The Best Vijaykanth Movies

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List of the best Vijaykanth movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Vijaykanth's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Vijaykanth movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Vijaykanth movies will be at the top of the list. Vijaykanth has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Vijaykanth movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Vijaykanth films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Vijaykanth role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Vijaykanth performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list is made up of films like Maayavi and Ezhai Jaathi.

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  • Ramanaa
    V. Ravichandran, Simran, Mukesh Rushi
    277 votes
    • Released: 2002
    • Directed by: A.R. Murugadoss
    Ramanaa, also known as Ramana, is a 2002 Indian Tamil-language vigilante film written and directed by A. R. Murugadoss, starring Vijayakanth, Simran and Ashima Bhalla. The film is about a man named Ramana who decides to abolish corruption completely with the help of his ex-students who are working in various government offices. The film received positive reviews from both film critics and audiences. It was awarded the 2002 Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Film and A. R. Murugadoss won the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Dialogue Writer. In 2015, the film was dubbed into Hindi as Mar Mitenge 3.

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  • Nooravathu Naal
    Sathyaraj, Vijayakanth, Mohan
    138 votes
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Manivannan
    Nooravathu Naal is a 1984 Tamil-language Indian feature film directed by Manivannan, starring Vijayakanth, Mohan, Nalini and Sathyaraj. Dubbed into Telugu as Nooru Rojulu. Remade in Hindi as 100 Days.
  • Vaanathaippola
    Meena, Manorama, Prabhu Deva
    193 votes
    • Released: 2000
    • Directed by: Vikraman
    Vaanathaippola is a 2000 Tamil drama film written and directed by Vikraman. The film features Vijayakanth in dual lead roles as well as Prabhu Deva, Meena, Livingston, Kausalya and Anju Aravind. Produced by Venu Ravichandran under Oscar Films, the film has a score and soundtrack composed by S. A. Rajkumar and cinematography handled by Arthur A. Wilson. The film tells the story of a caring brother who makes sacrifices to ensure his three younger brothers succeed in life. The film opened to positive reviews and box office success in January 2000, and went on to win the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment the following year. Furthermore the success of the film led to two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, as well as several remakes in other Indian regional languages such as Telugu and Kannada.
  • Chinna Gounder
    Vadivelu, Manorama, Goundamani
    179 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: R.V. Udhaya Kumar
    Chinna Gounder is a 1992 Tamil film directed by R.V. Udayakumar.
  • Captain Prabhakaran
    R. Sarathkumar, Ramya Krishnan, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
    207 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: R. K. Selvamani
    Captain Prabhakaran is a 1991 action film written by R.K. Selvamoni and Liyakath Ali Khan and directed by R.K. Selvamoni.
  • Sathriyan


    Revathi, Thilakan, Bhanupriya
    182 votes
    • Released: 1990
    • Directed by: K. Subhash
    Sathriyan is a 1990 Indian Tamil film written and produced by Mani Ratnam, and directed by K. Subash, assistant of Mani Ratnam. The film stars Vijayakanth, Bhanupriya and Revathi in the lead roles. The film has Vijayakanth playing the role of an honest cop and Thilakan as a corrupt politician in the main villain role. This film is one of the super hit film of early 90's and has attained a cult status