24 Best Movies Like Hard Boiled ...

24 Best Movies Like Hard Boiled ...

If you liked this film , you will probably love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to '', and are worth checking out.

1. The Killer (1989)

2. A Better Tomorrow II (1987)

1h 45m Action Crime Thriller

A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.

3. The Raid 2 (2014)

2h 30m Action Crime Thriller

After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover corrupt members of his own force.

4. The Replacement Killers (1998)

1h 27m Action Drama Crime Thriller Mystery

Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei will take revenge on his family in China, Lee seeks out expert forger Meg Coburn to obtain the passport he needs to get out of the country, but a band of replacement killers is soon on his trail.

5. A Better Tomorrow (1986)

1h 35m Action Crime Drama

A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

6. Rich and Famous 2 (1987)

1h 44m Action Crime

To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crime and a violent war between rival gang lords.

7. The Hitman (1991)

1h 35m Action Crime Thriller

After surviving an attempt on his life by his former partner, officer Cliff Garrett (Norris) exacts revenge on those who wronged him by going undercover as a hit man. He works to gain the reputation and trust needed in order to be accepted by the burgeoning Seattle-area criminal underworld, but it is all done in order to take it down from within.

8. Bullet in the Head (1990)

1h 28m Drama

A civilian and a soldier become unlikely allies in this allegorical examination of friendship and the evils of war. Filmed in Quebec, Canada.

9. Infernal Affairs (2002)

1h 41m Drama Action Thriller Crime Mystery

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

10. The Corruptor (1999)

1h 50m Action

Danny is a young cop partnered with Nick, a seasoned but ethically tainted veteran. As the two try to stop a gang war in Chinatown, Danny relies on Nick but grows increasingly uncomfortable with the way Nick gets things done.

11. City on Fire (1987)

1h 38m Thriller Action

Ko Chow is an undercover cop who is under pressure from all sides. His boss, Inspector Lau, wants him to infiltrate a gang of ruthless jewel thieves; in order to do this he must obtain some handguns; his girlfriend wants him to commit to marriage or she will leave Hong Kong with another lover; and he is being pursued by other cops who are unaware that he is a colleague.What is more Chow would rather quit the force. He feels guilty about having to betray people who have become his friends, even if they do happen to be killers, drug dealers, loan sharks and protection racketeers: "I do my job, but I betray my friends."To add to his problems, he begins to bond with Fu, a member of the gang.

12. Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)

1h 35m Action Crime Thriller

A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.

13. The Protector (1985)

1h 31m Action Adventure Comedy Crime Drama

Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped. The Federal authorities suspect that Laura's father is involved with Mr. Ko, a Hong Kong drug kingpin, so the NYC police commissioner sends the two cops to Hong Kong to investigate.

14. New Police Story (2004)

2h 3m Action Thriller Crime Drama

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.

15. Long Arm of the Law: Part 2 (1987)

16. Time and Tide (2000)

35m Documentary

Peter Hutton’s meditation on the Hudson River.

17. Skin Trade (2014)

1h 36m Thriller Action Drama

After his family is killed by a Serbian gangster with international interests. NYC detective Nick goes to S.E. Asia and teams up with a Thai detective to get revenge and destroy the syndicates human trafficking network.

18. Desperado (1995)

1h 44m Thriller Action Crime

El Mariachi, a musician, arrives in a Mexican town and is mistaken as a hit-man. He runs into trouble with a local drug lord and seeks to avenge the death of his lover.

19. Flash Point (2007)

1h 28m Action

Detective Sergeant Ma Jun, known for dispensing his own brand of justice during arrests, teams up with an undercover cop, Wilson, to try and bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before mainland China's takeover of Hong Kong. Jun pursues the gang tirelessly, sometimes ignoring police protocols. A showdown is inevitable!

20. Rapid Fire (1992)

1h 35m Action Thriller

College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.

21. John Wick (2014)

1h 41m Action Thriller

Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

22. Bullet to the Head (2012)

23. A Good Man (2014)

1h 40m Action

After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, Alexander is dragged into an all-out war between rival Chinese and Russian gangs; forcing him to not only defend the family, but bringing him face to face with an old foe, and giving him one more chance to reconcile his past.

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