Tamil movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tamil movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, epic, tense, cult film, realistic and serious films and TV shows about / with tamil, gangsters, love, rivalry, crimes, fight, flashback, death, murder and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres shot in India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tamil: Vikram Vedha (2017), Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), Irumbu Thirai (2018), Anbe Sivam (2003), Vaaranam Aayiram (2008), I Have Found It (2000), Commander (1991), Thevar Magan (1992), Hindustani (1996), Gunaa (1991).

List of tamil movies

 8.3
 45K
Vikram Vedha (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A notorious gangster Vedha surrenders himself to encounter specialist Vikram whom he challenges every step of the way by narrating his life events in the form of riddles that needs to be solved in order to capture him.
Style: suspense, serious, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, showdown, moral dilemma, death, murder, betrayal, crimes, police investigation, police, organized crime, brutality ...
Time: contemporary
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Aayirathil Oruvan (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: India
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Anitha, a government official, embarks on a journey to find Chandramouli, an archaeologist, who went to Vietnam to search for any existence of the prince of the Chola dynasty.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, epic
Plot: prince, supernatural power, missing person, violence, fight, fictional war, expedition, magic, death, ancient civilization, ship, shadow ...
Place: cambodia
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Irumbu Thirai (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Kathiravan, a major in the Indian army with anger management issues, is compelled by circumstances to borrow a loan from a bank with false documents. When the entire money in the account vanishes, Kathiravan tries to track down the scamsters, and it ...
Style: suspense, exciting, psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: hacker, threat, criminal, chase, father son relationship, anger, police, bank, humiliation, soldier, computer, technology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.7
 23K
Anbe Sivam (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Nalla Sivam and Anbarasu meet under different circumstances and their lives are changed as they take the journey of their life.
Style: serious, realistic, experimental, talky, road movie ...
Plot: life changing experience, communism, atheism, odd couple, accident, social differences, introspection, self discovery, tragic love, terrorism, social relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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Vaaranam Aayiram (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, inspirational
Plot: coming of age, couples, family relations, parents and children, tragic love, love and romance, youth, fall in love, father son relationship, loss of loved one, marriage, loss of father ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: asia, india
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I Have Found It (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Two young women with differing views on love find themselves with three suitors. Sowmya (Tabu) attracts the attention of aspiring film director Manohar (Ajith), while wounded Captain Bala (Mammootty) falls for her younger, hopelessly romantic ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: inheritance, sister sister relationship, couples, filmmaking, family relations, siblings relations, romance, soldier, love and romance, love triangle, age difference, marriage proposal ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia
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 8.5
 12K
Commander (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Surya is an orphan raised in a slum. He finds a friend in the local Godfather. They rule the town and forms a parallel government. Things are well until new district collect, step -brother of Surya takes charge. Surya finds his mom and decides to ...
Style: epic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, orphan, friendship, abandoned baby, slum, bail, teenage mother, widow, love interest, guilt, rain, organized crime ...
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 8.7
 7K
Thevar Magan (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Thevar Magan (English: Son of the Thevar) is a 1992 Indian Tamil film produced by, written by, and starring Kamal Hassan in the title role. It was directed by Bharathan and also stars Sivaji Ganesan, Nasser, Revathi and Gouthami in pivotal roles. ...
Style: epic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, village chief, death of grandfather, decapitation, dam, accidental killing, feud, responsibility, homecoming, grandfather granddaughter relationship, unrequited love, family feud ...
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 8.1
 13K
Hindustani (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Senapathy, a veteran freedom fighter, is angry. He is angry against the rampant corruption at every level of the bureaucracy. He will clean it up at any cost.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, independence day, patriotism, investigation, bribery, freedom fighter, political corruption, vengeance, parents and children, rebelliousness, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1940s
Place: asia, india, singapore
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 8.2
 3K
Gunaa (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Guna (Kamal Hasan) is a mentally affected person and gets treatment in a mental asylum, and another mental person in the asylum tells him the story of a fictitious character named Abirami and registers in his mind that she is an angel and she is ...
Style: sad, tragic ending
Plot: stockholm syndrome, cave, love, doctor, police, delusion, death, mental illness, attempted escape, dying words, attempted murder, suicide ...
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Flowing Waves (2000)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After a difficult romance in a class-divided society, the love birds find out marriage is not what they thought it would be.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, romantic
Plot: social differences, coma, family disapproval, love, troubled marriage, infatuation, car accident, love affair, love and romance, hit and run, secret marriage, software ...
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Kannathil Muthamittal (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A little girl is told by her parents that she is adopted. Determined to find her birth mother, her family eventually agrees to take her to Sri Lanka, where they are abducted by the terrorist group known as the Tamil Tigers.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, inspirational ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, suicide bomber, family problems, uncover truth, parents and children, on the run, adopted daughter, civil war, baby, flash forward, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, sri lanka, asia
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 7.6
 2K
Minnale (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Rajesh Shivakumar is a college hoodlum who has his first crush on Reena Joseph, who unfortunately, is engaged to be married to Rajiv Samuel, an Indian engineer settled abroad. In an effort to gain her heart, Maddy impersonates Rajiv and gets close ...
