Movies like Sucker Punch 2008

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Sucker Punch (2008)
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Sucker Punch (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray 'Harley' Davidson is a hustler. With flash clothes and a fast mouth, Harley lives life in the fast lane. With his passion for all things gambling, money runs like water through Harley's hands and as quickly as he makes a killing he takes a beating, normally at the poker table. Nominally an illegal prize-fight manager, Harley hasn't produced a live one in months, until Charles Buchinsky literally wanders into his life. Charles Buchinsky, street fighter extraordinaire. He's from out of town looking for a fight and the chance to tie up a few loose ends. Keeps himself to himself, lets his fists do the talking and his word is his bond. Victor Maitland, top illegal fight promoter and porn baron. Hates losing and loves the prestige of managing the best hitter in town. Harley dreams of bringing Maitland down and after seeing Buchinsky at work, engineers a fragile partnership. The duo soon becomes a hot ticket...
Style: humorous, exciting, rough, realistic, semi serious, remake of american film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, gambling, gangsters, partners, lone wolves, nothing goes right, profanity, master warrior, strong violent content, chance, reluctant partners, uninhibited rivalry, sexual content, tough heroes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Sucker Punch

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, exciting and serious films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, martial arts, graphic violence, danger and tough heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sucker Punch: The Purifiers (2004), Underground (2007), Fist 2 Fist (2011), The Protector 2 (2013), Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, fighting crime, martial arts, rivalry, crimes, leadership, vengeance, society, gangsters, vigilantism, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, scotland, europe
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 4.3
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Underground (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the UK suburbs, an underground tournament is set to challenge twelve fighters from different backgrounds to compete for the price of £500,000. They have been handpicked for a no-holds barred competition that will push each fighter to their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, heroic mission, rivalry, crimes, danger, heroes, master warrior, escapades, fighting crime, underdog, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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85%
 3.5
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Fist 2 Fist (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Still haunted by his failure to prevent the murder of a young couple years earlier, a mixed martial arts teacher must confront the skeleton in his closet when the boy who was orphaned by the killing shows up at his door.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, fight, redemption, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, ambition, crimes, rivalry, tough guy, martial arts, martial arts training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Protector 2 (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kham is the last in long line of guards who once watched over the King of Thailand's war elephants. Traditionally, only the perfect elephants could successfully help defend the throne, after his harrowing quest to retrieve the elephants, Kham ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, danger, protagonist as suspect, martial arts, rivalry, tough heroes, motorcycle chase, escapades, daring rescue, heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, danger, crimes, aging, partners against crime, rivalry, heroes, elderly, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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66%
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The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, deadly, unfulfillment, rise and fall, ambition, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, contests and competitions, master warrior, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, heroes, ambition, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.2
 274
Border Lost (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Over five thousand people illegally cross the border each day. There are areas where crime is at its highest, where criminals prey upon these defenseless groups. An elite task force is put together with high expectations of solving this problem that ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigration, partners, partners against crime, danger, heroes, government agency, escapades, immigrants, desert, deadly, daring rescue, agent as target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, daring rescue, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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58%
 4.0
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Redline (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gorgeous young automobile fanatic--and front to the hottest unsigned band on the West coast--finds herself caught up in illegal drag-racing competitions organized by exotic car fanatics
Style: suspenseful, exciting, feel good, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, chase, gambling, cons and scams, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, crimes, contests and competitions, fight, sports car, car chase, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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56%
 4.5
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To Be the Best (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eric Kulhane, a member of the U.S. Kickboxing Team, lets his quick temper and obsessive love for beautiful Cheryl make him the perfect target for blackmail. In order to stop ruthless gambler from rigging the World Championship and killing Cheryl, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kickboxing, vengeance, gambling, obsession, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, tough heroes, strong sexual content, gory, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncovers a crime ring and relies on ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, resort, gangsters, gang, crimes, rivalry, tough heroes, kickboxing, criminal, heroes, showdown, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, chase, heroes, crimes, danger, gangsters, rivalry, kickboxing, violence, hand to hand combat, warrior, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, gangsters, danger, gang, assassination, bodyguard, good versus evil, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
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50%
Balance of Power (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned down in the street by the gang, he swears revenge. Meanwhile ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, dojo, wrestler, vigilantism, society, crimes, prodigy, master warrior, good versus evil, vengeance, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
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Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, tough heroes, gambling, obsession, redemption, alcohol abuse, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, hitman, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, partners against crime, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, crimes, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fists of Legend (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 154 min.
Story: On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The ratings hungry producers seek out “legendary” but largely forgotten ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, martial arts, tv show, ambition, ratings, cage fighting, media, danger, graphic violence, mixed martial arts, friend
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, femme fatale, crimes, hitman, betrayal, deadly, gangsters, dishonesty, danger, criminal heroes, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
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44%
The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: gambling, farce, danger, partners, golden years, ambition, unlikely partners, going straight, criminal's revenge, deadly, contests and competitions, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, france, taiwan, asia, europe
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43%
 3.4
 839
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, hitman, disorder, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mexican Gangster (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Sun is a Mexican American with a white mother and Mexican dad. He witnesses his parents murder and gets his revenge years later, leading to a hard life as a gangster in drugs and smuggling. He tries to keep his borther from the life and finds ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, gang, society, going straight, family relations, urban ghetto, mexican american, murder, revenge, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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TEKKEN: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Kazuya Mishima, wakes up alone in an unfamiliar hotel room without any recollection of who he is or how he got there. He is tormented by flashes of his past and by the face of an ominous stranger. The next thing he knows, Kazuya is ...
Style: serious, rough, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, memory loss, danger, tough heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, hitman, deadly, graphic violence, amnesia, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, race against time, undercover, adventure, terrorism, heroic mission, danger, chases and races, escapades, confined, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Assassin's Game (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Legendary hitman Vet Jones never expected to accept another mission. But when his son fails to assassinate an important target, and a powerful crime boss gives Jones an ultimatum - finish the job or his son dies - Jones has no choice but to accept. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, disorder, parents and children, hitman, crimes, danger, heroes, deadly, on the run, tough heroes, martial arts, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 254
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, partners, undercover, partners against crime, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shootfighter II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this martial-arts actioner, Miami mobsters find themselves in mortal danger after an angry police chief hires the world's most vicious fighters and uses them to launch a city-wide vendetta
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, working undercover, deadly, crimes, contests and competitions, danger, law enforcement, ambition, rivalry, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bangkok Assassins (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Five kids fled from a mafia who abused them as beggars. They ended up meeting the great kung fu master who adopted them and taught them how to fight. Now, the kids are grownups and become the magnificent five kung fu fighters who have only one ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, shaolin kung fu, martial arts, vengeance, youth, crimes, rivalry, kung fu master, graphic violence, heroes, master warrior, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
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The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, tough heroes, haunted by the past, rivalry, one man army, ambition, martial arts tournament, athlete's life, contests and competitions, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%