Movies like Pithamagan

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Pithamagan (2003)
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Pithamagan (2003)
Original name: பிதாமகன்
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Pithamagan whirls around four characters. Chithan (Vikram) who is orphaned at a young age, devoid of all human contacts lives on his animal instincts and ekes out a living as a graveyard caretaker.He seems to exhibit behaviour consistent with autism spectrum disorders. Gomathy (Sangeetha), a petty ganja seller, who pities Chithan’s condition, gets him a job at the ganja fields of the main villain.
Style: rough, emotional, realistic, tense, serious
Plot: friendship, prison, crimes, vengeance, misfit, buddies, social misfits, love, savage, friends, drug dealing, crime, graphic violence, gory, rivalry, mortician, emotionless, con artists, death, orphan, cemetery, drug dealer, autism, fire, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, vengeance, crime, deadly and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Pithamagan: Three Walls (2003), Madras (2014), The City Is Mine (2008), Legend (2014), I Am a Red Man (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Three Walls (2003)
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Madras (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 156 min.
Story: A portrayal of the lives of the people living in North Madras, focusing on the politics inside the slums and how their plight remains the same, despite the political class luring them constantly during elections.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, disturbing
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The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
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Duration: 168 min.
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I Am a Red Man (2014)
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Duration: 149 min.
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Country: India
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Story: Dakota Smith is an ex-cop and former private eye with a proclivity for community service. When a young basketball player entangles himself with drug dealers, he turns to Dak for help. Eventually goons are sent to kill the hoopster, but they hit the ...
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29%
 6.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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