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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, vengeance, heroes, memory loss, hopes, haunted by the past, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxer, martial arts, kung fu, gladiator, violence, female nudity, warrior, kickboxing, wrestler, wrestling, anti hero, duel, tournament, murder, female full frontal nudity, brutality, gangster ...
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 serious, realistic, rough and exciting films with plots about rivalry, martial arts, heroes, crimes, fistfight, violence and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Thriller and Sport genres. Some movies like Pit Fighter: Fist 2 Fist (2011), Bloodmatch (1991), Street Warrior (2008), Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004), Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006). 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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, heroes, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, haunted by the past, tough heroes, moral dilemma, rivalry, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, murder, chases and races, crimes, heroic mission, crime, righting the wronged, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, vengeance, vigilantism, one man army, deadly, deathtrap, martial arts training, fistfight, illegal fistfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, chase, island, danger, adventure, cons and scams, heroes, gangsters, crimes, kiss, kickboxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: resort, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, gangsters, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, orphan, gang, tough heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, tense, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, vengeance, fish out of water, ambition, rivalry, power relations, tough heroes, misfit, escapades, sport, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, usa, china
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, stoners, rivalry, crimes, crime, gangsters, hitman, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, rough, realistic, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, tough heroes, power relations, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, master warrior, hopes, heroes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, murder, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, leadership, redemption, blood ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, drug dealing, tough heroes, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, society, kidnapping, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, terrorism, martial arts, americana, confined, daring rescue, escapades, save the day, chases and races, heroes, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, ambition, obsession, gangsters, crime, contests and competitions, crimes, alcohol abuse, rivalry, redemption, gambling ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Sentinel (2007)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No emotion. No fear. No pain. They were the perfect soldiers to protect civilization until the drone police became the perfect enemy. With little hope left for mankind, Tallis, an electronically enhanced soldier, rescues a survivor from a failed ...
Style: serious, bleak, captivating, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, rivalry, chaos, survival, man versus machine, danger, battles, save the world, daring rescue, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, kung fu, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, gory, strong sexual content, vengeance, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, good versus evil, youth, contests and competitions, crimes, teenage life, rivalry, school, police detective, kickboxer, roundhouse kick ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, kickboxing, evil man, deadly, law enforcement, vengeance, heroes, gang, rivalry, down on your luck, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.3
 534
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, friends, gang, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, heroes, urban ghetto life, urban, rivalry, friendship, fight ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, ridiculous, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, prison life, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, ambition, friendship, human spirit, gang ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, law enforcement, deadly, partners, drug dealing, vigilantism, heroes, crimes, partners against crime, friends, urban ghetto, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, tough heroes, crimes, athlete's life, bodyguard, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, gang, corrupt cop, violence, security ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
39%
 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, warlord, rivalry, tough heroes, kidnapping, vengeance, race against time, crimes, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, one man army, terrorism, betrayal, race against time, danger, rivalry, military, chases and races, daring rescue, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, street gang, gang war, illegal fistfight, kickboxing, gangsters, fall in love, heroes, love affair, unfulfilled love, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, marine, hitman, city life, chases and races, crime, tough heroes, battles, racism, gang, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
 71
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, missing person, heroes, crimes, athlete's life, master warrior, gangsters, working undercover, roundhouse kick, hapkido ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, heroes, working undercover, government agency, deadly, hitman, secret agents, rivalry, murder, starting over, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, master warrior, crime, crimes, tough heroes, murder, police investigation, police detective, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 119
Among Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bobby Delgado, undefeated MMA World Champion is incarcerated for eight years after accidentally killing his opponent. During this period of purgatory, Bobby experiences a paranormal 'life changing' event that will dictate his future path ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, survival, vengeance, good versus evil, ambition, redemption, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, heroes, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, family relations, forced into action, parents and children, heroes, siblings relations, contests and competitions, master warrior, ambition, illegal gambling, auto mechanic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%