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Operation Mekong (2016)
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Operation Mekong (2016)
Original name: 湄公河行動
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Chinese narco-cops take their mission to the Golden Triangle following the Mekong River massacre of innocent fishermen by the region's drug lord.
Style: psychological, exciting, tense, captivating, complex, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: boat, river, illegal drugs, danger, crimes, fight, ship, soldier, crew, resistance, murder, deadly, incident, russian roulette, opium, drone, child soldier
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, rivalry, violence and crime mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Operation Mekong: Semper Fi (2019), The Captain (2019), Paradox (2017), Villain (2020), Wolf Warrior 2 (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, violence, adaptation, life is a bitch, crimes, murder, friendship, brutality, dishonesty, danger, life philosophy, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
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The Captain (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a pilot who had to ensure the safety of 128 passengers and crew members on the plane when its windshield became damaged mid-flight. The incident is regarded as one of the miracles in aviation history.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, disturbing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: aviation, plane crash, air disaster, co pilot, airport, risk, pilot, aviator, heroism, crash, airplane, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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Paradox (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a Hong Kong police negotiator is informed about the sudden disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter in Thailand, he travels there to search for her whereabouts.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, police officer, martial arts, rescue, danger, violence, father daughter relationship, parents and children, adventure, murder, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, rivalry, danger, family, police, debt, violence, escapades, family relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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Wolf Warrior 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 123 min.
Story: China's deadliest special forces operative settles into a quiet life on the sea. When sadistic mercenaries begin targeting nearby civilians, he must leave his newfound peace behind and return to his duties as a soldier and protector.
Style: psychological, disturbing, exciting, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, violence, ex special forces, fire, chinese, blood, helicopter, friendship, military, military officer, murder, heroism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, africa
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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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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Interrogation (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the FBI receives a threat that endangers the entire city, an interrogator and an I.T. specialist are plunged into a series of mind games with a criminal mastermind, desperately racing against time to uncover the villain's true agenda as ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
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The Message (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, japanese occupation, world war two, code breaking, resistance, assassination, wartime life, undercover, spy, japanese occupation of china, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: china, asia
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 8.3
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Vikram Vedha (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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 7.1
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Rustom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Rustom Pavri, an honourable officer of the Indian Navy shoots his friend Vikram to death after discovering that his wife Cynthia had an affair with the rich businessman. The Commander surrenders himself to the Police immediately and admits to have ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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King of Triads (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss of a ruling Hong Kong triad is arrested and executed in China for counterfeiting money, mayhem ensues as the mob's leading contenders circle the throne.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: triad, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, betrayal, killer, martial arts, danger, murder, redemption, bitterness ...
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Place: china
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The Bad Son (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The women in a Seattle serial killer's life often had an unpleasant way of turning up dead - from his girlfriend to his mother-in-law to his second wife. The police and FBI knew who the killer was, but were never prepared to face a bizarre ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, injustice, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, murder, mother son relationship, deadly, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Two Tigers (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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The Guillotines (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China, Haiti, Hong Kong
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
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Duration: 117 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense
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Style: tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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28%
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Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
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Hard Night Falling (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 85 min.
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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense, suspense ...
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