Movies like Black Water 1996

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Black Water (1996)
 8.5
 4K
Black Water (1996)
Original name: കാലാപാനി
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
Plot: prisoner, terrorism, independence day, island, escape, murder, bomb, jail, prison, train, imprisonment, malayalam

Movie in categories

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Most similar movies to Black Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, tense, suspense and touching films with plots about murder, prison, malayalam, revenge, escape, police officer and bomb mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Black Water: Adwaytham (1991), Libertad (2017), Kireedam (1989), Alexander The Great (2010), Khaidi (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adwaytham (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Advaitham is a 1991 Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Mohanlal, Jayaram, Revathi Menon and Srividhya in lead roles.
Plot: holy man, moral transformation, communist, murder, theft, attempted murder, false accusation, prison, frame up, death threat, love triangle, death ...
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95%
 7.0
 31
Libertad (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rony is an ordinary man sentenced to 15 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. In jail he will have to face the gangs and hard life behind bars while he dreams of recovering his family and proving his innocence.
Plot: murder, innocent, escape, prison, abuse, prisoner, violence, gang, prison fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), shooting, gun
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63%
 8.9
 8K
Kireedam (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sethumadhavan, the son of Achuthan Nair, a Police Constable who wishes to make his son an Inspector one day. Sethu, a recent college graduate, has many opportunities to enter different fields but he goes with his father's dream of becoming an ...
Style: touching, sad
Plot: murder, dream, fight, police, parent child relationship, police officer, swashbuckler, marketplace, fistfight, father son relationship, father son conflict, tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Alexander The Great (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film revolves around Alexander Varma, who survives with his IQ, but fate has something else stored for him.
Plot: bomb, doctor, competition, intelligence, operation, photographic memory, reading a book, malayalam
Place: dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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prison movies
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train movies
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 7.6
 470
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: snake, forest, police station, prison, attempted rape, torture, debt, murder, escape, vengeance, frame up, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: lawyer, attempted murder, courtroom, imprisonment, husband wife relationship, prisoner, crime boss, framed for murder, jail, prison, cemetery, torture ...
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 4.1
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Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: race against time, train, terrorism, vengeance, swat team, immigrants, life is a bitch, uninhibited rivalry, bomb, heist, deportation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Keerthi Chakra (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Major Mahadevan (Mohanlal) is the head of the elite command force. He is in charge of fighting the country’s terrorist groups and protecting the country from their terrorist intentions. Havildar Jaikumar (Jeevaa) is Major Mahadevan’s most ...
Plot: rape, politics, terrorism, newlyweds, gunfight, commando, terrorist, counter terrorism, officer, military, soldier, war ...
Place: kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.3
 224
The Chain (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.
Plot: prison, renegade, escape, arms dealer, police officer, jail
Place: south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 2K
Narasimham (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Poovalli Induchoodan (Mohanlal) is sentenced for six years prison life for murdering his classmate. Induchoodan, the only son of Justice Maranchery Karunakara Menon (Thilakan) was framed in the case by Manapally Madhavan Nambiar (Narayanan Nair) and ...
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: revenge, ex convict, murder, lawyer, feud, machismo, police, fight, false accusation, released from prison, frame up, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 804
Chenkol (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: The sequel to Kireedam (1989), Chenkol continues the story of Sethumadavan who hopes to regain his lost life after 8 years in prison.
Style: touching, tragic ending
Plot: anguish, suicide by hanging, murder, suicide, tragic event, ex convict, prostitution, violence, tragedy, alcohol abuse, death of protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 159
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: orphan, death of child, missing child, woman in danger, serial killer, attempted child murder, gangsters, released from prison, blind woman, wrongful imprisonment, jail, blindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 430
Ammajan (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Ammajan (English: Dear Mother) is a Bangladeshi Bengali-language film directed by Kazi Hayat and written by Monwar Hossain Dipjol. The film was released in 1999 in Bangladesh. It was produced by Monwar Hossain Dipjol. It is a drama film and ...
Plot: rape and revenge, murder, electrocution, archaeology, rape, jail, bomb, death, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: family relations, love, death of brother, student, professor, brother brother relationship, doppelganger, loss of loved one, criminal, loss of brother, tragic event, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.1
 331
