Movies like Leaves of Grass

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Leaves of Grass (2009)
 6.5
 25K
Leaves of Grass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, offbeat, intellectual, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: twins, dysfunctional family, road trip, kitchen, hospital, twin brother, mentor, country, crime, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, sibling relationship, crimes, dishonesty, partners, family relations, unlikely criminals, drug dealing, cons and scams, homecoming, rabbi, poet, petty criminal, small time, in-laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa

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Most similar movies to Leaves of Grass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, humorous and semi serious films with plots about dialogue, crimes, storytelling, twists & turns, catastrophe, mentor and crime mostly in Crime, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Leaves of Grass: Homegrown (1998), Criminal (2004), Weeds (2005), Death to Smoochy (2002), Novocaine (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, buddies, drug abuse, countryside, criminal heroes, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, partners, disorder, marijuana ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, twists and turns, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, concierge, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, manipulations, mastermind, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
 95K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, family life, single mother, stoners, single parent, drugs/alcohol, marijuana, unlikely criminals, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: clever, humorous, surreal, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: corruption, vengeance, performer's life, urban, success, media satire, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, salt lake city utah, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: clever, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, dentist, femme fatale, false accusation, frame up, crime, arson, unlikely criminals, neo noir, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, humorous, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, crime, bar fight, stripper, buddies, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, disorder, friends, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, garbage, island, murder, crime, strangulation, attempted murder, tunnel, painting, cat, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, clever, suspenseful, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, neo noir, christmas eve, strip club, crime, femme fatale, embezzlement, gangsters, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Pride and Glory (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, police corruption, police investigation, moral dilemma, crime, murder, dishonesty, cover up, uncover truth, betrayal, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 36K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: criminal heroes, murderous pair, cons and scams, on the run, homecoming, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, murder, robbery, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: anti heroes, pop culture, mass murder, killing spree, stupidity, misfit partners, crime, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, depression, social decay, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 62K
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robbery, theft, motel, crime, heist, thief, buddies, unlikely criminals, language barrier, burglar, nervous breakdown, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: neurotic, clever, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: cons and scams, criminal, bank vault, pole dancer, crime, psychiatrist, chess, stripper, divorce, criminal heroes, daughter, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 7K
Empire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A big time drug dealer Victor Rosa is looking to get out of the game and sees his chance with a big deal with a new friend who happens to be a Wall St. stockbroker. Thinking this will be his chance to go out on top Victor soon finds out that he has ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, crime, pregnancy, gangsters, drug dealing, urban ghetto, going straight, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 5K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: redemption, murder, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, on the run, amnesia, couple relations, haunted by the past, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, train, resentment, attempted murder, unlikely criminals, crime, writer's life, mother, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 73K
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: talky, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: blackmail, drug dealing, small town, crime, police investigation, cocaine, fbi, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, irish, prostitute, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 2K
Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, bathtub, kitchen, hitman, crumbling marriage, self discovery, crime, wedding anniversary, couple relations, cons and scams, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, man child, death of father, family, homecoming, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, death in the family, funeral, grieving, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Knockaround Guys (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four sons of well-known New York mobsters must retrieve a bag of cash from a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff.
Style: talky, semi serious, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: money, sheriff, gangsters, crime, bar fight, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, gang, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, going straight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 4K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: salesman, cons and scams, neo noir, crime, nothing goes right, cold, crimes, small town, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Feeling Minnesota (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sam Clayton's (Vincent D'Onofrio) marriage to ex-stripper Freddie (Cameron Diaz) comes about when she's strong-armed into the match by Red (Delroy Lindo), a club proprietor who once did her a favor. But Freddie falls in love with ...
Style: clever, talky, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: corruption, wedding, romance, love, murder, on the road, lovers on the run, gangsters, couple relations, stripper, police, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 13K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, life insurance, insurance fraud, insurance agent, small town, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, drug dealing, nothing goes right, dishonesty, family, adolescence, journey, parenthood, partners in crime, neighbor, stripper, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tucson arizona, denver colorado, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, odd couple, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, disorder, hidden identity, couple relations, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: neo noir, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, sibling rivalry, hospital, office, jewelry store, crime, robbery, divorce, greed, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: weatherman, lottery, tv station, small town, crime, buddies, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, debt, weather, crime gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 13K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: witty, rough, semi serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, police, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, buddies, going straight, aids, escape, suspicion of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 35K
Money Train (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: train, subway, train robbery, heist, buddies, cons and scams, sibling relationship, crime, crimes, dishonesty, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 11K
Violet & Daisy (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, teenage girl, best friend, murderous pair, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%