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SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
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SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Original name: 殺破狼
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Macao
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan who wants an early retirement.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, drug lord, crime, police corruption, the underworld, dishonesty, retiring, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, godparent, uninhibited rivalry, honest law enforcer, bring down, law enforcer killer, neo-noir, kung fu, lawyer, violence, hitman, death, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, violence, blood, law enforcement and gangsters mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like SPL: Kill Zone: Flash Point (2007), In the Line of Duty 4 (1989), Special ID (2013), Tiger Cage (1988), Triad Wars (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Flash Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, shooting, child in peril, mixed martial arts, gang, bring down, the underworld, working undercover, tough law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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95%
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, witnessing a crime, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, deadly, heroes, partners, gangsters, honest law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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66%
 5.6
 4K
Special ID (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cop and his team of comrades go undercover in one of China's most ruthless underworld organizations to stop a gang leader, only to put themselves in great danger after being exposed one by one.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, rivalry, gang, undercover, law enforcer killer, crimes, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, working undercover, taekwondo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 545
Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, frame up, police corruption, martial arts, gangsters, deadly, heroes, partners, manhunt, dishonesty, wooing, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, kidnapping, battles, police investigation, destiny, vigilantism, hitman, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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51%
 6.6
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Vengeance (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, danger, rivalry, deadly, gangsters, murder, crime, crimes, chases and races, vengeance, chef ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Longest Nite (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two triad leaders vie for the right to manage a string of casinos in Macau which sparks an exhausting battle. A twist of fate brings the two gangster bosses together in collaboration, but rumors have it otherwise. A murderous plot unfolds.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, law enforcement, police investigation, murder, rivalry, frame up, restaurant, police corruption, undercover, crimes, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The First Shot (1993)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, crime, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, betrayal, politics, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, wooing, dishonesty, police corruption ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.1
 744
Tiger Cage 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Donnie Yen Chi-Tan, a hair-trigger cop, goes on the lam with Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lum, a prim lawyer, after they witness a botched robbery attempt. The police think they're the perpetrators, while the real crooks (including Mortal Kombat star ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, wrongfully committed, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, heist, police detective, undercover, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 473
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, police investigation, law enforcement, urban, murder, danger, heroes, deadly, gangsters, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 2K
Naked Killer (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, murder, femme fatale, one woman army, seduction, sex, couples, track down, dishonesty, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 467
Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, danger, dishonesty, track down, gangsters, master criminal, deadly, criminal's revenge, gory, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Father is a Hero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, partners against crime, crimes, comedy of errors, master criminal, heroes, dishonesty, family life, track down, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, hostages, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, rivalry, car chase, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, heist, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
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City War (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two cops--both partners and best friends--find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, friendship, rivalry, drug dealing, danger, vengeance, deadly, buddies, gangsters, criminal's revenge, partners, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, karate, sniper, assassin, rifle, government agency, gangsters, dishonesty, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
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38%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, siblings relations, law enforcer killer, police corruption, vengeance, danger, rivalry, family relations, undercover, mole, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
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Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are murdered. but Cindy Si is soon on his case and it all spirals ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, rivalry, chases and races, crime, working undercover, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcer killer, fighting crime, track down, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An adventure that delves into the dark caverns of the underworld and tells the tale of three chivalrous gangsters who attempt to escape the powerful clutch of their gang leader.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, leadership, heroes, criminal's revenge, friendship, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, betrayal, addiction, gang, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
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35%
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hospital, chaos and mayhem, crime, siblings relations, crimes, working undercover, tough law enforcer, gangsters, deadly, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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35%
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Full Contact (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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Hitman (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, martial arts, revenge, yakuza, crime, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, crimes, vengeance, fish out of water, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Killer Angels (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three female cops form a special unit and get their main witness out of the clutches of a gang. The witness holds the key to Chu Chung Sing, a gang-lord who runs a night-club. They will have to face a ruthless but sentimental killer.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: martial arts, gory, law enforcement, chase, car chase, tough law enforcer, crimes, chases and races, crime, cop witness relations, gang, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
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The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police corruption, martial arts, master criminal, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, partners, gangsters, police investigation, partners against crime, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
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Shanghai Grand (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gangsters abound in this lively, romantic crime drama that is set in Shanghai during WW II. The tale of Taiwanese patriot Hsu Wen-Chiang begins as he is washed up on a beach near Shanghai. He is taken in by Ting Lik, a kindly beggar who is ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, rise to the top, love and romance, tough heroes, rivalry, friendship, criminal heroes, friends, vengeance, betrayal, deadly ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: taiwan, asia, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 8K
Exiled (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hitman, crime, babies and infants, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, leadership, rivalry, frame up, vengeance, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 563
The Big Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop (Waise Lee) is losing the control of his right hand and cannot pull the trigger on time anymore. Before any accident happens, he decides to resign. Meanwhile his friend and informer is brutally murdered in Malaysia. Before leaving the force, ...
Style: psychological, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, police detective, vengeance, police corruption, wooing, deadly, dishonesty, fighting crime, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, malaysia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Fatal Contact (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Plot: martial arts, ambition, battles, tough heroes, contests and competitions, athlete's life, adventure, rivalry, heroes, street fighter, remorse, shame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 4K
PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, law enforcement, murder, tough law enforcer, crimes, partners against crime, goofy hero, crime, chases and races, rivalry, investigation, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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