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Burke and Hare
Original name: Burke & Hare
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two 19th-century opportunists (Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis) become serial killers so that they can maintain their profitable business supplying cadavers to an anatomist (Tom Wilkinson).
Style: dark humor, stylized, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, macabre, comic, funny, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, murderous pair, doctors, death, crimes, deadly, mentor, farce, partners, buddies, splatter, cruelty, anti villain, odd couple, british, fall in love, catastrophe, love and romance, brutality, couples, greed, disorder, fantasy world, werewolf ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1820s
Place: scotland, europe, medical school, edinburgh scotland, england, california
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The Wrong Guy
Comedy, Thriller
Canada, UK
92 min.
 7.1
Big Nothing
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
UK, Canada
86 min.
 6.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, absurd and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, brutality, vengeance and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Burke and Hare: Junk Mail (1997), Head Above Water (1996), Underworld (1996), Big Nothing (2006), The Wrong Guy (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Junk Mail
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy's quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, anti heroes, murder, hospital, crimes, escapades, solitude, misfit, crime, sarcasm, amateur detective, subway ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, norway
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Head Above Water
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
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Time: 90s
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Underworld
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crook sets out to get revenge on the thugs who hurt his father in this bloody noir-style crime drama. After being released from prison, Johnny Crown (Denis Leary) goes after Frank (Joe Mantegna), one of the mobsters involved in a series of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prison, vengeance, gangsters, crime, buddies, neo noir, criminal's revenge, life philosophy, dialogue, twists & turns, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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System:   91%
    User:   77%
 
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Big Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
Style: dark humor, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime, betrayal, unemployment, cons and scams, twists & turns, priest, blackmail, death, pornography, crimes, serial killer, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming
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The Wrong Guy
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Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
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Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
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Throw Momma from the Train
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   90%
 
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Big Bad Wolves
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Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Ladykillers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, crime, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, casino, robbery, dialogue, cons and scams, money, foul language, ship, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   77%
 
Kill Me Three Times
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, assassin, murder, woman in danger, small town, money, twists & turns, assassination, crime, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   89%
 
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Big Bully
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer returns to his hometown where he faces the childhood nemesis whose life he ultimately ruined, only the bully wants to relive their painful past by torturing him once again.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, bad ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, vengeance, farce, young heroes, bullying, teacher, revenge, switching roles, store, childhood, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood ...
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Redirected
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Story: Four friends become stranded in Eastern Europe and have to become hit men, prostitutes, corrupt cops, smugglers and more to make it home.
Style: humorous, not serious, twists and turns, realistic, rough ...
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Honeymoon in Vegas
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Story: On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in Vegas, but a wealthy gambler arranges for the man to lose ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, gangsters, gambling, couple relations, farce, poker, nothing goes right, couples, chase, private detective, catastrophe, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   62%
 
Office Killer
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
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Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace, gory, office, slasher, vengeance, murder, loneliness, obnoxious boss, protagonist as suspect, pornography, serial killer, crime ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   75%
 
The Missionary
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, couple relations, religions or cults, fall in love, society, women, pornography, clergy, redemption, period piece, nudity (full frontal - brief), going straight ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: africa, england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   62%
 
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Coldblooded
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, dark ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, blood, murder, going straight, violence, violent, mentor, mob, crime, brutality, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
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    User:   58%
 
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Scotland, Pa.
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, crime, small town, rock, comedy of errors, farce, couple relations, adaptation, restaurant, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: bosnia, scotland, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania
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System:   71%
    User:   66%
 
I Got the Hook Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, awful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, hawaii, south central los angeles
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    User:   57%
 
Series 7: The Contenders
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom. Ever seen the show "Survivor" and wished they would just start killing each other?? Series 7 literally gives its contestants the guns. The film is not ...
Style: clever, cynical, stylized, disturbing, twists and turns ...
Plot: voyeurism, gory, manipulation, survival, death, reality tv, small town, television, hospital, murder, violence, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   71%
    User:   63%
 
A Shock to the System
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, business, police investigation, homeless, greed, chase, crime, crimes, destiny, mentor, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, manhattan new york city
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    User:   57%
 
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Serial Mom
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, dysfunctional family, insanity, housewife, parody, revenge, violence, camp, police investigation, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
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The Dream Team
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they're lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, hospital, psychiatrist, farce, doctors, anti heroes, mistaken identity, mental institution, goofy hero, witnessing a crime, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   71%
    User:   61%
 
Stiff Upper Lips
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a View, Chariots of Fire, Maurice, A Passage to ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, culture clash, master and servant, pornography, young lovers, british, romance, couple relations, adaptation, distopia, looking for love, farce ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: england, italy, asia, europe, india
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System:   70%
    User:   63%
 
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers who can feel each others' pain and pleasure mess up the French revolution.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, adventure, twins, mistaken identity, anti heroes, marijuana, buddies, goofy hero, odd couple, switching roles, siblings relations, dialogue ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
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System:   70%
    User:   70%
 
A Good Man in Africa
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, golf, infidelity, farce, cons and scams, adaptation, political intrigue, brutality, corruption, god, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
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System:   70%
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
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