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Monday (2000)
 7.4
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Monday (2000)
Original name: MONDAY
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple funeral turns a man's world upside down.
Style: humorous, dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, stylized, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, life turned upside down, danger, crimes, gang, memory loss, chases and races, disorder, deadly, yakuza, chase, coincidence, crime, assassination, alternate reality, flashback, gangster
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, danger, deadly, rivalry and chases and races mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Monday: Postman Blues (1997), My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003), Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013), This Girl Is Bad-Ass!! (2011), Party 7 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Postman Blues (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sawaki is a postman who's not quite thrilled about his boring way of life. But his life is about to change when he delivers mail to his old schoolmate Noguchi, who's now a member of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia, and just finished cutting ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: yakuza, postman, dull life, disorder, workplace situations, fall in love, mistaken identity, track down, chase, gangsters, crimes, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Scissor Gang leader Eun-jin (Shin Eun-kyung), who now suffers from amnesia, nevertheless defends Jae-cheol (Jun Gyu Park), a restaurateur who employs her, from a gangster who wants his business.
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: crimes, gangsters, gang, danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, memory loss, loan, martial arts, deadly, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In Japan, gonzo filmmakers hatch a three-pronged plan to save an actress's career, end a yakuza war and make a hit movie.
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: yakuza, filmmaking, gang war, vengeance, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, crimes, deadly, chaos, female killer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
This Girl Is Bad-Ass!! (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bike messenger, hired by competing mob bosses to smuggle goods, finds that her only way out is a confrontation erupting into a battle of bullets, blows and kicks to the face.
Style: exciting, humorous, light, captivating, tense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, disorder, gang, escapades, chase, drug smuggling, danger, strong female presence, riding a bicycle, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: thief, chase, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, mistaken identity, hitman, mentally unstable, danger, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Thriller, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In dreamlike mountain scenery, Toshiko makes a daring escape from her sexually warped Uncle Sonezaki. Fortunately, she met Samehada as she runs for her life, which is also escaping from some slayers. What follows is a wild chase that leads the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, crime, gangsters, crimes, lovers on the run, chase, sexual perversion, rivalry, criminal's revenge, graphic violence, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, impossible love, fall in love, destiny, love and romance, supernatural romance, supernatural, disorder, misfit, afterlife, love story, angel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead or Alive 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decided to ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, shooting, hitman, yakuza, friends, criminal heroes, danger, drug dealing, buddies, crimes, gangsters, orphan ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Woman Sharper (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Handsome young Katsuta tries to follow the yakuza code, but even his boss doesn't believe in it. Diamond Fuyu is less ethical, and allows the idiotic Tetsu to trick a schoolgirl he fancies, Hanako, into a type of bonded prostitution. Because of ...
Style: stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, gambling, yakuza, mysterious character, gang, femme fatale, graphic violence, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
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Blue Tiger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gena is a sweet and dedicated mother to her little son. One day, whilst shopping with him for a halloween mask, her son is accidently shot through the chest by a Japanese Gunman, trying to kill an opposing gang of bus operators. Gena notices that ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, vengeance, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes, crimes, deadly, lone wolves, strong female presence, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Graveyard of Honor (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However, his fear of nothing soon causes problems.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: yakuza, life is a bitch, deadly, drug abuse, addiction, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crime, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Bannen Way (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Bannen Way is a slick, sexy, action-packed show about Neal Bannen, a charming con-man with a police chief for a father, a mob boss for an uncle and a weakness for beautiful women, who wants to turn his life around and leave the criminal ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, disorder, law enforcement, romancing a criminal, criminal heroes, dishonesty, hopes, deadly, gangsters, criminal, going straight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, gang, crimes, vengeance, danger, gangsters, rivalry, bank, track down, hitman, heist, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 2K
Black Out (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After ruthless gangsters wrongfully accuse him of stealing from them, a retired criminal has 24 hours to creep back into his past life and retrieve a bag of coke before his fiancée is killed.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: wedding, robbery, cocaine, memory loss, crimes, gangsters, drug dealing, race against time, disorder, axe, muscle car, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, gangsters, danger, contests and competitions, stripper, vengeance, brutality, yakuza, drugs, gratuitous violence, violent, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 3K
Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hitman, vengeance, heist, rivalry, danger, gangsters, psychopath, murder, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Adrenaline Drive (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gas leak explosion at a yakuza hideout provides a shy nurse and a rental car clerk with the opportunity to take a briefcase full of money. A cross-country chase ensues.
Style: offbeat, stylized, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, yakuza, nothing goes right, chases and races, partners, odd couple, love and romance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, lovers on the run, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Bodyguard (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A professional bodyguard who failed to protect his Choti, most successful businessman, is fired by his employer's son. The son inherits his fathers company but is then targets by assassins who want to gain control of the estate. He is forced to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, deadly, crimes, gangsters, danger, gang, assassination, martial arts, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique ...
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fbi, assassin, criminal heroes, danger, rivalry, special agents, bounty hunter, crimes, manhunt, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly. Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, surgery, vengeance, danger, rivalry, escapades, anti hero, anti heroes, ballet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races, buddies, partners, fight, engagement, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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No Problem (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Sanjay and Akshaye, childhood friends and small time crooks rob a bank managed by Paresh. The two of them specially, Akshaye, on and off contemplates changing tracks and leaving the world of crime. Sanjay on the other hand almost every time manages ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: heist, chase, crime gone awry, misfit partners, gang, cons and scams, danger, partners, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Detective Doberman (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burned remains of a young woman discovered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police comes to the conclusion that its the work of a pyromaniacal serial murderer. The murder victim is identified as Mayumi Tamaki, a native of Ishigaki, Okinawa. As the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, rescue, urban, deadly, crimes, danger, martial arts, murder, rivalry, crime, gangsters, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Collision Course (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, culture clash, murder, hitman, pepsi, buddy cop, drag racing, crimes, cons and scams, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
 782
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, hitman, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Run, Run, Joe! (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a don who they were suppose to protect ends up dead, his bodyguard and bodyguard's friend must go under cover to escape the wrath of mob.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: chase, escapades, danger, rescue, gangsters, chases and races, crime, crimes, organized crime, sea, motorboat
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, dark humor, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, gang, crimes, law enforcement, crime, partners, odd couple, deadly, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.3
 48K
Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, culture clash, chase, gang war, crimes, crime, chemist, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 70s
Place: england, los angeles, usa, europe, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%