Movies like Game of Death II

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Game of Death II (1980)
 5.1
 3K
Game of Death II (1980)
Original name: 死亡塔
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this dark tale of revenge, Bruce Lee "returns" as Billy Lo, whose best friend Chin Ku dies of a sudden illness. But suspicion of foul play arises when a gang tries to steal Ku's coffin at the funeral using a helicopter. When Lo's younger brother Lo hears about the incident, he leaves his Buddhist master to investigate the truth. His trail soon leads him to the Castle of Death, the last place Chin Ku was seen alive. There, he meets and befriends an unlikely ally--a cruel and merciless martial arts expert who is also the tower's master. But when the master dies under mysterious circumstances, Lo ends up dueling with someone far more terrifying.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, fight, sword fight, one against many, revenge, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, drug dealing, clergy, partners, track down, legends and myths, working undercover, vigilantism, danger, fighting crime, chases and races, law enforcement, deadly, rivalry, undercover, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, heroes, martial arts, violence, gangsters and fistfight mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Game of Death II: The Big Boss (1971), Champ vs. Champ (1980), The King of the Kickboxers (1990), Yes, Madam! (1985), The City of Violence (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chen is a city boy who moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He does this with a family promise never to get involved in any fight. However, when members of his family begin disappearing after meeting the management of the factory, the ...
Style: stylized, brutal, harsh, tragic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, factory, smuggling, kung fu, drug smuggling, one man army, master warrior, graphic violence, drug dealing, factory worker, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: thailand, china, asia, hong kong, tokyo
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Champ vs. Champ (1980)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A gang leader targets the daughter of an enemy who's been promised to a local fighter. After losing his leg to a poison arrow, the fighter learns to fight again using a metal leg.
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, lair, track down, uninhibited rivalry, train, vengeance, wrongfully committed, vigilantism, adventure, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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The King of the Kickboxers (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kahn is a heavy weight kick-box champion, who often kills his opponents in front of the running camera, to sell it on video tape. Jake had to witness once how his brother was killed by him, and now has come for revenge. But first he has to improve ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, heroes, vengeance, tough law enforcer, working undercover, murder, tough heroes, crimes, deadly, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, year 1991, year 1981
Place: thailand, asia, new jersey, bangkok thailand, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The City of Violence (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tae-su, a detective fighting organized crime, returns to his hometown for his high school friend Wang-jae's funeral. There, he meets his old friends Pil-ho, Dong-hwan and Seok-hwan and they reminisce. Suspecting something fishy about ...
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, organized crime, martial arts, revenge, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, gang, danger, deadly, murder, homecoming, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, undercover, martial arts, crime, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, master criminal, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
 18K
Game of Death (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Billy Lo is a Hong Kong-based movie actor, who is a box office draw. His girlfriend, Ann Morris, is a singer who is also climbing to the top. Now it seems the syndicate wants Billy and Ann to join their "management firm". But Billy knows ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, emotional, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
American Dragons (1998)
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Murders in Seoul, Korea and in America pair two cops from each of the countries together to solve the crimes. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one that may not be of either of their making. A shadowy ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.7
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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 5.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 4K
The Hitman (1991)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Best of the Best II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
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