Movies like Comic Book Villains

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Comic Book Villains (2002)
 5.5
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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, cynical, entertaining, stylized, clever, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, small town, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, rivals, feud, old woman, male female relationship, internet, love and romance, couples, disorder, small town life, golden years, couple relations, cons and scams, greed, death, sex, travel, police officer, police, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain

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Most similar movies to Comic Book Villains

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cynical films with plots about dark humor, disorder, dishonesty, couples, crimes, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Comic Book Villains: Sour Grapes (1998), Remarkable Power (2008), Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012), Wish You Were Dead (2001), 100 Mile Rule (2002). 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, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, change of luck, dark humor, feud, jealousy, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, 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: realistic, cynical, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: infidelity, media, crime gone awry, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dark humor, cons and scams, vengeance, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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74%
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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, cons and scams, working class, dark humor, down on your luck, loser, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, fish out of water, love affair, couples, dark humor, social relations, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: introspection, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, infidelity, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, detroit
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53%
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, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, losing-it hero, self discovery, against the rules, small town life, small town, couple relations, satire, success, friendship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: gangsters, hip hop, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, unlikely criminals, odd couple, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: south central los angeles, los angeles, new orleans, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, satirical, absurd, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ghost, cons and scams, death, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, paris france, france, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: suspense, biting, cynical, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: gigolo, rivalry, prince, seduction, con artists, bet, sexual relations, small town life, friendship, bank, mistaken identity, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, false accusation, investigation, college, vigilantism, crimes, uncover truth, racism, dark humor, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 765
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: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, satire, neighbor, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, friends, addiction, buddies, couples, dark humor, siblings relations, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 959
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: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, workplace, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, screwball, workplace situations, cons and scams, innocence lost, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, obsession, life is a bitch, buddies, ambition, disorder, friendship, school, infidelity, contests and competitions, goofy hero, breaking point ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
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45%
 7.1
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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, couples, disorder, social relations, family relations, social differences, self discovery, teenage life, americana, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: not serious, cynical, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, partners, ego clash, desire for fame, nothing goes right, misfit, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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, absurd, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, missing person, filmmaking, mystery, nothing goes right, disorder, school, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, eccentricity, dark humor, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 10K
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, stylized ...
Plot: lottery, small town, weatherman, dark humor, criminal heroes, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, justice, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, pretending to be gay, taxes, gay, comedy of errors, cons and scams, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, crimes, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: cynical, not serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: small town life, private detective, best friends, small town, friendship, life turned upside down, ambition, farce, cons and scams, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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40%
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, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, working undercover, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, parody, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, fish out of water, high school life, addiction, teachers and students, starting over, high school, female protagonist, coma, gays and lesbians, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 6K
The Crew (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four retired mobsters plan one last crime to save their retirement home.
Style: humorous, witty, funny, stylized, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, farce, unlikely criminals, hitman, vengeance, human nature, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida, miami beach, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit, prison life, prison escape ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, dark humor, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.0
 343
Redrum (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, crimes, murderous pair, satire, dark humor, couple relations, moral dilemma, lovers on the run, society, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, wooing, lifestyle, mentally unstable, dark humor, obsession, wedding, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspense, semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, heist, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 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, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, couples, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 17K
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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, dark humor, dishonesty, rivalry, family problems, family conflict, battle of the sexes, suburbs, mistress ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%