Movies like Chennai Express

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Chennai Express (2013)
 6.0
 49K
Chennai Express (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Rahul embarks on a journey to a small town in Tamil Nadu to fulfill the last wish of his grandfather: to have his ashes immersed in the Holy water of Rameshwaram. En route, he meets a woman hailing from a unique family down South. As they find love through this journey in the exuberant lands of South India, an unanticipated drive awaits them.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: train ride, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, escapades, wild ride, bollywood, chance meeting, father daughter relationship, escape, domineering father, romantic rivalry, train, last wish, gangsters, arranged marriage, gangster, journey, grandfather, temple, ashes, love and romance, initially antagonists, love, henchman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and exciting films with plots about fall in love, love and romance, bollywood, crimes, romance, rivalry and love mostly in Comedy, Action and Romance genres. Some movies like Chennai Express: Happy New Year (2014), Om Shanti Om (2007), This Youth Is Crazy (2013), Something Is Happening (1998), D.D.L.J. (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 34K
Happy New Year (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Six would-be thieves enter a prestigious dance competition as a cover for their larger goal of pulling off a major heist
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bollywood, partners, crimes, unlikely partners, competition, thief, dancer, diamond, dancing, dance, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dubai, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.7
 39K
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s - is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.
Style: exciting, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: reincarnation, bollywood, film within a film, audition, fall in love, unfulfilled love, supernatural, actor's life, romance, couple relations, crimes, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: india, mumbai india, asia, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
This Youth Is Crazy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani features two polar opposite characters, who at one point were classmates in Modern School. The first is Naina Talwar (Deepika Padukone), a studious bespectacled young girl. The second is Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor), a carefree ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, unfulfilled love, fall in love, reunion, free spirited, opposites attract, romance, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, tourist, college graduate, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Something Is Happening (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, youth, love and romance, crumbling relationship, family life, childhood friend, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 64K
D.D.L.J. (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, family relations, arranged marriage, wedding, bollywood, store, romance, friends, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, europe, london, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Main Tera Hero (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This love story begins with the mischievous, clever, charming, a daredevil and the HERO who falls in love with Sunaina. How can a Hero’s love story be complete without a villain! So walks in Angad the corrupt cop, who wants to forcibly marry ...
Style: humorous, tense, captivating, light, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, college dropout, romance, kidnapping, prank, crimes, disorder, fall in love, bollywood, rejection, lifesaver, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Son of Sardaar (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jassi Randhawa (Ajay Devgan) is an unemployed good-for-nothing man who receives a letter from the Punjab government about buying his property in Punjab. To sell the property, Jassi leaves for Punjab. On the train, he meets and falls in love with ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, punjab, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, village, homecoming, gang, escape, sikh, chase, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Chandni Chowk to China (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Based in Delhi's Chandni Chowk, orphaned Sidhu is adopted by the owner of Bajrang Bali Parathas, known simply as Dada. Years later Sidhu has grown up and is an expert at slicing vegetables.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, martial arts, against the odds, heroic mission, save the day, dishonesty, ambition, rivalry, danger, translator, anti hero, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 22K
Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Lovely Singh (Salman Khan) is the bodyguard of Sartaj Rana's (Raj Babbar) daughter Divya Rana (Kareena Kapoor). He is very devoted to his duties but irritates her all the time by following her everywhere. Consequently, Divya and her friend ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, realistic
Plot: lie, college, romance, family relations, fall in love, bollywood, parents and children, dishonesty, rescue, one against many, bodyguard, elopement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 13K
Housefull (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Believing himself to be a jinx and bringing bad luck upon himself and others, a man attempts to find true love, but ends up in very complicated relationships.
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, true love, looking for love, romance, lifestyle, farce, couple relations, couples, change of luck, nothing goes right, love and romance, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 4K
Kill Dil (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Once upon a time in North India, two killers – Dev (Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar) - roamed free. Abandoned when young and vulnerable, Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gave them shelter and… nurtured them to kill! All is normal in their lives until ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, friendship between men, fall in love, rebellion, deadly, romance, dishonesty, power relations, bollywood, rebelliousness, love and romance, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
R... Rajkumar (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Rajkumar (Shahid Kapoor) is an aimless youth who works for a drug baron named Shivraj (Sonu Sood). His latest mission is to kill a rival dealer named Manik Parmar (Ashish Vidyarthi). But Rajkumar's life changes forever when he claps eyes on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: heroes, rivalry, vengeance, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, one man army, tough heroes, bollywood, love, damsel in distress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: rivalry, investigation, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, car chase, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 6K
Gabbar Singh (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Gabbar Singh is a 2012 Telugu action film directed by Harish Shankar. The film is produced by Bandla Ganesh under Parameshwara Art productions banner and stars Pawan Kalyan and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. Devi Sri Prasad, who previously worked with ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, tense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, fall in love, village, love and romance, police, revenge, gang, rivalry, friendship, danger, society, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 7K
Duplicate (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Bablu (Shah Rukh Khan), an aspiring chef, works in a hotel where Sonia Kapoor,(Juhi) works with him as banquet manager at the restaurant. His look-alike Manu (Shah Rukh Khan), a gangster, robs a bank along with his friend (Gulshan Grover) but gets ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: mistaken identity, race against time, crime, criminal heroes, love and romance, fugitives, crimes, disorder, cooking and food, dishonesty, romance, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Double Attack (2013)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A young man and his lookalike team up to fight injustice and settle their personal scores with the evildoers.
