Movies like Buffalo '66

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Buffalo '66 (1998)
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Buffalo '66
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, psychological, semi serious, melancholic, stylized, gloomy, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: bowling, kidnapping, prison, redemption, dysfunctional family, on the road, obsessive quest, storytelling, revenge, loneliness, dialogue driven, haunted by the past, obsession, dialogue, relationships, strip club, bathtub, eccentricity, family relations, crime, pornography, love, parents and children, crime gone awry, existentialism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Fallen Angels
Crime, Drama, Romance
Hong Kong
99 min.
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3-Iron
Crime, Drama, Romance
South Korea, Japan
88 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and stylized films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, relationships, crime gone awry and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Buffalo '66: Feeling Minnesota (1996), The Unbelievable Truth (1989), Mad Dog and Glory (1993), Prizzi's Honor (1985), Love Serenade (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Feeling Minnesota
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam Clayton's (Vincent D'Onofrio) marriage to ex-stripper Freddie (Cameron Diaz) comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red (Delroy Lindo), a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with ...
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
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Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
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Prizzi's Honor
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: dark humor, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, crime, romance, betrayal, mafia, organized crime, assassination, murder, gangster, assassin, love ...
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Place: california, usa, mexico
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Love Serenade
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ken Sherry, a radio personality from Brisbane, moves to the small country town of Sun Ray to take over the local radio station as a retreat from city life and his past.He moves next door to love-starved sisters Vicki-Ann and Dimity Hurley. They are ...
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    User:   73%
 
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Fallen Angels
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Country: Hong Kong
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Who Knows?
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: romance, hotel, actor's life, relationships, infidelity, love affair, dialogue, french, artists and showbiz, obsession, farce, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, europe, italy, paris france
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Amateur
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, cerebral, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, amnesia, love triangle, deadpan, pornography, gangsters, murder, dialogue, crimes, loneliness, relationships, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   58%
 
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Panic
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, crime, hitman, murder, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family drama, loneliness, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   68%
    User:   73%
 
Punch-Drunk Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.
Style: surreal, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, interesting ...
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Dinner Rush
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Nurse Betty
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Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, dark humor, road movie ...
Plot: violence, murder, hitman, obsession, insanity, death, losing-it hero, hospital, small town, crime, obsessive quest, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, cross country, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   59%
 
The Brown Bunny
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bud Clay races motorcycles in the 250cc Formula II class of road racing. After a race in New Hampshire, he has five days to get to his next race in California. During his road trip, he is haunted by memories of the last time he saw Daisy, his true ...
Style: sexual, emotional, road movie, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: motorcycle, redemption, memory, loneliness, road trip, sex, on the road, folk, introspection, drugs/alcohol, pornography, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new hampshire, cross country, usa, los angeles ...
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System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
The Puffy Chair
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: talky, realistic, road movie, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, road trip, marriage, on the road, relationships, parents and children, drinking, couples, loneliness, existentialism, wedding, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
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Storytelling
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: dark humor, clever, bleak, cynical, sexual ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sex, depression, teenage life, strong sexual content, storytelling, rape, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), loneliness, censorship, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, colombia, israel
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System:   56%
    User:   61%
 
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Intermission
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: irish, crime, infidelity, violence, loneliness, drinking, working class, multiple storylines, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, male nudity, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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System:   56%
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Big Fan
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, bleak, disturbing, psychological, tragicomedy ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, hospital, football, sport, police investigation, loser, character study, radio, life is a bitch, relationships, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
The Object of Beauty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, crimes, crime, dishonesty, infidelity, greed, love and romance, loneliness, art, relationships, multiple storylines, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
Days of Being Wild
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, melancholic, meditative, enigmatic ...
Plot: romance, obsession, adoption, hotel, loneliness, looking for love, relationships, violence, friendship, drinking, love triangle, existentialism ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: hong kong, asia, tokyo, macau
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Anything Else
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mentor, drugs/alcohol, young lovers, relationships, paranoia, battle of the sexes, urban, writers, sarcasm, dialogue driven, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
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Mifune
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law┬┤s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, countryside, prostitute, prostitution, love and romance, loneliness, male nudity, couples, dogma, couple relations, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
Kicking and Screaming
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, drinking, writing, beer, buddies, dialogue driven, dialogue, relationships, urban, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
Your Friends & Neighbors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: talky, sexual, dark humor, clever, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dialogue driven, adultery, sex, male nudity, cheating, battle of the sexes, relationships, sexualized violence, dialogue, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
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Simple Men
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, deadpan, small town, missing person, dialogue, crimes, crime gone awry, romance, life philosophy, family relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, maryland, pentagon, florida ...
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Kicked in the Head
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, light ...
Plot: gangsters, farce, crime gone awry, marijuana, drugs, violence, going straight, pornography, splatter, brutality, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   53%
 

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