Movies like Coolie

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Coolie (1983)
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Coolie (1983)
Original name: कुली
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees that Salma is married to a good man named Aslam Khan. Zafar Khan, wants to convince Salma to marry him but Salma refuses. Zafar plots his revenge...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: hospital, crimes, village, vengeance, politics, orphan, bollywood, parents and children, journalism, adoption, looking for love, starting over, village life, society, social misfits, forces of nature, life turned upside down, reunion, catastrophe, dog, heroes, marijuana, flood, hippie, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india

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Most similar movies to Coolie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about bollywood, love and romance, family relations, crimes, rivalry, vengeance and love mostly in Action, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Coolie: Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Ram and Belram (1980), Happiness & Tears (2001), Allah-Rakha (1986), Arrested (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adoption, smuggling, coincidence, family relations, disorder, separated, fall in love, kidnapping, bollywood, comedy of errors, parents and children, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
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100%
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Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, cons and scams, vengeance, reunion, reincarnation, school, parents and children, bollywood, out of the way, disability, family relations, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happiness & Tears (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Orthodox Indian, Raichand, would like his two sons to live together with him and his wife, and get married to girls' of his choice. One of his sons, Rahul, is adopted, while Rohan is his real son. Rahul falls in love with a poor Indian girl ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, reunion, reconciliation, family tradition, longing, estrangement, couple relations, love and romance, siblings relations, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 147
Allah-Rakha (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Karim Khan is employed as driver for a gangster named Don, who has an accident with his car, and asks Karim to take the blame for it for a hefty sum of cash, which Karim does so, and is imprisoned. But Don does not fulfill his promise, and as a ...
Plot: release from prison, lost child, muslim, prostitute, child custody, female reporter, police officer, hospital, false accusation of rape, multiple murder, tragic event, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Arrested (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Kishan Kumar Khanna is a well-rate film actor who falls head over heels in love with young, beautiful and attractive Anuradha Saxena much to the dislikeness of her gangster brother who wastes no time in entrapping Kishan in a web of lies and deceits ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, prison, siblings relations, fall in love, false accusation, prison life, bollywood, frame up, escape, family relations, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Destiny (1981)
Genre: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his restaurant bill trades his recently purchased ticket with a waiter. Naseeb becomes a poignant story about love, friendship, sacrifice, deceit, revenge and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: destiny, betrayal, best friends, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, friends, innocence lost, bollywood, rich and poor, fall in love, lottery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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We (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Tiger works for the local Don Bhaktawar but never hesitates to revolt against him if he harms his friends or family. When his girlfriend Jumma's brother Gonsalves is killed by Bhakhtawar for revolting against him, Tiger promises revenge.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, family relations, heroes, crime, crimes, workplace, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, hopes, seaport, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 3K
Sharabi (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and a peg of brandy instead of a glass milk, Vicky Kapoor, the only son of multi-millionaire industrialist, Amarnath, grows up to be an alcoholic, albeit with a good heart. Amarnath has detached himself ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, job seeking, family relations, true love, fall in love, bollywood, parents and children, social differences, rich and poor, society, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, arranged marriage, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Mr. Natwarlal is a 1979 Hindi Action comedy movie. Produced by Tony Glaad it is directed by Rakesh Kumar. Natwar is just a young boy when his beloved older brother and caretaker, police officer Gridharilal (Ajit), is framed for bribery by sinister ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, frame up, gangsters, vengeance, siblings relations, bollywood, good versus evil, hidden identity, law enforcement, secret identity, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Ram Lakhan (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Sharda (Raakhee) vows vengeance when her husband is murdered by his two evil cousins, Bhishamber (Amrish Puri) and Bhanu (Paresh Rawal), and she and her two young sons are thrown out on the street. Those sons grow into the upstanding police officer ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, rivalry, gang, vengeance, siblings relations, vigilantism, couple relations, bollywood, family relations, destiny, hostage, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 442
Mahaan (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Amitabh Bachchan in a triple role as father with twin sons. The standard plot of families separated then united many years later with a string of coincidences. Throw in a diamond necklace and Amjad Khan playing the bad guy, some musical numbers, ...
