Movies like Ghajini

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Ghajini (2008)
 7.3
 61K
Ghajini (2008)
Original name: गजनी
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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 incidents that have happened before in his life.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, psychological, romantic, suspense
Plot: memory loss, diary, loss of loved one, crimes, revenge, rage, murder, fall in love, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, love and romance, life is a bitch, love affair, disorder, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police officer, businessman, villain, brutality, love at first sight, medical student, gangsters, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india

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Most similar movies to Ghajini

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, bollywood, rivalry, deadly, vengeance and revenge mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Ghajini: Ek Villain (2014), Fanaa (2006), Zinda (2006), The Bodyguard (2011), I Am a Red Man (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 19K
Ek Villain (2014)
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: serious, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, vengeance, uncover truth, starting over, mystery, crimes, rivalry, hopes, hunt down, vigilantism, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, psychedelic ...
Plot: police investigation, husband wife relationship, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, police officer, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 15K
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 ⇓
67%
 7.1
 33K
Fanaa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Zooni Ali Beg (Kajol) is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan (Aamir Khan), a casanova and tour ...
Style: serious, uplifting, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: blind character, first love, muslim, self discovery, hopes, romance, blindness and impaired vision, terrorist, crimes, love and romance, life changing experience, blindness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kashmir, asia, new delhi, india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 4K
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, imprisonment, martial arts, crimes, confined, captivity, rivalry, missing person, dishonesty, taxi driver, kidnapping, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, murder, dwarf, diary, one man army, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: narcolepsy, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, vigilantism, disability, romance, love and romance, murder, rape, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 7K
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: romantic, serious, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, unrequited love, hitman, atheist, tragic love, love, gangsters, love and romance, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.2
 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, uncover truth, fake identity, manhunt, investigation, corrupt official, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.4
 6K
Virumaandi (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, captivating ...
Plot: prison riot, frame up, death row, death sentence, corporal punishment, rivalry, false accusation, village, prison, journalism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 26K
Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: inspirational, political, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, muslim, fall in love, police officer, police, politics, singer, terrorism, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 1K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, couple relations, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, romance, crimes, legal, false accusation, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 8K
Force (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, law enforcement, romance, fighting crime, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, tough law enforcer, love affair, brother brother relationship, murder, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 18K
Anniyan (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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, alter ego, punishment, anguish, vigilantism, crimes, mental illness, love affair, psychiatrist, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 11K
Ghulam (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, 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, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, anger, betrayal, murder, criminal heroes, family relations, dishonesty, gang, society, vengeance, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.0
 27K
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, village, gangsters, chase, save the day, corporation, escaped prisoner, farmer, graphic violence, criminal heroes, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, kidnapping, uncover truth, dishonesty, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch, frame up, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist attack, terrorism, prison, crimes, daring rescue, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, betrayal, heroes, confined, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, pakistan, russia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, corrupt law enforcer, organized crime, criminal heroes, murder, police officer, tragic event, hostage, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 5K
Style (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jeetendra Kumar Makwana is employed full-time at a Call Center and works part-time teaching English. He is recruited by an attractive young woman, Pooja, to teach her Hinglish-speaking boss, Bhaiyaji, English. Jeetendra agrees to do so, falls in ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, gangsters, betrayal, murder, gang, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 2K
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, romantic ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, love and romance, crimes, rivalry, master villain, vengeance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, frame up, terrorist, friendship, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 15K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rivalry, crime boss, gang war, criminal underworld, gang, criminal syndicate, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, hong kong, kenya, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: police detective, memory loss, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, mystery, serial killer, mind game, master criminal, terrorism, life is a bitch, police officer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, istanbul turkey, paris france, europe, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 745
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
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hidden identity, escapades, gang, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, track down, manhunt, rivalry, gangsters, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.9
 12K
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, drug dealing, thief, vengeance, murder, gangsters, dishonesty, theft, heist, nightclub, corrupt cop, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, goa india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 16K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, rookie, heroes, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.5
 454
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: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, lifetime, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, injustice, police investigation, state affairs, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, partners, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%