Movies like Ram and Shyam

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Ram and Shyam (1967)
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Ram and Shyam (1967)
Original name: Ram Aur Shyam
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abused by an oppressive brother-in-law Gajendra (Pran), Ramchandra (Dilip Kumar) runs away from home, and ends up in a small village where he is mistaken for Shyamrao (also Dilip Kumar), and must accept Ganga (Leela Mishra) and his new name or face severe exorcism. Meanwhile, Shyamrao is mistaken for Ramchandra by Anjana (Waheeda Rehman) and her dad (Nazir Hussain). When Gajendra finds out, he is enraged and attempts to beat the stuffing out of the person he thinks is his brother-in-law, but Shyamrao refuses to be abused or beaten, and all of a sudden things start changing in the household as well as in the community. It is not long before Gajendra finds out about the truth, and plans an ugly death for Shyamrao, and all those opposed to him.
Plot: village, fight, train, sword, villain, good versus evil, frame up, twin brother, jumping into water, birthday party, psychological abuse, false accusation, running away from home, beating, brother brother relationship, physical abuse, escape, whip, mistaken identity, cruelty, death threat, long lost brother, dual role, shot in the stomach, framed for murder ...

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Most similar movies to Ram and Shyam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about village, bollywood, family relations, dual role, fight, romance and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Ram and Shyam: Mahaan (1983), Justice Chaudhury (1983), Gopi Kishan (1994), Coolie (1983), The Court (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 418
Mahaan (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Amitabh Bachchan in a triple role as father with twin sons. The standard plot of families separated then united many years later with a string of coincidences. Throw in a diamond necklace and Amjad Khan playing the bad guy, some musical numbers, ...
Plot: ruins, car chase, interrupted wedding, scheme, single mother, snake bite, airfield, aspiring actor, milk, nightmare, drug dealer, telephone call ...
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Justice Chaudhury (1983)
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An honest and upright lawyer becomes a judge; marries his disabled daughter to a crook, and is blackmailed to compromise his judicial judgements.
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.5
 805
Gopi Kishan (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Film starring Sunil Shetty, Karisma Kapoor and Shilpa Shirodkar
Plot: fight, temple, spoiled brat, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, praying, father son reunion, prank, twin brother, rain, talking to god, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 2K
Coolie (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.4
 278
The Court (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Village bred farmer, brave, and honest, Dharamchand alias Dharma is thrilled when his wife, Radha, gives birth to a baby boy, who they decide to call Raju. Dharma comes to the rescue of Ajit, Suresh, and Sujit, when they are being attacked by a ...
Plot: whiskey, break in, safe, revenge, village, tiger, drunkenness, loss of family, hunting, wrongful imprisonment, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 417
Annayya (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Rajaram (Chiranjeevi), owner of a fleet of lorries, meets Devi (Soundarya), a garment factory owner. After that acquaintance, she once seeks his help in dealing with two street ruffians, who were teasing her sisters, Lata (Chandini) and Geetha ...
Plot: remorse, vendetta, grudge, attempted murder, anger, marriage proposal, brother brother relationship, drunkenness, sister sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 135
Ghazab (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Ajay alias Munna Babu is a semi-senile, gentle but naive young man who has a wealthy family estate. His employees and alleged well-wishers conspire against him and introduce him to his long-estranged mother, Shakuntala, and brother, Vijay. Munna is ...
Plot: twin brother, disarming someone, strength, ring, buried alive, impersonation, supernatural power, dual role, arrest, attempted murder, flying, earthquake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
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Muskurahat (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Gopichand Verma is a retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India. He re-locates to scenic Ooty and decides to live there in a palatial home. He has a cook/servant in Badriprasad Chaurasia. When Chaurasia wins a lottery, he quits, and Verma hires a ...
Plot: escaped mental patient, abandonment, horse drawn carriage, remorse, stick fight, tour guide, pigeon, one against many, deception, haircut, teddy bear, illegitimate daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Indhrudu Chandhrudu (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
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Plot: airport, fight, fake moustache, car set on fire, thrown through a glass door, marketplace, ambulance, flashback, crashing through a window, investigative journalism, dual role, impostor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 131
Kalyanaraman (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Kalyanam (Kamal Haasan) is the naive and infantile son of a rich estate owner Chinnadurai ( V S Raghavan) and he is in love with Shenbagam (Sridevi), an ordinary estate worker. The estate manager (Major Sundarrajan) and his cohorts covertly plot to ...
Plot: ghost, cliff, murder, twin brother, twin, brother brother relationship, twins, long lost brother, revenge, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
We Are Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
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Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Meesa Madhavan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Madhavan (Dileep) is a clever thief who does robbery for a living. He is following the principles of his mentor Mullani Pappan (Mala Aravindan). Meesa Madhavan got his name by the popular saying that if Madhavan rolls his Mustache (Meesa in ...
Plot: moustache, thief, village, bicycle, money lender, police inspector, rifle, frame up, neck brace, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
CHRISTMAS RIDE (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After hearing a frightening supernatural warning, Keri, a young mother, takes an urgent road trip south during the Christmas holidays with her two kids and a mysterious neighbor haunted by ghosts from his past. Road anxiety and a veteran's Post ...
Plot: ghost, fight, wedding, female director, driving, christmas, veteran, skating, single parent, teenager, spirit, road trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 3K
King Uncle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, rich and poor, alcohol abuse, domestic disturbance, family, mischievous children, love and romance, youth, obnoxious boss, society, womanizer, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Toilet: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 424
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 22K
Pad Man (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.6
 3K
Hodgepodge (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Thillu Mullu (Tamil: தில்லு முல்லு) is a 1981 Tamil comedy film starring Rajinikanth, Madhavi, 'Thengai' Srinivasan, Nagesh, Sowkar Janaki and music composed by M. S. Viswanathan. The film is directed by noted ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Scout's Honor (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie directed by Henry Levin.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 727
Trader (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 3K
Inheritance (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Feel the Beat (2020)
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Style: feel good, light, funny, sweet
Audience: date night
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Darling Child (1971)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: actor's life, bollywood, teenage life, obsession, parents and children, fall in love, teenage love, family relations, youth, family, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
English Vinglish (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: ENGLISH VINGLISH is the story of a woman who does not know English and is made to feel insecure by her family and society at large. Circumstances make her determined to overcome this insecurity, master the language, and teach the world a lesson on ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self fulfillment, housewife, self esteem, unsupportive spouse, family life, foreign language, bollywood, wedding, language learning, fish out of water, humiliation, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Chor Bani Thangaat Kare (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rajkumar Trivedi , aka robin, is a kleptomaniac who cannot stop stealing , and his only way of recovering is by finding true love.. unfortunately , his love and life are both jeopardised when he ends up stealing the wrong thing and setting both the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: love, kleptomaniac, theft, pickpocket, police, friendship, entertainment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, thief, love affair, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%