Movies like Dishoom

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Dishoom (2016)
 5.1
 8K
Dishoom (2016)
Original name: ढिशुम
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When India's top batsman Viraj Sharma goes missing in Middle East, two cops Kabir Shergill and Junaid Ansari from either side of Arabian Sea must team up for a 36-hours man-hunt before the final match between India and Pakistan.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, not serious, buddy movie
Plot: abduction, police, hostage, chase, cricket the game, culture clash, top secret, spy, violence, conspiracy, human spirit, disappearance, rivalry, sport team, reputation, against the odds, buddy cop, fictional country, chases and races, match, bollywood
Place: middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, realistic and not serious films with plots about chase, rivalry, chases and races, escapades, adventure, disorder and crimes mostly in Action, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dishoom: Bang Bang (2014), Knight and Day (2010), Catastrópico (2017), French Spies (2004), Why Me? (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 24K
Bang Bang (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A girl gets mixed up with a spy trying to clear his name. A chance encounter of the unassuming bank receptionist Harleen Sahni with the charming yet mysterious Rajveer Nanda, results in an on-rush of ditched planes, car chases, shoot-outs, bombing ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous, scenic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love and romance, secret agents, on the run, revenge, chase, rescue, survival, agent as target, disorder, escapades, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
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100%
 6.3
 195K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, romantic, sexy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: spy, chase, couples, secret agents, cia, espionage, partners, love and romance, escapades, on the run, gunfight, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, kansas, boston, spain, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Catastrópico (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A spoiled Hollywood actress struggles back to civilization after the crash of her private jet botches a kidnap attempt, leaving her stranded in the jungle with her irritating assistant and her inept hijacker pilot.
Style: entertaining, exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating
Plot: chase, wilderness, plane crash, jungle, unlikely friendships, conspiracy, survival, teamwork, actress, escapades, struggle for survival, adventure ...
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.0
 2K
French Spies (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben and Bill are the two worst, completely useless agents - real losers. But who else would you send on a super-difficult top-secret mission? The French have just sold a new high-power M51 rocket to the Russians for crazy money. Unfortunately for ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: two man army, mission, adventure, heroes, undercover, rivalry, escapades, secret agents, friendship, spy, secret mission, action violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel thief, jewel robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 217K
Get Smart (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, secret service, goofy hero, unlikely partners, spy spoof, surveillance, romancing partners, top secret, treason, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, chechnya, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 10K
Race Gurram (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, chase, political corruption, vengeance, murder, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, love and romance, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dangerous Flowers (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miki, the daughter of a professor and martial arts master is sought after by an organized crime syndicate for her knowledge about the location of a hidden treasure, the Andaman Pearl. Five sexy undercover agents Rose, Lotus, Pouy- sian, Spadix and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: martial arts, undercover, save the day, daring rescue, secret agents, abduction, escapades, rivalry, hostage, battles, pirate, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, murder, adventure, vengeance, buddy, revenge, kung fu, good versus evil, creativity, chase, friends, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: china, england, new york, london, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, on the run, fight, mentor, kung fu master, chase, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.
Style: buddy comedy, exciting, captivating, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, female friendship, cia agent, save the day, ruse, naked man, female villain, female assassin, female protagonist, chase, best friend, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: paris france, prague, austria, los angeles, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 691
Running Man (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jong-Woo (played by Sin Ha-gyoon) is a poor, beleagured taxi driver with a bad attitude, understandable given the kind of clients he has to deal with. So when one night, a polite, well-dressed man offers an outrageous sum of money to rent the taxi ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: protagonist as suspect, chase, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, manhunt, investigation, escapades, conspiracy, running, car, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.6
 3K
Kim Possible (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Live-action film adaptation of the Disney Channel original series "Kim Possible". The tale of an everyday high school girl who, in her spare time, saves the world from villains.
Style: light, exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: girl power, spy, teenager, genius, popular girl, heroine, spy spoof, youth, teenage girl, supernatural power, escapades, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 115K
Rat Race (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertains his wealthiest high rollers -- a group that will bet on anything -- by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for ...
