Movies like Ring of Steel

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Ring of Steel (1994)
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Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of underground illegal swordfights, where combatants fight to the death.
Style: neo noir, erotic
Plot: fencing, underground fighting, sex, gangsters, martial arts, combat, gladiator, heroes, violence, female nudity, murder, sword, sword fight, male nudity, rescue, duel, swordsman, tournament, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, katana, accidental death, fight to the death, kendo, redemption ...

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Most similar movies to Ring of Steel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, fistfight, violence, heroes, showdown, brawl and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Ring of Steel: The Swordsman (1992), Cage II (1994), Gladiator Cop (1995), Death Match (1994), Fist of Honor (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.6
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The Swordsman (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cop and accomplished fencer Andrew is assigned to protect archaeologist and museum curator Julie Wilkins, the only witness to the theft of the legendary sword of Alexander the Great. Andrew has recurring dreams about two men having a sword fight in ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: fencing, kendo, swordsman, training, good versus evil, sword duel, martial arts, warrior, supernatural, sword, sword fight, swashbuckler ...
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100%
 4.0
 348
Cage II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being tricked into thinking his best friend, and caretaker is dead, Vietnam Vet, and mentally disabled person has no other choice but to enter The Arena Of Death!
Plot: tournament, cage fighting, martial arts, fistfight, beefcake, martial arts tournament, beefcake martial arts, masseuse, female nudity, interracial love, bare breasts, neck breaking
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.0
 509
Gladiator Cop (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andrew Garret is a cop trying to reveal the background of secret killing fights named "Game". He takes part in the fights under the nickname Gladiator.One of the Game bosses, Parmenion, wants him to fight with the ancient sword that once ...
Plot: karate, murder, martial arts, warrior, sword fight, fight, heroes, underground tournament, gladiator, kung fu, kickboxer, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 254
Death Match (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A kickboxing champ and a reporter are searching for a missing man, but they turn up a series of illegal kickboxing matches run by an arms dealer.
Plot: underground fighting, sex, car chase, training, martial arts, art, arms dealer, reporter, manager, fight to the death, kickboxer, motorcycle ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.5
 208
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, murder, martial arts, righting the wronged, rivalry, gang, investigation, law enforcement, buddies, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 587
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, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, urban ghetto life, friendship, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, organized crime, showdown, underground fighting, underground tournament, gang war ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 296
Street Hunter (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Logan Blade is a tough police officer who has to confront a gang led by ruthless Colonel Walsh.
Plot: gangsters, heroes, fast draw, brawl, mixed martial arts, doberman, black hero, martial arts, crime boss, fistfight, gunslinger, police lieutenant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kung Fu Executioner (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Li, a martial artist, returns home to find out that his father is being harassed by a crime syndicate. Together with an American kung fu champion he vows revenge when the syndicate kills his father.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: fistfight, female nudity, sword fight, martial arts, revenge killing, kung fu, sex scene, swordsman, kendo, action violence, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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31%
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The Challenge (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rick, a down-and-out American boxer, is hired to transport a sword to Japan, unaware that the whole thing is a set up in a bitter blood-feud between two brothers, one who follows the traditional path of the samurai and the other a businessman. At ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sword fight, aikido, martial arts, samurai sword, track down, supernatural ability, contests and competitions, hopes, gang, adventurer, crimes ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.8
 7K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, chase, martial arts, undercover, heroes, one man army, warrior, gunfight, one against many, fight, spy ...
Time: 80s
Place: malta, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 2K
By the Sword (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mysterious man, Suba, gets himself a job at a fencing academy, and as he learns the way of the students, the school, and its maestro, they learn that there's more to him than meets the eye. He gains (or regains?) his fencing skills and his ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fencing, sword, swordsman, sword duel, rivalry, contests and competitions, redemption, vengeance, school, guilt, secret, sword fight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the third film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by Yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.
