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Desert Kickboxer (1992)
 4.4
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Desert Kickboxer (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A kickboxing cop abandons the violent life after he accidentally kills his opponent during a match. After quitting, he heads for the Arizona desert to live alone and occasionally work tracking drug runners for the area sheriff. One particularly wily Mexican drug lord, Santos, has been a real thorn in tracker Joe Highhawk's side, so when he encounters the beautiful Claudia and her simpleton brother Anthony running for their lives because she, an accountant, embezzled $20 million from Santos, he decides to help them. This actioner follows what happens next. Along the way, they encounter all sorts of danger, and double cross until the exciting final standoff between the kickboxer and the villain.
Plot: kickboxer, native american, warrior, navajo, martial arts, gangsters, karate, heroes, desert, male female relationship, kickboxing, gun, hand to hand combat, strong man, chase, martial arts tournament, gunfight, sheriff, retribution, kiss, brawl, bow and arrow, master warrior, one man army, blood ...

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Most similar movies to Desert Kickboxer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, cult film, realistic and exciting films with plots about heroes, martial arts, violence, hand to hand combat, showdown, brawl and fistfight mostly in Action, Drama and Western genres. Some movies like Desert Kickboxer: To the Death (1992), The Fighter (1995), Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992), Trained To Kill (1989), Bounty Tracker (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 86
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, martial arts training, sexploitation, fight, explosion, beating, blood spatter, duel, murder ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.4
 748
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, soldier, master warrior, martial arts, western town, fighting style, righting the wronged, tough heroes, contests and competitions, lone wolves, dishonesty ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: vigilantism, blood spatter, one man army, disarming someone, ambush, martial arts, brawl, knife, revolver, rescue, poetic justice, beretta ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: desert eagle, roundhouse kick, karate, hand to hand combat, brawl, blood, violence, stylized violence, fistfight, two man army, kendo, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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 ⇓
70%
 5.1
 547
Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, one man army, vigilante, police protection, police officer, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: beretta, m 16, ak 47, fight, mixed martial arts, foot chase, kung fu, beating, kickboxer, uzi, violence, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 376
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, pistol, blood, disarming someone, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 196
One Man Force (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this action packed film, an L.A. cop speeds off to get revenge upon the dirty drug-dealing dogs who killed his partner
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, police officer killed, maverick cop, warehouse, beating, police brutality, anti hero, police detective, fight, revolver, chase, bar fight ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.9
 7K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, chase, undercover, heroes, martial arts, adventure, escapades, danger, rivalry, chases and races, special agents ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.5
 156
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: m 16, terrorism, fight, ak 47, ex marine, terrorist plot, knife, terrorist, murder, blood, frame up, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 380
Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, martial arts, deadly, soldier, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, assassination, danger, starting over, machine gun, redhead ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 575
Angel Town (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A graduate student and martial-arts expert rents a room in a house owned by a single mother who lives there with her son. A local street gang is trying to recruit the son, but the new tenant tries to help the boy's mother keep him out of the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, gang, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, street gang, family in danger, violence spree, crime, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 375
Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, showdown, urban setting, violence, organized crime, drugs, revenge, blood splatter, gun, tragic hero, dark hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 234
Street Hunter (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Logan Blade is a tough police officer who has to confront a gang led by ruthless Colonel Walsh.
Plot: brawl, blood spatter, revolver, gunslinger, martial arts, gangster, uzi, bounty hunter, female nudity, shotgun, fistfight, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 686
Final Voyage (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Restored to former glory, a nostalgic cruise ship repeats a tragic past...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: m 16, hijacking, ak 47, bodyguard, tuxedo, piracy, pirate, villainess, terrorist group, blood splatter, sinking ship, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 167
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, murder, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 441
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, kung fu master, gangster, one man army, kung fu, one against many, fistfight, martial arts, massacre, hand to hand combat, murder, chinese ...
Time: 1910s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.3
 328
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: suspense, serious, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: tough guy, tough cop, showdown, heroes, drug dealing, martial arts, warrior, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, gangsters, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychotronic, suspense, cult film
Plot: cia, spy hero, kickboxer, one man army, chase, karate kick, black belt, violence, father son relationship, karate, kung fu, machine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: martial arts, knife, kickboxing, fistfight, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, duel, beating, art, kung fu, tough guy, street shootout ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Champion of Death (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sonny Chiba plays Kyokushin Karate founder Masutatsu Oyama, who unexpectedly arrives at a karate tournament in rags, but wins the tournament. After turning down the chance to fight at future tournaments he returns to his simple village life. He ...
Style: cult film
Plot: heroes, karate kick, blood, foot chase, pistol, blood splatter, sword fight, beaten to death, duel, black belt, dojo, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, one against many, ambush, duel, warrior, beating, kung fu classic, martial artist, kung fu fighting, tough guy, hand to hand combat, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.9
 295
Project: Kill (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former government assassin flees a mind-control program in the Philippines, pursued by his ex-partner, the local police and Asian gangsters.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, cult film
Plot: hand to hand combat, one against many, m 16, spy hero, home invasion, hand grenade, interracial romance, disarming someone, mexican standoff, gun, fictional government agency, kung fu ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 5K
Billy Jack (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: school, martial arts, violence, heroes, rape, vigilantism, small town, rivalry, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, vietnam, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 326
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: tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, police officer, hand to hand combat, kung fu master, sword fight, arrest, martial artist, police raid, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 830
Shanghai Joe (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant, recently arrived in America, fights to free Mexican slaves from their cruel master.
Plot: kung fu, old west, poker game, piano, stabbed with a fork, stabbed in the stomach, slave trader, dagger, warrior, cowboy, gore, ambush ...
Time: 1800s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Missionary Man (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger rolls into town on a unique motorcycle. All he carries is the bible and a desire for justice. Past vengeance collides as Ryder rights an injustice from his past and liberates the small town from a malicious oppressor.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, modern western, hitman, one man army, criminal's revenge, murder, lone wolves, crimes, fighting crime, deadly, danger, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.2
 141
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: one against many, tough guy, fight, heroes, battles, one man army, martial artist, kickboxing, martial arts, gunfight, pistol, explosion ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%