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, crimes, gang, friendship, friends, partners, crime, master criminal, law enforcement, single parent, golden years, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, wrongfully committed, undercover cop, apartment, police, hostage, hospital, security guard, teenager in love, murder, old woman ...
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 law enforcement, crimes, crime, rivalry, police investigation, tough law enforcer and gang mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Bullets Over Summer: Century of the Dragon (1999), Turning Point (2009), The Tigers (1991), Expect the Unexpected (1998), Lethal Lady (1990). 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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, master criminal, police investigation, crime, hidden identity, crimes, law enforcement, special agents, dishonesty, gang, partners, rivalry ...
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: car chase, working undercover, rivalry, hidden identity, fighting crime, espionage, police investigation, secret agents, dishonesty, gang, master criminal, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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91%
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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, bleak, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, martial arts, police detective, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, gangsters, tough law enforcer, vengeance, murder, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, crime, disorder, heist, wooing, store, law enforcement, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, gunfight ...
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, policewoman, police officer killed, law enforcement, master criminal, partners against crime, crime, deadly, gangsters, crimes, gang, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, hong kong
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65%
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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, suspenseful, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, crime, dishonesty, fighting crime, law enforcement, deadly, gang, rivalry, crimes, society, police corruption, wooing ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, undercover, police investigation, hitman, police detective, police corruption, partners, gangsters, heroes, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, prostitute, tough law enforcer, anti hero, vengeance, destiny, martial arts, gory, friends, hitman, battles, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong, thailand
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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: on the run, rivalry, law enforcement, partners, master criminal, crimes, police investigation, gang, tough law enforcer, heist, track down, chases and races ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, gang, polish, dishonesty, gangsters, society, life is a bitch, partners against crime, police corruption, working undercover, workplace situations, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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New York Cop (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, betrayal, law enforcement, gang, fighting crime, rivalry, gangsters, gory, police detective, friends, graphic violence, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, chase, hostage, police, tough law enforcer, on the run, police investigation, siege, law enforcement, master criminal, hostages, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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City on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 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: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, gang, friendship, police detective, mexican standoff, undercover cop, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, crime, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, chases and races, on the run, gang, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, heist, battles, confined, partners, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, undercover, gangsters, gang, restaurant, gang war, gory, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem, pregnancy, working undercover, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, new york, usa, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, heist, law enforcer killer, police chase, gunfight, police shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, betrayal, partners against crime, police investigation, gang, partners, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, master criminal, fighting crime, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, friendship, gangsters, gang, police investigation, working undercover, vengeance, on the run, going straight, siblings relations, bollywood, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, heroes, undercover, martial arts, partners against crime, rivalry, law enforcement, chases and races, master criminal, gang, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, criminal heroes, friendship, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, police investigation, master criminal, redemption, battles, police corruption, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, undercover, fighting crime, crimes, crime, heist, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, master criminal, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, undercover, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, heist, disorder, dishonesty, partners, chases and races, partners against crime, gang ...
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: favoritism, prison, wrongfully committed, escape, law enforcement, confined, crime, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, prison life, survival, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Crime Story (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, police corruption, car chase, rescue, police investigation, danger, heroes, chases and races, investigation, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, china, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, serious, realistic, stylized, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, police detective, espionage, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, fish out of water, undercover, fighting crime, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 1K
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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, sincere, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, master warrior, law enforcement, police investigation, armored car, law enforcer killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, deadly, danger, security guard, police funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, pregnancy, jet ski, betrayal, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, gang, rivalry, friends, buddies, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, revenge, danger, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, confined, deadly, friends, frame up, prison life ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, partners, deadly, undercover, danger, track down, rivalry, working undercover, criminal's revenge, gang, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%