Movies like In Bruges

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In Bruges (2008)
 7.9
 377K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical, twist ending, witty, cult film, tragicomedy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, partners, haunted by the past, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship, christmas, farce, suicidal, odd couple, introspection, neo-noir, mission gone awry, suicide, holiday, suicide attempt, theft, dwarf, shooting, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, venice

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, realistic, dark humor and talky films with plots about murder, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, crime gone awry, crimes and twists & turns mostly in Crime, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like In Bruges: Seven Psychopaths (2012), The Guard (2011), Calvary (2014), RocknRolla (2008), The Matador (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, gangsters, dishonesty, partners in crime, mob boss, dog, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1947 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 78K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crime, law enforcement, smuggling, bribery, crimes, partners against crime, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: ambiguous ending, psychological, dark humor, cynical, sentimental ...
Plot: anger, loss of daughter, small town, rape, guilty conscience, suffering, desperation, regret, small town life, torment, pain, police brutality ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 54K
Calvary (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: clergy, death threat, priest, goodhearted, social relations, human nature, small town life, confession, small town, painting, recovering alcoholic, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
 227K
RocknRolla (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a Russian mobster sets up a real estate scam that generates millions of pounds, various members of London's criminal underworld pursue their share of the fortune. Various shady characters, including Mr One-Two, Stella the accountant, and ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, surprise ending, talky, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, corruption, crimes, organized crime, crime, crime gone awry, mafia, millionaire, dishonor among criminals, drugs/alcohol, gang leader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 43K
The Matador (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Mexico, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, businessman, salesman, stranger, midlife crisis, crime, disorder, deal, encounter, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, mexico city, latin america, denver colorado, budapest hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 54K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coincidence, artist, suicide, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, city life, lifestyle, nothing goes right, fish out of water, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 15K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, crimes, couple relations, irish, love and romance, male female relationship, multiple storylines, justice, unlikely friendships, hapless, crumbling relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.5
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The Departed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mole, mafia, crimes, working undercover, police, crime, undercover cop, mind game, undercover, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, taiwan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 588K
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, interesting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime gone awry, police investigation, greed, ransom, snow, psychopath, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 106K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: dark humor, cynical, satirical, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, parents and children, fish out of water, hidden identity, family in danger, notoriety, starting over, dishonor among criminals, family relations, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, gangsters, on the road, infidelity, hostage, crime, cons and scams, friends, mistaken identity, dishonesty, odd couple, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 78K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, avant garde ...
Plot: ex convict, on the road, hitman, betrayal, rebel, one last job, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california, north carolina, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, witty, intense ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, christmas, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, gangsters, dishonesty, nothing goes right, perfect crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 89K
The American (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: small town, one last job, hitman, prostitute, betrayal, moral dilemma, anti hero, assassination, loner, intrigue, deadly, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.9
 1.7M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, witty, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, twists & turns, crime, boxing, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, violence, overdose, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ...
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: tv show, artists and showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, vengeance, satire, delusion, showbiz, nothing goes right, disorder, success, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, faked death, kidnapping, murder for hire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, love, revenge, gangster, mafia, chase, friendship, alcohol, criminal, gangsters ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 134K
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, twist ending, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, fbi, disguise, mafia, organized crime, gunfight, violence spree, group of criminals, brutality, torture, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: track down, death, hitman, human nature, crimes, peril, sheriff, money, neo noir, psychopath, shooting, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 70K
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, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: deal, psychopath, hitman, police detective, greed, crime, insurance, parents and children, dishonesty, siblings relations, cons and scams, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 24K
Mystery Train (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, meditative, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hotel, tourist, crimes, group of strangers, odd couple, friendship, radio, drinking, listening to music, multiple storylines, culture clash, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, new jersey, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 7.8
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Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, psychological, intense ...
Plot: belief, funeral, racial slur, priest, good versus evil, church, optimism, clergy, hopes, society, satire, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 7K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, police detective, neo noir, thief, crime, law enforcement, strong sexual content, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 25K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, redemption, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, temperamental, crimes, hopes, prison, sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: crime gone awry, gangsters, hitman, buddies, one last job, mafia, crimes, fall in love, deadly, coffin, crime, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, cons and scams, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, hidden identity, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, social decay, stalking, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jerry and Tom (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, couple relations, profanity, apprentice, hidden identity, partners, dishonesty, couples, odd couple, friendship, career change ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: dark humor, witty, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, satire, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, unlikely criminals, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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