World Cinema Remakes in Tamil

This is the list of world cinema remakes in Tamil. There's always inspirations which are been unconditional when it comes to Tamil Film Industry as many films and its themes have been replicated from World Cinema. Over the decades, they have been defined on it course and indeed it has become an inevitable method. Sometimes, similarities persisted clearly on characterizations, where plots completely different.
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1.
Roman Holiday (1953)
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A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. (118 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
“ May Madham(1994), a Tamil musical film closely based on the Roman Holiday. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
2.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ Shanthi Nilayam (1969) Tamil Movie film primarily based on The sound of music with a slight change in story and Climax. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
3.
Sunflower (1970)
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An Italian woman conducts a desperate search for her husband, a soldier considered missing in action in Russia - like fifty thousand others during WWII. (107 mins.)
“ Roja (1992), is about the woman's search of her husband, in Kashmir. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
4.
Very Bad Things (1998)
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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
“ Panchatantram (2002), is Tamil Comedy film starring Kamal Hassan directed by K.S Ravi Kumar ” - Ram Dinesh
 
5.
Derailed (2005)
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When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, the two must turn the tables on him to save their families. (108 mins.)
“ Pachaikili Muthucharam (2007) is a Tamil romantic-thriller film directed by Gautham Menon ” - Ram Dinesh
 
6.
Memento (2000)
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A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle. (113 mins.)
“ Ghajini (2005), a Tamil film starring Surya Sivakumar and Asin, directed by A. R. Murugadoss ” - Ram Dinesh
 
7.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
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After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ Avvai Shanmugi (1996) is a Tamil comedy film directed by K. S. Ravikumar and written by Crazy Mohan, which is an Indian adaptation of Mrs. Doubtfire. The film features Kamal Haasan in the lead role with Meena, Gemini Ganesan, Nagesh, Heera, Manivannan and Nassar. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
8.
What About Bob? (1991)
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A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, a manipulative, obsessively compulsive narcissist, tracks him down during his family vacation. (99 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Thenali (2000) is a film directed and produced by K. S. Ravikumar and written by Crazy Mohan. The film featured Kamal Haasan playing the title role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
9.
Tsotsi (2005)
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Six days in the violent life of a young Johannesburg gang leader. (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Hood
“ Yogi (2009) is a Tamil action-drama film directed by Subramaniya Shiva, Starring director-turned-actor Ameer Sultan, the film is written by Ameer himself. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
10.
Hardcore (1979)
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A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in California's porno pits. (109 mins.)
Director: Paul Schrader
“ Mahanadi (1994)is a Tamil film featuring Kamal Hassan, Sukanya, and Cochin Haneefa. It portrays the grief of a humble village man, who sees his family, property being ruined.It also depicts the growing problem of "Child Sex workers", where young girls are targeted and turned into flesh-trade. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
11.
Taken (2008)
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A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ Virudhagiri (2010) is an Indian Tamil action film written and directed by Vijayakanth, making his directorial debut. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
12.
Brewster's Millions (1985)
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal. (102 mins.)
Director: Walter Hill
“ Arunachalam(1997) is a Tamil language film starring Rajinikanth. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
13.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion. (93 mins.)
Director: John Hughes
“ Anbe Sivam (2003) is a 2003 Tamil drama film directed by Sundar C and written by Kamal Hassan. The film stars Kamal Hassan and R. Madhavan. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
14.
I Am Sam (2001)
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A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family. (132 mins.)
Director: Jessie Nelson
“ Deiva Thirumagal (2011) is a Tamil drama film written and directed by A. L. Vijay, that features Vikram in the lead role as a mentally challenged adult with the maturity of a six-year-old boy, while Baby Sarah, Anushka Shetty, Amala Paul and Nassar portray other pivotal roles ” - Ram Dinesh
 
