Movies like Mahaan

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Mahaan (1983)
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Mahaan (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Amitabh Bachchan in a triple role as father with twin sons. The standard plot of families separated then united many years later with a string of coincidences. Throw in a diamond necklace and Amjad Khan playing the bad guy, some musical numbers, comedy scenes, and some poorly staged fights make up this masala movie from 1983.
Plot: airplane, fight, snake, wedding, lawyer, police, motorcycle, aviation, twins, violence, queen, mafia, court, train, drugs, castle, betrayal, drug addict, hand to hand combat, single mother, drug dealer, impersonation, boat, adoption, betrayal by friend ...
Place: delhi

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airplane movies
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fight movies
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snake movies
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wedding movies
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lawyer movies
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police movies
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motorcycle movies
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aviation movies
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Most similar movies to Mahaan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, police, revenge, chase, beating, police officer and bollywood mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Mahaan: Inquilaab (1984), Coolie (1983), Mr. Natwarlal (1979), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Akela (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
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Inquilaab (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A wife becomes suspicious of her police officer-turned-politician husband.
Plot: outlaw, election, good versus evil, diamonds, sword, criminal, disguise, accidental killing, speech, politician, smuggler, retiring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Coolie (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: A wealthy, but evil man named Zafar Khan, has fallen in love a girl named Salma and wants to marry her, but she and her father do not let him. Zafar is arrested for various crimes and is imprisoned for 10 years, but when he is discharged, he sees ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, catastrophe, vengeance, looking for love, forces of nature, village, village life, adoption, reunion, bollywood, parents and children, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Mr. Natwarlal is a 1979 Hindi Action comedy movie. Produced by Tony Glaad it is directed by Rakesh Kumar. Natwar is just a young boy when his beloved older brother and caretaker, police officer Gridharilal (Ajit), is framed for bribery by sinister ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: abduction, frame up, gangsters, vengeance, siblings relations, bollywood, good versus evil, hidden identity, law enforcement, secret identity, rivalry, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Amar Akbar Anthony (Hindi: अमर अकबर अन्थोनी) is a 1977 Bollywood action comedy film with a lost and found theme, about three brothers separated during their childhood who grew up in three homes, adopting three religions. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adoption, smuggling, coincidence, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, odd couple, fall in love, kidnapping, bollywood, comedy of errors, parents and children, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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twins movies
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violence movies
13070
queen movies
556
mafia movies
1262
 5.0
 421
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 ⇓
36%
 6.8
 3K
We (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Tiger works for the local Don Bhaktawar but never hesitates to revolt against him if he harms his friends or family. When his girlfriend Jumma's brother Gonsalves is killed by Bhakhtawar for revolting against him, Tiger promises revenge.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gangsters, family relations, heroes, crimes, rivalry, hopes, crime, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, workplace, seaport, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Justice Chaudhury (1983)
Genre: Drama, Action, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: An honest and upright lawyer becomes a judge; marries his disabled daughter to a crook, and is blackmailed to compromise his judicial judgements.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: frame up, family relations, manipulation, misfit, mute or deaf, legal, rivalry, police detective, vengeance, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 475
Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents have been killed in an accident and promises to raise ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, cons and scams, vengeance, reunion, reincarnation, school, parents and children, bollywood, out of the way, family relations, disability, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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court movies
1699
train movies
3360
drugs movies
3470
castle movies
1128
 6.4
 284
The Court (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Village bred farmer, brave, and honest, Dharamchand alias Dharma is thrilled when his wife, Radha, gives birth to a baby boy, who they decide to call Raju. Dharma comes to the rescue of Ajit, Suresh, and Sujit, when they are being attacked by a ...
Plot: whiskey, break in, safe, revenge, village, tiger, drunkenness, loss of family, hunting, wrongful imprisonment, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 930
Parvarish (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A policeman adopts the son of a bandit. A misunderstanding leads the officer's own biological son to believe he is the bandit's son and he takes up a secret life of crime; meanwhile, the adopted son becomes an officer of the law.
Plot: jumping into water, locket, woman in labor, radio, marriage, car chase, boat ride, song, hiding in a car, fake illness, brother brother relationship, promise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 862
Ram and Shyam (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Abused by an oppressive brother-in-law Gajendra (Pran), Ramchandra (Dilip Kumar) runs away from home, and ends up in a small village where he is mistaken for Shyamrao (also Dilip Kumar), and must accept Ganga (Leela Mishra) and his new name or face ...
Plot: death threat, frame up, psychological abuse, jumping from a train, running away from home, villain, cruelty, twin brother, birthday party, jumping from height, framed for murder, jumping into water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 12K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, serious ...
