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Burke and Hare (2010)
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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, stylized, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, toilet humor, macabre, comic, funny ...
Plot: serial killer, cruelty, anti villain, murder, crimes, friends, partners, love and romance, fall in love, couples, buddies, deadly, murderous pair, disorder, partners in crime, odd couple, heart attack, grave digger, autopsy, death, sex scene, criminal, soldier, alcoholic, alcohol ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: europe, scotland, medical school, edinburgh scotland, england, 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, crime, murder, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and brutality mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Burke and Hare: Big Nothing (2006), R.S.V.P. (2002), Very Bad Things (1998), Death in Brunswick (1990), Redirected (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Big Nothing (2006)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Time: contemporary
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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.
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Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, death, student, party, violence, slasher, college ...
Time: contemporary
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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
Plot: murder, friends, wedding, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, uncover truth, love and romance, investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, violence, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, los angeles, nevada, usa
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83%
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: fall in love, crimes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, nothing goes right, parents and children, love and romance, workplace, friends, family relations, workplace romance, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia, california, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Redirected (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 99 min.
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: death, crimes, crime, corruption, boss, murder, gambling, casino, blood, wedding, pack of money, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania, england, russia
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, couple relations, couples, extramarital affair, nothing goes right, disorder, husband wife relationship, infidelity, woman kills woman, deadly, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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78%
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 ...
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Plot: restaurant, murder, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, law enforcement, deadly, couples, disorder, stoners, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
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76%
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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, entertaining, dark humor, light ...
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9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
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74%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, partners in crime, mob boss, dog, gangster, actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, phoenix arizona
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72%
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 ...
Style: offbeat, clever, humorous, not serious, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Wrong Box (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, dark humor ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Place: new jersey
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63%
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Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, dark humor, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 114 min.
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Style: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, humorous ...
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: dark humor, surreal, humorous, talky, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Good Cop, Bad Cop (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 116 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, culture clash, master criminal, police, police investigation, partners, danger, cliche, rivalry, psychopath, serial killer, killer ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
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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: dark humor, psycho film, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, assassin, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, police detective, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Amateur (1994)
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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, on the run, memory loss, nosy, haunted by the past, murder, romance, couple relations, crimes, love and romance, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%