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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about village, family relations, bollywood, fight, dual role, family and brother brother relationship 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: artist, hindu, gunshot, ritual, betrayal by friend, arrest, police station, court, lawyer, presumed dead, single mother, bed ...
Place: delhi
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95%
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.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, criminal's revenge, rivalry, legal, mute or deaf, misfit, family relations, police detective, vengeance, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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83%
 5.5
 779
Gopi Kishan (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Film starring Sunil Shetty, Karisma Kapoor and Shilpa Shirodkar
Plot: gunfight, gangsters, prayer, police officer, gangster, dual role, disguise, release from prison, ex convict, old man, long lost brother, talking to god ...
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69%
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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: serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hospital, catastrophe, vengeance, looking for love, forces of nature, village, village life, adoption, reunion, bollywood, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 270
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, loss of family, village, hunting, tiger, drunkenness, revenge, safe, wrongful imprisonment, dual role
⇓ 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: remorse, sister sister relationship, grudge, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, marriage proposal, anger, attempted murder, vendetta
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: twin brother, disarming someone, strength, ring, buried alive, impersonation, supernatural power, dual role, arrest, attempted murder, flying, earthquake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
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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: deception, one against many, pigeon, tour guide, stick fight, remorse, horse drawn carriage, abandonment, haircut, teddy bear, forest, illegitimate daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Indhrudu Chandhrudu (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Kamal Hassan, Vijayshanti and Charan Raj
Plot: accidental killing, electric shock, birthday, marketplace, court, father daughter relationship, mistress, fake moustache, motorcycle, change of heart, mother, motorcycle cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, revenge, brother brother relationship, cliff, twin brother, murder, twins, long lost brother, twin, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lovelier Than Heaven (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Story: Vijay Choudhury lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Laxmi, and step-brother, Ravi. Although Vijay and Laxmi have been married for several years, they have no children, and as a result Laxmi is shunned and humiliated in the entire town of ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, large family, village, pregnancy, motorcycle, pilgrimage, property
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: village, hospital, farce, love and romance, dealing with death, nothing goes right, twins, romance, silly humor, wedding, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: fight, ghost, wedding, female director, driving, faith, child, skating, redemption, road trip, single parent, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 3K
King Uncle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Ashok Bansal has a traumatic childhood which teaches him that money matters most to people, even more than their kids. Ashok starts hating poor people & starts working hard to get out of poverty, at the expense of his own family. However, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, alcohol abuse, society, obnoxious boss, domestic disturbance, family, youth, mischievous children, womanizer, love and romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During Christmas' holidays, the children of a village split in two gang to play a snowball war. But that half-tone war scattered some bitterness and make more difficult the mutual attirance between Luc, the chief of the assailant and Sophie one ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: village, village life, friends, animal life, family relations, disorder, battles, family life, family, adventure, escapades, anti war ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Feel the Beat (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After failing to make it on Broadway, April returns to her hometown and reluctantly begins training a misfit group of young dancers for a competition.
Style: feel good, light, funny, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: broadway, fall in love, love affair, showbiz, competition, rivalry, family relations, escapades, girl, ambition, backstage, stage ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: moustache, dual role, employer employee relationship, lie, twins, weirdo, soccer match, mistaken identity, deception, fake moustache, identical twins, office ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Pak Pak Pakaak (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mischievous boy, living with his grandmother in a village that people believe is haunted, meets the ghost "Bhutya". How the "Bhutya" transforms the boy's character and the whole village in the process, forms the rest of ...
Style: surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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Plot: hairdresser, village, family, movie business, old friend, school, movie star, barbershop, superstar, childhood friend, rich, struggle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scout's Honor (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV movie directed by Henry Levin.
Plot: boy scout, companionship, loneliness, orphan, children, boy, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 705
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 ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, village, society, supportive spouse, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, social relations, generosity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 2K
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: serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, village, village life, disability, social relations, family relations, couples, estate, bollywood, parents and children, small town, homecoming ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Three Gifts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Plot: christmas, barn, fight, orphan, orphanage, adoption, father figure, horse ranch, missing child, unhappiness
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Secondhand Lions (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: greed, fish out of water, adventure, money, family, adventurer, eccentric family, family secret, odd couple, disorder, youth, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1910s
Place: texas, usa, africa, middle east, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: island, redemption, teenager fighting adult, teenage hero, musket, native american, catholic priest, steel helmet, treehouse, diamonds, dagger, gold ...
⇓ 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, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self fulfillment, housewife, family life, self esteem, unsupportive spouse, bollywood, foreign language, wedding, fish out of water, humiliation, family relations, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Darling Child (1971)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage girl will not accept her family's attempt to arrange a marriage for her, as her heart is currently too full of love for the movies and heartthrob actor "Dharmendra."
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, actor's life, family, romance, artists and showbiz, youth, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, bollywood, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, light, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, mischievous children, family, rebellion, hopes, youth, society, gang, politician, parent child relationship, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: wedding, family relations, fan, camel, actor playing himself, schizophrenia, illiteracy, desert
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, teacher, student, elementary school, teacher student relationship, youth, performance, soccer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%