Top 30 Best Tamil movies of all time

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1. Pariyerum Perumal (2018)

Not Rated | 154 min | Drama

A law student from a lower caste begins a friendship with his classmate, a girl who belongs to a higher caste, and the men in her family start giving him trouble over this.

Directors: Mari Selvaraj, Prabunath | Stars: Kathir, Anandhi, Yogi Babu, Lijeesh

Votes: 11,126

2. 96 (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 158 min | Drama, Romance

Two high school sweethearts meet at a reunion after 22 years and reminisce about their past.

Director: C. Prem Kumar | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Adithya Bhaskar, Trisha Krishnan, Gouri Kishan

Votes: 22,448

3. Raatchasan (2018)

Not Rated | 170 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

A sub-inspector sets out in pursuit of a mysterious serial killer who targets teen school girls and murders them brutally.

Director: Ram Kumar | Stars: Vishnu Vishal, Amala Paul, Radha Ravi, Sangili Murugan

Votes: 31,295

4. Visaaranai (2015)

Not Rated | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Four labourers are tortured by the police to confess to a theft they have not committed.

Director: Vetrimaaran | Stars: Dinesh, Samuthirakani, Anandhi, Murugadass

Votes: 8,826

5. Asuran (2019)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Drama

The teenage son of a farmer from an underprivileged caste kills a rich, upper caste landlord. Will the farmer, a loving father and a pacifist by heart, be able to save his hot-blooded son is the rest of the story.

Director: Vetrimaaran | Stars: Dhanush, Manju Warrier, Prakash Raj, Pasupathy

Votes: 17,382

6. Vikram Vedha (2017)

Not Rated | 147 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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.

Directors: Gayatri, Pushkar | Stars: Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Shraddha Srinath, Kathir

Votes: 31,476

7. Aruvi (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama

A gentle girl born and brought up amidst the ever growing eco-social-consumeristic environment finds it difficult to fit in the society. She decides to take it hard on the people. What she does is the rest of the story.

Director: Arun Prabhu Purushothaman | Stars: Aditi Balan, Padmashri Mohammad Ali, Pradeep Anthony, Arnold

Votes: 11,747

8. Kaakkaa Muttai (2014)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

Two slum kids yearn to taste a pizza after being enticed by the pizza shop that has opened near their locality. What happens when they mange to find the money to buy one?

Director: M. Manikandan | Stars: Ramesh, J. Vignesh, Aishwarya Rajesh, Ramesh Thilak

Votes: 6,179

9. 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.

Director: Karthick Naren | Stars: Rahman, Prakash Raghavan, Sharath Kumar, Santhosh Krishna

Votes: 13,646

10. Anniyan (2005)

Not Rated | 181 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Ramanujam, who suffers from multiple personality disorder, works as a lawyer by day and a vigilante at night. He uses tips from the 'Garuda Purana' as his tools to expose various antisocial elements.

Director: S. Shankar | Stars: Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj, Vivek

Votes: 15,670

11. Joker (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Comedy, Drama

Mannar Mannan, an ordinary villager, decides to call himself the president of the country and starts fighting against the injustices he comes across in his society. What's his agenda?

Directors: Raju Murugan, Raju Saravanan | Stars: Guru Somasundaram, Ramya Pandiyan, Gayathri, Mu Ramaswamy

Votes: 3,261

12. Bombay (1995)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Romance

A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where they have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Nassar, Kitty

Votes: 11,781

13. Theeran Adhigaram Ondru (2017)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Theeran, a police officer, is entrusted with the task to solve the mystery behind a series of murders. The only clue left behind is that all the murders are committed in the same pattern.

Director: H. Vinoth | Stars: Karthi, Rakul Preet Singh, Abhimanyu Singh, Bose Venkat

Votes: 11,649

14. 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 Sethupathi, Sanchita Shetty, Radha Ravi, M.S. Bhaskar

Votes: 9,522

15. Peranbu (2018)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama

A single father tries to raise his daughter, who has cerebral palsy, even as she is beginning to wake up to her sexuality.

