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Jail in Burning Island (1997)
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Jail in Burning Island (1997)
Original name: 火燒島之橫行霸道
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young police officer "makes a mess" of a police operation, shoots a man in self-defense, and ends up in prison. There he learns that the world isn't black and white, but has many shades of gray, and makes new friends and enemies.
Plot: prison, prison guard, massacre, gunfight, police officer killed, prison warden, police officer, police officer shot, suicide by cop, police officer kicked, police uniform stolen, prison escape, bar, throat slitting, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the head, police officer shot through the heart

Most similar movies to Jail in Burning Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, rough and serious films with plots about police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, gunfight and violence mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Jail in Burning Island: Island of Fire (1990), The Game Changer (2017), Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995), Blazing Flowers (1978), Giant Killer (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Island of Fire (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, prison, police investigation, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, master criminal, undercover, partners, crimes, shrewd ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Game Changer (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930's Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series.
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer, police officer shot in the head, police officer kicked, police officer killed, police shootout, police car, police officer stabbed, police officer shot, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Palermo-Milano Solo Andata (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Turi Leofonte (Giannini) is a former mafioso who accepts to be a witness at a process involving very important people in the organization. For the Mafia, Leofonte is dangerous, that's why he has to be killed. A police group led by Nino Di ...
Plot: police officer shot, shot in the stomach, gun violence, drugs, violence, soldier, shot in the chest, mafia, shot in the back, shot in the shoulder, shot in the head, carabinieri ...
Place: italy, milan italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Blazing Flowers (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: drugs, traffic policeman, police officer shot, sicilian, police officer shot in the head, female nudity, police officer killed, drug, prostitute, police officer
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.3
 152
Giant Killer (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Arizona policeman (Bo Svenson) and his pilot buddy (Fred Williamson) discover a scheme to rob Las Vegas slot machines by computer.
Plot: helicopter, gunfight, martial arts, hand to hand combat, revolver, police officer killed, fistfight, money, police officer shot in the chest, tough cop, police officer, maverick cop ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.5
 201
Thunder II (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Indian sheriff Thunder is transferred to a small town in the desert. He learns that the corrupt deputy is paid by the drug mob. To protect himself, the deputy sets a trap for Thunder and gets him convicted as dealer. Thunder manages to break out of ...
Plot: police officer, native american, dirty cop, stylized violence, fistfight, deputy sheriff, brutality, gun, police officer killed, caged human, deputy, killed in police car ...
Place: new mexico, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Cops and Robbers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cops and Robbers depicts a city where ordinary citizens hold little trust for the police; far removed from the post-ICAC Hong Kong of today. "Can't even look after their own guys," a man grumbles in a roast shop after the bank ...
Plot: police officer, police funeral, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the head, bank robbery, police officer stabbed, stolen gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Final Option (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A look at the SDU in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force - how members are selected, how they are trained, their lives, what they think, the relationships between SDU members and their friends and the pressures they face.
Plot: police officer shot in the back, killed in police car, police officer shot, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, swat, impersonating a police officer, army life, police, police uniform stolen, police officer, police officer killed
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Saai sau kwong lung (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The theme of the film is ethics. Sammo Hung is a retired cop who trains assassins to do the jobs of cops, whom Sammo sees as unable to do the right things. He sends his four students to assassinate drug dealers. They more than complete the job when ...
Plot: police officer shot in the back, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer shot, police officer killed, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, killed in police car
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 2K
Trivisa (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is set in Hong Kong before its handover to China in 1997, when the city’s booming economy inadvertently attracts three infamous criminals from Mainland China to cross the border and make their fortune in Hong Kong. Although unknown to one ...
Plot: police shootout, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, bank robbery, police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the back
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 141
The Hired Gun (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fabio Testi is an undercover cop doubling as the bodyguard (hence, “Gorilla”) of a cantankerous middle-aged industrialist targeted for extortion.
Plot: police officer, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, shootout at a train station, police officer killed, police officer kicked, police shootout, police lineup
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.2
 482
Certain Fury (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During a shooting in court young prostitute Scarlet manages to flee. In a state of confusion, the black Tracy, who was arrested for a minor delict, follows her. When she decides to leave Scarlett, an accident makes it impossible. So they're ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: chase, on the run, mistaken identity, running from police, gunfight, shoot out, courthouse, police officer killed, reluctant partners, nothing goes right, danger, pursuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 25
Canne mozze (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Giovanni Molet is sent to jail for the murder of two of the Carraro family over a feud over land. While incarcerated, a vendetta is carried out on Molet's brother who is killed by the Carraros. While being transferred to another prison, Molet ...
