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Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 2 (2001)

It's vacation time for Det. James Carter and he finds himself alongside Det. Lee in Hong Kong wishing for more excitement. While Carter wants to party and meet the ladies, Lee is out to track down a Triad gang lord who may be responsible for killing two men at the American Embassy. Things get complicated as the pair stumble onto a counterfeiting plot by L.A. crime boss Steven Reign and Triad Ricky Tan, an ex-cop who played a mysterious part in the death of Det. Lee's father. Throw in a power struggle between Tan and the gorgeous but dangerous Hu Li and the boys are soon up to their necks in fist fights and life-threatening situations. A trip back to the U.S. may provide the answers about the bombing, the counterfeiting, and the true allegiance of sexy customs agent Isabella. Then again, it may turn up more excitement than Carter was looking for during his vacation. (Read More)

Themes:greed, surveillance, deception, dance, money, suicide, revenge
Locations:sewer, boat, china, elevator, airport, nightclub
Characters:chinese, asian, detective, singer
Period:2000s
Story:hong kong, vacation, gang, partner, counterfeiting, triad, buddy cop, chinese mafia, undercover cop, undercover agent, video surveillance, female in bra and panties, black bra and panties, crushed by a car, dragon dance, body landing on a car, counterfeit money, los angeles california, money laundering, police shootout

Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour 3 (2007)

After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders. Lee also holds secret meetings with a United Nations authority, but his personal struggles with a Chinese criminal mastermind named Kenji, which reveals that it's Lee's long-lost...brother. But their race will take them across the city, from the depths of the Paris underground to the breathtaking heights of the Eiffel Tower, as they fight to outrun the world's most deadly criminals and save the day. (Read More)

Themes:suicide
Locations:sewer, elevator, nightclub
Characters:chinese, asian, detective
Period:2000s
Story:buddy cop, chinese mafia, los angeles california, police shootout, action hero, knife throwing, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, inter cultural, wu shu, maverick cop, traffic jam, triad, two man army, bloopers during credits, desert eagle, tough cop, buddy, part of trilogy, villainess

Rush Hour (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rush Hour (1998)

Cultures clash and tempers flares as the two cops named Detective Inspector Lee a Hong Kong Detective and Detective James Carter FBI, a big-mouthed work-alone Los Angeles cop who are from different worlds discovers one thing in common: they can't stand each other. With time running out, they must join forces to catch the criminals and save the eleven-year-old Chinese girl of the Chinese consul named Soo Yung. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money, revenge
Locations:airport
Characters:chinese, detective, asian
Story:hong kong, buddy cop, undercover cop, los angeles california, police shootout, action hero, foot chase, english subtitles in original, inter cultural, reference to michael jackson, wu shu, maverick cop, traffic jam, impersonating a police officer, two man army, bloopers during credits, desert eagle, lying, tough cop, partner

Brick Mansions (2014)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, body landing on a car, police shootout, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, maverick cop, two man army, timebomb, desert eagle, tough cop, jumping through a window, female killer, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, stylized violence, uzi, opening action scene, kicked in the face

Hung Fan Kui (1995) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:greed, deception, revenge
Locations:airport, nightclub, boat
Story:body landing on a car, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, spiral staircase, bloopers during credits, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, hong kong, stylized violence, uzi, subtitled scene, martial artist, kicked in the face, product placement, undercover, organized crime, interracial relationship, disguise, ambush

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way. This is why Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:deception
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, body landing on a car, police shootout, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, maverick cop, impersonating a police officer, two man army, desert eagle, bribery, tough cop, jumping through a window, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, opening action scene, kicked in the face, product placement, undercover

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:deception, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator
Story:crushed by a car, body landing on a car, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, spiral staircase, female killer, kicked in the stomach, stylized violence, subtitled scene, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, ambush

Ride Along 2 (2016)
Action, Comedy

Ride Along 2 (2016)

The RIDE ALONG 2 sequel picks up about a year after our heroes' last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. In Miami, they meet Maya, a no-BS homicide detective who lets them know Miami is her turf. They also encounter AJ, a shady cocky computer hacker who reveals evidence that implicates a well-respected local businessman, the wealthy Antonio Pope. Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:nightclub
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, money laundering, police shootout, action hero, foot chase, two man army, tough cop, partner, yacht, chicken, opening action scene, tough girl, product placement, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disarming someone, disguise, assassin

The Last Boy Scout (1991) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Thriller

The Last Boy Scout (1991)

A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.

