Movies like Uppercut

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Uppercut (1978)
 6.8
 5K
Uppercut (1978)
Original name: Lo chiamavano Bulldozer
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The "Bulldozer", a former football star, is now working as a fisherman. As a group of street-people arranges a football match against the local Armybase, he is asked to be their trainer. His boat was damaged by a submarine and he currently has no work, so he agrees.
Plot: fisherman, brawl, american football, soldier, boat, football, gangsters, fight, gang, mafia, american soldier, city, strong man, strength, arm wrestling, bet, mentor, u.s. military, beating, sergeant, harbor, soccer match, punched in the face, hit in the face, hit on the head ...
Place: italy, naples italy, southern italy

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Most similar movies to Uppercut

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, exciting and semi serious films with plots about fistfight, brawl, fight, gangsters, heroes, hit in the face and punched in the face mostly in Action, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Uppercut: Double Trouble (1984), Bomber (1982), Flatfoot in Africa (1978), Everything Happens to Me (1980), Banana Joe (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 10K
Double Trouble (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Billionaire cousins Bastiano (Terence Hill) and Antonio (Bud Spencer) are two savvy businessmen, at least in one regard. They want to close a large deal, although they have to fear for their lives because of it since their competition won't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: social satire, brawl, wealth, cons and scams, nothing goes right, danger, society, rivalry, power relations, billionaire, dual identity, secret identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young humanoid alien who gets stranded on earth hooks up with a grizzled old sheriff in a western town and tries to help him solve a tough case, but the sheriff doesn't want any help from a "kid."
Plot: alien, friendship between men, best friend, male friendship, police officer, fishing, interrogation, child, amusement park, air force, spacecraft, supermarket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.4
 4K
Bomber (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bomber is an unemployed boat captain. One day he meets Jerry, a manager of boxers who are struck by the force of his fists. That is when they see the chance to win big money.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: boxer, fistfight, power relations, vengeance, athlete's life, rivalry, heroes, lifestyle, ambition, sport, training, transporter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Flatfoot in Africa (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Commissary Rizzo in Napoli gets a message from a policeman from South Africa who wants to meet him. Immediatlz before this meeting the south African policeman is killed. Dying he shows Rizzo a picture of his little son Bodo. Riyyo travels to ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safari, against the odds, graphic violence, gang, crimes, escapades, crime, law enforcement, heroes, tough law enforcer, rhinoceros, museum ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, naples italy, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Trinity: Gambling for High Stakes (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This movie is about a navy Lieutenant named Johnny Firpo who is ordered to work with the Miami Police force to help stop a gang of crooked card sharks. He needs the help of a pro gambler-now retired named Charlie Firpo. Charlie won't help ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gambling, fighting crime, odd couple, rivalry, heroes, partners, buddies, cons and scams, working undercover, step siblings, disorder, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Everything Happens to Me (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Following the events of The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid, Sheriff Hall and H-725 (using the official identity of Charlie Warren) still get no rest from the military: because the little alien has not yet grasped the meaning of keeping a low profile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, escapades, heroes, on the run, danger, benign alien, criminal heroes, space and aliens, hidden identity, chases and races, androids and robots, americana ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 8K
Banana Joe (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bud Spencer plays Banana Joe, a brawny yet friendly man who lives in a small rainforest village called Amantido with a huge number of his own children and regularly delivers bananas to a South American river port (hence his name). One day, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, crimes, good versus evil, village, gambling, disorder, casino, misfit, dishonesty, gangsters, supportive spouse, rise to the top ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, egypt, africa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Soldier of Fortune (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody
Plot: sword, soldier, fistfight, duel, knight, honor, insult, sword and sandal, reputation, castle, heroism, dead man ...
Place: italy, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Watch Out, We're Mad (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a tied 1st place in a local stunt race, two drivers start a contest to decide who of them will own the prize, a dune buggy. But when a mobster destroys the car, they are determined to get it back.
Style: buddy movie, offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bumper car, hitman, car chase, crime boss, truck driver, car accident, rivalry, gang, music band, ambition, secret identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Turn the Other Cheek (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two missionaries (Bud Spencer and Terence Hill) come into conflict with the authorities when they turn their missionary into a parrot farm. The Bishop of Maracaibo calls them his 'black sheep' and the Monsignore has been called to check on ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy
Plot: brawl, fistfight, rebelliousness, disorder, adventure, clergy, dishonesty, escapades, fighting the system, society, rebellion, farce ...
Time: 19th century
Place: latin america, colombia, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Keep Your Hands Off the Island (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alan gets a map to some war treasure which the Japanese army left behind on a small Pacific island at the end of World War II. But some gangsters try to steal the map from him and so he hides on Charlie's boat which just leaves the harbor. He ...
Style: realistic, not serious, exciting, humorous, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, treasure, fistfight, treasure hunt, buddies, obsessive quest, adventurer, ocean, map, bet, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, disorder, law enforcement, gang, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Africa, many years ago, Slim and Tom don't like it when a German tyrant, starts selling all of the African wildlife to Canadian Zoo's! Slim and Tom must teach this guy a lesson by beating the hell out of him and his gang, left and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: animals, animal, partners, save the day, adventure, reluctant partners, odd couple, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, fight, hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Knock Out Cop (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This cop doesn't carry a gun - his fist is loaded!
