Movies like Trained To Kill

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Trained To Kill (1989)
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Trained To Kill (1989)
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: gangsters, kung fu, karate, violence, heroes, mafia, tough guy, warrior, kickboxing, gun, hand to hand combat, sword fight, kickboxer, martial artist, gunfight, knife, brawl, master warrior, blood, machine gun, explosion, showdown, ak 47, kendo, two man army ...

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Most similar movies to Trained To Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, cult film, serious and suspenseful films with plots about fistfight, hand to hand combat, heroes, martial arts, violence, showdown and brawl mostly in Action, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Trained To Kill: Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994), Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992), To the Death (1992), Future Kick (1991), American Kickboxer 2 (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson struggles to regain his memory, not knowing who to trust, or even which side he's fighting on.
Style: suspense
Plot: blood splatter, m 16, ak 47, fight, mixed martial arts, foot chase, kung fu, beating, kickboxer, beretta, uzi, violence ...
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95%
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Danny unknowingly repossesses the car of a powerful arms merchant, it sets off a chain of violent retaliation. After his friends are killed and his daughter is kidnapped, Danny takes matters into his own hands. It does not matter that the CIA ...
Plot: chase, karate, martial artist, vigilante, vigilantism, judo throw, judo, uzi, poetic justice, beretta, violence, justice ...
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88%
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To the Death (1992)
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, kickboxer, martial arts, revenge, sexploitation, fight, martial arts training, kung fu, blood spatter, beating, gangster, boxing gloves ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former CIA agent lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son. When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: cia, spy hero, beretta, tough guy, roundhouse kick, machine gun, violence, one against many, kickboxer, father son relationship, beating, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Future Kick (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On Earth in the future Don "The Dragon" Wilson takes on a sinister corporation that trades in black market human body parts. He single handedly manages to restore law and order in a motion picture tour de force guaranteed to thrill science ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: one against many, beating, blood spatter, fight, explosion, brawl, mixed martial arts, martial arts, machine gun, female nudity, disarming someone, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
American Kickboxer 2 (1993)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two rivals, one a cop and the other a martial arts teacher team up to save a little girl from a terrorist and his henchmen.
Style: cult film
Plot: wrestling, tough guy, hand to hand combat, tough cop, karate chop, rescue mission, knife, revolver, martial artist, blood splatter, brawl, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Blood Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An ex-Marine finds out a old buddy is leading a private army of mercenaries. When an ex-Marine refuses to join an old friendship's personal army of mercenaries a deadly violent battle erupts between the two men! And this is not good.
Style: cult film
Plot: terrorist plot, knife, terrorist, violence, machine gun, gunfight, warrior, brawl, ex marine, ak 47, semiautomatic pistol, training ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bloodfist VII: Manhunt (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Don "the Dragon" Wilson is a man pursued. Branded a cop-killer, he must fight simply to stay alive, and to clear his name... with the very police who framed him.
Style: suspense
Plot: manhunt, blood spatter, kickboxing, fistfight, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, duel, beating, one man army, brawl, knife, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bloodfist 2050 (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alex Danko descends into the ultra-violent underworld of extreme martial-arts to find his brother's killer with the help of hardened Detective Ramirez and his brother's alluring ex-lover in this post-apocalyptic allegory of greed and ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, one man army, kickboxing, martial arts, martial artist, gunfight, tough guy, one against many, karate chop, machine gun ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.3
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Memorial Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.
Plot: kung fu, revenge, hand to hand combat, beretta, fistfight, one against many, martial artist, terrorist plot, tough guy, blood spatter, shotgun, semiautomatic pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a nuclear weapons launch site, but don't count on a humble military courier, who happens to be making a visit
Plot: kickboxing, fight, terrorist, fistfight, semiautomatic pistol, one against many, gunfight, gun, hand to hand combat, one man army, silencer, brawl ...
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60%
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Redemption (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A disgraced cop goes to work for the mob, and must choose between good and evil when he goes up against his former friends on the force.
