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Five the Hard Way (1969)
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Five the Hard Way (1969)
Original name: The Sidehackers
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Motorcycle racer Rommel seeks vengeance against JC, a madman who murdered the sidehacker's fiancee.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, crimes, vengeance, gang, life is a bitch, motorcycle race, dishonesty, false accusation, deadly, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, rape, motorcycle racing, death of protagonist, cult, death of hero, death of girlfriend, dead woman, revenge, joke, shot in the head, neck breaking, shot in the back, main character dies, woman strangled to death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Five the Hard Way

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, vengeance, crimes, deadly, graphic violence, heroes and crime mostly in Action, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Five the Hard Way: Angels' Wild Women (1972), The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968), The Stranger (1995), The Dirt Gang (1972), The Last Riders (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Angels' Wild Women (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: These angels don't wear halos. After stomping the lights out on a couple of racist rapists, some tough biker babes take refuge in a rural commune run by a peace-loving guru who's actually a drug kingpin with a vicious gang -- and who ...
Style: rough, sexual, offbeat, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, gang, motorcycle gang, friends, farm, motorcycle chase, strong female presence, sexual content, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), rescue, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Mini-Skirt Mob (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Diane McBain, who'd been a sort of star at Warner Bros. in the early 1960s, is the leading lady of The Mini-Skirt Mob. She's in charge of a fearsome (and toothsome) gang of biker chicks, even though she herself looks as though she'd ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, couples, biker, chases and races, escapades, manipulations, crimes, obsessive quest, gang, crime, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.2
 455
The Stranger (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of High Plains Drifter, a female biker rides into a desert town to seek revenge on "Angel" and his ruthless gang.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, desert, small town, revenge, mysterious character, gang, one man army, tough heroes, social relations, strong sexual content, righting the wronged, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 2.2
 240
The Dirt Gang (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A film crew shooting in the desert is terrorized by a vicious outlaw motorcycle gang (on dirt bikes, no less) who are after the women in the company.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, crime, gang, deadly, chases and races, danger, rivalry, woman in danger, filmmaking, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), contest ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, police, revenge, death of family, biker
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
American Muscle (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: John Falcon did 10 years of hard time in prison. Now he's got 24 hours to get revenge on every person who had a hand in sending him there.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex scene, vengeance, deadly, violence spree, tough heroes, rivalry, delusion, revenge, hate, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, kickboxing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 418
True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, criminal's revenge, crimes, vengeance, siblings relations, family relations, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Angels from Hell (1968)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mike (Tom Stern), a biker, returns to California after serving in Vietnam. He uses his war-hero experience to organize a new, united super outlaw gang. When one member is shot by police because he killed a girl at a pot orgy, an all-out cop vs. ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: small town, gang, crime, innocence lost, vengeance, vigilantism, small town life, sexual relations, wartime life, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, criminal's revenge, good versus evil, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, master criminal, heroes, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
WrestleMania X-Seven (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 225 min.
Story: WrestleMania X-Seven was the seventeenth annual WrestleMania PPV and was presented by Snickers Cruncher. It took place on April 1, 2001 at the Reliant Astrodome in Houston, Texas. The event was the first WrestleMania held in the state of Texas. A ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight for supremacy, fight back, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, brother brother relationship, mexican american, title bout, graphic violence, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
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Motorpsycho! (1965)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three bad boy motorcyclists get kicks raping other people's women and generally being a nuisance. When they rape a veterinarian's wife, he takes exception and pursues them, teaming up with a Cajun woman whose husband they killed. The ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: biker, murder, criminal, delinquent, track down, clergy, danger, domestic disturbance, society, dangerous animal, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.7
 206
City of Fear (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When reporter Steve Roberts acts on a call from his good friend, Charlie, urging him to report on a hot scientific story in Bulgaria, he ends up in a world of disappearance, death and deception.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: criminal's revenge, amateur detective, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, journalism, intrigue, gangsters, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 880
Bloodmatch (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brick Bardo is on a mission to find out which one of the world's greatest kickboxers killed his brother. Five years ago, one of the four champs was fixing fights and set up his brother in the fight that took his life. Now Bardo must take on the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, chases and races, crimes, heroes, adventure, righting the wronged, heroic mission, frame up, crime, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
WrestleMania XIX (2003)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: WrestleMania XIX was the nineteenth annual WrestleMania. It was presented by Snickers Cruncher and took place on March 30, 2003 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. A record-breaking 54,097 fans from all around the world resulted in a gate ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, rise to the top, blind ambition, graphic violence, fight for supremacy, wrestling match, hulk hogan, texan, female wrestler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, gang, crimes, going straight, urban ghetto, society, family relations, mexican american, murder, smuggling, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 991
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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, siblings relations, karate, foot chase, righting the wronged, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 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, realistic, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, vengeance, power relations, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, siblings relations, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor (1994)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sasha Mitchell ("Kickboxer 2&3") triumphanty returns to the ring as David Sloan, fighting not just for his survival, but for his beautiful wife, who has become the sexual captive of the despicable world champion, Tong Po. Framed, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, heroes, master warrior, one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, frame up, captivity, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 210
Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, vengeance, cons and scams, manhunt, crimes, race against time, rivalry, deadly, unlikely partners, siblings relations, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, danger, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, master warrior, contests and competitions, heroes, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Skydivers (1963)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A woman seeks revenge on her former lover, who owns a skydiving business.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: skydiving, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, crime, crimes, couples, infidelity, small town, vengeance, conspiracy, airplane ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Glory Stompers (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chino is the tough leader of a motorcycle gang who starts off a war when he abducts and mistreats the leader of the enemy biker gang, Darryl, and his girlfriend Chris. Things get violent when Darryl comes back for revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, love triangle, gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, gangsters, confined, graphic violence, vengeance, missing person, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.5
 33
Cole Justice (1989)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A school teacher seeks revenge after one of his students is killed by a drug overdose.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, crimes, heroes, deadly, rivalry, folk hero, crime, life is a bitch, vengeance, murder, small town, rape ...
Time: 80s, 1950s, 50s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.7
 339
Con Games (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A decorated Army veteran goes undercover as a prison inmate to investigate the death of a Senator's grandson, who was killed while behind bars. Once under lock and key, he finds himself at the mercy of an all-powerful guard whose deadly ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, investigation, confined, undercover, working undercover, prison, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, crimes ...
Time: future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: It is the most anticipated yearly event in Sports Entertainment, an annual pop culture touch point. For more than 25 years, WrestleMania has hosted the biggest matches, the biggest stars, and the biggest celebrities. Now for the first time ever, the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wrestling, tough heroes, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, fight for supremacy, fame, mob, billionaire, generation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Though policewoman Hsie Wan-chin (Cynthia Yang Li-ching) is merrily planning for her wedding with fellow cop Wilson Tsiang (Lawrence Ng Kai-wah), he is having an illicit affair with her best friend, May (Moon Lee). When Wilson tries to break things ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: girls with guns, dishonesty, chases and races, crimes, danger, frame up, confined, crime, betrayal, love and romance, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 328
Out for Blood (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lawyer's family is murdered by drug smugglers, and he is beaten and left for dead, but survives although in a coma. When he awakes he only has a partial memory of what happened. In order to find out the real story, he trains with a karate ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, heroes, martial arts, murder, police detective, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 234
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 151
On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement, partners against crime, rivalry, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%