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Added by Abhi on 23 Feb 2008 09:40
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Movies set in India

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People who added this item 2925 Average listal rating (1823 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.6
Adapted from the Rudyard Kipling book, heavily "Disney-fied".
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People who added this item 15 Average listal rating (6 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.5
A mystery thriller set during the British rule of India, on an army cantonment. Most of the characters are actually British and the Indians are actually in supporting roles. The whole atmosphere does feel authentic.
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People who added this item 1388 Average listal rating (797 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
Gandhi (1982)
The definitive movie on the leader of modern India's movement to gain independence from British rule comes from ..... a Britisher.
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People who added this item 756 Average listal rating (505 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Octopussy (1983)
In the sequence where Bond flies in his helicopter, the manage to squeeze buildings from three different Indian cities into one strange concoction of a city. Well, Bond movies don't usually have too much commonsense anyway.
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Pathetically stupid portrayal of India. After looking at the script, the Indian govt wouldn't let Spielberg shoot in India. So he shot the movie in Sri Lanka. Amrish Puri must have sold his sould to devil when agreed to star in this dumb movie.
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People who added this item 495 Average listal rating (284 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6
People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8
The Warrior (2001)
This isn't exactly set in India but some place you could call "Middle India" or something.
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People who added this item 1713 Average listal rating (1045 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
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People who added this item 83 Average listal rating (51 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Nina Paley's masterpiece that combines the story of the Ramayana with her own personal journey and some awesome blues music. I haven't seen such a fresh spin on this ancient epic, well, ever before.
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People who added this item 4002 Average listal rating (2648 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8
In a strange sort of way, this movie captures the bizarre concoction that is India in the 2000s.
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Wow, a movie set in India that is actually shot in India and doesn't resort to bullshit cliches and caricatures (almost none, a couple here and there are forgivable).
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Movies made by non-Indians that were set in India.

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