15.
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
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Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino... (112 mins.)
“ Autograph (2004) is a Tamil language film directed by Cheran. Cheran also plays the lead role in the film, and other cast members include Sneha, Gopika, Kanika and Mallika. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
16.
Judgment Night (1993)
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Four friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives. (110 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ Saroja (2008) is a Tamil comedy thriller film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu and produced by T. Siva. It stars Shiva, Vaibhav Reddy, Premji Amaren, S. P. B. Charan and Vega Tamotia in the lead roles and Prakash Raj, Jayaram, Kajal Aggarwal, Sampath Raj, Nikita Thukral and Nagendran in other vital roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
17.
Moon Over Parador (1988)
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Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the country of Parador at the time the dictator dies... (103 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
“ Indiran Chandiran (1990) has Kamal Haasan in a dual role. The story revolves around the corrupt city mayor G.K. Raju (Kamal Haasan) whose atrocities have no end. His assistant Kripakar (Charanraj) kills the mayor and plants a decoy, Chandiran (Kamal Haasan again), in order to find a stash of expensive diamonds hidden away by the mayor. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
18.
The Corsican Brothers (1941)
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Douglas Fairbanks jr plays Siamese twins, separated by a good doctor [scalpel hemostat sutures quickly!!] after their parents are killed by Vendetta... (111 mins.)
Director: Gregory Ratoff
“ Neerum Neruppum (1971), Starring MGR directed by P. Neelakantan. The story is about the kingdom of Marthandan and Bhupathi are constantly at loggerheads with each other. The kingdom and burns down the castle with all its inmates.The truth is revealed to them when they turn twenty-five. The younger, among the two brothers, Karikalan (M.G.R) has a strange problem and undergoes every emotion of his elder brother Manivannan (M.G.R. again). How does Manivannan deal with the problem of his younger brother and beat the enemy.

Apoorva Sagodharargal (1949) is a Tamil film that released on 21 October 1949 starring M. K. Radha and P. Bhanumathi, directed by Acharya. It is simultaneously produced in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi languages by Gemini Studios. The film was made in Telugu as Apoorva Sahodarulu, directed by C. Pullaiah and Hindi as Nishaan, directed by S. S. Vasan. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
19.
The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
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When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is... (105 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
“ Enakkul Oruvan( 1984) is a 1984 Tamil film starring Kamal Haasan in the lead role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
20.
9 to 5 (1980)
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Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him. (109 mins.)
Director: Colin Higgins
“ Magalir Mattum (1994), Tamil remake of "9 to 5" has three women working in the same office (Revathi, Rohini, Urvashi) who are constantly harassed by their lecherous boss (Nasser). The three decide to gang up against him, but a strange accident complicates things when the boss lands in a hospital and the three women end up with the dead body of a terrorist. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
21.
Misery (1990)
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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Julie Ganapathi (2003) is a South Indian motion picture. It is a remake of the 1990 American film Misery, itself an adaptation of the Stephen King novel. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
22.
Two Much (1996)
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A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother. (118 mins.)
Director: Fernando Trueba
“ Naam Iruvar Namakku Iruvar (1998) is a Tamil film directed by Sundar C and produced by K. Balachandar. Prabhu Deva and Meena played the leading roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
23.
She-Devil (1989)
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A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist. (99 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
“ Sathi Leelavathi (1995) is a Tamil comedy film directed by Balu Mahendra. Kamal Haasan's own production company "Raj Kamal International" produced this movie. This film is loosely based on the 1989 comedy movie She-Devil. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
24.
Witness (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young Amish boy is sole witness to a murder; policeman John Book goes into hiding in Amish country to protect him until the trial. (112 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Soora Samhaaram (1998) is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan in the role of police officer, ACP Athi Veerapandiyan. Its also well known for 2 major action scenes which was based from The Untouchables and Lethal Weapon. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
25.
Green Card (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that. (103 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
“ Nala Damayanthi (2003) is a Tamil film directed by Mouli and written by Mouli and Kamal Hassan. The film stars Madhavan and Geetu Mohandas in lead roles. It also featured guest roles from Kamal Hassan and Jayaram. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
26.
Micki + Maude (1984)
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A bigamist must keep his wives from meeting each other, which becomes tricky when they're both pregnant. (118 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
“ Rettai Vaal Kuruvi (1987) is a Tamil language film starring Mohan, Raadhika Sarathkumar and Archana. This movie was an unauthorized copy of the Hollywood flick Micki and Maude. Balu Mahendra never acknowledged the original movie in the credits. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
27.
The Killer (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss. (111 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ Rishi (2001) is a Tamil film, written and directed by Sundar C. The film stars Sarath Kumar, Meena, Prakash Raj and Sanghavi in lead roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
28.
Red Corner (1997)
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An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country. (122 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
“ Dhaam Dhoom (2008) is a Tamil romantic thriller film. Directed and co-written by Jeeva, its stars Jayam Ravi, Kangana Ranaut and Lakshmi Rai in the lead roles. The film revolves around a Tamil Indian doctor who, two weeks prior to his wedding, goes to Russia for a conference pertaining to his occupation, that of a doctor. There he struggles to cope with the language because of the Russian reluctance to speak English, and eventually, due to the gruesome murder of a local woman, finds himself in jail. How the doctor manages to get himself out of jail in order to get married to his sweetheart in India, with the help of an Indian female lawyer, forms the crux of the story. The movie is loosely based on the 1997 Hollywood thriller Red Corner. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
29.
To Each His Own (1946)
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An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business. (122 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ Sivagamiyin Selvan (1974) is a Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan and Vanisri. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
30.
The Principal (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime-ridden high school. (109 mins.)
“ Nammavar (1994) is a Tamil language film starring Kamal Haasan and Gouthami in lead roles. Kamal Hassan plays a revolutionary lecturer/vice principal of a college. The movie is about how he tries to reform the downtrodden college by his initiatives and its consequences. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
31.
Rage of Angels (1983 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Based on Sidney Sheldon's novel. A young assistant district attorney (Parker) is used by a ruthless attorney (Morell) to get his client off... (189 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
“ Makkal en Pakkam (1987) with Sathyaraj, Ambika, Rajesh, Nagesh, Raghuvaran. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
32.
The Bank Job (2008)
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Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal. (111 mins.)
Director: Roger Donaldson
“ Naanayam (2010) is a 2010 Indian Tamil-language thriller film written and directed by Shakti S. Rajan. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
33.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ Manasukkul Mathappu (1986) ” - Ram Dinesh
 
