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Martyr (1999)
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Martyr (1999)
Original name: सरफरोश
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Ajay Rathore is a no-nonsense police officer from Mumbai Crime Branch. Long time ago his elder brother was killed by terrorists which caused him to quit his medical studies and join Indian Police Service. He is a great admirer of Pakistan-based ghazal singer Gulfam Hassan. During one of Hassan's concerts, they meet for the first time and become great friends. Meanwhile, Ajay's investigation into the Pakistan-supported cross-border terrorism takes him to Rajasthan and reveals an unsettling truth about someone close to his heart.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, muslim, singer, murder, fall in love, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, special agents, investigation, bollywood, chase, on the run, working undercover, danger, chases and races, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, undercover, terrorist, jungle, prostitute, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, chases and races, vengeance and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Martyr: Nowhere to Hide (1999), Style (2008), Karma (1986), The Uniform (2004), Kaththi (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nowhere to Hide (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Over the next 72 days, Detective Woo will push his skills to the limits and his team of cops to the edge as they conduct a manhunt for an elusive criminal. Woo takes the law into his own hands as the hunt becomes personal, and as his target may get ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, tough law enforcer, vengeance, working undercover, partners against crime, rivalry, undercover, law enforcement, gang, track down, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea, hong kong, paris france
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Style (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jeetendra Kumar Makwana is employed full-time at a Call Center and works part-time teaching English. He is recruited by an attractive young woman, Pooja, to teach her Hinglish-speaking boss, Bhaiyaji, English. Jeetendra agrees to do so, falls in ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, betrayal, gangsters, gang, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, prison, death row, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, adventure, master criminal, danger, fugitives, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
 15K
The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kaththi (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, chase, gangsters, bollywood, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, chases and races, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Quiet Fire (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jesse Palmer, is a Vietnam Veteran who must discomfit his ex-commanding officer turned crooked senate candidate named Whalen from conspiring to turn over part of the U.S. Government to terrorists. Whalen has all the help that he can afford. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political corruption, vietnam veteran, one man army, crimes, on the run, deadly, heroes, crime, law enforcement, chases and races, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india
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Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: CBI Officer Akram Sheikh (Sunil Shetty) is on the verge of nabbing three dreaded Pakistan-backed arms dealers , the brothers Ali (Arbaaz Khan) and Abbas (Sanjay Kapoor) and their common moll Laila (Isha Koppikar) . When Sheikh busts an important ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 435
Arrested (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Kishan Kumar Khanna is a well-rate film actor who falls head over heels in love with young, beautiful and attractive Anuradha Saxena much to the dislikeness of her gangster brother who wastes no time in entrapping Kishan in a web of lies and deceits ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Company Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A contract killing organization is managed like a normal company. Hyung-do who regards killing as nothing more than repetitious routine is working for this company. A man loyal to his company and accepted as the firm’s best killer, Hyung-do one ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Moscow Heat (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
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Duration: 138 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Warriors (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In the Line of Duty (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michelle Yip of the Hong Kong police is a mild-mannered Kung Fu expert; Michael Wong from air security is happy-go-lucky, stuck on himself, constantly talking, and smitten by her; Yamamoto is quiet, hard-boiled, leaving the Tokyo police to spend ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
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Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 185 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, danger, confined, dishonesty, deadly, partners against crime, tough heroes, bollywood, political corruption, idealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 58K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bollywood, diary, memory loss, rage, loss of loved one, murder, fall in love, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 2.8
 723
The Alternate (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The President of the United States, in the midst of negative public opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. However, this is all part of a plan to boost his ratings, the 'kidnappers' being a CIA black ops team. It seems ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, undercover, save the day, heroes, rescue, crimes, daring rescue, special agents, dishonesty, law enforcement, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
 75K
A Wednesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 31K
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 ...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: first love, bollywood, muslim, blind character, hopes, self discovery, romance, love and romance, crimes, life changing experience, blindness and impaired vision, tour guide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, india, delhi, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 4K
Aurangzeb (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Gurgaon is the most modern boom-town of "India Shining", the new frontier to be conquered by those who understand real estate. This city rose from a small town to a boom town satellite city in just fifteen years. However, the law and order ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, working undercover, fighting crime, law enforcement, organized crime, presumed dead, lookalikes, crime, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%