Movies like Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy

If you like "Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy" you are looking for scary, humorous and dark humor movies about / with serial killer, parody, murder, trap, crimes, mystery and stalking themes of Comedy genre shot in France.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)
 7.6
 8K
Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)
Original name: La Cité de la Peur
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, clever, bleak, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, parody, murder, trap, crimes, mystery, stalking, artists and showbiz, danger, who done it, filmmaking, media, deadly, strangulation, media satire, incompetent police, media circus, film within a film, death, gun, pursuit, chase, cinema, rhinoceros, butcher ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, cannes, riviera

Movie in categories

france movies
2617
parody movies
2600
90s movies
90s
6231
murder movies
16591
trap movies
754
scary movies
5172
humorous movies
15834

Most similar movies to Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about crimes, disorder, parody, deadly, murder, serial killer and female nudity mostly in Comedy, Crime and Horror genres. Some movies like Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy: Serial Lover (1998), The Independent (2000), Death to the Supermodels (2005), Maestro (2014), Scary Movie (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
95%
The Independent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: parody, filmmaking, misfit, media, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire, fictional biography, film producer, serial killer, eccentricity, creativity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nevada, boston, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Death to the Supermodels (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This sexy comedy finds the world's greatest, most eccentric supermodels gathered on a deserted island for the swimsuit photo shoot from hell
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: murder, rivalry, serial killer, isolation, teenage life, deadly, parody, crimes, disorder, island, supermodel, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.8
 558
Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, film within a film, love, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, female director, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
crimes movies
12977
clever movies
6491
bleak movies
5385
 6.2
 225K
Scary Movie (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including Scream, ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, absurd, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: parody, serial killer, youth, stupidity, teenage angst, who done it, teenage life, small town, killing off one by one, media satire, sarcasm, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bullit & Ripper (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French filmmaker Eric Lartigau directs the anarchic buddy comedy Bullit and Riper, originally released as Mais qui a tue Pamela Rose? French comedic television stars Kad Merad and Olivier Barroux are both the protagonists and the screenwriters. As a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic
Plot: parody, investigation, deadly, save the day, odd couple, buddies, partners, law enforcement, assassination attempt, reunion, partners against crime, crimes ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, crimes, mystery, investigation, comedy of errors, disorder, danger, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 12K
Kika (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
Style: sexual, sexy, offbeat, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, photographer, media, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, psychopath, infidelity, love triangle, media satire, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 177
Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes, mystery, who done it, crime, parody, law enforcement, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 3K
Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, crimes, couple relations, teenage crush, lottery winner, murder, confession, police detective, disorder, deadly, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Telephone Always Rings Twice (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marc Elbichon, a novice private sleuth, is investigating a wave of assassinations bearing a particular characteristic: the perpetrator, dubbed the "telephone killer" always strangles his female victims with a telephone cord.
Style: realistic, semi serious, mind bending, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, contests and competitions, crimes, private detective, deadly, amateur detective, phone booth, movie theatre, cemetery, gay bar ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, slasher, youth, high school life, who done it, danger, serial killer, disorder, teenage life, law enforcement, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Bad Girls from Mars (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Someone is killing off the female leads of the movie production "Bad Girls from Mars." The producers feel they should try to finish the film, even though they're making a lucrative amount from insurance payoffs, so they fly in ...
Style: sexy, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, filmmaking, woman in danger, danger, hollywood, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, showbiz, slasher, killing spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Bogus Witch Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A series of short films spoofing "The Blair Witch Project."
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining, light ...
Plot: parody, desire for fame, disorder, filmmaking, survival, in the woods, obsessive quest, escapades, nothing goes right, buddies, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad, big budget action film which he proceeds to steal the reels and leave the cast and crew in a frenzy.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, hollywood, filmmaking, parody, tv show, media, hidden identity, nothing goes right, workplace situations, media satire, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, suspenseful ...
Plot: parody, investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, partners, disorder, law enforcement, odd couple, misunderstanding, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 996
Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actress, actor, jazz, television, midlife crisis, assassination attempt ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 4K
French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian, lesbian love, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, self discovery, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 914
Late Show (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, sincere, witty ...
Plot: showbiz, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, couple relations, media satire, workplace situations, celebrity culture, tv show, satire, media, radio dj ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Die Too Hard! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: terrorism, hostage, danger, crime, crimes, skyscraper, hitman, hostages, confined, deadly, stupidity, faked death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.4
 235
Dirt Merchant (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A slacker turns P.I. to solve a rock star's murder.
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious
Plot: private detective, artists and showbiz, crimes, murder, showbiz, frame up, deadly, dishonesty, rock, amateur detective, drug abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: track down, partners, murder, serial killer, odd couple, crimes, buddies, disorder, racism, society, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, algeria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, adventure, misfit, journalism, danger, media, partners, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, friends, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, middle east, paris france, iraq, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 5K
Reality (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wanna-be director is given 48 hours by a producer to find the best groan of pain, worthy of an Oscar, as the only condition to back his film.
Style: humorous, mind bending, surreal, absurd, offbeat ...
Plot: filmmaking, race against time, artists and showbiz, disorder, film producer, award ceremony, nightmare, surrealism, media, chases and races, psychologist, dead animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This film is a spoof along the lines of "Scary Movie" and "Not Another Teen Movie." It includes parodies of some of the indie film world's most renowned movies such as "Memento," "Pulp Fiction," ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: parody, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, filmmaking, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, goofy hero, mate swapping, hostage, media satire, gender bending, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Slaughter Party (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Here's what Judge David Johnson has to say about this film: Yes, there is a party, and some people do get slaughtered. Beyond that you're better off looking the other way and using your time more wisely. Go read a book. Or run for a ...
Style: offbeat, scary, humorous, not serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, serial killer, mad scientist, crimes, disorder, gory, deadly, slasher, stalking, danger, parody, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 3K
Schtonk (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Schtonk! is a farce of the actual events of 1983, when Germany's Stern magazine published, with great fanfare, 60 volumes of the alleged diaries of Adolf Hitler – which two weeks later turned out to be entirely fake. Fritz Knobel (based on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: forgery, parody, satire, hitler, diary, cons and scams, crimes, journalism, media, disorder, dishonesty, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Louise-Michel (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: not serious, humorous, biting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hitman, factory, factory worker, vengeance, workplace, assassination attempt, power relations, vengeful fired employee, disorder, partners, obnoxious boss, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, satirical, absurd, surreal ...
Plot: showbiz, actor's life, filmmaking, disorder, nothing goes right, cons and scams, ghost, death, fake suicide, faked suicide, tv show, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, france, europe, paris france, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 37K
Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, family relations, racism, parents and children, verbal byplay, life turned upside down, society, family problems, couple relations, family in crisis, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Related movie lists