Movies like Baba

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Baba (2002)
 5.2
 2K
Baba (2002)
Original name: பாபா
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: Baba film opens with the birth of Baba (Rajinikanth), who is a 'baba amsa sambhootudu'. Baba grows up as an atheist, hot-blooded guy and a Good Samaritan. His life style includes consuming alcohol, smoking beedi, chewing paan parag, His mother (Sujatha) and his maternal uncle are ardent devotees of Baba (the Baba who is supposed to be of 2000 years old and who live in Himalayas). Chamundeswari (Manisha Koirala) stays in the neighborhood of Baba and both of them fall in love.Baba beats the son of a state minister Krishna Murthy (Ashish Vidyarthi). Krishna Murthy demolishes the...
Style: serious, enigmatic, captivating, exciting, realistic
Plot: fall in love, daring rescue, friendship, politics, wish come true, betrayal, superhuman powers, danger, haunted by the past, escapades, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, heroes, magical power, mountain, treasure hunt, battles, wizards and magicians, love and romance, adventurer, hopes, mischievous children, political unrest, redemption, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya

Most similar movies to Baba

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, captivating and suspenseful films with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, imaginary and good versus evil mostly in Action, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Baba: Magadheera (2009), Gale Force (2002), Dammu (2012), The Legend of Drona (2008), As the Light Goes Out (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
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Magadheera (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When Harsha, a bike stunter from Vishakapatnam, accidentally meets Indu, he discovers his warrior life Kala Bhairava in his last birth. the remaining story portrays how Indu and Kala Bhairava are connected.
Style: sentimental, emotional, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: reincarnation, romance, true love, fall in love, lovers reunited, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, heroes, past life, death ...
Time: 21st century, 17th century, contemporary, 2000s, 1600s
Place: india, asia
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95%
20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set 15 years after "Twentieth Century Boys," Kanna (Airi Taira) reunites with several main characters from the first film in an attempt to stop Friend's increasing influence over the world and continued plans to eliminate humanity, as ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat
Plot: adventure, rivalry, teenage life, friendship, danger, terrorism, good versus evil, haunted by the past, heroes, battles, escapades, worldwide chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 3.9
 529
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, hurricane, rivalry, escapades, survival, contests and competitions, adventure, danger, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.1
 2K
Dammu (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Ramachandra (NTR) - an orphan wants to helps out people and make enough bank balance so that he can settle in life by marrying a girl of his choice. He falls in love with Ashwini (Trisha) at the first sight. He comes to know that a royal family from ...
Style: serious, exciting, emotional, realistic
Plot: adoption, orphan, social differences, fall in love, danger, uninhibited rivalry, save the day, love and romance, social relations, village life, heroes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Legend of Drona (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Aditya is an orphaned and lonely young man. He soon learns that he belongs to a family of ancestral warriors who guard a mystic source of cosmic energy, and he must now take up his responsibilities.
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroes, parallel world, martial arts, legends and myths, rivalry, imaginary, adventure, danger, destiny, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, contemporary
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
As the Light Goes Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The bond of brotherhood is always stronger when you can be pitched into a life and death situation at any time and the only thing that gets you through the inferno is the trust that your brother will have your back. The firefighters of Hong Kong’s ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: save the day, heroic mission, partners, firefighter, politics, forces of nature, factory, explosion, fire brigade, danger, christmas, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 1K
Three Inches (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walter Speckman is a nobody, until one day he is struck by lightning and gains the ability to move any object with his mind... but only for 3 inches at a time. A recruiter who knows of super-powered individuals finds Walter and offers him the chance ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, friendship, supernatural ability, imaginary, woman in danger, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, danger, car accident, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.1
 474
Gatchaman (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: By the year 2050 AD, a mysterious organization called Galactor has occupied half of the Earth and threatens to exterminate the human race. Around the same time, the International Science Organization had uncovered mysterious stones that bear unusual ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, intense, heroic ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, superhero team, danger, rivalry, destiny, alien invasion, evil alien, save the world, superhuman powers, transformation, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a dark time in the Heian period, when evil forces threaten the kingdom, the emperor relies on the Onmyoji to keep the supernatural forces in line. But as political events become highly charged, friction within the order leads to betrayal. ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, epic, offbeat ...
Plot: destiny, supernatural, danger, ghost, heroic mission, adventure, escapades, dishonesty, betrayal, battles, intrigue, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sivaji: The Boss (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Corrupt police and politicians target a computer engineer for trying to better the lives of less privileged citizens.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, political drama
Plot: politics, corrupt politician, hospital, rivalry, fighting the system, vengeance, fall in love, cons and scams, architect, jail, money laundering, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 9K
The Promise (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: China, South Korea, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An orphaned girl, driven by poverty at such a young age, makes a promise with an enchantress. In return for beauty and the admiration of every man, she will never be with the man she loves. This spell cannot be broken unless the impossible happens: ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, colourful, fairy tale ...
Plot: destiny, true love, rescue, heroic mission, fall in love, heroes, princess, curses spells and rituals, orphan, romance, danger, court ...
