Movies like Rush Hour

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Rush Hour (1998)
 7.0
 265K
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: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, exciting, entertaining, light, suspense, intense, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, reluctant partners, kung fu, two man army, chase, fight scenes, police investigation, fbi, kidnapping, adventure, crimes, unlikely friendships, buddy cop, african american, violence, chinese mafia, car chase, justice, ransom, fish out of water, odd couple, partners against crime, verbal byplay, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, hong kong, china, usa, united states

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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, entertaining and exciting films with plots about gunfight, buddy cop, chase, gun, crimes, mentor and dialogue mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rush Hour: Bad Boys II (2003), Lethal Weapon (1987), Red Heat (1988), Another 48 Hrs. (1990), Let's Be Cops (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 218K
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, entertaining, exciting, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vacation, culture clash, buddy cop, chase, secret service, kung fu, odd couple, gang, good versus evil, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, hong kong, los angeles, china, east asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.2
 167K
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: entertaining, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, african american, ambassador, police investigation, buddy cop, police, kung fu, police officer, partners, kidnapping, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, china, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 249K
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: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, drug lord, gunfight, gangsters, chase, african american, foul language, friendship between men, partners against crime, violent, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, puerto rico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 257K
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, suspenseful, buddy movie, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: police, reluctant partners, gunfight, chase, crimes, police investigation, adventure, police officer, christmas, female nudity, buddy cop, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 71K
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, buddy movie, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cold war, buddy cop, culture clash, gunfight, police brutality, drug dealer, police officer, police, stereotypes, revenge, life philosophy, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: ussr, chicago illinois, usa, russia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: buddy movie, humorous, suspense, buddy comedy, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, prison, biker, buddy, drug dealer, gangsters, gunfight, motorcycle, gas station, bar fight, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 134K
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: funny, entertaining, humorous, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: impersonating a police officer, buddy cop, friendship between men, partners against crime, corruption, investigation, surveillance, happy ending, mistaken identity, fighting crime, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: police, police detective, buddy cop, race against time, tough guy, police partner, showdown, chase, police officer, nightclub, revenge, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: florida, miami, mexico city, usa, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 127K
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, funny, entertaining, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, adventure, princess, chinese, rescue, cowboy, old west, kung fu, partners, save the day, society, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 18th century
Place: china, hong kong, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, entertaining, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, terrorism, lone hero, fbi, gunfight, one man army, police officer, hostage, car chase, tough cop, chaos, hacking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, maryland, los angeles, baltimore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 163K
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, buddy movie, suspense, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, buddy cop, martial arts, adventure, police investigation, crimes, brutality, car chase, gangsters, violence, chase, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 263K
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, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, partners against crime, black cop, murder, police investigation, adventure, police corruption, crimes, gangsters, buddy cop, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 83K
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: funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: heist, police station, crimes, robbery, caper, partners, chase, runaway, transformation, happy ending, mentor, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, latin america, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 114K
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, funny, humorous, exciting, ridiculous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: two man army, gangsters, police officer, escapades, police, gunfight, car chase, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, kidnapping, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 318K
The Nice Guys (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy.
Style: neo noir, buddy comedy, entertaining, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: conspiracy, private detective, investigation, father daughter relationship, private investigator, murder, corruption, teenage girl, party, alcoholic, single father, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 168K
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: suspense, buddy movie, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, crimes, police investigation, buddy, armored car robbery, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, gang, police officer, chase, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 172K
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, buddy movie, humorous, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: women, policewoman, fbi, misfit partners, friendship, police investigation, partners against crime, sarcasm, special agents, partners, police, drug lord ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.2
 552K
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: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, funny, buddy movie, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, spy, cia, high school reunion, bully, friendship, muscleman, high school, accountant, school, computer cracker, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 2016, 2010s, year 1996
Place: new jersey, maryland, boston, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, police officer, gunfight, bomb, lone hero, car chase, police, race against time, terrorism, puzzle, subway, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california, usa, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: suspense, buddy movie, intense, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stripper, private detective, murder, corruption, football, assassin, buddy, american football, justice, investigation, redemption, bribery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 88K
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: buddy comedy, humorous, entertaining, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, police investigation, gangsters, chase, justice, money laundering, police officer, rescue, robbery, wedding, thief, buddy cop ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: humorous, buddy comedy, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, maverick cop, buddy cop, murder, car chase, undercover, smuggling, damsel in distress, fish out of water, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, michigan, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, feel good, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police, cocaine, police investigation, buddies, drug dealing, mad scientist, law enforcement, satire, buddy cop, gunfight, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 78K
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, buddy movie, funny, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, prison, tough cop, police investigation, crimes, revenge, police officer killed, partners against crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, partner, tough guy ...
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: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, aikido, police investigation, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, violence, brutality, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 175K
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: buddy movie, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, crimes, embassy, home invasion, adventure, lone hero, maverick cop, police officer, buddy, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 374K
22 Jump Street (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the ...
Style: buddy comedy, parody, funny, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: college, undercover cop, high school, dimwit, friendship, police, police investigation, undercover, teenager, farce, police officer, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, new orleans, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, chase, stereotypes, brutality, redemption, partners, heroes, buddy cop, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 105K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: humorous, intense, buddy movie, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, reluctant partners, crimes, prison, prisoner, police, buddies, buddy cop, law enforcement, warden, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%