Movies like The Ice Harvest

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The Ice Harvest (2005)
 6.3
 22K
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, clever, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious, surprise ending, dark, suspense ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, neo noir, femme fatale, embezzlement, strip club, christmas eve, crime, gangsters, crimes, porn, partners, rainy, perfect crime, dishonesty, solitude, disorder, nothing goes right, sleazy, cons and scams, hunt down, partners in crime, killer, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa

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Most similar movies to The Ice Harvest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, interesting and talky films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, greed and dialogue mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Ice Harvest: Bad Santa (2003), Homegrown (1998), The Grifters (1990), Criminal (2004), Novocaine (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 127K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, anti heroes, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, antisocial behavior, drinking problem, heist, suicide attempt, theft, stripper, dwarf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, milwaukee wisconsin
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100%
 5.8
 4K
Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, countryside, crimes, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime, buddies, partners, dishonesty, disorder, marijuana ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 23K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: bleak, tense, sexy, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, train ride, crime, neo-noir, dishonesty, bookies, family problems, couples, estrangement, dysfunctional family, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, cynical, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: concierge, forgery, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, manipulations, mastermind, small time, perfect crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.8
 10K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, arson, frame up, femme fatale, false accusation, dentist, betrayal, crime, life turned upside down, unlikely criminals, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 24K
Suicide Kings (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, betrayal, neo noir, mansion, rain, alcoholic, poker game, pistol, hospital, hostage, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 58K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, paranoia, accountant, suspicion, secret, betrayal, crime, character change, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 31K
Heist (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Joe Moore has a job he loves. He's a thief. His job goes sour when he gets caught on security camera tape. His fence, Bergman reneges on the money he's owed, and his wife may be betraying him with the fence's young lieutenant. Moore ...
Style: clever, talky, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gold, gang, neo noir, one last job, jewelry, blackmail, cons and scams, crime, partners in crime, criminal heroes, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.2
 9K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, femme fatale, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, crime, dishonesty, terminal illness, haunted by the past, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 28K
Big Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A frustrated, unemployed teacher joins forces with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: blackmail, unemployment, priest, call center, crime, cons and scams, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, betrayal, partners, layoff ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 11K
Shade (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tiffany, Charlie and Vernon are con artists looking to up the ante from their typical scams. They figure a good way of doing this is taking down Dean "The Dean" Stevens, a well-known cardsharp, in a rigged game. However, they first need ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, rivalry, cons and scams, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Best Laid Plans (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical, twists and turns ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, small town, manipulations, nothing goes right, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, couples, couple relations, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, nevada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 18K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, atmospheric, sexy, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, neo-noir, small town, mistaken identity, betrayal, money, neo noir, bar, vietnam veteran, criminal, unemployment, gas station ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 23K
Birthday Girl (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: robbery, crime, romance, couple relations, romancing a criminal, femme fatale, russian, bank clerk, manipulation, gangsters, brutality, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 79K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, private detective, extramarital affair, crime, wife husband relationship, hitman, dishonesty, deadly, adultery, infidelity, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 16K
Made (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two aspiring boxers lifelong friends get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: bar fight, stripper, friendship, crime, partners, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, california, usa, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 115K
Matchstick Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, tricky, neurotic ...
Plot: cons and scams, bank vault, criminal, crime, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes, psychiatrist, parent child relationship, stripper, chess, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Money for Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, unemployment, crime, gangsters, self discovery, family relations, friends, society, misfit, armored car, down on your luck, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, assassin, faked death, kidnapping, murder for hire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 68K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending, rough ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, blackmail, crimes, danger, rape, deception, dishonesty, crime, revenge, family problems, marital problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
City of Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A con man travels to Cambodia (also on the run from law enforcement in the U.S.) to collect his share in an insurance scam, but discovers more than he bargained for
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, chases and races, crimes, cons and scams, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, father son relationship, kidnapping, character study, greed, dark hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, cambodia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, crime, perfect crime, extramarital affair, murder, love affair, plan gone awry, crimes, artist, jealousy, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 67K
Killer Joe (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: tense, disturbing, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: deal, psychopath, hitman, police detective, greed, crime, parents and children, insurance, financial problem, danger, siblings relations, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.2
 15K
The Bag Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A criminal waits in a seedy motel and waits for his boss after killing several men to steal a bag.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motel, criminal heroes, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, crime, danger, crime gone awry, crime boss, corrupt cop, hitman, pack of money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 91K
The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, nihilism, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, drug traffic, danger, criminal heroes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A tale of passion, crime and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents him with a chance to change it.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, trial, neo noir, false accusation, deception, crime, infidelity, life is a bitch, couples, self discovery, existentialism, small town ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: cynical, tense, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, strip club, gangsters, crime gone awry, gambling, murder, crime, neo-noir, disorder, deadly, dishonesty, bookies ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 55K
The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, robbery, memory loss, bank robbery, loss of friend, murder, crime, tragic event, social relations, young man, introspection, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 32K
Confidence (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What Jake Vig doesn't know just might get him killed. A sharp and polished grifter, Jake has just swindled thousands of dollars from the unsuspecting Lionel Dolby with the help of his crew. It becomes clear that Lionel wasn't just any ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, crime, crime gone awry, group of criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, disorder, mastermind, deception, mexican standoff, stripper, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.1
 555K
Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, greed, snow, ransom, psychopath, crime gone awry, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%