Movies like Disco Dancer

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Disco Dancer (1982)
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Disco Dancer (1982)
Original name: डिस्को डांसर
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he takes over as popular disco dancer. Oberoi, in an attempt to get rid of Jimmy, accidentally kills his mother, and Jimmy is devastated and unable to perform. Will he rise above the tragedy, sing again, and avenge his mother's death?
Style: sincere, romantic, entertaining, emotional, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancing, dancer, rise and fall, performer, false accusation, death of mother, fame, death, father daughter relationship, attempted murder, mother son relationship, phobia, prison, fight, wedding, police, hitman, gun, jealousy, rock star, slum, disco, guitar ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india

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Most similar movies to Disco Dancer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, emotional and serious films with plots about love, death, love and romance, dancer, romance, fall in love and dancing mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Disco Dancer: Dance Dance (1987), Devdas (2002), Aashiqui (1990), QsQT (1988), The Oath of Love (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dance Dance (1987)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Radha (Smita Patil) and Ramu (Mithun Chakraborty) are siblings. Their parents Shyam and Sita are singers. Once, Shyam and Sita go to perform in Jalpaiguri where Sita catches the eye of a rich and powerful man called A.M. Singh (Amrish Puri). He ...
Plot: pregnancy, concert, song, machine gun, murder, murder of a pregnant woman, stage performance, rapist, loss of sister, drummer, pregnant woman murdered, mother son reunion ...
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Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, emotional, saga ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, self destructing, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, family relations, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1900s, 90s
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe ...
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Aashiqui (1990)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rahul and Anu Verghese meet on the same day, while both are held by the police on charges of creating a disturbance, and running away respectively. They meet again, and love happens. Rahul helps Anu to be independent, and seek a job. Then Anu is ...
Plot: illegitimate son, model, musician, singer, bus, orphan, breakup, love, lightning, acoustic guitar, airport, guitar ...
Place: mumbai india
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100%
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QsQT (1988)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when there children, Raj and Rashmi falls deeply in love. They openly declares there hatred for one another and will do anything in there ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, bollywood, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, couples, society, romance, vengeance, couple relations, young love ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, asia
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The Oath of Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Raja Bhaiya (Mithun Chakraborty) and his friend Charan (Satish Kaushik) come to a city to make a living. Failed in their attempts to find a job, one day, they are teased and ragged by Kallu Dada (Ranjeet). The quarrel gets physical, which Raja ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, romance, master and servant, love and romance, gangsters, crimes, society, wedding, love affair, goon, change of heart ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thillana Mohanambal (1968)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A classical bharathanatyam dancer and a nathaswaram player fall in love against the wishes of her family.This movie is about how they try to work things out and that hardships that they have to endure. Dance and music are used as an integral part of ...
Plot: injury, musician, love, attempted murder, wound, blood, dancer, suicide attempt, dance performance, mother daughter conflict, train compartment, prince
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Sagara Sangamam (1983)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young multi-talented dancer is poverty stricken and as a principled person he does not want to compromise on his ethics for commercial dancing. A wealthy woman recognizes this talent and provides him with an opportunity to showcase his art.
Plot: dance teacher, unrequited love, dancer, death, male female relationship, dance performance, dedication, dancing, dance, poverty, dance contest, death of mother ...
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Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
Plot: dance, dancing, father daughter relationship, dancer, band, mother daughter relationship, musician, brooklyn new york city, classical music, hidden identity, singing, song ...
Place: rome italy
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33%
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Cherished Memories (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Raj Singh Puri has a very wealthy friend in Lalit Kumar Malhotra, and his wife, Nalini. After the passing away of his wife, Shalini, Raj has become more dependent on the Malhotras, and they have offered him support and solace in his time of need. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, young lovers, siblings relations, fall in love, parents and children, bollywood, win over, romance, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, materialism, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, london
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33%
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Rent (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village, New York, USA. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, aids, friendship, bohemian life, musician, eviction, drug abuse, poverty, protest, roommate, coping, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990 ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, santa fe new mexico ...
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32%
Dirty Dancing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family. Not only are the ...
