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18 Feb, 2008 | Inspired Movies (Alphabetical) / S

1. Saiyaan (1951) - Duel In The Sun (1946) (Later in 1986, it also inspired “Janbaaz”)
2. Sangdil (1952) - A loose adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel “Jane Eyre”.
3. Shalimar (1978) - Takes references from the novel 'The Vulture Is A Patient Bird', by James Hadley Chase.
4. Sunayana (1979) - Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights” (1931)
5. Satte Pe Satta (1982) – All taken from “Seven Brides For Seven Brothers” (1954)
6. Shart (1986) - Inspired from “No Way to Treat a Lady” (1968)
7. Swati (1986) - Remake of "Swati" (1985) (Telugu). Also has huge similarities with Japanese movie "“Late Autumn  or Akibiyori” (1960) which was also a remake of Banshun (1949) (Japan).
8. Saathi (1991) – Inspired from “Scarface” (1983)
9. Sadak (1991) – References of “Taxi Driver” (1976)
10. Saajan (1991) – Main Story plot taken from “Cyrano de Bergerac” (1990) & “Roxanne” (1987)
11. Sir (1993) – Basic Plot close to “To Sir, With Love” (1967)
12. Sauda (1995) - Indecent Proposal (1993)
13. Sangharsh (1999) - The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
14. Safari (1999) - Crocodile Dundee (1986)
15. Sirf Tum (1999) – References of “You’ve Got Mail” (1998) & The Shop Around The Corner (1940)
16. Soch (2002) – References of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Strangers on A Train” (1951)
17. Shakti (2002) - Not Without My Daughter (1991)
18. Samay (2003) – Highly Inspired from “Se7en” (1995)
19. Saaya (2003)     - Dragonfly (2002)
20. Ssssssh (2003) – References of “Scream” (1996) and “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” (1998)
21. Shukriya (2004) - Based on “Death Takes A Holiday” (1934) which was also later remade as “Meet Joe Black (1998).
22. Shabd (2005) – Basic Plot close to “Swimming Pool” (2003)
23. Siskiyan (2005) - Roman Polanski's “Death and the Maiden” (1994).
24. Sarkar (2005) – Ram Gopal Verma’s Tribute to “The Godfather” (1972)
25. Salaam Namaste (2005) - Nine Months (1995)
26. Shaadi Se Pehle (2006) - Follows Amol Palekar’s “Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi” (1979), which was itself an inspired version of “Send Me No Flowers” (1964).
27. Speed (2007) – Takes its major content from “Cellular” (2004)
and “Nick of time” (1995)
28. Salaam-E-Ishq (2007) - Inspired Plot of different love stories from “Love Actually” (2003)
29. Strangers (2007) – Inspired from Alfred Hitchcock's Classic "Strangers On A Train" (1951)
30. Shakalaka Boom Boom (2007) - Follows the main plot of “Amadeus” (1984)
31. Straight (2009) Main plot close to “40 Year Old Virgin” (2005)
32. Shaapit (2010) Based on a story quite identical with “Purana Mandir” (1984).
33. Shor In The City (2011)Has a sequence inspired from2010 British black comedy called “Four Lions”.
34. Singham (2011) – Official remake of Tamil Hit “Singam” (2010)
35. Special 26 (2013) – Based on the true story of fake raids reported in the country in the mid 80s.
36. Shootout at Wadala (2013) – Reportedly inspired from real life happenings in Mumbai, it is also largely based on Hussain Zaidi’s book "Dongri to Dubai".
 
(Updated in July 2013)

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