Movies like Pokkiri

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Pokkiri (2007)
 7.5
 13K
Pokkiri (2007)
Original name: போக்கிரி
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Tamil is a killer for hire, and will accept any contract provided the amount is right. The Police want him for questioning, while the underworld needs him to silence their opponents. No one really knows this assassin's background. It is only Tamil who knows his real identity and he has no intention of sharing it with anyone.
Style: cult film
Plot: gangsters, police, police officer, gang war, love, killer, father, disguise, fight, violence, obsession, kidnapping, murder, tough guy, criminal, undercover, crime boss, gunfight, elevator, organized crime, nightclub, corrupt cop, blackmail, trapped in an elevator, sexism ...

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father movies
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Most similar movies to Pokkiri

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, exciting and cult film films with plots about murder, gangsters, police officer, police, violence, revenge and crimes mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Pokkiri: Pokiri (2006), Wanted (2009), Mumbai Mirror (2013), Villu (2009), Theri (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 15K
Pokiri (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Pandu (Mahesh Babu) is a ruthless mafia man who kills anybody for money. He falls in love with Sruthi (Ileana) at the very first sight. Sruthi too loves Pandu, but hesitates to confess her love to him as he is a reckless criminal. Though a goon, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, one man army, obsession, one against many, organized crime, death of father, violence, chase, murder, police, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 25K
Wanted (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Radhe is a hardcore gangster. A sharpshooter with a sharp brain, he works for Gani Bhai, the dreaded Mafioso, but on his own terms. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he ...
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, gang war, fall in love, hitman, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, vigilantism, crimes, crime boss, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bangkok thailand, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
 125
Mumbai Mirror (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Mumbai Mirror revolves around Abhijeet Patil, a hardcore action packed cop, who can neither tolerate violence against women nor crime in his area. He comes across a drug racket led by Shetty, who runs several bars in the city. One of the dancers, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, brutal, suspense
Plot: mass murder, police officer, game, officer, investigation, gang war, fight, violence, chase, brutality, family business, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.5
 4K
Villu (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Villu (Tamil: வில்லு; English: Bow) is a 2009 Tamil language action film written and directed by Prabhu Deva. The film stars Vijay in a dual role while Nayantara and Prakash Raj play other prominent roles. Manoj K. Jayan, Vadivelu, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, police detective, gang, crimes, chase, one against many, fight, death, loss of father, murder, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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violence movies
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obsession movies
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5904
 7.3
 20K
Theri (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: When an honest cop, Vijay Kumar's family is ruthlessly slaughtered by a politician and his aides, he decides to change his identity and commits his life to bring his daughter up in a serene atmosphere. But some freak events end up compromising ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense, cult film
Plot: police, crime boss, criminal gang, murderer, loss of family, police officer, bandit, vengeance, gang, loss of daughter, revenge, murder ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Hunt and Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Raghavan (Kamal Haasan) is an honest cop in Tamil Nadu. His wife Kayalvizhi (Kamalinee Mukerji) dies in a violent incident. Raghavan is deputized to investigate the murder of Rani, the daughter of his colleague Arokiya Raj (Prakash Raj) in a remote ...
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, rough, epic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, police investigation, police detective, who done it, police station, murder, police, psycho, police chase, hotel, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Johan Falk: Slutet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The unknown, large mafia organization is now showing its true face. The pressure that GSI and John Falk and his family have put on the organization, makes them fight back on all fronts. The rule book is thrown out. But to go after Johan Falk's ...
Style: psychological, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police, mafia, criminal underworld, police procedural, organized crime, murder, police officer killed, torture, gunfight, criminal heroes, crime boss, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chuck Norris vs. the Karate Cop (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Chinese-American cop, skilled in martial arts, battles the most powerful criminal gang in San Francisco that is responsible for the death of his partner.
Plot: martial arts, taekwondo, criminal gang, police officer, death, police, organized crime, violence, police officer killed, brutality, drugs, murder ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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tough guy movies
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3802
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2231
Garv: Pride and Honour (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Garv is a story of three brave and honest cops: Samar Singh (Amrish Puri), Arjun Ranawat (Salman Khan) and Hyder Ali Khan (Arbaaz Khan). Samar wants to reduce the amount of crime in the state. The trio faces obstacles because the powerful and ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, exciting
Plot: criminal underworld, police corruption, police, gangsters, fight, friendship, crime boss, murder, court, love, police officer, imprisonment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 280
Porki (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A cop disguises as a gangster in order to capture a mafia leader.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting
Plot: mafia, lust, fight, rape, seduction, killer, seductress, love, murder, police officer, secret police, undercover agent ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.4
 20K
Thani Oruvan (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: An idealistic cop and an ambitious scientist-businessman indulge in a high-stake battle of wits.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: police officer, good versus evil, police, rivalry, chase, vengeance, mad scientist, society, violence, gang war, crime family, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 11K
Thalaivaa (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A mafia don sends his son out of the country because he doesn't want even a shadow of his life falling on him. Destiny wills otherwise. The son makes an innocuous trip to Mumbai to visit his dad. And ends up filling his father's large ...
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: gangsters, vigilantism, politics, fight for justice, mafia, revenge, leader, fight, chase, criminal heroes, mob boss, gang war ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.3
 15K
Truth (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A young man named Satya comes to Mumbai from South India in search of a job. Jailed for something he did not do, the once-honest young man meets an underworld boss, Bhiku Mhatre in jail and joins his gang.
