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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 friend, but is too late to prevent Kim's death at the hands of an unknown hitman. Vowing revenge, Jeff takes on all of the families, using his martial arts skills to find the man who killed his friend.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic, cult movie cast, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, one man army, investigation, hitman, urban, master warrior, crime, vengeance, vigilantism, danger, deadly, rivalry, amateur detective, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, friendship, ambition, crimes, law enforcement, power relations, chases and races, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, hand to hand combat, rivalry, martial arts, fistfight, crime and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Perfect Weapon: Code of Silence (1985), Street Knight (1993), Hot Boyz (2000), Best of the Best II (1993), Bounty Tracker (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, chase, police investigation, hitman, missing person, crimes, gangsters, danger, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
88%
 4.1
 930
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, frame up, racism, crime, gang, gangsters, urban ghetto, urban, partners against crime, drug dealing, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 ⇓
78%
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 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 ⇓
68%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, murder, car chase, crime, police investigation, gangsters, psychopath, vengeance, gang, tough law enforcer, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 151
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, betrayal, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 25K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, martial arts, hospital, vengeance, training, murder, danger, crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Modesty, raised by a casino owner after being abandoned by her parents, has become skilled in the ways of fighting and now acts as the casino owner's bodyguard. When she's unable to prevent the owner's murder at the hands of an old ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, orphan, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, secret identity, betrayal, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
 349
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: martial arts, deadly, soldier, assassination, starting over, chases and races, crimes, danger, heroes, rivalry, karate kick, karate chop ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 343
The Bodyguard (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, street shootout, karate, crime, gangsters, fighting crime, tough heroes, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, usa, japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, car chase, small town, gangsters, urban, crime, track down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 30K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ritual, murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, criminal's revenge, drugs/alcohol, gangsters, lone wolves, pornographic video, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Logan's War: Bound by Honor (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chuck Norris stars as martial arts extraordinaire Jake Fallon, who, after the death of his brother and sister-in-law, adopts (and trains) his orphaned nephew. Logan (Eddie Cibrian, TV's Invasion). After fifteen years of careful instruction, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, vigilantism, hitman, murder, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, lone wolves, master warrior, samurai ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 755
Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gangsters, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, heroes, rivalry, obsessive quest, track down, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, drug dealing, vigilantism, voodoo, danger, one man army, family, vengeance, crime, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, west indies, jamaica, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 220
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: renegade, prostitute, chase, undercover, police detective, good versus evil, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 7K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, martial arts, drug lord, undercover cop, murder, gangsters, undercover, crime, betrayal, vengeance, partners against crime, college ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, bangkok thailand, china, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
40%
 5.7
 526
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, working undercover, chases and races, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 454
Angel Town (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A graduate student and martial-arts expert rents a room in a house owned by a single mother who lives there with her son. A local street gang is trying to recruit the son, but the new tenant tries to help the boy's mother keep him out of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, martial arts, street gang, crime, lone wolves, single mother, master warrior, family in danger, danger, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 528
The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, serial killer, psychopath, vengeance, crime, death row, wrongfully committed, injustice, confined, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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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 5.8
 292
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, chase, hitman, on the run, adventure, in the woods, crime, kidnapping, murder, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shoulder holster, one man army, private detective, chase, investigation, rescue, kidnapping, missing person, car chase, police investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
34%
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex, robbery, hitman, vigilante, vigilantism, gangsters, vengeance, urban ghetto life, crime, tough heroes, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, tragic hero, brutality, karate, gory, crime, master warrior, one man army, vengeance, tough heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Martial Law II: Undercover (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are entertained by seductive women and protected by martial arts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, police corruption, murder, undercover, police detective, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, police, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 612
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, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, drugs/alcohol, gang, strong sexual content, witnessing a crime, crime, fighting crime, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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