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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002)
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Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002)
Original name: 実録・安藤昇侠道伝 烈火
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, yakuza, gangsters, betrayal, murder, vigilantism, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, master criminal, chase, lone wolves, partners, rivalry, assassination attempt, samurai, martial arts, psychopath, heroes, crimes, master warrior, law enforcement, criminal heroes, violence spree, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gangsters, rivalry, violence, deadly, murder and gang mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Deadly Outlaw: Rekka: Agitator (2001), Sex and Fury (1973), Dead or Alive 2 (2000), Triad Wars (2008), Shinjuku Triad Society (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Agitator (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: When a young Yakuza torments the customers in a rival crime family's nightclub, it is not long before his dead body is found. Soon, inter-family retaliation follows, resulting in the death fo a prominent crime boss. Devastated by htis turn of ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, wrath, crime boss, organized crime, anger, rage, criminal syndicate, sadness, nostalgia, assassin, hitman ...
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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: erotic, disturbing, bloody, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, female yakuza, murder, exploitation, gambler, samurai, erotica, sexploitation, gambling, nun, yakuza ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Dead or Alive 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decided to ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship, friends, drug dealing, buddies, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, orphan, yakuza, childhood friend, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, betrayal, kidnapping, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, vigilantism, police corruption, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Shinjuku Triad Society (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is based around the interactions of a triad group with a police officer as well as opposing yakuza organizations. When the younger brother to a renegade police officer becomes the lawyer to the triad group, an argument between the two leads ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, organized crime, lawyer, gay, sex crime, chase, police detective, dark humor, murder, police corruption, sexual attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, massacre, drugs, brutality, gratuitous violence, violent, insanity, contests and competitions, mafia, stripper, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Ley Lines (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows a trio of Japanese youths of Chinese descent who escape their semi-rural upbringing and relocate to Shinjuku, Tokyo, where they befriend a troubled Shanghai prostitute and fall foul of a local crime syndicate. Like many of ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, prostitute, drug dealer, samurai, organized crime, gang, friendship, sex, female nudity, japanese schoolgirl, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
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: bloody, neo noir, bleak, brutal, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, violence, hitman, drug dealer, yakuza, crimes, mafia, gangsters, vigilante, corrupt cop, crime boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Graveyard of Honor (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A barkeeper saves a Yakuza boss' life and thus makes his way up in the organization. However, his fear of nothing soon causes problems.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, bloody ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The City of Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, harsh, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, organized crime, love triangle, lovers on the run, hitman, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, master criminal, chase, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blues Harp (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ambitious yakuza Kenji befriends harmonica-playing bartender Chuji, who moonlights as a part-time drug-dealer for the opposing gang. Their friendship is threatened by Kenji's plans for advancement, as well as by his bodyguards growing jealousy ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, blues, samurai, nightclub, friendship, drug dealing, gangsters, couples, friends, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
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Outrage (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and right-hand man Ikemoto, head of the Ikemoto-gumi. Kato orders Ikemoto to ...
Style: tense, serious, cynical, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang member, yakuza, gang, gangsters, organized crime, hanging, criminal heroes, crimes, gang war, rivalry, merciless, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, rough, retro ...
Audience: boys' night
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Rain Fall (2009)
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Duration: 111 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Run and Kill (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Fatty) returns home to find his wife with another man. He goes to a bar and begins to drink, waking up the next day to find that he owes a mafioso money for killing his wife. Not wanting to pay the money, he enlists a malitia organization ...
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Place: vietnam, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Prodigy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "The Prodigy" tells the story of small-time enforcer Truman Fisher's vicious conflict with a sadistic assassin who has chosen the unwilling Truman to be his successor. The assassin, who goes by the alias Rains and whose exploits have ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brother (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, California, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang. This is the first English film by Takeshi Kitano.
Style: harsh, intense, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, mafia, culture clash, gangsters, gang, samurai, suicide, sibling relationship, family relations, fish out of water, siblings relations, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
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61%
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille, provence, europe
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61%
Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang, crimes, vengeance, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, martial arts, samurai ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the teeming black markets of postwar Japan, Shozo Hirono and his buddies find themselves in a new war between factious and ambitious yakuza...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, rough ...
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Time: post world war two, 1940s, 20th century
Place: hiroshima japan, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Black Caesar (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1953, 50s, year 1965 ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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61%
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Double Tap (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leslie Cheung plays Rick Pang, an IPSC champion who is also a gun expert who modifies his pistols to perfect his technique known as 'double tap', placing two shots in the same exact spot. In the 1996 IPSC Hong Kong shooting competition, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, hitman, police investigation, vengeance, master criminal, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, contests and competitions, heroic bloodshed, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.6
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Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, exploitation, gang, friendship, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, fighting the system, fighting crime, criminal's revenge, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.1
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gang, murder, dishonesty, heist, disorder, criminal's revenge, on the run, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
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The Gunman (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detective Ben Simm's wife is killed, he has to learn to be both father and mother to his little girl while searching for a Vigilante that has his own sense of justice.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Izo (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Izo is an assassin in the service of a Tosa lord and Imperial supporter. After killing dozens of the Shogun's men, Izo is captured and crucified. Instead of being extinguished, his rage propels him through the space-time continuum to ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, time travel, murder, righting the wronged, heroic mission, supernatural, master warrior, rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, reincarnation, japanese history ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Black Angel Vol. 1 (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tokyo is a dark technopolis, a city of faceless chrome and cold marble. It is ruled by Nogi, a yakuza boss specializing in drugs and murder. He gained absolute power by executing the former boss and marrying his daughter, Chiaki. Only the mysterious ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, gangsters, woman with a gun, yakuza, femme fatale, rape, city life, destiny, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, murder, cliche ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, vengeance, police investigation, hitman, dishonesty, police detective, criminal's revenge, betrayal, tough heroes, rivalry, woman with a gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%