Movies like American Fighter

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American Fighter (2019)
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American Fighter (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A desperate teenager is forced into the dangerous world of underground fighting to win enough money to save his ailing mother. He finds out what he's made of in the face of these violent hungry competitors.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: boxing, underground fighting, fight, battles, contests and competitions, wrestler, social problems, intrigue, showdown, combat, money problems, financial problem, professional wrestling, rivals, underground tournament, ultimate fighting championship, male objectification, boxing ring, boxing match, bare chested male fighting

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Most similar movies to American Fighter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, tense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about fight, showdown, battles, combat, martial arts, fistfight and master warrior mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like American Fighter: Born a Champion (2021), Water Wars (2014), The Grand Grandmaster (2020), Street Warrior (2008), Alien Conquest (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: jujitsu, fight, sport, contests and competitions, professional rivalry, fight club, underground tournament, underground fighting, title bout, combat, professional sports, rivalry ...
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95%
 4.6
 95
Water Wars (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Catastrophic war, destroyed ecosystem, brink of extinction. War for the most valuable treasure of the time: water.
Style: suspense, captivating, apocalyptic, tense
Plot: battles, post apocalypse, gunfight, amazon, struggle for survival, future dystopia, distopia, amazon tribe, fight, showdown, women, battle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Grand Grandmaster (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The grand master Fei Lung lost everything after he got defeated by Chun. To regain his reputation, Fei Lung challenges her to a final fight. Much to his surprise, he gradually falls in love with Chun. Will he be able to win both Chun’s heart and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: kung fu, boxing, fight, relationships, showdown, title bout, rivals, romantic rivalry, romantic relationship, male female relationship, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 567
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, deathtrap, crimes, deadly, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 276
Alien Conquest (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibling astronomers discover Martians are threatening to attack Earth, but no one believes them—until Martians land and nearly destroy all of New York City. As the siblings try to make it out of the city with their families, they discover the ...
Style: tense, futuristic, captivating
Plot: alien invasion, alien, chase, evil alien, struggle for survival, invasion, alien encounter, battles, showdown, combat, alien contact, virus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Assault on VA-33 (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Decorated army veteran Jason Hill is on a routine visit to the local VA hospital when organized terrorists infiltrate the building and take hostages, including a decorated general, and Hill’s wife. The highly trained veteran is outnumbered and the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: hostage, terrorist, hospital, post traumatic stress disorder, showdown, rescue mission, terrorist attack, hostage situation, ex soldier, husband wife relationship, counter terrorism, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Power Rangers Samurai: Clash of the Red Rangers - The Movie (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Samurai Rangers team up with the mysterious RPM Ranger Red to fight off Master Xandred's Mooger army and a robotic supervillain from the RPM Ranger's dimension. But when both Red Rangers get struck with hypnobolts, they turn against ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: power rangers, good versus evil, adventure, battles, teamwork, heroes, superhero, team, fight, showdown, impersonation, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.6
 335
Moving Target (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson stars in this action drama as a tourist who, through no fault of his own, finds himself on the run from a gang of terrorists, international espionage agents, and the police. Accused of a murder he didn't ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, terrorist, fight, terrorism, revenge, gunfight, kickboxing, tough guy, one against many, manhunt, kung fu, shotgun ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hunted by Night (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intriguing story of good, evil and the supernatural. The Story takes place in the Florida Everglades. Three men are hunting when an airplane drops bails of drugs on the ground where they are hunting.. The men must decide whether to be law-abiding ...
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: heroes, on the run, chase, ambush, pursuit, showdown, battles, gunfight, drugs, gun, combat, disarming someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ninja War of Torakage (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the Sengoku Period, Torakage is retired ninja. He lives his life peacefully, but turmoil comes as he becomes involved a fight over treasures.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: treasure hunter, ninja, fight, ninja warrior, rescue, treasure hunt, ninjitsu, scroll, hidden treasure, ninja master, treasure, blackmail ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Athena, the Goddess of War (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Athena, The Goddess of War (2015) launches viewers into a universe filled with Gods and Goddesses, Humans and betrayals, love and redemption. When Zeus learns of a plan by Hades to enslave mankind and force them to fight alongside his army Zeus ...
Style: dark fantasy, emotional, intense, tense, stylized ...
