Movies like Vishnu

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Vishnu (1994)
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Vishnu (1994)
Original name: വിഷ്ണു
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Jaishankar sends away his son Vijay out of fear of the greedy relative Thalaivasal. When Vijay returns after a long time, Thalaivasal assigns him the job of killing Jaishankar's son, unaware of his real identity.
Plot: model, politics, death sentence, drunkard, worker, prisoner, port, landlord, capital punishment

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, politics, gangsters, crimes, gangster and vengeance mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Vishnu: Commander (1991), Deathrow (2000), Left Right Left (2013), Karz: The Burden of Truth (2002), The King (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Commander (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Surya is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather. They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district collect, step -brother of Surya takes charge. Surya finds his mom and decides to ...
Plot: orphan, gangsters, gangster, organized crime, teenage mother, slum, birth mother, gratitude, bail, love interest, abandoned baby, friendship ...
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 5.8
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Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: jail, prisoner, juvenile delinquent, murder, death sentence, lawyer, danger, prison life, teenage boy, male nudity, capital punishment, drugs ...
Place: the philippines
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Left Right Left (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The basic story of the movie revolves around P.K. Jayan aka 'Vattu' Jayan (played by Indrajith) and Roy Joseph aka Che Guevera Roy (played by Murali Gopy). Vattu Jayan is a corrupt cop who manages his daily necessities through bribed money ...
Plot: politics, revenge, communist, political party, leader, heroes, murder, political, malayalam
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Karz: The Burden of Truth (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Suraj is the adopted son of a wealthy hotel owner who is haunted by memories of his birth mother's rejection. He befriends Raja not knowing that he is in fact his younger brother and even gives up his love Sapna to Raja. Through Raja he is ...
Plot: fake identity, birthday, love triangle, death sentence, coma, bar, injury, revenge, love, rape, prison, false identity ...
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 6.7
 2K
The King (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Born in a poor family, Tae-su learns that the power is the most important thing in life and decides to become a prosecutor, the biggest symbol of power in the 90’s. After entering the most prestigious law school, experiencing democratic resistance ...
Plot: prosecutor, politics, murder, election, lawyer, corruption, politician, gangsters, friendship, sexual fantasy, fistfight, fight ...
Place: busan, south korea
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47%
 7.4
 4K
Apaharan (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father (Mohan Agashe) and son (Ajay Devgan), set against the backdrop of a thriving kidnapping industry in the Hindi heartland of Bihar.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: politics, gangsters, bribery, moral dilemma, introspection, human nature, injustice, ransom, crimes, police corruption, dishonesty, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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45%
 8.0
 3K
Shiva (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Shiva is a new student in the community college. He is welcomed by a group of collegians, including the lovely Asha, to whom Shiva is instantly attracted. Shiva notices that there is violence within the college, perpetrated by people who are not ...
Plot: college student, social injustice, two man army, building, childhood friend, stabbed in the chest, elevator, politics, hiding place, gangsters, new house, best friend ...
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40%
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Perseguida (1991)
Genre: Drama, Action, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A journalist Lorena and her friend photographer Raul decide to try to take an interview from influential politician Hermenegildo Parra. After several unsuccessful attempts they decide to break into his house and make some photos there but when they ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, newspaper, politics, picture, chase, female reporter, pursuit, jail, jail cell, printing press, political
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Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An underworld don who operates internationally, Sagar Alias Jacky had to deal with the likes of Naina (Suman) and Goa based Rozario brothers who want to do away with Sagar. But each time Sagar with his fearlessness and brilliance in plotting, ...
Plot: kidnapping, sniper, murder, smuggler, vengeance, friends, politician, revenge, gangsters, silencer, attempted murder, gangster ...
Place: dubai, goa india
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39%
 2.9
 270
Thandavam (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: Thandavam movie tells about the love and bond between the brothers Kashi Nathan (Mohanlal) and SwamiNathan(Nedumudi Venu) and it takes a turn when Saminathan is killed in an accident.Kashinathan realises Dasappa Kaundar(Manoj K Jayan) and minister ...
Plot: beating, fight, corrupt politician, anti capitalism, heroes, disarming someone, blackmail, village, death of brother, revenge, secret admirer, crooked politician ...
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 7.5
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Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: politics, husband wife relationship, police officer, fight, betrayal, murder, revenge, violence, fire, rain, shot in the chest, father daughter relationship ...
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38%
 6.8
 2K
Twenty 20 (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 195 min.
Story: Advocate Ramesh saves Devan from a murder case. Later, he realize Devan was the actual culprit. Ramesh tries for a payback, unaware of Devan's real intentions and the reason for the murder.
