Movies like SPL: Kill Zone

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 7.1
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SPL: Kill Zone
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, police corruption, dishonesty, neo-noir, godparent, retiring, law enforcer killer, honest law enforcer, drug lord, the underworld, bring down, bloody spray, inspector, slashing, detention, moral ambiguity, brain tumor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong

Most similar movies to SPL: Kill Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, violence, gangsters, law enforcement and martial arts mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like SPL: Kill Zone: Flash Point (2007), Triad Wars (2008), In the Line of Duty 4 (1989), Special ID (2013), Black Ransom (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.8
 11K
Flash Point
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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, danger, law enforcement, mixed martial arts, child in peril, shooting, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.8
 904
Triad Wars
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, crime, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, betrayal, master criminal, tough law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
In the Line of Duty 4
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: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, fighting crime, crime, tough heroes, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 5.6
 3K
Special ID
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcer killer, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
 5.7
 471
Black Ransom
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, urban, violence spree, crime, kidnapping, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
 6.8
 531
Tiger Cage
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, frame up, manhunt, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
The First Shot
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, gays and lesbians, police investigation, politics, friendship, siblings relations, wooing ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
The Longest Nite
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime, deadly, nightclub, dishonesty, restaurant, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 6.1
 2K
Naked Killer
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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, assassination attempt, crime, mind game, vengeance, murder, one woman army, seduction, sex ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 4K
Full Contact
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: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, master criminal, vengeance, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Invisible Target
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gang, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
Eye in the Sky
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, fighting crime, track down, heist, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gang, undercover, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
 6.3
 576
Bloody Tie
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gory, martial arts, drug abuse, crime, crimes, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 7.1
 13K
Dragon
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Style: stylized, epic, serious, suspenseful, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, kung fu, master warrior, fight scenes, mentor, police investigation, violent, twists & turns, redemption, village, family drama ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 6.8
 450
Run and Kill
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, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, murder, master criminal, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   40%
 
Welcome to the Punch
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, police corruption, conspiracy, chase, police, british, murder, robbery, redemption, master criminal, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
 7.0
 557
The Big Heat
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gangsters, crime, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, fighting crime, police investigation, vengeance, police corruption, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
Return to a Better Tomorrow
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, betrayal, fighting crime, vengeance, friendship, working undercover, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 6.4
 416
Golgo 13
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, criminal's revenge, government agency, crime, master warrior, drug dealing, wrongfully committed, karate, assassin, sniper ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
 7.1
 728
Tiger Cage 2
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, on the run, frame up, crime, mistaken identity, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 
My Father is a Hero
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, comedy of errors, police investigation, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, secret agents, tough law enforcer, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
A Better Tomorrow II
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal's revenge, gory, gang, crime, gangsters, hospital, master criminal, restaurant, tough law enforcer, vengeance, working undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
 4.5
 4K
Blood Out
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, tough law enforcer, crime, murder, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 6.7
 2K
The Unjust
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: intrigue, legal investigation, frame up, urban, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, murder, law enforcement, legal, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
Infernal Affairs 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crime, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
The Man from Nowhere
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, friendship, kidnapping, tragedy, assassin, martial arts, hitman, revenge, drugs, violence, blood, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 
 6.6
 6K
Vengeance
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: vengeance, neo noir, hitman, crime, chases and races, rivalry, gangsters, murder, revenge, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Place: asia, hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
 7.3
 8K
Exiled
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crime, hitman, friendship, crimes, rivalry, babies and infants, leadership, starting over, frame up, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, betrayal, chase, partners against crime, violence spree, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 6.7
 594
Shanghai Grand
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, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, love triangle, crimes, friends, betrayal, rise to the top, romance, vengeance, friendship, tough heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: asia, taiwan, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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