Movies like That Day

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That Day (2003)
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That Day (2003)
Original name: Ce jour-là
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the psychopath and the daughter fall for each other.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, offbeat, mind bending, biting, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious
Plot: murder, crimes, serial killer, hitman, crime, family life, family problems, couples, deadly, family in crisis, restaurant, mental illness, insanity, diabetic, diabetes, heiress, escape, playing pool, telephone call, hit on the head, birthday cake, cell phone, apple, surrealism, absurdism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland

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Most similar movies to That Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, couples, disorder and serial killer mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like That Day: The Magician (2005), Killer Housewives (2001), The Scenesters (2009), The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995), Legacy (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Magician (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the dealings of a Melbourne-based hitman Ray as seen through the eyes of his ex-neighbour and friend Max, an Italian film student. Max and his camera witness Ray's work life as it unfolds from day to day, giving an insight into a ...
Style: offbeat, dark humor, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: deadly, murder, hitman, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, artists and showbiz, crime, crimes, danger, filmmaking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, crimes, gays and lesbians, deadly, couples, mentally challenged, family problems, love triangle, psychopath, love and romance, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.9
 435
The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, disorder, deadly, artists and showbiz, crime, crimes, who done it, fish out of water, filmmaking, dead woman on bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, psychiatrist, mental institution, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, youth, death in the family, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 2.9
 966
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, riddles and clues, mystery, serial killer, deadly, college life, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners, legal, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Bastard Brood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sylvette, a sassy waitress, Sandro, a macho guy, Sophie, a shy bourgeoisie, and Susan, an American actress, do not know each other and do not have much in common. However, they all have the same father, a scammer named Julius.
Style: mind bending, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, feminism, serial killer, love triangle, courtroom, family relations, opposites attract, couples, deadly, cons and scams, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brussels, belgium, paris france, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Ruination of Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two men jump out from behind some cacti and beat a man over the head with a rock. They then take the body to the dead man's hut, and sit with his body for the night while they talk, complain and dance. Later at the police station, two women ...
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, biting, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, police station, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, couples, betrayal, crime, dealing with death, love triangle, women fight, radio ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: talky, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, mentally unstable, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, crimes, tough law enforcer, police investigation, serial killer, guilt, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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 781
Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gentrification, parents and children, golden years, sexual relations, love and romance, politics, gender, transsexual, ancient mystery, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: murder, misfit, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crime, social misfits, brother brother relationship, fake suicide, crime scene, accidental death, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, disorder, couples, partners, dishonesty, apprentice, career change, wild ride, retiring, friends, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, deadly, crime, goofy hero, crimes, cooking and food, race against time, investigation, lobster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dillinger Is Dead (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Back home, Glauco, an industrial designer, finds his wife in bed with a serious headache. She has left him dinner but it is cold and Glauco decides to prepare himself a gourmet meal...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, losing-it hero, gangsters, unfulfillment, crimes, master and servant, crime, deadly, couples, ship, cooking and food, ocean or sea ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
You Really Got Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jan's fastfood-business is going bankrupt, his girlfriend has left him, and he is being exploited by his live-in father. Therefore, he has nothing to loose when he gets mixed up in the kidnapping of famous rock star Iver Mo. But Jan has never ...
Style: witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, crime, down on your luck, parents and children, crimes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, male female relationship, fast food, interrupted hanging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: talky, witty, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: train, murder, family relations, nagging and grouching, quibbling, partners, couples, deadly, disorder, intrigue, private detective, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Salamander (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two men, arty though somewhat staid, are drawn to the spirited and quixotic Rosemonde....
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: journalism, human nature, new wave, showbiz, mystery, crimes, media, investigation, deadly, amateur detective, murder, menage a trois ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, 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: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, twists and turns ...
Plot: deadly, parents and children, crimes, breaking point, violence spree, social misfits, rivalry, gory, basketball, serial killer, misfit, slasher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Whatever You Say (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bastien, an ambitious young production assistant, catches the attention of Jean-Louis, a producer of high regard, and is granted a shot at his own television show.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: tv show, murder, adultery, social differences, disorder, couples, couple relations, crimes, rise to the top, vandalism, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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 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: realistic, humorous, dark humor, semi serious
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, disorder, deadly, crime, crimes, blood, death, police, neo noir, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In September 2011 writer Michel Houellebecq briefly disappeared off the face of the earth. Wild rumours began circulating on the Internet that he’d been abducted by Al-Qaeda or aliens from outer space. Some Twitter users even expressed relief that ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, offbeat, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, farce, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, crimes, writer's life, unlikely criminals, confined, danger, abduction, wine drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, cynical, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, alcohol abuse, crimes, criminal's revenge, contests and competitions, crime, rivalry, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, disorder, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: dark humor, clever, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: heroes, crime, anti heroes, crimes, suicidal, working class, family in crisis, criminal heroes, gangsters, misfit, society, secret hideout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 196
Killer Hair (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, crime, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, fashion, media, journalism, deadly, columnist, dead woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 13K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: insurance, kidnapping, insurance fraud, murder, insurance agent, frozen body, life insurance, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, down on your luck, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 815
Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jean, a forty-year-old struggling, out-of-work actor has hit rock bottom. Although open to any kind of work, he can't get a break. At the unemployment office, his counselor has a rather odd proposal: he can get a job helping the police ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, actor's life, murder, social relations, village life, down on your luck, who done it, crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, sexual relations, suburbs, suburban life, murder, human nature, injustice, on the run, best friends, investigation, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Plot: private detective, who done it, hotshot hero, mystery, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, switching roles, obsession, parody, murder, neo noir, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mini's First Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Desperate to be free from her drunken, unloving mother Diane, the beautiful, scheming young Mini seduces her stepfather Martin and soon convinces him to join her in a sadistic scheme to have Diane declared insane. But their conspiracy soon escalates ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, graduation, dysfunctional family, crime, crimes, manipulations, teenage life, parents and children, lifestyle, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 2K
Pulp (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, funeral, amateur detective, crime, writer's life, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, investigation, ghost, dishonesty, deadly, prank ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, biting, cynical, witty ...
Plot: elderly, family relations, society, family problems, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, master and servant, suburban life, uninvited guest, golden years, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%