Movies like Zinda

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Zinda (2006)
 4.9
 3K
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, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, danger, martial arts, taxi driver, revenge, crimes, vengeance, heroes, confined, missing person, crime, life is a bitch, captivity, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, cons and scams, ballet, violence, suicide, torture, buddhism, suicide attempt, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand

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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 crimes, danger, rivalry, deadly, chases and races, kidnapping and vengeance mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Zinda: Kidnap (2008), Greetings to the Devil (2011), Family: Ties of Blood (2006), Safehouse (2008), Dead Drop (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, chase, vengeance, mind game, stockholm syndrome, rescue, danger, hostages, parents and children, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, heroes, confined, kidnapping, vengeance, chases and races, crime, rivalry, race against time, danger, forced into action, tough heroes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, dishonesty, confined, hostages, rivalry, danger, bollywood, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 2.8
 141
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, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, revenge, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes, chases and races, vengeance, intrigue, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 3.5
 712
Dead Drop (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, danger, crimes, betrayal, tough heroes, working undercover, chases and races, master criminal, dishonesty, vengeance, one man army, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.5
 11K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, 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: mind bending, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, injustice, revenge, tragic event, model, vengeance, bollywood, rivalry, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.9
 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: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, vigilantism, journalism, hostages, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, revolution, rivalry, battles, lunchbox ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, deadly, confined, special agents, crimes, tough heroes, tough guy, murder, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Russian Specialist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Russian ex-hit man is called back to Russia for one last job. This time against his former employees, the Russian mob.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, heroes, tough heroes, crimes, danger, deadly, one man army, gang, gangsters, prostitute, kidnapping, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 12K
Race (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Ranvir and Rajiv are half brothers who own a huge stud farm in South Africa. Ranvir is a very shrewd and aggressive man while Rajiv is laid back, and a chronic alcoholic. Sophia, Ranvir's personal secretary adores and loves him. Ranvir is ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, investigation, crime, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, law enforcement, danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 53K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 183 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bollywood, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, murder, diary, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.1
 563
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, prison, police, criminal, criminal's revenge, couple relations, crimes, chases and races, confined, criminal heroes, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Never Surrender (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the cage to the big screen, the world's greatest Mixed Martial Arts Champions come together for the first time in a major motion picture. When an MMA world champion is lured into the illegal world of underground cage fighting by an elusive ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, sport, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, danger, heroes, tough heroes, cage fighting, mixed martial arts, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 628
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: extradition, vengeance, prison, murder, vigilantism, danger, family relations, bollywood, terrorism, track down, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, italy, europe, asia, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 4K
Cold War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: They say Hong Kong is the safest city in Asia. But tonight, a police van has been hijacked along with the arms, equipment and the five officers aboard, one of the hostages being the only son of police deputy commissioner M.B. Lee! With the chief ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, chases and races, crime, missing person, hijacking, hostages, urban ghetto life, crimes, superior officer, urban ghetto, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 2K
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, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, map, vengeance, law enforcement, dishonesty, uncover truth, crimes, bollywood, vigilantism, rivalry, hindu, fake identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 841
Dead Silence (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts take a group of deaf students hostage but their teacher is Marlee Matlin!
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, race against time, crime gone awry, missing person, betrayal, hijacking, one man army, dishonesty, law enforcement, hostages, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.1
 687
Freight (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross local businessman Gabe Taylor and a war escalates, but when ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, prostitute, vengeance, confined, crime, track down, parents and children, danger, woman in danger, power relations, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, danger, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, gang, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 434
Hit List (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Action
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, hitman, organized crime, mafia, crimes, missing person, investigation, rescue, disorder, vengeance, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 2K
Man on Fire (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An ex-CIA agent is hired to protect the daughter of a rich American family.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, rescue, kidnapping, bodyguard, vengeance, crimes, confined, track down, danger, missing child, haunted by the past, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 17K
The Yellow Sea (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The region where the borders of North Korea, China, and Russia come together, forms a sort of modern day wild west, where more than half of the population relies on illegal activity in order to survive. In Yanbian, on the Chinese side of the border, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, violence, stabbing, life is a bitch, crime, illegal immigrant, on the run, danger, chases and races, gangsters, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 485
Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A powerful triad boss has been kidnapped, and the new police superintendent Koo (Fala Chen) decides to recruit the help of Mann (Simon Yam), a former supercop who has since been relegated to back-up duty. Mann has his work cut out for him when he ...
Style: realistic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, deadly, law enforcement, gangsters, violence spree, confined, heroes, crime, crimes, murder, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.4
 466K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, twist ending ...
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, losing-it hero, secret, revenge, vengeance, loneliness, brother sister incest, sin, mind game, confined, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, manhattan new york city, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: rough, serious, bleak, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chases and races, escapades, heroes, crime, crimes, obsessive quest, deadly, track down, haunted by the past, gang, manhunt, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 2K
The Betrayed (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kidnappers force a young mother (Melissa George) to recover money stolen by her shady husband (Christian Campbell).
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, revelation, criminal, warehouse, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, family problems, missing child, betrayal, rivalry, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.2
 532
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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, one man army, hitman, deadly, chases and races, master warrior, crimes, heroes, drugs/alcohol, rivalry, danger, shaolin kung fu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 2K
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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: survival, crimes, adventure, dangerous animal, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, gambling, obsession, danger, bollywood, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, escape attempt, heroes, confined, hopes, war, parents and children, getting home, military, soldier, prison life, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 110
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, serious, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, drunk driving, family tragedy, captivity, danger, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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