Movies like Chasing the Dragon

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Chasing the Dragon (2017)
 6.8
 3K
Chasing the Dragon (2017)
Original name: 追龍
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, History
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An illegal immigrant from Mainland China sneaks into the corrupt British-colonized Hong Kong in 1963, transforming himself into a ruthless drug lord.
Plot: tattoo, organized crime, police officer killed, corrupt police, shotgun, police officer, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer shot in the head, triad, police uniform stolen, police officer shot through the heart, crime
Place: hong kong, bangkok thailand

Most similar movies to Chasing the Dragon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about police officer shot, police officer killed, police officer, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer shot in the back and police officer bombed mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Chasing the Dragon: The Final Option (1994), Canne mozze (1977), Robbery (2015), The Game Changer (2017), Alex L'ariete (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Final Option (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A look at the SDU in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force - how members are selected, how they are trained, their lives, what they think, the relationships between SDU members and their friends and the pressures they face.
Plot: police officer killed, police uniform stolen, police, police shootout, police officer, police officer shot in the back, swat, police officer shot, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot in the chest, killed in police car, army life
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 20
Canne mozze (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Giovanni Molet is sent to jail for the murder of two of the Carraro family over a feud over land. While incarcerated, a vendetta is carried out on Molet's brother who is killed by the Carraros. While being transferred to another prison, Molet ...
Plot: police shootout, police officer, train station, carabinieri, police officer shot through the heart, police officer killed, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 400
Robbery (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An anarcho-absurdist blood-soaked grand guignol indie flick with attitude to burn, this is the pitch perfect youth movie from Hong Kong. A twenty-something punk fancies himself a total player, but the best job he can find is overnight clerk at a ...
Plot: police officer taken hostage, police uniform stolen, police officer shot in the chest, police officer stabbed, police officer shot, police officer shot through the heart, dirty cop, police officer shot in the head, police officer killed, police officer, police shootout
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Game Changer (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930's Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series.
Plot: police officer stabbed, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, gunfight, police officer, police shootout, police officer killed, police car, police officer kicked, police officer shot in the head
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 1.8
 690
Alex L'ariete (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alessandro Corso is a special forces carabiniere. During an operation he saves a child but cause the death of one of his comrades. He's then transferred to a peaceful little town, where he will be unexpectedly forced to help an hot witness ...
Plot: police shootout, police officer, police protection, swat, carabinieri, police officer killed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 351
Lee Rock II (1991)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The second part of the trilogy chronicling the rise and fall of Hong Kong's top corrupt official. During this time period, Lee Rock enjoys his sucess and has found a new love. But jealousy within the ranks and a new departmrnt designed to clean ...
Plot: blood, martial arts, police officer, gun, violence, police officer shot, impersonating a police officer, police uniform stolen, blood splatter, police officer killed, gun duel, police officer shot in the back
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Cops and Robbers (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cops and Robbers depicts a city where ordinary citizens hold little trust for the police; far removed from the post-ICAC Hong Kong of today. "Can't even look after their own guys," a man grumbles in a roast shop after the bank ...
Plot: police officer, police funeral, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer stabbed, bank robbery, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the head, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 35
Fox Hunter (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An undercover assignment turns into a deadly game of revenge for a Hong Kong police-woman.
Plot: police officer, police officer bombed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer killed, police officer taken hostage, police protection
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 2K
Trivisa (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film is set in Hong Kong before its handover to China in 1997, when the city’s booming economy inadvertently attracts three infamous criminals from Mainland China to cross the border and make their fortune in Hong Kong. Although unknown to one ...
Plot: police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, bank robbery, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot through the heart, police officer, police shootout, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 411
Killer Tattoo (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Thailand
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in a future Bangkok, the story picks-up after a hit-gone-wrong on "Iron Cop", the area police chief. The would-be killer "Pae", together with his equally inept collection of thugs, now become wanted men themselves as the Thai ...
Plot: police officer, police uniform stolen, police officer killed, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 2K
Firestorm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam, armed with high-powered weapons, pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight in a crowded street. Whoever tries to get in their way, they will show no mercy. This ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, working undercover, chases and races, gain trust, against the rules, honest law enforcer, heist, police investigation, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 2K
Shock Wave (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a terrorist who specializes in explosives takes hold of an underground tunnel, he threatens to kill hostages if his demands are not met.
Plot: bomb, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer bombed, killed in police car, police officer, security guard, police funeral, police officer kicked, police officer killed, tour guide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
That Demon Within (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: By a strange twist of fate, dutiful Hong Kong policeman Dan saves the life of the leader of a violent gang of armed robbers. When they commit another crime, Dan is determined to put an end to their activities. He works with the leader, whom the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, gang, law enforcement, redemption, tough law enforcer, crime, crimes, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police shootout, police officer, police officer killed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Saai sau kwong lung (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The theme of the film is ethics. Sammo Hung is a retired cop who trains assassins to do the jobs of cops, whom Sammo sees as unable to do the right things. He sends his four students to assassinate drug dealers. They more than complete the job when ...
