Movies like Romeo Must Die 2000

Two warring gang families (one African-American, the other Chinese) maneuver for bragging rights to the Oakland, California, docks. Hang Sing and Trish O'Day uncover a trail of deceit that leaves most of the warring factions dead … or worse!

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1 Rush Hour 1998

When Hong Kong Inspector Lee is summoned to Los Angeles to investigate a kidnapping, the FBI doesn't want any outside help and assigns cocky LAPD Detective James Carter to distract Lee from the case. Not content to watch the action from the sidelines, Lee and Carter form an unlikely partnership and investigate the case themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (story), Jim Kouf (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7

2 Bad Boys 1995

Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate matters, in order to get the assistance of the sole witness to a murder, they have to pretend to be each other.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (story), Michael Barrie (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

3 The Tuxedo 2002

Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, Jimmy puts on the tux and soon discovers that this extraordinary suit may be more black belt than black tie. Paired with a partner as inexperienced as he is, Jimmy becomes an unwitting secret agent.

Genres:

Thriller, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction

Director:

Kevin Donovan

Writers:

Phil Hay (story), Matt Manfredi (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

4 Blue Streak 1999

Miles Logan is a jewel thief who just hit the big time by stealing a huge diamond. However, after two years in jail, he comes to find out that he hid the diamond in a police building that was being built at the time of the robbery. In an attempt to regain his diamond, he poses as an LAPD detective

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Les Mayfield

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.3

5 Money Talks 1997

Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Brett Ratner

Country:

United States of America
6.2

6 Cradle 2 The Grave 2003

Gang leader Tony pulls off a major diamond heist with his crew, but cop-turned-criminal Ling knows who has the loot and responds by kidnapping Tony's daughter and holding her for ransom. Unfortunately, Tony's lost the diamonds as well. As he frantically searches for his daughter and the jewels, Tony pairs with a high-kicking government agent who once worked with Ling and seeks revenge on him.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama

Director:

Andrzej Bartkowiak

Writers:

John O'Brien (story), John O'Brien (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 Biker Boyz 2003

A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who exchange their suits and ties at night and on weekends for leather outfits and motorcycle helmets.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Writers:

Michael Gougis (article), Craig Fernandez | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
4.6

8 Kiss Of The Dragon 2001

Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Chris Nahon

Writers:

Jet Li (story), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

France, United States of America
6.6

9 Mortal Kombat 1995

For nine generations an evil sorcerer has been victorious in hand-to-hand battle against his mortal enemies. If he wins a tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, desolation and evil will reign over the multiverse forever. To save Earth, three warriors must overcome seemingly insurmountable odds, their own inner demons, and superhuman foes in this action/adventure movie based on one of the most popular video games of all time.

Genres:

Action, Fantasy

Director:

Paul W.S. Anderson (as Paul Anderson)

Writers:

Ed Boon (video games), John Tobias (video games) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

10 The Punisher 2004

When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama

Director:

Jonathan Hensleigh

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.4

11 The Rock 1996

FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason, to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Thriller

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

David Weisberg (story), Douglas Cook (story) (as Douglas S. Cook) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

12 The Big Hit 1998

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score turns sour. That's because the girl is the goddaughter of the gang's ruthless crime boss. But, even while dodging bullets, Melvin has to keep his real job secret from his unsuspecting fiancée, Pam.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Kirk Wong (as Che-Kirk Wong)

Writer:

Ben Ramsey

Country:

United States of America
6.1

13 Face/off 1997

An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's family.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

John Woo

Country:

United States of America
7.3

14 Money Train 1995

When a vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares, his foster brother—a fellow cop—tries to protect him.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Joseph Ruben

Writers:

Doug Richardson (story), Doug Richardson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.7

15 Enter The Dragon 1973

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Genre:

Action

Director:

Robert Clouse

Writer:

Michael Allin

Countries:

Hong Kong, United States of America
7.7

16 Fearless 2006

Abhayagiri, which means Fearless Mountain, is a Buddhist community created for those who want to fully dedicate their lives toward the realization of enlightenment. It is the first monastery in the U.S. to be established by followers of Ajahn Chah, a respected Buddhist master of the ancient Thai Forest Tradition of Theravada Buddhism. Twelve monks, who live only on alms, live at the Fearless Mountain monastery, deep in the forest in northern California.

17 Major Payne 1995

Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no idea what to do as a civilian, so his commander finds him a job - commanding officer of a local school's JROTC program, a bunch of ragtag losers with no hope.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director:

Nick Castle

Writers:

Joe Connelly (story), Bob Mosher (story) | 5 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

18 Blade 1998

When Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire during pregnancy, she did not know that she gave her son a special gift while dying—all the good vampire attributes in combination with the best human skills. Blade and his mentor battle an evil vampire rebel who plans to take over the outdated vampire council, capture Blade and resurrect a voracious blood god.

Genres:

Horror, Action

Director:

Stephen Norrington

Writer:

David S. Goyer

Country:

United States of America
7.1

19 Bad Boys II 2003

Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of Cuba. But the real fireworks result when Marcus discovers that playboy Mike is secretly romancing Marcus’ sexy sister.

Genres:

Adventure, Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Michael Bay

Writers:

George Gallo (characters), Marianne Wibberley (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

20 A Man Apart 2003

When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge.

Genres:

Action, Drama

Director:

F. Gary Gray

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.1

21 One Eight Seven 1997

After surviving a stabbing by a student, teacher Trevor Garfield moves from New York to Los Angeles. There, he resumes teaching as a substitute teacher. The education system, where violent bullies control the classrooms and the administration is afraid of lawsuits, slowly drives Garfield mad.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Director:

Kevin Reynolds

Writer:

Scott Yagemann

Country:

United States of America
6.7

22 Blood In Blood Out 1993

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", and the story focuses on how a violent crime and the influence of narcotics alter their lives. Miklo is incarcerated and sent to San Quentin, where he makes a "home" for himself. Cruz becomes an exceptional artist, but a heroin addiction overcomes him with tragic results. Paco becomes a cop and an enemy to his "carnal", Miklo.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Taylor Hackford

Writers:

Ross Thomas (story), Jimmy Santiago Baca (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
8

23 Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2003

When the head of a statue sacred to a village is stolen, a young martial artist goes to the big city and finds himself taking on the underworld to retrieve it.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Prachya Pinkaew

Writers:

Panna Rittikrai (story), Prachya Pinkaew (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Thailand
7.2

24 Unleashed: Danny The Dog 2005

Eriko Kimura (木村 絵理子, Kimura Eriko, born July 5, 1961) is a Japanese director of audiography. She is best known for acting as the voice director for foreign film dubs that are localized by Tohokushinsha Film. In recent years she has directed the voice acting of films created by Studio Ghibli.

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