Movies like Coffin from Hong Kong

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Coffin from Hong Kong
Original name: Ein Sarg aus Hongkong
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A private detective finds the limp body of a young Chinese beauty in his office, shot with his own gun.
Plot: water torture, prostitution, interracial marriage, dead woman on bed, woman shot, private detective, dead woman, gang, neo noir, high heels, gun, drugs
Place: china
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The Departed
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, Hong Kong
151 min.
 8.5
The Family
Drama
Australia, China
280 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, death, love and romance, chinese and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Coffin from Hong Kong: The Beautiful Country (2004), Junk Food (1997), The Home Song Stories (2007), Australia Day (2017), The Girl from Hunan (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Beautiful Country
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Story: Tom, now in his 40s, begins to write the memoirs of his 1960s childhood, as the little boy whose mother Rose was a glamorous Shanghai nightclub singer. When Rose meets Aussie sailor Bill, they are quickly married, and she packs up Tom and his older ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the economic reform period of the 80’s, three undergraduates bind together by a common ambition – to live the American dream. They are Cheng Dongqing, a hillbilly who refuses to accept his destiny of being a farmer; Meng Xiaojun, a ...
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Crimes of Passion
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
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