Movies like Time and Tide

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Time and Tide (2000)
 6.7
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Time and Tide (2000)
Original name: 順流逆流
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who's had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. He secretly fantasizes about living the good life in South America. After a while, he is forced to deal with the reality of impending fatherhood. Hankering for quick cash, however, he joins a bodyguard company. Later, he makes friends with a once disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life in a new way. However, their companionship is brief: they both are uncontrollably forced toward opposite sides of a deadly showdown...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized, realistic, breathtaking, melancholic, visually appealing, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, gangsters, gang war, friendship, drug dealing, working undercover, race against time, criminal's revenge, fight, pregnancy, crimes, gays and lesbians, buddies, gunfight, violence, love, dog, lesbian, money, train, police, assassin, bodyguard, storm, murder ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, latin america, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Time and Tide

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, violence, rivalry, blood, gun and deadly mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Time and Tide: Hard Boiled (1992), City War (1988), The Corruptor (1999), Invisible Target (2007), Gen-X Cops (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, arms dealer, loss of partner, massacre, smuggling, mafia, mexican standoff, heroes, undercover, arms smuggling, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 6.3
 450
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal heroes, partners, gangsters, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, partners against crime, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
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45%
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The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gangsters, partners, law enforcement, police, gang war, crimes, police investigation, partners against crime, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostage, car chase, heist, criminal heroes, gang, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Gen-X Cops (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four young officers of the Hong Kong Police are joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law… Their first assignment is to eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police, undercover, tough law enforcer, save the day, police investigation, track down, partners against crime, heroes, terrorism, gangsters, race against time, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
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42%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, undercover, gangsters, vengeance, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, working undercover, pregnancy, restaurant, gang war, crimes, master criminal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, chase, police detective, on the run, attempted murder, police raid, revenge, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, replacement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: china, los angeles, hong kong, asia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, revenge, rivalry, police, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.7
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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: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, smuggling, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, vigilantism, arrest, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, gang, moral dilemma, friendship, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police detective, chaos and mayhem, wrongfully committed, wooing, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: malaysia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, martial arts, female assassin, assassin, sniper, karate, superhero, law enforcement, heroes, gangsters, government agency ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: asia, hong kong, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, master criminal, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, contests and competitions, tough heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 7K
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: stylized, realistic, neo noir, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, crimes, murder, gangsters, vengeance, chef, heroic bloodshed, violence, rivalry, loss of child, amnesia ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
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John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, lone hero, tough guy, vigilante, gunfight, dark hero, assassin, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 4K
The Hitman (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, undercover, fighting crime, special agents, revenge, mafia, undercover cop, crimes, gang, working undercover, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 9K
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, friendship, leadership, starting over, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, frame up, babies and infants, crime boss, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Fulltime Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dark hero, police detective, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, violence, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, tokyo, macau ...
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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: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal, fighting crime, undercover, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 639
High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, heist, martial arts, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gangsters, chase, betrayal, graphic violence, crimes, rivalry, partners, criminal heroes, police investigation, confined, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, working undercover, law enforcement, undercover, police detective, dishonesty, estrangement, gangsters, fighting crime, redemption, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, karate, kung fu, master warrior, heroes, betrayal, street fighter, yakuza, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Longest Nite (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 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: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, gangsters, restaurant, corrupt law enforcer, police investigation, dishonesty, gang, obsessive quest, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 55K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, fish out of water, police investigation, partners, police, gang war, culture clash, gunfight, crimes, track down, yakuza, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, osaka japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 12K
Black Mask (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, martial arts, heroes, good versus evil, kung fu, police, crimes, undercover, soldier, adventure, fistfight, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 24K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, gang war, hitman, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vigilantism, crimes, revenge, one man army, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rich and Famous 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Tang Kat-Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, ambition, hopes, rivalry, tragic hero, heroes, crimes, buddies, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night of the Running Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in persuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, chase, crimes, tough heroes, heist, dishonesty, law enforcement, murder, crime boss, manhunt ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%