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Max Havoc - Ring of Fire (2006)
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Max Havoc - Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on his skills as a martial artist to set the situation straight.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, resort, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, criminal, kickboxing, heroes, showdown, fighting crime, graphic violence, orphan, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, uninhibited rivalry, kung fu, violence, warrior, tough guy, photographer, tennis, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., seattle

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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 violence mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Max Havoc - Ring of Fire: Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004), Fist 2 Fist (2011), Mexican Gangster (2008), Puncture Wounds (2014), The Purifiers (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Puncture Wounds (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John finds himself struggling with PTSD. What little peace he had managed to build around him is shattered one fateful day when he rescues a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Purifiers (2004)
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Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
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Place: england, scotland, europe
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Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, rough, tense, suspense ...
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Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Action
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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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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Country: USA, Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: USA, Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 367
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Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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22%