Movies like Crime Story

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Crime Story (1993)
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Crime Story (1993)
Original name: 重案組
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, entertaining, disturbing, tense, atmospheric, brutal, bleak, breathtaking, futuristic, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police corruption, police investigation, corruption, kung fu, rescue, heroes, investigation, undercover, missing person, rivalry, good versus evil, dishonesty, track down, fight, fight scenes, car chase, suspense, police officer, police, gunfight, catastrophe, gangsters, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, california, asia, taiwan

Most similar movies to Crime Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, realistic, suspenseful and stylized films with plots about brutality, violence, vengeance, dialogue, mentor, fight scenes and rivalry mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Crime Story: Yes, Madam! (1985), Police Story 2 (1988), Police Story 4: First Strike (1996), Police Story (1985), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 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: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, female martial artist, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption, suspense, police detective, espionage, fish out of water, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, scotland, asia
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police officer, police investigation, investigation, violence, fight scenes, gang, police station, police detective, rivalry, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, secret agents, chase, fight scenes, terrorism, undercover, one man army, heroes, hitman, race against time, rescue, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.5
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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, stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight scenes, car chase, murder, police, fight, justice, drug lord, gunfight, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, intense, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, police, gangsters, buddy cop, fight, undercover cop, undercover, heroes, drug lord, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, malaysia, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, neo noir, affectionate, allegory, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kung fu, chase, police, gangsters, sword fight, bomb, hallucination, crime gone awry, weapons, guilt, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, seoul, south korea, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
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Dragon (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A sinful martial arts expert wants to start a new tranquil life, only to be hunted by a determined detective and his former master.
Style: stylized, melancholic, enigmatic, thought provoking, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, secrets, gangsters, violence, culture clash, twists and turns, heroes, starting over, suspense, fight, sword fight ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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: satirical, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, splatter, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, kung fu, fight scenes, police, police investigation, gunfight, violence, fight, farce, life philosophy, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.5
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Iron Monkey (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as "Iron Monkey", named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician ...
Style: stylized, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, allegory, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, robin hood, violence, monk, medieval, runaway, revenge, redemption, ninja, assassination ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, tokyo, japan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
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Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, manly
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, police corruption, justice, gunfight, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, fight scenes, violent, murder, machismo ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, tokyo, hong kong, chicago illinois, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: intense, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hostage, gang, redemption, police, fight scenes, fight, partner, undercover cop, gunfight, rivalry, kung fu ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, tokyo, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Fulltime Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, harsh, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, gunfight, dark hero, police detective, rivalry, fall in love, criminal heroes, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, heroic bloodshed ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, hong kong, china, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Island of Fire (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, jail, prison, conspiracy, heroes, murder, kung fu, confined, police investigation, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, revenge, one man army, kidnapping, lone hero, drugs, rivalry, suspense, gang, fight, master warrior, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Big Boss (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 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, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, revenge, smuggling, fight, factory, master warrior, brutality, drugs, gang, fight scenes, drug smuggling ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: teens, manly, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, martial artist, kung fu master, farce, boxing, fight scenes, heroes, good versus evil, goofy hero, righting the wronged ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: scenic, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, monster, fight club, fight scenes, wu shu, heroes, undercover, gangsters, hostage, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Master of the Flying Guillotine (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A one-armed martial arts master is being stalked by an Imperial assassin, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to ...
Style: stylized, sinister, affectionate, visually appealing, allegory ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Rookie (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Veteran cop Nick Pulovski is used to playing musical partners; many of the partners he's had in the past have died on the job, and often as a result of Nick's risky tactics. But the rookie who's been assigned to help Nick bust a ...
Style: buddy movie, intense, entertaining, semi serious, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: hostage, chase, police investigation, violence, rescue, car chase, pitbull, brutality, suspense, car, buddy cop, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, gang, kung fu, fight, gangsters, fight scenes, supermarket, street life, righting the wronged, revenge, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: china, new york, tokyo, hong kong, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, sexy, stylized, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gangsters, vengeance, gang, fight, violence, mafia, organized crime, farce, race issues, violent ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 80s, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, china, hong kong, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
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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, stylized, suspenseful, rough, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, serial killer, police investigation, lone hero, prison, good versus evil, character study, heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.5
 24K
Fist of Legend (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chen Zhen, a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto, who braves the insults and abuse of his Japanse fellow students for his local love Mitsuko Yamada, daughter of the director, returns in 1937 to his native Shangai, under Japanse protectorate -in ...
Style: harsh, intense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, sword fight, fight scenes, violence, brutality, master warrior, kung fu classic, kung fu master, folk hero, humiliation ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia, hong kong, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Enter the Dragon (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, master warrior, shaolin, martial arts tournament, revenge, fight, lone hero, island, tough heroes, shaolin monk, suspense ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles, china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, revenge, suspense, investigation, murder, vengeance, police investigation, law enforcement, chase, hitman, gangsters, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, martial arts, chase, kung fu, treasure, desert, fight, car chase, adventurer, heroes, treasure hunter, master criminal ...
Place: tokyo, hong kong, africa, egypt, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: bloody, suspenseful, talky, stylized, tense ...
Audience: manly, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, aikido, vigilante, gangsters, gang, car chase, police, police investigation, psychopath, gunfight, suspense ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 40K
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Beijing, a young martial artist's skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.
Style: meditative, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, tai chi, kung fu, revenge, fight, kick-butt women, police corruption, brutality, betrayal, justice, undercover cop ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bullet in the Head (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.
Style: realistic, bleak, allegory, gloomy, poignant ...
Plot: vietnam war, gangsters, gunfight, heroic bloodshed, murder, suspense, friendship, betrayal, drug addiction, kung fu, gang, war ...
Time: 20th century
Place: vietnam, hong kong, china, asia, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 4K
One Good Cop (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his loyal longtime partner, a widower, is killed in the line of duty and leaves behind three young children, Artie Lewis (Michael Keaton), a dedicated New York City cop and his wife, Rita (Rene Russo), decide to take the kids in. But the lives ...
Style: exciting, emotional, intense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, orphan, drug dealer, partner, murder, family relations, law enforcement, fighting crime, drug dealing, family life, working undercover, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%