Movies like Armed for Action

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Armed for Action (1992)
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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: hitman, mafia, gangsters, serial killer, car, violence, gun, gunfight, knife, kiss, murder, prisoner, machine gun, explosion, showdown, ak 47, small town, handcuffs, love interest, walkie talkie, police detective, sniper rifle, pistol, street shootout, gangster ...
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to Armed for Action

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, rough and realistic films with plots about gunfight, pistol, gun, hand to hand combat, violence, fistfight and martial arts mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Armed for Action: Trained To Kill (1989), Crooked (2006), Doublecross on Costa's Island (1997), Red Sun Rising (1994), Karate Raider (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: uzi, roundhouse kick, karate chop, kickboxer, kung fu, fistfight, sword fight, blood splatter, two man army, kendo, martial artist, machine gun ...
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Crooked (2006)
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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, partners, danger, police investigation, chases and races, mafia, hitman, martial arts, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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73%
Doublecross on Costa's Island (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six years after stopping a multi-national arms deal that would have wiped out Los Angeles, Agent Enrico Costa (Franco Columbu) is tracked down at his home halfway around the world. Through revenge and deception, from Sardinia to Beverly Hills, Costa ...
Plot: car, exploding helicopter, explosion, bikini, most dangerous game, kidnapping, machine gun, passionate kiss, fistfight, gunfight, helicopter, pistol ...
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70%
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Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: fistfight, yakuza, police shootout, swordsman, knife, manhunt, sword, kung fu, violence, police, chase, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: karate kick, roundhouse kick, karate chop, heroic bloodshed, terrorism, hand grenade, latin, mission, raid, drugs, rebel, gun ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: gunfight, amnesia, beating, kickboxing, violence, karate kick, black belt, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, blood splatter, showdown ...
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58%
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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, sexploitation, revenge, martial arts training, fight, kiss, chase, car chase, foot chase, blood ...
Place: south africa
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55%
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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.
Plot: martial artist, policewoman killing, dead policewoman, murder of a policewoman, police shootout, police brutality, beretta, drug dealing, dead woman on ground, explosion, fistfight, gunfight ...
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Midnight Run for Your Life (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When an accused murderer flees to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, bounty hunter Jack Walsh is hired to bring her back, unaware that the police, a hitman and a dangerous drug lord are hot on his trail.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: mafia, female nudity, buddy cop, kiss, pistol, dancing, violence, love, handcuffs, sex in bed, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Shadows in Paradise (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During a rescue operation in Iraq, Special Forces member Max Forrester is devastated when Sasha, his squad mate and fiancée goes missing. Two years later, Max now out of the military, receives a call from his ex-commander, Captain Dyer, informing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: humvee, hummer, hotel fight, mixed martial arts, terrorist, martial arts, hand to hand combat, sex scene, silencer, male nudity, machine gun, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: martial arts, hand to hand combat, rescue, karate, martial artist, uzi, master warrior, heroes, justice, gun, brawl, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet breaks out of a mental institution to go after drug-dealing gangsters who are selling contaminated product that is killing people.
Plot: kickboxer, woman with glasses, shotgun, blood splatter, bandit, explosion, blood on face, fight, beating, gore, male objectification, cocaine ...
⇓ 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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, martial arts, heroes, murder, society, vigilantism, police detective, investigation, police investigation, tough law enforcer, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mercenary Captain "Hawk" is in Acion again to save a hostage. But he and his team are betrayed. Nothing is as it seems...
Plot: uzi, native tribe, rescue attempt, mercenary, warrior, jungle, tracking device, ak 47, commando, beretta, hand grenade, horse chase ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blood on the Badge (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A cop goes to a small Texas town to find out who murdered his former partner there.
Plot: revenge, terrorism, police shootout, coma, gunfight, police, murder mystery, terrorist, violence, street shootout
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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 ⇓
43%
Soldier's Fortune (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich young girl is kidnapped by masked terrorists. Her mother's ex-husband, a former mercenary, gathers some of his former comrades and goes off to rescue her.
Plot: ransom, mercenary, terrorist, raid, kidnapping, heroes, cheerleader, ambush, hand to hand combat, rescue, semiautomatic pistol, warrior ...
Place: central america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran gets caught in a mob war with a couple of double-crossers.
Plot: mafia, violence, bandit, gang, veteran, vietnam veteran, murder, massacre, machine gun, gun, anti hero, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
39%
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Private Wars (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, heroes, rivalry, crime, rich and poor, crimes, manipulations, lone wolves, save the day, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, martial arts, crimes, murder, rivalry, tough heroes, master warrior, crime, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hunted by Night (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intriguing story of good, evil and the supernatural. The Story takes place in the Florida Everglades. Three men are hunting when an airplane drops bails of drugs on the ground where they are hunting.. The men must decide whether to be law-abiding ...
Plot: showdown, running, gun, on the run, machine gun, battle, pursuit, drugs, martial artist, ak 47, combat, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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Ninja: The Battalion (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four Chinese germ warfare scientists are kidnapped by a Japanese organisation.
Plot: martial arts, execution, ninja, stick fight, tough girl, brawl, katana, hand to hand combat, disarming someone, action violence, warrior, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Guns of Dragon (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: a HK cop (Mark Cheng) comes to New York City to try and patch things up with his estranged wife (Yvonne Yung Hung), only to find that the criminal (Patrick Lung Kong) that made his life hell in Hong Kong has also come to the States.
Plot: stakeout, combat, stabbed in the arm, body count, maverick cop, exploding boat, boat chase, police officer shot, shot multiple times, brutality, gun, massacre ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cross Mission (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: General Romero, leader of a small Latin American country, is showing the UN how he's taking care of his country's drug problems by publicly burning crops of marijuana. As soon as the inspectors leave, however, Romero quickly returns to ...
Plot: drug smuggling, jungle warfare, bar fight, cocaine, latin, hand grenade, combat, general, bombing, bar brawl, pistol, soldier ...
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Day of the Panther (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A martial-arts expert goes after a criminal gang and its boss, who were responsible for the death of his partner.
Style: cult film
Plot: chase, undercover cop, martial arts, murder, branding, marina, hitman, convertible, hit in the crotch, constable, speedboat, gym ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Tough Cops (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vietnam War vet turned police detective on the edge Nick Carpenter partners up with slick police detective with cat skills Pete Logan to take down the local druglord Fatcat by any means necessary.
Plot: police shootout, gun, machine gun, vietnam war veteran, car phone, ford mustang, gunfight, pistol, megaphone, police car, buddy cop, henchman ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, vigilantism, serial killer, psychopath, wrongfully committed, chases and races, crimes, confined, crime, injustice, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.5
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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: kung fu, gunfight, terrorist plot, ak 47, training, heroes, violence, murder, false accusation, fistfight, blood, pistol ...
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32%