Movies like Manila's Finest

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Manila's Finest (2015)
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Manila's Finest (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film based on the life of retired Western Police District Colonel Jimmy Tiu, who last served as Sta. Mesa Police Station Commander.
Plot: police, swat team, gun, chase, van, police officer, swat, pistol
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, psychotronic, neo noir and rough films with plots about police, police officer, murder, gunfight, arrest, car chase and gun mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Manila's Finest: Across the Crescent Moon (2017), Afuang Bounty Hunter (1988), Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay (1995), Panama Red (1976), Hangga't May Hininga (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Across the Crescent Moon (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The story revolves around a SAF exemplary Agent, Abbas Misani a Muslim who is married to Emma, whose parents with strict Christian upbringing would not accept both Abbas and Emma to their family.
Plot: kidnapping, terrorist, police officer, kidnapper, muslim, interfaith relationship, acceptance, human trafficking
Place: the philippines
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Afuang Bounty Hunter (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An honest to goodness cop who labors to keep the honor of his badge. Fighting ruthless criminals, he has acquired the fury of the syndicates he is fighting. But despite all the threats that are coming his way he does not give up.
Plot: police officer, murder, bribery, billiards, robbery, criminal syndicate, arrest, bounty hunter, police station, police
Place: the philippines
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Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Philippines
Story: Elmo is an ex-convict who swears on his mother’s remains to live uprightly. After his life in prison, Elmo makes sure to avoid any conflict despite the mistreatment he receives from people. His wife Cathy seems discontent with the meager money her ...
Plot: headache, guilt, prison, smoking, bank, ex convict, death row, police brutality, shaving head, protector, gunfight, surrender ...
Place: the philippines
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Panama Red (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hippie musician needs to make $60,000 through selling high grade Panama Red in just three days to pay back a drug smuggler known as The Money Man.
Plot: marijuana, chase, police, husband wife relationship, money, van, drug deal, pursuit, airport, female nudity, underground, cult ...
Place: los angeles
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Hangga't May Hininga (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Ellis gets imprisoned from trying to avenge the death of his brother, who helped him expose the illegal engagements of a military general. Ellis tries to recover from the tragedies in his life by being a relentless inmate in the jail. Ellis becomes ...
Plot: ex soldier, government official, lawyer, shot in the head, gang war, revolver, helicopter, motorcycle, shot to death, prisoner, legal action, exploding helicopter ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Killer Instinct (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For America, the Vietnam War is over. Johnny doesn't see it that way. This Special Forces soldier battles vicious Vietcong, a sadistic Russian advisor and his own peacenik girlfriend as he embarks on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.
Style: cult film
Plot: vietnam veteran, vietnam war, mission, swat team, russian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vietnam war veteran
Place: the philippines
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Mr. No Legs (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meet Mr. No Legs! Deadly professional hit-man for a drug syndicate... and a limbless cripple! With his cool wheelchair, armed with shotguns and shurikens, and his amazing kung fu skills he means trouble for everyone he confronts, even his own boss! ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police officer, kung fu, exploitation, gun, gang, wheelchair, shotgun, bandit, violence, karate, love interest, drug lord ...
Place: florida
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Birador (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Mike Santana is technically as person for he uses his position as a policeman to savagely murder people; he also manhandles his wife Gina. His partner in service is Frankie, a young loyal police who sticks with him through thick and thin. But in end ...
Plot: jail, church, flashback, hospital, chase, gang rape, gambling, gambling house, bank robber, murder, religious faith, mistress ...
Place: the philippines
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Delta Heat (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An L.A. cop investigates the death of his partner in the swamps of Louisiana. Enlisting the help of an ex-cop who lost his hand to an alligator many years before.
Style: neo noir
Plot: police, swamp, naked woman, sexy woman, pretty woman, female nudity, butt naked, crocodile, cleavage, boat, gunfight, action violence ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Kireedam (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A sincere man wishes to fulfill his father's dream that he follows in his footsteps and becomes a police officer. However, when his father is punished for his honesty and transferred to an area that is ruled with an iron fist by a heartless ...
Plot: injustice, police, father son conflict, thief, fight, father son relationship, brawl, frame up, protection money, police officer, swashbuckler
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Jesus the Revolutionary (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A man named Jesus takes on the ruling military junta.
Plot: ocean, pay phone, poem, bar, blindness, newspaper, gunfight, newspaper clipping, ideology, dictator, national anthem, musician ...
Time: future
Place: the philippines
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Iskalawag: Ang Batas Ay Batas (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: An Filipino action police film directed by Francis Posadas .
Plot: killed in action, bank robber, father son relationship, police officer, police station, friendship, fire fight, childhood friend, best friend, congressman, bank robbery, police ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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10000 Hours (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Senator Gabriel Alcaraz (Robin Padilla) is preparing to deliver a privilege speech alleging corruption in the highest levels of government. On his way to the Senate, he gets wind of a plot against him. The police seek to arrest him for his part in ...
