Movies like Chalta Purza

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Chalta Purza (1977)
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Chalta Purza (1977)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Rajesh Khanna plays the role of Amar an unemployed struggle in life, just because he believes in honesty. Ammar's eyes open when his mother dies in a car accident. He realizes that his mother could not be safe due to his honest ways. To improve his lifestyle he joins the gang f the notorious criminal CAPTAIN, where he immediately becomes their favorite henchman. Things change for Amar when he learns that an old friend of his has joined the police force and has been assigned to nab CAPTAIN and his gang.
Plot: gambling, suicide, doll, gun, betrayal, orphan, private detective, poverty, girl, airport, grief, cuckold, friend, death of mother, diamond theft, canceled wedding, police officer, hit by a car, watching a movie, eavesdropping, man and woman in bed, mother son relationship

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Most similar movies to Chalta Purza

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and suspense films with plots about betrayal, murder, violence, gun, blood, police and police officer mostly in Action, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Chalta Purza: The Labyrinth (1978), Rakshak (1996), Mersal (2017), Cheetah The Power Of One (2005), Vivegam (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Labyrinth (1978)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Rajesh Khanna plays a man drawn unwillingly into a nest of enemy spies and intrigue with the future of his country riding on his shoulders.Chhaya (Neetu) and Amit Narayan (Rajesh) are in love and Chhaya wants to get married. Amit doesn’t see why ...
Plot: police station, man wrapped in a towel, stealing a car, stolen car, train compartment, wedding, village, chase, arrest, impersonating a police officer, motorcycle stunt, race against time ...
Place: delhi
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Rakshak (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: ASP Raj Sinha is assign with the task of bringing to justice the people who are responsible for printing and circulating fake currency notes. Raj is shocked when he learn that the leader behind this crime is none other than his childhood friend, ...
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Mersal (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: suspense, serious, emotional, mysterious, epic
Plot: revenge, murder, anger, rage, medicine, brutality, doctor, brother brother relationship, poverty, fight, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 70s, 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Cheetah The Power Of One (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Nandu, an orphan, is a top-notch professional killer in town. He manoeuvres his operations with the help of his buddy. In one such operation, he falls into the eyes of the cops. While fleeing from the crime scene, he unintentionally becomes the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 149 min.
Story: A group of counter-terrorism agents are brought in to track down a man who was once the head of their squad, and is believed to have gone rogue.
Style: intense
Plot: interpol, plutonium, betrayal, conspiracy, highway, espionage, international, weapons, tamil, violence, fire, gun ...
Place: russia, india, slovenia, serbia
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Akira Sharma is your average Jane from Jodhpur. Early in life she sees an atrocity committed on a neighbour and learns to defend herself. And, a spitfire is born.
Plot: betrayal, police corruption, police brutality, hand to hand combat, false accusation, fistfight, tough girl, martial arts, pregnancy, female protagonist, female martial artist, juvenile delinquent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: survival, escape, drug addict, assassin, escape attempt, betrayal, teenage girl, one man army, chase, warrior, runaway, teenager ...
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Fredrick (2016)
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Duration: 129 min.
Story: 19 years ago, a 16-year-old boy faces the torment of his father due to his unusual bonding with another boy of his age. This leads to some unfortunate consequences and one realizes them as the story moves 19 years later, when an anonymous human ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Loham (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 2015 Malayalam thriller film written and directed by Ranjith. It features Mohanlal as Raju and Andrea Jeremiah as Jayanthi in lead roles along with Ajmal Ameer, Siddique, Mythili, Tini Tom, Vijayaraghavan, Renji Panicker and V. K. Prakash in ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, race against time, train, terrorism, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, relationship vs career, bollywood, control room, a vision, hostages, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amir Gharib (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Manmohan alias Moni lives a dual life. One as a magician, and the other as a thief with the name of Bhagula Bhagat, whose prime agenda is to rob the rich, and spread the wealth with the poor. He meets with a young woman named Sunita alias Soni, and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
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Aaru (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 168 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Windfall (2002)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gambling, betrayal, partners, buddies, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, rivalry, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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Sobharaj (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Sobharaj is the leader of an underworld gang. He gets killed in an encounter with the police. The DSP uses his lookalike brother to pose as him in order to capture the rest of his gang.
Plot: impersonation, diary, police, organized crime, police officer, traitor, on the run, deception, gangsters, doppelganger, gangster, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ambition (2005)
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: RAW agent Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri prevents an al-Qaida terrorist from executing a massive attack on New York. He must now wade through further traps and conspiracies to thwart a new plot against three democratic nations.
Style: tense, captivating, bilingual, sweet
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Action, Thriller
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The Golden Lady (1979)
Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: A wealthy industrialist hires Julia Hemingway and her elite team of female mercenaries to sabotage a deal between his competitor and an oil sheik.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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Die Hard 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: washington d.c., los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 1K
Street Law (1974)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carlo Antonelli, an engineer from Genoa, gets mugged and decides to take justice into his own hands. At first the muggers seem to get the upper hand, but then he's helped by Tommy, a young robber who takes his side.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This action packed Finnish thriller tells the tale of two friends who get their revenge against the millionaire who double-crossed them. Patrick and Tony are hired by the wealthy gambler to steal the priceless Romanov stones, Russian jewels. They do ...
Plot: bus, jewelry, husband wife relationship, lapland, kidnapping, millionaire, beating, money, diamond, revenge, hostage, finnish ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.7
 328
Vedi (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Prabhakaran travels all the way from Tamil Nadu to Kolkata for a purpose. He takes up a job in a college and meets Aishwarya. He also comes across Paro in Kolkata and they end up falling head over heels in love with each other. Meanwhile, there is a ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: goon, love, kidnapping, fear, hostage, ambulance, blood transfusion, coercion, female doctor, weakness, police officer, orphanage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, deadly, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 807
The Butcher (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mob enforcer is set up to take the fall for a multi-million dollar heist involving a rival gang boss. Merle (Eric Roberts) is a gambler stuck on a twenty-year losing streak, but his luck is about to change. Surviving a trap that was intended to ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, disorder, gangsters, gang, drug abuse, couple relations, infidelity, crime gone awry, frame up, love triangle, vengeance, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 295
Inquilaab (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A wife becomes suspicious of her police officer-turned-politician husband.
Plot: outlaw, election, good versus evil, diamonds, sword, criminal, disguise, accidental killing, speech, politician, smuggler, crime wave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%