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: gangsters, mistaken identity, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, fall in love, political corruption, crimes, disorder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.9
 3K
Rascals (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Rascals movie is a comedy about the joys of conning where Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn play two cool competing conmen trying to out-scheme each other in consistently amusing and surprising setups. But when both fall for the same girl, the competition ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, disorder, friends, criminal heroes, buddies, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, bollywood, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 13K
Dookudu (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young policeman hunts down the men who caused the accident that put his politician father into a coma.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, drug lord, fighting crime, track down, rivalry, against the rules, law enforcement, disorder, crimes, danger, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 5K
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Javed Abbas (Jackie Shroff) is widowed Police Officer with four children. His partner is Arun Verma (Shahrukh Khan). Both Javed and Arun are honest, hard-working and diligent. And this leads to the "death" of Javed in mysterious ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, remake of american film
Plot: investigation, drug lord, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, loss of partner, dysfunctional family, bollywood, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.8
 1K
Run (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: This action movie is filled with romance and adventure. As Abhisek fights for his life against the forces of crime and injustice, he meets Bhoomika, who captures his heart.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: true love, romance, society, fall in love, threat, love and romance, brother in law, city, bully, eyeglasses, college, broken bottle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 6K
Crazy (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Kajal is a beautiful and talented young woman who loves songs and dances and attends various shows. At one of the shows she attended she gets to meet Ravi, a popular singer and both are head over heel in love with each other and they soon got ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, emotional, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, attempted rape, remarry, bollywood, hopes, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, crime, romance, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A young mute girl from Pakistan loses herself in India with no way to head back. A devoted man with a magnanimous spirit undertakes the task to get her back to her motherland and unite her with her family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bollywood, romance, forbidden love, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, religions or cults, love, prayer, loss of father, mute girl, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, pakistan, kashmir, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 22K
Bang Bang (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A girl gets mixed up with a spy trying to clear his name. A chance encounter of the unassuming bank receptionist Harleen Sahni with the charming yet mysterious Rajveer Nanda, results in an on-rush of ditched planes, car chases, shoot-outs, bombing ...
Style: exciting, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, bollywood, love and romance, on the run, chase, revenge, survival, agent as target, rescue, crimes, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Shut Up and Kiss Me! (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ryan and Pete are 27-year old best friends in Miami, born on the same day and each searching for the perfect woman. Ryan is a rookie stockbroker living with his psychic Mom. Pete is a slick surfer dude yet to find commitment. Each meets the women of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, looking for love, love and romance, buddies, gangsters, family relations, friends, fall in love, parents and children, best friends, romance, stock broker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
I'm the Expert, You're the Novice (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A Bombay police officer seeks revenge when his brother is killed by a powerful underworld figure. Things get complicated when a matinee movie idol begins to tag along the policeman so he can research a movie role.
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, remake of american film
Plot: odd couple, faked death, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, honest law enforcer, disorder, actor's life, partners, unlikely partners, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
She Smiles, She’s Snared! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: On the eve of Nikhil and Karishma’s engagement, Karishma’s wealthy father, Devesh Solanki, expresses his disapproval, believing Nikhil to be a lackadaisical young man. With one week to prove himself worthy to marry Karishma, Nikhil and ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, bollywood, parents and children, youth, transformation, wooing, social relations, escapades, meet the parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 4K
Arahan (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a thief driving a motorcycle steals a purse of a pedestrian, the clumsy, naive and honest rookie policeman Sang-hwan runs after him, but the skilled specialist in martial arts Wi-jin captures the criminal and Sang-hwan is severely injured. She ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, good versus evil, save the world, rivalry, escapades, master villain, danger, world domination, uninhibited rivalry, fall in love, ancient mystery, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bangkok Adrenaline (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four backpackers arrive in Thailand to party and drink. A gambling game goes wrong and with their lives on the line they desperately decide to kidnap a billionaires daughter. Things go wrong when her 'father' doesn't play ball and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, escapades, race against time, crime gone awry, confined, crimes, on the run, gang, blackmail, kidnapping, billionaire, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 28K
Dabangg (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A troubled relationship with his younger half-brother and stepfather compels Chulbul Pandey to become a corrupt but fearless cop whose life changes when he locks horns with a corrupt political leader.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police officer, police corruption, fight, corrupt officer, fall in love, love affair, tough heroes, fighting crime, law enforcement, family relations, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 2.4
 58K
Gunday (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Based in Calcutta during its most unsettled times in the 1970s, the film deals with the inseparable life of Bikram and Bala. The story of 2 boys, boys who became refugees. Refugees who became gun couriers. Gun Couriers who became coal bandits, coal ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, train, gangsters, friendship, train robbery, love and romance, rivalry, crimes, escapades, fall in love, bollywood, coal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%