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: revenge, murderer, murder, bomb, vengeance, murder of wife, countryside, flashback, showdown, fistfight, malayalam, knife, explosion, hut, valley, vulture

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Most similar movies to Thazhvaram

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspenseful, captivating and suspense films with plots about murder, revenge, vengeance, malayalam, gun, murderer and crimes 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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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: villain played by lead actor, suicide, dark hero, murder, widow, sex scene, nurse, malayalam
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95%
 7.2
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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: dog, love, flashback, death, bomb, friend, false accusation, prison, attempted murder, death threat, theft, frame up ...
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88%
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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 ...
Style: sad
Plot: painter, flashback, murder, death row, prostitution, death sentence, child murder, priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 249
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: feminist, death, friend, mother daughter relationship, love, attraction, dysfunctional family, anger, murder, happiness, extremist, life sentence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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malayalam movies
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 7.5
 10K
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, tense, serious, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, betrayal, husband wife relationship, murder, revenge, fight, police officer, violence, father daughter relationship, flashback, hospital, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: revenge, murder, court, courtroom, flashback, lawyer, witness, class differences, baseball player, retribution, evidence, french restaurant ...
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72%
 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, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Plot: revenge, police officer, murder, sibling relationship, romance, thief, murder of brother, coma, chase, police, gunfight, brother brother relationship ...
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58%
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Xtreme (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two years after the murder of his son and father, a retired hitman sets in motion a carefully crafted revenge plan against the killer: his own brother.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: hitman, sword fight, gang, vengeance, revenge, vendetta, martial arts, murder, killer, crimes, criminal, criminal gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: murder, sniper, kidnapping, politician, friends, vengeance, smuggling, revenge, rivalry, attempted murder, smuggler, death of girlfriend ...
Place: goa india, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 1K
26 Years (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 26 years ago, state troops were ordered to open fire on civilians in the city of Gwangju who were demonstrating as apart of a democratic movement. Thousands of civilians were killed. Now, a shooter from the national team, a gang member, a policeman, ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: revenge, murderer, vengeance, price of justice, civil rights movement, law and order, murder, bandit, convict, fighting crime, assassination, police
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52%
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: communism, politics, revenge, revolution, political party, leader, communist, heroes, murder, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.3
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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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, track down, crimes, murder, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Plot: gangsters, revenge, murder, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, gang, rivalry, criminal's revenge, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 1K
Ravanaprabhu (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Karthikeyan, a liquor baron, sets out to take back his ancestral house which was usurped by Shekharan. To seek revenge, Karthikeyan abducts Shekharan's daughter and ends up falling in love with her.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, vengeance, dysfunctional family, blackmail, showdown, family problems, battles, life is a bitch, family, social problems, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: revenge, political campaign, autumn, jail, wounded, election, robbery, election campaign, hostel, village, ex convict, countryside ...
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38%
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, exciting, contemplative
Plot: gang, police officer, organized crime, policewoman, female protagonist, police, fistfight, corrupt cop, sexism, tough girl, murder, shot to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: mental disorder, death, murder, falsely accused, police captain, on the run, murderer, murder of wife, false accusation, police officer
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, rape, vengeance, rape and murder, heroin, revenge, seduction, sexploitation, unfaithful husband, female nudity, rape revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.6
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Infidus (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the suburbs of Rome, two disparate lives with only desire for vengeance and redemption in common find their destinies intertwined. Massimo's mind is plagued with images of his wife's violent death at the hands of a criminal gang ...
Style: bloody, brutal, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, killer, prisoner, murderer, murder, death, prison, brother, brother brother relationship, henchman, hunter, convict ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.8
 8K
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 ...
Style: sad, touching
Plot: murder, fight, dream, police, parent child relationship, family relations, father son relationship, marketplace, fistfight, swashbuckler, police officer, arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Deal (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop catches a serial killer who murdered his sister but never finds her body. The lack of closure torments him and drives his brother-in-law insane, who makes a deal with the mafia for revenge.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, revenge, crimes, murderer, partners in crime, killing spree, police detective, criminal, killings, serial murder, criminal's revenge, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 558
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, dance performance, dancing, loss of wife, dancer, poisoning, dance teacher, death of protagonist, suicide, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 3K
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 ...
Style: touching
Plot: brother brother relationship, secret, singer, death of brother, drunkenness, alcohol abuse, musician, malayalam, crying, concert, photograph
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 4.2
 278
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: manhunt, husband wife relationship, revenge, flashback, world war two, female nudity, war crime, war criminal, murder, terror, past, torture ...
Time: post world war two
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, rivalry, partners, vigilantism, crimes, cowboy, gunfight, murder, civil war, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 198
Shot Pattern (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: revenge, vengeance, flashback, suburbs, karate, sadness, police, train, psychopath, capture, theft, thief ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, psychotronic
Plot: murder, crime and punishment, murderer, criminal
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pacifist, bank robbery, revenge, vigilantism, heroes, old west, quicksand, squad, bank, anti war, heist ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, latin america, texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: funny, serious, realistic, tense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape revenge, rape, rape and revenge, revenge, bounty hunter, female gunfighter, woman with a gun, chase, cowboy, gunslinger, gunfight, bank robbery ...
Time: 70s
Place: austin texas, texas, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, bar fight, brother brother relationship, horse ranch, bandit, rodeo, murder, bank robbery, child, woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%