Bollywood remakes of Hollywood moviesby SammyManiac | created - 17 Jul 2012 | updated - 02 May 2013 | Public
I have not distinguished between remakes/ inspired /copied/ adapted /legally acquired/stolen , etc movies. The purpose of this list is to show which indian movies are similar to which original movie. (special focus on hollywood movies).
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1. Deewangee (2002)
169 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Raj Goyal (Akshaye Khanna) is a renowed and successful attorney. At a musical party he is introduced to Sargam (Urmila Matondkar) by Ashwin Mehta (Vijayendra Ghatge). The next day Ashwin is... See full summary »
Primal fear (1996)
2. Murder (2004)
Not Rated | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Living in Bangkok with her husband Sudhir and the child from his first marriage to her sister, Simran feels isolated in a foreign land and ignored by her husband. A chance meeting with an ... See full summary »
3. Kaante (2002)
R | 150 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Six bank robbers trying to pull off the perfect heist discover one of them is an undercover cop.
Votes: 3,893 | Gross: $1.00M
Reservoir dogs (1992)
4. Chachi 420 (1997)
155 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Desperation to be with his only child forces a divorced man to take the guise of the child's nanny. Situations get really messy when the child's grandfather (the man's ex-father-in-law) falls in love with his disguised ex-son-in-law.
Mrs Doubtfire (1993)
5. God Tussi Great Ho (2008)
Not Rated | 152 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A TV anchor keeps on blaming God for his unsuccessful life. God appears and he is given the God's Power for 10 days just to see how he manages to keep everyone happy.
6. Ek Ajnabee (2005)
142 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Movie is a remake of the Hollywood movie Man on Fire (2004). Quite an effort to reproduce the movie with quite a different climax.
Man on fire (2004)
7. Bichhoo (2000)
160 min | Thriller, Action, Crime
A contract killer with a tragic past trains a teenage girl to avenge the murder of her family and falls for her in the process.
Leon a.k.a.The Professional (1994)
8. Click (I) (2010)
127 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A photographer and his girlfriend enter a nightmarish world after they run over a woman.
Shutter (2004) - thailand movie
9. Knock Out (2010)
Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Hidden with a mysterious agenda, a sniper holds a businessman hostage in a closed phone booth cell, where he is ordered to obey the tasks of sniper or he will be killed.
Phone booth (2002)
10. F.A.L.T.U (2011)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
Unable to get accepted, four academically-challenged students decide to open their own college.
11. Players (2012)
163 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two thieves, a magician, a computer hacker, a wannabe actor and a explosives expert plan a robbery to fulfill the dream of Victor Braganza. Will they be successful or will destiny have something different for them?
The Italian Job (2003)
12. Maalamaal (1988)
139 min | Comedy
A slum dweller discovers that his grandfather has left a property of 330 billion rupees for him, but he can own it only if he is able to spend 30 billions in 30 days.
13. Partner (2007)
Unrated | 155 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 'Love Guru' assists other males, woos a widowed single mother, but becomes embroiled in controversies.
Votes: 9,108 | Gross: $1.06M
14. Mr Ya Miss (2005)
136 min | Comedy
When a womanizer is accidentally struck dead by one of his many girlfriends, he is given a second chance - he is reincarnated as a WOMAN. This isn't a second chance, this is a punishment!
15. Aitraaz (2004)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A man is accused of sexual harassment by his former lover and he has to prove his innocence in order to restore his dignity.
Votes: 8,262 | Gross: $0.09M
Disclosure ( 1994)
16. Kucch To Hai (2003)
143 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Indian film-makers have now come up with their very own "I Know What You Did Last Summer', a story centering around a College Professor, who kills his wife, and hides her body in the ... See full summary »
I know what you did last summer!(1997)
17. Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
153 min | Comedy, Crime
Babu Rao, Raju and Shyam, are living happily after having risen from rags to riches. Still, money brings the joy of riches and with it the greed to make more money - and so, with a don as an unknowing investor, Raju initiates a new game.
Lock,stock & Two smoking barrels(1998)
18. Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
158 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A man embarks on journey to find his love in Dubai, only to learn she has different suitors and admirers.
