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Man Bites Dog (1992)
 7.5
 35K
Man Bites Dog (1992)
Original name: C'est arrivé près de chez vous
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and arbitrary musings on topics of interest to him, such as music or the conditions of low-income housing, and even goes so far as to introduce the documentary crew to his family. But their reckless indulgences soon get the better of them.
Style: disturbing, dark humor, humorous, rough, realistic, suspenseful, brutal, harsh, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, crime, ambition, robbery, satire, crimes, society, media, disorder, deadly, social decay, rape, insanity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, arab, violent, dysfunctional family, manipulation, gory, hitman, art ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, quarry
Place: europe, belgium, brussels, brussels belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out dark humor, stylized, realistic and dark films with plots about brutality, storytelling, murder, crimes, weird, violence and dialogue mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Man Bites Dog: Natural Born Killers (1994), With a Friend Like Harry... (2000), Freeway (1996), Ex Drummer (2007), The Doom Generation (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Natural Born Killers (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, brutal, sadistic, atmospheric, controversial ...
Plot: serial killer, sadism, psychopath, violence, gory, cruelty, murderous pair, mass murder, crime, satire, violence spree, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: arizona, nevada, paris france, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, couple relations, family relations, crimes, couples, family life, poet, parents and children, serial killer, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 25K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, crime, brutality, crimes, social decay, murder, runaway, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.0
 9K
Ex Drummer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, homosexual, loser, cocaine, sexual perversion, rehearsal, lifestyle, music band, buddies, nihilism, rapist, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, one female two males threesome, violence, surrealism, murder, sex, love triangle, drifter, severed head, friendship, controversy, threesome ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: housewife, serial killer, murder, female killer, crime, parody, crimes, suburban life, family life, parents and children, family relations, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: clown, false accusation, rescue, nothing goes right, frame up, disorder, crimes, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run, psychopath, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 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, serial killer, workplace, unlikely criminals, job seeking, crimes, deadly, vengeful fired employee, murder, greed, insanity, self esteem ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.6
 459K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, brutal, macabre, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, insanity, yuppie, satire, hidden identity, wall street, millionaire, fear, victim, confession, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, incest, merciless, maniac, strangulation, rape, insanity, manic, killing spree, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, midwest, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: dark humor, witty, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, satire, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, unlikely criminals, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 43K
Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, psychological, intense ...
Plot: belief, funeral, racial slur, priest, good versus evil, church, optimism, clergy, hopes, society, satire, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 37K
JCVD (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Between his tax problems and his legal battle with his wife for the custody of his daughter, these are hard times for the action movie star who finds that even Steven Seagal has pinched a role from him! Jean-Claude Van Damme returns to the country ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, talky, clever ...
Plot: down on your luck, actor, native, lifestyle, showbiz, star, midlife crisis, heist, nothing goes right, career, crimes, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium, brussels belgium, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.9
 1.7M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, witty, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, twists & turns, crime, boxing, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violence, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 14K
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, murder, insurance fraud, insurance agent, frozen body, life insurance, nothing goes right, disorder, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 42K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, danger, power relations, couples, crime, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, mental institution, psychiatrist, death in the family, friendship, youth, friends, parents and children, family relations, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rage, humiliation, mafia, martial arts, gang, sadism, massacre, suicide, stabbing, masochist, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.9
 14K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, humorous, harsh ...
Plot: drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, hip hop, heroin, friendship, rehabilitation, going straight, overdose, life is a bitch, crimes, treatment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, detroit, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, cynical, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: ambition, obsession, desire for fame, delusion, character study, artists and showbiz, nervous breakdown, misfit, mentally unstable, crimes, disorder, manic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 32K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, crimes, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, violence, professional killer, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, kansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 78K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, avant garde ...
Plot: ex convict, on the road, hitman, betrayal, rebel, one last job, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california, north carolina, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, gangsters, dishonesty, partners in crime, mob boss, dog, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 131K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, cons and scams, anti heroes, antisocial behavior, drinking problem, drugs/alcohol, heist, thief, theft, stripper, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, milwaukee wisconsin, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: dark humor, clever, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, estate, older woman younger man sex, crime, loss of fortune, palaces castles and temples, manipulations, cons and scams, power relations, society, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: austria, europe, japan, bavaria, central europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 60K
Funny Games (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: sadism, family in danger, torment, serial killer, psychopath, humiliation, danger, isolation, murderous pair, crimes, deadly, vacation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, disturbing, intense, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, self discovery, crimes, parents and children, family relations, criminal heroes, suburban life, rise and fall, depression, moral ambiguity, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 54K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, disturbing, cult film ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, murder, lust, self defense, vengeance, family in danger, revenge, brutality, rivalry, breaking point, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 64K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: banned film, cynical, dark humor, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: pedophilia, rape, unhappiness, loneliness, sibling relationship, therapist, marriage, divorce, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 377K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, partners, haunted by the past, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: bruges, belgium, europe, ireland, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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