10 best movies like The Bodyguard (2016)

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Movies similar to The Bodyguard (2016): Batman: Soul of the Dragon, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, Dragon Blade, Monk Comes Down the Mountain, Kundo: Age of the Rampant, Tapped Out, Cho Lon, Ip Man, Never Back Down, Mission Hunter 2 : Battle Warrior.

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Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021)
Mark8 (imdb: 6)
CharactersSuperhero, Ninja, Gods
PlotMartial Arts

    Bruce Wayne faces a deadly menace from his past, with the help of three former classmates: world-renowned martial artists Richard Dragon, Ben Turner and Lady Shiva.

    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)
    Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.1)
    Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
    CountryChina, USA
    CharactersHeroes, Dragons
    PlotMartial Arts, Martial Arts, Adventure, Revenge, Love, Fate, Power, Teleportation
    PlaceChina, Asia
    Time18th century
    StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating

      A story of lost love, young love, a legendary sword and one last opportunity at redemption.

      Dragon Blade (2015)
      Mark8.8 (imdb: 6)
      Genreaction, drama, adventure, history
      CountryChina, Hong Kong
      CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Soldier
      PlotWar, Martial Arts, Adventure, Rivalry, Martial Arts
      PlaceChina, Deserts

        Huo An, the commander of the Protection Squad of the Western Regions, was framed by evil forces and becomes enslaved. On the other hand, a Roman general escapes to China after rescuing the Prince. The heroic duo meet in the Western Desert and a thrilling story unfolds.

        Monk Comes Down the Mountain (2015)
        Markimdb: 5.5
        Genreaction, history
        CountryChina, USA
        PlotMartial Arts

          When a young monk is forced to leave his impoverished monastery, he relies on his extraordinary martial arts skills to survive in the outside world. In search of a mentor, he crosses paths with a Kung Fu master who is in possession of the Book of Secrets, which reveals the lost art of the deadly Ape Strike Kung Fu technique. The rare book is coveted by a sinister father and son who will go to any extremes to obtain it. The monk finds himself immersed in a deadly battle to protect both the book and his master.

          Kundo: Age of the Rampant (2014)
          Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
          Genreaction, drama
          CountrySouth Korea
          PlotMartial Arts, Martial Arts, Adventure, Revenge, Uprising
          PlaceKorea, Asia

            Set in the 19th century, when lowly butcher Dol Moo-Chi refuses to carry out an assignment, his failure causes tragedy to unfold upon his family and himself. As Dol Moo-Chi is about to be executed, a group of righteous thieves known as Kundo arrive.

            Tapped Out (2014)
            Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.3)
            Genreaction, drama, sport
            PlotMartial Arts, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
            StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

              A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.

              Cho Lon (2013)
              Mark1 (imdb: 6.8)
              PlotMartial Arts

                In the heart of Saigon, there's a place where promises are still written in blood.

                Ip Man (2008)
                Mark9 (imdb: 8)
                Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
                CountryHong Kong, China
                PlotFight, Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Rivalry, On real events
                StyleDisturbing, Patriotic

                  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.

                  Never Back Down (2008)
                  Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
                  Genreaction, drama, sport
                  PlotLove, Sports, Martial Arts, Fights without rules, Fight, Martial Arts, Rivalry, Boxing, Competitions, Tennis
                  StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing

                    Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final no-holds-barred elimination fight with his nemesis and local martial arts champion Ryan McCarthy.

                    Mission Hunter 2 : Battle Warrior (1996)
                    Mark7 (imdb: 4.9)
                    Genrehorror, action, adventure
                    PlotMartial Arts

                      Tony Jaa (star of the critically Ong-Bak & Warrior King) is the leader of the Panter Squad - a group of martial arts madmen employed by a notorious General and Cartel kingpin on the border of Thailand and The Golden Triangle. They have kidnapped a noted Explorer who has been searching for an ancient priceless artefact that the General is desperate to find and profit from. A team of ruthless mercenaries leads a crack team to free the Explorer, crush the General and Jaa's deadly Panther squad. But before doing so they must overcome the fearsome Black Goblins and the crazed Kung Fu Zombies. Battle Warrior is packed with crazy martial arts from start to finish, and with Tony Jaa, features one of cinema's greatest ever action stars.

