Top 130 East Meets West Films/Showsby muybueno16 | created - 9 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Rising Sun (1993)
R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.
Votes: 39,926 | Gross: $63.10M
2. The Tracker (2001 TV Movie)
R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, ... See full summary »
5. Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991)
R | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two L.A. cops with opposing views on what is the best way to uphold the law have to work together to bring down the Yakuza, while trying to protect a beautiful woman.
Votes: 15,271 | Gross: $2.28M
6. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with deadly Chinese triads that are trying to free their former leaders out of prison and onto American soil.
Votes: 145,017 | Gross: $130.44M
7. You Only Live Twice (1967)
PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Agent 007 and the Japanese Secret Service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Votes: 89,483 | Gross: $43.08M
10. American Dragons (1998)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime
Murders in Seoul, Korea and in America pair two cops from each of the countries together to solve the crimes. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one... See full summary »
11. Red Sun (1971)
PG | 112 min | Action, Western
In 1870, a gang robs a train and steals a ceremonial Japanese sword meant as a gift from Japan to the U.S. President, prompting a manhunt to retrieve it.
Votes: 7,040 | Gross: $4.84M
14. The Replacement Killers (1998)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A troubled hitman seeks aid from a forger to help him get papers to China. However, the drug lord has hired replacements to finish the job, and kill the hitman.
Votes: 25,849 | Gross: $18.97M
16. Shanghai Noon (2000)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A Chinese man travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped Princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.
Votes: 113,075 | Gross: $56.94M
17. Shanghai Knights (2003)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.
Votes: 95,095 | Gross: $60.48M
18. Bullet to the Head (2012)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
After watching their respective partners die, a New Orleans hitman and a Washington, D.C. detective form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Votes: 45,215 | Gross: $9.48M
19. Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A brutal Los Angeles police Lt. is determined to bust up an organization that forces underage girls into prostitution.
Votes: 2,532 | Gross: $3.42M
20. Brother (I) (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Japanese gangster is exiled to Los Angeles where his brother lives with a small but respectable multi-racial gang, who he inspires to expand their influence.
Votes: 20,727 | Gross: $0.45M
23. Back to Back (1996 TV Movie)
R | 86 min | Action, Drama
An ex-cop finds himself caught up in a battle between Japanese mobsters and local gangland thugs and discovers that he was framed for wrong-doings by a corrupt cop.
24. Rush Hour (1998)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Votes: 223,246 | Gross: $141.15M
25. Drive (1997)
R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A prototype enhanced human, on the run from Chinese-hired hit men, hooks up with a dread-locked bystander, and the two of them elude their pursuers narrowly each time.
27. Mask of the Ninja (2008 TV Movie)
R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Their vengeance is relentless, their method is ritual, their weapon is secret, and the motive is in their blood. In a heavily wooded private estate in the Malibu Hills, towering above the ... See full summary »
29. The Art of War (2000)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
UN's secretary general uses covert operations to help diplomacy along. Shaw's called back 6 months after one such operation. He witnesses the murder of Chinese UN ambassador at UN, NYC, chases the assassin and ends up a suspect.
Votes: 27,618 | Gross: $30.21M
30. Safe (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mei, a young girl whose memory holds a priceless numerical code, finds herself pursued by the Triads, the Russian mob, and corrupt NYC cops. Coming to her aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei's trail.
Votes: 97,389 | Gross: $17.14M
31. White Tiger (1996)
R | 93 min | Action
When D.E.A. agent Mike Ryan undertakes the huge task of avenging the brutal murder of his partner John Grogan, he finds he must fight both sides; the murderer and his double crossing police... See full summary »
32. Bloodsport (1988)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
Votes: 70,395 | Gross: $11.81M
34. Deadly Target (1994)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Hong Kong police detective Charles Prince (Gary Daniels) arrives in Los Angeles to extradite a notorious Chinese gangster back to Hong Kong for trial. But soon, his suspect escapes. With ... See full summary »
36. Steele Justice (1987)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.
Votes: 469 | Gross: $1.33M
37. Hard Justice (1995 Video)
R | 88 min | Action
When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved ... See full summary »
38. White Cargo (1996)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Joe Hargatay is a police detective who works just for the fun of it, investigating a murder that leads him into a dangerous underground world of drugs, models, models as escorts, Asian and Italian mobs, and his ex-wife.
39. Chain of Command (2000)
R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Secret Service agents must retrieve the briefcase allowing the President control of America's nuclear arsenal before massive destruction ensues.
40. The Corruptor (1999)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
With the aid from a New York City policeman, a top immigrant cop tries to stop drug-trafficking and corruption by immigrant Chinese Triads, but things get complicated when the Triads try to bribe the policeman.
Votes: 16,786 | Gross: $15.16M
42. Die Hard (1988)
R | 132 min | Action, Thriller
An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.
Votes: 729,573 | Gross: $83.01M
43. The Golden Child (1986)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child whom dark forces want to eliminate.
Votes: 47,730 | Gross: $79.82M
44. Mortal Kombat (1995)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Three unknowing martial artists are summoned to a mysterious island to compete in a tournament whose outcome will decide the fate of the world.
Votes: 94,882 | Gross: $70.45M
46. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
47. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
Season 4, 5, 6 & 9
48. Bloodfist (1989)
R | 85 min | Action, Sport
Don Wilson plays retired kickboxer Jake Raye, who travels to Manila, where his brother is favored to win a kickboxing competition. His brother is killed, and Jake realizes he must enter the... See full summary »
Votes: 922 | Gross: $1.77M
49. Red Sun Rising (1994)
R | 95 min | Action
Thomas Hoshino (Willson) is a tough Japanese detective, who lost his partner by a deadly Yakuza killer Jaho (Lew). He tracks down the killer and his master to Los Angeles, where he teams up... See full summary »
50. No Way Back (1995)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama