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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
Original name: 力王
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally 'through' the feared 'gang of four', and undergo multiple tortures before facing the governor in one of the goriest climaxes ever seen.
Style: exciting, rough, offbeat, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, exploitation, death, megalomaniac, animal abuse, knocked out, superhuman powers, heroes, fighting the system, danger, society, prison, crimes, confined, prison life, life is a bitch, fight back, strong violent content, future dystopia, disfigurement, gory, deadly, rivalry, warden ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia

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Most similar movies to Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about heroes, rivalry, martial arts, crimes, violence, blood and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky: The Raid (2011), Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Demolition Man (1993), The Iron-Fisted Monk (1977), The Machine Girl (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: brutal, exciting, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, fist fighting, swat, death, warrior, fistfight, fighting crime, drug lord, fight, survival, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
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Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and ...
Style: rough, psychotronic, twists and turns, visually appealing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 165K
Demolition Man (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Simon Phoenix, a violent criminal cryogenically frozen in 1996, has escaped during a parole hearing in 2032 in the utopia of San Angeles. Police are incapable of dealing with his violent ways and turn to his captor, John Spartan, who had also been ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, cyberpunk, future dystopia, utopia, martial arts, dystopic future, police, crime fighter, good versus evil, one man army, betrayal, foot chase ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century, 90s, near future ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Iron-Fisted Monk (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Iron Fisted Monk, heavyweight HK superstar Sammo Hung's directorial debut, is a powerful old school kung fu movie which sees the portly one at his physical peak on screen as well as calling the shots behind the camera. Husker (Sammo) is a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Machine Girl (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a young, Japanese schoolgirl is destroyed when her family is killed by a Ninja-Yakuza family. Her hand cut off, she replaces it with various machines-of-death, and seeks revenge
Style: rough, surreal, exciting, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female killer, vigilantism, vengeance, gory, gangsters, murder, violence spree, danger, teenage life, disfigurement, girl heroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, secret identity, good versus evil, police, fistfight, soldier, undercover, danger, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Streetfighter (1974)
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 ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 4K
High Risk (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an exhibition of the crown jewels of Russia at a Hong Kong ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, martial arts, heroes, danger, daring rescue, showbiz, skyscraper, terrorism, crimes, race against time, deadly, hand to hand combat ...
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Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
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Fortress (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A futuristic prison movie. Protagonist and wife are nabbed at a future US emigration point with an illegal baby during population control. The resulting prison experience is the subject of the movie. The prison is a futuristic one run by a private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, year 2017, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Feast III: The Happy Finish (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet Shot Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from karate expert Jean-Claude Seagal and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril (1972)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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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.
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Into the Sun (2005)
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Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
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Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
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Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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2000 AD (2000)
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Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak
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Another Meltdown (1998)
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Bounty Killer (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It’s been 20 years since the corporations took over the world’s governments. Their thirst for power and profits led to the Corporate Wars, a fierce global battle that laid waste to society as we know it. Born from the ash, the Council of Nine ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
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Killer Angels (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three female cops form a special unit and get their main witness out of the clutches of a gang. The witness holds the key to Chu Chung Sing, a gang-lord who runs a night-club. They will have to face a ruthless but sentimental killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 354
The Last Blood (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tam is Lui Tai, an Interpol agent assigned to protect a famous religious leader, the Daka Lama, who's targeted for death by the militant Japanese terrorist group, the Red Army. Lui Tai hooks up with the Daka Lama in Singapore, but a Red Army ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
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Time: 90s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.2
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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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, martial arts, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, profanity, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dynamite Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story is set in 1890s Siam. Siang is a young Muay Thai warrior and rocketry expert who steals back water buffalo taken from poor Isan farmers by unscrupulous cattle raiders. He is searching for a man with a tattoo who killed his parents.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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