Movies like Ninja Assassin 2009

Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the merciless execution of his friend by the Clan, Raizo breaks free from them and vanishes. Now he waits, preparing to exact his revenge.

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1 Rambo 2008

When governments fail to act on behalf of captive missionaries, ex-Green Beret John James Rambo sets aside his peaceful existence along the Salween River in a war-torn region of Thailand to take action. Although he's still haunted by violent memories of his time as a U.S. soldier during the Vietnam War, Rambo can hardly turn his back on the aid workers who so desperately need his help.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7

2 Doa: Dead Or Alive 2006

Four beautiful rivals at an invitation-only martial-arts tournament join forces against a sinister threat. Princess Kasumi is an aristocratic warrior trained by martial-arts masters. Tina Armstrong is a wrestling superstar. Helena Douglas is an athlete with a tragic past. Christie Allen earns her keep as a thief and an assassin-for-hire.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Thriller

Director:

Corey Yuen (as Cory Yuen)

Writers:

J.F. Lawton (screenplay), Adam Gross (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
4.8

3 Conan The Barbarian 2011

A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan (Jason Momoa) realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Director:

Marcus Nispel

Country:

United States of America
5.2

4 The Legend Is Born: Ip Man 2010

Featuring some of the most spectacular, innovative and explosive martial arts ever staged, The Legend Is Born is the remarkable true story of the early life of Ip Man, the formidable kung fu genius who would become Bruce Lee's mentor.Beginning at the start of his journey from his initial training through to the ultimate battle to become supreme master of the art of Wing Chun, The Legend Is Born has already been hailed as one of the greatest martial arts films of all time and features an all-star cast, including Sammo Hung (Enter The Dragon), Yuen Biao and Ip Man's real life son, 76-year-old Ip Chun, as Ip Man's kung fu master.

Genres:

Drama, Action, History

Director:

Herman Yau

Writers:

Erica Li (screenplay) (as Erica Lee), Sean Whitley

Country:

Hong Kong
7.1

5 Ip Man 3 2015

When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

Genres:

Action, Drama, History

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan), Lai-Yin Leung | 1 more credit »

Country:

Hong Kong
7.1

6 The Warrior's Way 2010

An Asian assassin (Dong-gun Jang) is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands. Also starring Kate Bosworth, Danny Huston, Tony Cox and Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Western, Thriller

Director:

Sngmoo Lee

Writer:

Sngmoo Lee

Countries:

New Zealand, South Korea
6.3

7 Ip Man 2 2010

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 troubled youth of Hong Kong. His growing reputation soon brings challenges from powerful enemies, including pre-eminent Hung Gar master, Hung Quan. However, when corrupt colonial officials stage a life-or-death contest with formidable British boxer, Twister, to humiliate the Chinese people, the masters quickly forget their differences. Soon, the eyes of the nation are on the one man capable of securing a victory-Grandmaster Ip Man!

Genres:

Action, History, Drama

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan), Hiu-Yan Choi | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Hong Kong, China
7.5

8 Ong Bak 2 2008

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 vicious slave traders who enslaved him as a youth and the treacherous warlord who killed his father.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Thriller

Writers:

Tony Jaa (story), Panna Rittikrai (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

Thailand
6.2

9 Hitman 2007

The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic targets for a top-secret organization. But when he's double-crossed, the hunter becomes the prey as 47 finds himself in a life-or-death game of international intrigue.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Xavier Gens

Writer:

Skip Woods

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.3

10 The Expendables 2010

Barney Ross leads a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, a martial arts expert, heavy weapons specialist, demolitionist, and a loose-cannon sniper. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee visit the remote locale to scout out their opposition and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city.

Genres:

Thriller, Adventure, Action

Director:

Sylvester Stallone

Writers:

Dave Callaham (screenplay) (as David Callaham), Sylvester Stallone (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

11 Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time 2010

A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

Genres:

Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Romance

Director:

Mike Newell

Writers:

Boaz Yakin (screenplay), Doug Miro (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

12 The Forbidden Kingdom 2008

An American teenager who is obsessed with Hong Kong cinema and kung-fu classics makes an extraordinary discovery in a Chinatown pawnshop: the legendary stick weapon of the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. With the lost relic in hand, the teenager unexpectedly finds himself travelling back to ancient China to join a crew of warriors from martial arts lore on a dangerous quest to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Director:

Rob Minkoff

Writer:

John Fusco

Countries:

China, United States of America
6.6

13 Faster 2010

After 10 years in prison, Driver is now a free man with a single focus - hunting down the people responsible for brutally murdering his brother.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller

Director:

George Tillman Jr.

Country:

United States of America
6.4

14 Drive Angry 2011

Milton is a hardened felon who has broken out of Hell, intent on finding the vicious cult who brutally murdered his daughter and kidnapped her baby. He joins forces with a sexy, tough-as-nails waitress, who's also seeking redemption of her own. Caught in a deadly race against time, Milton has three days to avoid capture, avenge his daughter's death, and save her baby before she's mercilessly sacrificed by the cult.

Genres:

Fantasy, Thriller, Action, Crime

Director:

Patrick Lussier

Country:

United States of America
5.4

15 Wanted 2008

Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Timur Bekmambetov

Writers:

Michael Brandt (screenplay), Derek Haas (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

16 Robin Hood 2010

When soldier Robin happens upon the dying Robert of Loxley, he promises to return the man's sword to his family in Nottingham. There, he assumes Robert's identity; romances his widow, Marion; and draws the ire of the town's sheriff and King John's henchman, Godfrey.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama

Director:

Ridley Scott

Writers:

Brian Helgeland (screenplay), Brian Helgeland (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

17 Apocalypto 2006

Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate and spurred by the power of his love for his woman and his family he will make a desperate break to return home and to ultimately save his way of life.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Mel Gibson

Country:

United States of America
7.8

18 The Condemned 2007

Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Scott Wiper

Writers:

Scott Wiper (screenplay), Rob Hedden (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

19 District 13: Ultimatum 2009

Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city’s secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Writer:

Luc Besson (scenario)

Country:

France
6.5

20 Gamer 2009

Mind-control technology has taken society by a storm, a multiplayer on-line game called "Slayers" allows players to control human prisoners in mass-scale. Simon controls Kable, the online champion of the game. Kable's ultimate challenge becomes regaining his identity and independence by defeating the game's mastermind.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Directors:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

Country:

United States of America
5.8

21 The Raid: Redemption 2011

Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite swat team is tasked with raiding the safe house in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building's lights are cut and all the exits blocked. Stranded on the sixth floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city's worst to survive their mission. Starring Indonesian martial arts sensation Iko Uwais.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Gareth Evans (as Gareth Huw Evans)

Writer:

Gareth Evans (as Gareth Huw Evans)

Countries:

United States of America, France, Indonesia
7.6

22 Ip Man 2008

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 Sino-Japanese War. Directed by Wilson Yip, the film stars Donnie Yen in the lead role, and features fight choreography by Sammo Hung.

Genres:

Drama, Action, History

Director:

Wilson Yip

Writers:

Edmond Wong (screenplay), Tai-lee Chan (as Tai-Li Chan)

Country:

Hong Kong
8

23 Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2003

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.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Prachya Pinkaew

Writers:

Panna Rittikrai (story), Prachya Pinkaew (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Thailand
7.2

24 Unleashed: Danny The Dog 2005

Eriko Kimura (木村 絵理子, Kimura Eriko, born July 5, 1961) is a Japanese director of audiography. She is best known for acting as the voice director for foreign film dubs that are localized by Tohokushinsha Film. In recent years she has directed the voice acting of films created by Studio Ghibli.

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