Movies like Farishtay

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Farishtay (1991)
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Farishtay (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: After the death of her husband, the Police Inspector, Gayatri sets out to find his murderer, and is horrified to learn that her brothers are employed by him.
Plot: tyrant, sadism, good versus evil, evil man, child murder, two man army, revenge, thief, king, police officer, friendship, tough guy, villain, restaurant, sword, rescue, sadist, fear, brother sister relationship, russian roulette, widow, death of child, brawl, marriage, police officer killed ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about revenge, murder, villain, beating, rescue, police officer and bollywood mostly in Action, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Farishtay: Hukumat (1987), Pathar Ke Insan (1990), Ghazab (1982), Ram and Belram (1980), Army (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 152
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: death of father, tough cop, child hostage, tyrant, villain, police officer, death of son, dwarf, ransom, husband wife relationship, meeting, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pathar Ke Insan (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Two sisters, Asha and Lata, want to be successful singers and dancers, but a competition drives their rivalry to tragic consequences.
Plot: dancer, reckless driving, grief, flashback, hit and run, police officer killed, villain, police inspector, inheritance, attempted murder, singer, sibling rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 158
Ghazab (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Ajay alias Munna Babu is a semi-senile, gentle but naive young man who has a wealthy family estate. His employees and alleged well-wishers conspire against him and introduce him to his long-estranged mother, Shakuntala, and brother, Vijay. Munna is ...
Plot: murder, ghost, strength, anger, possession, twin brother, supernatural power, one against many, impostor, dual role, brother brother relationship, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
 529
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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: ship, mechanic, revenge, police inspector, cripple, smuggler, father daughter relationship, police station, attempted rape, inheritance, flirting, bandit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: goa india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.3
 2K
Army (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Arjun and Geeta are a young couple, who are deeply in love with each other. They get married, and soon are proud parents. Arjun gets in the bad books of a notorious gangster named Nagraj, and is brutally killed. When Geeta finds out she decides to ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, death of husband, widow, good versus evil, villain, prison, female protagonist, evil man, death row, heroine, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.4
 156
Kanoon (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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 brother, revenge, judge, anger, death of father, corrupt cop, crime boss, police officer, father son relationship, corruption, villain, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mardon Wali Baat (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: Dacoit Sunder Singh kills a brave police officer, Shefali's husband. To avenge his death, Shefali secretly hires two mercenaries.
Plot: gang, weapons, bluff, police officer killed, blackmail, bandit, mercenary, boy, criminal, gunfight, massacre, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.5
 326
Pratiggya (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Story: Truck driver Ajit Singh find out from his foster mother before her death how his biological family were mercilessly massacre by a bandit named Bharat Thakur. He then takes a pledge to avenge their death and travel to Dinapur village where Bharat is ...
Plot: revenge, spy, truck driver, traitor, bandit, police station, impersonating a police officer, police officer, courage, murder of parents, unlikely hero, murder of family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.0
 236
Chacha Bhatija (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Uncle and Nephew make a great team
Plot: family relations, rescue from drowning, family reunited, suspicion of adultery, second wife, brother in law sister in law relationship, inheritance, scheme, cripple, two man army, extortion, family conflict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 161
Kalyanaraman (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Kalyanam (Kamal Haasan) is the naive and infantile son of a rich estate owner Chinnadurai ( V S Raghavan) and he is in love with Shenbagam (Sridevi), an ordinary estate worker. The estate manager (Major Sundarrajan) and his cohorts covertly plot to ...
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, brother brother relationship, revenge, murder, twin brother, twins, long lost brother, dual role, cliff
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 95
Azaad (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: This is the story of a eccentric young man, Ashok (Dharmendra) who believes in doing good without worrying about the consequences. This does not find any favor with his sister-in-law Sarla (Sulochana), and she decides to leave him. But he persuades ...
Plot: drugs, vigilante, abduction, drug smuggling, police inspector, horse, fire, drunkenness, tough guy, arrogance, deception, fencing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Thakur Gangadhar Choudhary rules a small community in rural India with an iron hand, and will never permit anyone to speak up against him. He owns most of the land surrounding his palatial home - save for the small patch of land owned by Veer Singh. ...
