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Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (1993)
 5.4
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Shootfighter: Fight to the Death (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick and Ruben are hoodwinked into a "shootfighter" (no-holds-barred, to the death) martial arts match by the evil Mr. Lee, who has a grudge against world shootfighter champ(and teacher of Nick and Ruben) Shingo.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, bloody, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, battles, crimes, graphic violence, master warrior, adoption, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, strong violent content, stash, buddies, bandit, fight, kung fu, karate, violence, motorcycle, kickboxing, sword fight, brutality, competition, tournament, blackmail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Shootfighter: Fight to the Death

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, crimes, master warrior, tough heroes and fistfight mostly in Action, Sport and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shootfighter: Fight to the Death: Tiger Claws (1991), Shootfighter II (1996), American Samurai (1992), TC 2000 (1993), The Expert (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, crimes, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, master warrior, master criminal, police investigation, police detective, tough heroes, katana ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, master warrior, law enforcement, graphic violence, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
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100%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, adventure, culture clash, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, gangsters, siblings relations, father son relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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TC 2000 (1993)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Somewhere in the future the environmental overkill had come. Many people had died. The rich were able to build the underworld, the poor had to stay on the surface building gangs to survive. Jason Storm, an underworld guard gets knowledge of a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, martial arts, escapades, androids and robots, dishonesty, gang, crimes, society, gangsters, on the run, law enforcement ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.6
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The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, swat team, heroes, serial killer, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, death row, wrongfully committed, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, master warrior, heroes, kidnapping, prison, rape, revenge, tough heroes, law enforcement, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, master warrior, fight, vengeance, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, heroes, fistfight, kickboxing ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
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100%
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, working undercover, siblings relations, tough heroes, dishonesty, adventure, law enforcement, espionage, crimes, special agents, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.4
 304
To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, criminal heroes, betrayal, crimes, contests and competitions, master warrior, rivalry, ambition, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
 180
Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, haunted by the past, redemption, ambition, rivalry, crimes, moral dilemma, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 583
Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, crimes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, heroes, underdog, sport, ultimatum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, martial arts, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, graphic violence, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
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Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, sport, gang, tough heroes, gambling, alcohol abuse, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose brother was killed by a rookie cop named Billy. Billy has ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
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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
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Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, rivalry, memory loss, graphic violence, tough heroes, hitman, dishonesty, amnesia, heroes, mortal combat, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough heroes, rivalry, adventure, save the day, ambition, battles, righting the wronged, vigilantism, athlete and trainer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, hitman, parents and children, disorder, graphic violence, heroes, on the run, crimes, tough heroes, master warrior, martial arts, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bloodmoon (1997)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ken O'Hara (Gary Daniels) is a "Mindhunter" - a serial killer specialist enlisted to find the mass murderer (Darren Shahlavi) intent on killing the strongest fighters in New York City. Trying to catch this cunning and clever killer is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, terrorism, performer's life, strong violent content, tough heroes, cloning, battles, hitman, police detective, fighting crime, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, motorcycle chase, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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40%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
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Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gladiator, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, tough heroes, deathtrap, underground fighting, martial arts, underground tournament, cage fighting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, tv show, martial arts, ambition, cage fighting, media, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend, competition, ratings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, military, adventure, rivalry, terrorism, partners against crime, escapades, partners, crimes, heroes, tough heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, undercover, martial arts, injustice, rivalry, crimes, tough heroes, police detective, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, master warrior, escapades, misfit, contests and competitions, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, parents and children, master warrior, contests and competitions, judo, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sword Identity (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty one man will request a competition when his weapon is rejected. After a series of fights he is determined to prove his sword is invincible.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, disorder, master warrior, against the odds, mysterious character, contests and competitions, ambition, heroes, mistaken identity, sword fight, kung fu, graphic violence ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, marine, hitman, tough heroes, battles, gangsters, heroes, criminal heroes, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%