Movies like Unleashed 2005

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 Bart's crew is in a car accident, Danny escapes and meets a blind, kindhearted piano tuner who takes him in and uses music to free the fighter's long-buried heart.

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1 Rush Hour 1998

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (story), Jim Kouf (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 Rush Hour 2 2001

It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot. The boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (characters), Jeff Nathanson

Country:

United States of America
6.6

3 Rush Hour 3 2007

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson, Ross LaManna (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

4 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

5 Evil 2003

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

Genres:

Fantasy, Family, Adventure

Director:

Joachim Rønning

Country:

United States of America
6.7

6 Kiss Of The Dragon 2001

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Chris Nahon

Writers:

Jet Li (story), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

7 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

8 The One 2001

A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills.

Genres:

Action, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

James Wong

Country:

United States of America
5.9

9 Fearless 2006

Abhayagiri, which means Fearless Mountain, is a Buddhist community created for those who want to fully dedicate their lives toward the realization of enlightenment. It is the first monastery in the U.S. to be established by followers of Ajahn Chah, a respected Buddhist master of the ancient Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Twelve monks, who live only on alms, live at the Fearless Mountain monastery, deep in the forest in northern California.

10 The Protector 2005

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, where he locates the baby elephant in a restaurant owned by the evil Madame Rose, the leader of an international Thai mafia. With the support of the efficient Thai sergeant Mark, who was involved in a conspiracy, Kham fights to rescue the animal from the mobsters.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Prachya Pinkaew

Countries:

Thailand, Australia
7.1

11 Shaolin Soccer 2001

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Stephen Chow

Writers:

Stephen Chow, Kan-Cheung Tsang (as Tsang Kan Cheong) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

China, Hong Kong
7.3

12 Cj7 2008

Ti, a really poor construction worker that struggles to keep his son, Dicky, in private school, mistakes an orb he finds in a junkjard for a toy which proves to be much, much more once the young boy starts to play with it.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Director:

Stephen Chow

Country:

Hong Kong
6.4

13 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

14 Hellboy 2004

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon—Hellboy—has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action

Director:

Guillermo del Toro

Writers:

Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), Guillermo del Toro (screen story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

15 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

16 Underworld 2003

Vampires and werewolves have waged a nocturnal war against each other for centuries. But all bets are off when a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes smitten with a peace-loving male werewolf, Michael, who wants to end the war.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Thriller

Director:

Len Wiseman

Writers:

Kevin Grevioux (story), Len Wiseman (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, Hungary, United Kingdom, United States of America
7

17 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

18 War 2007

FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. Will the truth come out before it's too late? And when the dust settles, who will remain standing?

Genre:

Action

Director:

Philip G. Atwell

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
6.2

19 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

20 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

21 Kung Fu Hustle 2004

Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Director:

Stephen Chow

Writers:

Stephen Chow, Kan-Cheung Tsang (as Tsang Kan Cheong) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

China, Hong Kong
7.7

22 Ninja 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.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

James McTeigue

Writers:

Matthew Sand (screenplay), J. Michael Straczynski (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

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 District 13 2004

Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Pierre Morel

Country:

France
7.2