Plot: flashback, runaway, informant, audio tape, corrupt judge, corrupt official, interpol, private plane, rescue, senator, police, escape
Place: the philippines
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Lagalag (1994)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Filipino action star Eddie "Lagalag" Fernandez is convicted and jailed for his role in a homicide.
Plot: murder, car chase, police, shot to death, jail, imprisonment, actor
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rowdy Inspector (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rowdy Inspector....
Plot: framed for murder, arrest, accidental killing, lecturer, police officer, false accusation, perjury, police corruption, murder, police inspector, court, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Squalor (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four men, four stories, all intersect in Manila. Episode one is about Ariel, a con-man. Episode two is about Boy, an expectant father. In the third episode, Ronald goes to Manila to sell a building. And in the fourth story Baste saves his sister ...
Plot: cell phone, theater, real estate, suicide, beating, church, brother sister relationship, news reporter, text message, chinese, taking a bath, hospital ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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This Man Is Dangerous (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cheng Tzu-hao and Kao Ying-wei, both wooing the same girl Ah Tzu, are transferred to the same Action Squad to help crack a number of robberies committed by a notorious robber/killer Ku Lung from Shantung. They inadvertently offend their immediate ...
Plot: insanity, handgun, martial art, kung fu, revenge, police, brother brother relationship, criminal gang, drug dealer, beaten to death, rescue, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Utol (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino crime drama film directed by Toto Natividad.
Plot: prison, train, trial, brother brother relationship, ex convict, betrayal, marketplace, toy, judge, hoodlum, police, convicted felon ...
Place: the philippines
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Lost Command (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Philipino War Movie
Plot: rape, jungle, machine gun, shot in the head, stabbing, blood, child uses gun, terrorist, bus, soldier, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer ...
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You Got Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An embassy consul for the United States works in the Philippines and finally gives in to his adopted mother's advice to track down his birth parents.
Plot: female director, nerd, smuggler, jail, female police officer, desire, salesman, watermelon, swat team, police, love triangle, policewoman ...
Place: the philippines
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Banal (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Cris and Jason are two policemen with two opposite personalities and philosophies-Cris is the epitome of the rare, near-extinct breed of honest cops while Jason is the basurero, the legman/front man who does the dirty work of his district's ...
Plot: friendship, dirty cop, fight, police raid, swat team, catholic priest, sergeant, corrupt politician, arrest, corrupt cop, police officer, hostage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Squad (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A french police unit that try to stop a group of criminals.
Style: rough, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: police, swat team, drug dealer, partnership, robbery, shooting, partners against crime, unconventional method, bank robber, fighting crime, criminal, bank robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night of the Wolf (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a live broadcast of a talk show on a TV channel, a group of armed Chechens terrorists take several hostages. The terrorists demand the hostage drama is transmitted live worldwide. Meanwhile, behind the scene, the police negotiator and a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Whiteforce (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Australia, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johnny Quinn has been set up by a drug lord and must find a way to clear his name before the bad guys and his own agency put him in the ground.
Plot: jungle, jungle warfare, secret agents, false accusation, government, espionage, intrigue, secret agent, treason, drug dealer
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Black Angels (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an African-American biker gang is tricked into believing that a white biker gang is planning a war...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: motorcycle gang, knife, fight, bar, police, motorcycle, chain, mountain lion, biker gang, biker, marijuana, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
American Rampage (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: female nudity, policewoman, tough cop, gunfight, car chase, police officer killed, police officer, lapd, cartel, police, girls with guns, female police officer ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The bank president in a small California town isn't quite the upstanding citizen he appears to be--he's a corrupt killer, who has just kidnapped the wife and daughter of the local sheriff.
Plot: police officer, sheriff, corruption, kidnapping, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Heaven's Heroes (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of the life and witness of a Christian Police Officer called Dennis Hill asks the question, why did he have to die that night? How could such a tragedy be part of God’s plan? Denny Hill, himself asks, “Where will you spend eternity?”
Style: christian film
Plot: police, christianity, death of husband, flashback, hit and run, shot in the head, police partner, dead child, death of loved one, funeral, religion, bible quote ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Walk on Fire (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sergeant Kwok Wah (Andy Lau) and Ho Lung (Ray Lui) are both colleagues and best friends. Ho Lung has developed hatred with a gang leader Dick. Dick sends Hung (Cherie Chung) as a bait to kill Ho Lung. Swore to take revenge for his best friend, Kwok ...
Plot: gun duel, blood splatter, shooting a police officer, fistfight, blood, police officer shot in the chest, violence, brutality, gun, police, police officer shot in the back, martial arts ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beauty and the Bestie (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 119 min.
Story: For an important case, a policeman needs the help of his former best friend to impersonate the daughter of a foreign dignitary in a beauty pageant.
Plot: best friend, gay, beauty, buddy, male friendship, friendship between men
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%