My Top 150 Bollywood Moviesby rajbirdevil007 | created - 04 Aug 2012 | updated - 27 Oct 2012 | Public
These are my favorite Bollywood movies.I do not watch much Bollywood movies now but i have watched many movies earlier.These are the ones which are entertaining and has a great repeat value.Bollywood boasts of good subject movies but i find them dull, boring,copied,terribly acted and directed.Bollywood is best when it tries to make entertaining flicks.Bollywood best genre is crime or political thrillers- you will find a lot in my list.Many overrated ones are just not included. In no particular order!! Please comment and give your views or suggestions.Cheers!!
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1. Rowdy Rathore (2012)
Not Rated | 140 min | Action
A con man uncovers a deadly secret and must save his lady love, the small-town locals and the little girl who insists she's his daughter, from the mob.
Votes: 17,632 | Gross: $0.78M
2. Singham (2011)
143 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A truly honest police officer is transferred to a town controlled by a gangster he has humiliated. The gangster believes he can use good power to bring down this officer who made him look foolish and weak.
Votes: 11,691 | Gross: $0.35M
3. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Not Rated | 183 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 55,932 | Gross: $0.30M
4. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Votes: 84,308 | Gross: $0.07M
5. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
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".
Votes: 259,720 | Gross: $6.53M
6. Rang De Basanti (2006)
Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History
The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
Votes: 86,860 | Gross: $2.20M
7. Sholay (1975)
Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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.
8. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)
PG | 174 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A rich brat and a poor chap try to woo a girl, with their rivalry culminating in the most prestigious college event - the marathon cycle race.
9. Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
163 min | Drama, Family, Comedy
Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as ... See full summary »
11. Sarfarosh (1999)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After his brother is killed and father severly injured by terrorists, a young med student quits his studies to join the Indian Police Service to wipe out the terrorists.
13. Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010)
Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A smuggler rises to power in in 1970s Mumbai, a younger gangster seeks to overthrow him, and a police officer is caught in the middle.
17. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
Not Rated | 155 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged.
Votes: 51,870 | Gross: $3.08M
19. Kahaani (2012)
Not Rated | 122 min | Mystery, Thriller
A pregnant woman's search for her missing husband takes her from London to Kolkata, but everyone she questions denies having ever met him.
Votes: 46,565 | Gross: $1.04M
20. Shanghai (2012)
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Prime leader of a campaign against a big government project is killed in what appears to be a road accident. An IAS officer is ordered to probe the incident and the veils of falsehood begin to drop.
22. Taare Zameen Par (2007)
PG | 165 min | Drama, Family
An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.
Votes: 115,136 | Gross: $1.20M
23. My Name Is Khan (2010)
PG-13 | 165 min | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Votes: 83,018 | Gross: $4.02M
24. Wanted (2009)
Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Radhe is a ruthless gangster who will kill anyone for money. He is attracted towards Jhanvi, a middle class girl, who does not approve of his work and wants him to change.
25. New York (2009)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
It's story about three students studying at the New York State University whose lives are changed by 9/11 and its aftermath.
Votes: 8,993 | Gross: $0.98M
26. Wake Up Sid (2009)
138 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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".
Votes: 22,155 | Gross: $0.72M
29. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
Not Rated | 159 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
When U.S.-based Siddharth visits his Indian home town with his new wife, he insists they stay at the ancestral home, laughing off family members' warnings of ghostly goings-on in the ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,832 | Gross: $1.07M
30. Namastey London (2007)
128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man takes his thoroughly-British daughter to his home country, India. There, he arranges her marriage to someone she considers a fool. The daughter attempts to outwit them, but the groom quietly and patiently hatches his own plan.
Votes: 17,556 | Gross: $1.21M
31. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
163 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sameer, fast at losing his temper is re-located to Goa where he falls in love with Rani. But Sameer's new roommate Sunny, has some plans of his own.
32. Aankhen (2002)
165 min | Comedy, Thriller, Crime
After a temperamental man is unceremoniously stripped of his duties as a bank manager, he decides to seek revenge by robbing the bank. He trains three blind men to do this risky task for him.
34. Hera Pheri (2000)
Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Three unemployed men find the answer to all their money problems when they recieve a call from a kidnapper. However, things do not go as planned.
