Movies like Acid 1988

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Acid (1988)
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Acid (1988)
Original name: Tezaab
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Mahesh Deshmukh has joined the nation's armed forces as that he can honestly and patriotically serve the country. During his college days he has a run-in with fellow-collegian Mohini. A bet between his friends and himself ends up with him falling in love with Mohini, who subsequently realizes that he indeed has fallen in love with her, and she too reciprocates. Mohini's dad is an alcoholic and wishes that Mohini takes up dancing and prostitution so that he can get his daily dose of alchol. Mohini attempts to take refuge with Mahesh, however, cirumstances tangle Mahesh to such an extent that he is arrested, charged, and sentenced to stay away from Bombay city limits. When Mahesh returns, it is no longer the honest, and patriotic Mahesh, but a gangster named Munna, who has many old scores to settle.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, deportation, crimes, true love, confined, bollywood, parents and children, life is a bitch, graphic violence, love and romance, alcohol abuse, good versus evil, fall in love, hopes, danger, dishonesty, redemption, criminal heroes, wanted, rivalry, rescue, woman in danger, career change, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, rivalry, bollywood, gangsters, crime, love and love and romance mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Acid: Call (2000), Beta (1992), Gunday (2014), Style (2008), Awarapan (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: love and romance, criminal's revenge, vengeance, unfulfilled love, rivalry, danger, deadly, master villain, crimes, bollywood, love triangle, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
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Beta (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Beta is the story of Raju, the only child of a widowed multi millionaire. Raju's father can provide him anything he wants but Raju's only desire is to get mother's love, in order to please Raju, his father gets married to Nagmani, ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, change of heart, family relations, couples, parents and children, family life, true love, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations, strong female presence, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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Gunday (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Based in Calcutta during its most unsettled times in the 1970s, the film deals with the inseparable life of Bikram and Bala. The story of 2 boys, boys who became refugees. Refugees who became gun couriers. Gun Couriers who became coal bandits, coal ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, train, gangsters, friendship, train robbery, rivalry, love and romance, escapades, crimes, fall in love, bollywood, coal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.8
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Style (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, betrayal, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, gang, vengeance, deadly, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
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: serious, bleak, rough, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, love and romance, bollywood, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, criminal heroes, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Paiyaa (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Shiva, an engineering graduate, is not serious about his job or future even when his friends advise him about life. He falls in love with a girl he saw at a bus stop and finally gets to ride with her in a car.
Style: captivating, exciting, romantic, tense, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, road trip, crimes, unemployment, couples, danger, friendship, gangsters, love and romance, criminal heroes, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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You Have My Heart (2000)
Genre: 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: romance, prostitute, life is a bitch, bollywood, crimes, love and romance, love, illegitimate child, rape victim, love triangle, adulterer, mother son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
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49%
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: At an early age, Kishen, to provide a better life for himself and his younger brother Karan, entered the underworld. To prevent the same fate from happening to Karan, he sent him abroad, but before this had happened, Karan had fallen in love with ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
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Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, righting the wronged, under the surface, injustice, life is a bitch, rivalry, vengeance, reincarnation, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Vishwanath is a multi-millionaire industrialist, who lives in a palatial house, with his only chid, a son named Vijay. Vijay has been literally born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and indulges in life's temptations and weaknesses to the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: wedding, pregnancy, romance, elderly lovers, love and romance, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, society, on the run, chase, homecoming, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, false accusation, fall in love, prison life, vengeance, bollywood, siblings relations, prison, frame up, family relations, escape, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tale of two gangsters from the eras of past and present, whose lives enter parallel paths as they struggle to survive within Bombay's criminal underworld.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Those Seven Days (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, drug lord, bollywood, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Jeet (1996)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Homeless and orphan Karan works as a dreaded gangster for Gajraj Choudhary in return for a fee. Gajraj heads a vast criminal empire consisting of ammunition, illicit alcohol and drugs smuggling. When Karan goes to kill a man, Prof. Sidhant Sharma, ...
Style: emotional, epic, exciting, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 730
Poongsan (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Poongsan has the unenviable - and death-defying - job of delivering messages across the North and South Korean border to separated families. When South Korean government agents ask him to smuggle in In-ok, the lover of a high-ranking North Korean ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: espionage, rescue, fall in love, romance, on the run, danger, undercover, rivalry, life is a bitch, daring rescue, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, danger, crimes, daring rescue, heist, bollywood, car chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, russia, pakistan, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
International Khiladi (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: International Khiladi is a Hindi action thriller film released in 1999. The film is directed by Umesh Mehra and It stars Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna in the lead roles. The film want to done moderately at the box office. News Reporter Payal ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, murder, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, hitman, whistleblower, snitch, bollywood, vengeance, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 17K
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, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gangsters, chase, bollywood, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, hostages, danger, confined, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Singham Returns (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singham Returns is an Indian action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. The sequel to the 2011 film Singham, actor Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, tough law enforcer, crime, society, one man army, gangsters, law enforcement, dishonesty, heroes, tough heroes, cop as target, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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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, serious, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 839
The Alien Girl (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 1990s. Gangster Kiev. A team of four men is assigned to deliver a girl from Prague, nicknamed "The Stranger." As the sister of a recently arrested criminal called Babai, her testimony could damage some important people.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, danger, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, fighting crime, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 8K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: gangsters, murder, dishonesty, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Streets of Fire (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Raven Shaddock and his gang of merciless biker friends kidnap rock singer Ellen Aim. Ellen's former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody, happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen's manager hires ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, singer, fan, rivalry, crimes, danger, woman in danger, motorcycle, abduction, lone hero, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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