Movies like The Naked Kiss

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The Naked Kiss (1964)
 7.4
 6K
The Naked Kiss (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute discovers that her philanthropic fiance is involved in perversion.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, macabre, talky, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, hospital, small town, murder, neo noir, pimp, legislation, police, pedophilia, sexual abuse, redemption, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, society, small town life, deadly, going straight, violence, morality, drinking, children, love, dog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963, year 1961
Place: switzerland, usa, united states

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Most similar movies to The Naked Kiss

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and harsh films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, dialogue, police, greed and mentor mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Naked Kiss: Shock Corridor (1963), River's Edge (1986), The Onion Field (1979), True Confessions (1981), Underworld U.S.A. (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shock Corridor (1963)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Determined to pull in the Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett will go to any length necessary to win the coveted award. When he learns of an unsolved murder committed at a mental institution, Barrett devises a scheme to solve it and earn himself ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, investigation, mental illness, journalism, doctors and patients, uncover truth, losing-it hero, power relations, insanity, psychiatrist, serial killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 14K
River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, strangulation, sex, police, crime, strong sexual content, family problems, rock, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, death row, police officer killed, capital punishment, courtroom drama, police investigation, crime, deadly, legal, law enforcer killer, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
True Confessions (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A cop clashes with his priest brother while investigating the brutal murder of a young prostitute
Style: talky, suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, priest, political corruption, crime, police corruption, redemption, neo-noir, clergy, dishonesty, gangsters, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Underworld U.S.A. (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bitter young man sets out to get back at the gangsters who murdered his father.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, bribery, safecracker, testimony, cocaine, obsessive quest, dishonesty, snitch, deadly, make believe, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
One False Move (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, murder, drug dealing, psychopath, neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, redemption, heist, police investigation, investigation, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: arkansas, los angeles, texas, usa, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Blue Ridge Fall (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a boy kills his father he must turn to his frinds to cover his tracks with tests their loyality and friendship.
Style: realistic, tense, serious
Plot: murder, high school, friendship, friends, social relations, danger, youth, rivalry, best friends, juvenile delinquency, small town, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 42K
Joe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The rough-hewn boss of a lumber crew courts trouble when he steps in to protect the youngest member of his team from an abusive father.
Style: touching, captivating, rough, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, teenager, hopes, murder, child abuse, alcoholic, small town, life is a bitch, 15 year old, father son relationship, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi, usa, texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, rough, captivating ...
Plot: police corruption, corruption, police, friendship, bribery, police detective, testimony, district attorney, crime, redemption, betrayal, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, virginia, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 28K
The Accused (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a young woman suffers a brutal rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, courtroom drama, lawyer, injustice, testimony, district attorney, bar, jury, life is a bitch, lawyers and clients, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, washington state, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.2
 35K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: clever, gloomy, rough, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: casino, gambling, blackmail, neo noir, ransom, christmas, crime, betrayal, cover up, holiday, rivalry, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Clean, Shaven (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Peter Winter is a young schizophrenic who is desperately trying to get his daughter back from her adoptive family. He attempts to function in a world that, for him, is filled with strange voices, electrical noise, disconcerting images, and jarringly ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, adoption, obsession, mental illness, schizophrenia, paranoia, sex, crimes, family relations, serial killer, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Killer Inside Me (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sheriff struggles to hide his violent murderous acts.
Style: realistic, rough, psychological, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, neo noir, small town, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, serial killer, danger, social relations, law enforcement, small town life, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, social decay ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Glass Shield (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: J.J. is a rookie in the Sheriff's Department and the first black officer at that station. Racial tensions run high in the department as some of J.J.'s fellow officers resent his presence. His only real friend is the other new trooper, the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, racism, murder, false accusation, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, fighting the system, dishonesty, society, law enforcement, legal action ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, prison, australian, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, sexual abuse, estrangement, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 125K
Dogville (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, UK, France, Finland, Norway, Italy
Duration: 178 min.
Story: A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth ...
Style: psychological, art house, clever, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: rape, morality, vengeance, haunted by the past, exploitation, small town life, victim, mob boss, secret, female protagonist, mountain, human nature ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, self discovery, couples, existentialism, small town ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 8.0
 6K
Pixote (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, juvenile delinquency, homeless, lifestyle, urban ghetto, street kid, social decay, youth, social misfits, urban ghetto life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 6K
Levity (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: redemption, sin, murder, prison, vandalism, robbery, revenge, police, criminal, party, singer, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 7K
Hardcore (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, runaway, perversion, neo noir, bondage, missing person, father, daughter, missing child, sleazy, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, california, los angeles, usa, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 8K
The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: rough, tense, captivating, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mafia, violence, bedroom, strike, corpse, great depression, crime, vengeance, introspection, labor union, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, honeymoon, neo noir, nurse, crime, love and romance, fall in love, dishonesty, deadly, partners, couples ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, alabama, new jersey, missouri, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 626K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, lone wolves, social decay, crimes, violence spree, alienation, character study, deadly, depression, taxi, loner, nightlife ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, murder, violence, homecoming, vietnam veteran, crime, human nature, death wish, deadly, buddies, rivalry ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, mexico, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, bondage, investigation, serial killer, police investigation, deadly, gory, dishonesty, college, university, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chief of detectives, homicide section, commits a murder and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
Style: surreal, bleak, biting, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, murder, police investigation, police, courtroom drama, crime, riddles and clues, who done it, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, crimes, legal investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 4K
Cyclo (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Follows a young cyclo (bicycle cab) driver on his poverty-driven descent into criminality in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. The boy's struggles to scratch out a living for his two sisters and grandfather in the mean streets of the city lead to ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: taxi driver, coming of age, pimp, gang, poet, gangsters, crime, downfall, innocence lost, urban, drug dealing, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 27K
Thug (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gang, redemption, bully, robbery, fight, slum, baby, criminal, police, murder, urban ghetto life, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 2K
Normal Life (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chris Anderson and his wife Pam live a fairly normal life until Chris loses his job on the police force and secretly turns to robbing banks to make his wife's dreams come true. Upon discovering his secret, she joins his deadly crime wave and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: bar, love, destructive relationship, crime, heist, love and romance, suburban life, unlikely criminals, alcohol abuse, society, addiction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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