Themes:deception, money, suicide, revenge
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, body landing on a car, los angeles california, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, threatened with a knife, maverick cop, two man army, secret service, bribery, tough cop, buddy, stylized violence, opening action scene, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, karate, organized crime, police officer killed

Lat Sau San Taam (1992)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Lat Sau San Taam (1992)

Mobsters are smuggling guns into Hong Kong. The police orchestrate a raid at a teahouse where an ace detective loses his partner. Meanwhile, the two main gun smugglers are having a war over territory, and a young new gun is enlisted to wipe out informants and overcome barriers to growth. The detective, acting from inside sources, gets closer to the ring leaders and eventually must work with the inside man directly. (Read More)

Themes:deception
Characters:detective
Story:undercover cop, partner, hong kong, smuggling, video surveillance, undercover, body landing on a car, police shootout, impersonating a police officer, triad, jumping through a window, yacht, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, loyalty, underground, uzi, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)
Action, Adventure, Thriller

Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017)

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang (Donnie Yen) and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments. This is why Xxx: Return Of Xander Cage (2017) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:elevator, nightclub
Story:undercover agent, body landing on a car, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, traffic jam, impersonating a police officer, spiral staircase, timebomb, jumping through a window, female killer, faked death, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, villainess, stylized violence, uzi, subtitled scene

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:deception, revenge
Locations:elevator, airport, nightclub
Story:undercover agent, crushed by a car, body landing on a car, police shootout, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, knocked out with a gun butt, female killer, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, stylized violence, subtitled scene, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, product placement, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, karate

New Jack City (1991) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money, revenge
Locations:nightclub
Characters:detective, singer
Story:gang, undercover cop, police shootout, action hero, threatened with a knife, gangsta grip, hitwoman, maverick cop, timebomb, bribery, tough cop, jumping through a window, partner, kicked in the stomach, underground, uzi, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, police officer killed

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:deception, revenge
Locations:sewer
Characters:detective
Period:2000s
Story:undercover cop, police shootout, foot chase, tough cop, policewoman, opening action scene, tough girl, undercover, police officer killed, racial slur, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, police station, hand to hand combat, bomb, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl, gunfight, sword

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi, Thriller

Ngo Si Seoi (1998)

Jackie Chan, a top secret militant soldier, crashes into the South African jungle after his mission of kidnapping three scientists (who were experimenting with a powerful mineral) has gone awry. Waking up in a village of local natives, Chan has no memory of who he is, thus being addressed as "Who Am I". His journey with aid from two female sidekicks to find out his identity leads him all the way to Rotterdam where he coincidentally discovers the location of the organization that kidnapped the three scientists. With no memory, Chan is thirsty for answers by any means necessary. (Read More)

Themes:greed, surveillance, deception
Characters:detective
Story:undercover agent, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, wu shu, bloopers during credits, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, martial arts master, spear, stylized violence, subtitled scene, martial artist, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, product placement, undercover, karate, disarming someone

Machete Kills (2013)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Machete Kills (2013)

During an operation of a Mexican Cartel, Machete Cortez and Sartana Rivera intercept the criminals alone, but another group arrives and a masked man kills Sartana. Machete is arrested, accused of killing his beloved Sartana and Sheriff Doakes hangs Machete. But the President of the USA Rathcock pardons and recruits Machete to kill the revolutionary Marcos Mendez that has threatened the USA with a missile with a bomb. Machete goes to San Antonio to meet the Miss San Antonio Blanca Vasquez that will be the liaison between Machete and President Rathcock. Then Machete goes to the brothel of Madame Desdemona to seek out the prostitute Cereza that is Mendez's mistress. Machete meets Mendez and learns that his heart is connected to the missile and only the arm dealer Luther Voz is capable to disarm the bomb. Now Machete needs to bring Mendez to the USA in less than twenty-four hours and save his new country in a dangerous journey with betrayals. This is why Machete Kills (2013) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Story:undercover agent, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, timebomb, jumping through a window, female killer, jumping from height, exploding building, stylized violence, uzi, subtitled scene, tough girl, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, police officer killed, racial slur, stabbed in the chest

