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1. Deadpool 2 (2018)

R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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66 Metascore

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg, Cable.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison

Votes: 400,443 | Gross: $324.59M

2. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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86 Metascore

A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"

Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan | Stars: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Saurabh Shukla, Anil Kapoor

Votes: 749,678 | Gross: $141.32M

3. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 329,466 | Gross: $166.11M

4. 3 Idiots (2009)

PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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67 Metascore

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Director: Rajkumar Hirani | Stars: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 303,024 | Gross: $6.53M

5. Gully Boy (2019)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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65 Metascore

A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Vijay Raaz

Votes: 18,887 | Gross: $5.57M

6. Vanity Fair (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Votes: 19,476 | Gross: $16.14M

7. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

8.1
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84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 93,317 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)

Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif

Votes: 59,393 | Gross: $3.08M

9. Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017)

116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Set in the small-town of Bareilly, Bitti is a free-spirited young girl who lives life on her own terms and refuses to be pressured into getting married. Her life takes a shift when she meets Chirag Dubey and Pritam Vidrohi.

Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao, Pankaj Tripathi

Votes: 13,656

10. The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2012)

R | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young Pakistani man is chasing corporate success on Wall Street. He finds himself embroiled in a conflict between his American Dream, a hostage crisis, and the enduring call of his family's homeland.

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, Kate Hudson

Votes: 12,586 | Gross: $0.52M

11. Jodhaa Akbar (2008)

Not Rated | 213 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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69 Metascore

A sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal emperor, Akbar, and a Rajput princess, Jodha.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Poonam Sinha

Votes: 27,004 | Gross: $3.44M

12. Don 2 (2011)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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49 Metascore

An international criminal turns himself in and escapes with an old rival from prison, following which he recruits a team to steal currency printing plates from a bank in Berlin.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Florian Lukas, Om Puri, Priyanka Chopra

Votes: 46,661 | Gross: $3.68M

13. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Not Rated | 186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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54 Metascore

Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when she meets Aman. But Aman has a secret of his own which changes their lives forever. Embroiled in all this is Rohit, Naina's best friend who conceals his love for her.

Director: Nikkhil Advani | Stars: Preity Zinta, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Jaya Bhaduri

Votes: 58,016 | Gross: $1.79M

14. Om Shanti Om (2007)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Kiron Kher

Votes: 35,441 | Gross: $3.60M

15. Mohenjo Daro (2016)

Not Rated | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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39 Metascore

In 2016 BC, a kind farmer leads an uprising in the city of Mohenjo Daro.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Pooja Hegde, Kabir Bedi, Arunoday Singh

Votes: 9,557 | Gross: $1.25M

16. Manto (2018)

112 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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The film is a biographical account of writer Saadat Hasan Manto's life and is set in 1940s India.

Director: Nandita Das | Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rasika Dugal, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Nazma Ali Shaikh

Votes: 2,737

17. Raees (2017)

Not Rated | 143 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A bootlegger sets out to improve his community as a promising leader but falls in a political trap.

Director: Rahul Dholakia | Stars: Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer

Votes: 36,995 | Gross: $3.26M

18. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)

Not Rated | 170 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The Mehra family must contemplate over their way of living and their love lives while on a cruise celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh

Votes: 12,833

19. Talaash (2012)

Not Rated | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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65 Metascore

Inspector Surjan Shekhawat, who is dealing with a depressing past, has to investigate a high profile murder case, deal with his crumbling marriage and use the help and solace of a prostitute by the name of Rosie.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Votes: 36,429 | Gross: $2.71M

20. Gold (I) (2018)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.4
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The journey of a man who was instrumental in making India win its first Olympic gold medal as a free nation.

Director: Reema Kagti | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Mouni Roy, Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh

Votes: 9,605

21. Veer-Zaara (2004)

Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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67 Metascore

Veer-Zaara is a saga of love, separation, courage and sacrifice. A love story that is an inspiration and will remain a legend forever.

Director: Yash Chopra | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher

Votes: 45,250 | Gross: $2.92M

22. Code 46 (2003)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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57 Metascore

A futuristic Brief Encounter (1945), this is a love story in which the romance is doomed by genetic incompatibility.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Tim Robbins, Samantha Morton, Om Puri, Togo Igawa

Votes: 19,375 | Gross: $0.20M

23. Swades (2004)

Not Rated | 189 min | Drama

8.3
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A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

Votes: 74,747 | Gross: $1.22M

24. I'm Always Here (2004)

Not Rated | 179 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general's daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, Sunil Shetty, Zayed Khan

Votes: 29,482 | Gross: $1.72M

25. Lakshya (2004)

Not Rated | 186 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

Votes: 18,268 | Gross: $0.75M

26. Wake Up Sid (2009)

138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A spoiled young adult living in Mumbai experiences a change in his lazy ways when he meets a woman at a party, who inspires him to "wake up".

Director: Ayan Mukherjee | Stars: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak, Anupam Kher

Votes: 25,114 | Gross: $0.72M

27. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta

Votes: 61,088 | Gross: $0.30M

28. Don (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 171 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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A simple man, Vijay, is recruited by a police officer to masquerade as Don, the leader of an international gang of smugglers. But things go wrong when the officer is killed and Vijay is left to fend for himself.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppikar

Votes: 31,956 | Gross: $0.80M

29. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)

R | 193 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Dev, a famous footballer, becomes injured and gets dependent on Riya. Brooding on his ill-fate, he gets suspicous of an affair going on between Riya and another man. Is the affair a reality, and if it is, will Dev openly accuse Riya?