Place: china, japan, hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Chinese Tall Story (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The young monk Taka and his three disciples are captured by a demonic tree. Taka manages to escape thanks to the magic stick of Monkey King and decided to go free his companions. En route, he encounters a strange ally called Meiyan, a girl who is ...
Style: serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rescue, battles, obsessive quest, heroes, fall in love, destiny, wizards and magicians, escapades, rivalry, clergy, danger, imaginary ...
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kingdom of Gladiators (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A king makes a pact with an ancient demon and after years of ruling his kingdom in peace, the demon has come to collect. Now a group of rival gladiators must fight for the survival of the kingdom.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Plot: heroes, adventure, rivalry, battles, contests and competitions, danger, escapades, imaginary, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, save the princess, graphic violence ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Target of Opportunity (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jim Jacobs and Nick Carlton, childhood friends, are CIA operatives on a sting operation in Chechnya. The raid of a rebel militia group goes bad and the entire teams gets wiped out except for Jim and Nick, who manages to save them both. Five years ...
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, espionage, friendship, rescue, adventure, dishonesty, escapades, political intrigue, crimes, danger, heroic mission, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, chechnya, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Mirror Wars: Reflection One is a post-cold-war thriller from the Russian point of view. Bad-guy British arms dealer Murdock (Malcolm McDowell) and numerous mercenaries and clandestine agents tries to steal a new Russian stealth fighter. Murdock is ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, espionage, military, betrayal, save the day, daring rescue, heroic mission, arms dealing, escapades, rivalry, danger, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, good versus evil, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, adventure, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.4
 1K
Mercenaries (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andy Marlow, an ex British S.A.S serviceman turned mercenary, is sent into the Balkans after a military coup has arisen to rescue a U.S ambassador and his aide.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: coup, military, danger, daring rescue, war criminal, undercover, escapades, tough heroes, murder, mercenary, genocide, ethnic cleansing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: balkan, serbia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Youth of the Land (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Michael , Arjun and Lallan are three young men in Kolkata , with different ideals and objectives . Michael is an idealistic youth leader who dreams of a better India being created by the youth power . Arjun is a self-centered , opportunistic , ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, epic
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, culture clash, social differences, fall in love, leadership, dishonesty, politics, society, romance, betrayal, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, crimes, confined, haunted by the past, captivity, danger, escapades, friendship, buddies, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.5
 450
SEAL Team VI (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team's black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: battles, desert, military, escapades, danger, save the day, isolation, basic training, soldier, confined, tough heroes, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 257
Superbror (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "Superbrother" tells the story of Anton, a 10 year old boy desperate for, he says, an older and true brother as Buller, his brother, is autistic. Always distracted looking at the sky, Anton receives an unexpected visit from some stranger ...
Style: touching, semi serious, captivating, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, young heroes, wish come true, mischievous children, disorder, heroes, youth, family, social misfits, miraculous event, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
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43%
 6.1
 6K
Krabat (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Romania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the 30 Years War by becoming an apprentice to an ominous master of a mysterious mill. Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling, but is also instructed in the sinister world of the darker ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, adventure, teachers and students, supernatural, friendship, curses spells and rituals, apprentice, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
R2B: Return to Base (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he performs a dangerous dare-devil stunt at an air show, South Korean Air Force pilot Tae-hun is kicked out of the elite Black Eagles flying team and transferred to a combat unit where he immediately comes into conflict with ace pilot ...
Style: emotional, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: aerial combats, rivalry, fighter pilot, fall in love, heroic mission, daring rescue, military, against the rules, friendship, ego clash, ambition, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: dragon, curses spells and rituals, pirate, adventure, danger, fugitives, rivalry, ship, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, adventure, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, folk hero, daring rescue, rivalry, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
SAGA: Curse of the Shadow (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A secret cabal, The Shadow, works to bring about the return of Goth Azul - the Undead God - in the rich world of SAGA, populated by elves, orcs, dwarves and dragons. A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, elf, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, heroes, battles, curses spells and rituals, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, legends and myths, love affair, love and romance, supernatural, master warrior, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, imaginary, escapades, evil plot ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 7K
Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 770
Stormforce (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Na een ‘incidentje’ tijdens een receptie voor de hoogste legertop wordt duiker Rick Symons naar het 40ste Search and Rescue smaldeel in Koksijde gestuurd. Rick wordt er opgenomen in een even competente als aparte Sea King crew. Zijn grootste ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mission gone awry, daring rescue, danger, adventure, partners, lone wolves, escapades, demotion, rescue mission, navy, terrorism, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.0
 2K
Cross (2011)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Given incredible power by an ancient Celtic Cross. Callan continues to fight evil... Now, joined by a team of weapons experts, Callan battles an unstoppable empire in Los Angeles.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, fighting crime, superhero, save the day, good versus evil, superhuman powers, supernatural, evil empire, crimes, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%