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Animation, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:sewer, elevator, nightclub, boat
Characters:detective
Story:police shootout, action hero, knife throwing, foot chase, timebomb, yacht, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, stylized violence, casino, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, statue, costume, organized crime, police officer killed, gambling, ambush, assassin

American Assassin (2017)
Action, Thriller

American Assassin (2017)

Twenty three-year-old Mitch lost his parents to a tragic car accident at the age of fourteen, and his girlfriend to a terrorist attack just as they were engaged. Seeking revenge, he is enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy as a black ops recruit. Kennedy then assigns Cold War veteran Stan Hurley to train Mitch. Together they will later on investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets. The discovery of a pattern in the violence leads them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a world war in the Middle East. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator, airport, boat
Story:undercover agent, crushed by a car, body landing on a car, action hero, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, knocked out with a gun butt, timebomb, harbor, jumping through a window, kicked in the stomach, uzi, subtitled scene, opening action scene, tough girl, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, police officer killed

Spy (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Spy (2015)

Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:airport, nightclub
Story:undercover agent, knife throwing, threatened with a knife, foot chase, timebomb, partner, female killer, faked death, villainess, stylized violence, subtitled scene, casino, opening action scene, tough girl, undercover, gambling, disguise, ambush, assassin, hand to hand combat

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh, after escaping death from the previous movies are put on a hit list by The Triads. When blood thirsty mercenaries are on their tail they team up again with Leo Getz and Lorna Cole, a newcomer (Chris Rock) to finally put an end to the Triads for good.

Locations:china, elevator, boat
Characters:chinese, detective
Story:buddy cop, chinese mafia, los angeles california, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, counterfeiter, counterfeiting, wu shu, maverick cop, triad, two man army, harbor, tough cop, smuggling, partner, yacht, buddy, blockbuster

Banlieue 13 (2004) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Banlieue 13 (2004)

In the near future, the worst ghettos of Paris, France are literally walled off and among the worst is District B13. Controlled by the ruthless crime lord, Taha, a young righteous punk named Leito is determined to bring him down. When the boss retaliates by kidnapping his sister, Lola, a rescue attempt by Leito is destroyed by betrayal that gets him arrested and Lola kept in the clutches in Taha. Six months later, a crackerjack undercover cop named Damien is given a urgent mission: a neutron bomb has been stolen by Taha in District B13 which has an automatic timer function engaged and set to detonate in less than 24 hours. Now with time running out, Damien and Leito must work together to find and stop the bomb, but there is far more to this crisis than any of the field players realize. This is why Banlieue 13 (2004) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money, revenge
Locations:elevator
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, undercover agent, body landing on a car, bomb, money laundering, police shootout, threatened with a knife, foot chase, spiral staircase, timebomb, jumping through a window, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, casino, kicked in the face, undercover, organized crime, gambling, disguise

Knight And Day (2010)
Action, Comedy, Romance

Knight And Day (2010)

June has a garage in Boston. At an airport heading home, a man bumps into her a few times and tries to keep her off the plane. He's under FBI surveillance; they wonder if he and she are working together, so they let both on a flight full of armed men wanting to arrest the stranger. He's Roy, he shoots his way out of trouble and tells her she's in danger. She's home the next day, miraculously, when agents pick her up; Roy saves her again, and a transcontinental chase ensues with Roy convincing her that he's the good guy, protecting an energy source that a rogue agent wants to sell on the black market. Can she trust Roy, and will trust matter when the bullets start flying? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:airport
Story:crushed by a car, body landing on a car, action hero, knife throwing, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, black market, desert eagle, jumping from height, exploding building, uzi, trust, kicked in the face, product placement, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, disarming someone, disguise, ambush, assassin

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)

He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender "Yuda." In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end. (Read More)

Themes:deception, money, suicide, revenge
Locations:nightclub
Characters:detective
Story:undercover cop, crushed by a car, body landing on a car, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, kicked in the head, tough cop, jumping through a window, karaoke, female killer, stylized violence, uzi, kicked in the face, undercover, organized crime, police officer killed, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, gang

War (2007)
Action, Crime, Thriller

War (2007)