Votes: 3,600 | Gross: $0.36M
There's something about Mary (1998)
19. Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
CBI officer Akram seeks to nab three terrorists, Ali, Abbas and Laila, who have held 213 tourists as hostage in Elphinstone Jail. For this, he seeks help from Rachit, a former associate of the trio.
The Rock (1996)
20. Black (2005)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
The cathartic tale of a young woman who can't see, hear or talk and the teacher who brings a ray of light into her dark world.
Votes: 28,754 | Gross: $0.73M
The Miracle Worker (1962)
21. Ghajini (2008)
183 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.
Votes: 46,397 | Gross: $2.43M
22. Ugly Aur Pagli (2008)
117 min | Comedy, Drama
An Engineering student's life changes drastically after the entry of an alcoholic and spunky woman.
My Sassy Girl(2001) - South korean movie
23. Zinda (2006)
Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A man, taken and locked up for 14 years without any sane reason, is suddenly released, and has 4 days to figure out why this was done to him.
Votes: 2,784 | Gross: $0.17M
Oldboy (2003) - S.Korean Movie
24. Malamaal Weekly (2006)
137 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Votes: 4,154 | Gross: $0.20M
Waking Ned Divine (1998)
25. Heyy Babyy (2007)
Not Rated | 144 min | Comedy, Drama
Three bachelors who are compulsive womanizers find their lives turned upside down when a baby is left at their doorstep. The trio suspect each other of being the father.
Votes: 10,740 | Gross: $1.21M
3 Men and A Baby (1987)
26. Tathastu (2006)
113 min | Drama
Ravi Rajput comes from a poor family, his father was a foreman at a mill, and could not afford to send Ravi to a private school. Ravi studied in Municipal school, got a job in a mill, got ... See full summary »
John Q (2002)
27. Satte Pe Satta (1982)
160 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After the death of their parents; Ravi Anand the eldest of seven brothers becomes the guardian to his other six siblings. His dictatorship and measures to get things done are frustrated by ... See full summary »
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
28. The Killer (2006)
Not Rated | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India, has been made aware of a killer cab-driver in Malaysia who killed several people in a matter of hours, and then crashed his taxi and killed... See full summary »
29. Aabra Ka Daabra (2004)
Not Rated | 144 min | Fantasy
Shanu Singh lives a middle-class lifestyle with his dad, Rahul, and mom, Shivani. Rahul is a magician and performs Houdini-like tricks. Once while being locked in a iron cask and thrown ... See full summary »
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
30. Luck (I) (2009)
141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An underworld kingpin recruits people endowed with 'Luck' from across the globe to take part in a series of challenges designed to test their 'Luck' factor, as gamblers around the world bet on them.
31. Teen Patti (2010)
140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced professor recounts his career and involvement with gambling.
remake of "21"
32. Acid Factory (2009)
108 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Five people trapped in a factory where two hostages and three are kidnappers but they them self do not know who are kidnappers and hostages.As they all are suffering from temporary memory loss.
33. Nishabd (2007)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
A man, who has been married for 27 years, falls in love with his 18-year-old daughter's friend.
American beauty (1999)
34. Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena (2005)
143 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Meet Arjun Verma, a conman who plays the biggest odds and wins. Trained in the belly of Bombay, he knows how to score with women, money, and the law. His playground is his alone - AND NOBODY F***S WITH THAT...
35. We Are Family (2010)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family
A divorced mother of three children runs a happy household - until her former husband brings his new career-oriented girlfriend into the picture.
Votes: 2,408 | Gross: $0.63M
36. Because I Don't Lie (2001)
131 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Inspired from the movie "Liar Liar", this movie is about a lawyer (Govinda) who lies his way through marriage and career. His wife (Sushmita Sen) falls in love with him because of his ... See full summary »
37. Pitaah (2002)
126 min | Action, Drama
Thakur Avadh Narayan Singh rules Shekhapur village.Due to his fear villagers don't dare to go against him for his wrong doings.His son Bhola and Bacchu are also to follow his part who spend... See full summary »
A Time To Kill (1996)
38. Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya... (2001)
Not Rated | 123 min | Romance, Thriller
A obsessive woman determines to do what it takes to get her lover - at any cost.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
39. Hum Hain Kamaal Ke (1993)
142 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Nilamber and Pitamber are deaf and blind respectively, and together they attempt to solve a murder mystery, resulting in a number of comic mishaps.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
40. Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005)
153 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Adi Chachu faces a dilemma - and it's a big one! What if YOU were told by the God of Death himself you had only 15 minutes of life left? What would YOU do?!
