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The Dragon from Russia (1990)
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The Dragon from Russia (1990)
Original name: 紅場飛龍
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former member of a band of criminals known as the 'Eight-Hundred Dragons' is living in fear in Manchuria as the clan does not allow people to leave alive. However, he is eventually tracked down, and kidnapped along with a young Manchurian, Yao - whose memory is erased so that he can be trained in martial arts. Yao's work as an assassin becomes more complicated, however, when he sees his old lover again and his real memories come flooding back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, best friends, gang, hitman, heroes, kidnapping, drug dealing, crime, on the run, track down, assassination attempt, murder, danger, fighting crime, chases and races, criminal heroes, mind game, deadly, rivalry, assassination, undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, hong kong, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about martial arts, crimes, rivalry, heroes, danger, chases and races and gangsters mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Dragon from Russia: Angel Terminators (1992), Hawk's Vengeance (1996), Legend of the Wolf (1997), China Strike Force (2000), Beyond Hypothermia (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Angel Terminators (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Hong Kong policewomen (Ida and Hon) take on a Japanese boss who has returned from a seven-year exile to retake his old turf.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, life is a bitch, on the run, chases and races, police investigation, gang, femme fatale, partners, rivalry, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hawk's Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric Hawke a British Marine, attends the funeral of his policeman brother who he discovers has been attempting to investigate the mysterious kidnappings and murders of a local Asian street gang. The clues seem to point to a rival Nazi white ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, hitman, marine, criminal heroes, gangsters, heroes, chases and races, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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Legend of the Wolf (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wolf (Donnie Yen) is a war veteran who recounts the tale of his legendary youth to a young upstart killer (Edmond Leung). Flashback to a post-World War 2 time when the young Wolf (Yen) is wandering the Chinese countryside in search of his missing ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, hitman, martial arts, assassination attempt, dishonesty, adventure, unfulfillment, crimes, criminal's revenge, undercover, gangsters, heroes ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, gang, crimes, partners, partners against crime, gangsters, tough law enforcer, master criminal, secret agents ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beyond Hypothermia (1996)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious and highly successful hitwoman in Hong Kong is paid to assassinate top-level crime bosses. After beginning a relationship with a noodle vendor, she decides to travel to South Korea to complete one last job. Unfortunately, the dead ...
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Outside the Law (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Secret agent Julie Cosgrove is walking into her most dangerous mission yet.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ho Mei Fong is a young woman in trouble, running from a gang of criminals with something of importance hidden in her purse. She dies in Chien Chen's taxi while trying to escape, but not before hiding the purse. Chien Chen is now involved ...
Style: serious
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Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
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Prisoner 701 Sasori (2008)
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a band of assassins invade the home of their target Hei Tai they find only his lovely, innocent, bride-to-be, Nami and force upon her a cruel dilemma: either she kills her fiancee’s sister or they kill her fiancee. Trapped, and unable to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, bleak ...
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Plot: women's prison, revenge, life turned upside down, fugitives, life is a bitch, chases and races, criminal heroes, confined, deadly, crimes, prison life, martial arts ...
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Though policewoman Hsie Wan-chin (Cynthia Yang Li-ching) is merrily planning for her wedding with fellow cop Wilson Tsiang (Lawrence Ng Kai-wah), he is having an illicit affair with her best friend, May (Moon Lee). When Wilson tries to break things ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dreadnaught (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A short-tempered, violent criminal named "White Tiger" is on the run from the police and joins a theater troupe for disguise, killing anyone who angers him or who suspects his identity. One person he unsuccessfully tries to kill several ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.3
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Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
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Country: Hong Kong
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 72 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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In the Line of Duty III: Force of the Dragon (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a bloody beginning, a pair of stylish Japanese thieves steal some valuable gems. In a harrowing scene, during their escape, they kill the partner of a ruffled detective (think Columbo with a Chuck Barris hairdo). The detective swears revenge, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Yes, Madam! (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, female martial artist, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, deadly, fish out of water, partners, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 444
Crooked (2006)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Shadow Boxer (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Swordsman (1990)
Genre: Action, History
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, captivating
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Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%