Plot: airfield, robbery, one against many, telephone call, drug dealer, car chase, interrupted wedding, scheme, single mother, snake bite, presumed dead, framed for murder ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, village, parents and children, fall in love, love affair, romance, arranged marriage, misfit, village life, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Major Saab (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Major Jasbir Singh Rana (Amitabh Bachchan) trains cadets to become officers in the national defence academy. A spoilt brat Virendra Pratap Singh (Ajay Devgan) joins the academy. Little does he know the major is a strict disciplinarian who takes a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Plot: officers and cadets, bollywood, military life, rebelliousness, fall in love, courtroom drama, rivalry, youth, romance, army investigation, love and romance, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Born to Hate... Destined to Love (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While fighting for the political supremacy of their respective families, a Hindu man and a Muslim woman share a forbidden romance.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, romance, forbidden love, rivalry, vengeance, bollywood, hopes, destiny, clan, family feud, friendship ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Little Love, a Little Magic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: One day they pray to God for help and he does help them. He sends his most mischievous, childlike, lovable angel to the rescue, with a mission to bring Ranbeer and the kids together. Geeta (Rani Mukerji) comes bicycling down a rainbow… and bursts ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: nanny, orphan, bollywood, adoption, vengeance, disorder, hopes, romance, mischievous children, family relations, orphanage, loss of parent ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, criminal's revenge, on the run, buddies, chase, mistaken identity, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Justice Chaudhury (1983)
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An honest and upright lawyer becomes a judge; marries his disabled daughter to a crook, and is blackmailed to compromise his judicial judgements.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: frame up, criminal's revenge, rivalry, legal, mute or deaf, misfit, family relations, police detective, bollywood, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
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Trident (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, estrangement, family business, love affair, true love, parents and children, bollywood, family relations, couples, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
R... Rajkumar (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Rajkumar (Shahid Kapoor) is an aimless youth who works for a drug baron named Shivraj (Sonu Sood). His latest mission is to kill a rival dealer named Manik Parmar (Ashish Vidyarthi). But Rajkumar's life changes forever when he claps eyes on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heroes, rivalry, vengeance, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, one man army, tough heroes, bollywood, damsel in distress, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Raja Babu (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Raja Babu (Govinda) is a poor orphan adopted by a wealthy village couple (Kadar Khan and Aruna Irani). He is a typical country bumpkin, good-hearted but lacking in urban manners. He falls ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, epic
Plot: village, fall in love, unfulfilled love, teenage love, against the odds, rich and poor, culture clash, village life, bollywood, social differences, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Coolie No. 1 (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Shaadiram Gharjode (Sadashiv Amrapurkar) is once humiliated by Hoshiyar Chand (Kader Khan) when Shaadiram goes to inform him about a family wanting to marry their son to Hoshiyar's daughter. Hoshiyar Chand insults them as he wants both his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wedding, family in crisis, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, couples, society, rich and poor, family life, love affair, bollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.0
 4K
Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing
Plot: politics, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, murder, betrayal, buddies, slum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Inspired by the Telegu (southern Indian) film, "Pelli Chuskundam," the plot follows the life of a rape victim (Aishwarya Rai). Now, a disgrace to her family, she is turned away from her house after the sexual assault. But she finds shelter ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, romance, bollywood, crimes, love and romance, love, rape victim, adulterer, love triangle, illegitimate child, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: farce, village, hospital, twins, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, wedding, silly humor, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 3.9
 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: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, betrayal, gangsters, gang, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 9K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vijay's father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena, and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, gang, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, frame up, bollywood, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 437
Akela (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: twins, murder, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, fall in love, siblings relations, tough heroes, family relations, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 6K
Crazy (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Kajal is a beautiful and talented young woman who loves songs and dances and attends various shows. At one of the shows she attended she gets to meet Ravi, a popular singer and both are head over heel in love with each other and they soon got ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, attempted rape, remarry, bollywood, romance, crime, dishonesty, crimes, hopes, love and romance, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.1
 2K
Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, realistic
Plot: adoption, orphan, social differences, fall in love, danger, uninhibited rivalry, save the day, love and romance, social relations, village life, heroes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%