Movies like My Hero 1990

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My Hero (1990)
 5.7
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My Hero (1990)
Original name: 一本漫畫闖天涯
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sing loves to read cartoons and often daydreams of becoming a tycoon and celebrity. By accident, he becomes a follower of Wai, a gang leader, and makes a friend of Wai's adopted son, Chun. The series of successes made by Sing and Chun breed contempt in Wai's heart. Wai plans to get rid of them so as to pave the way for his son to succeed to his own business. Still, his son kills him..
Style: comic
Plot: gangsters, basketball, killer, gang, torture, billiards, female singer, sword fight, friendship between men, drug trade, dwarf, skating, sauna, murder, jeep, immolation, cigarette lighter, guitar playing, buddy, rolls royce, cigar smoking, gangster, bubble bath, shot in the shoulder, slow motion action scene ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and exciting films with plots about gangsters, crimes, murder, violence, chase, gangster and martial arts mostly in Action, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like My Hero: Look Out, Officer! (1990), Jerry Cotton (2010), Winners & Sinners (1983), The Days of Being Dumb (1992), City Heat (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Look Out, Officer! (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide. Therefore the heavens send him back to Earth as a spirit to find his 'savior' who will help him clear his name. Hsing, a ...
Style: buddy comedy, toilet humor
Plot: ghost, police, drug traffic, shrimp, old woman, criminal, pet cat, vietnamese, urination, dinner table, crime boss, fistfight ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 888
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, comics, justice, escapades, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Winners & Sinners (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. While trying to mind their own business (and run their 5-Star Cleaning Service), they are caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, forgery, gangsters, farce, crime, master criminal, odd couple, buddies, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Days of Being Dumb (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two losers who'll do anything to try and be successful in the Triad world, but all they've accomplished is having a bad luck reputation.
Plot: erection, lesbian, organized crime, triad, childhood friend, friendship, criminal gang, gangster boss, friendship between men, friend, stewardess, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.5
 9K
City Heat (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Kansas City in 1933, Eastwood plays a police lieutenant known simply by his last name, Speer. Reynolds plays a former cop turned private eye named Mike Murphy. Both Speer and Murphy served on the force together and were once good friends, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: private detective, gangsters, photographer, brothel, crime, crimes, mystery, partners against crime, police detective, reluctant partners, master criminal, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 197K
The Gentlemen (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drug lord tries to sell off his highly profitable empire.
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, marijuana, gang, money, organized crime, swearing, crimes, british, ambition, gun, rise to the top, tough guy ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 25K
Mr. Nice Guy (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Chinese chef accidentally gets involved with a news reporter who filmed a drug bust that went awry and is now being chased by gangs who are trying to get the video tape.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, chase, crimes, journalist, drug dealer, escapades, gang, karate chop, danger, bravery, assassination attempt, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: australia, new york, usa, melbourne australia, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, car chase, secret identity, gangsters, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, revenge, vigilantism, irresponsible, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Crime Spree (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, crime, fbi, heist, gang, partners, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, france, europe, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 10K
City Hunter (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, hostage, hijacking, ship, heroes, womanizer, one man army, private detective, cruise, parody, terrorist, hostages ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, crime, law enforcement, who to trust, police detective, tough heroes, corrupt law enforcer, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.1
 3K
Royal Tramp (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, he is made a servant to the Prince, the very person the ...
Style: stylized, epic, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: eunuch, martial arts, cons and scams, parody, master and servant, state affairs, dishonesty, escapades, adventure, silly humor, farce, power relations ...
Place: asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
Genre: Crime, Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hired killer pairs up with an amateur filmmaker to provide clients with satisfying footage of enemies getting whacked in this black comedy. Business is down, so hit man Bart is thrilled when Mrs. Ma hires him to kill her enemies -- and film the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, deadly, partners, crimes, blind ambition, unlikely partners, danger, criminal heroes, revenge, film within a film, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 3K
City Hunter (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicky Larson is tasked to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make anyone who uses it irresistible.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, colourful
Plot: private detective, murder, gangster, gangsters, tough guy, womanizer, gun, presumed dead, weapons, partners, gang, fistfight ...
