Capoeira movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant capoeira movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous and entertaining films and TV shows about / with capoeira, martial arts, heroes, fight, rivalry, gun, fistfight, violence, vengeance and chase plots mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as capoeira: Undisputed III: Redemption (2010), The Circuit 2: The Final Punch (2002), Only the Strong (1993), The Assailant (2009), The Protector (2005), The Base (1999), Samurai Champloo (2004), Resiklo (2007), Snatched (2017), Mindhorn (2016).

List of capoeira movies

Undisputed III: Redemption (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison fight, martial arts, kickboxing, boxing, mixed martial arts, contests and competitions, capoeira, prison life, fight, tournament, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, martial arts tournament, criminal's revenge, capoeira, life is a bitch, heroes, one man army, crimes, confined, tough heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary
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Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, high school, swat team, high school teacher, capoeira, kung fu, friends, school, adventure, youth, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, miami, florida
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The Assailant (2009)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rebellion, master warrior, idealism, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, intrigue, injustice, racism, rebelliousness, hopes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: brazil, africa, latin america
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 7.0
 38K
The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, power struggle, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
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 4.6
 947
The Base (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Major Murphy, a US Army Investigator, has received a new assignment. Sgt. Gammon is suspected of dealing cocaine from his base, and Murphy must gather enough evidence to shut down Gammon and his entire operation. Along with his partner, Lt. Andrews, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, fistfight, heroes, drug dealing, soldier, border patrol, loyalty, us military, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, atmospheric, adult animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: samurai, adventure, pride and honor, martial arts, master warrior, friendship, katana, heroes, sword fight, on the road, feudal japan, journey ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, okinawa japan
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 3.3
 183
Resiklo (2007)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in December 2021, Resiklo is the story of Crisval Sarmiento, an ex-military Colonel who leads a rag-tag group of survivors in the Philippines against the insect-like alien invaders known as the Balangs. Because of the enormous expenditures in ...
Plot: distopia, superhero, bicycle, revenge, mutant, survival, spacecraft, jealousy, monster, alien, advanced technology, clairvoyance ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: the philippines
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 4.6
 36K
Snatched (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her boyfriend dumps Emily, a spontaneous woman in her 30s, she persuades her ultra-cautious mom to accompany her on a vacation to Ecuador. When these two very different women are trapped on this wild journey, their bond as mother and daughter ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, light, feel good ...
Plot: kidnapping, women, parent child relationship, vacation, tourist, misunderstanding, mother daughter relationship, travel, escape, struggle for survival, rescue, threat ...
Place: ecuador
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 6.3
 13K
Mindhorn (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: parody, light, captivating, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: murderer, conspiracy, amateur detective, mental illness, betrayal, husband wife relationship, deception, revenge, paranoia, kidnapping, dark humor, heroes ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, 80s
Place: london
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 5.9
 122
Mortal Enemies (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Orphans Sunny and Verdy are like brothers, but are separated when Verdy is adopted by a wealthy couple. Their paths cross again when Verdy (now a successful businessman) and his fiancée are kidnapped by a crew of pirates while on vacation. With the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pirate, martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, destiny, friendship, escapades, orphan, revenge, brother brother relationship, brother vs brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.2
 2K
Oh My God! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Carnival in the historical site of Pelourinho (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), we follow the lives of the tenants of a falling-to-pieces tenement house who try to get by using creativity, irony, humor and music.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Plot: optimism, social differences, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, latin, friendship, racism, partners, friends, social relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, northeast brazil, brazil
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 6.6
 108K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, adventure, treasure, chase, lone hero, gold, fight, bounty hunter, tough guy, buddy, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: brazil, south america, california, latin america, los angeles
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 4.7
 624
Rooftops (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: T, as most of his friends, lives in a self-constructed 'house', built on top of an old building in the city. Their one passion is 'combat'. Combat is a dance/streetfight during which the contestants try to push each other out of ...
Plot: street kid, brawl, fight, martial arts, street fight, child murder, dancing, martial artist, puerto rican, street fighter, mild violence, choreography ...
