Movies like Villu

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Villu (2009)
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Villu (2009)
Original name: வில்லு
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, Adithya, Geetha, and Ranjitha play supporting roles whilst Prabhu Deva, Mumaith Khan, Zabyn Khan, and Kushboo Sundar appear in item numbers. The film is produced and distributed by Ayngaran International and composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The movie was dubbed into Hindi as Ek Aur Jaanbaaz Khilladi and in Telugu Yamakantri. This film is loosely based on 1998 film Soldier
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: vengeance, law enforcement, crimes, gang, police detective, fight, death, chase, murder, arms smuggling, loss of father, faked death, one against many, revenge, bollywood, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry, airplane, village, ship, police, violence, tough guy, smuggler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, munich germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, suspenseful and serious films with plots about crimes, rivalry, murder, vengeance, chase, deadly and chases and races mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Villu: Grandmaster (2012), Cheetah The Power Of One (2005), Desh Prem the Real Hero (2012), Singam (2010), Wanted (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grandmaster (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Chandrashekhar lives alone in a dark and violent city. Even with crime occurring all around him, he withdraws from all responsibility and lives quietly. Soon, change is forced upon him in order to catch a serial killer. Like a grandmaster who ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Cheetah The Power Of One (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Nandu, an orphan, is a top-notch professional killer in town. He manoeuvres his operations with the help of his buddy. In one such operation, he falls into the eyes of the cops. While fleeing from the crime scene, he unintentionally becomes the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Desh Prem the Real Hero (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A blind man with his 'Echolocation' power takes on a revenge mission.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bollywood, chase, revenge, murder, blindness, betrayal, danger, rivalry, crimes, conspiracy, mastermind, motorcycle chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
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Singam (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
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Place: india
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, bangkok thailand, mumbai india, california
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Ghajini (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The film's story is around a rich business entrepreneur falling in love with an ad film actress. The entrepreneur and the actress fall in love, though she does not know that he is an entrepreneur. When she successfully saves a bunch of children ...
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Ambition (2005)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Elaan (Hindi: एलान, translation: Manifesto) is a 2005 Bollywood action thriller film. Elaan is a mission film about five characters and their plan against one man. Produced by Ganesh Jain and Ratan Jain and directed by Vikram Bhatt, the film ...
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Son of Sardaar (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jassi Randhawa (Ajay Devgan) is an unemployed good-for-nothing man who receives a letter from the Punjab government about buying his property in Punjab. To sell the property, Jassi leaves for Punjab. On the train, he meets and falls in love with ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, sikh, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, village, homecoming, gang, escape, chase, master villain, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Movie in collections
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Anjaan (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Krishna (Suriya) comes to Mumbai in search of his brother Raju Bhai (Suriya), an underworld don. Through Raju Bhai's gangster friends, his past life is revealed. What happened to Raju Bhai? Will Krishna find him?
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thani Oruvan (2015)
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Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
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Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, tense, light ...
Plot: investigation, rivalry, crimes, fall in love, chase, political corruption, murder, vengeance, brother brother relationship, graphic violence, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
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Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Vendetta (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers (Danny Dyer) tracks down a gang who slaughtered his parents while at the same time avoiding being tracked down by his old unit and the cops. With police closing in and his old unit on his trail, he has ...
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Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Duration: 149 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 8.0
 13K
Ghilli (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Muthu Pandi, a village strongman, decides to marry Dhanalakshmi, and begins his quest by eliminating everyone who opposes their union - starting with both her brothers. In desperation, Dhanalakshmi decides to escape from the village, and in the ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: village, ambition, fall in love, crimes, romance, woman in danger, lovers on the run, family relations, rivalry, chases and races, save the lady, manhunt ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 9K
Arrambam (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.4
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Race 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ranveer Singh (Saif Ali Khan) travels to exotic locales and confronts the Turkish mafia on a mission to avenge the death of his lover Sonia in this action-packed sequel. In the process of seeking her killers, Ranveer crosses Armaan Mallick (John ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, siblings relations, vengeance, bollywood, shrewd, crimes, betrayal, police detective, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
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Cold Steel (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Johnny Modine gets his Christmas celebration spoiled with news of his father's death, which seems the work of psychopathic junkies ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.3
 16K
Anniyan (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Ambi, a meek lawyer, ends up being a vigilante named Anniyan, and a supermodel named Remo, after suffering with multiple personality disorder due to the society.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, vigilante, lawyer, vigilantism, love affair, mental illness, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, alter ego, punishment, irony of fate ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Singam 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Picking up the storyline from where Singam ended, Duraisingam (Suriya) has gone undercover after meeting the Home Minister and is working as an NCC officer in a school in Thoothukudi. The only people who know about this operation are the Chief ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Facing the Enemy (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Griff McCleary is a cop, now his son shot himself with Griff's gun. A year later both he and his wife are still reeling from it. Griff feeling shut out by his wife Olivia, decides to move out. Now he is investigating what appears to be a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, emotional, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Anna: Born to Lead (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: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, fight for justice, politics, vigilantism, fight, leader, revenge, murder, brutality, violence, rivalry, death ...
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
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Players (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Learning of a fortune in gold being secretly shipped to Romania, master thieves Charlie and Riya assemble a crack team to steal it.
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: heist, gang, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, partners, betrayal, bollywood, safecracker, rivalry, caper, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.1
 24K
Kaththi (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Kathiresan aka Kaththi, a criminal, escapes from the Kolkata prison and comes to Chennai, where he comes across his doppelganger Jeevanandham, fighting for his life after being shot at by unknown men. Kathir decides to pass off as Jeeva and make ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, crimes, chase, gangsters, bollywood, village, save the day, corporation, danger, graphic violence, chases and races, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.1
 351
Playboy Cops (2008)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two off-the-wall detectives go in search for a killer, while vying for the affections of a young woman.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, martial arts, jealousy, police investigation, crimes, gang, track down, vengeance, police detective, law enforcement, rivalry, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 26K
Holiday (2014)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A soldier on vacation finds himself hunting down a terrorist. A military officer attempts to hunt down a terrorist, destroy a terrorist gang and deactivate the sleeper cells under its command.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: soldier, tough heroes, special agents, love and romance, fall in love, heroes, military, vengeance, rivalry, track down, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 3K
Sunday (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dead body found floating in a lake… Unexplained scratch marks on her neck… Supari killers out to kill her… A taxi driver who yells ‘bhoot, bhoot’ every time he sees her...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, riddles and clues, mystery, mysterious character, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation, crimes, memory loss, bollywood, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.7
 1K
Blind Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A police inspector must solve two grisly murders. The problem is that his only suspect is a blind man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, mind game, blind man, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, graphic violence, solitary, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%