Movies like Zinda

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Zinda (2006)
 4.8
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Zinda (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film is about a man, who has been imprisoned for 14 years, who has been released and has four days to figure out why he was imprisoned in the first place.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, imprisonment, martial arts, crimes, confined, captivity, missing person, rivalry, dishonesty, taxi driver, kidnapping, murder, wrongful conviction, rescue, investigation, uncover truth, sex, ballet, torture, buddhism, husband wife relationship, decapitation, gossip, flashback, framed for murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand

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Most similar movies to Zinda

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, murder and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Zinda: Ghajini (2008), Greetings to the Devil (2011), Ghajini (2005), Kidnap (2008), Knock Out (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: memory loss, diary, loss of loved one, crimes, revenge, rage, fall in love, murder, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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100%
Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Mexico, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, confined, race against time, forced into action, murder, kidnapping, graphic violence, heroes, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.5
 15K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, fall in love, uncover truth, disorder, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.5
 2K
Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: stockholm syndrome, woman in danger, kidnapping, hostage, chase, mind game, vengeance, family relations, confined, rescue, rivalry, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 6.1
 2K
Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: journalism, criminal heroes, vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, extortion, infidelity, murder, bomb, hostage, rivalry, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.0
 6K
Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, hospital, crimes, race against time, investigation, uncover truth, intrigue, confined, rivalry, doctors and patients, abduction, ransom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.4
 6K
Virumaandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A reporter researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi whose role in a clan feud between Naicker and Kothalla Devar leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: prison riot, frame up, death row, death sentence, corporal punishment, rivalry, false accusation, village, prison, journalism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: prison escape, escape attempt, prison, parents and children, rescue, confined, prison life, hopes, getting home, military, prison warden, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: special agents, murder, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, cuba, australia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.0
 175
Safehouse (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ex-FBI agent Cooper O'Neil thinks the dangerous times in his life are in the past; that is, until his former partner shows up dead at his marina home. O'Neil's old partner had a coveted thumb drive in his possession when he died, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, law enforcement, intrigue, special agents, dishonesty, vengeance, mafia, revenge, kidnapping, loss of partner, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 3K
Citizen (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Three prominent members of society, a judge, a police official and a district collector are kidnapped in broad daylight by a man who calls himself 'Citizen'. As CBI Officer Sarojini (Nagma) follows his trail she finds clues to a shocking ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, uncover truth, fake identity, manhunt, investigation, corrupt official, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 745
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, crimes, betrayal, track down, rivalry, parents and children, justice, businessman, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, india, italy, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hamilton 2: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, rescue, track down, special agents, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, heroes, rivalry, spy, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.0
 115
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, femme fatale, murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, missing child, kidnapping, confined, rescue, society, clergy, starting over, chase, uncover truth, child in peril, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
I Am a Red Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Indran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that makes him fall asleep at the slightest excitement. He meets Meera and they fall in love but one night, they are attacked by unknown persons. Indran panics and goes into sleep, while Meera is ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: narcolepsy, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, vigilantism, disability, romance, love and romance, murder, rape, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Desh Prem the Real Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blindness, chase, revenge, murder, betrayal, crimes, rivalry, conspiracy, motorcycle chase, mastermind, dishonesty, vendetta ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.8
 3K
Luck (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Born lucky, Karim Moussa takes to exploiting it instead of focusing on studies. Now a wealthy gambler, he decides to recruit about a dozen lucky people to participate in a deadly game of survival.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, adventure, rivalry, crimes, prodigy, dishonesty, obsession, bet, desert, survival, small community, chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Soo: Revenge for a Twisted Fate (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Tae-soo tries to steal from a gang. The gang catches Tae-Soo's brother, Tae-Jin, instead. The incident causes the brothers to separate. Tae-Soo becomes a mob fixer and an assassin. Tae-Jin becomes a police detective. When a call brings the ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, hidden identity, escapades, gang, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, track down, manhunt, rivalry, gangsters, identical twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
 135
Blind Turn (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a devoted family man who descends into madness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, captivity, family tragedy, woman in danger, dishonesty, car accident, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, year 2012, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 589
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, organized crime, hitman, mafia, investigation, rescue, crimes, missing person, vengeance, disorder, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.2
 592
Blood Money (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zheng Zhou is the most feared warrior from the Shaolin Dynasty in China. His fighting and weapons skills are legendary. But when his parents are killed and sister kidnapped, he turns to a life of drugs and crime that will almost kill him. With the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, rivalry, violence, smuggling, drug cartel, martial arts, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, sexual content, heroes, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Fire of Conscience (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fire of Conscience is an 2010 Hong Kong action/thriller film directed by Dante Lam and starring Leon Lai and Richie Ren. The Chinese name is derived in one of the action scenes where Lai has to chase Ren through a street of dragon dance.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, tough heroes, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, prostitute, loss of wife, brutality, torture, fire, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 551
Travellers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, crimes, captivity, haunted by the past, confined, escapades, buddies, wilderness, friendship, forest, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
 483
My Gal Sunday (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It was love at first sight for beautiful young lawyer Sandra "Sunday" O'Brien-Parker (Rachel Blanchard) and Henry Parker (Cameron Mathison), retiring White House Secretary of State, when Sunday's dad Danny (Jack Wagner), ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: rescue, investigation, rivalry, uncover truth, fighting crime, murder, race against time, crimes, hitman, confined, couple relations, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, spy, police shootout, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, kidnapping, uncover truth, dishonesty, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch, frame up, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 14K
Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, survival, confined, captivity, riddles and clues, crimes, torture, abduction, murder, manipulation, brutality, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%