34.
Falling Down (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A borderline personality disordered defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them. (113 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
“ Evano Oruvan (2007) is a Tamil drama film directed by Nishikant Kamat who made his debut in the Tamil film industry with the film. It stars Madhavan and Sangeetha in the lead roles, with director Seeman acting in a pivotal role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
35.
Changing Lanes (2002)
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The story of what happens one day in New York when a young lawyer and a businessman share a small automobile accident on F.D.R. Drive and their mutual road rage escalates into a feud. (98 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
“ TN-07 AL 4777 (2009) is a Tamil-language film directed by A. Lakshmikanthan. The film stars Pasupathy, Ajmal Ameer, Simran Bagga and Meenakshi in the lead roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
36.
The Parent Trap (1961)
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Teenage twin sisters swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents. (129 mins.)
Director: David Swift
“ Kuzhandaiyum Deivamum (1965) is a Tamil film directed by the duo Krishnan-Panju, starring Jaishankar, Jamuna and Kutty Padmini. A Hollywood adaptation of The Parent Trap (1961), the film tells a story of twin girls bringing together their separated parents. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
37.
Coming to America (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An extremely pampered African prince travels to Queens, New York City, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ My Dear Marthandan (1990) is a Tamil language film starring Prabhu Ganesan and Kushboo Sundar for Sivaji Productions in the lead roles. The film has been directed by Prathap K. Pothan. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
38.
No Man of Her Own (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A pregnant woman adopts the identity of a railroad crash victim and starts a new life with the woman's wealthy in-laws, but is soon blackmailed by her devious ex. (98 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
“ Nenjil Oru Mul (1981), the story was fairly engrossing—On the eve of her marriage (arranged by her uncle), Madhu runs away to be united with her lover—only to catch that scoundrel in ‘a compromising situation’ with a woman companion, and to discover that he had wooed her only to usurp her money. Madhu returns home heartbroken and finds her uncle dead from shame. She leaves town, and meets her childhood friend in the train. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
39.
Son-Rise: A Miracle of Love (1979 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young couple is overjoyed when they find out that, after having had two girls, the wife is pregnant again... (120 mins.)
Director: Glenn Jordan
“ Anjali (1990) is a Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Mani Ratnam, starring Raghuvaran, Revathi, Prabhu, Tarun, Shruthi and Shamili. Anjali is about a dying mentally disabled child, and the emotional trauma experienced by her family. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
40.
On the Line (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A shy advertising employee meets his dream girl on the El train, but doesn't remember to get her phone number, resulting in an all-out search for the mystery girl (85 mins.)
Director: Eric Bross
“ Enakku 20 Unakku 18 (2003) Tamil romantic film written and directed by Jyothi Krishna. The film stars Tarun and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles, while Shriya Saran, Vivek and Manivannan play other pivotal roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
41.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. (119 mins.)
“ Pavalakodi (2003) the movie, based on the Hollywood hit There's Something About Mary, features uncharismatic actors in an unoriginal movie and offers nothing worthwhile to the viewer. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
42.
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide... (79 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
“ Bale Pandiya (2010) is a Tamil action comedy film written and directed by Siddharth Chandrasekhar. It stars Vishnu Vishal and Piaa Bajpai in the lead roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
43.
A zori zdes tikhie (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
During WWII in a small village outpost, a commander has his troop replaced by an all female unit. As they finally begin to appreciate one another, German paratroopers are spotted nearby and the realities of war emerge. (188 mins.)
“ Peranmai (2009) is a Tamil action-adventure film. Directed and written by S. P. Jananathan it stars Jayam Ravi and Roland Kickinger in the lead roles while Ponvannan, Vadivelu and Urvashi. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
44.
Dog Bite Dog (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Cambodian assassin finds himself on the run from Hong Kong police after completing his assignment. (109 mins.)
Director: Soi Cheang
“ Mynaa (2010) is a 2010 Indian Tamil romantic drama film directed and written by Prabu Solomon, it stars Vidharth and Amala Paul in the lead roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
