Best Tamil Movies One should watch

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1. Rhythm (2000)

G | 140 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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A single mother changes her opinion about getting married again after meeting a single man and discovering that both of them have a similar past concerning their spouses.

Director: Vasanth | Stars: Ramesh Aravind, Arjun, Jyothika, Lakshmi

Votes: 572

2. Jeans (1998)

175 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Vishu and Ramu are a pair of Indian twins living in America with their father, Rajamani. When Madhumita (Aishwarya Rai) and her brother come to America to get medical treatment for their ... See full summary »

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Prashanth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Nassar, Senthil

Votes: 2,637

3. Mudhalvan (1999)

169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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A man accepts a challenge to act as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for one day only, and makes such a success of it that soon he is embroiled in political intrigue.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Arjun, Manisha Koirala, Raghuvaran, Vadivelu

Votes: 4,266

4. Anbe Sivam (2003)

Not Rated | 160 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Two men, one young and arrogant, the other damaged - physically but not spiritually - by life, are thrown together by circumstances, and find that they are in some ways bound together by fate.

Director: Sundar C. | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Madhavan, Kiran Rathod, Nassar

Votes: 10,399

5. Boys (2003)

172 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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'Boys' is the story of five boys and a girl from different families They are youthful, vibrant, careless violating all conventions and In the process, they discover their hidden talents.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Siddharth, Nakhul, Bharath Srinivasan, Sai Srinivas

Votes: 2,999

6. Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu (2006)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Crime, Romance

8.0
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A Police Officer investigates a series of brutal rapes and murders, with the culprits seeming to cover more than one country.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jyothika, Prakash Raj, Daniel Balaji

Votes: 4,859

7. Minnale (2001)

171 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.7
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A young girl is torn between an obsessive lover and a mild-mannered suitor.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: Madhavan, Abbas, Reema Sen, Nagesh

Votes: 1,307

8. Ayan (2009)

162 min | Action

7.3
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A young man's smuggling lifestyle takes a serious turn, when a fierce rival tries to eliminate him from the business.

Director: Anand K.V. | Stars: Suriya, Tamannaah Bhatia, Prabhu, Jagan

Votes: 6,309

9. Ko (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Thriller

7.8
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Ashwin, a photojournalist, finds out that his classmate and a famous politician, Vasanthan, has links with the Naxalites. Will he manage to expose Vasanthan's treacherous motive as a politician?

Director: Anand K.V. | Stars: Jiiva, Ajmal Ameer, Karthika Nair, Piaa Bajpai

Votes: 4,218

10. Friends (2001)

Drama, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Depicts the struggle of three friends and their family issues.

Director: Siddique | Stars: Joseph Vijay, Suriya, Ramesh Khanna, Devayani

Votes: 1,548

11. Unnale Unnale (2007)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama

7.0
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A love triangle forms between a happy-go-lucky man, an equally chirpy woman and a serious woman.

Director: Jeeva | Stars: Vinay Rai, Sada, Tanishaa Mukerji, Raju Sundaram

Votes: 411

12. Kanda Naal Mudhal (2005)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Ramya and Krishna end up catching each others throat whenever they happen to meet. Aravind (Krishna's Friend) parents arrange his marriage with Ramya. Its a smooth story on how love blooms ... See full summary »

Director: Priya | Stars: Regina Cassandra, Karthik Kumar, Laila, Lakshmi

Votes: 296

13. Goa (2010)

164 min | Comedy

6.7
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The film follows the journey of three young men, Ramarajan, Vinayagam and Saamikannu, who flee from their remote, conservative village to escape their overly strict families and travel to the international tourist-destination Goa.

Director: Venkat Prabhu | Stars: Jai, Melanie Marie, Piaa Bajpai, Premgi Amaren

Votes: 819

14. Chennai 600028 (2007)

141 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.9
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Friendship, love, and rivalry spice up the game of street cricket in the suburb of Chennai whose zip code give this movie its name.

Director: Venkat Prabhu | Stars: Shiva, Jai, Nitin Sathya, Premgi Amaren

Votes: 1,452

15. Pasanga (2009)

178 min | Drama, Family

7.6
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Anbukkarusu, a bright student, takes admission in a new school. Jeevanandam, who is popular in his class, feels jealous when Anbukkarusu begins to get all the attention.

Director: Pandiraj | Stars: Vimal, Vega Tamotia, Kishore, Sri Ram

Votes: 633

16. Pizza (II) (2012)

Unrated | 127 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

8.1
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A pizza delivery boy lands in a mysterious circumstance and it works a dramatic change in his life.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Ramya Nambeeshan, Aadukalam Naren, Karunakaran

Votes: 4,438

17. Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom (2012)

155 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A young man forgets a few years of his life, even as he is about to get married.

Director: Balaji Tharaneetharan | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Gayathrie, Bagavathi Perumal, Rajkumar

Votes: 3,274

18. Soodhu Kavvum (2013)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

8.4
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Das, with his team, kidnap Arumai, son of a politician, who has been planning his own kidnapping to extract money from his father. Problems arise, when an insane cop is brought to handle the case.

Director: Nalan Kumarasamy | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty, Radha Ravi, M.S. Bhaskar

Votes: 5,744

19. Pudhu Pettai (2006)

168 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A high school kid joins a gang and becomes a drug dealer, then a politician.

Director: K. Selvaraghavan | Stars: Dhanush, Sneha, Sonia Agarwal, Azhagam Perumal

Votes: 2,565

20. Vishwaroopam (2013)

148 min | Action, Thriller

8.4
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Vishwanathan, a Kathak dance teacher in New York, is in a rather happy marriage with Nirupama who is a nuclear oncologist. She hires a detective to keep a watch on her husband, who ... See full summary »

Director: Kamal Haasan | Stars: Pooja Kumar, Miles Anderson, Kamal Haasan, Rahul Bose

Votes: 36,551

21. Thevar Magan (1992)

145 min | Drama

8.8
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The urbane son of a village chieftain struggles between his personal aspirations and those of his family.

Director: Bharathan | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Shivaji Ganesan, Nassar, Revathy

Votes: 3,404