20 Movies Like Three Idiots

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Dangal

Dangal
Dangal
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
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Runtime: 161 min
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Awards: 41 wins & 37 nominations
Writer: Piyush Gupta, Shreyas Jain, Nikhil Mehrotra
Actors: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh
Language: Hindi, English
Country: India, United States
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“Dangal” is a biographical sports drama film that tells the inspiring true story of Mahavir Singh Phogat, a former wrestler who trains his daughters Geeta and Babita to become world-class wrestlers, challenging societal norms and gender stereotypes in India.”

Taare Zameen Par

Taare Zameen Par
Taare Zameen Par
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
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Runtime: N/A
Seasons: N/A
Genre: Game-Show, Music
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Shankar Mahadevan, Jonita Gandhi, Sugandha Mishra
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Taare Zameen Par” is a heartwarming Indian film that follows the journey of a dyslexic child named Ishaan, who is struggling with academics and facing emotional challenges. With the help of a compassionate art teacher, he discovers his hidden talent and learns to embrace his uniqueness, ultimately finding his place in the world.

PK

PK
PK
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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Runtime: 153 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Awards: 21 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Rajkumar Hirani, Abhijat Joshi
Actors: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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The PK movie is a satirical comedy-drama about an alien who lands on Earth and questions religious beliefs and practices, prompting a humorous exploration of faith, superstition, and the nature of God.

Lagaan

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 224 min
Genre: Drama, Musical, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 56 wins & 21 nominations total
Writer: Ashutosh Gowariker, Kumar Dave, Sanjay Dayma
Actors: Aamir Khan, Raghubir Yadav, Gracy Singh
Language: Hindi, English
Country: India, United States
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“Lagaan” is a Bollywood film set in colonial India, where a group of villagers challenge the British rulers to a high-stakes cricket match in order to alleviate their oppressive taxes. The movie explores themes of unity, courage, and the power of sports to bring about social change.

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti
Rang De Basanti
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 167 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award50 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Renzil D'Silva, Prasoon Joshi, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Actors: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Rang De Basanti” is a Bollywood film that follows a group of university students who, after being cast in a documentary about India’s freedom fighters, become inspired to take action against corruption and injustice in modern-day society. The movie explores their journey of self-discovery and their transformation into activists willing to sacrifice everything for the betterment of their country.

Wake Up Sid

Wake Up Sid
Wake Up Sid
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 10 wins & 28 nominations
Writer: Ayan Mukerji, Niranjan Iyengar
Actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Supriya Pathak
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Wake Up Sid” is a coming-of-age film that follows the journey of Sid, a young, carefree man in Mumbai, as he navigates through personal growth, responsibility, and finding his passion in life with the help of an ambitious writer named Aisha.

Chhichhore

Chhichhore
Chhichhore
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 5 wins & 20 nominations
Writer: Piyush Gupta, Nikhil Mehrotra, Nitesh Tiwari
Actors: Sushant Singh Rajput, Shraddha Kapoor, Varun Sharma
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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The Chhichhore movie is about a group of friends who reunite after many years to help their friend’s son overcome the pressures of academic competition and the fear of failure. Through their nostalgic and heartwarming journey, they teach him the importance of friendship, perseverance, and embracing life’s ups and downs.

Swades

Swades
Swades
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
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Runtime: 189 min
Genre: Drama, Musical
Awards: 18 wins & 26 nominations
Writer: M.G. Sathya, Ashutosh Gowariker, Sameer Sharma
Actors: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal
Language: Hindi, English
Country: India, United States
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“Swades” is a Bollywood film that follows the story of a successful NASA scientist who returns to his homeland in India to reconnect with his roots and bring about positive change in a rural village. Through his journey, he confronts social issues and strives to uplift the community by implementing sustainable development projects.

Barfi!

Barfi!
Barfi!
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 68 wins & 40 nominations
Writer: Anurag Basu, Tani Basu, Sanjeev Dutta
Actors: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Ileana D'Cruz
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Barfi!” is a heartwarming Indian film about a deaf and mute man named Barfi, who falls in love with two women and navigates the complexities of relationships and society with his charm and innocence.”

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 174 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Nasir Hussain, Mansoor Khan
Actors: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori
Language: Hindi, English
Country: India
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“Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar” is a coming-of-age sports drama film about a young underdog cyclist who overcomes societal pressures and personal challenges to win a prestigious race, proving his worth and finding his place in the world.”

Kai Po Che!

