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The Saviour (1992)
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The Saviour (1992)
Original name: ఆపద్బాంధవుడు
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Aapadbandhavudu is a 1992 Telugu film. It was the third collaboration between actor Chiranjeevi and director K. Viswanath after Shubhalekha and Swayamkrushi. The movie won critical acclaim, especially for Chiranjeevi, who received the Nandi Award for Best Actor & Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Telugu for his performance. This film marked Jandhyala's only screen appearance.
Plot: love, village, mental institution, actor, poet, amnesia, cow, murder, false accusation, school teacher, class differences, attempted rape, death of sister, cattle, tragic event, injury, electric shock

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about murder, love, death, tragic event, family relations, false accusation and anger mostly in Drama, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like The Saviour: Sankarabharanam (1980), Kondaveeti Donga (1990), Khaidi (1983), Sagara Sangamam (1983), Run a Crooked Mile (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sankarabharanam (1980)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story of a rare and exceptional bond between the master of classical music Sankara Sastry and his admirer Tulasi, a woman from a family of prostitutes.
Plot: prostitute, guru, defloration, lawyer, glass shard, acquittal, insult, court, dance, murder trial, heart attack, devotion ...
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95%
Kondaveeti Donga (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Unable to tolerate the worries of the villagers, Raja takes aid of a fairy tale hero 'Kondaveeti Donga', transforms himself into one and sets out to save the people from an evil hypnotizer Kadra.
Plot: masked hero, love, dog, sister sister relationship, vigilante, doctor, hypnosis, undercover, train, villager, love triangle, romantic fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 392
Khaidi (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Khaidi is action oreinted movie in which, Suryam (chiranjeevi) works along with his widow sister in his field and studies in a college in the nearby town. His classmate madhavi falls in love with him, but later suryam realizes that she is ...
Plot: torture, murder, prisoner, runaway, evil landowner, rich woman poor man, death of sister, love, lust, death of father, silent man, village chief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Sagara Sangamam (1983)
Genre: Musical, Romance, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young multi-talented dancer is poverty stricken and as a principled person he does not want to compromise on his ethics for commercial dancing. A wealthy woman recognizes this talent and provides him with an opportunity to showcase his art.
Plot: dance teacher, unrequited love, dancer, death, male female relationship, dance performance, dedication, dancing, dance, poverty, dance contest, death of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, murder witness, murder investigation, cover up, key, passage of time
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
 70
Good to Go (1986)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being misled by the police about a rape and murder near a popular Washington, D.C. Go-Go club, a jaded journalist begins digging into the establishment's racist framework.
Plot: racism, drug abuse, gang, journalism, hip hop, music, false accusation, rape, murder, journalist
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 901
Nagara Haavu (1972)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: This is the tale of an angry young man with flavours of Teacher-student relationship, the stubbornness of Ramachari (protagonist) and his attempts at having a romantic relationship.
Plot: arranged marriage, interracial romance, teacher, suicide, sacrifice, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prostitute, anti hero, anti heroes, tragedy, anger, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.9
 214
Pinjra (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma.
Plot: teacher, suicide, murder, village, redemption, tragic love, tragic event, courtroom, disfigured face, self destructing
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.9
 56
Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
Plot: honor, poverty, jealousy, milkman, obsession, poison, village, wealth, murderer, estranged brother, tragic event, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 148
Milan (1967)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: On the banks of the holy River Ganga, Gopi, a ferryman conducts an unconsummated romance with Radha, a girl from the upper classes.
Plot: boat, widow, death, letter, river, love, college, tragic love, singing, rumor, memory, jacuzzi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 251
Ulladakkam (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Reshma is a patient of psychiatrist Dr Sunny. She gets romantically obsessed with him even though this is not reciprocated by the doctor. The arrival of the doctor's fiancee Annie causes a lot of conflict in the mind of Reshma.
Plot: obsession, threesome, psychopath, psychologist, injury, murder, tragic event, obsessive love, psychiatrist, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, mental illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 853
Prem Rog (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Manorama, the daughter of a rich, orthodox family is married off, leaving her childhood friend Deodhar and his secret love for her, in despair. When tragedy befalls her, and traditions seem unfair, Deodhar must fight for what's right.
Plot: tradition, tea, love, hindu, car accident, arranged marriage, rape, tragic event, accidental death, sexual assault, sister in law sister in law relationship, death of fiance
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 40
Gazal (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Agra-based atheist and revolutionary poet/editor of Inquilab, Ejaz, falls head-over-heels in love with Naaz Ara Begum after he hears her sing, and then ends up losing his job. With the assistance of his lovely sister, Kausar Ara Begum, Ejaz and Naaz ...
Plot: telephone, rebel, poetry, unemployment, rifle, search, love, newspaper, mute woman, poet, muslim, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Thillana Mohanambal (1968)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A classical bharathanatyam dancer and a nathaswaram player fall in love against the wishes of her family.This movie is about how they try to work things out and that hardships that they have to endure. Dance and music are used as an integral part of ...
