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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
 5.6
 19K
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, inspirational, suspense, visually appealing
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, martial arts tournament, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, bully, kickboxing, martial arts, sport, boxing, teenage life, ambition, undisciplined, fistfight, rivalry, contests and competitions, opponent, beefcake, champion, revenge, boxer, wrestler, master warrior, good versus evil, training, mixed martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, fight, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown: Never Back Down (2008), Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016), Tapped Out (2014), Undisputed III: Redemption (2010), Bloodsport (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, martial arts, high school, youth, boxing, rivalry, teenage life, rage, power relations, fight, duel, streetfighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, orlando florida, tokyo
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Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.
Style: inspirational, serious, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, martial arts training, fight, martial artist, tournament, master warrior, fight scenes, friendship, kickboxer, kickboxing, sport ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
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Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, youth, young heroes, sport, martial arts, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undisputed III: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, prison, kickboxing, contests and competitions, prison life, confined, tournament, boxing, mixed martial arts, martial arts, convict, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
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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, tournament, master warrior, underdog, heroes, underground fighting, sport, revenge, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: boxing, kickboxing, tournament, martial arts, prison life, challenge, contests and competitions, convict, jail, heroes, prison, taekwondo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, russia, new jersey, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 33K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: street fighter, boxing, streetfighting, kickboxing, fight, athlete and trainer, rivalry, kickboxer, urban ghetto, martial artist, battles, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, alabama, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 36K
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, bet, drug dealer, ambition, rivalry, revenge, contests and competitions, opponent, family relations, foreign legion ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, paris france, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 55K
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: serious, realistic, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, martial arts tournament, fight, master warrior, heroes, vengeance, revenge, graphic violence, hopes, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 33K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, streetfighting, tournament, drifter, kickboxing, fistfight, martial arts, gangsters, fight, heroes, ambition, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.6
 267K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, athlete and trainer, coach, mentor, legacy, sport, ambition, rivalry, fight, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 2015, year 1998 ...
Place: usa, mexico, tijuana mexico, philadelphia, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 3K
Unbeatable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, boxing, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, boxing match, loan shark, training, mixed martial arts, boxer, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial artist, martial arts, taekwondo, sport, underdog, culture clash, rivalry, power relations, self discovery, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, asia, seoul, hong kong, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, athlete and trainer, tough heroes, underdog, contests and competitions, heroes, martial artist, fistfight ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 9K
Gladiator (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story of two teenagers trapped in the world of illegal underground boxing. One is fighting to save his fathers life and using the money pay off gambling debts accumulated by his father. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: boxing, friendship, sport, ambition, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, against the odds, human spirit, urban ghetto life, underdog, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, cuba, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Warrior's Heart (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After his father’s death, high school lacrosse star Conor Sullivan becomes self-destructive but through a new love interest and his passion for this sport, Conor discovers the warrior within himself.
Style: uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: lacrosse, teenage love, athlete and trainer, human spirit, power relations, ambition, love and romance, family, youth, sport, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 782
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, streetfighting, gangsters, heroes, street gang, kickboxing, gang war, illegal fistfight, street fighter, love and romance, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
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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: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, prison life, contests and competitions, rivalry, mixed martial arts, heroes, tournament, underground fighting, prison brawl, ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Philly Kid (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now, to save a friend's life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible - lose.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, fight, prisoner, manslaughter, prison, murder, martial arts, sport, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, wrestler ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, mixed martial arts, tournament, rivalry, ambition, vengeance, fistfight, underground fighting, kickboxing, violence, kung fu ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: fight, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, tough heroes, sport, self discovery, social differences, nothing to lose, kickboxing, martial arts tournament, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
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Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: serious, tense, emotional, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, warrior, courage, athlete and trainer, boxing, sport, fight scenes, teacher, muscleman, underdog, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq, philadelphia ...
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16%
 4.6
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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, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, siblings relations, righting the wronged, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, karate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, capoeira, prison, criminal's revenge, prison life, college, vengeance, vigilantism, life is a bitch, heroes, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.4
 177
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, moral dilemma, ambition, rivalry, crimes, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 38K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tai chi, master warrior, martial arts tournament, graphic violence, mortal combat, contests and competitions, opponent, tough heroes, ambition, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Duel of Legends (2023)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: karate, martial arts, fight, martial arts tournament, master warrior, wrestler, showdown, fistfight, violence, tough guy, heroes, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%