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Shootout at Wadala (2013)
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Shootout at Wadala (2013)
Original name: शूटआऊट ऍट वडाला
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The first-ever registered encounter by the Mumbai Police, which took place on November 1, 1982. It's based on a true story.
Style: exciting, humorous, twists and turns, light, captivating, based on true events
Plot: criminal underworld, gangsters, gang, prison, prison escape, violence, brothel, bandit, criminal, gang war, police shootout, gunned down, crimes, crime boss, bollywood, street gang, social problems, organized crime, criminal gang, gang member, gang leader, outlaw gang, firing squad, shooter, gunfight ...
Time: 80s, year 1982

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gang, criminal, organized crime, bandit, criminal gang and gangsters mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Shootout at Wadala: Pudhupettai (2006), Business Man (2012), The Game Changer (2017), Truth (1998), The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pudhupettai (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story is set in the backdrop of the slums of Pudhupettai in Chennai, as the title suggests, where a high school kid Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) sees his mom dead after he comes back from watching a movie. His father, the murderer is also planning to ...
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Rupinder Gandhi the Gangster..? (2015)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: With the local police force unwilling to deal with crime, a college student and his gang take it upon themselves to mete out justice in their own way.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
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Business Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Surya, a young man, moves to Mumbai hoping to join the underworld. He forms his own gang and starts recruiting criminals and gangsters. Things take a turn when he falls in love with a cop's daughter.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious
Plot: love interest, politician, organized crime, gangsters, police, police officer killed, bandit, criminal, forbidden love, gang, tragic love, outlaw gang ...
Place: mumbai india
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The Game Changer (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930's Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: prison escape, criminal underworld, gang war, partners in crime, outlaw gang, friends, criminal syndicate, crime boss, attempted escape, gang, organized crime, showdown ...
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Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young man named Satya comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre in jail and joins his gang.
Style: bleak, clever, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: the underworld, gang, rivalry, gangsters, crime boss, romance, bollywood, fall in love, cult, vengeance, crimes, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Financial tycoon and former triad member Yu Shun-tin tries to eradicate the drug market while 'Jizo' aims to singlehandedly take over Hong Kong's drug exchange as the number one drug lord. Meanwhile, Lam Ching-fung, a cop from the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
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Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, siblings relations, vengeance, bollywood, shrewd, crimes, betrayal, police detective, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Kick (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
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Style: captivating, humorous
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jai Dixit sells pirated DVDs and is caught by his uncle Joseph. His uncle changes his personality and name to Suraj Bhardwaj and sends him to Australia. At the airport he meets Romi Latti, a student on a scholarship to Univeristy College. He also ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
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56%
 7.9
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Company (2002)
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Duration: 142 min.
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The Legend of Ben Hall (2017)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 139 min.
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Style: captivating, tense
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
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Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
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Lansky (2021)
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Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
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Duration: 179 min.
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Trivisa (2016)
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Instant Death (2017)
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Noem My Skollie: Call Me Thief (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Street Mobster (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
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38%
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Dillinger (1973)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
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35%
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Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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35%
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Hellsinki (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
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Santiago Violenta (2014)
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