Movies like Citizen

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Citizen (2001)
 7.1
 3K
Citizen (2001)
Original name: சிட்டிசன்
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Three prominent members of society, a judge, a police official and a district collector are kidnapped in broad daylight by a man who calls himself 'Citizen'. As CBI Officer Sarojini (Nagma) follows his trail she finds clues to a shocking mystery, of a village called Attipatthi which simply disappeared off the map of India, and to which each of these men is connected
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, uncover truth, bollywood, manhunt, fake identity, investigation, secret, justice, corrupt official, kidnapping, map, abduction, conspiracy, village, police, forest, heroes, court, hospital, computer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Citizen

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, deadly, murder and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Citizen: Ek Villain (2014), Family: Ties of Blood (2006), Arrambam (2013), Phase IV (2002), Ghajini (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 16K
Ek Villain (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his lover becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, Guru blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: bollywood, serial killer, uncover truth, fall in love, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, crimes, mystery, rivalry, chases and races, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, rivalry, dishonesty, confined, hostages, danger, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.0
 8K
Arrambam (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are provided to security forces, which resulted in ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, vengeance, fighting the system, law enforcement, rivalry, corruption, society, rebellion, government, police corruption, righting the wronged, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, jordan, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.0
 396
Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, aids, journalism, crimes, gambling, life is a bitch, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 13K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, uncover truth, danger, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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 ⇓
71%
 4.4
 670
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, betrayal, crimes, danger, rivalry, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.2
 592
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, friendship, parents and children, family relations, crimes, crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, journalism, deadly, vigilantism, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, infidelity, extortion, murder, telephone call, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, chases and races, deadly, espionage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, hong kong, australia, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.9
 3K
Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, danger, martial arts, confined, crimes, missing person, captivity, dishonesty, rivalry, wrongful conviction, imprisonment, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 920
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, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, fall in love, disability, love and romance, romance, gang rape, murder, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 55K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bollywood, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, diary, fall in love, murder, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, investigation, kidnapping, bollywood, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, uncover truth, frame up, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 4K
Raavan (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This thrilling, allegorical drama follows the intricately interwoven lives of three people, delving into concepts of good and evil, and complex emotions. Ragini re-locates to distant Lal Matti along with her Superintendent of Police husband, Dev ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: manhunt, love triangle, police, crimes, fall in love, vigilantism, romancing a criminal, kidnapping, haunted by the past, abduction, loss of sister, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, confined, forced into action, race against time, murder, chases and races, crime, kidnapping, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 8.2
 14K
The Stranger (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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, mental illness, love affair, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, alter ego, punishment, irony of fate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 4K
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, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, prison, death row, false accusation, death sentence, village, corporal punishment, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 3K
Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, gang, crimes, violence spree, vigilante, vendetta ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 11K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic
Plot: danger, chase, police investigation, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, track down, female protagonist, female detective, riddles and clues, chases and races, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 13K
Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, love triangle, investigation, crimes, deadly, crime, family relations, law enforcement, danger, dishonesty, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 947
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, deadly, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 7K
Roy (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: A love triangle revolving around the lives of a filmmaker, a thief and their mutual love interest.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, love and romance, romance, filmmaking, love triangle, bollywood, mysterious character, thief, dual role, cigar smoking, writer's block, muse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 15K
Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, bribery, vigilantism, police brutality, honest law enforcer, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 149
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, intrigue, law enforcement, danger, special agents, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, kidnapping, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, confined, dishonesty, deadly, danger, partners against crime, bollywood, political corruption, idealism, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, mafia, gangsters, vengeance, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, killings, dishonesty, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Crime is at its highest peak in Mumbai with it split in three ways. Walia has one-third, Manik Rao has one-third and Roshni has a third of the Mumbai territory. The crime rate rises with more smuggling, trading and illegal activities soaring.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, toilet humor
Plot: police corruption, gangsters, fighting crime, law enforcement, cop as target, tough law enforcer, master criminal, dishonesty, rivalry, bollywood, society, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: woman in danger, kidnapping, chase, hostage, vengeance, mind game, hostages, danger, confined, rescue, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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