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Blade (1998)
Action, Horror

Blade (1998)

In a world where vampires walk the earth, Blade has a goal. His goal is to rid the world of all vampire evil. When Blade witnesses a vampire bite Dr. Karen Jenson, he fights away the beast and takes Jenson back to his hideout. Here, alongside Abraham Whistler, Blade attempts to help heal Jenson. The vampire Quinn who was attacked by Blade, reports back to his master Deacon Frost, who is planning a huge surprise for the human population. (Read More)

Themes:adoption, superhero, torture, suicide, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator, nightclub, hospital
Characters:vampire
Period:1990s
Story:blade, katana sword, student mentor relationship, vampire driving a car, master vampire, vampire slayer, vampire hunter, bar brawl, samurai sword, sword duel, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, police shootout, action hero, teeth extraction, death by sunrise, tough guy voice, human ally, mouth guard

Blade: Trinity (2004)
Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade: Trinity (2004)

Blade finds himself alone surrounded by enemies, fighting an up hill battle with the vampire nation and now humans. He joins forces with a group of vampire hunters whom call themselves the Nightstalkers. The vampire nation awakens the king of vampires Dracula from his slumber with intentions of using his primitive blood to become day-walkers. On the other side is Blade and his team manifesting a virus that could wipe out the vampire race once and for all. In the end the two sides will collide and only one will come out victorious, a battle between the ultimate vampire whom never knew defeat, facing off against the greatest vampire slayer. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture
Mood:gore
Characters:vampire
Story:blade, katana sword, master vampire, vampire slayer, vampire hunter, samurai sword, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, tough guy voice, human ally, automatic pistol, english subtitles in original, hapkido, kicked in the groin, spit in the face, body landing on a car, marvel comics, pump action shotgun

Blade II (2002)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Blade II (2002)

A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won't be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (Yes, he's back) and an armory expert named Scud are curiously summoned by the Shadow Council. The council reluctantly admits that they are in a dire situation and they require Blade's assistance. Blade then tenuously enters into an alliance with The Bloodpack, an elite team of vampires trained in all modes of combat to defeat the Reaper threat. Blade's team and the Bloodpack are the only line of defense which can prevent the Reaper population from wiping out the vampire and human populations. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Mood:gore
Characters:vampire
Story:blade, vampire slayer, sword duel, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, marvel entertainment, hapkido, katana, marvel comics, gun fu, stylized violence, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl

X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

X-men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Two mutant brothers, Logan and Victor, born 200 years ago, suffer childhood trauma and have only each other to depend on. Basically, they're fighters and killers, living from war to war through U.S. history. In modern times, a U.S. colonel, Stryker, recruits them and other mutants as commandos. Logan quits and becomes a logger, falling in love with a local teacher. When Logan refuses to rejoin Stryker's crew, the colonel sends the murderous Victor. Logan now wants revenge. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, revenge
Mood:gore
Story:katana sword, samurai sword, sword duel, sword fight, action hero, arm cut off, marvel comics, stylized violence, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, based on comic book, decapitation, hand to hand combat, sword, tough guy, hero, machine gun, blood splatter

Desperado (1995) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Period:1990s
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, action hero, quick draw, body landing on a car, pump action shotgun, bar fight, gun fu, part of trilogy, stylized violence, uzi, neck breaking, exploding body, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, good versus evil

Logan (2017)
Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Logan (2017)

In 2029 the mutant population has shrunken significantly and the X-Men have disbanded. Logan, whose power to self-heal is dwindling, has surrendered himself to alcohol and now earns a living as a chauffeur. He takes care of the ailing old Professor X whom he keeps hidden away. One day, a female stranger asks Logan to drive a girl named Laura to the Canadian border. At first he refuses, but the Professor has been waiting for a long time for her to appear. Laura possesses an extraordinary fighting prowess and is in many ways like Wolverine. She is pursued by sinister figures working for a powerful corporation; this is because her DNA contains the secret that connects her to Logan. A relentless pursuit begins - In this third cinematic outing featuring the Marvel comic book character Wolverine we see the superheroes beset by everyday problems. They are aging, ailing and struggling to survive financially. A decrepit Logan is forced to ask himself if he can or even wants to put his remaining powers to good use. It would appear that in the near-future, the times in which they were able put the world to rights with razor sharp claws and telepathic powers are now over. This is why Logan (2017) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, action hero, stabbed through the chin, marvel entertainment, serum, regeneration, torso cut in half, stabbed in the eye, body landing on a car, marvel comics, father figure, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, mission, one against many

