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Ek Villain (2014)
 6.5
 19K
Ek Villain (2014)
Original name: एक विलन
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, 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: serial killer, fall in love, vigilantism, vengeance, starting over, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, rivalry, hopes, hunt down, heroes, graphic violence, love and romance, revenge, police officer, desire, hospital, jewelry, hiding place, bollywood, chases and races, kiss
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, bollywood, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Ek Villain: Badlapur (2015), Ghajini (2008), Awarapan (2007), Romance 2 (2013), Ghajini (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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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, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, violence spree, rivalry, crimes, life turned upside down, car chase, loss of son, widower, private detective, bank robbery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 60K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK, Australia, Canada
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: diary, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, fall in love, murder, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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, rough, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, unrequited love, love and romance, fall in love, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, romance, crimes, tragic event, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 29K
Romance 2 (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young woman meets a failing musician who launches her singing career, but their relationship is doomed when people assume he's with her for her fame and fortune.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, musician's life, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance, relationship vs career, alcohol abuse, artist, couples, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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: tense, psychological, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, fall in love, uncover truth, disorder, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.3
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Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, uncover truth, fake identity, manhunt, justice, secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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 4.5
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, vengeance, police corruption, dishonesty, moral dilemma, fall in love, introspection, crimes, crime gone awry, starting over ...
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 2.3
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Dreamz (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
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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: serious, suspenseful, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
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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: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, dark humor, investigation, murder confession, trap, frame up, rivalry, murder, strong violent content, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 4K
Unglee (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 114 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
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Place: india, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, family problems, couples, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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