Movies like Kill or Be Killed

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Kill or Be Killed (1976)
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Kill or Be Killed (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two former ranking figures of the Axis powers (the evil General Von Rudloff and Japanese master Miyagi) schedule a deadly martial arts tournament in Von Rudloff's desert castle. They race to assemble the top competitors from around the world, with the rebellious Steve Hunt being the most sought after.
Plot: desert, martial arts tournament, karate, martial arts, kung fu, nazi, violence, battles, competition, tournament, general, revenge, battle, martial art

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Most similar movies to Kill or Be Killed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and cult film films with plots about martial arts, kung fu, violence, fight, master warrior, fistfight and karate mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Kill or Be Killed: Kill and Kill Again (1981), Duel of Legends (2020), Fight to Win (1987), Black Belt (2007), Kill Squad (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kill and Kill Again (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Horatio Kane has been kidnapped, and is being forced to create an army of martial artists who will help take over the world. His daughter, Kandy Kane, enlists the help of Steve Chase (and a few of his friends) to rescue her father before ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, billionaire, levitation, martial arts tournament, world domination, kung fu, scientist, tough heroes, captivity, battle zone, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Duel of Legends (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When ...
Plot: karate, martial arts, martial arts tournament, hand to hand combat, warrior, one against many, tough guy, fistfight, brawl, beating, kung fu, one man army ...
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93%
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Fight to Win (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Martial artists in America battle over the possession of three ancient Chinese statues.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: kung fu, karate, martial arts, martial arts tournament, taekwondo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 1K
Black Belt (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in 1932, amid the rise of militarism after the establishment of the Manchukuo colony in Northeast China, the story centers on a trio of karateka. Studying under their aging master in a small dojo in the woods of central Kyushu, Choei, Taikan and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karate, martial arts, soldier, heroes, martial arts tournament, rivalry, battles, vengeance, self defense, tough heroes, instructor, military ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 5.2
 307
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: violence, murder, vietnam veteran, martial arts, revenge, fight, gun, accident, vietnam war veteran, car, karate, kung fu ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.7
 135
Dragon on Fire (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sammy is involved with gangsters to save his relative from a problem so he calls Dragon Hung from America to help him.
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, karate, kung fu classic, taekwondo, jeet kune do, brawl, fistfight, fight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, action violence, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, taekwondo, martial arts tournament, sport, underdog, culture clash, rivalry, power relations, self discovery, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, seoul, asia, hong kong, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Invincible Eight (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyday when General Xiao and his men ride through the Imperial City, inhabitants have to scatter around in order to keep out of their path. One day when Lei plans to assassinate Xiao but gets hurt, another three fighters He, Jiao and Feng come out ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, revenge, whip, violence, swordsman, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Dragon's Revenge (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three rival gangs embark on a search for Bruce Lee's handwritten "finger fighting " manual.
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, bruce lee, investigation, city, fight, kung fu, violence, revenge
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, underdog, martial arts tournament, karate, family, friendship, rivalry, coming of age, hopes, sport, youth, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, tahiti, los angeles, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct ...
Style: suspenseful, inspirational, road movie, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: martial arts tournament, martial arts, martial arts training, mixed martial arts, mentor, fight scenes, vengeance, revenge, muscleman, hand to hand combat, fistfight, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kung Fu Fever (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, fistfight, kung fu master, martial artist, martial art, hand to hand combat, duel, fighting style, kung fu classic, violence, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bloodsport III (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, mixed martial arts, tournament, vengeance, battles, escapades, crimes, adventure, rivalry, ambition, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kung Fu Queen (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fan Kao-to is a worker who had enough of corruption in Shanghai. He tries to crush the organization alone. An attempt has been made before but ended up with the big Axe Gang, several of their brands in the man. The man's sister arrives in ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, revenge, fight, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Instructor (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The action never stops in this stunt-packed karate extravaganza of a black belt instructor who proves that his talents and expertise can be used to defend instead of destroy. The Instructor runs a local karate school and tries to impart to his ...
