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Blackmail (2005)
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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 term. Years later, Abhay is now the Assistant Commissioner of Police; is married, and has a son named Chirag; and Shekhar Mohan has completed his jail term and is looking to seek vengeance against Abhay. He does so by kidnapping Chirag and taking him along with him. He object is not to seek any ransom money, but attempt to separate the child from his parents, as well as attempt to make a place in his heart. Shekhar finds out that Chirag loves racing and takes him on various race courses where the child is thrilled to watch fast sport cars, and soon starts a friendship with "Uncle" Shekhar. But with Abhay and the police closing in fast, will Shekhar and Chirag be able to maintain their friendship?
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: kidnapping, prison, criminal, police, law enforcement, crimes, friendship, family relations, parents and children, crime, chase, danger, criminal's revenge, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, husband wife relationship, vengeance, pregnancy, confined, couple relations, rally, car chase, couples, chases and races, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and exciting films with plots about crimes, danger, rivalry, chases and races, law enforcement, police and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Blackmail: Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003), Ambition (2005), Kidnap (2008), Protect Protect (2003), Masculine (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, russia, pakistan, mumbai india
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Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
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Kidnap (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India, China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A fortnight before her eighteenth birthday, Sonia goes missing. Her family receives a call informing them that she has been kidnapped and her estranged father, a US-based businessman, must now follow the kidnapper’s instructions to the letter if ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, corrupt law enforcer, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, danger, criminal heroes, organized crime, murder, ransom, police officer, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: danger, law enforcement, chase, police investigation, tough law enforcer, crimes, track down, female protagonist, female detective, sexual content, strong female presence, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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The Last Ride (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After thirty years in prison, ex-con Ronnie recruits his grandson to exact revenge on Darryl, the cop who put him behind bars. Standing in their way is Ronnie's son, whom Darryl raised.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, chase, car chase, crimes, ex convict, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, release from prison, street racing, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970
Place: usa, san diego california
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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, hostage, hostages, dishonesty, confined, danger, rivalry, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, partners against crime, confined, dishonesty, danger, deadly, bollywood, political corruption, idealism, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, law enforcement, crimes, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Man of Vendetta (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One day, Hye Lin, the five-year old daughter of a devoted pastor, Joo Young Soo, is kidnapped. Pastor Joo, who has a rock solid faith in God at this time, prays wholeheartedly for her safe comeback, but she does not return. Eight years later, Joo ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, rescue, crimes, confined, clergy, chase, starting over, society, uncover truth, danger, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
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Greetings to the Devil (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former guerrilla is reluctantly drawn into the vengeance scheme of one of his victims.
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Breakout (2013)
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, track down, parents and children, couple relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.4
 2K
Cash (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: 'Cash' is a high octane heist thriller set in Cape Town, South Africa.The film revolves around an ace con artist,(Ajay Devgan) who hires a set of top notch robbers (Esha Deol, Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza and Riteish Deshmukh) to steal a set of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: heist, rivalry, cons and scams, crimes, forgery, betrayal, dishonesty, caper, diamond, gang, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, africa, south africa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of her hits goes wrong, a professional assassin ends up with a suitcase full of a million dollars belonging to a mob boss ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, chase, criminal's revenge, police investigation, police corruption, on the road, kidnapping, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Shot in the Dark (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Action
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: airport, kidnapping, bank robbery, criminal heroes, gang, parents and children, confined, rivalry, crimes, law enforcement, amateur detective, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 2K
Karma (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: When senior police inspector Vishwa Pratap Singh arrests Dr. Michael Dang, the leader of the international terrorist group PSO, the group blast the jail Dang is lodged in killing huge numbers of inmates including two of Vishwa's sons and his ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: terrorism, prison, death row, chases and races, adventure, rivalry, fugitives, master criminal, dishonesty, confined, assassination, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, toilet humor
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, cop as target, law enforcement, fighting crime, rivalry, tough law enforcer, dishonesty, master criminal, bollywood, society, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Agent Hamilton: But Not If It Concerns Your Daughter (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton's 7-year-old goddaughter Nathalie is kidnapped. When the kidnapping's underlying motive becomes known, the Swedish authorities assume a passive role, forcing Hamilton to action. With the help of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: terrorism, rescue, kidnapping, track down, deadly, danger, law enforcement, assassination attempt, crimes, heroes, special agents, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 10K
Jilla (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, parents and children, crimes, adopted son, law enforcement, escapades, dishonesty, danger, fighting crime, murder, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Virumandi (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, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, prison, death row, village, death sentence, false accusation, corporal punishment, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, danger, confined, crimes, special agents, deadly, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, rescue, confined, parents and children, military, getting home, bollywood, prison life, hopes, danger, prison escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Johan Falk: Leo Gaut (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A car explodes outside a primary school where GSI's Chief Patrick Agrell has just left his children.The event reconnects Johan Falk to Leo Gaut, a former criminal restaurant owner Johan put behind bars a decade ago.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Plot: law enforcement, danger, chase, gangsters, crimes, tough law enforcer, revenge, infidelity, husband wife relationship, crime, chases and races, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
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Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Force (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, law enforcement, romance, love affair, tough heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, murder, brother brother relationship, good versus evil, marriage proposal, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, uncover truth, vengeance, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, bollywood, manhunt, fake identity, secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%