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Dino & Ruby
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Story: Unreliable Alcoholic Son of a Chicago Crime Boss finds knowledge and faith from a young daughter of a Rehab Owner. It's "One Flew Over a Coo Coo's Nest meets the Professional".
Plot: faith based, gun action, stand up, youth, christian, redemption, heist, kung fu, mafia, robbery, gangster, faith, prayer, alcohol

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about gangster, martial arts, violence, fistfight, brawl, kung fu and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dino & Ruby: Trained To Kill (1989), Back to Back (1996), To the Death (1992), Pit Fighter (2005), Crooked (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh McManus, a traveling salesman with a cloudy past, finds himself in a dusty West Texas town at the wrong time. After a crippling series of earthquakes throws the entire world into chaos, a traveling salesman will have to fight his way through a ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, christian film, light
Plot: apocalypse, redemption, small town, haunted by the past, religions or cults, danger, gang, chaos, motorcycle gang, christianity, christian, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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System:   95%
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Trained To Kill
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From the fields of Cambodia to the mean streets of L.A., there's no escaping death and it's blinding revenge.
Plot: martial artist, stylized violence, kendo, two man army, karate chop, karate kick, black belt, kickboxer, roundhouse kick, beretta, desert eagle, karate ...
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 5.8
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Back to Back
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, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rock, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   82%
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 5.5
 79
To the Death
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Rick Quinn decides to retire from the ring, but his main adversary, Denard, wants him to fight again and murders Quinn's wife. Quinn suspects Denard, but can't do anything. Three month later, Quinn is jailed after a ...
Plot: kickboxing, martial arts, kickboxer, martial arts training, fight, revenge, sexploitation, bare breasts, gangster, seduction, female nudity, kiss ...
Place: south africa
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System:   77%
    User:   67%
 
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Pit Fighter
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: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, memory loss, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, hopes, gangster, female nudity, brutality, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 4.2
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Crooked
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two police detectives must protect a beautiful call girl from mob hitmen and a crooked cop.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, crime, criminal's revenge, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, tough law enforcer, shot to death, swimming pool, racist remark, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   69%
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 6.0
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Clash
Genre: Action
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trinh, a mercenary, must complete a series of organized crime jobs for her boss in order to win the release of her kidnapped daughter. She hires several mercenaries to help, including Quan, who she becomes attracted to. Trinh and Quan's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, violence spree, crime, heist, gory, hitman, crimes, danger, deadly, gangsters, dangerous attraction, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam
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The Champagne Gang
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Champagne Gang is an exciting action-packed drama about four beautiful California beach girls who pull heists to pay for luxury items and surfing vacations to Mexico and Hawaii.
Style: semi serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gang, hotshot hero, beach, on the run, feminism, heist, woman in danger, lesbian subtext, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, hawaii, mexico, latin america, usa
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 4.5
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Crackerjack
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, crimes, resort, danger, rivalry, adventure, criminal heroes, terrorism, hostages, mountain, terrorist plot, hotel fight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
Santiago Violenta
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mauro, Noel and Broco have been an inseparable group of friends since grade school. All grown up, their lives are not what they hoped they would be. Life has become so routine that they do nothing more than wait for the weekends to drink themselves ...
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System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
 4.3
 203
Killpoint
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An L.A. cop investigating the rape and murder of his wife traces the crime to a psycho biker gang that smuggles guns. He teams up with an FBI agent to stop them and catch his wife's killers.
Plot: police, dancer, robbery, murder, violence, rape, gangster, hand to hand combat, martial arts, nightclub, fistfight, smuggling ...
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System:   53%
    User:   63%
 
Black Belt Jones
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jones is a secret agent who has gone into semi-retirement, concentrating instead on teaching the martial arts to inner city youths. The karate school is run by a kindly old coot named Pops ,played by Scatman Crothers. His gambling debts, however, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
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System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
Armed for Action
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop tracks down the mobster who escaped his custody while being escorted cross-country to stand trial.
Plot: mafia, hitman, m 16, modern western, switchblade, ak 47, beretta, desert eagle, explosion, gunfight, serial killer, car ...
Place: texas
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System:   45%
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The Power Within
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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Story: Stan Dryer, a teen, afraid to even ask a girl to the prom, finds courage and extreme martial arts skill when he is given a ring by an old man he tried to save from a group of attackers. The ring is a mate to a ring stolen by a double dealing art ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
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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 ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
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    User:   51%
 
The Lady in Red
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 1930's gangster era film about Dillinger and his last girl. Written by John Sayles.
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The Insolent
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Fatal Chase
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Ninja Thunderbolt
Genre: Action
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Duration: 91 min.
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Askal
Genre: Action
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Fist 2 Fist
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, moral dilemma, redemption, haunted by the past, tough heroes, ambition, crimes, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Golden Ninja Warrior
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: ninja, ninja magic, female ninja, illegal gambling, kung fu classic, forced prostitution, bare breasts, gangster, rape, death of father, pantyhose, stabbed in the stomach ...
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Strike of the Panther
Genre: Action
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jason Blade is a man who can't bring himself to commit fully to his woman, and who spends all his time with a special crime task force taking on assignments to fight crime and right wrong do-ers. When his love is kidnapped by his arch-enemy the ...
Plot: knife fight, ambush, kung fu master, martial artist, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, knife, gangster, pistol, organized crime, kung fu, fistfight ...
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Shiva
Genre: Action
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Duration: 145 min.
Story: Shiva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted. Shiva notices that there is violence within the college, perpetrated by people who are not ...
Plot: college student, social injustice, axe, loss of friend, loss of loved one, best friend, fight, coffee, gangster, corruption, politics, stabbed in the chest ...
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    User:   35%
 
 5.0
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Kung Fu Killer
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, revenge, escapades, rivalry, obsessive quest, race against time ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
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    User:   46%
 
 5.3
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Recoil
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bank, crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, good versus evil, gangsters, car chase, chase ...
Time: 90s
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Bloody Brotherhood
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: brutality, gun, blood, robbery, murder, street shootout, violence, death, blood splatter, gore, kung fu, child murder ...
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System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
The Substitute 3: Winner Takes All
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: At a college visit to a war buddy's professor daughter, mercenary Treat Williams finds her brutally beaten. He then poses as a teacher to teach a lesson to the football jocks responsible.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, college, crimes, rivalry, buddies, hidden identity, vigilantism, teachers and students, college life, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ninja: The Battalion
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four Chinese germ warfare scientists are kidnapped by a Japanese organisation.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, execution, battle, violence, shot to death, massacre, gangster, soldier, pistol, mexican standoff, grenade ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
The Executioner
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug dealing, vengeance, crime, crimes, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, leadership, stoners, tough heroes, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   41%
 
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