Movies like City Hunter

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City Hunter (1993)
 6.4
 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: realistic, semi serious, parody, humorous, exciting, offbeat, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, terrorist, ship, heroes, womanizer, private detective, cruise, one man army, hijacking, danger, tough cop, agent, hand to hand combat, gambler, james bond spoof, one against many, terrorist group, spy spoof, fistfight, detonator, crimes, hostages, confined, master criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to City Hunter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about martial arts, heroes, fistfight, stylized violence, crimes, rivalry and hand to hand combat 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, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, poker, memory loss, crimes, crime, cards, comeback, betrayal, head injury, amnesia, traitor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, realistic, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, martial arts, heroes, danger, daring rescue, showbiz, skyscraper, terrorism, crimes, race against time, deadly, hand to hand combat ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, suspenseful, intense, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, undercover, heroes, drug lord, kung fu, working undercover, law enforcement, crimes, undercover cop, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, thailand, asia, malaysia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.1
 18K
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, rough, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, investigation, undercover, police investigation, fight, police officer, police detective, police station, gang, kung fu, psychopath, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, usa, california, asia, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.6
 31K
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, kung fu, murder, chases and races, drug lord, crime, crimes, law enforcement, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 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: frame up, pirate, heroes, police corruption, martial arts, kung fu, police, corruption, law enforcement, fighting crime, crime, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, martial artist, street life, supermarket, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, gangsters, hostage, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 16K
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, smuggling, pirate, chase, heroes, sea, police, rivalry, partners against crime, graphic violence, corrupt officer, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, espionage, organized crime, amateur detective, goofy hero, heroic mission, good versus evil, private detective, adventure, heroes, one man army, kung fu classic ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, turkey, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: martial arts, nightclub, gangsters, mafia, gang, leadership, hopes, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, kung fu fighting, chinese, van, adventure, private detective, buddies, buddy cop, woman in danger, femme fatale, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, spain, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, fighting crime, ambition, tough heroes, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, vigilantism, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, heroes, undercover, one man army, hitman, espionage, chase, adventure, terrorism, double agent ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, farce, martial arts, gangsters, siblings relations, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, dragon, kung fu, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 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: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: stylized violence, police, undercover, police investigation, tough law enforcer, save the day, partners against crime, track down, terrorism, martial arts, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, gangsters, gang, rescue, chase, law enforcement, urban, working undercover, against the odds, track down, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, china, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, gangsters, forgery, rivalry, partners against crime, disorder, hitman, invisibility, friends, down on your luck, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 26K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 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, gangs, gang, danger, bravery, assassination attempt, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.3
 40K
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: interpol, superhuman powers, martial arts, adventure, immortality, chase, fight, heroes, rescue, warrior, good versus evil, police detective ...
Place: hong kong, asia, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 204K
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, humorous, exciting, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: martial arts, secret service, police investigation, odd couple, gang, forgery, vacation, bribery, good versus evil, culture clash, fish out of water, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, china, los angeles, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.5
 823
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, sexy, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, martial arts, hostage, terrorist, race against time, danger, kidnapping, terrorist plot, femme fatale, swimming pool, gunfight, daughter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ 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, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: treasure hunt, desert, treasure, gold, martial arts, chase, adventurer, heroes, adventure, rivalry, master criminal, kung fu ...
Place: spain, europe, sahara, hong kong, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 4K
Vanguard (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer cracker, martial arts, heroes, danger, mercenary, hand to hand combat, fight, murder, fistfight, mercilessness, criminal, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2020s
Place: middle east, london, tower bridge london, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, fistfight, farce, martial artist, kung fu, heroes, good versus evil, showdown, goofy hero, boxing, cult ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 38K
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: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, suspense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, martial arts, adventure, secret agents, chase, danger, on the run, espionage, fistfight, secret agent, car chase, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, hong kong, asia, africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, gang, redemption, partner, crimes, hostages, revenge, rivalry, police, haunted by the past, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, psychological thriller, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, martial arts, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, confined, crimes, heroes, save the day, group of strangers, release from prison, brutality, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2013
Place: china, asia, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 157K
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, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: african american, martial arts, ambassador, police investigation, partners, buddies, crimes, partners against crime, friends, disorder, chases and races, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, los angeles, europe, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: rough, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
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, asia, japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, chase, heroes, heist, crimes, crime, police investigation, rivalry, good versus evil, undercover, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%