Style: stylized, talky, suspenseful, clever, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, one man army, drifter, martial artist, villain, decapitation, kung fu, duel, sword ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, realistic, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, life turned upside down, daring rescue, gang, crimes, rivalry, confined, adventure, gangsters, heist, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Pai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, shaolin, kung fu, failed attempt, mortal combat, tough heroes, rivalry, heroes, master villain, one man army, master warrior ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 543
Black Samson (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noble nightclub owner Samson does his best to keep his neighborhood clean of crime and drugs. When vicious mobster Johnny Nappa tries to muscle in on Samson's territory, Samson takes a brave stand against Nappa and his flunkies.
Plot: lion, nightclub, bar fight, strip club, female nudity, funeral home, drug dealer, showdown, heroes, gangsters, brawl, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: streetfighting, gangsters, heroes, gang violence, mixed martial arts, vengeance, crimes, coming of age, law enforcement, gang, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 658
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, gangsters, heroes, master warrior, bounty hunter, police protection, revenge, vigilante, one man army, police officer, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, showdown, male female relationship, master warrior, heroes ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Duel to Death (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of the last of the Old School Hong Kong martial arts flicks, this one deals with a legendary competition in swordplay and fighting that ends up being fought between two great warriors, a Chinese man and a Japanese man, who, over the course of ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, heroes, betrayal, crimes, heroic mission, kidnapping, wiretap, ninja, giant ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, hong kong, japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Karate Warriors (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series, where Tsurugi protects a little boy while coping with rival gangs.
Plot: martial arts, gang war, karate, yakuza, revenge, sword, fistfight, gang violence, martial artist, kung fu classic, brawl, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 24K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, kung fu, vengeance, kung fu classic, folk hero, humiliation, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, rage, occupation, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: swordsman, katana, master warrior, destruction, combat, fight, changing lives, escapades, confronting the past, adventure, warrior, character change ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.5
 940
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, heroes, drug dealing, soldier, fistfight, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, military, chase, vigilantism, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Ninja Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: CIA, KGB and the amazing ninja masters are all in the center of Russia where the Swedish nuclear professor Karl Markov have invented a new kind of nuclear technology. Markov's invention can change the balance of power in the world. All want ...
Style: bloody
Plot: scientist, bomb, cold war, commando unit, swat team, combat, commando mission, showdown, battles, ninjitsu, katana, ninja warrior ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 724
Angel Town (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, master warrior, martial arts, heroes, street gang, violence spree, family in danger, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 576
Death Force (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leon Isaac Kennedy is Doug Russell, an American who steals a shipment of gold in the Philippines with two Vietnam War buddies, who cut his throat and throw him overboard. Russell washes ashore an island inhabited by two Japanese soldiers stranded ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: revenge, vietnam veteran, martial arts, cult, unhappy ending, katana, gangsters, rage, graphic violence, final showdown, murder, beach ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mask of the Musketeers (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the first half of the 1600's, France is at war with Spain. The cousin of the king of Spain, Isabella, is held captive in the French castle, and the Count of Seville is sent to France as a diplomat. While there, he is escorted by the Three ...
Plot: fencing, sword, swashbuckler, duel, masked hero, sword fight, sword duel, masked vigilante, vigilante, musketeer, irony of fate, heroes ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 358
Project: Kill (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: brawl, killer, police shootout, assassination, kung fu, home invasion, hitman, one against many, gunfight, martial artist, mixed martial arts, manhunt ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
L.A. Streetfighters (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Tony is the new kid at school. He befriend gang leader Young, whose top rival is Chan. Tony is also dating Chan's sister, Lily. When Young and Tony are hired as personal security, they head to a private party run by a drug dealer. When Young ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, martial arts, hitman, gang, ninja, teenage life, against the odds, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gangsters, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, terrorism, master warrior, heroes, good versus evil, one man army, tough heroes, mortal combat, fight, martial artist, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, asia, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%