Movies like Boiling Point

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Boiling Point (1990)
 6.8
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Boiling Point (1990)
Original name: 3-4X10月
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself. There he meets Uehara, a tough gangster, who is in serious debt to the yakuza and planning revenge.
Style: humorous, exciting, dark humor, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, gas station, baseball, yakuza, gun, interracial relations, car accident, tragic event, drinking alcohol, drinking, revenge, gore, crimes, vengeance, gang, athlete's life, crime, sport team, buddies, police investigation, disorder, deadly, rivalry, breaking point, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: okinawa, japan, asia, tokyo, okinawa japan

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Most similar movies to Boiling Point

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and stylized films with plots about crimes, violence, gangsters, crime, rivalry, deadly and blood mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Boiling Point: Sonatine (1993), The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003), Kikujiro (1999), Brother (2000), Outrage (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sonatine (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: beach, gang war, gangsters, yakuza, knife, criminal heroes, gang, take over, suicidal, strong violent content, uninhibited rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, okinawa japan, hong kong
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100%
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast draw and breathtaking precision. While wandering, Zatôichi discovers a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, atmospheric, harsh, stylized ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, geisha, gang, sword fight, violence, good versus evil, master warrior, vengeance, one man army, mob boss, protector ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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66%
 7.8
 19K
Kikujiro (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: thief, child abuse, innocence, running, on the road, summer, travel, bittersweet, road trip, dishonesty, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 22K
Brother (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A Japanese Yakuza gangster’s deadly existence in his homeland gets him exiled to Los Angeles, California, where he is taken in by his little brother and his brother’s gang. This is the first English film by Takeshi Kitano.
Style: serious, rough, atmospheric, exciting, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, mafia, culture clash, suicide, gangsters, family relations, sibling relationship, gang war, criminal heroes, siblings relations, fish out of water, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, japan, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Outrage (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and right-hand man Ikemoto, head of the Ikemoto-gumi. Kato orders Ikemoto to ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, cynical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang member, crime family, violence, hanging, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, gang, rivalry, gang war, merciless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Beyond Outrage (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. What started as an internal strife in Outrage has now become a nationwide war in Outrage ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, crime, crimes, deadly, elimination, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 11K
Violent Cop (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Detective Azuma is a Dirty-Harry style rogue cop who often uses violence and unethical methods to get results.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, vengeance, police, police detective, kidnapping, anti heroes, anti hero, drug dealer, police officer, police investigation, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 28K
Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A police officer leaves the force in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into a depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Style: bleak, sentimental, serious, rough, emotional ...
Plot: dying, gangsters, loss, couple relations, loss of loved one, loss of partner, love and romance, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, mafia, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Outrage Coda (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ôtomo gets involved with new Yakuza battles after he comes back the Yakuza society.
Style: disturbing, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: yakuza, crime boss, organized crime, danger, survival, hitman, gunfight, brutality, mafia, murder, violence, death threat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takeshi Kitano plays a version of himself in which he's a struggling director cycling through a number of different genres in an effort to complete his latest project.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: heroes, escapades, gangsters, danger, parents and children, yakuza, police, escape, asteroids and comets, fight, doll, duck ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dead or Alive 2 (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two contract killers cross paths in the middle of the same job and realize they are childhood friends. Together they take a break from killing and visit the small island they once called home. After reflecting on their past lives they decided to ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, shooting, hitman, yakuza, friends, criminal heroes, danger, drug dealing, buddies, crimes, gangsters, orphan ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, banned film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, masochist, hitman, gang, danger, rage, psychopath, sadism, gory, gangsters, violence, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent Zero (Miki Sugimoto) is a cop that uses her own methods for dealing with criminals. After she unlawfully kills a rapist in a violent fashion, she is sent to prison and stripped of her badge. But very soon after, a rich politician's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, rapist, kidnapping, female assassin, yakuza, law enforcement, crime, danger, rivalry, rescue, deadly, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Deadly Outlaw: Rekka (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Kunisada's Yakuza leader and father figure is brutally murdered, he and his best friend go on a two-man mission to avenge his death, killing other Yakuza leaders leading to a final confrontation by the old man's killers..
Style: stylized, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, betrayal, gangsters, police investigation, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, deadly, lone wolves, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, chase, gangsters, violence, track down, rivalry, law enforcement, drug dealing, gang, crimes, deadly, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Better Tomorrow (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, friendship, gangsters, vengeance, police officer, forgery, prison, revenge, crime, crimes, police investigation, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, taiwan, taipei, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 3K
Sex and Fury (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sex & Fury chronicles Ocho's exploits as she searches for her father's killers, each identified by unique tattoos on their backs (a deer, a boar, and a butterfly). Along the way, she also crosses paths with Shonusuke, a radical set on ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, martial arts, nun, tragic love, sword fight, corruption, revenge, vengeance, danger, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 1900s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 2K
Monday (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A simple funeral turns a man's world upside down.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, life turned upside down, danger, gang, deadly, chases and races, crimes, memory loss, disorder, yakuza, coincidence, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tiger on Beat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, disorder, law enforcement, crime, undercover, partners, crimes, farce, police corruption, down on your luck, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
We Still Kill the Old Way (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of aging London gangsters go on a vigilante killing spree when one of their number is murdered by a street gang.
Style: exciting, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, criminal heroes, vengeance, investigation, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, buddies, gangsters, rivalry, aging, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, tense, non-linear, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, mentor, tough girl, female warrior, dark hero, organized crime, revenge, hate, warrior, master warrior, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, asia, tokyo, japan, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dead or Alive (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ryūichi and his small gang of Triad vie for control of the Japanese underworld in a crime-ridden Shinjuku quarter while Detective Jojima tries to bring it down. Jojima attempts to start a gang war between the Triad and yakuza. Ryūichi and Jojima ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, brutal, disturbing, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: massacre, gangsters, danger, contests and competitions, stripper, vengeance, brutality, yakuza, drugs, gratuitous violence, violent, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 38K
Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, hitman, father daughter relationship, investigation, youth, police detective, yakuza, culture clash, police brutality, parents and children, silly humor, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, paris france, kyoto japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In order to settle a business dispute, a mob leader murders one of his own teenage sons. The surviving son vows to avenge his brother's death, and organizes his own gang of teenage killers to destroy his father's organization.
Style: rough, suspenseful, dark humor, surreal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: school, murder, martial arts, yakuza, teenage life, heroes, gang, deadly, crime, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
22%
 6.6
 4K
Ichi (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichi is a blind entertainer that travels the countryside with her traditional Japanese guitar and walking stick. She’s in search for the kind man that brought her up as a child, but because of her beauty she encounters problems every step of the ...
Style: epic, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, blind woman, samurai, ninja, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, crimes, deadly, female killer ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, danger, murder, vigilantism, vigilante, flamethrower, exploitation, violence, revenge, good versus evil, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 2K
The Five (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local yakuza, but everything does not go as planned and the men find themselves hunted down by contract killers
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, gang, murder, criminal heroes, on the run, drug dealing, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, crimes, vengeance, cons and scams, woman in danger, disorder, dishonesty, danger, deadly, small town, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 635
Tiger Cage (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something fishy is going on in the anti-Drug Trafficking Unit of the HK Police, and only a few honest cops know that the corruption goes all the way to the top. However, they must prove their case quickly, and by unconventional means, after they are ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, martial arts, frame up, police corruption, gangsters, law enforcement, life is a bitch, rivalry, chases and races, dishonesty, crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%