Movies like The Streetfighter

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The Streetfighter (1974)
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The Streetfighter (1974)
Original name: 激突! 殺人拳
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then try to kill him to conceal their secret plans, he promptly offers his services to protect her. Much ultra-violent martial-arts fighting action, as expected, ensues. This also includes a subplot of a family's blood-feud with Terry over a disputed debt.
Style: bloody, stylized, light, brutal, breathtaking, unusual plot structure, melancholic, ironic, absurd, affectionate ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, samurai, karate, mafia, fight, kidnapping, exploitation, violence, yakuza, vengeance, gangsters, revenge, hitman, assassin, death, murder, brutality, russian roulette, assassination, kung fu classic, catastrophe, drugs, ninja, snake ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, china, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to The Streetfighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, realistic, exciting and serious films with plots about violence, fight, vengeance, martial arts, brutality, crimes and mentor mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Streetfighter: Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Kung Fu Jungle (2014), The Big Boss (1971), The Yakuza (1974), The Executioner (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five ...
Style: suspense, non-linear, atmospheric, brutal, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, strong female lead, vengeance, sword fight, dark humor, martial arts, female assassin, tough girl, master warrior, assassin, vigilante, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: austin texas, japan, tokyo, el paso texas, mexico
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Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, lone hero, prison, good versus evil, character study, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, smuggling, factory, master warrior, fight, brutality, revenge, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, tokyo, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
Style: stylized, macabre, affectionate, unusual plot structure, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassin, hitman, kung fu, violence, sword fight, revenge, weapons, violent, visceral, catastrophe ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: neo noir, tense, intense, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, crimes, kidnapping, friendship, culture clash, rescue, sword fight, organized crime, haunted by the past, rivalry, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: japan, tokyo, california, asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, ninja, sexploitation, heroes, gangsters, crimes, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, mafia, warrior, gang, violence, police corruption, brutality, violent, crimes, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ...
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, survival, swat team, trapped, death, deathtrap, warrior, gang, strong violent content, gangsters, kung fu ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, kung fu, yakuza, samurai, tragic hero, martial artist, karate, brutality, master warrior, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
47%
 6.2
 52K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, gunfight, ex military, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After completing his training of ninjutsu within Japan, an American Vietnam veteran by the name of Cole (Franco Nero) visits his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newly wed wife Mary Ann Landers (Susan George), who are the owners of a ...
Style: sexy, bloody, humorous, buddy movie, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, tokyo, new jersey, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, on the run, crimes, martial arts, assassin, organized crime, police detective, police raid, attempted murder, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 15K
Lady Snowblood (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, melancholic, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rape, revenge, prison, childbirth, murder, vengeance, female killer, female protagonist, samurai, female assassin, female warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1890s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: bloody, exciting, intense, brutal, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, vengeance, kung fu, one man army, assassin, revenge, one against many, sword fight, martial artist, assassination, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: stylized, tense, clever, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, mentor, tough guy, arms dealer, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Zatoichi (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatôichi discovers a ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, exciting, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword fight, master warrior, gang, vengeance, violence, good versus evil, blind character, protector, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, undercover cop, drug lord, undercover, heroes, police detective, fight, buddy cop, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
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Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, crimes, good versus evil, heroes, police, one man army, martial artist, undercover, soldier, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: bloody, stylized, talky, affectionate, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, ninja, samurai, assassin, master warrior, cult, gunfight, violence, villain, martial artist, duel ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, neo noir, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, gangsters, yakuza, culture clash, police, gang war, fish out of water, police investigation, chase, gunfight, crimes, tough cop ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, osaka japan, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 71K
Romeo Must Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang war, kung fu, prison escape, murder, true love, hip hop, fight, investigation, revenge, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, hong kong, china, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, gang, crimes, revenge, psychopath, police investigation, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, kung fu, conspiracy, heroin, murder, framed for murder, prostitute, fight, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, china, hong kong, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 104K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, emotional, rough, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, vengeance, crimes, pianist, haunted by the past, slavery, rivalry, friendship, self discovery, mob boss, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, europe, scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 13K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: emotional, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, police investigation, gangsters, martial arts, murder, assassin, rivalry, revenge, violence, transformation, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, san francisco, china, canada, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
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The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, murder, organized crime, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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