Movies like Colour of the Truth

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Colour of the Truth (2003)
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Colour of the Truth (2003)
Original name: 黑白森林
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, captivating, suspense, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, police corruption, snitch, dishonesty, police shootout, revenge, investigation, fighting crime, police officer killed, police, graphic violence, family relations, vengeance, siblings relations, mole, law enforcer killer, danger, deadly, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, rivalry, danger, graphic violence and dishonesty mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Colour of the Truth: Black Ransom (2010), The Stool Pigeon (2010), Moving Targets (2004), Eye in the Sky (2007), If You Knew Me (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, confined, murder, vengeance, blackmail, hostage, police brutality, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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The Stool Pigeon (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Living in the guilt of sacrificing his informant in a previous operation, Criminal Intelligence Inspector Don Lee is wary when his superior orders him to send another informant to spy on the criminal operations of Barbarian, a vicious gangster ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, undercover, working undercover, law enforcement, police detective, fighting crime, dishonesty, gangsters, estrangement, crimes, spy, undercover agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
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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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fighting crime, police investigation, rivalry, working undercover, police corruption, fall in love, partners, gangsters, partners against crime, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Eye in the Sky (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The head of an elite Hong Kong surveillance unit (Simon Yam) keeps one eye on his rookie apprentice (Kate Tsui) and the other on a notorious criminal (Tony Leung Ka Fai) he suspects of masterminding a recent jewel heist in this tense thriller from ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, undercover, fighting crime, police investigation, gang, heist, track down, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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If You Knew Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Sathyadev, who is on a career break, is forced to put on his cop shoes ones again to save Thenmozhi, a young woman who is the target of a criminal organ harvesting group, led by a ghost from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, self discovery, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry, murder, villain, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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69%
 5.9
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Turning Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laughing (MICHAEL TSE) is formally a police undercover. However due to a drug trafficking case, Inspector Pan (FELIX WONG) is hot on his trails. Before Laughing becomes a police undercover, he works under triad leader Yi (ANTHONY WONG). Yi treats ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Plot: working undercover, car chase, rivalry, hidden identity, police investigation, fighting crime, espionage, secret agents, love affair, fall in love, police corruption, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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64%
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Naked Soldier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gorgeous lethal killer, brainwashed by the villain, makes a startling discovery in a mission to eliminate a person she can in no way imagine.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, female assassin, revenge, drug deal, assassination attempt, woman in danger, murderer, race against time, female killer, serial killer, master villain, presumed dead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, hitman, working undercover, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, spy, woman with a gun, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.7
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Dossier K. (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Vincke and Verstuyft are detectives of the Antwerp police department. This time they have to deal with the Albanian mob and some problems in their own police division.
Style: serious, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, vengeance, fighting crime, law enforcement, police detective, murder, mafia, hollywood, partners against crime, gangsters, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, albania, europe, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
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Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, gang, working undercover, marijuana, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
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Double Bang (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An honest cop enters the dark world of murder and corruption.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, undercover, special agents, investigation, police corruption, fighting crime, dishonesty, rivalry, working undercover, murder, law enforcement, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.3
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 118 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
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Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
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Infernal Affairs III (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Johan Falk: Barninfiltratören (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Duration: 109 min.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Drug War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his arch enemy, Timmy Choi. When he gets hold of Choi, he makes a deal with him: in exchange ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
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42%
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Crash and Burn (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Kevin Hawkins (Erik Palladino, E.R.) agrees to infiltrate the ruthless underground world of choppers, he is quickly thrown into a world of fast cars and high stakes. Pitted between a ruthless crime boss (Michael Madsen, ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, undercover, secret agents, crimes, law enforcement, gang, secret identity, dishonesty, friends, undercover agent, empire, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Jilla (2014)
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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, psychological, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 312
Rebellion (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a district within Hong Kong five gangs have an uneasy truce as they all work within the area. Chaos then ensues when triad leader Jimmy is shot. Jimmy's wife Cheung Wah then appoints his bodyguard Po as the temporary leader of the gang over ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, gang, crimes, tough heroes, assassination attempt, save the day, murder, contests and competitions, car chase, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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40%
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Big Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
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: bloody, exciting, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic bloodshed, swat team, heist, police, interpol, loss of partner, cop as target, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, crimes, escapades, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong, east asia, united kingdom, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, police corruption, crimes, violence spree, armory, dead father, colt, strong violent content, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
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Aurangzeb (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gurgaon is the most modern boom-town of "India Shining", the new frontier to be conquered by those who understand real estate. This city rose from a small town to a boom town satellite city in just fifteen years. However, the law and order ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, law enforcement, fighting crime, organized crime, presumed dead, undercover agent, erotica, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Century of the Dragon (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover agent, spy, undercover police officer, right hand man, moral dilemma, working undercover, friendship, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mole, crimes, police, betrayal, undercover cop, gangsters, organized crime, double life, mind game, spy, mafia, twists and turns ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blind Detective (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A blind detective, former cop, teams up with a policewoman who admires him to solve the disappearance of a girl friend of hers, years ago. Besides, he helps her to improve her skills as an investigator.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, serial killer, blind character, police investigation, partners, twists and turns, dark humor, disability, blindness, gambling, graphic violence, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%