Movies like God of Gamblers

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God of Gamblers (1989)
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God of Gamblers (1989)
Original name: 賭神
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. Struck on the head, Ko suffers from amnesia and regresses to a child-like state. Knife takes care of Ko and begins to exploit Ko's gambling talents.
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, memory loss, crimes, crime, betrayal, cards, comeback, poker, head injury, bodyguard, death, brutality, traitor, amnesia, gambler, bloodbath, violence, gunfight, blood, blood splatter, triad, cons and scams, card trick, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco

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Most similar movies to God of Gamblers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about crimes, rivalry, violence, blood, gangsters, martial arts and gunfight mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like God of Gamblers: The Man from Macau (2014), Rich and Famous (1987), Rich and Famous 2 (1987), The Last Blood (1990), My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gambling, farce, contests and competitions, heroes, hopes, hidden identity, ambition, golden years, unlikely partners, criminal's revenge, rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, frogman
Place: taiwan, china, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
God of Gamblers II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must put aside their differences when they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, partners against crime, cons and scams, unlikely partners, martial arts, heroes, anti heroes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Man from Macau (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, crimes, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, undercover, gambler, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rich and Famous (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crime and a violent war between rival gang lords.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, gang, wedding, going straight, tragic hero, heroes, dishonesty, danger, crimes, downfall, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rich and Famous 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Tang Kat-Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.
Style: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gang, tragic hero, buddies, crime, rivalry, ambition, heroes, deadly, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
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The Last Blood (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tam is Lui Tai, an Interpol agent assigned to protect a famous religious leader, the Daka Lama, who's targeted for death by the militant Japanese terrorist group, the Red Army. Lui Tai hooks up with the Daka Lama in Singapore, but a Red Army ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, airport, terrorism, master criminal, law enforcement, interpol, hitman, wooing, heroic mission, clergy, danger, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Wife Is a Gangster 3 (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Aryong, the daughter of a triad boss from Hong Kong is accused of killing the boss of a competing triad, she is goes into hiding in Korea. Upon arriving, she is guided by a nimble but loyal Gi-chul and his motley crew, who are assigned to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, martial arts, chases and races, woman in danger, chase, vengeance, deadly, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, friendship, gangsters, vengeance, police officer, forgery, prison, revenge, crime, crimes, police investigation, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, taipei, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Once a Thief (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: chase, martial arts, betrayal, friendship, cons and scams, vengeance, gangsters, heist, one last job, friends, love triangle, disorder ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, terrorist, ship, cruise, womanizer, heroes, one man army, private detective, hijacking, danger, tough cop ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Hero Never Dies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, tough law enforcer, anti hero, vengeance, destiny, martial arts, gory, friends, hitman, battles, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, fish out of water, undercover, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
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Full Contact (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, betrayal, heist, haunted by the past, femme fatale, danger, rehabilitation, gays and lesbians, criminal's revenge, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tiger on Beat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, disorder, law enforcement, crime, undercover, partners, crimes, farce, police corruption, down on your luck, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, undercover, gangsters, gang, restaurant, gang war, gory, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, working undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hostage, martial arts, heroes, danger, daring rescue, terrorism, skyscraper, showbiz, deadly, crimes, race against time, fistfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, danger, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, confined, deadly, friends, frame up, prison life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, frame up, police corruption, gangsters, law enforcement, life is a bitch, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Fulltime Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dark hero, police detective, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, law enforcement, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, singapore, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Iron Fingers of Death (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine there forces to defeat the evil 9th Prince.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, one man army, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, escapades, master warrior, graphic violence, vengeance, forceful separation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
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Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, one on one, mortal combat, contests and competitions, graphic violence, crimes, ambition, heroes, tough heroes, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, beijing china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Hearty Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During their last (botched) operation, Hong Kong cops Chow Yun-Fat and Lui Fong accidentally cause the slight head injury of a pretty young woman. Because she has entered the country illegally, and has no other place to live, she pretends that she ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: crime gone awry, unfulfillment, love and romance, gang, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, rivalry, reluctant partners, crimes, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hired killer pairs up with an amateur filmmaker to provide clients with satisfying footage of enemies getting whacked in this black comedy. Business is down, so hit man Bart is thrilled when Mrs. Ma hires him to kill her enemies -- and film the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, partners, crimes, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, blind ambition, unlikely partners, revenge, film within a film, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.8
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The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, redemption, one last job, mob boss, crimes, crime, going straight, moral dilemma, accident, deadly, innocence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 6K
City on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, gang, friendship, police detective, mexican standoff, undercover cop, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
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The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, martial arts, police detective, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 1K
Knockabout (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yuen Baio and Ka-Yan Leung play brothers Yipao and Taipao, lovable rogues who convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students. When Yipao discovers that their teacher is actually a wanted criminal, Silver Fox (Chia Yung Liu), he is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gang, buddies, crimes, fighting crime, friends, cons and scams, vengeance, siblings relations, rivalry, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
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Touch and Go (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A clumsy, easy-going but tough restaurant chef witnesses a murder of a cop. This leads him to a world of trouble, as the killer seeks to silence him. Luckily, the vengeful partner of the dead cop is there to help him.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mexican standoff, partners, crimes, chase, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, rivalry, one man army, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After the events in God of Gamblers II, Tai-Kun who lost his ESP powers has regained the abilities again and seeks revenge against Sing, the Saint of Gamblers. When Tai-Kun, aided by his fellow disciples, exerts ESP powers under full force against ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Plot: time travel, gambling, sent to the past, deadly, changing the past or future, escapades, master warrior, criminal heroes, supernatural ability, danger, fish out of water, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, shanghai, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.1
 357
Shatter (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shatter, an international contract killer, has been assigned to assassinate the President of a small African country and collect his fee from a bank in the Far East. On arrival in Hong Kong his life is threatened and when the bank denies all ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, master warrior, hitman, secret agents, espionage, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, vampire, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, europe, england, china, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%