Movies like Chinatown Connection

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Chinatown Connection (1990)
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Chinatown Connection (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: The plot concentrates around John (Bruce Ly), a policeman who reforms violent police officers by teaching them martial arts, and a trigger happy cop, Houston, played by Majors. Predictably enough, the two are paired together and they set out to find the person responsible for selling cyanide laced cocaine.
Plot: martial arts, ninja, kung fu, violence, heroes, tough guy, hand to hand combat, sword fight, gunfight, tough cop, brawl, showdown, ninjitsu, katana, two man army, buddy cop, blood splatter, fistfight, katana sword

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Most similar movies to Chinatown Connection

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, cult film and rough films with plots about fistfight, martial arts, violence, brawl, hand to hand combat, heroes and showdown mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Chinatown Connection: Midnight Man (1995), Secret Ninja, Roaring Tiger (1982), Martial Outlaw (1993), Enter the Ninja (1981), Mafia vs. Ninja (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Midnight Man (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the police start a crackdown on Yakuza activities, a killer (James Lew) starts killing the cops forcing a martial-arts officer (Lorenzo Lamas) to fight back. AKA Midnight Man
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: fistfight, police officer killed, martial arts, violence, villain, martial artist, gangsters, sword fight, police officer, hand to hand combat, police raid, gangster ...
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95%
Secret Ninja, Roaring Tiger (1982)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dragon Kong, a victor of a millionaire's martial-arts contest, is about to begin the most dangerous mission of his life. For his prize, the millionaire's ravishing daughter Susan, has been stolen - kidnapped by a Ninja sect headed by Tiger ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, kung fu classic, hand to hand combat, kung fu, action violence, brawl, katana sword, duel, fistfight, ninja, fighting style ...
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68%
 5.6
 354
Martial Outlaw (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, maverick cop, two man army, police shootout, karate, siblings relations, police detective, kgb, rivalry, crime, fighting crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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56%
Enter the Ninja (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After completing his training of ninjutsu within Japan, an American Vietnam veteran by the name of Cole (Franco Nero) visits his war buddy Frank Landers (Alex Courtney) and his newly wed wife Mary Ann Landers (Susan George), who are the owners of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, nostalgic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fight, death, gunfight, mafia, chase, deadly, escapades, danger, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: the philippines, japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Mafia vs. Ninja (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sewage workers Jack and Charlie get involved in an international Asian gang war when Jack helps the boss of a Shanghai gang against one of his rebellious underlings. This underling then strikes a deal with the Japanese Yakuza in the hopes of ...
Plot: ninja, martial arts, disarming someone, kung fu, gunfight, mafia, fight, sword fight, fistfight, katana, ninjitsu, yakuza ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, duel, kung fu classic, brawl, kung fu fighting, fighting style, fistfight, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Heart of a Dragon (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped to force the cop to turn over a police informant.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mentally challenged, gang, tough law enforcer, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, siblings relations, love affair, family life, swat ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Project Ninja Daredevils (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Canada, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers, Warren and David, try to defeat the evil forger who is making their lives a misery.
Plot: ninja, martial arts, sword, sword fight, action violence, undercover cop, counterfeit money, fight, hospital, sex scene, fistfight, hand to hand combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Zombie vs. Ninja (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan, a young man, is beaten while his father is killed by a group of thieves. With the help of an undertaker, Ethan trains in kung fu by fighting the dead. Meanwhile, an American Ninja, Dragon, must fend off against the thieves and their ninja ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fistfight, mask, brawl, fight, revenge, murder, kung fu, martial artist, kung fu classic, masked hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.4
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Cyborg Cop III (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop tries to stop a scientist's experiments to turn students into cyborg-mercenaries. Contains violence and strong language.
Style: suspense, futuristic
Plot: cyborgs, gunfight, martial arts, tough cop, fistfight, tough guy, hand to hand combat, one man army, androids and robots, killer robot, superhuman powers, technology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Helicopter Spies (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The men from U.N.C.L.E must stop a band of would-be sorcerers from using a deadly weapon.
Style: psychotronic, parody
Plot: spy, spy hero, brawl, undercover agent, save the world, sensuality, femme fatale, fictional government agency, pistol, spy mission, seduction, kiss ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Final Chapter: Walking Tall (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: This is the story of Buford Pusser's final days; not only of his life, but also as Sheriff. It seems that times are changing, and the once adoring people of Pusser's town now fear him and feel like it's time to make a change. There ...
Plot: sheriff, gunfight, fistfight, deputy, deputy sheriff, police vigilantism, wrestler, maverick cop, tough cop, legendary hero, warrior, wrestling ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tommy Lee (Phillip Rhee) comes to visit his sister and finds that the town is being overrun with members of the Arian brotherhood. These Arian brothers certainly weren't expecting a Taekwondo expert to show up. Tommy and his sister's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film, complex ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, martial arts, racism, small town, gang, crimes, music band, adventure, danger, rivalry, escapades, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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44%
The Awaken Punch (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man takes on a gang that has been terrorizing a small village.
Plot: wu shu, warrior, kung fu classic, knife throwing, tough guy, revenge plot, anti hero, martial artist, master warrior, heroes, wing chun, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
