Movies like Buddies

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Buddies (1980)
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Buddies (1980)
Original name: दोस्ताना
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Vijay and Ravi are best friends (hence the name 'Dostana') who do not even question each other about their careers. Vijay, a police officer and Ravi, a lawyer, while the former catches the criminals who smuggle, Ravi on the other hand bail those criminals, employed by Daaga. One day, both Vijay and Ravi meet Sheetal at different places and times, and both fancy the same girl, Sheetal, but Vijay's love was more serious. Ravi admits his love for Sheetal to Vijay and is devastated but Vijay decides to sacrifice his love and give Sheetal's hand. However, there was a misunderstanding when Daaga decided to stir up Vijay and Ravi's friendship by showing a photo of Vijay and Sheetal to Ravi. They became rivals for the first time and Ravi started to turn to be an enemy of Vijay. Do their friendship recover? Does Ravi get to know the truth? Do Sheetal get back with Vijay?
Plot: prison, airplane, party, lawyer, friendship, death, tough guy, abduction, torture, court, love triangle, golf, smuggler, song, friendship between men, best friend, photograph, gunfight, capture, frame up, sacrifice, christian, car chase, smuggling, murder ...

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Most similar movies to Buddies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, rivalry, crimes, gangsters, bollywood and police mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Buddies: Don (1978), The Chain (1973), Ram and Belram (1980), Agneepath (1990), Trident (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: lookalikes, undercover, gang, on the run, gangsters, mistaken identity, undercover cop, master criminal, chase, chases and races, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
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The Chain (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The world erodes around Vijay, an honest police officer. He is jailed for 6 months on false charges, trapped by gang leader Teja. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, gangsters, hide and seek, bollywood, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, honest law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.3
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Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, cons and scams, vengeance, reunion, reincarnation, school, parents and children, bollywood, out of the way, disability, family relations, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.7
 9K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical
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: murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, gang, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, frame up, bollywood, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 2K
Trident (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, estrangement, family business, love affair, true love, parents and children, bollywood, family relations, couples, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
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Akela (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: twins, murder, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, fall in love, siblings relations, tough heroes, family relations, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Parvarish (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.
Plot: looking at the camera, loss of eyesight, police officer, pregnancy, cigarette lighter, scuba diving, jumping into water, airplane, car chase, party, woman in labor, flashback ...
Time: 70s
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61%
Sign of Marriage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Durga and Vikram Singh have been married for years. Vikram has taken to crime in a big way, and as a result has antagonized a rival gangster, Jaggi. Durga gives birth to twins, and Jaggi steals one of them, and sells him to a bootlegger, Pascal. ...
Plot: police, gangster, good versus evil, attempted rape, explosion, black market, brothel, timebomb, eye patch, stabbed in the eye, criminal, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 1K
Sapoot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Karisma Kapoor
Plot: greed, shot in the head, threat, brother brother conflict, grief, rape victim, police chase, motorcycle, nightclub, murder, abduction, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: kidnapping, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, crimes, gang, criminal's revenge, on the run, buddies, chase, mistaken identity, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Flames of the Sun (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A Police Officer, whose family was killed by a bandit named Gabbar Singh, decides to fight fire with fire and recruits two convicts, Jai & Veeru, to bring Gabbar Singh to jail alive, but will they succeed in their mission and get their reward? ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, vengeance, martial arts, partners, adventure, redemption, criminal heroes, romance, fall in love, murder, police, bandit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 2K
Destiny (1981)
Genre: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his restaurant bill trades his recently purchased ticket with a waiter. Naseeb becomes a poignant story about love, friendship, sacrifice, deceit, revenge and ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: destiny, betrayal, best friends, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, friends, innocence lost, bollywood, rich and poor, fall in love, lottery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
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Kasme Vaade (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Story: Suman (Raakhee) and Amit (Amitabh Bachchan) love each other and plan to marry soon. Amit lives with his younger brother, Raju (Randhir Kapoor), and Raju already calls Suman "Bhabhi". Amit teaches in college, but Raju is unemployed and a ...
