Movies like Yeshwant

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Yeshwant (1997)
 7.2
 1K
Yeshwant (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: After arresting a drug dealer during an undercover operation, police officer Yeshwant Lohar (Nana Patekar) is framed for murder and imprisoned by his corrupt supervisor, Salim Shaikh (Mohan Joshi), who is involved in distributing narcotics. Determined to prove her husband's innocence, wife Ragini (Madhoo) resists Salim's attempts to intimidate or bribe her. Salim then releases false photos of Ragini having an affair with police officer Atul (Atul Agnihotri), shaking Yeshwant's faith in his wife.
Plot: prison, ship, lawyer, police, motorcycle, journalist, drugs, church, orphan, conspiracy, drug addict, drug dealer, corruption, adultery, tough cop, anger, hanging, confession, train station, marital problem, husband wife relationship, disguise, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, arrest ...

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Most similar movies to Yeshwant

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about police, murder, gangster, corruption, gangsters, husband wife relationship and revenge mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Yeshwant: Vinashak (1998), Apaharan (2005), Anjaneya (2003), Close Call (2004), The Pigeon (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 235
Vinashak (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Jailor Lankeshwar houses some of his hit-men as prisoners and uses them to commit criminal activities only to return and be safe in his jail. This gets notice by ACP Amar Agnihotri; who with his recommendation Arjun Singh a police inspector is made ...
Plot: airport, loss of father, prison warden, revenge, police, catatonia, loss of sister, vendetta, corrupt politician, nurse, father son relationship, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 4K
Apaharan (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: politics, gangsters, bribery, moral dilemma, introspection, human nature, injustice, ransom, crimes, police corruption, dishonesty, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.6
 261
Anjaneya (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: DCP Paramaguru (Ajith) an efficient police officer who fights with the scum of the society. He later masquerades as a thief to infiltrate into the underworld. The bad guys are surprised to find that Paramguru is the DCP, out to get them. So they all ...
Style: suspense
Plot: heroes, police officer, arrest, tough guy, tough cop, fake blood, beating, government official, police, politician, corruption, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 118
Close Call (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, the young Jenny has a nice childhood with her Korean parents Joanne and David Kim. However, after the divorce of her parents, the judge gives her custody to her selfish mother that neglects Jenny while the disappointed David returns ...
Plot: teenage sex, suicide attempt, asian american, rebellion, korean american, second chance, miscarriage, korean, drug abuse, drug dealing, teenage rebellion, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 3K
The Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: At an early age, Kishen, to provide a better life for himself and his younger brother Karan, entered the underworld. To prevent the same fate from happening to Karan, he sent him abroad, but before this had happened, Karan had fallen in love with ...
Style: serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: murder, assassination, gangsters, friendship, wedding, siblings relations, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 80s
Place: india, new delhi, asia, mumbai india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.5
 9K
Commander (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Surya is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather. They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district collect, step -brother of Surya takes charge. Surya finds his mom and decides to ...
Plot: orphan, gangsters, gangster, organized crime, teenage mother, slum, birth mother, gratitude, bail, love interest, abandoned baby, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 5: Final Episode (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode is part five and the final installation of a series of yakuza films directed by Kinji Fukasaku. In the wake of a big police crackdown, Akira Kobayashi's icily sun- glassed Takeda attempts to ...
Plot: prison, yakuza, mob boss, mob hit, murder, mafia, gunfight, liver, political party, gang war, arrest, corruption
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 44
Narx (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story. An undercover cop puts his life on the line to fight corruption in his department, while trying to take down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City. No one can be trusted as the body count rises.
Plot: corruption, murder, police, undercover cop, drug dealer
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 11K
Kabali (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: tamil, oppression, rivalry, gunfight, gangster, organized crime, husband wife reunion, frame up, presumed dead, father daughter reunion, insult, female assassin ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.0
 118
Kanoon (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young man plots revenge on a killer who slaughtered his family. Starring Ajay Devgn and Urmila Matondkar!
Plot: judge, prison, murder, lawyer, police, death of father, revenge, court, aquarium, villain, anger, death of brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 8K
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: tense, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police corruption, crimes, dirty cop, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, treatment, cons and scams, police department ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 26K
Udta Punjab (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The insurgence of substance abuse among the young in the Indian state of Punjab through the stories of a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a policeman.
Plot: punjab, singer, dog, beach, sea, bicycle, police, death, shot in the chest, drugs, motorcycle, birthday party ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 265