Plot: musician, prince, love, wound, blood, injury, mother daughter conflict, dance performance, suicide attempt, attempted murder, train compartment, dancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Wild in the Country (1961)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A troubled young man discovers that he has a knack for writing when a counselor encourages him to pursue a literary career.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: false accusation, oath, doctor, garage, aging, dedicated lawyer, hopes, power relations, social worker, couples, family relations, going straight ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 1K
Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: emotional, romantic, entertaining, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancer, dancing, rise and fall, performer, death of mother, false accusation, fame, attempted murder, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 644
Henna (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Beautiful Henna Khan lives the life of a gypsy near the river, Jhelum, in Pakistan with her widowed dad, Khan Baba; three brothers, Ashraf, Razzak, and Zaman; and Razzak's wife, Najma. One day she comes across a male body that has been washed ...
Plot: corrupt cop, falling from height, love triangle, unrequited love, accident, gunfight, cave, car accident, death, cave in, love, tragedy ...
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 1K
Zoot Suit (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Part fact and part fiction, Zoot Suit is the film version of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play, based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940s Los Angeles. Henry Reyna is the leader of a group of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: racism, murder, interracial relations, mexican american, rebellion, fighting the system, legal, society, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 98
Aradhana (1987)
Genre: Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Aaradhana is story about an illiterate Puliraju (Chiranjeevi), who is a small time rowdy in a small town. He meets (Suhasini), who arrives in that town as a school teacher. Suhasini slaps and accuses him for ill-treating his mother. Puliraju, ...
Plot: moral transformation, swashbuckler, school teacher, sea, love triangle, seashell, eyeglasses, opposites attract, beach, small town
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 107
Pyar Ka Mousam (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Bollywood classic starring Asha Parekh, Shashi Kapoor and Nirupa Roy
Plot: drunkenness, grief, blindness, adopted son, heir, mental breakdown, boy, picnic, presumed dead, murder, girl, villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Praise Rama Praise Krishna (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young man travels to Kathmandu to find his long-lost sister who is with a band of hippies and bring her back to the family. But doing so may be more difficult than he thought.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: social relations, family relations, religions or cults, leaving home, rescue, danger, missing person, reunion, memory loss, siblings relations, bollywood, hippie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dharmathin Thalaivan (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Dharmathin Thalaivan is a 1988 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by SP. Muthuraman, starring Rajnikanth, Prabhu Ganesan, Charlie, Nassar, Captain Raju, Kushboo, Suhasini and Vijayachanddrika. The film is the remake of Amitabh ...
Plot: kidnapping, smuggling, student, love, tragic event, murder, death of brother, criminal, loss of brother, family relations, injury, doppelganger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.5
 29K
Anand (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Bhaskar Bannerjee struggles with his patients' suffering and the darkness and poverty he confronts daily. He treats cancer patient Anand , who upon learning of his impending death, determines to use the time he has left to the absolute ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, nostalgic
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, tape recorder, beach, doctor, nurse, cancer, friendship, human spirit, doctors and patients, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 2.5
 358
Mrityudaata (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Dr Ram Prasad Ghayal (Amitabh) is a surgeon whose scalpel proves to be a magic wand. He has a wife called Janaki (Dimple) and a brother called Bharat. Bharat is in love with a dancing doll Renu (Karishma) whom the baddie's brother (Deepak ...
Plot: person on fire, self justice, latex gloves, wrongful conviction, loss of brother, accident, drunkenness, murder, revenge, surgeon, surgery, loss of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Master, Mistress and Servant (1962)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A Zamindar neglects his wife and prefers the company of alcohol and dancing girls. The decadence of the Bangali Zamindar milieu and the raising bourgeoisie in the late 19th century, seen through the eyes of a young upward mobile rustic seeking ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, master and servant, love affair, social differences, couple relations, urban, fall in love, infidelity, bollywood, parents and children, estate, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india, kolkata
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.0
 351
Janasheen (2003)
Genre: Musical, Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Australian based Lucky Kapoor (Fardeen Khan) has no interest whatsoever in his dad's, Virendra Kapoor's (Harsh Chhaya) business in India. Saba Karim Khan (Feroz Khan), however, does have an interest in the property of Mr. Kapoor, but Mr. ...
Plot: muslim, violin, motorcycle, blind girl, murder, woman drowned, drugs, kiss, bag over head, nightclub, attempted murder, villainess ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Life of Devotion (1969)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Vandana and Arun fall in love the instant they meet. On a trip to a Shiv temple, they get married in an impromptu ceremony in front of God. A chance rainshower strands them at a remote hotel where Vandana gets pregnant. With their legal marriage ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, last wish, family relations, palaces castles and temples, couples, babies and infants, orphan, love and romance, romance, birth mother, secret marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Banaras: A Mystic Love Story (2006)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Banaras: A Mystic Love Story is the name of an Indian Bollywood film directed by Pankaj Parashar released in 2006. The film takes place in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi (the city, once known as Banaras, serves as a destination for the pilgrimage ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: orphan, hinduism, guru, family relations, social differences, love affair, culture clash, couples, religions or cults, family problems, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 266
Boris Godounov (1989)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: France, Spain, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Zulawski tackles Modest Mussorgsky’s famous opera about the bloody battle for ascendancy to the throne of Russia in the 17th-century! With a score conducted by Mstislav Rostropovich, Zulawski adds extra layers of devilish meta-textual ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: czar, murder, surrealism, opera, russian history, coronation
Time: 17th century, 16th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 119
Pratibandh (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Film starring Chiranjeevi, Juhi Chawla and Rami Reddy
Plot: anger, witness, attempted murder, corruption, marriage, journalist, cigarette lighter, love, politician, crime boss, assassination, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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