An unemployed young man kidnaps and holds captive a criminal who is also the brother of a powerful law minister who was responsible for the death of three students.
Poisoned by the potent and deadly mix of synthetic drugs called “The Beijing Cocktail” for getting in the way of the Triads, the tough-as-nails British hitman living in Los Angeles, Chev Chelios, wakes up with a terrible headache. With less than an hour to live, Chev will have to use all the help he can get from his doctor, and use every trick in the book, to consistently keep his heart rate up so that the adrenaline in his bloodstream staves off the effects of the deadly toxin. Now, his heart is pounding faster than any other human being, and as Chelios darts across the city’s streets in search of an antidote and the arrogant criminal, Ricky Verona, to exact his revenge, he finds himself compelled to pick fights with no-nonsense drug dealers, murderous assassins, and an army of thugs. But, can Chelios stay alive long enough to protect those he loves, and make it through the day?
Murugan has a rivalry towards tigers from childhood. From childhood he gets trained to hunt tigers,which are danger to villagers. Now he is Pulimurugan, but he has to face the tigers as well as the dangerous humans, as he is forced to move out of forest. This forms the rest of the story.
Sakthi (Dileepan) is a happy, do-good share auto driver, who lives with his picture perfect family ( Saranya & Raja and a little sister). He is head-over- heels in love with his neighbor Leena (Anjali), a bubbly mischievous girl. Now three separate gangs are out to kill Sakthi, due to his do-good nature which gets him into trouble. The three gangs baying for his blood are a hired killer Sampath who has personal animosity, Jayaprakash a jeweler who has a score to settle with him and his neighbor Jagan who finds him a hindrance in his nefarious activities. How our hero romances and wins over his girl and single-handedly takes down his detractors forms the rest of the story.
A do-gooder man, who fights for the rights of the poor but is known as a rowdy, proposes marriage to a girl and she rejects him. Determined to woo her, he tries to win over her family but another admirer of hers tries to sabotage his image.
Makkal Thalapathi is a dubbing version of malayalam movie Prajapathi. Devar madom Narayanan is accused to kill is father, for being cruel to his mother, at the age of 13 and serves sentence in a juvenile home. When he returns, he becomes leader of the people of Perumalpuram village. He ensures the village devoid of all wrong doers by absenting them from the village. His enemies are his uncle Kunjambu Nair and wife Indrani.
Kunjambu Nair hated Narayanan for killing his brother. Although Kunjambu Nair and his son Giri tried in many ways to kill Narayanan. At one point Giri almost succeeded in killing Devar madom Narayanan. But Narayanan again didn’t react. He was in good terms with Kunjambu Nair’s daughter Sandhya and his Murapennu. Giri tries to sell his land in Perumalpuram to some outsider whose arrival, Narayanan knew, would destroy the harmony of the village. That is when Narayanan decides to react.
Finally it turns out that Kunjambu Nair was the one who actually killed his father for their wealth. Narayanan helps Ali Raghavan, the real son of Kunjambu Nair, to gain his birth right. When Giri finds that he is the stepson of Kunjambu Nair, he kills his stepfather. But the family drives him away from home with the help of Narayanan. Rest of the film is about how and if Giri take revenge on Narayanan.