After his partner Tom Lone and family are killed apparently by the infamous and elusive assassin Rogue, FBI agent John Crawford becomes obsessed with revenge as his world unravels into a vortex of guilt and betrayal. Rogue eventually resurfaces to settle a score of his own, setting off a bloody crime war between Asian mob rivals Chang of the Triad's and Yakuza boss Shiro. When Jack and Rogue finally come face to face, the ultimate truth of their pasts will be revealed. (Read More)

Themes:deception, revenge
Characters:asian
Period:2000s
Story:police shootout, action hero, knife throwing, triad, partner, female killer, stylized violence, subtitled scene, opening action scene, product placement, statue, organized crime, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, assassin, kung fu, hand to hand combat, bomb, showdown, falling from height

Romeo Must Die (2000) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Romeo Must Die (2000)

In this modern day Romeo and Juliet, kung fu action star Jet Li plays Romeo to hip-hop singer, Aaliyah Haughton's Juliet. Li is an ex-cop investigating the murder of his brother, who had ties with the Chinese mafia in America. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the American mob boss. Neither side approves of their romance, so, obviously, kung fu action ensues, with a soundtrack by Aaliyah. (Read More)

Themes:money, suicide, revenge
Locations:airport, nightclub
Characters:chinese, singer
Story:hong kong, chinese mafia, black bra and panties, gang, body landing on a car, semiautomatic pistol, wu shu, harbor, exploding building, martial arts master, stylized violence, martial artist, tough girl, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, racial slur, disarming someone, interracial relationship, kung fu, hand to hand combat

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one. This is why The Way Of The Gun (2000) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:deception, money, suicide, revenge
Locations:elevator, nightclub
Period:2000s
Story:police shootout, two man army, desert eagle, kicked in the stomach, buttocks, stylized violence, opening action scene, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, police officer killed, disarming someone, interracial relationship, ambush, police station, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl, gunfight, tough guy

Kung Fu (2004)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

Kung Fu (2004)

Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all. (Read More)

Themes:money
Locations:china, nightclub
Characters:chinese
Story:gang, kung fu, action hero, knife throwing, gangster, foot chase, kicked in the head, music band, kicked in the stomach, buttocks, martial arts master, stylized violence, casino, martial artist, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, disarming someone, gambling, stabbed in the chest, disguise

The Medallion (2003)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy

The Medallion (2003)

Eddie, an indomitable Hong Kong cop, is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers after a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion. Eddie enlists the help of British Interpol agent Nicole to determine the secret of the medallion and face down the evil Snakehead who wants to use its magical powers for his own nefarious plans. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:sewer, airport
Story:action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, female villain, bloopers during credits, desert eagle, tough cop, hong kong, martial arts master, stylized violence, martial artist, tough girl, disarming someone, kung fu, held at gunpoint, showdown, falling from height, brawl, tough guy, hero

Raw Deal (1986) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Raw Deal (1986)

Mark Kaminski is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Luigi Patrovita, enlists Kaminski in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovita is taken down. To accomplish this, Kaminski must go undercover and join Patrovita's gang. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:nightclub
Story:undercover agent, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, revolving door, impersonating a police officer, tough cop, uzi, casino, opening action scene, undercover, karate, organized crime, disarming someone, gambling, ambush, gang, hand to hand combat, showdown, brawl

Kiss Of The Dragon (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Kiss Of The Dragon (2001)

Liu Jian, a police officer from China, comes to Paris to help the vice squad apprehend a Chinese drug lord and his unknown French connection. The French connection is Richard, the head of the vice squad, who intends to kill the drug lord then frame Jian. Jian ducks a bullet and escapes with a tape of what really happened. By chance, Jian turns to Jessica - a US farm girl who is one of Richard's hookers - for help. She has her own problems, including the fact that Richard has her daughter locked in an orphanage to keep Jessica on the streets and silent about his activities. Can Jian protect Jessica, rescue her daughter, and give Richard the kiss of the dragon? (Read More)

Themes:surveillance
Locations:sewer, china, airport
Characters:chinese
Story:action hero, foot chase, gangsta grip, revolving door, wu shu, kicked in the head, tough cop, kicked in the stomach, kicked in the face, karate, police officer killed, stabbed in the chest, ambush, bra, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, brawl, tough guy, punched in the face, hero

From Paris With Love (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

From Paris With Love (2010)

