Movies like Tigershark

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Tigershark (1987)
 3.7
 52
Tigershark (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Emmett Alston.
Plot: martial arts, drug traffic, vietnam veteran, jungle, kidnapping, master warrior, revenge, blonde, taxi driver, helicopter, airport, machine gun, rooster, crossbow, fictional country, abuse of power, child killed, vietnam war veteran, punch, blind man, fake injury

Most similar movies to Tigershark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, violence, revenge, heroes, master warrior and kidnapping mostly in Action, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Tigershark: Kill Squad (1982), Fireback (1983), Shaolin Invincibles (1981), Shaolin Handlock (1978), The Gambling Syndicate (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 274
Kill Squad (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy business man is a victim of an assault and is shot and wheelchair bound while his wife is gang raped and murdered. He then assembles his motley squad of Vietnam buddies to kung fu their way to revenge and get those muthas back.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, vietnam veteran, violence, revenge, martial arts, karate, hitman, blood, gun, accident, fight, car ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 103
Fireback (1983)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Kaplan is a US Army Soldier and Weapons Expert liberated by a "rescue team", he returns home to the United States only to find out that his wife Diane has been captured by infatuated gangster Duffy Collins. Kaplan embarks on a mission ...
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, hand grenade, rocket launcher, ninja, u.s. army, hitman, bare breasts, missing person, brawl, blood spatter, swat team ...
Place: the philippines, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Shaolin Invincibles (1981)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Judy Lee (Chia Ling) is out to avenge the massacre of her family by the Emperor's men and is assisted by another young woman, played by Lung Chun Erh. The two infiltrate the Emperor's court by posing as maids. Carter Wong plays a kung fu ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, sword fight, kung fu master, gorilla, heroine, king, emperor, female martial artist
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Shaolin Handlock (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang Yun-piao pays the unwitting Li a ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, murder, kung fu master, choke hold, motorcycle, violence, undercover, somersault, strangulation
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Gambling Syndicate (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A provincial detective seeks to take down a local gambling syndicate with the help of two convicts.
Plot: convict, gambling, organized crime, martial arts, revenge, gambling house, kung fu, corruption, undercover, drug trafficking, drug traffic, republican era china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
55%
 5.0
 731
Kung Fu Killer (2008)
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: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, escapades, track down, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, race against time, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: rough, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master villain, master warrior, crimes, hitman, assassination, memory loss, rivalry, graphic violence, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.1
 429
White Tiger (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When D.E.A. agent Mike Ryan undertakes the huge task of avenging the brutal murder of the partner John Grogan, he find he must fight both sides; the murderer and his double crossing police buddies. Now with the unexpected help of the lovely Jade, he ...
Plot: martial arts, sex in bed, interracial love, revenge, interracial relations, chinese, male nudity, boat, black bra, betrayal, murder, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Commandos (1985)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chris Mitchum plays Dean Mitchell (I know, quite a stretch), the one gas station attendant you don't wanna mess with. He's a taciturn Vietnam vet who doesn't say very much. When some stupid baddies DO decide to mess with him, they end ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fictional war, jungle, vietnam war veteran, revenge, rape, drugs, armored car, commando, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ninja Phantom Heroes (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this actioner, one of a pair of imprisoned Vietnam veterans escapes and forms an organization of secret ninjas.
Plot: ninja, flashback, car chase, soldier, disappearance, martial arts, brother sister relationship, villain, hitman, shot in the stomach, commander, sergeant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 133
Scorpion (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A top counter-intelligence agent thwarts a hijacking and is assigned to protect one of the terrorists who plan to turn evidence over for a plea bargain. Unfortunately, the terrorist organization attacks where the agent is guarding the man, wounding ...
Plot: terrorist, martial arts, terrorism, secret agent, airplane hijack, secret agents, donkey, castle, country, bar fight, hijacker, karate ...
Time: 80s
Place: amsterdam, los angeles, hawaii, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 84
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, sexploitation, revenge, martial arts training, fight, kiss, chase, car chase, foot chase, blood ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, frame up, prison life, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, danger, murder, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 949
Shaolin Temple (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: There is no place more hallowed in the martial art world than China's Shaolin Temple. This special place deserves a special epic, which is what the martial arts maestro delivers in this battle between a brave brand of Chinese boxers and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, shaolin kung fu, graphic violence, dishonesty, palaces castles and temples, betrayal, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, vengeance, kung fu, cult ...
