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Crows Zero (2007)
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Crows Zero (2007)
Original name: クローズZERO
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can't make himself to do it as he reminds him of his youth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, rough, serious, realistic, stylized, comic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang war, gang, rivalry, high school, youth, crimes, crime, gangsters, father son relationship, fistfight, friendship, teenage life, high school life, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, strong violent content, machismo, troublemaker, take over, juvenile delinquency, kidnap, street fight, rock music, violence against women, graffiti ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gang, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes and danger mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Crows Zero: Blue Spring (2001), Why Don't You Play in Hell? (2013), Monga (2010), My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003), Fudoh: The New Generation (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crows Zero II (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Genji and his victorious G.P.S. alliance find themselves facing down a new challenge by the students of Hosen Academy, feared by everyone as 'The Army of Killers.' The two schools, in fact, have a history of bad blood between them. And the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, rivalry, ambition, leadership, machismo, family business, gang, danger, crimes, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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100%
 7.3
 3K
Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: high school, rivalry, gang, crimes, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, friendship, society, life is a bitch, high school life, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: filmmaking, gang war, yakuza, deadly, crimes, love and romance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, danger, parents and children, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 3K
Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, “Monga” centers on five boys (Mosquito, Monk, Dragon, White Monkey and A-Lan) who join the "Gang of Princes" who are tired of being pushed around. As the "Gang of Princes" rise in stature, they come into ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, friendship, juvenile delinquency, friends, urban ghetto life, society, crimes, teenage life, power relations, youth, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.
Style: rough, suspenseful, surreal, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, murder, martial arts, vengeance, high school, high school life, teenage life, heroes, gang, deadly, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 4K
Tuff Turf (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The new guy (James Spader) in a Los Angeles high school does some singing and fights a hotshot (Paul Mones) over a disco dancer (Kim Richards).
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: gang, teenager, dancing, dance, heist, high school, youth, love and romance, crimes, high school life, vengeance, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 5K
Friend (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, gang war, ambition, rise to the top, buddies, life is a bitch, rivalry, adulthood, youth, right hand man, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, crime, crimes, deadly, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 928
Street Mobster (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Japanese yakuza films certainly have a well-earned reputation of being violent and chaotic. Some are more frenetic than others and Street Mobster is unbelievable high on savagery and energy. It dawned the re-birth of the genre, telling the story ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, anti heroes, gangsters, anti hero, yakuza, murder, rape, prison, criminal heroes, crime, tough heroes, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gang war, debt, director, right hand man, murder, financial problem, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat, stylized
Plot: gambling, gangsters, yakuza, graphic violence, uninhibited rivalry, femme fatale, gang, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: heist, gang, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bollywood, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
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Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police investigation, gang, undercover, crimes, rivalry, sniper, law enforcer killer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, rivalry, kung fu, danger, society, heroes, master warrior, crime, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, crimes, chase, gang, criminal heroes, chases and races, buddies, partners, fight, engagement, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, danger, vengeance, gangsters, tough law enforcer, police detective, rivalry, law enforcement, police surveillance, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Love, Honor and Obey (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jonny dreams of leaving his dead-end job as a courier. Through his childhood best friend, nephew of the notorious crime lord Ray Kreed, he wins his way into the toughest gang in North London. Hungry for action, Jonny sparks a feud between Ray's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, crime, gangsters, rivalry, criminal's revenge, friendship, organized crime, gang war, criminal heroes, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.5
 18K
Sonatine (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: beach, gang war, gangsters, knife, yakuza, criminal heroes, gang, strong violent content, take over, suicidal, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, okinawa japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 496
Playboy (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A new magistrate in the town of Horisoto—widely reputed to be the most lawless township in Japan, uses guile and his opponents' own misperceptions and prejudices to defeat his enemies and uproot corruption.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: samurai, human spirit, fighting the system, mysterious character, society, rivalry, gang, social differences, crimes, legal action, crime, prostitute ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, gang, danger, gangsters, crimes, assassination, martial arts, rivalry, good versus evil, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, hitman, odd couple, rivalry, nothing goes right, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, law enforcement, gang, friendship, heist, crime, crime gone awry, partners, confined, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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High-Kick Girl! (2009)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Martial arts purists -- not to mention fans of miniskirt-clad, high-kicking karate girls -- will welcome the tightly choreographed fight scenes and slow-motion scuffles in this film about a teenage karate phenom eager to take down her older peers. ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, karate, rivalry, gang, master warrior, crimes, danger, ambition, escapades, battles, teenage girl, schoolgirl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Wife Is a Gangster (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eunjin who is a living legend among the gangsters dominates the male-centered underworld wielding only a pair of her trademark blades. One day, Eun-jin finds her sister from whom she was separated at an orphanage during childhood, and her sister ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, rough, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, opposites attract, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, rivalry, danger, martial arts, marriage, deadly, couple relations, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, rivalry, gang, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Concrete Blondes (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three down-on-their-luck, twenty-something female roommates are living paycheck to paycheck in a rundown apartment, when one night they stumble across $3 million dollars in a suitcase amidst the bloody aftermath of a drug shootout. Despite wanting ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, gangsters, crime gone awry, dishonesty, drug dealer, warehouse, danger, rivalry, murder, stolen money, crime, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, mafia, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, killings, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: offbeat, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, fighting crime, law enforcement, disorder, danger, deadly, rivalry, murder, urban, crimes, gangsters, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%