DJ's List: Best Bollywood Action/Thriller/Crime (Updating)

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1. Sholay (1975)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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After his family is murdered by a notorious and ruthless bandit, a former police officer enlists the services of two outlaws to capture the bandit.

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Votes: 42,382

2. Agneepath (2012)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A young boy's father is lynched before his eyes; fifteen years later he returns home for revenge.

Director: Karan Malhotra | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sanjay Dutt, Rishi Kapoor

Votes: 19,194 | Gross: $1.98M

3. Ghajini (2008)

183 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan, Tinnu Anand

Votes: 45,783 | Gross: $2.43M

4. Awarapan (2007)

126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A gangster is torn between love and loyalty and he must review his choice to whom he has to choose.

Director: Mohit Suri | Stars: Emraan Hashmi, Mrinalini Sharma, Ashish Vidyarthi, Ashutosh Rana

Votes: 4,757

5. Baazigar (1993)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.8
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A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kills his eldest daughter and then proceeds to his younger daughter but she begins to suspect her new lover's ulterior motive.

Directors: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rakhee Gulzar, Kajol, Siddharth

Votes: 20,907

6. Darr (1993)

Not Rated | 178 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.9
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Darr is a girl's (Kiran) story caught between one man's (Sunil) love and another man's (Rahul) obsession.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla, Sunny Deol, Anupam Kher

Votes: 18,485

7. Dum (2003)

166 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Uday dreams of becoming a police officer and serving his country. His dream is accompanied by a fierce determination and drive to make his dream come true. Even as he courageously treads on... See full summary »

Director: Eeshwar Nivas | Stars: Vivek Oberoi, Dia Mirza, Atul Kulkarni, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 1,370 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Khakee (2004)

174 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A team of police force escorts an alleged terrorist from Chandangarh to Mumbai. However their trip turns into a deadly survival when an ex-cop tries to stop them to reach Mumbai.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Votes: 12,581

9. Salaakhen (1998)

165 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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When an honest school teacher testifies in a rape case against a prominent businessman's son, he is psychologically tortured and forced to commit suicide. His young son then takes the law into his own hands in order to avenge his father.

Director: Guddu Dhanoa | Stars: Sunny Deol, Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher, Farida Jalal

Votes: 303

10. Enthiran (2010)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist, builds Chitti, a unique robot, who is programmed to protect mankind and also feel human emotions. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Santhanam

Votes: 20,843 | Gross: $4.37M

11. Dabangg (2010)

Not Rated | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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A corrupt police officer faces challenges from his family, gangsters and politicians.

Director: Abhinav Kashyap | Stars: Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 23,151 | Gross: $4.63M

12. Ram Balram (I) (1980)

169 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Ram and Balram are 2 young boys who live with their loving parents. Their scheming uncle, Jagatpal, however kills the boy's father and mother. Jagatpal lies to the boys that their parents ... See full summary »

Director: Vijay Anand | Stars: Zeenat Aman, Rekha, Ajit, Prem Chopra

Votes: 375

13. Deewaar (1975)

174 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Singh, Nirupa Roy

Votes: 7,890

14. Kaala Patthar (1979)

Not Rated | 176 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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Inspired by a true mining tragedy the film is about people from all walks of life showing courage and character to fight the forces of nature.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Rakhee Gulzar

Votes: 1,674

15. Khuddar (1994)

Action, Musical, Drama

5.3
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Honest Police Inspector Siddhant Suri takes it upon himself to bring to justice the people who are involved in human flesh trading business only to aggravate his fellow colleague inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Iqbal Durrani | Stars: Govinda, Karisma Kapoor, Shakti Kapoor, Kader Khan

Votes: 216

16. Ghatak: Lethal (1996)

158 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily ... See full summary »

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Danny Denzongpa, Anjan Srivastav

Votes: 2,452

17. Ghayal (1990)

163 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Ajay Mehra, an amateur boxer, takes revenge against Balwant Rai, a crooked businessman, after his elder brother is killed.

