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Project Gutenberg (2018)
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Project Gutenberg (2018)
Original name: 無雙
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Hong Kong police is hunting a counterfeiting gang led by a mastermind code-named "Painter" (Chow Yun-fat). The gang possesses exceptional counterfeiting skills which makes it difficult to distinguish the authenticity of its counterfeit currency. The scope of their criminal activities extends globally and greatly attracts the attention of the police. In order to crack the true identity of "Painter", the police recruits a painter named Lee Man (Aaron Kwok) to assist in solving the case.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense
Plot: counterfeit money, gang, arrest, police, painting, undercover agent, recruitment, crimes, heist, investigation, gang leader, track down, danger, escapades, rivalry, covert operation
Place: hong kong

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Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Flash Point (2007)
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6th Commandment Cross (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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