Bollywood 2013: Best to Worst

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1.
The Lunchbox (2013)
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A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. (104 mins.)
Director: Ritesh Batra
“ Sweet. Beautiful. Acting to Direction. Perfect. ” - ankioo7
 
2.
Raanjhanaa (2013)
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A small-town boy needs to break through the class divide to gain acceptance from his childhood sweetheart who is in love with big city ideals. (140 mins.)
Director: Aanand L. Rai
“ This is probably my favorite love story since Veer-Zaara. ” - ankioo7
 
3.
Lootera (2013)
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An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart. (136 mins.)
“ So beautiful and especially love the climax. ” - ankioo7
 
4.
Special 26 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A gang of con-men rob prominent rich businessmen and politicians by posing as C.B.I and income tax officers. (144 mins.)
Director: Neeraj Pandey
“ truly a winner. Whole cast did great but Neeraj Pandey deserves the credit most. \m/ ” - ankioo7
 
5.
Go Goa Gone (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A group of friends, just looking to have a good time in a rave party on a remote island in Goa, find out that the island is infested with Zombies. (108 mins.)
“ Let's Keel Dead People ” - ankioo7
 
6.
Inkaar (2013)
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At a leading ad agency, the battle for the top job between Rahul Verma, the advertising CEO, and Maya Luthra, his ambitious protge, takes an ugly turn when Maya files a sexual harassment complaint against Rahul. (125 mins.)
Director: Sudhir Mishra
“ This movie is so underrated. A different take on Love. Superbly Written, Acted & Directed. ” - ankioo7
 
7.
The Attacks of 26/11 (2013 Documentary)
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The real story of ten terrorists, who sail to Mumbai and wage war on the populace for the next 72 hours. (116 mins.)
Director: Ram Gopal Varma
“ I've mixed feelings about it. Love it. like it. Average. Below average. All mixed up. Certainly not bad though! ” - ankioo7
 
8.
Kai po che! (2013)
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Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars. (120 mins.)
Director: Abhishek Kapoor
 
9.
Shuddh Desi Romance (2013)
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A romantic comedy which tells the journey of three restless young people who junk society's syllabus for finding love and decide to follow their heart. (141 mins.)
Director: Maneesh Sharma
“ has the same refreshing feel BBB had. One of the few movies that gets this genre 'Rom-Com' right. ” - ankioo7
 
10.
D-Day (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A team of experts dispatched to bring in The Most Wanted Man in India almost achieves the unthinkable ... until something goes horribly wrong. (153 mins.)
Director: Nikhil Advani
“ Good thriller ” - ankioo7
 
11.
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Saheb, his wife, and a gangster who returns to take revenge. (142 mins.)
“ An improvement over first. That's quite obvious when you have Irrfan Khan. Makes an ordinary dialogue look so great. ” - ankioo7
 
12.
Jolly LLB (2013)
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A small time lawyer files a PIL in court against his own idols case. (135 mins.)
Director: Subhash Kapoor
“ Liked it a lot. ” - ankioo7
 
13.
Table No. 21 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A couple live a mediocre life and are thrilled to have won an exotic vacation to Fiji & their excitement... (108 mins.)
Director: Aditya Datt
“ A thriller with a message. Quite different and very good. ” - ankioo7
 
14.
Ghanchakkar (2013)
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A safe cracker claims he has lost his memory when two criminals come calling for their cut of the bank heist loot. (137 mins.)
Director: Raj Kumar Gupta
“ liked the little humor and thrill but it fully could neither satisfy me as a thriller nor comedy. but still liked it though! Best part was Vidya Balan's 'Hain' accent. ” - ankioo7
 
15.
Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola (2013)
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Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola. (151 mins.)
Director: Vishal Bhardwaj
“ Masala entertainer in Vishal Bhardwaj style. ” - ankioo7
 
16.
Fukrey (2013)
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The paths of four dream-chasing college friends cross with an array of colourful characters, from a tough-talking Punjabi female don to a Jugaad Baaz college watchman. Mayhem ensues. (139 mins.)
“ Good fun movie. ” - ankioo7
 
17.
Mere Dad Ki Maruti (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the midst of a loud Punjabi wedding, a boy sneaks his dad's fancy new car to impress the college hottie and all hell breaks loose when he loses it. (101 mins.)
Director: Ashima Chibber
“ Quite simple and funny. A good watch. ” - ankioo7
 
18.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The truth behind the ascension of Milkha "The Flying Sikh" Singh who was scarred because of the India-Pakistan partition. (186 mins.)
“ A great film but not a good biopic. A lot of fiction/drama included for the commercial value. would have been on top otherwise. Farhan deserves the credit anyway. ” - ankioo7
 
19.
Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
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Young love leads to a bloody clan war in this adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. (150 mins.)
 