James Reece is an ambitious aide to the U.S. Ambassador in Paris, doing little jobs for the CIA and hoping to get into black ops. On the night he and his girlfriend, Caroline, become engaged, he's told to pick up Charlie Wax at Orly. Charlie is an unorthodox government employee - large, bald and bearded, foul-mouthed and eccentric. Charlie immediately takes James on a wild ride of murder and mayhem, through ethnic enclaves. As bodies pile up, the purpose remains opaque to James. Caroline, unhappy that James has been out of touch for a day, tells him to bring Charlie for dinner. Charlie can be charming - where will it lead? Does the chess-playing James have what it takes? This is why From Paris With Love (2010) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception
Locations:elevator, airport
Story:chinese mafia, undercover agent, money laundering, suicide bomber, foot chase, stretch limousine, female villain, traffic jam, two man army, spiral staircase, jumping through a window, partner, uzi, subtitled scene, undercover, organized crime, racial slur, disarming someone, gang, assassin

The Equalizer (2014)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Equalizer (2014)

In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloe Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her. Armed with hidden skills that allow him to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless, McCall comes out of his self-imposed retirement and finds his desire for justice reawakened. If someone has a problem, if the odds are stacked against them, if they have nowhere else to turn, McCall will help. He is The Equalizer. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money
Characters:detective
Story:money laundering, action hero, threatened with a knife, foot chase, impersonating a police officer, exploding building, spear, uzi, subtitled scene, kicked in the face, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, disguise, assassin, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint

The Condemned (2007) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Condemned (2007)

The story of Jack Conrad, who is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. (Read More)

Themes:greed, surveillance, suicide, revenge
Period:2000s
Story:action hero, semiautomatic pistol, threatened with a knife, foot chase, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, ambush, hand to hand combat, bomb, showdown, falling from height, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, punched in the face, airplane, hero, face slap, shot in the chest

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, Thriller

G.i. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

The G.I. Joe team is framed for crimes against the country by Zartan, disguised as the President, and Cobra Commander has all the world leaders under his influence, with their advanced warheads headed towards innocent populaces around the world. Outnumbered and outgunned, the surviving team members form a plan with their original leader, General Joseph Colton, to rescue the President and face off Cobra Commander, his accomplices and the world leaders. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:boat
Story:action hero, foot chase, secret service, laptop computer, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, stylized violence, uzi, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, disguise, ambush, assassin, bra

Passenger 57 (1992)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Passenger 57 (1992)

Air travel is the safest, the FAA says. But the FAA never figured the risk with Charles Rane on board. "The Rane of Terror" has masterminded four terrorist attacks. Soon there will be a fifth -- and that's bad news for the passengers on Flight 163. But there's good news too: the man in seat 57! Wesley Snipes plays John Cutter, an undercover security operative who enters the lavatory and exits to find Rane (Bruce Payne) and his gang have taken over. Cutter's next move is clear. Do. Or be done to. (Read More)

Themes:deception, revenge
Locations:airport
Story:police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, threatened with a knife, foot chase, female villain, stewardess, jumping through a window, female killer, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, uzi, opening action scene, kicked in the face, undercover, disarming someone, disguise, ambush, gang, kung fu

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. This is why Takers (2010) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:airport, nightclub
Story:body landing on a car, los angeles california, police shootout, foot chase, impersonating a police officer, harbor, desert eagle, jumping through a window, partner, jumping from height, kicked in the face, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disguise, ambush, police station, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Detroit cop Axel Foley is delighted when he receives a surprise visit from his best friend Mikey Tandino, who lives in California. Not long after Mikey arrives in Detroit, Mikey is killed, right in front of Axel, by a man named Zack. Axel follows Zack to Beverly Hills, California, where Beverly Hills police department Lieutenant Andrew Bogomil assigns Detective Billy Rosewood and Rosewood's partner, Sergeant John Taggart, to keep an eye on Axel. Axel visits his friend Jenny Summers, who works in an art gallery. With Jenny's help, Axel discovers that Zack works for Jenny's boss, Victor Maitland, the man who owns the art gallery. Maitland is a drug kingpin who is using the gallery as a front, and Maitland had Zack kill Mikey after Maitland accused Mikey of stealing some of Maitland's bonds. With the help of Jenny, Billy, and Taggart, Axel does what he can to make sure Maitland and Zack won't kill any more people. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, california, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, maverick cop, tough cop, partner, smuggling, part of trilogy, blockbuster, uzi, undercover, racial slur, disarming someone, police station, held at gunpoint, showdown

