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Panjaa (2011)
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Panjaa (2011)
Original name: పంజా
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story begins in Kolkata and here the mafia don Bhagawan (Jackie shroff) is ruling the roost. He has a loyal aide in the form of Jai who keeps protecting him from many dangers.. Kulakarni (Atul Kulakarni) is the rival of Bhagavan. Jai has a friend named Jahnavi (Anjali Lavania) who is a club dancer. . The story takes a turn with the arrival of Munna (adivi sesh), an arrogant and highly impatient guy who is also the son of Bhagawan.After few incidents munna killed by Jai. After Jai becomes the prime target for Bhagavan. What happens next is to be seen on the screen.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, one man army, crimes, fall in love, gang war, uninhibited rivalry, betrayal, knife fight, love, graphic violence, love and romance, rivalry, fight, gunfight, orphan, murderer, psychopath, obsession, kidnapping, murder, crime boss, loyalty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, exciting and rough films with plots about crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, betrayal, graphic violence and deadly mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Panjaa: Singham Returns (2014), Company (2002), Bullett Raja (2013), On the Job (2013), Awarapan (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Singham Returns (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singham Returns is an Indian action film directed by Rohit Shetty and produced by Reliance Entertainment. The sequel to the 2011 film Singham, actor Ajay Devgn reprises his role from the previous film, as well as co-producing the project, while ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
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Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 118 min.
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Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 126 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.3
 15K
Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.6
 20K
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 129 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Easy Money II: Hard to Kill (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: JW is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life - some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he's developed, and while behind bars he's ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 62
Two Coyotes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
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