Bollywood Movies – The Plagiarism List with the Original Films

Here is a list of Bollywood movies that have been accused of plagiarism rom original Hollywood and other foreign films, in terms of plot, script, dialogues and screenplay.  Looking for Hollywood films as an inspiration is not a new thing, Bollywood has been copying  from Hollywood flicks from a long time.  Though it is to the credit of the Internet and the fact that we are world-wise, it is easy to find out the source.  Indian films have plagiarized content from Hollywood even in the 60s and 70s.

Bollywood plagiarism – List of Hollywood movies that have been copied

Bollywood movies plagiarism

Aashiqui 2  – A Star is Born(1937, 1976)

Dharmatma 1975  – The Godfather 1972

Rafoo Chakkar 1975 – Some Like It Hot 1959

Sholay 1975 – The Magnificent Seven 1960

Karz 1980 – The Reincarnation of Peter Proud 1975

The Burning Train 1980 – Shinkansen Daibakuha 1975

Shaukeen 1981 –  Boys’ Night Out 1962

Janbaaz – Duel in the Sun (1946)

Satte Pe Satta (1982) – Seven Brides For Seven Brothers (1954)

Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986)- 12 Angry Men (1957)

Khoon Bhari Maang (1988)  – Return to Eden ( 1983)

Tezaab (1988) – Streets of fire (1984)

Agneepath (1990) – Scarface (1983)

Aradhana (1969) –  To Each His Own (1946)

Abhimaan (1973) –  A Star Is Born (1954)

Khotey Sikkay (1973) – The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991) It Happened One Night (1934)

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) Breaking Away (1979)

Chamatkar (1992)  Blackbeard’s Ghost (1968)

Ek Ladka Ek Ladki (1992) Overboard (1987)

Baazigar (1993) A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

Khal-Naaikaa (1993) The Hand That Rocks The Cradle (1992)

Yeh Dillagi (1994) Sabrina (1954)

Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994) The Hard Way (1991)

Akele Hum Akele Tum( 1995)  Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Yaraana (1995) Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Criminal (1995) The Fugitive (1993)

Daraar (1996) Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Agni Sakshi (1996) Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)

Papi Gudia (1996) Child’s Play (1988)

Deewana Mastana (1997 )What About Bob? (1991)

Jism (2003) – Body Heat (1981)

Judwaa (1997 ) Twin Dragons (1992)

Chor machaye shor(1997).. Blue Streak

Chachi 420 (1998) Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

Ghulam (1998) On the Waterfront (1954)

Pyar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) French Kiss (1995)

Dushman (1998) Eye for an Eye (1996)

Sangharsh (1999) The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Murder 3 – Hidden Face (Spanish movie)

Mohabbatein (2000) Dead Poets Society (1989)

Josh (2000) West Side Story (1961)

Bichhoo (2000) Leon: The Professional (1994)

Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000) While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000) A Walk in the Clouds (1995)

Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye (2000) The Wedding Singer (1998)

Ajnabee (2001) Consenting Adults (1992)

Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya (2001) Fatal Attraction (1987)

Kyo Kii… Main Jhuth Nahin Bolta (2001) Liar Liar (1997)

Kasoor (2001) Jagged Edge (1985)

Awara Paagal Deewana (2002) The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

Humraaz (2002) A Perfect Murder (1998)

Kaante (2002) Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002) Analyze This (1999)

Chor Machaaye Shor (2002) Blue Streak (1999)

Baadshah(SRK starrer) = Nick Of Time, The Mask, Rush Hour, Mr. Nice Guy

Fareb = Unlawful Entry (1992)

Sauda –> Indecent Proposal (1993) ,The Deal (2005)

Hum Hain Kamaal Ke= See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989).