Priest (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Priest (2011)

PRIEST, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller, is set in an alternate world -- one ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires. The story revolves around a legendary Warrior Priest from the last Vampire War who now lives in obscurity among the other downtrodden human inhabitants in walled-in dystopian cities ruled by the Church. When his niece is abducted by a murderous pack of vampires, Priest breaks his sacred vows to venture out on a quest to find her before they turn her into one of them. He is joined on his crusade by his niece's boyfriend, a trigger-fingered young wasteland sheriff, and a former Warrior Priestess who possesses otherworldly fighting skills. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:vampire
Story:vampire slayer, vampire hunter, bar brawl, dark hero, action hero, blade, torso cut in half, bar fight, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, person on fire, one against many, one man army, impalement, ambush, based on comic book, good versus evil

Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Locations:elevator, nightclub, hospital
Story:katana sword, samurai sword, sword duel, sword fight, police shootout, action hero, katana, part of trilogy, martial arts master, stylized violence, uzi, martial artist, mission, disarming someone, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, sword, tough guy

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:suicide, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, action hero, body landing on a car, gun fu, stylized violence, neck breaking, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, subway, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, motorcycle, machine gun

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines that can destroy the human race. As Hell on Earth is ready to erupt, Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army can destroy humanity's existence. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, suicide
Story:sword fight, action hero, regeneration, body landing on a car, severed arm, mission, person on fire, one against many, one man army, mixed martial arts, impalement, based on comic book, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, hero, fistfight, shootout

Underworld Awakening (2012)
Action, Fantasy, Horror

Underworld Awakening (2012)

Mankind discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and they begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael in the harbor, they are hit by a grenade and Selene passes out. Twelve years later, Selene awakes from a cryogenic sleep in the Antigen laboratory and meets the Vampire David. She learns that she had been the subject of the scientist Dr. Jacob Lane and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. But Selene is still connected to Michael and has visions that she believes that belongs to Michael's sight. However she has a surprise and finds that she has a powerful daughter named Eve that has been raised in the laboratory. Now Selene and David have to protect Eve against the Lycans that intend to use her to inoculate their species against silver. This is why Underworld Awakening (2012) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Characters:vampire
Story:urban gothic, serum, throat ripping, regeneration, torso cut in half, stabbed in the eye, body landing on a car, gun fu, hypodermic needle, severed arm, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, one against many, shot in the forehead, mixed martial arts, impalement, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat

Deadpool (2016)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi

Deadpool (2016)

This is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Story:katana sword, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, serum, regeneration, arm cut off, katana, bullet time, body landing on a car, exploding head, marvel comics, bar fight, gun fu, stylized violence, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, mission

The Wolverine (2013) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Wolverine (2013)

In modern day Japan, Wolverine is out of his depth in an unknown world as he faces his ultimate nemesis in a life-or-death battle that will leave him forever changed. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his physical and emotional limits, he confronts not only lethal samurai steel but also his inner struggle against his own near-immortality, emerging more powerful than we have ever seen him before. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator
Story:katana sword, samurai sword, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, x rayed skeleton, regeneration, babe scientist, spit in the face, marvel comics, bar fight, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, uzi, neck breaking, one man army, subway, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (2017)

Themes:revenge
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, action hero, chosen one, bullet time, mentor, prophecy, reverse footage, stylized violence, severed arm, exploding body, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat

Predators (2010)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

Predators (2010)

