Movies like Sloane

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Sloane (1985)
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Sloane (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story opens with Richard Thursby's murder and the abduction of his wife, Janice. Former cop and martial arts expert, Philip Sloane, is retained by family and flies to Manila in search of clues. He's joined by an old friend, Pete Saimi, and Thursby's sister, Cynthia in an adveture which includes a worldwide religious cult, Chinese overlord, a brothel and cave-dwelling cannibal pygmies. Must be seen to be believed!
Plot: martial arts, violence, prostitute, murder, search, gun
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, semi serious and realistic films with plots about martial arts, murder, violence, kung fu, gun, fight and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sloane: The Impossible Kid (1982), Circadian Rhythm (2005), The Crooked Mind (2016), The Greater Good Company (2013), Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Impossible Kid (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Weng Weng plays an agent, code-named “00” who works for the Manila branch of Interpol. The Chief sends him in pursuit of an arch villain, Mr X, whose white sock covered head is reminiscent of the Ku Klux Klan’s pointed hoods. When Mr X holds ...
Style: cult film
Plot: martial arts, interpol, ransom, james bond spoof, spy, little people, cult, fistfight, female nudity, kung fu, sex scene, midget ...
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Circadian Rhythm (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Focuses on a young woman and her radical journey to discover who she is and to find out why multiple enemies want her dead. The woman, SARAH CAUL, is thrown into an action filled construct where she must put the pieces of her life together as well ...
Plot: woman with a gun, empire, martial arts, murder, violence, death, flashback, chase, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Crooked Mind (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Kyle Carson is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, also known as DID. He despises his community after doing a background search on everyone who he believes has committed a crime without punishment. When one of his multiple personalities, ...
Plot: violence, police, killer, death, murder, urban, red eyes, gun, knife, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Greater Good Company (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Plot: violence, fight, kidnapping, company, death, murder, blood, interview, cigarette smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Deadly Life of a Ninja (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman and his sister-in-law are targeted for assassination by a band of evil ninjas and their vicious leader (Yasuaki Kurata). The ninjas are committing bizarre murders all over the city, and the police can't seem to pick up their trail ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized
Plot: ninja, martial arts, murder, ninjitsu, assassination, escapades, rivalry, crimes, adventure, heroes, businessman, kendo ...
Time: 80s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Anonymous Heroes (1971)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, train robbery, revolution, republican era china, gunfight, railway, sacrifice, violence, heroic bloodshed, fight, arms deal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Too Much Sleep (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While riding the bus one day, night watchman Jack Crawford gets distracted by a beautiful girl and has his gun stolen. To get it back, he enlists the help of local wise guy, Eddie, and their search reveals the bizarre characters lurking in the ...
Plot: male female relationship, nightshift, loneliness, small town, domineering mother, security guard, mysterious woman, bus, mother son relationship, delicatessen, search, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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P.J. (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Reluctant New York City private eye P.J. Detweiler is hired as a bodyguard to protect Maureen Preble, the mistress of shady millionaire William Orbison. In truth, Orbison plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile, ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: private detective, murder, private investigator, conspiracy, bodyguard, violence, mistress
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Tiger On the Beat 2 (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lam, a cop approaching 40 but without much accomplishment, always wants to achieve something memorable before his retirement. He is obliged by his sister to find a decent Chinese girl for his nephew, Baffalo, who is an "American Born ...
Plot: kung fu, violence, martial arts, gunfight, explosion, gun, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: sexy, humorous, parody, twists and turns, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, small town, gangsters, loneliness, adaptation, runaway, lawyer, stereotypes, vengeance, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Duel of the Century (1981)
Genre: Action, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mystery-tinged 'Martial Arts World' epic was one of director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung's last together for the Shaw Studios, but it's another action-filled winner. Liu Yung and Sun Chien (the Korean kicking ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, sword fight, death, sabotage, violence, whodunit, false identity, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Agent X44 (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The plot revolves around a secret agency with Reserve Agent King Aguila tasked to recover the Philippines' most important artifact. The artifact is the bolo of Lapu-lapu which he used to kill Magellan in 1521.
Plot: arab, crime boss, secret agents, princess, spy, amazon, surveillance, spy hero, childhood friend, yakuza, intelligence, millionaire ...
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Coward Bastard (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The plot is a trifle about an obnoxious restaurant delivery boy causing trouble with some local bad guys for the cook who secretly knows kung fu, eventually learning some techniques and finally, with the cook, confronting the bad guys.
Plot: fight, martial arts, wing chun, martial artist, kung fu master, kung fu
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, kung fu classic, fight, shaolin kung fu, graphic violence, good versus evil, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Haru, an orphaned American who washes ashore in Japan and is mistaken for the great White Ninja of legend. Raised among the finest Ninjas, Haru grows strong and big - very big. With the grace of all Three Stooges rolled into one body, Haru is an ...
