Movies like Pattana Pravesham

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Pattana Pravesham (1988)
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Pattana Pravesham (1988)
Original name: പട്ടണപ്രവേശം
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 and clueless men find themselves facing a dangerous crime syndicate that deals in drug trafficking. In addition, Anandan Nambiar (Thilakan) who is the man they put behind bars in Nadodikkattu, escapes from jail. Pattana Pravesham is a well-scripted mix of light comedy and poignant drama, just like its prequel.
Plot: gangsters, fight, police, truck, murder investigation, crime boss, restaurant, politician, maid, pursuit, boat, bicycle, chase, mask, flirting, bus, servant, murder, farce, widow, runaway, police station, misunderstanding, police officer killed, warehouse ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspense, realistic and twists and turns films with plots about murder, police, gangsters, chase, malayalam, farce and runaway mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Pattana Pravesham: Nadodikkattu (1987), Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990), Vandanam (1989), Vellanakalude Naadu (1988), Thenmavin Kombath (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nadodikkattu (1987)
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: bow and arrow, drug dealer, misunderstanding, politician, unemployed, timebomb, friendship, immigration, loan, suitcase, cow, boat ...
Place: dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
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 7.8
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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 ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
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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 ...
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47%
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 ⇓
41%
 9.0
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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 ⇓
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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 ⇓
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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 Wrong Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An executive (Dave Foley) after being passed over for a promotion to president storms into his office only to find the man who got the promotion dead. Assuming everyone will think he committed the crime he takes off as a fugitive...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: murder, promotion, chase, crime gone awry, farce, hidden identity, dishonesty, fugitives, partners, incompetent police, disorder, hysteria ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, harvard university, cleveland ohio, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Poochakkoru Mookkuthi (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
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Run Baby Run (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 180 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 46
Sobharaj (1986)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Sobharaj is the leader of an underworld gang. He gets killed in an encounter with the police. The DSP uses his lookalike brother to pose as him in order to capture the rest of his gang.
Plot: doppelganger, gangsters, impersonation, police officer killed, crime boss, police officer, deception, organized crime, gangster, diary, police, dual role ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.1
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Every Second (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Chandu is a petty thief who comes across Satya, an innocent girl who unwittingly comes across a way to a huge amount of money stolen from a bank. While the gang that robbed the bank go after her for the clue, one member dies in her apartment and she ...
Style: cult film
Plot: runaway, escape, police, psychopath, road trip, police chase, on the road, knife held to throat, on the run, shot in the chest, security guard, night ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
 7.3
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Boeing Boeing (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Nirnayam (1995)
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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NO:20 Madras Mail (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Man with One Red Shoe (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: offbeat, humorous, not serious, realistic, remake of french film ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
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Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns, suspense
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Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, woman in danger, deadly, danger, crimes, couples, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
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Sandwich (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Shekar has moved to Mumbai from his home in Punjab and has fallen in love with Nisha. However, he is called back to his home to hear that his disabled sister is to marry a young man named Harpreet, but on the condition that Shekar marry ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, disability, family relations, couples, true love, homecoming, farce, single parent, siblings relations, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 13K
Foul Play (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A shy San Francisco librarian and a bumbling cop fall in love as they solve a crime involving albinos, dwarves, and the Catholic Church.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, investigation, murder, hitchhiker, woman in danger, crimes, danger, fall in love, amateur detective, love and romance, law enforcement, undercover ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 10K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: humorous, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime boss, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, rivalry, change of luck, gangs, gang, heist, beach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Taking the Heat (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Michael Norell witnesses a murder, he doesn't want to testify but he is forced to by the police. A cop is ordered to bring him to the court, but before they get there they have to deal with several attacks from killers.
Style: dark humor
Plot: female nudity, courtroom, chase, murder, police, gangster, gangsters, sarcasm
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 151K
Date Night (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves – and now a number of unsavoury ...
Style: not serious, talky, realistic, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: corruption, mistaken identity, thief, taxi driver, stripper, chase, encounter, plan gone awry, marriage, married couple, husband wife relationship, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Style: captivating, dark humor, exciting, humorous, suspense
Plot: hitman, birthday, murder, novelist, father daughter conflict, writers, assignment, frame up, crimes, danger, master criminal, door bell ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
23%
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