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SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
 7.1
 10K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, crime, neo-noir, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, police corruption, dishonesty, 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

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Most similar movies to SPL: Kill Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, martial arts, violence 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), Triad Wars (2008), Tiger Cage (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 11K
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, child in peril, mixed martial arts, shooting, gang, tough law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, urban, crime, fighting crime, tough heroes, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 3K
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: rough, serious, 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 ⇓
64%
 5.8
 904
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, kidnapping, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, crime, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.8
 531
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, frame up, police corruption, crime, police, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The First Shot (1994)
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, betrayal, dirty cop, martial arts, undercover cop, gunfight, kung fu, corruption, murder, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 945
Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, crime, vigilante, lawyer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, vigilantism, righting the wronged, deadly, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 728
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, on the run, frame up, crime, mistaken identity, chases and races, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: serious, suspenseful, 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: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 471
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, urban, violence spree, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, femme fatale, sex, seduction, one woman army, murder, hitman, criminal's revenge, sexual obsession, female protagonist, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 4K
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: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, heist, criminal's revenge, martial arts, gang, crime, chain, gangsters, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 6K
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, vengeance, neo noir, crime, heroic bloodshed, chases and races, rivalry, gangsters, murder, crimes, danger ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: 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 ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
42%
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, deadly, nightclub, dishonesty, restaurant, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, gang, master warrior, crimes, heroes, rivalry
Time: 1900s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, undercover, police investigation, crime, comedy of errors, gang, gangsters, hostages, master criminal, partners against crime, secret agents, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, crime, police investigation, fighting crime, undercover cop, track down, heist, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crime, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, gangsters, siblings relations, police corruption, danger, deadly, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 416
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, rifle, sniper, karate, assassin, criminal's revenge, government agency, crime, assault rifle, scuba diving ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, neo noir, martial arts, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, race against time, track down, murder, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kung Fu Killer (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, serial killer, kung fu, master warrior, police investigation, deadly, heroes, rivalry, psychopath, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 576
Bloody Tie (2006)
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, drug dealing, martial arts, gory, drug abuse, crime, crimes, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 13K
Dragon (2011)
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, village, master warrior, haunted by the past, heroes, starting over, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, danger, hopes, law enforcement ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1917
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 298
Lethal Lady (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The only son (Tony Leung Ka Fai) in a family of police officers marries Mina, an ambitious `half-breed' colleague (played by Joyce Godenzi), incurring the resentment of his four sisters, all policewomen, especially the eldest, Ling (Carina ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police officer killed, policewoman, gang, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, vengeance, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 4K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, martial arts, revenge, yakuza, track down, crime, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 450
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, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, criminal heroes, crime, gory, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, master criminal, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 180
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: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, police detective, crime, gang, gangsters, master criminal, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crime gone awry, drug dealing, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, vengeance, vigilantism, tough heroes, crimes, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, manhunt, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%