Movies like Bullets Over Summer

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Bullets Over Summer (1999)
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Bullets Over Summer (1999)
Original name: 爆裂刑警
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Plainclothes policemen Brian and Mike use an elderly woman's apartment for surveillance, hoping to catch a fugitive gangster. They develop a warm relationship with their hostess, whom they call "granny." Meanwhile, each man develops a romantic relationship: Brian with a strange wandering teenage girl, and Mike with a pregnant woman at the dry cleaning shop. When the gangster returns to his flat, Brian and Mike are forced into an explosive confrontation.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, pregnancy, surveillance, gang, friendship, friends, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, single parent, partners, golden years, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, wrongfully committed, undercover cop, police officer, police, hostage, murder, hospital, security guard, teenager in love, secret police, ambush ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia

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Most similar movies to Bullets Over Summer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, gang, police investigation and partners mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Bullets Over Summer: Century of the Dragon (1999), Turning Point (2009), The Tigers (1991), China Strike Force (2000), Expect the Unexpected (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: right hand man, friendship, moral dilemma, working undercover, police investigation, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely partners, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: hong kong
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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, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: car chase, working undercover, rivalry, hidden identity, police investigation, fighting crime, espionage, secret agents, crimes, partners, undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.1
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The Tigers (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cops find their careers and their lives in jeopardy when they spend a gangster's bribe money after releasing him from custody during a drug bust.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, martial arts, police corruption, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, partners against crime, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
China Strike Force (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, revenge, murder, police investigation, crimes, gang, partners, partners against crime, racism, interpol, undercover, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, asia, china, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Expect the Unexpected (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this "cops and robbers" film, a raid on a jewelry store staged by a band of amateur hold-up artists goes horribly wrong, leading to a shoot-out. The elite Organized Crime Bureau team, headed by Captain Ching King Gen, is poised to go ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, heist, wooing, store, disorder, police station, policewoman ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Lethal Lady (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The only son (Tony Leung Ka Fai) in a family of police officers marries Mina, an ambitious `half-breed' colleague (played by Joyce Godenzi), incurring the resentment of his four sisters, all policewomen, especially the eldest, Ling (Carina ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police officer killed, policewoman, siblings relations, vengeance, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, fighting crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.8
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Beast Cops (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ruthlessly realistic, and vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, Beast Cops is a visceral and hard-hitting exploration of the dichotomous existence of two cops charged with upholding the law, while balancing on a moral ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, battles, hitman, police detective, screwball, track down, police investigation, partners against crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, society, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Divergence (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A cop, a lawyer, and an assassin cross paths after the murder of a federal witness and the kidnapping of a famous pop star.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, partners against crime, heroes, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Hero Never Dies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, friends, hitman, battles, rivalry, police investigation, partners, crimes, law enforcement, leadership, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, partners, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crimes, gang, law enforcement, track down, heist, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Pigs (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In good old days Franz Maurer and his partners from secret police used to live like kings. Now, they all must adapt to new post-communist environment where they are scorned and losing all the privileges. Some, like Franz, are like ordinary police ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, working undercover, workplace situations, police corruption, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, fighting the system, gangsters, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Allegedly based on a true story, this film follows the life of Toshi, a Japanese man living in America and working with the New York City police. After being recommended for undercover work, Toshi decides to go after a gang lead by Hawk. Hawk and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, friendship, martial arts, working undercover, vengeance, graphic violence, fighting crime, gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, gang, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 1K
Full Alert (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police Inspector Pao is trying to catch Mak Kwan, a gang member who is first arrested, but then escapes from the prison. By chance, Pao realizes that the target of Kwan's gang is the H.K. Jockey Club
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, gang, rivalry, crimes, on the run, confined, law enforcement, partners, heist, heroic bloodshed, prison escape, bomb ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Long Arm of the Law (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, gambling, working undercover, chaos and mayhem, store, heist, crime gone awry, tough law enforcer, partners, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A restaurant owner his ex-con brother and a policeman team up to avenge the murder of his old friends daughter by the Triad.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, hospital, restaurant, gang war, crimes, master criminal, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, hong kong, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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City on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, police detective, friendship, gangsters, undercover, betrayal, gang, undercover cop, disorder, dedication event, tough heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Breaking News (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, hostage, chase, police, police investigation, on the run, journalism, gang, criminal's revenge, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Last Man Standing (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A gang of bank robbers, led by the ultra-violent Snake Underwood, pull off a daring mid-day heist that leaves dozens of burning police cars and scores of innocent victims in its wake. Heading the investigation into the gang is the equally violent ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, partners against crime, gang, chase, police investigation, partners, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, crimes, dishonesty, fighting crime, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Motorway (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two police pursuit drivers, a hothead rookie and his long-suffering, almost-retired mentor, face off against an escape car driver from the latter's past.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police investigation, law enforcement, police detective, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, gunfight, police shootout, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, working undercover, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Guilty by Association (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There is no honor without truth. When gang wars spin out of control in downtown Washington D.C., one man steps onto the battlefirld to hunt down a ruthless killer. A young man has been released from prison and is determined to build a new life for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, friendship, police investigation, criminal heroes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, redemption, gang, investigation, reluctant partners, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Father is a Hero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wu shu, martial arts, gangsters, heroes, undercover, tough heroes, hostage, vengeance, working undercover, police corruption, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cop on a Mission (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike, a cop who is becoming increasingly frustrated with his tiresome job with little benefits, whilst the criminals live a life of luxury. He is offered a undercover job to infiltrate a Triad gang led by Boss Tin. Mike slowly becomes engrossed in ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, disorder, heist, dishonesty, gangsters, partners, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prison on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ching and Yiu and problems they face with Mickey, a fellow inmate and "Assassin", a prison guard. Yiu is sentenced to three years for manslaughter. In a fight for his father, he pushed a man and was run over by a bus. Ching was sent to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: favoritism, prison, escape, injustice, friends, survival, confined, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A special agent assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Style: exciting, entertaining, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, rescue, police investigation, rivalry, dishonesty, good versus evil, crimes, undercover, investigation, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Triple Tap (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Champion competitive marksman Ken comes across an armored van robbery. He sees a policeman held hostage and shoots and kills four of the robbers. One of the robbers escapes and the policeman survives. The case is handled by Jerry Chang, whom Ken ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, police investigation, law enforcement, mind game, law enforcer killer, armored car, tough law enforcer, crimes, security guard, heroes, rivalry, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 2K
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, female martial artist, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, fish out of water, undercover, master criminal, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Legacy of Rage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael, an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. Michael covets May ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, gangsters, confined, friends, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
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Red Surf (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Remar and Attila are a couple of surfers who also deal drugs to make a living. They are trying to set up a final deal with local drug lord, Calavera, when their friend True Blue is busted by the cops. Blue talks too much in the police station and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, jet ski, pregnancy, partners, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, gang, law enforcement, track down, buddies, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, partners, criminal's revenge, crimes, track down, master criminal, partners against crime, law enforcement, wooing, working undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: seoul, south korea, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%