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American Ninja 5 (1993)
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American Ninja 5 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a scientists daughter is kidnapped, American Ninja, attempts to find her, but this time he teams up with a youngster he has trained in the ways of the ninja.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, kidnapping, chase, master warrior, adventure, crimes, friendship, confined, missing person, graphic violence, danger, one man army, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, mortal combat, rivalry, woman in danger, master villain, daring rescue, save the day, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to American Ninja 5

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, rivalry, danger, crimes, martial arts, hand to hand combat and fistfight mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like American Ninja 5: Deadly Outbreak (1995), Bulletproof (1987), First Daughter (1999), Maximum Cage Fighting (2006), 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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American Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe Armstrong, an orphaned drifter will little respect for much other than martial arts, finds himself on an American Army base in The Philippines after a judge gives him a choice of enlistment or prison. On one of his first missions driving a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, soldier, master warrior, heroes, military, chase, one man army, danger, confined, daring rescue, mortal combat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, asia
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100%
American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jackson is back, and now he has a new partner, karate champion Sean, as they must face a deadly terrorist known as "The Cobra", who has infected Sean with a virus. Sean and Jackson have no choice but to fight the Cobra and his bands of ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, master warrior, terrorism, mortal combat, tough heroes, one man army, fight, acrobat, battles ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, usa, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Style: serious, intense, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, heroes, soldier, one man army, mortal combat, rescue, deadly, danger, kidnapping, battles, shuriken ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
American Ninja 4: The Annihilation (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The two American Ninjas, Joe Armstrong and Sean Davidson, team up to do battle against a terrorist and his band of Ninjas.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, battles, soldier, master warrior, martial arts, terrorism, ex soldier, deadly, danger, mortal combat, graphic violence, fight to the death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Deadly Outbreak (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dutton Hatfield, played by Jeff Speakman, is working for the American embassy. He finds himself inside a biochemical weapon laboratory when terrorists headed by Colonel Baron (played by TimeCop villain Ron Silver) take over the place. Baron is ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bio weapon, computer cracker, heroes, terrorism, one man army, graphic violence, crimes, danger, save the day, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel, pentagon, washington d.c.
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100%
 5.0
 1K
Bulletproof (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hijacking, adventure, crimes, danger, daring rescue, heroes, one man army, deadly, terrorist plot, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
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First Daughter (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female Secret Service agent goes against protocol to save the U.S. president from an assassination attempt. She is reassigned to protect the president's daughter, which she considers a demotion. When the first daughter is kidnapped during a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, terrorism, fight, militia, crimes, daring rescue, danger, chases and races, adventure, save the day, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rocky, Colt and TumTum must battle an evil wealthy toxic waste dumper in order to save a local Indian tribe and their friend Joe. The 3 Ninjas must help find Joe's father and find a secret disk that contains evidence that could stop the toxic ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, heroes, family, environmentalism, righting the wronged, heroic mission, master warrior, underdog, save the day, rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.6
 7K
Simon Sez (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tattooed Interpol agent helps an old classmate find the kidnapped daughter of a computer software tycoon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, interpol, espionage, danger, race against time, kidnapping, terrorism, terrorist group, heroes, gunfight, black hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Peacekeeper (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a terrorist group steals the US President's personal communications computer for launching the US arsenal in case of war, only a heroic Major has the key to prevent a Presidential assassination or a nuclear holocaust.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, nuclear threat, chase, one man army, secret agents, danger, law enforcement, hostages, daring rescue, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., pentagon, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
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Blackbelt (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson is back and forced to take on the greatest legends of the martial arts world. Wilson fights off all comers while defending rock superstar Shanna (Deirdre Imershein) against the insane attacks of a fanatical veteran ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, serial killer, murder, stalking, vietnam war, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, psychopath, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brain Smasher... A Love Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A professional model, Sam Crain, is asked by her sister to smuggle a package from Europe to Portland Oregon, where she discovers that her sister is battling Chinese Shaolin Monks (not ninjas!). Fleeing the monks, Sam unwittingly involves Ed ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, crimes, gang, clergy, chase, danger, on the run, rescue, heroes, rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
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Submerged (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Navy SEALs launch a rescue mission after terrorists plunge a jet carrying a missile-launching computer into the sea.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, terrorism, heroic mission, race against time, heroes, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, crimes, save the day, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
27%
Delta Force 3: The Killing Game (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A terrorist places an atom bomb somewhere in an American metropolis. The president of the U.S. has no other choice; he has to call Delta Force.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, terrorism, gunfight, martial arts, terrorist, escapades, one man army, state affairs, save the day, hijacking, heroic mission, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Forced to Kill (1994)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A repo man tries to deliver a repossessed Jaguar. He's captured by a bizarre family, straight out of the backwoods, who force him to fight in an illegal, bare-fist tournament run by an insane sheriff.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, one man army, chase, master warrior, crimes, mad scientist, chases and races, danger, deadly, ambition, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
American Ninja 5: The Nostradamus Syndrome (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American ninja's wife is held hostage by a sadistic Nazi chemist on an Asian island. He teams up with an African-American ninja to rescue her.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, buddy movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, kidnapping, martial arts, island, ninja master, special agents, athlete's life, golden years, chases and races, escapades, danger, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.8
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The Master (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, karate, bus, bank, heroes, master warrior, kung fu, rivalry, master criminal, chases and races, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, china, usa, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, kung fu fighting, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, buddy cop, woman in danger, femme fatale, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, barcelona spain, barcelona, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Defender (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The global war on terror rages on. When a government official goes missing, Lance, a man with an impressive record of service to his country, finds himself protecting the man who embodies everything he has dedicated his life to fight against.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, state affairs, danger, daring rescue, one man army, tough heroes, save the day, chases and races, law enforcement, heroes, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: romania, europe, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.8
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Double Team (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: He's a one-man arsenal... with enough voltage to rock the free world. They Don't Play by the Rules. You're either on their side...or in their way. America's top counter-terrorist usually works alone...this time he's got ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, buddy comedy, intense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: arms dealer, heroes, terrorist, revenge, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, danger, criminal's revenge, martial arts, chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, rome italy, antwerp, belgium, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
American Samurai (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a father passes on the traditional family sword to one of his two adopted sons, the other--in a fit of jealous rage--joins a yakuza drug smuggling mob. When the other son decides to find him and set things straight, things don't seem to go ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, master warrior, gory, adventure, culture clash, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, deadly, gangsters, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.9
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, revenge, martial arts, track down, escapades, rivalry, crimes, race against time, tough heroes, duel, danger, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The President's Man (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To many, Joshua McCord (Chuck Norris) is a charismatic Asian studies professor. To the President of the United States, he's America's greatest secret weapon; a covert operative charged with only the most sensitive and dangerous missions.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, adventure, daring rescue, race against time, save the day, chases and races, head of state, escapades, danger, state affairs, undercover, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: humorous, epic, semi serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, folk hero, gangsters, fighting crime, escapades, crimes, danger, adventure ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 5K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, terrorism, undercover, good versus evil, master warrior, danger, heroic mission, adventure, one man army, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: south america, paris france, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, parody, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, vigilantism, friendship, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, heroes, martial arts, village, shaolin monk, samurai, tough heroes, palaces castles and temples, love affair, vengeance, track down, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%