Angaar (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Unemployed and branded a trouble-maker, Jaikishan lives a poor lifestyle in a slum-area called Asha Colony, very near Andher's Lokhandwala Complex along with his sister, Seema; mom and dad. He comes to the rescue of a homeless orphan, Mili, who ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, death of father, corruption, murder, gentrification, urban setting, gangsters, real estate, gangster, organized crime, skyscraper, slum ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 15K
Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, police corruption, police brutality, vigilantism, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, bribery, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 12K
Graduation (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Romeo Aldea, a physician living in a small mountain town in Transylvania, has raised his daughter Eliza with the idea that once she turns 18, she will leave to study and live abroad. His plan is close to succeeding. Eliza has won a scholarship to ...
Style: touching, serious, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: father daughter relationship, attempted rape, extramarital affair, graduation, assault, family relations, police, corruption, post traumatic stress, teenage daughter, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, police corruption, beretta, police shootout, drug dealer, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners, political corruption, master criminal, fighting crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 135
Yodha (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Suraj Singh is addicted to drugs and as a result witnessed his girlfriend being raped in front of his eyes with him being helpless, from here on he vows to put an end to all drug dealers and started to work as a hit man for an underworld don, Daaga ...
Plot: father son relationship, blood, flashback, foot chase, party, prison, drugs, anger, necktie, drug addiction, threat, drug addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 10
Mad Drivers (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Spoiled rich boys get into drag-racing and end up in beeg trobbles.
Plot: affair, accident, car race, motorcycle, rebellious youth, corruption, murder, father son conflict, arrest, guilt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 300
Loving You (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective has a change of heart after taking a bullet in the head.
Plot: brain damage, extramarital affair, police, wheelchair, baby, bar, pistol, telephone call, husband wife relationship, rooftop, brain surgery, foot massage ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Alone in the Neon Jungle (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A by the book female police officer is assigned to the most corrupt precinct in Pittsburgh and told to get it cleaned up.
Plot: explosion, corrupt cop, police corruption, dirty cop, burglary, police captain, police station, dead cop, police, police officer, policewoman, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, religion, church, journalist, priest, lawyer, husband wife relationship, children, christmas, train, cardinal the priest ...
Time: year 2015, year 2016, year 2014
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 354
Rocker (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hamburg, West Germany, a rocker biker gang helps a kid avenge his brother who was murdered by a rival gang, a mortal enemy of rocker gangs. Very authentic movie about life in Hamburg in the early 1970s. Rock’n’roll, sex, drugs, 70s ...
Plot: motorcycle, skin, gang, hard rock, loss of brother, police, drugs, brother brother relationship, sex, prison, hitchhiking, motorcycle riding ...
Place: northern germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 528
Zaalim (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Judge Somnath lives with his wife, three sons, and a daughter. Two of his sons, Vikram and Mohan are married, while his daughter, Kaamna, and youngest son, Ravi, are of marriageable age. Somnath had wanted his sons to be a doctor, police officer, ...
Plot: death of lover, swimming pool, man with glasses, crime boss, stabbed in the head, falling from height, kickboxer, taunting, breaking down a door, punching bag, karate chop, climbing a wall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse Pinkman must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: gangsters, neo noir, on the run, gangster, criminal, escape, police, violence, drugs, revenge, drug dealer, flashback sequence ...
Place: alaska, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 146
Play It All (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the ...
Style: romantic
Plot: murder, political corruption, small village, affair, summer, countryside, screenwriter, seductive behavior, inspector, locomotive, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dhaal: The Battle of Law Against Law (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Crime drama starring Vinod Khanna, Sunil Shetty and Gautami
Plot: prisoner, husband wife relationship, attempted murder, police station, torture, beating, jail, false accusation, cemetery, grave, bail, burial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 4: Police Tactics (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As Japan gears up for the 1964 Olympic games, the cops start to crack down under pressure from the public and the press, adding a new dimension in the war for power among the yakuza families of Hiroshima. Akira Kobayashi's Takeda tries to keep ...
Plot: yakuza, murder, police, gang war, mob boss, mafia, shot to death, arrest, violence
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
6.5 Toman Per Meter (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The story of the six-and-a-half story narrative search for the anti-drug police is to find the great glass dealer in the capital.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: lawyer, corrupt cop, brutality, iranian, smuggler, capitalism, death sentence, cheating, suicide attempt, terrorism, drug addict, opium ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: "The Reality" as described by the film's tagline, refers to the harsh realities of life in the Mumbai underworld. The film is said to be loosely based on the life of Mumbai underworld gangster Chota Rajan.
Plot: ends with death, murder, brother brother relationship, drugs, betrayal, violence, funeral, love, prostitute, revenge, anti hero, runaway ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shakthi: The Power (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense, captivating
Plot: family relations, tough guy, village, battles, gory, dysfunctional family, fall in love, parents and children, estrangement, single parent, family in crisis, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%