10 best movies like Warrior (2011)

Movies similar to Warrior (2011): Foxcatcher, The Fighter, The Wrestler, Brothers, Real Steel, Never Back Down, Southpaw, Cinderella Man, Million Dollar Baby, Creed.

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Foxcatcher (2014)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genredrama, history, sport
PlotDepression, Sports, Obsession

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

The Fighter (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, biography, sport

The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

The Wrestler (2008)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.9)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, France
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotSports, Money

Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with a long-in-the-tooth stripper, and tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter. But he can't resist the lure of the ring and readies himself for a comeback.

Brothers (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrethriller, drama, military
CharactersBrothers, Military

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

Real Steel (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, family
CountryUSA, India

In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Never Back Down (2008)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, sport
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.

Southpaw (2015)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
StyleTouching, To cry, Heavy

Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most.

Cinderella Man (2005)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersFamily, Fathers
PlotSports, Boxing
StyleTouching, To cry, Soulful

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, sport
PlotBoxing, Sports

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

Creed (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, sport
PlotBoxing, Cancer

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, sport
PlotMartial Arts

A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, New Zealand
CharactersGnomes, Dragons, Warriors
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Fascinating

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

Dragonfyre (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.4)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CharactersDragons, Orcs, Heroes, Wizards

A battle-weary ex-Special Forces Operative buys a ranch in remote American West to flee from the world, and encounters a strange series of trespassers, including a beautiful elf princess and a Native American mystic and Orcs. When the Orcs invade his property, John must give up his isolation to become a hero, before the Orcs unleash their dragon god on our world.

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6)
Genreaction, adventure
PlotTreasures, Martial Arts, Adventure
StyleExciting, For men

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate picks up three years after the infamous Dragon Inn was burnt down in the desert when its innkeeper Jade vanished. A new gang of marauders had taken over - innkeepers by day and treasure hunters by night. The inn is the rumoured location of a lost city buried under the desert, and its hidden treasure would only be revealed by a gigantic storm every 60 years. The gang used the inn as a front to locate the lost treasure.

The Wrath Of Vajra (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, fantasy

In the 1930s , a Japanese cult called The Temple of Hades was ordered to cooperate with the Japanese military to destroy China. They buy so many young children from poor family , who will be trained as a lethal killing machine and serve the Empire of Japan. One of them is Vajra , who was forced by his captors to fight for the food , and accidentally causing the death of his brother. Several years later , Vajra grown up and become one of the biggest killer in the Hades sect. Vajra escapes to China and joins Shaolin , where he receives spiritual enlightenment and determined to support China against Japan.

Into the Badlands (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CharactersHeroes, Warriors
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure
StyleExciting, Action

In a land controlled by feudal barons, a great warrior and a young boy embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.

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

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.

Kingdom (2014)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.4)
StyleHeavy, Exciting, Fascinating

A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are taken care of, but all of this responsibility comes at a steep price. He has complicated relationships with both of his sons, Jay and Nate, who are both struggling with their own identities and places within Alvey’s life and gym.

The Pirates (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPirates, Heroes
PlotTreasures, Adventure, Martial Arts
StyleExciting, For men

On the eve of the founding of the Joseon Dynasty, a whale swallows the Emperor's Seal of State being brought to Joseon by envoys from China. With a big reward on whoever brings back the royal seal, mountain bandits led by Jang Sa-jung go out to sea to hunt down the whale. But he soon clashes with Yeo-wol, a female captain of pirates, and unexpected adventure unfolds.

Brothers (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryIndia, USA
PlotMartial Arts, Funeral

Brothers is an upcoming Hindi film, directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions along with Lionsgate Films and Endemol India.[6] The film is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film Warrior.

47 Ronin (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CharactersSamurai, Heroes

Based on the original 1941 movie from Japan, and from ancient Japan’s most enduring tale, the epic 3D fantasy-adventure 47 Ronin is born. Keanu Reeves leads the cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of the 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. To restore honor to their homeland, the warriors embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors.

