Movies like Street Warrior

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Street Warrior (2008)
 4.5
 542
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, vengeance, contests and competitions, vigilantism, one man army, deadly, rivalry, deathtrap, tough heroes, martial arts, gladiator, violence, brutality, martial artist, martial arts tournament, underground fighting, street fighter, martial arts training, beating, fistfight, illegal fistfight, mixed martial arts, cage fighting, underground tournament
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california

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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, tough heroes, deadly and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Street Warrior: American Muscle (2014), On the Edge (2002), Fist 2 Fist (2011), Pit Fighter (2005), Body Armour (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, deadly, violence spree, tough heroes, rivalry, delusion, sex scene, revenge, hate, rage, lust, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 145
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, vigilantism, hitman, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly, crimes, partners against crime, vengeance, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 3.4
 148
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, tough heroes, crimes, redemption, haunted by the past, ambition, rivalry, moral dilemma, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 1K
Pit Fighter (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jack Severino has no memory, all he knows is the brutal sport of Pit Fighting. When his past catches him up, he realizes he is not who he thought he was. For some men must fight for redemption.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, kickboxer, tough heroes, haunted by the past, memory loss, vengeance, rivalry, wrestler, murder, martial arts tournament, hopes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 869
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crimes, heroes, deadly, danger, vigilantism, hitman, rivalry, profanity, vengeance, assassin, nightclub, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, law enforcement, vengeance, rivalry, contests and competitions, working undercover, heroes, master warrior, deadly, crimes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
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. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, disorder, hitman, crimes, martial arts, on the run, tough heroes, heroes, master warrior, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 288
Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, contests and competitions, gambling, gang, rivalry, crime, crimes, gangsters, alcohol abuse, redemption, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 830
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, gang, frame up, rivalry, adventure, deadly, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, forced into action, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, heroes, rivalry, master warrior, gangsters, tai chi ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, secret agents, vengeance, danger, undercover, starting over, government agency, heroes, crimes, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prisoners are dying at the Ogden Correctional Institution, a prison where a corrupt Warden has taken justice and business into his own hands. In the bowels of this prison, an underground fighting society has been formed. The Circuit is flourishing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, one man army, martial arts, college, prison life, vigilantism, journalism, danger, woman in danger, vengeance, rivalry, confined ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, deadly, crimes, rivalry, injustice, police detective, criminal heroes, working undercover, tough heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 817
Showdown (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ken has just moved from Kansas with his mother. He talks to a girl named Julie, not knowing that her boyfriend Tom is very possessive of her. Tom is learning karate from Lee, a sensei whose brother was killed by a rookie cop named Billy. Billy has ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, youth, danger, school, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, teenage life, contests and competitions, police detective, kickboxer, forbidden love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, rivalry, undercover, tough heroes, heroic mission, terrorism, danger, race against time, hijacking, deadly, heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, criminal heroes, adventure, crimes, danger, deadly, vengeance, cons and scams, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Shaolin (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being humiliated in the ring by a dirty kickboxer who pulled down his shorts and then hit him, a martial arts master decides to travel to China and enter a monastery where he may learn the Shaolin form of fighting. The film then veers into ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kickboxer, martial arts, contests and competitions, vengeance, escapades, misfit, master warrior, rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, tough heroes, uninhibited rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Redemption: Kickboxer 5 (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion Matt Reeves witnesses the murder of his friend Johnny. While investigating the crime, he learns that a Mr. Negaal in South Africa has founded a new kickboxing association and does not leave international champions much of a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, contests and competitions, master warrior, crimes, heroes, vengeance, leadership, murder, rivalry, redemption, duel ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 609
Quiet Cool (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This actioner is set in a remote, heavily forested area in Northern California where marijuana growers raise their illegal crops and run whole communities with their terrorist tactics and wealth. The tale centers on the efforts of a fearless New ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, vigilantism, signal, kidnapping, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, partners against crime, crime, drug dealing, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 204
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, cons and scams, crimes, manhunt, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, race against time, siblings relations, unlikely partners, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, danger, heroes, partners against crime, escapades, crimes, adventure, deadly, heroic mission, tough heroes, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 641
Tiger Claws (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The police does not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for detective Linda Masterson to work on her first murder case. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, master criminal, tough heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, murder, police investigation, police detective, master warrior, crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tv show, ambition, ratings, contests and competitions, martial arts, media, rivalry, mixed martial arts, cage fighting
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Without Mercy (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He' s been betrayed by his country, stripped of his honor and exiled to a foreign land. Now maverick Marine officer Frank Zagarino has found a way to get back what was stolen from him. And he'll get it-no matter what it takes.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Plot: prison, frame up, lone wolves, partners against crime, fall in love, heroes, deadly, hotshot hero, master warrior, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 313
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, murder, rivalry, police investigation, police detective, investigation, vigilantism, society, law enforcement, dishonesty, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Hard Corps (2006)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough heroes, athlete's life, crimes, bodyguard, vengeance, gang, rivalry, heroes, security, violence, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: afghanistan, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 32
Cole Justice (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A school teacher seeks revenge after one of his students is killed by a drug overdose.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, murder, heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, deadly, folk hero, law enforcement, flash forward, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 255
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, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, criminal heroes, crimes, heroes, master warrior, drug abuse, tough heroes, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Killing Zone (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Convict is recruited from a chain gang to help capture a Mexican drug lord.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, deadly, heroes, crimes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, crime, rivalry, drug dealing, good versus evil, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 446
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, desert, small town, revenge, gang, lone wolves, mysterious character, deadly, heroes, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%