Movies like City Hunter 1993

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City Hunter (1993)
 6.3
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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: realistic, semi serious, parody, exciting, humorous, surprise ending, offbeat, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorist, hostage, womanizer, cruise, one man army, heroes, private detective, ship, ocean liner, kung fu, hijacking, fight, agent, james bond spoof, gambler, one against many, fistfight, terrorist group, spy spoof, tough guy, bomb, casino, attempted murder, love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about heroes, fight, martial arts, fistfight, kung fu, stylized violence and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like City Hunter: God of Gamblers (1989), High Risk (1995), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, semi serious, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, card playing, memory loss, crimes, comeback, betrayal, martial arts, bloodbath, amnesia, death, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo, san francisco
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 6.0
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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: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, skyscraper, hostage, heroes, daring rescue, race against time, crimes, showbiz, police officer, one against many, one man army ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, undercover cop, police detective, drug lord, undercover, heroes, farce, fight, buddy cop ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, thailand, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, intense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, gang, police station, police detective, partners against crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, tokyo, usa, los angeles, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 7.5
 36K
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, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, chase, car chase, gangsters, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 10K
Project A 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 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: martial arts, kung fu, fight, adventure, frame up, pirate, empire, police, corruption, heroes, police corruption, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 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, entertaining, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, gang, kung fu, adventure, fight, gangsters, street life, supermarket, righting the wronged, revenge, one against many ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, bronx new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 17K
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, sea, kung fu, smuggling, pirate, fight, wu shu, police, treasure, exploitation, adventure, chase ...
Time: 19th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Accidental Spy (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 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: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, entertaining, semi serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, entertaining, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gang, vengeance, fight, kung fu, mafia, violence, organized crime, farce, street fight, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, hong kong, china, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Million Dollar Heiress (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu fighting, buddy cop, private detective, chase, chinese, van, adventure, buddies, kung fu, woman in danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: italy, spain, barcelona, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 12K
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, entertaining, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: martial arts, twins, farce, kung fu, mistaken identity, gangsters, gunfight, chase, brutality, fight, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 2K
Gen-X Cops (1999)
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Protector (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, stylized, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: fairy tale, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 27K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, sexy, buddy movie ...
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Time: 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, kung fu, chinese mafia, fight, exploitation, gangsters, forgery, counterfeit money, invisibility, friends, disorder ...
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Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 218K
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: buddy movie, entertaining, exciting, humorous, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, vacation, culture clash, buddy cop, chase, secret service, kung fu, odd couple, gang, good versus evil, bribery ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, funny, entertaining, semi serious, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, farce, martial artist, kung fu master, boxing, fight, heroes, fistfight, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, entertaining, stylized, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, interpol, immortality, adventure, superhuman powers, fight, chase, warrior, female agent, rescue, heroes, magic ...
Place: hong kong, dublin ireland, ireland, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, entertaining, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Contest (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 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: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
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Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, fighter pilot, martial arts, undercover agent, black ops, animal attack, rescue mission, rescue, secret agents, heroes, mercenary, fight ...
Time: 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Police Story: Lockdown (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, confined, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, group of strangers, crimes, heroes, save the day, released from prison, brutality, violence, police chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 40K
Who Am I? (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 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: light, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 167K
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: entertaining, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, african american, ambassador, police investigation, buddy cop, police, kung fu, police officer, partners, kidnapping, partners against crime, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, china, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Everyone abuses and humiliates a downtrodden orphan (Chan) until he befriends an old man, who turns out to be the last master of the "snake fist" fighting style. Jackie becomes the old man's student and finds himself in battle with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, japan, tokyo, hong kong, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 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: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, kung fu, fight, female bodybuilder, police, mafia, yakuza, adventure, friends, partners, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%