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High Risk (1995)
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High Risk (1995)
Original name: 鼠膽龍威
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an exhibition of the crown jewels of Russia at a Hong Kong hotel, and when the Doctor's gang take over the building in attempt to steal them, Kit is the only thing standing in their way. Will Frankie regain his courage? Will romance blossom between Kit and the nosy reporter? Who has the best Kung-Fu?
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, skyscraper, heroes, daring rescue, crimes, terrorism, showbiz, race against time, police officer, warrior, master warrior, martial artist, one against many, mixed martial arts, one man army, nunchaku, fistfight, womanizer, hotel, master criminal, escapades, rivalry, law enforcement, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to High Risk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and serious films with plots about martial arts, fistfight, violence, rivalry, heroes, fight and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like High Risk: My Father is a Hero (1995), Black Mask (1996), Hitman (1998), The Master (1992), City Hunter (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wu shu, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, undercover, tough heroes, hostage, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
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100%
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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 ⇓
48%
 6.1
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, martial arts, heroes, yakuza, revenge, vengeance, fish out of water, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 3K
The Master (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, karate, kung fu, bank, bus, heroes, master warrior, vigilantism, vengeance, heroic mission, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, asia, hong kong, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: semi serious, realistic, parody, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, martial arts, womanizer, terrorist, cruise, one man army, private detective, heroes, hijacking, ship, agent, one against many ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, intense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, drug lord, undercover, heroes, kung fu, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, undercover cop, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The New Legend of Shaolin (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young father and his infant son are beset by forces of evil and corruption. They wander China, upholding their sense of honor and protecting the weak. When they are forced into combat, spectacular and hilarious fast-motion kung fu sequences ...
Style: serious, stylized, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, martial arts, parents and children, righting the wronged, heroic mission, rebelliousness, leadership, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, clergy, map ...
Time: middle ages
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 368
The Last Blood (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tam is Lui Tai, an Interpol agent assigned to protect a famous religious leader, the Daka Lama, who's targeted for death by the militant Japanese terrorist group, the Red Army. Lui Tai hooks up with the Daka Lama in Singapore, but a Red Army ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hospital, airport, chase, gangsters, assassination, master criminal, crimes, clergy, undercover, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, chase, heroes, hostage, heist, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, gang, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Last Hero in China (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jet Li stars in this comic spectacle as a Chinese "Robin Hood" who stumbles upon a kidnapping scheme after unwittingly opening a martial arts school next to a brothel!
Style: semi serious, epic, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, folk hero, one man army, heroes, martial arts, kidnapping, society, track down, gangsters, escapades, clergy, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Above the Law (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 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, realistic, exciting, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, police officer, female martial artist, legal, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, righting the wronged, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Another Meltdown (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A patriotic Chinese cop is reposted to fictional East European country Lavernia as punishment for ignoring orders during a plane hijack operation. There he encounters his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Lavernia after Tiananmen Square. Their paths soon ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, chaos and mayhem, wooing, love affair, hijacking, working undercover, tough heroes, police detective, tough law enforcer, master criminal, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, europe, china, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Death Train (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is supposed to guard a shipment of diamonds being sent by rail. But a man robs the train and kills the men guarding the diamonds. The robbers derail the train and hope to get away with their crime. The robbers get caught in Mexico and are sent ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, one man army, on the run, save the day, race against time, undercover, hostage, tough heroes, chase, heroes, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 13K
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, murder, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 2K
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, martial arts, heroes, terrorism, gangsters, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 5K
The Defender (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A corrupt businessman commits a murder and the only witness is the girlfriend of another businessman with close connections to the Chinese government, so a bodyguard from Beijing is dispatched to help two Hong Kong cops protect the witness.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, chase, hitman, gangsters, assassination attempt, woman in danger, martial arts, murder, assassin, witness, police, chinese army ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 35K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, kung fu, murder, drug lord, crimes, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, car chase, police protagonist, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 20K
Police Story 2 (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge.
Style: humorous, stylized, suspenseful, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, undercover, police investigation, fight, police officer, gang, police detective, police station, kung fu, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, los angeles, asia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Terminal Rush (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of terrorists, led by a Brit and a psycho (in a great performance by "Rowdy" Roddy Piper) take control of the Hoover Dam and demand $25 million or they will kill civilians and dam workers they have taken hostage. But the terrorists ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, one man army, terrorism, martial arts, disaster, catastrophe, haunted by the past, frame up, americana, redemption, hijacking, vigilantism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shaolin Temple 2: Kids from Shaolin (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rivaling families live on opposite sides of a river. One of them practices Shaolin kung fu and has only sons, while the other has only daughters and practices the Wu-Tang sword. The father of the Wu-Tang family is so paranoid about the Shaolin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, martial arts, village, shaolin monk, samurai, tough heroes, adventure, daring rescue, gang, crimes, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jackie Chan reprises his role as Chan Ka-Kui (also known in some versions as Jackie) yet again as a Hong Kong cop who works with Interpol to track down and arrest an illegal weapons dealer. Later Jackie realizes that things are not as simple as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, helicopter, hitman, one man army, undercover, heroes, espionage, chase, adventure, double agent, terrorism ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 2K
Naked Killer (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: erotic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, murder, femme fatale, one woman army, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, heroic mission, treasure hunt, rivalry, ghost, escapades, adventurer, obsessive quest, adventure, espionage ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Evil Cult (1993)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wild and rollicking martial arts fantasy extravaganza that features prized swords and swordsmen, a crazy monk attached to a rolling boulder, serious clan and cult rivalries, and lots of magic and flying.
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: martial arts, supernatural ability, heroes, master warrior, revenge, good versus evil, rivalry, heroic mission, vengeance, legends and myths, martial artist, combat ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, robbery, criminal's revenge, race against time, daring rescue, vengeance, unlikely partners, confined, heist, bully, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 34K
Sudden Death (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: International action superstar Jean Claude Van Damme teams with Powers Boothe in a Tension-packed, suspense thriller, set against the back-drop of a Stanley Cup game.Van Damme portrays a father whose daughter is suddenly taken during a championship ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, ice hockey, terrorist, terrorism, heroes, race against time, one man army, ransom, vice president, firefighter, graphic violence, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 997
Dragon Fight (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jimmy and Tiger are members of the Chinese national wushu team. The two are in Los Angeles to perform exhibitions. However, for Tiger, he plans to defect to L.A. to make a name for himself. When Jimmy learns of Tigers plan to defect, an attempt to ...
Plot: martial arts, violence, brutality, murder, justice, death, mafia, showdown, male female relationship, car chase, chase, home invasion ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 50K
Hard Target (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a woman's father goes missing, she enlist a local to aid in her search. The pair soon discover that her father has died at the hands of a wealthy sportsman who hunts homeless men as a form of recreation.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ex military, chase, mercenary, crimes, survival, track down, tough heroes, one against many, gunfight, organized crime, showdown ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Storm Catcher (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade general plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, heroes, conspiracy, terrorist, dishonesty, state affairs, political conspiracy, false accusation, one man army, confined, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Agent Jackie is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. He teams up with three bungling women (the 3 stooges?) who are all connected in some way. However a team of mercenries have ideas on the ownership of the gold. A battle / ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, chase, gold, martial arts, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%