10 best movies like Disco Dancer (1982)

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Disco Dancer 1982
Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's nervous breakdown when he takes over as popular disco dancer. Oberoi, in an attempt to get rid of Jimmy, accidentally kills his mother, and Jimmy is devastated and unable to perform. Will he rise above the tragedy, sing again, and avenge his mother's death?
List of the best movies like Disco Dancer (1982): The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, The Last Five Years, Miss Sadie Thompson, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, On the Beat, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Burlesque, Sanam Teri Kasam, Anarkali.

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The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

The Last Five Years (2014)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.

Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Sadie Thompson winds up stranded on an island and while her boat is being quarantined, she manages to stir up the blood of every marine on the base.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia, Hungary

Nandini has to choose between Sameer, the man who taught her to fall in love; and Vanraj, the man from whom she learnt how to abide and fulfill promises of love.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryIndia
Duration02:25

Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn’t reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with Saba helps him realize Alizeh’s value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.

On the Beat (2011)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryCanada
Duration01:40

This is the story Delphine Lamarre, a young woman trying to focus on the way to dance rather than focused on her university studies. It will pass through trials and consequences facing choices.

Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:30

Ram and Leela, passionately in love with each other, realize that the only way to stop the bloodshed between their respective clans is to sacrifice their own lives.

Burlesque (2010)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue

Sanam Teri Kasam (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration03:25

A musical romantic movie exploring the journey that ensues when the blue blooded boy Inder, "Who wanted to love no one" crosses paths with Saru, "Whom no one wanted to love". All their lives they were waiting to meet, but they just didn't know it . A musical tale of love , longing and loss. Sanam Teri Kasam - A Love story sealed with a Curse.

Anarkali (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

Shanthanu who was a navy officer pines over a girl whom he loved 15 years ago and had to leave the navy because of his affair with her.Since the girl (Nadira) whom he loved was underage (15 years), both of them agree to wait to show their love is true, to the Nawabi father (Jaffer), who is also Shanthanu's Commanding Officer and Flag officer. Shanthanu lost touch with Nadira for 2 years, his search for her lead him to Kavaratti, Lakshadweep.

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Life Itself (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration02:28

As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration01:57

While recovering from an assassination attempt four days before his coronation, a stern prince is replaced by a romantic lookalike.

In the Heights (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA

The story of Usnavi, a bodega owner who has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic or staying in Washington Heights.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

Baazigar (1993)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, musical, crime
CountryIndia

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.

La La Land (2016)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:23

Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love

Rodin (2017)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:26

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation.

Thattathin Marayathu (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

A Hindu boy falls in love with a Muslim girl.

Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, India
Duration01:51

A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though circumstance and boorish opinions threaten to get in the way of romance.

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities.

Aashiqui 2 (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:20

Rahul is a singer, who loses his career due to his drinking habits. He meets Arohi in a bar in Goa, where she works to earn a living. Impressed by her singing, he promises to take her to Mumbai and make her a star, where they fall in love with each other. Will they stay together accepting their success, or will their egos break them apart?

Funny Lady (1975)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

1930s in New York – The famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the depression she has trouble finding work as an artist but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns his own nightclub.

Mirzya (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

Two star-crossed lovers must battle the forces which try to keep them apart at different timelines and at different world's.

Anjaana Anjaani (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:31

Akash (Ranbir Kapoor) and Kiara (Priyanka Chopra) are trying to find luck in their life after several failed attempts to be successful in their careers and in love. Fed up, they both decide to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge. However, both land up on the same bridge at the same time.

Om Shanti Om (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:42

In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s - 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.

Permission (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.

Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:53

Raj is a struggling singer chasing his dreams in Mumbai, India. One night, he rescues a girl, Pooja, from a car accident and takes her to the hospital. As she lies in a coma, her wealthy family assume that Raj is the man with whom their daughter eloped. Sensing opportunity, he assumes this new identity. When Pooja's best friend, Jahnvi, shows up, however, Raj starts to like her. After Pooja wakes up and falls for Raj, a tricky love triangle occurs.

This Youth Is Crazy (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:40

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani features two polar opposite characters, who at one point were classmates in Modern School. The first is Naina Talwar (Deepika Padukone), a studious bespectacled young girl. The second is Bunny (Ranbir Kapoor), a carefree young travel-show host, intent on breaking out of the pattern of getting an education, a career, a wife, children, retirement, and eventually death.

Amen (2013)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

Solomon, who belongs to a band, is in love with Soshanna, who hails from an upper class family. The story spells how Solomon manages to win over all the obstacles to marry Soshanna.




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