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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: adventure, car chase, kidnapping, tough heroes, police, master criminal, crimes, vengeance, police investigation, partners against crime, martial arts, heroes, street racing, gangsters, gang, confined, drug dealing, partners, chase, track down, working undercover, danger, vigilantism, chases and races, law enforcement ...
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, violence, martial arts, undercover and police 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), Double Tap (2000). 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, drug lord, undercover, helicopter, gangsters, rivalry, danger, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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, realistic, semi serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, police investigation, deadly, partners, law enforcement, manic, master criminal, fighting crime, gang, police station, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, california, asia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, chase, gang, rescue, law enforcement, fighting crime, against the odds, drug dealing, undercover, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, china, asia ...
⇓ 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, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crime, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, tough heroes, criminal's revenge, police investigation, hitman, rivalry, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement, vengeance, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fighting crime, partners, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, crime, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 2K
Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, save the day, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners against crime, track down, stylized violence, martial arts, tough cop, tough heroes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, singapore, 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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, amateur detective, heroic mission, goofy hero, private detective, good versus evil, adventure, espionage, kung fu classic, one man army, organized crime, robbery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, china, turkey, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, ransom, fish out of water, fbi, chase, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, undercover cop, special agents, revenge, mafia, gang, crimes, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, chases and races, heroic mission, escapades, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, wrongfully committed, undercover, drug dealing, chaos and mayhem, gays and lesbians, crime, crimes, golden years, rivalry, vengeance, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: malaysia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, martial artist, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, gangster, street gang, foot chase, hostage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, disturbing, suspense, entertaining, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, car chase, rescue, police investigation, danger, undercover, rivalry, good versus evil, investigation, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, secret service, odd couple, bribery, smuggling, gang, vacation, female killer, culture clash, police investigation, disorder, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, hitman, martial arts, one man army, kidnapping, family life, in the woods, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, adventure, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, rough, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, mafia, police, undercover, gang, fighting crime, master criminal, law enforcement, partners, buddies, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, 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: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, betrayal, leadership, law enforcement, wooing, fighting crime, dishonesty, working undercover, friends, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, redemption, gang, partner, hostages, crimes, rivalry, haunted by the past, hostage, birthday, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: texas ranger, chase, partners against crime, undercover, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, tough heroes, track down, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, one against many, undercover, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, beijing china, bangkok thailand, china ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, suspense, entertaining, intense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, rescue, police investigation, partners, danger, track down, hostages, car chase, kidnapping, brutality, vengeance, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, betrayal, danger, gang, hitman, police investigation, heist, drug dealing, undercover, confined, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 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, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, tough law enforcer, fbi, vengeance, gang, working undercover, criminal's revenge, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, heroes, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, twentieth century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ 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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, society, police corruption, murder, gambling, screwball, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty, wooing, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 3K
Gunmen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drug baron Peter Loomis (Patrick Stewart) has his $400 million dollar drug fortune stolen in South America. Loomis sends Armor O'Malley (Denis Leary), a ruthless killer to find his money. Cole Parker (Mario Van Peebles), a DEA Agent is on a ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, chase, adventure, criminal's revenge, crimes, undercover, jungle, lone wolves, criminal heroes, partners against crime, gangsters, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An Eye for an Eye (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail of drug traffickers into unexpected high places.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, chase, martial arts, vigilantism, danger, police, fighting crime, partners, working undercover, drug dealing, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, master criminal, police detective, police investigation, working undercover, law enforcer killer, track down, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 222K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on ...
Style: suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, reluctant partners, chase, gunfight, crime, partners against crime, crimes, verbal byplay, police, adventure, buddy cop, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, farce, fighting crime, dishonesty, partners, buddies, disorder, master criminal, hitman, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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