Movies like The Man from Macau

If you like "The Man from Macau" you are looking for humorous, realistic and semi serious movies about / with gambling, crimes, casino, crime, rivalry, cons and scams and chases and races themes of Action, Comedy and Drama genre shot in Hong Kong or China.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Man from Macau (2014)
 4.9
 2K
The Man from Macau (2014)
Original name: 賭城風雲
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The world renowned “Invincible Hand” Ken could identify not only mahjong tiles, but also cards with his fingers which had made him a legend. Upon his retirement as the Chief Security Consultant in Las Vegas, Ken returned to his hometown Macau, where he met his old friend Benz, and Benz’s son Cool and nephew Karl. Both Cool and Karl wanted to follow Ken. Ken claimed that if Cool could successfully cheat him once or win over him, he would then accept Cool as his protégé. Cool’s step brother Lionel, an undercover agent, had disguised his identity in an international gambling mafia which had planned to form an alliance with mafias in illegal gambling from all over the world to control the result of soccer matches. Lionel had recorded the entire conference, with the criminal evidence kept in an imitated eye. The eye was coincidentally given to Rainbow, Ken’s only daughter, which put her in danger. The retired Ken was forced to use his “Magic Hand” once again to uncover the evil plan…
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, casino, crime, rivalry, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, illusion, gambler, undercover, friendship, graphic violence, disorder, magic trick, police, villain, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, playing card
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, macau

Movie in categories

gambling movies
1310
humorous movies
16975
crimes movies
13318
casino movies
634
crime movies
5920
realistic movies
27858
rivalry movies
12406

