Movies like Raja

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Raja (1995)
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Raja (1995)
Original name: राजा
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Rana Mahednra Pratap Garewal (Mukesh Khanna) is a wealthy businessman along with his brother Vishwa (Dalip Tahil). They are both good friends with Brijnath (Paresh Rawal) who is not as wealthy. Rana's younger sister Madhu (Madhuri Dixit) is a good friend of Brijnath's younger brother Raja (Sanjay Kapoor). Seeing this Rana and Birju both arrange for Raja and Madhu to marry when they are older but Rana quickly backs out and insults Birju because of his social status.
Style: biting, suspense
Plot: love, mental institution, restaurant, mental illness, frame up, wager, brother sister relationship, blood, teasing, brother brother relationship, disguise, rifle, broken engagement, fragments of glass, electric shock

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about love, kidnapping, betrayal, revenge, blood, beating and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Raja: Acid (1988), Beta (1992), Aadi (2002), Sethu (1999), Call (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Acid (1988)
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, deportation, redemption, parents and children, confined, love and romance, good versus evil, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
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95%
 6.3
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.2
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Aadi (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Aadi (Telugu: ఆది) is a Telugu film released in 2002 with Jr. NTR in the main lead. V.V. Vinayak directed this movie. This hit film stands second in Jr. NTR's career, right behind Simhadri. It was also remade in Tamil as Jai with ...
Plot: shot multiple times, interrupted wedding, anger, wrongful imprisonment, frame up, gun, prison, love, poetic justice, homecoming, revenge, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 8.1
 2K
Sethu (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A love brings to light the soft-natured characteristic features that lie buried in the sub-conscious mind of a seemingly hard-core student. Some unexpected tragic events mould his life into an epic-like story!
Plot: tragedy, brain damage, escape, tragic love, loss of loved one, college, priest, unrequited love, brother in law sister in law relationship, library, escaped mental patient, brothel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Prem Pujari (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated several times with various medals for bravery shown in the line of duty. Alas this did leave him crippled, after he lost a leg during the war ...
Plot: shot in the leg, singing, cowardice, disguise, court martial, spy, soldier, rifle, cripple, father son relationship, pacifist, false identity ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 433
Jaal: The Trap (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Sunny Deol battles terrorists from Kashmir; from director Guddu Dhanoa.
Plot: train, man wearing glasses, betrayal, father son relationship, chase, angry mob, left for dead, patriot, jumping into water, love, gunfight, woman kills woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Hero (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Hero is the story of a criminal transforming and evolving as a good person under the influence of love. Jackie is a baddie with a heart of gold though, who has to settle scores with the area's 'Thakur' and his police officer son ...
Plot: police officer, gang member, revenge, prison, criminal, motorcycle, love, impersonating a police officer, falling in love, kidnapping, redemption, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Dharmathin Thalaivan (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Dharmathin Thalaivan is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by SP. Muthuraman, starring Rajnikanth, Prabhu Ganesan, Charlie, Nassar, Captain Raju, Kushboo, Suhasini and Vijayachanddrika. The film is the remake of Amitabh ...
Plot: kidnapping, smuggling, student, love, tragic event, murder, death of brother, criminal, loss of brother, injury, doppelganger, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Diljale (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Captain Ranvir is assigned the task of apprehending two terrorists named Shaka and Dara. Upon arrival in the region, he meets with and falls in love with Radhika, the daughter of Rajasaheb, who also is a Mantri. The latter approves of him, and ...
Plot: party, binoculars, broken engagement, palace, new identity, shot in the back, father son relationship, suicide pill, anger, cruelty, anti hero, shot in the leg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 1K
Sainik (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Lieutenant Suraj Dutt has been in the Indian army for years. It is now time for him to take a leave of absence so that he can meet his father, Retired Colonel Yashpal Dutt, and sister, Minni. He travels home, and on the way rescues some school ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, dynamite, sprayed with water, thermometer, courage, rescue, newspaper, shot to death, hostage, truck, escape, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 616
Vijaypath (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The family of Justice Saxena is extremely happy until his younger brother Inspector Rajesh Saxena (Suresh Oberoi) arrests a notorious gangster, Bhawani Singh. Justice Saxena sentences Bhawani Singh to death. Bhawani Singh's brother, Dilawar ...
Plot: hospital, axe, pigeon, villain, train, cripple, gangster, judge, machine gun, disguise, shot in the back, ambush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 31K
Dilwale (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Raj is a Mafia member. One day he meet a girl (Meera) while chasing by his rival gang and falls in love with her. Later he finds out that this girl is the daughter of the leader of his rival gang. Yet their love story continues until he was shot by ...
