Movies like Back in Business 1997

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Back in Business (1997)
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Back in Business (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-cop gets pulled back in an undercover mission for the FBI by his former partner. The mission is to catch drug runners, but it is also sting operation against dirty cops, some of whom set up the ex-cops' dismissal from the force.
Plot: basketball, buddy cop, martial arts, heroes, tough guy, african american, cell phone, ak 47, brawl, car, fistfight, black american, sidekick, mixed martial arts, black hero, two man army, kicked in the crotch, gun, machine gun, semiautomatic pistol, sunglasses, beretta, pistol, kicked in the groin, hit in the crotch ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and cult film films with plots about fistfight, martial arts, gun, tough guy, heroes, gunfight and violence mostly in Action, Adventure and Thriller genres. Some movies like Back in Business: Last to Surrender (1999), Crackerjack 3 (2000), Trained To Kill (1989), Unmasking the Idol (1986), Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Last to Surrender (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A maverick American cop and his Chinese counterpart join forces to bring a drug dealer and his hired thugs to justice.
Plot: buddy cop, gangsters, crime boss, greco roman wrestling, fistfight, gunfight, police shootout, karate, tough cop, two man army, chinaman, martial arts ...
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95%
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Crackerjack 3 (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of retired spies once former enemies, are forced to work together in an attempt to retrieve a neutron bomb stolen by a group of new-wave, high-tech operatives who have supplanted them in the post-Cold War intelligence game.
Plot: heroes, martial arts, karate, brawl, terrorism, fistfight, terrorist plot, hostile takeover, terrorist group, violence, one man army, terrorist ...
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94%
Trained To Kill (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From the fields of Cambodia to the mean streets of L.A., there's no escaping death and it's blinding revenge.
Plot: vietnam war, revenge, master warrior, gangsters, heroes, showdown, violence, karate, fistfight, sword fight, kendo, tough guy ...
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78%
Unmasking the Idol (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Duncan Jax must stop the evil terrorist Scarlet Leader from acquiring nuclear bombs that could start WW3. Together with the trusty baboon, Boon, he takes on the almost impossible mission! He must steal the gold that Scarlet leader plans to use to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: spy, ninja, battles, martial arts, heroes, terrorism, heroic mission, battle zone, rivalry, escapades, adventure, hotshot hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, terrorist, heroes, terrorism, state affairs, fighting crime, crimes, undercover, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson struggles to regain his memory, not knowing who to trust, or even which side he's fighting on.
Style: suspense
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, combat, jujitsu, master warrior, heroes, chase, brawl, kickboxer, martial artist, gunfight, karate ...
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63%
Indio 2 - The Revolt (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A corporation building a highway through the rainforest hires a gang of mercenaries to get rid of the local Indians, who don't want the highway built through their lands. The mercenaries resort to murder, massacres and enslavement to rid the ...
Plot: rain forest, jungle, mercenary, indigenous people, environmental destruction, rambo, battles, heroes, bomb, corporation, chase, death ...
Place: south america
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62%
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One Man Army (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Jerry Trimble plays a straight shooting man caught up in the politics of a crooked little town. To get to the truth about his grandfather's death, he must first kick out the criminals --including the sheriff-- effectively ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, brawl, lawyer, sheriff, kickboxer, showdown, heroes, nudity (full frontal - brief), mixed martial arts, election, one man army ...
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61%
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Reflex Action (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Emotionally scarred after serving in the Gulf War, soldier Quinn Taylor returns to his Arizona home, only to learn that his father plans to sell their land to a drug lord. Determined to interrupt the sale, Taylor goes to war with a powerful cartel.
Plot: bruce lee, flashback, post traumatic stress disorder, drug traffic, flirting, gunfight, fight, full moon, war veteran, female nudity, tunnel, machete ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this sequel, Scott Wylde, an American kickboxer, must go to Cambodia to rescue his Vietnamese girlfriend from Russian and Vietnamese troops.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kidnapping, master warrior, jungle, heroes, daring rescue, graphic violence, kickboxing, fistfight, martial artist, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s
Place: cambodia, asia, bangkok thailand, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Guilty as Charged (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: US Army Investigator John Murphy (now a Lieutenant, although he was a Major in the previous Base movie) has been sent to look into a series of suspicious deaths that have been going on under the watch of Colonel Strauss. After going undercover and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, military, military base, soldier, gang, secret agents, undercover, rivalry, military life, injustice, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ninja Destroyer (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A lucrative emerald mine and the various protagonists who are struggling to wrest control of it for their own profitable ends.
