Movies like Nadodikkattu

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Nadodikkattu (1987)
 8.7
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Nadodikkattu (1987)
Original name: നാടോടിക്കാറ്റ്
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: After loosing their jobs, Dasen and Vijayan don't see any chances to get work in Kerala. So both escape to Gulf , but can they find luck there?
Style: cult film
Plot: politician, drug dealer, unemployed, bow and arrow, misunderstanding, timebomb, gangsters, con artists, friendship, hitman, office, boat, bachelor, bicycle, photograph, graduate, cow, immigration, car accident, loan, roommate, beating, snob, fired from the job, disguise ...
Place: dubai

Most similar movies to Nadodikkattu

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about friendship, gangsters, crimes, malayalam, disorder, hitman and farce mostly in Comedy, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Nadodikkattu: Pattana Pravesham (1988), Sandesham (1991), Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990), Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998), Vellanakalude Naadu (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pattana Pravesham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Pattanapravesham movie is the sequel of Nadodikkattu. Just six months after the events of the prequel, C.I.D. Ramdas (Mohanlal) and C.I.D. Vijayan (Sreenivasan) who are called to Kerala to find the murderer of a police officer. The two incompetent ...
Plot: restaurant, hypodermic needle, police station, construction site, argument, truck, arrest, mask, sneezing, maid, conference, axe ...
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95%
 9.0
 3K
Sandesham (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: After his retirement, Raghavan Nair (Thilakan) is back at his home. His long cherished dream to spend his retired life along with his family is thwarted after seeing his two sons brawling each other over their political differences.
Style: cult film
Plot: brother vs brother, communist, lawyer, social satire, politician, political party, brawl, dysfunctional family, leftist, retirement, father son relationship, argument ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After Nadodikkattu (1987) and Pattana Pravesham (1988), CIDs Ramdas and Vijayan are back for another wacky adventure. After a priceless gold crown is stolen from India, Ramdas (Mohanlal) and Vijayan (Srinivasan) are sent to the United States to ...
Plot: police, accidental killing, target practice, restaurant, theft, crown, fish out of water
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Vijayan, the village school teacher, believes that his degree in economics is sufficient for him to succeed in the business ventures he undertakes. Taking long leaves of absence from work, he roams around with his schemes, all of which turn out to ...
Plot: family relations, irresponsible, abandonment, pilgrimage, delusion, spirituality, change of heart, teacher, hypocrite, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Vellanakalude Naadu (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Vellanakalude Nadu movie which is a political satire based against municipal mafia in the form of Buildings
Plot: bridge collapse, cover up, death, corruption, flashback, murder, death of family, satire, elephant, death of sister, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mechanic
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 927
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 ⇓
44%
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Poochakkoru Mookkuthi movie tells Revathi (Menaka) who comes to the city from a small town in search of job and to have a good life and as it is with everyone her problem starts with finding a house. Shyam (Shankar) loves to become a popular singer. ...
Plot: comedy of errors, screwball, bungalow, marital problem, multiple storylines, suspicion of adultery, confusion, love triangle, mansion, farce, dysfunctional marriage, misunderstanding ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thenmavin Kombath (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The story revolves around Manikyan (Mohanlal), Sreekrishnan(Nedumudi Venu) and Karthumbi (Shobana) and the love triangle between them. Manikyan works for Sreekrishnan and Sreekrishnan sees him like a brother. Once when they both are returning from a ...
Plot: misunderstanding, love triangle, language barrier, village, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, attraction, feud, argument, celebration, punishment, countryside ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 3.7
 468
China Town (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Story: Three childhood friends Mathukutty (Mohanlal), Binoy (Dileep) and Zachariah (Jayaram) re-unite in Goa to fight a Casino don who was responsible for the deaths of their fathers.
Plot: casino, halloween, minister, marriage, death, illegal drugs, sumo, chinatown, malayalam, gangster, gangsters
Place: goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pullipulikalum Aattinkuttiyum (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Story: Gopan, a tourist guide's life takes a change as an unintentional statement by him lands his rival, Kuraichan, into the police station and ruins the later's family life.
Style: social
Plot: houseboat, tourist guide, dancer, alcoholic, revenge, politician, boat, brother, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 760
Peruchazhi (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Jagannathan, a political advisor, is hired to help John, a politician in California. He employs various shrewd tactics to help John's party win the elections.
Plot: political satire, single mother, proposal, prostitute, widow, election campaign, parody, politics, indian lead, malayalam
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
College Kumaran (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Story: Kumaaran, or as students call him, Captain (Mohanlal), was the star of Mahatma college before he joined the army. Now an ex-military officer, Kumaaran is running the canteen of Mahatma College after a tragic incident that took his father and ...
Plot: dining hall, college, politics, bus, teacher, accident, sibling relationship, murder, tragic event, minister, female professor, loss of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 1K
Minnaram (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Bobby (Mohanlal) is about to marry Tina (Anju) when his old college girlfriend Nina (Shobhana) arrives with a baby that she claims is his child. Tina’s father calls off the wedding and Bobby eventually prepares to accept Nina. Fate, however, has ...
