Movies like Arrested

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Arrested (1985)
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Arrested (1985)
Original name: Geraftaar
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 and gets him imprisoned for life. While in jail, Kishan reaches up with his long lost elder brother Karan who has been sentenced for life charged with murdering the Police Commissioner son, Vijay Sinha. Together they both plotted a scheme which will only benefit them in granting revenge from there perpetrators. Written by gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prison, gangsters, escape, crimes, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, prison life, frame up, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, false accusation, confined, on the run, actor's life, siblings relations, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, artists and showbiz, party, death, murder, hospital, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Arrested

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, murder, deadly and bollywood mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Arrested: Agneepath (1990), Justice Chaudhury (1983), True Blood (1989), Virumaandi (2004), Shakti (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vijay's father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena, and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: murder, gangsters, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, frame up, redemption, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
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Justice Chaudhury (1983)
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An honest and upright lawyer becomes a judge; marries his disabled daughter to a crook, and is blackmailed to compromise his judicial judgements.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: frame up, misfit, rivalry, life is a bitch, legal, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, mute or deaf, dishonesty, crimes, police detective, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 502
True Blood (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ray Trueblood, member of a street gang, is framed by an enemy of a rival gang, Billy "Spider" Masters. Ray is accused of killing a cop and he has to escape leaving behind his little brother, Donny. Ten years later Ray returns to his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, frame up, vengeance, criminal's revenge, crimes, family relations, siblings relations, dishonesty, criminal heroes, false accusation, brother brother relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.4
 6K
Virumaandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A reporter researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi whose role in a clan feud between Naicker and Kothalla Devar leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, false accusation, village, death row, death sentence, prison, corporal punishment, journalism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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40%
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 7.6
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Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, kidnapping, drug dealing, chase, hotshot hero, rivalry, law enforcement, criminal heroes, heroes, gang, buddies, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
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39%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
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38%
 4.3
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Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, vengeance, reincarnation, couple relations, false accusation, under the surface, righting the wronged, injustice, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
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37%
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We (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Tiger works for the local Don Bhaktawar but never hesitates to revolt against him if he harms his friends or family. When his girlfriend Jumma's brother Gonsalves is killed by Bhakhtawar for revolting against him, Tiger promises revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: heroes, gangsters, family relations, vengeance, parents and children, workplace, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, criminal's revenge, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Doing Hard Time (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A father's eight year old son is murdered in a gangland shooting. The father (Boris Kodjoe) gets himself thrown into prison to avenge his son's death.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, prison life, vigilantism, vengeance, confined, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison, police investigation, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: death row, prison, terrorism, false accusation, vigilantism, vengeance, couple relations, prison life, disability, rivalry, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
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Akela (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The 7th film of Ramesh Sippy.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: twins, murder, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, orphan, on the run, love and romance, family relations, tough heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Conflict of Interest (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gideon rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: heavy metal, heavy metal culture, police detective, false accusation, kidnapping, vengeance, heist, frame up, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
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The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, rookie, heroes, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 4K
The Chain (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The world erodes around Vijay, an honest police officer. He is jailed for 6 months on false charges, trapped by gang leader Teja. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, gangsters, hide and seek, vengeance, honest law enforcer, crimes, society, rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Double Attack (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
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
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, heroes, mistaken identity, romance, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, political corruption, disorder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Destiny (1981)
Genre: Action, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Naseeb, a story of destiny and fate, begins with a lottery ticket. A drunk who cannot pay his restaurant bill trades his recently purchased ticket with a waiter. Naseeb becomes a poignant story about love, friendship, sacrifice, deceit, revenge and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: destiny, friends, best friends, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, fall in love, innocence lost, rich and poor, love quadrangle, traitor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
186 Dollars to Freedom (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young California surfer has to grow up in a hurry when he is thrown into a Peruvian political prison in 1980.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, false arrest, frame up, confined, survival, police corruption, law enforcement, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.0
 11K
Wall (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Reflecting the tumultuous politics of the early ’70s in India, Deewar tells the story of a pair of impoverished brothers who, after their family is betrayed by the misplaced idealism of their father, struggle to survive on the streets of Mumbai. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, bait, police detective, disgraced, family relations, on the run, criminal's revenge, gang, rivalry, chase, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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 ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, parents and children, rescue, confined, prison life, hopes, getting home, military, prison escape, prison warden, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 8K
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, cons and scams, gangsters, politics, dishonesty, gang, proposal, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Purgatory (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two Peace Corps volunteers in Africa are framed and put into an oppressive women's prison.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, women's prison, forced prostitution, escape, tough law enforcer, prostitute, crimes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, law enforcement, society, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
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Raven Hawk (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: native american, prison life, revenge, murder, mental institution, rescue, dishonesty, contests and competitions, crimes, good versus evil, chase, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 2K
Trident (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Vijay Kumar is the illegitimate son of a construction baron, Raj Kumar Gupta and his first love, Shanti, whom he gives up in order to marry a wealthy heiress. Raj does not know of this son, who grows up and after his mother's death comes to ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, sentimental
Plot: betrayal, rivalry, love and romance, on the run, single parent, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, couples, estrangement, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.4
 883
Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, friendship, murder, gang, police investigation, vengeance, working undercover, going straight, on the run, siblings relations, false identity, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 325
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, death row, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: smuggling, coincidence, adoption, daring rescue, clergy, criminal's revenge, on the run, odd couple, crimes, disorder, family relations, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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
Plot: criminal's revenge, love and romance, vengeance, unfulfilled love, crimes, rivalry, master villain, love triangle, friendship, betrayal, frame up, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 4K
Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, rivalry, vengeance, murder, society, state affairs, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, buddies, slum, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Riders (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his family is murdered, Johnny gets revenge on his former biker gang, The Slaves, and the police who lied to the gang about Johnny selling them out to the authorities.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, law enforcement, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, death of family, police, revenge, biker, deadly
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 2K
Coolie (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, disaster, life turned upside down, forces of nature, looking for love, village life, village, vengeance, adoption, parents and children, catastrophe, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%