Deewangee 2002 Primal Fear (1996)

Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002) My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)

Raaz (2002) What Lies Beneath (2000)

Ek Chhoti Si Love Story (2002) A Short Film About Love (1998)

Footpath (2003) State of Grace (1990)

3 Deewarein = The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Inteha (2003) Fear (1996)

Dhoom(2003): The Fast and the Furious (2001) &Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

Koi Mil Gaya (2003) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Kucch To Hai 2003 I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997

Qayamat: City Under Threat 2003 The Rock 1996

Aetbaar 2004 Fear 1996

Plan 2004 Suicide Kings 1997

Saaya 2003 Dragonfly 2002

Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart 2004 Meet Joe Black 1998

Hum Tum 2004 When Harry Met Sally 1989

Munnabhai MBBS(2003)..Patch Adams(1998)

Murder 2004 Unfaithful 2002

Aitraaz 2004 Disclosure 1994

Musafir 2004 U-Turn 1997

Phir Milenge 2004 Philadelphia 1993

Salaam Namaste…Nine Months

Paap 2004 The Witness 1969

Black 2005 The Miracle Worker 1962

Bunty Aur Babli 2005 Bonnie & Clyde 1967

Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets 2005 The Usual Suspects 1995

Sarkar 2005 The Godfather 1972

Deewane Huye Pagal 2005 There’s Something About Mary 1998

Ek Ajnabee 2005 Man on Fire 2004

Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena 2005 Confidence 2003

Garam Masala 2005 Boeing Boeing 1965

Kyun Ki 2005 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest 1975

Main Aisa Hi Hoon 2005 I am Sam 2001

Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya? 2005 Cactus Flower 1969

Naina 2005 The Eye 2002

Zeher 2005 Out of Time 2003

Jurm 2005 Double Jeopardy 1999

Humko Deewana Kar Gaye 2006 Notting Hill 1999

Zinda 2006 Oldboy 2003

Bas Ek Pal 2006 Carne Trémula 1997

Rang De Basanti: All My Sons (1948) & Jesus of Montreal.

Naksha 2006 The Rundown 2003

Phir Hera Pheri 2006 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998

Alag 2006 Powder 1995

I See You 2006 Just Like Heaven 2005

Tathastu 2006 John Q 2002

Malamaal Weekly 2006 Waking Ned 1998

Aap Ki Khatir 2006 The Wedding Date 2003

Taxi No. 9211 2006 Changing Lanes 2002

The Killer 2006 Collateral 2004

Ek Ajnabee –> Man On Fire (2004)

Krrish 2006 Paycheck

Zinda –> Oldboy (Korean Movie)

Dhamaal – Rat Race

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara(2011) is copied from Lords of Dogtown (2005)

Nishabd 2007 Lolita 1962

Awarapan 2007 A Bittersweet Life 2005

Chak De India 2007 Miracle 2004

Dhamaal 2007 It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. 1963

Bheja Fry 2007 Diner de cons 1998

Naqaab 2007 Dot the I 2003

Speed 2007 Cellular 2004

Krazzy 4(2008) – The Dream Team(1989)

Kismat Konnection(2008) – Just My Luck(2006)

Kidnap(2008) – Shattered(1991)

Mere Baap Pahle Aap(2008) – Blame It on the Bellboy(1992)

Hari Puttar(2008) – Home Alone(1990)

Salaam-e-Ishq copied from Love Actually

Welcome – Marry the Mafia (Korean Film)

Bluff Master- The Game, Matchstick Man and Seven Queens

Ta Ra Rum Pum 2007 Days of Thunder 1990

Ek Ajnabee – Man on Fire

Ghajini (2009) – Memento

One Two Three(2008) – Blame It on the Bellboy(1992)

Life In A… Metro 2007 The Apartment 1960

Pyaar Impossible(2010) – Notting Hill(1999)

Fool n Final 2007 Snatch 2000

Heyy Babyy 2007 Three Men and a Baby 1987

Partner 2007 Hitch 2005

The Train 2007 Derailed 2005

Manorama Six Feet Under 2007 Chinatown 1974

Welcome 2007 Mickey Blue Eyes 1999

Race 2008 Goodbye Lover 1998

u me aur hum(2008) –> the notebook and A Moment To Remember (korean)

Ugly Aur Pagli 2008 My Sassy Girl 2001

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara – Fandango

Singh Is Kinng 2008 Miracles 1989

Shaurya 2008 A Few Good Men 1992

God Tussi Great Ho 2008 Bruce Almighty 2003

Dostana 2008 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 2007

Dasvidaniya(2008): Bucket list

Yuvvraaj 2008 Rain Man 1988

Dil Bole Hadippa(2009) She’s the Man

Kahaani copied from Taking Lives (The Climax Scene)

Grand Masti(2014) – Austin Powers and American Pie Reunion

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