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Nails (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a wild Los Angeles police detective becomes a hostage of the heroin ring he and his partner have exposed.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir, cult film
Plot: ex wife, tough cop, gangster, chase, violence, police chase, drugs, organized crime, machine gun, revenge, corruption, car chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
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One Man Army (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Jerry Trimble plays a straight shooting man caught up in the politics of a crooked little town. To get to the truth about his grandfather's death, he must first kick out the criminals --including the sheriff-- effectively ...
Style: cult film
Plot: brawl, bare breasts, funeral, tough guy, blood spatter, mixed martial arts, fistfight, one against many, martial arts, black hero, african american, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
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Steele Justice (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, crimes, pets, best friends, rivalry, against the odds, alcohol abuse, vengeance, life is a bitch, deadly, cocaine ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Asian Cop: High Voltage (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Donnie Yen is back with a vengeance in this electric action thriller. The star of Fist of Fury, Hero and Highlander goes up against Hong Kong's deadliest gangsters in a no holds barred duel to the death. Donnie Yen has proven to be one of ...
Plot: martial arts, violence, kung fu, fistfight, karate, fight, blood, bloodbath, gunfight, brutality, explosion, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, kung fu fighting, stylized violence, martial artist, karate kick, blind girl, fighting style, karate chop, beefcake martial arts, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, kung fu classic ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Steel Fisted Dragon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, black belt, kung fu classic, kung fu master, villain, fistfight, violence, brawl, bruce lee, jeet kune do, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Vanishing Son IV (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the death of his brother Wago, Jian-wa Chang now roams America's countryside while looking for his place in the world. He is hit by a van of two college students. Jian is taken in and nursed by Megan, a secluded artist. Jian is also ...
Plot: kung fu fighting, violence, martial artist, two man army, brother brother relationship, master warrior, male female relationship, fistfight, kung fu, brawl, martial arts, kung fu master ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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True Vengeance (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-naval intelligence officer is forced to assassinate a CEO when his daughter is kidnapped by the Yakuza.
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, beretta, martial artist, assassination, bar shootout, commando, single parent, stylized violence, sword duel, mixed race child, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Vanishing Son III (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The saga picks up in Washington, DC where Jian-wa is competing in a classical music competition. Back in LA, Jian-wa's brother Wago is wanted by the F.B.I. and manage to pull Jian-wa back to L.A. for questioning. They also want him to ...
Plot: kung fu master, bare chested male fighting, hand to hand combat, two man army, brother brother relationship, martial artist, brawl, kung fu, kiss, tough guy, showdown, master warrior ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Running Red (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gregori is an ex-Soviet Commando haunted by the death of his brother, and trying to forget his old life in the US. However, Gregori realizes after he has already started a family of his own that the past is never far behind. A former superior from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, heroes, behind enemy lines, one against many, gunfight, terrorist, chases and races, crimes, danger, starting over, assassination, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Karate Girl (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Blond bombshell Filiz Akin is Zeynep, a mute girl who lives with her aging father at a farm. One day five criminals, who just escaped from prison, invades the homes and kills the father and rapes Zeynep. Because of the shock of being raped, she ...
Plot: martial arts, rape revenge, exploitation, femme fatale, gunfight, kung fu, karate, shot to death, violence, karate kick, blood, karate chop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Tai-Chi Master (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Falsely accused for cheating in a martial arts competition, two boyhood friends are banished from their Shaolin Temple and go their separate ways. As adults, they join opposing sides in a civil war. When one betrays the other, they settle their ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monk, betrayal, heroes, kung fu, army, rebel, contests and competitions, cheating, righting the wronged, rivalry, clergy ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Black Cobra 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chicago cop Robert Malone (Fred Williamson) finds himself in The Philippines, ostensibly to learn the techniques of Interpol. Before he exits the Manila airport, his wallet is stolen by a pickpocket. Malone endures a testy relationship with his new ...
Style: microfilm
Plot: lieutenant, police shootout, beretta, desert eagle, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, police officer stabbed, black hero, pickpocket, karate chop, heroes, machine gun ...
Place: the philippines, chicago illinois, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Revenge of the Ninja (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his family is killed in Japan by ninjas, Cho and his son Kane come to America to start a new life. He opens a doll shop but is unwittingly importing heroin in the dolls. When he finds out that his friend has betrayed him, Cho must prepare for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, ninja, kidnapping, heroes, shuriken, sword duel, kung fu, sword fight, deadly, drug dealing, betrayal ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, los angeles, usa, asia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, roundhouse kick, duel, martial artist, violence, stylized violence, kung fu classic, mixed martial arts, brawl, hand to hand combat, hapkido, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
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Naughty Boys (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frequent Jackie Chan cohort Mars stars as Sing, an ex-con who's supposed to dig up the buried loot of his three still-jailed buddies...but when he gets to it, he finds that the treasure chest is full of rocks! The other three are convinced that ...
Plot: martial artist, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, stylized violence, violence, prisoner, prison, male female relationship, showdown, martial arts, fight, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%