Movies like The Asian Connection

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The Asian Connection (2016)
 3.4
 1K
The Asian Connection (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: drug lord, bank robber, vengeance, expatriate, martial arts, bank robbery, thief, heist, parkour, money, island, motorcycle, bodyguard, friendship, violence, hotel, hitman, truck, death, criminal, warrior, torture, kickboxing, arms dealer, crime boss ...
Place: cambodia, bangkok thailand

Most similar movies to The Asian Connection

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about held at gunpoint, death, violence, pistol, murder, gunfight and deception mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Asian Connection: End of a Gun (2016), Mercenary: Absolution (2015), Back in Action (1993), A Good Man (2014), Precious Cargo (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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End of a Gun (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: violence, martial arts, tough guy, rescue, brutality, betrayal, chase, murder, police detective, death, blood, aikido ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mercenary: Absolution (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Romania, USA, Ukraine
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a contract killer (Steven Seagal) encounters a girl on the run from a dangerous mob boss (Vinnie Jones) with powerful political ties, running a human trafficking operation, he is torn between protecting the girl, and remaining loyal to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: espionage, impalement, mercenary, hitman, redemption, secret agent, american abroad, disarming someone, severed finger, brawl, timebomb, silencer ...
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.5
 486
Back in Action (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two men have different motivations but the same goal when they team up and mount an assault on a powerful drug gang.
Plot: green beret, buddy cop, pepsi, kickboxing, torture, beating, interrogation, revolver, beaten to death, acupuncture, shot through a door, kicking in a door ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 4.7
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, gory, danger, rivalry, crimes, save the day, gangsters, gang, deadly, heroes, hand to hand combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a botched heist, Eddie a murderous crime boss, hunts down the seductive thief Karen who failed him. In order to win back Eddie’s trust, Karen recruits her ex-lover and premier thief Jack to steal a cargo of rare precious gems. But when the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: heist, crime boss, baseball cap, pool table, spiral staircase, impersonating a police officer, military base, female thief, femme fatale, car rollover, private jet, toy car ...
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Killing Salazar (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending, suspense
Plot: ambush, drug lord, black ops, luxury hotel, neo noir, mercilessness, mob boss, interrogation, explosion, cell phone, beating, survival ...
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Code of Honor (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Colonel Robert Sikes is on a mission to rid his city of crime. As a stealthy, one-man assault team, he will take on street gangs, mobsters, and politicians with extreme prejudice until his mission is complete. His former protégé, William Porter, ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: criminal, school bus, home invasion, sniper rifle, race against time, fbi agent, sniper, media coverage, exploding building, flare, anti hero, crime scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 11K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: revenge, violence, murder, police corruption, corrupt politician, suitcase, brutality, escape, funeral, confession, airport, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.4
 10K
Overdrive (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Master car thieves square off against French gangsters in the South of France with money, women and lives all on the line.
Style: captivating, tense, surprise ending, humorous, suspense
Plot: criminal, violence, car chase, foot chase, rescue, revenge, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime boss, gunfight, love interest, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: french riviera, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti hero, assassination, hitman, fight, unlikely partners, crimes, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, danger, knife fight, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 25K
Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, hospital, danger, training, gangsters, siege, good versus evil, against the odds, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, year 1990, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, gambling, debt, introspection, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, redemption, deadly, dishonesty, downfall ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: chase, survival, revenge, spy, foot chase, husband wife relationship, death of friend, self mutilation, corrupt cop, police chase, police, brutality ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.5
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, chase, prostitute, undercover, renegade, computer cracker, crime, gangsters, crimes, working undercover, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 26K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, lone hero, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin returns as Jake Carter where he is assigned to protect a whistleblower who wishes to expose a corrupt military defence contractor. However, the military hires a heavily armed team of mercenaries to kill ...
Plot: marine, shooting, military, knife fight, mercenary, hand to hand combat, forest, stabbed in the leg, mixed martial arts, tough guy, impalement, assassin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.0
 4K
Out of Reach (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Billy Ray Lancing, a former CSA agent who now works on a wildlife refuge in Northern Alaska, has been exchanging letters in a pen-pal relationship with Irina Morawska, a 13-year-old orphaned girl in Poland that he's helping out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, friendship, orphan, rescue, chess, martial arts, secret code, human trafficking, special agents, escapades, golden years, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, investigation, chase, martial arts, murder, revenge, car chase, deadly, dishonesty, track down, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, danger, deadly, chases and races, drugs/alcohol, violence spree, criminal heroes, crimes, bullet, blood splatter, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, prague czech republic, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Perfect Weapon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a not too distant future, a totalitarian state run by ‘The Director” (Seagal) controls all aspects of life. All enemies of the state are dealt in the harshest way. Most of them are executed by the secret government’s assassins. The best ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, futuristic, sinister
Plot: dictatorship, martial arts, shower, love, stabbed in the chest, brutality, flashback, punched in the face, blood, hypodermic needle, spy, cigar smoking ...
Time: near future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, intense, buddy comedy, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorism, bomb, bank, gas mask, intelligence agency, chase, surveillance, espionage, corruption, kidnapping, investigation ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.7
 7K
Skin Trade (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand, Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sex slave, sex slavery, human trafficking, tough law enforcer, crime, gangsters, police investigation, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, usa, asia, cambodia, bangkok thailand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, drug dealing, murder, danger, vengeance, lone hero, gangsters, crime, family, against the odds, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, chicago illinois, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 47K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: tragic ending, surprise ending, emotional, melancholic, bloody ...
Plot: prohibition, betrayal, organized crime, revenge, love, mafia, gangster, chase, death, vengeance, violence, car chase ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, cuba, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 13K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, tough heroes, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, tough guy, organized crime, father son relationship, martial arts, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Out for a Kill (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, prison, murder, martial arts, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, vengeance, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Tough and Deadly (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A private eye helps an amnesiac CIA agent elude mobsters who don't want him to regain his memory of their drug operation.
Plot: amnesia, cia, fight to the death, jumping through a window, machismo, amnesiac, suit and tie, injection, gun in mouth, breaking a bottle over someone's head, police officer, strongman ...
Place: langley virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Out for Justice (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gino Felino (Steven Seagal) is an NYPD detective from Brooklyn who knows everyone and everything in his neighborhood. Killing his Partner was someone's mistake, because he's now Out For Justice.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, martial arts, car chase, psychopath, police investigation, vengeance, gangsters, crime, siege, gang, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rescue, hitman, martial arts, danger, police investigation, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.9
 7K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: female assassin, girls with guns, disguise, little boy, child abuse, escape attempt, birthday, criminal, violence, revenge, fainting, death of father ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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