Movies like Rush Hour

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Rush Hour (1998)
 7.0
 212K
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, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny, not serious, realistic, inter cultural, surprise ending, comic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: reluctant partners, chase, martial arts, kidnapping, fbi, two man army, odd couple, police investigation, partners against crime, fish out of water, verbal byplay, ransom, police, kung fu, violence, revenge, crime, fight scenes, adventure, culture clash, car chase, unlikely friendships, justice, crime lord, bomb ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, china

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Most similar movies to Rush Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, exciting and entertaining films with plots about gunfight, chase, police, car chase, crimes, pistol and police investigation mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rush Hour: Ride Along (2014), Cop Out (2010), Lethal Weapon (1987), National Security (2003), Blue Streak (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 179K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
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, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, secret service, gang, odd couple, police investigation, vacation, bribery, female killer, smuggling, verbal byplay, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 90K
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, police officer, police operation, partners, partners against crime, escapades, disorder, police, wild ride, proposal, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 136K
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, not serious, realistic, inter cultural ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, ambassador, police investigation, french, african american, verbal byplay, buddies, odd couple, partners against crime, friends, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 80K
Cop Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, money laundering, undercover cop, wedding, rescue, thief, robbery, buddies, verbal byplay, partners against crime, urban, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 213K
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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: reluctant partners, chase, partners against crime, police investigation, verbal byplay, police, crime, gunfight, adventure, car chase, family, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police academy, security guard, odd couple, partners against crime, colleague, security camera, conflict, patrol, crime, unlikely partners, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 67K
Blue Streak (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, police station, thief, police officer, safecracker, elevator, escape attempt, promotion, desert, murder, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, usa, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 214K
The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, cynical, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: parody, police investigation, misfit partners, partners against crime, verbal byplay, farce, goofy hero, reluctant partners, drugs/alcohol, police, stupidity, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 23K
Police Story (1985)
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, exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, chases and races, rivalry, car chase, murder, fistfight, sword fight, police chase, crime, shopping mall, drug lord ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 149K
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, exciting, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: misfit partners, policewoman, police investigation, partners against crime, fbi, drug lord, police, friendship, verbal byplay, chase, sarcasm, special agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 14K
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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, police investigation, vengeance, crime, criminal's revenge, hoodlum, fight, gang, master criminal, police station, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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, exciting, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, investigation, gunfight, murder, car chase, strip club, foot chase, swimming pool, country club, warehouse, maverick cop, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 56K
Showtime (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough guy, fish out of water, chase, reality tv, misfit partners, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, crime, odd couple, police operation, partners against crime, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
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, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, undercover, helicopter, drug lord, working undercover, female martial artist, illegal drugs, gangsters, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 142K
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, hockey, verbal byplay, buddies, police investigation, odd couple, partners against crime, arms dealing, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 23K
The Rookie (1990)
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: rough, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, car chase, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, rescue, police investigation, ransom, buddies, crime, master criminal, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, gunfight, violence, investigation, police investigation, foot chase, security camera, roller coaster, secret service, dirty cop, undercover, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 25K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, media, prison, mexican standoff, journalism, on the run, arrest, interview, chases and races, friends, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 140K
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: lapd, revolver, house on fire, police brutality, verbal byplay, buddies, police investigation, odd couple, forgery, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kidnapping, chase, rescue, crime, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, urban, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 144K
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, lapd, police detective, drug dealing, verbal byplay, buddies, odd couple, gang, partners against crime, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, seaport, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 60K
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: tough cop, knife, convict, prison, police investigation, verbal byplay, fugitives, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, race against time ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, exciting, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, rivalry, gang war, supermarket, wedding, vigilantism, crimes, fish out of water, righting the wronged, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 57K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, cold war, buddy cop, drug cartel, drug dealer, police brutality, culture clash, soviet, police investigation, verbal byplay, fugitives, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, twentieth century
Place: usa, russia, chicago illinois, ussr, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 22K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, cook, drug dealer, journalist, chases and races, crimes, escapades, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, usa, new york, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 4K
Brannigan (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, culture clash, fish out of water, police investigation, crime, on the run, gangsters, extradition, fugitives, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard, london, scotland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 8K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: pirate, martial arts, violence, police, corruption, kung fu, police corruption, adventure, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, 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, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, hollywood, odd couple, partners against crime, hitman, reluctant partners, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 7K
Thunderbolt (1995)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, tough heroes, heroes, martial arts, police, kidnapping, car chase, police investigation, criminal's revenge, car race, gang, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An American with a Japanese upbringing, Chris Kenner is a police officer assigned to the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles. Kenner is partnered with Johnny Murata, a Japanese-American who isn't in touch with his roots. Despite their ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, samurai sword, samurai, rescue, vengeance, gang, crime, partners against crime, culture clash, tough law enforcer, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, asia, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%