Movies like Clay Pigeons

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Clay Pigeons
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. Clay inadvertently befriends a serial killer named Lester Long, who murders the widow in an attempt to "help" his "fishing buddy."
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, suspense, dark, surprise ending, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, crime, infidelity, desert, neo noir, murder mystery, couple relations, twists & turns, police investigation, dialogue, neo-noir, investigation, stylish, corruption, violent, violence, haunted by the past, secrets, sexualized violence, betrayal, greed, vengeance, insanity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
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Blood Simple.
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
99 min.
 7.7
The Long Goodbye
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out clever, realistic, suspense and interesting films with plots about twists & turns, dialogue, murder, mentor, catastrophe, crime and corruption mostly in Crime, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Clay Pigeons: Novocaine (2001), Goodbye Lover (1998), Scotland, Pa. (2001), Curdled (1996), Jennifer 8 (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Novocaine
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
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Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
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Goodbye Lover
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: dark humor, humorous, sexy, suspenseful, clever ...
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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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Curdled
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   55%
 
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    User:   52%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
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Blood Simple.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: dark humor, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
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Place: texas, usa
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Nurse Betty
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: clever, witty, semi serious, dark humor, road movie ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, cross country, arizona ...
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Eating Raoul
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A relatively boring Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre, if not murderous way to get funding for opening a restaurant.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, psychological, stylized, serious ...
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Swimming with Sharks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.
Style: clever, cynical, surprise ending, semi serious, dark humor ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
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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: dark humor, clever, disturbing, biting, cynical ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, murder, death, investigation, crime, mystery, suburbs, eccentric family, sexualized violence, suspicion, suspect ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
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System:   38%
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52 Pick-Up
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, vengeance, crime gone awry, infidelity, pornography, twists & turns, neo-noir, brutality, violent, adultery, classic car ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
Mulholland Falls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, political corruption, mystery, police, corruption, neo noir, gangster, tough law enforcer, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Lucky Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: clever, not serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime, weatherman, drugs/alcohol, buddies, lottery, unlikely criminals, murder, small town, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
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System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
 6.1
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Birthday Girl
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, clever, suspenseful, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: crime, romance, russian, cons and scams, internet, loneliness, chase, crimes, pornography, twists & turns, dishonesty, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 

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The Whole Nine Yards
Genre: Comedy, Crime
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
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