Movies like Akela

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Akela (1991)
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Akela (1991)
Original name: Akayla
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, family relations, orphan, love and romance, on the run, fall in love, chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, siblings relations, rivalry, tough heroes, prison, airplane, fight, prison escape, loneliness, wedding, lawyer, car, police, con artists ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india

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Most similar movies to Akela

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, vengeance, deadly, bollywood and gangsters mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Akela: Flames of the Sun (1975), The Chain (1973), Arrested (1985), Wall (1975), Shakti (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, adventure, partners, redemption, criminal heroes, romance, fall in love, murder, police, village ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, hide and seek, crimes, society, rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch, honest law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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 ⇓
76%
 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, on the run, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, chase, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, immigrants, society, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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 ⇓
66%
 7.8
 12K
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: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Plot: lookalikes, gangsters, gang, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, undercover cop, disorder, tough heroes, police detective, chase, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 3K
We (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Tiger works for the local Don Bhaktawar but never hesitates to revolt against him if he harms his friends or family. When his girlfriend Jumma's brother Gonsalves is killed by Bhakhtawar for revolting against him, Tiger promises revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: family relations, heroes, gangsters, unsupportive coworkers, seaport, vengeance, parents and children, workplace, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 710
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: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hospital, abduction, disability, uncover truth, terminal illness, moral dilemma, cons and scams, crimes, unlikely criminals, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mission Kashmir (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A police officer adopts the son and sole survivor of a family he has massacred while pursuing a terrorist. After some time the foster son finds out what the stepfather did.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, orphan, militant, vengeance, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations, childhood sweetheart, criminal's revenge, death in the family, parents and children, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, stylized, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, fall in love, murder, hitman, whistleblower, snitch, journalism, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, neo noir
Plot: friendship, gangsters, family relations, urban ghetto, disagreement, hitman, frame up, wooing, down on your luck, siblings relations, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes, organized crime, murder, ransom, police officer, hostage, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 25K
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 ⇓
49%
 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 ⇓
48%
 6.3
 506
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, looking for love, school, parents and children, reincarnation, cons and scams, college, vengeance, siblings relations, rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.3
 17K
Anniyan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, crimes, mental illness, love affair, life is a bitch, alter ego, punishment, irony of fate, unrequited love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 15K
Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young man named Satya comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre in jail and joins his gang.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, rough, bleak ...
Plot: the underworld, gang, gangsters, rivalry, crime boss, couples, fall in love, vengeance, cult, crimes, society, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Am a Red Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Indran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that makes him fall asleep at the slightest excitement. He meets Meera and they fall in love but one night, they are attacked by unknown persons. Indran panics and goes into sleep, while Meera is ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, fall in love, vigilantism, rivalry, romance, love and romance, disability, murder, revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 34K
Get Carter (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remake of the British classic. Jack Carter, a mob enforcer living in Las Vegas, travels back to his hometown of Seattle for his brother's funeral. During this visit, Carter realizes that the death of his brother was not accidental, but a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, murder, gangsters, vengeance, rivalry, lone wolves, criminal heroes, crimes, criminal's revenge, brutality, brother brother relationship, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, seattle, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
God Is My Witness (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's killer, Habibullah, from India. He is successful, but he ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, love, domestic violence, marriage, redemption, martial arts, family life, fall in love, vengeance, fish out of water, love and romance, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 4K
The Mechanik (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, one man army, gang, tough heroes, prostitute, kidnapping, death, graphic violence, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ⇓
39%
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang, rivalry, criminal's revenge, on the run, family relations, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 870
Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, friendship, murder, gang, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, going straight, on the run, siblings relations, false identity, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 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: 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 ⇓
38%
 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 ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: death row, prison, terrorism, false accusation, vigilantism, vengeance, couple relations, prison life, disability, rivalry, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 15K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, vengeance, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: wedding, gangsters, assassination, murder, friendship, rivalry, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, crimes, gang, criminal heroes, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, india, new delhi, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%