Beefcake martial arts movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant beefcake martial arts movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough and cult film films and TV shows about / with beefcake martial arts, martial arts, rivalry, fistfight, heroes, tough guy, mixed martial arts, violence, brawl and master warrior plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, Italy, Hong Kong and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as beefcake martial arts: American Kickboxer (1991), Honor (2006), Ong-bak 2 (2008), Vanishing Son (1994), Tekken: The Motion Picture (1998), Suburban Commando (1991), The Fighter (1995), Samson and Delilah (1996), Ring of Fire (1991), Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003).

List of beefcake martial arts movies

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, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, master warrior, kickboxing, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, beefcake martial arts, vengeance, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 4.3
 545
Honor (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends, Raymond and Gabriel, must decide which side of the battle to join. This will be the ultimate fight - the one for power, family, and HONOR.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, organized crime, showdown, underground tournament, gang war, underground fighting ...
Time: contemporary
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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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, martial arts tournament, martial arts, fistfight, hand to hand combat, ambition, sport, teenage life, boxing, undisciplined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 29K
Ong-bak 2 (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the ...
Style: serious, stylized, weird, harsh, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, master warrior, destiny, one man army, vengeance, danger, obsessive quest, rivalry, human spirit, obsession, graphic violence ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 1400s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong, china
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 7.2
 453
Vanishing Son (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two students in the Peoples Republic of China are forced to flee out of China after having taken part in a protest action for freedom. They come to America, and try to build up a new life. After a while, one of the brothers pursues a musical career ...
Plot: chinaman, fistfight, brawl, kung fu, hand to hand combat, chinese, martial arts, violence, beefcake martial arts, master warrior, two man army, kung fu classic ...
Place: asia, china
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Tekken: The Motion Picture (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: All of your favorite Tekken characters are here as they battle their way through each other to win the Iron Fist tournament, where fighters of unequaled strength from around the world gather to test their strength in the gladitorial arena. Of ...
Style: serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, heroes, vengeance, tough heroes, imaginary, danger, rivalry, graphic violence, fight, violence, daring rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Suburban Commando (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: benign alien, bounty hunter, adventure, fish out of water, space travel, heroes, good versus evil, superhero, family, save the world, suburbs, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
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 5.4
 752
The Fighter (1995)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 1865. A young French officer, travelling the U.S. in search of the murderer of his best friend, gets involved in a struggle between poor farmers and a rich landowner. To help the farmers, he offers them his "Savate" (French kickboxing) ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kickboxing, one man army, master warrior, soldier, martial arts, fighting style, western town, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, escapades, military ...
Place: texas
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Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Morocco
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, femme fatale, tragic hero, betrayal, superhero, battlefield, epic battle, human spirit, vengeance, heroic mission, redemption ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: persia
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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, danger, gangsters, daring rescue, gang, adventure, confined, crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, heist ...
Time: 90s
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 4.9
 684
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang war, kickboxing, street gang, illegal fistfight, profanity, unfulfilled love, tragic love, vengeance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california
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Ong-Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, master warrior, wrestler, anger, robbery, bet, theft, thief, sadism, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, hong kong, tokyo
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The King of the Kickboxers (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kahn is a heavy weight kick-box champion, who often kills his opponents in front of the running camera, to sell it on video tape. Jake had to witness once how his brother was killed by him, and now has come for revenge. But first he has to improve ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vengeance, kickboxing, tough law enforcer, working undercover, murder, tough heroes, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s, year 1981, year 1991
Place: thailand, asia, new jersey, bangkok thailand, new york
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Kickboxer 3: The Art of War (1992)
Genre: Action, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kick-box champion David Sloan arrives in Rio de Janeiro for an exhibition fight. He and mentor Xian take pity on Brazilian rascal Marcos Coasta, an urchin who offers guide services but routinely steals from tourists for himself and his older sister ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, brutal ...
Plot: heroes, martial arts, deadly, danger, tough heroes, gory, kidnapping, one against many, kickboxer, combat, martial arts tournament, brothel ...
