Movies like Ghajini 2005

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Ghajini (2005)
 7.5
 15K
Ghajini (2005)
Original name: கஜினி
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, 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 who were in danger, she is brutally murdered by a gang leader and the entrepreneur himself gets hit hard on the head when he tries to save his lover, eventually leading him into a state of short term memory loss. He is later studied about and helped by a psychology student to take revenge on the one who murdered his lover.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, remake of american film
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, injustice, tragic event, crimes, life is a bitch, fall in love, disorder, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, uncover truth, mystery, love and romance, escapades, vengeance, dishonesty, tragic love, kidnapping, model, graphic violence, love affair, rivalry, fight, tough guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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Most similar movies to Ghajini

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, danger, uncover truth and rivalry mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Ghajini: 1: I Am Alone (2014), Jericho Mansions (2003), Dreamz (2008), Ek Villain (2014), Zinda (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 60K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 186 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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: diary, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, fall in love, murder, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 45K
1: I Am Alone (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Gautham is a rock star suffering from a mental disorder due to which he loses grip over reality. But he's convinced his parents were murdered by three men and his only goal is revenge.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted by the past, investigation, vengeance, murder, uncover truth, suspicion, identity crisis, crimes, track down, journalist, graphic violence, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, amateur detective, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, race against time, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.3
 1K
Dreamz (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Singer/Dancer Monty Oberoi meets and falls in love with Tina. He then starts hallucinating and having visions of an unknown place. His doctors advise him to take a break and he decides to travel to Kenya, where Tina resides with her uncle, Kabira, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: murder, disorder, vengeance, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, uncover truth, haunted by the past, couples, supernatural, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, kenya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.5
 19K
Ek Villain (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his lover becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, Guru blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, vengeance, uncover truth, vigilantism, starting over, mystery, crimes, rivalry, hunt down, hopes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.8
 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, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, confined, captivity, rivalry, missing person, dishonesty, wrongful conviction, imprisonment, murder, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Woodstock Villa (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Story: After a heated public argument between Mumbai-based Jatin Kampani and his wife, Zara, he returns home, and finds her missing. A day later, he is contacted by a male to come up with a ransom of 50 Lakh Rupees, and not to contact the police under any ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, investigation, kidnapping, frame up, uncover truth, dishonesty, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.0
 1K
Fault (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, couple relations, law enforcement, courtroom drama, dishonesty, romance, crimes, legal, false accusation, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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I Am a Red Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Indran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that makes him fall asleep at the slightest excitement. He meets Meera and they fall in love but one night, they are attacked by unknown persons. Indran panics and goes into sleep, while Meera is ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, rivalry, fall in love, vigilantism, disability, romance, love and romance, murder, revenge, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, corrupt law enforcer, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, organized crime, murder, ransom, police officer, hostage, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.6
 448
Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, media, journalism, attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Dead Will Tell (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily Parker is haunted by visions of a woman from the past soon after receiving an antique engagement ring from her fiancé.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, mysterious character, murder, supernatural, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bodyguard (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Bhoominathan aka Bhoomi is introduced to us as a person who gets into many local fights. Worried about his future, his family sends him to Muthuramalingam (Raj Kiran), a much respected personality in his place Semmanur, to put Bhoomi's life on ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Plot: attempted murder, romance, fall in love, love affair, rivalry, crimes, bodyguard, dwarf, diary, one man army, college, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: uncover truth, mistaken identity, haunted by the past, murder, riddles and clues, missing person, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, life is a bitch, murder investigation, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
At the Gate of the Ghost (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Adapted from Japanese film called Rashomon, U Mong Pa Meung (The Outrage) takes place in a wood during Thai’s Lanna period where a mysterious murder happens. The story is told through three witnesses: a young monk, woodcutter and undertaker.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, society, who done it, injustice, dishonesty, under the surface, tunnel ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Absolute Deception (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, special agents, uncover truth, undercover, investigation, manhunt, law enforcement, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, espionage, agent as target ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, australia, hong kong, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 3K
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, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, dishonesty, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, uncover truth, fake identity, manhunt, justice, secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Northern Lights (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hoping to leave behind troubled days in the Baltimore city police department, Nate Burns (Eddie Cibrian) journeys to Alaska, where he takes up a quiet life as a small-town sheriff and begins a romance with spirited bush pilot Meg Galligan (LeAnn ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: romance, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, love affair, curses spells and rituals, small town, small town life, brother brother relationship, police investigation, love and romance, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Demons from Her Past (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, homecoming, frame up, righting the wronged, mystery, injustice, abduction, cover up, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.4
 6K
Virumaandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A reporter researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi whose role in a clan feud between Naicker and Kothalla Devar leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, false accusation, village, death row, death sentence, prison, corporal punishment, journalism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
They Were Called Graveyard (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Luke Barrett, having lost his memory due to an accident, does not realize that Dingus had killed his wife and brother to take possession of the Barretts' land and money. At first Luke trusts him, but while looking for his forgotten identity he ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, family relations, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, investigation, rivalry, graphic violence, memory loss, cons and scams, vengeance, old west ...
Time: 19th century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 7K
Awarapan (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Awarapan is the story of man called Shivam (Emraan Hashmi) who searched for joy but found nothing but pain and loneliness. It is the journey of a godless heartbroken lover who in order to escape from the ghosts of his tragic past dedicates himself ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, hitman, unrequited love, love and romance, fall in love, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, romance, crimes, tragic event, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.5
 2K
In My Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marcus (Philip WInchester) wakes up in the middle of a cemetery half naked and has no idea how he got there. Urgent questions pound inside his head. "Where was I last night? Who was I with?" Marcus suffers from parasomnia, a rare sleep ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, disorder, crimes, murder, sleepwalking, hallucination, support group, surprise party, graphic violence, sleeping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Empire of the Wolves (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the young detective Paul Nerteaux finds the third slashed female corpse of illegal Turkish immigrants, he decides to ask for support to the experienced dark retired detective Jean-Louis Schiffer to chase the serial killer. Together, they ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: police detective, memory loss, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, mind game, master criminal, terrorism, life is a bitch, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, turkey, paris france, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Blood and Ties (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Da-eun lives a happy life with her single father, a man who sacrificed everything in his life for her. She loved her father very dearly. However, their relationship is about to take an unexpected turn. Da-eun becomes suspicious that her father might ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: uncover truth, parents and children, murder, kidnapping, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, hidden identity, investigation, single parent, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.5
 4K
Villu (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Villu (Tamil: வில்லு; English: Bow) is a 2009 Tamil language action film written and directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Vijay in a dual role while Nayantara and Prakash Raj play other prominent roles. Manoj K. Jayan, Vadivelu, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, gang, police detective, murder, faked death, death, fight, one against many, revenge, arms smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, rivalry, confined, race against time, forced into action, murder, kidnapping, graphic violence, heroes, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.3
 126
Four Jacks (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four guys plot revenge on the businessman who ripped them off.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, rivalry, murder, buddies, blind ambition, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, betrayal, restaurant, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.2
 26K
Kaththi (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, gangsters, chase, village, save the day, corporation, graphic violence, criminal heroes, track down, criminal's revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%