Movies like Rush Hour

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Rush Hour (1998)
 7.0
 212K
Rush Hour
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, exciting, entertaining, funny, not serious, realistic, comic, light, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, martial arts, kidnapping, odd couple, partners against crime, reluctant partners, chase, police, verbal byplay, crime, adventure, two man army, kung fu, violence, fight scenes, fish out of water, car chase, unlikely friendships, ransom, justice, revenge, culture clash, mentor, vengeance, lone hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, china, california
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Police Story
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Hong Kong
101 min.
 7.6
Lethal Weapon
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA
110 min.
 7.6
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Most similar movies to Rush Hour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, entertaining and exciting films with plots about lone hero, dialogue, chase, mentor, car chase, violence and catastrophe mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rush Hour: Ride Along (2014), Money Talks (1997), Cop Out (2010), Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.6
 179K
Rush Hour 2
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, culture clash, secret service, kung fu, chase, undercover cop, police, verbal byplay, fight scenes, revenge, casino ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, hong kong, asia, usa ...
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 136K
Rush Hour 3
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, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, kung fu, car chase, chase, police, verbal byplay, kidnapping, fight scenes, assassination, assassin, sword fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, china, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 90K
Ride Along
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, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police, police investigation, car chase, unlikely partners, undercover cop, chase, gunfight, kidnapping, law enforcement, high school, hostage, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   100%
 
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 6.2
 25K
Money Talks
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, funny, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, prison, murder, journalism, on the run, car chase, chases and races, friends, crimes, fight scenes, deadly, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   69%
 
 5.6
 80K
Cop Out
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, not serious, talky, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, police investigation, baseball, verbal byplay, buddies, chase, car chase, urban, partners against crime, violence, kidnapping, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
 14K
Police Story 2
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, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vengeance, kung fu, fight scenes, investigation, violence, gunfight, crime, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, usa, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   54%
 
Police Story 3: Supercop
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, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, kung fu, motorcycle, chase, violence, kidnapping, working undercover, fight scenes, car chase, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
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 7.6
 23K
Police Story
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, stylized, semi serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, crime, car chase, murder, kung fu, police, gunfight, violence, chases and races, fight scenes, police corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   50%
 
Rumble in the Bronx
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, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, violence, chase, fight scenes, crimes, motorcycle, death, revenge, rivalry, gangs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, hong kong, usa, tokyo, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
 7.6
 213K
Lethal Weapon
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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, partners against crime, police investigation, reluctant partners, adventure, crime, verbal byplay, chase, gunfight, car chase, family, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   100%
 
 6.6
 140K
Lethal Weapon 4
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: martial arts, police investigation, kung fu, chase, police, car chase, violence, verbal byplay, buddies, fight scenes, vengeance, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
Beverly Hills Cop III
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, car chase, gunfight, violence, investigation, chase, verbal byplay, master criminal, revenge, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Another Stakeout
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chris and Bill are called upon for their excellent surveillance record to stakeout a lakeside home where a Mafia trial witness is believed to be heading or already hiding. Unlike their earlier _Stakeout_, this time they are accompanied by Gina ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, island, buddies, odd couple, death, crime, office, chase, crimes, law enforcement, stakeout, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
 6.7
 214K
The Other Guys
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: humorous, funny, absurd, cynical, buddy comedy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, police, parody, misfit partners, partners against crime, farce, reluctant partners, stupidity, verbal byplay, goofy hero, dumb, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, desert, adventure, chase, kung fu, treasure, motorcycle, treasure hunt, car chase, heroic mission, fight scenes, gold ...
Place: europe, spain, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
 6.7
 142K
Lethal Weapon 3
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: police investigation, chase, police, revenge, gunfight, verbal byplay, buddies, violence, weapons, martial arts, fight scenes, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
 6.1
 57K
Red Heat
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 investigation, police, cold war, culture clash, car chase, brutality, violence, vengeance, revenge, verbal byplay, chase, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century
Place: russia, usa, los angeles, california, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   52%
 
National Security
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, funny, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, race issues, gunfight, chase, partners against crime, car chase, prison, crime, unlikely partners, crimes, undercover cop, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   100%
 
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Hollywood Homicide
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: hip hop, police investigation, murder, hollywood, chase, police, car chase, odd couple, partners against crime, crime, gunfight, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Beverly Hills Cop
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: humorous, clever, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, police, investigation, police investigation, gunfight, car chase, chase, undercover cop, violence, revenge, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Police Story 4: First Strike
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, semi serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, adventure, espionage, male nudity, kung fu, fight scenes, master criminal, helicopter, one man army, violence, shark ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
 6.3
 67K
Blue Streak
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, funny, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime, robbery, police, chase, car chase, criminal heroes, undercover cop, prison, farce, lawyer, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 56K
Showtime
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, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, crime, police, television, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, misfit partners, reality tv, car chase, parody, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
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 6.6
 21K
Stakeout
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, police investigation, car chase, surveillance, prison, crimes, chase, love and romance, stakeout, partners, police, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
 6.9
 60K
48 Hrs.
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, suspense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, prison, police, chase, gunfight, violence, revenge, car chase, verbal byplay, murder, prison escape, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
 6.5
 10K
Running Scared
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, undercover cop, car chase, police investigation, violence, police, undercover, verbal byplay, buddies, gunfight, partners against crime, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, illinois, new jersey, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 6.2
 22K
Mr. Nice Guy
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, fight scenes, chases and races, kidnapping, car chase, brutality, revenge, violence, crimes, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, hong kong, usa, new york, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 7.2
 144K
Lethal Weapon 2
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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, revenge, violence, car chase, death, gunfight, buddies, verbal byplay, torture, brutality, police, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 

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 5.9
 23K
The Rookie
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: exciting, rough, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, police investigation, car chase, kidnapping, vengeance, murder, obsession, motorcycle, violence, revenge, mentor, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, california
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System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 6.0
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K-9
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The extravagant cop Michael Dooley needs some help to fight a drug dealer who has tried to kill him. A "friend" gives him a dog named Jerry Lee (Officer Lewis), who has been trained to smell drugs. With his help, Dooley sets out to put his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, dog, odd couple, police dog, crime, partners, friends, buddies, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, german shepherd, police operation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
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