Underground fighting movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant underground fighting movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting and cult film films and TV shows about / with underground fighting, martial arts, rivalry, fight, heroes, mixed martial arts, violence, fistfight, contests and competitions and vengeance plots mostly in Action, Drama and Sport genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as underground fighting: Never Surrender (2009), Baki (2018), Snatch (2000), Best Laid Plans (2012), Beatdown (2010), The Circuit (2002), Ring of Steel (1994), Bloodsport 2 (1996), Mortal Kombat (1995), Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997).

List of underground fighting movies

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, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 4K
Baki (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. ...
Style: exciting, suspense, brutal, breathtaking, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, fight, warrior, underground fighting, fighting movie, fighting style, standoff, violence, battles, showdown, contests and competitions, military training ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 807K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, criminal heroes, gambling, master criminal, cons and scams, heist, disorder, nothing goes right, twists & turns, graphic violence, underground fighting, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe, antwerp
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Best Laid Plans (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph ...
Style: touching, emotional, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, underground fighting, odd couple, misfit, mentally challenged, human nature, crimes, money problems, urban, best friends, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 1K
Beatdown (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon, a respected street fighter, is forced to flee the city after his brother is murdered and the money that was supposed to be paid back to a local gangster is stolen. While lying low at his father's house in a small Southern town, Brandon ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underground fighting, martial arts, rivalry, contests and competitions, family relations, tough heroes, athlete and trainer, power relations, street fight, fight, small town, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 325
The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, tough heroes, haunted by the past, rivalry, one man army, ambition, martial arts tournament, vengeance, daring rescue, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 256
Ring of Steel (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A champion fencer accidentally kills an opponent in a match. Disgraced, he is blackballed from the fencing community, until a mysterious stranger saves his life one night from a gang of muggers. He soon finds himself caught up in the world of ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: underground fighting, fencing, murder, gangster, sex, male nudity, female nudity, violence, bare breasts, katana, tournament, arena ...
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 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, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, prison life, rivalry, contests and competitions, mixed martial arts, heroes, fistfight, underground fighting, tournament, prison brawl, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: hong kong
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 114K
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, warrior, good versus evil, adventure, tournament, heroic mission, save the world, sorcerer, monster, island, mortal combat, world domination ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, china
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Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of heroic warriors has only six days to save the planet in "Mortal Kombat Annihilation." To succeed they must survive the most spectacular series of challenges any human, or god, has ever encountered as they battle an evil warlord ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, ninja, save the world, fight, fistfight, hand to hand combat, heroes, transformation, battles, alternate dimension, mortal combat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Bloodsport III (1996)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bloodsport III brings us back to the world of Alex Cardo. This time he must battle in a fight to end all fights - The Kumite, the most vicious warrior alive - Beast. He must not only battle for his own honor, but also avenge the death of Sun, his ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, tournament, mixed martial arts, fistfight, vengeance, rivalry, ambition, underground fighting, kickboxing, hand to hand combat, beating ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 32K
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison fight, tournament, fist fighting, drifter, streetfighting, fistfight, fighting movie, martial arts, gangsters, fight, heroes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 4.5
 567
Street Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An Iraqi war vet returns home to find that his brother is in a coma from participating in an illegal underground fight club.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, tough heroes, deathtrap, crimes, deadly, underground fighting, underground tournament, cage fighting, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 568
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: captivating, exciting, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: streetfighting, gang, crimes, friendship, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, organized crime, showdown, underground fighting, gang war, underground tournament ...
Time: contemporary
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American Brawler (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor must enter the world of illegal pit fighting in order to save his family and his dojo.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, crimes, reunion, contests and competitions, dishonesty, rivalry, ambition, fight, wrestler, gambling, corruption, underground fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 526
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, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: heroes, warden, jail, fight, underground fighting, convict, martial artist, tournament, drugs, ethnic, cage fighting, mixed martial arts ...
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 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: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, street fighter, fight, fighting movie, athlete and trainer, rivalry, kickboxer, streetfighting, urban ghetto, martial artist, urban ghetto life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, alabama ...
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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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, college, vengeance, danger, one man army, heroes, crimes, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.4
 733
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, redemption, crimes, prison, kickboxing, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, danger, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Maisie Undercover: Shadow Boxer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The beautiful ex-cop/bar owner/private eye goes undercover as a boxer at an illegal underground fight club in order to find the killer of a female boxer.
Plot: underground fighting, lesbian sex, boxer, erotica, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Cardboard Boxer (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A homeless man is recruited by a bunch of rich kids to fight other impoverished people.
Style: tense, rough, disturbing, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: streetfighting, fistfight, fight, dog, death of friend, wheelchair bound, beggar, homelessness, prostitute, interracial relations, african american, war veteran ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Green Street 3: Never Back Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An old firm leader returns to Green Street for Revanche after receiving a call that his little brother was killed, but is he able to cope with a new type of hooliganism and can he find his killer?
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, society, gang, ambition, drugs/alcohol, friends, violence spree, hooliganism, underground fighting, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Forced to Fight (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once a legend in the brutal world of illicit underground fighting, Shane Slavin (Daniels) decides to turn his life around, promising his wife and young son he's fought his last battle. But when his younger brother betrays a ruthless crime boss ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, parents and children, contests and competitions, master warrior, heroes, ambition, family relations, siblings relations, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.5
 310
Girl's Blood (2014)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four girls take part in illegal underground fighting event "Girl's Blood" held at an abandoned school building in Roppongi every night. The girls have their own stories and quirks from their private lives. Satsuki (Yuria Haga) suffers ...
Style: not serious, ecchi, atmospheric, satirical
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian sex, fight, cage fighting, lesbian interest, underground fighting, society, fight scenes, against the rules, bonding, violence, anti conformity ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 34K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, on the run, heroes, bet, drug dealer, ambition, rivalry, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, family relations, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, north africa, paris france ...
Is relevant ?
 2.6
 585
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: lesbian couple, mixed martial arts, underground fighting, justice, sister, martial arts, murder, gym, lesbian kiss, choked to death, female antagonist, choke hold ...
Place: new jersey
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 25K
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: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, martial arts, mixed martial arts, fight scenes, contests and competitions, island, ambition, escapades, rivalry, against the odds, heroes, underground fighting ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: himalaya, thailand, tibet, asia, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 100K
Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, intense, emotional, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, pianist, vengeance, haunted by the past, slavery, redemption, sadism, self discovery, mob boss, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland, glasgow scotland, hong kong, china
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 80K
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, tournament, master warrior, underdog, heroes, sport, revenge, opponent, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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Bloodsport: The Dark Kumite (1999)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agent John Keller goes undercover into the tough prison known as Fuego Penal to find out about the corpses of prisoners disappearing without a trace. There he gets involved in a dangerous tournament arranged by a man named Justin Caesar, where the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, heroes, undercover, fistfight, mixed martial arts, underground fighting, deadly, law enforcement, ambition, criminal's revenge, confined ...
Time: 90s
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