Plot: impersonation, prank, college, rivalry, group of friends, grandfather grandson relationship, breakup, college student, engagement, deception, love at first sight, love triangle ...
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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
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 8.3
 7K
Pithamagan (2003)
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 ...
Style: emotional, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: friendship, prison, crimes, savage, social misfits, misfit, buddies, vengeance, love, emotionless, mortician, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Panchathantiram (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Ram is a playboy pilot. His marriage to Mythili disintegrates after a series of misunderstandings. To cheer him up, his buddies arrange for a steamy evening with a prostitute Maggie, but things go wrong and the men are stuck with a dead body and a ...
Style: captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: misunderstanding, friend, corpse, prostitute, dysfunctional marriage, pilot, call girl, hidden corpse, escapades, disposing of a dead body, relationship problems, husband wife relationship ...
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Vasool Raja MBBS (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A goon, Rajaraman, enrols himself in a medical college to fulfil his father's dream. He defies the college rules and creates problems for Dr Vishwanathan.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, medical school, doctors and patients, disorder, parents and children, cons and scams, family relations, rebellion, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 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 ...
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Sivaji: The Boss (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Corrupt police and politicians target a computer engineer for trying to better the lives of less privileged citizens.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, cult film ...
Plot: corrupt politician, politics, hospital, fighting the system, rivalry, fall in love, cons and scams, vengeance, architect, jail, gangsters, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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Madrasapattinam (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: forbidden love, interracial romance, opposites attract, interracial relations, fall in love, occupation, romance, state affairs, love triangle, brutality, politics, wrestling ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: india
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Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A young, aspiring filmmaker falls in love with a girl who moves into the house above his, but her sophisticated nature does more harm than good to him.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: unrequited love, unfulfilled love, young love, relationship vs career, romantic relationship, couple relations, couples, male female relationship, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, fall in love ...
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 8.3
 11K
Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Dass specialises in small time kidnapping and has his own set of rules. The primary and most important among them is not to get involved with influential people. Three jobless youngsters meet Dass and the four take up an assignment for a hefty sum ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gang, crimes, parents and children, cons and scams, police investigation, disorder, confined, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
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 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
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 6.1
 13K
Kabali (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A gangster in Malaysia goes in search of his family after 25 years of imprisonment.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, revenge, oppression, murder, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, frame up, betrayal, ex convict, released from prison, organized crime, elderly man ...
Time: 80s, 2010s
Place: malaysia
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 7.7
 2K
Annamalai (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The film stars Rajinikanth, Kushboo and Sarath Babu in the lead roles with Radha Ravi, Nizhalgal Ravi and Manorama playing supporting roles. The film revolves around a poor milkman who befriends the son of the businessman. The latter's father ...
Style: epic, cult film
Plot: gangsters, riches to rags, friend turned foe, oath, rags to riches, businessman, class differences, friend, friendship, hitman, hotel, wealth ...
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 7.8
 3K
Gentleman (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A story of a modern day Robin Hood who takes from the corrupted rich to provide education for the poor. Krishnamoorthy alias Kicha (Arjun) is a respected person in his local community and runs a small business. But Kicha, at the same time, is also a ...
Plot: vigilante, corruption, court, death of friend, death of mother, corrupt politician, suicide bomber, assassination, flashback, robbery, trap, suicide ...
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 7.9
 3K
Uriyadi (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college students gets entangled in the scheme of a fledgling caste outfit that wants to turn into a political party.
Style: political, social, political thriller, cult film
Plot: caste system, brawl, hospital, friend, bus, friendship, college, drunkenness, political party, college student, fight, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s
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 8.5
 31K
96 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ram is a photographer and nature lover who travels all around India capturing moments. On a chance visit to his hometown Tanjavur, he goes into his school and begins to walk down memory lane to 1994 when he was a student harboring feelings for his ...
Style: romantic, talky, touching, emotional, cult film
Plot: friendship, high school life, high school reunion, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, love, relationships, lovers, fall in love, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, 90s
Place: india
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Sarpatta Parambarai (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: When Sarpatta Parambarai is challenged to a do-or-die match, Kabilan, a young labourer, must choose whether to put on the gloves himself and lead his clan to victory, or be dissuaded by his disapproving mother and dangerous politics.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: boxing, politics, fight, gang war, crime family, power struggle, boxer, gang, sport, political unrest, battles, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
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 8.9
 201K
Jai Bhim (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Story: A pregnant woman from a primitive tribal community, searches desperately for her husband, who is missing from police custody. So as to find her husband and seek justice for them, as their voice, a High Court advocate rises in support. Will their ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating, social
Plot: lawyer, investigation, courtroom, theft, crime investigation, poverty, crimes, poor family, criminal, dysfunctional family, judgment, human rights ...
Place: india
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