Movies like Pit Fighter

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Pit Fighter (2005)
 4.5
 1K
Pit Fighter (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, kickboxer, haunted by the past, tough heroes, vengeance, memory loss, rivalry, wrestler, murder, martial arts tournament, heroes, hopes, martial arts, kung fu, violence, female nudity, warrior, kickboxing, brutality, wrestling, anti hero, martial artist, duel, tournament, brawl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

Most similar movies to Pit Fighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, martial arts, crimes, fistfight, violence, tough heroes and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Thriller and Sport genres. Some movies like Pit Fighter: Fist 2 Fist (2011), American Shaolin (1991), Bloodmatch (1991), Street Warrior (2008), Out for Blood (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.4
 146
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, tough heroes, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, contests and competitions, heroes, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, misfit, escapades, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, tough heroes, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.5
 820
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, frame up, gang, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, crime, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.5
 536
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, contests and competitions, crimes, deathtrap, one man army, deadly, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, violence, brutality, fistfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 301
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, murder, criminal's revenge, memory loss, gang, police investigation, investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, heroes, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
American Muscle (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: John Falcon did 10 years of hard time in prison. Now he's got 24 hours to get revenge on every person who had a hand in sending him there.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, violence spree, deadly, rivalry, tough heroes, delusion, revenge, hate, sex scene, rage, female nudity, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.0
 253
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, martial arts, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, haunted by the past, frame up, danger, vigilantism, race against time, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, rough, serious, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, power relations, tough heroes, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, athlete and trainer, heroes, siblings relations, follow your dream, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Movie in collections
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: resort, martial arts, rivalry, orphan, gang, heroes, crimes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, gangsters, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, chase, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, heroes, adventure, cons and scams, danger, island, stylized violence, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, vengeance, murder, crimes, heroes, contests and competitions, master warrior, tough heroes, leadership, redemption, blood ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, leadership, danger, stoners, hitman, vengeance, heroes, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 285
Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, crime, gangsters, crimes, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, obsession, gambling, ambition, redemption, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, marine, hitman, chases and races, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, heroes, crime, track down, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, athlete's life, tough heroes, bodyguard, rivalry, gang, vengeance, heroes, corrupt cop, gunfight, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 55
Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, kickboxing, evil man, chases and races, down on your luck, heroes, crimes, gang, deadly, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
 243
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, kung fu, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, heroes, crimes, master warrior, drug abuse, vengeance, dishonesty, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 136
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, drug dealing, friends, urban ghetto, tough heroes, vengeance, law enforcement, partners, buddies, deadly, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 469
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, murder, stalking, vietnam war, one man army, martial arts, investigation, psychopath, vigilantism, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 784
Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose brother was killed by a rookie cop named Billy. Billy has ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, teenage life, contests and competitions, youth, danger, school, rivalry, good versus evil, police detective, kickboxer, hit in the crotch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, crimes, crime, rivalry, injustice, deadly, tough heroes, criminal heroes, working undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 616
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, crime, murder, master warrior, rivalry, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 646
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang war, illegal fistfight, street gang, kickboxing, gang, racism, tragic love, heroes, fall in love, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 720
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, warlord, kung fu, revenge, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, escapades, rivalry, race against time, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: realistic, serious, intense, cult film, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, master warrior, contests and competitions, prison life, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, gang, friendship, ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.9
 384
Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, betrayal, soldier, deadly, dishonesty, race against time, danger, rivalry, military, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, hijacking, danger, adventure, crimes, one man army, heroes, daring rescue, deadly, rescue, love interest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 431
Inferno (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Interpol officer Kyle Connors, Don "The Dragon" Wilson, watches his partner die in an explosion, he swears he'll hunt down the killer. Yanked of the case by Internal Affairs, Connors defied his orders and follows the only lead he ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: interpol, martial arts, kickboxing, adventure, crimes, rebellion, undercover, criminal heroes, chases and races, vengeance, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 556
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, vigilantism, murder, wrongfully committed, vengeance, injustice, mentally unstable, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.6
 193
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, cons and scams, crimes, manhunt, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely partners, siblings relations, rivalry, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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