Style: humorous, funny, melancholic, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, fish out of water, crazy, misfit, legend, obesity, fistfight, hotel, disguise, clumsiness, adoptive father adopted son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Lizard (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: He steals from the rich and gives to the poor! Like Robin Hood, the title hero of The Lizard is a philanthropic thief, except the Lizard makes his rounds in 1930s Shanghai. Corrupt police chief Chen Can (Law Lit) is assigned to bring down the Lizard ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, dirty cop, heist, police corruption, prostitute, caper
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Fearless Hyena (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, adventure, school, medieval, fight, kung fu classic, wing chun, heroes, rivalry, leadership, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Femme Fontaine: Killer Babe for the C.I.A. (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professional assassin Drew Fontaine puts her talents to her own ends to pay off those involved in killing her Buddhist mentor and maybe in the disappearance of her father. Amongst those in the frame are a crowd of somewhat dysfunctional lesbian-led ...
Style: psychotronic, parody, cult film
Plot: cia agent, porn industry, killer, torture, electrocution, violence, lesbian, female killer, lesbianism, martial arts, neo nazi, electric torture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's ...
Style: twist ending, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, justice, crimes, mystery, strong female character, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, happy ending, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Red Wolf (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of terrorists murder the captain of a cruise ship and take everyone hostage. Their plan is to steal the uranium being stored in the ship's safe. It's up to a security officer and a pickpocketing cocktail waitress to stop them.
Plot: martial arts, empire, cruise ship, terrorist, gunfight, bomb, person on fire, murder, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Beyond Fear (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Martial Arts Champion Mimi Lesseos is back - and the wilderness just got wilder! Tipper Taylor, martial arts expert turned wilderness tour guide, is stalked deep in the wilderness by two desperate men who will stop at nothing to retrieve a videotape ...
Plot: women, martial arts, femme fatale, nature, environment, murder, tour guide, female martial artist, wilderness
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Turbulence (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Story: A series of murders takes place in the Metropolis in a span of three weeks, the latest of which happens on the night Junior, a taxi driver, makes love to a prostitute...
Plot: domestic servant, serial murder, spider, murder, prostitute, ex soldier, police investigation, serial killer, taxi driver, shotgun
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mission Manila (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Web is a desperate man with a dangerous mission. His young brother Tony has mysteriously vanished with a million dollars worth of heroin that belongs to the mob. The mob wants the drugs back...and Tony dead. In the back alleys of Manila, his search ...
Plot: the underworld, mafia, drugs, fortune, murder, government, corruption, brother brother relationship, cia, agent, mercenary, mob
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Harry (a corrupt sheriff) and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. Harry makes love to Raquel (a prostitute) and Cherry (a nurse). The women also has an erotic encounter ...
Style: erotic, semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: exploitation, desert, female nudity, male nudity, erotica, nurse, surrealism, murder, sheriff, menage a trois, sexploitation, native american ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gao Jian is a lazy and arrogant student of the martial arts school ran by vain Si Fu Shi Chen-chung. One night after his punishment in his school a wounded man reaches his house. He is Jin Tien-yun, a legendary warrior fleeing from a fight in which ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, kung fu classic, orphan, fight, revenge, martial arts training, adventure, government agency, undercover, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Coffee, Kill Boss (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When ten executives secretly meet to sell off their company, they're murdered one by one in this darkly comedic romp through the halls of corporate America.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dark humor, conspiracy, deception, betrayal, office, boss, deal, death, business, coffee, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Thundering Mantis (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ah Chi (Ka-Yan Leung) is obsessed with the martial arts and, more often than not, his kung-fu clowning gets him into trouble. Ending up facing Hsia (Eddie Ko) of the notorious Jade Brotherhood is inevitable. As a result, Hsia forces Chi's ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, medieval, fight, kung fu classic, exploitation, orphan, praying mantis, gang, revenge, farce, child murders an adult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three strippers seeking thrills encounter a young couple in the desert. After dispatching the boyfriend, they take the girl hostage and begin scheming on a crippled old man living with his two sons in the desert, reputedly hiding a tidy sum of cash. ...
Style: sexy, surreal, sexual, road movie, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, desert, violence, lesbian, femme fatale, murder, innuendo, stripper, car, exploitation, sexploitation, train ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Pedicab Driver (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, have both fallen in love. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, prostitution, foreplay, farce, abusive boss, revenge, violence, implied sex, stick fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cancel My Reservation (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a stressed out talk show host who is sent on a vacation to Arizona on doctor's orders and has to play Sherlock Holmes with his wife, the lovely Eva Marie Saint, to solve a series of murders that has Bob as the prime suspect.
Plot: murder, native american, talk show host, husband wife relationship, taxi, framed for murder, dead woman, on the run, arizona desert, warner bros, pantyhose, female stockinged legs ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%