Plot: police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police shootout, police officer, police officer shot through the heart, police officer shot in the back, killed in police car, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Century of the Dragon (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rookie policeman Shing (Louis Koo) grapples with right and wrong in this action-packed story about Hong Kong gangsters. Assigned to go undercover, Shing is so successful in playing the part of a gang member that he becomes right-hand man to gang ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, gang, friendship, rivalry, dishonesty, master criminal, special agents, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bronx Executioner (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a futuristic New York City, a cyborg goes on a killing spree
Plot: police officer killed, police officer kicked, guard dog, police officer, police shootout, security guard killed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bersaglio altezza uomo (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: female nudity, police shootout, police officer, traffic policeman, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, killed in police car, police officer killed
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The White Storm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: An operation against the notorious druglord in Thailand changed the destiny of a HK narcotic team- the workaholic captain lost his men and bright career; the loyal officer was abandoned and went missing; the undercover cop who was salvaged chose to ...
Plot: gunfight, drug trade, brotherhood, undercover cop, police officer killed, police officer, police shootout, killed in police car, police officer bombed, police officer shot in the back, drug, police officer shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Inspector Wears Skirts IV (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To save the Hong Kong Police Force's Banshee Squad from becoming defunct, the struggling new squad members seek the help of former officers Amy (Sandra Ng), now a divorced mom with a young kid, and May (Kara Hui), now partially ...
Plot: police protection, police officer shot in the back, police officer shot through the heart, police officer bombed, police shootout, police officer, policewoman, police officer killed, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, gunfight
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 925
Helios (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanted criminal "Helios" and his assistant stole a quantity of uranium and plan to produce weapons of mass destruction. They are planning to trade with a terrorist organization in Hong Kong. Chief Inspector Lee Yinming and Inspector Fan ...
Plot: terrorist plot, weapon of mass destruction, terrorist, police officer killed, physicist, police officer stabbed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police shootout, police officer, traffic policeman, nuclear weapon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Man Called Magnum (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drug deal goes bad and the heroin is stolen. One mob boss doesn't have his drugs and the other doesn't get his money. People are going to die until they discover who double-crossed them. Into this backdrop, Inspector Dario Mauri arrives ...
Plot: police officer shot in the head, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious, police chase, police officer killed, police shootout, camorra
Place: italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 334
Casino Raiders (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 127 min.
Story: For most of the running time it's business as usual as gamblers Andy Lau and Alan Tam pull scams when they're not exposing them for casinos and incurring the wrath of a family of Japanese gangsters before Tam marries rich girl Idy Chan and ...
Plot: violence, shot in the head, violence against women, machete, blood, strangulation, beating, blood splatter, shot to death, kidnapping, nosebleed, casino ...
Place: singapore, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: police, champagne, police officer shot through the heart, organized crime, police officer killed, truck, helicopter, female nudity, murder, police officer shot, police officer, assassination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 183
Hired Gun (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hit man turns against his former boss after witnessing a nuclear weapon being smuggled into the US.
Plot: police chase, police, police officer shot, impersonating a police officer, police officer shot in the chest, police officer taken hostage, police officer killed, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 224
Wonder Seven (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wonder Seven, a secret group of well-trained government agents in China, has been assigned a case of a computer disc robbery. At first everything seems to go smooth, when a disastrous national conspiracy unravels. Seven gets caught and are forced to ...
Plot: secret agent, martial arts, wheelchair, police officer bombed, helicopter, police officer, police shootout, motorcycle, pen, elevator, police officer killed, police chase ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 739
Big Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Hotheaded cop Bill Zhu (Lau Ching-wan) gets relegated to the Emergency Unit after a dustup with his inept boss. When the mob kills Zhu's pal and ex-colleague (Francis Ng) during a turf-war hit, he rounds up his motley department cohorts and ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, law enforcement, loss of partner, fighting crime, danger, workplace, vengeance, heroes, cop as target, hijacking, vigilantism, airplane ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 301
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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police officer killed, policewoman, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, gangsters, deadly, master criminal, fighting crime, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Theft Under the Sun (1997)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During an operation with a master criminal, an undercover cop fails his mission because he was shot by an uniform officer. His superior suspects he has become a bad seed and refuses to allow him to rejoin the force. In order to prove his innocence, ...
Plot: police, arms smuggling, undercover, sniper, kiss, restaurant, police officer killed, police chase, grenade, missile, medal, sex ...
Place: mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rock N' Roll Cop (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop is sent to mainland China to find a group of killers. Meanwhile, a cop discovers that his former love is aiding the gang of crooks.
Plot: pursuit, hand chopped off, police officer shot in the chest, mob, psychotic, shot multiple times, police officer shot, police officer killed, blood splatter, hostage, robbery, shot to death ...
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Devil Face, Angel Heart (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lon is an assassin who is deformed. The only man he can trust is his brother, Kwan. When Lon kills a police officer, the officer's partner tries to go after him, but lets him go after seeing his face. Meanwhile, Lon falls for Wendy, the ...
Plot: sex, brother, triad, assassin, surveillance, revenge, knife, throat slitting, poison, ambulance, toilet, plastic surgery ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%