Director: Ram | Stars: Mammootty, Sadhana, Anjali, Anjali Ameer

Votes: 13,757

16. Kaithi (2019)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Thriller

Dilli, an ex-convict, endeavours to meet his daughter for the first time after leaving prison. However, his attempts are interrupted due to a drug raid planned by Inspector Bejoy.

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj | Stars: Karthi, Narain, Ramana, George Maryan

Votes: 15,784

17. Thadam (2019)

Not Rated | 138 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The murder of a youngster creates confusion among cops when they discover the suspect has a lookalike.

Director: Magizh Thirumeni | Stars: Arun Vijay, Tanya Hope, Smruthi Venkat, Fefsi Vijayan

Votes: 5,772

18. 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.

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

Votes: 7,288

19. Vazhakku Enn 18/9 (2012)

Not Rated | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A girl gets in trouble when her boyfriend films her private moments on his mobile phone without her knowledge.

Director: Balaji Sakthivel | Stars: Sri, Mithun Murali, Urmila Mahanta, Manisha Yadav

Votes: 2,109

20. Mynaa (2010)

Not Rated | 144 min | Action, Romance

Village boy make an affair with girl and they continue it even if they grownup. Accidentally boy happened to caught in jail. But after small time he escaped from the jail and come to the ... See full summary »

Director: Prabu Solomon | Stars: Vidharth, Amala Paul, Thambi Ramaiah, Sethu

Votes: 943

21. 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.

Director: Pa. Ranjith | Stars: Karthi, Catherine Tresa, Kalaiyarasan, Jayabalan

Votes: 3,537

22. Vishwaroopam (2013)

Not Rated | 148 min | Action, Thriller

When a classical dancer's suspecting wife sets an investigator behind him, a series of violent events are triggered, revealing his real identity and connection to a darker world.

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

Votes: 39,110

23. Maanagaram (2017)

Not Rated | 137 min | Action, Thriller

Four youngsters arrive in a big city and their lives become interlinked.

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj | Stars: Sundeep Kishan, Sri, Regina Cassandra, Charlie

Votes: 4,753

24. Kuttrame Thandanai (2016)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A young man with a visual impairment uses his other heightened senses to unravel a murder mystery.

Director: M. Manikandan | Stars: Vidharth, Pooja Devariya, Aishwarya Rajesh, Rahman

Votes: 1,791

25. 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.

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

Votes: 7,288

26. Kanchivaram (2008)

117 min | Drama

A poor silk weaver promises his wife to dress their newborn daughter in a silk saree for her marriage. Facing systemic oppression and the vicissitudes of his fortune, he struggles to keep his word.

Director: Priyadarshan | Stars: Prakash Raj, Shreya Reddy, Shammu, Sreekumar

Votes: 631

27. Soorarai Pottru (2020)

TV-MA | 153 min | Drama

Nedumaaran Rajangam "Maara" sets out to make the common man fly and in the process takes on the world's most capital intensive industry and several enemies who stand in his way.

Director: Sudha Kongara | Stars: Suriya, Madhavan, Paresh Rawal, Aparna Balamurali

Votes: 83,489

28. To Let (2019)

Not Rated | 99 min | Family

The struggle of a family of three as they search for a house to rent after being given an ultimatum to vacate their house by their land lady.

Director: Chezhian Ra | Stars: Dharun Bala, T. Arul Ezhilan, Mk Mani, Marudhu Mohan

Votes: 695

29. Super Deluxe (2019)

Not Rated | 176 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An unfaithful newly-wed wife, an estranged father, a priest and an angry son suddenly find themselves in the most unexpected predicaments, each poised to experience their destiny, all on one fateful day.

Director: Thiagarajan Kumararaja | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Samantha Akkineni, Fahadh Faasil, Ramya Krishnan

Votes: 11,418

30. Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal (2020)

160 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Two wily online scammers mend their fraudulent ways after meeting the girls of their dreams - until a deceitful discovery throws their world for a loop.

Director: Desingh Periyasamy | Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Ritu Varma, Rakshan

Votes: 5,525



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