Director: Rajkumar Santoshi | Stars: Sunny Deol, Meenakshi Sheshadri, Amrish Puri, Moushumi Chatterjee

Votes: 3,139

18. Ziddi (1997)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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Omnipresent Bollywood acting dynamo Sunny Deol stars as Deva, the son of an honest lawyer (Anupam Kher) who lives with his brother, Aakash (Sachin Khedekar), and his beloved sister, Guddi (... See full summary »

Director: Guddu Dhanoa | Stars: Sunny Deol, Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher, Ashish Vidyarthi

Votes: 1,245

19. Arjun Pandit (1999)

150 min | Action, Crime, Romance

5.3
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Arjun Dixit is a middle class common man in the vicinity of Bombay. All is well for him until he meets Nisha and subsequently falls head over heels in love with her. She is also attracted ... See full summary »

Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla, Saurabh Shukla, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 605

20. Anjaam (1994)

170 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Vijay falls in love Shivani and proposes her only to be rejected every time. However his love turns into an obsession and turns her life into a hell.

Director: Rahul Rawail | Stars: Madhuri Dixit, Shah Rukh Khan, Tinnu Anand, Johnny Lever

Votes: 4,778

21. Indian (1996)

185 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A veteran freedom fighter enraged with the rising crime and corruption in the society murders all the wrong doers one by one using an ancient martial arts technique.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Nedumudi Venu, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar

Votes: 7,436

22. Shaan (1980)

181 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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Shaan tells the story of DCP Shiv Kumar an honest, brave and upright police man. He live in the country with his wife, a daughter and two brothers Ravi and Vijay who are con men to the ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Sunil Dutt, Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan Sinha

Votes: 2,036

23. Mard (1985)

177 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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British intelligence comes over to India and loot all its wealth and carry it over to there country. Once they were being challenge by a brave king name Raja Azaad Singh, one day he happen ... See full summary »

Director: Manmohan Desai | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Amrita Singh, Nirupa Roy, Dara Singh

Votes: 1,130

24. Hum (1991)

184 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A wealthy and cruel businessman, Bhaktawar lord over a dockyard making all the workers his slaves. All the workers will work but no one will entail a salary, the union leader Tiger opposes ... See full summary »

Director: Mukul Anand | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar

Votes: 2,062

25. Akayla (1991)

180 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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Inspector Vijay Verma is a very lonely cop whose only family is a younger brother Ajay Verma who is studying abroad. He also has two good friends Shekhar and Seema. One day when he arrests ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Sippy | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh, Meenakshi Sheshadri

Votes: 337

26. Yeshwant (1997)

145 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Tough policier about a straight, but maverick cop who does not believe in bending over, no matter what. He encourages his wife to become a lawyer and tutors her at home, while helping with ... See full summary »

Director: Anil Mattoo | Stars: Nana Patekar, Madhoo, Atul Agnihotri, Mohan Joshi

Votes: 893

27. Naajayaz (1995)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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Police Inspector Jay Bakshi has been assigned the task of aprpehending gangsters affiliated to notorious criminal don, Raj Solanki. Assisting him in this task is his sweetheart, Inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, Deepak Tijori

Votes: 447

28. Jung (1996)

146 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.0
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Jung tells the story of Arjun (Mithun Chakraborty), an honest and passionate police officer who finds himself clashing with his younger brother Ajay (Ajay Devgan), an equally passionate ... See full summary »

Director: Rama Rao Tatineni | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Ajay Devgn, Rambha, Aditya Pancholi

Votes: 180

29. Diljale (1996)

Unrated | 159 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Captain Ranvir is assigned the task of apprehending two terrorists named Shaka and Dara. Upon arrival in the region, he meets with and falls in love with Radhika, the daughter of Rajasaheb,... See full summary »

Director: Harry Baweja | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sonali Bendre, Amrish Puri, Parmeet Sethi

Votes: 1,195

30. Meri Jung (1985)

164 min | Drama

7.3
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Two top lawyers battle against each other while the whole city witnesses the battle.

