Movies like Damage 2009

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Damage (2009)
 5.7
 7K
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, psychological, tense, rough, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight, love, tough guy, friendship, friends, love and romance, master warrior, strong violent content, buddies, dishonesty, tough heroes, muscleman, fatherhood, combat, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

Most similar movies to Damage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and exciting films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, heroes, mixed martial arts, violence, contests and competitions and fistfight mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Damage: Death Warrior (2009), Man of Tai Chi (2013), Circle of Pain (2010), Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018), Never Surrender (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.8
 695
Death Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty MMA fighter is forced into a twisted, underground gambling ring in which he must fight to the death with other MMA fighters in order to save his wife from certain death at the hands of a maniacal crime boss. In a desperate race against ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, ambition, violence, mortal combat, murder, tough heroes, heroes, master warrior, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
84%
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%
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Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One year after the events of "Kickboxer: Vengeance", Kurt Sloan has vowed never to return to Thailand. However, while gearing up for a MMA title shot, he finds himself sedated and forced back into Thailand, this time in prison. He is there ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: muscleman, kickboxing, muay thai, fight, martial arts, master warrior, brutality, violence, torture, bloody violence, vengeance, mentor ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: underground fighting, cage fighting, martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, tough heroes, heroes, mixed martial arts, mentor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.4
 588
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, tough heroes, deathtrap, crimes, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.9
 348
Brawler (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, rivalry, siblings relations, strong violent content, family relations, athlete's life, mixed martial arts, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, underground tournament, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.6
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, track down, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, brutality, violence, murder of family, fistfight, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 762
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, rivalry, crimes, redemption, prison, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, athlete's life, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, crimes, urban ghetto life, friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, organized crime, showdown, gang war, underground fighting, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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 ⇓
71%
 3.9
 490
Bare Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Women will go to extreme lengths for those they love and single mother Samantha Rogers is no exception. Along with her young daughter, Milla, Sam struggles to make ends meet, taking her licks as a stunt double by day and cocktail waitressing at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female boxer, martial arts, single parent, contests and competitions, family relations, ambition, boxing, love, single mother, brutality, mother daughter relationship, trophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.0
 887
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: exciting, uplifting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, underdog, sport, tough heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, martial arts tournament, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, bully, kickboxing, martial arts, boxing, undisciplined, ambition, sport, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: martial arts, crimes, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, dishonesty, corruption, gambling, fight, underground fighting, wrestler, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 7K
Hunt to Kill (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A U.S. Border Patrol agent Jim Rhodes, a tough divorcée mourning the loss of his murdered partner while struggling to raise his rebellious daughter in the mountains of Montana. But when a crew of trigger-happy fugitives takes Rhodes and his ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daughter, forest, one man army, survival, fugitives, tough heroes, parents and children, heroes, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, runaway, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, violence, kickboxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Cage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, tough heroes, friends, gangsters, confined, crimes, heroes, buddies, ambition, mentally challenged, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.9
 240
The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, gunfight, violence, wind, battles, greed, arab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
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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 ...
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 ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
65%
Tactical Force (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, rivalry, tough law enforcer, confined, gang, law enforcement, crimes, tough heroes, mission gone awry, male female relationship, heroes, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Fatal Contact (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroes, adventure, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, street fighter, tough heroes, fight, crime boss, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.6
 584
Final Impact (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former kick-boxing world champion discovers a young fighter, and believes together they can win back the world crown.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, training, kickboxing, teachers and students, vengeance, tough heroes, adventure, heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 909
Gallants (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Master Law awakes from a 30-year coma without memories, but his martial arts skills are intact. His renowned kung fu academy is now a teahouse, and greedy developers are trying to steamroll it to make way for condos
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, save the day, athlete and trainer, master warrior, village, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, martial arts tournament, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.9
 350
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, haunted by the past, tough heroes, one man army, ambition, rivalry, martial arts tournament, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 11K
Merantau (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, journey, heroes, on the run, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch, chase, gang, violence, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 711
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: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, street gang, crimes, lone wolves, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Badass Showdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Uber MMA fighter manager Ivy Reed (B-movie action star of the '80s and '90s Cynthia Rothrock) is unique as a woman in a male-dominated field, using a special formula to find her champion fighters. Though her trainer Jimmy doesn't see ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, captivating, rough ...
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, fight, wrestler, coach, gym, manager, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, heroes, gay subtext ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%