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, train station, police shootout, police officer killed, carabinieri, italian police
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
 2K
Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crime, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, police shootout, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.3
 136
Hunting List (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chu Chi Kit returns to HK from Taiwan after many years in hiding, and immediately resumes his relationship with old flame May and rejoins his old friend Cramp in a drug operation. But times are different, and their big boss Lui now cares more about ...
Plot: rape, gun, shot in the head, massacre, gore, brutality, shot to death, exit wound, blood, shot in the stomach, violence, mexican standoff ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
My Heart Is That Eternal Rose (1989)
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, assassination, shot in the hand, triad, gun duel, police officer shot through the heart, explosion, assault rifle, submachine gun, police officer shot in the chest, violence, blood ...
Place: hong kong, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 294
Convoy Busters (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In Rome, a vagrant finds the body of a teen girl, her throat professional slashed. Police inspector Olmi uses his brutal and violent methods to follow a trail that leads him toward high government officials. When his methods leave an innocent ...
Plot: shot multiple times, gun, motorcycle, killed in police car, shot to death, torture, slashing, throat slitting, shot in the chest, corruption, beating, interrogation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 433
Lee Rock II (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The second part of the trilogy chronicling the rise and fall of Hong Kong's top corrupt official. During this time period, Lee Rock enjoys his sucess and has found a new love. But jealousy within the ranks and a new departmrnt designed to clean ...
Plot: gunfight, police uniform stolen, violence, blood, blood splatter, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot in the back, gun duel, martial arts, gun, police officer, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Big Racket (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nico Palmieri is a police inspector who battles against hoodlums terrorising a sleepy Italian village, extorting cash from the locals.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, fight, suicide, gunfight, racketeer, beretta, crooked lawyer, gang rape, bombing, police officer shot in the chest, mexican standoff, sniper rifle ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bronx Executioner (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a futuristic New York City, a cyborg goes on a killing spree
Plot: police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer kicked, police officer, police shootout, guard dog, police officer killed, security guard killed, cyborgs
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 6K
Kill Zone 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop named Kit busts a major gangster only to find his cover blown and his main witness gone. The gangster, in retaliation, has him kidnapped and put in a Thai jail with a false criminal identity. A lowly prison guard Chai with ...
Plot: martial arts, police officer, drug addict, abduction, secret police, police officer killed, prison escape, torture, heart transplant, murder, mentally challenged, thai ...
Place: bangkok thailand, hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 356
Silent Action (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A small yet strange series of deaths of people working for the Ministry of Defense and the military hits Italy. Since all of the deaths seem to be accidental or suicides, no alarm bells start to ring anywhere. That's a problem, because the ...
Plot: police corruption, police uniform stolen, bleeding to death, hand grenade, exploding car, blood splatter, shot to death, betrayal, murder, police raid, revenge, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Financial tycoon and former triad member Yu Shun-tin tries to eradicate the drug market while 'Jizo' aims to singlehandedly take over Hong Kong's drug exchange as the number one drug lord. Meanwhile, Lam Ching-fung, a cop from the ...
Plot: police lineup, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the chest, police officer stabbed, police officer killed, police officer, police shootout, police officer shot in the head
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 43
Fox Hunter (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An undercover assignment turns into a deadly game of revenge for a Hong Kong police-woman.
Plot: police officer killed, police protection, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer, secret police, police officer taken hostage, police officer bombed
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Police Serve the Citizens? (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Genoa, the Commissioner Sironi has identified the leader of the ferocious racket that controls the port activities. But the law restrains his action.
Plot: corruption, police, mafia, port, chase, investigation, gunfight, police shootout, police officer, police chase, italian police, police officer shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.7
 334
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 28K
Gringo (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, absurd, funny
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, drug cartel, police officer, drug dealer, interracial friendship, husband wife relationship, fake kidnapping, undercover agent, car chase, american abroad, police officer killed, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Gangland Odyssey (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Chinese drama
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, stolen police car, police officer shot, prison life, police officer killed, prison guard, escape from custody, runaway, police lineup, murder, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 156
The Warning (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is a law police officials obey out of fear. A rule chilling in its simplicity. Accept corruption...or die! They have sealed an unholy alliance. The great banks of Europe. And the blackhearted underworld empire. Together, with their matchless ...
Plot: wrist slitting, wedding, police officer killed, bare breasts, drowning, shot to death, police captain, shot in the head, blood splatter, police funeral, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot in the back ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: female nudity, police officer shot through the heart, police, police shootout, police officer knocked unconscious, murder, island, police officer shot, organized crime, truck, police officer killed, champagne ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%