Movies like Mersal

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Mersal (2017)
 8.0
 33K
Mersal (2017)
Original name: மெர்சல்
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: serious, suspense, epic, emotional, mysterious, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, murder, anger, rage, fight, medicine, violence, betrayal, doctor, brutality, poverty, brother brother relationship, hidden truth, prison, memory loss, father son relationship, interrogation, irony of fate, wound, magician, one against many, dancing, football, village, time ...
Time: 70s, 2010s
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to Mersal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, neo noir and exciting films with plots about murder, revenge, violence, fight, chase, death and brutality mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mersal: Pokiri (2006), Villu (2009), I Am Wrath (2016), Mahaan (2022), The Blood Bond (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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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: tense, twists and turns, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, undercover cop, chase, revenge, fall in love, one against many, tough guy, one man army, love, organized crime, obsession, death of father ...
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100%
 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: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, gang, police detective, murder, faked death, death, fight, one against many, revenge, arms smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 15K
I Am Wrath (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, bleak, surprise ending ...
Plot: revenge, murder, police corruption, brutality, violence, paranoia, sociopath, corrupt politician, hairdresser, dark hero, governor, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.2
 12K
Mahaan (2022)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A man's family leaves him when he strays from the path of ideological living in his search for personal freedom. However, as he realizes his ambitions, he also misses the presence of his son in his life. Having fulfilled his dream of becoming a ...
Style: surprise ending, epic, cult film
Plot: celebration, rise to power, jealousy, chase, gang leader, battles, gunfight, gang, friendship, brother brother relationship, bandit, cell phone ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 3.5
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The Blood Bond (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Style: tense, disturbing, intense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, doctor, drunkenness, chase, fear, mentor, revenge, death, car chase, nurse, murder, spy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced action movie is again set in the criminal underworld in France, where Frank Martin is known as The Transporter, because he is the best driver and mercenary money can buy. In this installment, he meets Anna and they attempt to take ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: one man army, tough guy, one against many, bank robbery, lone hero, heroes, rivalry, crimes, car chase, security guard, organized crime, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 90s, year 1995 ...
Place: europe, french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 57K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, criminal, friendship, murder, police ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 3K
Vishwaroop 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: RAW agent Wisam Ahmad Kashmiri prevents an al-Qaida terrorist from executing a massive attack on New York. He must now wade through further traps and conspiracies to thwart a new plot against three democratic nations.
Style: captivating, tense, sweet, bilingual
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, team, suicide, death, violence, rescue, murder, fight, strong female character, destruction, timebomb ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.4
 64K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, justice, drug cartel, corruption, loss of child, one woman army, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female martial artist, revenge killing, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2012, year 2017, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Skillfully framed by an unknown enemy for the murder of a priest, wanted vigilante MacManus brothers Murphy and Connor must come out of hiding on a sheep farm in Ireland to fight for justice in Boston.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, murder, priest, friendship, crimes, revenge, vigilante, criminal heroes, murderous pair, partners, justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: boston, ireland, usa, massachusetts, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 22K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Plot: corrupt cop, drug lord, police, rookie, criminal gang, police corruption, organized crime, policewoman, murder, african american, drug dealer, police chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, detroit, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 27K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, hidden identity, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Boondock Saints (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, mafia, crimes, siblings relations, mob boss, corpse, fbi, morality, revenge, racial slur, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorist, counter terrorism, government agent, mentor, kickboxing, one against many, recruit, terrorist plot, tough guy, mole, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, istanbul turkey, romania, warsaw poland, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 53K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: female agent, female spy, female assassin, strong female character, assassin, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, one woman army, woman with a gun, murder, hitman, femme fatale ...
Time: 2020s
Place: saudi arabia, france, boston, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Condemned 2 (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former bounty hunter who finds himself on the run as part of a revamped Condemned tournament, in which convicts are forced to fight each other to the death as part of a game that's broadcast to the public.
Plot: frame up, martial arts, chase, paranoia, betrayal, suspicion, showdown, ambush, tough guy, bomb, murder, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: politics, vigilantism, mafia, fight for justice, revenge, fight, leader, mob boss, vengeance, gang war, criminal heroes, brutality ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 11K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, brutal, suspense, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, murder, chase, police station, police officer killed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 64K
Unhinged (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A case of road rage turns into full-blown terror when an unstable driver follows a woman and her son.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: maniac, road rage, woman in danger, stalker, stalking, psychopath, evil man, mentally unstable, threat, driving, car chase, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, violence spree, corruption, mob boss, murder, mob hit, gangsters, damsel in distress, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: corrupt cop, survival, police, death of friend, chase, murder, police chase, violence, self mutilation, martial arts, spy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 154K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending, neo noir
Plot: revenge, one against many, cia, warrior, ex military, loner, tough guy, murder, vigilantism, rape, hostage, kidnapping ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, europe, north america, brussels, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 3K
Edge of Fear (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After being stabbed in the heart by ruthless home invaders, a man is left for dead. Now weak, outnumbered, and knife sticking from his chest, he attempts to do the impossible: save his wife from these murderers before he bleeds to death.
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, tense, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: anger, wound, murder, vigilantism, psychopath, revenge, violence, brutality, vengeance, crimes, torture, home invasion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 288K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lone hero, accountant, autism, sniper, justice, mathematics, money laundering, organized crime, gunfight, hitman, assassin, criminal ...
Time: year 2010, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006 ...
Place: new york, germany, new hampshire, illinois, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 7K
Yevadu (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Satya is given a different face after he suffers burn-related injuries. After being released from the hospital, he deals with the murderer of his lover Deepti. But his new face has given him new foes.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crimes, mistaken identity, physical appearance, rivalry, murder, transformation, hidden identity, undercover, graphic violence, one against many ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 223K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, tough guy, spy, black ops, rogue agent, cia, espionage, amnesia, lone hero, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, washington d.c., rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 28K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: female assassin, spy, female killer, revenge, assassin, murder, chase, female protagonist, hitman, assassination, professional killer, female mercenary ...
Time: year 1991
Place: bucharest, vietnam, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 2K
Taffin (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a small Irish town is terrorized by a corrupt business syndicate, a lone hero (Brosnan) wages an all out war.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: debt collector, small town, fighting the system, one man army, heroes, martial arts, conspiracy, irish, gangsters, rivalry, dishonesty, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 168K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, non-linear, psychotronic
Plot: mission, parkour, teamwork, fight, good versus evil, justice, deception, brutality, machismo, paranoia, courage, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: hong kong, italy, paris france, middle east, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 2K
Operator (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, captivating, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police, hostage, haunted by the past, chaos, criminal, manipulation, betrayal, redemption, violence, revenge, police officer ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%