Plot: faith, horse, fear, doctor, scorpion, landowner, temple, gas station, widow, village, rescue, attack ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
God Is My Witness (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Baadshah Khan falls in love with Benazir, a member of a rival clan who has defeated him in a game of buzkashi. Benazir will not marry him unless he brings back the head of her father's killer, Habibullah, from India. He is successful, but he ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: marriage, love, revenge, police officer, muslim, feud, honor, showdown, tough guy, mental breakdown, imprisonment, machismo ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan, middle east, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: coincidence, adoption, muslim, christian, hindu, female doctor, gold, father figure, mother son reunion, church, fight, orphan ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 1K
Mass (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mass (Akkineni Nagarjuna) is an orphan, who bonds well with his landlord's son Adi (Sunil). He is behind a collegian Anjali (Jyothika) who happens to be the daughter of Vizag city's mafia don Satya (Raghuvaran). This restricts her from ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, psychological
Plot: revenge, organized crime, orphan, friendship, mafia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, neighbor, friend, chase, avenger, criminal gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 36
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: homecoming, arrogance, humiliation, village, widow, feud, revenge, death of brother, brother in law sister in law relationship, honor, villain, released from prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: bail, burial, jail, crime boss, framed for murder, husband wife relationship, cemetery, imprisonment, police officer, grave, prison, prisoner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: arm wrestling, slum, money falling through the air, murder of father, bribe, tank, police inspector, traitor, farmhouse, dark past, revolt, loyalty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 1K
Hitler (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This movie is about the life of Madhavankutty (locally known as Hitler), a bachelor protective brother of five younger sisters.
Plot: anger, father son relationship, death of father, professor, motorcycle, rape, dysfunctional family, cousin cousin relationship, brother sister relationship, estranged father, family feud, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.7
 662
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: blindness, revenge, martial arts, murder, sword, widow, police commissioner, death of brother, showdown, attraction, police station, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Yeh to Kamaal Ho Gaya (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Shady and corrupt lawyer, Rashik Bihari Saxena, frames an innocent child, Mahesh Chander, the son of a convicted thief, for murder. Mahesh is sent to juvenile jail for several years. His father, Shankar, swears vengeance against Advocate Saxena, and ...
Plot: twins, thief, cat burglar, revenge, juvenile delinquent, lawyer, dual role, burglar, prejudice, vengeance, miscarriage of justice
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 504
Gharana Mogudu (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Gharana Mogudu is a remake of tamil movie Mannan and it is a drama based movie in which, Raju (Chiranjeevi) is a do-gooder who helps his fellow co-workers while working in Visakhapatnam shipyard, but when his mother suffers a paralytic stroke, he ...
Plot: marriage proposal, rain, marriage, rescue, industrialist, arrogance, battle of the sexes, fire, secretary, insult, love triangle, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 148
Under the Gun (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A St. Louis cop, Mike Braxton (Sam Jones), receives an urgent call for help from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. Mike rushes to LA and finds that his brother has been murdered and his brother Tony's ...
Plot: police officer, lawyer, revenge, fistfight, terrorist, nightclub, heist, hitman, police officer killed, kidnapping, death of brother, sarcasm ...
Place: los angeles, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.1
 1K
Tradition (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In a remote region in India there has been a tradition of settling differences by fighting a duel with pistols with only one bullet in each of them. Such was the duel fought by Shankar and Thakur Bhavani Singh, with the latter emerging as the ...
Plot: rivalry, friendship, honor, drummer, fencing, family feud, pistol duel, father son relationship, illegitimate son, lust, self sacrifice, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 990
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: pickpocket, police raid, seduction, hotel, adoption, boat ride, secret base, locket, chambermaid, pregnant wife, smuggling, letter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Flames of the Sun (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Thriller, Western
Country: India
Duration: 162 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, epic, suspenseful, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, fight, revenge, bandit, martial arts, adventure, partners, police officer, flashback, best friend, death of friend, villain ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: death of brother, brother brother relationship, vigilante, murder of brother, prison, murder, wrongful imprisonment, truck driver, twins, pregnancy, presumed dead, tough guy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 8K
Golmaal 3 (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Golmaal 3 highlights the story of hatred between two bunch of siblings within a family. One of nature's masterpieces, this is a family that eats together, prays together, lives together and a family 'that can't stand each other'. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, stupidity, best friends, love and romance, parents and children, friendship, friends, disorder, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: dual role, father son relationship, honesty, judge, court, frame up, manipulation, police detective, family relations, misfit, rivalry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 36
Phaansi (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film starring Shashi Kapoor, Sulakshana Pandit and Ranjeet
Plot: love, death of father, revenge, death, surrender, gunfight, heroes, attempted robbery, money lender, pain, rescue, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%