Place: france, monaco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Too Many Ways to Be No. 1 (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This arty triad flick from Wai Ka-Fai and Johnnie To is as good as genre pictures get in this era. Lau Ching-Wan is Kau, a small potato in the triad world who must make a fateful decision to discover who he is. With that decision, his life can ...
Style: dark humor, allegory, surprise ending
Plot: aggression, nudity (full frontal - brief), burglar, shoes, heist, gangsters, bullying, bathhouse, suffering, accident victim, triad, repeated event ...
Place: hong kong, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Nutty Kickbox Cops (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: King-sized martial arts hero Sammo Hung stars in this wild and wacky blend of action and comedy. Skinny (Karl Maka) and Fatty (Sammo Hung) are a pair of police detectives who soon find themselves on the outs with their boss when they accidentally ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, undercover, danger, tough law enforcer, police investigation, partners against crime, odd couple, gangsters, rivalry, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 827
Tiger Cage 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Donnie Yen Chi-Tan, a hair-trigger cop, goes on the lam with Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lum, a prim lawyer, after they witness a botched robbery attempt. The police think they're the perpetrators, while the real crooks (including Mortal Kombat star ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, crime, police detective, disorder, undercover, rivalry, mistaken identity, frame up, wooing, heist, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chotta Mumbai (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Story: The film starts in a street in Fort Kochi where Vasco da Gama, the son of a wrestler named Michael, lives. Vasco and his gang of five — Chandrappan, Susheelan, Sainu, Basheer and cousin Tomichchan are small-time goondas, involved in petty offences ...
Plot: murder, police, goon, wrestling, the underworld, alcoholic, gang, new year's eve, christmas, irresponsible, corrupt cop, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 126K
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, kung fu, gangsters, heroes, martial arts, murder, mob boss, robbery, vengeance, rivalry, chaos, success ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Battle Creek Brawl (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, heroes, gang, vengeance, contests and competitions, rivalry, righting the wronged, tough heroes, vigilantism, uninhibited rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 80s ...
Place: chicago illinois, texas, usa, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Danger: Diabolik (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One of the great comic book movies of all time from director Mario Bava.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, heist, murder, master criminal, chase, gangsters, on the run, police inspector, money, police, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Black Panther Warriors (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of specialists are recruited to steal from a police station.
Plot: martial arts, revenge, sword, computer, gun, card trick, hand grenade, female nudity, shot point blank, shot in the back, superheroine, torso cut in half ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 2K
The Master (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Uncle Tak is famous for using Chinese herbal medicines to cure diseases. A martial arts expert, he also teaches the young how to defend themselves. One of his students, Johnny, dreams of monopolizing the teaching of kung fu throughout the United ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu master, martial arts, heroes, master warrior, bus, bank, kung fu, karate, danger, master criminal, race against time, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, asia, hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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You Move You Die (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike has the girl, the time and the place.The problem is he doesn't have the ring, Before Mike has an opportunity to propose his engagement ring is stolen.Mike is desperate to recover it. He and his friends have one hour to get the ring back ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, obsessive quest, buddies, crimes, chase, partners, criminal heroes, gang, chases and races, fight, engagement, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
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Payoff (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two very different cops are forced to work together...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, police corruption, gangsters, reluctant partners, crimes, law enforcement, danger, murder, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, supermarket, martial artist, righting the wronged, one against many, kung fu, rescue, gangster, hostage, gangsters, foot chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 520K
Kick-Ass (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a super-hero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, entertaining, brutal ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: superhero, disguise, heroes, fighting crime, lifestyle, youth, young heroes, killings, teenage life, odd, misfit, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 10K
Kuffs (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job, and his college-age girlfriend is pregnant. To top it off, George's brother Brad is killed and George inherits Brad's "patrol special" privatized police district and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, police investigation, parents and children, family life, pregnancy, police station, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, breaking the fourth wall, gunfight, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, san francisco, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Lucky Stars (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the "Five Lucky ...
Style: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police, mafia, gang, escapades, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, friends, police corruption, working undercover, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, hong kong, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, gang, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%