Movies like Ghajini

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Ghajini (2008)
 7.3
 53K
Ghajini (2008)
Original name: गजनी
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 183 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 incidents that have happened before in his life.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychological
Plot: bollywood, memory loss, rage, loss of loved one, murder, diary, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, alley fight, model, obsessive quest, chases and races, mogul, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance and bollywood mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Ghajini: Ek Villain (2014), Memento (2000), Citizen (2001), Family: Ties of Blood (2006), Fault (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 15K
Ek Villain (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: serious, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: bollywood, serial killer, fall in love, uncover truth, starting over, vigilantism, vengeance, crimes, mystery, rivalry, hunt down, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, tragic event, injustice, revenge, rivalry, danger, bollywood, mystery, uncover truth, escapades, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, haunted by the past, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.4
 1.0M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: memory loss, revenge, mystery, uncover truth, amnesia, plot twist, paranoia, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, twists & turns, rape ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 2K
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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, map, vengeance, bollywood, vigilantism, rivalry, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, fake identity, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, rivalry, hostages, confined, dishonesty, danger, bollywood, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 794
Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: murder, couple relations, life is a bitch, crimes, legal action, mystery, romance, fall in love, love and romance, bollywood, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.5
 367
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: memory loss, serial killer, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, deadly, danger, mystery, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 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: serious, rough, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, rivalry, frame up, village, death sentence, death row, false accusation, prison riot, corporal punishment, uncover truth, crimes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 12K
Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, deadly, investigation, crime, danger, vengeance, siblings relations, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 24K
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
Plot: soldier, muslim, terrorism, boat, deadly, couples, secret hideout, bollywood, urban, heroes, rivalry, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, murder, bollywood, life is a bitch, couple relations, cons and scams, crimes, uncover truth, manipulations, love and romance, investigation, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: memory loss, mind game, uncover truth, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, mystery, murder, terrorism, deadly, master criminal, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 3K
Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: rough, serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, revenge, taxi driver, martial arts, missing person, rivalry, captivity, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 12K
The Stranger (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, lawyer, vigilante, vigilantism, mental illness, rivalry, life is a bitch, love and romance, love affair, crimes, deadly, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 23K
Martyr (1999)
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 ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: singer, terrorism, muslim, murder, fall in love, chase, rivalry, bollywood, investigation, vengeance, on the run, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: attempted murder, college, one man army, dwarf, diary, bollywood, crimes, love affair, fall in love, heroes, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light.
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: royal family, bollywood, hopes, destiny, reunion, political unrest, dishonesty, love and romance, love affair, state affairs, heroes, royal court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 21K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, drug lord, rivalry, deadly, bollywood, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: special agents, uncover truth, manhunt, murder, undercover, investigation, journalism, espionage, couple relations, chases and races, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, hong kong, australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 846
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, emotional, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, vigilantism, disability, rivalry, misfit, dishonesty, disorder, sexual dysfunction, fall in love, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, vengeance, reincarnation, uncover truth, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, parents and children, deadly, couples, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 17K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, stabbing, crime, life is a bitch, illegal immigrant, gangsters, chases and races, on the run, danger, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: adventure, gambling, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, obsession, danger, prodigy, crimes, bollywood, bet, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, obsessive quest, chases and races, tough heroes, deadly, crime, crimes, heroes, manhunt, haunted by the past, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 2K
Soldier (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story follows a young man (Bobby Deol) who flees India and arrives in Australia seeking vengence for something that started in India. In Australia he meets and falls in love with the daughter of a rich and powerful man(Suresh Oberoi). The story ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: chase, deadly, bollywood, soldier, rivalry, chases and races, parents and children, love and romance, heroes, fall in love, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, asia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
1 - Nenokkadine (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Gautham is a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to which he loses grip over reality. But he's convinced his parents were murdered by three men and his only goal is revenge.
Style: stylized, twists and turns, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, nobody believes, singer, journalist, musician, murder, master criminal, dishonesty, deadly, haunted by the past, direction and purpose, surprising revelation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
 16K
The Knife (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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, chases and races, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, chase, bollywood, master criminal, escaped prisoner, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Unforgettable (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as a medical examiner who has been acquitted for his wife's murder but many still question his innocence. Obsessed with finding his wife's killer, a possible solution presents itself in an experimental serum designed by a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, memory, mystery, investigation, serial killer, experiment, false accusation, crimes, uncover truth, race against time, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, uncover truth, investigation, senator, dishonesty, fighting the system, corruption, revenge, violence, law enforcement, death of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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