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The Hard Corps (2006)
 5.2
 6K
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, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, one man army, crimes, athlete's life, bodyguard, vengeance, gang, rivalry, one against many, tough heroes, violence, corrupt cop, gunfight, security, fight, showdown, gangsters, soldier, deadly, kickboxer, rapper, businessman, love, boxing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, middle east

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Most similar movies to The Hard Corps

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and realistic films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, hand to hand combat, fistfight, violence and brawl mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hard Corps: Raw Target (1995), Muay Thai Fighter (2007), The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995), In Hell (2003), The Mechanik (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, down on your luck, vengeance, chases and races, law enforcement, graphic violence, gang, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
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 ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, muay thai, gang, martial arts, friendship, crimes, one man army, master warrior, gangsters, heroes, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, terrorist, vigilante, vigilantism, showdown, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, contests and competitions, heroes, leadership ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 19K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, prison, survival, prison life, prisoner, heroes, revenge, murder, prison riot, warden, isolation, showdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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 ⇓
52%
 5.5
 21K
Maximum Risk (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with the FBI and Russian mafia. Not just muscles with a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, twins, heroes, vengeance, gangsters, russian mafia, switching roles, crimes, crime, hidden identity, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Second in Command (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Armed insurgents attempt a coup d'etat in a troubled Eastern European country, and the president flees to the U.S. embassy for protection. When the U.S. ambassador is murdered by the ruthless and gun-happy rebels, it comes down to the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, political unrest, rescue, military, politics, adventure, danger, rebellion, heroic mission, revolution, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 422
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, heroes, behind enemy lines, one against many, gunfight, terrorist, chases and races, crimes, danger, starting over, assassination, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.0
 225
Forced to Kill (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A repo man tries to deliver a repossessed Jaguar. He's captured by a bizarre family, straight out of the backwoods, who force him to fight in an illegal, bare-fist tournament run by an insane sheriff.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, chase, master warrior, murder, martial arts, kidnapping, track down, vigilantism, racism, tough heroes, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, heroes, terrorist, political conspiracy, false accusation, dishonesty, state affairs, one man army, fighting the system, confined, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 7K
Into the Sun (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the assassination of Tokyo's Governor by Yakuza members, the CIA bureau chief (William Atherton) for Tokyo puts out a call to an agent (Steven Seagal) that had been raised in Japan and trained by ex-Yakuza. Using his former ties, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, yakuza, assassination, gangsters, fbi, race against time, undercover, law enforcement, danger, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 48K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, 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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, chase, survival, mercenary, crimes, danger, deadly, tough heroes, track down, one against many, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.9
 295
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, heroes, martial arts, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, confined, escapades, good versus evil, save the day, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Kickboxer 3: The Art of War (1992)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kick-box champion David Sloan arrives in Rio de Janeiro for an exhibition fight. He and mentor Xian take pity on Brazilian rascal Marcos Coasta, an urchin who offers guide services but routinely steals from tourists for himself and his older sister ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, brutal ...
Plot: martial arts, heroes, fight, deadly, danger, tough heroes, gory, kidnapping, combat, martial arts tournament, brothel, sparring ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 928
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, revenge, adventure, frame up, vengeance, heroic mission, murder, righting the wronged, heroes, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Enemies Closer (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After a major shipment of drugs goes missing on the US-Canadian border, forest ranger and former Navy SEAL Henry is plunged into survival mode when the drug cartel forces him to help retrieve the downed package. Trapped in the wilderness with no ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, reluctant partners, partners, in the woods, survival, violence, danger, rivalry, betrayal, illegal drugs, drug smuggling, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 8K
Derailed (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: NATO operative Jacques Kristoff (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is summoned into action—on his birthday, no less—to track down Galina Konstantin (Laura Harring), who has stolen an extremely valuable and dangerous top-secret container from the Slovakian ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: runaway train, train, bio weapon, race against time, secret agents, rescue, terrorism, train explosion, one man army, save the day, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, vienna, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 6K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, small town, police corruption, gang, master warrior, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crime, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.5
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Overkill (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a stranger wanted by the government, and soon ends up in prison. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, jungle, heroes, on the run, psychopath, survival, graphic violence, profanity, deadly, danger, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Way of War (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, revenge plot, political corruption, political conspiracy, terrorism, danger, assassination, state affairs, political intrigue, military, government agency, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 506
The Eliminator (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former LAPD cop, Dakota Varley, enters a power boat race seeking the prize of $250,000, but immediately discovers, first hand, that this race's risk matches the prize: one racer is killed, 3 others seriously injured in multiple action-packed ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, survival, heroes, one man army, chase, jungle, island, martial arts, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 4K
The Keeper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, daring rescue, law enforcement, ex-cop, rivalry, race against time, vengeance, bodyguard, gunfight, ransom, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico, san antonio texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 39K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, fight, murder, brother brother relationship, blood, tough heroes, revenge, deadly, siblings relations, instructor, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, 1990s, 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, crimes, danger, special agents, confined, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: one man army, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, track down, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 529
The Rage (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI Special Agent Travis is trying to catch a deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and unexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord. It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, serial killer, strong sexual content, tough heroes, superior officer, profiler, misfit partners, law enforcement, psychopath, profanity, strong violent content, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 593
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 163
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, daring rescue, adventure, confined, tough heroes, danger, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rescue, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, russia, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 53K
Kickboxer (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, fight, fighting movie, heroes, master warrior, vengeance, revenge, hopes, graphic violence, wheelchair, muay thai ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%