20.
Aashiqui 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Rahul loses his fans and fame due to alcoholism. But he then decides to turn a small time singer into a rising star. (132 mins.)
Director: Mohit Suri
“ I actually didn't expect it to be good. A good musical. ” - ankioo7
 
21.
War Chod Na Yaar (2013)
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It is M*A*S*H comes to India and meets bollywood. A situational/satirical comedy, full of funny dialogues and tries to show a new side of war... (119 mins.)
Director: Faraz Haider
“ A good comedy. A different attempt. Execution could have been a little better, except lead other performances are below average yet overall it's a good watch. ” - ankioo7
 
22.
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is the story of the relationship between two characters, Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor) & Naina (Deepika Padukone)... (160 mins.)
Director: Ayan Mukerji
“ Characterization worked. I could relate to them especially Deepika's character. most of it. ” - ankioo7
 
23.
The Good Road (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A family on vacation lose their son. A truck driver's last ride. A girl chasing hope. This is a life affirming journey, across a local highway, and into the heart of an unseen India, where acts of great compassion are shown to strangers. (92 mins.)
Director: Gyan Correa
“ Umm! good but that oscar thing worked negative for me. ” - ankioo7
 
24.
Nautanki Saala! (2013)
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An actor's life changes dramatically when he saves a stranger from suicide. (119 mins.)
Director: Rohan Sippy
“ maybe a little slow but good humor. ” - ankioo7
 
25.
Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Omi Khurana's London dream has just ended. On the run from a dangerous UK gangster who he owes money to... (140 mins.)
Director: Sameer Sharma
“ A good movie. liked it. ” - ankioo7
 
26.
Mickey Virus (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When Delhi Police comes across an unusual case revolving around hacking they seek help of an expert who thinks like them only to come across a lazy hacker Mickey Arora. (135 mins.)
Director: Saurabh Varma
“ Badly written first half. Good 2nd half. Average acting and direction. ” - ankioo7
 
27.
Chennai Express (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
What could have been a sad journey turns joyful for Rahul when he falls in love with a woman en route to submerging his grandfather's ashes. (141 mins.)
Director: Rohit Shetty
 
28.
Ek Thi Daayan (2013)
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A popular illusionist is haunted by a Daayan witch. (135 mins.)
Director: Kannan Iyer
“ Superb 1st half. Very Bad last 30 mins. ” - ankioo7
 
29.
Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
After Vishwas Rao (Shahid Kapoor) is raised up by his Mother (Padmini Kolhapure), who apparently dreams for him to become a Police Inspector. However, he has different plans in mind. Vishwas wants to become a film hero. (146 mins.)
“ Though Santoshi's weakest but not bad. liked it. Shahid was superb, his expressions throughout the movie, so awesome! ” - ankioo7
 
30.
Krrish 3 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Krrish and his scientist father have to save the world and their own family from an evil man named Kaal and his gang of mutants, led by the ruthless Kaya. (152 mins.)
Director: Rakesh Roshan
“ Copy. Copy. Copy. Plot is original but scenes are mixture of what you've seen already. Still praise the very well done vfx in quite low budget. ” - ankioo7
 
31.
R... Rajkumar (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An aimless youth starts working for drug baron and his mission is to kill is rival. (146 mins.)
Director: Prabhu Deva
“ Shahid is superb. Sonakshi is very good. For the kind of film, actions good too. still works only in parts. Average. ” - ankioo7
 
32.
Boss (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man fights for people's rights. In Delhi, he will have to deal with a corrupt police officer. (143 mins.)
Director: Anthony D'Souza
“ Whenever Akshay Kumar is on screen, it's fun. ” - ankioo7
 
33.
David (2013)
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The lives of three different men named David are about to change forever. (155 mins.)
Director: Bejoy Nambiar
“ Coming from Director of Shaitan, i expected a lot. ” - ankioo7
 
34.
Gippi (2013)
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Gippi is a 14-year-old girl who lives in Simla with her mother Pappi and little brother Booboo. She... (95 mins.)
Director: Sonam Nair
“ It's not bad but you know everything. Filled with all the cliches. Average. ” - ankioo7
 
35.
Race 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Ranvir treads through the world of the Indian mafia in Turkey as he looks to avenge the death of his lover and partner in crime. (150 mins.)
“ twists are exactly the same in part1. so predictable. still timepass, Saif looked cool. ” - ankioo7
 
36.
Chashme Baddoor (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When pretty new neighbor Seema falls for their shy roommate Sid, jealous womanizers Omi and Jai plot to break up the new lovebirds. (121 mins.)
Director: David Dhawan
“ over the top but funt times. can be skipped easily but also watchable in fun mood. ” - ankioo7
 
37.
Dhoom 3 (2013)
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Sahir, who is trained in magic and acrobatics is robbing banks in Chicago belonging to the man responsible for his father's death. Brought in to help are Indian police officers, Jai and Ali. (172 mins.)
“ Dhoom2 wasn't so good either but at least tried for what this series stands for, this one is total fail and then poorly copied twist. worst film i've seen in long time. ” - ankioo7