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Nowhere to Hide (1999)
 6.4
 2K
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Original name: 인정사정 볼 것 없다
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get away.
Style: stylized, neo noir, tense, enigmatic, breathtaking, unusual plot structure, humorous, colourful, melancholic, meditative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, gangsters, police, catastrophe, martial arts, cyberpunk, kung fu, violence, hitman, obsession, weapons, hip hop, sword fight, gunfight, brutality, runaway, kick-butt women, bomb, mentor, hallucination, multiple storylines, greed, british, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, south korea, seoul, paris france

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Most similar movies to Nowhere to Hide

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and stylized films with plots about vengeance, runaway, gangsters, violence, crimes, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres. Some movies like Nowhere to Hide: Crime Story (1993), The City of Lost Souls (2000), Violent Cop (1989), Shaft's Big Score! (1972), To Live and Die in L.A. (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, suspense, disturbing, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kidnapping, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, corruption, kung fu, rescue, rivalry, dishonesty, good versus evil, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, california, china, asia, taiwan
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The City of Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, harsh, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, organized crime, love triangle, lovers on the run, hitman, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, master criminal, chase, martial arts ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, brazil, asia
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Violent Cop (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bloody, neo noir, bleak, brutal, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, violence, hitman, drug dealer, yakuza, crimes, mafia, gangsters, vigilante, corrupt cop, crime boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Shaft's Big Score! (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: John Shaft is back as the lady-loved black detective cop on the search for the murderer of a client.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, bad ending, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, helicopter, chase, private detective, exploitation, police investigation, gang, crimes, gangsters, investigation, racism, gunfight ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, africa, harlem, usa, new york
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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, car chase, murder, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman, organized crime, loss of friend, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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71%
 6.5
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Doberman (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The charismatic criminal Dobermann, who got his first gun when he was christened, leads a gang of brutal robbers. After a complex and brutal bank robbery, they are being hunted by the Paris police. The hunt is led by the sadistic cop Christini, who ...
Style: stylized, sexy, melancholic, absurd, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, violent, gunfight, organized crime, robbery, chase, police corruption, violence, crazy, police officer ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fulltime Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, harsh, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, dark hero, gunfight, police detective, rivalry, fall in love, criminal heroes, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, love triangle, kung fu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, hong kong, china, asia, macau ...
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66%
 6.6
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, violence, bandit, revenge, murder, revenge plot, organized crime, betrayal, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille, provence, europe
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A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychological, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Judgment Night (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While racing to a boxing match, Frank, Mike, John and Rey get more than they bargained for. A wrong turn lands them directly in the path of Fallon, a vicious, wise-cracking drug lord. After accidentally witnessing Fallon murder a disloyal henchman, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, cuba, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: stylized, suspense, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, kung fu, police investigation, gangsters, police corruption, police detective, espionage, fish out of water, undercover, master criminal, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, scotland, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, serious, suspenseful, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, taiwan, asia
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56%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
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New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: south korea, korea, asia, seoul
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Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Infernal Affairs II (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Singapore, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, organized crime, spy, crimes, vengeance, murder, police, survival, police investigation, recruit, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, year 1997 ...
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: neo noir, tense, exciting, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: policewoman, serial killer, chase, crimes, murder, female protagonist, police investigation, police, life philosophy, investigation, runaway, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Time and Tide (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Tyler is a restless, streetwise 21-year-old Hong Kong native who's had trouble gaining the trust of others all his life. He secretly fantasizes about living the good life in South America. After a while, he is forced to deal with the reality of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: japan, hong kong, tokyo, latin america, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, talky, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, crimes, gangsters, heist, gang, murder, kidnapping, money, violence, destiny, death, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida, palm springs california
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48%
 7.0
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The Protector (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Thailand, USA, Hong Kong, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Bangkok, the young Kham was raised by his father in the jungle with elephants as members of their family. When his old elephant and the baby Kern are stolen by criminals, Kham finds that the animals were sent to Sidney. He travels to Australia, ...
Style: stylized, brutal, light, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, muay thai, kung fu, revenge, elephant, chase, gangsters, gang, fight, power struggle, robbery, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, asia, thailand, china, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sharky's Machine (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Accompanied by an all-star jazz soundtrack, Sharky's new "machine" gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police investigation, crimes, prostitute, scam, law enforcement, police, murder, fighting crime, partners, prostitution, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, atlanta georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
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White Sands (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.
Style: suspense, harsh, stylized, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, desert, murder, fbi, mistaken identity, undercover, working undercover, who done it, hidden identity, mystery, violence, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Raymond Lembecke (Vincent Gallo) is a con just out of prison after serving time for selling drugs for his mob boss Tony Vago (Rod Steiger). (Lembecke was innocent and took the rap for Vago.) Lembecke thinks Vago owes him big time so, when his former ...
Style: intense, talky, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, robbery, on the road, crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, crimes, on the run, prison, organized crime, police corruption, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, new mexico, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: tense, serious, exciting, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, chase, violence, gang, vengeance, mafia, slaughterhouse, small community, collector, rape victim ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, kansas city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 49K
The Killer (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mob assassin Jeffrey is no ordinary hired gun; the best in his business, he views his chosen profession as a calling rather than simply a job. So, when beautiful nightclub chanteuse Jennie is blinded in the crossfire of his most recent hit, Jeffrey ...
Style: intense, exciting, bloody, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, friendship, gangsters, redemption, one last job, gunfight, organized crime, heroic bloodshed, revenge, assassin, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 19K
The Corruptor (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.
Style: stylized, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, murder, organized crime, partners, law enforcement, buddy cop, police, partners against crime, chinese mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, hong kong, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Welcome to the Punch (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man he's always been after.
Style: tense, exciting, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crimes, police corruption, twists and turns, organized crime, investigation, criminal, justice, moral ambiguity, betrayal, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
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Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, robbery, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal, prison escape, gangsters, gunfight, love story, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
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Once a Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As a crime wave sweeps through Hong Kong, the police call Jessica Yang (Yeoh), a rising star in the ranks, to help stop a notorious gang of thieves! What Jessica doesn't realize is that her boyfriend - recently discharged from the force - is ...
Style: visually appealing, unusual plot structure, satirical, splatter, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female martial artist, police, crimes, police investigation, farce, kung fu, gunfight, violence, fight, writers, distopia ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 6K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writers, police detective, psychopath, gangsters, writer's life, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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