Movies like Askal

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Askal (1997)
Askal (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Story: Tells the story of Askal (John Regala) hardened by life in poverty. All grown up, he uses his skills to stop the spreading of 'Askals' (Asong-Kalye, Street Dog; used as a metaphor for street children) and give them a better future. Stopping the root of all crimes and poverty in the process. A modern-day Robin Hood.
Plot: gun, poverty, police corruption, dog, gangsters, killer, thief, police, mafia, puppy, theft, baby, death of protagonist, doberman, explosion, car accident, gas station, gangster, shot to death, uzi, messenger, cockfight, robin hood

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Bukas Bibitayin Si Itay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: Philippines
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Place: the philippines
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Trained To Kill (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Wala Ka Nang Puwang Sa Mundo (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Armed for Action (1992)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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The Vault (2005)
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Duration: 87 min.
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