Movies like Thazhvaram

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Thazhvaram (1990)
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Thazhvaram (1990)
Original name: താഴ്വാരം
Genre: Crime, Drama, Musical, Western
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man comes to an isolated valley to take revenge on his friend who murdered his wife. Set in the backdrop of a village in a valley along Palakkad, it is influenced by the spaghetti western genre, and has achieved a cult status in Kerala since its release. Considered as the best thriller of all time in Malayalam cinema. Mohanlal's acting skills and Bharathan's direction are at the peak in this film
Plot: vengeance, murderer, knife, murder, explosion, showdown, hut, murder of wife, countryside, bomb, valley, flashback, revenge, fistfight, vulture

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Most similar movies to Thazhvaram

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, exciting, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, revenge, flashback, vengeance, gun, rivalry and gunfight mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Thazhvaram: Uyarangalil (1984), Adwaytham (1991), Sadayam (1992), Panchagni (1986), Lucifer (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 168
Uyarangalil (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Jayarajan (Mohanlal), an over-enthusiastic assistant manager at a tea plantation plans to loot a huge amount. He lures two debt-ridden subordinates, Chandran (Rahman) and Johnny (Nedumudi Venu), into his conspiracy.
Style: neo noir
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, widow, suicide, murder, sex scene, dark hero, nurse, villain played by lead actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
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Adwaytham (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Advaitham is a 1991 Malayalam film directed by Priyadarshan. The film stars Mohanlal, Jayaram, Revathi Menon and Srividhya in lead roles.
Plot: bomb, love, false accusation, prison, communist, holy man, moral transformation, anti heroes, flashback, dog, death threat, attempted murder ...
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89%
 8.3
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Sadayam (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: The story is about convict Sathyanathan (Mohanlal) sentenced to death following multiple murders (of two adult men and two girl-children) he has committed and his subsequent prison life till death. The film focuses on his past and the chain of ...
Plot: prostitution, child murder, death sentence, flashback, capital punishment, painter, murder, death penalty, priest, death row
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86%
 7.0
 225
Panchagni (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The movie revolves around Indira, who is serving life sentence in the jail. She has been charged for the murder of Avarachan, a landlord who killed a young tribal woman after raping her.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, unemployment, journalist, rifle, gang rape, police station, parole, death of mother, activist, friend, death, bedridden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 7.5
 8K
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, exciting, tense, serious, surprise ending
Plot: politics, revenge, police officer, murder, husband wife relationship, fight, betrayal, violence, explosion, bar, father daughter relationship, helicopter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: court, trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, witness, class differences, flashback, cigarette lighter ...
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76%
 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.
Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: revenge, murder, police officer, sibling relationship, thief, romance, coma, murder of brother, police, chase, gunfight, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: smuggler, kidnapping, sniper, murder, vengeance, politician, friends, rivalry, death of girlfriend, gangster, gangsters, attempted murder ...
Place: dubai, goa india
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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 ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, revenge, leader, communist, political party, heroes, murder, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 226
A Time To Die (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
Plot: female nudity, war crime, husband wife relationship, revenge, world war two, war criminal, torture, flashback, manhunt, murder, past, terror ...
Time: post world war two
Place: europe
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44%
 3.1
 215
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, murder, track down, crimes, law enforcement, confined, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Act of Revenge (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dying man gives his lawyer a tape that manipulates her into taking a posthumous revenge on those who made his life Hell.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: alcohol abuse, rape, murder, vengeance, heroin, heroin addict, female full frontal nudity, gay sex, gang rape, cheating wife, revenge, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 9K
Agneepath (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Musical
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 heroes, crime, gang, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, frame up, bollywood, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Final Arrangement (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two men, Nieminen and Varjola, commit a mail van robbery. Varjola betrays his friend: shoots him and takes the loot. Nieminen is arrested, but he refuses to reveal his accomplice's name. On his first leave on prison Nieminen finds Varjola in a ...
Plot: rifle, jail, disguise, election campaign, jail cell, politician, past, political campaign, shot to death, hairdresser, ex convict, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jai Gangaajal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The film features SP Abha Mathur who is appointed the first female SP of Bankipur district, Bihar. She then goes against the Local MLA of Bankipur and henchmen of Lakhisarai district.
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, exciting
