Movies like The Stranger 2005

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The Stranger (2005)
 8.2
 14K
The Stranger (2005)
Original name: அந்நியன்
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: exciting, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, crimes, mental illness, love affair, deadly, life is a bitch, alter ego, unrequited love, punishment, irony of fate, poetic justice, murder, anguish, disguise, love and romance, rivalry, love, superhero, martial arts, fight, snake, kung fu ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and exciting films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, deadly, vengeance, revenge and danger mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Stranger: Knock Out (2010), Cheetah: The Power of One (2005), Vendetta (2013), Virumandi (2004), I Am a Red Man (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 2K
Knock Out (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A businessman in a phone-booth is held hostage by a sniper.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, journalism, deadly, vigilantism, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, infidelity, extortion, murder, telephone call, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cheetah: The Power of One (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Nandu, an orphan, is a top-notch professional killer in town. He manoeuvres his operations with the help of his buddy. In one such operation, he falls into the eyes of the cops. While fleeing from the crime scene, he unintentionally becomes the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: assassination, one against many, hidden identity, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, romance, chases and races, assassination attempt, frame up, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 3K
Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, rivalry, deadly, gang, crimes, violence spree, vigilante, vendetta ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 8.3
 4K
Virumandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A reporter researching the death penalty in India is recounted the story of a farm owner Virumandi whose role in a clan feud between Naicker and Kothalla Devar leads him to death row. As the story unfolds, there is a riot in the jail, and the only ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: frame up, rivalry, prison riot, prison, death row, false accusation, death sentence, village, corporal punishment, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 6.5
 920
I Am a Red Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Indran suffers from narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that makes him fall asleep at the slightest excitement. He meets Meera and they fall in love but one night, they are attacked by unknown persons. Indran panics and goes into sleep, while Meera is ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: vengeance, narcolepsy, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, fall in love, disability, love and romance, romance, gang rape, murder, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.3
 55K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: bollywood, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, diary, fall in love, murder, vengeance, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.3
 10K
Jigarthanda (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: When Karthik is given a task by his producer to come up with a gripping gangster flick infested with a heavy dosage of violence, he focuses on Sethu, a ruthless gangster surrounded by quirky yet scary henchmen. Karthik discreetly tries his best to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love affair, crimes, snitch, gangsters, filmmaking, love and romance, artists and showbiz, bollywood, crime, strong violent content, director, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 947
Monster (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bok-Soon (Kim Go-eun-I) runs a street stall while taking care of her younger sister. Bok-Soon may not be the brightest girl but what she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in uncontrollable rage. She’s infamously known as the “psycho ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, police investigation, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, deadly, gangsters, contests and competitions, law enforcement, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 3K
Citizen (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Three prominent members of society, a judge, a police official and a district collector are kidnapped in broad daylight by a man who calls himself 'Citizen'. As CBI Officer Sarojini (Nagma) follows his trail she finds clues to a shocking ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: vigilantism, uncover truth, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, bollywood, manhunt, fake identity, justice, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.3
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, confined, dishonesty, deadly, danger, partners against crime, bollywood, political corruption, idealism, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.4
 15K
The Uniform (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Just as he is preparing for his daughter's wedding, a veteran policeman is assigned to a crack team transporting a Pakistani secret agent to trial.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, muslim, danger, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, vengeance, bollywood, small town life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 13K
Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, memory loss, revenge, tragic event, injustice, uncover truth, danger, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 3K
Shool (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Police Inspector Samar Pratap Singh is transferred to Motihari, in the Indian state of Bihar, along with his wife, Manjari and a daughter. He is honest and diligent and these attributes sets him up against his superior - the District Superintendent ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: profanity, fighting the system, vigilantism, loss of daughter, workplace, rebellion, crime, society, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, fighting crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 3K
