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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, cult film
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, partners against crime, rescue, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york

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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 rivalry, crimes, heroes, martial arts, vengeance, gangsters and tough heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like One Down, Two to go: Three the Hard Way (1974), The Tracker (2001), Original Gangstas (1996), Enter the Dragon (1973), 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, serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, genocide, society, interracial relations, heroes, crimes, chases and races, crime, racism, vigilantism, assassination, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 235
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, hand to hand combat, russian mafia, kung fu, gunfight, crimes, gang, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, heroes, profanity, gang violence, drive by shooting, hand to hand combat, gunfight, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, fighting movie, good versus evil, strong man ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, vengeance, on the run, danger, rivalry, gang, undercover, prison, tough heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.3
 149
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, realistic, serious, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, vigilantism, hitman, partners against crime, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, deadly, drug dealing, rivalry, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, undercover, partners, investigation, odd couple, danger, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, race against time, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, siblings relations, contests and competitions, master warrior, heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, injustice, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: realistic, rough, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, defiant, law enforcement, buddies, partners, crime, siblings relations, gangsters, society, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 666
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, danger, drug dealing, betrayal, working undercover, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: offbeat, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, martial arts, nightclub, vengeance, vigilantism, drug abuse, drug dealing, tough heroes, working undercover, rivalry, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, fight, kung fu, fighting crime, against the odds, rivalry, world war two, school, murder, master villain ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 657
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: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, heroes, partners, law enforcement, crimes, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, hostages, teenage life, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 164
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, heroes, martial arts, betrayal, crimes, crime, chases and races, rivalry, frame up, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 555
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, misfit, mentally challenged, buddies, tough heroes, friends, contests and competitions, crime, crimes, heroes, gangsters, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.5
 238
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, heroes, gangsters, gang, fighting crime, law enforcement, race against time, tough heroes, rivalry, partners against crime, adventure, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 869
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, heroes, rivalry, graphic violence, gangsters, track down, chases and races, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, martial arts, martial artist, one man army, crimes, gangsters, master warrior, muay thai, betrayal, graphic violence, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.2
 187
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graphic violence, tough law enforcer, crime, partners against crime, life is a bitch, love affair, crimes, chases and races, witnessing a crime, injustice, undercover, profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilantism, heroes, gangsters, robbery, vigilante, hitman, vengeance, urban ghetto life, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence ...
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: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, murder, revenge, deadly, heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, master warrior, gangsters, crime, tough heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, rivalry, ambition, graphic violence, law enforcement, deadly, working undercover, contests and competitions, heroes, crimes, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 489
Hammer (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hotheaded laborer B.J. Hammer can't go long without ending up in a fight, and, after he comes out on top in a particularly impressive workplace scuffle, word of his brawling skills makes its way to Davis, a top boxing manager. Hammer is hired ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, prizefighter, docks, master criminal, downfall, athlete's life, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, injustice, ambition, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Way of the Dragon 2 (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A classic tribute to a legendary Kung-Fu master. The high-powered action and deadly fistfights don’t let up for a moment. When all the chips are down, the Dragon Master will prevail!
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, discrimination, interracial relations, adventure, society, vengeance, tough heroes, righting the wronged, rivalry, asian, kung fu fighting ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, police shootout, blood, kung fu, coffin, police, working undercover, danger, police investigation, police detective, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ 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: realistic, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, high school, heroes, gang, swat team, society, crime, crimes, adventure, teenage life, friends, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, tragic love, hitman, heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, adventure, crimes, working undercover, legends and myths, rivalry ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.3
 703
The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fighting crime, gang, rivalry, vengeance, leadership, crimes, tough heroes, society, gangsters, vigilantism, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, battles, heroes, kidnapping, small town, vietnam veteran, revenge, decapitation, gunfight, fistfight, machine gun, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, partners, rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, partners against crime, gang war, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%