Most similar movies to The Man from Macau

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, exciting and humorous films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, crime, cons and scams, disorder and gangsters mostly in Action, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Man from Macau: God of Gamblers (1989), Getting Back to Zero (2013), Winning Streak (2012), Fool N Final (2007), Chor Machaaye Shor (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God of Gamblers (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow Yun-Fat plays Ko Chun, an extremely talented and well known gambler. On the eve of a big confrontation with a famous Singaporean gambler, Ko walks into a trap set by Knife, an avid but a so-so gambler (Andy Lau), meant for an Indian servant. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, martial arts, memory loss, crime, crimes, cards, comeback, betrayal, head injury, poker, bodyguard, gambler ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Chow returns to play Ko Chun, a skilled gambler who now lives in retirement in France. Wu Xingguo plays an evil gangster who forces Ko out of retirement by killing his pregnant wife. Ko is forced to team up with a variety of other people to win out ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gambling, farce, contests and competitions, heroes, hopes, hidden identity, ambition, golden years, unlikely partners, criminal's revenge, rescue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, frogman
Place: taiwan, china, france, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, death of father, gambling debt, casino, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Winning Streak (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Winning Streak is the astonishing story of a group of young down-and-outs who are presented with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; to change their luck and set off on the adventure of their lives. Thanks to an infallible method based on the roulette ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, gambling, master criminal, casino, love triangle, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, family relations, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 2K
Fool N Final (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A bunch of misfits and gangsters embarks on a journey to find a lost and stolen diamond.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, gang, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, goofy hero, chases and races, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's release date arrives. Returning to his ill-gotten gains, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police station, hidden identity, cons and scams, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, buddies, nothing goes right, crimes, bollywood, chases and races, impersonating a police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 2K
Guns & Talks (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Guns & Talks is a South Korean film released in 2001. Directed by Jang Jin, it is a comedy about two brothers and their two friends. These four form a group of assassins, who have attracted the attention of a couple of pesky detectives, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, hitman, crimes, rivalry, deadly, forbidden love, wooing, buddies, gangsters, dishonesty, heroes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
gambler movies
292
undercover movies
2089
friendship movies
13943
captivating movies
12591
God of Gamblers II (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must put aside their differences when they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, partners against crime, cons and scams, unlikely partners, martial arts, heroes, anti heroes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 242
Moving Targets (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kit comes from a very fortunate family, with an outstanding police officer father When the family starts to break up, Man impulsively shot Kit's mother. After Kit's parents divorced, Kit viewed Man his father as an enemy. As an adult, he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, rivalry, fighting crime, undercover, betrayal, gangsters, partners against crime, partners, fall in love, working undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 955
Man About Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn't run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, disorder, bookies, gambling, male friendship, male bonding, friendship between men, friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Casino (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A University teacher finds three bright students and decides to teach them how to count cards to make lots of money. As they learn how to play the casinos, things get tricky when the debt owing teacher informs them that their front man wants ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, manipulations, mathematics, manipulation, college, student life, teachers and students, ambition, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Road to Redemption (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple come into contact with stolen mob money, gamble it away, and end up on the run from gangsters
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, on the road, crimes, love and romance, estrangement, disorder, redemption, self discovery, dishonesty, on the run, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 104
Silver Case (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In TInseltown, the world of scheming and dreaming reaches a particularly nasty low when a powerful producer known as the 'Senator' hatches a plan to undermine the future success of his shady arch rival, the 'Master' in more ways ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, disorder, graphic violence, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, friendship, violence, blood, profanity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 5K
Don Verdean (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Biblical archaeologist Don Verdean is hired by a local church pastor to find faith-promoting relics in the Holy Land. But after a fruitless expedition he is forced to get creative in this comedy of faith and fraud.
Style: semi serious, captivating, suspense, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, society, archaeologist, track down, cons and scams, ambition, forgery, on the road, self discovery, friendship, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holy land, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in China during the Warlords Period of the1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: gang, mind game, dishonesty, adventure, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, mayor, heroes, cons and scams, bandit, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Tycoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in Shanghais Gangster era of the early 1900s, THE LAST TYCOON tells the tale of CHENG (Chow Yun-Fat), a young man who is set up by the chief of police (Sammo Hung) and must leave the life he knows and QIU (Monica Mok), the woman he loves, to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, mafia, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, love triangle, criminal heroes, graphic violence, gang, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wise Guys Never Die (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being framed for embezzlement, Nick is sent to prison where he meets professional conman Teddy who teaches him everything he needs to know to be a wise guy. After being released from jail, he agress to work with Teddy to get revenge against ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, gambling, cons and scams, crimes, friendship, prison life, partners, dishonesty, ambition, law enforcement, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, romance, secret identity, undercover, love and romance, espionage, secret agents, couple relations, reluctant partners, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Enter the Phoenix (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Georgie Hung is handsome, stylish and charming but he hides a secret that his old-fashion father, Hung who is a Triad leader, can never forgive. He has been sent to Thailand since he was a child and never returned. After Hung's death, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, leadership, mistaken identity, disorder, rivalry, gang, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, gay son, triad, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Seoul Raiders (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Action
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sequel to "Tokyo Raiders", wisecracking, kung-fu-fighting spy/private eye Lam jets off to Seoul...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, forgery, chase, espionage, master criminal, rivalry, undercover, crimes, vengeance, track down, cons and scams, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seoul, japan, asia, tokyo, korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, danger, snitch, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, undercover, police shootout, spy, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, partners, vigilantism, crimes, heroes, danger, partners against crime, rivalry, elderly, aging, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
nevada movies
233
disorder movies
7185
macau movies
24
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, psychological, 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 ⇓
36%
 3.5
 782
Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, hitman, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 6K
Gabbar Singh (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Gabbar Singh is a 2012 Telugu action film directed by Harish Shankar. The film is produced by Bandla Ganesh under Parameshwara Art productions banner and stars Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. Devi Sri Prasad, who previously worked with ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, fall in love, village, love and romance, police, revenge, gang, rivalry, friendship, danger, society, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
 256
Lucky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Lucky is an American dark comedy television series which ran for one season on FX Networks in 2003. The show starred John Corbett as Michael "Lucky" Linkletter, a professional poker player and gambling addict. The series was created by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: cons and scams, addiction, ambition, buddies, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, best friends, rivalry, gambling, cards, gambling addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: rivalry, investigation, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, car chase, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 783
In Security (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The owners of a failing security company start robbing houses to boost business.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, robbery, couples, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%