Movies like Happy Now

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Happy Now (2001)
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Happy Now (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. But can the daughter of Tina Trent, a local woman just returned from Alaska, be the same girl the two lads buried fourteen years earlier? Only local policeman Max Bracchi can solve the case with the help of a wrongly accused tramp, Tin Man.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: dark secret, female director, dark humor, hotel, politician, sheep, mother daughter relationship, accidental death, mysterious girl, barbershop, occult ritual, police sergeant

Most similar movies to Happy Now

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dark humor, murder, female nudity, deadly, hotel and disorder mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Happy Now: Guest House Paradiso (1999), The Baker (2007), Divorcing Jack (1998), Mad Cows (1999), Maschio latino cercasi (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Guest House Paradiso (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, neighbouring a nuclear power plant. The illegal immigrant chef has fled and all the guests have gone. But when a famous Italian filmstar, Gina Carbonara, who is in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, couple relations, anti heroes, anti hero, couples, hotel manager, gross out humor, comedy team ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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The Baker (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, countryside, hitman, bakery, village, criminal heroes, disorder, hidden identity, danger, fish out of water, starting over, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Divorcing Jack (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: He's Irish, he's ageing, he drinks, is a touch cynical and when he has time writes a newspaper column. On the eve of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's life is about to change after he finds the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nun, columnist, murder, political corruption, death, chases and races, media, fugitives, life turned upside down, breakup, disorder, ira ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Mad Cows (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with ...
Plot: female director, adoption, hotel, single mother, baby, psychiatrist, cheating, male nudity, pubic hair, mother child relationship, stereotypes, prison escape ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Maschio latino cercasi (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: t Happened in Naples . - A tourist, duped by Carmine thinks of buying a fourteen year old virgin and is sold at a homosexual. Tonight or Never - The rich ing. Bislecchi , rejected by Gigia maintained , it does " rejuvenated " by dr. Himler ...
Style: sex comedy, anthology
Plot: hotel, female nudity, sex, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Repeater (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A deconstructed crime thriller, inspired by the French new wave, in which a woman’s confession of murder is not as simple as it seems.
Plot: confession of crime, shot to death, crutches, hotel, cripple, teenage girl, photo booth, police station, talking to the camera, tape recorder, murder confession, paralysis ...
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74%
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Mindhorn (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A washed up actor who played Mindhorn, a secret agent with a bionic eye, returns to the Isle of Man, the area where his most famous role was set, to help catch a killer.
Style: parody, light, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: amateur detective, murderer, police investigation, betrayal, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, mental illness, foot chase, deception, revenge, paranoia, telephone ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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CHO Revolution (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Filmed live at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles, REVOLUTION is comedian Margaret Cho's triumphant return to the screen with the same unbridled, no holds-barred humor that infused her previous two concert films. In REVOLUTION, Margaret tackles ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female director, asian, stand up, gay
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67%
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Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, the life of Cassie Fowler, a single mother and struggling realtor, goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
Style: ironic, satirical, suspense
Plot: realtor, murder, single mother, arizona territory, hostage, revenge, hostages, dark humor, criminal, debt, desert, phoenix ...
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Film with Me in It (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental deaths in their flat. Though the men didn't deliberately cause any of the incidents, they fear ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, friends, unsuccessful, dark humor, crimes, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, unlikely criminals, buddies, deadly, friendship between men, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Sexy Wives Sinsations (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Sequel to the supercharged erotic thriller set in a sex clinic that features new doctors, new patients and new beauties who indulge in a series of smoldering encounters.
Style: sex comedy, erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: breasts, threesome, menage a trois, brainwashing, male nudity, lesbian, sex therapy, sex in a bathtub, sex therapist, female police officer, lesbian threesome, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Sex Play (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young daughter of High ranking political figure gets into trouble when she and her friends compete at bedding the foreign diplomats.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: father daughter relationship, seductress, skinny dipping, politician, mansion, female protagonist, female nudity, girlfriend
