10 best movies like The One (2001)

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Movies similar to The One (2001): Master Z: Ip Man Legacy, Marcella, Officer Downe, Boyka: Undisputed IV, Zootopia, The Accountant, Ip Man 3, Kung Fury, Lucy, The Anomaly.

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Master Z: Ip Man Legacy (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction
Duration01:23
CharactersGangsters
PlotMartial Arts, Fight
StyleAction, Fascinating

Following his defeat by Master Ip, Cheung Tin Chi (Zhang) tries to make a life with his young son in Hong Kong, waiting tables at a bar that caters to expats. But it s not long before the mix of foreigners, money, and triad leaders draw him once again to the fight.

Marcella (2016)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:10
CharactersPolice, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation

Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career to marry and devote her life to her family. With the abrupt end to her marriage and isolated from her 13 year old daughter and 10 year old son, Marcella throws herself into work to stop herself from falling apart.

Officer Downe (2016)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:58
CharactersPolice, Heroes
PlotRivalry

A rookie cop is tasked with shadowing Officer Downe, a no-nonsense LAPD cop with regenerative powers, as he wages an ultra-violent war against the nefarious villains of Los Angeles.

Boyka: Undisputed IV (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, sport
CountryThailand, USA, Bulgaria
Duration01:49
PlotMartial Arts

In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, Boyka offers to fight in a series of impossible battles to free her from a life of servitude

Zootopia (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersAnimals, Police, Scientists, Gangsters, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Conspiracies, Fight, Chase, Adventure, Missing people
PlaceUSA, Laboratory
StyleDisney, For children, For a cozy evening, Popular

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

The Accountant (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
CharactersPolice, Family, Brothers, Friends, Autistic, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Investigation, Chase, Survival, Skirmishes
PlaceOffice, USA

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.

Ip Man 3 (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genreaction, drama, biography, history
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:15
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceChina

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.

Kung Fury (2015)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, short
CountrySweden
Duration31:02
CharactersHackers, Maniacs, Killers, Police, Dinosaurs
PlotLove, War, Fight, Investigation, Chase, Skirmishes, Time travel, Martial Arts
PlaceGermany, USA

During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all.

Lucy (2014)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:29
CharactersStrong women, Scientists
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleWomens in main roles, Exciting

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

The Anomaly (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:37
TimeFuture
StyleExciting

A former soldier is taken captive and awakens in the back of a van where he learns that he only has less than 10 minutes to figure out how he got there.

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RoboCop (2014)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRobots, Parents, Police, Family
PlotLove, Fight, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years, but have been forbidden for law enforcement in America. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity to do it. When Alex Murphy – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured, OmniCorp sees their chance to build a part-man, part-robot police officer. OmniCorp envisions a RoboCop in every city and even more billions for their shareholders, but they never counted on one thing: there is still a man inside the machine.

Riddick (2013)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersFriends, Hunters
PlotRevenge, Survival
PlaceDeserts
TimeFuture
StyleGloomy, For men

Betrayed by his own kind and left for dead on a desolate planet, Riddick fights for survival against alien predators and becomes more powerful and dangerous than ever before. Soon bounty hunters from throughout the galaxy descend on Riddick only to find themselves pawns in his greater scheme for revenge. With his enemies right where he wants them, Riddick unleashes a vicious attack of vengeance before returning to his home planet of Furya to save it from destruction.

Julayi (2012)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, comedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:32
CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters
PlotDancing, Adventure, Love, Robbery, Fight, Chase

Julayi is the story of a fun loving guy who does not work and has no aim in life. He falls in love with a young girl and the story turns on how his life has to change to win her love.

The Raid (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryIndonesia, France, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersSpecial Forces, Killers, Warriors
PlotFight, Martial Arts, Death, Survival
StyleDisturbing, For men

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.

Brawler (2011)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 3.9)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
PlotFights without rules, Fight, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans to get back in the ring and take on his brother in a fight to the death.

Takers (2010)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersPolice
PlotBank robbery, Robbery
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleDisturbing

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse Attica (Chris Brown) successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "Takers" carefully plot out their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals.

Ip Man 2 (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.5)
Genreaction, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:48
CharactersTeachers
PlotMartial Arts

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!

The Firm (2009)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
PlotFight
PlaceEngland
StyleHeavy

Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals,influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. But as Bex and his gang clash with rival firms across the country and the violence spirals out of control, Dom realizes he wants out - until he learns it's not that easy to simply walk away.

The Hangover (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Police
PlotFight, Lost memory, Chase
PlaceHotels, New York, USA, Casino, Party
StyleFor a group of friends

When three friends finally come to after a raucous night of bachelor-party revelry, they find a baby in the closet and a tiger in the bathroom. But they can't seem to locate their best friend, Doug – who's supposed to be tying the knot. Launching a frantic search for Doug, the trio perseveres through a nasty hangover to try to make it to the church on time.

Ip Man (2008)
Mark9 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration01:46
CharactersWarriors
PlotFight, Martial Arts, Martial Arts
PlaceChina
StyleDisturbing

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.

