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Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
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Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue mission to Pakistan and bring back his father who he has not seen since he was a child. Helping him on his mission is Khan (Sanjay Dutt) who had successfully escaped from the same prison. They steal, kill, and plan to get the prisoners out. This movie is inspired by the film The Great Escape.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: escape attempt, prison, confined, parents and children, rescue, military, bollywood, prison life, hopes, danger, getting home, prison escape, chase, death of father, prison warden, escape, war, ballet, heroes, soldier, captivity, pow, prisoner, tunnel, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and exciting films with plots about danger, crimes, confined, rivalry, chases and races, deadly and murder mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home: Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007), Kidnap (2008), Tango Charlie (2005), Breakout (2013), Family: Ties of Blood (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light.
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Plot: royal family, bollywood, love and romance, reunion, love affair, political unrest, destiny, dishonesty, hopes, heroes, royal court, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
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Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
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Place: asia, india
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Tango Charlie (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Indian Army Sepoy Tarun Chauhan is assigned to proceed to Northeastern part of India that has been rocked by riots and violence with orders to report to his superior, Havaldar Mohammed Ali. Once there, he comes to know that things can be quiet for ...
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Breakout (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rescue, chase, danger, crimes, witnessing a crime, siblings relations, wilderness, murder, prison, death, family relations ...
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
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Place: thailand, asia, india
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Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
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Abducted: Fugitive for Love (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack, a man wrongly convicted of murder is sent to a prison where the unscrupulous warden has political aspirations. The warden manipulates his wife, his political adviser/lover, the prisoners and the voters, all while maintaining a smiling ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
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Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
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Country: USA, Peru
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Duration: 104 min.
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