Movies like Farishtay

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Farishtay (1991)
 4.8
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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: thief, king, friendship, tough guy, restaurant, sword, sadist, villain, good versus evil, fear, marriage, russian roulette, tyrant, guitar, brawl, brother sister relationship, roller skates, widow, explosion, evil man, death of child, child murder, milk, police officer killed, sadism ...

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Most similar movies to Farishtay

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about revenge, rescue, murder, police officer, villain, tough guy and love 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.
 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 ⇓
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: explosion, police officer killed, revenge, secret, inheritance, cliff, flashback, marriage, suicide, truck, doctor, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.8
 137
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: twin brother, disarming someone, strength, ring, buried alive, impersonation, supernatural power, dual role, arrest, attempted murder, flying, earthquake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, rivalry, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, gangsters, crimes, under the surface, terrorism, bollywood, reincarnation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: ambush, gunfight, village, criminal, river, rifle, mercenary, deception, boy, bandit, massacre, widow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 295
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: flashback, truck driver, murder of family, revenge, bandit, machine gun, liquor, gunfight, police officer killed, armory, mute, drinking alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 213
Chacha Bhatija (1977)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Uncle and Nephew make a great team
Plot: muslim, pregnancy, unwed mother, construction site, wedding, uncle nephew relationship, scheme, horse riding, taxi driver, cripple, attempted murder, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 133
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: ghost, cliff, murder, twin brother, twin, brother brother relationship, long lost brother, twins, revenge, dual role
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 82
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: beach, jungle, prisoner, masked hero, arrogance, tough guy, princess, tiger, train, business manager, embezzlement, alcoholic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Suryaa: An Awakening (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
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: attack, hung upside down, temple, slingshot, horse, rescue, cobra, atheist, village, farmer, beating, snake bite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
46%
 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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: epic, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: domestic violence, love, marriage, partners, crimes, buddies, criminal's revenge, adventure, lone wolves, fall in love, redemption, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: afghanistan, asia, middle east, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: beating, bail, torture, police station, police officer, husband wife relationship, prisoner, burial, prison, corrupt lawyer, man slaps a woman, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
43%
 7.4
 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: dysfunctional family, hospital, police station, love, attempted murder, death of father, anger, rape, argument, rapist, professor, brother sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
40%
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 7.3
 445
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: insult, battle of the sexes, rain, fire, marriage proposal, industrialist, arrogance, rescue, love triangle, marriage, secretary, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: lawyer, prejudice, revenge, dual role, miscarriage of justice, burglar, cat burglar, vengeance, thief, juvenile delinquent, twin, twins
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 121
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: fistfight, lawyer, revenge, hand to hand combat, police officer, heist, police officer killed, explosion, terrorist, nightclub, porsche, plutonium ...
Place: st. louis missouri, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 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: landowner, lust, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, kiss, tent, honor, drummer, class differences, illegitimacy, fencing, acoustic guitar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: wrongful imprisonment, twins, stabbed to death, prison, brother brother relationship, injury, murder, truck driver, presumed dead, death of brother, vigilante, murder of brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 31
Phaansi (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film starring Shashi Kapoor, Sulakshana Pandit and Ranjeet
Plot: police officer, rescue, death of father, money lender, train, necklace, attack, death, hanging, attempted robbery, pain, suicide ...
⇓ 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 ⇓
35%
 6.4
 156
The Estate (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The compassionate widower Raja of Anjangadh, Shoorveer Singh, who knows the location of immense wealth belonging to his kingdom, is betrayed by his brother, Digambar Singh, and killed. His young son is separated from him, while his loyal employee, ...
Plot: memory, knocked unconscious, runaway horse, rescue, heist, shot to death, deception, horse riding, fight, birthday party, new identity, mistaken identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Burning Train (1980)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The plot revolves around a train named Super Express that catches fire on its inaugural run from New Delhi to Mumbai.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: friendship, train, race against time, ambition, danger, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, chases and races, workplace, bollywood, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new delhi, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 1K
Dhool (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Arumugham (Vikram) is an uneducated, good hearted, helpful village hick. Easwari (Jyothika) is his childhood friend. A chemical factory in the village pollutes the local river and when all attempts to stop the factory waste from going to the ...
Plot: one against many, molotov cocktail, police officer, mini skirt, minister, love triangle, tough guy, village, politician, battle of the sexes, woman slaps woman, contamination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%