Movies like The Accidental Spy

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The Accidental Spy (2001)
 5.8
 18K
The Accidental Spy (2001)
Original name: 特務迷城
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fun-filled story about an ordinary guy about to kick into an action-packed adventure. Jackie Chan plays a bored and unsuccessful salesman who never thought his life would amount to anything. All that changes one day when he becomes an instant hero by foiling an attempted bank robbery.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, semi serious, suspense, surprise ending, parody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, kung fu classic, organized crime, espionage, amateur detective, goofy hero, heroic mission, private detective, good versus evil, one man army, bio weapon, spy, fight, robbery, heroes, reporter, heist, investigation, crimes, undercover, master criminal, journalism, rivalry, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, turkey, hong kong, seoul, china, istanbul turkey

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Most similar movies to The Accidental Spy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, heroes, rivalry, kung fu, fistfight, fight and stylized violence mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Accidental Spy: Police Story (1985), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Armour of God (1986), Once a Cop (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 36K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, chase, car chase, gangsters, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, secret agents, espionage, chase, terrorism, one man army, undercover, heroes, hitman, rescue, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, undercover cop, police detective, drug lord, undercover, heroes, farce, fight, buddy cop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.9
 20K
Armour of God (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Asian Hawk, an Indiana Jones-style adventurer looking to make a fortune in exotic antiquities. After Hawk discovers a mysterious sword in Africa, a band of Satan-worshipping monks kidnap his ex-girlfriend Lorelei, demanding the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, master warrior, treasure, chase, kidnapping, adventure, kung fu, redemption, adventurer, fight, daring rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, tokyo, china, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 4K
Once a Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As a crime wave sweeps through Hong Kong, the police call Jessica Yang (Yeoh), a rising star in the ranks, to help stop a notorious gang of thieves! What Jessica doesn't realize is that her boyfriend - recently discharged from the force - is ...
Style: satirical, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, police, crimes, police investigation, farce, violence, kung fu, gunfight, fight, distopia, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 9K
Thunderbolt (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, auto mechanic, kidnapping, martial arts, car chase, police, master criminal, automobile racing, vengeance, partners against crime, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 20K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, intense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, tokyo, usa, los angeles, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 10K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, adventure, frame up, pirate, empire, police, corruption, heroes, police corruption, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 40K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: light, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, chase, espionage, master warrior, secret agents, kung fu, fight, spy, on the run, car chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, africa, south africa, asia, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kung fu, chinese mafia, fight, exploitation, gangsters, forgery, counterfeit money, invisibility, friends, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 27K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, sexy, buddy movie ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, gang, journalist, drug dealer, fight, escapades, superhero, bravery, assassination attempt, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: australia, china, hong kong, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dragon Strike (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dragon and his madcap pal Cowboy spend their days getting into mischief, frustrating the elders, chasing girls, and competing in the village sport. When Dragon overhears a fiendish plot by smugglers to sell China's national treasures overseas, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, against the odds, cons and scams, righting the wronged, rivalry, partners, crimes, heroic mission, buddies, dishonesty, kung fu ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 12K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, twins, farce, kung fu, mistaken identity, gangsters, gunfight, chase, brutality, fight, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.6
 218K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: buddy movie, entertaining, exciting, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vacation, culture clash, buddy cop, chase, secret service, kung fu, odd couple, gang, good versus evil, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, hong kong, los angeles, china, east asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 17K
Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, sea, kung fu, smuggling, pirate, fight, wu shu, police, treasure, exploitation, adventure, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, gang, kung fu, adventure, fight, gangsters, street life, supermarket, righting the wronged, revenge, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, bronx new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty ...
Style: neurotic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, lawyer, factory, art, cons and scams, dishonesty, courtroom, gangsters, chase, one man army ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.3
 11K
City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: semi serious, realistic, parody, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorist, hostage, cruise, one man army, womanizer, private detective, heroes, ship, ocean liner, kung fu, hijacking ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 4K
High Risk (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an exhibition of the crown jewels of Russia at a Hong Kong ...
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, skyscraper, hostage, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, showbiz, police officer, one against many, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 12K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, crimes, good versus evil, one man army, martial artist, heroes, secret identity, police, fistfight, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 15K
Robin-B-Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cult film
Plot: babies and infants, kidnapping, martial arts, gambling, gangsters, nothing goes right, ransom, debt, cons and scams, rivalry, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, kung fu, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, street fight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, hong kong, china, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, spy spoof, spy, secret agents, crimes, race against time, adventure, master villain, terrorism, undercover, save the day ...
Time: 60s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 40K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, entertaining, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, discipline, alcoholic, transformation, teacher, master, redemption, fight, undisciplined, wu shu, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 5K
Hitman (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, yakuza, crimes, assassination, kung fu, mafia, revenge, heroes, competition, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, crimes, police, revenge, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, buddy cop, private detective, chase, chinese, van, adventure, buddies, kung fu, woman in danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: italy, spain, barcelona, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 696
Twins Mission (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twins Mission is a 2007 Hong Kong martial arts-action-comedy film directed by action choreographer Kong Tao-Hoi and staring Gillian Chung, Charlene Choi and Sammo Hung among others. The film is a bit of a spoof of the popularity and success of the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, adventure, master warrior, good versus evil, aerial combats, twins, heroes, crimes, female bodybuilder, rivalry, train, girls with guns
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, vengeance, heroes, beggar, master warrior, samurai, fistfight, orphan, medieval, betrayal ...
Place: china, japan, tokyo, hong kong, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%