Plot: murder, rape, revenge, police officer, beauty pageant, doctor, sibling relationship, thief, romance, murder of brother, murder of sister, lawyer ...
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34%
 7.7
 8K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Vijay's father is brutally lynched by villagers after being framed by Kancha Cheena, and his family is forced to flee. The young Vijay vows revenge, and grows...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: gangsters, murder, gang, frame up, bollywood, criminal heroes, crime, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 84
Rakshasudu (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What the movie has in store for you, wait and watch this space for more updates.
Plot: landlord, bribe, childbirth, theft, rescue, orphan, widow, escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
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Necessity (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A model discovers her wealthy husband is a dangerous drug dealer. She leaves him, taking along two million dollars of his money, but what she really wants is custody of their daughter. She hatches a plan to abduct her daughter and take her to ...
Plot: pilot, model, on the run, airplane, false identity, female protagonist
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32%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, prisoner, murder, criminal, escape, robbery, spanking, convict, prison life, armed robbery
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Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their father being gunned down in front of their eyes as ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, family relations, politics, ambition, rivalry, crimes, siblings relations, legal action, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, gang, battles ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 40s, 1950s
Place: boston, ireland
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29%
 8.0
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Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: politics, vengeance, rivalry, betrayal, murder, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, state affairs, society, buddies, slum ...
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Place: asia, india
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 7.4
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Utol (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino crime drama film directed by Toto Natividad.
Plot: gunfight, jail, toys, little brother, marketplace, worker, prison riot, police officer, trial, assassin, toy robot, police brutality ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Better Mus Come (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Jamaica
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized dramatization of real historical events, specifically, the Green ...
Style: underground film
Plot: third world, jamaican, ritual, spirituality, ambush, drive by shooting, arms dealer, murder, political rally, politics, revenge, african american ...
Time: 70s
Place: jamaica
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28%
 8.4
 4K
Black Water (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Govardhan, a doctor by profession, is wrongly accused of bombing a train and is jailed by the British in Cellular Jail, also known as Kala Pani in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He witnesses sufferings of hundreds of Indian prisoners there.
Plot: prisoner, murder, escape, island, bomb, jail, prison, train, imprisonment, malayalam
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27%
 5.4
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The Sicilian (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Egocentric bandit Salvatore Guiliano fights the Church, the Mafia, and the landed gentry while leading a populist movement for Sicilian independence.
Style: serious, realistic, intense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, leadership, crimes, ambition, society, politics, political unrest, dishonesty, class differences, rise and fall ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: interracial relations, revolution, racism, society, politics, betrayal, rebellion, injustice, dishonesty, militant, suburbs, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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27%
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 4.5
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Ji (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Vasu (Ajith), a final year college student is happy go lucky. But he is forced to contest elections in the college after being persuaded by his friends (Venkat Prabhu and Arun). He, however, incurs the wrath of the local MLA Varadharajan ...
Plot: election, old friend, wrongful imprisonment, ex convict, college student, frame up, train, revenge, friend, flashback, student, politics ...
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27%
 4.4
 20K
Setup (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, crime gone awry, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
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27%
 5.4
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Footpath (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Footpath is a Hindi crime thriller film directed by Vikram Bhatt and released in 2003. The film stars Aftab Shivdasani, Rahul Dev, Bipasha Basu and marked the debut of Emraan Hashmi. The film failed to do well at the box office. This film is ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: friendship, gangsters, murder, police investigation, gang, vengeance, working undercover, going straight, on the run, bollywood, siblings relations, false identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india
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27%
 6.7
 2K
The Shame (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 202 min.
Story: Vaidehi (Manisha Koirala) gets married to Raghuvir (Jackie Shroff), an NRI. Suffering the agony of an unhappy marriage, she decides to run away from him when she learns that she is pregnant and he wants to take the child away from her. In her ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, tense, sincere
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new york
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27%
 7.7
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Shakti (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A scrupulously honest cop refuses kidnappers' demands at grave risk to the life of his son. The son is rescued but lives forever scarred by his father's willingness to sacrifice his own son for the sake of his principles. This works out to ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The insurgence of substance abuse among the young in the Indian state of Punjab through the stories of a rock star, a migrant laborer, a doctor and a policeman.
Plot: punjab, singer, dog, beach, sea, bicycle, police, death, shot in the chest, drugs, motorcycle, birthday party ...
Place: india
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27%
 7.8
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Gangaajal (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: An SP Amit Kumar who is given charge of Tezpur police station in Bihar. The area is full of corruption, inefficiency, bribery, nepotism, favoritism and crime with help from the local police. Gradually Amit realizes that the local politician Sadhu ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, police corruption, police brutality, vigilantism, crimes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, bribery, honest law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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