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, vengeance, memory loss, rivalry, tough heroes, wrestler, murder, heroes, martial arts tournament, hopes, martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, boxer, violence, female nudity, warrior, kickboxing, brutality, muay thai, hand to hand combat, wrestling, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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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, heroes, master warrior, crimes, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Sport and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pit Fighter: Fist 2 Fist (2011), American Shaolin (1991), Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004), Bloodmatch (1991), Out for Blood (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 150
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: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, misfit, contests and competitions, vengeance, tough heroes, fish out of water, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, chase, rivalry, gangsters, danger, violence, kickboxing, martial art, showdown, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.7
 881
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, chases and races, crimes, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, frame up, murder, crime, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 5.1
 334
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, martial arts, murder, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.5
 545
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: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, contests and competitions, vigilantism, deathtrap, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, resort, gangsters, crimes, gang, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxing, showdown, criminal, heroes, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: rough, serious, realistic, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, vengeance, hopes, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, rivalry, ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, contests and competitions, heroes, vengeance, redemption, murder, rivalry, leadership, master warrior, crimes, female director ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, hitman, vengeance, stoners, tough heroes, drug dealing, rivalry, leadership, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 157
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement, partners against crime, rivalry, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, vengeance, deadly, violence spree, rivalry, tough heroes, delusion, hate, revenge, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.1
 292
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, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, alcohol abuse, redemption, gambling, obsession, sport, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 61
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, evil man, vengeance, down on your luck, chases and races, law enforcement, graphic violence, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, heroes, athlete's life, crimes, bodyguard, vengeance, gang, rivalry, tough heroes, gunfight, security, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, urban, tough heroes, battles, gang, undercover, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, undercover, danger, working undercover, vengeance, heroes, deadly, crimes, starting over, murder, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 541
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 708
The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, leadership, tough heroes, gangsters, society, vigilantism, murder ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, contests and competitions, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, martial arts tournament, karate, underground fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 741
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: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, escapades, track down, race against time, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 260
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: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, gory, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, tough heroes, gambling, drug abuse, vengeance, obsession, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 686
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: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, crimes, murder, master warrior, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, tough heroes, police detective, crime, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 895
Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, rivalry, crimes, youth, contests and competitions, danger, police detective, teenage life, school, kickboxer, roundhouse kick ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Balance of Power (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, dojo, wrestler, heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, master warrior, prodigy, crimes, society, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, master warrior, heroes, mixed martial arts, prison life, rivalry, contests and competitions, adventure, vengeance, human spirit, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 73
Angry Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chang Chen-Wai, a martial arts expert who runs a jade-importing business, follows his missing brother to Thailand and learns he has been murdered. Chang vows revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, athlete's life, gangsters, heroes, crimes, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, karate, kung fu fighting ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ultimate Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An annual contest brings together the fiercest fighters on a remote island to earn the title of the Ultimate Champion. Two fighters must join forces to win the tournament and escape with their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: tough guy, showdown, heroes, warrior, betrayal, male female relationship, martial arts tournament, competition, kickboxing, wrestler, abduction, duel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 578
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, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, psychopath, murder, vigilantism, serial killer, swat, injustice, mentally unstable, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, vengeance, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%