45.
Making Mr. Right (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission... (98 mins.)
Director: Susan Seidelman
“ Endhiran (2010) An human-android constructed by a scientist falls in love with the to-be bride of his creator. A slight change in the plot from the original movie. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
46.
Kikujiro (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young, naive boy sets out alone on the road to find his wayward mother. Soon he finds an unlikely protector in a crotchety man and the two have a series of unexpected adventures along the way. (121 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Kitano
“ Nandalala (2010) is a 2010 Tamil drama film written and directed by Myshkin.Myshkin himself essays the lead role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
47.
Love in the Afternoon (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A middle-aged playboy becomes fascinated by the daughter of a private detective who has been hired to entrap him with the wife of a client. (130 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
“ Engeyum Kaadhal (2011) is a 2011 Tamil romantic musical film written and directed by Prabhu Deva that stars Jayam Ravi and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. The story revolves around a girl living in France who falls in love with a boy coming from India. According to Upperstall.com the film "seems to be a straight rip off from Billy Wilder's Love in the Afternoon, made way back in 1957". Love in the Afternoon was directed by Billy Wilder and starred Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
48.
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door. (109 mins.)
Director: Milton Katselas
“ Raja Paarvai (1981) is a Tamil language feature film directed by Telugu film director Singeetham Srinivasa Rao. This film was loosely based on Butterflies are Free and the climax portion of the movie resembles that of The Graduate. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
49.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
“ Guna (1991) is a Tamil drama film starring Kamal Haasan, Roshini, Rekha, S. P. Balasubramaniam, Girish Karnad, Ajay Rathnam, Janagaraj, and Sharat Saxena. The movie brought out Kamal's best in the acting arena and remains his best movie to date, in terms of acting, according to the Madras Film Institute. This is loosely based on Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
50.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
“ Suryaparvai (1999 ) is a Tamil action film starring Arjun in lead rôle. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
51.
Disclosure (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life. (128 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ Indira Vizha (2009) is a Tamil film directed by film director, Rajeswar starring Srikanth and Namitha in the lead roles. It began its first schedule on 11 February 2008. It is loosely based on the Hollywood movie Disclosure. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
52.
Shooter (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up. (124 mins.)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
“ Vaada (2010) Sundar C's film Vaada directed by A Venkatesh. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
53.
The Bachelor (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A committment-phobic man goes in search of a bride including his fed up girlfriend, to inherit his grandfather's $100 million inheritance. (101 mins.)
Director: Gary Sinyor
“ Pammal K. Sambandam (2002) is a Tamil comedy film directed by Moulee and scripted by Crazy Mohan. The film features Kamal Haasan in the title role alongside Simran with Abbas and Sneha in primary supporting roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
54.
Predator (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior. (107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ Asuran (1995) is a tamil film featuring Arun Pandiyan in lead rôle. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
55.
Sense and Sensibility (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her three daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. The two eldest daughters are the titular opposites. (136 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000) is a Tamil musical and romantic film based on Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility . Directed and co-written by Rajiv Menon, the film features an ensemble cast of Mammootty, Ajith Kumar, Tabu, Aishwarya Rai and Abbas in the lead roles. Veteran actors Srividya, Raghuvaran and Manivannan also played other pivotal roles in the film. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
56.
Cellular (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next. (94 mins.)
Director: David R. Ellis
“ Vegam (2007) is a Tamil movie copied from the English Movie Cellular.
The movie revolves around Ashwin (Ashwin Shekar) who runs an event management company romances Archana(Veda). Aswin comes to Malaysia to meet her. He comes across a telephonic call from a woman, who cries out for help. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
57.
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family... (111 mins.)
“ Mazhalai Pattalam (1980) by Vishnuvardhan ” - Ram Dinesh
 
