Movies like The Challenge 2005

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The Challenge (2005)
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The Challenge (2005)
Original name: Kampfansage - Der letzte Schüler
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, survival, adventure, rivalry, tough heroes, life is a bitch, vigilantism, danger, one man army, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, folk hero, uninhibited rivalry, dictator, strongman, post apocalypse, apocalypse, gangsters, crimes, distopia, heroes, computers and web, master warrior, society ...
Time: future
Place: germany, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and futuristic films with plots about danger, heroes, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, life is a bitch and society mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Challenge: Fist of the North Star (1995), Downstream (2010), Stryker (1983), Gangland (2001), Defense Condition 4 (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fist of the North Star (1995)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the immensely popular FIST OF THE NORTH STAR comic book series, comes a new hero. The fate of mankind rests with superhuman warrior Kenshiro who roams the wastelands of the future waging a battle against overwhelming evil. With the spiritual ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nuclear holocaust, destiny, superhuman powers, battles, adventure, vengeance, post apocalypse, heroic mission, lone wolves, uninhibited rivalry, danger ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo
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 962
Downstream (2010)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wes Keller is a young man living in a world where oil has collapsed, the food supply has been wiped out, and cancer rates for women have skyrocketed, depleting the female population. In a barbaric environment where bio fuel, batteries, bullets and ...
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the run, danger, future dystopia, survival, race against time, rebellion, social decay, escapades, fighting the system, vigilantism, society ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Stryker (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The world's water supply has dried up due to some sort of apocalypse. A beautiful woman holds the secret to where one of the last springs being guarded by a group of Amazons. A "Road Warrior" like crew captures her and tries to make ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, battles, post apocalypse, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, society, escapades, chases and races, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 2.9
 566
Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, an evil pack of outlaws is systematically turning civilians into prisoners and slaves. Worse yet, the spread of a terrifying deadly flesh-eating virus threatens to destroy all of humanity. As good and evil ...
Style: futuristic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, martial arts, against humanity, good versus evil, gang, danger, life is a bitch, heroes, imaginary, confined, plague, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. ...
Style: bleak, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, catastrophe, adventure, chaos, teenage life, future dystopia, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Assault Girls (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Three women and one man - with an assortment of weaponry - wage war against giant mutant sandwhales in a barren digital landscape, all to achieve points within the virtual reality video game called Avalon.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, contests and competitions, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, survival, distant planet, future dystopia, life is a bitch, danger, virtual reality, female protagonist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Postman (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 177 min.
Story: In 2013 there are no highways, no I-ways, no dreams of a better tomorrow, only scattered survivors across what was once the Unites States. Into this apocalyptic wasteland comes an enigmatic drifter with a mule, a knack for Shakespeare and something ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, dystopic future, post apocalypse, future dystopia, vestiges of humanity, adventure, drifter, postman, leadership, life is a bitch, danger, post war ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, year 2013, 2040s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, cyborgs, murder, adventure, apocalypse, rivalry, anti heroes, danger, race against time, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 4.2
 3K
White Wall (2010)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the near future, everything has changed. Basic human rights have become the rarest of luxuries. No one knows when this started but everyone knows how. The VXII, the deadliest virus ever created, spread like wildfire and decimated the majority of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, society, life is a bitch, danger, survival, future dystopia, rivalry, deadly, heroes, escapades, bounty hunter, secret ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 2.8
 237
Wasteland (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a group of religious zealots destroy everything that he loves and leaves him for dead; A man embarks on a journey of revenge that will take him through all the post-apocalyptic dangers that is WASTELAND.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, futuristic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.7
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Shepherd (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: aka Cybercity It's the year 2017, the Earth's surface is destroyed and its citizens flee to an underground wasteland ruled by warring religious cults. In this sinful cybercity, Mercenary Dakota's (C. Thomas Howell) family is murdered ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough ...
