Movies like Don

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Don (2006)
 7.2
 30K
Don (2006)
Original name: डॉन
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A huge South Asian law enforcement contingent embarks on a dangerous cat-and-mouse game of capturing DON (Shah Rukh Khan) - high-ranking member of the ruthless drug mafia in Malaysia. When DON gets seriously injured in a police encounter, the word that he is dead begins to do the rounds. The reality, of course, is that DON is held captive in a secret location, while his bumpkin of a look-alike, Vijay, is polished and sent to infiltrate DON's gang. In a bizarre twist of fate, when the policeman shielding the humble street singer Vijay, is killed, the latter comes to terms with the horrifying realization that both the police and the gang are out to get him for different reasons. In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, he is aided by the glamorous Roma (Priyanka Chopra), and ex-con Jasjit (Arjun Rampal), who owes Vijay a debt for caring for his son during his imprisonment. But will Vijay be successful in his mission?
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, remake of cult film, surprise ending
Plot: drug lord, on the run, mistaken identity, attempted murder, jealousy, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, drug traffic, master criminal, chase, bollywood, drug dealing, vengeance, working undercover, chases and races, crimes, danger, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, disorder, lookalikes, chief, mission gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, malaysia, goa india

Most similar movies to Don

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, chases and races, vengeance, bollywood and chase mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Don: Dhoom 2 (2006), Wall (1975), Shakti (1982), Players (2012), Dhoom (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 9K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: undercover cop, mistaken identity, gang, gangsters, master criminal, crime, on the run, working undercover, bollywood, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Don 2: The Chase Continues (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, Germany
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In 2006, with the ever looming dangers of the underworld in Malaysia, Don broke the morale of his associates by infiltrating the gang with an alias and taking advantage of the enmity of Singhania & Vardhaan. He rose to become the undisputed King ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: master criminal, crime, chase, chases and races, bollywood, crimes, danger, escapades, criminal's revenge, on the run, tough heroes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, india, malaysia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.5
 20K
Dhoom 2 (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: In the second installment of the Dhoom series, Jai and Ali are back as the buddy cops on their toughest job so far. "Mr.A" is an international thief who has planned to steal a priceless artifact in Mumbai and the police have got to nab ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heist, adventure, buddy cop, motorcycle chase, disguise, criminal heroes, buddies, robbery, criminal's revenge, gang, bollywood, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, rio de janeiro, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.1
 8K
Wall (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Reflecting the tumultuous politics of the early ’70s in India, Deewar tells the story of a pair of impoverished brothers who, after their family is betrayed by the misplaced idealism of their father, struggle to survive on the streets of Mumbai. ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, gang, sibling relationship, criminal, police, immigrants, master criminal, bollywood, crime, drug dealing, vengeance, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 2K
Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, criminal's revenge, gang, crime, gangsters, master criminal, chase, drug dealing, on the run, vengeance, mistaken identity, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.1
 3K
Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, remake of american film
Plot: heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, betrayal, chases and races, bollywood, crimes, crime, partners, gang, master criminal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 16K
Dhoom (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A gang of bikers headed by the cool-headed and arrogant Kabir is on a robbing spree in Mumbai. They rob establishments and then zip away on their superbikes. ACP Jai Dixit is the case in-charge and he recruits a bumbling bike mechanic and racer ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang of thieves, motor sport, gang, tough law enforcer, bollywood, chase, crime, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 596
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, prison, murder, extradition, master villain, vigilantism, chases and races, bollywood, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, india, italy, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 8K
D-Day (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: 9 years ago Wali Khan (Irrfan Khan) was sent into Karachi, Pakistan by the Chief of RAW Ashwini Rao (Nasser) to report the activities of The Most Wanted Man in India. 9 days ago Rudra Pratap Singh (Arjun Rampal) Indian Armed Forces, MARCOS unit, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: spy, behind enemy lines, chases and races, heroes, espionage, bollywood, manhunt, terrorism, working undercover, danger, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 3K
Anjaan (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Krishna (Suriya) comes to Mumbai in search of his brother Raju Bhai (Suriya), an underworld don. Through Raju Bhai's gangster friends, his past life is revealed. What happened to Raju Bhai? Will Krishna find him?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: criminal's revenge, gangsters, urban, vengeance, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, uncover truth, fight, bikini, murder, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: heist, criminal's revenge, master criminal, crime, crime gone awry, forgery, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, asia, india, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 4K
