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Thani Oruvan (2015)
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Thani Oruvan (2015)
Original name: தனி ஒருவன்
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: exciting, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: arch villain, good versus evil, police officer, mafia, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, scientist, violence, heroes, death, brutality, crime boss, chase, mad scientist, murder, society, gang war, mob boss, criminal heroes, rivalry, crime family, revenge
Time: 21st century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, exciting and suspense films with plots about crimes, murder, vengeance, gangsters, rivalry, chase and revenge mostly in Action, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Thani Oruvan: Anna: Born to Lead (2013), Johan Falk: Slutet (2015), Gatao 2: Rise of the King (2018), Black Luck (2016), Toro (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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Plot: fight for justice, mafia, politics, vigilantism, revenge, fight, leader, violence, crime boss, rivalry, brutality, death ...
Time: year 1988
Place: india
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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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: mafia, police, criminal underworld, organized crime, gunfight, torture, police procedural, murder, police officer killed, brutality, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gatao 2: Rise of the King (2018)
Genre: Crime
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ren has finally succeeded his boss as the head of the North Fort Gang. For so long, his ambitions had been held back; now, he can realize them. But the ruthless Jian returns with his own gang. Though Ren and Jian were once like brothers, Ren's ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gang war, rivalry, crime boss, family business, pride and honor, organized crime, vengeance, revenge, crime family, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: taipei
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Black Luck (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hitman in hiding struggles to keep his monsters at bay when his dark past comes calling. Some days your LUCK just goes BLACK.
Style: bloody, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: blood, hitman, revenge, brother brother relationship, mafia, torture, interrogation, fight scenes, violence, brutality, crime boss, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
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Plot: mafia, chase, murder, card playing, mob boss, police, cards, niece, fight, revenge, betrayal, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, andalusia
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Pickings (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a short-tempered mobster and his gang of thugs try to shake down a neighborhood bar, they're soon confronted with the wrath of its owner - a mysterious southern mother with a dangerous past.
Style: neo noir, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: bandit, mafia, revenge, gangsters, redneck, psychotic, mercilessness, vengeance, crimes, gang war, woman in danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The King Is Here (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Samraat, an underworld mafia, is coming to Bangladesh. Bangladeshi mafia Musa has interest in this because Samraat can ruin his business. So he wants Samraat dead by any means but failed. Samraat finally lands and has bargain with one of Musa's ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: bangladesh
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Pericle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A failed porn actor, working as an enforcer for a mafia kingpin, finds himself confronted with an all-out turf war after an errand goes drastically wrong. Going on the run is his only option.
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Plot: mafia, gang war, society, rivalry, chase, revenge, gangsters, mercilessness, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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Mr. Six (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, unusual plot structure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Villain (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: ADGP Mathew Manjooran, returns to work after a seven-month sabbatical, only to take voluntary retirement. His last day has him investigating a case involving triple murder, including a police officer. Soon a pattern emerges and each clue also links ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, exciting, contemplative
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Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ten Dead Men (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You can’t outrun your past. That is the extremely painful lesson that Ryan (Brendan Carr)is learning right now, as spectres of his past life of crime have returned to haunt him, destroying the only person he holds dear, and nearly killing him in ...
Style: exciting, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ebar Shabor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A very much experienced police detective Mr. Shabor Dasgupta (Actor-Saswata Chatterjee) is assigned to do the task of solving the mystery of the murder of Mitali Ghosh (Actress-Swastika Mukherjee),who is a woman with a messy past life, who was ...
Style: contemplative, tense, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: murder, murder victim, murder mystery, blood, investigation, murder investigation, law enforcement, graphic violence, uncover truth, track down, death, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Johan Falk: De 107 patrioterna (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It's a beautiful day in Slottsskogen, Gothenburg idyllic city park, when suddenly the unthinkable happens - gunfire amidst all people. Two gangsters shooting game against each other and a large police operation starts. The conflict grows ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
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Big B (2007)
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Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Ransom (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
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Weekend (2011)
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Duration: 121 min.
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Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 321 min.
Story: Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to generations. At the turn of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Degenerate (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Haunted by the images of his own traumatic past, Blair O'Leary (Bobby Field) unknowingly leads his friends down a dark path of destruction. Being a good friend, Marcus (David Yost) lends a helping hand getting Blair, Ralphie (Claude Duhammel), ...
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Company (2002)
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Scratch (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
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Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
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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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Bullett Raja (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
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Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arrambam (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are provided to security forces, which resulted in ...
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Killing Angels (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dog Bite Dog (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young Cambodian man who has been trained to fight for money in his country is hired to kill someone in Hong Kong. He performs the hit and then flees from Hong Kong police, who are wrestling with internal problems of a model cop and his son, who is ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
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