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One Down, Two to go (1982)
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One Down, Two to go (1982)
Original name: One Down, Two to Go
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of tough cops go after the mob who jinxed the martial arts tournament and injured their buddy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, gang, heroes, contests and competitions, partners, injustice, crime, ambition, good versus evil, working undercover, danger, vigilantism, society, fighting crime, law enforcement, buddies, rivalry, undercover, criminal's revenge, rescue, tough heroes, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, martial arts, heroes, vengeance, crime and deadly mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like One Down, Two to go: Three the Hard Way (1974), Original Gangstas (1996), Enter the Dragon (1973), The Tracker (2001), Return of the Street Fighter (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three the Hard Way (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks. The only obstacles that stand in the way of this dastardly plan are Jim Brown, Fred Williamson and Jim ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, genocide, assassination, crimes, crime, heroes, interracial relations, chases and races, racism, injustice, society, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, murder, violence, gang violence, drive by shooting, hand to hand combat, vigilantism, vengeance, urban ghetto, tough heroes, reunion, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, shaolin, kung fu, master warrior, island, spy, drug lord, tough heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, strong man, master apprentice relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 223
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, russian mafia, kung fu, gunfight, hand to hand combat, chinese mafia, private detective, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, crime, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, partners, gory, fighting crime, undercover, adventure, chases and races, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, track down, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 173
The Big Score (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A narcotics detective, played by Fred Williamson, lets nothing stand in the way of his bringing down a major drug dealer. After a bust gone awry, he's accused of stealing a lost briefcase filled with money and both the mob and the police are ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, false accusation, drug abuse, drug dealing, witnessing a crime, love affair, tough law enforcer, heist, police investigation, frame up, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, life is a bitch, heroes, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, partners against crime, track down, chases and races, siblings relations, working undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Disco Godfather (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: rough, semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, martial arts, working undercover, life is a bitch, tough law enforcer, crimes, gangsters, unlikely partners, track down, criminal's revenge, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.1
 534
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: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, heroes, crime, contests and competitions, confined, misfit, vengeance, kidnapping, tough heroes, friends, buddies, mentally challenged ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.4
 2K
Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a U.S. policeman is killed by black market weapons dealers, his partner, Rudy (Robert Madrid), and the murdered cop's father, ex-British Intelligence agent Roger Chambers (Michael York), head to Moscow to find the killers. The two begin ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, working undercover, reluctant partners, arms dealing, crime, escapades, chases and races, track down, gangsters, partners against crime, heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 621
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, crimes, danger, drug dealing, betrayal, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dynamite Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young black man teams up with a Chinese kung-fu expert to fight a drug ring.
Style: rough, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, buddies, defiant, law enforcement, partners, society, rivalry, gangsters, heroes, crime, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, hopes, heroes, contests and competitions, siblings relations, one man army, battles, righting the wronged, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 631
Back to Back (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, hostages, crimes, gangsters, partners against crime, criminal heroes, parents and children, heroes, confined, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, vigilantism, against the odds, deadly, fighting crime, school, rivalry ...
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, danger, contests and competitions, working undercover, master warrior, heroes, ambition, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Slaughter's Big Rip-Off (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vigilante Slaughter comes under attack from Duncan, a local money launderer whose hit-man traps Slaughter in a car at a cliff, but Slaughter escapes, arms himself, and goes after Duncan's hideout.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, sex, hitman, robbery, rivalry, vengeance, society, deadly, crime, urban ghetto life, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Pushed to the Limit (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Magnificent Mimi is a woman with a destiny and a bright future ahead of her. She is the world's greatest female wrestling champion, she has a loving boyfriend and loyal family members who care and love her. But things take a turn for the worst ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, vengeance, master warrior, criminal's revenge, crimes, heroes, crime, gangsters, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.3
 136
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: deadly, drug dealing, vigilantism, partners against crime, crimes, heroes, partners, law enforcement, buddies, vengeance, urban ghetto, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 159
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, heroes, chases and races, investigation, frame up, gang, righting the wronged, family life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 803
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, tough heroes, deadly, vengeance, track down, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, crime, obsessive quest, heroes, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, gang, youth, society, ambition, leadership, rivalry, school, soldier, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 234
Small Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, race against time, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, adventure, partners against crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, master warrior, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, friends, vengeance, deadly, fighting crime, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, tough heroes, danger, heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, tough law enforcer, vengeance, chases and races, partners against crime, rivalry, undercover, gang, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, crime, rivalry, deadly, injustice, vengeance, criminal heroes, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Island of Fire (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, martial arts, vengeance, tough law enforcer, confined, heroes, criminal heroes, working undercover, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky, stuck on himself, constantly talking, and smitten by her; Yamamoto is quiet, hard-boiled, leaving the Tokyo police to spend ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, police shootout, blood, police, kung fu, coffin, rivalry, chases and races, confined, heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, legends and myths, heroes, gangsters, crimes, working undercover, criminal's revenge, track down, adventure, chases and races, unfulfillment, hitman ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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