Movies like Zaalim

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Zaalim (1994)
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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, and a Judge. While Vikram is a surgeon, Mohan's a Police Inspector, & Ravi is now studying law and on his way to become a lawyer and then a Judge like his dad. This family does have a dark secret. Ravi is prone to losing his temper, so much so that he gets out of control, and has killed someone in his childhood. When Kaamna gets raped, the family are reluctant to tell Ravi. When they do they do convince him to control himself, while Mohan gets an arrest warrant for Vinod, Kaamna's molester. Things do not go smoothly in court as the matter is put off for several months and then Somnath and Kaamna are killed in a bomb explosion. Now Mohan and Vikram handcuff Ravi on their balcony while they finalize the funeral arrangements...
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, rape, vengeance, karate, pregnancy, wedding, motorcycle, violence, hitman, truck, tough guy, family relations, court, kickboxing, hospital, morgue, brutality, crime boss, sword, villain, kickboxer, childbirth, taxi driver, doctor ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about revenge, murder, beating, gangsters, police officer, gangster and tough guy mostly in Action, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Zaalim: Sainik (1993), Sapoot (1996), Tarazu (1997), Bounty Tracker (1993), Yodha (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sainik (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Lieutenant Suraj Dutt has been in the Indian army for years. It is now time for him to take a leave of absence so that he can meet his father, Retired Colonel Yashpal Dutt, and sister, Minni. He travels home, and on the way rescues some school ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, dynamite, sprayed with water, thermometer, courage, rescue, newspaper, shot to death, hostage, truck, escape, pregnancy ...
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95%
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Sapoot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Karisma Kapoor
Plot: roundhouse kick, shot in the shoulder, police officer, feud, ambush, insult, interrupted wedding, job interview, prostitute, bomb, suicide, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 569
Tarazu (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ram Yadav is a honest, handsome, and incorruptible young man. He lives with his sister-in-law, Shakuntala, and elder brother, Raj . A lovely yet petty thief, Pooja admires Ram so much that she moves in to his house in the guise of a ...
Plot: crime boss, one man army, gun, escape, death of son, warning, blood splatter, woman in a wheelchair, theft, evil man, bow and arrow, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 547
Bounty Tracker (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Almost the whole staff of a tax consultant office is slayed by a team of professional killers, only Paul Damone can escape. He didn't know that his partner used to wash gangster Louis Sarazin's money and had to testify as chief witness ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, one man army, vigilante, police protection, police officer, revenge, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.7
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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: flashback, threat, redemption, drugs, wrongful imprisonment, beating, hospital, swimming pool, police officer, prison sentence, dog attack, newspaper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.6
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Spadikam (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Chacko Master is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas.When Thomas realizes that the school language headmaster was biased against him as told by Chacko in giving him a low ...
Plot: father son conflict, parent child relationship, math teacher, anti hero, swashbuckler, castle, anti heroes, sunglasses, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, arrest, alcohol ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
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Tejasvini (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: India's capital Delhi is the center-point of this story, depicted as a degenerate and corrupt city with Members of Parliament with big criminal rap sheets, ruling the roost, transferring or killing honest police officers, promotion their own ...
Plot: female protagonist, rape, rapist, corruption, woman in uniform, gangster, crime boss, hospital, riot, heroine, organized crime, crime lord ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
International Khiladi (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: International Khiladi is a Hindi action thriller film released in 1999. The film is directed by Umesh Mehra and It stars Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna in the lead roles. The film want to done moderately at the box office. News Reporter Payal ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, murder, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, hitman, whistleblower, snitch, bollywood, vengeance, deadly, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
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47%
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Style (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jeetendra Kumar Makwana is employed full-time at a Call Center and works part-time teaching English. He is recruited by an attractive young woman, Pooja, to teach her Hinglish-speaking boss, Bhaiyaji, English. Jeetendra agrees to do so, falls in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, betrayal, gangsters, crimes, dishonesty, gang, vengeance, deadly, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Indra: The Tiger (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Indra opens in a village in Andhra Pradesh showing the rivalry between two families. A police officer wishing to end this hostility comes up with the proposal of marriage between the two families which ultimately is used by Shivraj as a trap to ...
Plot: rage, cut arm, actor playing himself, gift, pursuit, massacre, canceled wedding, police, interfaith relationship, reservoir, mute, homecoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tough and Deadly (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A private eye helps an amnesiac CIA agent elude mobsters who don't want him to regain his memory of their drug operation.
Style: buddy movie, cult film
Plot: drug smuggling, amnesia, cia, assassin, head butt, body landing on a car, black hero, german, anti hero, exploding car, shot to death, bulletproof vest ...
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 1K
Simha (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The film starts with the story of the younger Bala Krishna (Srimannarayana) working as a college professor. As usual the best looking girl of the college (Janaki played by Sneha Ullal) falls in love with Srimannarayana (the monkish protector of ...
Plot: genocide, motorcycle, cruelty, impalement, murder of brother, corporal punishment, drug use, one man army, warning, canceled wedding, supermarket, dual role ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 597
Jai Kishen (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Inspector Pratap Singh is killed, while one of his son's, Kishen, goes missing, and the other, Jai, loses his vision. His wife is the only witness to his brutal death at the hands of three criminal dons. Years later, Kishen and Jai have both ...