Meet Joe Black (1997)
41. Samay: When Time Strikes (2003)
136 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Malvika Chauhan battles time to obtain & solve the clues to solve the various murders occurring in the city.
42. Jai Ho (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Drama
An ex-army officer initiates a unique idea of propagating social responsibility among ordinary people and in doing so, crosses paths with a powerful political family.
Votes: 14,188 | Gross: $1.25M
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
43. Welcome (I) (2007)
159 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, but later discovers that her brothers are gangsters.
Votes: 13,595 | Gross: $1.09M
Mickey Blue Eyes(1999) and Marrying the Mafia -2001 (korean movie)
44. Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002)
158 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sanjay wakes up to the truth that he loves his best friend Sanjana reluctantly but surely and sets off on a noble mission - to break her wedding.
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
45. Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
Not Rated | 158 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A dentist's life turns into a roller coaster ride when he is unknowingly embroiled in gang wars.
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
46. Ajnabee (2001)
Unrated | 165 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Bobby Deol and Kareena Kapoor play a new couple who get married and move to Switzerland. They make friends with their new neighbours Akshay Kumar and Bipasha Basu. Life seems perfect until one day when Bobby Deol wakes up in Akshay's house and finds out that Akshay's wife has been murdered. Bobby Deol is accussed of the murder but flees from the authorities in order to prove himself innocent.
Consenting Adults (1992)
47. Angrakshak (1995)
Ajay leads a life as a gangster and is known for his short-temper which made him mercilessly murder a man named Ramesh for falling in love with his sister Asha. Years later Ajay takes up ... See full summary »
The bodyguard (1992)
48. Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
Unrated | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Fortunately, before his arrest Shyam manages to hide the diamonds at a nearby construction site, intending to return for it as soon as he gets out of prison. Two years pass and Shyam's ... See full summary »
Blue Streak (1999)
49. Hum Tum (2004)
Not Rated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A novel look at the eternal battle of the sexes and the trials and tribulations of Karan and Rhea and their attempts to understand each other.
Votes: 11,646 | Gross: $0.35M
When Harry met Sally (1989)
50. Musafir (2004)
R | 151 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time criminal, betrayed by his girlfriend and owing money to a fearsome crime lord, agrees to travel to Goa for a drug deal and becomes involved with a local woman and her much older husband, both of who want to kill each other.
U Turn (1997)
51. Mazaa Mazaa (2005)
99 min | Romance
13 going on 30 (2004)
52. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
PG | 174 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A rich brat and a poor chap try to woo a girl, with their rivalry culminating in the most prestigious college event - the marathon cycle race.
Breaking Away (1979)
53. Naina (2005)
104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After receiving an eye transplant, a young woman realizes that she can see into the supernatural world.
The eye (2002) - Hong Kong movie
54. Dil Bole Hadippa! (2009)
Not Rated | 148 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
In a village where girls don't play cricket, Veera puts on a turban and beard and becomes Veer to fulfill her dreams and meets Rohan. And fun begins.
She's the Man (2006)
55. Naqaab (2007)
115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After Sophia D'Costa is stalked and attacked in Goa by Rakesh, she decides to re-locate to Dubai. Here she rents a room in a villa near Jumeirah Beach, owned by wealthy Karan Oberoi. Six ... See full summary »
dot the I (2003)
56. Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998)
156 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sanjana was Rahul's fiancé. When Rahul was gone to India for official trip He is attracted to Nisha, and announces that he will be marrying her soon. Sanjana does not take kindly to this, ... See full summary »
French Kiss( 1995)
57. Taxi No. 9 2 11: Nau Do Gyarah (2006)
116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
A cabbie (Patekar) and businessman (Abraham) both in need of big money partake in a two-hour adventure together.
Votes: 7,251 | Gross: $0.29M
Changing Lanes (2002)
134 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families.
