Movies like Theft Under the Sun

If you like "Theft Under the Sun" you are looking for movies about / with police, arms smuggling, undercover, sex, sniper, fight and desert themes of Action genre shot in Hong Kong.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Theft Under the Sun (1997)
 5.3
 64
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

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Theft Under the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot in the chest, martial arts, police shootout, police officer shot and gunfight mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Theft Under the Sun: The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019), The Final Option (1994), The Game Changer (2017), Bloody Brotherhood (1989), Wonder Seven (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019)
Genre: Action
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 officer shot in the chest, police officer stabbed, police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the head, police shootout
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, swat, police, police uniform stolen, police officer killed, police officer, police shootout, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, killed in police car, army life
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: police officer, martial arts, stabbing, police officer killed, gun, massacre, brutality, kung fu, gunfight, fight, gore, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 238
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, secret agent, martial arts, police officer killed, elevator, police officer bombed, pen, wheelchair, police officer, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, helicopter ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 31
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: police officer shot in the chest, filipino, motorcycle stunt, police officer shot, partner, silencer, martial arts, street, interpol, police officer shot in the head, police protection, violence ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 241
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, police investigation, working undercover, partners against crime, crimes, fall in love, gangsters, undercover, police corruption, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 190
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, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ...
Plot: triad, revenge, brother, surveillance, assassin, toilet, ambulance, knife, police officer, gun, throat slitting, poison ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 through the heart, police officer shot in the back, police officer, killed in police car, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer killed, police shootout
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, blood, police, strong violent content, chases and races, crimes, boat chase, dishonesty, on the run, cons and scams, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: death of father, unfaithful husband, fight, explosion, martial arts, partner, policewoman, motorcycle, hand grenade, businessman, revenge, father daughter relationship ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, gang, partners, martial arts, secret agents, track down, gangsters, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, usa, asia, china, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 shootout, police protection, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer, policewoman, police officer bombed, police officer killed, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, police shootout, drug cartel, drug ring, police detective, drug dealing, law enforcement, dishonesty, estrangement, righting the wronged, working undercover, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, frame up, prison life, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, danger, murder, kidnapping, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 130
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: betrayal, violence, shot in the chest, corruption, broken arm, kicked in the head, body landing on a car, shot in the leg, police officer killed, shot to death, gun duel, disfigured face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, terrorism, police shootout, blood, kung fu, coffin, police, working undercover, danger, police investigation, police detective, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: stakeout, combat, stabbed in the arm, body count, maverick cop, exploding boat, boat chase, police officer shot, shot multiple times, brutality, gun, massacre ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exploding car, martial arts, policewoman, female assassin, undercover, revenge, shower, loss of loved one, kung fu, singer, car chase, female police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humvee, hummer, hotel fight, mixed martial arts, terrorist, martial arts, hand to hand combat, sex scene, silencer, male nudity, machine gun, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 officer bombed, killed in police car, police officer, police escort, police shootout, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 38
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: kung fu, fistfight, gunfight, blood splatter, explosion, martial arts, weapons fire, showdown, gun sau, gun duel, exit wound, military ...
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 102
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: sword fight, fight, pigeon, wedding, blood, hanging, martial arts, bridge, crossbow, impalement, waterfall, decapitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 21
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: carabinieri, police officer shot through the heart, police shootout, police officer, italian police, train station, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: attempted rape, code of honor, innocent, unreliable flashback, naivete, triad, frustration, bully, flashback, revenge, betrayal
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 138
Fist Power (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheuk is a mainland security officer who's thrown into a race against the clock when he discovers a man is holding an entire school hostage in exchange for his adopted son, so it's up to Cheuk to use his formidable martial arts skills to ...
Plot: hostage, inheritance, kung fu, bicycle, bomb
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 36
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 officer taken hostage, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police protection, police officer bombed, secret police, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%