                      Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)
                      Markimdb: 6.8
                      Genreaction, comedy, crime
                      CharactersHeroes, Partners, Serial killers, Priests
                      PlotBank robbery, Hostage, Robbery
                      StyleHeavy, Exciting, For men, Fancy

                        The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell...

                        Vampires: Los Muertos (2002)
                        Markimdb: 4.6
                        Genrehorror, action, thriller
                        CharactersHeroes, Teens, Vampire, Zombie, Hunters
                        PlotSupernatural, Survival
                        StyleHeavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men, By books

                          Tough-as-nails vampire hunter Derek Bliss is on the hunt for "suckers" in the heart of Mexico when he receives a new assignment from a mysterious client. Thrown together with a group of slayers, including sexy Zooey, who may or may not be one of the undead. Derek and company are up against a growing number of fast-moving, bloodthirsty vampires and their elusive and powerful leader.

                          Arctic Blue (1993)
                          Mark1.6 (imdb: 5.2)
                          Genreaction, thriller
                          CountryUSA, Canada
                          PlotSurvival, Snow, Adventure, Rivalry, Chase
                          PlaceAircraft, Alaska, Prison
                          StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men

                            Eric Desmond, a committed environmentalist, is accidentally involved in the transfer of Ben Corbett, a ruthless killer, from an isolated Alaskan village, along a long route, to civilization; but the prisoner is determined to escape at any cost.

                            The Trip (2003)
                            Mark2 (imdb: 2.6)
                            Genrehorror, action, thriller

                              Two children handle an encounter with death.

                              Collision Course (1989)
                              Markimdb: 4.6
                              Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime

                                Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese engineer who has gone to America with plans for a top secret car part. The pair naturally fail to get along at first, but as the investigation continues, they almost begin to come close to tolerating each other's presence.

                                Blue Tornado (1991)
                                Markimdb: 4.3
                                Genrefantastic, action, thriller

                                  Hot aerial sequences accelerate the excitement in "Blue Tornado." Air Force fighter pilots on a test mission are blinded by a dazzling light on a mountainside: Philip (Ted McGinley) crashes and disappears. Flight leader Alex (Dirk Benedict) is debriefed but his inquiry is shelved. More jets mysteriously disappear in the sequestered area. Alex's covert investigation, with the assistance of the beautiful NATO researcher Isabella (Patsy Kensit) is officially subverted by a Committee of Inquiry. So on his own reconnaissance, the defiant Alex hazards a final desperate search for his missing friend, discovering the secrets shrouded on the forbidden mountain!

                                  White Lightning (1973)
                                  Markimdb: 6.4
                                  Genreaction, drama, crime

                                    An ex con teams up with federal agents to help them with breaking up a moonshine ring.

                                    Once Upon A Time In China III (1993)
                                    Mark2 (imdb: 6.8)
                                    Genreaction, adventure, biography, history
                                    CountryHong Kong
                                    PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Adoption, On real events
                                    PlaceChina, School
                                    StyleExciting, For men

                                      Master Wong and his disciples enroll in the 'Dancing Lion Competition' to stop an assassination plot and to battle an arrogant, deceitful opponent.

                                      The Legend of Fong Sai-Yuk (1993)
                                      Mark5 (imdb: 7.2)
                                      Genreaction, comedy, history
                                      CountryHong Kong

                                        The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list of members of that secret society. Meanwhile, Canton kung fu practitioner Fong Sai-Yuk falls in love with the beautiful daughter of a rich merchant.

                                        The Master (1992)
                                        Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.8)
                                        CountryHong Kong
                                        PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Revenge, Pursuit
                                        PlaceChina, Asia, Los Angeles
                                        StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

                                          Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United States. To accomplish this, he tries to kill Uncle Tak. Chuck, Uncle Tak's best student from Hong Kong, comes to Los Angeles to find his master. Chuck is willing to let Johnny have his way, and tries to take Uncle Tak back to Hong Kong. But Johnny and his men will not leave Chuck alone. Chuck, on his way back to Hong Kong, returns for the showdown.