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, sweet
Plot: dancer's life, love story, fall in love, female protagonist, guilty pleasure, sister sister relationship, forbidden love, adaptation, unlikely couple, culture clash, father daughter relationship, dance performance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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31%
The Heart Knows the Truth (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Laila, brought up in a brothel, is a cabaret dancer in Digvijay Singh's five star hotel. On day her dying mother informs her that Laila is her adopted child. Laila is aided by Karan in her search for the mother. Her search leads her to Razia, ...
Plot: childbirth, female protagonist, love, secret, illegitimate daughter, flashback, premarital sex, friendship between women, unplanned pregnancy, female friendship, polo, dancer ...
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31%
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Rockstar (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: An uninhibited youth woos the hottest about-to-be-married college girl. He rises to become a rock-star - then self-destructs.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adultery, terminal illness, rock music, star, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love and romance, musician's life, lovers, romance, bollywood, rebellious youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, prague
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31%
Straight from the Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India, Hungary
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Indian-based traditional family of Pundit Darbar (Vikram Gokhale) gets a visit from Sameer Rafilini (Salman Khan), from Italy, who has come as a pupil to learn music and singing. Darbar and his family accept him. Sameer meets Nandini (Aishwarya ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: arranged marriage, fall in love, forbidden love, unrequited love, dancing, tradition, love triangle, unfulfilled love, romance, forced marriage, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Flowing Waves (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
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Style: sincere, romantic, touching, serious
Plot: social differences, family disapproval, coma, love, infatuation, troubled marriage, car accident, hit and run, love affair, love and romance, secret marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Thousand Colours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, couples, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, fall in love, tragic love, father son relationship, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
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31%
 6.4
 652
Henna (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Beautiful Henna Khan lives the life of a gypsy near the river, Jhelum, in Pakistan with her widowed dad, Khan Baba; three brothers, Ashraf, Razzak, and Zaman; and Razzak's wife, Najma. One day she comes across a male body that has been washed ...
Plot: corrupt cop, falling from height, love triangle, unrequited love, accident, gunfight, cave, car accident, death, cave in, love, tragedy ...
Place: pakistan, india
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30%
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Milan (1967)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: On the banks of the holy River Ganga, Gopi, a ferryman conducts an unconsummated romance with Radha, a girl from the upper classes.
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30%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
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Style: captivating, serious, touching, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bollywood, wooing, forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, love, marriage, romance, true love, love and romance, death of lover, accidental killing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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30%
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Delibal (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: emotional, captivating, neurotic, touching, romantic
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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30%
And Then We Danced (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Georgia, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Merab has been training since a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world is suddenly turned upside down when the charismatic and carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire. In ...
Style: gay cinema, captivating, romantic, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: dancing, coming out, lgbt, gay slur, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay romance, friendship, love, dancer, gay, gay lead character ...
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29%
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Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: sincere, realistic, inspirational, colourful, sentimental ...
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1946 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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29%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on the book written by author Pai Hsien-yung and first published in 1983 in Taiwan. A-Qing, a young student is discovered during sex by a night watchman, young A-Qing is beaten and expelled from home by his violent abusive father. In a public ...
Plot: night watchman, gay teenager, actress, yin and yang, gay son, abandoned by mother, pick up, male prostitute, waiter, scrapbook, knife, surrogate family ...
Place: manhattan new york city, taiwan, china, taipei, new york
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29%
 7.3
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Yeh Vaada Raha (1982)
Genre: Romance, Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
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29%
 5.6
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Widowed businessman, Sudhirbhai lives a wealthy lifestyle with his son, Vikram, who is student at National College. He is very affectionate toward Vikram and will do anything for him. His business partner is Goswami, who is also widowed, and has two ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: college, love and romance, betrayal, romance, opposites attract, intrigue, couples, taxi, family relations, fall in love, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 9K
Love Songs (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This modernist musical about love and loss in Paris centers around a young couple, Ismael and Julie, who in the hope of sparking their stalled relationship, enter a playful yet emotionally laced threesome with Alice. When tragedy strikes, these ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
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Desire (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A story bout a relationship that's ended. Khwahish traces the sexy, funny and intense relationship of Amar Ranawat(Himanshu Malik) and Lekha Khorzuvekar (Mallika Sherawat) from the time they meet in the last semester of college, their quirky ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 266K
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet, who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, atmospheric, colourful, lyrical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 90s, 1900s, 1890s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, europe, france, india
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28%