, vigilante, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, redemption, tough heroes, contests and competitions, leadership ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, kung fu classic, graphic violence, injustice, battles, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, heroes, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Fatal Contact (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, ambition, heroes, adventure, street fighter, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, crime boss, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, marine, gangsters, master warrior, rivalry, track down, crimes, urban ghetto, fight, rage, male nudity, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, fight, kickboxing, competition, heroes, master warrior, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, tai chi, graphic violence, gangsters, heroes, crimes, one man army, master warrior, rivalry, tough heroes, forced into action, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Extraction (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A major feature exclusively for digital, EXTRACTION follows a U.S. Black Ops team member who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroic mission, daring rescue, one man army, confined, prison, master warrior, heroes, escape, graphic violence, mortal combat, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough heroes, gangsters, gang, crimes, assassination, bodyguard, fight, muay thai, kung fu, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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33%
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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
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33%
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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: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 517
Mandrill (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.9
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Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 553
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Another Public Enemy (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Things start to heat up when public prosecutor Kang takes on the case of Han Sang-woo, a former high school classmate and the future chairman of the Myung-Sun Foundation. Despite his innocent facade, Kang's old friend looks to be guilty of ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gangsters, lawyer, vengeance, rivalry, martial arts, spoiled brat, graphic violence, escapades, legal investigation, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.2
 593
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 312
Rebellion (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot. Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah then appoints his bodyguard Po as the temporary leader of the gang over ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, gang, crimes, tough heroes, assassination attempt, save the day, murder, contests and competitions, car chase, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 38K
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, power struggle, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%