Movies like Red Sun Rising

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Red Sun Rising (1994)
 5.2
 524
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 movie, buddy comedy, cult film
Plot: yakuza, swordsman, fistfight, police shootout, martial arts, ninja, fight, kung fu, police officer, heroes, police, violence, hitman, tough guy, car chase, sword, tough girl, sword fight, gunfight, policewoman, chase, manhunt, katana, tough cop, heroine ...

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Most similar movies to Red Sun Rising

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, cult film and realistic films with plots about fistfight, showdown, martial arts, violence, brawl, tough guy and gunfight 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.
 4.5
 367
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: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: tough cop, tough guy, heroes, martial arts, warrior, drug dealing, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, showdown, gangsters, master warrior ...
⇓ 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: chase, combat, jujitsu, master warrior, heroes, brawl, kickboxer, martial artist, gunfight, karate, amnesia, kickboxing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: violence, justice, heroes, irony of fate, master warrior, kickboxing, rescue, kung fu, martial arts, fight, one against many, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.6
 422
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: heroes, drug dealing, murder, martial arts, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police investigation, life is a bitch, society, investigation, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, teacher, spy, chase, father son relationship, betrayal, showdown, secret agents, heroes, master warrior, retirement, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, martial artist, karate, master warrior, heroes, female nudity, kickboxer, combat, jujitsu, crooked cop, showdown, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.9
 649
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, psychopath, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.0
 364
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, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, fight, terrorism, terrorist, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, one against many, tough guy, manhunt, kung fu, showdown ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, terrorist, gunfight, one man army, terrorism, fistfight, brawl, tough guy, one against many, female nudity, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.6
 385
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, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fistfight, martial arts, police officer killed, violence, sword fight, police officer, arrest, kung fu master, police raid, gangsters, villain, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: master warrior, gangsters, heroes, revenge, showdown, violence, karate, fistfight, sword fight, kendo, tough guy, ak 47 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
 448
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, police investigation, mafia, martial arts, hitman, gunfight, gangsters, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: chase, master warrior, heroes, female nudity, prison, fistfight, racial slur, racism, mixed martial arts, one against many, kickboxing, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
 574
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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: interpol, martial arts, fight, kickboxing, graphic violence, vengeance, crimes, adventure, rebellion, law enforcement, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.9
 474
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: combat, androids, heroes, battles, master warrior, cyborgs, female nudity, kickboxer, dark future, police shootout, kung fu, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 231
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: car chase, revenge, chase, showdown, police detective, one man army, ambush, warehouse, strangulation, maverick cop, murder, warrior ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, chase, love, gangsters, heroes, katana, male female relationship, showdown, kung fu master, one man army, organized crime, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 124
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: martial arts, kickboxer, kickboxing, revenge, sexploitation, martial arts training, fight, combat, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, showdown ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.9
 297
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: chase, fast draw, bankruptcy, police shootout, wu shu, fbi agent, martial artist, fbi, ak 47, boat, fistfight, villain arrested ...
⇓ 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: kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu fighting, violence, revenge, kung fu master, katana, battles, heroes, master warrior, fistfight, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 306
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, kidnapping, violence, mafia, assassination, kung fu, sword duel, katana, daughter, jungle, brawl, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, battles, gangsters, death, combat, prison escape, ninjitsu, final showdown, showdown, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 1K
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: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, crimes, murder, police detective, tough heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, master warrior, master criminal, police investigation, one woman army ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 2.9
 1K
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, combat, camp, chase, heroes, one against many, gunfight, attack, arena, gladiator, bar fight ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ 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: chase, martial arts, undercover cop, murder, fight, male female relationship, showdown, cult, criminal organization, heroes, gangsters, death ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspense, intense, brutal, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, corruption, violence, kung fu master, folk hero, master warrior, martial artist, mixed martial arts, sword fight, one against many, warrior ...
Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, murder, fistfight, prisoner, police detective, police shootout, ak 47, action violence, violence, love interest, small town ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Honor and Glory (1992)
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, tough heroes, working undercover, siblings relations, dishonesty, adventure, law enforcement, espionage, crimes, special agents, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, serious, intense
Plot: kickboxing, karate, martial arts, kickboxer, kung fu, vengeance, dojo, martial artist, fistfight, master warrior, surrender, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.1
 172
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: suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, one man army, martial arts, kickboxing, martial artist, gunfight, tough guy, one against many, master warrior, strip club ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%