Movies like A Moment of Romance

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A Moment of Romance (1990)
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A Moment of Romance (1990)
Original name: 天若有情
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A story of a bank heist that almost ended in disaster (for the robbers) until their getaway driver Wah Dee (Andy Lau) took a young woman Jo Jo(Jacklyn Wu) hostage. After preventing her from getting killed by his accomplices, both began a forbidden relationship causing mayhem and chaos for their friends and family.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, friendship, motorcycle, teenage life, crimes, heist, hostages, hostage, confined, friends, romance, tragic love, partners, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, social differences, young lovers, criminal heroes, deadly, jewel theft, love, fight, biker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong

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Most similar movies to A Moment of Romance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, gangsters, violence, gang and criminal heroes mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Moment of Romance: Shanghai Grand (1996), Love Battlefield (2004), Rich and Famous (1987), Century of the Dragon (1999), As Tears Go By (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Moment of Romance II (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A street racer encounters a mainland courtesan under an extraordinary circumstances. A moment of Romance between them follows after.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, chases and races, motorcycle chase, romance, obsessive quest, misfit, on the run, politics, criminal heroes, crimes, immigrants, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
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95%
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Shanghai Grand (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gangsters abound in this lively, romantic crime drama that is set in Shanghai during WW II. The tale of Taiwanese patriot Hsu Wen-Chiang begins as he is washed up on a beach near Shanghai. He is taken in by Ting Lik, a kindly beggar who is ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, world war two, gangsters, crime, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, tough heroes, friends, graphic violence, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: taiwan, china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Love Battlefield (2004)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a couple (Niki Chow and Eason Chan) who break up one morning and proceed to find their love tested in unexpected and violent ways.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, vigilantism, love affair, gang, rescue, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, missing child, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Rich and Famous (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crime and a violent war between rival gang lords.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, gang, wedding, crime, master warrior, unfulfillment, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, going straight, tragic hero, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, dishonesty, undercover, tough law enforcer, gang, danger, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, hidden identity, special agents, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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As Tears Go By (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough, neo noir
Plot: gangsters, gang, friendship, triad, love and romance, crimes, hopes, crime, island, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, martial arts, police detective, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
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Rich and Famous 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Tang Kat-Yung exacts revenge on Li Ah Chai, in this sequel to Rich and Famous.
Style: stylized, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, ambition, crimes, rivalry, deadly, buddies, hopes, crime, gang, going straight, tragic hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Island of Greed (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A gutsy police detecive and his team of cops probe into the widespread illegal dealings of a criminal mastermind who schemes to redeem himself by running for government office in taiwan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: campaign, media, crime, criminal heroes, state affairs, undercover, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, politics, law enforcement, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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City War (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two cops--both partners and best friends--find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, friendship, urban, vengeance, friends, crimes, partners against crime, buddies, partners, deadly, drug dealing, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Infernal Affairs III (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang war, mole, police detective, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, mind game, hidden identity, law enforcement, gang, psychologist ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, assassination, hitman, crimes, betrayal, crime, gang, survival, vengeance, track down, gangsters, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, korea, cambodia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
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City on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, police detective, friendship, betrayal, gang, gangsters, undercover cop, disorder, dedication event, tough heroes, working undercover, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, betrayal, chase, gangsters, gory, low lives, graphic violence, heist, working undercover, police corruption, violence spree, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Hearty Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During their last (botched) operation, Hong Kong cops Chow Yun-Fat and Lui Fong accidentally cause the slight head injury of a pretty young woman. Because she has entered the country illegally, and has no other place to live, she pretends that she ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: love and romance, reluctant partners, romance, immigrants, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, master criminal, dishonesty, crime, gang, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boxer from Shantung (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, criminal's revenge, ambition, criminal heroes, crime, gang, rivalry, master warrior, crimes, rise and fall, humble ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Flaming Brothers (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An early movie of Chow Yun-Fat. The story is about two brothers going into opposite directions in life. One leaves the triads to become an honest citizen, the other stays triads member. But in the end both hold together. A typical HK movie storylin ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crime, martial arts, culture clash, working undercover, siblings relations, buddies, crimes, friends, hitman, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, macau, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Running Out of Time (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime syndicates.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terminal illness, cross dressing, race against time, chase, revenge, law enforcement, criminal heroes, mind game, crimes, heist, negotiation, perfect crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vigilantism, partners against crime, chase, hostages, hostage, master criminal, gang, rivalry, car chase, heist, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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One Last Dance (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: Singapore
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An assassin is hired to kill the men responsible for kidnapping an important man's son. With every death, the killer gets closer to the last kidnapper's name... his own.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, chess, gangsters, violence, crime, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself ...
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, unrequited love, love and romance, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, romance, fall in love, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Young and Dangerous (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nam opens a bar in Wanchai and continues his rise in Hong Kong's Hung Hing gang. His best friend, Chicken, needs to lie low, so he's sent to Taiwan to work for Lui, leader of the San Luen gang; there, he falls for the aging Lui's ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, graphic violence, teenage life, rivalry, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, rise to the top, youth, criminal's revenge, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, taiwan, asia, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, hong kong, switzerland, mumbai india, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Real Thing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Plot: heist, gang, new year's eve, crime, crimes, dishonesty, friends, frame up, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, confined, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dark hero, police detective, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, law enforcement, fall in love, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, macau, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
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, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, friendship, vengeance, gangsters, forgery, police officer, prison, revenge, crime, crimes, police investigation, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, taipei, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, prison, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, master criminal, chases and races, crime, undercover, criminal heroes, anti hero ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Legendary Assassin (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An assassin who is fresh from his latest kill becomes stranded in an island, when he inadvertently befriends a female police officer. As the night progresses, the unspoken truth honored by the two sides of the law is broken. After the remains of a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, police investigation, mysterious character, on the run, deadly, gang, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crimes, gang, partners, law enforcement, danger, confined, battles, heist, deadly, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, fall in love, friendship, gangsters, love affair, mute or deaf, danger, deadly, rivalry, killer, assassination, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, asia, tokyo, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%