Movies like Bloodsport

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Bloodsport (1988)
 6.8
 67K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense, rough, realistic, surprise ending, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, sport, mixed martial arts, underdog, master warrior, heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, escapades, opponent, buddies, mortal combat, mentor, tournament, revenge, chase, fish out of water, betrayal, deception, near death experience, friends, nosy, airport, martial arts tournament ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china

Most similar movies to Bloodsport

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, martial arts, violence, vengeance, contests and competitions, fistfight and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Bloodsport: Kickboxer (1989), The Quest (1996), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky III (1982), Hard Target (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 44K
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: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, sport, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, family relations, escapades, friends, bar fight, rivalry, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 22K
The Quest (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, island, adventure, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, escapades, one man army, mixed martial arts, fight scenes, mentor ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: himalaya, tibet, thailand, new york, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 166K
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: suspenseful, serious, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, sport, underdog, revenge, cold war, kgb, boxing match, victory, boxer, training, mountain, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union, usa, ussr, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 154K
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: suspenseful, serious, sincere, gloomy, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: comeback, boxing, sport, underdog, revenge, rivalry, training, boxer, fame, boxing match, athlete and trainer, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania, california, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 40K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, money, drifter, human prey, union, mercenary, survival, track down, tough heroes, danger, fight back ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, hong kong
⇓ 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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, island, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, spy, drug lord, tough heroes, contests and competitions, good versus evil, master apprentice relationship, fighting movie ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, california
⇓ 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, friends, master warrior, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, vengeance, fighting crime, partners, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, intense, ridiculous, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, master warrior, contests and competitions, prison life, rivalry, adventure, vengeance, gang, ambition, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 20K
Nowhere to Run (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: farm, martial arts, chase, on the run, manhunt, eviction, prison, redemption, vengeance, romancing a criminal, hopes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 30K
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: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, on the run, fistfight, foreign legion, drug dealer, ambition, bet, rivalry, opponent, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, north africa, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 25K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the year of 2039, after World Wars destroy much of the civilization as we know it, territories are no longer run by governments, but by corporations; the mightiest of which is the Mishima Zaibatsu. In order to placate the seething masses of this ...
Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, vengeance, ninja, heroes, tough heroes, danger, mortal combat, imaginary, master warrior, future dystopia, rivalry ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 85K
Ip Man 2 (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
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: stylized, realistic, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, warrior, master warrior, pride and honor, mentor, british, poverty, rivalry, death, translator, idealism ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1949
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 194K
Ip Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. The film focuses on events surrounding Ip that took place in the city of Foshan between the 1930s to 1940s during the Second ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, warrior, human spirit, courage, fist fighting, self defense, morality, translator, patriotism, reward, robbery ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 35K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: twins, martial arts, revenge, tough heroes, rivalry, brother brother relationship, murder, blood, karate, vengeance, gang, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, gang, contests and competitions, urban, gangsters, heroes, betrayal, one man army, athlete's life, master warrior, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 70s, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts tournament, athlete and trainer, martial arts, beefcake, martial arts training, kiss, kickboxer, cage fighting, fistfight, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, martial arts, martial arts tournament, bar fight, underdog, vengeance, redemption, culture clash, society, against the odds, power relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, asia, seoul, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Undisputed 2: 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, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, martial arts, convict, jail, prison life, contests and competitions, prison, russian, fist fighting, confined, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, usa, new jersey, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 29K
Blood and Bone (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fist fighting, martial arts, prison fight, tournament, fight, newcomer, drifter, gangsters, prison, crimes, mysterious character, boxing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 33K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, one on one, tai chi, ambition, rivalry, opponent, heroes, crimes, contests and competitions, once in a lifetime opportunity, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 69K
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
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: stylized, realistic, captivating, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, friendship, master warrior, patriotism, exile, duel, redemption, childhood, kung fu, warrior, bet, loss of daughter ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, rough, suspenseful, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, high school, youth, power relations, boxing, teenage life, martial arts, rivalry, duel, championship, rage, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 896
Bloodfist (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: To avenge the brutal murder of his brother, Jake Ray journeys to the Philippines, where his search for truth finds him battling both in and out of the ring. But the weapons are always the same: bare fists, bare feet. And the rules never change: last ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, karate, foot chase, one man army, heroes, master warrior, righting the wronged, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 45K
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: serious, intense, exciting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, custody, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, family relations, parents and children, father son relationship, arm wrestling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this rousing sequel to Kickboxer, Tong Po broods about his defeat at the hands of Kurt Sloan. Po and his managers resort to drastic measures to goad Kurt into the ring for a rematch.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, sequel to cult film, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, ambition, underdog, rivalry, tough heroes, power relations, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, follow your dream, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 629
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, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, illegal fistfight, street gang, gang war, kickboxing, racism, gang, love affair, fall in love, heroes, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 30K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, 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: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, rivalry, boxing, street fighter, love and romance, ambition, power relations, sport, lone hero, tough guy, father son relationship, fighting movie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 17K
In Hell (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man must survive a prison where hardened criminals battle to the death for the warden's entertainment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, martial arts, prison life, survival, murder, isolation, redemption, prison riot, crimes, warden, prison sentence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, vengeance, ambition, rivalry, master warrior, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, gym, courtroom, beach ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, entertaining, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, fight, hand to hand combat, kung fu, martial arts training, fight scenes, violence, fighting movie, friendship, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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