Movies like Burke and Hare

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Burke and Hare (2010)
 6.2
 19K
Burke and Hare (2010)
Original name: Burke & Hare
Genre: Comedy, Crime, History, 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, humorous, witty, stylized, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, toilet humor, cult film, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, cruelty, friends, partners, fall in love, crimes, deadly, odd couple, autopsy, greed, anti villain, adaptation, doctors, culture clash, murder, love and romance, couples, buddies, disorder, murderous pair, medical school, partners in crime, graphic violence, grave digger, heart attack ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, edinburgh scotland, britain, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, dark humor and semi serious films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, brutality, storytelling, disorder and mentor mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Burke and Hare: Big Nothing (2006), R.S.V.P. (2002), 9 Dead Gay Guys (2002), Wish You Were Dead (2001), Death in Brunswick (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Big Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
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Plot: unemployment, priest, blackmail, con artists, crimes, crime, call center, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, betrayal, partners ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.2
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R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, woman in danger, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, amateur detective, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friendship, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: hitman, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, danger, crime, crimes, fish out of water, couples, dishonesty, deadly, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Death in Brunswick (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reserved man in need of a job, Carl Fitzgerald finds employment at a Greek restaurant. Upon meeting waitress Sophie, Carl begins dating the attractive woman. Though it seems things are improving for Carl, an unexpected situation leads to the death ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: graphic violence, nothing goes right, crimes, fall in love, unlikely criminals, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family relations, friends, buddies, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Shock to the System (1990)
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: suspense, witty, cynical, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, frame up, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.8
 26K
Serial Mom (1994)
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, psycho film, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: housewife, serial killer, murder, family relations, female killer, crime, crimes, parody, suburban life, parents and children, family life, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Ladykillers (2004)
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: humorous, dark humor, light, funny, absurd ...
Plot: painting, murder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friends, heist, african american, sheriff, racism, religious fundamentalist, strangulation, island ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, dark humor, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, odd couple, gang, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, partners, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 47K
Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 33K
Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Sense of Humor (2011)
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Style: realistic, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Country: USA
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 26K
Sightseers (2012)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, macabre, road movie ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 10K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, psychopath, false accusation, mechanic, bar, fbi, diner, widow, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1963, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.3
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RocknRolla (2008)
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Duration: 114 min.
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Style: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.3
 11K
Common Wealth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Julia finds 300 million pesetas hidden in a dead man's house while selling an apartment. She's a 40-ish real estate agent now forced to face the wrath of a very peculiar community (of neighbors), headed by an unscrupulous administrator. ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, unusual plot structure, enigmatic, bleak ...
Plot: real estate agent, greed, neighbor, fish out of water, crime, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, murder, stolen money, conflict, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, tokyo, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 25K
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, crimes, redemption, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, temperamental, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter estrangement, ex convict, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, crimes, gory, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, parody, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, couple relations, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, police detective ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Good Cop, Bad Cop (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the body of the executive of hockey Benoit Brisset is found on the billboard of the border of Quebec and Ontario, the jurisdiction of the crime is shared between the two police forces and detectives David Bouchard from Montreal and Martin Ward ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, culture clash, master criminal, police, police investigation, partners, danger, cliche, rivalry, psychopath, serial killer, killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 4K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, funny, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, disorder, partners, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%