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A successful series of UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}} action-comedy films, released in 2004, 2006 and 2013 respectively. Both follow Mumbai supercop Jai Dixit and his partner Ali in their pursuit of supposedly unstoppable thieves. ''Dhoom 1'' features Kabir, leader of a local gang of motorcycle-riding bank robbers. ''Dhoom 2'' has Aryan, an international art thief and master of disguise. ''Dhoom 3'' has Sahir, the son of a circus owner seeking revenge against a bank for destroying his father's circus. {{Plot Hole}}s abound, but they possibly get away with it by taking RefugeInAudacity.

Do not confuse this with VideoGame/{{Doom}}, or even a UsefulNotes/{{Bollywood}} knockoff of Doom.
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!!These films contain the following tropes:

%%* BadassBiker: Kabir
* BadassDriver: Any character who operates a vehicle.
* TheBadGuyWins: [[spoiler: Sure, Sahir dies at the end of 3, but it is by suicide, on his own terms, and the Western Bank of Chicago shuts down.]]
* BareYourMidriff: Every female character who had a main role.
%%* BetaCouple: Ali and Monali
%%* BuddyCopShow: Jai and Ali
%%** Or Ali and Sheena, depending on the movie.
* {{Chase Scene}}s: Include LostInACrowd, HotPursuit, SuicidalGotcha, and lots of SloMoBigAir.
* CarFu: The third installment treats us to a MotorcycleJousting scene. Way to go, Victor.
%%* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Ali
%%* DancePartyEnding
* DatingCatwoman: Sunehri and Aryan. (Sunehri is openly stated by the writers to be based on Catwoman.)
* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler: Kabir in 1, Sahir and Samar in 3. Subverted with Aryan in 2; he falls, but somehow doesn't die.]]
* DrivenToSuicide: After the Western Bank of Chicago forecloses on Iqbal Khan's circus, he pulls out a gun and shoots himself in grief, right in front of the bank officials and his son.
* Expy: Sunehri to Catwoman. Less so Sahir to The Joker (he is at one point called this and the film has been favorably compared to The Dark Knight).
%%* FakeDefector: [[spoiler: Ali in the first film]]
%%* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler: Aryan]]
* {{Fanservice}}: Constantly. Occurs as often with male characters as female characters.
* FauxActionGirl: Shonali in 2, Victoria in 3. Despite investigating Aryan's and Sahir's cases respectively for two years, bothe still doesn't know their thieving pattern. Jai figures it out within seconds.
%%* FemmeFatale: Sunehri in 2, Aaliya in 3
* GetOutOfJailFreeCard: [[spoiler: Aryan and Sunehri, though they do nothing to deserve it.]]
* GoryDiscretionShot: When Iqbal Khan commits suicide; we see only young Sahir screaming, and then an older Sahir having a CatapultNightmare as he pulls the trigger.
* GrammarNazi: Shonali in 2 when she is being "entrygated" by Ali.
* GratuitousEnglish: Especially in 3. Expected, obviously, as it is set in Chicago
* HighHeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Sunehri. Subverted in that she ends up with Aryan, who is technically the bad guy. Although, by this point, he is considerably more sympathetic than the police chasing him.]]
%%* ImpossibleThief: Aryan and Sahir embody this trope.
%%* IncendiaryExponent
* {{Leitmotif}}: One of Bollywood's best known background score themes.
* MasterOfDisguise: Aryan, whose disguises run the gamut from LatexPerfection to PaperThinDisguise
* MeetCute: Subverted. Ali does this with Sweety, Sheena, and Shonali, but none of them return his affections. He meets his one mutual love interest via completely ordinary means.
* MotorcycleJousting: ''Dhoom 3'' has Jai and Sahir ([[spoiler:Or is it Samar?]]) motorcycle jousting in the end chase
* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Subtle, but the owner of the Western Bank of Chicago is named Warren Anderson. Google him, you won't like what you find.
* NoNameGiven: Kabir, Sheena, and Sunehri don't even have last names in the credits. Aryan does, but it's never given during the film, and his ''first'' name isn't revealed until after {{Intermission}}.
** Averted with Sahir Khan, he introduces himself with his full name to Jai.
%%* NotSoDifferent: Jai and all the thieves; Kabir, Aryan and Sahir.
%%* PermaStubble: Kabir
* PoliceAreUseless: Jai seems to be the only competent person on the Mumbai (or Chicago) police force.
* ProductPlacement: BMW Motorrad sponsors the third film with their K 1300 R roadster and S 1000 RR superbike. There are also a lot of Apple products in the film.
* RussianRoulette: [[spoiler: Aryan]] forces [[spoiler: Sunehri]] to play this. [[spoiler: Turns out to be FakeRoulette.]]
* SamusIsAGirl: Sunehri and Victoria's introductions.
%%* {{Sidekick}}: Ali
%%* SignificantDoubleCasting: Bipasha Basu in 2, [[spoiler: Creator/AamirKhan]] in 3.
* StuffBlowingUp: "Dhoom" is an onomatopoeia for an explosion. Yeah. These movies are ''so'' action packed that [[AwesomenessIsVolatile even the title is exploding]].
%%* TheDitz: Monali
* TheGlassesComeOff: Jai in the first film. Referenced with his sunglasses in the second, by which point he's apparently gotten contacts. He also does this in 3 when revealing himself to "Samar".
%%* TheMole: [[spoiler: Sunehri]]
* ThemeSongReveal: Upon rewatching, Aryan's lines in "Dil Laga Na" make [[spoiler: the next scene's LoveMakesYouCrazy]] less abrupt.
%%* ThirdPersonPerson: Sunehri
%%* TraintopBattle
%%* VillainOpeningScene
* WhatASenselessWasteOfHumanLife: Uttered almost word for word after [[spoiler: Kabir's suicide.]]
%%* WhereDoesHeGetAllThoseWonderfulToys: Aryan's assorted gadgets.
%%* WorthyOpponent
* YouFailPhysicsForever: Everywhere, but perhaps best exemplified by Jai's entrance in the second film. He emerges on a jet ski ''from underwater'' at high velocity, soars through the air, and lands safely on a boat.
** Actually, while the jump onto the boat may still be pushing it, those 'jet ski's' actually can go underwater for quite a while. Good luck holding your breath though.
** Dhoom 3 perhaps sets the record for this, perhaps due to the new director's emphasis on RuleOfCool. Some examples include:
*** Sahir's bike turning into a jet ski.
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