Movies like Shakti

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Shakti (1982)
 7.6
 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 devastating effect when the son grows up to be a Mafia don, and his father is assigned the job of bringing him in. Vijay Kumar grows up with a grudge against his father, a honest and incorruptible policeman, Ashwini, who refuses to negotiate his son's release from his kidnappers. Vijay grows up hating everything his dad stood for, and turns to crime. Now an established criminal, Vijay faces a murder charge, will his father help him now?
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, heroes, gang, crimes, manhood, parents and children, master criminal, chase, vengeance, rivalry, working undercover, law enforcement, on the run, mistaken identity, ransom, buddies, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, hotshot hero, police officer, child abduction, murder, happiness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india

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Most similar movies to Shakti

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, gangsters, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes and murder mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Shakti: Agneepath (1990), Wall (1975), Bullett Raja (2013), Don (1978), Consignment (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: murder, gangsters, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, frame up, redemption, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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100%
 8.0
 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, bait, police detective, disgraced, family relations, on the run, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, chase, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 4K
Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common man who transforms into a gangster revolts against the very system he once obediently followed by declaring war on the police, the government, and the industrialists.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise to the top, chase, ambition, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, romancing a criminal, defiant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 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 ⇓
31%
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 6.0
 99
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, going straight, on the run, starting over, police investigation, gang, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, buddies, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Underground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, partners, hip hop, drug dealing, investigation, vengeance, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, hotshot hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Tactical Unit - Comrades in Arms (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two tactical unit leaders are forced to put aside their differences to help catch a group of robbers.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rivalry, on the run, partners, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, crimes, gang, law enforcement, track down, heist, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.4
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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 ⇓
26%
 7.1
 37K
Don (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A huge South Asian law enforcement contingent embarks on a dangerous cat-and-mouse game of capturing DON (Shah Rukh Khan) - high-ranking member of the ruthless drug mafia in Malaysia. When DON gets seriously injured in a police encounter, the word ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: jealousy, drug lord, on the run, mistaken identity, undercover, chase, crimes, drug dealing, gang, vengeance, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, malaysia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 463
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, escape, law enforcement, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, on the run, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dillinger and Capone (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1934, J. Edgar Hoover and the boys made headlines for mowing down John Dillinger in a hail of bullets outside Chicago's Biograph theater. But in fact, according to this Jon Purdy gangster thriller, the Feds iced Dillinger's brother. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, fighting crime, crimes, master criminal, bank robbery, heist, uninhibited rivalry, missing person, kidnapping, rivalry, folk hero, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.0
 224
Cartel War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Led by a detective hell-bent on revenge, a team of undercover cops in Los Angeles attempt to bring down a powerful drug mob from the inside. Operating outside the law, they put everything on the line to clean up the streets and exact payback on the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: working undercover, drug dealing, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal's revenge, crimes, revenge, friendship, male female relationship, police, murder, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 62
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A drug runner takes over a lucrative drug business only to find his new found empire crumble when a deal goes bad.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, betrayal, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, addiction, law enforcement, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.3
 7K
Billa (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The intertwined stories of an international Don in Malaysia, David Billa, chased by the cops, an Indian police officer, a woman who wants to avenge the death of her brother, and a lowly thief, Velu who shares with Billa, an unusual connection.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, working undercover, disorder, master criminal, hidden identity, criminal heroes, undercover, dishonesty, switching roles, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malaysia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 12K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Breaking News (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, hostage, chase, police, police investigation, on the run, journalism, gang, criminal's revenge, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 661
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 law enforcer, chase, crimes, criminal's revenge, parents and children, friendship, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 20K
Dhoom (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A gang of bikers headed by the cool-headed and arrogant Kabir is on a robbing spree in Mumbai. They rob establishments and then zip away on their superbikes. ACP Jai Dixit is the case in-charge and he recruits a bumbling bike mechanic and racer ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, motorcycle, obsessive quest, leadership, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, chase, biker, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.5
 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, vengeance, honest law enforcer, crimes, society, rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
 7.3
 22K
Pusher II (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony (Mads Mikkelsen) is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt, drug dealing, going straight, gang, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, friends, parents and children, partners, crimes, gangsters, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.7
 744
El padrino (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, prison gang, gangsters, prison, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, prison life, life is a bitch, crimes, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 3K
Rough Cut (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gang-pae is #2 gangster in his organization who longs to become an actor. Su-ta is a superstar actor who takes on the role of a gangster in an action movie called Rough Cut. When another actor leaves the set due to Su-tas violent ways, the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Plot: filmmaking, rivalry, paparazzi, tough heroes, celebrity culture, gang, criminal's revenge, gangsters, graphic violence, hotshot hero, media sensation, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 8K
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, politics, dishonesty, gang, proposal, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 798
Rage and Honor (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Witnessing a drug deal involving local gang members and cops, an Australian police officer feels he can no longer be just an observer. He joins forces with a local teacher who just happens to be a karate expert and together they try to take back the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, graphic violence, false accusation, police corruption, strong sexual content, drug abuse, murder, frame up, righting the wronged, gangsters, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, contests and competitions, frame up, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, police investigation, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, tough law enforcer, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.6
 278
The Tracker (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spears, a private detective working in L.A. receives word from an old friend that the friend's sister (and Spears' ex-girlfriend), Kim, has been kidnapped by a criminal gang. At first, Spears doesn't want to get involved, especially ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: russian mafia, martial arts, gangsters, fistfight, kung fu, gunfight, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, gang, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Return of the Street Fighter (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martial artist Takuma Tsurugi returns to take on a Yakuza family that may be embezzling money from charities to finance their own operations. Both the police and the Yakuza find themselves battling Tsurugi, but Tsurugi's fight ultimately is ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, martial arts, tough heroes, adventure, tough law enforcer, undercover, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, gang, track down ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 24K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, drug lord, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, rivalry, crimes, massacre, vengeance, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%