Top 20 Tamil Movies of 2023: Jailer, Leo, Viduthalai: Part 1 and More - MySmartPrice (2024)

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In 2023, some awesome Tamil movies hit the scene. If you’re up for a great movie marathon, we’ve got you covered. We’re spotlighting the best Tamil movies of 2023 that you can easily stream online. Get ready for a quick rundown of each movie, including the main cast, where to watch, director details, genre, IMDb rating, release date, and more. It’s your go-to guide for the best Tamil cinema in 2023—perfect for a month-long binge!

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Best Tamil Movies 2023 on OTT

Viduthalai: Part 1

In 1987, a train accident happened in rural Tamil Nadu, which was found to be caused by an extremist group called Makka Padai, protesting against the state government. The government announces Operation Ghosthunt to capture that group’s leader. The film follows Kumaresan, a new recruit to the police force, who joins the operation as a driver.

Cast: Soori, Vijay Sethupathi, Bhavani Sre, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Rajin Menon, Ilavarasu, Balaji Sakthivel

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Where to watch: Zee5

Director: Vetrimaaran

Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, and Thriller

Ponniyin Selvan: Part Two

The historical drama follows the aftermath of the events shown in Ponniyin Selvan: Part One, where Arulmozhi Varman and his family, the Chola empire, deal with the threats coming from Pandiya rebels. Pandiya rebels are headed by Nandini, who is the childhood love of Aditha Karikalan, the elder brother of Arulmozhi Varman.

Cast: Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Jayaram, Prabhu, R. Sarathkumar, Vikram Prabhu, Sobhita Dhulipala, Aishwarya Lekshmi

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Mani Ratnam

Genre: Adventure, Drama and Action


Manikandan and Sindhu are in a relationship while in their final year of college. Their life changes when Sindhu gets pregnant. They move into a house, but Sindhu gets mistreated by Manikandan, and after the birth of the child, Sindhu is missing, leaving the baby in his hands.

Cast: Kavin, Aparna Das, Master Ilan Arjunan, K. Bhagyaraj, Aishwariyaa Bhaskaran, VTV Ganesh, Pradeep Antony, Fouzee Hidayah, Arvind Ezhilarasan, K. Harish, Kamaldeep, Master Arav, Master Bedal Sanjay.

IMDB Rating: 8.2

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Ganesh K Babu

Genre: Drama, Family and Romance


Balram, an orthodox Hindu from Ayodhya plans a pilgrimage to Rameshwaram with his family. On the way to Rameshwaram from Madurai railway station, Balram picks a fight with their taxi driver which leads to a crash. Balram’s wife is seriously injured and dies, and the film follows the ordeal of Balram, his family, and a stranger who helps them in this dark time.

Cast: Sasikumar, Yashpal Sharma, Preethi Asrani, Pugazh, Anju Asrani, Master Advaith Vinod, Chetan

IMDB Rating: 8.3

Where to watch: Zee5

Director: R. Manthira Moorthy

Genre: Drama and Thriller

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Muthuvel Pandian, a prison warden renowned for his stern but caring style, sets out on an investigation to put an end to a gang’s plan to liberate their commander from prison. Pandian’s dedication to safeguarding law and order faces challenges as a result of the problems that occur, which leads to a gripping story of duty as well as morality.

Cast: Rajnikanth, Vinayakan, Ramya Krishnan, and Vasanth Ravi

IMDB Rating: 7.1

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Nelson Dilipkumar

Genre: Action and Comedy


When an influential drug cartel approaches an upright and laidback cafe owner, he discovers himself in an awful position. As events unfold, he is forced to navigate a dangerous environment he never imagined finding himself in, where existence remains a high-stakes challenge.

Cast: Vijay, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun, and Trisha

IMDB Rating: 7.5

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Lokesh Kanagaraj

Genre: Action and thriller

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Jigarthanda DoubleX

It is the story of a filmmaker and a notorious gangster living in the 1975, in Tamil Nadu, who had collaborated for the purpose of creating a Western film, which ended in a peculiar and potentially dangerous collaboration.

Cast: Raghava Lawrence and S. J. Suryah

IMDB Rating: 8.4

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Karthik Subbaraj

Genre: Western-Action, and Comedy

The Great Indian Kitchen

Following her marriage, a woman attempts to live up to humanity’s customary standards regarding married women. However, somewhere along the way, she starts to think that the prescribed life may not be in line with her true desires.

Cast: Nimisha Sajayan and Suraj Venjaramoodu

IMDB Rating: 8.1

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Jeo Baby

Genre: Drama

Por Thozhil

The plot of the movie revolves around the attempts of a new police officer, who teams up with a seasoned detective for the purpose of investigating an ongoing series of murders, throughout the process, the circ*mstances surrounding the mystery lead them to a ruthless killer who kills repeatedly with an unwavering desire to take more lives.

Cast: R. Sarathkumar, Ashok Selvan, and Nikhila Vimal

IMDB Rating: 8

Where to watch: SonyLiv

Director: Vignesh Raja

Genre: Thriller and Action

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Mark Antony

Mark, the son of a former mobster, finds out a mobile phone which contains the ability to travel through time. With this device, Mark acquires the ability to save his separated mother from a dark fate, although not without risky consequences.

Cast: Vishal and S. J. Suryah

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Adhik Ravichandran

Genre: Science-fiction, action, and comedy


As the family patriarch suffers from terminal illness, his prodigal son gets charged with managing the father’s business companies. The son must prove that he’s capable, which will eventually lead to a revolutionary journey of self-discovery as well as reconciliation with his family.