Time: 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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 5.1
 458
The Challenge (2005)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, survival, tough heroes, rivalry, adventure, future dystopia, chaos, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, folk hero, danger ...
Time: future
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Chinese Connection (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Chen Zhen returns to the international compound of China only to learn of his beloved teacher's death. This is compounded by the continual racist harassment by the Japanese population in the area. Unlike his friends, he confronts it head on ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, vengeance, revenge, brutality, redemption, honor, tragic hero, tough guy, kung fu master, crimes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 70s
Place: japan, china, asia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
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The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prisoners are dying at the Ogden Correctional Institution, a prison where a corrupt Warden has taken justice and business into his own hands. In the bowels of this prison, an underground fighting society has been formed. The Circuit is flourishing ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, vigilantism, vengeance, danger, one man army, heroes, crimes, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, warrior, kung fu, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate, stylized violence, beefcake, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
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 6.8
 77K
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, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, ambition, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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The Barbarians (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Orphaned brothers Kutchek and Gore are adopted by a tribe led by Canary the owner of a powerful jewel. The evil Kadar wants both Canary and the jewel. Attacking the tribe he kidnaps Canary but the stone eludes him. The brothers are taken to be ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: twins, dragon, rivalry, missing person, imaginary, adventure, daring rescue, orphan, escapades, danger, heroes, gory ...
Time: middle ages
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 8K
WWE Raw (1993)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: WWE Raw is a professional wrestling television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings on the USA Network in the United States. The show debuted on January 11, 1993. WWE Raw moved from the USA Network to TNN in September, 2000 and then ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, wrestling ring, sport, beefcake, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, fight for supremacy, uninhibited rivalry, world wrestling entertainment, wrestler, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.3
 106
Legion of Iron (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's an ordinary date night for Billy (Kevin T. Walsh) and Alison (Camille Carrigan) until mysterious forces whisk them away to an underground arena, where Billy must fight other captives for the wagers of wealthy men and the pleasure of Queen ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, desert, dominatrix, missing person, love affair, young lovers, confined, crimes, femme fatale, rivalry, adventure, fight ...
Time: 80s
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Hercules Against the Barbarians (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The eternal Hercules in this film has gone way beyond his usual time and place in ancient Greece and is now helping Poland free itself of Mongol invaders in the 12th century. Mark Forest is the star of this peplum epic, Hercules Against The ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rescue, battles, escapades, adventure, rivalry, danger, military, superhero, battle zone, legends and myths, knife ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: europe, poland
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 4.0
 119
Among Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bobby Delgado, undefeated MMA World Champion is incarcerated for eight years after accidentally killing his opponent. During this period of purgatory, Bobby experiences a paranormal 'life changing' event that will dictate his future path ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, redemption, vengeance, rivalry, heroes, ambition, crimes, contests and competitions, tough heroes, survival, deadly, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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East L.A. Warriors (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As host of gladiator-style duels in which gangbangers battle to the death, East Los Angeles drug kingpin Chesare (Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs) capitalizes on gang antagonisms. But Chesare hasn't counted on the tactics of vengeance-minded Aurelio ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: heroes, gangsters, gang violence, streetfighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance, crime, crimes, battles, gang, rivalry, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.1
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Deadly Bet (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeff Wincott plays a gambler who puts his life on the line to buy his way out of the clutches of a mobster.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, gangsters, crime, ambition, tough heroes, alcohol abuse, redemption, gambling, obsession, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa
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Hercules, Prisoner of Evil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hercules battles an evil sorceress who turns men into werewolves. The mythic duo returns in Prisoner of Evil, where a sorceress seduces Herc and transforms him into a mindless beast. Italian horror master Antonio Margheriti directed this installment ...
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: heroes, hercules, sword and sandal, peplum, battles, wizards and magicians, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, deadly, dangerous animal, rivalry ...
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Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: fight, tough heroes, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, nothing to lose, sport, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
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Ulysses Against Hercules (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ulysses offends the gods so they send Hercules to capture him and bring him to them.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, chase, heroes, battles, sword fight, warrior, sword, imaginary, escapades, military, chases and races, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
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