Movies like Cop on a Mission

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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, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, partners against crime, love and romance, track down, fall in love, working undercover, love affair, bank, master criminal, rivalry, hidden identity, couple relations, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong

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Most similar movies to Cop on a Mission

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, gangsters and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Cop on a Mission: Turning Point (2009), Divergence (2005), This Thing of Ours (2003), Century of the Dragon (1999), PTU (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 388
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: car chase, working undercover, fighting crime, hidden identity, police investigation, secret agents, rivalry, espionage, partners, undercover, tough law enforcer, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, police investigation, law enforcement, gang, partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, master criminal, heist, track down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, undercover, police investigation, police corruption, hitman, police detective, partners against crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, gang, heist, master criminal, partners, tough law enforcer, police investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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This Thing of Ours (2003)
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, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, chases and races, master criminal, bank, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, betrayal, dishonesty, criminal heroes, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, gang, partners, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, danger, police investigation, master criminal, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 4K
PTU (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gang, goofy hero, investigation, rivalry, partners against crime, murder, track down, police detective, tough law enforcer, martial arts, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, chase, hostage, police, tough law enforcer, police investigation, on the run, siege, hostages, law enforcement, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, undercover, martial arts, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 890
Swindle (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, suspense, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, gang, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, disorder, cons and scams, police corruption, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.3
 396
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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, police investigation, undercover, fighting crime, working undercover, police detective, crimes, police corruption, partners, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: crimes, gangsters, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, police shootout, spy, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 241
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
 4.4
 798
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, deadly, crime gone awry, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 5K
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: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mole, undercover, drug dealing, working undercover, life is a bitch, drug abuse, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, tragic hero, moral dilemma, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 868
Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 101 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, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation, tv show, rivalry, law enforcement, journalism, media, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Law (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, special agents, undercover, police corruption, working undercover, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty, police investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.8
 14
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, police corruption, crimes, graphic violence, crime, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 1K
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: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, dishonesty, partners, fish out of water, deadly, danger, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 431
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, danger, special agents, hidden identity, crimes, chases and races, government agency, heroes, criminal heroes, undercover, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: cuba, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 1.8
 177
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, police corruption, society, tough law enforcer, crimes, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chases and races, crime gone awry, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Beyond the Trophy (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two rival gangs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, led by Gino (Robert Miano) and Cole (Michael Madsen), are vying for control. Danny (Michael Masini), an LAPD undercover police detective, goes deep into gangland to infiltrate one gang to bring down both.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, love triangle, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, love and romance, rivalry, undercover, gang, dishonesty, working undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 753
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, gang, crimes, master criminal, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, gambling, stock broker, compulsive gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 954
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, police investigation, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, track down, undercover, tough guy, ex cop, chases and races, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Not for, or Against (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, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, robbery, money, dishonesty, crimes, bank, murder, bank robbery, criminal gang, jewelry, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One Nite in Mongkok (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hong Kong nihilism. December 22, a street quarrel leads to the death of a gang leader's son. Next day, he seeks revenge on his brother, a rival boss. He calls on Liu, a fixer, to import a hit man from the mainland. Lai Fu, a tough and youthful ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, gang war, hitman, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, gang, deadly, prostitute, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 543
Naked Soldier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, training camp, girls with guns, missing daughter, martial arts, revenge, crimes, presumed dead, deal, serial killer, hitman, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 988
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 112 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, betrayal, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, vengeance, vigilantism, criminal heroes, dishonesty, danger, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%