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: swat team, police, undercover, arms smuggling, sex, sniper, fight, police officer, desert, restaurant, smuggling, secret police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police investigation, traffic policeman, police raid, police chase, police officer killed, police shootout, missile, kiss, explosion, toilet, grenade, medal ...
Place: mongolia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, police and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Theft Under the Sun: The Final Option (1994), Fury (1988), The Fatal Raid (2019), Moving Targets (2004), Wonder Seven (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: swat team, impersonating a police officer, army life, police shootout, police officer, police, police officer killed, police officer shot in the back, killed in police car, police uniform stolen, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest
Place: hong kong
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95%
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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: heroic bloodshed, police officer, police shootout, kung fu, violence, brutality, counterfeit money, martial arts, gunfight, mexican standoff, police officer killed, police ...
Place: hong kong, taiwan
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The Fatal Raid (2019)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ultraviolent cops vs. gangsters bloodbath leaves casualties on both sides. Twenty years later, surviving team member Madam Fong leads a new squad in pursuit of reckless young anarchists terrorizing Macao.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: police shootout, anarchist, terrorist, anarchism, terrorist group, anarchy, fight, gangsters, woman with a gun, fight for supremacy, police, police officer ...
Place: hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, partners, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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 agents, woman with a gun, spy, martial arts, elevator, police chase, police shootout, police officer, duck, police officer killed, helicopter, motorcycle ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, police shootout, police officer killed, killed in police car, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: heroic bloodshed, diving, security guard, fistfight, child killed, murder, bloodbath, fight, martial arts, kung fu, machete, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, police officer, policewoman, police protection, police officer killed, police shootout, gunfight, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot, police officer bombed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Truant Heroes (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The war against organized crime in Hong Kong has opened a new front: the school. And police Commandant Wong orders officer Kin to go under cover as a school teacher. Kin's assignment: to stop the infiltration by Taiwan's underworld. ...
Plot: new teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, undercover cop, school, farce, hostage, undercover, police officer killed, police shootout, police officer, swat team, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: kung fu, police officer, grief, nightmare, karate, traitor, motorcycle chase, tattoo, death of wife, police protection, cemetery, police officer killed ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: gangsters, police chase, police, police officer taken hostage, police officer, police officer killed, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, murder, fight, strong violent content, crimes, chase, dishonesty, on the run, mortal combat, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, erotic
Plot: assassin, revenge, brother, murder, police, brother brother relationship, death, police officer killed, police officer, police investigation, relationships, mystery ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: italian police, police officer killed, police officer, train station, police shootout, carabinieri, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 22
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, fight, dirty cop, gunfight, bait, tv news, husband wife relationship, police, car chase, murder, police corruption, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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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: police, showdown, drug cartel, military, massacre, swat team, violence, bloodbath, kung fu, smuggling, fistfight, brutality ...
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: martial arts, monster, fight, exploitation, women, singer, car chase, revenge, female assassin, undercover, loss of loved one, policewoman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Firestorm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam, armed with high-powered weapons, pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight in a crowded street. Whoever tries to get in their way, they will show no mercy. This ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Alex L'ariete (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alessandro Corso is a special forces carabiniere. During an operation he saves a child but cause the death of one of his comrades. He's then transferred to a peaceful little town, where he will be unexpectedly forced to help an hot witness ...
Style: cult film
Plot: police shootout, police officer, carabinieri, police officer killed, police protection, italian police, swat team, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, urination
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, police officer killed, police officer shot, police escort, killed in police car, police officer shot in the chest, police officer bombed, police lineup
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
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Convoy Busters (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Rome, a vagrant finds the body of a teen girl, her throat professional slashed. Police inspector Olmi uses his brutal and violent methods to follow a trail that leads him toward high government officials. When his methods leave an innocent ...
Plot: police, police officer, revenge, police raid, child murder, gunfight, italian police, gangsters, disfigured face, police officer killed, torture, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
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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: strong female lead, retiring, crooked businessman, motorcycle, fight, infidelity, unfaithful husband, witness protection, policewoman, police protection, businessman, witness ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 54
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 taken hostage, secret police, police officer killed, police protection, police officer, police officer bombed, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: murder of a nude woman, female nudity, murder, police shootout, massacre, martial arts, bloodbath, gunfight, violence, counterfeit money, diving, police officer killed ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Big Racket (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
Style: cult film
Plot: police, police officer, revenge, fight, gunfight, suicide, violent, rape, racketeer, crooked lawyer, bomb, car chase ...
Place: italy
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36%
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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: undercover cop, illegal drugs, sexploitation, drug lord, undercover agent, covert operation, police, drugs, police officer, undercover, police shootout, policewoman ...
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The White Storm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An operation against the notorious druglord in Thailand changed the destiny of a HK narcotic team- the workaholic captain lost his men and bright career; the loyal officer was abandoned and went missing; the undercover cop who was salvaged chose to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, rough ...
Plot: undercover cop, brotherhood, gunfight, drugs, police officer, police shootout, police officer killed, police, fight, survival, swat team, heroic bloodshed ...
Place: china
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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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, kung fu, terrorism, police shootout, police, woman with a gun, femdom, fight, women, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Tiger Cage 3 (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 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: martial arts, heroic bloodshed, gunfight, police officer killed, mob violence, tragic event, disfigured face, machete, corruption, person on fire, fistfight, betrayal ...
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Genre: Action
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: A training exercise for the LAPD SWAT Team goes terribly wrong when they find themselves pitted against two rival gangs while trapped in an abandoned Hangar, armed with nothing but blanks.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%