Movies like 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.

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1 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

2 Click 2006

A harried workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life's little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Frank Coraci

Country:

United States of America
6.4

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 Rush Hour 2 2001

It's vacation time for Carter as he finds himself alongside 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. 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.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Ross LaManna (characters), Jeff Nathanson

Country:

United States of America
6.6

5 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

6 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.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Brett Ratner

Writers:

Jeff Nathanson, Ross LaManna (characters)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

7 I Spy 2002

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writers:

Morton S. Fine (characters) (as Morton Fine), David Friedkin (characters) | 6 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

8 Around The World In 80 Days 2004

A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Frank Coraci

Writers:

Jules Verne (novel), David N. Titcher (screenplay) (as David Titcher) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.9

9 The Nutty Professor 1996

Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up , plumped down Don Juan.

Genres:

Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

Tom Shadyac

Country:

United States of America
5.6

10 Big Momma's House 2000

When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

Raja Gosnell

Writers:

Darryl Quarles (story), Darryl Quarles (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.2

11 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

12 Hitch 2005

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writer:

Kevin Bisch

Country:

United States of America
6.6

13 Rat Race 2001

In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer's every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Writer:

Andy Breckman

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.4

14 Drunken Master 1978

A mischievous young man is sent to hone his martial arts skills with an older, alcoholic kung fu master.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Woo-Ping Yuen

Writers:

Lung Hsiao (as Hua-An Hsi), See-Yuen Ng

Country:

Hong Kong
7.5

15 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

16 South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut 1999

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Music

Director:

Trey Parker

Writers:

Trey Parker (television series South Park), Matt Stone (television series South Park) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.7

17 Shaolin Soccer 2001

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Stephen Chow

Writers:

Stephen Chow, Kan-Cheung Tsang (as Tsang Kan Cheong) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

China, Hong Kong
7.3

18 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

19 You Don't Mess With The Zohan 2008

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- to make his dreams come true.

Genres:

Comedy, Action

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.5

20 National Security 2003

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Country:

United States of America
5.6

21 Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhs 2006

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Larry Charles

Writers:

Sacha Baron Cohen (screenplay), Anthony Hines (screenplay) | 7 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.3

22 New Police Story 2004

Sent into a drunken tailspin when his entire unit is killed by a gang of thrill-seeking punks, disgraced Hong Kong police inspector Wing (Jackie Chan) needs help from his new rookie partner, with a troubled past of his own, to climb out of the bottle and track down the gang and its ruthless leader.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama

Director:

Benny Chan

Writer:

Alan Yuen (screenplay)

Countries:

China, Hong Kong
7

23 District 13 2004

Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

Genres:

Action, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

Pierre Morel

Country:

France
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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