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Iskalawag: Ang Batas Ay Batas (1997)
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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: bank robbery, police, friendship, bank robber, corrupt cop, best friend, robbery, gunfight, police corruption, father son relationship, police station, childhood friend, congressman, police officer, killed in action, fire fight
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about police officer, police, gunfight, explosion, murder, violence and chase mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Iskalawag: Ang Batas Ay Batas: Afuang Bounty Hunter (1988), Birador (1998), Rage (1997), Manila's Finest (2015), Armadong Hudas (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: billiards, bribery, police station, bounty hunter, arrest, police officer, criminal syndicate, robbery, police, murder
Place: the philippines
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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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Rage (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Story about young criminals in Belgrade during the 1990s crisis.
Plot: sex trafficking, gunfight, criminal gang, rifle, organized crime, police officer, police, criminal, youth, revenge, rape, violence ...
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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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Armadong Hudas (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino action movie directed by Augusto Salvador which is a followup from the movie Barumbado(1990) .
Plot: shot in the head, fistfight, cemetery, explosion, father son relationship, car chase, shooting range, father and son, spear, disguise, fire, stabbed to death ...
Place: the philippines
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31%
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, corruption, sheriff, kidnapping, police
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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. ...
Plot: poverty, police corruption, gun, uzi, explosion, killer, dog, doberman, car accident, police, puppy, death of protagonist ...
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Killpoint (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An L.A. cop investigating the rape and murder of his wife traces the crime to a psycho biker gang that smuggles guns. He teams up with an FBI agent to stop them and catch his wife's killers.
Plot: nightclub, gunfight, smuggling, murder, rape, violence, police, fistfight, cult, fight, weapons, martial arts ...
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28%
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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 ...
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Bala Ko... Bahala Sa 'yo (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: Jeric Raval is Dias Del Fuego. An anti-organized crime cop who does the beat with a dark side of the law demeanor. The kind that loves to fight fire with fire and that which keeps the violent underworld under check. After being meted an indefinite ...
Plot: police officer, extortion, tough cop, organized crime, ex-lover, syndicate, hostage situation, fighting crime, crimes, crime
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26%
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White Fury (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two ruthless criminals take two teenage couples hostage at a remote mountain cabin in Colorado following a botched bank robbery.
Plot: hostage, snowboarding, gunfight, bank robbery, bank robber, competition, robbery, snow, bank
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Fury (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chuck (Philip Chan), Jimmy (Waise Lee) and Lucky (Michael Wong) are blood brothers. Jimmy's cousin Jake, acts as a go-between, arranges a trafficking of counterfeit U.S. notes between Jimmy's group and the local triad society in Taiwan. ...
Plot: kung fu, blood, counterfeit money, police officer shot in the chest, gun duel, mexican standoff, police shootout, shooting a police officer, gunfight, blood splatter, hand to hand combat, martial arts ...
Place: hong kong, taiwan
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26%
Angel On Fire (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful supermodel-turned-gangster double crosses her ruthless partners after the gang steals a precious relic from a Manila museum. now an enterprising young Interpol agent, with the help of a comical taxi driver, must stop the vicious gang and ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, policewoman, roundhouse kick, heroic bloodshed, relic, criminal syndicate, showdown, heroine, temple, hand to hand combat, tough girl ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pugoy - Hostage Davao (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Philippines
Story: Pugoy: Davao Hostage Crisis movie based on 1989 crisis starred Ian Veneracion. The story behind the rape joke of mayor duterte..
Plot: police officer, hostage, missionary, killer, prisoner, police, death, australian
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Excessive Force (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jazz, martial arts, gangsters, betrayal, police, shoulder holster, gunfight, police shootout, rivalry, friendship, conspiracy, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Anak ng Kumander (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rebel's son, Kumander Idel (Manny Pacquiao) pursued his father's work as an outlaw who hides in the mountains with a group of men creating chaos on the corrupt officials who continue to oppress people. Just like a typical anti-hero, he ...