59. Zeher (2005)
132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Siddharth and Sonia are happily married to each other until Anna walks into Siddharth's life. Things takes a worst turn, when Anna gets killed and Siddharth finds himself in deep trouble.
Out of Time (2003 )
60. Saaya (2003)
135 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance
Tanya is a rich woman who is married to another rich man named Vinod. But their lives change by Vinod's death. Tanya than starts falling in love with a doctor named Akash. But Akash is in ... See full summary »
61. Ram Jaane (1995)
Not Rated | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ram Jaane is arrested by a security guard after stealing cargo from a train with his best friend. He is shortly released and becomes one of the biggest hustlers in the city. After a deadly ... See full summary »
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
62. Life in a Metro (2007)
132 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.
Votes: 8,874 | Gross: $0.15M
One part of the 6 stories starring sharman joshi is taken from "The apartment(1960".
63. Hawas (2004)
123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Complications arise when a bored young wife embarks on an extra-marital affair with a stranger, leading to emotional turmoil and eventually, murder.
64. Ek Hasina Thi (2004)
120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A woman falls for a charming and mysterious businessman. The whirlwind romance turns sour when she is framed for his underworld crimes. Now, finally out of prison she is ready for sweet revenge.
If tomorrow comes (1986)
65. Baadshah (1999)
175 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A small time detective is mistaken as a CBI agent and gets embroiled in a deadly mission to save the Chief Minister from an assassination attempt.
Nick of Time (1995)
66. Main Aisa Hi Hoon (2005)
Unrated | 162 min | Drama, Family, Musical
An autistic man fights for her daughter's custody in court and in the process he teaches his cold-blooded lawyer the meaning of love and life.
I am Sam (2001)
67. Main Azaad Hoon (1989)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama
A newspaper reporter exploits an ordinary man for few rupees to pose as a man who is fighting against the corrupt politicians and prints imaginary stories in his name to improve the ... See full summary »
Meet John Doe(1941)
68. Mann (1999)
160 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman falls in love with a handsome playboy, while aboard a Singapore to India cruise. They make plans to meet again, but fate may have other plans...
An Affair to Remember(1957)
69. Action Replay (2010)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A young man tries to revive his parents' wilting marriage in a unique manner - travel to the 1970s when their romance was budding and make it bloom. This is more complex than he expects.
Back to the Future(1985)
70. Khal-Naaikaa (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle(1992)
71. Pehla Nasha (1993)
131 min | Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Uncredited remake of Brian De Palma's "Body Double"
72. Duplicate (1998)
164 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In order to evade the law, a ruthless don tries to kill his lookalike; a chef and takes his place.
The Whole Town's Talking(1935)
73. Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986 TV Movie)
One dissenting juror in a murder trial tries to influence the verdict with his personal prejudices and biases
12 Angry Men(1957)
74. Khoon Bhari Maang (1988)
172 min | Drama, Thriller, Action
A man marries a rich widow for her money and tries to murder her but she survives, gets a new face due to plastic surgery and returns for revenge.
Return to Eden (1983)
75. Jism (2003)
136 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Kabir Lal is an alcoholic lawyer whose life is looking as if going down the drain. One morning he sees a stunningly attractive woman on a beach and is instantly enamored by her. By chance ... See full summary »
76. Plan (2004)
149 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
To pay off their gambling debt, four best friends kidnap an organized crime figure having mistaken him for a wealthy businessman.
77. Admissions Open (2010)
Unable to secure college admissions, students join a rebel professors' unaccredited institute.
78. Garam Masala (2005)
Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Romance
A rib tickling tale of two flirts who constantly flirts with women despite one of them having engaged. Chaos ensues when the fiancee finds that her to-be bride is cheating on her.
Boeing (707) Boeing (707)(1965)
79. Phir Milenge (2004)
142 min | Drama
Tamanna Sahni (Shilpa Shetty) is a dedicated staff member of a top advertising agency, her ideas and designs have mainly contributed to the success of the agency. She leaves for a college ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,407 | Gross: $0.09M
80. Aetbaar (2004)
152 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
After the tragic death of his son - Rohit, in a car accident, Dr. Ranveer Malhotra has been very protective of his daughter Ria. All is well for Ria until one day on a college mishap Ria ... See full summary »
81. Hum Kaun Hai? (2004)
119 min | Horror, Drama, Mystery
After the mysterious disappearance of her maid, butler, and gardener, Mrs. Sandra Williams, the wife of Major Frank, who lives in a palatial house with two children, Sara and David, writes ... See full summary »
82. Bumm Bumm Bole (2010)
124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Pinu loses his sister Rimzim's shoes so they both decide to share a pair of shoes until their father has saved enough money to buy a new pair.