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: tough guy, tough cop, showdown, heroes, martial arts, warrior, drug dealing, brutality, gunfight, police brutality, gangsters, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Bloodfist III: Forced to Fight (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Don Wilson returns to the screen as a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice.
Style: cult film
Plot: convict, karate, pump action shotgun, blood, foot chase, shotgun, martial arts, illegal fistfight, martial artist, prison fight, blood splatter, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Karate Raider (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jake Turner is back on a rescue mission to liberate an attractive female Drug Enforcement officer captured and held prisoner by an American drug lord in the jungles of Colombia.
Plot: violence, karate chop, rescue, tough guy, machine gun, karate kick, blood, femme fatale, rebel army, mission, rescue mission, martial artist ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, fight, terrorist, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, tough guy, one against many, manhunt, kung fu, semiautomatic pistol ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cyborg Cop III (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop tries to stop a scientist's experiments to turn students into cyborg-mercenaries. Contains violence and strong language.
Style: suspense, futuristic
Plot: cyborgs, tough guy, martial arts, fistfight, gunfight, tough cop, hand to hand combat, androids and robots, killer robot, man versus machine, superhuman powers, technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
No Retreat, No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two feuding brothers (one a policeman, the other a martial arts expert) of different political views, join forces to avenge the death of their father, a retired agent, killed by the mafia.
Style: serious, realistic, intense
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, karate, kung fu, kickboxer, vengeance, hand to hand combat, fistfight, dojo, master warrior, martial artist, beating ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, drug dealing, murder, martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, memory loss, kidnapping, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, false accusation, gang ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Open Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mercenaries leads from Kruger seize an entire city, and one man sets out to stop them.
Plot: police officer, karate, hostile takeover, terrorist, machine gun, violence, police officer killed, ak 47, mercenary, terrorist plot, villain, karate kick ...
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42%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, duel, fistfight, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, warrior, fight, beating, katana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Honor and Glory (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, siblings relations, working undercover, tough heroes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, journalism, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 331
Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, sword fight, police officer, hand to hand combat, arrest, gangsters, martial artist, police raid, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, danger, gangsters, chase, rivalry, kickboxing, violence, hand to hand combat, love interest, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fist of Fury 2 (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After Chen Zhen's execution in Shanghai, the Japanese feared that his death would unite all Chinese kung fu schools against them. Fearing this, the Japanese gave orders to the head of the Hong Ku School, Miyamoto (Lo Lieh) to surpass all ...
Plot: master warrior, fistfight, beefcake, gangster, one against many, revenge plot, poetic justice, roundhouse kick, martial artist, stylized violence, chinese, blood splatter ...
Time: 1910s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that ...
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, cult film
Plot: yakuza, police shootout, swordsman, fistfight, sword fight, martial arts, heroine, knife, handcuffs, brawl, policewoman, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Showdown (2005)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eight martial arts masters trained in a variety of different fighting styles are summoned to the mountains for a fierce competition.
Plot: karate chop, boxing, fistfight, judo throw, karate kick, mixed martial arts, kung fu, karate, kickboxing, black belt, master warrior, wrestler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Karate Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Travis is the last honest cop in a future dominated by terroristic martial-arts gangs who fight gladiator-style in arenas.
Plot: post apocalypse, con artists, one man army, time travel, arena, gladiator, police shootout, machine gun, one against many, teleportation, explosion, blood ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Armed for Action (1992)
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, machine gun, prisoner, knife, serial killer, pistol, love interest, car, kiss, street shootout, small town ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ninja Destroyer (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lucrative emerald mine and the various protagonists who are struggling to wrest control of it for their own profitable ends.
Plot: martial arts, gang war, hotel, semiautomatic pistol, female nudity, hitman, knife, blood spatter, pistol, disarming someone, hand to hand combat, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Expert (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It was a brutal murder that sent deranged psychopath Martin Kagan to prison. It was a naive deputy warden that granted him a stay of execution. Now, the police department's tactical defence instructor, John Lomax, wants revenge for his beloved ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, heroes, murder, vigilantism, psychopath, swat, injustice, mentally unstable, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, death row, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%