Movies like Silent Assassins

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Silent Assassins (1988)
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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 (uncle of a little girl also kidnapped by Kendrick). Together, they go to war against an army of ninjas to rescue the hostages and bring their kidnappers to justice.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, agent, scientist, violence, assassin, death, weapons, kidnapping, sword fight, formula, blood, ambush, decapitation, rescue, police officer, revenge

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Most similar movies to Silent Assassins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, cult film and rough films with plots about martial arts, violence, revenge, fistfight, sword fight, hand to hand combat and kung fu mostly in Action, Mystery and Comedy genres. Some movies like Silent Assassins: Challenge of the Ninja (1986), Shinobi: The Law of Shinobi (2004), Ninja USA (1985), Joe Bullet (1973), Ninja Death (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Challenge of the Ninja (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mark, a local cop is investigating a string of jewel robberies. He soon discovers that the men behind the crimes is the notorious"Red Devil" and his band of Ninjas. Mark teams up with Billy, a man out for revenge.
Plot: ninja, dog, towel, revenge, fistfight, murder, training, motorcycle gang, martial arts, police officer, hand to hand combat, sword fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave (1976)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A lightning bolt strikes the grave of Bruce Lee. However, that is as much as Bruce Lee has to do with it. Then a kung fu instructor starts a quest to avenge a friend's death, and on the way has a romance with a girl with similar problems. He ...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: martial arts, one against many, dojo, damsel in distress, attempted rape, kung fu classic, hitman, tough guy, beaten to death, brawl, rescue, home invasion ...
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87%
Shinobi: The Law of Shinobi (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the world of the Ninja, fighting skills play a small role in one's rank in the Shinobi order. Kageru is the best in his class, but his birth predestines him to the lower class. His friend Aoi is dealt the same fate; together they'll ...
Plot: ninja, betrayal, blood, martial arts, violence, japanese culture
Place: japan
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85%
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Ninja USA (1985)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two cops are investigating a drug ring that may be led by an American man who saved them when they were kids. But when he kidnaps one's wife, they must fight through an army of ninjas to save her.
Plot: video camera, boat chase, strangulation, kidnapping, fight, ninja, hanging, pigeon, ninjitsu, ninja warrior, death, katana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, assassin, sexploitation, kidnapping, criminal underworld, soccer, gangster, exploitation, violence, gangsters, football team
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Ninja Death (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tiger is the owner of a brothel who moonlights as a kung fu artist under the watchful eye of "Master." They run into serious trouble when ninjas inexplicably show up and jeopardize Tiger's prostitution ring.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, brothel, ninja master, ninja warrior, ninja magic, ninjitsu, katana, katana sword, mask, disarming someone, sword fight ...
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71%
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Fists of Iron (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Dale Hartwell's best friend gets killed, he swears revenge on the bloodthirsty promoter and fighter who did it.
Plot: champion, female nudity, strong man, attempted murder, hand to hand combat, martial arts training, blood, beaten to death, kickboxing, redemption, death of friend, tall man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, ninja, execution, firing squad, ak 47, forest, hand to hand combat, man kills a woman, explosion, stick fight, duel, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Sakura Killers (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Taiwan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Connors stars in this routine martial arts feature as the Colonel. He sends agents Sonny (Mike Kelly) and Dennis (George Nichols) to Taiwan in search of microfilm containing experiments on genetic engineering. The agents soon find themselves ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, agent, ninja, fight, warrior, ninjitsu, death, danger, rivalry, adventure, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Ninja Kill (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Story: An army of evil purple ninjas do battle with sadistic yellow ninja to stop an assassination plot.
Plot: ninja, martial arts, politics, assassination, sword fight, farmer, politician, assassination plot, senator, car chase, fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, revenge, martial arts, kung fu master, sword fight, emperor, gorilla, king, heroine, female martial artist
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
American Tigers (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terrorists from all countries are to be reunited in order to join forces against their governments. The USA army notice it. A group of assassins, waiting in jail to be executed by firing squad get the chance to be exonerated if they participate in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, military, partners against crime, adventure, partners, heroes, danger, tough heroes, heroic mission, terrorism, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Man with the Iron Fists (2012)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In feudal China, a blacksmith who makes weapons for a small village is put in the position where he must defend himself and his fellow villagers.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, epic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blacksmith, gold, femme fatale, village, ninja, good versus evil, heroes, lone hero, gang war, heroic mission, folk hero ...