The mercenary Royce; the military Isabelle; the Russian soldier Nikolai; the San Quentin criminal Stans; the Sierra Leone militia Mombasa; the drug lord Cuchillo; the Yakuza Hanzo; and the Doctor Edwin awake in free fall but they succeed to open their parachutes landing in a jungle. Soon they find that they are on another planet and they are prey of aliens in a deadly hunting game, and they need to join forces to destroy their predators and survive. (Read More)

Themes:suicide, revenge
Mood:gore
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, stabbed through the chin, katana, torso cut in half, switchblade, uzi, severed arm, exploding body, one man army, impalement, ambush, decapitation, gunfight, sword, tough guy, machine gun, blood splatter

The Crow (1994)
Action, Drama, Fantasy

The Crow (1994)

A poetic guitarist Eric Draven is brought back to life by a crow a year after he and his fiancee are murdered. The crow guides him through the land of the living, and leads him to his killers: knife thrower Tin-tin, drugetic Funboy, car buff T-Bird, and the unsophisticated Skank. One by one, Eric gives these thugs a taste of their own medicine. However their leader Top-Dollar, a world-class crime lord who will dispatch his enemies with a Japanese sword and joke about it later, will soon learn the legend of the crow and the secret to the vigilante's invincibility. This is why The Crow (1994) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:katana sword, sword duel, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, urban gothic, rave, body landing on a car, gun fu, syringe, first part, person on fire, one against many, one man army, mixed martial arts, impalement, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat

Suicide Squad (2016) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Suicide Squad (2016)

It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator, nightclub
Story:mission, katana sword, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, regeneration, torso cut in half, body landing on a car, exploding head, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, uzi, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, person on fire, one against many, shot in the forehead, racial slur

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the Kingsman. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator, nightclub
Story:action hero, stabbed through the chin, sliced in two, bullet time, stabbed in the eye, body landing on a car, exploding head, marvel comics, mentor, bar fight, stylized violence, severed arm, exploding body, person on fire, one against many, shot in the forehead, racial slur, one man army, mixed martial arts, impalement

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and she learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them. However, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator
Story:action hero, x rayed skeleton, bullet time, gun fu, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, syringe, exploding body, injection, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, subway, mixed martial arts, impalement, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, motorcycle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:action hero, secret headquarters, torso cut in half, body landing on a car, marvel comics, reverse footage, bar fight, gun fu, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement

Hercules (2014) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Adventure

Hercules (2014)

1400 B.C., a tormented soul walked the Earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus. For this, he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors, and the death of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years, he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting, and the presence of death. These men and women never question where they go to fight, or why, or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now, the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen, when they must train an army to become as ruthless and bloodthirsty as their reputation has become. This is why Hercules (2014) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, action hero, stabbed in the eye, exploding head, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, person on fire, one man army, impalement, ambush, based on comic book, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat, sword, tough guy, blood splatter

Kick-ass 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator, hospital
Story:sword fight, blade, stabbed in the eye, body landing on a car, marvel comics, switchblade, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, mixed martial arts, based on comic book, decapitation, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, hero, motorcycle, machine gun, blood splatter

Hitman (2007)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Hitman (2007)

A gun-for-hire "Hitman" is a genetically-engineered, elite assassin known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Eastern Europe. But even 47 couldn't anticipate a "random equation" in his life exactitude: the unexpected stirrings of his conscience and the unfamiliar emotions aroused in him by a mysterious Russian woman. (Read More)

Themes:torture
Mood:gore
Story:sword fight, action hero, quick draw, bullet time, syringe, severed arm, exploding body, injection, shot in the forehead, one man army, hand to hand combat, brawl, machine gun, blood splatter, fistfight, shot to death, shootout, martial arts, one word title, blood

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)
Action, Fantasy

300: Rise Of An Empire (2014)

After its victory over Leonidas' 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the major Greek city-states. The Democratic city of Athens, first on the path of Xerxes' army, bases its strength on its fleet, led by admiral Themistocles. Themistocles is forced to an unwilling alliance with the traditional rival of Athens, oligarchic Sparta whose might lies with its superior infantry troops. But Xerxes still reigns supreme in numbers over sea and land. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Mood:gore
Story:sword fight, action hero, stabbed in the eye, mentor, prophecy, stylized violence, severed arm, neck breaking, exploding body, person on fire, impalement, ambush, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, tough guy, blood splatter, fistfight

