Movies like Rush Hour 2

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Rush Hour 2 (2001)
 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 the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot. The boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, stylized, inter cultural, funny, entertaining, sexy, intense ...
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, buddies, master criminal, forgery, track down, partners against crime, kung fu, chases and races, friends, crimes, law enforcement, misfit, partners, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: china, las vegas, asia, usa, hong kong, california, los angeles

Most similar movies to Rush Hour 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, humorous and semi serious films with plots about crimes, chase, police, brawl, martial arts, violence and fistfight mostly in Action, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rush Hour 2: Cop Out (2010), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Police Story 2 (1988), The Protector (1985), Police Story (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 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%
 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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
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 ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, hong kong, california, 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%
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 ⇓
57%
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 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 ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
52%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, farce, forgery, buddies, crime, chinese mafia, counterfeit money, gangsters, master criminal, odd couple, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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 ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
100%
The Accidental Spy (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A fun-filled story about an ordinary guy about to kick into an action-packed adventure. Jackie Chan plays a bored and unsuccessful salesman who never thought his life would amount to anything. All that changes one day when he becomes an instant hero ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, robbery, amateur detective, goofy hero, reporter, assassination, adventure, espionage, heroic mission, chases and races, crimes, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong, turkey, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 3K
Once a Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As a crime wave sweeps through Hong Kong, the police call Jessica Yang (Yeoh), a rising star in the ranks, to help stop a notorious gang of thieves! What Jessica doesn't realize is that her boyfriend - recently discharged from the force - is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, chase, heist, crime, police investigation, gang, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, martial arts, revenge, arrow, adventure, small town, mayor, cowboy, amateur detective, vengeance, buddies, emperor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, nevada, england, asia, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, gang, redemption, youth gang, partner, alcoholic, birthday, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 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 ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
42%
 7.4
 13K
Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, pirate, smuggling, police, sea, chase, master criminal, coast guard, british empire, smuggler, tough law enforcer, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, adventure, vengeance, street gang, immigrants, tragic hero, contests and competitions, fighting crime, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1930s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Collision Course (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, culture clash, murder, buddies, martial arts, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, partners, rivalry, gangsters, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, detroit, usa, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
 4.5
 37K
Taxi (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mouthy and feisty taxicab driver has hot tips for a green and inept cop set on solving a string of New York City bank robberies committed by a quartet of female Brazilian bank robbers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, semi serious, remake of french film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, taxi driver, police investigation, chase, urban, buddies, bank robber, crime, odd couple, bank, partners against crime, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, buddies, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, chase, fighting crime, chases and races, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
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, semi serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, undercover, adventure, hitman, chase, master criminal, espionage, secret agents, race against time, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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