Movies like Red Sun Rising

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Red Sun Rising (1994)
 5.6
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Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that Yakuza prepares a gang war and weapon smuggling. Hoshino must find a way to defeat the killer who posses mystical ninja powers
Style: buddy comedy, cult film, buddy movie
Plot: yakuza, swordsman, fistfight, police shootout, martial arts, ninja, fight, kung fu, police, violence, hitman, heroes, tough guy, tough girl, gun, sword, hand to hand combat, sword fight, policewoman, chase, gunfight, knife, car chase, manhunt, tough cop ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, suspense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about hand to hand combat, martial arts, fistfight, showdown, brawl, gunfight and heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Red Sun Rising: Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994), Redemption (2002), Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992), Midnight Man (1995), Out for Blood (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson struggles to regain his memory, not knowing who to trust, or even which side he's fighting on.
Style: suspense
Plot: beretta, m 16, ak 47, fight, mixed martial arts, foot chase, kung fu, beating, kickboxer, uzi, violence, blood splatter ...
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95%
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Redemption (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A disgraced cop goes to work for the mob, and must choose between good and evil when he goes up against his former friends on the force.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: tough guy, tough cop, showdown, heroes, drug dealing, martial arts, warrior, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, gangsters, male female relationship ...
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85%
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Danny unknowingly repossesses the car of a powerful arms merchant, it sets off a chain of violent retaliation. After his friends are killed and his daughter is kidnapped, Danny takes matters into his own hands. It does not matter that the CIA ...
Plot: vigilantism, blood spatter, one man army, disarming someone, ambush, martial arts, brawl, knife, revolver, rescue, poetic justice, beretta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.8
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Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, police officer, hand to hand combat, kung fu master, sword fight, arrest, martial artist, police raid, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ⇓
79%
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former CIA agent lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son. When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, cult film
Plot: cia, spy hero, kickboxer, one man army, chase, karate kick, black belt, violence, father son relationship, karate, kung fu, machine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Bloodfist VII: Manhunt (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Don "the Dragon" Wilson is a man pursued. Branded a cop-killer, he must fight simply to stay alive, and to clear his name... with the very police who framed him.
Style: suspense
Plot: martial arts, knife, kickboxing, fistfight, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, duel, beating, art, kung fu, tough guy, street shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a nuclear weapons launch site, but don't count on a humble military courier, who happens to be making a visit
Plot: kickboxing, fight, fistfight, semiautomatic pistol, one against many, gunfight, terrorist, one man army, silencer, brawl, tough guy, blood spatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, terrorist, fight, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, one against many, tough guy, manhunt, kung fu, fistfight ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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 ⇓
62%
Trained To Kill (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From the fields of Cambodia to the mean streets of L.A., there's no escaping death and it's blinding revenge.
Plot: desert eagle, roundhouse kick, karate, hand to hand combat, brawl, blood, violence, stylized violence, fistfight, two man army, kendo, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 406
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, partners, danger, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.1
 376
Future Kick (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On Earth in the future Don "The Dragon" Wilson takes on a sinister corporation that trades in black market human body parts. He single handedly manages to restore law and order in a motion picture tour de force guaranteed to thrill science ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: one against many, beating, blood spatter, fight, explosion, brawl, mixed martial arts, martial arts, pistol, blood, disarming someone, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: interpol, martial arts, kickboxing, fight, adventure, rivalry, graphic violence, law enforcement, chases and races, vengeance, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two feuding brothers (one a policeman, the other a martial arts expert) of different political views, join forces to avenge the death of their father, a retired agent, killed by the mafia.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, kickboxing, surrender, adventure, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, siblings relations, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Don Wilson returns to the screen as a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice.
Style: cult film
Plot: master warrior, shotgun, martial arts, illegal fistfight, one against many, kickboxing, beating, heroes, pump action shotgun, prison fight, karate, convict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 286
Red Skies (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young Chinese female cop comes to Southern California on a hunt for a high-profile criminal from mainland China.
Plot: heroine, ambush, arrest, kung fu, semiautomatic pistol, revolver, fbi agent, uzi, villain arrested, disarming someone, gunfight, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
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One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, police officer killed, maverick cop, warehouse, beating, police brutality, anti hero, police detective, fight, revolver, chase, bar fight ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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To the Death (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Rick Quinn decides to retire from the ring, but his main adversary, Denard, wants him to fight again and murders Quinn's wife. Quinn suspects Denard, but can't do anything. Three month later, Quinn is jailed after a ...
Plot: kickboxing, kickboxer, martial arts, revenge, martial arts training, sexploitation, fight, explosion, beating, blood spatter, duel, murder ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lightning bolt strikes the grave of Bruce Lee. However, that is as much as Bruce Lee has to do with it. Then a kung fu instructor starts a quest to avenge a friend's death, and on the way has a romance with a girl with similar problems. He ...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: martial arts, axe fight, duel, kung fu classic, rescue, beating, kung fu, hand to hand combat, ambush, organized crime, axe, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ninja: The Battalion (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four Chinese germ warfare scientists are kidnapped by a Japanese organisation.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, execution, stick fight, explosion, fistfight, rescue, man kills a woman, death of friend, forest, violence, woman shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Karate Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Travis is the last honest cop in a future dominated by terroristic martial-arts gangs who fight gladiator-style in arenas.
Plot: post apocalypse, con artists, chase, sunglasses, police officer, disarming someone, knife, one man army, time travel, arena, gladiator, police shootout ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 259
True Vengeance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-naval intelligence officer is forced to assassinate a CEO when his daughter is kidnapped by the Yakuza.
Plot: yakuza, disarming someone, daughter, sword fight, topless, jungle, semiautomatic pistol, katana, gore, duel, brawl, stick fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Day of the Panther (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A martial-arts expert goes after a criminal gang and its boss, who were responsible for the death of his partner.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, martial arts, undercover cop, chase, bare breasts, brawl, knife, tough guy, violence, speedboat, hand to hand combat, drugs ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces.
Style: cult film
Plot: sword fight, mixed martial arts, stick fight, kung fu, one man army, brawl, tough guy, sword, fighting style, kung fu master, folk hero, violence ...
Time: 1910s
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37%
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Bloodfist 2050 (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alex Danko descends into the ultra-violent underworld of extreme martial-arts to find his brother's killer with the help of hardened Detective Ramirez and his brother's alluring ex-lover in this post-apocalyptic allegory of greed and ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: one against many, tough guy, fight, heroes, battles, one man army, martial artist, kickboxing, martial arts, gunfight, pistol, explosion ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Honor and Glory (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, siblings relations, working undercover, tough heroes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, journalism, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
American Kickboxer 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two rivals, one a cop and the other a martial arts teacher team up to save a little girl from a terrorist and his henchmen.
Style: cult film
Plot: wrestling, tough guy, hand to hand combat, tough cop, karate chop, rescue mission, knife, revolver, martial artist, blood splatter, brawl, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Whatever it Takes (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles cops go undercover to investigate the distribution of steroids to wrestlers and body builders.
Plot: interracial relations, bodybuilder, female bodybuilder, fight, police shootout, steroids, female nudity, martial arts, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: blood splatter, warrior, duel, ambush, hand to hand combat, good versus evil, blood spatter, tough guy, beating, battlefield, martial arts, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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