Movies like Uyarangalil

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Uyarangalil (1984)
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Uyarangalil (1984)
Original name: ഉയരങ്ങളിൽ
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.
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, sex scene, suicide, neo noir, murder, widow, nurse, villain played by lead actor, dark hero

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Most similar movies to Uyarangalil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, neo noir, death, sex scene, investigation, violence and police mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Uyarangalil: Sadayam (1992), Last Exit (2003), Motel (1984), Visuals (2013), Devasuram (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 605
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: death row, painter, capital punishment, child murder, murder, prostitution, death penalty, priest, flashback, death sentence
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95%
 2.8
 124
Last Exit (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An out of luck English man, Nigel, arrives in Copenhagen hoping to start a new life. When he falls for a gorgeous prostitute, his life takes a very dark turn and his life begins to spiral out of control.
Plot: shock, drug use, chainsaw, violence, blood, eyeball, suicide, neo noir, philosophy, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.6
 26
Motel (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The discovery of the mutilated body of a wealthy woman leads a detective to an isolated motel.
Plot: neo noir, neo-noir, husband wife relationship, avarice, motel, sexuality, storm, rich woman, misogyny, old woman, sex scene, death ...
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78%
 8.3
 30K
Visuals (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, crimes, murder, law enforcement, family in crisis, obsession, parents and children, life turned upside down, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 8.7
 5K
Devasuram (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Neelakantan, heir to his father's fortunes, is an apparent menace to society. He once belittles a dancer but later they fall in love. Shekharan, an arch enemy, kidnaps his lover due to an old enmity.
Plot: dancing, revenge, murder, dance, machismo, beating, death of mother, rivalry, humiliation, drunkenness, attempted murder, remorse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 215
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: parole, bedridden, death of mother, friend, police station, mother daughter relationship, death, activist, gang rape, rifle, unemployment, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
An Act of War (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Battling insomnia and undiagnosed PTSD, a war veteran works nights as a projectionist at a decrepit theater. While struggling to adapt to civilian life, he soon finds himself tangled in an inescapable web of seduction, addiction, and violence.
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, veteran, loneliness, post war, obsession, murder, drugs, neo noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The recently widowed mother of two, Sarah, is desperate to know who murdered her husband in front of her young son, rendering him mute. Coerced into helping a low-life drug dealer stash narcotics stolen from the local Mr. Big, she's forced into ...
Plot: widow, murder, female masturbation, children, mother, female in shower, vibrator, decapitated head, woman kills a man, blood on camera lens, supermarket, looking at the camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 196
Godmother (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: inspired by the life of Santokben Jadeja, who ran the Mafia operations of Porbandar, Gujarat in the late 1980s and early 1990s and later turned politician.[1]
Plot: monologue, politician, spoiled brat, anger, female politician, female empowerment, surrender, widow, unrequited love, feminism, assassination, political corruption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.1
 586
Thazhvaram (1990)
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 ...
Plot: murder, valley, vulture, murder of wife, revenge, vengeance, flashback, knife, hut, countryside, murderer, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
Los ojos de un niño (1982)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Little boy learns of his stepmother's infidelity and later witnesses a murder... but the shocks have thrown him into a hysterical paralysis, and it's almost impossible for him to communicate anything to anybody.
Plot: child, affair, mute child, therapy, nurse, murder, stepmother, swimming pool, investigation, bored housewife
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 68
Blackout (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Plot: city, investigation, neo-noir, neo noir, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, private detective, gangster, blood, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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 ⇓
39%
Victim of Desire (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An SEC agent investigating $70M in missing funds and a murdered businessman gets involved with the man's wife.
Style: erotic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, prime suspect, desire, car accident, breasts, nipples, surveillance, lust, sexuality, bare breasts, blonde, blonde woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.2
 34
Detour (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A nightclub piano player (Tom Neal Jr.) hitchhikes to the West Coast and soon figures into two deaths.
Plot: neo-noir, neo noir, femme fatale, arizona desert, murder, hitchhiking, stolen identity
Time: 1940s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Fight with the Panther (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three nymphets struggle to have a beneficial youth: Ana is suicidal, Mercedes is attracted to her brother William, and Patricia desires to be sexually abused.
Plot: school, loss of virginity, coming of age, murderer, incestuous relationship, girl man relationship, shoes, murder, money, girl, fear, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 182
The Haven (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Police detective Jacques Laniel's life becomes a nightmare the day drive-by shootists gun down his partner Thomas Colin. His colleagues make matters worse by blaming him for the death, and after his wife leaves him, Laniel decides to quit the ...
Plot: private detective, car salesman, salesman, killed during sex, partner, drive by shooting, bulimia, bmw, pretending to be gay, police officer, rehabilitation center, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 144
Midnight Heat (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A story of cops, hookers, killers, and pimps; all centered around one sleazy night in the late 1980's. A cocaine addicted homicide detective (Jake Norvell) is brought out of suspension in order to trail a local prostitute (Bianca Queen) who may ...
Plot: nightlife, prostitute, emotional breakdown, pimp, cocaine, murder, gun, police, criminal, serial killer, sex scene, sleazy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.1
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Teen Patti (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Perci Trachtenberg, widely regarded as the world's greatest living mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci about an equation that could not only change the dialogue ...
Plot: female director, cricket the game, suicide, card game, mathematics, student
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 14K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: gang war, organized crime, rivalry, gang, gangsters, criminal underworld, love and romance, criminal heroes, deadly, crimes, crime, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, switzerland, hong kong, mumbai india, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.9
 215
Red Swastik (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bollywood version of Basic Instinct - has to be seen to be believed!!!
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, police detective, psychopath, crimes, serial killer, police investigation, mystery, rivalry, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.9
 246
Red Herring (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Las Vegas homicide detective investigating his best friend uncovers a professional assassin.
Plot: murder, death, best friend, homicide detective, assassin, neo noir, investigation
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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His Highness Abdullah (1990)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The story follows Abdullah (Mohanlal) who is hired by the members of a wealthy royal family to assassinate the family head Maharaja Udayavarma (Nedumudi Venu). Abdullah comes into the royal palace under the disguise Ananthan Namboothiri, a classical ...
Plot: guest, muslim, king, assassination plot, royalty, deception, adopted daughter, loss of son, singer, blind man, assassin, nervous breakdown ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.0
 68
The Darkside (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, video store, porn actress, cocaine, junkie, elvis impersonator, male underwear, female nudity, producer, vcr, drug addict, neo noir ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
City of Industry (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, murder, betrayal, neo noir, revenge, crime, crimes, gangsters, gang, stripper, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, florida, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 298
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, cynical, realistic, serious
Plot: conspiracy, murder, false accusation, neo noir, infidelity, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.3
 378
Wetlands (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man attempts to make a new start in Atlantic City with the help of his daughter and a new business partner.
Plot: lesbian couple, neo noir, lesbian kiss, dead girl, strip club, drug dealing, father daughter relationship, murder, lesbian sex, telephone call, man hits a woman, moaning woman ...
Place: atlantic city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Fall From Grace (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When a law-abiding woman gets indicted for murdering her husband, her lawyer soon realizes that a larger conspiracy may be at work.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: trial, murder, black cast, sex scene, conspiracy, lawyer, black woman, older woman younger man, plot twist, male nudity, firefly, baseball bat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Deadly Mission (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A washed-up Marseilles cop (Auteuil) earns a chance at redemption by protecting a woman from the man who killed her parents as he is about to be released from prison.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, redemption, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crime, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%