Redbelt (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
PlotMartial Arts, Fight

Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes Mike's car and then, after an odd sequence of events, shoots out the studio's window. Later that evening, Mike rescues an action movie star in a fistfight at a bar. In return, the actor befriends Mike, gives him a gift, offers him work on his newest film, and introduces Mike's wife to his own - the women initiate business dealings. Then, things go sour all at once, Mike's debts mount, and going into the ring may be his only option.

Never Back Down (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:50
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Sports, Martial Arts, Fights without rules, Fight, Martial Arts

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.

Death Race (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:51
CharactersTough guys
PlotRacing, Survival
PlaceUSA, Prison

Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the US penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the 'Death Race', the biggest, most brutal event.

War (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersHired assassins
PlotRevenge
StyleHeavy

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?

3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredrama, adventure, western, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersPolice, Gangsters, Sheriffs
PlotLove, Fight, Investigation, Chase, Skirmishes
PlaceWild West, Trains, Hotels, USA
StyleFor men

In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, volunteers to deliver him alive to the "3:10 to Yuma", a train that will take the killer to trial.

Batman Begins (2005)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:20
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Police, Friends, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Mansions
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Interesting, Gloomy, Noir, For men

Driven by tragedy, billionaire Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home, Gotham City. Unable to work within the system, he instead creates a new identity, a symbol of fear for the criminal underworld - The Batman.

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersKillers, Friends, Brides
PlotRevenge, Fight, Martial Arts, Wedding, Death, Rivalry
PlaceUSA

The Bride unwaveringly continues on her roaring rampage of revenge against the band of assassins who had tried to kill her and her unborn child. She visits each of her former associates one-by-one, checking off the victims on her Death List Five until there's nothing left to do … but kill Bill.

The Last Samurai (2003)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, New Zealand, Japan
Duration02:34
CharactersSamurai, Warriors
PlotMartial Arts
PlaceJapan

Nathan Algren is an American hired to instruct the Japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect the samurai and the honorable principles that rule them. Pressed to destroy the samurai's way of life in the name of modernization and open trade, Algren decides to become an ultimate warrior himself and to fight for their right to exist.

Bummer (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:50
CharactersPolice, Friends, Gangsters
PlotLove, Robbery, Fight, Cars, Chase, Relationship, Pursuit, Intrigue
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Village, Small cities
StyleAction, Disturbing

Corrupt cops, street gangs, "Bratki" in "Bummers" (BMWs) steal and "Merins" (Mercedeses), angry truck drivers, beautiful women and death are what four friends in a black Bummer who go on a mission from one region of Russia to another are about to face in the wasteland of small-town Russia. A critique of the policies of Boris Yeltsin, it depicted the economic crisis that followed Russia's transition towards a free market economy, and with it, a lost generation, with no job security, who are pushed into a world of crime and rebellion. Despite a modest budget of US$700,000, and a limited cinematic release, it became a national hit in Russia as well its soundtrack, popularized by 'Seryoga's' (Серёга) music video "Чёрный Бумер" ("Black Bummer"). Both the film and its soundtrack have won awards, including the prestigious Golden Aries from the Russian Guild of Film critics.

Replicant (2001)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSerial killers
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting

Scientists create a genetic clone of a serial killer in order to help catch the killer, teaming up with two cops.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.8)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountryTaiwan, Hong Kong, USA, China
Duration02:00
CharactersWarriors
PlotMartial Arts
StyleAtmospheric

Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

The 6th Day (2000)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersDoubles
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.

The Matrix (1999)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.7)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:16
CharactersHackers, Heroes
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Multi-part, Technology, Consciousness
TimeFuture
StyleWorth watching, Cyberpunk, Expanding consciousness, Mind-altering, Deep Meaning

Set in the 22nd century, The Matrix tells the story of a computer hacker who joins a group of underground insurgents fighting the vast and powerful computers who now rule the earth.

Fight Club (1999)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:11
PlotSplit personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession
StyleWorth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersPolice
PlotSkirmishes

Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons kingpin – and the chase is on.

Police Academy (1984)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersPolice, Teachers
StyleLight

New rules enforced by the Lady Mayoress mean that sex, weight, height and intelligence need no longer be a factor for joining the Police Force. This opens the floodgates for all and sundry to enter the Police Academy, much to the chagrin of the instructors. Not everyone is there through choice, though. Social misfit Mahoney has been forced to sign up as the only alternative to a jail sentence and it doesn't take long before he falls foul of the boorish Lieutenant Harris. But before long, Mahoney realises that he is enjoying being a police cadet and decides he wants to stay... while Harris decides he wants Mahoney out!

The Professional (1981)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration01:48
CharactersSpecial agents, Killers, Police, Journalists, Presidential
PlotFight, Revenge, Chase, The escape, Skirmishes
PlacePrison, France, Paris, Castle
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by pursuing what was his original mission.

Timecop (1994)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, crime
CountryCanada, USA, Japan
Duration01:39
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Martial Arts
TimeFuture
StyleFor men

An officer for a security agency that regulates time travel, must fend for his life against a shady politician who has a tie to his past.

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