Movies like Clay Pigeons

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Clay Pigeons (1998)
 6.6
 10K
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, humorous, suspenseful, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, suspense, dark, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, desert, fbi, bar, widow, false accusation, psychopath, crime, mechanic, infidelity, neo noir, couple relations, haunted by the past, small town life, crimes, deadly, special agents, friendship, love affair, mistaken identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and witty films with plots about crimes, crime, mentor, murder, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Clay Pigeons: Heads (1994), Curdled (1996), Drowning Mona (2000), Very Bad Things (1998), To Die For (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 176
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, murder, newspaper, serial killer, crime, crimes, decapitated head, deadly, mystery, parody, media, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.9
 4K
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, blood, decapitation, samurai sword, cleaning lady, bakery, crime, dangerous attraction, psychopath, obsession, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 12K
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, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, suspicion, suspect, dysfunctional, dysfunctional family, death, crime, accident, suburbs, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, friends, violence, death, cocaine, marijuana, hotel, prostitute, blood, wedding, psychopath, desert ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.8
 39K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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: dark humor, clever, disturbing, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, journalism, adultery, winter, ambition, media, femme fatale, crime, spouse killer, blind ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: clever, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, dentist, femme fatale, false accusation, frame up, crime, arson, unlikely criminals, neo noir, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: clever, semi serious, talky, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, fbi, murder, hitman, gangsters, crime, romance, fall in love, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, cynical ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, infidelity, femme fatale, neo noir, assassin, prostitute, sex, politician, singer, neo-noir, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, french noir ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, voyeur, racism, serial killer, pimp, crime, village, culture clash, small town, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, shakespeare, crime gone awry, murder, crime, rock, comedy of errors, small town, couple relations, farce, parody, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, fish out of water, murder, comedy of errors, crime, farce, unlikely partners, opposites attract, love affair, gangsters, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, montreal, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pizza, dysfunctional family, womanizer, hitman, crimes of passion, attempted murder, murder, crime, wife husband relationship, gigolo, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: romance, theft, kidnapping, hitman, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, dishonesty, love, treasure, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, witty, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, crime, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, screenwriter, suicide, murder, sex, party, dog, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1947, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: playwright, mafia, infidelity, murder, broadway, gangsters, chorus girl, rehearsal, actress, crime, writer's life, urban ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: weatherman, lottery, tv station, small town, crime, buddies, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, debt, weather, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, cannibalism, swinger, restaurant, bondage, crime, unlikely criminals, serial killer, cons and scams, criminal heroes, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, small town, infidelity, murder, dysfunctional family, village, extramarital affair, housekeeper, serial killer, promiscuity, clergy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, police officer, on the run, suburbs, human nature, sibling relationship, murder, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: surreal, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, crimes, comedy of errors, mystery, vigilantism, danger, deadly, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, court, small town, false accusation, legal investigation, fish out of water, trial, culture clash, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 52K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, murder, funeral home, embezzlement, funeral director, hick, estranged family member, hidden corpse, prison visit, confession of crime, mortician, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic ...
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, fish out of water, small town, crime, buddies, prisoner, clergy, religions or cults, dishonesty, disorder, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.9
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, crimes, deadly, crime, disorder, tragedy, accidental death, death, police, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, odd couple, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, disorder, hidden identity, couple relations, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, elevator, police investigation, hollywood, odd couple, crime, partners against crime, dual identity, identity, undercover agent, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, sailing, vengeance, advertising, electrocution, advertising executive, advertising agency, crimes, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, rise to the top, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ruthless People (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple, cheated by a vile businessman, kidnap his wife in retaliation, without knowing that their enemy is delighted they did.
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, not serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, farce, yuppie, cons and scams, crime, confined, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couples, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Swimming with Sharks (1994)
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, semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, vengeance, manager, humiliation, bully, obnoxious boss, obsession, workplace situations, revenge, sadism, success ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 17K
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, light ...
Plot: fbi, small town, gangsters, culture clash, fish out of water, hitman, crime, district attorney, hidden identity, odd couple, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new york, europe, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%