Movies and TV shows like Golgo 13

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Golgo 13 (2008)
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Golgo 13 (2008)
Original name: ゴルゴ13
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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 came from. But all agree that his skills are nothing short of legendary. Armed with a custom M16, Golgo is willing to take any job for any agency, from the FBI to the KGB. He has completed every contract he has ever taken and will work for anyone who can meet his price. He is both the greatest weapon and the greatest threat to any nation; no one is safe once they are in Golgo’s sights.
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, hitman, danger, crimes, tough heroes, murder, mission, assassination, attempted murder, agent, terrorism, seduction, chase, mysterious death, investigation, rivalry, vengeance, escapades, crime, criminal heroes, deadly, sex, prison, lesbian, airplane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Golgo 13

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and suspense films and TV series with plots about danger, murder, crimes, rivalry, violence, death and deadly mostly in Animation, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Golgo 13: Black Lagoon (2006), Golgo 13: Queen Bee (1998), Kite (1998), Black Cat (2005), Gantz (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Lagoon (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
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Place: japan, asia, thailand
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Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Emu Hino, a 29-year-old virgin, witnesses a mob hit and fears that the killer will now find her and kill her. Indeed, he sets out to do so; he's Yo Hinomura, a talented potter and artist who's been conscripted against his will to be the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, adult animation ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: china, japan, tokyo, asia
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Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mafia is rife in America where assassinations are a regular occurrence on the streets. Inferno, a mysterious company, is behind most of these dealings through the use of their near-invincible human weapon, "Phantom." One day, a Japanese ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, intense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, memory loss, kidnapping, danger, teenage life, adventure, escapades, undercover, youth, assassination attempt, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic ...
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 ⇓
64%
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Kite (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Black Cat (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Train Heartnet is a famous assassin known as Black Cat. He works for Chronos, an organization that secretly controls the world. However, he begins to question the morality of his actions after he befriends two bounty hunters named Saya and Sven, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, adventure, danger, couple relations, heroes, hitman, deadly, tough heroes, crimes, criminal heroes, mercenary, cat ...
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The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Speed Grapher (2005)
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Country: Japan, Philippines
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the new Tokyo, where every fetish has a face, burned-out war photographer Tatsumi Saiga is slumming in the tabloid wasteland. Sent to dig up dirt on the underground elite, he stumbles upon a depraved ritual below the city—and before the night ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting
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Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, bleak, twists and turns, tense
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38%
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Noir (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Audience: teens
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37%
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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TV show
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Style: tense, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
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36%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Afro Samurai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
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TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 3K
Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, suspense ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
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TV show
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
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