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Vettai (2012)
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Vettai (2012)
Original name: வேட்டை
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The film revolves around two brothers, the elder being sensitive to violence and the younger being a jobless rogue, settled in Thoothukudi. After the death of their father, a police officer, the elder brother takes on the same job by request of the younger. The older brother rises to fame in his job by having his younger brother secretly punish suspects and save victims for him. This angers two of the village's biggest mob bosses, who begin to seek revenge on the elder brother. After getting severely beaten by them, the elder brother loses his fear and becomes physically stronger through training from his younger brother. How the brothers get back at two gangs and protect their families form the rest of the story. The film was released worldwide on 13 January 2012 to mixed reviews
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: partners, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, family relations, self discovery, vigilantism, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, police detective, partners against crime, brother brother relationship, crime boss, impersonation, police station, death of father, police, investigation, criminal, brutality, brothers, justice, good versus evil, evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting and serious films with plots about crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, chases and races, graphic violence and dishonesty mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Vettai: Moving Targets (2004), Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014), Velayudham (2011), Dookudu (2011), Jilla (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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Main Hoon Lucky the Racer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Ram and Lakshman a.k.a Lucky are brothers. Ram is a sincere guy who grows up to become an honest cop. Lucky is a happy-go-lucky guy who enjoys life. Ram and Lucky have a tom and jerry kind of fight going on. Siva Reddy is a factionist who wants to ...
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Velayudham (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: An ordinary milkman is forced to become the fictional character Velayudham who takes on the scum of the earth.
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Dookudu (2011)
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Duration: 170 min.
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Jilla (2014)
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Duration: 185 min.
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Action Jackson (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A man meets his lookalike, who's not just a killer of evil, but also a kind hearted man. Together, they team up to fight against a dreaded gangster.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Action, Thriller
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Duration: 100 min.
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Blind Eye (2007)
Genre: Action
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
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Sunstorm (2001)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When The General is assassinated in the streets of San Juan, his four daughters are left embroiled in a scheme that leads all the way to the CIA and U.S. Treasury department. Now they must rely on each other to escape with their lives.
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 4.2
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On the Edge (2002)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 157 min.
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Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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44%
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43%
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 492
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41%
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41%
 6.2
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