Plot: lookalikes, undercover, gang, on the run, gangsters, mistaken identity, undercover cop, master criminal, chase, chases and races, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Eye for an Eye (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mario, an exemplary man, lives in a village on the Galician coast. In the old people’s home, where he works as a nurse, everyone appreciates him. When the best known narco in the area, Antonio Padín, recently released from prison, enters the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, mafia, police raid, murder, lawyer, prison, police, drug dealer, doctor, danger, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Kohram: The Explosion (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Major Balbir Singh Sodhi (Amitabh Bachchan) attempts to kill the Indian Home Minister Veer Bhadra Singh (Danny Denzongpa) but is unsuccessful. He has been identified, and the army is on the look-out for him to court-martial him. They suspect that he ...
Plot: bomb, statue, tea, sikh, politician, fake identity, bathtub, seduction, flashback, female police officer, punching bag, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Flames of the Sun (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 204 min.
Story: A Police Officer, whose family was killed by a bandit named Gabbar Singh, decides to fight fire with fire and recruits two convicts, Jai & Veeru, to bring Gabbar Singh to jail alive, but will they succeed in their mission and get their reward? ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, vengeance, martial arts, partners, adventure, redemption, criminal heroes, romance, fall in love, murder, bandit, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
23%
 7.6
 4K
The Chain (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The world erodes around Vijay, an honest police officer. He is jailed for 6 months on false charges, trapped by gang leader Teja. When Vijay is released from jail, he plans to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, gangsters, bollywood, society, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, life is a bitch, rivalry, honest law enforcer, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sign of Marriage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Durga and Vikram Singh have been married for years. Vikram has taken to crime in a big way, and as a result has antagonized a rival gangster, Jaggi. Durga gives birth to twins, and Jaggi steals one of them, and sells him to a bootlegger, Pascal. ...
Plot: police, gangster, gangsters, police officer, brothel, timebomb, stabbed in the eye, temple, fight, eye patch, criminal, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 2K
Aankhen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A 1993 Bollywood Comedy starring Govinda and Chunky Pandey. This movie kick started a long line of Comedy movies for Govinda.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: prank, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, siblings relations, youth, bollywood, political conspiracy, dishonesty, disorder, shot in the back, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 18K
64 Squares (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Wazir' is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess grandmaster and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest games of their lives. But ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: chess, friendship, murder, race against time, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, police officer, gun, rain, shot to death, self sacrifice ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 670
The Fire (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Karan is a former soldier. One day when Karan finds out that his father committed suicide in prison after he is falsely charged with a crime, he suspects Ravi Verma, a city attorney who has a wife and a kid. When Karan spots Ravi on the street with ...
Plot: mexican standoff, bathtub, vengeance, swimming pool, frame up, father in law son in law relationship, interrupted sex, motorcycle accident, prison escape, runaway, doppelganger, child abduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Labyrinth (1978)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rajesh Khanna plays a man drawn unwillingly into a nest of enemy spies and intrigue with the future of his country riding on his shoulders.Chhaya (Neetu) and Amit Narayan (Rajesh) are in love and Chhaya wants to get married. Amit doesn’t see why ...
Plot: impersonating a police officer, arrest, chase, village, wedding, train compartment, stolen car, woman wearing glasses, motorcycle stunt, race against time, newspaper headline, fistfight ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
Ek: The Power of One (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Mumbai-based Nandkumar Sharma is a high-priced hit-man. He is paid a princely 1.5 Crore Rupees to injure Anna Mhatre, so that the later can get enough 'sympathy' votes to get him elected as the next Chief Minister, but ends up killing him. ...
Style: suspense, contemplative, captivating, exciting
Plot: professional killer, investigation, assassination, breaking the fourth wall, murder, one against many, hitman, murder investigation, betrayal, chase, one man army, prostitute ...
Place: punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 2K
Kodi (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A young politician finds himself in a position where he has to contest against his girlfriend, who is ambitious. Circumstances force his look-alike twin to also get involved in this political battle.
Style: political thriller
Plot: politics, betrayal, violence, student, politician, professor, election, police, chase, murder, protest, tamil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: village, hospital, farce, disorder, couples, twins, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, dealing with death, silly humor, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Family Comes First (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Virruddh... Family Comes First (English: Opposites) is a Hindi film, released in 2005, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt and John Abraham. Viruddh is one among relatively few Hindi films that ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, legal, crimes, injustice, family problems, vengeance, introspection, death in the family, frame up, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.1
 10K
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: gangsters, bollywood, vengeance, mistaken identity, bait, family relations, disgraced, police detective, working undercover, siblings relations, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.1
 330
Khuddar (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Honest Police Inspector Siddhant Suri takes it upon himself to bring to justice the people who are involved in human flesh trading business only to aggravate his fellow colleague inspector Adarsh Vardhan who is corrupt. Adarsh decides to teach ...
Plot: warning, frustration, swimming pool, death of father, husband wife relationship, martial arts, police, politician, blind girl, blindness, mistress, election ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.3
 16K
Anniyan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, love affair, mental illness, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, alter ego, punishment, irony of fate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%