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Ek Villain (2014)
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Ek Villain (2014)
Original name: एक विलन
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his lover becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, Guru blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.
Style: twists and turns, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bollywood, serial killer, vengeance, fall in love, starting over, vigilantism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, rivalry, hopes, chases and races, hunt down, heroes, graphic violence, love and romance, revenge, hospital, jewelry, kiss, police officer, desire, hiding place
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

Most similar movies to Ek Villain

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, bollywood, deadly, murder and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ek Villain: Ghajini (2008), Awarapan (2007), Badlapur (2015), Ghajini (2005), Citizen (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
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, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, diary, fall in love, murder, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 6K
Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, redemption, hitman, love and romance, bollywood, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
 21K
Badlapur (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, crime, rivalry, crimes, violence spree, bollywood, widower, private detective, death of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 13K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, uncover truth, danger, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 3K
Citizen (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Three prominent members of society, a judge, a police official and a district collector are kidnapped in broad daylight by a man who calls himself 'Citizen'. As CBI Officer Sarojini (Nagma) follows his trail she finds clues to a shocking ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, uncover truth, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, manhunt, fake identity, justice, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 673
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, betrayal, crimes, danger, rivalry, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
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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, tense, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, fall in love, disability, love and romance, romance, gang rape, murder, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 962
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, deadly, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, hitman, criminal heroes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, gang, racism, police corruption, criminal heroes, starting over, fall in love, dishonesty, crime gone awry, vigilantism, moral dilemma, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, deadly, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, mafia, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, killings, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 2.1
 1K
Dreamz (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singer/Dancer Monty Oberoi meets and falls in love with Tina. He then starts hallucinating and having visions of an unknown place. His doctors advise him to take a break and he decides to travel to Kenya, where Tina resides with her uncle, Kabira, ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, disorder, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, couples, uncover truth, cons and scams, haunted by the past, supernatural, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, kenya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 4K
Raavan (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, 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, crimes, fall in love, vigilantism, romancing a criminal, kidnapping, haunted by the past, abduction, loss of sister, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 10K
Jigarthanda (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with a heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: love affair, crimes, snitch, gangsters, filmmaking, love and romance, artists and showbiz, bollywood, strong violent content, crime, director, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mission Kashmir (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: orphan, militant, vengeance, haunted by the past, family problems, crimes, childhood sweetheart, criminal's revenge, parents and children, death in the family, bollywood, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, confined, danger, hostages, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.3
 4K
Virumandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A reporter researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi whose role in a clan feud between Naicker and Kothalla Devar leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, prison, death row, false accusation, death sentence, village, corporal punishment, journalism, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Confession of Murder (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, rough, dark humor ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, chases and races, investigation, murder confession, trap, frame up, murder, crimes, strong violent content, wannabe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 17K
The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gangsters, chase, bollywood, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.3
 7K
Roy (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A love triangle revolving around the lives of a filmmaker, a thief and their mutual love interest.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, love and romance, romance, filmmaking, love triangle, bollywood, mysterious character, cigar smoking, writer's block, muse, thief, dual role
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 25K
Holiday (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A soldier on vacation finds himself hunting down a terrorist. A military officer attempts to hunt down a terrorist, destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: soldier, fall in love, tough heroes, special agents, love and romance, heroes, rivalry, military, terrorism, vengeance, danger, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 2K
Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gambling, rivalry, adventure, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, danger, prodigy, deadly, bollywood, bet, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 18K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, gang war, bollywood, crimes, criminal heroes, vigilantism, hitman, rivalry, crime, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, friendship, parents and children, family relations, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
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Call (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Major Jaidev Rajvansh (Anil Kapoor) and his fellow officer Hussein (Om Puri) manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush (Danny Denzongpa). The terrorist has been wanted for years and he is finally captured by the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: love and romance, criminal's revenge, vengeance, unfulfilled love, rivalry, danger, deadly, master villain, crimes, bollywood, love triangle, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 2K
Go Fast (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marek, a crime squad officer, sets out to avenge the death of his partner and best friend, who was killed by drug traffickers. He asks for a posting to a new undercover unit created to infiltrate a drug gang that imports hashish from Morocco using ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vengeance, rivalry, gang, drug dealing, law enforcement, working undercover, crime, crimes, car chase, loss of partner, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, forced into action, race against time, murder, chases and races, crime, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 4K
Butterfly (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man in Delhi tries to break free from his controlling brothers.
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic
Plot: couples, couple relations, crimes, gang, hopes, criminal heroes, brother brother relationship, infidelity, crime, life is a bitch, graphic violence, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sivaji: The Boss (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Corrupt police and politicians target a computer engineer for trying to better the lives of less privileged citizens.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, political drama
Plot: politics, corrupt politician, hospital, fighting the system, rivalry, vengeance, fall in love, cons and scams, architect, jail, money laundering, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Singham Returns (2014)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, fighting crime, love and romance, tough law enforcer, crime, society, one man army, gangsters, law enforcement, dishonesty, heroes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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