Movies like Karma

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Karma (1986)
 7.4
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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, dishonesty, master criminal, false accusation, law enforcement, criminal heroes, rivalry, assassination, tough law enforcer, terrorist, police, truck, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india

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Most similar movies to Karma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, danger, murder and vengeance mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Karma: Ambition (2005), Indian (2001), Blackmail (2005), Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003), Martyr (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, venice ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, partners against crime, confined, dishonesty, frame up, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes, fighting crime, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 652
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, family relations, tough law enforcer, chase, crimes, criminal's revenge, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, crimes, daring rescue, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, betrayal, heroes, confined, undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, pakistan, russia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.1
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Martyr (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: muslim, singer, murder, terrorism, fall in love, working undercover, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, chase, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: pakistan, india, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 4K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, adventure, rescue, captivity, prison life, disguise, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 457
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, prison, family relations, escape, law enforcement, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, vengeance, confined, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison, police investigation, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, hostage, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, under the surface, righting the wronged, injustice, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, life is a bitch, terrorism, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 16K
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: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, rookie, heroes, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 6K
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, captivating ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, false accusation, village, death row, death sentence, prison, corporal punishment, journalism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.9
 3K
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, crimes, prodigy, dishonesty, obsession, bet, survival, serial killer, dangerous animal, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 608
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, undercover, heroic mission, crimes, rivalry, adventure, save the world, murder, circus, heroes, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 573
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: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, manhunt, revenge, war hero, assassination attempt, rivalry, politics, heroes, assassination, law enforcement, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, ireland, europe, england, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.3
 604
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, one man army, political conspiracy, state affairs, secret agents, confined, undercover, save the day, adventure, race against time, law enforcement, hijacking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 318
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, death row, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, chase, hotshot hero, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, heroes, gang, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.6
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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: captivating, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: mexican standoff, disgraced, one last chance, rivalry, military, rescue, crimes, adventure, dishonesty, soldier, forest, village ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 582
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, murder, vigilantism, prison, vengeance, working undercover, tough heroes, hitman, graphic violence, hostage, master criminal, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 179
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, dishonesty, fugitives, crimes, adventure, chase, law enforcement, confined, track down, heroes, life is a bitch, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 680
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: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilante, injustice, car chase, tough heroes, hit and run, psychopath, fall in love, vigilantism, alcohol abuse, heroic mission, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.1
 406
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, save the day, undercover, master criminal, rivalry, special agents, terrorism, law enforcement, crimes, race against time, vengeance, fbi ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 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, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: journalism, criminal heroes, vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, hostage, infidelity, murder, extortion, bomb, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 1K
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, murder, rivalry, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gangsters, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 611
Framed (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, police corruption, frame up, prison, vengeance, nightclub, gambling, vigilantism, death row, false accusation, prison life, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
 77K
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: bomb, bomb threat, race against time, terrorism, police, muslim, negotiation, terrorist, police investigation, law enforcement, track down, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: mossad, terrorism, workplace situations, murder, vengeance, undercover, contests and competitions, crimes, assassination, rivalry, rebellion, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, middle east, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.4
 586
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, race against time, survival, daring rescue, undercover, adventure, intrigue, government agency, forces of nature, climbing, mountain, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: himalaya, washington d.c., pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Fourth Angel (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic reporter, Jack Elgin takes his family on a working trip to India, but their aircraft is hijacked in Cyprus by a previously-unknown terrorist movement, and his wife and daughter are among the slaughtered. With western governments ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, vigilantism, terrorist, fbi, vengeance, special agents, rivalry, survival, race against time, save the day, investigative reporter, one man army ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, london, england, cyprus, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%