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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Original name: 殺人拳2
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is with the mob, and he concentrates on them.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, hitman, prison, adventure, heroes, gang, crimes, undercover, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, on the run, partners, track down, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, mafia, karate, police officer, yakuza ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Return of the Street Fighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gangsters, deadly, law enforcement, danger and chases and races mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Return of the Street Fighter: The Bodyguard (1973), Sister Street Fighter (1974), The Five (1995), The Executioner (1974), Like a Dragon (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, tragic hero, karate, martial artist, brutality, graphic violence, heroes, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: 70s
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The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, one man army, martial arts, showdown, abduction, gunfight, karate, graphic violence, fighting crime, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, usa, new york
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Return of the Tiger (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The thriving narcotics smuggling operations in Bangkok are headed by rival American and Chinese interests. The former is led by huge bearded nightclub owner, menacingly played by Paul Smith. His bitter rival Tse-Chan goes to elaborate lengths to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, drug dealing, martial arts, money, crime boss, graphic violence, rivalry, adventure, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, master warrior ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, thailand, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sister Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and imprisoned, the police pressure his sister, Tina Long, to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, missing person, tough heroes, hitman, tough law enforcer, rescue, crimes, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Five (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local yakuza, but everything does not go as planned and the men find themselves hunted down by contract killers
Style: serious, realistic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, murder, gang, uninhibited rivalry, heist, vengeance, cons and scams, track down, rivalry, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
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53%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, martial arts, crimes, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry, tough heroes, hitman, stoners, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
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Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, gang, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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One Down, Two to go (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, good versus evil, ambition, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, heroes, rescue, partners, partners against crime, society, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, contests and competitions, frame up, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, police investigation, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
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Story of a Wild Elder Sister: Widespread Lynch Law (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting both the male yakuzas and a gang of female thieves.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, controversial
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gambling, yakuza, tough heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, gangsters, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, gunfight, fistfight, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, cynical, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, undercover agent, mafia, organized crime, martial arts, yakuza, gangsters, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, special agents, one man army, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, karate, kung fu, master warrior, heroes, betrayal, street fighter, yakuza, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, friends, fighting crime, gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, gang, betrayal, rivalry, partners, undercover, police station ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Peace Killers (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Siblings Kristy and Jeffrey are buying supplies at a remote desert gas station when some members of a biker gang come cruising in. The bikers recognize Kristy, who used to be the main squeeze of the gang's leader before she ran away. The pair ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, kidnapping, motorcycle gang, gang rape, tough heroes, rescue, crimes, gangsters, adventure, heroes, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
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Billa 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gangsters, criminal, gang, fighting crime, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, battles, vigilantism, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: goa india, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, martial arts, female assassin, assassin, sniper, karate, superhero, law enforcement, heroes, gangsters, government agency ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: asia, hong kong, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, martial arts, hitman, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, dishonesty, undercover, adventure, unfulfillment, assassination attempt ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, murder, vigilantism, graphic violence, hostage, tough heroes, hitman, master criminal, track down, gangsters, criminal heroes, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ricco (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fresh out of the joint, young Ricco is eager to get home to see his family. He was cut loose a year early for good behavior, but it certainly wasn't good behavior that got him in the big house in the first place. Two years prior, Ricco took it ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, rivalry, track down, dishonesty, tough heroes, hitman, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, investigation, odd couple, undercover, vengeance, master criminal, police investigation, law enforcement, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, politics, race against time, law enforcement, track down, introspection, rivalry, orphan, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Detective Doberman (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burned remains of a young woman discovered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police comes to the conclusion that its the work of a pyromaniacal serial murderer. The murder victim is identified as Mayumi Tamaki, a native of Ishigaki, Okinawa. As the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, disorder, gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, murder, fish out of water, rivalry, martial arts, rescue, police, yakuza ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, disorder, hitman, kids in trouble, rivalry, gang, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, elimination, power struggle, gang war, police, organized crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 281
Small Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, tough heroes, adventure, race against time, rivalry, crimes, gang, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 98
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bullets, Blood & a Fistful of Ca$h (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hard boiled tale of bloody revenge that interweaves the stories of nine criminals. The story takes place in one day, on the eve of an all out syndicate war. Through a twisted series of events, the interweaving narratives are put on an ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bloody
Plot: rivalry, partners, police detective, vengeance, partners against crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gang, police investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, fish out of water, undercover, master criminal, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, partners, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crimes, gang, law enforcement, track down, heist, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%