Movies like Lionheart

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Lionheart (1990)
 6.2
 29K
Lionheart (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money needed, Gaultier decides to take part in some very dangerous clandestine fights.
Style: rough, serious, sentimental, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, entertaining, intense, tricky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, drug dealer, foreign legion, fistfight, on the run, master warrior, rivalry, contests and competitions, parents and children, tough heroes, ambition, heroes, family relations, chases and races, opponent, bet, drifter, chase, happy ending, redemption, lion, tragic event, french foreign legion, world trade center ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, north africa, paris france, africa, las vegas ...

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Most similar movies to Lionheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, hand to hand combat, rivalry, fistfight, brawl, violence and blood mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Lionheart: Blood and Bone (2009), Kickboxer (1989), Bloodsport (1988), Double Impact (1991), Fighting (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, drifter, newcomer, prison, tournament, fight, prison fight, master warrior, gangsters, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 43K
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, revenge, vengeance, master warrior, contests and competitions, wheelchair, sibling relationship, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 67K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, sport, underdog, mixed martial arts, airport, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, master warrior, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 34K
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, martial arts, revenge, karate, murder, vengeance, hoodlum, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.6
 30K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, rivalry, boxing, contests and competitions, battles, street fighter, sport, urban ghetto, tough heroes, ambition, urban ghetto life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, alabama, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 5K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, fight, one man army, small town, gang, vigilantism, police corruption, good versus evil, master warrior, crime, street gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 26K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, prison, prison life, hip hop, gambling, murder, contests and competitions, confined, rivalry, tough heroes, gangsters, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 615
Ring of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, street gang, gang war, illegal fistfight, gang, vengeance, chinatown, tragic love, tough heroes, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, prison life, jail, boxing, prison, convict, sport, confined, rivalry, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, usa, new jersey, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, danger, master warrior, urban, daring rescue, crime, missing child, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 20K
Nowhere to Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, manhunt, chase, eviction, farm, on the run, prison, criminal heroes, countryside, crime, fugitives, liberation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, vengeance, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, tough heroes, ambition, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, knife throwing, knife fight, silencer, fight, anti hero, karate, kickboxing, pistol, hitman, assassination, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: eastern europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, cult movie cast ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, one man army, investigation, hitman, urban, master warrior, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, martial arts, crime, rivalry, master warrior, friends, murder, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, righting the wronged, chases and races, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 582
Street Knight (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former cop returns to challenge a plot to escalate gang violence in the streets of Los Angeles.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, teenage life, police detective, crime, crimes, law enforcement, urban, rivalry, against the odds, city life, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Undisputed 3: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, fist fighting, contests and competitions, martial arts, tournament, fight, prison fight, jail, jail cell, shotgun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: serious, realistic, intense, ridiculous, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, prison life, mixed martial arts, adventure, gang, vengeance, human spirit, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 39K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, survival, track down, union, mercenary, human prey, drifter, money, master warrior, ex military, sailor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct ...
Style: suspenseful, inspirational, road movie, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, fight scenes, martial arts training, mixed martial arts, vengeance, mentor, hand to hand combat, fistfight, muscleman, revenge, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wake of Death (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Action superstar, Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier, Street Fighter), is back and at his hard-hitting best as Ben Archer, an ex-mob enforcer seeking revenge against a ruthless Chinese kingpin responsible for his wife's brutal murder. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, motorcycle chase, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 32K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, contests and competitions, extortion, heroes, ambition, crimes, rivalry, once in a lifetime opportunity, mortal combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Young Jason Stillwell (Kurt McKinney) moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom (Tim Baker) does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a ...
Style: exciting, serious, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, martial arts, russian, training, karate, rivalry, contests and competitions, vengeance, hoodlum, human spirit, teachers and students, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Full Contact (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Luke Powers travels to L.A. to find that his brother has been murdered in a back alley martial arts tournament. Luke enters the tournament circuit to try to flush out his brother's killer. With the help of a trainer and former fighter, Lucke ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, gory, vengeance, martial arts, crimes, crime, rivalry, vigilantism, gambling, heist, ambition, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 24K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: rough, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, adventure, master villain, vengeance, master warrior, contests and competitions, ambition, danger, heroes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 92K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, redemption, gangsters, vengeance, pianist, child abuse, hitman, sadism, master warrior, serial killer, haunted by the past, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 447
Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, revenge, police protection, one man army, vigilante, murder, adventure, crime, master warrior, killer, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, martial arts, kiss, martial arts tournament, kickboxer, martial arts training, beefcake, fistfight, cage fighting, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, master warrior, contests and competitions, dojo, training, arrogance, egotism, courtroom, beach, teaching, gym ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 274
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: martial arts, two man army, maverick cop, police shootout, crime, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, siblings relations, chases and races, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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