Movies like Freeway Speedway

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Freeway Speedway (1988)
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Freeway Speedway (1988)
Original name: 首都高速トライアル
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rokuo Kazuki (Gitan Otsuru) is challenging to break the fastest time record to go around 7 tollways around Tokyo and Yokohama that stretches 13.9 km. Setting the record of breaking 5 minutes 13 seconds not only requires skill, but also luck. Failing to break the record, Rokuo gives up. Rokuo's girlfriend Yoshiko (Yumiko Okayasu) challenges the record. There's another confident street racer Takashi (Koji Matoba) also vying for the record.
Plot: street racing, automobile racing, car, accident, police, freeway
Place: japan

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King of the Mountain (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of friends race their high-powered cars up and down a dangerous and deadly mountain road known as Mulholland Drive to see who can claim the title of "King of the Hill."
Plot: street racing, car race, road accident, beer, music industry, car racing, automobile racing
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Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A spinoff of The Fate of the Furious, focusing on Johnson's US Diplomatic Security Agent Luke Hobbs forming an unlikely alliance with Statham's Deckard Shaw.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough guy, secret organization, chase, ex special forces, martial arts, car, cia agent, car chase, cia, on the run, conspiracy, pursuit ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, london, ukraine, tower bridge london ...
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Fast & Furious 9 (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The next installment in the franchise.
Style: tense, suspense, entertaining, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car, street racing, car chase, chases and races, showdown, family, chase, murder, crimes, revenge, danger, rescue mission ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr), jamaica, moscow russia, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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13 Assassins (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.
Style: rough, suspenseful, epic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, adventure, state affairs, deadly, escapades, rivalry, heroes, graphic violence, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Treasure Raiders (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael, an American professor teaching history at Moscow University, finances his passion for treasure hunting with competitive street racing. His racing nemesis Wolf becomes his ally as they both embark on a quest to search for a famous ancient ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, street racing, uninhibited rivalry, obsessive quest, adventure, chases and races, danger, adventurer, chase, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, Spain, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hobbs has Dominic and Brian reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries: Dominic unexpectedly gets convoluted also facing his presumed deceased girlfriend, Letty.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, biting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, street racing, chases and races, fbi, presumed dead, car theft, heist, teamwork, group of criminals, tough heroes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, spain, europe, germany, england ...
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Kekko Kamen Surprise (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
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Plot: superhero, female protagonist, masked superhero, superheroine, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, breasts, sex
Place: japan
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Furious 7 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan, Canada, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Death Race 4: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny (1972)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The great Daimyo enlists the aid of the three Shadow Hunters in ensuring the delivery of an illegal cannon in this sequel to Toshio Masuda's bloody adaptation of the manga by Takao Saito. Despite the Shadow Hunters's remarkable skill, this ...
Style: jidai geki
Plot: gun, katana, female ninja, samurai, ninja, duel, samurai warrior, gore, manhunt, violence, katana sword
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Invincible Six (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the story "The Heroes of Yucca," The Invincible Six features a ragtag group of jewel thieves who become the unofficial guardians of a small Iranian village. When bandits attack the village, looking for the body of their former ...
Plot: machine gun, heist, police, mosque, treasure, caper, bandit, foreigner, burglar, belly dancing, jeep, village ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fast Five (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Brazil, Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, heist, car race, chase, street racing, on the run, car, tough heroes, fbi, favela, freedom, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Expert Weapon (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Red Shadow: Akakage (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The secret warriors of feudal Japan were the Ninja. Sent on impossible missions, the Ninja were trained to work in shadows, gather information and defeat the enemy to build a world of peace. Red Shadow, Blue Shadow and Aska are neophyte ninjas under ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Champagne Gang (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Turkish First Blood (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former war veteran Kan Rambo (Turkish cult cinema legend Cuneyt Arkin) has to fight against an evil gang of bikers when they refuse to let him enter their village and live a peaceful life.
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Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: helicopter, giant monster, escapades, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, danger, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, criminal organization, runaway, jail, car, organized crime
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Death Trance (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle.
Style: semi serious, captivating
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, destiny, rivalry, danger, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, samurai, supernatural power, martial arts ...
Place: japan, asia
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Zatoichi at Large (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blind masseur and master swordsman Zatoichi finds a robbed and fatally wounded pregnant woman, whose baby he delivers before she dies. He takes the baby in search of its father and finds the child's aunt, who is about to be forced into ...
Style: saga, semi serious, atmospheric, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, sword, rivalry, escapades, pregnancy, track down, gory, crimes, heroes, lone wolves, adventure ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Fight, Zatoichi, Fight (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Blind swordsman/masseuse Zatoichi befriends a young woman returning home with her baby. When gangsters mistake her for Zatoichi and kill her, Zatoichi determines to escort the baby to its father. He gains the reluctant help of a young pick pocket ...
Style: emotional, rough, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: samurai, danger, deadly, chases and races, adventure, babies and infants, master warrior, prostitute, death of mother, motherhood, assassin, murderer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan's hidden gold only to find that two daggers are the key to the hiding place of the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, shogun, ninja, ninja master, battles, graphic violence, heroes, state affairs, rivalry, deadly, adventure ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Returner (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an alien invasion threatens to annihilate the human race, a young Japanese girl, named Milly (Anne Suzuki), travels back in time from 2084 to October 2002, and enlists the reluctant aid of skilled Tokyo gunman, named Miyamoto (Takeshi ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, neo noir, tech noir, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, hitman, save the world, ufo, adventure, future dystopia, changing the past or future, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, space and aliens, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Ninja Wars (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop ...
Style: serious, stylized, splatter
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, rescue, escapades, twins, heroes, clergy, danger, master warrior, crimes, daring rescue, adventure, rivalry ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Time Slip (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the supreme Shogun.
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, serious
Plot: time travel, samurai, military, battles, heroes, soldier, chaos, self defense, heroic mission, graphic violence, danger, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival (1970)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Zatoichi is mentored by the blind leader of a secret organization as he contends with both the Yakuza and a jealous husband.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, serious, cult film
Plot: samurai, martial arts, ronin, katana, good versus evil, gangsters, rivalry, adventure, danger, crimes, master warrior, escapades ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hunter in the Dark (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Yataro Tanigawa, a one-eyed hired assassin, impresses yakuza boss Gomyo Kiyoemon with his skill. Gomyo hires Tanigawa as his bodyguard, or yojimbo, to protect him during an inter-clan conflict. Tanigawa quickly rises in stature in the clan, but ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, rough, exciting ...
Plot: betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, master warrior, martial arts, heist, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, fighting crime, adventure, samurai ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground world of drift racing
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, car race, car, street racing, troublemaker, high school, newcomer, youth, friendship, crimes, rebel, mechanic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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