Movies like Ring of Fire

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Ring of Fire (1991)
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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 up...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, kickboxing, street gang, gang war, illegal fistfight, crimes, vengeance, gang, contests and competitions, racism, tragic love, graphic violence, love and romance, ambition, fall in love, love affair, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, rivalry, tough heroes, profanity, kickboxer, street fighter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california

Most similar movies to Ring of Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, hand to hand combat, heroes, fistfight, master warrior and brawl mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Ring of Fire: Bloodfist (1989), American Kickboxer (1991), Bloodsport (1988), Only the Strong (1993), Kickboxer (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bloodfist (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: To avenge the brutal murder of his brother, Jake Ray journeys to the Philippines, where his search for truth finds him battling both in and out of the ring. But the weapons are always the same: bare fists, bare feet. And the rules never change: last ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, siblings relations, foot chase, karate, righting the wronged, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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100%
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johnny Woo and Julie play an enduring couple who survive all sorts of interference from rival kick-box gangs in their effort to put a little romance in their lives.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, rivalry, danger, crimes, adventure, confined, daring rescue, gang, gangsters, life turned upside down, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ⇓
57%
 6.8
 76K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, underdog, heroes, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, high school, gang, swat team, youth, rivalry, ambition, leadership, soldier, society, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 49K
Kickboxer (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, family relations, wheelchair, revenge, vengeance, muay thai, bar fight, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 547
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: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, showdown, organized crime, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
East L.A. Warriors (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As host of gladiator-style duels in which gangbangers battle to the death, East Los Angeles drug kingpin Chesare (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) capitalizes on gang antagonisms. But Chesare hasn't counted on the tactics of vengeance-minded Aurelio ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, streetfighting, gang violence, mixed martial arts, vengeance, crime, crimes, battles, gang, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bloodsport III (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, mixed martial arts, tournament, vengeance, battles, escapades, crimes, adventure, rivalry, ambition, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
45%
 5.4
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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 ⇓
44%
 3.9
 306
The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, ambition, one man army, rivalry, haunted by the past, tough heroes, daring rescue, athlete's life, crimes, vengeance, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 269
Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, heroes, terrorism, martial arts, confined, good versus evil, vigilantism, americana, redemption, haunted by the past, hijacking, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 575
Angel Town (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A graduate student and martial-arts expert rents a room in a house owned by a single mother who lives there with her son. A local street gang is trying to recruit the son, but the new tenant tries to help the boy's mother keep him out of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, street gang, family in danger, violence spree, crime, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 32K
Lionheart (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, bet, drug dealer, ambition, rivalry, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 167
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, murder, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor (1994)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sasha Mitchell ("Kickboxer 2&3") triumphanty returns to the ring as David Sloan, fighting not just for his survival, but for his beautiful wife, who has become the sexual captive of the despicable world champion, Tong Po. Framed, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, master warrior, one man army, martial arts, prison, escapades, contests and competitions, rescue, adventure, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, gang, martial artist, master warrior, crimes, gangsters, one man army, muay thai, tough heroes, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
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42%
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Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
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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 ⇓
41%
New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, fight, gang, fighting crime, anti hero, against the odds, heroic mission, vigilantism, school ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
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Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, one man army, vigilante, police protection, police officer, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts training, sport, martial arts tournament, athlete and trainer, martial arts, cell, kiss, kickboxer, fistfight, cage fighting, beefcake, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, taekwondo, martial arts tournament, sport, underdog, culture clash, rivalry, power relations, self discovery, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, seoul, asia, hong kong, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, murder, friends, crime, rivalry, contests and competitions, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prisoners are dying at the Ogden Correctional Institution, a prison where a corrupt Warden has taken justice and business into his own hands. In the bowels of this prison, an underground fighting society has been formed. The Circuit is flourishing ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, one man army, martial arts, criminal's revenge, investigation, danger, rivalry, chases and races, tough heroes, heroes, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The King of the Kickboxers (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kahn is a heavy weight kick-box champion, who often kills his opponents in front of the running camera, to sell it on video tape. Jake had to witness once how his brother was killed by him, and now has come for revenge. But first he has to improve ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kickboxing, tough law enforcer, working undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, deadly, investigation, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
38%