The Matrix (1999) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix (1999)

Thomas A. Anderson is a man living two lives. By day he is an average computer programmer and by night a hacker known as Neo. Neo has always questioned his reality, but the truth is far beyond his imagination. Neo finds himself targeted by the police when he is contacted by Morpheus, a legendary computer hacker branded a terrorist by the government. Morpheus awakens Neo to the real world, a ravaged wasteland where most of humanity have been captured by a race of machines that live off of the humans' body heat and electrochemical energy and who imprison their minds within an artificial reality known as the Matrix. As a rebel against the machines, Neo must return to the Matrix and confront the agents: super-powerful computer programs devoted to snuffing out Neo and the entire human rebellion. (Read More)

Themes:torture
Locations:elevator, nightclub
Period:1990s
Story:police shootout, action hero, bullet dodging, blown to pieces, chosen one, bullet time, mentor, prophecy, pump action shotgun, gun fu, part of trilogy, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, first part, exploding body, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, subway

Transporter 3 (2008)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Transporter 3 (2008)

Toxic waste bubbles in a ship waiting permission to dock in Odessa. Frank Martin turns down a job in Marseilles, referring it to a pal. A short time later, the pal, wounded by gunfire, crashes his car into Frank's living room and dies, leaving a young woman in the back seat. The employer of the dead man shows up, forces Frank to take the job, snaps a bracelet on his wrist that will explode if Frank gets more than 75 feet from his car, and sends Frank on a journey east with the young woman and a trunk full of something. She's Valentina, nearly mute. Can Frank figure out what's going on, deliver the package, and escape alive? And what does the ship have to do with it? This is why Transporter 3 (2008) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Story:action hero, spit in the face, body landing on a car, part of trilogy, stylized violence, exploding body, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, hero, machine gun, blood splatter, fistfight, shot to death

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

John Rambo is removed from prison by his former superior, Colonel Samuel Troutman, for a top-secret operation to bring back POW's still held in Vietnam. Rambo's assignment is to only take pictures of where the POWs are being held, but Rambo wants to get the POWs out of Vietnam. Teamed up with female Vietnamese freedom fighter Co Bao, Rambo embarks on a mission to rescue the POWs, who are being held by sadistic Vietnamese Captain Vinh and his Russian comrade, Lieutenant Colonel Padovsky. Rambo starts killing every enemy in sight while still focusing on his intentions to rescue the POWs. There are also corrupt American officials involved in the mission, including Marshall Murdock, one of Rambo's superiors. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Story:mission, action hero, chosen one, electric shock, pump action shotgun, uzi, first part, neck breaking, exploding body, person on fire, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, hero

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth, is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the world. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, suicide, revenge
Locations:hospital
Story:sword fight, action hero, marvel entertainment, x rayed skeleton, marvel comics, gun fu, stylized violence, severed arm, first part, neck breaking, exploding body, mixed martial arts, impalement, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, sword, tough guy

Death Race (2008) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Death Race (2008)

In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans watch by the millions as criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his freedom. On the day he loses his job, steelworker Jensen Ames is arrested for his wife's murder. Sent to Terminal Island, he's offered an out by the steely and manipulative Warden Hennessey - race as the popular mask-wearing (but now dead) champion, Frankenstein, or rot in prison. Jensen makes the bargain. As the three-stage race approaches, he realizes that the whole thing may be a set up - can an anonymous man behind a mask get revenge and win his release? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:action hero, tough guy voice, first part, neck breaking, exploding body, person on fire, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, hero, machine gun, blood splatter, fistfight, shot to death, shootout, train

The Punisher (2004)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Punisher (2004)

