Movies like Bloodsport

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Bloodsport (1988)
 6.8
 85K
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 fought him yet.
Style: inspirational, exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, brutal, humorous, entertaining, buddy movie, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, tournament, martial arts tournament, kung fu, revenge, underdog, rivalry, sport, fight, airport, mentor, master warrior, chase, fish out of water, heroes, escapades, ambition, contests and competitions, opponent, mortal combat, buddies, hospital, martial arts training, illegal fistfight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia

Most similar movies to Bloodsport

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and cult film films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, fistfight, fight, contests and competitions, ambition and violence mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Bloodsport: Kickboxer (1989), The Quest (1996), Enter the Dragon (1973), Lionheart (1990), No Retreat, No Surrender (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 56K
Kickboxer (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: If your enemy refuses to be humbled... Destroy him. Accompanied by his brother Kurt (Van Damme), American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio), arrives in Thailand to defeat the Eastern warriors at their own sport. His opponent: ruthless ...
Style: feel good, harsh, inspirational, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, martial arts tournament, muay thai, revenge, sport, vengeance, violence, mentor, tough guy, master warrior, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 26K
The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ghang-gheng, the ancient winner-take-all competition in which the deadliest fighters from around the world employ the most spectacular feats of martial arts skills ever displayed in order to win the prized Golden Dragon. But fighting prowess alone ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, realistic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, fight scenes, island, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, friendship, brutality, mentor, life philosophy, revenge, ambition ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: thailand, new york, asia, himalaya, tibet
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, martial arts tournament, lone hero, revenge, island, fight, tough heroes, shaolin monk, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 3K
Bloodsport 2 (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After thief Alex Cardo gets caught while stealing an ancient katana in East Asia, he soon finds himself imprisoned and beaten up by the crowd there. One of the guards, Demon, feels upset by Alex appearance and tortures him as often as he gets the ...
Style: intense, suspense, serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison brawl, master warrior, contests and competitions, rivalry, prison life, mixed martial arts, tournament, underground fighting, heroes, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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828
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9974
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1460
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 6.2
 36K
Lionheart (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her child. To earn the money ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, sentimental, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, on the run, heroes, drug dealer, bet, ambition, rivalry, fight, opponent, contests and competitions, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, africa, las vegas, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
No Retreat, No Surrender (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Young Jason Stillwell (Kurt McKinney) moves with his parents to Seattle, where local bullies harass them without mercy. Jason's father Tom (Tim Baker) does not believe in violence, so the family takes it on the chin. One day Jason enrolls in a ...
Style: serious, surprise ending, exciting, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, martial arts training, kickboxing, training, rivalry, ghost, vengeance, bully, jeet kune do, revenge, tournament ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle, washington state, russia, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 468K
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: emotional, serious, inspirational, tense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, courage, boxing, warrior, athlete and trainer, fight scenes, muscleman, fight, tournament, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, el paso texas, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts training, martial arts tournament, mixed martial arts, fight, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, streetfighting, bully, kickboxing, champion, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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13553
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1486
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8328
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2052
 6.8
 204K
Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: inspirational, tense, suspenseful, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, fight, sport, revenge, boxer, underdog, training, vengeance, christmas, machismo, victory, cold war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ussr, philadelphia, las vegas, russia, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 34K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, an ex-con (White) takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.
Style: inspirational, brutal, harsh, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, streetfighting, martial arts, tournament, prison, fight, gangsters, kickboxing, kung fu, drifter, vengeance, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In an underground fight club, blackbelt Travis Brickley is killed after losing to the evil martial arts master Brakus. Travis' death is witnessed by Walter Grady, the son of his best friend Alex Grady. Alex and his partner, Tommy Lee, vow to ...
Style: serious, humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, master warrior, vengeance, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, violence, revenge, kung fu, culture clash, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.
Style: inspirational, serious, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, fight, martial arts training, martial artist, tournament, master warrior, fight scenes, friendship, kickboxer, kickboxing, sport ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 101K
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, inspirational, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: martial arts, high school, athlete and trainer, teenager, youth, rivalry, sport, teenage life, fight, boxing, power relations, streetfighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, tokyo, usa, brazil, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Undisputed II: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: boxing, martial arts, prison, fight, kickboxing, tournament, sport, prison life, challenge, contests and competitions, taekwondo, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, tokyo, new jersey, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 189K
Rocky III (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, suspenseful, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: boxing, boxer, sport, fight, underdog, comeback, revenge, fame, coach, training, world champion, defeat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: philadelphia, los angeles, pennsylvania, new york, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eric and Kurt Sloane are the descendants of a well-known Venice, California-based family of martial artists. Kurt, the younger of the two, has always been in his brother Eric’s shadow, and despite his talent has been told he lacks the instinct ...
Style: suspenseful, inspirational, road movie, intense, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, vengeance, martial arts training, revenge, brother brother relationship, master warrior, mixed martial arts, mentor, muscleman, fistfight, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
American Kickboxer (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kickboxing champion B.J. is jailed for an accidental murder thanks to the testimony of his arch-nemesis Denard. A year later, B.J. is released and then challenged by Denard for $100,000. Will B.J. accept and get even with Denard?
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, master warrior, heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, wrestler, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 793
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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, streetfighting, street fighter, kickboxer, street gang, kickboxing, gang war, illegal fistfight, competition, fight, gangsters, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: inspirational, emotional, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, martial artist, taekwondo, sport, culture clash, underdog, vengeance, redemption, fight, violence, kung fu ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, hong kong, seoul, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 76K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Huo Yuan Jia became the most famous martial arts fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness, defining the true spirit of martial arts and also inspiring his ...
Style: intense, epic, inspirational, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, redemption, friendship, martial arts tournament, qing dynasty, childhood, fight, exile, life philosophy, warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, turn of the century
Place: china, japan, asia, hong kong, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 24K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: intense, harsh, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, fight, vengeance, sword fight, violence, brutality, visceral, kung fu master, master warrior, fight scenes ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ip Man: The Final Fight (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, wing chun, master warrior, ambition, rivalry, heroes, teachers and students, instructor, medieval, kung fu, graphic violence, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 222K
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, inspirational, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, teenager, karate, teaching the ways of the world, teacher, sport, human spirit, fight, coming of age, high school, martial arts tournament, underdog ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film is a glimpse into the life, love and the unconquerable spirit of the legendary Bruce Lee. From a childhod of rigorous martial arts training, Lee realizes his dream of opening his own kung-fu school in America. Before long, he is discovered ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, bruce lee, filmmaking, actor's life, culture clash, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, american dream, rising to stardom ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: hong kong, los angeles, san francisco, china, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 181K
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, uplifting, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, sport, human spirit, family, kung fu, contests and competitions, underdog, teachers and students, rivalry, coach, coming of age, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, beijing china, new jersey, california, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 33K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When ...
Style: feel good, atmospheric, suspense, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: street fighter, streetfighting, fight, boxing, martial arts, kickboxing, athlete and trainer, kickboxer, underground fighting, brutality, hip hop, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, alabama, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, ambition, boxing, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, boxing match, training, loan shark, sport, boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.8
 7K
Black Eagle (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, an F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret ...
Style: serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, espionage, secret agents, chase, one man army, warrior, gunfight, one against many, fight, spy, soldier, undercover agent ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 55K
Over the Top (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life ...
Style: inspirational, intense, serious, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: arm wrestling, truck driver, father son relationship, underdog, athlete's life, truck, boy, redemption, sport, road trip, on the road, custody ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Boyka: Undisputed IV (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: fight, martial arts, prison, redemption, accidental death, sport, boxing, widow, jail, russian, religion, arrested ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%