Movies like Flames of the Sun

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Flames of the Sun (1975)
 8.1
 55K
Flames of the Sun (1975)
Original name: शोले
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A Police Officer, whose family was killed by a bandit named Gabbar Singh, decides to fight fire with fire and recruits two convicts, Jai & Veeru, to bring Gabbar Singh to jail alive, but will they succeed in their mission and get their reward? Come and watch the action-packed super-hit Sholay to find out!!
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, touching, serious, realistic, epic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, vengeance, martial arts, adventure, partners, romance, redemption, criminal heroes, murder, fall in love, village, bandit, police, criminal's revenge, hostage, friends, crimes, graphic violence, love and romance, massacre, robbery, rivalry, confined, retired, troublemaker ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Flames of the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, vengeance, bollywood, revenge and dishonesty mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Flames of the Sun: God Is My Witness (1992), The Chain (1973), Akela (1991), We (1991), Trident (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God Is My Witness (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's killer, Habibullah, from India. He is successful, but he ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, love, domestic violence, marriage, redemption, martial arts, family life, fall in love, vengeance, fish out of water, love and romance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 4K
The Chain (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The world erodes around Vijay, an honest police officer. He is jailed for 6 months on false charges, trapped by gang leader Teja. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, gangsters, hide and seek, vengeance, honest law enforcer, crimes, society, rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 444
Akela (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: twins, murder, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, orphan, on the run, love and romance, family relations, tough heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 3K
We (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Tiger works for the local Don Bhaktawar but never hesitates to revolt against him if he harms his friends or family. When his girlfriend Jumma's brother Gonsalves is killed by Bhakhtawar for revolting against him, Tiger promises revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heroes, gangsters, family relations, vengeance, parents and children, workplace, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 2K
Trident (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, love and romance, on the run, single parent, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, couples, estrangement, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ram Gopal Varma's Indian Flames (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Nasik-based Heerendra Dhaan and Raj Ranade are bodyguards of a politician, but after their employer is implicated in a scam, they end up assaulting a police officer and flee to Mumbai. Once there they meet with Rambhabhai, who in turn, gets them ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, adventure, law enforcement, cons and scams, dishonesty, heroes, fall in love, violence, friendship, surrender, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 2K
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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, chase, hotshot hero, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, heroes, gang, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 11K
Wall (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Reflecting the tumultuous politics of the early ’70s in India, Deewar tells the story of a pair of impoverished brothers who, after their family is betrayed by the misplaced idealism of their father, struggle to survive on the streets of Mumbai. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, bait, police detective, disgraced, family relations, on the run, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, chase, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: orphan, family relations, estate, disability, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, looking for love, school, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 5K
Style (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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 ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, gangsters, betrayal, vengeance, gang, dishonesty, crimes, martial arts, fall in love, on the road, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 12K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: lookalikes, gangsters, gang, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, undercover cop, disorder, tough heroes, police detective, chase, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 2K
China Gate (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance in bringing an end to Jageera's rule in the Devdurg ...
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: mexican standoff, disgraced, one last chance, rivalry, military, rescue, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, soldier, forest, village ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 4K
Raavan (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This thrilling, allegorical drama follows the intricately interwoven lives of three people, delving into concepts of good and evil, and complex emotions. Ragini re-locates to distant Lal Matti along with her Superintendent of Police husband, Dev ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, love triangle, police, fall in love, crimes, vigilantism, romancing a criminal, kidnapping, haunted by the past, abduction, loss of sister, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 9K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vijay's father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena, and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: murder, gangsters, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, frame up, redemption, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, corrupt law enforcer, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, organized crime, murder, ransom, police officer, hostage, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Seeta and Geeta (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The story is about identical twins (played by Hema Malini) who are separated at birth and grow up with different temperaments. The twins then swap places.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: twins, disorder, family relations, twin sister, comedy of errors, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, mistaken identity, strong female character, switching roles, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.2
 2K
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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: death row, prison, terrorism, false accusation, vigilantism, vengeance, couple relations, prison life, disability, rivalry, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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I Am a Red Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Indran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that makes him fall asleep at the slightest excitement. He meets Meera and they fall in love but one night, they are attacked by unknown persons. Indran panics and goes into sleep, while Meera is ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, vigilantism, disability, romance, love and romance, murder, revenge, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
 15K
Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young man named Satya comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre in jail and joins his gang.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, rivalry, the underworld, crime boss, crimes, society, romance, love and romance, criminal heroes, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.5
 4K
Villu (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Villu (Tamil: வில்லு; English: Bow) is a 2009 Tamil language action film written and directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Vijay in a dual role while Nayantara and Prakash Raj play other prominent roles. Manoj K. Jayan, Vadivelu, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, gang, police detective, murder, faked death, death, fight, one against many, revenge, arms smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 720
Compulsed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hospital, abduction, disability, uncover truth, terminal illness, moral dilemma, cons and scams, crimes, unlikely criminals, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 1K
Jungle (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Where beasts feared to tread, he made it his home; Where the scorching sun could not reach, he shined in the cold bloodedness. Where the police never managed to catch him, he always killed
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting
Plot: jungle, hostage, rescue, love triangle, lone wolves, love and romance, crimes, adventure, damsel in distress, terrorist, captive, moll ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 4K
Kill Dil (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev (Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar) - roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill! All is normal in their lives until ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship between men, fall in love, dishonesty, rebellion, love and romance, romance, power relations, rebelliousness, forbidden love, intrigue, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Fellow Police Inspectors Arjun and Pyare work in the same Police Station in Mumbai, India. Although they work together, they have an unhealthy rivalry between them - leading to considerable acrimony and inefficiency. Then things get worse when a ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: mistaken identity, disorder, reluctant partners, rivalry, partners, undercover, criminal heroes, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, identical twins, witness protection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 16K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, rookie, heroes, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 463
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, prison, escape, law enforcement, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, on the run, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 24K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, drug lord, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, rivalry, crimes, massacre, vengeance, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
New Tale of Zatoichi (1963)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wishing to find peace, Zatoichi travels to his old village but only finds trouble when he ends up in a love triangle and finds old scores have followed him home.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, kidnapping, martial arts, murder, graphic violence, master warrior, gangsters, one man army, rivalry, lone wolves, confined, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, mafia, vengeance, crimes, organized crime, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, killings, rivalry, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%