Plot: policewoman, gang, police officer, female protagonist, police, organized crime, sexism, hand to hand combat, fistfight, tough girl, murder, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wyatt Earp is approached by a journalist for an interview about how he became a famous sheriff. Earp told the story of how he was a fearless U.S. Marshall. If 27-year old Wyatt Earp comes out that his first girlfriend Dora Hand was murdered. ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Plot: old west, track down, vengeance, vigilantism, partners, rivalry, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, renegades, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 178
Shot Pattern (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: revenge, suburbs, karate, sadness, police van, investigation, thief, theft, vengeance, subway, death of daughter, prison sentence ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.8
 7K
Kireedam (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sethumadhavan, the son of Achuthan Nair, a Police Constable who wishes to make his son an Inspector one day. Sethu, a recent college graduate, has many opportunities to enter different fields but he goes with his father's dream of becoming an ...
Plot: murder, fight, dream, parent child relationship, police, dark hero, police inspector, breakup, father son conflict, brawl, thief, swashbuckler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gunfight at High Noon (1964)
Genre: Western
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three unequal brothers seek revenge for the murder of their father. Each of them goes a different way.
Plot: revenge, widow, gunfight, rodeo, bank robbery, murder, showdown, child, hut, woman, screaming, bandit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Deadly Trackers (1973)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sheriff Sean Kilpatrick is a pacifist. Frank Brand is the leader of a band of killers. When their paths cross Kilpatrick is compelled to go against everything he has stood for to bring death to Brand and his gang. Through his hunt into Mexico he is ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilantism, heroes, bank robbery, pacifist, revenge, bank, gang, chases and races, rivalry, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, texas, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hannie Caulder (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Hannie enlists the aid of bounty hunter Tom Price to teach her how to be a gunfighter so she can hunt down the 3 men who killed her husband and raped her.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape revenge, bounty hunter, female gunfighter, gunfighter, chase, gang, murder, haunted by the past, woman in danger, wilderness, gunslinger, gunfight ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.4
 2K
Bharatham (1991)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Bharatham (Malayalam: ഭരതം) is a 1991 musical-drama Malayalam film written by A. K. Lohithadas, directed by Sibi Malayil, and produced by Mohanlal under the banner of Pranavam Arts. It stars Mohanlal, Urvashi, Nedumudi Venu, Lakshmi, and ...
Plot: drunkenness, singer, secret, brother brother relationship, concert, musician, death of brother, photograph, alcohol abuse, crying
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 484
Kamaladalam (1992)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Nandagopan (Mohanlal) is a respected dance teacher at the Kerala Kala Mandiram (alluding to the famed Kerala Kalamandalam repertory which performs Kerala's temple arts). However, his wife Sumangala (Parvathi) commits suicide, causing him to ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, poisoning, main character dies, dancing, suicide, dancer, death of protagonist, dance, loss of wife, dance teacher, dance performance
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 52
Tejaa (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Story: ejaa watch helplessly as his parents gets assassinated by 3 absconding outlaws, Lal Singh, Heeralal and Zoravar, he then swears to avenge this carnage and this become the motive of his life. 20 years later he does manage to locate them and thus this ...
Plot: explosion, revenge, rescue, knife, orphan, torture, murder of parents, thrown from a horse, vengeance, burglar, bandit, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 2K
Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: race against time, train, terrorism, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, uninhibited rivalry, bollywood, immigrants, swat, deportation, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.0
 953
Justice (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. Marshal seeking justice for his brother's murder defends a small town from a corrupt Mayor and his henchmen with intents to revive the civil war.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: murder, revenge, gunfight, small town, old west, mayor, death of brother, post civil war, preacher, marshal, abandoned mine, outlaw gang ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dream Lock (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged man Rohan Roy is a Doctor, not happy in his married life embarks on an extra marital affair with his neighbor Jennifer. He soon realizes his mistake and tries to get rid of the girl, but she seems nowhere to compromise and gets ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, revenge, murder, jealousy, hypnosis, husband wife relationship, car, blood, dream, extramarital affair, death, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sex Hunter: Wet Target (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: While rotting away in jail, Okamoto learns of the death of his beloved sister, Natsuko. Violently assaulted by a group of U.S. military men during a drunken joyride, she was found dead by local authorities. Haunted by the tragedy, Okamoto escapes ...
Plot: bare breasts, sexual assault, pistol, corpse, alcohol, female nudity, topless, hanged woman, revenge, prisoner, handgun, bartender ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.8
 3K
Wild Horses (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Texas Ranger Samantha Payne reopens a 15-year-old missing person case, and uncovers evidence that suggests that the boy was likely murdered on a ranch belonging to wealthy family man, Scott Briggs. When Scott’s estranged son unexpectedly returns ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: missing person, horse, horse riding, cowboy, ranch, investigation, murder mystery, murder, police detective, uncover truth, suspicion, crimes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%