Movies like Thunderbolt

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Thunderbolt (1995)
 6.4
 8K
Thunderbolt (1995)
Original name: 霹靂火
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, adventure, kidnapping, tough heroes, police, master criminal, crimes, vengeance, police investigation, partners against crime, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, gang, confined, drug dealing, partners, chase, track down, working undercover, danger, vigilantism, chases and races, law enforcement, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Thunderbolt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, martial arts, violence, police and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thunderbolt: Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Police Story 2 (1988), The Protector (1985), Police Story (1985), In the Line of Duty 4 (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, undercover, drug lord, helicopter, gangsters, danger, law enforcement, partners, heroes, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 16K
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: stylized, semi serious, humorous, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, vengeance, police investigation, crimes, chases and races, mute or deaf, working undercover, rivalry, police station, psychopath, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rescue, gang, kidnapping, chase, master criminal, buddies, partners, against the odds, drug dealing, police investigation, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 26K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crime, law enforcement, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, kung fu, police protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, crime, heroes, who to trust, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, corrupt law enforcer, tough heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, amateur detective, heroic mission, goofy hero, good versus evil, adventure, espionage, private detective, organized crime, kung fu classic, one man army, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, china, hong kong, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 3K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, one man army, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, gang, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 787
Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, custody, urban, tough heroes, partners, track down, deadly, hitman, master criminal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 223K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kung fu, police investigation, kidnapping, partners against crime, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 574
The Big Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop (Waise Lee) is losing the control of his right hand and cannot pull the trigger on time anymore. Before any accident happens, he decides to resign. Meanwhile his friend and informer is brutally murdered in Malaysia. Before leaving the force, ...
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, wooing, rivalry, drug dealing, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, hitman, one man army, undercover, chase, espionage, adventure, heroic mission, secret agents, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 188K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
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, stylized, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, odd couple, gang, smuggling, female killer, vacation, bribery, culture clash, police investigation, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rough, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, mafia, police, chase, rivalry, friends, escapades, chases and races, tough law enforcer, working undercover, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, tokyo, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An adventure that delves into the dark caverns of the underworld and tells the tale of three chivalrous gangsters who attempt to escape the powerful clutch of their gang leader.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, criminal heroes, crime, vengeance, undercover, danger, friendship, rivalry, betrayal, gang, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 5K
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, car chase, police investigation, missing person, special agents, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, track down, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, supermarket, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, martial artist, gangster, foot chase, street gang, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 314
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, one man army, martial arts, hitman, chase, murder, unlikely partners, heroes, undercover, in the woods, tough heroes, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Walker investigates a murder connected with a missing government weapon. In addition, he tries to track down a teen on the run from a crime syndicate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, undercover, police detective, partners against crime, crime, danger, rivalry, track down, law enforcement, police investigation, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, betrayal, danger, drug dealing, gory, deadly, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, master criminal, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 24K
The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, ransom, rescue, police investigation, obsession, track down, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 28K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tough law enforcer, fbi, vengeance, law enforcement, gang, working undercover, criminal's revenge, crimes, tough heroes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past, alcoholic, youth gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 949
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: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, track down, deadly, rivalry, society, murder, gambling, gang, screwball, dishonesty, fighting crime, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, police detective, police investigation, heist, rivalry, chase, gang, track down, fighting crime, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, farce, crimes, crime, partners against crime, cons and scams, disorder, buddies, master criminal, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, siblings relations, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, fighting crime, swat, family life, mentally challenged, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 317
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: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, urban, crimes, partners against crime, gangsters, vengeance, hitman, danger, drug dealing, friends, law enforcement, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, partners, tough heroes, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, chase, investigation, martial arts, danger, car chase, gangsters, crimes, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 8K
Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, murder, undercover, undercover cop, drug lord, gangsters, vengeance, betrayal, police investigation, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, china, beijing china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%