Movies like Theft Under the Sun

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Theft Under the Sun (1997)
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Theft Under the Sun (1997)
Original name: 豪情蓋天
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During an operation with a master criminal, an undercover cop fails his mission because he was shot by an uniform officer. His superior suspects he has become a bad seed and refuses to allow him to rejoin the force. In order to prove his innocence, the cop decides to follow the thief to the Sino-Russian border on an arms struggle deal, but on the way they are chased by Mainland police. During the escape the cop and the criminal become friends. When they return to the Hong Kong border, the police awaits on the other side and...
Plot: police, arms smuggling, undercover, sex, sniper, fight, desert, restaurant, kiss, smuggling, explosion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, toilet, police officer killed, police investigation, traffic policeman, secret police, police chase, police officer, grenade, underwater explosion, police shootout, missile, medal, police officer shot in the chest ...
Place: mongolia

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Most similar movies to Theft Under the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about police officer, police officer killed, martial arts, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer shot and police mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Theft Under the Sun: Fury (1988), The Final Option (1994), The Game Changer (2017), Bloody Brotherhood (1989), Wonder Seven (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: brutality, kung fu, gun, hand to hand combat, martial arts, police officer, mexican standoff, fistfight, police lineup, police shootout, blood splatter, police officer killed ...
Place: taiwan, hong kong
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95%
The Final Option (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A look at the SDU in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force - how members are selected, how they are trained, their lives, what they think, the relationships between SDU members and their friends and the pressures they face.
Plot: police officer shot in the back, killed in police car, police officer shot, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, swat, impersonating a police officer, army life, police, police uniform stolen, police officer, police officer killed
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, police officer shot in the head, police officer kicked, police officer killed, police shootout, police car, police officer stabbed, police officer shot, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bloody Brotherhood (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bloody Brotherhood didn't make much of a splash at the HK box office (just reaching that "magic" two-week theatrical run where most HK movies reach the break-even point) and it's gone largely ignored by fans, even though it stars ...
Plot: gun, child knocked unconscious, exit wound, brutality, martial arts, violence, fight, kung fu, blood, armored vehicle, police officer, bloodbath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.6
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Wonder Seven (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wonder Seven, a secret group of well-trained government agents in China, has been assigned a case of a computer disc robbery. At first everything seems to go smooth, when a disastrous national conspiracy unravels. Seven gets caught and are forced to ...
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, martial arts, elevator, police officer shot, female stockinged legs, motorcycle, police chase, police officer stabbed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, black pantyhose ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lethal Panther 2 (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines, Hong Kong
Story: An Interpol agent and a Chinese cop team up to track down a murderous gangster.
Plot: witness protection program, hospital, motorcycle chase, explosion, martial arts, gunfight, police officer shot, nightmare, agent, chase, police officer, syndicate ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
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Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, betrayal, gangsters, partners, undercover, partners against crime, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Inspector Wears Skirts IV (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To save the Hong Kong Police Force's Banshee Squad from becoming defunct, the struggling new squad members seek the help of former officers Amy (Sandra Ng), now a divorced mom with a young kid, and May (Kara Hui), now partially ...
Plot: police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, gunfight, policewoman, female police officer, police, black pantyhose, police shootout, police officer, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, police protection ...
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57%
 3.5
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Hired Gun (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hit man turns against his former boss after witnessing a nuclear weapon being smuggled into the US.
Plot: police chase, police, police officer taken hostage, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, impersonating a police officer, police officer, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Saai sau kwong lung (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The theme of the film is ethics. Sammo Hung is a retired cop who trains assassins to do the jobs of cops, whom Sammo sees as unable to do the right things. He sends his four students to assassinate drug dealers. They more than complete the job when ...
Plot: police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer shot, police officer killed, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, killed in police car
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Greatest Battle of Wolves (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A veteran mobster finds that not only are the police after him, but so are members of his own gang, led by a young gangster who wants to take over.
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, police, on the run, crimes, chase, chases and races, dishonesty, danger, boat chase, mortal combat, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Devil Face, Angel Heart (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lon is an assassin who is deformed. The only man he can trust is his brother, Kwan. When Lon kills a police officer, the officer's partner tries to go after him, but lets him go after seeing his face. Meanwhile, Lon falls for Wendy, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: assassin, revenge, brother, murder, police officer killed, brother brother relationship, death, police officer, police, police investigation, murderer, criminal ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Financial tycoon and former triad member Yu Shun-tin tries to eradicate the drug market while 'Jizo' aims to singlehandedly take over Hong Kong's drug exchange as the number one drug lord. Meanwhile, Lam Ching-fung, a cop from the ...
Plot: police lineup, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the chest, police officer stabbed, police officer killed, police officer, police shootout, police officer shot in the head
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Princess Madam (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Moon Lee takes on the part as Mona, the good cop, when she fights with and against her partner Lisa.