Special agent Frank Castle had it all: A loving family, a great life, and an adventurous job. But when his life is taken away from him by a ruthless criminal and his associates, Frank has become reborn. Now serving as judge, jury, and executioner, he's a new kind of vigilante out to wage a one man war against those who have done him wrong. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:nightclub
Story:katana, stabbed in the eye, marvel comics, gun fu, stylized violence, neck breaking, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, based on comic book, decapitation, hand to hand combat, gunfight, sword, tough guy, hero

Rambo III (1988)
Action, Adventure, Thriller, War

Rambo III (1988)

John Rambo's former Vietnam superior, Colonel Samuel Trautman, has been assigned to lead a mission to help the Mujahedeen rebels who are fighting the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, but the Buddhist Rambo turns down Trautman's request that Rambo help out. When the mission goes belly up and Trautman is kidnapped and tortured by Russian Colonel Zaysen, Rambo launches a rescue effort and allies himself with the Mujahedeen rebels and gets their help in trying to rescue Trautman from Zaysen. This is why Rambo III (1988) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Story:mission, action hero, bloodbath, father figure, neck breaking, exploding body, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, hero, machine gun, fistfight, shootout, surprise ending

The Terminator (1984)
Action, Sci-fi

The Terminator (1984)

A cyborg is sent from the future on a deadly mission. He has to kill Sarah Connor, a young woman whose life will have a great significance in years to come. Sarah has only one protector - Kyle Reese - also sent from the future. The Terminator uses his exceptional intelligence and strength to find Sarah, but is there any way to stop the seemingly indestructible cyborg ? (Read More)

Mood:gore
Locations:nightclub
Story:mission, police shootout, action hero, torso cut in half, pump action shotgun, switchblade, gun fu, uzi, first part, exploding body, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, kissing, gunfight

The Matrix Revolutions (2003) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Neo discovers that somehow he is able to use his powers in the real world too and that his mind can be freed from his body, as a result of which he finds himself trapped on a train station between the Matrix and the Real World. Meanwhile, Zion is preparing for the oncoming war with the machines with very little chances of survival. Neo's associates set out to free him from The Merovingian since it's believed that he is the One who will end the war between humans and the machines. What they do not know is that there is a threat from a third party, someone who has plans to destroy both the worlds. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:tragic hero, train, police shootout, action hero, chosen one, bullet time, prophecy, gun fu, part of trilogy, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:torture
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:action hero, stabbed through the chin, bar fight, uzi, neck breaking, exploding body, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, machine gun, blood splatter, fistfight, shot to death

Rush Hour (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour (1998)

Cultures clash and tempers flares as the two cops named Detective Inspector Lee a Hong Kong Detective and Detective James Carter FBI, a big-mouthed work-alone Los Angeles cop who are from different worlds discovers one thing in common: they can't stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals and save the eleven-year-old Chinese girl of the Chinese consul named Soo Yung. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Period:1990s
Story:bar brawl, police shootout, action hero, english subtitles in original, quick draw, bar fight, part of trilogy, martial arts master, stylized violence, uzi, first part, martial artist, racial slur, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy

The Expendables (2010)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

The Expendables (2010)

Barney Ross leads the "Expendables", a band of highly skilled mercenaries including knife enthusiast Lee Christmas, martial arts expert Yin Yang, heavy weapons specialist Hale Caesar, demolitionist Toll Road and loose-cannon sniper Gunner Jensen. When the group is commissioned by the mysterious Mr. Church to assassinate the merciless dictator of a small South American island, Barney and Lee head to the remote locale to scout out their opposition. Once there, they meet with local rebel Sandra and discover the true nature of the conflict engulfing the city. When they escape the island and Sandra stays behind, Ross must choose to either walk away and save his own life - or attempt a suicidal rescue mission that might just save his soul. This is why The Expendables (2010) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Story:action hero, blown to pieces, blade, torso cut in half, exploding head, reverse footage, uzi, first part, neck breaking, exploding body, mission, person on fire, mixed martial arts, impalement, decapitation, hand to hand combat, gunfight, sword, tough guy, motorcycle

Army Of Darkness (1992) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Comedy, Horror

Army Of Darkness (1992)

