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The Greatest Battle of Wolves (1989)
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The Greatest Battle of Wolves (1989)
Original name: 獵魔群英
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A veteran mobster finds that not only are the police after him, but so are members of his own gang, led by a young gangster who wants to take over.
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police, blood, crimes, chase, on the run, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, strong violent content, mortal combat, cons and scams, boat chase, fight, murder, girls with guns, violence, brutality, gun, gunfight, police officer, combat, gangster, blood splatter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia

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Most similar movies to The Greatest Battle of Wolves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about martial arts, crimes, violence, rivalry, kung fu, fistfight and heroes mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Greatest Battle of Wolves: Killer Angels (1989), The Avenging Quartet (1993), Fighting Madam 2 (1988), A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993), Angel Terminators (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Killer Angels (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three female cops form a special unit and get their main witness out of the clutches of a gang. The witness holds the key to Chu Chung Sing, a gang-lord who runs a night-club. They will have to face a ruthless but sentimental killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, cop witness relations, gory, car chase, strong violent content, crimes, chase, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, china
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95%
The Avenging Quartet (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female Chinese cop teams up with a lady kung-fu master to stop two female Japanese gangsters from stealing a valuable painting.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, dishonesty, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, forgery, escapades, uncover truth, violence spree, love triangle, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Fighting Madam 2 (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mona, Billy and Elaine are a tough trio known as the "Angels." While they are on vacation in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), they find out that one of Billy's school-chums is now a gun-runner plotting a revolution in Malaysia with his ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, partners against crime, fighting crime, danger, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, partners, strong female presence, strong violent content, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Serious Shock! Yes Madam! (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
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 ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: girls with guns, vengeance, frame up, fugitives, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, danger, betrayal, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gunfight, rivalry, partners, femme fatale, gang, police investigation, chases and races, on the run, life is a bitch, partners against crime, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, murder, police investigation, martial arts, partners, gang, partners against crime, crimes, racism, track down, undercover, secret agents ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dragon from Russia (1990)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, gang, on the run, rivalry, hitman, drug dealing, best friends, crime, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
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Touch and Go (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A clumsy, easy-going but tough restaurant chef witnesses a murder of a cop. This leads him to a world of trouble, as the killer seeks to silence him. Luckily, the vengeful partner of the dead cop is there to help him.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mexican standoff, partners, crimes, chase, reluctant partners, criminal's revenge, rivalry, one man army, lone wolves, witnessing a crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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In the Line of Duty III: Force of the Dragon (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When fellow operatives (and childhood friends) Matthew Johnson and Melvin Johnson disappear during an undercover mission in Hong Kong, Cleopatra Jones travels there to find them. With the help of local detective Mi Ling, Cleopatra discovers that her ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Honor and Glory (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, law enforcement, siblings relations, working undercover, tough heroes, special agents, dishonesty, rivalry, journalism, chases and races, espionage, undercover ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sticks of Death (1986)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man masters the ancient art of arnis with the help of his grandfather to get revenge on a group of crooks who attempted to beat him to death.
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, contests and competitions, rivalry, cons and scams, vengeance, criminal heroes, gangsters, danger, heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In the Line of Duty 4 (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two detectives who are up to their necks in trouble and in each other's face, as they try to shut down a drug-trafficking scheme that could be connected with international ties to organized crime. But in the midst of their investigation, ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dreaming the Reality (1991)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
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Place: indonesia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fire Phoenix (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After stumbling across a mob hit, a man must run for his life, trying to stay ahead of vicious mercenaries after the $1 million bounty placed on his head.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ultra-violent and ultra-gritty tale of desperate Chinese would-be jewel thieves hoping to make a quick, effortless score in Hong Kong. Naturally, things go afoul, and the gang must hide out until the heat dies down, besmirched with the blood of ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
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37%
The Executioner (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three street toughs are hired to take down a Tokyo drug dealer in this hard-hitting Toei karate action film.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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37%
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Kung Fu Killer (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 176 min.
Story: China is in unrest, as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade—and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn’s way in order to protect the ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, kung fu, escapades, track down, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, race against time, duel, danger, master warrior ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 32
Fury (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chuck (Philip Chan), Jimmy (Waise Lee) and Lucky (Michael Wong) are blood brothers. Jimmy's cousin Jake, acts as a go-between, arranges a trafficking of counterfeit U.S. notes between Jimmy's group and the local triad society in Taiwan. ...
Plot: kung fu, brutality, gun, police, martial arts, counterfeit money, police officer killed, police lineup, fistfight, gun duel, police shootout, police officer shot in the chest ...
Place: hong kong, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Recoil (1998)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Ray Morgan accidentally kills the son of a mob boss. The mob boss orders to have Morgan killed unknowing that the assassin killed Morgan's wife and kids. Now Morgan's out for revenge..and he'll do it his own way
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, car chase, gangsters, vengeance, bank, showbiz, heist, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, chase, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
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Tiger Cage 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Donnie Yen Chi-Tan, a hair-trigger cop, goes on the lam with Rosamund Kwan Chi-Lum, a prim lawyer, after they witness a botched robbery attempt. The police think they're the perpetrators, while the real crooks (including Mortal Kombat star ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rumble in Hong Kong (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Incriminating evidence against a gang is left in a cab when a gang member dies in it. The gang chases the innocent cab driver, who receives help from the dead gangster's sister - a tough police woman.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, gang, taxi driver, policewoman, kung fu, law enforcement, rivalry, crime, chases and races, crimes, chase, drug lord ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
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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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: asia, hong kong, china, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane and Christy Goody who have acquired a rare jade dragon, ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: martial arts, heroes, crimes, danger, gangsters, chase, rivalry, kickboxing, violence, hand to hand combat, love interest, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.2
 74
Angry Tiger (1973)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chang Chen-Wai, a martial arts expert who runs a jade-importing business, follows his missing brother to Thailand and learns he has been murdered. Chang vows revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, athlete's life, heroes, gangsters, crimes, master warrior, vengeance, missing person, working undercover, fistfight, brawl ...
Time: 70s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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Fighting Madam (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Yeung’s poppy fields are torched by a law enforcement task force, she retaliates by ordering police officials assassinated. The Angels break into Yeung’s corporate offices, eventually tracing her headquarters. After Alex Fong’s character is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, martial arts, master criminal, crimes, special agents, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, law enforcement, heroes, police investigation, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, hong kong, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%