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, escape, villain, sword, frame up, twin brother, psychological abuse, running away from home, false accusation, good versus evil, mistaken identity, brother brother relationship, physical abuse, dual role, birthday party, framed for murder, cruelty, death threat, long lost brother, beating, jumping into water, whip, shot in the stomach ...

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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, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, bollywood, village, fight, dual role, family and revenge 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.
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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: husband wife separation, car chase, motorcycle, husband wife relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, robbery, injection, newspaper, interrupted wedding, framed for murder, cocaine, mansion ...
Place: delhi
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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: india, asia
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Gopi Kishan (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Film starring Sunil Shetty, Karisma Kapoor and Shilpa Shirodkar
Plot: long lost brother, rain, prank, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, ex convict, disguise, dual role, old man, gunfight, police officer, gangsters ...
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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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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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: wrongful imprisonment, village, loss of family, hunting, tiger, safe, drunkenness, revenge, dual role, break in, whiskey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: brother brother relationship, marriage proposal, drunkenness, anger, sister sister relationship, attempted murder, grudge, vendetta, remorse
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58%
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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: naivete, strength, heroes, love, revenge, old woman, woman in danger, flying, anger, possession, earthquake, abduction ...
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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 ...
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Indhrudu Chandhrudu (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
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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, murder, twin brother, long lost brother, brother brother relationship, revenge, twins, dual role, cliff
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
We Are Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
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52%
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The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Rams (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In remote Western Australia, two estranged farmer brothers, Colin and Les, are at war. But when Les' prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley - so the brothers must work ...
Plot: sheep, brother brother relationship, veterinarian, outback, countryside, australian, tractor, firefighting, alcohol abuse, bureaucrat, brother brother conflict, family relations ...
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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: thief, village, frame up, money lender, bicycle, police inspector, moustache, neck brace, rifle, 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: wedding, ghost, fight, driving, skating, christmas, faith, veteran, forgiveness, supernatural power, single parent, redemption ...
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King Uncle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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35%
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The Manny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young industrialist Clemens Klina doesn't have time for his children and accidentally hires a man who actually came to him, seeking revenge, as a nanny for them.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: revenge, mischievous children, escapades, kids and family, mistaken identity, family life, comedy of errors, family relations, humour, lifestyle, family, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 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 ...
Plot: lookalikes, employer employee relationship, lie, soccer match, twins, weirdo, office, comedy of errors, dual role, deception, mistaken identity, job interview ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 110
Scout's Honor (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie directed by Henry Levin.
Plot: boy scout, children, loneliness, orphan, companionship, friendship, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Trader (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Moti is a merchant who sells jaggery in the market, with the help of an older woman, Mahjubhi, who makes exemplary jaggery. He is in love with a village girl, but cannot afford to pay the dowry/marriage expenses to her father. So he decides to marry ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 3K
Inheritance (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: rivalry, village, village life, romance, love and romance, disability, family relations, meet the parents, social relations, couples, estate, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, india, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Buttercream Gang in Secret Of Treasure Mountain (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: ButterCreamer Eldon finds part of an ancient map and becomes intrigued with the search for hidden treasure. Unaware that danger lurks in the shadows, Eldon talks the other ButterCreamers into helping hunt for conquistador gold was a way to help ...
Plot: lost treasure, male female relationship, island, villain turns good, treasure chest, dual role, teenage hero, redemption, teenage boy, diamonds, monk, catholic priest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Darling Child (1971)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
English Vinglish (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Chillar Party (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony take own the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, mischievous children, society, family, rebellion, hopes, youth, politician, gang, parent child relationship, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Nanhe Jaisalmer: A Dream Come True (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A childhood encounter with actor Bobby Deol leaves an indelible mark on the mind of Nanhe who idolizes the actor.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, wedding, fan, camel, desert, illiteracy, schizophrenia, actor playing himself
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stanley studies in the all-boys Holy Family High School in Andheri East, Mumbai. While his class-mates bring their own tiffin-boxes, Stanley does not do so on the pretext that his mother is away. His friends share their food with him, much to the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, elementary school, student, teacher, youth, teacher student relationship, soccer, hunger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%