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Long Arm of the Law III (1989)
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Long Arm of the Law III (1989)
Original name: 省港旗兵第三集
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Michal Mak's second sequel to his brother's action classic finds an ex-soldier/escaped death row prisoner fleeing to Hong Kong and forced to work for a gang of criminals when they kidnap the woman he loves.
Plot: martial arts, prostitute, violence, hostage, torture, soldier, kidnapping, betrayal, security guard, chase, robbery, nightclub, prisoner, blood, explosion, machete, police officer killed, sadism, escape, shotgun, gang violence, revenge, shot in the chest, falling from height, shot to death ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and exciting films with plots about violence, blood splatter, shot in the chest, shot in the stomach, shot to death, shot in the back and shot in the leg mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Long Arm of the Law III: The Dragon Family (1988), Rock N' Roll Cop (1994), Organized Crime & Triad Bureau (1994), Point of No Return (1990), Rich and Famous 2 (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Long Arm of the Law IV: Underground Express (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The final entry in Michael and Johnny Mak's Long Arm of the Law series, Underground Express once again tells a story of gangsters versus police, focusing on the difference between how both factions act depending if they're coming from Hong ...
Plot: sadism, massacre, violence, axe in the chest, submachine gun, shot multiple times, shot in the chest, blood, shot in the shoulder, betrayal, child murder, falling from height ...
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The Dragon Family (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rival Triad gangs go to war...
Plot: murder, submachine gun, candle, triad, suicide, machete, corrupt cop, sword, stabbed in the neck, shot in the stomach, shot in the head, shot in the chest ...
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Rock N' Roll Cop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop is sent to mainland China to find a group of killers. Meanwhile, a cop discovers that his former love is aiding the gang of crooks.
Plot: police officer bombed, blood splatter, sadism, shot point blank, prostitute, police officer shot, hostage, robbery, chase, guitarist, broken arm, severed arm ...
Place: china, hong kong
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Organized Crime & Triad Bureau (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of the Organized Crime and Triad Bureau, Inspector San Lee, will do anything to put triad boss Tung in jail.
Plot: shot in the chest, hostage, gun in mouth, shot in the shoulder, violence, murder, gang violence, shot to death, courtroom, shot in the back, crushed to death, suicide attempt ...
Place: china, hong kong
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Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)
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Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This sequel to the critically-acclaimed box-office winner Long Arm of the Law maintains the same stark realism of the original. In Saga Two, the Royal Hong Kong Police put into operation a new plan to counteract the problem of increasing violent ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, betrayal, chase, gangsters, social misfits, master criminal, partners against crime, law enforcement, immigrants, partners, danger, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
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Point of No Return (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Woefully underrated HK action drama concerning hitmen and gangsters. Circa 1990, were there any other characters befitting of a HK film? Nope! Jacky Cheung dresses the part as a hitman who falls for the lovely Joey Wong. Wong is reduced to the ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: nightclub, shot in the chest, shotgun, beaten to death, assault rifle, innocent person killed, shot in the stomach, gangster boss, broken bottle, shot multiple times, blood splatter, bloodbath ...
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Country: Hong Kong
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Style: stylized, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
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Genre: Action, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop goes after a husband-and-wife team of criminals who are expecting the birth of their first child.
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Genre: Thriller, Action, Crime
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: A school bus with young children being kidnapped. Commissario Betti will solve the case. High action is promised, including hostage, bank robberies, car chases, prison scenes and mafia bosses!
Style: surprise ending
Plot: brawl, shot in the head, shot multiple times, police shootout, police officer shot in the back, bus, shot in the stomach, cut arm, violence, police officer shot, shot in the chest, submachine gun ...
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Plot: betrayal, gunfight, crushed to death, machete, stabbed in the head, blood, sex, funeral, beaten to death, triad, shotgun, gun duel ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The triangular relationship between Lap (Joey Wang). Rick (Kenny Bee) and Cheung (Tony Leung) is the backbone of this film. Lap's father was once a triad; he retired and opened a bar near seashore. Rick worked there and was a couple with Lap. ...
Plot: police, police officer shot, police officer shot through the heart, rescue, tragic event, betrayal, loyalty, blood splatter, assault rifle, beating, police officer, violence against women ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The assassination of a gang lord triggers a power struggle amongst his men. Who will win the game the righteous or the villain?
Plot: boat, shot to death, hand to hand combat, revenge, bloodbath, death, shot point blank, shot in the leg, gore, shot in the stomach, blood on camera lens, shot in the chest ...
Place: hong kong
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tam is Lui Tai, an Interpol agent assigned to protect a famous religious leader, the Daka Lama, who's targeted for death by the militant Japanese terrorist group, the Red Army. Lui Tai hooks up with the Daka Lama in Singapore, but a Red Army ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
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Naked Killer (1992)
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Emergency Squad (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A ruthless Interpol agent goes after the man who killed his wife in Stelvio Massi's crime thriller. A gutsy robber named Marseilles pulls off a tricky heist, but he's no match for agent Ravelli, a maverick who can't control his ...
Plot: revenge, shot in the stomach, shot in the leg, shot to death, police chase, exploding car, violence against women, machine gun, motorcycle, shot in the chest, pistol, police officer shot in the chest ...
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31%
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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: shot in the leg, broken arm, criminal underworld, triad, disfigured face, gun duel, blood splatter, shot in the chest, body landing on a car, machete, shot in the head, tragic event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An early movie of Chow Yun-Fat. The story is about two brothers going into opposite directions in life. One leaves the triads to become an honest citizen, the other stays triads member. But in the end both hold together. A typical HK movie storylin ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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28%