Dip Huet Seung Hung (1989)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Dip Huet Seung Hung (1989)

A violent Hong Kong action film, this is the story of an assassin, Jeffrey Chow (aka Mickey Mouse) who takes one last job so he can retire and care for his girlfriend Jenny. When his employers betray him, he reluctantly joins forces with Inspector Lee (aka Dumbo), the cop who is pursuing him. Together, the new friends face the final confrontation of the gangsters out to kill them. (Read More)

Themes:deception, money, revenge
Locations:airport, nightclub
Characters:singer, detective
Story:assassin, police shootout, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, knocked out with a gun butt, triad, two man army, kicked in the stomach, hong kong, stylized violence, loyalty, uzi, opening action scene, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disguise, kung fu, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, showdown

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

A series of strange robberies brings Axel Foley back to Beverly Hills to help his two fellow cops solve the case. All the familiar faces of the first film are back...

Locations:nightclub
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, female villain, legs, desert eagle, tough cop, part of trilogy, blockbuster, villainess, trust, opening action scene, undercover, disarming someone, california, ambush, second part, showdown, brawl

Money Train (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Money Train (1995)

Two foster brothers work as transit cops. While one's life is as good as it gets, the other's is a pit. After losing his job, getting dumped by his brother, and getting the crap kicked out of him by a loan shark for the umpteenth time, He implements his plan to steal the "money train," a train carrying the New York Subway's weekly revenue. But when things go awry, will his brother be able to save him in time? (Read More)

Themes:money
Story:buddy cop, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, two man army, policewoman, opening action scene, kicked in the face, tough girl, undercover, racial slur, gambling, interracial relationship, hand to hand combat, showdown, brawl, gunfight, tough guy, punched in the face

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Thriller

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Despite his tarnished reputation after the events of The Dark Knight, in which he took the rap for Dent's crimes, Batman feels compelled to intervene to assist the city and its police force which is struggling to cope with Bane's plans to destroy the city. This is why The Dark Knight Rises (2012) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, dance, suicide, revenge
Locations:sewer, elevator, airport
Characters:detective
Story:police shootout, action hero, foot chase, knocked out with a gun butt, female villain, hit in the face, timebomb, jumping through a window, faked death, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, blockbuster, villainess, stylized violence, loyalty, underground, uzi, opening action scene, kicked in the face

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Action, Adventure, Comedy

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

After the Kingsman headquarters are blown up by a psychotic criminal named Poppy Adams. The surviving agents find their way to an allied secret organisation based in Kentucky, named Statesman. The two agencies must now work together in order to save the world and take down the so called 'Golden Circle'. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, dance, revenge
Locations:sewer
Characters:singer
Story:undercover agent, body landing on a car, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, threatened with a knife, knocked out with a gun butt, desert eagle, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, villainess, stylized violence, subtitled scene, opening action scene, kicked in the face, product placement, statue, undercover, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, disarming someone

Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:money, revenge
Characters:detective
Story:los angeles california, threatened with a knife, foot chase, gangsta grip, desert eagle, kicked in the stomach, uzi, product placement, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, racial slur, california, gang, police station, held at gunpoint, brawl, gunfight, watching tv, punched in the face, shot in the chest

Cop Out (2010)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Cop Out (2010)

After a clumsy operation trying to capture a drug dealer, the N.Y.P.D Detectives Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are suspended for one month by their Captain Romans. Jimmy decides to sell his rare baseball card to pay for his daughter's expensive wedding while his jealous partner believes that his wife is cheating on him with their next-door neighbor. When Jimmy sells his card to a memorabilia store, the place is burgled by two small-time thieves and the detective loses his card. They track down the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:deception, money
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, partner, undercover cop, money laundering, police shootout, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, maverick cop, two man army, uzi, subtitled scene, undercover, costume, racial slur, interracial relationship, video camera, disguise, gang, police station

Wild Card (2015) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Wild Card (2015)

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing. (Read More)

