Movies like City Hunter

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City Hunter (1993)
 6.5
 10K
City Hunter (1993)
Original name: 城市獵人
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: humorous, exciting, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, hijacking, ship, heroes, womanizer, private detective, cruise, one man army, parody, terrorist, crimes, hostages, confined, danger, master criminal, escapades, rivalry, daring rescue, save the day, female warrior, attempted murder, boat, dancing, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, stylized violence, heroes, rivalry, crimes, fistfight and hand to hand combat mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like City Hunter: Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), High Risk (1995), Rumble in the Bronx (1995), Project A 2 (1987), Mr. Nice Guy (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, undercover, heroes, drug lord, helicopter, farce, working undercover, rivalry, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 4K
High Risk (1995)
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 ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, heroes, martial arts, hostages, crimes, womanizer, daring rescue, deadly, chases and races, hotel, showbiz, skyscraper ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, martial artist, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, gangster, hostage, gangsters, foot chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 9K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: frame up, pirate, heroes, martial arts, police corruption, kung fu, corruption, police, violence, partners against crime, escapades, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.2
 25K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, journalist, drug dealer, escapades, gang, karate chop, danger, bravery, assassination attempt, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 15K
Project A (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made a fool of.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, pirate, heroes, chase, smuggling, police, sea, graphic violence, ambition, tough law enforcer, against the odds, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gang, gangsters, rescue, chase, master criminal, urban, track down, city life, against the odds, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, hong kong, asia, usa, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Accidental Spy (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A fun-filled story about an ordinary guy about to kick into an action-packed adventure. Jackie Chan plays a bored and unsuccessful salesman who never thought his life would amount to anything. All that changes one day when he becomes an instant hero ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, espionage, heroic mission, goofy hero, amateur detective, private detective, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, kung fu classic, one man army, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, turkey, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, gangsters, mafia, gang, leadership, hopes, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 11K
Twin Dragons (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twins, separated at birth, end up as a Hong Kong gangster and a New York concert pianist. When the pianist travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the two inevitably get mistaken for each other.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, kung fu, chase, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, escapades, femme fatale, danger, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, gangsters, farce, crime, master criminal, odd couple, buddies, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 17K
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, martial arts, police officer, fight, police investigation, crimes, stalking, master criminal, partners against crime, gang, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, los angeles, usa, asia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 198K
Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, gang, odd couple, forgery, bribery, vacation, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, usa, asia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, helicopter, one man army, heroes, secret agents, undercover, hitman, chase, espionage, adventure, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 236K
Rush Hour (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: reluctant partners, two man army, fbi, unlikely friendships, kung fu, police investigation, martial arts, fish out of water, ransom, chase, kidnapping, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, hong kong, california, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 790
No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A beauty contest turns into a hostage situation, when the Miss Galaxy competition is taken over by a gang, demanding a ransom of diamonds. Sharon, a kick-boxing actress, is the host of the show, and the thorn in the terrorists side.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, kidnapping, beauty pageant, swimming pool, terrorist plot, blood, showdown ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 7.6
 29K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, chase, car chase, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crimes, crime, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, goofy hero, kung fu ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
God of Gamblers (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, memory loss, crime, crimes, comeback, cards, betrayal, poker, head injury, amnesia, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
New Police Story (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, revenge, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, hostages, rivalry, haunted by the past, birthday, dark past ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Armour of God 2: Operation Condor (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 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, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: desert, treasure hunt, gold, martial arts, chase, world war two, adventurer, heroes, treasure, adventure, chases and races, crimes ...
Place: spain, europe, hong kong, egypt, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 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, suspenseful, serious, cult film, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bodyguard, gangsters, chase, danger, assassination attempt, murder, woman in danger, martial arts, hitman, police, witness, assassin ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 36K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Martial-arts megastar Jackie Chan wrote, directed and stars in this action-comedy. Secret agent Jackie (Chan) leads a commando group to Africa to kidnap scientists who are working to unleash a powerful -- and lethal -- new energy source. When Jackie ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, danger, on the run, espionage, secret agent, fistfight, commando, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, farce, fist fighting, heroes, good versus evil, cult, showdown, boxing, rivalry, goofy hero, righting the wronged, theft ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 151K
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: african american, martial arts, ambassador, french, police investigation, disorder, verbal byplay, graphic violence, loud, friends, silly humor, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, los angeles, europe, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 39K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: interpol, adventure, superhuman powers, martial arts, rescue, immortality, good versus evil, police detective, danger, chase, kidnapping, master villain ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 333
Lion Strike (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled onto valuable information on a computer disk he possesses. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: master warrior, gangsters, one man army, heroes, chase, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, hitman, rivalry, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, gang, escapades, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, friends, police corruption, working undercover, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, hong kong, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 4K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, heroes, chase, heist, crime, crimes, police investigation, gang, reluctant partners, hostages, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%