Plot: torture, sword, widow, murder, blindness, revenge, martial arts, stabbed to death, twin, twins, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
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Krishna (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sunil lives a poor life-style with his mom and sister. His passion is to pilot plane and he goes for training to become a successful pilot, but in the process he got himself entangled in a drug deal which changes his entire concept of life and ...
Plot: tough guy, drug dealer, fake identity, abduction, attempted rape, nightmare, car chase, decapitation, shot in the head, old woman, letter, shot in the hand ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 399
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, family relations, tough heroes, chaos and mayhem, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, rivalry, gangsters, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 22K
Agneepath (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: In a small Indian village Mandwa, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is taught about the path of fire (Agneepath) by his principled father. His life is shattered when the evil drug lord Kancha Cheena hangs his father. Vijay leaves for Mumbai with his pregnant ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, criminal heroes, family relations, drug lord, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, rivalry, crimes, bollywood, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of the Korean mafia families. Jeff tries to help his old ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, cult movie cast, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, investigation, one man army, vigilantism, murder, martial arts, martial artist, danger, rivalry, friendship, urban ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 11K
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, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, bollywood, betrayal, murder, criminal heroes, family relations, gang, society, dishonesty, rivalry, vengeance, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 643
Janbaaz (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Rana Vikram Singh has two sons, police officer Rajesh and fun-loving playboy Amar. Rajesh has gone through a traumatic experience of losing the girl he loved when she succumbed to drug addiction. He vows to fight this menace.
Plot: father daughter relationship, drug addiction, gambling addiction, horse, crime boss, bar, vengeance, love, drug overdose, drug withdrawal, death of father, premarital sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 31
Jigarwala (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Murder and political intrigue kick off a chain reaction of revenge in a small Indian village when the local zamindar, Dhurjan Singh (Amrish Puri), is convicted and jailed for killing Ranjeet (Biswajeet), a villager who opposed his policies. The ...
Plot: arrogance, dowry, horse, insult, beating, captive, feud, crutches, eunuch, homecoming, heroes, brake failure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Weapons of Death (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Napoli spara! (internationally released as Weapons of Death and Naples shoots) is a "poliziottesco" film directed by Mario Caiano in 1977. It is an unofficial sequel of Napoli violenta, of which reprises the character of Gennarino (still ...
Plot: shot in the chest, shot to death, child driving a car, hospital, martial arts, police officer knocked unconscious, surveillance, shot in the shoulder, shotgun, stylized violence, chase, running out of ammo ...
Time: 70s
Place: napoli italy
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36%
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Allah-Rakha (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Karim Khan is employed as driver for a gangster named Don, who has an accident with his car, and asks Karim to take the blame for it for a hefty sum of cash, which Karim does so, and is imprisoned. But Don does not fulfill his promise, and as a ...
Plot: surgery, jail, female reporter, multiple murder, disguise, child custody, hit by a car, death of son, arrest, baby, doctor, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rolling Vengeance (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A truck driver builds a special, eight-ton truck to help get revenge against the rednecks who killed his family and raped his girlfriend.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, violence, revenge, vigilantism, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, deadly, crimes, chaos, injustice ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.2
 524
Pedarayudu (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: verdict, fistfight, pain, justice, death, rapist, screaming in pain, stabbed in the back, portrait, pregnancy, death of brother, old woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 484
Fighting Mad (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An evil corporation tries to pressure a bunch of Arkansas farmers and ranchers to sell their land so they can strip-mine it for coal. The fiercely proud and stubborn Hunter family refuse to give in. This leads to a bitter conflict that results in ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, self defense, vigilantism, vigilante, gunfight, violence, corruption, murder, revenge, farmer, bow and arrow ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 8K
Petta (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A hostel warden becomes the target of a dreaded politician and his gangster son, but little do they realise that it is they who should fear him.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspense
Plot: warden, secret past, tough guy, one against many, violence, one man army, brawl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, fight, love interest, bollywood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 167
Fist of Honor (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As two rival Godfathers view to take control of the city, a hot-tempered family member kills two relatives of the opposing family, breaking the "Truce of Honor". Now the war begins! As a young boxer seeks revenge for his fiancée's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, gangsters, murder, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kachche Dhaage (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Aftab has been brought up his mother, Mariam, and has no knowledge as to the identity and whereabouts of his biological father. When Mariam gets news that Ramakant Pandit is dying, she asks...
Style: cult film
Plot: explosion, exploding car, molestation, cremation, two man army, police, train, police officer, hand grenade, illegitimate child, train tracks, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 134
Hukumat (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The town of Shantinagar is terrorized by D.B.D.N who likes to kill people for his will. A daredevil cop enters the town.
Plot: police officer, machine gun, death of father, rescue, hostage, villain, death of son, tough guy, murder, one man army, evil man, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.1
 125
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: death of father, prison, police, death of brother, court, falling into water, judge, murder, heroes, aquarium, villain, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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