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Crows Zero II (2009)
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Crows Zero II (2009)
Original name: クローズZERO II
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 simmering embers of hatred are about to flare up again, burning away any last remnants of the truce they had so rigorously observed until now.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, rivalry, ambition, leadership, crimes, youth, gang, danger, juvenile delinquency, family business, machismo, criminal heroes, troublemaker, high school, punk, family relations, parents and children, crime, violence spree, hate, high school life, strong violent content, family tradition, uninhibited rivalry, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Crows Zero II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gang, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes and danger mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Crows Zero II: Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008), Young and Dangerous (1996), Beyond Outrage (2012), A Dirty Carnival (2006), Friend (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crows Zero (2007)
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, captivating, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang war, gang, rivalry, gangsters, teenage life, high school, youth, crimes, crime, friendship, high school life, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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100%
Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fugitives, rivalry, murder, martial arts, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Young and Dangerous (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nam opens a bar in Wanchai and continues his rise in Hong Kong's Hung Hing gang. His best friend, Chicken, needs to lie low, so he's sent to Taiwan to work for Lui, leader of the San Luen gang; there, he falls for the aging Lui's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, teenage life, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, rise to the top, youth, criminal's revenge, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, taiwan, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 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, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, rough, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, murder, debt, financial problem, director, right hand man, gang war, rivalry, rise and fall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, suspenseful, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, gang war, ambition, rise to the top, buddies, life is a bitch, adulthood, rivalry, youth, right hand man, friends ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, mysterious character, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 757
Open City (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, police detective, rescue, femme fatale, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, redemption, danger, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
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Outrage (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and right-hand man Ikemoto, head of the Ikemoto-gumi. Kato orders Ikemoto to ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang member, crime family, hanging, criminal heroes, crimes, gang war, danger, deadly, gang, rivalry, merciless, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ 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, deadly, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, criminal heroes, gang, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 985
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, murder, rape, yakuza, crimes, criminal heroes, tough heroes, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, danger, rivalry, bank, track down, hitman, heist, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 2K
Antikiller (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Former criminal investigator, Major Korenev, nicknamed Fox is released from prison. He has been detained there as a result of planted incriminating evidence of unlawful investigation techniques. Setting accounts with Shaman - a big criminal boss, ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, heroes, master warrior, crimes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 140 min.
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Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, crimes, vengeance, danger, gangsters, tough law enforcer, rivalry, police detective, law enforcement, police surveillance, murder, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, rivalry, gang, kung fu, danger, society, master warrior, crime, heroes, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, tough law enforcer, working undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, gang, rivalry, undercover, sniper, law enforcer killer, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Graveyard of Honor (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A look at the life of renegade yakuza, Rikio Ishikawa, particularly the years from 1946 to 1950 when his violent antics get him in trouble with his own clan, Kawada, and then with the clan of his protector, Kozaburo Imai. In these years, he can rely ...
Style: rough, gloomy, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, prison, lone wolves, down on your luck, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, sexual content, strong violent content, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Half Past Dead 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transfered to a tougher prison than the re-opened Alcatraz. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose. There he crosses paths with Burke (Bill Goldberg) a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, manhunt, alcatraz, crimes, master criminal, criminal heroes, prison life, adventure, fighting the system, soldier, chases and races, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, serious, realistic, surreal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, murder, martial arts, yakuza, dark humor, teenage life, heroes, crime, rivalry, gang, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 3.8
 4K
Gun (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Detroit gun runner Rich (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) works to sniff out a traitor in his midst after being targeted by the FBI and having barely surviving a weapons deal gone awry. Rich was all set to unload a serious supply of firepower ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snitch, criminal heroes, arms dealing, dishonesty, crime, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, criminal, sexual content, drug dealing, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One of Japanese cinema’s supreme emulations of American noir, Takashi Nomura’s A Colt Is My Passport is a down-and-dirty but gorgeously photographed yakuza film starring Joe Shishido as a hard-boiled hit man caught between rival gangs.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ship, escape, dirty old man, car chase, hitman, gangsters, mob boss, mistaken identity, hotel, right hand man, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
If You Were Young: Rage (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: If You Were Young: Rage highlights the other side of post-war Japanese prosperity, focusing on the throngs of young people who missed out on the boom. We follow a group of young men that can't seem to get ahead, despite their willingness to ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, social differences, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, hopes, society, youth, gang, crimes, city life, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Bobby goes back to the mob connected streets. When forced to make a life altering decision the truth is revealed that he was too blind to see.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, starting over, crimes, gang, gangsters, parents and children, betrayal, rivalry, cons and scams, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 23K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, gang war, bollywood, hitman, danger, vigilantism, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand, mumbai india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Force of Execution (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal stars as mob kingpin Mr. Alexander, an old-school boss who rules his criminal empire with both nobility and brutality. For a simple prison hit, he sends his best enforcer and protégé Roman Hurst (Foster). When the hit goes wrong, Hurst is ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, crime boss, hitman, tough heroes, danger, going straight, criminal heroes, organized crime, prison, prisoner, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, gangsters, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, crimes, murder, prison, violence, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%