Movies like The Longest Nite

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The Longest Nite (1998)
 7.2
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The Longest Nite (1998)
Original name: 暗花
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two triad leaders vie for the right to manage a string of casinos in Macau which sparks an exhausting battle. A twist of fate brings the two gangster bosses together in collaboration, but rumors have it otherwise. A murderous plot unfolds.
Style: exciting, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, gangsters, gang, murder, crimes, restaurant, undercover, frame up, nightclub, rivalry, law enforcement, police corruption, hidden identity, police investigation, dishonesty, obsessive quest, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, corrupt law enforcer, combat, fight, violence, death, torture, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong

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Most similar movies to The Longest Nite

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, violence, blood, gunfight and gangsters mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Longest Nite: Kung Fu Jungle (2014), A Hero Never Dies (1998), Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994), SPL: Kill Zone (2005), Running Out of Time (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A martial arts instructor working at a police academy gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, heroes, psychopath, law enforcement, master warrior, rivalry, fight, murder, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, japan, tokyo
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A Hero Never Dies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, friends, hitman, battles, rivalry, police investigation, partners, crimes, law enforcement, leadership, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Return to a Better Tomorrow (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An adventure that delves into the dark caverns of the underworld and tells the tale of three chivalrous gangsters who attempt to escape the powerful clutch of their gang leader.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, leadership, dishonesty, heroes, betrayal, fighting crime, undercover, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 12K
SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Macao
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan who wants an early ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, drug lord, vengeance, police corruption, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, retirement, law enforcer killer, godparent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Running Out of Time (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime syndicates.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, cross dressing, race against time, chase, revenge, perfect crime, negotiation, mind game, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 1K
Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, gang, rivalry, crimes, on the run, confined, law enforcement, partners, heist, heroic bloodshed, prison escape, bomb ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
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Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, martial arts, police corruption, frame up, manhunt, undercover, crimes, partners, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 683
The Big Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A cop (Waise Lee) is losing the control of his right hand and cannot pull the trigger on time anymore. Before any accident happens, he decides to resign. Meanwhile his friend and informer is brutally murdered in Malaysia. Before leaving the force, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chaos and mayhem, wrongfully committed, wooing, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, police detective, tough law enforcer, witnessing a crime, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: malaysia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, hospital, restaurant, gang war, crimes, master criminal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gangsters, chase, betrayal, hitman, low lives, police corruption, heist, working undercover, violence spree, graphic violence, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.7
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Big Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hotheaded cop Bill Zhu (Lau Ching-wan) gets relegated to the Emergency Unit after a dustup with his inept boss. When the mob kills Zhu's pal and ex-colleague (Francis Ng) during a turf-war hit, he rounds up his motley department cohorts and ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, hijacking, vengeance, vigilantism, loss of partner, interpol, cop as target, graphic violence, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china, united kingdom, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Fire of Conscience (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fire of Conscience is an 2010 Hong Kong action/thriller film directed by Dante Lam and starring Leon Lai and Richie Ren. The Chinese name is derived in one of the action scenes where Lai has to chase Ren through a street of dragon dance.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, tough heroes, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, prostitute, loss of wife, fire, corruption, torture, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mad Detective (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.
Style: surreal, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, law enforcement, dishonesty, mental illness, manic, profiler, a vision, surveillance, imagination, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Infernal Affairs III (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang war, hidden identity, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, mind game, gang, mole, police detective, working undercover, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Vengeance (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French chef swears revenge after a violent attack on his daughter's family in Hong Kong, during which her husband and her two children are murdered. To help him find the killers, he hires three local hit-men working for the mafia.
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, neo noir, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, crimes, murder, gangsters, chef, vengeance, heroic bloodshed, violence, rivalry, loss of child, caught having sex ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Expect the Unexpected (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this "cops and robbers" film, a raid on a jewelry store staged by a band of amateur hold-up artists goes horribly wrong, leading to a shoot-out. The elite Organized Crime Bureau team, headed by Captain Ching King Gen, is poised to go ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, heist, wooing, store, disorder, police station, policewoman ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 1K
Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
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On the Run (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Hsiang Ming's wife is murdered, he takes up the hunt for her killer. The killer turns out to not be at all like he imagined, and suddenly he has unsuspected enemies who are after him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: frame up, assassination, crimes, on the run, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, track down, tough heroes, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, psychopath, tough heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, lone wolves, gang, police investigation, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
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PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, police detective, murder, goofy hero, investigation, rivalry, partners against crime, track down, gang, martial arts, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, criminal's revenge, undercover, dealer, drug abuse, law enforcement, drug dealing, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 222
The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, martial arts, police corruption, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bullet Vanishes (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One rainy night in an arms factory near Shanghai, a young female worker accused of stealing a box of bullets from the ruthless Boss Ding (Liu Kai Chi) is violently killed in a game of Russian roulette. Half a month later, a series of inexplicable ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, mystery, gangsters, murder, conspiracy, crimes, riddles and clues, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.8
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Heroic Duo (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tough cop Ken Li (Cheng) is at the top of his game, but he's going to need some help to solve a grisly crime that the offender, a respected police officer, doesn't even remember committing. He seeks out Jack Lai (Lai), a former ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, investigation, hypnosis, dishonesty, police investigation, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, master criminal, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, hitman, police investigation, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 969
Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, master criminal, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, contests and competitions, tough heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 368
The Last Blood (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tam is Lui Tai, an Interpol agent assigned to protect a famous religious leader, the Daka Lama, who's targeted for death by the militant Japanese terrorist group, the Red Army. Lui Tai hooks up with the Daka Lama in Singapore, but a Red Army ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hospital, airport, chase, gangsters, assassination, master criminal, crimes, clergy, undercover, heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 942
Tiger Cage 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Donnie Yen Chi-Tan, a hair-trigger cop, goes on the lam with Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lum, a prim lawyer, after they witness a botched robbery attempt. The police think they're the perpetrators, while the real crooks (including Mortal Kombat star ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, police detective, disorder, heist, frame up, wrongfully committed, wooing, mistaken identity, betrayal, gangsters, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 50K
Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: stylized, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, arms dealer, loss of partner, massacre, smuggling, mafia, mexican standoff, heroes, undercover, arms smuggling, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, hitman, vengeance, track down, gang, survival, betrayal, crimes, frame up, criminal heroes, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, korea, asia, cambodia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%