58.
Carlito's Way (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C. (144 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Nagaram Marupakkam (2010) is a Tamil action film written and directed by Sundar C., who himself essays the lead role, it is based on the 1993 American movie Carlito's Way. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
59.
Father of the Bride (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
With his oldest daughter's wedding approaching, a father finds himself reluctant to let go. (105 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
“ Abhiyum Naanum (2008) is a Tamil feature film produced by Prakash Raj and directed by Radha Mohan. The movie, which has a loosely acclaimed storyline, stars Prakash Raj in the central character with Trisha Krishnan in the lead role as his daughter while Prithviraj Sukumaran makes a special appearance. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
60.
Ruthless People (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did. (93 mins.)
“ Sariyana Jodi (1989)
Director: Velu Prabhakar Cast: R.Pandiarajan, Ranjini, Jayadevi, Kovai Sarala, Nassar, S.S. Chandran ” - Ram Dinesh
 
61.
A Little Romance (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A French boy (Daniel) and an American girl (Lauren), who goes to school in Paris, meet and begin a little romance... (110 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
“ Panneer Pushpangal (1981) is a Tamil film directed by Bharathi-Vasu about a high school romance set in a hills station school located in Ooty. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
62.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. (115 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ Nallathambi (1949) is a Tamil film starring and produced by N. S. Krishnan. The film's script was written by C. N. Annadurai, this film marked Annadurai's debut in Tamil films. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
63.
Romance on the High Seas (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity. (99 mins.)
“ Manmadan Ambu (2010) is a 2010 Tamil romantic comedy film directed by K. S. Ravikumar, Written by Kamal Haasan. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
64.
Strangers on a Train (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement. (101 mins.)
“ Muran (2011) is a Tamil drama thriller film written and directed by debutant Rajjan Madhav. It stars Cheran alongside Prasanna, with Haripriya, Nikita Thukral and Jayaprakash in pivotal roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
65.
Big (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When a pre-teen boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. (104 mins.)
Director: Penny Marshall
“ New (2004) is a Tamil film directed, written and produced by S. J. Surya, who also features in the lead role. Simran, Kiran Rathod and Devayani play supporting roles. New is about an 8-year-old boy who is turned into a 28-year-old man by a scientist and is loosely inspired by the Hollywood film Big. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
66.
The Classic (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name... (127 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
“ Chikku Bhukku (2010) is a Tamil romance film written and directed by Manikandan, starring Arya, Shriya Saran and debutante Preetika in the lead roles, with Santhanam and Anoop in supporting roles. The plot of the movie is based on that of the Korean Movie "The Classic". ” - Ram Dinesh
 
