Movies like Gardener of Eden

If you like "Gardener of Eden" you are looking for rough, psychological and realistic movies about / with vigilantism, rapist, fighting crime, strong sexual content, dark humor, hostages and hostage themes of Comedy and Drama genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Gardener of Eden (2007)
 6.1
 1K
Gardener of Eden (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a young deli-counter clerk and general slacker in New Jersey accidentally saves a young woman from a serial rapist, he becomes convinced that his new role in life is to become a vigilante.
Style: rough, psychological, realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting, suspense
Plot: vigilantism, rapist, fighting crime, strong sexual content, dark humor, hostages, hostage, frame up, prostitute, father son relationship, rape victim, mother son relationship, rape, crimes, graphic violence, dull life, anti hero, anti heroes, twentysomething life, profanity, catastrophe, heroes, fight, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Gardener of Eden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspense films with plots about dark humor, profanity, crimes, disorder, family relations, society and satire mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Gardener of Eden: Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014), Kill Your Darlings (2006), Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015), Easy Sex (2003), Hits (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam vet Frank Vega now runs an East L.A. community center where he trains young boxers to survive in and out of the ring. But when his prize student falls in with the wrong crowd and turns up dead, Frank teams up with his pal Bernie to take ...
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, fighting crime, vigilantism, society, aging, elderly, partners against crime, rivalry, tough heroes, vietnam veteran, profanity, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Kill Your Darlings (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A desperate young writer is lured on a wild ride through the desert by a mysterious woman in this darkly comic take on the all-American road trip. Along the way they cross paths with a hapless mobster, a 6 foot transvestite and a lovesick housewife, ...
Style: road movie, psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: desert, supportive spouse, looking for love, on the road, dark humor, criminal heroes, crimes, writer's life, hollywood, writers, kidnapping, transvestism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The third installment in the successful Bad Ass action-comedy franchise. Bad Asses on the Bayou reunites the dynamic duo, Frank Vega (Danny Trejo) and Bernie Pope (Danny Glover), as they travel to Louisiana to attend the wedding of their dear friend ...
Style: exciting, rough, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, confined, vigilantism, partners, aging, partners against crime, heroes, elderly, crimes, rivalry, danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 469
Easy Sex (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Packard Schmidt is a burnt-out, middle-aged college English professor. In a desperate attempt to restore some sense of vitality to his lonely existence he embarks on a series of impulsive romantic exploits resulting in a cavalcade of disaster both ...
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, gambling, college, lifestyle, self discovery, obsession, love affair, dark humor, femme fatale, midlife crisis, track down, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
hostages movies
734
hostage movies
2815
realistic movies
28213
frame up movies
1087
 5.8
 2K
Hits (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: fame, talent, society, dark humor, media satire, celebrity culture, delusion, computers and web, viral video, small town, youtube, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American Loser (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dramatic comedy about a self-induced attention-deficit disordered, learning disabled, Tourette's syndrome suffering, balance impaired, ex-alcoholic young man from the Upper East Side of Manhattan and the gold-digging girl who inspires him to ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: alcoholic, social misfits, misfit, lifestyle, twentysomething life, disorder, love and romance, goofy hero, couples, support group, dark humor, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 17K
Storytelling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: College and high school serve as the backdrop for two stories about dysfunction and personal turmoil.
Style: bleak, cynical, rough, witty, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, maid, celebrity, high school, exploitation, dark humor, filmmaking, family problems, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, suburbs, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, israel, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Quiet as a Mouse (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A pseudo documentary study of an archetypal German who tries to model his world according to his ideas of law and (sexual) order.
Style: realistic, cynical, not serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: vigilantism, idealism, social decay, society, ambition, fighting crime, misfit, dark humor, crimes, life is a bitch, buddies, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 620
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, buddies, couples, dark humor, bittersweet, death of mother, dealing with death, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: altar boy, profanity, youth, friendship, group of friends, best friends, coming of age, teenage boy, friends, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring model, Cynthia, becomes the focus of a documentary when she is chosen as the face for the world's biggest fashion designer, Claudio. Cynthia accidentally overdoses and with deadlines looming they decide to use her corpse to continue ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: fashion, dark humor, dishonesty, cons and scams, fashion industry, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, corpse, drug overdose, photographer, death, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, insanity, husband wife relationship, family vacation, oedipus complex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Return of Joe Rich (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joe believed in right and wrong until... His job outsourced to India. His teaser rate spiked. His wife bailed. But Joe has a plan...to get it all back, and more. Joe returns home, to the last place on planet Earth where real men can be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, unsupportive spouse, singleness, bandit, american dream
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 14K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, tense, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crimes, down on your luck, insurance fraud, frozen body ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: father son relationship, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, family problems, family relations, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, thirtysomething life, youth, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 641
Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, gender, suburban life, small town, small town life, lifestyle, suburbs, obsession, denial, gays and lesbians, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 5K
The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 433
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, prodigy, family life, eccentric family, lifestyle, society, youth, parents and children, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
rape movies
3583
humorous movies
17891
crimes movies
13978
biting movies
1473
 5.2
 557
The Jimmy Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A failed New Jersey inventor embarks on a career as a standup comic, turns to drink, and labors to keep his family together.
Style: psychological, cynical, semi serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, starting over, artists and showbiz, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, hopes, nothing goes right, down on your luck, workplace, profanity, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, dishonesty, ambition, race against time, gambling debt, casino, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 195
Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, murderous pair, escapades, society, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, nothing to lose, vigilantism, disorder, satire, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, cons and scams, teenage life, crimes, writer's life, dark humor, friends, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, unfulfillment, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: pedophile, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, loneliness, father son relationship, character study, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 3K
Smother (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife to have a baby and from his mom, who has decided to move in with the young couple.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, comedy of errors, couples, family relations, disorder, family life, couple relations, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 5K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, dark humor, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, manipulations, manipulation, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 191
Lovers of Hate (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dark comedy which follows two brothers who are in love with the same woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, estrangement, love and romance, betrayal, siblings relations, dark humor, family relations, brother vs brother, sibling rivalry, reunion, male nudity, two brothers
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 576
King Kelly (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kelly strips – her best friend Jordan captures the event on her mobile phone. Kelly’s name is well known among the visitors of (in)appropriate online portals. The two teenagers digitally record anything and everything that crosses their paths ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: desire for fame, on the road, nightlife, strong sexual content, lifestyle, profanity, satire, ambition, computers and web, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, couples, love and romance, starting over, suburban life, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 563
The Ranch (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy drama about a few days in the lives of a group of "working girls" in Reno, NV. "The Ranch" is a legally operated brothel that operates under the careful watch of state health inspectors (who insist on weekly medical ...
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, workplace, lifestyle, life is a bitch, workplace situations, sexual relations, power relations, sexual abuse, society, brothel, dirty old man, fetish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: thought provoking, tragicomedy, compassionate, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, doctors, redemption, life is a bitch, parents and children, introspection, chases and races, dark humor, hopes, depression, family, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%