Movies like Getting In

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Getting In (1994)
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Getting In (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a family tradition to live up to. Things don't go to plan.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, medical school, college, satire, frame up, school, crimes, youth, contests and competitions, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, college life, disorder, deadly, rivalry, cons and scams, slasher, computer cracker, female nudity, suicide, university, laboratory, library, computer nerd ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Getting In

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, crime and cons and scams mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Getting In: All-American Murder (1991), Out Cold (1989), A Shock to the System (1990), A House in the Hills (1993), Lansdown (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All-American Murder (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Artie Logan is the new guy on Campus. Suddenly, he meets Tally Fuller: the most popular and beautiful girl at Fairfield college and she finally agrees to go on a date with him. But that night she is brutally killed by a blowtorch-wielding maniac and ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: murder, college, slasher, serial killer, deadly, law enforcement, crime, school, college life, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 5.5
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Out Cold (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, clever, rough, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, frame up, infidelity, partners, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit partners, crime, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: suspense, witty, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, frame up, midlife crisis, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, revenge, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry, disorder, mistaken identity, vengeance, woman in danger, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, disorder, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, dark humor ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, satire, politics, pirate, cons and scams, media satire, showbiz, dishonesty, crimes, filmmaking, bar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a small Minnesota town, the annual beauty pageant is being covered by a TV crew. Former winner Gladys Leeman wants to make sure her daughter follows in her footsteps; explosions, falling lights, and trailer fires prove that. As the Leemans are ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, farce, murder, blind ambition, obsession, satire, contests and competitions, society, crimes, youth, social relations, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, crimes, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Blondes Have More Guns (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarf, a chainsaw, and a mysterious blonde are the only clues to a growing number of stiffs (and not all of them are dead bodies!) Who can the police turn to? Harry Bates, of course, the smartest officer on the force. TOO BAD HARRY CAN’T OUTWIT ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, parody, farce, investigation, twins, crimes, fighting crime, crime, law enforcement, amateur detective, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, gangsters, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Home of Phobia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A typical Midwestern 18 year-old freshman at a large state university eager to delve into the college party life, instead discovers that school is not the beer-driven, sexual fantasy of his imagination. Determined to do anything to obtain the girl ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, hidden identity, looking for love, teenage life, misfit, lifestyle, love and romance, unlikely couple, dishonesty, youth, looking for sex, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, social relations, couples, fall in love, love affair, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, dark humor, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, small town, parole officer, warden, secret agents, crimes, mind game, special agents, mentally unstable, mysterious character ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When her daughter Shanna is disqualified from competing for her Junior High School cheer leading squad, Wanda Holloway tries to get her ex-husband's brother, Terry Harper, to hire a hitman to incapacitate Shanna's rival or the girl's ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: murder, ruler, junior high school, cheerleader, obsession, parents and children, media satire, small town, high school, dishonesty, family life, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two roommates plan to kill a third to take advantage of college policy giving a 4.0 grade to a suicide's roommates.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: college, murder, urban legend, pregnancy, suicide, party, psychopath, legends and myths, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, amateur detective, journalism, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Death to the Supermodels (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This sexy comedy finds the world's greatest, most eccentric supermodels gathered on a deserted island for the swimsuit photo shoot from hell
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, sexy
Plot: murder, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, isolation, crimes, deadly, parody, disorder, island, supermodel, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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A Bucket of Blood (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Walter Paisley, a busboy at a cappuccino bar called the Jabberjaw, is praised as a genius after he kills his landlady's cat and covers it in plaster. Pressured to produce more work, he goes after bigger subjects.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, artist, sculptor, performer's life, crimes, deadly, unlikely criminals, crime, artists and showbiz, beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), cafe ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
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Hiding Out (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. Andrew Morenski must become Max Hauser and go back to high school for protection from the mob.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, undercover, stock broker, witness protection, school, murder, gangsters, teenage life, high school life, college, switching roles, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: delaware, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, betrayal, buddies, who to trust, homeless, corpse, crimes, deadly, small town, friends, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, racism, uncover truth, disorder, family in danger, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mystery, deadly, goofy hero, law enforcement, dishonesty, catastrophe, kidnapping, missing person, murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Scarfies (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This dark comedy is set in Dunedin, New Zealand. A university student finds an old "abandoned" house and proceeds to invite other students to share. It even has running electricity. But what is the catch?
Style: clever, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, drug dealing, crime gone awry, youth, disorder, unlikely criminals, college, cons and scams, abandoned ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 958
Frauds (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is a story of the ways in which insurance investigator Roland Copping interferes in and manipulates the lives of others with outrageous games and gimmicks. Eventually he becomes involved in an escalating vendetta with a couple who make an ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, witty, psychological ...
Plot: cons and scams, heist, crimes, crime, prank, danger, disorder, terrorism, woman in danger, dishonesty, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 295
The Highwayman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dark, comedic thriller about fraud, bank robbers and a search for love.
Style: clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, psychopath, estrangement, disorder, vengeance, heist, store, cons and scams, on the road, parents and children, crime, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 234
Dirt Merchant (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A slacker turns P.I. to solve a rock star's murder.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: private detective, showbiz, murder, frame up, drug abuse, rock, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, amateur detective, crimes, deadly, parody ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, nothing goes right, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 640
Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, suspense ...
Plot: prank, neighbor, feud, human nature, road not taken, suburbs, murder, disorder, family relations, couples, satire, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence, cheerleader, gory, slasher, contests and competitions, crimes, danger, stalking, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%