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Jai Ho (2014)
 5.1
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Jai Ho (2014)
Original name: जय हो
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jai Ho is an upcoming Bollywood action Drama film starring Salman Khan and Tabu in lead roles. It is a remake of Telugu film Stalin starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, social
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, rivalry, ex military, fighting crime, against the odds, state affairs, righting the wronged, crimes, political corruption, tough heroes, one man army, good versus evil, machismo, corrupt politician, hopes, graphic violence, folk hero, dishonesty, outside help, war for independence, police officer, motorcycle, child abduction, tough guy, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about rivalry, crimes, heroes, dishonesty, danger, law enforcement and tough heroes mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Jai Ho: Singham Returns (2014), Dabangg (2010), Kaththi (2014), Legend (2014), Indian (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Singham Returns (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singham Returns is an Indian action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. The sequel to the 2011 film Singham, actor Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, gangsters, heroes, cop as target, uninhibited rivalry, graphic violence, society, crimes, law enforcement, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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95%
 6.3
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Dabangg (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother and stepfather compels Chulbul Pandey to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police corruption, fight, love affair, corrupt officer, fall in love, tough heroes, fighting crime, crimes, favoritism among siblings, law enforcement, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gangsters, chase, village, save the day, corporation, graphic violence, criminal heroes, track down, criminal's revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.6
 2K
Legend (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Legend’s (Balakrishna) family Vs Jitender’s (Jagapthi Babu) family. Jitender & Co belongs to cruel and wicked political family who don’t mind killing people. Jitender visits Vizag for wedding match. On his return trip, his car ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough heroes, rivalry, injustice, graphic violence, family in danger, vengeance, crimes, one man army, fight, revenge, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: punjab, india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.4
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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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, partners against crime, confined, dishonesty, frame up, tough heroes, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Singh Saab the Great (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A common man fights corruption and injustice.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: one man army, sikh, rivalry, heroes, corruption, revenge, redemption, leader, false accusation, loss of wife, remorse, politician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Puncture Wounds (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After returning home from a traumatic tour of duty in Iraq, John finds himself struggling with PTSD. What little peace he had managed to build around him is shattered one fateful day when he rescues a local call girl from a group of violent Aryan ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: gang, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, prostitute, criminal gang, bandit, ex military, changing lives, ex soldier, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Double Attack (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A young man and his lookalike team up to fight injustice and settle their personal scores with the evildoers.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, heroes, mistaken identity, romance, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, political corruption, disorder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Aan: Men at Work (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Crime is at its highest peak in Mumbai with it split in three ways. Walia has one-third, Manik Rao has one-third and Roshni has a third of the Mumbai territory. The crime rate rises with more smuggling, trading and illegal activities soaring.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, cop as target, fighting crime, law enforcement, rivalry, tough law enforcer, master criminal, dishonesty, society, fighting the system, love interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 17K
Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, police brutality, vigilantism, rivalry, police corruption, bribery, honest law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.1
 25K
Gabbar is Back (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A vigilante network taking out corrupt officials draws the notice of the authorities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vigilantism, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, track down, tragic event, investigation, police investigation, confession of crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, chase, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, romancing a criminal, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Valley of the Wolves Gladio (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, secret agents, undercover, false accusation, rivalry, government agency, state affairs, forced into action, dishonesty, crimes, tough heroes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 89
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, terrorism, vietnam veteran, one man army, murder, vengeance, false accusation, political intrigue, heroes, rebellion, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 4K
Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, rivalry, vengeance, murder, society, state affairs, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, buddies, slum, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Wong family kung fu school gets smacked around by a rival school. Wong Fei-hong gets fed up with the abuse and goes to learn from his fathers master. After one of the rival schools members kills some of the towns people Wong Fei-hong becomes ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: exciting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: adoption, orphan, social differences, fall in love, save the day, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, society, village life, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 762
Christmas Rush (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the season of giving, the department took his badge. Criminals took his wife. Now, one cop is taking matters into his own hands
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, law enforcement, race against time, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, master criminal, crime gone awry, one man army, ice hockey, hostage ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, working undercover, heroic mission, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.7
 400
Lethal (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sexy and lethal female mercenary takes on an international syndicate of weapons smugglers run by the Russian Mafia.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female martial artist, rescue, save the day, adventure, secret agents, undercover, government agency, espionage, confined, law enforcement, dishonesty, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 4K
Anger (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Three friends from Delhi go missing in a small village - Jhanjhar, in Bihar. It's 2 months and there is no clue about their disappearance. The media and students movement demand action from the authorities. It's then that the government ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, state affairs, injustice, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, partners, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 534
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, hurricane, escapades, survival, rivalry, adventure, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 2K
Gulaab Gang (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A fearless woman fights social injustice; creating a sanctuary for abused women and battling a crooked politician.
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: fighting the system, against the odds, ambition, injustice, social decay, society, rebelliousness, feminism, hopes, female politician, female protagonist, election ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 762
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxing, rivalry, crimes, redemption, prison, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, athlete's life, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
If You Knew Me (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Sathyadev, who is on a career break, is forced to put on his cop shoes ones again to save Thenmozhi, a young woman who is the target of a criminal organ harvesting group, led by a ghost from his past.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, vengeance, fighting crime, rivalry, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, police, murder, tough law enforcer, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: While recovering from an assassination attempt four days before his coronation, a stern prince is replaced by a romantic lookalike.
Style: touching, semi serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: royal family, family relations, rivalry, vengeance, coronation, brother vs brother, assassination attempt, false identity, love and romance, couples, parents and children, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected personality in his place Semmanur, to put Bhoomi's life on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: attempted murder, romance, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, crimes, bodyguard, dwarf, diary, one man army, college, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 4K
Icarus (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, crimes, confined, special agents, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, hong kong, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, crimes, daring rescue, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, car chase, betrayal, heroes, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, russia, pakistan, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 12K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%