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Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
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Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fight everyone and trust no one: it's the code of survival practiced by martial-arts master Casey Bowman after his life of domestic bliss is shattered by a savage act of violence. Vowing revenge, the fearless American stealthily tracks the killer from Osaka to Bangkok to Rangoon with the help of a wise and crafty sensei. His only clues: a series of victims whose necks bear the distinctive mark of strangulation by barbed wire. Fighting to avenge as well as to survive, Casey must sharpen his razor-like responses and take his battle skills to the next level, even using deep meditation to fake his own death. His target: the sinister drug lord Goro, who is flooding the streets with deadly meth cooked at his remote jungle factory. To prepare for his ultimate confrontation, Casey must finally become an invisible warrior worthy of the name Ninja. But just when his prey is cornered, an unexpected twist shows Casey that his battle is only beginning: he truly can trust no one.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, ninjitsu, master warrior, mortal combat, murder, violence spree, revenge, katana, drug lord, fight, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, battles, mystery, fighting crime, ninja warrior, showdown, criminal's revenge, heroes, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, burma

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Ninja (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A westerner named Casey, studying Ninjutsu in Japan, is asked by the Sensei to return to New York to protect the legendary Yoroi Bitsu, an armored chest that contains the weapons of the last Koga Ninja.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
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Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: china, asia, osaka japan, berlin germany, japan
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Ong Bak 3 (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ong Bak 3 picks up where Ong Bak 2 had left off. Tien is captured and almost beaten to death before he is saved and brought back to the Kana Khone villagers. There he is taught meditation and how to deal with his Karma, but very soon his arch rival ...
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Time: 15th century
Place: thailand, asia
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100%
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
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Kill 'em All (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Captured international assassins are locked up inside a high-tech bunker known as the Killing Chamber. To break out of this concrete hell they must duel each other, fight deadly ninjas and battle against gangs of masked maniacs. And... if they ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, survival, rivalry, mortal combat, fight to the death, captivity, battles, brutality, violence, tough heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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56%
Falcon Rising (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chapman is an ex-marine in Brazil's slums, battling the yakuza outfit who attacked his sister and left her for dead.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marine, martial arts, gangsters, master warrior, vengeance, track down, rivalry, crimes, urban ghetto, yakuza, tough heroes, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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100%
BKO: Bangkok Knockout (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of martial arts students are enjoying a reunion party when a bomb goes off in the building. When they wake up, some of their friends have been kidnapped and they soon find a group of assassins coming after them. The only way to survive is to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 4.4
 550
Die Fighting (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a team of Shaolin-trained kung fu actors is about to get their break in Hollywood, a mysterious and sadistic Director forces them to run a gauntlet through Los Angeles. The Director films their every move as they prove their prowess by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: battles, martial arts, rivalry, crimes, hollywood, shaolin monk, shaolin kung fu, chase, entrapment, heroes, couple relations, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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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
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Time: 21st century
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 6.4
 11K
Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.4
 779
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fearsome warrior from the Kingdom of Samarza arrives in America to assassinate a high school girl. The girl does not know it, but she is the last living heir to the Kingdom. A noble guard arrives in America to protect the young princess.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
 4.7
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Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
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Prey of the Jaguar (1996)
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 3.2
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Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
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Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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45%
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Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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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 ...
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44%
 5.2
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Raw Target (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This high-powered action flick follows kickboxing champion Johnny Rider, who quits the ring after accidentally killing an opponent but is forced to employ his skills again to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of crime boss Rod Sparks ...
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Audience: boys' night
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44%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: rough, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
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43%
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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 ...
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43%
 4.7
 12K
Arena (2011)
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Underground (2007)
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 4.8
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.9
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Special Ops (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: When an American soldier’s Black Ops Unit is ambushed during a raid to rescue a nano-nuclear device that has fallen into the wrong hands, he must run for his life to not only track down the missing device, but also clear his name when he is ...
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