Style: captivating, touching, exciting, sincere
Plot: love, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, love and romance, family relations, romance, society, impossible love, rival gang, love affair, gang war, gang ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
51%
 4.2
 109
Oil on Water (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A loving young creative couple, Max and Anna, experience inexplicable difficulties which tears their relationship apart.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, mental illness, paranoia, eccentricity, modern art, love, anxiety, artist, obsession, painter, psychology, schizophrenia ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 2K
Gunaa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Guna (Kamal Hasan) is a mentally affected person and gets treatment in a mental asylum, and another mental person in the asylum tells him the story of a fictitious character named Abirami and registers in his mind that she is an angel and she is ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: police, cave, man child, tragic hero, dying woman, corpse, delusion, stockholm syndrome, abduction, damsel in distress, falling to death, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Oath of Love (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Raja Bhaiya (Mithun Chakraborty) and his friend Charan (Satish Kaushik) come to a city to make a living. Failed in their attempts to find a job, one day, they are teased and ragged by Kallu Dada (Ranjeet). The quarrel gets physical, which Raja ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, couples, master and servant, crimes, romance, love and romance, gangsters, society, wedding, love affair, change of heart, goon ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 2K
Guddu (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Guddu Bahadur is only child in the Bahadur family, consisting of Advocate Vikram, and his wife, Kavita. While Kavita is a devout and a religous Hindu, Vikram is not. Guddu and Salina Gupta are in love. One day, while driving, they meet with an ...
Plot: brain tumor, brain surgery, traffic jam, hospital, hinduism, accident, atheism, courthouse, rainstorm, orange juice, prophecy, hang gliding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Shakthi: The Power (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: family relations, village, tough guy, gory, battles, dysfunctional family, death in the family, fall in love, family in crisis, estrangement, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Touched with Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Carla and Marco are manic-depressive poets whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they go off their meds, they end up in the same psychiatric hospital. As the chemistry between them stirs up their emotions, it intensifies their mania. ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, emotional, captivating
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, friendship, hopes, hospital, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 30
Daku Hasina (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: A 1987 Hindi movie.
Plot: gang, bandit, outlaw gang, revenge, death of brother, outlaw, photograph, blood, writing in blood, murder, murder of brother, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 1K
Sirf Tum (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sirf Tum revolves around Deepak, an ordinary young man with a big heart, and Aarthi, an attractive, middle class girl.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, bollywood, wooing, fall in love, love and romance, romance, contests and competitions, breakup, hindi, brawl, tough guy, translator ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new delhi, india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mutiny: A Love Story (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a son. The happy family, now living in Amritsar, gets the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, romantic
Plot: family relations, fall in love, social differences, against the odds, against the rules, love and romance, society, family tradition, political unrest, religions or cults, on the run, one against many ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1950s, 50s, year 1947
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 1K
Amarkalam (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Vasu is a tough street crook who lives at a movie theater. One day while transporting the reels of a new film, he clashes with a music student Mohana. Mohana is the daughter of the Police Commissioner, who Tulsidas an ex-gang leader released from ...
Plot: deception, love, traumatic childhood, swashbuckler, anti heroes, affection, kidnapping, ex convict, movie theatre, police officer, anti hero, film reel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
 278
Itihaas (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Devgan's village simpleton agrees to escort to the city Khanna's charming village belle unaware that he is delivering her only to be exploited by a corrupt landowner.
Plot: love, master servant relationship, loyalty, desire, father son relationship, lust, love triangle, beating, cruelty, dirty old man, damsel in distress, servant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 518
Jaan (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Police Commissioner Suryadeo Singh hires Karan, a trained weapons expert, to protect his daughter Kajal. Later, Kajal, who is unaware of Karan's secret agenda, falls in love with him.
Plot: jumping from height, police brutality, beach, hit by a truck, shot to death, hospital, car falling off a cliff, hitman, beating, anti hero, hostage, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 140
Rajput (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Unable to handle the taking of his kingdom by an Indian Government decree, the Maharaja kills himself. His son, Jaipal, takes over as the Maharaja, turns rebel, and refuses to hand over his title and kingdom to the Government. It is in this ...
Plot: family feud, horse riding, feud, rape, bandit, love, mistress, horse, revenge, attempted kidnapping, baby, misunderstanding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bangaru Bullodu (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Bangaru Bullodu
Plot: snake, love triangle, deception, murder of family, jealousy, cousin cousin relationship, love, sole survivor, blackmail, uncle nephew relationship, prison escape, cousins in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 2K
Golden Son (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The happiness of Tamizh and his middle-class family is shattered when his dad commits suicide. The youngster tries to understand why his father took this extreme step and clear his name.
Plot: relationships, betrayal, family, love, death of father, husband wife relationship, theft, friend, marriage, suicide, cousin cousin relationship, money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 973
Sapoot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Karisma Kapoor
Plot: roundhouse kick, shot in the shoulder, police officer, feud, ambush, insult, interrupted wedding, job interview, prostitute, bomb, suicide, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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