Top 25 best tamil movies to watch

Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru

1. Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Mystery



A police officer retires after an accident during a case investigation. Years later, he is forced to relive the past as he narrates the story to his friend’s son.

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2. Pizza (II) (2012)

Not Rated | 127 min | Horror, Thriller



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

Votes: 5,604

Vikram Vedha

3. Vikram Vedha (2017)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Crime, Thriller



Vikram, a no-nonsense police officer, accompanied by Simon, his partner, is on the hunt to capture Vedha, a smuggler and a murderer. Vedha tries to change Vikram’s life, which leads to a conflict.

Votes: 18,642

Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru

4. Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Crime, Thriller



Theeran, a police officer, tries to decode a series of cold blood events based on same pattern.

Votes: 6,342

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5. Madras (2014)

Not Rated | 156 min | Action, Drama



A wall creates perturbation between two factions of a political party. Kaali and his buddy Anbu, who is a political aspirant, get embroiled in this brutal political rivalry.

Votes: 2,760

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6. Iraivi (2016)

160 min | Crime, Drama



A drama about an alcoholic filmmaker and his friends who bring trouble to the women in their lives.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: S.J. SuryaVijay SethupathiBobby SimhaAnjali

Votes: 2,405

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Soodhu Kavvum

7. Soodhu Kavvum (2013)

Not Rated | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller



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 SethupathiSanchita Shetty,Radha RaviM.S. Bhaskar

Votes: 7,277


8. Ayan (2009)

162 min | Action



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

Director: K.V. Anand | Stars: SuriyaTamannaah BhatiaPrabhuJagan

Votes: 7,139


9. Ko (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Thriller



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: K.V. Anand | Stars: JiivaAjmal AmeerKarthika NairPiaa Bajpai

Votes: 4,516


10. Sivaji (2007)

Not Rated | 188 min | Action, Drama, Thriller



A software engineer comes to India to serve the nation and invest in nation’s welfare. A few corrupt officials and politicians try to stop him but he overcomes all obstacles.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: RajinikanthShriya SaranSumanVivek

Votes: 15,626

Uttama Villain

11. Uttama Villain (2015)

171 min | Comedy, Drama



Manoranjan, a superstar, is counting his last days due to brain tumor. How he goes about his final wish of doing a comedy film with his mentor Margadarsi forms the crux of the story.

Director: Ramesh Aravind | Stars: Kamal HaasanK. BalachanderK. ViswanathNassar

Votes: 2,353

Ruthless Man

12. Ruthless Man (2007)

150 min | Action



A man fights for his lost bike with courage.

Director: Vetrimaaran | Stars: DhanushRamyaKishore Kumar G.Karunas

Votes: 1,168

13B: Fear Has a New Address

13. 13B: Fear Has a New Address (2009)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery



A man experiences a supernatural occurrence at his newly purchased apartment; a soap opera being telecast exclusively on his TV, which shows the future of his family.

Director: Vikram K. Kumar | Stars: MadhavanNeetu ChandraPoonam DhillonSaranya Ponvannan

Votes: 4,699 | Gross: $0.03M


14. Dasavatharam (2008)

Not Rated | 189 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi



After realizing the danger of a bio-weapon, a scientist wants to protect it from being misused. The vial accidentally reaches India, and he must race against time to prevent a potential disaster.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Kamal HaasanAsinJaya PradaMallika Sherawat

Votes: 7,935


15. Attakathi (2012)

130 min | Comedy, Romance



Dinakaran (Dinesh) is a roadside Romeo who feels infatuated by girls, who smile at him. The true romance is something that still eludes him. His luck with other girls are too futile. Will … See full summary »

Director: Pa. Ranjith | Stars: DineshNandita ShwethaAishwarya Rajesh,Shalini

Votes: 576

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa

16. Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)

PG-13 | 157 min | Drama, Romance



An aspiring filmmaker goes through the ups and downs of romance when he falls for a Christian woman who says she only wants to be friends.

Director: Gautham Menon | Stars: T.R. SilambarasanTrisha KrishnanVtv GaneshRaja Krishnamoorthy

Votes: 4,287


17. Sethu (1999)

130 min | Action, Drama, Romance



A violent youngster and a shy Brahmin girl fall in love but tragedy intervenes when the youngster is brain-damaged following a fight.

Director: Bala | Stars: VikramAbithaSivakumarSriman

Votes: 2,046

Kurangu Bommai

18. Kurangu Bommai (2017)

106 min | Drama, Thriller



A loyal worker, Sundaram takes orders from his boss Ekamabaram, even when Ekamabaram asks Sundaram to smuggle a valuable idol in his car.

Director: Nithilan | Stars: BharathirajaDelna Davis‘Ganja’ Karuppu,Krishnamoorthy

Votes: 899

Aaranya Kaandam

19. Aaranya Kaandam (2010)

Not Rated | 153 min | Action, Crime, Thriller



A mob boss must deal with a disgruntled mistress and a vanishing bag of cocaine.

Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja | Stars: Sampath RajJackie ShroffRavi KrishnaYasmin Ponnappa

Votes: 2,762

Yutham Sei

20. Yutham Sei (2011)

Not Rated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery



A common man’s ability to defeat the devil. A cop identifies the mystery and solves the problem.

Director: Myshkin | Stars: CheranAnanyaa ShahY.G. MahendranLakshmi Ramakrishnan

Votes: 1,465


21. Subramaniapuram (2008)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, Thriller



A simple film that centers on the lives of 5 educated youngsters in Madurai during 1980 in Madurai, their joys and sorrows. Subramaniapuram not just marks the beginning is a birth of new streamline of extraordinary film.

Director: M. Sasikumar | Stars: JaiM. SasikumarSwathi Reddy‘Ganja’ Karuppu

Votes: 1,107


22. Vagabond (2013)

126 min | Drama, History



Before independence during the 1940’s depicts the lives of poor carefree villagers who are lured to work in Tea plantation farms and how they are forced to live rest of their lives as slaves with no traces of hope and freedom.

Director: Bala | Stars: Atharvaa MuraliVedikaDhansikaJerry

Votes: 1,539


23. Paruthiveeran (2007)

Not Rated | 162 min | Action, Drama, Romance



A village tough finally succumbs to the unconditional love of his angelic cousin, but his romance faces insurmountable challenges, including family opposition and his own delinquent personality.

Director: Ameer Sultan | Stars: KarthiPriyamaniSaravananPonvannan

Votes: 2,596


24. Mudhalvan (1999)

Not Rated | 169 min | Action, Drama, Thriller



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: ArjunManisha KoiralaRaghuvaranVadivelu

Votes: 5,117

Sathuranga Vettai

25. Sathuranga Vettai (2014)

145 min | Crime, Thriller



Ace conman Gandhi effortlessly thinks up schemes to swindle gullible and greedy folks. However on a rare occasion, things don’t go according to plan and he ends up in the clutches of a ruthless gang who demand schemes from him for money.

Director: H. Vinoth | Stars: Nataraja SubramanianIshara NairPonvannan,Ilavarasu

Votes: 2,073