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Awarapan (2007)
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Awarapan (2007)
Original name: आवारापन
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself to serve his gangster boss Malik who runs a chain of hotels in Hong Kong.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, redemption, hitman, love and romance, crimes, romance, bollywood, fall in love, criminal heroes, deadly, unfulfillment, love, tragic event, crime, graphic violence, prostitute, violence, death, unrequited love, betrayal, cemetery, introvert, chase, gunfight, pigeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, crime, rivalry, criminal heroes, gangster and deadly mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Awarapan: Ek Villain (2014), Gangster (2006), Murder 2 (2011), David (2013), Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Gangster (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Simran drowns her misery in booze. Her one friend in Seoul, is Aakash, a singer in an Indian restaurant. One night, Simran tells Aakash of her past and the reasons for her loneliness. Originally a bar dancer in Mumbai, Simran is the girlfriend of a ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, india, asia
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 6.2
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Murder 2 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A former police officer gets hired by a gangster to trace missing call girls and their abductor.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, suspenseful
Plot: woman in danger, false accusation, infidelity, murder, deadly, danger, dangerous attraction, bollywood, kidnapping, couple relations, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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David (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The story is about two Davids living in different parts of India whose lives eventually come together in a twist of events., who are about to take a step which is going to change their lives forever.
Style: stylized, rough, suspenseful, epic, exciting ...
Plot: gangsters, musician, love, village, hopes, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, crime, romance, destiny, multiple storylines ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: london, england, asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tale of two gangsters from the eras of past and present, whose lives enter parallel paths as they struggle to survive within Bombay's criminal underworld.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, rivalry, smuggling, rise and fall, law enforcement, crimes, cons and scams, criminal heroes, ambition, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Bittersweet Life (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kim Sun-woo is an enforcer and manager for a hotel owned by a cold, calculative crime boss, Kang who assigns Sun-Woo to a simple errand while he is away on a business trip; to shadow his young mistress, Heesoo, for fear that she may be cheating on ...
Style: bleak, exciting, serious, psychological, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, revenge, crime, crimes, rivalry, gunfight, hitman, hotel, tragic hero, tough heroes, one man army ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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A Company Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A contract killing organization is managed like a normal company. Hyung-do who regards killing as nothing more than repetitious routine is working for this company. A man loyal to his company and accepted as the firm’s best killer, Hyung-do one ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
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Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, 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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: revenge, family relations, criminal heroes, deadly, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, drug lord, bollywood, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.3
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Kill Dil (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev (Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar) - roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill! All is normal in their lives until ...
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Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.9
 17K
The Knife (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
 4K
Panjaa (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story begins in Kolkata and here the mafia don Bhagawan (Jackie shroff) is ruling the roost. He has a loyal aide in the form of Jai who keeps protecting him from many dangers.. Kulakarni (Atul Kulakarni) is the rival of Bhagavan. Jai has a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Double Attack (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A young man and his lookalike team up to fight injustice and settle their personal scores with the evildoers.
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Byung-du is a 29-year-old career criminal, working for the middle-rank enforcer Sang-chul. Burdened with a terminally ill mother and taking care of younger siblings, Byung-du is feeling financial pressure as a substitute patriarch. When the big boss ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.4
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Action, Drama
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Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, contemplative ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 2K
Animal (2005)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.3
 10K
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.0
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
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37%
Paruthiveeran (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 404
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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 ...
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 2.9
 491
Dragonwolf (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: Thailand
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Devil's Cauldron, a city where depravity and violence has forged a society in which only the lethal and callous can survive, two young men who possess the intellect and ferocity to flourish, carve a name for themselves as the most efficient ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.3
 7K
Roy (2015)
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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 ⇓
37%
 6.3
 2K
Paiyaa (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, romantic, tense, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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