Cast: Vijay, R. Sarathkumar, Srikanth, Shaam, and Rashmika Mandanna

IMDB Rating: 6

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Vamshi Paidipally

Genre: Action and Drama


A group of robbers plans a heist at “Your Bank” with the support of ACP Ramachandran. After they enter the bank on the day of the heist, they find that the bank has been already hijacked by Dark Devil and his associate Kanmani.

Cast: Ajith Kumar, Manju Warrier, Samuthirakani, John Kokken, Ajay Kumar, Veera, G. M. Sundar, Prem Kumar, Darshan, Mahanadi Shankar, Bagavathi Perumal, Mohana Sundaram, Bala Saravanan, Chirag Jani, Rituraj Singh

IMDB Rating: 6.1

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: H Vinoth

Genre: Action, Crime, and Thriller

Fight Club

Joseph and Kiruba kill Joseph’s brother Benjamin as he tries to warn them against the illegal activities they’ve delved into. But Kiruba betrays Joseph as he frames Joseph and escapes punishment. The film follows Joseph after he’s released from jail after punishment.

Cast: Vijay Kumar, Monisha Mohan Menen, Kartheekeyan Santhanam, Avinash Raghudevan, Shankar Thas, Saravana Vel

IMDB Rating: 8

Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar

Director: Abbas A Rahmath

Genre: Action

Good Night

Mohan, who comes from a middle-class family, faces life challenges as a result of his snoring problem. He traverses by means of amusing and common-sense scenarios in an effort to find a way out, fearful that it will jeopardise his growing relationship with Anu.

Cast: Manikandan, Meetha Raghunath, Ramesh Thilak, and Raichal Rabecca

IMDB Rating: 7.7

Where to watch: Disney+Hotstar

Director: Vinayak Chandrasekaran

Genre: Romance and Comedy


A just starting out professor has been assigned with taking on the duties of a teacher in a school run by the government and as he starts his new job, he is made to face numerous difficulties throughout his attempts to preserve the sacredness of the educational process from those attempting to turn it into a project that is being focused on profit enterprise. Throughout the trials, the teacher’s determination as well as resilience are tested.

Cast: Dhanush and Samyuktha

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Venky Atluri

Genre: Action and Drama


A couple, Harish and Sheela, have a minor disagreement with the local inspector. As the situation worsens, they must deal with Madhan, the police officer conducting the investigation in the midst of the case.

Cast: Harish Uthaman, Sheela Rajkumar, Madhankumar Dakshinamoorthy, Thirunavukkarasu, Aazhiya Senthilkumar, and Vasant Marimuthu.

IMDB Rating: 7.3

Where to watch: Theatres

Director: Madhankumar and Dakshinamoorthy

Genre: Suspense and Thriller

DD Returns

To avoid detection by law enforcement, a group of friends hides a bag top loaded with a lot of money and precious stones in a home that is haunted. When they go back to retrieve their possessions, they end up caught in a game of life and death set up by a vengeful ghost.

Cast: Santhanam and Surbhi

IMDB Rating: 6.3

Where to watch: Zee5

Director: S.Prem Anand

Genre: Comedy and Horror

Margazhi Thingal

“Margazhi Thingal” follows the romantic love story of Kavitha and Vinoth, two classmates who have fallen head over heels for each other. Although Kavitha’s grandfather, named Ramaiyya, shows up to be in favour of their relationship, he sets a test to determine their commitment to the relationship.

Cast: Bharathiraja, Suseenthiran, Shyam Selvan, and Rakshana

IMDB Rating: 8.6

Where to watch: Netflix

Director: Manoj Bharathiraja

Genre: Romance and Drama


Subramani, who happens to have been on the very verge of retirement, overlooks cautionary recommendations while trying to solve the unsolved case of Selvarasu’s missing grandmother. As Subramani finds himself caught in a number of unforeseen issues, the scenario and the circ*mstances surrounding his personal and professional life take a comically chaotic turn.

Cast: Pasupathy, Rohini, Vivek Prasanna, and Ammu Abhirami

IMDB Rating: 6.7

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Ram Sangaiah

Genre: Thriller and Comedy


Following the mysterious murder of a prominent model, an intelligent detective dives into the investigation when the facts related to the murder show up to have been wrapped in mystery. As the private investigator works through the challenges, a bunch of unforeseen surprises become apparent, adding to the mystery.

Cast: Vijay Antony, Ritika Singh, and Meenakshi Chaudhary

IMDB Rating: 5.2

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

Director: Balaji K. Kumar

Genre: Thriller and mystery

Best Tamil Movies 2023 on OTT

Movie NameLanguageIMDb RatingRelease Date
Viduthalai: Part 1Tamil8.331 March 2023
Ponniyin Selvan: Part TwoTamil7.328 April 2023
DadaTamil8.310 February 2023
AyothiTamil8.63 March 2023
JailerTamil7.110 August 2023
LeoTamil7.519 October 2023
Jigarthanda DoubleXTamil8.4November 10, 2023
The Great Indian KitchenTamil8.13 February 2023
Por ThozhilTamil89 June 2023
Mark AntonyTamil6.715 September 2023
VarisuTamil6January 11, 2023
ThunivuTamil6.1January 11, 2023
Fight ClubTamil8December 15, 2023
Good NightTamil7.7May 12, 2023
VaatiTamil7.3February 17, 2023
NoodlesTamil7.3September 8, 2023
DD ReturnsTamil6.3July 28, 2023
Margazhi ThingalTamil8.6October 27, 2023
ThandattiTamil6.7June 23, 2023
KolaiTamil5.2July 21, 2023

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