Plot: heroes, crimes, deadly, chaos, religions or cults, injustice, apocalypse, future dystopia, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Survival Code (2013)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in 2045, Vic, an ex-ultimate fighter, is the owner of the only airstrip, hotel and bar in the high Arctic frontier town of Borealis. He does his best to keep the peace amongst a vast array of clashing characters in this lawless international ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, future dystopia, escapades, environmentalism, small town life, danger, deadly, society, life is a bitch, murder, small town, master warrior ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2040s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Ultimate Warrior (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Only a few people still live in New York in 2015. They are organized in gangs with their own turf. One of them is led by Baron, another one by Carrot, and they are constantly at war with each other.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.5
 1K
TC 2000 (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive. Jason Storm, an underworld guard gets knowledge of a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
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Cold Harvest (1999)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bounty hunter protects his dead brother's wife in a lawless world after a comet has devastated much of earth.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Princess Blade (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yuki is the last surviving royal of the House of Takemikazuchi or Takemikazuchi no Hime (たけみかずち の ひめ), who live in a futuristic post-apocalyptic isolationist world where they use their skills as former Mikado guards to become ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Gene Generation (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Singapore, South Korea, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a futuristic world, Michelle lives everyday battling with DNA Hackers who use their skills to hack into people's bodies and kill them. She is an assassin, trying to keep her younger brother, Jackie, out of trouble. When Jackie gets involved ...
Style: rough, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 596
T-Force (1994)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 21st Century, cybernetic research has developed advanced robots with human traits, whioch are widely used in the service industry. They have also been turned into cyber cops with a licence to kill....
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 3.3
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The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last Patrol (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a massive earthquake destroys Los Angeles, a new order is formed. But disagreement among the ranks leads to more war and disruption, and The Last Patrol must bring order if there's to be any hope for the future.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: earthquake, rescue, desert, survival, chaos and mayhem, danger, life is a bitch, rivalry, apocalypse, adventure, battles, battle ...
Time: future, near future
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Blood of Heroes (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a futuristic world where the only sport that has survived in a wasted society is the brutal game known as jugging. Sallow, the leader of a rag-tag team, has played in the main Leagues before, but was cast out because of indiscretions with a ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, post apocalypse, revenge, survival, anti heroes, future dystopia, contests and competitions, escapades, athlete's life, life is a bitch, violence, blood ...
Time: future
Place: australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 30K
Cyborg (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A martial artist hunts a killer in a plague-infested urban dump of the future.
Style: futuristic, bleak, rough, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, future dystopia, martial arts, chase, chaos, one man army, plague, heroes, chases and races, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2019, 80s
Place: new york, usa, georgia, south carolina, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Phoenix the Warrior (1988)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Big hair, big guns, big personalities, and a serious lack of wardrobe. She-Wolves of the Wasteland, a post-apocalyptic story that features women--lots and lots of women--who leave little to the imagination as they battle each other in various ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, futuristic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, save the world, survival, lone wolves, danger, rivalry, chaos, pregnancy, apocalypse, sword fight, women, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 5K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, whimsical ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, post apocalypse, martial arts, heroes, survival, adventure, vengeance, chaos, vigilantism, destiny, heroic mission, friendship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 555
Encrypt (2003)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 2068, the ozone layer is gone and the world is a wasteland. A band of mercenaries attempt to break into a Estate that is guarded by a automated defence system called "Encrypt" in order to steal priceless artwork.
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, rivalry, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, escapades, androids and robots, apocalypse, man versus machine, soldier, society, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
2047: Sights of Death (2014)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The year is 2047. Our planet is ruled by the repressive Confederate Central Government (CCG). Ryan is a Green War rebel agent sent on a mission by Sponge to collect evidence against the CCG for its heinous crimes. Ryan soon faces the sinister ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, heroes, rebellion, social decay, heroic mission, chaos, rebelliousness, save the world, danger, society, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: serious, bleak, exciting, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, soldier, danger, save the world, androids and robots, life is a bitch, man versus machine, survival, heroic mission, daring rescue, chaos, future dystopia ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Android Insurrection (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In the distant future high-tech man colonized the world and leaves all the dirty work of an army of androids and robots. Now, somewhere rebelling robots, and a heavily armed special forces, led by Major Fox well to look after things. Locally it is ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: soldier, outer space, save the world, computers and web, imaginary, survival, man versus machine, chaos, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Avenging Fist (2001)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device that will yield unimaginable power. But the gloves... In the not too distant future, scientists begin to conduct research on the Power Glove, a device ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, good versus evil, save the world, rivalry, adventure, superhuman powers, one man army, vengeance, mortal combat, tough heroes, special agents ...
Time: future, near future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.7
 4K
Natural City (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two cops, R and Noma, hunt down renegade cyborgs. Cyborgs are used as commandos by the military, as lust objects and for companionship. Normaly they have a limited lifespan of three years but black market technology is being developed to be able to ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyborgs, robot as menace, androids and robots, future dystopia, computers and web, society, man versus machine, danger, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%