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, death of protagonist, revenge, crime boss, gang, rivalry, the underworld, criminal underworld, crimes, society, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Protect Protect (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Kaakha Kaakha is a 2003 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by Gautham Menon. The film released to highly positive reviews in August 2003 and went on to become the first Biggest Blockbuster in Suriya's career, and was considered a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, vengeance, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, corrupt law enforcer, organized crime, criminal heroes, murder, hostage, betrayal, criminal, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 844
Billa (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Billa (Rajinikanth) is a powerful mafia lord, who in spite of being one of the most wanted on the list of Interpol, remains elusive to the police. Meanwhile, after a couple of unsuccessful attempts at nabbing Billa, the police finally succeed, but ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gangsters, death of fiance, lookalikes, chase, revenge, snitch, murder, diary, orphan, martial arts, criminal gang, undercover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.5
 7K
Pudhupettai (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The story is set in the backdrop of the slums of Pudhupettai in Chennai, as the title suggests, where a high school kid Kokki Kumar (Dhanush) sees his mom dead after he comes back from watching a movie. His father, the murderer is also planning to ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, epic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, mob hit, politician, gang leader, gang, rival gang, crime boss, mafia, organized crime, murder, violence, criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A hardnosed cop goes after a gang of ruthless dacoits who have been terrorising residents along the highway for a decade.
Style: suspense, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: violence, police investigation, true crime, bandit, chase, murder, fight, one man army, brutality, police, crimes, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, gang, chase, investigation, murder, gangsters, track down, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 35K
Raw Deal (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mark Kaminsky is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminsky in a ...
Style: intense, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, small town, crimes, gang, vengeance, gangsters, mafia, heroes, revenge, law enforcement, working undercover, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1986
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 12K
Don (1978)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: A ruthless gangster named Don is killed during a scuffle with the police. Since only DSP DeSilva knows of this incident, he recruits another person named Vijay who is a spitting image of Don. Vijay is planted in Don's place in Don's gang ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, on the run, undercover, mistaken identity, lookalikes, undercover cop, indians, diary, cripple, circus, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 24K
The Punisher (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The avenging angel of Marvel Comics fame comes brilliantly to life in this searing action-adventure thriller! Dolph Lundgren stars as Frank Castle, a veteran cop who loses his entire family to a mafia car bomb. Only his ex-partner believes Castle ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, superhero, mafia, crime fighter, torture, one man army, revenge, gangsters, vengeance, organized crime, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 1K
Dragon Fight (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jimmy and Tiger are members of the Chinese national wushu team. The two are in Los Angeles to perform exhibitions. However, for Tiger, he plans to defect to L.A. to make a name for himself. When Jimmy learns of Tigers plan to defect, an attempt to ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, irony of fate, heroes, gangsters, artist, master warrior, massacre, combat, car accident, kung fu master, male female relationship ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 112K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 76K
Master (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: An alcoholic professor is sent to a juvenile school, where he clashes with a gangster, who uses the children of the school for criminal activities.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug smuggling, criminal, professor, school teacher, gang, master criminal, outlaw gang, gangsters, gang leader, smuggler, criminal gang, crime boss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 6K
Darbar (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Aaditya, the commissioner of Mumbai Police, sets out to catch Ajay, a drug peddler. However, he uncovers a deeper controversy linked to an international drug lord and must mete out justice.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, cult film
Plot: manhunt, secret, police officer, chase, sleuth, fighting crime, police investigation, investigation, police detective, crime solving, uncover truth, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 16K
Company (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Mallik is a henchman of Aslam Bhai, a Mumbai underworld kingpin. He inducts local hothead Chandu into the gang, and the two of them soon form a formidable faction within the gang, eventually displacing Aslam. As the empire grows, however, the two of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, neo noir, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, rivalry, gang war, crime boss, criminal underworld, gang, criminal syndicate, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india, hong kong, switzerland, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 831
Cops vs. Thugs (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In at least 6 movies by director Kinji Fukasaku, Bunta Sugawara played a yakuza thug. This time, he carries a badge but his character hasn't lost his distaste for double-dealing bosses and authority figures who are out to cover their own butts. ...
Plot: yakuza, gangsters, organized crime, samurai, police, rough sex, police corruption, murder, police brutality, nightclub, interrogation, corrupt cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 51K
Hard Boiled (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A cop who loses his partner in a shoot-out with gun smugglers goes on a mission to catch them. In order to get closer to the leaders of the ring he joins forces with an undercover cop who's working as a gangster hitman. They use all means of ...
Style: bloody, intense, suspense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gunfight, violence, violent, undercover, martial arts, mafia, partnership, heroic bloodshed, friendship, police, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 630K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, neo noir, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 60s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 24K
The Gauntlet (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Phoenix cop Ben Shockley is well on his way to becoming a derelict when he is assigned to transport a witness named Gus Mally from Vegas. Mally turns out to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and incriminating information regarding a ...
Style: road movie, exciting, suspense, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle, chase, biker, police corruption, organized crime, bus, motorcycle chase, hitman, police officer, tough cop, crimes, corrupt official ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, san francisco, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%