Movies like The Face of Fu Manchu

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The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
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The Face of Fu Manchu (1965)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and clues keep leading back to the Thames.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, rough, psychotronic
Plot: master criminal, terrorism, heroes, crimes, escapades, rivalry, riddles and clues, kidnapping, faked death, prodigy, undercover, mystery, disorder, master villain, uninhibited rivalry, super villain, strangulation, execution, danger, chases and races, deadly, crime
Time: 60s
Place: scotland yard, england, london, europe, shanghai

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Most similar movies to The Face of Fu Manchu

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, chases and races, heroes, deadly and terrorism mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Face of Fu Manchu: The File of the Golden Goose (1969), Black November (2012), Countdown (2004), Detonator (2003), The Return of Mr. Moto (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Brides of Fu Manchu (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnaping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, heroes, master villain, rivalry, confined, leadership, escapades, adventure, master criminal, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco, california
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Hamilton 2: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, rescue, track down, special agents, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, heroes, rivalry, secret agents, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The File of the Golden Goose (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: U.S. Secret Service agent Peter Novak goes undercover with Scotland Yard officer Thompson to halt a murderous gang of counterfeiters known as the Golden Goose. Although Peter is unsure about John's loyalties, the two infiltrate the gang and win ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, forgery, sauna, undercover cop, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty, partners against crime, criminal heroes, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, scotland yard, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
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Black November (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A volatile, oil-rich Nigerian community wages war against their corrupt government and a multi-national oil corporation to protect their land from being destroyed by excessive drilling and spills. To seek justice, a rebel organization kidnaps an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, political conspiracy, terrorism, state affairs, racism, confined, heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, society, hijacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, heroic mission, crimes, rivalry, adventure, save the world, murder, heroes, confined, circus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, terrorism, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: nightclub, undercover, hitman, conspiracy, kidnapping, working undercover, who done it, crimes, espionage, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, england, europe, london, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, train, terrorism, vengeance, swat team, immigrants, life is a bitch, uninhibited rivalry, deportation, bomb, graphic violence, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Final Approach (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: FBI hostage rescue team leader Jack Bender has been sacked for not being a team player, and months later he finds himself in the ultimate hostage nightmare: stuck aboard a plane that's been taken over by a group of well-armed terrorists who ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, terrorism, rescue, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, one man army, tough heroes, heroes, save the day, master criminal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, heroes, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, disorder, master criminal, hidden identity, criminal heroes, undercover, dishonesty, switching roles, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, breakup, rivalry, moral dilemma, love and romance, murder, hitman, master criminal, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Frogmen Operation Stormbringer (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Captain Rick Jeffries is the head of a group of elite soldiers who swim into action, doing the dirty jobs no else can or wants to do. They are in pursuit of a world traveling terrorist known only as Casper, and have the difficult job of bringing him ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, adventure, rivalry, race against time, heroic mission, heroes, crimes, confined, escapades, hijacking, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, law enforcement, race against time, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, master criminal, crime gone awry, one man army, ice hockey, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, drug dealing, confined, undercover, police investigation, terrorism, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, track down, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Counterstrike (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Secret Service agent and his brother, a reckless ATF agent, try to stop a group of extreme right-wing U.S. military mercenaries, led by a fanatic Taiwanese vixen, who hijack the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner with the U.S. and Chinese presidents on ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hostage, daring rescue, adventure, rescue, save the day, special agents, rivalry, confined, race against time, undercover, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, revenge, war hero, vengeance, rebelliousness, political intrigue, royal family, political corruption, political unrest, graphic violence, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, ireland, europe, england, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Escape Under Pressure (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A luxury cruise liner is requisitioned by the Greek government in an attempt to give safe passage to national treasures worth millions of pounds. The liner is attacked by an art collector who finds out about the plan. During the hijack the liner ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, treasure hunt, race against time, confined, heroes, crimes, escapades, one man army, rivalry, obsessive quest, rescue, ship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dusting Cliff 7 (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this action adventure, a former hit woman comes out of retirement to rescue her daughter from kidnappers. The child's abductors demand that the ex-killer retrieve a highly classified document. They give the woman 24 hours to succeed. If she ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, hostage, desert, female assassin, special agents, daring rescue, espionage, confined, adventure, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nature Unleashed: Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Romania, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rescue goes terribly wrong for a sheriff when trying to save four dirt bikers when they are trapped by growing forest fires. Desperate, they seek shelter in an abandoned mine, never realizing they are headed straight for evil from the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: heroes, rivalry, race against time, adventure, wilderness, crimes, escapades, confined, forces of nature, rescue, catastrophe, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead Man Running (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, rivalry, loan, ultimatum, gangsters, crimes, buddies, robbery, violence, disorder, money raising, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, betrayal, undercover, working undercover, master criminal, dishonesty, tough heroes, one man army, car chase, revenge, cia agent, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense
Plot: italian mafia, prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, vengeance, single parent, rivalry, crimes, violence, revenge, death, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, gunfight, violence, wind, battles, greed, arab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Speed (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Action / Foreign / Suspense - Sandeep Malhotra comes to London to convince his girlfriend to give him another chance. Meanwhile, Siddharth, an undercover MI5 agent, receives a CD, which contains the recording of his kidnapped wife, Richa, and is ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: race against time, hostage, hidden identity, secret agents, undercover, working undercover, assassination, crimes, politics, missing person, kidnapping, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Java Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An American in Indonesia teams up with a Muslim cop to track down a terrorist.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, partners against crime, vengeance, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, rivalry, tough heroes, graphic violence, unlikely partners, heroes, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
L: Change the World (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: "The human whose name is written in the Death Note shall die." After making the hardest decision ever, another serious case confronts L. There are only 23 days left and without his best partner Watari (Shunji Fujimura), L has to solve the ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, mind game, terrorism, legends and myths, child in peril, rivalry, adventure, against humanity, save the world, heroic mission, private detective, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
To Commit a Murder (1967)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A writer gets wrapped up in espionage.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, espionage, spy, fall in love, graphic violence, rescue, heroes, dishonesty, undercover, state affairs, crimes, scientist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, crimes, captivity, haunted by the past, confined, escapades, buddies, wilderness, friendship, forest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A close friend of MacGyver is murdered. In searching for a reason for this assassination MacGyver discovers a secret nuclear weapons plant right in the center of Britain.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, adventure, crimes, heroes, escapades, nuclear threat, murder, bomb, nuclear bomb, secret agents, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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