Movies like Zaalim

If you like "Zaalim" you are looking for movies about / with martial arts, gangsters, rape, vengeance, karate, pregnancy and wedding themes of Action and Drama genre shot in India.
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Zaalim (1994)
 4.9
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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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Most similar movies to Zaalim

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about revenge, murder, beating, tough guy, police officer, gangsters and gangster mostly in Action, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Zaalim: Jigarwala (1991), Sainik (1993), Sapoot (1996), Jai Kishen (1994), Tarazu (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 2.5
 34
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: brother sister relationship, murder, shotgun, wedding, insult, arrogance, humiliation, homecoming, villain, death of brother, heroes, brake failure ...
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 6.1
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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, wedding reception, heart attack, traitor, father son reunion, broken engagement, dynamite, letter, photograph, explosion, shotgun, truck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.2
 1K
Sapoot (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Film starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty and Karisma Kapoor
Plot: greed, shot in the head, threat, brother brother conflict, grief, rape victim, police chase, motorcycle, nightclub, murder, abduction, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 623
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: idol, bank, prayer, tied to a chair, hotel, single mother, death of brother, blood splatter, strangulation, newspaper, premarital sex, body swapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.5
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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: vigilante, hindu, urination, temple, villain, memory, tough guy, shot in the head, riot, tough cop, trail of blood, arson ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.0
 579
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, bounty hunter, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, murder, police officer, one man army, police protection, vigilante, revenge, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 162
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, beggar, fistfight, blood splatter, newspaper, pimp, shot in the back, threat, wrongful imprisonment, murder disguised as suicide, foot chase, dog attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.6
 5K
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, math teacher, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, card playing, sunglasses, drinking, alcohol, dysfunctional family, hospital, christian, wedding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.3
 89
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: woman in uniform, heroine, police corruption, good versus evil, crime lord, hospital, corruption, beating, tough girl, crime boss, rape, martial arts ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
 648
Vijaypath (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The family of Justice Saxena is extremely happy until his younger brother Inspector Rajesh Saxena (Suresh Oberoi) arrests a notorious gangster, Bhawani Singh. Justice Saxena sentences Bhawani Singh to death. Bhawani Singh's brother, Dilawar ...
Plot: death sentence, shot in the hand, abandoned house, shot in the leg, gangsters, heroes, murder, villain, hallucination, telescopic rifle, bully, ball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, murder, rivalry, gangsters, deadly, bollywood, vengeance, whistleblower, snitch, hitman, criminal heroes, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.9
 5K
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, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, betrayal, gangsters, gang, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, danger, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: hindu, milk, rescue, loss of son, child in peril, stabbed in the stomach, child murder, hospital, temple, tape recorder, death of son, exploding car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: cult film, buddy movie, neo noir
Plot: drug smuggling, amnesia, cia, pay phone, kicking in a door, tranquilizer dart, racial slur, interrogation, throat slitting, revenge, handcuffs, mob boss ...
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
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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, chaos and mayhem, fall in love, vengeance, siblings relations, family relations, tough heroes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 318
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: shot to death, falling into a swimming pool, suitcase, assassin, shot in the hand, bandaged hand, severed head, attempted rape, tough guy, fire, safe, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: chase, shot in the chest, shot to death, child driving a car, hospital, martial arts, police officer knocked unconscious, surveillance, shot in the shoulder, shotgun, running out of ammo, mafia ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, serious, realistic, cult film, cult movie cast ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, one man army, investigation, vigilantism, martial arts, murder, martial artist, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 3.8
 5K
The 2nd (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Secret-service agent Vic Davis is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Sean, from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. His son's friend Erin Walton, the daughter of Supreme Court ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: computer cracker, secret agents, human trafficking, sniper rifle, secret service, danger, cia agent, murder, chase, fight, kidnapping, rescue ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, monster truck, car accident, rape, revenge, truck, rape and revenge, rivalry, deadly, vigilantism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 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 ...
Style: suspense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: battles, good versus evil, woman in danger, family relations, graphic violence, showdown, self doubt, car chase, husband wife relationship, professor, chase, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 9K
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, suspense, rough
Plot: warden, secret past, one against many, violence, tough guy, martial arts, brawl, hand to hand combat, love interest, fistfight, bollywood, fight ...
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30%
 6.2
 662
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: crime boss, drug addiction, premarital sex, drugs, russian roulette, death of father, horse race, brother brother relationship, jealousy, horse ranch, loss of loved one, gambling addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 132
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: television, bomb, fistfight, driver, evil man, tragic event, female lawyer, police officer, imprisonment, doctor, pilgrimage, hit by a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 543
Pedarayudu (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: verdict, fistfight, pain, death, justice, rapist, spear, death of brother, beating, pregnancy, childbirth, stabbed in the back ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 174
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, heroes, gangsters, frame up, vengeance, family life, false accusation, righting the wronged, betrayal, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: single mother, hospital, absent father, village, death of father, terrorist, handcuffs, exploding truck, police, motorcycle, train tracks, hand grenade ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.1
 482
Narasimhudu (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Story: Narasimhudu (NTR)'s parents die at a young age and he is adopted by the villagers of Kondaveedu, who all take up the responsibility of bringing him up. The sons of JD (Puneet Issar) and Pothuraju (Kalabhavan Mani) rape an 11-year-old in the ...
Plot: chase, police station, orphan, murder, blood splatter, escape, falling into water, mexican standoff, boy, bicycle, revenge, railroad crossing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 501
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: tense, captivating, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: self defense, good versus evil, heroes, vigilantism, bow and arrow, farmer, gunfight, murder, corruption, revenge, vigilante, vietnam war ...
Place: usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 140
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, child hostage, protection money, garage, mob, villain, death of son, tough guy, murder, one man army, evil man, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%