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Shinjuku Incident (2009)
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Shinjuku Incident (2009)
Original name: 新宿事件
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Iron Zhao aka Steelhead, a truck repairman from China's Northeast, and settles down as an illegal immigrant in Tokyo. After a series of run-ins with the Yakuza, he rises to power as the Don of Chinese illegal immigrants. However, things get out of control when he's foolish enough to believe in clean getaways in a world that offers none, and soon comes to seal his own fate.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, neo noir
Plot: gang war, survival, gang, criminal syndicate, immigrants, vengeance, drug lord, crimes, rivalry, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, theft, mechanic, taiwanese, gangsters, the underworld, society, group of criminals, sexual content, ordinary person, law enforcer criminal relations, sex, martial arts, combat, revenge, thief ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, china, hong kong, mount fuji

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, rivalry, gang, violence, deadly and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Shinjuku Incident: One Nite in Mongkok (2004), Beyond Outrage (2012), Thunderbolt (1995), Like a Dragon (2007), Outrage (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Nite in Mongkok (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang war, murder, gangsters, hitman, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, gang, law enforcement, prostitute, impersonating a police officer, moral ambiguity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, elimination, power struggle, gang war, police, organized crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Thunderbolt (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, car chase, kidnapping, police, street racing, heroes, master criminal, vengeance, partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, japan, tokyo
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Outrage (2010)
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and right-hand man Ikemoto, head of the Ikemoto-gumi. Kato orders Ikemoto to ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duration: 119 min.
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Style: exciting, cynical, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: tense, rough, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Style: epic, serious, rough, captivating, realistic ...
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29%
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The Bodyguard (1973)
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Country: Japan, USA
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The Wrecking Crew (2000)
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Waiter (2010)
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Duration: 92 min.
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