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Colour It Yellow (2006)
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Original name: रंग दे बसंती
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits students from Delhi University to act in her docu-drama. She finds DJ, who passed out five years back but still wants to be a part of the University because he doesn't think there's too much out there in the real world to look forward to. Karan, the son of Industrialist Rajnath Singhania, who shares an uncomfortable relationship with his father, but continues to live off him, albeit very grudgingly. Aslam, is a middle class Muslim boy, who lives in the by-lanes near Jama Masjid, poet, philosopher and guide to his friends. Sukhi, the group's baby, innocent, vulnerable and with a weakness for only one thing - girls. Laxman Pandey...
Style: serious, feel good, sincere, exciting, realistic, cult film, documentary filmmaking
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, sikh, society, state affairs, filmmaker, courage, singing, watching a movie, pilot, corruption, murder, police brutality, film within a film, dancing, investigation, muslim, student, coming of age, rebellion, war, crimes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and humorous films with plots about society, beating, drinking alcohol, drinking, father son relationship, murder and family relations mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Colour It Yellow: 3 Idiots (2009), Fanaa (2006), Like Stars on Earth (2007), Closer to the Moon (2014), Halla Bol (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 170 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Fanaa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Zooni Ali Beg (Kajol) is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan (Aamir Khan), a casanova and tour ...
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Like Stars on Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, surprise ending
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: sincere, realistic, stylized, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, crime gone awry, deadly, money, secret, deception, military, confined, distopia, death row, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1960, year 1964 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr, bucharest
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Halla Bol (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending
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Earth (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: India, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.
Style: emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 163 min.
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 7.3
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Duration: 162 min.
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44%
 8.3
 22K
Khosla's Nest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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39%
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39%
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 7.4
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38%
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38%
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Country: Germany, USA
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Style: humorous, stylized, intense, captivating, weird ...
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37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
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Style: exciting, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1994
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
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