Style: funny, ridiculous, humorous, road movie, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: road trip, treasure hunt, chase, casino, race, bet, contests and competitions, adventure, partners, escapades, mother daughter reunion, on the road ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, new mexico, nevada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 10K
The Sleepover (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two siblings who discover their seemingly normal mom is a former thief in witness protection. Mom is forced to pull one last job, and the kids team up to rescue her over the course of an action-packed night.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: espionage, school, adventure, rescue, boy, police, top secret, mafia, family, escapades, friendship, gang ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: witty, exciting, stylized, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: spy, reluctant partners, cold war, secret agents, secret service, cia agent, chase, espionage, female spy, culture clash, save the world, cia ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 20th century, post world war two
Place: italy, germany, rome italy, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cousins Bo, Luke and Daisy are sent to Hazzard County, Georgia for the first time to live with their Uncle Jesse. Jesse is a farmer and a moonshiner and is constantly battling his old rival Boss Hogg who is the corrupt city commissioner of the small ...
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: countryside, small town, youth, nothing goes right, friendship, save the day, buddies, friends, siblings relations, disorder, escapades, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 8K
Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, parody, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pirate, satire, adventure, farce, treasure hunt, sword fight, chase, british, beautiful scenery, swashbuckler, cult, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, satirical, clever ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: crocodile, jungle, gangsters, kidnapping, culture clash, survival, adventurer, adventure, australian, gang, snake, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, los angeles, las vegas, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 160K
Johnny English (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, absurd, exciting ...
Plot: spy, secret service, comedy of errors, goofy hero, farce, espionage, secret agents, british, heroes, agent, james bond, save the day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Aces Go Places IV: You Never Die Twice (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, New Zealand
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Baldy and King Kong shuttle between New Zealand and Hong Kong to recover a hi-tech prism that can impart superhuman powers.
Style: exciting, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, fight, child in peril, law enforcement, criminal heroes, disorder, reluctant partners, tough law enforcer, odd couple, unlikely partners, babies and infants, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.1
 126
Shafted! (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steven Byzinsky is convinced he's a blaxploitation superhero. Like Shaft, Dolemite and Black Belt Jones before him, he's keeping' the streets safe for the brother and trying to stay one step ahead of The Man. There's only one ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, superhero, save the day, undercover, rivalry, gangsters, society, escapades, dishonesty, heroes, master villain, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: ridiculous, humorous, absurd, not serious, parody ...
Plot: spy, vulgarity, satire, farce, stupidity, culture clash, creativity, espionage, virus, sarcasm, brutality, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london, northern england, south africa, santiago chile ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Let's Get Skase (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christopher Skase. He ruled Australia and stole a fortune, fleeing to the coast of Spain. No one could touch him. No one could stop him. Until Peter Dellasandro and a small force of men swore they'd bring him down.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, rough, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, adventure, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, cons and scams, fugitives, chase, caper, intrigue, greed, runaway ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: australia, europe, spain, mallorca
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 983
S*P*Y*S (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA bunglers (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould) botch a Soviet defection, then both sides mark them for termination.
Style: parody, exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: spy, espionage, murder, on the run, conspiracy, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, secret agents, government agency, witnessing a crime, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Touch Chesi Chudu (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The film revolves around a police officer called Karthikeya (Ravi Teja), who struggles to maintain a balance between his personal and professional life. Until one incident changes his life forever.
Style: exciting, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: tough cop, fight, justice, chase, one man army, police, violence, murder, heroic bloodshed, kidnapping, police officer, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
IDI: Inspector Dawood Ibrahim (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story follows Dawood, who wishes to don the cop uniform right from his childhood. He grows up to be a straight-laced, passionate policeman, who is sent off to a sleepy border suburb Kollanahalli for his first posting. An unexpected turn of ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: police, remote village, burglar, gang, robbery, police station, police officer, friendship, evidence, group of criminals, society, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Spy Intervention (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the world's greatest spy meets the woman of his dreams, he abandons his adventurous existence and settles into the security of suburbia.
Style: parody, funny, exciting, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: escapades, spy, mistaken identity, rivalry, friendship, farce, comedy of errors, save the day, spy spoof, secret service, society, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Freezer Burn: The Invasion of Laxdale (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Disguised as executives from a Dutch Oil Company, Aliens from outer space buy a local farming company and promise to create jobs for the failing farming town. Their goal is to use crop circles to heat up the temperature of the earth and eventually ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sex comedy ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, save the world, adventure, heroes, disorder, alien encounter, escapades, rivalry, misfit, alien abduction, alien invasion, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cross-country road race is based on an actual event, the Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash, organized by Brock Yates to protest the 55 mph speed limit then in effect in the U.S. The Cannonball was named for Erwin G. ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, car race, chase, adventure, car, car chase, rivalry, race against time, partners, escapades, contests and competitions, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%