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Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995)
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Mannar Mathai Speaking (1995)
Original name: മാന്നാർമത്തായി സ്പീക്കിങ്ങ്
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The hilarious trio from 'Ramji Rao Speaking' faces a new trouble when the heroine of their drama group quits.
Plot: kidnapping, telephone call, fake death, actor, suicide attempt, impersonation, actress, murder of wife, rivalry, rescue, heroine, assassination plot, doppelganger, faked death, malayalam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspense films with plots about kidnapping, murder, rescue, crimes, police, chase and disorder mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mannar Mathai Speaking: Ramji Rao Speaking (1989), 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Gunblast Vodka (2000), Godfather (1991), Hum Dono (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ramji Rao Speaking (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story revolves around three unemployed people who get involved in a kidnapping saga due to a case of mistaken identity.
Plot: kidnapping, telephone call, unemployed, businessman, daughter, rich, police, tenant, mistaken identity, landlord, kidnapper, job seeking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Arab, The Camel, and P. Madhavan Nair (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Madhavan Nair (Mohanlal) has over the years, finally managed to start leading a comfortable life in Abudhabi, when Meenakshi (Lekshmi Rai) drops into his life from heaven. Love strikes, and in no time breaks, and a disheartened Nair finds himself ...
Plot: kidnapping, rich, middle aged man, desert, boyfriend, accountant, malayalam
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
2 Harihar Nagar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Story: 2 Harihar Nagar is a sequel to In Harihar Nagar and a prequel to In Ghost House Inn. The films chronicle the story of four very close friends Mahadevan (Mukesh), Govindan Kutty (Siddique), Appukuttan (Jagadish), and Thomas Kutty (Ashokan).
Plot: friendship, reunion, marriage, flirting, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.1
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Gunblast Vodka (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Supermodel Everhart is kidnapped by bad guy Prochnow and rescued by good guy Otto in technopop action.
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, suspense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, rivalry, heroes, confined, serial killer, tough heroes, captivity, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, undercover, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Godfather (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The story of Anjooran, and his four sons Balaraman, Swaminathan, Premachandran and Ramabhadran are in severe enmity with the Anappara family.
Plot: bachelor, hate, family, romance, law student, misogynist, forbidden love, law school, telephone call, swashbuckler, family relations, father slaps son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hum Dono (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Vikram Sehgal (Alok Nath) a renowned businessman has two sons. The legitimate Vishal (Nana Patekar) and the illegitimate Raju (Rishi Kapoor). Vishal's uncle Shrichand (Mohan Joshi) and his friend Arjun Chaudhry murder Vikram Sehgal for his ...
Plot: factory, attempted rape, husband wife relationship, timebomb, suicide attempt, airplane, garage, field, kidnapping, death of father, inheritance, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Don Quixote is a gangster based in Bombay, India. His dream is to take control of India, and sell it at an well-attended and much publicized auction. In order to fulfill this dream, he recruits five men - all resembling the President of India, and ...
Plot: obsession, good versus evil, auction, double decker bus, thrown through a window, chase, villain, obsessive love, riot, car set on fire, megalomaniac, stuttering ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Dirty Laundry (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend unwittingly come into possession of a bag containing one million dollars belonging to a drug-smuggling ring. The mobsters try to catch the couple and retrieve their money.
Plot: chase, boy genius, poodle, gangster, bag of money, female reporter, laundromat, kidnapping, gangsters
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
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Soft Skin (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Minako, a Tokyo housewife, is depressed that everyone has an active life outside the home except her. Taking her inspiration from TV reports of a hitch-hiking chainsaw murderer, Minako decides to spice up her life by finding a young lover and ...
Plot: female captive, unhappy wife, kidnapping, fake kidnapping, sex scene, female protagonist, cheating wife, wannabe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Saroja (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A leading industrialists's daughter, Saroja, is kidnapped and ransom of 10 crores is demanded. Assistant Commissioner of Police tries to catch the kidnappers. In parallel, a group of four friends in Chennai leave for Hyderabad to watch ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, forest, road trip, hostage, friend, ransom, volkswagen, corruption, accident, high school, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles ...
Plot: loan shark, actor, blood, kidnapping, bar, exploitation, violence, gun, sex, waitress, death, wig ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, couple relations, kidnapping, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty, unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, law enforcement, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
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Boeing Boeing (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is an adaptation of the 1960 French play of the same name and is considered to be a cult comedy classic in Malayalam. It was also one of the first commercial successes of the Mohanlal-Mukesh-Priyadarashan team. Shyam (Mohanlal) is a ...
