Movies like Burke & Hare

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Burke & Hare (2010)
 6.1
 20K
Burke & Hare (2010)
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: stylized, romantic, visually appealing, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, twists and turns, funny, light ...
Plot: dark humor, serial killer, anti villain, crimes, cruelty, greed, adaptation, friends, partners, culture clash, fall in love, odd couple, graphic violence, love and romance, couples, medical school, murderous pair, partners in crime, villain played by lead actor, doctors, autopsy, death, satire, murder, sex scene ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: scotland, england, edinburgh scotland, ireland, europe, britain, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about crimes, dark humor, murder, brutality, deadly, mentor and vengeance mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Burke & Hare: Sightseers (2012), Serial Mom (1994), Big Nothing (2006), Wish You Were Dead (2001), R.S.V.P. (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sightseers (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.
Style: surreal, road movie, macabre, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: dark humor, tourist, caravan, serial killer, jealousy, murderous pair, satire, crime gone awry, road trip, fantasy world, hit and run, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 6.8
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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: parody, witty, disturbing, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, housewife, dark humor, dysfunctional family, murder, suburban life, female killer, crimes, police investigation, satire, suburbs, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
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100%
 6.7
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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.
Style: twists and turns, talky, absurd, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: blackmail, call center, unemployment, crimes, priest, betrayal, greed, con artists, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, wyoming
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100%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, opposites attract, couples, dark humor, social relations, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, fish out of water, love affair, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, dark humor, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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100%
 6.2
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, clever ...
Plot: heist, dark humor, painting, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, robbery, african american, eccentricity, greed, culture clash, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, new orleans, usa
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100%
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: talky, witty, surreal, humorous, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, gangsters, dog, crimes, screenwriter, crime gone awry, serial killer, killings, weirdo, gunfight, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1947, year 1954 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona
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100%
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: funny, humorous, disturbing, intense, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wedding, murder, violence, friends, justice, uncover truth, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love and romance, investigation, wrongfully committed, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.9
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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 ...
Style: disturbing, bloody, suspenseful, macabre, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, cleaning lady, dark humor, obsession, dangerous attraction, decapitation, investigation, violence, death, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
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100%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: witty, semi serious, slasher, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, social misfits, vengeance, misfit, crimes, rivalry, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, medieval, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sexy, humorous, stylized, talky, rough ...
Plot: death, dark humor, crimes, adaptation, atheism, first contact, infidelity, memory, immortality, hitman, catastrophe, solitude ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, california, ireland
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34%
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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, lgbt, nothing goes right, amateur detective, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, buddies, dark humor, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
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Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 99 min.
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, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners in crime, escapades, smuggling, friends, disorder, corruption, murder, dark humor, plan gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, lithuania, europe, russia, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspenseful, light, tense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, advertising, vengeance, crimes, police investigation, competition, contests and competitions, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, dark humor, midlife crisis, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, california, manhattan new york city
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33%
 7.2
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RocknRolla (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, stylized, humorous, talky ...
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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, buddy movie, suspense ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, canada, montreal, usa
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31%
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: witty, intense, disturbing, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, satire, death, crimes, dark humor, culture clash, serial killer, sexism, assassination, vigilante, brainwashing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
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Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: humorous, stylized, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: lottery, crimes, small town, weatherman, justice, criminal heroes, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, couple relations, stripper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.6
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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: sexy, suspenseful, clever, humorous, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, desert, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, dark humor, small town, infidelity, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, strong female character ...
Time: 90s
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30%
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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, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: weed, drug abuse, marijuana, murder, greed, drug dealing, police investigation, crime gone awry, corruption, mafia, gunfight, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, partners, buddies, dark humor, psychopath, unlikely partners, disorder, performer's life, crimes, power relations, kidnapping, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
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The 51st State (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, gangsters, chemist, culture clash, crimes, drugs, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners, drug lord, gang war ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, liverpool, los angeles, northern england, california ...
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30%
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A card shark and his unwillingly-enlisted friends need to make a lot of cash quick after losing a sketchy poker match. To do this they decide to pull a heist on a small-time gang who happen to be operating out of the flat next door.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dark humor, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, gangsters, buddies, dishonesty, friends, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, united kingdom, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, witty, gloomy, visually appealing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, poison, cult, male nudity, adolescence, psychology, dark humor, mentor, runaway, violent ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, buddy cop, farce, track down, disorder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, dark humor, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, tragedy, accidental death, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 27K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: talky, stylized, witty, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, gangsters, crimes, redemption, prison, safecracker, crime gone awry, sex scene, dysfunctional family, bank robbery, criminal heroes, temperamental ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 8K
The Ax (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
Style: psychological, suspense, atmospheric, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: serial killer, unemployment, workplace, dark humor, murder, job seeking, greed, insanity, unlikely criminals, crimes, vengeful fired employee, distopia ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, hitman, friendship, misfit, disorder, buddies, death in the family, goofy hero, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, cerebral, road movie ...
Plot: womanizer, attempted murder, dysfunctional family, infidelity, revenge, husband wife relationship, stupidity, remorse, incompetence, pizza, hitman, mother in law son in law relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%