Movies like Gangaajal

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Gangaajal (2003)
 7.8
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Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu Yadav is the one who benefits the most out of it. Amit arrests Sunder Yadav...
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, police station, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, police corruption, vigilantism, police brutality, bribery, rivalry, criminal's revenge, honest law enforcer, confession, graphic violence, society, tough law enforcer, corrupt law enforcer, right and wrong, rape, drug abuse, police, criminal, suicide, torture, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, rough and serious films with plots about crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, rivalry, police, tough law enforcer and police corruption mostly in Action, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Gangaajal: Apaharan (2005), Aan: Men at Work (2004), The Uniform (2004), Shool (1999), Gabbar is Back (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Apaharan (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: politics, bribery, gangsters, moral dilemma, injustice, ransom, crimes, dishonesty, human nature, police corruption, introspection, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Crime is at its highest peak in Mumbai with it split in three ways. Walia has one-third, Manik Rao has one-third and Roshni has a third of the Mumbai territory. The crime rate rises with more smuggling, trading and illegal activities soaring.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, fighting crime, law enforcement, cop as target, rivalry, tough law enforcer, master criminal, dishonesty, society, fighting the system, love interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 16K
The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, rookie, heroes, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 3K
Shool (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, fighting the system, loss of daughter, police corruption, graphic violence, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, rebellion, fighting crime, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 24K
Gabbar is Back (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A vigilante network taking out corrupt officials draws the notice of the authorities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vigilantism, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, track down, tragic event, investigation, police investigation, confession of crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, partners against crime, confined, dishonesty, frame up, police investigation, crimes, tough law enforcer, heroes, fighting crime, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 6K
Officer Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a cop's crooked past comes back to get him, can he do the right thing, or will he succumb to the threats of his dangerous connections?
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, law enforcement, vigilantism, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, dishonesty, police detective, manipulation, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
L.A.P.D.: To Protect and to Serve (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: LA's finest have crossed the line between Cop and Criminal...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, heist, undercover, crimes, fighting crime, gang, working undercover, partners, police investigation, dishonesty, partners against crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.1
 652
Blackmail (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Inspector Abhay Rathod is a honest and diligent Police Inspector employed with Bombay Police. He was assigned the case of racketeer and criminal don, Shekhar Mohan. Abhay successfully entraps and arrests him, and has him sentenced to a long jail ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, tough heroes, family relations, tough law enforcer, chase, crimes, criminal's revenge, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 4K
Anger (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Three friends from Delhi go missing in a small village - Jhanjhar, in Bihar. It's 2 months and there is no clue about their disappearance. The media and students movement demand action from the authorities. It's then that the government ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, state affairs, injustice, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, partners, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 15K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, criminal underworld, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, vengeance, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 419
Turning Point (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laughing (MICHAEL TSE) is formally a police undercover. However due to a drug trafficking case, Inspector Pan (FELIX WONG) is hot on his trails. Before Laughing becomes a police undercover, he works under triad leader Yi (ANTHONY WONG). Yi treats ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: car chase, working undercover, rivalry, hidden identity, police investigation, fighting crime, espionage, secret agents, crimes, partners, undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, hostage, vigilantism, dysfunctional family, chef, gangsters, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 4K
The Major (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a cold winter’s day Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth to their child. High from happiness, he’s driving too fast and runs down a boy on a passage walk, who ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, crimes, police station, police corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, corrupt law enforcer, change of heart, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 12K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A cop decides to take on his godfather, who raised him from childhood, and make him realize the error of his ways.
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, parents and children, rivalry, adopted son, dishonesty, escapades, law enforcement, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 11K
Billa 2 (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: David Billa a refugee comes to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and his journey begins into crime. Initially he starts as a local diamond smuggler. He eventually meets Abbasi, an underworld don in Goa and helps him out in a deal and wins his favor. For one ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gangsters, criminal, gang, fighting crime, vigilantism, battles, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crimes, criminal's revenge, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: goa india, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 2K
The Unjust (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of murders holds the nation in its sway and the longer the police fail to catch the murderer, the more the public begins to panic. Choi, a highly successful investigator whose methods have always held him back from promotion, senses that ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, frame up, legal, police corruption, crimes, intrigue, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 1K
Triad Wars (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the midst of a violent gang war, a series of misfortunes threaten the fate of a gang boss and his mob.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, martial arts, police investigation, gangsters, hitman, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.8
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Newsmakers (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia, Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A gang of crooks robbing cash collectors, run into a police surveillance team and the inadequate police response results in a gunfight. A TV crew on assignment in the area happens to capture this humiliation on camera, and this example of police ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulation, dishonesty, gang, tv show, track down, rivalry, journalism, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, crimes, media, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 12K
Masculine (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet Shivani Shivaji Roy, Senior Inspector, Crime Branch, Mumbai Police, as she sets out to confront the mastermind behind the child trafficking mafia, which makes the mistake of kidnapping and smuggling a teenage girl who is like a daughter to her. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: police investigation, tough law enforcer, chase, law enforcement, track down, crimes, female protagonist, female detective, child in peril, strong female presence, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Colour of the Truth (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man becomes a cop in order to take down the police superintendent who may have killed his father, and that of a vengeful Triad boss.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, rivalry, police corruption, snitch, undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, spy, police shootout, investigation, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: CBI Officer Akram Sheikh (Sunil Shetty) is on the verge of nabbing three dreaded Pakistan-backed arms dealers , the brothers Ali (Arbaaz Khan) and Abbas (Sanjay Kapoor) and their common moll Laila (Isha Koppikar) . When Sheikh busts an important ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, prison, crimes, daring rescue, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, betrayal, heroes, confined, undercover, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, pakistan, russia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.4
 257
Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, urban ghetto, law enforcement, police corruption, friendship, rivalry, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Action Jackson (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A man meets his lookalike, who's not just a killer of evil, but also a kind hearted man. Together, they team up to fight against a dreaded gangster.
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, chase, friends, love, killer, tough heroes, impersonation, lust, sword ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 20K
Dhoom (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A gang of bikers headed by the cool-headed and arrogant Kabir is on a robbing spree in Mumbai. They rob establishments and then zip away on their superbikes. ACP Jai Dixit is the case in-charge and he recruits a bumbling bike mechanic and racer ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, motorcycle, obsessive quest, leadership, gang, criminal heroes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, chase, biker, motorcycle chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, police corruption, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, police, corruption, badge
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 2K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, rivalry, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, special agents, police corruption, working undercover, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, government agency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A.C.A.B. - All Cops Are Bastards (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at the controversial riot cops unit, told through the stories of three veteran cops and a young recruit.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, police, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, teaching the ways of the world, law enforcement, society, crimes, demonstration, vigilantism, violence, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, vengeance, police corruption, dishonesty, moral dilemma, fall in love, introspection, crimes, crime gone awry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 19K
The Sweeney (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the '70s UK TV show, The Sweeney is an action-packed British police thriller from the director of Football Factory. Jack Regan (Ray Winstone), a hardened cop who doesn’t play by the rules, is confronted with a criminal from his past. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police brutality, partners, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, police corruption, internal affairs, murder, husband wife relationship, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%