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: humorous, exciting, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, crime, murder, danger, urban, fighting crime, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, rivalry, fish out of water, rescue, serial killer, karate, investigation, female nudity, yakuza, stripper, drug addict, singer, gunfight, pig
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, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, gangsters, danger, deadly and yakuza mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Detective Doberman: Golgo 13 (1977), The Bodyguard (1973), The Executioner (1974), Return of the Street Fighter (1974), 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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, karate, heroes, master warrior, crimes, rescue, danger, rivalry, yakuza, street fighter, violence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, japan, asia
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, assassination, female assassin, assassin, rifle, sniper, karate, criminal's revenge, crimes, gangsters, superhero ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: hong kong, asia, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, one man army, showdown, gunfight, karate, abduction, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, martial arts, crimes, danger, leadership, rivalry, drug dealing, vengeance, tough heroes, stoners, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, hitman, gangsters, adventure, on the run, criminal's revenge, undercover, partners, rivalry, crime, heroes, prison ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, heroes, missing person, rivalry, undercover, tough heroes, hitman, working undercover, school, addiction, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: police investigation, partners against crime, serial killer, danger, deadly, disorder, law enforcement, rivalry, partners, martial arts, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat, stylized
Plot: gambling, gangsters, yakuza, graphic violence, mysterious character, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crime, deadly, uninhibited rivalry, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: stylized, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, prison, murder, rape, yakuza, crimes, criminal heroes, tough heroes, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, private detective, hidden identity, crimes, fighting crime, dishonesty, dark humor, disorder, working undercover, heist, deception ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
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High Voltage (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After unknowingly robbing a money laundering operation the heist crew must avoid mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, disorder, chases and races, crimes, danger, gangsters, rivalry, law enforcement, bank, good versus evil, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, escapades, justice, comics, crime, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Streetfighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 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: stylized, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, anti heroes, anti hero, kung fu, heroes, betrayal, master warrior, karate, street fighter, yakuza, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan, asia, china, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, adopted son, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, yakuza, prison, lone wolves, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, sexual content, strong violent content, criminal heroes, addiction ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 40s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Plot: martial arts, crimes, gang, gangsters, memory loss, danger, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, loan, deadly, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crimes, rivalry, gang, kung fu, danger, society, master warrior, crime, heroes, graphic violence, hopes
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: yakuza, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, danger, hitman, bank, track down, rivalry, heist, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic, serious, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, rivalry, crimes, danger, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, dirty old man, car chase, hitman, ship, escape, gangsters, mob boss, right hand man, disorder, mistaken identity, hotel ...
Time: 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gangsters, life turned upside down, danger, disorder, chases and races, gang, deadly, crimes, dark humor, memory loss, yakuza, coincidence ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tokyo Drifter (1966)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 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: serious, realistic, surreal, experimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, bar fight, nightclub, yakuza, hitman, heroes, criminal heroes, rivalry, crimes, going straight, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: rough, stylized, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, anti hero, master warrior, anti heroes, brutality, martial artist, tragic hero, karate, vengeance, dishonesty, undercover, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Harrigan (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Amongst the desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden estate in northern England, one man becomes embroiled into saving what community life exists.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crimes, fighting crime, law enforcement, estate, gang, detective sergeant, danger, murder, tough law enforcer, crime, chases and races, motorcycle chase ...
Time: year 1974, 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Run, Run, Joe! (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a don who they were suppose to protect ends up dead, his bodyguard and bodyguard's friend must go under cover to escape the wrath of mob.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: chase, escapades, danger, rescue, gangsters, chases and races, crime, crimes, sea, organized crime, motorboat
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: For this second film in the cult comedy series Torrente takes our fat police officer from Madrid to Marbella in Spain to investigate a villain’s plot to destroy the city with a missile. This James Bond style slapstick comedy became the most ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, gang, goofy hero, investigation, fighting crime, private detective, fish out of water, danger, disorder, rivalry, terrorism, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 8K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, kidnapping, gangsters, mafia, crime, crimes, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, post world war two, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, kyoto japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 523
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: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, danger, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, yakuza, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, murder, gory, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Divine Move (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, vengeance, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, murder, prison, violence, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 370
Lethal Lady (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The only son (Tony Leung Ka Fai) in a family of police officers marries Mina, an ambitious `half-breed' colleague (played by Joyce Godenzi), incurring the resentment of his four sisters, all policewomen, especially the eldest, Ling (Carina ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, policewoman, police officer killed, gang, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, deadly, police investigation, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%