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: farce, heroes, chase, martial arts, graphic violence, law enforcement, one man army, tough heroes, chases and races, drug dealing, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: naples italy, africa, napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 9K
Go for It (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mason is driving a truck when he takes on his lorry Rosco a hitchhiker. Traffic police stop them for a control but they are confused for two robbers. They manage to escape in a very strange way from this situation, but just to fall in a worse one. ...
Style: parody, not serious, exciting, humorous, eurospy
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: odd couple, mistaken identity, cia, fistfight, truck, partners, deadly, undercover, on the run, mad scientist, danger, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Piedone (Bigfoot) Rizzo is accused of drug trafficking. In order to clear his name he has to find out who is the person, from a Mafia ring, who has infiltrated his police department.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, heroin, hit in the face, criminal, violence, gangster, blood, foot chase, blood splatter, showdown, kung fu, brawl ...
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Night of the Warrior (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Miles Keane pays the debts for his dancing bar back by illegal fighting. When his debt is paid, he refuses further collaboration. But the fight mafia forces him to continue by threating his mother,the murder of his former lover Joy and kidnapping ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, fight, streetfighting, kickboxer, male female relationship, dance, kicked in the stomach, street fighter, martial artist, kicked in the face, boxer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 11K
Crime Busters (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, police, criminal heroes, heist, friends, police investigation, partners against crime, heroes, buddies, misfit, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Even Angels Eat Beans (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two nice guys, a wrestler (Bud Spencer) and an Ice-cream vendor (Giuliano Gemma) are mistaken for dangerous killers by an important local gangster, whose nickname is "Sorriso". With the help of many funny coincidences they play along with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: odd couple, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Forgotten Warrior (1986)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Steve Parrish is the Forgotten Warrior, a man who refuses to be defeated. Now he's become a creature of the jungle who lives to kill. He has survived the inhuman brutalities of war and prison camps and he finally finds love and peace among some ...
Plot: war veteran, village, hand to hand combat, martial arts training, stick fight, strongman, muscleman, samurai warrior, sergeant, soldier, colonel, fistfight ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Philo takes part in a bare knuckle fight - as he does - to make some more money than he can earn from his car repair business. He decides to retire from fighting, but when the Mafia come along and arrange another fight, he is pushed into it. A ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, fight, mafia, motorcycle gang, woman in danger, dishonesty, contests and competitions, rivalry, friendship, street fight, fist fighting, monkey ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
All the Way Boys (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The "Trinity" crew makes another modern era film. Plata and Salud are pilots ditching aircraft for insurance money. They wind up crashing for real in the jungles of South America. The plot involves "Mr. Big", who is buying the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, airplane, fish out of water, adventure, partners, treasure hunt, buddies, danger, dishonesty, odd couple, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Female Reporter (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While celebrating the smashing of a big New York counterfeit ring, the G-men find out that the top funny money man, Wong, has slipped away. Blackbelt Cynthia Rothrock is ordered to Hong Kong to get Wong. In Hong Kong, Wong goes into the printing ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: fight, female martial artist, female reporter, kicking, gangsters, tough girl, gangster, fistfight, city, punching, martial artist, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, rivalry, gang, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Muay Thai Giant (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gentle giant Barney Emerald is drugged and robbed while on holiday in Pattaya. He befriends two Thai siblings, one of which is a muay-thai kick-boxing champion, and stays with them until he can recover his passport. Unfortunately the hunt for his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, danger, gangsters, siblings relations, fighting crime, dishonesty, misfit, crimes, athlete's life, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
WWE WrestleMania XXVII (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The Rock returns home to be The World’s Most Electrifying Host of WrestleMania XXVII from Atlanta, GA. The Great One will lay the SmackDown on all of the pomp and festivities that makes WrestleMania the world’s greatest, annual pop culture ...
Plot: wrestler, wrestling, strongman, violence, fight, sports hero, fighting style, brutality, beating, masked wrestler, female wrestler, competition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: inspirational, humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, teacher, high school teacher, martial arts, fight, prize money, lifestyle change, against the odds, sport, dedicated educator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, partners, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, cons and scams, against the odds, heroic mission, dishonesty, buddies, martial artist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 629
Bloodfist II (1990)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake Ray gives up his title after killing a man in the ring. When Jake goes to Manila to help an old friend, trouble awaits him! After fending off multiple attacks, Jake is finally captured and chained to a half a dozen martial arts champions. Taken ...
Plot: duel, tough guy, disarming someone, ambush, blood spatter, mixed martial arts, one against many, fistfight, martial arts, hand to hand combat, kung fu, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: chase, on the road, car race, rivalry, chases and races, contests and competitions, race against time, partners, escapades, adventure, cross country, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%