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Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (1974)
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Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (1974)
Original name: 0課の女 赤い手錠
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent Zero (Miki Sugimoto) is a cop that uses her own methods for dealing with criminals. After she unlawfully kills a rapist in a violent fashion, she is sent to prison and stripped of her badge. But very soon after, a rich politician's daughter is kidnapped by a ruthless gang. Agent Zero is let out of prison with the mission of going undercover to find the politician's daughter and return her safely. Using her deadly red handcuffs, she disposes of the criminals one by one.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rapist, kidnapping, chase, yakuza, female assassin, crimes, gang, heroes, politics, missing person, crime, life is a bitch, danger, fighting crime, chases and races, law enforcement, gory, deadly, lone wolves, strong female presence, rivalry, burned alive, rescue, girl stripped down to bra, eroticism ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, violence, murder, blood, chase and deadly mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs: Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972), Violent Cop (1989), Contraband (1980), The Exterminator (1980), Sex and Fury (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison, which is run by sadistic and horny male ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: vengeance, prison, fugitives, women's prison, confined, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, prison life, corrupt law enforcer, woman in danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Violent Cop (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, police, police detective, kidnapping, anti hero, anti heroes, drug dealer, police officer, police investigation, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, gang, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, track down, police investigation, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, fighting the system, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Sex and Fury (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sex & Fury chronicles Ocho's exploits as she searches for her father's killers, each identified by unique tattoos on their backs (a deer, a boar, and a butterfly). Along the way, she also crosses paths with Shonusuke, a radical set on ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, martial arts, nun, sword fight, tragic love, revenge, corruption, vengeance, dealing with death, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Mad Dog Killer (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sadistic no-count killer Nanni Vitali and three other equally brutish hoodlums escape from prison. The foul foursome embark on a savage rape, murder, and robbery spree. Vitali even abducts and defiles frightened hapless lass Giuliana Caroli. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, heist, murder, psychopath, hostage, rape, law enforcement, crimes, dangerous animal, criminal's revenge, crime, hostages ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: banned film, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sadism, massacre, gang, danger, rage, psychopath, gory, stabbing, gangsters, violence, mafia, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 348
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, chase, prostitute, police detective, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, crime, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Code of Silence (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, chase, police, mafia, fight, gangsters, revenge, danger, heroes, rescue, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Tough Ones (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough, violent cop who doesn't mind bending the law goes after a machine-gun-carrying, hunchbacked psychotic killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, fighting crime, danger, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
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Deadly Target (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Chinese gangster in Los Angeles escapes on the eve of his deportation to Hong Kong. A martial-arts master detective and his ragtag team get caught up in the action as they track down this ruthless killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, martial arts, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, vengeance, heroes, chases and races, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Story of a Wild Elder Sister: Widespread Lynch Law (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ocho is accidentally captured by a drug trafficking cartel who use Chinese women to smuggle drugs into Japan by hiding it in their vaginas. She is tortured, and manages to escape, fighting both the male yakuzas and a gang of female thieves.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gambling, yakuza, criminal heroes, intrigue, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, heroes, chases and races, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 1K
Rain Fall (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hit man looks to protect the daughter of one of his victims against CIA assassins.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, police officer, law enforcement, crimes, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, chases and races, deadly, tough heroes, chase, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, new york, asia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 20K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 136 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: illegal immigrant, murder, on the run, gangsters, survival, stabbing, violence, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heroes, chase, danger, murder, kidnapping, blackmail, assassination, hostages, law enforcement, rescue, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, milan italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, danger, murder, vigilantism, exploitation, revenge, vigilante, flamethrower, urban, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, heroes, profanity, gunfight, gang violence, fistfight, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Last Man Standing (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: John Smith is a mysterious stranger who is drawn into a vicious war between two Prohibition-era gangs. In a dangerous game, he switches allegiances from one to another, offering his services to the highest bidder. As the death toll mounts, Smith ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, small town, gangsters, betrayal, gang war, duel, rivalry, tommy gun, hitman, lone wolves, danger, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, year 1932
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers..
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, gangsters, betrayal, police investigation, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, lone wolves, gang, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, anti hero, anti heroes, kung fu, master warrior, betrayal, heroes, karate, yakuza, street fighter, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Black Dog (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck, car chase, chases and races, rescue, chase, danger, crime boss, crimes, partners, race against time, on the run, train crash ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Criminal Woman: Killing Melody (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Reiko Ike stars as the daughter of a man who has been pushed into drug dealing by the local Yakuza mob. Having outlived his usefulness to the gang he is murdered and Reiko is gang raped, leading her to attempt a knife attack on the Yakuza boss ...
Style: cult film
Plot: motorcycle, intervention, gangster, photograph, mask, murder, female tied up, explosion, competition, shot in the back, premarital sex, stabbed in the back ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 4K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blind woman, samurai, ninja, heroes, danger, crimes, escapades, vengeance, rivalry, gang, village ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following her successful prison break, Scorpion begins this third episode in the series hiding out in a brothel. Her prostitute friend tries to keep her identity secret, but the brothel's madam discovers that Scorpion is the ex-girlfriend of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: incestuous sex, prostitute, vengeance, incest, nickname, on the run, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, graphic violence, track down, captivity, frame up ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, chase, investigation, murder, martial arts, gangsters, danger, car chase, death in the family, track down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 2K
The Cutter (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former cop turned Los Angeles P.I. takes on a case of a missing diamond cutter that leads him on an adventure of love and villainy spanning of mob to the present day Jewelry District.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, rescue, chase, private detective, missing person, martial arts, investigation, police investigation, daring rescue, deadly, danger, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, usa, los angeles, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, post world war two, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Savage Streets (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, vigilantism, social decay, sexual abuse, punk, murder, punk band, fire, rape, violence spree, track down ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 12K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, danger, yakuza, martial arts, rivalry, police investigation, gangsters, fight, assassination, fall in love, falling in love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, shanghai china, usa, san francisco, shanghai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gambling, murder, spy, debt, introspection, redemption, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%