Movies like Vishnu

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Vishnu (1994)
 5.6
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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, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, politics, revenge, gangsters, crimes, prison and gangster 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.
 8.5
 10K
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, umbrella, gangster, gratitude, unwed mother, birth mother, police station, beating, abandoned baby, widow, love interest, prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 39
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: tense, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: jail, prisoner, juvenile delinquent, murder, death sentence, lawyer, danger, teenage boy, prison life, alcohol abuse, death row, lethal injection ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, political party, leader, communist, revenge, murder, heroes, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: prison, flashback, love, false identity, helicopter, rape, birthday, bar, love triangle, injury, fake identity, death sentence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 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, politician, gangster, lawyer, election, corruption, bribery, gangsters, fistfight, fight, sexual fantasy ...
Place: busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, police corruption, ransom, injustice, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 7K
Sarkar Raj (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The politically influential Shankar Nagre agrees to back a power plant scheme presented by corporate hotshot Anita Rajan; providing their enemies, which include upcoming political firebrands, an embezzling facilitator and shady businessmen with a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: assassination, hitman, conspiracy, crimes, gangsters, cons and scams, proposal, politics, dishonesty, gang, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 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, mafia, elevator, chase, tea, coffee, death, fight, corruption, stabbed in the chest, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.5
 23
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 ...
Style: political
Plot: kidnapping, murder, newspaper, politics, picture, jail, female reporter, pursuit, jail cell, chase, printing press
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.9
 272
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 ...
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, tense
Plot: blackmail, politician, murder, revenge, death of brother, heroes, brother brother relationship, crooked politician, fight, disarming someone, anti capitalism, businessman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, smuggler, sniper, murder, vengeance, politician, friends, ferrari, silencer, revenge, gangsters, rivalry ...
Place: dubai, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 7K
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, family relations, explosion, father son relationship, shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: rape, revenge, murder, police officer, beauty pageant, sibling relationship, romance, doctor, thief, gun, gunfight, murder of sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: murder, gangsters, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, rivalry, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, frame up, bollywood, redemption, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, escape, robbery, murder, criminal, prisoner, prison life, convict, spanking, armed robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 85
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: escape, bribe, orphan, childbirth, widow, landlord, theft, rescue
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 63
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: model, pilot, on the run, female protagonist, airplane, false identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: gangsters, siblings relations, family relations, ambition, crimes, rivalry, politics, gang, legal action, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, vigilantism ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 70s, 40s, 1950s
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.0
 3K
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, deadly, state affairs, crimes, dishonesty, society, murder, betrayal, buddies, slum ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 11
Utol (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino crime drama film directed by Toto Natividad.
Plot: ex convict, police brutality, bodyguard, train, assassin, prison riot, revenge, hoodlum, jail, police, judge, convicted felon ...
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: attempted rape, arms dealer, spirituality, murder, police raid, ambush, prime minister, organized crime, revenge, marijuana, secret police, drive by shooting ...
Time: 70s
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 5K
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, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, sicilian, gunfight, crimes, leadership, ambition, political unrest, society, dishonesty, politics, class differences, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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, escape, jail, island, murder, bomb, train, prison, imprisonment, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, betrayal, politics, dishonesty, rebellion, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes, society, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 525
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: bicycle, revenge, college student, friend, politics, politician, flashback, wrongful imprisonment, student, train, election, old friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, danger, chases and races, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, betrayal, crime, prisoner, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Student No. 1 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Aditya (NTR) joins a law college in Vizag as a student. The law college is notorious for its unruly students headed by Satya (Rajeev Kanakala). Aditya is shown as a young mysterious man and throughout the first half there are several flashbacks to ...
Plot: law student, bully, library, classroom, studying, murder, student, cafeteria, bus, college, pursuit, mockery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 130
Supari (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Supari is a modern-day drama of greed, ambition, power and deceit. Four best friends end up owing 500,000 rupees to Mamta Sekhri, a woman involved in various underworld activities. The friends are forced to kill for money (an act called) ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, neo noir, organized crime, debt, friendship, love, suicide, hitman
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Govindha Govindha (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A Tantric believes that by donating a virgin woman's head to gods crown, would bring down the universe to his feet. How the hero and heroine gets entangled in the underworld nexus, while rescuing the robbery, forms the crux of the plot.
Plot: stabbed in the back, hit in the crotch, evil man, telekinesis, taxi driver, cave, blood, temple, held at gunpoint, van, severed head, machine gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 112
Bhrashtachar (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A 1989 Hindi film.
Plot: blind woman, politician, murder, reporter, evil politician, lust, political corruption, rape, frame up, crooked politician, political leader, corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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