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bellboy and the Playgirls (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This Bellboy is after more than just big tips.
Style: sex comedy, psychotronic
Plot: hotel, female nudity, voyeurism, model, nudie cutie, messenger, strip show, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman in underwear
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bikini Hoe-Down (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female nudity, promiscuous woman, lust, woman on top, shotgun, female full frontal nudity, nude with a gun, erotica, sex scene, undressing, dream, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: realistic, humorous, cynical, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, filmmaking, dark humor, showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 125
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, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, couples, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, crimes, crime, danger, murder, power relations, gunfight, club, jack in the box ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Cow's Orgasm (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school galpals Balta and Stylianou buy into romantic dreams about love and marriage but, after a series of tragicomic incidents in their Greek village, topped off by a cow's emotional fulfillment, decide to go after a waiter/musician and ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: female director, choice, father daughter relationship, virginity, mother daughter relationship, marriage, bar, sex, farming, slaughterhouse, tampon, countryside ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Joke of Destiny, Lying in Wait Around the Corner Like a Bandit (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The internal minister's very sophisticated ultra-technological and plated car stops for a mechanical accident in front of a villa. The owner of the villa is De Andreis that immediately offers his help to save the minister entrapped inside the ...
Plot: female director, auto mechanic, mother daughter relationship, unfaithful husband, carabinieri, minister, car, farce, secret service, female nudity
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 1K
Breathless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lorna is a strong-willed Texas woman who’s had enough of her untrustworthy husband, Dale’s, criminal acts and lack of husbandry. Fed up, she enlists the help of her old friend, Tiny, to help her figure out what to do with Dale after his latest ...
Style: humorous, tense, suspense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, private detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, crimes, dark humor, country, accidental killing, female protagonist, best friends, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
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Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strange and destructive relationship develops between a chef and her neighbor, a former child actress.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, cooking, femme fatale, investigation, woman in danger, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, dark humor, mentally unstable, crimes, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Crossing (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Andreas has everything a man can wish for. A wonderful wife, a big house on the country and a great job. But a sudden car accident puts him in a wheelchair. He is paralysed in his legs and he is also now impotent. Will his marriage work?
Plot: cuckolded husband, cuckold, sex with a stranger, infidelity, sex scene, car accident, sex game, cripple, dark secret, impotence, stranger, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Illusive Tracks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christmas 1945. In a train from Stockholm to Berlin are a motley collection. It is the failure of the author Gunnar who wants to leave his old life and make a contribution in Berlin; physician Henry who plan to marry Marie and likewise Henry's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, train, infidelity, group of strangers, crimes, mysterious character, mystery, passenger, dark humor, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: berlin germany, europe, germany, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deep Family Secrets (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tale of hidden family scandals. A young woman journeys back to her birthplace and discovers that much of what she had always taken for granted concerning her family life was a lie.
Plot: dark secret, dysfunctional family, beautician, abusive wife, beauty salon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Wrong Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An executive (Dave Foley) after being passed over for a promotion to president storms into his office only to find the man who got the promotion dead. Assuming everyone will think he committed the crime he takes off as a fugitive...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: chase, murder, promotion, crime gone awry, farce, hidden identity, law enforcement, silly humor, disorder, incompetent police, hysteria, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, ohio, cincinnati ohio, harvard university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, kidnapping, manipulation, dark humor, teachers and students, destiny, teenage life, youth, high school, false accusation, crimes, cheating ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Hotel! (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The US president unexpectedly checks into a sleepy hotel in the heart of England, where he is held hostage by terrorists and, even worse, attended to by a host of wacky characters who obviously don't get out much.
Style: parody
Plot: terrorist, nypd, hotel, u.s. president, hostage, hostage situation
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, suspense
Plot: hitman, birthday, assignment, murder, father daughter conflict, novelist, writers, frame up, crimes, dark humor, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Head Above Water (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, murder, jealous husband, alcohol, dealing with death, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, crimes, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%