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Cop on a Mission (2001)
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Cop on a Mission (2001)
Original name: 知法犯法
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in this world and in Tin's wife.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, gangsters, heist, gang, partners, disorder, dishonesty, partners against crime, love and romance, master criminal, bank, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, working undercover, hidden identity, track down, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, couple relations, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, gang, gangsters and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Cop on a Mission: Turning Point (2009), Divergence (2005), This Thing of Ours (2002), Century of the Dragon (1999), Double Bang (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Turning Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laughing (MICHAEL TSE) is formally a police undercover. However due to a drug trafficking case, Inspector Pan (FELIX WONG) is hot on his trails. Before Laughing becomes a police undercover, he works under triad leader Yi (ANTHONY WONG). Yi treats ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: working undercover, car chase, rivalry, hidden identity, police investigation, fighting crime, espionage, secret agents, love affair, fall in love, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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95%
Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: crimes, rivalry, on the run, partners, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, gang, law enforcement, track down, heist, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong
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92%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, heist, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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69%
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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: neo noir, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, heroes, police corruption, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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This Thing of Ours (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Using the Internet and global satellites, a group of gangsters pull off the biggest bank heist in the Mafia's history.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, mafia, organized crime, master criminal, cosa nostra, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, partners, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Century of the Dragon (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rookie policeman Shing (Louis Koo) grapples with right and wrong in this action-packed story about Hong Kong gangsters. Assigned to go undercover, Shing is so successful in playing the part of a gang member that he becomes right-hand man to gang ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover agent, spy, undercover police officer, right hand man, moral dilemma, working undercover, friendship, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
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Double Bang (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, special agents, investigation, police corruption, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, working undercover, murder, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Breaking News (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, police, hostage, chase, police investigation, on the run, siege, journalism, gang, criminal's revenge, master criminal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.0
 5K
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, goofy hero, investigation, rivalry, partners against crime, track down, gang, murder, master criminal, tough law enforcer, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, partners, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, snitch, police shootout, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Ready 2 Die (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After a violent bank robbery, the trio of hoods make their way across East L.A. carrying a blood-soaked bag of money. When word gets out, they must fend off gangs and crooked cops alike as they strive to keep the loot and stay alive.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 598
The Upper Hand (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In Paris, a gold smuggler is at war with other local gangsters who want piece of the action. Then the mob shows up and makes things worse. And an undercover US Treasury Department agent is trying to infiltrate the smuggle business.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, unemployment, disorder, law enforcement, heroes, rivalry, government agency, special agents, dishonesty, gang, hidden identity, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, crimes, gang, partners, partners against crime, interpol, undercover, gangsters, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, usa, new york, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, police corruption, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, corruption, police, badge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, adventure, wu shu, gangsters, heroes, undercover, tough heroes, comedy of errors, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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45%
 2.0
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Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, police detective, criminal heroes, police investigation, gang, juvenile delinquency, working undercover, police corruption, urban ghetto life, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 942
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, dishonesty, gang, tv show, track down, rivalry, journalism, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, media, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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44%
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Protégé (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Undercover officer Nick had spent the last seven years penetrating into the core of a drug ring working his way up from a street dealer post to the managerial position handling cargo deliveries for Kwan - the biggest player in the local heroin ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, mole, undercover, working undercover, drug abuse, life is a bitch, law enforcement, dishonesty, tragic hero, moral dilemma, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Stiletto Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two undercover police officers must try to prevent a multi-million dollar nuclear arms deal among several mob factions.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, working undercover, police detective, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: heroic bloodshed, gangsters, walled city, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, gambling, heist, working undercover, store, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china
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40%
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, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, heist, track down, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Young and Dangerous: Portland Street Blues (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This spin-off movie provides a different contrast to the familiar Young and Dangerous films with greater character development. This time, the story's focus is on a female character - Sister 13 (Sandra Ng) of the "Hung Hing" triad. In ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: gang, graphic violence, sexual content, rise to the top, gangsters, master criminal, going straight, unfulfillment, athlete's life, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
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Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, disorder, crimes, gang, dishonesty, master criminal, fall in love, money, partners, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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37%
 5.7
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The Hard Easy (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two separate teams of jewel thieves, one low-rent and one upscale, both desperate, converge on the same score at the exact same time, and a simple job turns out very complicated and very bloody.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, heist, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, crimes, master criminal, stock broker, gambling, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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36%
Witness to the Mob (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano was mafiosi. He started out as a soldier, but his talent for murder, including the slayings of his best friends, his wife's brother and his own boss, Paul Castellano, saw him rise to under-boss in the Gambino ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, hitman, courtroom drama, gang, organized crime, italian mafia, rebellion, witnessing a crime, ambition, life is a bitch, murder ...
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35%
 6.1
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Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Not For, or Against (Quite the Contrary) (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, robbery, money, crimes, dishonesty, bank, murder, criminal gang, bank robbery, empire, jewelry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, law enforcement, police detective, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcer killer, heist, police chase, car, gunfight, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: poker, injustice, mystery, heroes, protagonist as suspect, private detective, gang, dishonesty, manhunt, law enforcement, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%