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The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
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The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
Original name: ゴルゴ13
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Indestructible to his enemies and irresistible to women, the professional assassin codenamed Golgo 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list, you're already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone, Golgo never breaks a contract. Can he survive the combined forces of the FBI, CIA, the Pentagon and the U.S. Army? Has the nameless agent finally met his match against the superhuman powers of the Snake and the twin evils of the psychopathic mercenaries, Gold and Silver?
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, light, silent film, bloody, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, espionage, hitman, obsession, assassination attempt, murder, danger, s&m, assassination, undercover, twins, assassin, mercenary, u.s. army, professional killer, vengeance, survival, crimes, special agents, crime, chase, vigilantism, chases and races, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, sicily, usa, europe, soviet union, san francisco, manhattan new york city ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, exciting and stylized films with plots about violence, danger, blood, murder, death, gun and fight mostly in Animation, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Professional: Golgo 13: Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010), Batman: Year One (2011), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), Kite (1998), Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical ...
Style: comic, serious, exciting, intense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mysterious character, danger, secret identity, vigilantism, crimes, vigilante, fighting crime, double life, mind game, organized crime, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: bosnia, usa
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Batman: Year One (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Two men come to Gotham City: Bruce Wayne after years abroad feeding his lifelong obsession for justice and Jim Gordon after being too honest a cop with the wrong people elsewhere. After learning painful lessons about the city's corruption on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, vigilantism, police corruption, origin of hero, danger, good versus evil, fighting crime, crimes, escapades, rivalry, justice, gadget ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness. Based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
Style: suspense, stylized, intense, harsh, comic ...
Plot: superhero, super villain, psychopath, justice, batman, vigilante, cruelty, vigilantism, organized crime, obsession, murder, torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kite (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Sawa may seem innocent and naive, but don’t be fooled. She is a cold-blooded killer, and if you’re on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target. Not content to just watch as the imperfect justice system lets more and more criminals ...
Style: hentai, adult animation, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, hitman, psychopath, pedophilia, teenage girl, rape, vengeance, chase, investigation, good versus evil, police investigation, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Based on Takao Saito's graphic novel, Golgo 13 is Japan's most celebrated and notorious assassin, and a man as adept with a rifle as he is with the ladies. He meets his match here in Queen Bee, the leader of a South American liberation ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, femme fatale, mysterious character, track down, terrorism, violence spree, chase, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Place: japan, asia, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An old flame of Bruce Wayne's strolls into town, re-heating up the romance between the two. At the same time, a mass murderer with an axe for one hand begins systematically eliminating Gotham's crime bosses. Due to the person's dark ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, double life, vigilantism, good versus evil, millionaire, old love, secret identity, crimes, vengeance, killing off one by one, fighting crime, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Akira (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tetsuo and Kaneda are pulled into the post-apocalyptic underworld of Neo-Tokyo and forced to fight for their very survival. Kaneda is a bike gang leader, and Tetsuo is a member of a tough motorcycle crew who becomes involved in a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cult film, serious, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 80s, year 2019, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Golgo 13 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Golgo 13 is not his real name. Then again, neither is Duke Togo, Tadashi Togo, or any number of the aliases he goes by. A man of mystery, not even the world’s most prominent intelligence agencies can determine who Golgo really is, or just where he ...
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: atmospheric, witty, surreal, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Crying Freeman 2: Shades of Death, Part 1 (1989)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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Place: china, hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: stylized, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 21st century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Style: rough, futuristic, bleak, stylized, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, sentimental, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Spriggan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Time: 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Boogie (2009)
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Duration: 82 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Duration: 76 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, intense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, future, 2040s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Explore Bruce Wayne's transition from his beginning as a tormented vigilantee to The Dark Knight of a crumbling metropolis with six distinct chapters but intended to be viewed as a whole.
Style: anthology, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Kite Liberator (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Years after the events that transpired in Kite, Sawa's whereabouts are a mystery. During this time, rumors of a new killer have begun to circulate the city. They call her the Angel of Death, an unfeeling assassin who eliminates her targets with ...
Style: rough, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%