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Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
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Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for the MPs. When a soldier dies and a toxicology screen shows an alarming level of illegal narcotics, someone is sent in to investigate.
Style: dark humor, cynical, stylized, humorous, clever, realistic, witty, twists and turns, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: black market, cold war, corruption, heroin, soldier, bribery, army, berlin wall, murder, drug dealing, military, crimes, arms dealing, rebellion, rebelliousness, military base, military life, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, investigation, police, sex, drug abuse, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, iraq, vietnam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, interesting and talky films with plots about dialogue, brutality, corruption, murder, mentor, storytelling and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Buffalo Soldiers: The Last Supper (1995), To Die For (1995), Gridlock'd (1997), Beautiful Creatures (2000), Homegrown (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: dark humor, witty, tense, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crime, culture clash, liberal, unlikely criminals, society, racism, racist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 41K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, danger, couples, crime, murder, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.9
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Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, hip hop, heroin, drug abuse, friendship, rehabilitation, overdose, going straight, partners, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: tense, suspenseful, cynical, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, power relations, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, scheme, vandalism, train ride, obsession, women, friendship between women ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.8
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Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, partners, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ...
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, performer's life, tv show, rivalry, vengeance, showbiz, nothing goes right, delusion, disorder, success, television, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, salt lake city utah, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: murder, post war, black market, war criminal, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, military, love affair, love of one's life, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: small town, robbery, mafia, attempted murder, self defense, attempted robbery, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, crime, hidden identity, going straight, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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We Own the Night (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
Style: captivating, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, heroin, party, law enforcement, gangsters, nightclub, crime, mafia, siblings relations, parents and children, parent child relationship, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.6
 10K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, fbi, bar, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: infidelity, addiction, dysfunctional family, unlikely criminals, life is a bitch, crimes, sexual relations, crime, couple relations, cons and scams, crumbling marriage, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.2
 47K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, violence, terrorism, military, explosion, riot, war, british, danger, manipulations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Leaves of Grass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.
Style: intellectual, humorous, exciting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, twins, road trip, twin brother, crime, drug dealing, siblings relations, homecoming, partners, dishonesty, petty criminal, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.6
 280K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: cynical, clever, disturbing, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, smuggling, arms dealing, arms dealer, millionaire, criminal heroes, cold war, human nature, crime, ambition, organized crime, notoriety ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1982 ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 10K
Two Hands (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 19 year old finds himself in debt to a local gangster when some gang loot disappears and sets him on the run from thugs. Meanwhile two street kids start a shopping spree when they find the missing money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, crime boss, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, australian, love and romance, nothing goes right, angel, chases and races, crimes, wooing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 76K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, small town, fbi, police investigation, crime, smuggling, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, bribery, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 20K
Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, biting, humorous ...
Plot: military, anti war, military hospital, island, bomber, war, rebellion, misfit, military life, fighting the system, anti heroes, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s
Place: mediterranean sea, sweden, new york, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Another Day in Paradise (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A vending machine robbery by small time thief and drug addict Bobbie (Vincent Kartheiser) goes badly awry, and his friends contact street-wise thief and part-time druggie Mel (James Woods) to patch him up.Recognizing a kindred spirit, Mel befriends ...
Style: talky, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, violence, friendship, heist, drug dealing, murder, robbery, crime, teenage life, buddies, small time ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, christmas, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hunt down, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
 11K
The Big Easy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.
Style: sexy, clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: police corruption, police, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, police investigation, romance, crime, love and romance, uncover truth, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, seaport, louisiana, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.6
 81K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, private detective, extramarital affair, crime, neo-noir, wife husband relationship, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.8
 10K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: murder, arson, frame up, femme fatale, false accusation, dentist, betrayal, crime, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 19K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, life is a bitch, crimes, moral dilemma, injustice, gangster ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, redemption, temperamental, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, hopes, crimes, prison, sex scene, father daughter estrangement, ex convict, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 20K
State of Grace (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, irish, undercover agent, undercover, crime, working undercover, organized crime, reunion, dishonesty, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.6
 187K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug lord, drug abuse, organized crime, drug dealing, addiction, war on drugs, family problems, fighting crime, drug traffic, drug dealer, corruption, police corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, ohio, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 64K
MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: humorous, dark humor, talky, witty, captivating ...
Plot: military, anti war, cheating, nurse, camp, soldier, conflict, buddies, sanity, doctors and patients, suicidal, golf ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: korea, vietnam, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, revenge, road rage, wedding party, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 50K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, clever, psychological, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, blackmail, murder, filmmaking, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, movie business, agent, screenwriter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.9
 367K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: irish, hitman, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, partners, haunted by the past, canadian stereotype, suicidal, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%