Movies like Day of Thunder

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Day of Thunder (1990)
Day of Thunder (1990)
Original name: 金牌雙龍
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Day of Thunder is a Hong Kong Crime Drama starring Alex Man.
Plot: sting operation, hostage, helicopter, organized crime, ex cop, birthmark, revenge, arms deal, triad

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, realistic and serious films with plots about revenge, murder, violence, crimes, helicopter, hostage and death mostly in Crime, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Day of Thunder: Hostages of Lust (1973), Running From The Guns (1987), Assault in Paradise (1977), Killer's Nocturne (1987), The River Wild (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hostages of Lust (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich family find their holiday island home invaded by a pair of criminals who've just escaped from the local jail.
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Running From The Guns (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dave (Jon Blake) and his buddy Peter (Mark Hembrow) are chased by a gang of thugs when they pick up the wrong box from a Melbourne warehouse in this comedy thriller. Instead of toys, the box contains a substantial amount of cash intended to be used ...
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Assault in Paradise (1977)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Native American travels around a resort town, murdering cops and rich people with a high-powered crossbow, while demanding that the town's richest residents pay him money to stop the killings.
Style: psychotronic
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Killer's Nocturne (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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Super Force (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
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Operation Cobra (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
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