Movies like Nightfall

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Nightfall
Original name: 大追捕
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Inspector Lam investigates the brutal murder of Tsui, a famous musician. Wong, the designated suspect, just spent 20 years in jail for the murder of Tsui's daughter but has always claimed his innocence.
Plot: mystery, piano, cake, crying, music school, abusive parent, button, ice cream cone, infertility, corporal punishment, mute, mutilation, cable car, sexual perversion, pervert, broken glass, pianist, ex convict, poster, cat and mouse, stalking, cruelty, unwanted pregnancy, police brutality, police investigation ...
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The Raid 2
Action, Crime, Thriller
Indonesia, USA
150 min.
 8.0
John Wick: Chapter Two
Action, Crime, Thriller
USA, Hong Kong
122 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Nightfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about blood, shot to death, violence, blood splatter, murder, revenge and brutality mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Nightfall: Burning Ambition (1989), SPL: Kill Zone (2005), Naked Killer (1992), Full Contact (1992), Hitman (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Burning Ambition
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This is director/martial arts star Frankie Chan's unofficial remake of the Kinji Fukasaku film SHOGUN'S SAMURAI (1978). Instead of Japanese samurai in a period setting, we get modern day Chinese gangsters battling each other for the ...
Plot: restaurant, violence, power struggle, shooting, broken glass, stabbed in the face, loss of sister, stabbed in the foot, slashing, shot multiple times, loss of son, fight ...
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System:   95%
    User:   78%
 
 7.1
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SPL: Kill Zone
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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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System:   93%
    User:   99%
 
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Naked Killer
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman is trained by a martial arts specialist to become a professional assassin.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, assassination attempt, crime, mind game, vengeance, murder, one woman army, seduction, sex ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, hong kong, japan
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System:   85%
    User:   76%
 
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 7.2
 4K
Full Contact
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal's revenge, crime, gang, gangsters, betrayal, master criminal, vengeance, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   66%
 
 6.2
 4K
Hitman
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, martial arts, crime, track down, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, yakuza, revenge, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   70%
 
Code of Honor
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: stripper, bare breasts, mercilessness, infidelity, mob boss, neo noir, torture, blood splatter, stabbed in the neck, knife, police station, held at gunpoint ...
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    User:   67%
 
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: machine gun, police car, hostage, falling from height, chainsaw, cell phone, falling down stairs, photograph, police chase, shot to death, throat slitting, held at gunpoint ...
Place: seattle washington
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    User:   76%
 
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Run and Kill
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, gory, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, lone wolves, murder, master criminal, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   59%
 
Street Fighters
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, prison, gangsters, crime, tough law enforcer, factory, drug dealing, fighting crime, vigilantism, vengeance, vigilante, rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
John Wick: Chapter Two
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, bloody, intense, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: hitman, violence, assassin, gunfight, assassination, organized crime, blood, car chase, revenge, dark hero, chase, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
 6.5
 4K
The Defender
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, chase, murder, hitman, woman in danger, witness, police, assassin, bodyguard ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
 6.8
 531
Tiger Cage
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangsters, frame up, manhunt, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   52%
 
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drugs/alcohol, tough law enforcer, strong sexual content, vengeance, crime, tough heroes, sex slavery, crimes, heroes, human trafficking, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, usa, bangkok thailand, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
Movie in collections
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 8K
Exiled
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crime, hitman, friendship, crimes, rivalry, babies and infants, leadership, starting over, frame up, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
 8.0
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The Raid 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crime, violence, gory, organized crime, gunfight, mafia, police corruption, corruption, undercover cop, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   54%
 
 5.8
 10K
In the Blood
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing during their Caribbean vacation, a woman sets off on her own to take down the men she thinks are responsible.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, rivalry, kidnapping, track down, missing person, danger, heroes, female killer, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, dominican republic, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
 6.6
 6K
Vengeance
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: serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, neo noir, hitman, crime, chases and races, rivalry, gangsters, murder, revenge, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Place: asia, hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
 6.5
 166K
Swordfish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Rogue agent Gabriel Shear is determined to get his mitts on $9 billion stashed in a secret Drug Enforcement Administration account. He wants the cash to fight terrorism, but lacks the computer skills necessary to hack into the government mainframe. ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, terrorism, chase, violence, surveillance, spy, bank robbery, car chase, hostage, murder, race against time, hacking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, oregon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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A Better Tomorrow
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crime, friendship, revenge, betrayal, police investigation, gunfight, police, gangster, violence, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, california, tokyo, taipei ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
 4.4
 5K
Kite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, KITE tells the story of Sawa, a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, young heroes, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, vigilantism, violence spree, hitman, crimes, violence, heroes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, gory, one man army, crimes, rivalry, gang, save the day, danger, deadly, heroes, suitcase full of money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
The Equalizer 2
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: gunfight, exploding building, heavy rain, gang, cocaine, rapist, martial arts, mixed martial arts, disarming someone, drug dealer, one against many, near death experience ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, washington d.c., turkey
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System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
Yakuza Torture History - Lynching
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film is divided into three parts - the first two taking place in feudal Japan, the last segment being more "modern" and set in the late 1960's. All three deal with those that have broken the Yakuza code, and their subsequent ...
Plot: yakuza, violence, sadism, exploding car, shot in the back, multiple murder, stabbing, crushed to death, forest, one against many, blood spatter, ambush ...
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System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
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Machete
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: stylized, not serious, humorous, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, vengeance, parody, betrayal, corruption, immigrants, violence, blood, vigilante, revenge, assassin, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, assassination, hitman, artist, police investigation, assassin, violence, sword fight, crime, superhero, brutality, gunfight ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, china, canada, hong kong, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
 6.0
 5K
Shining Moon
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, hitman, vengeance, tough heroes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, revenge, cia, heroes, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Colt 38 Special Squad
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife is kidnapped by a local crime lord, a determined police captain forms his own squad of rogue cops, each of whom wields a .38 Colt revolver. The mission, of course, is to rescue the captain's wife -- but the conflict soon explodes ...
Plot: criminal underworld, police corruption, hostage, shot in the chest, gun, brutality, police raid, massacre, cigarette smoking, drunkenness, police, airport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
 6.6
 4K
The Horseman
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tender drama unfolds between a grieving father and a troubled teenage girl as they drive northbound along the quiet outback roads of Australia. What she doesn't know is that between stops, he is leaving behind a bloody trail of bodies in a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, crime, on the road, gory, violence spree, crimes, realism, deadly, life is a bitch, vigilantism, revenge, rage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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System:   38%
    User:   35%
 

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One in the Chamber
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, drugs/alcohol, danger, deadly, rivalry, criminal heroes, violence spree, chases and races, crimes, bullet, brawl, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, prague, eastern europe, prague czech republic
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
 6.5
 1K
Contraband
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, gang, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, vengeance, criminal heroes, police investigation, chase, sadist, mafia, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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