Movies like Golgo 13 1973

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Golgo 13 (1973)
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Golgo 13 (1973)
Original name: ゴルゴ13
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Live-action adaptation of the hit manga. Golgo 13, also known by the pseudonym Duke Togo, is a professional assassin. His age and birthplace are unknown and there is no consensus in the worldwide intelligence community as to his true identity. Most of his jobs are completed through the use of a customized, scoped M16 rifle. Golgo 13 is contracted to kill Boss Goa, the head of a worldwide crime syndicate responsible for drugs, weapons, and human trafficking.
Style: suspense
Plot: killer, violence, assassin, death, yakuza, gun, professional killer, shooting, murder, rifle
Place: hong kong, iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting and realistic films with plots about violence, murder, gun, blood, death, crimes and revenge mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Golgo 13: Crying Freeman (1995), The Crooked Mind (2016), Black Rain (1989), Man Wanted (1995), Soft Bullets (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: 70s
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Crying Freeman (1995)
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Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
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The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Man Wanted (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Undercover cop Lok Hwa takes two years to become the trusted lieutenant of rising Hong Kong drug lord, Feng. The night of the big bust, Feng's flaming car crashes spectacularly into the sea; Feng is presumed dead. Hwa returns to the force and ...
Plot: undercover cop, blood, police, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, hospital, gun, gore, revenge, blood splatter, brutality, drugs ...
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Hong Kong, France
Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 14
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
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Trap (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 160K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 841
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: Japan
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Plot: sister, murder, women in prison, dead sister, nudity (full frontal - brief), fight, revenge, death, violence, women's prison, female nudity, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
Dog Bite Dog (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense
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Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bangkok Dangerous (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Thailand
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When carrying out a hit, assassin Joe (Cage) always makes use of the knowledge of the local population. On arriving in Bangkok, Joe meets street kid Kong and he becomes his primary aide. But when Kong is nearly killed, he asks Joe to train him up in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, intense, suspense, exciting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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