Villu (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Villu (Tamil: வில்லு; English: Bow) is a 2009 Tamil language action film written and directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Vijay in a dual role while Nayantara and Prakash Raj play other prominent roles. Manoj K. Jayan, Vadivelu, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: law enforcement, vengeance, gang, crimes, police detective, murder, faked death, loss of father, death, revenge, arms smuggling, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Family: Ties of Blood (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story is on the concept of karma and bad deeds. It follows Viren Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan), underworld don who rules over India. His son Abhir (Sushant Singh) is spoilt and believes he can do anything due to his father's power. When ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, kidnapping, vengeance, hostage, rivalry, dishonesty, confined, hostages, danger, vigilantism, bollywood, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 7K
Force (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A vengeful drug-dealer/gangster targets and terrorizes an entire police unit and their families.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, fighting crime, romance, love affair, tough heroes, crimes, tough law enforcer, murder, brother brother relationship, good versus evil, marriage proposal, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 21
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 2K
Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, police detective, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, murder, chess, police officer, danger, chases and races, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
Desh Prem the Real Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, bollywood, revenge, murder, blindness, betrayal, danger, crimes, rivalry, conspiracy, mastermind, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 396
Phase IV (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Journalism student Simon Tate thinks it's strange when four students at the university suddenly die in "unrelated" accidents. When his friend, Dr. Benjamin Roanic, becomes the prime suspect and is suddenly murdered, Simon sets out to ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, aids, journalism, crimes, gambling, life is a bitch, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, deadly, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 16K
Ek Villain (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his lover becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, Guru blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: bollywood, serial killer, uncover truth, fall in love, vengeance, vigilantism, starting over, crimes, mystery, rivalry, chases and races, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.4
 670
Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: vengeance, murder, prison, vigilantism, betrayal, crimes, danger, rivalry, track down, chases and races, parents and children, bollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, italy, india, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 450
The Liquidator (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's untimely death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government (IMDb.com).
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, vigilantism, murder, vengeance, secret movement, deadly, danger, government, corruption, one man army, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 19K
i (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: A bodybuilder ends up falling madly in love with a supermodel, but some scheming villains maim him. Is he able to overcome his physical handicap and win back his love?
Style: exciting, tense, psychological, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: hunchback, model, electrocution, rivalry, physical appearance, bollywood, fall in love, vengeance, love, advertising, bodybuilder, fight ...
Place: india, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Killing Machine (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Trained KGB assassin, EDWARD GENN (code name ICARUS), worked years ago as a sleeper agent in America. But when the Soviet Union collapsed, he quickly found himself in a foreign country with no one to trust. Determined to escape his muddled ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kgb, one man army, secret identity, special agents, crimes, confined, deadly, danger, tough heroes, heroes, murder, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 5K
Singam (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story, set in the backdrop of Nallore, a small town in Thoothukudi District, revolves around Sub-Inspector Durai Singam (Surya), a brave and just policeman who serves in his hometown primarily to fulfill his father’s (Radha Ravi) wish. Durai ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: chase, rivalry, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, danger, fall in love, police officer, crime boss, hospital, rock, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, ku klux klan, revenge, interracial relations, vengeance, injustice, social decay, rivalry, deadly, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, corrupt law enforcer, criminal heroes, danger, organized crime, murder, ransom, murder of wife, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Running on Karma (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A monk turned body-builder, with the gift to see into people's lives, befriends a female cop, and uses his gift to change the force of Karma and her destiny.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: monk, murder, martial arts, investigation, supernatural ability, crimes, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, track down, love affair, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.4
 5K
Pithamagan (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Pithamagan whirls around four characters. Chithan (Vikram) who is orphaned at a young age, devoid of all human contacts lives on his animal instincts and ekes out a living as a graveyard caretaker.He seems to exhibit behaviour consistent with autism ...
Style: rough, realistic, emotional, tense, serious
Plot: friendship, prison, crimes, vengeance, buddies, misfit, social misfits, love, savage, crime, drug dealing, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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