Movies like The Accidental Spy

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The Accidental Spy (2001)
 5.9
 16K
The Accidental Spy (2001)
Original name: 特務迷城
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, espionage, amateur detective, heroic mission, goofy hero, adventure, private detective, good versus evil, heroes, organized crime, one man army, kung fu classic, fight, robbery, crimes, heist, investigation, journalism, bio weapon, chases and races, terminal illness, dishonesty, master criminal, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, turkey, china, hong kong, istanbul turkey

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 heroes, martial arts, rivalry, hand to hand combat, crimes, stylized violence and kung fu mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Accidental Spy: Police Story (1985), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Armour of God (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
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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: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crimes, crime, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, kung fu ...
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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, heroes, secret agents, undercover, hitman, chase, espionage, adventure, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 17K
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, police officer, fight, police investigation, crimes, stalking, master criminal, partners against crime, gang, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, usa, asia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, undercover, heroes, drug lord, helicopter, farce, working undercover, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 7.1
 17K
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, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, chase, treasure hunt, kidnapping, adventurer, auction, treasure, daring rescue, danger, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, hong kong, china, tokyo, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, heroes, chase, heist, crime, crimes, police investigation, gang, reluctant partners, hostages, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 25K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, journalist, drug dealer, escapades, gang, karate chop, danger, bravery, assassination attempt, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 8K
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: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, car chase, kidnapping, police, heroes, master criminal, vengeance, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, tough heroes, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 7.1
 9K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, pirate, heroes, martial arts, police corruption, corruption, police, violence, kung fu, tough law enforcer, rivalry, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 36K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, adventure, secret agents, martial arts, chase, on the run, danger, espionage, fistfight, secret agent, swat team, commando ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, gangsters, farce, mistaken identity, crime, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, cult, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, fist fighting, boxing, silly humor, parents and children, righting the wronged, theft ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 11K
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, kung fu, chase, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, tense, captivating, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, cons and scams, against the odds, righting the wronged, crimes, partners, rivalry, buddies, dishonesty, heroic mission, martial artist, kung fu master ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dragons Forever (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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: exciting, neurotic, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, factory, lawyer, fight, dishonesty, cons and scams, hand to hand combat, fistfight, gangsters, courtroom, gangster ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 15K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, pirate, chase, heroes, smuggling, sea, police, heroic mission, against the odds, crimes, graphic violence, corrupt officer ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 197K
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: humorous, exciting, realistic, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, gang, odd couple, forgery, bribery, vacation, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, usa, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, ambition, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, tragic hero ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, secret agents, race against time, adventure, master villain, crimes, escapades, dishonesty, undercover, chases and races, danger, save the day ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, martial artist, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, gangster, hostage, gangsters, foot chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 36K
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, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fighting style, master, alcoholic, undisciplined, rivalry, farce, drinking, battles, discipline, battle ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 10K
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, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, hijacking, ship, cruise, heroes, private detective, one man army, womanizer, parody, terrorist, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, heroes, martial arts, yakuza, revenge, buddies, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.6
 13K
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: babies and infants, kidnapping, gangsters, gambling, nothing goes right, rivalry, crimes, partners, debt, ransom, cons and scams, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, escapades, femme fatale, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 571
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: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, aerial combats, master warrior, heroes, martial arts, crimes, twins, female bodybuilder, rivalry, train
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, hostage, martial arts, confined, danger, escapades, rivalry, hostages, crimes, womanizer, daring rescue, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 2K
The Master (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, bus, bank, kung fu, karate, guru, disgruntled, righting the wronged, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, on the run, adventure, chase, mistaken identity, orphan, contests and competitions, down on your luck, school, nothing goes right, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dragon Attack (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, War
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Similar to "The Dirty Dozen" or one of that nature. Japan is trying to take over the world and the generals of the allied forces trying to stop the Japanese have been taken prisoner. A force of loners and fighters is put together to try ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, soldier, rescue, world war two, martial arts, battles, heist, heroic mission, partners, daring rescue, master criminal ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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