Movies like Awarapan

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Awarapan (2007)
 7.4
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Awarapan (2007)
Original name: आवारापन
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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, romantic
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, unrequited love, love and romance, romance, crimes, fall in love, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, love, tragic event, atheist, life is a bitch, tragic love, romancing a criminal, bandit, relationships, gang, criminal, romantic relationship, in love, love affair, male female relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Awarapan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, murder, rivalry, love and romance and betrayal mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Awarapan: Gangster (2006), Ek Villain (2014), Murder 2 (2011), David (2013), Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, india, asia
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 6.5
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Ek Villain (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, 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, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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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, suspenseful, sexy, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, model, prostitute, woman in danger, false accusation, infidelity, couple relations, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
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David (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, love, musician, criminal heroes, love and romance, romance, hopes, crimes, village, multiple storylines, destiny, fisherman
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Place: london, asia, england, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, gangsters, smuggling, rise and fall, crimes, law enforcement, cons and scams, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.2
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: filmmaking, crimes, romance, love and romance, love triangle, mysterious character, writer's block, muse, thief, dual role, bollywood, cigar smoking
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 6.6
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.4
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Fida (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fida tells the story of Jai who one day happen to meet a young and beautiful woman called Neha and he falls in love with her at first sight.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: bank, fall in love, vengeance, romance, heist, buddies, redemption, love and romance, crimes, best friends, murder, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fist of the Warrior (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, dark, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 15K
Ghajini (2005)
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Country: India
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.3
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Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Romance 2 (2013)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.3
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Jigarthanda (2014)
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Style: exciting, captivating, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 24K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 2K
Call (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Major Jaidev Rajvansh (Anil Kapoor) and his fellow officer Hussein (Om Puri) manage to rescue a leading politician as well as capture his kidnapper, Abhrush (Danny Denzongpa). The terrorist has been wanted for years and he is finally captured by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional
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Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 5K
Butterfly (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man in Delhi tries to break free from his controlling brothers.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: gang, crimes, couples, couple relations, hopes, criminal heroes, brother brother relationship, infidelity, life is a bitch, graphic violence, police, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 8K
Force (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, romance, fighting crime, rivalry, crimes, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, love affair, good versus evil, brother brother relationship, murder, drug smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 11K
Ghulam (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, betrayal, criminal heroes, family relations, rivalry, dishonesty, gang, society, vengeance, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Company Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, crimes, fall in love, organized crime, retiring, revenge, singer, guilt, rain, betrayal, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 136
Paid (2006)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paid is a film noir in the tradition of the French gangster movie. It is a story about underworld characters that have come to regret the choices they have made and now secretly long for a different and more meaningful life. It is also a love story ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, prostitute, sex scene, female nudity, hotel, gun, shot in the head
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 4K
The Line (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, gangsters, track down, hitman, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 3K
On the Job (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On The Job is about the ambitions and passions of four men trying to make a living, for themselves and their families. It shows the parallels between two prison inmates who are contract killers, and the two agents of the law investigating the ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, gangsters, corrupt law enforcer, assassination, honest law enforcer, corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes, politics, in-laws, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
A Dirty Carnival (2006)
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 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, murder, ambition, debt, gang war, director, rivalry, criminal heroes, rise and fall, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%