Plot: ninja, heroes, battles, master warrior, katana, gunfight, one man army, tough guy, martial arts, fistfight, hotel, ak 47 ...
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54%
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: martial arts, exploitation, heroic bloodshed, martial artist, vigilante, vigilantism, karate, chase, kickboxing, rescue, kung fu, fight ...
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51%
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Finds Indy vagabonding around the South Pacific on a treasure hunt for a fabled lost diamond. The war in Europe ends but a new adventure begins for Indy when a mysterious man's dying words, "The eye of the peacock!" send him and Remy ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, cult film
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, battlefield, archaeologist, pirate, heroes, world spanning, deathtrap, disorder, secret place, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1919, year 1918
Place: egypt
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49%
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Red Sun Rising (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up with Det. Karen Ryder (Farrell). Soon they discover that ...
Style: buddy movie, buddy comedy, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, police shootout, swordsman, yakuza, nypd, buddy cop, violence, police, brawl, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dune Warriors (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the end of the world, Earth is a thirsty planet ruled by vicious warlords. One woman is brave enough to fight back; she bands together five warriors to save her town and their precious water
Style: psychotronic
Plot: post apocalypse, female fighter, superhero, exploitation, duel, desert, future war, mixed martial arts, tough guy, warlord, showdown, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fury of the Dragon (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Several episodes of the 1966 TV series "The Green Hornet" edited together and released as a feature.
Plot: masked vigilante, two man army, kung fu, tough guy, jeet kune do, kung fu fighting, masked hero, kung fu master, vigilantism, fistfight, villain, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former CIA agent lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son. When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, cult film
Plot: exploitation, combat, secret agents, heroes, master warrior, retirement, martial arts, betrayal by friend, cia agent, tough guy, mixed martial arts, one against many ...
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48%
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Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Immortal Combat (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two police officers discover an island laboratory where a madwoman is turning martial artists into superkillers.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kung fu, buddy cop, karate, ninja warrior, ninjitsu, fistfight, showdown, buddy, police officer, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, exploitation, combat, showdown, female nudity, master warrior, heroes, terrorist, gunfight, one man army, terrorism ...
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47%
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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, serious, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: tough cop, tough guy, heroes, martial arts, warrior, drug dealing, brutality, police brutality, gunfight, showdown, gangsters, woman with a gun ...
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46%
D.R.E.A.M. Team (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: J.W. Garrison, the head of a top-secret sub agency of the United Nations, discovers that a team of terrorists, led by the murderous Oliver Maxwell, plan on producing a bomb carrying an anthrax virus to be used in the United States. Garrison summons ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: terrorism, female spy, model, undercover, spy, woman with a gun, female protagonist, redhead, violence, jungle, gunfight, helicopter ...
Place: puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nam Angels (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: Philippines
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless soldiers on motorcycles.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam war, biker, exploitation, motorcycle, rescue mission, heroes, battles, gangsters, jungle, brawl, martial arts, tough guy ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Memorial Day (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.
Plot: revenge, fistfight, kung fu, combat, male female relationship, heroes, irony of fate, master warrior, hostile takeover, brawl, fight, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Death Ring (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-Green Beret Matt Collins is kidnapped along with his fiancée, Lauren Sadler, by crazed hunter extraordinaire Danton Vachs. Every year he holds a contest where people can purchase the right to hunt down and kill a human being. This time, Collins ...
Style: suspense
Plot: manhunt, monster, hunter, ak 47, taekwondo, gunfight, hunting, karate, on the run, tough guy, guerilla warfare, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Best of the Best 4: Without Warning (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Russian mobsters have stolen a huge supply of paper for printing U.S. currency, and are now flooding the market with conterfeit bills. When one of the mobsters decides to give herself in and hand over a data CD to the DA, she is shot and ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, home invasion, empire, hostage, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, heroic mission, fighting crime, undercover, crimes, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 173
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: suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, heroes, battles, one man army, kickboxing, martial artist, gunfight, tough guy, one against many, master warrior, combat ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Snake Eater III: His Law (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Vietnam vet named soldier is hired to find a biker gang called Hell's Fury, which kidnapped, drugged, and raped a young girl, and exact revenge.
Plot: kickboxer, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, martial arts, sex, male nudity, sex on first date, caught having sex, male objectification, biker, ex soldier, vietnam veteran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Order of the Black Eagle (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spy Duncan Jax thwarts a cabal of neo-nazis
Style: exciting, semi serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, spy, baboon, secret agents, heroes, good versus evil, disorder, undercover, escapades, rivalry, adventure, racism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%