Movies like Roaring Fire

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Roaring Fire (1981)
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Roaring Fire (1981)
Original name: Hoero tekken
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his death bed the man who raised Joji reveals that he is not his real father and that Joji’s real parents died tragically in a plane crash. Shortly thereafter Joji goes to Japan is search of his sister and his twin brother Toru. Joji’s quickly finds his sister Chihiro who is now blind and lives with their uncle. Joji one evening accidently over hears his uncle who has ties to the criminal underworld discussing his various illegal operations. Joji ‘s eavesdropping is discovered by his uncle who offers him a chance to join the organization. Joji promptly turns his uncle’s offer down which immediately puts his life in danger.
Plot: martial arts, monkey, nazi, magician, yakuza, nun, wrestler, mansion, diamond, ventriloquist, blind girl, blood splatter

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Most similar movies to Roaring Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about martial arts, yakuza, violence, crimes, gangsters, rivalry and heroes mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Roaring Fire: Shogun's Ninja (1980), The Bodyguard (1973), Soul of Chiba (1977), Karate Warriors (1976), Sister Street Fighter (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, ninja, shogun, ninja master, deadly, rivalry, state affairs, heroes, adventure, samurai, escapades ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
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The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, showdown, gunfight, karate, abduction, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, mixed martial arts, karate, tough guy, black belt, monkey, one man army, one against many, karate chop, kung fu fighting, warrior, karate kick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Karate Warriors (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the "Street Fighter" series, where Tsurugi protects a little boy while coping with rival gangs.
Plot: gang war, karate, yakuza, martial arts, revenge, katana sword, duel, kung fu classic, sword duel, ronin, blood, martial artist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Sister Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and imprisoned, the police pressure his sister, Tina Long, to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, missing person, rivalry, undercover, tough heroes, hitman, working undercover, school, addiction, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: rough, stylized, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, anti hero, master warrior, anti heroes, brutality, martial artist, tragic hero, karate, vengeance, dishonesty, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, adventure, on the run, criminal's revenge, undercover, partners, rivalry, crime, heroes, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, female assassin, assassin, rifle, sniper, karate, criminal's revenge, crimes, gangsters, superhero ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: hong kong, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, heroes, master warrior, crimes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
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Fatal Blade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: East meets West as the Japanese Yakuza battle drug lords and the LAPD in the streets of Los Angeles...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, hitman, organized crime, katana, katana sword, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer, bare breasts, revenge, sex
Place: los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.
Style: rough, suspenseful, surreal, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, murder, martial arts, yakuza, criminal's revenge, gangsters, dark humor, vengeance, high school, high school life, teenage life, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fighting Fist (1992)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Yakuza of Japan has infiltrated the universities of Hong Kong and are conducting illegal activities such as underground bare knuckle fights,gambling and drugs. Hong Kong Police team up with the Japanese Secret Service to bring down the ruthless ...
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, violence, hand to hand combat, karate chop, kung fu master, roundhouse kick, fight, master warrior, black belt, asian man, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Girl Boss Blues: Queen Bee's Counterattack (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the 1970s, the Japanese youth emancipation also found it's way into the yakuza (crime) societies. A Girl Boss may have a choice between bikes, and between boyfriends. But she has to defend her choices the hard way, as her triumph and power ...
Plot: yakuza, girl gang, biker gang, single parent, ransom, cliff, black pantyhose, motorcycle, rivals, female stockinged legs, car chase, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chinatown Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The plot concentrates around John (Bruce Ly), a policeman who reforms violent police officers by teaching them martial arts, and a trigger happy cop, Houston, played by Majors. Predictably enough, the two are paired together and they set out to find ...
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, two man army, fistfight, katana sword, kung fu, brawl, violence, tough cop, sword fight, ninja, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 2: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Repeatedly beat to a pulp by gamblers, cops, and gangsters, lone wolf Shoji Yamanaka (Kinya Kitaoji) finally finds a home as a Muraoka family hit man and falls in love with boss Muraoka's niece. Meanwhile, the ambitions of mad dog Katsutoshi ...