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, kidnapping, master warrior, heroes, kung fu, rivalry, escapades, graphic violence, vengeance, danger, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.6
 260
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, kung fu, dishonesty, gory, rivalry, graphic violence, profanity, drug abuse, vengeance, gambling, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Captured Alive (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charter pilot Nick Baskin takes 5 strangers on a flight that is shot down. Taken by hillbillies in West Virginia, they are used to help transport toxic waste.
Plot: braless, female nudity, hillbilly, moonshine, airport, violence, hit with a frying pan, explosion, topless, martial arts, toxic waste, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Silent Assassins (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The evil criminal leader Kendrick has kidnapped an elderly biochemist who holds the secret to creating a biological superweapon. The only person who can possibly stop Kendrick and his gang is L. A. cop Sam Kettle and martial arts master Jun Kim ...
Plot: death, sword fight, decapitation, agent, scientist, blood, kidnapping, revenge, violence, assassin, martial arts, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 69
Blackbelt II (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Brad Spyder flies to Hawaii to uncover a web of bribery, betrayal and lies and when Spyder finds his partner dead, a cat and mouse game between killer and cop begins.
Plot: martial arts, cat and mouse, hand to hand combat, gangsters, gangster, bribery, karate, police investigation, action violence, fistfight, karate chop, karate kick ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man with the Iron Fists 2 (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a stranger, Thaddeus, is found badly wounded near the village, miner Li Kung and his wife Ah Ni offer him refuge. As he heals, he becomes entrenched in a conflict that pits the townsfolk against the evil Master Ho, his nefarious Beetle Clan and ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, master villain, heroes, superhuman powers, imaginary, heroic mission, good versus evil, superhero, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 75
Joe Bullet (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When local soccer team The Eagles fall prey to a series of onslaughts from a mysterious gangster only a week before the championship final, the team turns to the one man that can help save their chances at victory – Joe Bullet (Ken Gampu). Joe ...
Plot: martial arts, soccer, johannesburg south africa, criminal underworld, assassin, kidnapping, sexploitation, violence, gangsters, gangster, exploitation, football team
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.4
 525
Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, one man army, vietnam war, stalking, investigation, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, vigilantism ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: cult film, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: cia, chase, pistol, teacher, father son relationship, spy, betrayal, violence, kickboxing, gunfight, beating, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 103
Kill Crazy (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five Vietnam vets, on release from a mental hospital, think they're headed for a weekend camping trip. Instead they become target practice for an army of killers playing violent war games. It's a massacre until one of the vets becomes a ...
Plot: target practice, war game, human prey, vietnam veteran, massacre, throat slitting, bound and gagged, gun, vietnam war veteran, female nudity, shot to death, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Spirited Killer (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of travelers visiting the exotic forests of Thailand is suddenly attacked by a multi-weapon wielding maniac. Some manage to escape, others perish under his merciless blows. The maniac is the Spirited Killer, a forest dweller who kills anyone ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, jungle, curses spells and rituals, deadly, murder, slasher, master warrior, heroes, tough heroes, danger, afterlife, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.1
 585
T.N.T. (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Tactical Neutralization Team, or T.N.T., is a squad of elite soldiers sent on top-secret, near-suicidal missions around the world. After one of their missions ends in failure, team member Alex decides he's had enough of the special-op life ...
Plot: hand to hand combat, gunfight, teddy bear, police shootout, hand grenade, parachuting, death of child, martial arts, knife, helicopter, truck, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 411
Karate Warrior (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anthony is in the Phillipines visiting his father. He inadvertently interferes with the affairs of local gangster Quino, who also happens to be a champion Karate fighter. After embarrassing Quino near a local tournament, Anthony is beaten up and ...
Plot: kung fu, monk, martial arts tournament, dirt bike, cow, homoeroticism, martial arts, motorcycle chase, american abroad, forest, interracial romance, blindfold ...
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 878
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, frame up, murder, vengeance, heroes, crimes, chases and races, adventure, investigation, heroic mission, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jungle Assault (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Vietnam vets with nothing to lose are called back into the bloodiest action of their lives. Their assignment: locate and destroy a terrorist base and bring back a General's daughter alive.
Plot: jungle warfare, shot to death, murder, jungle, terrorist, throat slitting, kidnapping, female nudity, helicopter, explosion, attempted rape, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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