Plot: kidnapping, smuggler, revenge, sacrifice, dual role, responsibility, car thief, brother brother relationship, death of brother, professor, loss of loved one, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.1
 11K
Wall (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Reflecting the tumultuous politics of the early ’70s in India, Deewar tells the story of a pair of impoverished brothers who, after their family is betrayed by the misplaced idealism of their father, struggle to survive on the streets of Mumbai. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, disgraced, police detective, siblings relations, working undercover, bollywood, vengeance, mistaken identity, family relations, bait, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yaar Meri Zindagi (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Story: A story of two friends, one is Thakur and the other a doctor. A journey how two friends egos clash and they turn foes.
Plot: pride, childhood, suicide, rape, police, death, horse, friendship, doctor
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, gangsters, fall in love, murder, crimes, dishonesty, partners against crime, investigation, criminal heroes, deadly, journalism, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, police officer, gun, rain, shot to death, self sacrifice ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.0
 850
Toofan (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Two brothers (Toofan and Shyam) are separated at birth by their father, a police inspector. One grows up to be a magician, and the other, the legendary Toofan, hero of the poor. His father was falsely accused of stealing millions in gold and Toofan ...
Plot: village, police station, revenge, gold, twins, horse, mistaken identity, train, storm, shot to death, police inspector, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2.7
 398
Mrityudaata (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr Ram Prasad Ghayal (Amitabh) is a surgeon whose scalpel proves to be a magic wand. He has a wife called Janaki (Dimple) and a brother called Bharat. Bharat is in love with a dancing doll Renu (Karishma) whom the baddie's brother (Deepak ...
Plot: murder, self justice, drunkenness, corrupt cop, revenge, loss of brother, wrongful conviction, loss of husband, surgery, surgeon, accident, person on fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Black Stone (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ram Gopal Varma's Indian Flames (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Nasik-based Heerendra Dhaan and Raj Ranade are bodyguards of a politician, but after their employer is implicated in a scam, they end up assaulting a police officer and flee to Mumbai. Once there they meet with Rambhabhai, who in turn, gets them ...
Style: semi serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, on the run, danger, law enforcement, deadly, adventure, cons and scams, fall in love, bollywood, dishonesty, heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, iraq, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 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 ⇓
40%
 6.0
 453
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, prison, siblings relations, fall in love, false accusation, prison life, bollywood, frame up, escape, family relations, vengeance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.7
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Yodha (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Suraj Singh is addicted to drugs and as a result witnessed his girlfriend being raped in front of his eyes with him being helpless, from here on he vows to put an end to all drug dealers and started to work as a hit man for an underworld don, Daaga ...
Plot: beggar, fistfight, blood splatter, newspaper, pimp, shot in the back, revenge, flashback, threat, wrongful imprisonment, murder disguised as suicide, foot chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 702
Compulsed (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A terminally ill man frames himself for murder to allow his family to collect the reward money. After a successful operation, he escapes police custody and searches for the real killer.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hospital, witnessing a crime, uncover truth, cons and scams, terminal illness, moral dilemma, bollywood, abduction, disability, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.8
 3K
Om (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A 1995 Kannada film.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, cigarette lighter, gift, car on fire, criminal, vomiting, gay kiss, religion, beating, betrayal, suicide, hindu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 3K
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: serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: friendship, murder, gangsters, assassination, wedding, criminal heroes, orphan, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india, new delhi, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 271
Vinashak (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Jailor Lankeshwar houses some of his hit-men as prisoners and uses them to commit criminal activities only to return and be safe in his jail. This gets notice by ACP Amar Agnihotri; who with his recommendation Arjun Singh a police inspector is made ...
Plot: corrupt politician, revenge, nurse, loss of sister, police interrogation, arrest, one man army, prison warden, loss of father, maverick cop, vendetta, airport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Aatish: Feel the Fire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Baba and Avinash are brothers who lives in a shanty house with their widowed mother, who makes a living as a housemaid. When a stalker attempts to rape their mother, Baba knives him to death, and the three, along with an orphan named Nawab, take ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir
Plot: gangsters, friendship, disagreement, siblings relations, wooing, vengeance, down on your luck, murder, urban ghetto life, frame up, hitman, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%