Warrior (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 2)
Genredrama, sport
PlotFight, Rivalry

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Reign of Assassins (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.8)
CountryChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Revenge
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, For men

Set in ancient China, Zeng Jing is a skilled assassin who finds herself in possession of a mystical Buddhist monk's remains. She begins a quest to return the remains to its rightful resting place, and thus places herself in mortal danger because a team of assassins is in a deadly pursuit to possess the remains which holds an ancient power-wielding secret.

Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 8)
Genreaction, thriller, short, crime
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure
StyleExciting, Heavy

MORTAL KOMBAT: REBIRTH is a short film released by Kevin Tancharoen (Director) in 2010. It was originally made as a proof of concept for Tancharoen's pitch to Warner Brothers for a reboot movie franchise. This 8-minute short features an intricate fight scene choreographed by Larnell Stovall. It also reintroduces classic Mortal Kombat characters, including: Jax (Michael Jai White), Sonya Blade (Jeri Ryan), Johnny Cage (Matt Mullins), Scorpion (Ian Anthony Dale), Baraka (Lateef Crowder) and Shang Tsung (James Lew).

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

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.

Batman Begins (2005)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrefantastic, action, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
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.

Zu Warriors (2001)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryHong Kong, China
CharactersSuperhero, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Supernatural

King Sky (Ekin Cheng), the sole disciple of the Kun Lun Sect, falls in love with his master Dawn (Cecilia Cheung). Dawn is killed when Insomnia destroys the Kin Lun Mountain. King Sky waits for two hundred years and meets Enigma (Cecilia Cheung), who is the reincarnation of Dawn, and in love with her again. However, Insomnia's Blood Clouds is ready to destroy Zu...

Mortal Kombat (1995)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure

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 overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, their own inner demons, and superhuman foes in this action/adventure movie based on one of the most popular video games of all time.

He Got Game (1998)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
PlacePrison, College

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Rocky (1976)
Genredrama, sport
PlotSports, Boxing
StyleFor men

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

The NeverEnding Story (1984)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryWest Germany, USA
CharactersDragons, Heroes

While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

Dragon Hunters (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Luxembourg, Germany
CharactersDragons, Heroes

Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and illiterate, petty lords Their main concerns revolve around two fundamental rules : Eat and don't get eaten.

Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.2)
CharactersTeens, Military, Samurai
PlotAdventure, War, Martial Arts, Fate, Revenge, Boxing

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.

The Warrior's Way (2010)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, fantasy, western
CountryUSA, South Korea, New Zealand
CharactersSamurai, Heroes, Ninja
PlotMartial Arts

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.

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, drama, adventure, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersWarriors, Heroes
PlotWar, Adventure, Martial Arts

The magical kingdom of Lucis is home to the world’s last remaining Crystal, and the menacing empire of Niflheim is determined to steal it. King Regis of Lucis commands an elite force of soldiers called the Kingsglaive. Wielding their king’s magic, they fight to protect Lucis. As the overwhelming military might of the empire bears down, King Regis is faced with an impossible ultimatum – to marry his son, Prince Noctis to Princess Lunafreya of Tenebrae, captive of Niflheim, and surrender his lands to Niflheim rule. Although the king concedes, it becomes clear that the empire will stop at nothing to achieve their devious goals, with only the Kingsglaive standing between them and world domination.

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDragons, Teens, Vikings, Friends, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Confrontation, Adventure

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Blood and Bone (2009)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, drama
PlotMartial Arts

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.

Dragonball Evolution (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 2.5)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Dragons
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure

The young warrior Son Goku sets out on a quest, racing against time and the vengeful King Piccolo, to collect a set of seven magical orbs that will grant their wielder unlimited power.

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)
Mark7 (imdb: 3.7)
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge, Adventure

When a teenager, Chun-Li witnesses the kidnapping of her father by wealthy crime lord M. Bison. When she grows up, she goes into a quest for vengeance and becomes the famous crime-fighter of the Street Fighter universe.

The Storm Warriors (2009)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryHong Kong
CharactersHeroes, Friends
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Supernatural
StyleExciting, For men

Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China.

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