Movies like Beyond the Ring

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Beyond the Ring (2008)
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Beyond the Ring (2008)
Original name: Beyond The Ring
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Martial arts champion Andre Lima's fighting days ended with his wife's death. The past nine years Andre has struggled to rebuild his world around his two children. When his daughter's health suddenly fails, his finances collapse.
Plot: cage fighting, martial arts, mixed martial arts

Most similar movies to Beyond the Ring

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and rough films with plots about martial arts, mixed martial arts, fistfight, rivalry, fight, contests and competitions and ambition mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Beyond the Ring: Bare Knuckles (2010), Cage II (1994), Unrivaled (2010), Never Surrender (2009), Clementine (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bare Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Women will go to extreme lengths for those they love and single mother Samantha Rogers is no exception. Along with her young daughter, Milla, Sam struggles to make ends meet, taking her licks as a stunt double by day and cocktail waitressing at a ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female boxer, martial arts, contests and competitions, single parent, ambition, family relations, boxing, trophy, determination, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 4.5
 289
Cage II (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being tricked into thinking his best friend, and caretaker is dead, Vietnam Vet, and mentally disabled person has no other choice but to enter The Arena Of Death!
Plot: tournament, cage fighting, masseuse, interracial love, bare breasts, fistfight, martial arts, neck breaking, beefcake martial arts, martial arts tournament, beefcake
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.0
 821
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: rough, uplifting, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cage fighting, mixed martial arts, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, sport, tough heroes, vagina spreading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: underground fighting, cage fighting, martial arts, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, tough heroes, heroes, danger, mixed martial arts, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3.1
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Clementine (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kim, a Taekwondo champion decides to give up his fighting career for good in order to take care of his daughter Sa Rang. But when an evil gambling kingpin kidnaps Sa Rang, Kim must agree to fight in a rigged boxing match in exchange for Sa ...
Plot: kidnapping, taekwondo, martial arts, tough guy, wrestler, aikido, estranged parent, hand to hand combat, fight, mixed martial arts, single father, cage fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.6
 555
Fight Valley (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Tory Coro turns up dead, the neighborhood turns up silent. Rumor has it she became yet another victim of the small town known as FIGHT VALLEY. Tory's sister Windsor moves to town to begin her own investigation on her sister's ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: underground fighting, mixed martial arts, gym, sister, murder, martial arts, justice, street fight, concussion, female protagonist, female antagonist, revenge ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, forced into action, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Philly Kid (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now, to save a friend's life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible - lose.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, fight, prisoner, prison, murder, manslaughter, martial arts, sport, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, martial arts tournament, martial arts, fistfight, hand to hand combat, undisciplined, boxing, ambition, sport, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Ultimate Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An annual contest brings together the fiercest fighters on a remote island to earn the title of the Ultimate Champion. Two fighters must join forces to win the tournament and escape with their lives.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: heroes, tough guy, warrior, betrayal, male female relationship, competition, abduction, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, wrestler, showdown, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Johnny Woo and Julie play an enduring couple who survive all sorts of interference from rival kick-box gangs in their effort to put a little romance in their lives.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, gangsters, danger, adventure, gang, daring rescue, rivalry, confined, crimes, heist, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 8.1
 442K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: serious, emotional, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, warrior, fist fighting, sport, fight scenes, boxing, athlete and trainer, teacher, training, courage, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 209
Death Match (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A kickboxing champ and a reporter are searching for a missing man, but they turn up a series of illegal kickboxing matches run by an arms dealer.
Plot: underground fighting, sex, manager, martial arts, fight to the death, arms dealer, art, arena, training, motorcycle, kickboxer, dock ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, 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 ⇓
46%
 7.2
 3K