Plot: greek mythology, superhero, god, female warrior, heroine, good versus evil, supernatural power, strong female lead, fight, fate of humanity, escape attempt, warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 2K
Shadowboxing (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, fighter, known worldwide as Great White Hope. But the main fight in his life has not gone how he ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: boxing, boxer, athlete's life, love affair, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, love and romance, blindness, chase, escape, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Kane Files: Life of Trial (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Scott Kane (Drew Fuller), a man with a checkered past is trying to live a clean life. When his son Owen falls ill, Kane finds his only option is to turn to Daniel Morgan (William Atherton), the local kingpin of the criminal underworld. Morgan offers ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wanted, danger, betrayal, crimes, going straight, rivalry, vengeance, family relations, fight, on the run, escape, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 23
Ninja Hunter (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tao, a ninja from the Iga clan, wakes up in a damp cave surrounded by bodies. Suffering from amnesia, he can’t remember how or even why he’s in there, or if he was the perpetrator of the massacre. As Tao tries to solve this enigma, a bizarre web ...
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: ninjitsu, ninja warrior, amnesiac, ninja, battles, female ninja, martial arts, memory loss, amnesia, combat, ninja master, memory lapse ...
Time: 16th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 568
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, organized crime, showdown, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: destruction, fight, swordsman, combat, character change, warrior, battles, changing lives, confronting the past, showdown, life, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 869
WrestleMania (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: WrestleMania 32 was thirty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on April 3, 2016, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This was the third WrestleMania to be held in the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: professional wrestling, reenactment, retirement, legend, wrestler, wrestling, sport, hostility, world wrestling entertainment, newscaster, event
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak and Triumph (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: wrestler, wrestling, professional wrestling, world wrestling entertainment, professional sports, fight, show, sport, athlete's life, wrestling ring, life, world wrestling federation
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.2
 151
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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious
Plot: fight, heroes, battles, kickboxing, martial artist, one man army, martial arts, gunfight, one against many, tough guy, blood, semiautomatic pistol ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, crimes, reunion, contests and competitions, dishonesty, rivalry, ambition, fight, wrestler, gambling, corruption, underground fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.9
 267
Champions (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: William Rockman, a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat has been banned by the government and has gone ...
Plot: policewoman killing, sergeant, female fighter, revenge, martial arts, love interest, mixed martial arts, villain, bare chested male fighting, bare breasts, beefcake, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
In the Name of Ben Hur (2016)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Asylum's mockbuster of Ben-Hur (2016)
Style: captivating, parody, entertaining
Plot: roman empire, roman soldier, mercenary, duel, training, showdown, roman, ancient rome, lynching, battles, roman emperor, gladiator ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 345
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: exciting, suspense, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: tough cop, tough guy, martial arts, drug dealing, warrior, heroes, showdown, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, gangsters, policewoman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fight Like a Girl (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After witnessing her Daddy's tragic death in the ring Charlie sets out to become a wrestler in his memory. The only things stopping her are a disapproving boyfriend, an overwhelming day job, and her corporate psycho boss - whose dodgy business ...
Style: mystical, entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: zombie, professional wrestling, monster, battles, showdown, fight, struggle for survival, mysticism
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: master warrior, battles, hand to hand combat, fight, duel, beating, martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, sword fight, kung fu, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 7K
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, psychological, tense, 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 ⇓
25%
 7.5
 100K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having defeated the best fighters of the Imperial Japanese army in occupied Shanghai, Ip Man and his family settle in post-war Hong Kong.Struggling to make a living, Master Ip opens a kung fu school to bring his celebrated art of Wing Chun to the ...
Style: exciting, heroic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, fist fighting, martial artist, warrior, pride and honor, contests and competitions, courage, fistfight, heroes, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, year 1949 ...
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bloodfist VI: Ground Zero (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Terrorists take over a nuclear weapons launch site, but don't count on a humble military courier, who happens to be making a visit
Plot: kickboxing, fight, tough guy, hand to hand combat, fistfight, brawl, semiautomatic pistol, gun, blood spatter, one man army, one against many, terrorist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 1K
Americons (2015)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A broken down collegiate football hero gets a shot at stardom during the eleventh hour of LA's nihilistic sub-prime mortgage boom.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: corporate crimes, rise and fall, ambition, dishonesty, cons and scams, real estate agent, crime, crimes, journey
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Immortal Wars (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in the future the world has been split into sectors, humans have captured deviants and force them to fight to the death. Madman Dominion Harvey hosts the immortal wars and televises the show to the entire planet. Trikalypse and fellow deviants ...
Style: exciting, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: superhero, violence, battles, revenge, society, chase, struggle for survival, giant robots, robot, fight, death, magical power ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%