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Colour It Yellow (2006)
 8.2
 110K
Colour It Yellow (2006)
Original name: रंग दे बसंती
Genre: Comedy, 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
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, society, state affairs, filmmaker, artist, courage, singing, watching a movie, pilot, corruption, murder, police brutality, film within a film, dancing, investigation, muslim, student, coming of age, sikh, rebellion, war, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, london, delhi

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and humorous films with plots about society, friendship, drinking, dancer, singing, singer and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Colour It Yellow: 3 Idiots (2009), Fanaa (2006), Like Stars on Earth (2007), Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009), The Mystic Masseur (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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3 Idiots (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
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 7.2
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Fanaa (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mystic Masseur (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, India, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Circa 1940 in Trinidad, still a British Colony, lives Ganesh Ramseyor, of East Indian origin, along with his wife, Leela. He longs to reach out to people, especially to Hindus, in order to promote the Hindu Faith, and be known as a writer. He does ...
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36%
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Earth (1998)
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Style: emotional, tense, captivating, contemplative, serious ...
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 122 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Wassup Rockers (2005)
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Duration: 111 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 128 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.4
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
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Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Calendar Girl (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, 1960s ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 66K
Do Your Thing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
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Duration: 137 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
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Style: stylized, realistic, sincere, captivating, bleak ...
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Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: summer camp, rescue, obsessive quest, teenage life, environmentalism, friendship, animal life, coming of age, buffalo, youth, brother brother relationship, killing an animal ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa, albuquerque new mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his ...
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: rebellion, betrayal, militant, military life, rebelliousness, fighting the system, leadership, rivalry, intrigue, state affairs, military, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: india, asia, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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