67.
Bangkok Dangerous (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story is of a deaf-mute hitman and his partner who are based in Bangkok. He is friends with his... (105 mins.)
“ Pattiyal(2006) Indian Tamil gangster film directed by Vishnuvardhan. It stars Arya, Bharath, Pooja Umashankar, Padmapriya Janakiraman, Cochin Haneefa and Santhana Bharathi in pivotal roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
68.
Urban Legend (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends. (99 mins.)
Director: Jamie Blanks
“ Whistle (2003) South Indian Tamil film which is a verbatim remake of the English horror film Urban Legend. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
69.
Dial M for Murder (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B. (105 mins.)
“ Saavi (1985) - Sathyaraj first movie as a hero. Cast: Sathyaraj,Jaishankar,Saritha ” - Ram Dinesh
 
70.
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers. (150 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
“ Jai Hind (1994) Tamil action film directed by Arjun. The film features Arjun and Ranjitha in lead roles. Bharath (Arjun), a police officer, is in love with (Ranjitha). A terrorist group terrorises the Tamil Nadu and they kill the current prime minister (Kalyan Kumar) and Sriram (Devan), Bharath's brother. Bharath decides to go with some prisoners and his lover in the island where the terrorist group are hidden. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
71.
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
“ Asathal (2001). The film is a comedy caper making the audience explode in laughs. It is a remake of the Hollywood Blockbuster "Three men and a baby." ” - Ram Dinesh
 
72.
Wasabi (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss... (94 mins.)
“ Jaggubhai (2010) Indian Tamil-language Action thriller written and directed by K. S. Ravikumar, who with collaborates with the lead actor, Sarath Kumar for their ninth film. Also starring Shriya Saran, debutant Srisha and veteran comedian Goundamani. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
73.
Captain Blood (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Aayirathil Oruvan (1965), Indian swashbuckling action-adventure film in Tamil language, directed by B.R. Panthulu. Starring M. G. Ramachandran and Jayalalitha in the lead roles, the film further stars other widely known actors such as M. N. Nambiar, R. S. Manohar, Nagesh and Madhavi. Aayirathil Oruvan is said to be inspired from the 1935 swashbuckling Errol Flynn starrer, Captain Blood and also from Burt Lancaster's The Crimson Pirate, which itself was inspired by the 1926 film The Black Pirate. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
74.
Guess Who (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young woman, Theresa, brings her boyfriend, Simon, home to meet her parents and surprise them with the news of their engagement. Another surprise: Simon is white. (105 mins.)
“ Kannamoochi Yenada (2007), Tamil comedy-drama film written and directed by V. Priya. The film stars Sathyaraj, Prithviraj, Sandhya and Raadhika Sarathkumar in lead and Sripriya, Manobala and Radharavi in supporting roles. The film, a remake of the 2005 American film Guess Who, which is itself a remake of the 1967 American film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
75.
Alone (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Deceased Siamese twin returns to haunt surviving sister (105 mins.)
“ Chaarulatha ( 2012) Indian bilingual horror film directed by Pon Kumaran, featuring Priyamani in the lead role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
76.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy. (94 mins.)
Director: Alexander Hall
“ It was remade as Heaven Can Wait (1978), and Down to Earth (2001) (sharing the name with the sequel to Here Comes Mr. Jordan). It was also remade in India as Jhuk Gaya Aasman (1968). Yamudiki Mogudu, story is based on the 1968 Hindi film Jhuk Gaya Aasman.

Athisaya Piravi (1990) Tamil film starring Rajinikanth, Nagesh and Kanaka and music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film was directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film is a remake of Yamudiki Mogudu, a 1988 Telugu film starring Chiranjeevi (in a dual role), Radha, Vijayashanti, Kota Srinivasa Rao and Allu Rama Lingaiah ” - Ram Dinesh
 
77.
Viva Zapata! (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century. (113 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
“ Nadodi Mannan (Tamil: நாடோடி மன்னன்; English: The Vagabond King) is a Tamil film starring M. G. Ramachandran. The film was released in 1958.

