Movies like Golgo 13 1977

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Golgo 13 (1977)
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Original name: ゴルゴ13:九竜の首
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective 'Smitty' Smith, determined to stop Togo no matter the cost. The result is an explosive adventure through the seamy, violent streets of Hong Kong.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, manga
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, sniper, karate, assassin, female assassin, superhero, gangsters, heroes, crimes, undercover, life is a bitch, master warrior, rivalry, drug dealing, law enforcement, government agency, wooing, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, blind ambition, wrongfully committed, tough heroes, drug cartel ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: asia, hong kong, tokyo, kyoto japan

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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bodyguard (1973)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
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The Executioner (1974)
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
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