Thandavam (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Thandavam movie tells about the love and bond between the brothers Kashi Nathan (Mohanlal) and SwamiNathan(Nedumudi Venu) and it takes a turn when Saminathan is killed in an accident.Kashinathan realises Dasappa Kaundar(Manoj K Jayan) and minister ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: brother brother relationship, death of brother, revenge, murder, heroes, politician, blackmail, crooked politician, fight, corrupt politician, secret admirer, rain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 306
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, psychologist, psychopath, threesome, love triangle, fiance fiancee relationship, murder, tragic event, obsessive love, psychiatrist, mental illness, malayalam ...
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34%
 4.5
 207
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: drug smuggling, double life, two man army, villain, crime boss, judge, death of father, drug addiction, reporter, prison, pimp, drug addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 429
Guru Sishyan (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Guru Sishyan (Tamil: குரு சிஷ்யன்; English: Teacher, Student) is a 1988 Tamil film directed by SP. Muthuraman, featuring Super Star RajiniKanth in the lead role along with Prabhu. This was the first movie for Gouthami, playing ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Summer in Bethlehem (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Summer in Bethlahem movie tells the story is all set in a hill station (Ooty) where a rich man comes with his five grand daughters for vacation. The fifth girl Abhirami(Manju Warrier) who is very smart, and she is the favourite of the grandfather. ...
Style: romantic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An underworld don who operates internationally, Sagar Alias Jacky had to deal with the likes of Naina (Suman) and Goa based Rozario brothers who want to do away with Sagar. But each time Sagar with his fearlessness and brilliance in plotting, ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, sniper, terrorism, smuggling, vengeance, politician, friends, revenge, rivalry, gangsters, hitman ...
Place: dubai, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: murder, false accusation, chase, police, snitch, father son relationship, family relations, falsely accused, crimes, society, relationships, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.7
 6K
Devasuram (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Neelakantan, heir to his father's fortunes, is an apparent menace to society. He once belittles a dancer but later they fall in love. Shekharan, an arch enemy, kidnaps his lover due to an old enmity.
Plot: dancing, revenge, murder, drunkenness, rivalry, humiliation, secret, oath, one against many, fistfight, arrogance, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 484
Arrested (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Kishan Kumar Khanna is a well-rate film actor who falls head over heels in love with young, beautiful and attractive Anuradha Saxena much to the dislikeness of her gangster brother who wastes no time in entrapping Kishan in a web of lies and deceits ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, prison, escape, family relations, law enforcement, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, artists and showbiz, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Island of Lost Souls (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rene Cardona directs the film version of Jose Leon Sanchez's best-selling novel, which relates the author's 20 years of imprisonment on an island ruled by brutality. When a sadistic man declares himself the boss of an island pueblo, an ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: penal colony, revenge, dancer, rape, punishment, fire, murder, prison, dictator, insanity, hard labor, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Escape: Human Cargo (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An American entrepreneur is closing a deal in Saudi Arabia in 1977. After a fallout with his influential Saudi partners, they have him arrested. Due to the US policy of noninterference in SA, the embassy won't help him. He must escape.
Plot: jail, escape, court, american, desert, passport, arab, captive
Place: saudi arabia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.4
 21K
Black Friday (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Under torture, Indian gangster Tiger Memon confesses to his involvement in a plot to set off explosives throughout Bombay. The police choose not to believe him, however, and bombs tear through the city that Friday, wreaking havoc and polarizing the ...
Style: suspense, serious, disturbing, tense, inspirational ...
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, politics, muslim, interrogation, investigation, society, legal, life is a bitch, law enforcement, innocence, bomb ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: india, asia, kolkata, bombay india, dubai ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Honest truck driver Balwant watch helplessly as the owners of the trucking company he works for mauled his brother, Jaswant to death. When he lodges a complaint with the police the inspector instead arrest him for this crime; the trucking company ...
Plot: twins, truck driver, tough guy, wrongful imprisonment, murder of brother, prison, vigilante, presumed dead, pregnancy, murder, death of brother, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 156
Union Bound (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He went to war to free slaves but in the end was freed by them.
Plot: civil war, american civil war, slavery, running, train, sacrifice, escape, slave, diary, patriotism, union, honor ...
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Aaram Thamburan (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Jagannathan faces several challenges when he goes to stay in Kanimangalam village. He promises the villagers that he will help in the preparations for the annual temple festival, but will his enemies leave him in peace?
Plot: festival, temple, palace, landlord, river, priest, secret, businessman, locked in a room, cat, orphan, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, bomb threat, patriotism, mysterious man, police officer, bomb, muslim, crimes, investigation, police, cell phone ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%