Time: 19th century, 15th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Maximum Cage Fighting (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy Garren, a former Tae Kwon Do world champion, is now retired and a widowed father to ten-year-old Katie. So when he's challenged by a famous cage fighter-and former rival Nick "the Nasty" Harper-to a fight, he refuses...until ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, one man army, adventure, ambition, save the day, rivalry, tough heroes, escapades, crimes, danger, righting the wronged, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, sheriff, corruption, kidnapping, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Duel of the Century (1981)
Genre: Action, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mystery-tinged 'Martial Arts World' epic was one of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung's last together for the Shaw Studios, but it's another action-filled winner. Liu Yung and Sun Chien (the Korean kicking ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: sword fight, martial arts, kung fu, death, whodunit, plot twist, violence, false identity, blood, sabotage
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Protector (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man of mystery with no memory is haunted by a vicious crime lord and a band of lethal assassins from a secret government agency. A "Protector"...from an unlikely source joins the man in the battle to save the economic world and recapture ...
Plot: agent, protection, government, assassin, crime lord, kidnapping, amnesia, crime boss
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Gangland Odyssey (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop is summoned by his ex-boss to save his kidnapped son from the hands of a deadly Japanese triad. Action violence and a little romance makes GANGLAND ODYSSEY a promising treat!
Plot: violence, gun, brutality, martial arts, kung fu, sword fight, blood, son, gunfight, sword duel, blood splatter
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Under the Gun (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A St. Louis cop, Mike Braxton (Sam Jones), receives an urgent call for help from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. Mike rushes to LA and finds that his brother has been murdered and his brother Tony's ...
Plot: fistfight, lawyer, revenge, hand to hand combat, police officer, heist, police officer killed, explosion, terrorist, nightclub, porsche, plutonium ...
Place: st. louis missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ashok (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Story: Ashok (Telugu: అశోక్, Aśōk ?) (Dubbed into Hindi as Ghayal:The Fighter Man) is a 2006 Telugu film directed by Surender Reddy (of Athanokkade fame). The film, which was released on 13 July 2006, stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Sameera Reddy.
Plot: violence, revenge, decapitation, fireworks, bloodbath, misunderstanding, chase, father son relationship, mechanic, head cut off, best friend, death ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sifu vs. Vampire (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is said that a corpse should be exhumed and moved every 30 years to ensure continued fortune and prosperity for its descendants. As the time limit is nearing for his grandfather's corpse, TV station boss Kelvin Chow (Kelvin Kwan, Tales from ...
Style: exciting, contemplative, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: vampire, martial arts, murder, vampire hunter, death, vengeance, creature, monster, evil, rescue, hunting, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, kung fu master, murder, kept woman, violence, motorcycle, undercover, somersault, strangulation, choke hold
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: betrayal, interpol, revenge, shoulder holster, kiss, car, fistfight, bikini, helicopter, passionate kiss, explosion, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, katana, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Full Metal Ninja (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As he struggles to rescue his kidnapped family, a martial arts expert vows to seek revenge against the abductors
Plot: camp, katana sword, ninjitsu, katana, ninja master, ninja warrior, ninja magic, gun, swordsman, revenge, ninja, mask ...
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45%
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Tigershark (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Emmett Alston.
Plot: vietnam veteran, martial arts, master warrior, revenge, kidnapping, jungle, abuse of power, punch, drug traffic, machine gun, rooster, child killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: irony of fate, karate, martial artist, vigilante, vigilantism, judo throw, judo, uzi, poetic justice, beretta, heroes, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sword fight, kung fu, martial arts, revenge, whip, swordsman, violence, female martial artist
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Ultimate Ninja (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A twenty year old feud between Ronald, a benevolant village leader and Roger, an evil tyrant, leaves Ronald dead and Roger running the village with an evil bunch of ruffians. Ronald's three children have been split up and are now young adults. ...
Plot: brawl, duel, violence, martial arts training, martial arts, debt collector, ninja, kung fu master, fistfight, revenge, kung fu, kendo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
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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, brawl, vietnam war veteran, samurai sword, m 16, machine gun, raid, martial arts, blood spatter, battle ...
Place: the philippines, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%