Movies like Rush Hour

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Rush Hour (1998)
 7.0
 245K
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 sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, realistic, not serious, buddy movie, surprise ending, inter cultural ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, reluctant partners, fbi, kung fu, martial arts, police investigation, ransom, fish out of water, chase, kidnapping, fight scenes, crimes, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay, unlikely friendships, african american, police, culture clash, violence, explosion, mob boss, bomb, police officer, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states, china

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Most similar movies to Rush Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out buddy movie, humorous, exciting and entertaining films with plots about gunfight, gun, chase, crimes, catastrophe, violence and dialogue mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rush Hour: Bad Boys II (2003), Red Heat (1988), Another 48 Hrs. (1990), Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 4 (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 204K
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: buddy movie, humorous, exciting, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, odd couple, gang, forgery, vacation, bribery, good versus evil, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, los angeles, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.2
 157K
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: african american, martial arts, ambassador, police investigation, partners, buddies, crimes, partners against crime, friends, disorder, chases and races, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, los angeles, europe, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.6
 236K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: buddy cop, drug lord, friendship between men, two man army, fbi, gunfight, undercover, drug dealing, partners, gang war, buddies, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 66K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, revenge, partners, police, stereotypes, gunfight, martial arts, street gang, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1988
Place: usa, ussr, chicago illinois, soviet union, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For the past four years, San Francisco cop Jack Cates has been after an unidentified drug kingpin who calls himself the "Ice Man". Jack finds a picture that proves that the Ice Man has put a price on the head of Reggie Hammond, who is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, gunfight, motorcycle, mexican standoff, bar fight, buddy cop, tough cop, gas station, drug dealer, betrayal, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 242K
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: humorous, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police investigation, police, chase, gunfight, crime, crimes, partners against crime, verbal byplay, adventure, mercenary, henchman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, beverly hills, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 156K
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the combustible action franchise's final installment, maverick detectives Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh square off against Asian mobster Wah Sing Ku, who's up to his neck in slave trading and counterfeit currency. With help from ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, police brutality, profanity, forgery, lapd, showdown, revolver, mixed martial arts, buddy cop, maverick cop, sarcasm, house fire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.6
 121K
Shanghai Noon (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chon Wang, a clumsy imperial guard trails Princess Pei Pei when she is kidnapped from the Forbidden City and transported to America. Wang follows her captors to Nevada, where he teams up with an unlikely partner, outcast outlaw Roy O'Bannon, ...
Style: light, humorous, exciting, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, princess, rescue, cowboy, adventure, chinese, old west, danger, society, save the day, partners, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, nevada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.9
 246K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, 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: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, foot chase, buddies, crimes, verbal byplay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 160K
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Archetypal buddy cops Riggs and Murtaugh are back for another round of high-stakes action, this time setting their collective sights on bringing down a former Los Angeles police lieutenant turned black market weapons dealer. Lorna Cole joins as the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, ice hockey, hockey, mixed martial arts, rookie, showdown, maverick cop, lapd, crimes, police investigation, fast talker ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, buddy comedy, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gunfight, bomb, explosion, lone hero, deception, gold, race against time, police officer, police, puzzle, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, quebec, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: John McClane is back and badder than ever, and this time he's working for Homeland Security. He calls on the services of a young hacker in his bid to stop a ring of Internet terrorists intent on taking control of America's computer ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, fbi, terrorism, one man army, lone hero, gunfight, bomb, chaos, police officer, heroes, hostage, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, washington d.c., new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 77K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, robbery, crimes, partners, thief, police officer, escape attempt, murder, disorder, cons and scams, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 165K
The Heat (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, fbi, special agents, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, partners, women, sarcasm, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 106K
Ride Along (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For the past two years, high-school security guard Ben has been trying to show decorated APD detective James that he's more than just a video-game junkie who's unworthy of James' sister, Angela. When Ben finally gets accepted into the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: two man army, escapades, partners, law enforcement, police officer, police, disorder, gunfight, car chase, violence, wedding preparations and rituals, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Central Intelligence (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After he reunites with an old pal through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, surprise ending, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, accountant, high school reunion, friendship, bully, computer cracker, martial arts, muscleman, bodyguard, cia, school ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 2010s, year 1996, 1990s
Place: maryland, boston, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl (ex-football player Jimmy Dix) attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, buddy comedy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, corruption, ex athlete, machismo, police detective, bribery, ex law enforcer, reluctant partners, stripper, football ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police partner, police detective, police, police officer, motorcycle gang, tough cop, investigation, midlife crisis, friendship between men, tough guy, police chase, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico city, miami, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 129K
Let's Be Cops (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they're not cops. When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations. But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, buddy cop, investigation, partners against crime, friendship between men, party, male friendship, police car, partners, fighting crime, disorder, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An LA detective is murdered because she has microfilm with the recipe to make cocaine cookies. A "Lethal Weapon" style cop team tries to find and stop the fiends before they can dope the nation by distributing their wares via the ...
Style: parody, humorous, exciting, witty, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, buddies, drug dealing, police investigation, law enforcement, gunfight, master criminal, murder, crimes, mad scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 356K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, master criminal, fbi, special agents, hidden identity, undercover, revenge, arch villain, boat chase, mexican standoff, prison escape, prison ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 86K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detectives Jimmy and Paul, despite nine years as partners, can still sometimes seem like polar opposites – especially when Paul's unpredictable antics get them suspended without pay. Already strapped for cash and trying to pay for his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: robbery, rescue, police, money laundering, police officer, thief, undercover cop, wedding, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 165K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: exciting, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, profanity, sarcasm, police detective, maverick cop, mixed martial arts, lapd, showdown, embassy, crimes, oldtimer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.9
 73K
48 Hrs. (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hard-nosed cop reluctantly teams up with a wise-cracking criminal temporarily paroled to him, in order to track down a killer.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, convict, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, prison, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, revenge, profanity, police officer killed ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, reluctant partners, crimes, tough law enforcer, partners against crime, partners, chases and races, deadly, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
National Security (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: partners, heroes, danger, investigation, crimes, unlikely partners, law enforcement, chase, police, life philosophy, stereotypes, police academy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 520K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, parody, funny, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, working undercover, partners against crime, party, high school life, undercover cop, sarcasm, undercover, rookie, geek, police investigation, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners against crime, partners, police officer, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, hollywood, murder, chase, hip hop, crimes, reluctant partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, gunfight, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, maverick cop, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%