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Romeo Must Die (2000)
 6.1
 71K
Romeo Must Die (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!
Style: intense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, sexy, stylized, ridiculous, romantic, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang war, prison escape, murder, vengeance, kung fu, hip hop, investigation, true love, revenge, love and romance, rivalry, track down, obsessive quest, east asian lead, dishonesty, fight, violent, forbidden love, gang, crimes, death of brother, shakespeare, interracial romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, hong kong, china, usa, california, oakland california

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Most similar movies to Romeo Must Die

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and realistic films with plots about crimes, violence, martial arts, gangsters, gun, gunfight and vengeance mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Romeo Must Die: Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), Kiss of the Dragon (2001), Enter the Dragon (1973), Rumble in the Bronx (1995), Unleashed (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, vengeance, one man army, father daughter relationship, redemption, criminal's revenge, race against time, daring rescue, unlikely partners, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, hong kong, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, conspiracy, police corruption, kung fu, heroin, murder, framed for murder, prostitute, fight, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, hong kong, china, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, shaolin, master warrior, martial arts tournament, lone hero, revenge, island, fight, tough heroes, shaolin monk, one against many ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 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, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, gang, kung fu, adventure, fight, gangsters, street life, supermarket, righting the wronged, revenge, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, bronx new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Unleashed (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Raised as a slave, Danny is used to fighting for his survival. In fact, his "master," Bart, thinks of him as a pet and goes as far as leashing him with a collar so they can make money in fight clubs, where Danny is the main contender. When ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, intense, rough, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu, redemption, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, pianist, haunted by the past, slavery, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
My Father is a Hero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.
Style: scenic, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, wu shu, kung fu, fight, monster, adventure, gangsters, heroes, undercover, tough heroes, vengeance, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 77K
Shaft (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New York police detective John Shaft arrests Walter Wade Jr. for a racially motivated slaying. But the only eyewitness disappears, and Wade jumps bail for Switzerland. Two years later Wade returns to face trial, confident his money and influence ...
Style: stylized, suspense, intense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, murder, gunfight, corruption, police investigation, crimes, police corruption, tough law enforcer, drug lord, revenge, violence, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, switzerland, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 35K
Exit Wounds (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maverick cop Orin Boyd always brings down the domestic terrorists he tracks, but he ruffles feathers with his unorthodox techniques -- and soon finds himself reassigned to the toughest district in Detroit. When he discovers a group of detectives ...
Style: stylized, suspense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, aikido, police, betrayal, chase, kidnapping, police investigation, crimes, justice, secret service, drug dealing, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.0
 2K
Naked Killer (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: erotic, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one woman army, serial killer, sexual obsession, sex, hitman, murder, femme fatale, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 72K
Ninja Assassin (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ninja Assassin follows Raizo, one of the deadliest assassins in the world. Taken from the streets as a child, he was transformed into a trained killer by the Ozunu Clan, a secret society whose very existence is considered a myth. But haunted by the ...
Style: exciting, intense, brutal, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, one man army, vengeance, assassin, assassination, kung fu, revenge, fight, sword fight, one against many, ninjitsu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: japan, china, osaka japan, berlin germany, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 10K
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, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, police corruption, justice, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, violent, murder, machismo, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, hong kong, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 51K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, survival, gunfight, chase, manhunt, justice, mercenary, crimes, track down, tough heroes, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new orleans, hong kong, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, gangsters, frame up, organized crime, prison, murder, vigilante, chinese mafia, crime boss, violence, prisoner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, paris france, asia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 123K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: brutal, stylized, realistic, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, warrior, mafia, fight, kung fu, violence, gang, brutality, one man army, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, aikido, murder, lone hero, vengeance, family, vigilante, violence, brutality, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, latin america, colombia, west indies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, inter cultural, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, revenge, on the run, crimes, martial arts, organized crime, police detective, police raid, one man army, attempted murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 41K
Double Impact (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean Claude Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at the death of their parents. Chad is raised by a family retainer in Paris, Alex becomes a petty crook in Hong Kong. Seeing a picture of Alex, Chad rejoins him and convinces ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, twins, murder, brother brother relationship, bully, tough heroes, revenge, fight, instructor, siblings relations, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1991
Place: hong kong, los angeles, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 18K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, murder, crimes, organized crime, gang war, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: intense, serious, exciting, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, kung fu, crimes, good versus evil, one man army, martial artist, heroes, secret identity, police, fistfight, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, crimes, police, revenge, partner, undercover cop, rivalry, kung fu, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 55K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, neo noir, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, yakuza, gangsters, culture clash, police, gang war, police investigation, fish out of water, gunfight, chase, crimes, motorcycle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, osaka japan, asia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 11K
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: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, serial killer, police investigation, lone hero, prison, character study, good versus evil, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 19K
Death Warrant (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, martial arts, investigation, murder, undercover cop, serial killer, surveillance, undercover, police investigation, brutality, deception, prisoner ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 4K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, gangsters, ex special forces, martial arts, save the day, rivalry, gang, crimes, one man army, crime boss, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, eastern europe, bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 5K
The Defender (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: scenic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, martial arts, hitman, chase, medieval, assassin, witness, police, gangsters, assassination attempt, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 4K
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, working undercover, hitman, undercover, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspense, bloody, suspenseful, buddy movie, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, revenge, crimes, psychopath, police investigation, dark hero, corruption, mafia, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 24K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, revenge, vigilante, torture, crime fighter, organized crime, mafia, murder, gangsters, crimes, yakuza ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, drug lord, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, kung fu, fight, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 34K
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: intense, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, fbi, undercover, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, mafia, heroes, revenge, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%