Unbeatable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, opponent, boxing, rivalry, contests and competitions, off the grid, training, mixed martial arts, graphic violence, fighting movie, mental breakdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Karate Kid Part III (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kreese, his life in tatters after his karate school was defeated by Daniel and Mr. Miyagi, visits Terry, a friend from Vietnam. Terry is a ruthless business man and a martial arts expert, and he vows to help Kreese take revenge on Daniel and Mr. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, teenager, master warrior, karate, mentor protege relationship, family, friendship, friends, power relations, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, los angeles, tahiti, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 1K
Heatseeker (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A kickboxing champion is forced to fight cyborgs in a tournament when the company kidnaps his fiancee.
Plot: cyborgs, martial arts, cage fighting, nudity (full frontal - brief), boxer shorts, man in underwear, taekwondo, homoerotic fight, misogyny, speedo, beefcake martial arts, butt naked ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 203K
The Karate Kid (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Hassled by the school bullies, Daniel LaRusso has his share of adolescent woes. Luckily, his apartment building houses a resident martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi, who agrees to train Daniel ... and ends up teaching him much more than ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: karate, teaching the ways of the world, martial arts, human spirit, teenager, underdog, teenage life, martial arts tournament, sport, coming of age, ambition, self esteem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 3.9
 501
Money Fight (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Johnny Sanchez has a troubled past which manifests in the dissonance between him and his family, particularly with his father and son. As Johnny gets released from prison, his father's garage is going to be shut down. The only way to save it is ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: heroes, jail, fight, underground fighting, convict, martial artist, warden, drugs, tournament, martial arts, mixed martial arts, ethnic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 78K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rivalry, master warrior, underdog, heroes, tournament, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.1
 263
Top Coat Cash (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing a major fight, a professional MMA fighter returns home from Vegas, where he reunites with various individuals from his past - including a father/son duo who recruit him to engage in their daring bank heists.
Plot: mixed martial arts, race, bank robbery, father son relationship, martial arts, racing, boxing
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, martial arts, youth, rivalry, teenage life, rage, boxing, duel, power relations, sport, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, orlando florida, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Temmink: The Ultimate Fight (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Temmink
Plot: cage fighting, arena, violence, prostitute, fictional game show, aggression, death, fictional reality show, sadism
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Treasure of Bruce Le (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In "Treasure of Bruce Le," a Samurai steals the Kung Fu secrets of the Shaolin Buddhists. Now Bruce must fight the powerful Samurai for control.
Plot: martial arts, treasure, fight, kung fu
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 165K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: human spirit, contests and competitions, sport, underdog, friendship, martial arts, coach, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, family, martial arts school, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, asia, detroit, michigan, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.9
 305
Brawler (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, strong violent content, siblings relations, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family relations, mixed martial arts, underground tournament, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 521
Final Impact (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former kick-boxing world champion discovers a young fighter, and believes together they can win back the world crown.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, training, swimming pool, kickboxing, tough heroes, teachers and students, vengeance, ambition, heroes, adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Warrior's Heart (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After his father’s death, high school lacrosse star Conor Sullivan becomes self-destructive but through a new love interest and his passion for this sport, Conor discovers the warrior within himself.
Style: sentimental, serious, uplifting, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: lacrosse, teenage love, athlete and trainer, human spirit, sport, ambition, youth, family, love and romance, power relations, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
WWE Royal Rumble 2011 (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Royal Rumble (2011) was the twenty-fourth annual Royal Rumble PPV. It took place on January 30, 2011 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. As has been customary since 1993, the Royal Rumble match winner received a match at that year's ...
Plot: wrestling, tough guy, sports hero, warrior, strongman, mixed martial arts, fistfight, play fight, martial arts, mask, muscleman, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 689
Ring of Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The main character, Johnny Woo, is a Chinese doctor who has given up fighting in the ring. His brother is a teacher in a kick-boxing club. Johnny Woo fall in love with Julie, whose brother is a teacher in a rival kick-boxing club. Tension builds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang war, illegal fistfight, kickboxing, street gang, streetfighting, profanity, unfulfilled love, tragic love, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%