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Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay (1995)
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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 husband makes. Until one time, Cathy finds fancy to Arthur, a rich arrogant brother by their town’s mayor. One day, Elmo catches Arthur abusing his Cathy in their house. He beats up Arthur but the people on the neighborhood stops Elmo from killing him. Arthur escapes from Elmo. However Arthur is murdered by his battered wife Sylvia. Because of Arthur’s brutal death, people wrongly accused Elmo as the killer. Elmo then is sent back to the prison and was sentenced to death. Will Elmo learn to defend himself and fight for justice?
Plot: prison, bank robbery, police, gang, cancer, torture, gun, security guard, gunfight, judge, adultery, frame up, protector, father daughter relationship, murder, bank, police brutality, smoking, death row, rage, false accusation, confession, ex convict, guilt, arrest ...
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, police, gun, police officer, false accusation, violence and gang mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay: Birador (1998), Askal (1997), Narasimham (2000), Son of Baby Ama (1990), Manila's Finest (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: adultery, corrupt cop, gambling, witness, police corruption, bank robbery, mistress, bank robber, labor strike, born again christian, gambling house, rape ...
Place: the philippines
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Askal (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: Tells the story of Askal (John Regala) hardened by life in poverty. All grown up, he uses his skills to stop the spreading of 'Askals' (Asong-Kalye, Street Dog; used as a metaphor for street children) and give them a better future. ...
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Narasimham (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Poovalli Induchoodan (Mohanlal) is sentenced for six years prison life for murdering his classmate. Induchoodan, the only son of Justice Maranchery Karunakara Menon (Thilakan) was framed in the case by Manapally Madhavan Nambiar (Narayanan Nair) and ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: ex convict, revenge, murder, lawyer, fight, police, case, false accusation, feud, framed for murder, release from prison, wrongful imprisonment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Son of Baby Ama (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy grows up not knowing his real identity. One day a mysterious lady, claiming to be his real mother, divulges the truth about his roots. He is caught between leaving his past and living his new life.
Plot: gang rape, love, prison, rape, class distinction, abortion, foster parent, murder, cemetery, motorcycle, security guard, adopted son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, pistol, chase, van, swat, police officer, gun
Place: the philippines
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Utol (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino crime drama film directed by Toto Natividad.
Plot: gunfight, jail, toys, little brother, marketplace, worker, prison riot, police officer, trial, assassin, toy robot, police brutality ...
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, tv news, nun, swat team, police officer, sergeant, assassination attempt, corrupt police, drunkard, idealist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Rowdy Inspector (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rowdy Inspector....
Plot: police officer, stabbing, abduction, false accusation, heroes, accidental killing, swashbuckler, framed for murder, tough cop, arrest, murder, police ...
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
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Plot: murder, dream, fight, parent child relationship, police, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, father son conflict, swashbuckler, misunderstanding, police inspector ...
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60%
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: lawyer, government official, revolver, shot in the head, exploding helicopter, helicopter, prisoner, motorcycle, ex soldier, legal action, shopping mall, bridge ...
Place: the philippines
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A reluctant kidnapper tries to leave his life of crime behind in this sexy thriller. Gene works for the local underworld syndicate but always treats his abductees with kindness. He begins a dangerous affair with ex-bar girl Dolor, who's ...
Style: erotic
Plot: erotica, ransom, sex, adultery, kidnapping
Place: the philippines
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51%
Eye of the Tiger (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Buck (Gary Busey) is a Vietnam vet, recently released from prison. He returns home to discover the town being terrorized by a vicious motorcycle gang. When the bikers murder his wife and traumatize his daughter, Buck and his friends arm themselves ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Libertad (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rony is an ordinary man sentenced to 15 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. In jail he will have to face the gangs and hard life behind bars while he dreams of recovering his family and proving his innocence.
Plot: violence, gun, escape, prison fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), prisoner, prison, shooting, innocent, abuse, gang, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.6
 164
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wala Ka Nang Puwang Sa Mundo (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
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Plot: kidnapping, gun, gangster, shot to death, ex convict, sauna, accomplice, driver, elderly, pistol, violence, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lost Command (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Philipino War Movie
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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White Fury (1989)
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Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 156
Blood Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Women in Cages (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, government, intrigue, secret agent, treason, false accusation, espionage, drug dealer, secret agents
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Nandha (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Nandha (Tamil: நந்தா) is a 2001 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by Bala, starring Suriya and Laila in the leading roles, while Rajkiran, Saravanan and Rajshree play other supporting roles. The film also marked the debut of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Aside (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rex and Rica are G.I. babies born to American fathers they never knew. Raised by a rich, gay adoptive father, Rex grew up feeling worthless and alone. Rica was brought up by an arrogant aunt who always makes her feel like she's a good for ...
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