Movies like Detective Doberman

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Detective Doberman (1977)
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Detective Doberman (1977)
Original name: ドーベルマン刑事
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The burned remains of a young woman discovered in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The police comes to the conclusion that its the work of a pyromaniacal serial murderer. The murder victim is identified as Mayumi Tamaki, a native of Ishigaki, Okinawa. As the investigation unfolded, her former boyfriend, a former rider of a motorcycle named Chōei Mikawa emerged as a suspect. But Kano did not agree Mikawa is the suspect. Kano started conducting the investigation himself to search the real criminal person.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, neo noir, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, martial arts, yakuza, murder, crimes, rescue, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime, disorder, fish out of water, serial killer, drug addict, karate, police, investigation, female nudity, stripper, singer, gunfight, pig, police officer, danger, urban, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Detective Doberman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, gangsters, rivalry, danger, yakuza, deadly and martial arts mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Detective Doberman: Return of the Street Fighter (1974), Golgo 13 (1977), The Bodyguard (1973), The Woman Sharper (1963), Sister Street Fighter (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Return of the Sister Street Fighter (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: She returns for more street fighting.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, exploitation, femdom, karate, yakuza, street fighter, heroes, master warrior, crimes, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong, japan
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95%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, kung fu, medieval, yakuza, samurai, fight, hitman, gangsters, tough heroes, vengeance, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Golgo 13 (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Duke Togo (codename: Golgo 13) is a ruthless assassin who's accepted a tricky assignment from an American drug syndicate. His mission is to "rub out" Hong Kong's underworld kingpin. His main obstacle is the relentless Detective ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, martial arts, superhero, assassination, yakuza, killer, female assassin, assassin, karate, sniper, scuba diving, drug cartel ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.1
 460
The Bodyguard (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Karate master and anti-drug vigilante Chiba returns to his home in Japan, where he holds a press conference announcing his intention to wipe out the nation's drug industry. He also offers his services as a bodyguard to anyone who is willing to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, yakuza, medieval, abduction, showdown, gunfight, karate, heroes, gangsters, one man army, graphic violence, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, asia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Woman Sharper (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Handsome young Katsuta tries to follow the yakuza code, but even his boss doesn't believe in it. Diamond Fuyu is less ethical, and allows the idiotic Tetsu to trick a schoolgirl he fancies, Hanako, into a type of bonded prostitution. Because of ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, organized crime, casino, gambling, graphic violence, criminal heroes, crimes, rivalry, gang, dishonesty, femme fatale ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sister Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and imprisoned, the police pressure his sister, Tina Long, to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, karate, kung fu, strong female lead, yakuza, femdom, samurai, rivalry, missing person, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fight, ninja, sexploitation, heroes, gangsters, crimes, leadership, law enforcement, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards (1963)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tajima is a private detective in charge of his own company, Detective Bureau 2-3. When warring criminal gangs go overboard by robbing U.S. military munitions, Tajima steps in to stop what the cops can't.
Style: captivating, exciting, not serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, undercover, private detective, hidden identity, fighting crime, crimes, dishonesty, dark humor, disorder, working undercover, heist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Badges of Fury (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troub/emaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick Wang and grizzled vet Huang who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, partners against crime, rivalry, disorder, law enforcement, partners, martial arts, fight, buddy cop, graphic violence, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Street Mobster (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Japanese yakuza films certainly have a well-earned reputation of being violent and chaotic. Some are more frenetic than others and Street Mobster is unbelievable high on savagery and energy. It dawned the re-birth of the genre, telling the story ...
Style: bloody, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang, female nudity, prison, rape, murder, organized crime, samurai, mafia, street life, tough heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, elimination, power struggle, organized crime, police, gang, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Streetfighter's Last Revenge (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Terry Sugury is hired to recover one of two tapes containing a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. But he gets double crossed. So he wants the tape back.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, stylized, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, exploitation, kung fu, yakuza, samurai, tragic hero, martial artist, karate, brutality, master warrior, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Like a Dragon (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Yakuza underling Kiryu Kazuma, who has recently been released from prison after a lengthy incarceration, and is trying to piece his life together and distance himself from his Yakuza past. Unfortunately Kiryu's problems slowly escalate ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang, crimes, vengeance, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, martial arts, samurai ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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High Voltage (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, gangsters, good versus evil, rivalry, crime gone awry, law enforcement, bank, murder, money laundering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, adopted son, police, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, godfather ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Graveyard of Honor (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A look at the life of renegade yakuza, Rikio Ishikawa, particularly the years from 1946 to 1950 when his violent antics get him in trouble with his own clan, Kawada, and then with the clan of his protector, Kozaburo Imai. In these years, he can rely ...
