Movies like Death Force

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Death Force (1978)
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Death Force (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leon Isaac Kennedy is Doug Russell, an American who steals a shipment of gold in the Philippines with two Vietnam War buddies, who cut his throat and throw him overboard. Russell washes ashore an island inhabited by two Japanese soldiers stranded there since World War II. They nurse him back to health and he is taught martial arts and the art of the samurai. Back in the States, his treacherous pals, Marelli and Maghee, use their loot and viciousness to muscle their way into Los Angels mafia turf.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: martial arts, vietnam veteran, revenge, gangsters, island, violence, assassin, mafia, sex scene, warrior, gun, beach, african american, sword, hand to hand combat, graphic violence, sword fight, tragedy, death of protagonist, gunfight, fencing, kiss, cult, murder, brawl ...
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Death Force

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, cult film and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, violence, gun, gunfight, hand to hand combat, fistfight and brawl mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Death Force: Kill Squad (1982), Mean Johnny Barrows (1975), Karate Warriors (1976), The Muthers (1976), Final Mission (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: violence, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, revenge, fight, gun, accident, vietnam war veteran, car, karate, kung fu ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: violence, mafia, bandit, gang, veteran, ex soldier, murder, gang war, vietnam veteran, blood spatter, hitman, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Karate Warriors (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series, where Tsurugi protects a little boy while coping with rival gangs.
Plot: martial arts, gang war, karate, yakuza, revenge, anti hero, samurai sword, kung fu fighting, blood, kendo, sword, ronin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.8
 437
The Muthers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A band of female pirates go undercover at a prison camp on a coffee plantation to rescue their leader's sister.
Plot: rescue, women's prison, exploitation, pirate, sand, brawl, sister, machine gun, black woman, chase, fistfight, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.2
 166
Final Mission (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, War
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his family are murdered Vietnam War veteran, Vince Deacon, tracks down the man responsible for the murders and to get his revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, murder, vengeance, vietnam war, police station, jungle, vigilantism, vietnam veteran, revenge, small town, boss and employee ...
Time: year 1972
Place: vietnam, laos, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mafia vs. Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sewage workers Jack and Charlie get involved in an international Asian gang war when Jack helps the boss of a Shanghai gang against one of his rebellious underlings. This underling then strikes a deal with the Japanese Yakuza in the hopes of ...
Plot: martial arts, ninja, gang war, kung fu, sword fight, disarming someone, fight, fistfight, mafia, hand to hand combat, gunfight, action violence ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 878
Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vigilantism, graphic violence, rivalry, deadly, crime, obsessive quest, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, tough heroes, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
 510
Steele Justice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, deadly, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, against the odds, vengeance, best friends, pets, vietnam veteran ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Zebra Force (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this post Vietnam War actioner, a group of veterans, former members of a crack guerrilla team, decide to reteam and use their specialized skills to fight organized crime.
Plot: mafia, vietnam veteran, rage, drug dealing, police officer killed, helicopter, sniper rifle, drug deal, commando, sniper, handgun, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, friendship, kidnapping, prison life, wrongfully committed, rivalry, deadly, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 102
Southwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Ex-military Captain Samantha Williams, is "recruited" to put together a team of ex-military and criminals. Williams must carry out unlawful orders to protect the world's most powerful criminal organization, the US Government.
Style: cult film, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: pistol, seduction, fight, foot chase, homosexual, bisexual, lesbian kiss, psychopath, lesbian sex, divorce, shot in the chest, blackmail ...
Place: mexico, usa, texas, san francisco, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 372
Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: tough cop, ex wife, chase, partner, tough guy, knife, blood spatter, police detective, gangster, police, murder, machine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Modesty, raised by a casino owner after being abandoned by her parents, has become skilled in the ways of fighting and now acts as the casino owner's bodyguard. When she's unable to prevent the owner's murder at the hands of an old ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, murder, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, secret identity, vigilantism, vengeance, destiny, escapades, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 390
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, showdown, karate, gunfight, abduction, dishonesty, crime, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, usa, new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, rocket launcher, decapitation, fistfight, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, miami, vietnam, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Better Way to Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, on the run, undercover, gangsters, hitman, manhunt, danger, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, rivalry, special agents, race against time ...
Time: 90s, quarry
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After completing his training of ninjutsu within Japan, an American Vietnam veteran by the name of Cole (Franco Nero) visits his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newly wed wife Mary Ann Landers (Susan George), who are the owners of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fight, death, violence, mafia, gunfight, chase, buddies, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 197
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, police officer killed, maverick cop, warehouse, beating, police brutality, anti hero, police detective, fight, revolver, chase, bar fight ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 4.5
 155
Blood Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ex-Marine finds out a old buddy is leading a private army of mercenaries. When an ex-Marine refuses to join an old friendship's personal army of mercenaries a deadly violent battle erupts between the two men! And this is not good.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist plot, knife, terrorist, violence, machine gun, gunfight, warrior, brawl, ex marine, ak 47, semiautomatic pistol, training ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 329
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, two man army, police shootout, maverick cop, kgb, siblings relations, police detective, crimes, crime, fighting crime, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 237
Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of ...
Plot: fencing, underground fighting, heroes, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), kiss, rapier, decadence, female nudity, gangster, arena, underground tournament ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Naked Vengeance (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Carla Harris, a beautiful but not so successful actress from L.A., witnesses how her husband is tragically killed in an attempt to save a woman from her male attacker. She travels to her parents' home in a small town in the mountains to get ...
Plot: rape, violence, revenge, sheriff, attack, parents, mountain, murder, redneck, shot in the head, small town, lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 192
The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police detective, police corruption, police investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, murder, crimes, gang, crime, disorder, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.6
 105
Kill Crazy (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five Vietnam vets, on release from a mental hospital, think they're headed for a weekend camping trip. Instead they become target practice for an army of killers playing violent war games. It's a massacre until one of the vets becomes a ...
Plot: war game, target practice, vietnam veteran, human prey, female nudity, shot in the chest, blood, shot to death, hand grenade, shot in the head, camping trip, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days; not only of his life, but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing, and the once adoring people of Pusser's town now fear him and feel like it's time to make a change. There ...
Plot: fistfight, sheriff, gunfight, deputy, deputy sheriff, police vigilantism, justice, spanking, pistol, tough guy, gangster, brawl ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, brooklyn new york city, vengeance, crimes, crime, gang ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 736
Black Samurai (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and ...
Style: cult film
Plot: master warrior, secret agent, samurai, flashback, murder, spy, explosion, sword, gunfight, tough girl, heroic bloodshed, shotgun ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult movie cast, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, investigation, one man army, hitman, vigilantism, murder, martial arts, martial artist, danger, rivalry, friendship, urban ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 13K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: violence, revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, danger, dark hero, sociopath, paranoia, street shootout, hairdresser, corrupt politician ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 151
One Man Army (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Jerry Trimble plays a straight shooting man caught up in the politics of a crooked little town. To get to the truth about his grandfather's death, he must first kick out the criminals --including the sheriff-- effectively ...
Style: cult film
Plot: brawl, martial arts, bare breasts, semiautomatic pistol, blood spatter, blood, lawyer, one man army, mixed martial arts, female nudity, funeral, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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