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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Original name: องค์บาก
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: intense, stylized, brutal, humorous, harsh, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, fight, wrestler, gangsters, thief, tough guy, destiny, one man army, adventure, kung fu, violence, chase, martial arts tournament, good versus evil, brutality, kickboxing, heroes, master warrior, friendship, justice, lone hero, theft, artifact, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: thailand, hong kong, tokyo, asia, bangkok thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, rough, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, fight, heroes, violence, rivalry, revenge and fistfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior: The Raid 2 (2014), The Protector (2005), The Raid (2011), Ong Bak 2 (2008), Enter the Dragon (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Raid 2 (2014)
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Audience: boys' night
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The Protector (2005)
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Duration: 111 min.
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The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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 ...
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Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, harsh, melancholic, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
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Time: 15th century
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: suspense, serious, brutal, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
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Country: USA, Canada, Russia
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Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
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Country: UK, France, USA
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Style: suspenseful, emotional, intense, rough, visually appealing ...
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The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, sexy ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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25%
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Style: exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
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The Equalizer (2014)
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Style: serious, suspense, exciting, brutal, stylized ...
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Crank: High Voltage (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.
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