Style: gloomy, serious, bleak, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, mafia, drug addiction, organized crime, prison, samurai, honor, cemetery, gang, addiction, vengeance ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 586
Yakuza Weapon (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After four years overseas, Shozo returns to Japan to avenge his yakuza boss who was assassinated by his own treacherous top man, Kurawaki. The resulting battle leaves both men severely injured, and Shozo awakens in a mysterious medical facility to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, vengeance, gangsters, rivalry, crimes, murder, violence, martial arts, sexploitation, monster, organized crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 960
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, justice, escapades, buddy cop, special agents, dishonesty, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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My Wife Is a Gangster 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Former Scissor Gang leader Eun-jin (Shin Eun-kyung), who now suffers from amnesia, nevertheless defends Jae-cheol (Jun Gyu Park), a restaurateur who employs her, from a gangster who wants his business.
Style: humorous, realistic, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, gang, crimes, gangsters, memory loss, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, loan, asian, femdom, rivalry, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive. Remake of The Boxer From Shantung.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, rivalry, gang, kung fu, society, fight, graphic violence, master warrior, heroes, hopes, kurd ...
Time: 20th century
Place: shanghai, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Monday (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple funeral turns a man's world upside down.
Style: captivating, humorous, atmospheric, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: life turned upside down, yakuza, dark humor, disorder, memory loss, gang, crimes, coincidence, chase, assassination, flashback, alternate reality ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tokyo Drifter (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After yakuza boss Kurata dissolves his own criminal empire, a rival kingpin offers a position to Kurata's top operative, Tetsuya "Phoenix Tetsu" Hondo. When the fiercely loyal Tetsu declines, Otsuka taps unstoppable Tatsuzo the ...
Style: experimental, realistic, serious, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, hitman, surrealism, time travel, mafia, killer, betrayal, bar fight, nightclub, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 481
Mr. Socrates (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A low-life scumbag gets kidnapped by a mysterious gang and put through inhumane training to become a mole inside the police force.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, rivalry, police detective, law enforcement, confined, crimes, undercover, mole, dishonesty, criminal heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Terry is a tough mercenary and a master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they refuse to meet his exorbitant price, then ...
Style: bloody, stylized, breathtaking, splatter, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, karate, samurai, fight, mafia, kidnapping, exploitation, violence, yakuza, vengeance, kung fu classic ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Charismatic black nationalist leader Rev Deke O'Malley is trying to sell the people of Harlem a dream. Invest $100 in his company and live in Africa. But cops Gravedigger and Coffin know all about Deke and his fraudulent schemes that take ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, investigation, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, master criminal, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, partners against crime, law enforcement, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 831
Cops vs. Thugs (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In at least 6 movies by director Kinji Fukasaku, Bunta Sugawara played a yakuza thug. This time, he carries a badge but his character hasn't lost his distaste for double-dealing bosses and authority figures who are out to cover their own butts. ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, organized crime, samurai, police, rough sex, police corruption, murder, police brutality, nightclub, interrogation, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
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Open City (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jo Dae-yeong is a police officer investigating a pickpocket ring with ties to the Yakuza. One day he rescues Baek Jang-mi from danger, only to discover that she is the boss of the gang he has been tracking.
Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, gang, rescue, police investigation, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, redemption, law enforcement, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Postman Blues (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sawaki is a postman who's not quite thrilled about his boring way of life. But his life is about to change when he delivers mail to his old schoolmate Noguchi, who's now a member of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia, and just finished cutting ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: yakuza, police officer, postman, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, chase, gangsters, unfulfillment, workplace, track down, dull life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 8K
Crows Zero (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The students of Suzuran High compete for the King of School title. An ex-graduate yakuza is sent to kill the son of a criminal group, but he can't make himself to do it as he reminds him of his youth.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, gangsters, gang war, teenage life, youth, high school, crimes, yakuza, friendship, teenage gang, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Colt Is My Passport (1967)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One of Japanese cinema’s supreme emulations of American noir, Takashi Nomura’s A Colt Is My Passport is a down-and-dirty but gorgeously photographed yakuza film starring Joe Shishido as a hard-boiled hit man caught between rival gangs.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, hitman, rivalry, mob boss, mafia, samurai, gangsters, car chase, dirty old man, escape, ship, lolita ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%