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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
 8.2
 70K
Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Original name: गैंग्स ऑफ़ वास्सेपुर पार्ट - १
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 the decade, Shahid's son, the philandering Sardar Khan vows to get his father's honor back, becoming the most feared man of Wasseypur.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, talky, dramatic, harsh, reflective, dark humor ...
Plot: mafia, gang, crime, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, family relations, killings, organized crime, the underworld, dishonesty, criminal heroes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, owner, violence, gangster, revenge, bollywood, kidnapping, gun, corruption, murder, abuse, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crime, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, vengeance, gangster and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Gangs of Wasseypur: Company (2002), Truth (1998), Ghulam (1998), All the Best (2002), Family: Ties of Blood (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 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 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating, realistic
Plot: gang, rivalry, betrayal, gang war, organized crime, small time, bollywood, delivery, society, friendship, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, switzerland, india, asia, europe ...
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 8.2
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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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: gang, rivalry, crime boss, criminal heroes, gangsters, love and romance, cult, the underworld, vengeance, crimes, romance, bollywood ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 10K
Ghulam (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: bollywood, betrayal, murder, criminal heroes, family relations, dishonesty, rivalry, society, gang, vengeance, hopes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 11K
All the Best (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After his hatred of dishonesty costs him his job, an embittered man goes over to the dark side and plots to rob the bank he once managed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank, vengeance, crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, mental illness, rivalry, dishonesty, on the run, revenge, bank robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, rivalry, confined, hostages, danger, dishonesty, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
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56 So Far (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sadhu Agashe, a police officer in Mumbai, makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an insight into the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, and ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: deadly, police corruption, crime, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, treatment, law enforcement, dishonesty, police department, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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22 Bullets (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Charly Matteï has turned his back on his life as an outlaw. For the last three years, he's led a peaceful life devoting himself to his wife and two children. Then, one winter morning, he's left for dead in the parking garage in ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, violence, shooting, chase, murder, hospital, left for dead, revenge, cemetery, crime, brutality, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 7K
The Yakuza (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, intense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, mafia, yakuza, neo noir, gangsters, crime, friendship, culture clash, rescue, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 16K
Sonatine (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans ...
Style: stylized, dark humor, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Infernal Affairs 2 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China, Singapore
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this prequel to Mou gaan dou (2002), Chan Wing Yan has just become an undercover cop in the triads while Lau Kin Ming joins the police force. Both the triads and the police find an enemy in a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, tense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: hong kong, asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
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Shool (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 20K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.3
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Jigarthanda (2014)
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Audience: boys' night
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.7
 8K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, toilet humor
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: kansas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.1
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Film takes place in Paris, where two cops are competing for the vacant seat of chief of police while in the middle of a search for a gang of violent thieves. The movie is directed by Olivier Marchal, a former police officer who spent 12 years ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 17K
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 ...
Style: stylized, humorous, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: one man army, gang war, bollywood, gangsters, gang, vigilantism, danger, urban, rivalry, hitman, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 8K
Maqbool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Macbeth meets the Godfather in present-day Bombay. The Scottish tragedy set in the contemporary underworld of India's commercial capital; two corrupt, fortune telling policemen take the roles of the weird sisters, and "Duncan" is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 20K
Badlapur (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: After his wife and son are killed, a young man finds out the man behind the murder and fights against him, along committing some big mistakes.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, car chase, haunted by the past, rivalry, crime, violence spree, life turned upside down, bollywood, private detective, loss of son, widower, death of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 2K
Stiletto (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The seemingly random killings of an assassin puzzle her former lover, a wealthy Greek crime boss whose organization is jeopardized by his love for her, and the detective following her rising body count
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, assassin, danger, stalking, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, crime, police detective, hitman, police investigation, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 2K
Rascals (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rascals movie is a comedy about the joys of conning where Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn play two cool competing conmen trying to out-scheme each other in consistently amusing and surprising setups. But when both fall for the same girl, the competition ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, love and romance, cons and scams, crime, rivalry, love triangle, friends, wooing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, vengeance, investigation, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, criminal heroes, dishonesty, deadly, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blood on the Streets (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
Style: stylized, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, loss of partner, deadly, dishonesty, gory, rivalry, neo noir, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, chase, vengeance, mind game, family relations, parents and children, confined, hostages, rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 4K
Butterfly (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man in Delhi tries to break free from his controlling brothers.
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: couples, crimes, couple relations, crime, criminal heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, gang, marriage, money, divorce, telephone call ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new delhi, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 9K
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: crime, immigrants, criminal heroes, drug dealing, master criminal, vengeance, on the run, society, criminal's revenge, gangsters, siblings relations, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, revenge, crime, gangsters, stripper, chases and races, criminal's revenge, family relations, siblings relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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