Movies like Red Sun Rising

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Red Sun Rising (1994)
 5.5
 433
Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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 suspense, serious, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about fistfight, showdown, martial arts, hand to hand combat, brawl, violence and tough guy mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Red Sun Rising: Redemption (2002), Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994), Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992), Out for Blood (1992), Bloodfist VII: Manhunt (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 330
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: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: tough cop, tough guy, drug dealing, warrior, martial arts, heroes, showdown, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, gangsters, female police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: blood splatter, gunfight, beating, chase, foot chase, duel, violence, beretta, ambush, silencer, blood, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: beretta, machine gun, justice, violence, chase, irony of fate, master warrior, heroes, ambush, fistfight, poetic justice, uzi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 338
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, drug dealing, murder, martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, false accusation, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: manhunt, kung fu, fistfight, martial arts, disarming someone, art, mixed martial arts, semiautomatic pistol, revolver, gunfight, tough guy, hand to hand combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: suspense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: cia, spy hero, beretta, tough guy, roundhouse kick, machine gun, violence, one against many, kickboxer, father son relationship, beating, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.7
 315
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, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, terrorist, fight, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, tough guy, one against many, manhunt, kung fu, shotgun ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, tough guy, hand to hand combat, fistfight, brawl, semiautomatic pistol, gun, blood spatter, one man army, one against many, terrorist ...
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66%
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 5.3
 566
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%
 4.8
 332
Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, villain, martial artist, gangsters, sword fight, police officer, hand to hand combat, police raid, gangster ...
⇓ 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: karate, blood, karate chop, warrior, violence, black belt, blood splatter, karate kick, knife, fistfight, gangster, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: prison, female nudity, fistfight, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, shotgun, chase, pump action shotgun, blood splatter, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 405
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, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, police investigation, danger, partners, chases and races, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.0
 444
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, law enforcement, adventure, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, graphic violence, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 409
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: karate, ak 47, martial artist, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, stripper, fistfight, one man army, kickboxing, one against many, police shootout, post apocalypse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, one against many, dojo, damsel in distress, attempted rape, kung fu classic, hitman, tough guy, beaten to death, brawl, rescue, home invasion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 198
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: vigilantism, gunfight, beating, violence, one against many, street shootout, anti hero, hand to hand combat, maverick cop, bar fight, ambush, one man army ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 283
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: foot chase, triad, female villain, buddy cop, kung fu, revolver, ambush, policewoman, martial arts, pistol, bankruptcy, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.5
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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, sexploitation, fight, martial arts training, kung fu, blood spatter, beating, gangster, boxing gloves ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 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: martial arts, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight, warrior, good versus evil, heroes, master warrior, battles, martial artist, kung fu fighting, katana sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 261
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, gangsters, pistol, blood, gun, showdown, single parent, martial artist, bar shootout, assassination, mixed race child, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, firing squad, ak 47, forest, hand to hand combat, man kills a woman, explosion, stick fight, duel, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.7
 628
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, fistfight, gunfight, pistol, murder, attack, crime boss, disarming someone, stick fight, violence, hand to hand combat ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, tough heroes, police detective, rivalry, crime, master criminal, master warrior, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: martial arts, murder, chase, undercover cop, hand to hand combat, falling from height, knife, daughter, constable, hit in the crotch, tough girl, staff ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, female bodybuilder, bodybuilder, female nudity, police shootout, fight, martial arts, steroids, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, intense
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, karate, kickboxer, kung fu, vengeance, beating, fistfight, master warrior, dojo, martial artist, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Armed for Action (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop tracks down the mobster who escaped his custody while being escorted cross-country to stand trial.
Plot: mafia, hitman, machine gun, prisoner, knife, serial killer, pistol, love interest, car, kiss, street shootout, small town ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: intense, suspense, brutal, cult film
Plot: kung fu, martial artist, master warrior, kung fu master, folk hero, duel, fistfight, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, one against many, sword fight, fight ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.2
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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: exciting, suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, martial artist, martial arts, one man army, kickboxing, gunfight, one against many, tough guy, pistol, machine gun ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%