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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, semi serious, mind bending, realistic, witty, dark humor, clever, offbeat, biting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family problems, family in crisis, crimes, hitman, family life, couples, deadly, mental illness, double murder, crime, mental institution, ghost, rich, restaurant, insanity, tickling, cell phone, diabetic, diabetes, piano, mad woman, pharmacy, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, serial killer, couples and disorder mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like That Day: Killer Housewives (2001), The Magician (2005), Boystown (2007), Legacy (2008), The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, crime, love and romance, crimes, deadly, family problems, couples, psychopath, mentally challenged, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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95%
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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: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: danger, murder, hitman, witnessing a crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, film within a film, deadly, crime, criminal heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, parents and children, couples, gender, family relations, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, protagonist as suspect, college life, deadly, reluctant partners, legal, college, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, psychiatrist, mental institution, friendship, family problems, teenage life, death in the family, deadly, youth, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: cynical, dark humor, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, police station, love triangle, betrayal, deadly, crimes, widow, corpse, crime, unlikely partners, dealing with death, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, witty, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, social misfits, crimes, slasher, rivalry, deadly, misfit, violence spree, breaking point, gory, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 235
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, mind bending ...
Plot: family relations, murder, courtroom, opposites attract, serial killer, couples, deadly, love triangle, parents and children, crimes, feminism, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brussels, belgium, paris france, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, odd couple, private detective, uncover truth, crimes, disorder, amateur detective, partners, deadly, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: offbeat, cynical, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, disorder, filmmaking, film within a film, fish out of water, crimes, crime, artists and showbiz, who done it, serial killer, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, track down, police detective, crimes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, serial killer, mentally unstable, drugs/alcohol, law enforcement, guilt, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
45%
Double Whammy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ray Pluto has many problems. He is satirized in the tabloids as the "loser cop." His partner is starting to seem suspiciously attracted to him. A pair of screenwriters across the hall keep bugging him for help. The superintendent of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: violence, crimes, murder, crime, investigation, police detective, couple relations, hitman, power relations, doctors and patients, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hotel Oasis (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of motel owner is turned upside down by a femme-fatale lounge singer and her abusive manager.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, murder, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, nothing goes right, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, twins, fatal accident, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, crimes, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, writer's life, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7K
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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: unemployment, job seeking, serial killer, workplace, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, vengeful fired employee, murder, greed, insanity, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 1K
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 ⇓
41%
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, tv show, murder, adultery, disorder, social differences, couple relations, rise to the top, crimes, couples, vandalism, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, nothing goes right, disorder, misfit, crime, crimes, goofy hero, social misfits, crime scene, brother brother relationship, fake suicide, accidental death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, missing person, crime, crimes, resentment, investigation, unemployment, unlikely criminals, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, teens
Plot: hitman, film within a film, murder, career change, crimes, crime, couple relations, odd couple, apprentice, friendship, retiring, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, disorder, crimes, parents and children, down on your luck, dysfunctional relationship, cheating, ransom, greed, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: not serious, witty, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: petty criminal, anti heroes, crimes, heist, working class, anti hero, family problems, misfit, society, suicidal, family in crisis, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Raoul Ruiz’s enthralling thriller is made up of four intertwining stories of bizarre occurrences in Paris featuring a man who was stolen away by fairies, a professor who becomes a tramp, the lovers who inherit a chateau – and the last tale that ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: mental illness, self discovery, introspection, human nature, crimes, destructive relationship, prostitute, eccentricity, mansion, imagination, brutality, existentialism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1920s
Place: paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Have an Objection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: investigation, who done it, crimes, amateur detective, religions or cults, parents and children, mystery, murder, deadly, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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33%
Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: celebrity culture, lifestyle, partners, false accusation, media, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, journalism, fashion, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 866
Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
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, captivating, feel good, light, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, artists and showbiz, law enforcement, village, actor's life, social relations, down on your luck, deadly, village life, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 911
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, police investigation, americana, vengeance, supernatural ability, law enforcement, deadly, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: dark humor, talky, suspense, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, murder, hospital, chaos, midlife crisis, hippie, power relations, fighting the system, couples, sexual dysfunction, stalking, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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