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan

Votes: 16,825 | Gross: $3.28M

30. 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: Sanjeev Kumar, Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan

Votes: 46,631

31. Koffee with Karan (2004– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.9
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Celebrity host Karan Johar gets up close and personal with various Bollywood personalities and discusses their major career milestones.

Stars: Karan Johar, Shahid Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan

Votes: 2,624

32. Namaste England (2018)

141 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

1.7
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An Indian couple go to great lengths to move to London, England.

Director: Vipul Amrutlal Shah | Stars: Parineeti Chopra, Sonia Goswami, Arjun Kapoor, Joakim Skarli

Votes: 2,118 | Gross: $0.10M

33. Shaitan (2011)

Not Rated | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.

Director: Bejoy Nambiar | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Panditt, Gulshan Devaiah, Rajeev Khandelwal

Votes: 7,552

34. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime

8.2
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The story of Paan Singh Tomar, an Indian athlete and seven-time national steeplechase champion who becomes one of the most feared dacoits in Chambal Valley after his retirement.

Director: Tigmanshu Dhulia | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Hemendra Dandotiya, Navneet Gairola, Mahie Gill

Votes: 29,555 | Gross: $0.04M

35. Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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This is a film about the leader of the 1857 mutiny and his fight against the British rule.

Director: Ketan Mehta | Stars: Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Toby Stephens, Coral Beed

Votes: 8,786 | Gross: $0.87M

36. Tees Maar Khan (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime

2.6
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Posing as a movie producer, a conman attempts to trick an entire village into helping him rob a treasure-laden train.

Director: Farah Khan | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Katrina Kaif, Akshaye Khanna, Rajiv Laxman

Votes: 10,195 | Gross: $1.08M

37. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)

Not Rated | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A loner, Karthik achieves success, and even wins the heart of his gorgeous co-worker, after getting early morning mysterious phone calls from someone claiming to be him.

Director: Vijay Lalwani | Stars: Siddhartha Gupta, Swapnel Desai, Farhan Akhtar, Vipin Sharma

Votes: 9,308 | Gross: $0.26M

38. Force (2011)

R | 137 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.

Director: Nishikant Kamat | Stars: John Abraham, Genelia D'Souza, Raj Babbar, Mohnish Bahl

Votes: 6,367

39. Earth (1998)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.8
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71 Metascore

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl witnesses tragedy as her ayah (nanny) is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna

Votes: 6,972 | Gross: $0.53M

40. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,628

41. Shaan (1980)

Not Rated | 181 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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Two brothers go after the international mafia kingpin who murdered their cop brother. They are later joined by another man who wants revenge against the gangster.

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

Votes: 2,231

42. 1942: A Love Story (1994)

Not Rated | 157 min | Romance, Action, Drama

7.3
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A young Indian couple, both from wealthy backgrounds, find themselves caught up in the 1940's Indian revolutionary movement against their families whom are under the thumb a sadistic British general.

Director: Vidhu Vinod Chopra | Stars: Anil Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Anupam Kher

Votes: 2,949

43. Chalk N Duster (I) (2016)

130 min | Drama

6.6
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CHALK N DUSTER is an emotional journey of two teachers Vidya ( Shabana Azmi) & Jyoti ( Juhi Chawla) , serving at a Mumbai - based High School. Their passion and love for teaching, bonds ... See full summary »

Director: Jayant Gilatar | Stars: Richa Chadha, Shabana Azmi, Arya Babbar, Gavie Chahal

Votes: 541

44. Chalte Chalte (2003)

Not Rated | 167 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A man pursues a woman who is already engaged and eventually gets married to her. Differences between the two lead to a bitter separation that threatens to destroy their relationship forever.

Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Jas Arora, Satish Shah

Votes: 13,481 | Gross: $0.84M

45. Rock On!! (2008)

Not Rated | 145 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Four friends reunite to relive their moments of glory as a rock band.

Director: Abhishek Kapoor | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Luke Kenny, Purab Kohli

Votes: 19,300

46. Luck by Chance (2009)

Not Rated | 156 min | Drama

7.1
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58 Metascore

When Vikram gets tapped to play the male lead in a Bollywood film, he can't believe his luck. But it may ruin his relationship with his girlfriend.

Director: Zoya Akhtar | Stars: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia

Votes: 8,894 | Gross: $0.36M

47. Vishwaroopam (2013)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Thriller

8.3
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When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 37,848

48. Border (I) (1997)

R | 176 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1971, along the border region of Longewala, a small battalion of Indian soldiers goes up against a large Pakistani strike force.

Director: J.P. Dutta | Stars: Sunny Deol, Jackie Shroff, Sunil Shetty, Akshaye Khanna

Votes: 12,185

49. Aisha (I) (2010)

126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Chaos results after a wealthy woman decides to turn match-maker for a naive village belle.

Director: Rajshree Ojha | Stars: Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol, Amrita Puri, Cyrus Sahukar

Votes: 3,563

50. West Is West (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An immigrant father decides to take his truant son back to the old country.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Aqib Khan, Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Robert Pugh

Votes: 2,708



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