Movies like Thunderbolt

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Thunderbolt
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, criminal's revenge, adventure, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, police, chase, drug dealing, kidnapping, rescue, car chase, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, car race, working undercover, tough heroes, chases and races, confined, crimes, heroes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, japan

Most similar movies to Thunderbolt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and humorous films with plots about crimes, martial arts, rivalry, chases and races, violence, kung fu and undercover mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Thunderbolt: Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Rush Hour 2 (2001), Beast Cops (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
 14K
Police Story 2
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, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vengeance, kung fu, fight scenes, investigation, violence, gunfight, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, usa, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Police Story 4: First Strike
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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, adventure, espionage, male nudity, kung fu, fight scenes, master criminal, helicopter, one man army, violence, shark ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   91%
 
Police Story 3: Supercop
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, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, kung fu, motorcycle, chase, violence, kidnapping, working undercover, fight scenes, car chase, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   81%
 
 6.6
 179K
Rush Hour 2
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, culture clash, secret service, kung fu, chase, undercover cop, police, verbal byplay, fight scenes, revenge, casino ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, hong kong, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   75%
 
 7.0
 917
Beast Cops
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: serious, rough, 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 ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   87%
 
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu
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: humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   62%
 
In the Line of Duty
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, master criminal, one man army, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, terrorism, race against time, blood, coffin, police, kung fu ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   65%
 
 7.6
 23K
Police Story
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, stylized, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, crime, car chase, murder, kung fu, police, gunfight, violence, chases and races, fight scenes, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
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The Accidental Spy
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, amateur detective, goofy hero, assassination, adventure, espionage, heroic mission, chases and races, robbery, crimes, undercover, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, korea, hong kong, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
Disco Godfather
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disco, nightclub, martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, track down, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   79%
 
Nutty Kickbox Cops
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, gang, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, track down, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   79%
 
Heart of a Dragon
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, fighting crime, love affair, family life, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, mentally challenged, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   62%
 
The Protector
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, crime, police investigation, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, kidnapping, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
 6.8
 32K
Who Am I?
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, adventure, car chase, kung fu, kidnapping, amnesia, spy, master warrior, fight scenes, arms dealer, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, africa, south africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
Rumble in the Bronx
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, exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, violence, chase, fight scenes, crimes, motorcycle, death, revenge, rivalry, gangs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, hong kong, usa, tokyo, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   67%
 
 5.6
 956
Seoul Raiders
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequel to "Tokyo Raiders", wisecracking, kung-fu-fighting spy/private eye Lam jets off to Seoul...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, martial arts, partners against crime, secret agents, unlikely partners, chase, betrayal, espionage, forgery, track down, vengeance, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong, korea, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   54%
 
Winners & Sinners
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, buddies, crime, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime, farce, fighting crime, friendship, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
American Yakuza
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, one man army, partners against crime, secret agents, special agents, tough law enforcer, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   74%
 
 5.9
 23K
The Rookie
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: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, police investigation, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, obsession, motorcycle, violence, revenge, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
Beyond Hypothermia
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, martial arts, crime, criminal heroes, anti heroes, criminal's revenge, gang, assassination, gangsters, chase, assassination attempt, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, korea, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
 6.3
 12K
Blind Fury
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, vengeance, gangsters, violence, on the run, ninja, bus, adventure, death, blindness, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
 6.8
 198K
Bad Boys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, gunfight, police corruption, police investigation, chase, police, violence, verbal byplay, murder, buddies, drug lord, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
 5.8
 607
Back to Back
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
Style: serious, rough, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rock, bank, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, buddies, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   52%
 
 5.2
 35K
The Medallion
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: martial arts, adventure, chase, immortality, kung fu, kidnapping, interpol, good versus evil, fight scenes, ninja, master villain, superhuman powers ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
My Lucky Stars
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chase, fighting crime, police, mafia, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 5.0
 389
The Sweeper
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, special agents, police shootout, vigilante, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
The Return of the God of Gamblers
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: gambling, martial arts, criminal's revenge, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters, hidden identity, master warrior, unlikely partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, taiwan, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
 6.7
 1K
Yes, Madam!
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, kung fu, police corruption, fight scenes, violence, murder, assassination, gunfight, violent, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   53%
 
Island of Fire
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, criminal heroes, crime, police investigation, anti heroes, gang, gangsters, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   58%
 
 6.3
 7K
Rapid Fire
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police corruption, crime, betrayal, vengeance, murder, kung fu, police investigation, chase, violence, car chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, hong kong, tokyo, chicago illinois, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
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