Movies like Thunderbolt

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Thunderbolt (1995)
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Thunderbolt (1995)
Original name: 霹靂火
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In order to release his kidnapped sister, sports car mechanic Jackie Chan has to beat a super-criminal street racer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, adventure, kidnapping, car chase, tough heroes, heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, car race, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, chase, drug dealing, rescue, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, working undercover, chases and races, confined, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, rivalry, crimes, violence, kung fu, fistfight and brawl mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Thunderbolt: Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), Heart of a Dragon (1985), Police Story (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, police investigation, vengeance, crime, criminal's revenge, fight, hoodlum, gang, master criminal, police station, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, undercover, helicopter, drug lord, working undercover, female martial artist, illegal drugs, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, undercover, adventure, hitman, chase, master criminal, espionage, secret agents, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough law enforcer, brother, fighting crime, love affair, family life, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, mentally challenged, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.6
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Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, police chase, fistfight, sword fight, rivalry, crime, shopping mall, drug lord ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky, stuck on himself, constantly talking, and smitten by her; Yamamoto is quiet, hard-boiled, leaving the Tokyo police to spend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, coffin, police, blood, kung fu, police shootout, terrorism, police investigation, master criminal, one man army, tough law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young daydreamer assumes the identity of a dead martial arts hero and quickly finds himself caught up in a plot by several clans to steal famous martial arts artifacts being transported by an escort company.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gang, master warrior, adventure, one man army, save the day, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission, working undercover, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Accidental Spy (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, robbery, amateur detective, goofy hero, reporter, assassination, adventure, espionage, heroic mission, chases and races, crimes, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong, turkey, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.6
 179K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
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: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, secret service, gang, odd couple, police investigation, vacation, bribery, female killer, smuggling, verbal byplay, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 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, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, martial artist, rescue, street gang, hostage, gangster, foot chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 212K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, martial arts, two man army, chase, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, kidnapping, ransom, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 35K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, awful, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, martial arts, good versus evil, chase, kidnapping, rescue, adventure, police detective, master villain, leather jacket, superhuman powers, race against time ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 917
Beast Cops (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, verbal byplay, gang, screwball, crime, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, murder, police corruption, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 32K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 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: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, light, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fistfight, secret agent, chase, on the run, danger, adventure, airplane, espionage, master warrior, secret agents, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, farce, forgery, buddies, crime, chinese mafia, counterfeit money, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Nutty Kickbox Cops (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King-sized martial arts hero Sammo Hung stars in this wild and wacky blend of action and comedy. Skinny (Karl Maka) and Fatty (Sammo Hung) are a pair of police detectives who soon find themselves on the outs with their boss when they accidentally ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, buddies, partner, vacation, gang, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chase, fighting crime, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
New Fists of Fury (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A brother and sister escape from Japanese-occupied Shanghai to Japanese-occupied Taiwan, to stay with their grandfather who runs a Kung-Fu school there. However, the master of a Japanese Kung-Fu school in Taiwan has designs on bringing all other ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, anti heroes, gang, master villain, school, master warrior, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, heroic mission ...
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kidnapping, chase, rescue, crime, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, crime, police corruption, master criminal, car chase, hostage, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, rescue, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 23K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, rescue, police investigation, ransom, buddies, crime, master criminal, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, master criminal, estate, female martial artist, gunfight, girls with guns, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Last Tiger from Canton (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, rivalry, heroes, youth, power relations, beefcake martial arts, karate chop, karate kick, martial artist, stylized violence, kung fu classic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gang, redemption, youth gang, partner, alcoholic, birthday, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 946
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gangsters, vengeance, friendship, frame up, kidnapping, murder, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, prison life ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, adventure, vengeance, street gang, immigrants, tragic hero, contests and competitions, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 11K
Robin-B-Hood (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: babies and infants, kidnapping, gambling, martial arts, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, gangsters, chase, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 997
Dragon Flies (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Country: Hong Kong, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Australian authorities arrest a man believed to be connected to the Sydney criminal underworld and send for Inspector Fang Sing Leng (Jimmy Wang Yu) from Hong Kong to question him. After the alleged criminal is assassinated, Inspector Leng and the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, corruption, car chase, gangsters, adventure, drug dealing, fighting crime, track down, working undercover, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 1K
Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, one man army, police corruption, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, espionage, fighting crime, track down, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.6
 20K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, rivalry, folk hero, heroes, society, kung fu, sword fight, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, asia, japan, hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%