Plot: violence, hitman, revenge, beating, prison, anti hero, murder, yakuza, love, psychopath, foreplay, sex scene ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, anti heroes, anti hero, kung fu, heroes, betrayal, master warrior, karate, street fighter, yakuza, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This time Koryu heads to Yokohama in search of a woman named Birei, kidnapped by diamond smugglers who move their hot rocks by surgically implanting them into the nubile buttocks of Chinese prostitutes (!). Koryu's older sister, Bykakuran ...
Plot: foot chase, violence, escape, punch, man hits a woman, kidnapping, martial arts school, blood, sister sister relationship, hand to hand combat, gore, ice cube ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentally challenged, gang, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, siblings relations, love affair, family life, swat ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Detective Doberman (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burned remains of a young woman discovered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police comes to the conclusion that its the work of a pyromaniacal serial murderer. The murder victim is identified as Mayumi Tamaki, a native of Ishigaki, Okinawa. As the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, martial arts, deadly, murder, rescue, crime, fish out of water, crimes, gangsters, danger, rivalry, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kaizokuban Bootleg Film (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two best friends—Tatsuo, a retiring Yakuza member, and Kiyoshi, a cop—travel to the funeral of a woman they both loved.
Plot: yakuza, dark humor, road trip, postmodernism, funeral, gangster, dead body in car trunk, corpse, police officer, gangsters, body in a trunk, gunshot
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34%
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Catch the Heat (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous Checkers Goldberg, a police detective, goes undercover as a stripper in order to stop a ruthless kingpin who has been using unsuspecting starlets in order to smuggle drugs into the United States. With her hot looks, street smarts and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, undercover cop, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, chases and races, switching roles, working undercover, cons and scams, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, argentina, san francisco
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33%
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Hard As Nails (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being punished for disobedience and arranging an arms deal with Russian mobsters, young member Takura violently takes over control of his Japanese mafia family. Takura takes advantage of his new position and is proceeding his deal with the ...
Plot: female nudity, strip club, attempted rape, gangster, sexploitation, gangsters, arms deal, prostitute, kung fu, martial arts, yakuza, stripper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Queen of Fist (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Local gangsters apply pressure to the wrong family when they realize that the leader of the family is a mother with powerful kung fu skills.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, revenge, fight, young romance, woman fights a man, crimes, mother son relationship, gangster, crime, gangsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Zatoichi (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatôichi discovers a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, atmospheric, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, gang, master warrior, geisha, sword fight, good versus evil, vengeance, one man army, mob boss, blind character, protector ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two rival warriors, a Japanese and a Chinese, are forced to work together after their master has been killed by a mighty enemy.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, kung fu, revenge, samurai, danger, good versus evil, master criminal, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mr. White Mr. Black (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hoshiarpur based Gopi's dying father asks him to locate Kishen and hand-over a piece of land to him, and subsequently passes away. Gopi heads out to Goa and this is where he will be taken for a ride not only by Kishen, but also by Kishen's ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, police, martial arts, diamond, gangsters, con artists, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 5: Final Episode (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode is part five and the final installation of a series of yakuza films directed by Kinji Fukasaku. In the wake of a big police crackdown, Akira Kobayashi's icily sun- glassed Takeda attempts to ...
Plot: yakuza, prison, mob boss, mob hit, mafia, murder, arrest, corruption, gang war, gunfight, liver, political party
Place: japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Postman Blues (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sawaki is a postman who's not quite thrilled about his boring way of life. But his life is about to change when he delivers mail to his old schoolmate Noguchi, who's now a member of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia, and just finished cutting ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: yakuza, postman, danger, workplace, crimes, dull life, disorder, chase, chases and races, dishonesty, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 46
Edge of Fury (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A chauffeur is pursued by drug dealers after his boss, a convicted drug kingpin, is sentenced to death.
Plot: martial arts, suicide, beating, hand to hand combat, kung fu, debt, loyalty, kidnapping, flashback, knife attack, fistfight, jeet kune do ...
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29%