Plot: eavesdropping, illegitimate daughter, club, suspicion, attempted murder, police station, adultery, children, death of sister, lie, train station, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.6
 385
Glitch! (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two thieves rob a large fancy house when the owner is away. But when a visitor mistakes them for the owner, and they find out about a casting party mis-scheduled for that day, they decide to stick around for the fun. There's only one small ...
Style: cult film, sex comedy, sitcom, surprise ending
Plot: party, cross dressing, mistaken identity, ninja, woman undressing, hitman, mansion, female nudity, audition, friendship, gangster, gangsters ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Vadakkunokki Yantram (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man with a serious case of inferiority complex is married to a beautiful girl. Soon, his love and care turns into suspicion.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: suspicion, marriage, inferiority complex, drinking, letter, uncle nephew relationship, telling a joke, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, paranoia, printing press, suspicion of adultery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: the film is about how a barber's life is turned upside down when a film unit comes to the village for a shoot, and the news spreads that superstar Ashok Raj (Mammootty) is the barber's childhood friend. The script also by Srinivasan is so ...
Plot: hairdresser, village, family, movie business, old friend, school, movie star, barbershop, superstar, childhood friend, rich, struggle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Punyalan Agarbattis (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Punyalan Agarbattis is the story of Joy Thakkolkaran, a young entrepreuner from Thrissur. His new business venture 'Punyalan Agarbattis' involves manufacturing agarbattis from elephant dung. Fragrance and quality of his incense sticks ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: politician, business, dream, elephant, strike, judge, court case, businessman, plot twist, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Get Charlie Tully (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of £500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a Swiss Bank and after Charlie is released is about to tell ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: on the run, heist, gangsters, love affair, bank, cons and scams, crime, criminal heroes, chase, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, london, europe, england, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 5.2
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The Jungle (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vincent and Mathias are two friends, in their thirties, who live off Vincent’s father. One day, during a meal where the wine and talk both flow a little too freely, Vincent’s father offers the two friends a bet. If they can survive seven days ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couples, survival, betrayal, wager, unemployed, birthday party, loyalty, friends, best friends, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 515
Kakkakuyil (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kakkakuyil movie is about Sivaraman(Mohanlal) who has come to Mumbai for a visa. But Sivaraman finds his friend Govindan Kutty (Mukesh) amidst a sea of problems. Sivaraman is forced to participate in a bank robbery planned by Thomas and his gang, ...
Plot: bank robbery, cheating, fake identity, visa, theft, impersonation, unemployment, deception, lawyer
Place: dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, deadly, criminal heroes, hitman, gangsters, friendship, misfit, partners, disorder, love and romance, crimes, death wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 3K
Take the 10 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A day in the life of two best friends, a drug dealer, and a store manager collide at a hip-hop concert in the Inland Empire.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: drug dealer, hip hop, adventure, crimes, friendship, youth, friends, danger, ambition, escapades, happy ending, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 853
Gaston Lagaffe (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gaston is a new guy at the Peticoin start-up. With his delusional inventions, he will change the lives of his colleagues. Cat, seagull, cow, and gaffophone will be at the center of the mishaps of this genius laidback handyman who wants only to do ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: inventor, slacker, adventure, workplace situations, buddies, disorder, office, friendship, everyday life, cow
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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L!fe Happens (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy centered on two best friends, Kim and Deena, who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after Kim gets pregnant and has a baby.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, babies and infants, roommate, lifestyle, unwanted pregnancy, singleness, couples, one night stand, single mother, friends, best friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 8K
The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crime, crimes, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 104
Starhops (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three carhops try to help save a failing drive-in restaurant.
Plot: loan, roller skates, female director, father son relationship, gun, saying goodbye, threat to kill, opening a door, explosion, honking a car horn, set up, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.2
 610
The Fast Lady (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend's (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, chases and races, crime, chase, gangsters, on the run, car chase, master and servant, legal action, heist, wooing, farce ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
True Identity (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to escape from the mob, an African-American man must disguise himself as a white man.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hitman, crimes, on the run, gangsters, hidden identity, society, deadly, dishonesty, opposites attract, crime, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.6
 4K
Buddy Buddy (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, hotel, island, suicide attempt, odd couple, mentally unstable, deadly, nothing goes right, gangsters, assassination, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: hitman, gangsters, mistaken identity, disorder, couples, false accusation, dishonesty, criminal heroes, wedding, crimes, chaos and mayhem, hotel ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%