Movies like Panchathantiram

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Panchathantiram (2002)
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Panchathantiram (2002)
Original name: பஞ்சதந்திரம்
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ram is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a prostitute Maggie, but things go wrong and the men are stuck with a dead body and a load of diamonds. The corpse disappears, and Ram's efforts to cover up the event are thwarted by a pesky father-in-law of one of the friends who thinks Maggie was Ram's wife.
Plot: airplane, prostitute, pilot, womanizer, suicide attempt, marriage, call girl, murder, airplane hijack, corpse, misunderstanding, friend, husband wife relationship, faked death, dysfunctional marriage, suspicion of adultery

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Duration: 161 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Country: India
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Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
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Frozen Stiff (2002)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Scopone Game (1972)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Duration: 100 min.
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