Ash is transported with his car to 1,300 A.D., where he is captured by Lord Arthur and turned slave with Duke Henry the Red and a couple of his men. When Ash is thrown into a pit, he defeats two monsters and wins respect of Arthur's army and vassals. The Wiseman points Ash as The Chosen One that will retrieve the Necronomicon but Ash is only interested in returning home. When he learns that the only way to return to his time is using the Necronomicon, Ash decides to travel to the unholy land of the Deadites. The Wiseman advises that he must say the words "Klaatu Barada Nikto" to safely get the evil book. However, Ash forgets the last word and an army of the dead resurrects to attack Arthur fortress and recover the Necronomicon. The battle between the living and the dead is about to start and the support of Henry the Red is the only way to help Ash and Arthur to defeat the army of darkness. (Read More)

Mood:gore
Period:1990s
Story:sword duel, tragic hero, sword fight, action hero, chosen one, spit in the face, prophecy, reverse footage, gun fu, stylized violence, automobile, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, good versus evil, decapitation, hand to hand combat

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Over 10 years have passed since the first cyborg called The Terminator tried to kill Sarah Connor and her unborn son, John Connor. John Connor, the future leader of the human resistance, is now a healthy young boy. However another Terminator is sent back through time called the T-1000, which is more advanced and more powerful than its predecessor. The Mission: to kill John Connor when he's still a child. However, Sarah and John do not have to face this threat of a Terminator alone. Another Terminator is also sent back through time. The mission: to protect John and Sarah Connor at all costs. The battle for tomorrow has begun... (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Mood:gore
Locations:elevator, hospital
Period:1990s
Story:bar brawl, police shootout, action hero, arm cut off, stabbed in the eye, father figure, pump action shotgun, bar fight, gun fu, syringe, exploding body, automobile, injection, mission, person on fire, one against many, one man army, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Action, Sci-fi

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Six months after the events depicted in The Matrix, Neo has proved to be a good omen for the free humans, as more and more humans are being freed from the matrix and brought to Zion, the one and only stronghold of the Resistance. Neo himself has discovered his superpowers including super speed, ability to see the codes of the things inside the matrix, and a certain degree of precognition. But a nasty piece of news hits the human resistance: 250,000 machine sentinels are digging to Zion and would reach them in 72 hours. As Zion prepares for the ultimate war, Neo, Morpheus and Trinity are advised by the Oracle to find the Keymaker who would help them reach the Source. Meanwhile Neo's recurrent dreams depicting Trinity's death have got him worried and as if it was not enough, Agent Smith has somehow escaped deletion, has become more powerful than before and has chosen Neo as his next target. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Locations:elevator
Story:katana sword, action hero, bullet dodging, chosen one, rave, body landing on a car, prophecy, gun fu, part of trilogy, stylized violence, injection, mission, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, impalement, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl

Hellboy (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi

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. (Read More)

Themes:superhero
Story:sword fight, action hero, torso cut in half, father figure, reverse footage, first part, exploding body, person on fire, one against many, one man army, subway, mixed martial arts, impalement, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, sword, hero

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

The lead character, called 'The Bride,' was a member of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, led by her lover 'Bill.' Upon realizing she was pregnant with Bill's child, 'The Bride' decided to escape her life as a killer. She fled to Texas, met a young man, who, on the day of their wedding rehearsal was gunned down by an angry and jealous Bill (with the assistance of the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad). Four years later, 'The Bride' wakes from a coma, and discovers her baby is gone. She, then, decides to seek revenge upon the five people who destroyed her life and killed her baby. The saga of Kill Bill Volume I begins. This is why Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:nightclub, hospital
Period:1990s
Story:katana sword, samurai sword, sword duel, tragic hero, dark hero, sword fight, sword, english subtitles in original, blade, bullet time, mentor, hypodermic needle, martial arts master, severed arm, first part, martial artist, one against many, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, impalement

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city.