Plot: rebellion, mountain, cameraman, army, traitor, corrupt police, burglar, rebel, bounty, kidnapping, corrupt cop, muslim ...
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25%
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Silent Hunter (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A hardened, relentless cop (Jim Parandine) is pushed to the edge when his family is murdered by some criminals. He becomes a recluse in the mountains, where years later, the same criminals end up to rob a bank. Jim uses his Navy Seal training and ...
Plot: cabin, ex-cop, mountain, murder of family, grandfather granddaughter relationship, bank robbery, death of child, wilderness, beard, robbery, crossbow, sheriff ...
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25%
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Asero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Childhood friends Victor and Narding built their friendship in the street. At a very young age, they were partners performing dangerous activities. However, Narding heeds his foster parents’ request for him to enter the seminary to become a ...
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Place: the philippines
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Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shipment of American weapons is stolen in the Philippines. An American named Hawkins tries to find the weapons. Hawkins ends up dead. Chicago policeman Bob Malone is called in to investigate. Along with Interpol agent Greg Duncan, Malone travels the ...
Plot: shower, african american, bare breasts, grocery store, violence, karate, knife throwing, harbor, cia, traitor, cashier, weapons ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Tough Cops (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vietnam War vet turned police detective on the edge Nick Carpenter partners up with slick police detective with cat skills Pete Logan to take down the local druglord Fatcat by any means necessary.
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Legacy (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, realistic
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Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, asia
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Tiger Claws II (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Released five years after the first installment, Tiger Claws II finds Yeung's martial arts serial killer, Chong, busted out of jail by a team of heavies in the employ of gangster Dai Lo Fu and whisked across the country to San Fransisco's ...
Plot: kung fu, police officer killed, martial art, policewoman killing, police officer, policewoman, martial arts, police
Place: new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Fireback (1983)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack Kaplan is a US Army Soldier and Weapons Expert liberated by a "rescue team", he returns home to the United States only to find out that his wife Diane has been captured by infatuated gangster Duffy Collins. Kaplan embarks on a mission ...
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, hand grenade, rocket launcher, ninja, u.s. army, hitman, bare breasts, missing person, brawl, blood spatter, swat team ...
Place: the philippines, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Game Changer (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930's Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series.
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer, police shootout, gunfight, police officer kicked, police officer shot in the head, police officer killed, police car, police officer stabbed
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23%
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Deep Gold 3D (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amy Sanchez (Bebe Pham) is a champion free diver who breaks a crucial free diving record. Her boyfriend, Tony dela Cruz (Jack Prinya), an Air Force Pilot, mysteriously disappears along with his plane that carries gold worth millions of dollars that ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia
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Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A by the book female police officer is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in Pittsburgh and told to get it cleaned up.
Plot: explosion, corrupt cop, police corruption, dirty cop, burglary, police captain, police station, dead cop, police, police officer, policewoman, drug dealer ...
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Ashok (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Story: Ashok (Telugu: అశోక్, Aśōk ?) (Dubbed into Hindi as Ghayal:The Fighter Man) is a 2006 Telugu film directed by Surender Reddy (of Athanokkade fame). The film, which was released on 13 July 2006, stars N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Sameera Reddy.
Plot: father son relationship, head cut off, mechanic, decapitation, mafia, chase, violence, revenge, misunderstanding, fireworks, best friend, bloodbath ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Agent X44 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The plot revolves around a secret agency with Reserve Agent King Aguila tasked to recover the Philippines' most important artifact. The artifact is the bolo of Lapu-lapu which he used to kill Magellan in 1521.
Plot: spy, spy hero, yakuza, james bond spoof, crime lord, espionage, surveillance, princess, millionaire, crime boss, childhood friend, intelligence ...
Place: the philippines, asia
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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: prison, police, bank, judge, confession, death penalty, father daughter relationship, murder, guilt, rage, false accusation, gang ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Genoa, the Commissioner Sironi has identified the leader of the ferocious racket that controls the port activities. But the law restrains his action.
Plot: mafia, port, violence, corruption, police, chase, gunfight, investigation, police officer, italian police, police corruption, police chase ...
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22%
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