Movies like Buddies

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Buddies (1980)
 6.7
 875
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, gangsters, gangster, crimes and shot to death mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Buddies: Don (1978), Ram and Belram (1980), The Chain (1973), Akela (1991), Parvarish (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 11K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: mistaken identity, undercover, gang, on the run, gangsters, undercover cop, working undercover, rivalry, chases and races, chase, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 443
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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: orphan, cons and scams, vengeance, reunion, reincarnation, bollywood, school, parents and children, out of the way, estate, disability, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, quarry
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.6
 4K
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, bollywood, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, society, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 393
Akela (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: twins, murder, chaos and mayhem, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, family relations, tough heroes, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 879
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: bomb, secret, fake illness, boat, jumping into water, looking at the camera, timebomb, murder of parents, sister sister relationship, promise, jail cell, pregnant wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, rivalry, crime boss, gangsters, cripple, party, secret, prostitution, warehouse, heart attack, chase, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 8K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: gangsters, murder, dishonesty, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, on the run, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.7
 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, tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, couples, family relations, family business, love affair, true love, parents and children, estrangement, crimes, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
64%
 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 ⇓
62%
 6.7
 393
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: smuggler, kidnapping, responsibility, sacrifice, dual role, revenge, car thief, auto mechanic
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Flames of the Sun (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 204 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, vengeance, martial arts, partners, adventure, redemption, romance, criminal heroes, murder, fall in love, bandit, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: destiny, betrayal, best friends, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, friends, innocence lost, bollywood, rich and poor, fall in love, lottery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, death, horse, friendship, doctor, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 672
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: bandit, police station, levitation, vigilante, magician, attempted rape, police inspector, mistaken identity, revenge, crossbow, storm, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, murder, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, hitman, whistleblower, snitch, bollywood, vengeance, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 17K
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, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, police, father daughter relationship, revenge, pistol, motorcycle, shot in the back, anger, photograph ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, law enforcement, on the run, deadly, danger, adventure, cons and scams, bollywood, fall in love, heroes, dishonesty, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, middle east, asia, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 2.5
 354
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: person on fire, self justice, latex gloves, wrongful conviction, loss of brother, accident, drunkenness, murder, revenge, surgeon, surgery, loss of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 10K
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: serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, bollywood, vengeance, mistaken identity, disgraced, police detective, bait, family relations, siblings relations, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 2K
Black Stone (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, mine, anti heroes, danger, haunted by the past, forces of nature, injustice, disgraced, heroes, escapades, fighting the system, save the day ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 1K
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 ⇓
45%
 4.6
 143
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: redemption, attempted rape, anger, beggar, drug addict, drug addiction, blood splatter, foot chase, arrest, death, shot in the head, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
40%
 8.8
 3K
Om (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A 1995 Kannada film.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, femme fatale, car on fire, gift, anti hero, blood splatter, stabbed in the leg, rain, hockey stick, bail, knife, vomiting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 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: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: gangsters, assassination, friendship, murder, wedding, criminal's revenge, orphan, siblings relations, bollywood, vengeance, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india, new delhi, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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
Plot: gangsters, friendship, orphan, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, deadly, society, criminal heroes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Food, Clothing and Shelter (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After his father's retirement, the onus is on Bharat to look after his Delhi-based family. He has two younger college-going brothers, Deepak and Vijay, and a sister of marriage age, Radha. Bharat is a graduate, but is unable to secure any ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, graduate, death of father, sensuality, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, slum, construction worker, poverty, construction site, house, grief, satire ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 291
Krishna (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sunil lives a poor life-style with his mom and sister. His passion is to pilot plane and he goes for training to become a successful pilot, but in the process he got himself entangled in a drug deal which changes his entire concept of life and ...
Plot: pleading, thrown from height, father daughter relationship, telephone, airplane, wedding, foot chase, car chase, flashback, dance performance, humiliation, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 564
Tarazu (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ram Yadav is a honest, handsome, and incorruptible young man. He lives with his sister-in-law, Shakuntala, and elder brother, Raj . A lovely yet petty thief, Pooja admires Ram so much that she moves in to his house in the guise of a ...
Plot: blood splatter, woman in a wheelchair, theft, evil man, bow and arrow, fire, arson, muslim, drive by shooting, shot in the back, tough cop, religious symbolism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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