Movies like Nightfall

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Nightfall (2012)
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Nightfall (2012)
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.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, police investigation, betrayal, murder, revenge, brutality, chase, cruelty, child abuse, dog, rape, violence, suicide, pervert, dream, violence against women, stalking, pianist, adoption, infidelity, photograph, gunfight, sexual perversion, father daughter relationship, mute ...

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Most similar movies to Nightfall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about murder, crimes, blood, crime, violence, deadly and rivalry mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Nightfall: Black Ransom (2010), Eye in the Sky (2007), Line Walker (2016), Vengeance (2009), SPL: Kill Zone (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, murder, vengeance, confined, blackmail, kidnapping, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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95%
Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, gang, police investigation, track down, heist, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.1
 1K
Line Walker (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The details of undercover police officers are deleted from a police database and a senior officer is left struggling to know who are the undercover officers and who are the criminals.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover cop, police investigation, drug dealer, undercover, espionage, surveillance, criminal syndicate, car chase, drug deal, gunfight, money transfer, favela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.5
 6K
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, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, crimes, danger, murder, vengeance, neo noir, chef, deadly, gangsters, heroic bloodshed, violence ...
Place: hong kong, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.0
 11K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, vengeance, police corruption, drug lord, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, retirement, neo noir, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 8.6
 25K
Vikram Vedha (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, standoff, investigation, showdown, death, moral dilemma, betrayal, murder, danger, police investigation, crimes, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
 504
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, gang, rivalry, lone wolves, life is a bitch, chases and races, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.9
 56K
The Chaser (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Joong-ho is a dirty detective turned pimp in financial trouble as several of his girls have recently disappeared without clearing their debts. While trying to track them down, he finds a clue that the vanished girls were all called up by the same ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, pimp, violence, prostitute, police investigation, disappearance, interrogation, search, race against time, woman in danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: murder, chase, investigation, hypnosis, crimes, police investigation, undercover, dishonesty, frame up, haunted by the past, memory loss, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Burning Ambition (1989)
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: power struggle, violence, restaurant, kung fu, shot to death, shot multiple times, hit by a car, kicked in the face, broken glass, stabbed in the back, beaten to death, stabbed in the face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.0
 2K
Naked Killer (1992)
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: erotic, realistic, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, hitman, femme fatale, one woman army, police investigation, dishonesty, investigation, obsession, mistaken identity, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 6K
No Mercy (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Forensic pathologist Kang (Seol Kyeong-gu) is assigned to examine the dismembered corpse of a female murder victim. Detective Min (Han Hye-jin) points to a fanatic environmentalist, Lee Sung-ho (Ryoo Seung-beom), as the primary suspect. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, mind game, crimes, revenge, forensics, arrest, autopsy, tragic hero, regret, threat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
6th Commandment Cross (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Meet Leonard, a man who will help you die with a smile on your face. A young attorney meets his client for the first time, a serial killer known as the "Smiley Face Killer", whose victims all died with a smile on their faces.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, danger, crimes, deadly, euthanasia, mercy killing, lawyer, suicide, murder, rivalry, crime, angel of death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, police, death, hospital, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 616
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, martial arts, betrayal, gangsters, police corruption, vengeance, drug abuse, wooing, tough heroes, police detective, partners, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 106K
I Saw the Devil (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kyung-chul is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, revenge, vengeance, psychopath, extreme violence, cat and mouse, torture, loss of spouse, mercilessness, crime and punishment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 4K
Full Contact (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, betrayal, heist, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, danger, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 32K
22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, mafia, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crimes, crime, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 2K
4Got10 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brian Barnes (Johnny Messner) wakes up in the desert wounded and with no memory and no idea why he's surrounded by eight bodies, a van with four million in cash and a van full of cocaine. Brian is pursued by not only notorious drug lord Danny ...
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, intense
Plot: amnesia, cocaine, dirty cop, betrayal, corruption, brutality, tough guy, uncover truth, runaway, past, on the run, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 2K
The Lookout (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A major police operation to take down a notorious gang of bank robbers goes horribly wrong when a rooftop sniper opens fire, killing several police officers and causing an explosive distraction in which the robbers make their getaway. Commissioner ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, manhunt, police detective, rivalry, track down, heist, deadly, crimes, chase, sniper, escapades, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A hardnosed cop goes after a gang of ruthless dacoits who have been terrorising residents along the highway for a decade.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: true crime, bandit, murder, fight, chase, violence, police investigation, brutality, righteous rage, crimes, shooting, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gunfight, undercover, partners, danger, dishonesty, serial murder, tough cop, death of son, revenge, violence, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 87
Man Wanted (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lok Hwa takes two years to become the trusted lieutenant of rising Hong Kong drug lord, Feng. The night of the big bust, Feng's flaming car crashes spectacularly into the sea; Feng is presumed dead. Hwa returns to the force and ...
Plot: undercover cop, blood, police, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, hospital, gun, gore, revenge, blood splatter, brutality, drugs ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.2
 81K
Blitz (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A tough, renegade cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspense, talky, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, serial killer, police detective, police investigation, gay slur, murder, cop as target, law enforcer killer, crimes, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, murder, gunfight, foot chase, chase, brutality, fight, survival, betrayal, violence, held at gunpoint, death ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.4
 626
Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: martial arts, crimes, vengeance, danger, gangsters, betrayal, rivalry, murder, haunted by the past, chase, starting over, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 12K
Flash Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, smuggling, danger, rivalry, crimes, working undercover, vigilantism, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 40K
Sudden Impact (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When a young rape victim takes justice into her own hands and becomes a serial killer, it's up to Dirty Harry Callahan, on suspension from the SFPD, to bring her to justice.
Style: serious, tense, intense, harsh, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, police investigation, chase, serial killer, vengeance, crime, crimes, female killer, police detective, against the rules, law enforcement, justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, las vegas, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 5K
Hitman (1998)
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, heroes, martial arts, yakuza, revenge, buddies, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.1
 222
Pimp Bullies (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five suspects holding a piece of the truth behind an unsolved crime.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, gangsters, police investigation, hitman, crimes, sex scene, revenge, drugs/alcohol, crime, prostitute, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%