Movies like Clay Pigeons

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Clay Pigeons (1998)
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Clay Pigeons (1998)
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, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, suspense, dark, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, psychopath, mechanic, false accusation, fbi, bar, widow, crime, infidelity, crimes, special agents, friendship, friends, couple relations, neo noir, love and romance, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, small town life, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, mentor, storytelling, dialogue and brutality mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Clay Pigeons: Heads (1994), Very Bad Things (1998), Curdled (1996), R.S.V.P. (2002), Drowning Mona (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, law enforcement, crime, mystery, crimes, who done it, parody, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, friends, wedding, unlikely criminals, love and romance, uncover truth, nothing goes right, wedding preparations and rituals, investigation, wrongfully committed, violence, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, usa, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
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 ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, blood, bakery, cleaning lady, samurai sword, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, student, party, violence, woman in danger, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.6
 13K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, small town, suspect, dysfunctional, suspicion, dysfunctional family, death, social relations, family relations, suburbs, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Coup de torchon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, french noir ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, pimp, infidelity, racism, voyeur, culture clash, crime, police corruption, unlikely criminals, couple relations, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1938, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: starting over, hitman, murder, fbi, gangsters, crime, romance, against the rules, love and romance, fall in love, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 10K
Novocaine (2001)
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
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, arson, frame up, femme fatale, false accusation, dentist, betrayal, crime, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, assassin, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, disorder ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
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 ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mafia, hitman, murder, fish out of water, farce, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, love affair, unlikely partners, misfit, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
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 ...
Style: clever, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, shakespeare, crime gone awry, small town, crime, farce, parody, heroes, law enforcement, couples, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, bosnia, europe, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: mafia, murder, infidelity, actress, chorus girl, rehearsal, playwright, gangsters, crime, hitman, broadway, actor ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Lucky Numbers (2000)
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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good ...
Plot: lottery, weatherman, small town, tv station, criminal heroes, crime, nothing goes right, couple relations, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, sexualized violence, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, kidnapping, hitman, theft, crime, crime gone awry, heist, disorder, dishonesty, police detective, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic, cynical, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, suburbs, dishonesty, deadly, love affair, couples, murder, on the run, injustice, human nature, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 31K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, murder, serial killer, small town, village, promiscuity, dysfunctional family, extramarital affair, housekeeper, infidelity, family secret, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, clever ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, small town, courtroom drama, trial, false accusation, dedicated lawyer, court, fish out of water, legal action, legal investigation, romancing partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 16K
The Hard Way (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Seeking to raise his credibility as an actor and to land a role as a tough cop on a new show, Hollywood action star Nick Lang works a deal with New York City Police Capt. Brix, who by chance is one of his fans. Nick will be paired with detective Lt. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, odd couple, amateur detective, fish out of water, friendship, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, actor's life, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Love You to Death (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Joey Boca is the owner of a pizza parlor located in Tacoma, Washington, and has been married to Rosalie for years. Rosalie is horrified to discover that Joey is a womanizer and has been cheating on her for a long time. Based on the true story of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, crimes of passion, hitman, attempted murder, womanizer, pizza, vengeance, crime, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, disorder, gory, deadly, serial killer, accidental death, tragedy, death, police, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, prison, fish out of water, small town, crime, love and romance, crimes, chases and races, clergy, buddies, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.8
 40K
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, power relations, danger, couples, crime, murder, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: dark humor, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, crimes, parents and children, small town life, love affair, crime, cons and scams, village life, fall in love, social relations, small town, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Amos & Andrew (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Andrew Sterling (Samuel L. Jackson), a successful black urbanite writer, buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, Chief Tolliver (Dabney Coleman) realizes ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: island, racism, mistaken identity, crime, interracial relations, bad cop, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, social differences, resort, buddies, male bonding ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 6K
Eating Raoul (1982)
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, witty, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, cannibalism, bondage, restaurant, swinger, serial killer, crime, deadly, couples, cons and scams, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A murder takes place in the shop of David Lyons, a deaf man who fails to hear the gunshot being fired. Outside, blind man Wally Karue hears the shot but cannot see the perpetrator. Both are arrested, but escape to form an unlikely partnership. Being ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, tricky ...
Plot: murder, friendship, farce, chase, blindness, mute or deaf, disability, mistaken identity, store, odd couple, kidnapping, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 53K
Bernie (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, affable and popular mortician Bernie Tiede strikes up a friendship with Marjorie Nugent, a wealthy widow well known for her sour attitude. When she becomes controlling and abusive, Bernie goes to great lengths to remove himself ...
Style: dark humor, clever, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: small town, murder, district attorney, mortician, hidden corpse, funeral home, confession of crime, prison visit, funeral director, estranged family member, hick, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, hidden identity, friendship, crimes, crime, couple relations, partners, disorder, dishonesty, couples, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%