Plot: karate, car chase, self defense, rivals, school, violence, fight, rival, martial arts, death
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 424
Martial Club (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung (Gordon Liu) and his friend are constantly having contests to see who has the better martial arts skill. After getting in trouble with their fathers, Wong Fei Hung settles down and starts to train seriously, while his friend still ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, kung fu fighting, school, fistfight, fight, master warrior, asian, culture clash, kung fu classic, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The 18 Amazones (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A ruthless Warlord from Manchuria builds a martial arts labyrinth that contains 18 martial art amazons, many try to enter but none leave, until Dragon Lee, seeking to avenge his father: his skills are good enough to defeat the 18 fighters and the ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, karate, kung fu fighting, hand to hand combat, karate kick, brawl, karate chop, violence, jeet kune do, fight, asian man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 290
Cage II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being tricked into thinking his best friend, and caretaker is dead, Vietnam Vet, and mentally disabled person has no other choice but to enter The Arena Of Death!
Plot: cage fighting, tournament, bare breasts, beefcake martial arts, martial arts, fistfight, neck breaking, martial arts tournament, beefcake, masseuse, interracial love
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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One Armed Swordsman Against Nine Killers (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Watch WANG YU as a one-armed savior battling the local goons in this martial arts classic. He has some rather amazing moves up his sleeve.
Plot: kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, revenge, suicide, poison, spear, temple, impalement, severed arm, brothel, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Masked Avengers (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Philip Kwok plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!
Plot: revenge, kung fu, murder mystery, masked killer, martial arts, fight, impalement, mask, massacre, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johnny Woo and Julie play an enduring couple who survive all sorts of interference from rival kick-box gangs in their effort to put a little romance in their lives.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, rivalry, danger, crimes, adventure, confined, daring rescue, gang, gangsters, life turned upside down, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 573
Bloodfist II (1990)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake Ray gives up his title after killing a man in the ring. When Jake goes to Manila to help an old friend, trouble awaits him! After fending off multiple attacks, Jake is finally captured and chained to a half a dozen martial arts champions. Taken ...
Plot: karate chop, violence, white panties, interracial sex, showdown, combat, blood splatter, thong panties, heroes, master warrior, interracial relations, muscleman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ultimate Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An annual contest brings together the fiercest fighters on a remote island to earn the title of the Ultimate Champion. Two fighters must join forces to win the tournament and escape with their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, cult film
Plot: tough guy, showdown, heroes, warrior, betrayal, male female relationship, martial arts tournament, competition, kickboxing, wrestler, abduction, duel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.9
 679
Ring of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang war, kickboxing, street gang, illegal fistfight, tough heroes, gang, rivalry, opposites attract, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: karate chop, hand to hand combat, karate, martial arts, action violence, kung fu fighting, fighting style, asian man, karate kick, kung fu classic, fistfight, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 76K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, underdog, heroes, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, escapades, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Invincible Kung Fu Trio (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The film takes up the tale of Shaolin students Fong Si Yu and Hung Si Kwan (joined here by a third comrade, Lu Ka Chai) and their efforts to battle Ching oppressors. Their chief antagonist is the Abbot of Wutang who makes it his job to get rid of ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kung fu fighting, hand to hand combat, kung fu classic, martial artist, shaolin, kung fu master, combat, master warrior, tyrant, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 386
Mr. No Legs (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meet Mr. No Legs! Deadly professional hit-man for a drug syndicate... and a limbless cripple! With his cool wheelchair, armed with shotguns and shurikens, and his amazing kung fu skills he means trouble for everyone he confronts, even his own boss! ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gun, kung fu, exploitation, violence, bandit, police officer, shotgun, gang, wheelchair, man in a wheelchair, brutality, police partner ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts training, sport, martial arts tournament, athlete and trainer, martial arts, cell, kiss, kickboxer, fistfight, cage fighting, beefcake, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: realistic, serious, intense, cult film, ridiculous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, mixed martial arts, prison life, rivalry, contests and competitions, adventure, vengeance, human spirit, friendship, friends ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%