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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Most similar movies to Raja

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and suspense films with plots about love, kidnapping, family relations, love and romance, beating, bollywood and anti heroes mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Raja: Beta (1992), Acid (1988), Aadi (2002), Call (2000), Sethu (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, strong female presence, change of heart, poisoning, fall in love, couple relations, bollywood, family life, true love, parents and children, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 2K
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, career change, wanted, danger, good versus evil, crimes, love and romance, rescue, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.3
 1K
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: punched in the face, college, anger, wrongful imprisonment, frame up, murder, love, blood, charity, murder of parents, poetic justice, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 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, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love and romance, criminal's revenge, unfulfilled love, vengeance, master villain, rivalry, crimes, danger, deadly, bollywood, love triangle, terrorist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 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: brain damage, tragedy, sidekick, tragic love, brother brother relationship, violence, priest, suicide, loss of loved one, unrequited love, library, brother in law sister in law relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 226
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: court martial, father son relationship, soldier, shot in the leg, war veteran, rifle, pacifist, disguise, false identity, love, hay, cowardice ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 439
Prem Granth (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Somen, a rich boy, loves Kajri, a village belle. The lovers get separated and Somen tries to find his lost love.
Plot: cremation, holiday, mirror, priest, courtesan, train, mountain, love at first sight, temple, pilgrimage, car, drinking alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 2K
Desamuduru (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Desamuduru is a 2007 Telugu film, dubbed into Malayalam and Tamil as Hero: The Real Hero, and Hindi as Ek Jwalamukhi. The film has Allu Arjun and Hansika Motwani in the lead. The film was directed by Puri Jagannadh. D.V.V. Danaiah produced ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure
Plot: chase, gangsters, abduction, fight, police inspector, love at first sight, forced marriage, love, beating, bollywood, coma, news reporter ...
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 845
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: anti hero, redemption, motorcycle, helicopter, falling in love, anger, father daughter relationship, betrayal, deception, prison, revenge, crime boss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: tragic event, loss of brother, love, criminal, professor, murder, student, brother brother relationship, loss of loved one, family relations, injury, doppelganger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 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, broken engagement, hostage, truck, card playing, accidental killing, heroism, traitor, heart attack, jealousy, photograph, honeymoon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 2K
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: police station, false accusation, flashback, snow, song, catch phrase, death of father, mexican standoff, love triangle, self sacrifice, terrorism, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 476
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: jumping from height, spoiled brat, angry mob, jumping into water, patriot, motorcycle, forest, tough guy, shot in the back, terrorist, man with glasses, gunfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 33K
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, sincere, exciting
Plot: love, sister sister relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, impossible love, rival gang, love affair, gang war, couples ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, captivating, touching, emotional
Plot: mental illness, bipolar disorder, love, romance, couples, hospital, friendship, hopes, mental institution
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 2K
Badrinath (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: BadrI, a warrior and the protector of Badrinath temple, tries to revive Alakananda's faith in God. But certain circumstances lead his Guru to believe he's in love with her, causing bigger trouble for him. But in order to fulfill his ...
Style: epic, sexy
Plot: forced marriage, one man army, woman in danger, adventure, love, fight, heroine, temple, worship, violence, teacher student relationship, mass murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 10K
Romance (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: faked death, family relations, friends, opposites attract, love and romance, against the odds, social differences, manipulation, romance, manipulations, impossible love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.2
 3K
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: tragic hero, abduction, death of protagonist, anti hero, stockholm syndrome, love, delusion, corpse, doctor, damsel in distress, fever, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, crimes, danger, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, daring rescue, bollywood, heist, betrayal, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, russia, pakistan, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.1
 132
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: friendship, paranoia, mental illness, journalist, delusion, schizophrenia, love, anxiety, artist, modern art, restaurant, eccentricity ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 682
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: false accusation, explosive, nightmare, car accident, chase, hit and run, loss of eyesight, ball, trap, motorcycle accident, mayor, shot in the hand ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, couples, romance, master and servant, love and romance, crimes, gangsters, society, wedding, parents and children, jail, attempted rape ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, capture, soccer match, family relations, death of wife, exhaustion, flashback, fainting, prayer, painting, orange juice, rainstorm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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, dysfunctional family, gory, battles, on the run, single parent, parents and children, death in the family, fall in love, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: contests and competitions, romance, wooing, fall in love, bollywood, breakup, couples, love and romance, brother in law sister in law relationship, postman, train journey, elephant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new delhi, india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, against the rules, fall in love, social differences, against the odds, political unrest, family tradition, love and romance, society, religions or cults, on the run, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 50s, 1950s, year 1947
Place: india, pakistan, punjab, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 2K
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: ex convict, flashback, traumatic childhood, anti heroes, swashbuckler, affection, kidnapping, paternity revealed, police officer, anti hero, love, film reel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 565
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: rope bridge, forest, doctor, cigarette smoking, grandfather granddaughter relationship, corpse, hit by a truck, fair, baby, cave, knife, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 164
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: marriage, attempted kidnapping, horse, bandit, premarital sex, baby, misunderstanding, mistress, family feud, love, revenge, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bangaru Bullodu (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Bangaru Bullodu
Plot: murder of family, deception, forced marriage, cousin cousin relationship, cousins in love, prison escape, woman in danger, snake, village, unrequited love, jealousy, attempted murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%