Children of Heaven(1997)
83. Fanaa (2006)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A sweet blind girl Zooni meets a flirty Rehan. She ignores her friends' warnings. It's her time to discover life. Is she making the right love choice?
Votes: 26,548 | Gross: $2.10M
Eye of the Needle(1981)
84. Eena Meena Deeka (1994)
Action, Comedy, Crime
Two con-men, Inder alias Eena and Deeka has an encounter in a bank. Eena commit the crime but because of Deeka's bad record with the police they are misunderstood and thus Deeka gets a long... See full summary »
85. Kohraa (1964)
153 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery
In this re-imagining of Du Maurier's Rebecca, a recently wed woman discovers the ghost of her husband's first wife still haunts their home.
86. Paisa Vasool (2004)
139 min | Comedy
After a chance encounter at a club the struggling actress Baby decides to move in with Maria, a withdrawn divorcee who is having financial troubles and run-ins with the maffia. By accident ... See full summary »
High Heels and Low Lifes(2001)
87. Ek Second... Jo Zindagi Badal De... (2010)
Drama, Romance, Thriller
A dual look at a woman's life - when she misses her train; and when she actually catches it.
88. Fareb (1996)
Action, Crime, Drama
This movie is based on the movie "unlawful entry". A police inspector (played by Milind gunaji) gets obsessed with the wife of a doctor and tries to break them part by hook and crook.
89. Inkaar (1977)
135 min | Mystery, Thriller
A police detective helps a wealthy shoe company owner search for the young son of the owner's chaufeur whom was kidnapped by a disgruntled ex-employee and his gang for a large ransom.
High and Low(1963)
90. Gumrah (1993)
149 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Roshni Chadha is the only child of Sharda Chhadha, and has no knowledge of the whereabouts of her absconding dad, Prakash Chhadha. Roshni is introduced to Rahul Malhotra and both are ... See full summary »
Bangkok Hilton (1989)
91. Humraaz (2002)
173 min | Action, Musical, Romance
When a businessman learns that his wife married him only for money, he hatches a plan with her ex-lover to kill her.
A Perfect Murder(1998)
92. Gambler (1995)
Unrated | 169 min | Action
Police Inspector Dayashanker Pandey is a slacker, a man who does not want to put his life under any risk, and is quite comfortable sharing tall tales, and a desk job. Fate has other plans ... See full summary »
93. Aao Wish Karein (2009)
140 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Smitten by a 22-year old woman, a 12-year old boy's wish to be older comes true.
94. Shakthi: The Power (2002)
170 min | Action, Drama
A couple visits the husband's family in India and finds itself in the middle of a fratricidal battle.
Not Without My Daughter(1991)
95. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002)
161 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
The movie revolves around Munnabhai (Sanjay Dutt) a dreaded but good-hearted underworld don of Mumbai. Once while beating up one of his foes, he sees Komal (Aishwarya Rai) and is so smitten... See full summary »
96. Murder 2 (2011)
127 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-cop is hired by a pimp to find missing call girls and the man responsible behind their abduction.
97. Shakalaka Boom Boom (2007)
129 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A tale of two different musicians, dramatically different but united in their passion for music, set against the backdrop of the international music industry.
98. Chamatkar (I) (1992)
PG | 171 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Sunder Srivastava (Shah Rukh Khan) is a young graduate whose main ambition in life is to fulfil his father's dream of starting a school on his half-acre property in his village, though he ... See full summary »
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
99. Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Romance
An estranged couple battle for the custody of their only son.
Kramer vs. Kramer(1979)
100. Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets (2005)
160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Five Indians living in London find themselves thrown together when two of them are implicated for a bomb blast. An Indian lawyer enters the scene to bail them out of their predicament.
Votes: 1,658 | Gross: $0.05M
The Usual Suspects