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Javed Abbas (Jackie Shroff) is widowed Police Officer with four children. His partner is Arun Verma (Shahrukh Khan). Both Javed and Arun are honest, hard-working and diligent. And this leads to the "death" of Javed in mysterious ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, remake of american film
Plot: drug lord, investigation, uncover truth, family, bollywood, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, vengeance, dysfunctional family, police investigation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gang, mafia, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, vengeance, bollywood, crimes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 12K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, chase, crimes, drug dealing, on the run, car chase, chases and races, unlikely criminals, escapades, disorder, anger, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 16K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: serious, rough, stylized, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: one man army, gang war, bollywood, tough heroes, crime, gangsters, urban, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, heroes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 14K
Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, chases and races, mystery, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, crime, betrayal, siblings relations, dishonesty, law enforcement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 18K
Badlapur (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.
Style: rough, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, car chase, life turned upside down, rivalry, violence spree, bollywood, haunted by the past, crime, chases and races, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 6K
Duplicate (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Bablu (Shah Rukh Khan), an aspiring chef, works in a hotel where Sonia Kapoor,(Juhi) works with him as banquet manager at the restaurant. His look-alike Manu (Shah Rukh Khan), a gangster, robs a bank along with his friend (Gulshan Grover) but gets ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, criminal heroes, crime, comedy of errors, investigation, race against time, bollywood, murder, chases and races, crimes, romance, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostages, crime, bollywood, crimes, danger, rivalry, mind game, rescue, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 536
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: kidnapping, prison, police, criminal, chase, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: stylized, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, revenge, sunglasses, one man army, sniper, on the run, drug lord, uzi, chinatown, police raid, funeral ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong, asia, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Johan Falk: National Target (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank Wagner goes deeper undercover to infiltrate Europe's most dangerous Mafia, the Russian-est, consisting of ex - KGB officers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Plot: police, tough law enforcer, urban, drug traffic, mafia, infiltration, crimes, crime, danger, law enforcement, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, crimes, bollywood, rivalry, gangsters, hostages, crime, vigilantism, chases and races, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 3K
Switch (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Montreal, the unemployed fashion designer Sophie Malaterre is shown a website, switch.com, where it is possible to switch houses with a stranger for vacation. Sophie seeks an apartment in Paris nearby the Eiffel Tower that belongs to Bénédicte ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: housewife, mistaken identity, chase, murder, protagonist as suspect, on the run, sister, sibling relationship, false accusation, crime, frame up, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.
Style: twists and turns, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: booby trap, drug lord, vineyard, drug trade, betrayal, chase, on the run, rescue, motorcycle chase, faked death, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 20K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: vengeance, massacre, gangsters, master villain, shaved head, village, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood, crime, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 2K
Firestorm (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A crew of seasoned criminals led by the notorious Nam, armed with high-powered weapons, pulls off another smooth and violent armored car heist in broad daylight in a crowded street. Whoever tries to get in their way, they will show no mercy. This ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, law enforcement, robbery, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, against the rules, chase, heist, working undercover, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car chase, car race, gang, chase, chases and races, theft, law enforcement, undercover, crimes, danger, mechanic, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 3K
Panjaa (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story begins in Kolkata and here the mafia don Bhagawan (Jackie shroff) is ruling the roost. He has a loyal aide in the form of Jai who keeps protecting him from many dangers.. Kulakarni (Atul Kulakarni) is the rival of Bhagavan. Jai has a ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, gang war, blood splatter, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Invisible Target (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three cops team up to bring down a criminal gang of seven, who have their own hidden agenda.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, criminal heroes, gang, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, chases and races, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%