Kai Po Che
Kai Po Che
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 40/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: 12 wins & 36 nominations
Writer: Chetan Bhagat, Abhishek Kapoor, Supratik Sen
Actors: Amit Sadh, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rajkummar Rao
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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Kai Po Che! is a coming-of-age drama that follows three friends as they navigate their personal ambitions and relationships against the backdrop of political unrest and religious tensions in Gujarat, India. The film explores themes of friendship, love, and the pursuit of dreams, while also delving into the challenges and consequences of communal violence.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 156 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 25 wins & 35 nominations
Writer: Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, Lajan Joseph
Actors: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Gracy Singh
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.” is a Bollywood comedy-drama film about a lovable goon who pretends to be a medical student to fulfill his father’s dream, but ends up learning valuable life lessons and transforming the lives of patients in a hospital through his unique and compassionate approach to medicine.

Khosla Ka Ghosla

Khosla Ka Ghosla!
Khosla Ka Ghosla!
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Jaideep Sahni
Actors: Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Parvin Dabas
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Khosla Ka Ghosla” is a Hindi comedy-drama film about a middle-class man named Kamal Kishore Khosla who, with the help of his family and a conman, plots to reclaim his stolen land from a powerful and corrupt businessman.”

Piku

Piku
Piku
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 40 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Juhi Chaturvedi
Actors: Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Piku” is a comedy-drama film that follows the journey of a young architect, Piku, and her eccentric father, Bhashkor, as they embark on a road trip from Delhi to Kolkata. The film explores their complex relationship, highlighting the challenges and humor that arise from dealing with Bhashkor’s obsession with his health and bowel movements.

English Vinglish

English Vinglish
English Vinglish
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 13 wins & 25 nominations
Writer: Gauri Shinde
Actors: Sridevi, Adil Hussain, Mehdi Nebbou
Language: Hindi, Tamil, Telugu
Country: India
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English Vinglish is a heartwarming film that follows a middle-aged Indian woman named Shashi as she embarks on a journey to overcome her insecurities and gain confidence in her English-speaking abilities. Through her determination and perseverance, she not only learns the language but also discovers her own self-worth and finds empowerment.

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
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Runtime: 186 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 55 wins & 46 nominations
Writer: Prasoon Joshi
Actors: Farhan Akhtar, Deepak Singh Rawat, Japtej Singh
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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“Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” is a biographical sports drama film that follows the life of Indian athlete Milkha Singh, also known as “The Flying Sikh.” It depicts his journey from a childhood affected by the partition of India to becoming one of the country’s most iconic and successful athletes.

Queen

Queen
Queen
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
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Runtime: 146 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 28 wins & 31 nominations
Writer: Vikas Bahl, Chaitally Parmar, Parveez Sheikh
Actors: Kangana Ranaut, Rajkummar Rao, Lisa Haydon
Language: Hindi, English, French, Japanese, Dutch
Country: India
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The Queen movie is a biographical film that follows the rise of the legendary rock band Queen and their iconic lead singer Freddie Mercury, exploring their music, personal lives, and the challenges they faced on their journey to becoming one of the most influential bands in history.

Dear Zindagi

Dear Zindagi
Dear Zindagi
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
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Runtime: 151 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Krishnan Hariharan, Kausar Munir, Gauri Shinde
Actors: Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor
Language: Hindi
Country: India
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Dear Zindagi is a coming-of-age drama about a young woman who seeks therapy to overcome her personal and professional struggles, learning valuable life lessons along the way.

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
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Runtime: 155 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Awards: 36 wins & 38 nominations
Writer: Farhan Akhtar, Reema Kagti, Zoya Akhtar
Actors: Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol
Language: Hindi, English, Spanish
Country: India, Spain
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“Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara” is a Bollywood film that follows three friends who embark on a road trip in Spain, where they confront their fears and rediscover the true meaning of life and friendship. Through various adventures and experiences, they learn to live in the present and embrace the joy of living life to the fullest.

Dil Chahta Hai

Dil Chahta Hai
Dil Chahta Hai
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
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Runtime: 183 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 29 wins & 43 nominations
Writer: Kassim Jagmagia, Farhan Akhtar, Karan Vishwanath Kashyap
Actors: Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna
Language: Hindi, English
Country: India
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“Dil Chahta Hai” is a Bollywood film that follows the lives of three friends as they navigate love, friendship, and personal growth. It explores their individual journeys and the challenges they face in maintaining their bond amidst changing circumstances.

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