The story is based on Anthony Hope’s 1894 novel The Prisoner of Zenda, Justin Huntly McCarthy’s stage play If I Were King and the English movie Viva Zapata. MGR made his crew consisting of R. M. Veerappan, Vidwan V. Lakshmanan and S. K .T. Sami to watch the three productions. He gave them his suggestions regarding the outline he had in mind and after several brainstorming sessions, the team came up with an imaginative story, tailoring it to make it more Indian. (Source : Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadodi_Mannan) ” - Ram Dinesh
 
78.
Baby's Day Out (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion... (99 mins.)
“ Chutti Kuzhandai (1995) has drawn a great amount of inspiration from “Baby's Day Out”. From the point where the child gets kidnapped by three Kidnappers to the point where the child travels through the places, has borrowed mostly from its English version. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
79.
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective. (113 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ Kangalal Kaidhu Sei (2004) written and directed by Bharathiraja. It stars Vaseegaran in the protagonist's role and marks actress Priyamani's debut in the Tamil film industry. Music was scored by A. R. Rahman, which was the major highlight of this film. The plot is loosely based on Hollywood film The Thomas Crown Affair. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
80.
Addicted to Love (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple. (100 mins.)
Director: Griffin Dunne
“ Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu (2006) is a Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by cinematographer-turned-director S.D. Vijay Milton. It starring Bharath and Mallika Kapoor (making her Kollywood debut) in lead and Arun Vijay, Deepu, Renuka and M. S. Baskar in vital supporting roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
81.
Charlie's Angels (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal. (98 mins.)
Director: McG
“ Three Roses (2003) Tamil action film directed by Parameswar featuring Rambha, Jyothika and Laila in the lead roles. The movie is an action-adventure inspired by Charlie's Angels ” - Ram Dinesh
 
82.
Panic in Bangkok (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A secret agent sets out to stop an evil scientist who is about to unleash on the world a virulent biological strain he has developed during experiments on rats. (105 mins.)
“ Vallavan Oruvan (1966) is a Tamil film starring JaiShankar. This film is loosely based on its entirety on 1964 classic French movie Banco à Bangkok pour OSS 117 and some scenes were based on 1962 Sean Connery movies From Russia with Love and Dr. No with a few romantic interludes. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
83.
OSS 117: Mission for a Killer (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A secret agent is dispatched to find a rare and valuable drug. (99 mins.)
“ CID Shankar (1970) is loosely based on Furia à Bahia pour OSS 117 1965 ” - Ram Dinesh
 
84.
The Brass Bottle (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Comedy about the proverbial genie who comes out of a bottle (a table lamp in this instance) to serve his new master... (87 mins.)
Director: Harry Keller
“ Pattanathil Bhootham(1967) is a Tamil film directed by M.V. Raman, shot in Eastman Colour. Movie is a straightforward adaptation of The Brass Bottle 1964 with a romantic comedy twist, written by 'Javart' Sitaraman. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
85.
For Love or Money (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Doug is a young man who works all day as a concierge at a luxurious hotel, saving money to make his own business... (96 mins.)
“ Guru En Aalu (Tamil: குரு என் ஆளு) is a 2009 Tamil romantic comedy film directed by Selva. The film was a remake of Aziz Mirza's hindi film Yes Boss starring Shahrukh Khan which itself was loosely based on Hollywood film For Love Or Money. It stars Madhavan, Abbas, Mamta Mohandas, Vivek and Brinda Parekh in the lead role. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
86.
The Thief of Bagdad (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess. (155 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
“ Baghdad Thirudan (பாக்தாத் திருடன்; English: The Thief of Bagdad) is a 1960 Black-and-white swashbuckler Tamil film produced and directed by T. R. Sundaram, film starred M. G. Ramachandran and Vyjayanthimala in the lead with M. N. Nambiar, T. R. Ramachandran, T. S. Balaiah, S. A. Ashokan, M. N. Rajam, A. Sandhya and S. N. Lakshmi . The film was a remake of 1924 silent film The Thief of Bagdad and was inspired by 1951 Tony Curtis-starrer, The Prince Who Was A Thief ” - Ram Dinesh
 
