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Legendary Assassin (2008)
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Legendary Assassin (2008)
Original name: 狼牙
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a body that belonged to a drug lord and syndicate crime leader are found, chaos ensues and criminals ravage the once peaceful streets in a race against time to find the mysterious murderer that's loose and out for blood.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, on the run, police investigation, mysterious character, crimes, gang, friendship, moral dilemma, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, criminal's revenge, gangsters, island, one man army, friends, crime, graphic violence, chases and races, criminal heroes, female police officer, severed head, revenge, policewoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, crime, gangsters, deadly and danger mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Legendary Assassin: Kung Fu Jungle (2014), Invisible Target (2007), Blood Out (2011), Special ID (2013), Mask of the Ninja (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, master warrior, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, fight, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
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Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostages, hostage, master criminal, gang, rivalry, car chase, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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Blood Out (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, murder, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, law enforcement, undercover, deadly, gangsters, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
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 4K
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, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, gang, rivalry, undercover, sniper, crime, law enforcer killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mask of the Ninja (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the tumbling Pacific, millionaire CEO Kenji Takeo and his daughter, Miko, prepare for the arrival from Japan of Takeo's wife, Kumiko. But the calm of Solstice Canyon is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, undercover, adventure, rivalry, police investigation, gangsters, gory, law enforcement, murder, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
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High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, bank, good versus evil, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, undercover, criminal's revenge, drug abuse, dealer, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
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48%
 5.7
 496
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, crimes, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, vengeance, confined, blackmail, kidnapping, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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48%
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 6.4
 382
City War (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two cops--both partners and best friends--find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, friends, hitman, graphic violence, criminal heroes, vengeance, urban, friendship, crimes, partners against crime, buddies, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
 12K
SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Macao
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan who wants an early ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 89
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, starting over, police investigation, on the run, gang, going straight, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
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45%
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Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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44%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, gang, police investigation, track down, heist, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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S.W.A.T.: Firefight (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Los Angeles S.W.A.T. officer, Lt. Paul Cutler, is sent to train the Detroit S.W.A.T. team on new anti-terrorism and homeland security techniques. Cutler has a hard time settling into his assignment as he locks horns with his new captain and ...
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Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
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Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
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The Red Siren (2002)
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Story: Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. The ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Born to Be King (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
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Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
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