Plot: hand grenade, police protection, explosion, revenge, businessman, restaurant, husband wife relationship, infidelity, policewoman, witness protection, fight, martial arts ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, gang, crimes, partners, partners against crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky, stuck on himself, constantly talking, and smitten by her; Yamamoto is quiet, hard-boiled, leaving the Tokyo police to spend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, police, coffin, police shootout, kung fu, fighting crime, confined, save the day, police investigation, heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
No Escape No Return (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two cops go undercover to infiltrate a violent drug ring, and are in for a shock when they find out who's running it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, drug ring, police shootout, drug cartel, dishonesty, crimes, special agents, drug dealing, estrangement, crime, law enforcement, working undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tiger Cage 3 (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Earnest cop James (Cheung Kwok-leung) works for the Commercial Crime Bureau and is keeping a sharp eye on slick business man Lee Siu-pong (Wong Kam-kong). When his business endeavours garner the attention of an enterprising extortionist, Lee has the ...
Plot: shot in the back, shot in the leg, corruption, knife in the chest, shot to death, blood, shot in the head, kicked in the head, triad, body landing on a car, impalement, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Guns of Dragon (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: a HK cop (Mark Cheng) comes to New York City to try and patch things up with his estranged wife (Yvonne Yung Hung), only to find that the criminal (Patrick Lung Kong) that made his life hell in Hong Kong has also come to the States.
Plot: bloodbath, exit wound, shot in the head, violence, shot in the chest, street shootout, revenge, kidnapping, gun sau, exploding boat, genital mutilation, crotch shot ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beauty Investigator (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose in Hong Kong, murdering hostesses from high class night clubs. As punishment for their flaky style and lack of discipline, two young policewomen are assigned to work undercover as hostesses to catch the sadist. While solving ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: kung fu, loss of loved one, undercover, car chase, female police officer, shower, policewoman, revenge, exploding car, martial arts, singer, female assassin
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Shadows in Paradise (2010)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During a rescue operation in Iraq, Special Forces member Max Forrester is devastated when Sasha, his squad mate and fiancée goes missing. Two years later, Max now out of the military, receives a call from his ex-commander, Captain Dyer, informing ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: tape over mouth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity, american flag, male nudity, on the run, machine gun, ball gag, rpg, ex soldier, traitor, sniper ...
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 38
Baby Brown (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Action thriller trails two attractive female cops (Zoli Marki and Kryska Witowska) on the hunt for a lethal drug lord who’s responsible for injuring one of the women’s former partners. Things get even more dangerous when the two women learn they ...
Plot: female police officer, covert operation, undercover cop, illegal drugs, undercover agent, drug lord, cheese, sexploitation, policewoman, police, drugs, police shootout ...
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Red Shield (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A pair of detectives are after a smuggling ring, and when they come to the leader, they need back-up by a navy seals team - as the traffickers possess not only drugs, but heavy military equipment.
Plot: fistfight, police, bloodbath, blood, swat, gunfight, brutality, blood splatter, standoff, gun, violence, martial arts ...
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Champions (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: William Rockman, a champion "Terminal Combat" fighter who retired from the sport after accidentally killing a young man while training. Five years after his retirement, Terminal Combat has been banned by the government and has gone ...
Plot: undercover, sex scene, beefcake, brother brother relationship, female fighter, underground fighting, female martial artist, revenge, murder, policewoman killing, villain, bare chested male fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
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Canne mozze (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Giovanni Molet is sent to jail for the murder of two of the Carraro family over a feud over land. While incarcerated, a vendetta is carried out on Molet's brother who is killed by the Carraros. While being transferred to another prison, Molet ...
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, train station, police shootout, police officer killed, carabinieri, italian police
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Raid on Royal Casino Marine (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Inspector Kan (Stanley Fung), now married to Madame Wu (Sibelle Hu), has been instructed to train the Banshee Squad Members after Madame Wu goes into semi-retirement. For their next mission, the Squad is assigned to go undercover into a Casino Ship ...
Plot: police shootout, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, police escort, police officer shot, police officer bombed, killed in police car, police officer, police lineup
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 696
Valentine (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Batavia City, a beautiful city that can no longer be safely inhabited. Robbery, violence, and a variety of increasingly rampant criminality. In the midst of this chaotic city, Srimaya, a cafe waitress who dreams of becoming an actress never thought ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, twist ending
Plot: superhero, police chase, bank robbery, police officer killed, police officer taken hostage, adventure, heroes, police commissioner, strong female lead, kicked in the head, hostage, kicked in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
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Ninja USA (1985)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two cops are investigating a drug ring that may be led by an American man who saved them when they were kids. But when he kidnaps one's wife, they must fight through an army of ninjas to save her.
Plot: video camera, boat chase, strangulation, kidnapping, fight, ninja, hanging, pigeon, ninjitsu, ninja warrior, death, katana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Once Upon A Time in Triad Society (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This first spin-off movie focuses on Ugly Kwan, played by Francis Ng.
Plot: triad, betrayal, flashback, revenge, attempted rape, bully, frustration, code of honor, naivete, unreliable flashback, innocent
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
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Fox Hunter (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An undercover assignment turns into a deadly game of revenge for a Hong Kong police-woman.
Plot: police officer killed, police protection, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, secret police, police officer taken hostage, police officer bombed
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%