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Model by Day (1994)
 4.9
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Model by Day (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lady X is a woman who works during the day as a model but turns into a fighter for justice at night with the help of her karate master Chang.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fashion, superhero, model, adventure, crimes, vengeance, heroes, superhuman powers, vigilantism, society, fighting crime, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, deadly, rivalry, mafia, masked vigilante, kung fu, kickboxing, russian mafia, female protagonist, pantyhose, costume, crime fighter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, martial arts, heroes, vengeance, deadly and crime mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Model by Day: Streets of Rage (1994), Best of the Best II (1993), Rage and Honor II (1993), Sword of Honor (1996), Disco Godfather (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Streets of Rage (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melody Sails is an investigative reporter on Hollywood's juvenile delenquincy, and runs across Lunar, the crimelord. With the help of a 12-year old street-kid, she will get to him, but will she down him in the climactic fight to the death, or ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, danger, deadly, prostitute, injustice, rivalry, heroes, journalism, adventure, crimes, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, murder, friends, crime, rivalry, contests and competitions, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Rage and Honor II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kris and Preston team up once again to take on powerful gangster Buntao. But Buntao has problems of his own, dealing with Dazo, another gangster who is on a steady rise to power...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, fight, fistfight, heroic bloodshed, kung fu master, deadly, crimes, adventure, partners, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.1
 131
Sword of Honor (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Officer Johnny Lee sets out to avenge his partner's mysterious death. With the help of his partner's sister and an ancient sword, Lee becomes a one man deadly strike force. Stars Steven Vincent Leigh, Sophia Crawford.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, chases and races, heroes, deadly, rivalry, crime, fighting crime, police detective, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Disco Godfather (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, martial arts, heroes, bounty hunter, crimes, crime, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, gang, tough law enforcer, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.6
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Witchblade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: NYPD Detective Sara Pezzini's main goal in life was to bring down Tommy Gallo, the hitman who killed her father, her best friend, and eventually her partner. While chasing down one of Gallo's thugs, she acquires the Witchblade, an ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, tv series pilot
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: destiny, adventure, superhero, fighting crime, self discovery, imaginary, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, police detective, vengeance, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 675
Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, fighting crime, chases and races, deadly, on the run, crime, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, undercover, police investigation, vengeance, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, murder, curses spells and rituals, gangsters, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, heroes, deadly, rivalry, society, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, dark hero, tough guy, superhero, tough heroes, vigilantism, vanity, vengeance, vigilante, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
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The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, gunfight, hand to hand combat, russian mafia, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilantism, robbery, hitman, vigilante, tough heroes, sexual content, profanity, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
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Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: youth, gang, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, low lives, gory, death wish, crimes, buddies, fighting crime, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
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The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, anti hero, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, tough heroes, crimes, tragic hero, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, leadership, heroes, contests and competitions, redemption, vengeance, murder, tough heroes, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, mafia, murder, anti hero, anti heroes, heroes, superhero, crimes, crime, police officer, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Pray for Death (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Akira Saito, a Japanese businessman lives in Tokyo with his Japanese-American wife Aiko and their children, Takeshi and Tomoya. When the family has a chance to move to the United States so that Aiko can teach the children about their American ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kidnapping, kung fu, mafia, shuriken, chainsaw, violence, arrow in chest, kicked in the head, sword, immigrants ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sukeban Deka The Movie (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the events of the TV series, the 18 year old Yoko Godai has abandoned her special agent Saki Asamiya name to return to her normal life, and is now studying for college entrance exams. However, she accidentally bumps into a young man named ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, superhero, escapades, rivalry, battles, heroes, undercover, siblings relations, crimes, soldier, working undercover, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, deadly, good versus evil, bank, law enforcement, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tommy Lee (Phillip Rhee) comes to visit his sister and finds that the town is being overrun with members of the Arian brotherhood. These Arian brothers certainly weren't expecting a Taekwondo expert to show up. Tommy and his sister's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film, complex ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, racism, small town, gang, crimes, music band, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, master warrior, crime, deadly, criminal's revenge, gangsters, vengeance, vigilantism, graphic violence, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 671
Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, vengeance, crime, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, lone wolves, danger, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, hitman, gang, fighting crime, danger, partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.9
 673
Bloodmoon (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ken O'Hara (Gary Daniels) is a "Mindhunter" - a serial killer specialist enlisted to find the mass murderer (Darren Shahlavi) intent on killing the strongest fighters in New York City. Trying to catch this cunning and clever killer is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, buddies, undercover, fighting crime, amateur detective, master warrior, partners against crime, police investigation, danger, tough law enforcer, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 193
New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, undercover, crime, partners, betrayal, law enforcement, gang, fighting crime, rivalry, gangsters, graphic violence, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 330
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, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar fight, heist, vigilantism, martial arts, vengeance, gambling, crimes, deadly, rivalry, ambition, crime, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 8K
Sparks (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.
Style: exciting, captivating, melancholic, enigmatic, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, imaginary, heroic mission, youth, rivalry, vigilantism, superhuman powers, serial killer, escapades, neo noir, unstoppable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Donato and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Though emotionally estranged, a father and daughter team of Los Angeles police detectives must work together to stop a serial killer. Along the way, the two find themselves forced to deal with a number of painful secrets from their past.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, family life, psychopath, crimes, fighting crime, amateur detective, partners, law enforcement, estrangement, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fists of Righteous Harmony (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of centuries-old crime fighters known as the FISTS become modern day motorcycle riding superheroes by using spectecular ninja techniques to battle the forces of evil. The Dark Monk (their arch nemesis) has resurfaced from the criminal ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, manhunt, undercover, adventure, government agency, danger, one man army, master criminal, vigilantism, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, ambition, hopes, good versus evil, heroes, best friends, deadly, rivalry, crimes, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%