Movies like Heads

If you like "Heads" you are looking for humorous, parody and offbeat movies about / with small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes and dark humor themes of Comedy and Crime genre shot in Canada or USA.
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Heads (1994)
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: humorous, parody, offbeat, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes, dark humor, psychopath, crime, mystery, journalism, small town life, who done it, media, law enforcement, deadly, social relations, decapitated head, sex scene, reporter, waitress, woman on top
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Heads

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, dark humor, serial killer and investigation mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Heads: Clay Pigeons (1998), R.S.V.P. (2002), Serial Lover (1998), The Census Taker (1984), A Sense of Humor (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: clever, neo noir, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, dark humor, false accusation, mechanic, psychopath, fbi, widow, diner, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
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95%
 5.1
 1K
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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, student, party, violence, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.8
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, deadly, dark humor, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, gory, crimes, accidental death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, danger, small town life, disorder, social relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, family relations, dark humor, police detective, family business, family life, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, buddies, partners, kidnapping, performer's life, deadly, crimes, dark humor, psychopath, disorder, power relations, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, dark humor, crime, crimes, investigation, deadly, blood ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, dark humor, social relations, couples, fall in love, love affair, crimes, crime, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 14K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, disorder, family problems, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, couple relations, comedy of errors, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 1K
The Red Inn (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of travelers, including a monk, stay in a lonely inn in the mountains. The host confesses the monk his habit of serving poisoned soup to the guests, to rob their possessions and to bury them in the backyard. The story unfolds as the monk ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, isolation, dark humor, family relations, hotel, priest, danger, thief, adoption, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 543
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: murder, private detective, goofy hero, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crimes, stalking, crime, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, uncover truth, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
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Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, gender, parents and children, dark humor, couples, family relations, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, silly humor, law enforcement, danger, police, criminal, video store, car chase, serial killer, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Morrison Murders: Based on a True Story (1996)
Genre: Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband and wife and their youngest son are murdered in this true story. Their two other sons are left to cope with their loss, but the local sherrif begins to suspect that one of the brothers committed the crime, and must convince the other to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: murder, crime, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, deadly, siblings relations, small town life, small town, dishonesty, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Picking Up the Pieces (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small New Mexican village discovers a severed hand that is considered a miracle of God, when it actually belongs to a murdered spouse with a husband in search of it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, prostitute, investigation, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, desert, deadly, clergy, buddies, small town life, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, latin america, mexico, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dirt (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: DIRT is a quirky comedy about two simple-hearted brothers who, when abandoned by the death of their mother, search to find a replacement Mom. Junior and Scooter find themselves ill-prepared for life on their own. To ease their suffering, they search ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: small town, kidnapping, parents and children, family relations, social relations, nothing goes right, siblings relations, wedding, husband wife relationship, violence, small town life, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, cooking and food, disorder, dark humor, crimes, investigation, goofy hero, race against time, deadly, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, london, buckingham palace, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 1K
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, riddles and clues, serial killer, mystery, dark humor, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college life, reluctant partners, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Live Free or Die (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. In small-town, hard-scrabble New Hampshire, foul-mouthed all-talk slacker John "Rugged" Rudgate fancies himself a criminal. When a local plumber stares him down at a pub, Rugged vows ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unlikely criminals, cons and scams, small town, crimes, nothing goes right, crime, vengeance, dumb criminal, robbery, twists & turns, police, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 5K
Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, dark humor, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, false accusation, celebrity culture, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, fashion, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, couples, power relations, disorder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 311
Hotel Oasis (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of motel owner is turned upside down by a femme-fatale lounge singer and her abusive manager.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, murder, cons and scams, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, deadly, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, twins, sister sister relationship, fatal accident ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, dark
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, law enforcement, police investigation, serial killer, mentally unstable, tough law enforcer, crimes, dark humor, drugs/alcohol, guilt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Michelle Apartments (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that sees a man on a business trip gets mixed up in the lives of the inhabitants of a low-rent apartment building, including a femme fatale with murder on her mind.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, sexual, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, murder, small town, deadly, frame up, small town life, crimes, couples, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Guilty as Charged (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.
Style: rough, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: electric chair, murder, vigilantism, vigilante, kidnapping, parole officer, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, heroes, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, crime, crimes, deadly, love and romance, couples, psychopath, family problems, mentally challenged, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%