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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
 7.0
 84K
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: microfilm, suspenseful, stylized, non-linear, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat, witty
Plot: hitman, double life, intrigue, cia, love and romance, artists and showbiz, double agent, tv show, secret agents, crimes, dark humor, success, star, couples, recruit, deadly, showbiz, government agency, profanity, prisoners exchange, spy, dishonesty, rise to the top, undercover, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, los angeles, berlin germany, austria ...

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Most similar movies to Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, interesting, suspense and twists and turns films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, mentor, murder, violence, crimes and brutality mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: Burn After Reading (2008), Jerry and Tom (1998), Out of Sight (1998), Death to Smoochy (2002), Hollywoodland (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: humorous, cynical, twists and turns, funny, tragicomedy ...
Plot: paranoia, blackmail, espionage, stupidity, divorce, dark humor, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, human nature, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, seattle washington, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, film within a film, murder, dark humor, profanity, graphic violence, friends, disorder, retiring, apprentice, wild ride, career change ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
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Out of Sight (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Meet Jack Foley, a smooth criminal who bends the law and is determined to make one last heist. Karen Sisco is a federal marshal who chooses all the right moves … and all the wrong guys. Now they're willing to risk it all to find out if ...
Style: sexy, witty, romantic, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, opposites attract, romance, prison escape, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, love and romance, criminal heroes, partners in crime, hot and sexy, robbery, career criminal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ...
Style: humorous, realistic, surreal, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, vengeance, satire, nothing goes right, disorder, delusion, success, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, salt lake city utah, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 33K
Hollywoodland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, fame, mystery, uncover truth, cover up, starlet, dishonesty, actor's life, crimes, showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Assassination Tango (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, tango, dancing, love and romance, couples, couple relations, deadly, intrigue, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, new york, usa, latin america, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 93K
The American (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, one last job, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, moral dilemma, anti heroes, anti hero, assassination, loner, deadly, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 49K
Duplicity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, clever, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: espionage, undercover, rivalry, manipulation, intrigue, romance, love affair, battle of the sexes, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, spy, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, dubai, bahamas, zurich switzerland, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.2
 33K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, crimes, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, crime, violence, professional killer, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, kansas city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 23K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: suspense, clever, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, female killer, dark humor, crimes, crime, romance, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five (or six) years of vanilla-wedded bliss, ordinary suburbanites John and Jane Smith are stuck in a huge rut. Unbeknownst to each other, they are both coolly lethal, highly-paid assassins working for rival organisations. When they discover ...
Style: sexy, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: hitman, battle of the sexes, female assassin, double life, love and romance, secret agents, secret identity, cia, spy, couples, secret service, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city, atlanta georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 71K
The Iceman (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, arrest, mafia, organized crime, poisoning, notoriety, family relations, crime family, psychopath, merciless, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 60s, year 1986 ...
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, crime, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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: neo noir, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, weirdo, killings, thief, dog, strong violent content, murder, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1975, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, idealism, double agent, intrigue, espionage, betrayal, invasion, suspicion, politics, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: cuba, usa, washington d.c., berlin germany, congo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Isn't She Great (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "The Valley Of The Dolls" and other trashy novels. Facing a failing career, Susann meets a ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, showbiz, terminal illness, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, aging, fame, writing, marriage, nun, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: manhattan new york city, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 85K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: hallucination, hitman, on the road, ex convict, rebel, one last job, betrayal, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 18K
You Kill Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, clever ...
Plot: hitman, alcoholic, crime, crimes, gang, gangsters, alcohol abuse, love and romance, rehabilitation, polish, going straight, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Summer of Sam (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, infidelity, crimes, danger, psychopath, lust, murder, punk, heat wave, bigotry, intolerance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, brooklyn new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 20K
Lonely Hearts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez were America's notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". Their lethal scam was simple; they would swindle and then viciously murder lovelorn war widows who would answer their ...
Style: neo noir, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, murderous pair, loneliness, femme fatale, attempted murder, obsession, seduction, cons and scams, sexual attraction, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1949, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york, united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 13K
Auto Focus (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: serious, captivating, factual, intense, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, sex addict, friendship, tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, tv star, rise and fall, adultery, addiction, crumbling marriage, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: espionage, treason, undercover, double agent, buddies, dishonesty, society, political conspiracy, cold war, spy, smuggling, satellite ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california, mexico city, ussr, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive ...
Style: clever, humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), city, police officer, fistfight, singing, police, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, love and romance, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: witty, humorous, romantic, clever, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, lawyer, battle of the sexes, manipulations, satire, infidelity, dishonesty, inheritance, assassin, hitman, marriage of convenience, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kgb, espionage, undercover, secret agents, danger, on the run, race against time, computer, mole, female director, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 14K
Zero Effect (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Daryl Zero is a private investigator. Along with his assistant, Steve Arlo he solves impossible crimes and puzzles. Though a master investigator, when he is not working, Zero doesn't know what to do with himself. He has no social skills, writes ...
Style: witty, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, private detective, murder, fall in love, accountant, blackmail, whodunit, crimes, love and romance, romance, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, portland oregon, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, offbeat, realistic
Plot: betrayal, family business, hitman, gangsters, nothing goes right, going straight, crimes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, drug abuse, love affair, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, russia, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: tragicomedy, cynical, realistic, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: ambition, delusion, character study, obsession, showbiz, dark humor, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, nervous breakdown, mentally unstable, misfit, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 322K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, business trip, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, miami, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Shot (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forgery, special agents, investigation, hollywood, artists and showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, organized crime, brother brother relationship, ambition, undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rhode island, usa, houston texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%