Movies like Ghajini

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Ghajini (2008)
 7.4
 52K
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: psychological, exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: bollywood, murder, diary, rage, loss of loved one, memory loss, crimes, vengeance, model, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, obsessive quest, love affair, danger, haunted by the past, chases and races, dishonesty, mogul, escapades, disorder, deadly, rivalry, uncover truth, mystery ...
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 rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly, vengeance, dishonesty and bollywood mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ghajini: Ek Villain (2014), Memento (2000), Citizen (2001), Holiday (2014), The Bodyguard (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 14K
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: realistic, rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, hunt down, hopes, mystery, rivalry, heroes, vigilantism, bollywood, crimes, chases and races, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, injustice, tragic event, love and romance, life is a bitch, uncover truth, escapades, mystery, crimes, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, drowning, murder investigation, murder, bollywood, surveillance, haunted by the past, housewife, accident, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.5
 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, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, amnesia, vengeance, mystery, paranoia, revenge, haunted by the past, murder, mistaken identity, rape, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, map, vengeance, uncover truth, crimes, vigilantism, bollywood, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, court, cover up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 23K
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: realistic, exciting, serious
Plot: soldier, couple relations, fall in love, hunt down, love and romance, urban, danger, special agents, chases and races, tough heroes, rivalry, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Plot: dwarf, attempted murder, diary, college, one man army, rivalry, heroes, love affair, danger, bollywood, tough heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
1 - Nenokkadine (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, surprising revelation, who to trust, singer, murder, musician, journalist, track down, deadly, master criminal, cons and scams, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.1
 768
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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, courtroom drama, false accusation, legal, mystery, legal action, romance, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, kidnapping, revenge, taxi driver, martial arts, captivity, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, cons and scams, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, twists and turns, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, bollywood, kidnapping, frame up, investigation, uncover truth, cons and scams, manipulations, crimes, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 830
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, romance, fall in love, crimes, misfit, disability, rivalry, dishonesty, sexual dysfunction, disorder, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 4K
Virumandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, 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: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: death row, death sentence, frame up, village, rivalry, prison, false accusation, village life, journalism, social relations, society, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 16K
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, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, stabbing, life is a bitch, crime, chases and races, gangsters, on the run, danger, deadly, gory, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, urban, wanted, vengeance, hidden identity, haunted by the past, gang, manhunt, escapades, chases and races, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.0
 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, chase, criminal's revenge, master criminal, track down, bollywood, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, village, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, love affair, deadly, love and romance, crimes, life is a bitch, mental illness, rivalry, vigilantism, dojo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: epic, serious, twists and turns, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: royal family, redemption, reunion, royal court, righting the wronged, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, state affairs, heroic mission, destiny, bollywood, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, danger, deadly, gangsters, gang, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vigilantism, gangsters, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, bollywood, crimes, vengeance, danger, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: chase, bollywood, vengeance, soldier, rivalry, danger, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, asia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
 22K
Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, singer, terrorism, muslim, fall in love, bollywood, law enforcement, deadly, danger, chase, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 10K
Ghulam (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, murder, betrayal, family relations, criminal heroes, rivalry, gang, dishonesty, society, vengeance, redemption, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 20K
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: massacre, vengeance, revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, criminal's revenge, deadly, gangsters, master villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: special agents, uncover truth, manhunt, investigation, undercover, murder, espionage, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, journalism, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, hong kong, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 11K
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: exciting, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, bookies, deadly, vengeance, danger, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This is the story of Ryu, a deaf man, and his sister, who requires a kidney transplant. Ryu's boss, Park, has just laid him off, and in order to afford the transplant, Ryu and his girlfriend develop a plan to kidnap Park's daughter. Things ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, kidnapping, revenge, ransom, factory worker, drowning, suicide, stabbing, black market, gory, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 14K
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: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Plot: muslim, terrorism, murder, chases and races, crimes, small town, rivalry, rookie, bollywood, vengeance, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 17K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, humorous, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: one man army, gang war, bollywood, gangsters, gang, tough heroes, rivalry, urban, danger, hitman, vigilantism, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 2.2
 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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: reincarnation, murder, vengeance, musician's life, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, couples, hidden identity, family relations, supernatural, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, kenya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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