Movies like Comic Book Villains

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Comic Book Villains
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be the first to buy them. But when the old man declines to sell, the former friends turn into enemies, and a friendly rivalry becomes tainted with greed and turns to murder.
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, witty, realistic, cynical, comic, satirical, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, comics, greed, couple relations, cons and scams, crime, superhero, death, crimes, golden years, writers, obsession, small town life, dishonesty, comic book shop, rivalry, love and romance, geek, destiny, storytelling, mentor, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), catastrophe, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona spain
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Strangers with Candy
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Breakfast of Champions
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Ringmaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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I Love You to Death
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
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Country: USA
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: clever, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: nothing goes right, television, writers, media satire, showbiz, parody, suicide, pornography, tv show, addiction, artists and showbiz, farce ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, biting, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Neighbors
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
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Time: 90s
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