Style: remake of american film
Plot: rivals, rival, cook, rivalry, fiance fiancee relationship, infidelity, stewardess, apartment, womanizer, friends who hate each other
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, kidnapping, manipulation, teachers and students, destiny, teenage life, youth, high school, false accusation, crimes, cheating, violence ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Treehouse (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 30 year old, delusional, no talent musician kidnaps a girl that he thinks is in love with him and stalks a guy who he believes is a record company scout.
Plot: kidnapping, musician, heaven, guitar, songwriter, treehouse, singer, slacker, arrested development
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nurse and con artist Belle Haimes (Valri Bromfield) lives with her dull-witted husband Rex Haimes (Stephen E. Miller) in the Hart Mansion in British Columbia. There she cares for the invalid, 103 year-old Slim Hart, aka Pappy, (Joe Austin) and his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, family relations, disorder, clergy, danger, society, elderly, crimes, rescue, twins, dishonesty, golden years ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Beverly Hills Brats (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A rich young boy arranges to be kidnapped so he'll get more attention from his parents.
Style: cult film
Plot: kidnapping, irony, race track, footsie under the table, mansion, female stockinged foot, female stockinged legs
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
To Be a Millionaire (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The terrorist Fors arrested after an attack on a OPEC meeting. Shortly afterwards town minister's daughter gets kidnapped by two men who require Fors be released and that he will flight phase to Albania. SÄPO agent Olsson will handle the case.
Plot: ransom, murder, kidnapping, actor playing himself, actress playing herself, child abduction, crazy, allergy, sex club, car bomb, secret police, kitten ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Helsinki-Naples All Night Long (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Finland, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex is a Finnish taxi driver in Berlin. One evening pits two men feel comfortable in his taxi with a briefcase full of money, but unfortunately for Alex's money stolen and a group of gangsters are at the nape of the two. Soon it comes to ...
Plot: night, stolen money, taxi driver, taxi, corpse, male female relationship, gangster boss, urban setting, criminal, gangster, gangsters, immigrants ...
Time: 80s
Place: west berlin west germany, west germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
See the Man Run (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.
Plot: kidnapping, actor, disguise, ransom, greed, troubled marriage, police chase, scheme, actor's life, rescue, victim, scam
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Evil Engulfs (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, crime gone awry, gang, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, confined, disorder, abduction, ransom, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, vampire, supernatural, amateur detective, deadly, buddies, twins, hostages, parody, society, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Vandanam (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Mohanlal plays the role of a police officer, Unnikrishnan, who is sent to track down s dangerous criminal played by Nedumudi Venu. Along with his friend (played by Mukesh), he performs surveillance on Nedumudi Venu's daughter who lives in a ...
Plot: ambush, stadium, voyeur, shot in the leg, police officer, flirting, revenge, stakeout, murder, professor, escaped prisoner, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
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Stripteaser (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: As Zipper's Clown Palace (a strip bar) closes, Neil wanders in and decides to hold the dancers, bartender, and remaining customers hostage. He torments them with little tasks he wants performed, playing on their weaknesses and relying on his ...
Style: cult film
Plot: hostage, nightclub, stripper, psychopath, female nudity, man with glasses, erotica, murder, kidnapping, sex, exploitation, loner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Forbidden Love Game (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film begins with a school teacher bidding farewell to his students, who are leaving for the summer. As he is heading home he notices two of his students are hitch-hiking and picks them up. He invites them over for dinner and lodging, which they ...
Plot: teenager, kidnapping, torture, domination, gay interest, suicide, sex, female nudity, male nudity, murder
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21%
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Betrothed (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A trip to the store turns into a surreal nightmare when a college student is kidnapped by a deranged, dysfunctional family. Now Audra West finds herself trapped in the middle of the desert, and betrothed to Adam, the youngest son of the murderous ...
Style: suspense
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Kahaani 2 (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Vidya Sinha (Vidya Balan) has only one obsession in life. She wants to see her teenage daughter Mini, who is paralysed waist-downwards, walk again. But, is this scenario as obvious as it seems? Or is Vidya an impersonator of Durga Rani Singh from ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, mother, child abduction, strangulation, hitman, child abuse, car accident, attempted murder, murder, female protagonist, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Plot: murder, kidnapping, sister, police informant, chase, police, false accusation, informant, snitch, malayalam
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 11
Bottle Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three buddies meet a pair of girls on the Internet and soon find themselves the wrong men accused in a vigilante sting-operation.
Plot: kidnapping, teen sex comedy, dialogue driven, genital mutilation, revenge, rape, death, violence, shot in the head, murder, one location, teenage murderer ...
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Bad Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
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Story: When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, langley virginia, los angeles, europe ...
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