Movies like Maanthrikam

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Maanthrikam (1995)
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Maanthrikam (1995)
Original name: മാന്ത്രികം
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.
Plot: abduction, muslim, gunfight, car chase, assassination attempt, nightmare, movie theatre, wig, attempted murder, man wearing glasses, man with glasses, shot to death, exploding car, missile, car falling off a cliff, bespectacled male

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, tense and serious films with plots about revenge, murder, gunfight, police officer, shot to death, car chase and attempted murder mostly in Action, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Maanthrikam: Rajavinte Makan (1986), Devasuram (1993), Spadikam (1995), Hunter and the Hunted (2016), Christian Brothers (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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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 ...
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61%
 8.6
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Spadikam (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Chacko Master is a school headmaster in Mathematics. He is a very strict teacher and does not go easy with his own son Thomas.When Thomas realizes that the school language headmaster was biased against him as told by Chacko in giving him a low ...
Plot: father son conflict, parent child relationship, math teacher, anti hero, swashbuckler, castle, anti heroes, sunglasses, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, arrest, alcohol ...
Time: quarry
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Hunter and the Hunted (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An annual hunting trip for four longtime friends turns into a backwoods nightmare when they run into a group of devout locals deep inside the Pacific Northwest. As tension mounts between the two groups, the men become caught in a vicious game of cat ...
Plot: survival, gunfight, car chase, hillbilly, hunting
⇓ 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 ⇓
55%
 7.4
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Hitler (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: This movie is about the life of Madhavankutty (locally known as Hitler), a bachelor protective brother of five younger sisters.
Plot: rapist, cousin cousin relationship, family feud, police station, brother sister relationship, attempted murder, estranged father, hospital, rescue, betrayal, wedding, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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NO:20 Madras Mail (1990)
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: train travel, sadness, friendship, drinking, train journey, novelist, singing, politician, actor playing himself, friend, train station, train compartment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Run Baby Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Venu, a cameraman working for Reuters, happens to meet Renuka, his old lover, while trying to cover a case involving a politician. Together they go to investigate a murder planned by Bharatan Pillai.
Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, politician, reporter, political conspiracy, investigation, uncover truth, danger, caper, couples, society, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 443
Shikkar (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: The story of Shikkar takes place at Chittazha, a mountainous terrain where bamboo reeds flourish. After much wandering from place to place, Balraman (Mohanlal) a lorry driver has finally settled down with his daughter (Ananya) at Chittazha. Peace ...
Plot: revenge, forest, police officer, daughter, truck, hunting, police, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 541
Risk (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: "Ek crore meh laitha hai RISK!". Risk! is a movie about a police inspector named Suryakanth who vows to clean up the Mumbai underworld. The police have been trying for 11 years to arrest the biggest don of the underworld, Khalid Bin Jamal. ...
Plot: gangster, tough guy, man wearing a towel, shot to death, muslim, apartment, gunfight, tough cop, female politician, police officer, crime boss, gangsters ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 131
Ghazab (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Ajay alias Munna Babu is a semi-senile, gentle but naive young man who has a wealthy family estate. His employees and alleged well-wishers conspire against him and introduce him to his long-estranged mother, Shakuntala, and brother, Vijay. Munna is ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kohram: The Explosion (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 379
Andaz (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Story about a young teacher in India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
International Guerillas (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 167 min.
Story: The Islamic world is in crisis with the publication of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses. Rushdie wants Pakistan, the stronghold of Islam, to fall. Determined to foil his plans are a trio of brothers who form a holy army to destroy Rushdie. ...
Plot: blood splatter, car chase, throat slitting, kidnapping, divine intervention, helicopter, airport, pakistani, deception, muslim, showdown, gunfight ...
Place: pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Taxi Number 9 2 11 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cabbie and businessman both in need of big money partake in a two-hour adventure together.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, remake of american film
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 296
Krishna (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sunil lives a poor life-style with his mom and sister. His passion is to pilot plane and he goes for training to become a successful pilot, but in the process he got himself entangled in a drug deal which changes his entire concept of life and ...
Plot: tough guy, drug dealer, fake identity, abduction, attempted rape, nightmare, car chase, decapitation, shot in the head, old woman, letter, shot in the hand ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 447
Ram and Belram (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.8
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Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 813
Plan (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.9
 2K
Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Precious Cargo (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous, surprise ending
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.7
 50
The Kill (1968)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: From the golden age of roughies, comes a shocking drive-in masterpiece, in which a hot young vixen is kidnapped and raped by a dangerous gang of heroine smugglers, who rape and kill anyone who gets in their way! Then a tough private detective is ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 401
Mahaan (1983)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 405
Farz (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Farz 2001 - Sunny Deol
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
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Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 32K
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: exciting, light, entertaining, road movie, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, south carolina, rome italy, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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