Movies like Comic Book Villains

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Comic Book Villains (2002)
 5.6
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Comic Book Villains (2002)
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, dark humor, cynical, entertaining, clever, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, comic book shop, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rivals, rival, comics, feud, old woman, male female relationship, internet, couple relations, crime, love and romance, couples, small town life, disorder, golden years, cons and scams, greed, death, sex, car ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about disorder, couples, dishonesty, farce, vengeance, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Comic Book Villains: Sour Grapes (1998), Remarkable Power (2008), Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012), Wish You Were Dead (2001), American Cowslip (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, gambling, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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95%
Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, rivalry, crime gone awry, showbiz, cons and scams, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, sedative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: suspenseful, witty, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, couples, social relations, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, crime, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: contests and competitions, friends, ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, addiction, buddies, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, small town, small town life, couple relations, against the rules, satire, success, friendship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bedtime Story (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Benson, is a Casanova who tricks women into having sex with him before leaving them. He is content with his game until he meets Jamison, a real operator who poses as an exiled prince and not only gets women to share his bed but also to give him ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: gigolo, rivalry, bet, prince, farce, seduction, con artists, manipulation, sexual relations, bank, heist, switching roles ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I Got the Hook Up (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two broke buddies feel lucky when they come upon a truckload of cellular phones and begin selling them out of the back of their van. Trouble arises though, when the phones develop faults. The two friends then not only have to deal with unsatisfied ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, hip hop, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, odd couple, crimes, heist, cons and scams, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.0
 848
The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, screwball, innocence lost, workplace situations, cons and scams, workplace, investigation, dishonesty, forgery, crimes, oral sex, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 647
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: realistic, biting, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, criminal heroes, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, unfulfillment, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Getting Away with Murder (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the very moralistic college ethics instructor Jack Lambert finds himself living next door to an accused German death camp commander, he takes it upon himself to rid the world of this man.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, uncover truth, racism, family in danger, disorder, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, artists and showbiz, ghost, lifestyle, cons and scams, death, fake suicide, faked suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, europe, france, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Strange Bedfellows (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: small town, friendship, taxes, gay, cons and scams, comedy of errors, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, widower, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, desire for fame, ego clash, partners, nothing goes right, rivalry, misfit, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, mischievous children, youth, teenage life, social differences, suburban life, introspection, small town life, parents and children, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It’s been a few years, and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Brent and the gang discover that the town’s ...
Style: not serious, cynical, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Plot: small town life, best friends, private detective, small town, ambition, life turned upside down, friendship, disorder, farce, cons and scams, rivalry, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, working undercover, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An inept taekwondo instructor struggles with marital troubles and an unhealthy obsession with fellow taekwondo enthusiast Chuck "The Truck" Williams.
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, disorder, life is a bitch, buddies, ambition, infidelity, friendship, dysfunctional character, breaking point, instructor, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, funny, dark humor, absurd, witty ...
Plot: friendship, missing person, filmmaking, nothing goes right, mystery, disorder, school, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, eccentricity, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.6
 114
Lansdown (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
Style: cynical, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, couples, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster (1998)
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, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, family problems, infidelity, vengeance, social decay, dishonesty, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 313
Redrum (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, satire, couple relations, moral dilemma, crimes, murderous pair, deadly, society, lovers on the run, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, masturbation, phone sex, answering machine, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, criminal's revenge, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 16K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, family problems, rivalry, dishonesty, family conflict, battle of the sexes, suburbs, mistress, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 5K
Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, mentally unstable, lifestyle, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 7K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: cult film, humorous, dark humor, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, suburbs, farce, friends, disorder, couples, silly humor, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 2K
Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: disorder, twins, self discovery, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, performer's life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, surrealism, artist, death, goofy hero, love and romance, romance, starting over, graphic violence, family relations, disorder, farce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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