87.
A Place in the Sun (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A poor boy gets a job working for his rich uncle and ends up falling in love with two women. (122 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
“ Avana Ivan (1962) Tamil film directed by S. Balachander, an adaptation of the 1951 American film A Place in the Sun. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
88.
Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man shows up at Kimberley Prescott's villa claiming to be her brother. But Ward Prescott died in a car accident a year ago... (88 mins.)
“ Puthiya Paravai (1964] is a Indian Tamil romantic thriller film directed by Dada Mirasi with Sivaji Ganesan in lead role. Puthiya Paravai, which is notably the maiden production of Sivaji Films, is a remake of the Bengali film Sheshankaa, which itself was inspired by the 1958 British film Chase a Crooked Shadow. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
89.
Come September (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Younger generation vs. "older" folks on vacation at an Italian villa. (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
“ Anbe Vaa (1966) film stars M. G. Ramachandran and Saroja Devi in the lead roles. The plot is broadly based on the English Movie Come September, which features Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
90.
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot. (108 mins.)
“ London (2005) Tamil action,comedy film directed by Sundar C, which was a remake of the Malayalam film Kakkakuyil. It stars Prashanth and Ankitha in the lead roles, while Vijaykumar, Srividya and Pandiarajan play supporting roles. The film released in March 2005 with mixed reviews. The film is a rip-off of hollywood movie A Fish Called Wanda ” - Ram Dinesh
 
91.
Unknown (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Five men wake up in a locked-down warehouse with no memory of who they are. They are forced to figure out who is good and who is bad to stay alive. (85 mins.)
Director: Simon Brand
“ Yaarukku Theriyum(2012) is a rare movie that has brought together smaller names from the south Indian film industry. The story borrows heavily from the Hollywood flick ‘Unknown’ (2006), but does justice to the original and fits well into the Indian context. It deals with issues such as trust, greed, envy and pride. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
92.
Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Four disaffected youths rob a gas station but find their plans complicated and sidetracked before the night is through. (113 mins.)
Director: Sang-Jin Kim
“ Moodar Koodam (2013) is a Tamil black comedy film directed by debutante director Naveen, who was formerly an assistant to director Pandiraj. The film stars the director himself alongside newcomers Sentrayan, Rajaji and Kuberan. Oviya, Anupama Kumar and Jayaprakash play other pivotal roles. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
93.
Following (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young writer who follows strangers for material meets a thief who takes him under his wing. (69 mins.)
“ Vaamanan is a 2009 Tamil action thriller film written and directed by Ahmed. The story of the film resembles the English movie Following (1998), and the climax resembles a Hollywood movie Enemy of the State (1998). ” - Ram Dinesh
 
94.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy. (137 mins.)
“ Duet is a 1994 Tamil musical film directed by K. Balachander, starring Prabhu, Meenakshi Seshadri, Ramesh Aravind and Prakashraj. The movie is based on the French play "Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
95.
The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s. (135 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
“ Pokkisham is a 2009 Tamil film directed by Cheran. This movie's concept is partially inspired by the 1995 Hollywood romantic film The Bridges of Madison County, directed by Clint ” - Ram Dinesh
 
96.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Dorai is a 2008 Tamil film directed by A. Venkatesh starring Arjun, Kirat Bhattal. The film copied/inspired from the english movie Gladiator ” - Ram Dinesh
 
97.
Primal Fear (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An altar boy is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep. (129 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ Kadhal Kirukkan is a 2003 Indian Tamil film, directed by Sakthi Chidambaram, starring Parthiban, Richa Pallod, Vineeth and Vadivelu in lead roles.

This was inspired by hindi movie "Deewangee" released in 2002, Bollywood psychological thriller film directed by Anees Bazmee. This movie is loosely based on the 1996 Richard Gere movie Primal Fear. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
98.
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates. (113 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ Yaamirukka Bayamey( 2014) Tamil horror comedy film written and directed by debutant Deekay and produced by Elred Kumar.

The Happiness of the Katakuris directed by Takashi Miike, with screenplay by Kikumi Yamagishi. It is loosely based on the South Korean film The Quiet Family. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
99.
The Fugitive (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt. (130 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
“ Ellame En Kaadhali dubbed from Criminal (1995) Telugu and Hindi film, directed by Mahesh Bhatt and produced by K. S. Rama Rao. It stars Akkineni Nagarjuna, Manisha Koirala, Ramya Krishnan, Nassar, Gulshan Grover, and Sharat Babu. The movie is based on 1993 American film The Fugitive. ” - Ram Dinesh
 
100.
Multiplicity (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. (117 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
“ Vyabari (2007) Tamil film directed by Sakthi Chidambaram. S. J. Suryah, Tamanna Bhatia and Vadivelu in lead roles, its based on the film Multiplicity. ” - Ram Dinesh