FORIGN FILMS INFLUEMCED BY INDIAN FILMSby www-yfm | created - 22 Aug 2011 | updated - 29 May 2013 | Public
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1. New délire (2007)
85 min | Comedy
Bobby has just been thrown out of "the New Farm Idol". So after declaring his love to Paula, the master's daughter, he sets to try his chance in The Big City. He meets Machin who helps him ... See full synopsis »
3. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 764,653 | Gross: $141.32M
4. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,955 | Gross: $2.08M
5. Avatar (2009)
PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Votes: 1,074,476 | Gross: $760.51M
6. Vietnam Colony (1992)
Not Rated | 154 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Two men tries to persuade a bunch of colony residents to relocate to another location for the sake of a corporate project, while the residents including a number of goons, comes in their way.
7. Chances Are (1989)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A reincarnated man unknowingly falls in love with his own daughter from his previous life. Once he realizes this, he tries to end their relationship before angels erase his memory.
Votes: 10,093 | Gross: $16.28M
8. Karz (1980)
Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Musical, Romance
Ravi is killed by his wife after his marriage. He is reborn as Monty and is now a singer he goes to holiday in Ooty where he recollects his memories from previous life and inquires about his family from first life and his evil wife Kamini.
10. Chashme Buddoor (1981)
Not Rated | 145 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Two womanizing slackers, Omi and Jai (Rakesh Bedi and Ravi Baswani respectively) attempt to woo the new girl in the neighbourhood, and fail - miserably. Their third room-mate, shy, and a ... See full summary »
11. Hitch (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
While helping his latest client woo the woman of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.
Votes: 284,223 | Gross: $179.50M
12. Chhoti Si Baat (1976)
123 min | Comedy, Romance
A shy Arun works as an accountant.On daily basis he travels by a bus to office where he sees Prabha who works in the same premises.Arun starts to like Prabha and follows her frequently but ... See full summary »
14. Utsav (1984)
145 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Based on the circa 2nd century BCE to 2nd Century CE, Sanskrit play "Daridra-Charudatta" by the famous Indian playwright Bhasa, "Utsav" faithfully follows Bhasa's story-line. Vasantasena, a... See full summary »
15. The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery
When college professor, Peter Proud begins experiencimg flashbacks of an earlier life, he's mysteriously drawn to a place he's never been to, but which seems familiar. He soon finds his ... See full summary »
16. Madhumati (1958)
110 min | Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
While driving his car on a rainy night, Anand's car breaks down, and he goes to seek shelter in a nearby house. He is let into the house by the servant, and he is permitted to stay until ... See full summary »
17. Bobby Z (2007)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord.
18. Don (1978)
Not Rated | 166 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Don, a wanted criminal, dies in a police chase. DSP D'Silva is the only one who knows about his death, and to get hold of the gang he trains Don-lookalike Vijay. But Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang.
19. Leap Year (2010)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Votes: 88,968 | Gross: $25.92M
21. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,681,227 | Gross: $330.25M
22. Swathi Muthyam (1986)
Not Rated | 160 min | Drama, Family, Romance
The story is of mentally slow man, whose life is recapped to his grand-daughter. How he meets his wife (who was a widow), earns his living and fights the injustice he and his wife face.
23. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 336,141 | Gross: $66.67M
24. Nayakan (1987)
Not Rated | 145 min | Crime, Drama
A common man's struggles against a corrupt police force put him on the wrong side of the law. He becomes a don, who is loved and respected by many, but his growing power and influence exact a heavy toll.
25. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
Votes: 349,585 | Gross: $435.11M
26. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Votes: 46,946 | Gross: $101.60M
28. My Family (1995)
R | 128 min | Drama
A man makes his way from Mexico to L.A. in the 1920s, gets married and raises a big family there. The movie follows the children until they, too, get married and have children in the 1960s.
Votes: 3,527 | Gross: $11.08M
29. The World of Apu (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
This final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy follows Apu's life as an orphaned adult aspiring to be a writer.
Votes: 10,350 | Gross: $0.02M
30. Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
R | 108 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-'n'-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
31. Charulata (1964)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
The lonely wife of a newspaper editor falls in love with her visiting cousin-in-law, who shares her love for literature.
Votes: 4,490 | Gross: $0.08M
33. Sigappu Rojakkal (1978)
Not Rated | 129 min | Drama, Thriller
Kamal Haasan, the central character, is a man terribly soured by his unvaryingly devastating encounters with the opposite sex. He develops a pathological hatred for women and uses his charm... See full summary »
34. Inception (2010)
PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.
Votes: 1,912,792 | Gross: $292.58M
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36. Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Votes: 25,710 | Gross: $17.07M
37. Rangeela (1995)
Not Rated | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A middle class young woman, who dreams of Bollywood fame, is caught in a love triangle between her childhood friend and a famous actor.
38. Run, Fat Boy, Run (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, out-of-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back.
Votes: 64,180 | Gross: $6.00M
39. Vadakkum Nathan (2006)
135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
The film opens with a mother and son coming to Hardwar to perform last rites of her elder son who had run away from home and is believed to have died. But the mother sees her long lost son ... See full summary »
40. The Song of Sparrows (2008)
PG | 96 min | Drama, Family
When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams, everything changes for a struggling rural family in Iran. Karim motorbikes ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,629 | Gross: $0.12M
43. Njan Gandharvan (1991)
146 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
The film is an esoteric fantasy about a girl and her passion for a celestial lover, who keeps appearing from a wooden statue that she found on a beach but is invisible to others.
45. Deewaar (1975)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama