Movies like Karma

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Karma (1986)
 7.4
 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his daughter-in-law; with Dang escaping in the process. Vishwa, who now calls himself Dada Thakur, is determined to put an end to Dang and his PSO gang. He enlists three death row inmates, Baiju Thakur, Johnny and former terrorist Khairuddin Kisti, Thakur personally trains to become disciplined fugitive hunters, and sets out to avenge his family's slaughter.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prison, terrorism, death row, adventure, crimes, vengeance, confined, disability, couple relations, prison life, on the run, fugitives, vigilantism, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, false accusation, law enforcement, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, assassination, tough law enforcer, terrorist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, danger, chases and races, murder and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Karma: Ambition (2005), Indian (2001), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003), Blackmail (2005), Breakout (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 670
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, betrayal, crimes, danger, rivalry, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.3
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, confined, dishonesty, deadly, danger, partners against crime, bollywood, political corruption, idealism, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
 4.2
 592
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, friendship, parents and children, family relations, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.2
 3K
Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, false accusation, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison life, criminal heroes, vengeance, vigilantism, life is a bitch, confined, prison, dishonesty, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 24K
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, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: singer, muslim, terrorism, murder, fall in love, crimes, rivalry, chase, danger, chases and races, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, rivalry, dishonesty, confined, hostages, danger, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 2K
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 ⇓
36%
 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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, danger, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.3
 4K
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, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, prison, death row, false accusation, death sentence, village, corporal punishment, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.8
 2K
Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: gambling, rivalry, adventure, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, danger, prodigy, deadly, bollywood, bet, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 404
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 ⇓
31%
 6.0
 492
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, fugitives, rivalry, confined, assassination, politics, state affairs, journalism, soldier ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 577
Countdown (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror from within by Yury Felshtinsky and Alexander Litvinenko, representing them as parts of the plan masterminded and sponsored by exiled tycoon Pokrovsky (obvious hint at Boris Berezovsky in real life) and aimed to discredit Russian security ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, heroic mission, undercover, save the world, rivalry, adventure, crimes, danger, deadly, hostages, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.1
 497
Hour of Valor (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Presidential candidate running against the Vice-President plans a trip to the Balkans to negotiate the release of American servicemen being held hostage. Before he leaves, he receives a disk documenting evidence that the Vice-President has been ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, state affairs, political conspiracy, race against time, secret agents, undercover, adventure, save the day, confined, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 279
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, hunted, prison, prison life, death row, wrongfully committed, escape, strong violent content, false accusation, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 487
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, criminal's revenge, danger, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, drug dealing, fighting crime, deadly, special agents, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 2K
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: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, on the run, heroes, master criminal, rivalry, buddies, crime, chases and races, ransom, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 1K
China Gate (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: After witnessing the brutal slaying of her Forest Officer father, Sunder Rajan, at the hands of dreaded dacoit Jageera, Sandhya goes to Colonel Krishnakant Puri and asks for his assistance in bringing an end to Jageera's rule in the Devdurg ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: mexican standoff, military, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, adventure, crimes, soldier, rescue, punjab, one last chance, in the woods ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 144
The Manhunt (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove ownership, the young man is then sentenced ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, law enforcement, partners, adventure, criminal heroes, heroes, on the run, dishonesty, confined, crimes, manhunt, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 588
The Gladiator (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A road warrior vigilante avenges his brother's death at the hands of a crazy motorist by using his souped-up pickup to apprehend drunken drivers and others who abuse their driving privileges.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, fugitives, law enforcement, obsessive quest, tough law enforcer, lone wolves, on the run, danger, crimes, fighting crime, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 370
Detonator (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former FBI agent must stop a crazy man from blowing up bombs.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the day, one man army, undercover, vengeance, terrorism, crimes, race against time, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry, special agents, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 2K
Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, journalism, deadly, vigilantism, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, infidelity, extortion, murder, telephone call, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 411
Framed (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Phil Karlson harks back to the no-nonsense, no-thrills directness of his 1950s "B" pictures in Framed. Joe Don Baker plays Ron, a high-rolling gambler that always seems to loose his big scores. Framed by the film's villains ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, political corruption, police corruption, nightclub, neo noir, prison, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crimes, life is a bitch, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sword of Gideon (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, contests and competitions, confined, state affairs, chases and races, rebellion, vengeance, murder, workplace situations, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 557
Black & White (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Rajan Mathur (Anil Kapoor) is a Professor in Urdu literature in Dr. Zakir Hussain's College. He resides in Chandni Chowk with his activist wife, Roma Mathur (Shefali Shah). Professor Mathur comes across a young boy called Numair Qazi (Anurag ...
Style: captivating, realistic, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: terrorism, hidden identity, danger, introspection, society, deadly, police, bomb, working undercover, recruitment, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 947
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, deadly, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.1
 73K
A Wednesday (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mumbai, the financial capital of India, the city that never sleeps, the city of dreams, fast paced and ever changing, home to Bollywood! A City of beauty but also a city that got scarred! A city whose foundation is slowly crumbling beneath its ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorist, bomb, terrorism, race against time, negotiation, bomb threat, police, muslim, police investigation, outsmarting, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.4
 532
Sub Zero (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A device that controls a powerful Russian-made satellite weapon is stolen by Russian terrorists, who try to escape by flying out but are shot down. The device is now on top of K2. The device is still active and where it will strike is ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, survival, adventure, daring rescue, undercover, government agency, intrigue, danger, deadly, forces of nature, climbing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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