Movies like Police Story

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Police Story (1985)
 7.5
 37K
Police Story (1985)
Original name: 警察故事
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, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, intense, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, fight, car chase, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, law enforcement, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, tough guy, police officer, police protagonist, farce, mafia, exploitation, rivalry, revenge, violence, hitman, gunfight, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to Police Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and stylized films with plots about violence, fight, gunfight, martial arts, heroes, chase and fistfight mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Police Story: Who Am I? (1998), Wasabi (2001), Project A 2 (1987), Action Jackson (1988), Rumble in the Bronx (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, adventure, kung fu, espionage, spy, secret agents, master warrior, fight, on the run, car chase, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, africa, south africa, asia, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, drug lord, undercover, heroes, police detective, fight, buddy cop, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 41K
Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: light, funny, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, tough guy, tough cop, yakuza, police brutality, hitman, bank robbery, culture clash, inheritance, secret service, justice, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france, france, kyoto japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 11K
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, police, corruption, empire, heroes, police corruption, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 11K
Action Jackson (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
Style: sexy, neo noir, humorous, buddy movie, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, chase, martial arts, police investigation, frame up, fight, police, death, brutality, car chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), ninja ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, kung fu, gang, adventure, fight, gangsters, street life, supermarket, righting the wronged, revenge, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, bronx new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, visually appealing ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, gang, journalist, drug dealer, fight, kung fu, escapades, bravery, assassination attempt, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, australia, hong kong, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, chase, adventure, kung fu, treasure, desert, adventurer, heroes, fight, treasure hunter, rivalry ...
Place: tokyo, africa, egypt, hong kong, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: visually appealing, unusual plot structure, satirical, splatter, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, police, crimes, police investigation, farce, kung fu, gunfight, violence, fight, writers, distopia ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, kung fu, gangsters, farce, twins, brutality, gunfight, chase, fight, goofy hero, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, parody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, terrorism, one man army, undercover, heroes, hitman, rescue, race against time, double agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 107K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: intense, buddy movie, realistic, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, prison, crimes, prisoner, buddy cop, police, buddies, law enforcement, warden, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, kung fu master, fight, farce, boxing, heroes, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged, silly humor ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 222K
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, culture clash, buddy cop, chase, kung fu, odd couple, gang, good versus evil, bribery, vacation, forgery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, china, hong kong, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, stylized, tense, light, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, on the run, fight, mentor, kung fu master, chase, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, japan, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, sexy, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, distopia, dystopic future ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, china, hong kong, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, buddy cop, adventure, kidnapping, gangsters, chase, gang, rescue, working undercover, city life, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, hong kong, china, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 170K
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, african american, police investigation, ambassador, buddy cop, kung fu, police, police officer, partners, kidnapping, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, china, hong kong, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 13K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: buddy movie, talky, witty, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police officer, police, buddy, gunfight, chase, police investigation, violence, undercover, crimes, gangsters, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, florida, new jersey, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 41K
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, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, teacher, master, redemption, alcoholic, undisciplined, wu shu, rivalry, farce, kung fu classic ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: china, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 7K
Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, corruption, kung fu, rescue, rivalry, dishonesty, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, california, china, asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, vengeance, heroes, master warrior, orphan, fistfight, samurai, medieval, betrayal, kung fu classic ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, tokyo, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, smuggling, maverick cop, buddy cop, car chase, undercover, murder, damsel in distress, fish out of water, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, michigan, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Accidental Spy (2001)
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 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, spy, organized crime, espionage, kung fu classic, heroic mission, amateur detective, goofy hero, good versus evil, private detective, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, turkey, seoul, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, heroes, police, one man army, martial artist, undercover, soldier, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, sea, fight, warrior, police, adventure, exploitation, treasure, chase, heroes, wu shu ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 7K
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: suspense, humorous, stylized, sweet, visually appealing ...
Plot: martial arts, heist, kung fu, chase, art thief, friendship, betrayal, violence, gunfight, art, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, year 1988
Place: hong kong, british columbia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 2K
Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, tough cop, tough law enforcer, save the day, police investigation, female martial artist, track down, partners against crime, martial arts, bully, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%