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NO:20 Madras Mail (1990)
 7.7
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NO:20 Madras Mail (1990)
Original name: NO: 20 മദ്രാസ് മെയിൽ
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 177 min.
Story: The film deals with a murder of a young woman on a train to Madras. Almost half of the film is shot inside the train.
Plot: friendship, writers, train, singing, politician, murder mystery, flirting, murder, sadness, drunkenness, bar, train station, friend, train conductor, dead woman, novelist, train travel, train journey, drinking, actor playing himself, train compartment

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and surprise ending films with plots about murder, police, investigation, crimes, friendship, murder mystery and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like NO:20 Madras Mail: Calcutta Mail (2003), Harikrishnans (1998), 2 Harihar Nagar (2009), Twenty 20 (2008), Christian Brothers (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Calcutta Mail (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Avinash(Anil Kapoor) went to Calcutta for no reason. After meeting with Reema (Rani Mukherjee), he starts having flashbacks about his past and his son. His inquiries take him to Bombay via the Calcutta Mail, and this is where he will find out ...
Plot: railway station, politician, train, murder, off screen murder, child abduction, flashback, flashback sequence
Place: kolkata
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 6.9
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Harikrishnans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
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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
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 6.8
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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 ⇓
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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 ⇓
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 6.4
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Maanthrikam (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Maanthrikam is a 1995 Malayalam film directed by Thampi Kannanthanam. The film stars Mohanlal, Priya Raman, Jagadish and Vinita in lead roles.
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Rajavinte Makan (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows underworld don Vincent Gomas (Mohanlal) and his rivalry against the Kerala Home minister N. Krishnadas (Ratheesh).
Plot: anti hero, shot to death, main character dies, betrayal, anger, single mother, female lawyer, politician, gangster, betrayal by friend, massacre, attempted murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
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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.
Plot: anti heroes, anti hero, dark hero, nurse, murder, widow, suicide, sex scene, neo noir, villain played by lead actor
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Death on the Nile (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, boat, belgian, crime, crimes
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Summer in Bethlehem (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Summer in Bethlahem movie tells the story is all set in a hill station (Ooty) where a rich man comes with his five grand daughters for vacation. The fifth girl Abhirami(Manju Warrier) who is very smart, and she is the favourite of the grandfather. ...
Plot: friends, romance, gift, prison, train, friend, convict, farm, country estate, death row, kitten, secret admirer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Someone Like You (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A common man tries to fight terrorism by making anonymous calls to cops. Will he succeed ?
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, betrayal, profanity, friendship, bribery, disfigurement, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery ...
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Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 30K
Visuals (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
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Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pattana Pravesham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
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Lucifer (2019)
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Country: India
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: Malta, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 50K
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Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
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Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 813
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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36%
 8.0
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 937
Vandanam (1989)
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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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern france, south of france, mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 5K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: tense, captivating, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 14K
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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 ⇓
34%
 7.1
 256
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: flashback, death, communist, love, false accusation, bomb, moral transformation, anti heroes, love triangle, attempted murder, friend, holy man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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