Movies like Novocaine

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Novocaine (2001)
 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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, captivating, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: murder, dentist, femme fatale, false accusation, frame up, crime, arson, neo noir, unlikely criminals, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dull life, nothing goes right, deadly, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france

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Most similar movies to Novocaine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, clever and dark humor films with plots about crimes, crime, murder, dishonesty, deadly, couples and cons and scams mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Novocaine: Hotel Oasis (2001), The Ice Harvest (2005), Goodbye Lover (1998), Out Cold (1989), Cut Bank (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 261
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: cons and scams, murder, crime, nothing goes right, small town, crimes, twins, unlikely criminals, small town life, deadly, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, cynical, semi serious ...
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 ⇓
89%
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, cynical ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, infidelity, femme fatale, neo noir, assassin, prostitute, sex, politician, singer, neo-noir, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.5
 616
Out Cold (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, frame up, misfit partners, store, cons and scams, love triangle, frozen body, private investigator, crime, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 9K
Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, neo noir, cons and scams, mechanic, reward, violence, witness, secret, athlete, small town, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 ⇓
75%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: murder, couple relations, suburbs, extramarital affair, wife, nothing goes right, couples, suburban life, crimes, deadly, disorder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, sexy, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, murder, betrayal, jealousy, artist, love affair, crimes, perfect crime, plan gone awry, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 786
Caught Up (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daryl gets out of jail after 5 years. His mother has died, his girlfriend is married, and he can't find a job. His new girlfriend Vanessa, whom he meets when a gunman opens fire on them, gets him a job as a car driver. Hitmen are still after ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, murder, jamaican, nightclub, chase, criminal's revenge, crime, neo noir, unlikely criminals, bank, crime gone awry, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspense, serious, clever ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, sex, adultery, crime gone awry, neo noir, conspiracy, confession, infidelity, crime, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspense, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, crime gone awry, small town, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, couples, manipulations, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, psychiatrist, infidelity, sex, betrayal, neo-noir, crime, mystery, gangsters, manipulations, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 289
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy, cynical
Plot: neo noir, infidelity, murder, false accusation, crime, couple relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, protagonist as suspect, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, sailing, vengeance, advertising, electrocution, advertising agency, advertising executive, crimes, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, rise to the top, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 10K
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: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, desert, bar, fbi, widow, false accusation, psychopath, crime, mechanic, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: infidelity, gangsters, crime, going straight, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, cons and scams, dysfunctional family, hitman, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.7
 77K
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: dark humor, stylized, cynical, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime gone awry, murder, private detective, neo noir, dead fish, extramarital affair, crime, infidelity, gas station, newspaper, nightmare, stabbing ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, twists and turns, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: salesman, cons and scams, neo noir, crime, nothing goes right, cold, small town, crimes, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 27K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, cynical, clever ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo-noir, neo noir, prison, crime, betrayal, crimes of passion, faked death, lust, protagonist as suspect, smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 180
Dead Gorgeous (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Second World War has just ended and two old friends Rose and Antonia unexpectedly meet in London's Regent Street. Rose is a frustrated housewife married to civil servant with as many secrets as he has mistresses, while Antonia is sick of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, humorous, tense
Plot: friendship, murder, crime, unlikely criminals, neo noir, crimes, mystery, deadly, couples, couple relations, infidelity, dull life ...
Time: 40s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: love triangle, redemption, murder, crimes, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, on the run, amnesia, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, femme fatale, true crime, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, psychopath, husband wife relationship, strip club, poisoned ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 566
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: serious, rough, erotic, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, blackmail, sex, betrayal, crime, legal investigation, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, femme fatale, private detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, betrayal, crime, murder, heist, armored car, noir, couple relations, city, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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, semi serious, twists and turns, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: clever, dark humor, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, politics, sexism, death, dinner, stabbing, hypocrisy, racist, fascist, burial, painter, priest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, blackmail, love, adultery, yacht, crime gone awry, crime, small town, femme fatale, hostages, jewelry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: twins, dysfunctional family, road trip, kitchen, twin brother, hospital, mentor, country, crime, drugs/alcohol, siblings relations, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hitman, small town, crimes, crime, village, deadly, dishonesty, opposites attract, love affair, parents and children, cons and scams, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%