Themes:greed, deception, money, revenge
Locations:elevator
Characters:singer
Story:action hero, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, stylized violence, casino, las vegas nevada, opening action scene, kicked in the face, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, racial slur, disarming someone, gambling, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, ambush, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint, showdown, brawl

22 Jump Street (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime

22 Jump Street (2014)

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don't have to just crack the case - they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. This is why 22 Jump Street (2014) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001). (Read More)

Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, undercover cop, undercover, police shootout, action hero, foot chase, two man army, partner, villainess, uzi, kicked in the face, product placement, statue, character repeating someone else's dialogue, organized crime, racial slur, interracial relationship, disguise, police station, second part

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, money, revenge
Locations:elevator, nightclub, boat
Characters:chinese, detective
Period:2000s
Story:hero, organized crime, body landing on a car, money laundering, police shootout, action hero, threatened with a knife, knocked out with a gun butt, timebomb, jumping through a window, faked death, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, exploding building, blockbuster, hong kong, stylized violence, uzi, subtitled scene, trust

Desperado (1995)
Action, Thriller

Desperado (1995)

With this sequel to his prize-winning independent previous film, "El Mariachi," director Robert Rodriquez joins the ranks of Sam Peckinpah and John Woo as a master of slick, glamorized ultra-violence. We pick up the story as a continuation of "El Mariachi," where an itinerant musician, looking for work, gets mistaken for a hitman and thereby entangled in a web of love, corruption, and death. This time, he is out to avenge the murder of his lover and the maiming of his fretting hand, which occurred at the end of the earlier movie. However, the plot is recapitulated, and again, a case of mistaken identity leads to a very high body count, involvement with a beautiful woman who works for the local drug lord, and finally, the inevitable face-to-face confrontation and bloody showdown. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:crushed by a car, body landing on a car, action hero, knife throwing, semiautomatic pistol, threatened with a knife, desert eagle, part of trilogy, villainess, stylized violence, uzi, opening action scene, tough girl, organized crime, disarming someone, ambush, assassin, second part, hand to hand combat, held at gunpoint

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016) is one of the best movies like Rush Hour 2 (2001)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)

Arthur Bishop, the master assassin who faked his death in hopes of putting that part of his ;life behind him, now lives a quiet life in Rio. But someone who knows who he is shows up and tells him, that if he wants to continue living this life, he will do three jobs for someone. Bishop tries to tell them he has the wrong man but they know who he is and if he won't do the job, they will take him but he gets away. He then goes to a resort in Thailand run by a friend, Mae, where he tries to find out who is looking for him. Later a woman named Gina shows up looking for medical assistance and Mae can't help but notice bruises all over her body. Mae deduces she's a battered woman and when Mae hears her being beaten, Mae asks Bishop to help her. He goes and kills the guy she's with. He kills the man and then sets fire to the boat he's on. But he sees that Gina has a photo of him. He deduces that they one who wants him, sent her. He confronts her and she admits that she works at a children's shelter in Cambodia and that someone told her if she didn't do what he said, the children would be endanger. While waiting for the man to come, they get close. And when the man's people comes, they grab them. Bishop is brought to the man who wants him to do the jobs and he tells Bishop that if he doesn't do it, Gina will be killed. So Bishop has no choice but to do it. (Read More)

Themes:surveillance, deception, revenge
Locations:elevator, boat
Story:action hero, knife throwing, knocked out with a gun butt, impersonating a police officer, timebomb, harbor, yacht, faked death, jumping from height, kicked in the stomach, subtitled scene, opening action scene, kicked in the face, disarming someone, stabbed in the chest, stabbed to death, disguise, ambush, assassin, second part

Black Rain (1989)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Black Rain (1989)

Two New York cops get involved in a gang war between members of the Yakuza, the Japanese Mafia. They arrest one of their killers and are ordered to escort him back to Japan. In Japan, however, he manages to escape. As they try to track him down, they get deeper and deeper into the Japanese Mafia scene and they have to learn that they can only win by playing the game the Japanese way. (Read More)

Locations:nightclub
Characters:detective
Story:buddy cop, counterfeit money, action hero, semiautomatic pistol, foot chase, two man army, desert eagle, tough cop, karaoke, martial arts master, stylized violence, martial artist, organized crime, police officer killed, disarming someone, disguise, ambush, gang, hand to hand combat, showdown

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