Place: new york
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 6.5
 392K
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot on their heels.
Style: entertaining, suspense, clever, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, con artists, perfect crime, robbery, con men, crimes, planning, cheating, thief, twists and turns, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, rome italy, paris france, europe, new orleans ...
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Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: funny, humorous, ridiculous, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, meet the parents, parents and children, father in law son in law relationship, dysfunctional family, wedding, farce, jewish, culture clash, family bonds, parenthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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 4.1
 5K
The Marksman (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chechen rebels take over a Russian nuclear plant and it's up to a mysterious agent(Snipes) to stop them.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, black american, military, soldier, sniper, heroes, rescue, daring rescue, adventure, crimes, frame up, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 4.7
 1K
Redline (1997)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the future of post-Soviet and economically devastated Russia, Big Brother still rules with an iron hand of brutality, brain-washing and ruthless dictatorship. Into this cauldron of corruption and terror plunges American crook and smuggler John ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, cyberpunk, black market, murder, vengeance, tough law enforcer, master criminal, gangsters, dishonesty, betrayal, life is a bitch, androids and robots ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: russia
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The Contractor (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former CIA Operative, James Dial is coaxed back into action to kill a terrorist in London, but it all goes wrong and he is forced into hiding, where he meets and befriends a 12 year old girl.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, frame up, betrayal, assassination, manhunt, heroes, murder, crimes, friendship, on the run, law enforcer killer, spy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, usa, montana
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Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, transsexual, lgbt, family relations, male nudity, dysfunctional family, working class, drug dealing, going straight, three brothers, teenage life, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, alps
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 3.4
 120K
Catwoman (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Liquidated after discovering a corporate conspiracy, mild-mannered graphic artist Patience Phillips washes up on an island, where she's resurrected and endowed with the prowess of a cat -- and she's eager to use her new skills ... as a ...
Style: exciting, sexy, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, tough girl, superheroine, female fighter, masked superhero, heroes, female protagonist, one woman army, uncover truth, superhuman powers, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 277K
Blade (1998)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying: All the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor Whistler battle an ...
Style: exciting, suspense, rough, intense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, dark hero, vampire hunter, one man army, master warrior, prophecy, sword fight, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1967
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The Collectors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Logan wanted to follow in his father's footsteps as a kickboxing champion. But his dreams are literally shattered when an automobilie accident leaves him without the use of his legs. His family and former friends watch helplessly as he ...
Style: psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful, mind bending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, life turned upside down, programmer, heroes, mind game, rivalry, virtual reality, disability, graphic violence, master warrior, unfulfillment, capoeira ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, usa
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 6.4
 54K
Shaft (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: JJ, aka John Shaft Jr., may be a cyber security expert with a degree from MIT, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education only his dad can provide. Absent throughout JJ’s youth, the legendary ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dark humor, investigation, gunfight, drug lord, african american, father son relationship, computer cracker, grandfather, fbi, strong man, revenge, sexual humor ...
Time: year 1997, year 2012, year 2007, year 1994, year 2009 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, harlem
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 6.0
 138K
Get Hard (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, absurd, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dumb, prison, wealth, gang, millionaire, training, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, rags to riches, greed, creativity, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 4.6
 7K
The Doorman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former Marine turned doorman at a luxury New York City high-rise must outsmart and battle a group of art thieves and their ruthless leader — while struggling to protect her sister's family. As the thieves become increasingly desperate and ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, heroes, gang, combat, fistfight, fight, criminal, rescue, friendship, rehabilitation, infantry, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, bucharest
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The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, gloomy, serious, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, transformation, adventure, superhuman powers, scientist, mutant, chase, unstoppable, creature, split personality, monster, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, rio de janeiro, virginia, british columbia, brazil ...
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 4.8
 28K
Tekken (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 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: exciting, serious, rough, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ninja, fight, superhero, kung fu, vengeance, revenge, martial arts tournament, mentor, violence, distopia, brutality ...
Time: future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: usa
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