Movies like Ghajini

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Ghajini (2008)
 7.3
 57K
Ghajini (2008)
Original name: गजनी
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK
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
Plot: bollywood, diary, memory loss, rage, loss of loved one, fall in love, murder, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, love affair, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, disorder, deadly, alley fight, violence, businessman, brutality, villain, love at first sight ...
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, danger and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Ghajini: Ek Villain (2014), Holiday (2014), Zinda (2006), I Am a Red Man (2014), The Bodyguard (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: bollywood, serial killer, uncover truth, fall in love, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, mystery, rivalry, crimes, chases and races, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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100%
 7.5
 14K
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, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, injustice, tragic event, revenge, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crimes, fall in love, haunted by the past, disorder, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, neo noir, surprise ending
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, haunted by the past, law enforcement, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, bollywood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 26K
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, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: soldier, tough heroes, special agents, love and romance, fall in love, heroes, military, vengeance, rivalry, track down, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, danger, martial arts, confined, crimes, missing person, dishonesty, captivity, rivalry, imprisonment, wrongful conviction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
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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, murder, revenge, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: attempted murder, romance, fall in love, love affair, danger, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, bodyguard, college, dwarf, diary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, uncover truth, fighting the system, senator, death of daughter, investigation, danger, dishonesty, conspiracy, vigilantism, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 8.3
 5K
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, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, false accusation, village, death row, prison, death sentence, corporal punishment, deadly, crimes, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, uncover truth, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, bollywood, fake identity, manhunt, secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 928
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, deadly, law enforcement, false accusation, bollywood, courtroom drama, legal, dishonesty, crimes, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: suspenseful, emotional, serious
Plot: murder, disorder, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, haunted by the past, cons and scams, uncover truth, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, kenya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 15K
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, love affair, mental illness, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, alter ego, punishment, irony of fate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 19K
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, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, chase, bollywood, gangsters, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, investigation, bollywood, kidnapping, life is a bitch, betrayal, crime gone awry, uncover truth, frame up, dishonesty, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.6
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, murder, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, danger, uncover truth, media, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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
Plot: deadly, memory loss, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, mind game, master criminal, life is a bitch, terrorism, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, turkey, paris france, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, hostages, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, confined, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, hong kong, switzerland, mumbai india, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden identity, revenge, escapades, crimes, gang, haunted by the past, murder, track down, rivalry, manhunt, police officer, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 11K
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: suspenseful, emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, betrayal, family relations, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, gang, society, rivalry, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, vengeance, gangsters, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, tough heroes, kidnapping, prostitute, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 694
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, rivalry, crimes, danger, betrayal, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, zurich switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 8.1
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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: rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: singer, muslim, murder, terrorism, fall in love, gangsters, investigation, danger, law enforcement, criminal heroes, chases and races, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 19K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, exciting, rough, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, fall in love, gang war, bollywood, hitman, danger, rivalry, vigilantism, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 15K
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, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ 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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, confined, rivalry, danger, forced into action, race against time, murder, chases and races, heroes, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 2K
In My Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marcus (Philip WInchester) wakes up in the middle of a cemetery half naked and has no idea how he got there. Urgent questions pound inside his head. "Where was I last night? Who was I with?" Marcus suffers from parasomnia, a rare sleep ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, disorder, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, deadly, murder, gory, sleepwalking, hallucination, support group, surprise party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.7
 3K
The Stranger (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pro wrestling legend Steve Austin stars as a man with no name, no memory and absolutely nothing left to lose. But when he finds himself hunted by both the FBI and the Russian mob, this amnesiac decides to fight back. Pursuit cannot stop him. Torture ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: one man army, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, track down, danger, dishonesty, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, fistfight, murder of family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 70K
Oldboy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An everyday man has only three and a half days and limited resources to discover why he was imprisoned in a nondescript room for 20 years without any explanation.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, teens
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, solitary, older man younger woman relationship, vengeance, strong sexual content, psychological torture, one man army, race against time, escape attempt, imprisonment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%