35. Paan Singh Tomar (2012)
Not Rated | 135 min | Action, Biography, Crime
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.
Votes: 26,653 | Gross: $0.04M
36. Mohra (1994)
177 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Journalist Roma Singh is the daughter of a jailer. While taking a tour of the jail, she is molested by some of the inmates, and an inmate, Vishal Agnihotri comes to her assistance. She ... See full summary »
37. Mother India (1957)
172 min | Drama, Musical, Family
In this melodrama, a poverty-stricken woman raises her sons through many trials and tribulations. But no matter the struggles, always sticks to her own moral code.
38. Deewaar (1975)
174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vijay struggles as a dockworker. Eventually, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld, while his younger brother, Ravi, is an educated, upright policeman. This divide causes problems in their relationship.
40. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Not Rated | 181 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
When Raj meets Simran in Europe, it isn't love at first sight but when Simran moves to India for an arranged marriage, love makes its presence felt.
41. Baazigar (1993)
R | 175 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
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.
42. Chak de! India (2007)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Kabir Khan is the coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey Team and his dream is to make his all girls team emerge victorious against all odds.
Votes: 59,472 | Gross: $1.11M
46. 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.
48. A Wednesday (2008)
Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retiring police officer reminisces about the most astounding day of his career. About a case that was never filed but continues to haunt him in his memories - the case of a man and a Wednesday.
49. Ab Tak Chhappan (2004)
129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An honest cop named Sadhu Agashe makes a name for himself by killing criminals in sting operations instead of locking them up in prison. The film follows his method of working, gives an ... See full summary »
50. Ghulam (1998)
Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends. His older brother Jai (Rajit Kapoor) works with a gangster who ... See full summary »
51. Gol Maal (1979)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Romance
Ramprasad is a recent college graduate who finds a job with a finicky man, Bhavani Shankar, who believes that a man without a mustache is a man without a character. Bhavani Shankar is also ... See full summary »
52. Khosla Ka Ghosla! (2006)
Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.
Votes: 17,075 | Gross: $0.03M
54. Company (2002)
155 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A small-time gangster named Chandu teams up with Malik, a low-level enforcer for a criminal syndicate. Together they eliminate all their enemies, becoming the most feared gangsters in Mumbai.
55. Swades (2004)
Not Rated | 189 min | Drama
A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.
Votes: 67,637 | Gross: $1.22M
58. Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)
170 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Amongst the communal riots that erupt in the city, Tara shelters a wayward Sakina from a crazed mob and a bond that blossoms into love is created. The two eventually get married and have a ... See full summary »
59. Koi... Mil Gaya (2003)
TV-14 | 171 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A developmentally disabled young man tries to continue the work his father did in communicating with extra-terrestrials from outer space, which leads to something miraculous and wonderful.
Votes: 16,786 | Gross: $0.68M
60. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
162 min | Action, Drama, Musical
A young man and young woman fall in love against their feuding fathers' wishes in this version of 'Romeo and Juliet' set in contemporary India.
62. Ghatak: Lethal (1996)
158 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Unable to witness the injustice and brutality inflict on the residents by a tyrannical gangster, Katya, in a small Indian village in India; Kashinath alias Kashi decides to single-handily ... See full summary »
63. Dhol (2007)
145 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Four lazy friends try to woo a rich girl, in order to live a wealthy lifestyle. Their plan, however goes horribly wrong after they get embroiled with a notorious criminal.
64. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Not Rated | 177 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
During their college years, Anjali was in love with her best-friend Rahul, but he had eyes only for Tina. Years later, Rahul and the now-deceased Tina's eight-year-old daughter attempts to reunite her father and Anjali.
Votes: 38,930 | Gross: $2.10M
65. Dhoom (2004)
Not Rated | 129 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A mysterious gang of bikers are on a robbing spree. ACP Jai gets Ali, a mechanic, to assist him in the case. With the clock ticking, it's up to them to nab the thieves red handed.
Votes: 15,142 | Gross: $0.25M
66. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Not Rated | 186 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 52,532 | Gross: $1.79M
67. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Not Rated | 188 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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.
69. Ek Chalis Ki Last Local (2007)
143 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
A comic thriller about two people who miss the last local train at 1:40 am and how missing of their train changes their course of life forever.
70. Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
125 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A burglar reflects on his life and loves; while the media speculates how he managed to pull off so many heists.
Votes: 13,058 | Gross: $0.08M
72. Apaharan (2005)
173 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.
74. Agneepath (1990)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young boy's quest for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult, and with each day he becomes more and more like his enemies. Can he find vengeance and redemption?
76. Roja (1992)
137 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman from a village in Tamil Nadu marries a sophisticated city dweller and moves with him to Kashmir, where all is rosy - until he gets kidnapped by militants.
77. Iqbal (2005)
Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Sport
Iqbal, the deaf and mute son of a farmer, has a passion for the game of cricket and seeks the tutelage of a washed-up, alcoholic ex-player.
78. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
187 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A man accepts a challenge by the chief minister of Maharashtra to run the state for one day, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.
79. 1942: A Love Story (1994)
Not Rated | 157 min | Romance, Action, Drama
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.
81. Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama
A story of a fresh graduate trying to find a balance between the maddening demands of the 'professional' way, and the way of his heart.
82. Indian (1996)
185 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A veteran freedom fighter enraged with the rising crime and corruption in the society murders all the wrong doers one by one using an ancient martial arts technique.
83. Satya (1998)
Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An innocent man is embroiled in underworld after being falsely charged and sets out to punish the perpetrators who subjected his life to misery.
85. Enthiran (2010)
Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Dr. Vasi, a brilliant scientist, builds Chitti, a unique robot, who is programmed to protect mankind and also feel human emotions. Problems arise when Chitti falls in love with Dr. Vasi's girlfriend.
Votes: 20,848 | Gross: $4.37M
87. Ajnabee (2001)
Unrated | 165 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Bobby Deol and Kareena Kapoor play a new couple who get married and move to Switzerland. They make friends with their new neighbours Akshay Kumar and Bipasha Basu. Life seems perfect until one day when Bobby Deol wakes up in Akshay's house and finds out that Akshay's wife has been murdered. Bobby Deol is accussed of the murder but flees from the authorities in order to prove himself innocent.
88. Baghban (2003)
181 min | Drama, Romance
An elderly couple wish their children to care for them in their old age. But their children see and treat them as a burden, and they must struggle to regain their worth and dignity to themselves and others.
Votes: 11,816 | Gross: $1.10M
89. Viruddh... Family Comes First (2005)
132 min | Drama, Family
An ordinary 60 plus couple - Vidhyadhar Patwardhan and his wife are forced to search for their faith in human values and society after the death of their only son Amar. In the process they undergo the most testing struggle of their lives.
Votes: 1,830 | Gross: $0.32M
90. Fanaa (2006)
Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A sweet blind girl Zooni meets a flirty Rehan. She ignores her friends' warnings. It's her time to discover life. Is she making the right love choice?
Votes: 26,176 | Gross: $2.10M
91. Humraaz (2002)
173 min | Action, Musical, Romance
When a businessman learns that his wife married him only for money, he hatches a plan with her ex-lover to kill her.
92. Karan Arjun (1995)
175 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Karan and Arjun reincarnate in the different parts of the country. But the faith of their previous mother brings them together in order to avenge their death.
93. Virasat (1997)
Not Rated | 165 min | Drama, Family, Musical
After completing his studies in London, England, Shakti Thakur returns home to India in a small town where his family resides. Accompanying him is his leggy girlfriend, Anita, who he is in ... See full summary »
94. Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005)
153 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Waqt the race against time is the story of a father and a son between whom there is a special bond. Ishwarchand Thakur (Amitabh Bachchan) and Sumitra Thakur (Shefali Shah) are a married ... See full summary »
95. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1994)
158 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Sunil and some of his friends start a band and perform at weddings and special occasions. Sunil is in love with Aana but Aana loves Chris; when Sunil finds out about this he decides to ... See full summary »
96. Khakee (2004)
174 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A team of police force escorts an alleged terrorist from Chandangarh to Mumbai. However their trip turns into a deadly survival when an ex-cop tries to stop them to reach Mumbai.
98. Malamaal Weekly (2006)
137 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Votes: 4,098 | Gross: $0.20M
100. Sivaji (2007)
188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation's welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.