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Kaagaz 2021
Kaagaz (transl. Paper) is a biographical drama about a farmer, Lal Bihari's 19-year struggle to make himself come alive again when he is declared dead in Government records by interests keen to take over his assets.
List of the best movies like Kaagaz (2021): Kaadan, Minamata, Sanju, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, Meesaya Murukku, The Big Short, Shakuntala Devi, Humshakals, Angrezi Medium.

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Kaadan (2021)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genreaction, fantasy, drama
CountryIndia

When a wealthy real estate company, backed by a powerful minister decides to build a township in a reserve forest area, it cuts off access to the water body to the elephants living in the area, endangering their lives. An eco-warrior decides to fight for their cause at a time when nobody else would.

Minamata (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan

A movie about reporter W. Eugene Smith and his research on mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, resulting in severe neurological symptoms.

Sanju (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryIndia
Duration03:04

Sanju explores some of the most crucial chapters from movie star Sanjay Dutt’s dramatic and controversial real life. It gives a lowdown on his tryst with drugs and his trials and tribulations in the Arms Acts case and the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryIndia

The film follows the story of a man and woman who represent two completely different Indias. However, they are united by their mistrust, suspicion, and hate for each other.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:50

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Meesaya Murukku (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, biography
CountryIndia

A passionate youngster who dreams of making it in the music industry is on the verge of losing his love. What will happen to his career and romance?

The Big Short (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:24

The men who made millions from a global economic meltdown.

Shakuntala Devi (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryIndia

Based on the life of Shakuntala Devi who is a well-known mathematical genius and calculating progidy from India. She has been nicknamed 'Human Computer' because of her extraordinary talent and skill in solving complex mathematical problems without any mechanical aid.

Humshakals (2014)
Markimdb: 1.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

A comedy centered around three people who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name.

Angrezi Medium (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia

When his daughter decides to further her studies in London, a hardworking Haryanvi businessman does everything in power to make her dreams come true.

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Hungama (2003)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

The story of a bunch of misfits whose misconception about each other’s backgrounds leads to a series of chaotic, yet comic outcomes. Aftab and Rimi play two strangers who have to pretend that are a married couple in order to get a place to live. Paresh Rawal plays a rich, yet ground to earth businessman whose business is named after his wife Anjali. Akshaye Khanna plays a young man starting a new business in electronic ware. Things get complicated when Rimi Sen goes to Paresh Rawal's house in search of a job & meets Akshaye Khanna who falls in love with her thinking she is Paresh Rawal's daughter. Paresh Rawal's wife thinks that he is having an affair with Rimi Sen while Paresh Rawal thinks his wife is having an affair with Akshaye. Enter Shakti Kapoor whose daughter falls in love with a guy pretending to be Paresh Rawal's son and soon everything gets out of control.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Chupke Chupke (1975)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

Mischievous botany professor Parimal Tripathi plays a little trick on his brother-in-law Raghav. Jealous of the high esteem in which his own wife, Sulekha, holds the other man, Parimal decides to impersonate Raghav's new driver. Laying the groundwork for a series of hilarious misunderstandings, the disguised professor throws doubt on his wife's fidelity and gets his best buddy, Sukumar, to help out by impersonating Parimal.

Bheja Fry (2007)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration01:35

Ranjeet Thadani (Rajat Kapoor), a bored, arrogant music company executive hurts his back the night he has found a prize catch for a weekly bring - your -idiot talent dinner hosted by his friends and him. He ends up spending the evening with this idiot, Bharat Bhushan (Vinay Pathak) who tries to help him get his wife (Sarika) back who left him earlier that day. The result is utter chaos let loose by the idiot, who cannot do a single thing without messing it up further. The plot turns around to be a series of mini disasters that leave Ranjeet's comfortable life in ruins. Call it the idiot's revenge!

Finding Fanny (2014)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryIndia

Five friends from Goa get lost during a journey to discover the lot of the childhood sweetheart of an old postman.

Stan & Ollie (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:37

With their golden era long behind them, comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille and Ida – a formidable double act in their own right – the pair's love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the hearts of their adoring public

One Chance (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:43

This film follows the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryIndia

When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Kondhana fort, Shivaji's military leader Tanhaji Malusare and his army of Maratha warriors set out to recapture the fortress.

Kid Cannabis (2014)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An eighteen year old high school drop out and his twenty-seven year old friend start trafficking marijuana across the border of Canada in order to make money and their lives are changed forever.

Phillauri (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia

A man is forced to marry a tree to ward off ill-luck that surrounds his love-life which turns into a nightmare when the tree is embodied by a spirit with an unfinished business.

Angry Indian Goddesses (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia, Germany

Frieda, a fashioncommercial photographer trying to find her own art, gathers her closest girlfriends from all over India to travel to Goa for a surprise announcement: she’s getting married! Thus begins an impromptu bachelorette celebration that lasts for a full week. A riotous roller-coaster ride of girl bonding; friendships, break ups, make ups, fuck ups, passion, devastation, hesitation, terrorization and self realization. Amidst the fun and frenzy, heartbreak and heartache, passion and obsession, youth and innocence, secrets tumble out, tensions emerge, bonds are formed and emotions run high. Soon events will take a more serious turn, but for the moment these women are determined to seize the day.

Manam (2014)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:43

A married couple die in an accident, leaving behind a son. As he grows up and becomes successful, he comes across reincarnations of his father and mother as youngsters, and vows to bring them back together.

Mirch (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration01:45

A story-writer attempts to convince a producer to accept four erotic stories from the Panchtantra.

Toast (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

An adaptation of celebrity chef Nigel Slater's bestselling memoir, 'Toast' is the ultimate nostalgic trip through everything edible in 1960's Britain. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, but her chronic asthma and addiction to all things canned does not help.

Saina (2021)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryIndia

Champion. Olympic Medallist. The Doyen of Indian Badminton. Saina Nehwal is all of this and much more. This biopic chronicles the inspiring story of a gifted youngster's ascendance to the pinnacle of the Badminton World through sheer passion and perseverance.

Dhadak (2018)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

Madhukar and Parthavi fall head over heels in love with each other, but the fact that they belong to different castes of society, becomes an obstacle in their romance. The lovers dare to go against societal norms and battle all odds for the sake of love.

Scapegoat (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryTurkey

Almanya’daki şöhretli, zengin, fakat mutsuz hayatını arkasında bırakıp sade ve normal bir hayata kavuşma arzusundaki Şahin K., Bodrum’da yaşamaya karar verir. Kötü şöhreti yüzünden kaybettiği oğlu Caner’e kavuşmak için çabalarken kasabanın sıkıntılarını da çözecek bir halk kahramanı haline gelir. Peşini bırakmayan şöhreti onu farklı maceralara sürükleyecektir.

The Idol (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, music, biography
CountryPalestine, United Kingdom, Qatar, Netherlands, Egypt, United Arab Emirates

Mohammed Assaf, an aspiring musician living in Gaza, sets a seemingly impossible goal: to compete on the program "Arab Idol."

The Two Popes (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy

Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

F.A.L.T.U. (2011)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:05

Three loser friends create a fake university to avoid working for their parents.




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