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Beena Banerjee, Rajan Haksar, A.K. Hangal, Iftekhar

Votes: 813

31. Hifazat (1987)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Family

5.4
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After Laxmi has had three still-births, her husband, Satyaprakash and his mother are afraid she will not be able to give any more births, and therefore there will be no one to carry the ... See full summary »

Director: Prayag Raj | Stars: Ashok Kumar, Nutan, Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit

Votes: 111

32. Ram Lakhan (1989)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama, Musical

6.9
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Sharda (Raakhee) vows vengeance when her husband is murdered by his two evil cousins, Bhishamber (Amrish Puri) and Bhanu (Paresh Rawal), and she and her two young sons are thrown out on the... See full summary »

Director: Subhash Ghai | Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 1,699

33. Loafer (1996)

160 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.1
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For years Ravi Kumar is considered as the black sheep of the Kumar's family; is unemployed, does not have a stable future and gets himself involved in fights at the drop of a hat. In spite ... See full summary »

Director: David Dhawan | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Pramod Moutho, Dinesh Anand, Tiku Talsania

Votes: 392

34. Gangaajal (2003)

157 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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An IPS officer motivates and leads a dysfunctional, corrupt police force of Tezpur to fight against the corrupt politician.

Director: Prakash Jha | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Gracy Singh, Mohan Joshi, Yashpal Sharma

Votes: 12,029

35. Shahenshah (1988)

175 min | Action, Adventure

6.3
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Vijay who is a corrupt officer by day, turns a vigilante by night in order to make the city crime free.

Director: Tinnu Anand | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rohini Hattangadi, Supriya Pathak, Vijayendra Ghatge

Votes: 1,372

36. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)

187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Amrish Puri, Johnny Lever

Votes: 9,688

37. Rakshak (1996)

164 min | Action, Thriller

4.7
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Ashok Honda | Stars: Arun Bakshi, Sonali Bendre, Dinesh Hingoo, Aruna Irani

Votes: 211

38. Tejaa (1990)

Action, Drama

5.0
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Tejaa watch helplessly as his parents gets assassinated by 3 absconding outlaws, Lal Singh, Heeralal and Zoravar, he then swears to avenge this carnage and this become the motive of his ... See full summary »

Director: Ramesh Puri | Stars: Sanjay Dutt, Kimi Katkar, Sonu Walia, Ranjeet

Votes: 26

39. Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi (1996)

Unrated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi is about the deadly game of survival in a ruthless world of crime & sleaze, Akshay (Akshay Kumar) who is an army officer on his way to the USA to attend his brother, ... See full summary »

Director: Umesh Mehra | Stars: Rekha, Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Deven Verma

Votes: 4,885

40. Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994)

175 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A Bombay police officer seeks revenge when his brother is killed by a powerful underworld figure. Things get complicated when a matinee movie idol begins to tag along the policeman so he can research a movie role.

Director: Sameer Malkan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Raageshwari

Votes: 4,674

41. Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995)

Unrated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Lallu (Akshay Kumar) is an orphan who was separated from his parents and his brother as a child and has been brought up by foster parents. He decides to travel to Bombay to look for a job ... See full summary »

Director: Umesh Mehra | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Mamta Kulkarni, Mohnish Bahl, Avtar Gill

Votes: 3,799

42. Mohra (1994)

177 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Journalist Roma Singh is the daughter of a jailer. While taking a tour of the jail, she is molested by some of the inmates, and an inmate, Vishal Agnihotri comes to her assistance. She ... See full summary »

Director: Rajiv Rai | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Naseeruddin Shah, Sunil Shetty

Votes: 6,224

43. Baazi (1995)

183 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

6.6
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A tough and honest police officer wages a one-man war against terrorists and a corrupt politician who have planned to assassinate the chief minister of the state.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Mamta Kulkarni, Paresh Rawal, Abhimanyyu Abhimanyu

Votes: 1,689