Themes:superhero, torture, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator, hospital
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, police shootout, action hero, father figure, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, uzi, neck breaking, exploding body, injection, mission, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, subway, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, based on comic book

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, suicide, revenge
Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Story:tragic hero, dark hero, x rayed skeleton, body landing on a car, exploding head, marvel comics, pump action shotgun, exploding body, person on fire, shot in the forehead, one man army, impalement, based on comic book, sword, tough guy, hero, machine gun, blood splatter, fistfight, shot to death

Shoot 'em Up (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Shoot 'em Up (2007)

Late at night, in an unnamed U.S. city, a solitary man sits at a bus stop. A pregnant woman runs by, pursued by a man with a gun. With reluctance, the man at the bus stop rescues her and assists with the baby's delivery, while additional pursuers fire at them, including the gang's particularly nasty leader, an intuitive man named Hertz. Our hero, known only as Smith, determines to save the child and find out why Hertz wants the baby dead. At a local bordello, he tries to employ a lactating hooker to watch the child, but things quickly escalate, and this makeshift family is soon on the run. Heavy metal music calms the baby. Why? A laboratory, gun factory, and presidential campaign all figure in Smith's quest for the child's safe deliverance. (Read More)

Themes:torture
Mood:gore
Story:action hero, quick draw, bullet time, stabbed in the eye, body landing on a car, switchblade, gun fu, stylized violence, uzi, severed arm, one against many, shot in the forehead, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, hand to hand combat, gunfight, tough guy, hero, machine gun

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:torture, revenge
Story:sword fight, action hero, gun fu, stylized violence, uzi, exploding body, injection, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, tough guy, motorcycle, machine gun, fistfight, shot to death

Underworld (2003)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Underworld (2003)

A war has been raging between the Vampires and Lycan for centuries, Selene (Beckinsale) is a death dealer, assigned to hunt down and eradicate the last of the Lycan. When she comes across Michael Corvin (Speedman) who holds the key to end the war she must decide where her allegiances will lie. This is why Underworld (2003) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998). (Read More)

Mood:gore
Locations:hospital
Characters:vampire
Story:vampire slayer, human ally, urban gothic, ultraviolet light, regeneration, blade, torso cut in half, hypodermic needle, syringe, first part, neck breaking, exploding body, shot in the forehead, subway, impalement, ambush, decapitation, sword, machine gun, blood splatter

X: First Class (2011)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi

X: First Class (2011)

Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together, with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-MEN. (Read More)

Themes:superhero, torture, revenge
Story:tragic hero, sword fight, action hero, bullet dodging, marvel entertainment, serum, marvel comics, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, syringe, exploding body, injection, mixed martial arts, impalement, based on comic book, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, tough guy

Quantum Of Solace (2008)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Quantum Of Solace (2008)

Is there solace in revenge? Bond and "M" sniff a shadowy international network of power and corruption reaping billions. As Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," all roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. Greene, a nasty piece of work, is intent on securing a barren area of Bolivia in exchange for assisting a strongman stage a coup there. The CIA looks the other way, and only Bond, with help from a retired spy and from a mysterious beauty, stands in Greene's way. "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him. Beyond that, can anyone drawn to Bond live to tell the tale? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:police shootout, action hero, pump action shotgun, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, hand to hand combat, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, hero, machine gun, fistfight, shootout, martial arts, violence

Assassin's Creed (2016) is one of the best movies like Blade (1998)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Assassin's Creed (2016)

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:elevator
Story:dark hero, sword fight, action hero, x rayed skeleton, blade, babe scientist, hypodermic needle, stylized violence, neck breaking, injection, mission, one against many, mixed martial arts, impalement, ambush, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, tough guy

Yip Man (2008)
Action, Biography, Drama, Sport

Yip Man (2008)

In 1935 in Foshan, south China, there are martial arts schools on every street corner. Ip Man is the undisputed martial arts champion, yet he has not devoted himself to teaching. Despite this, it seems that all the kung fu masters of the city are eager to fight him to improve their reputation.

Story:tragic hero, action hero, katana, martial arts master, stylized violence, first part, neck breaking, martial artist, one against many, one man army, disarming someone, mixed martial arts, ambush, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, brawl, sword, tough guy, fistfight, shot to death

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