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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, clever and interesting films with plots about murder, dishonesty, crimes, crime, dialogue, betrayal and runaway mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Novocaine: The Ice Harvest (2005), Out Cold (1989), Goodbye Lover (1998), A Perfect Murder (1998), Blood Simple. (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, femme fatale, neo noir, embezzlement, christmas eve, strip club, crime, gangsters, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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95%
 5.5
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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: rough, cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, frame up, misfit partners, crime, nothing goes right, crimes, cons and scams, store, private detective, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, assassin, mystery, investigation, love and romance, dishonesty, obsession, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
90%
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 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 ⇓
88%
 6.8
 40K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, manipulations, power relations, danger, couples, crime, murder, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.1
 10K
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: offbeat, realistic, clever, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, neo noir, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, small town life, small town, cons and scams, witnessing a crime, nothing goes right, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, murder, divorce, law enforcement, police investigation, vengeance, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, betrayal, cons and scams ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
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: sexual, realistic, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, crime gone awry, sex, adultery, femme fatale, crimes of passion, infidelity, neo noir, conspiracy, confession ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, armored car, neo noir, heist, betrayal, crime, noir, love and romance, couple relations, deadly, going straight, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, couples, neo noir, crime, small town, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, money, power relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iraq, dallas texas, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 ⇓
84%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: clown, false accusation, rescue, frame up, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run, kidnapping, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: heist, painting, island, attempted murder, strangulation, murder, cat, tunnel, garbage, crime, crime gone awry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.6
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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, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, desert, psychopath, false accusation, mechanic, bar, fbi, widow, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Kill Me Again (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After Faye and her psychotic boyfriend, Vince, successfully rob a mob courier, Faye decides to abscond with the loot. She heads to Reno, where she hires feckless private investigator Jack Andrews to help fake her death. He pulls the scheme off and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, faked death, femme fatale, psychopath, neo-noir, chase, dishonesty, hidden identity, cons and scams, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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 ⇓
81%
 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 ⇓
79%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 4K
52 Pick-Up (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, infidelity, blackmail, crime, vengeance, crime gone awry, neo-noir, law enforcement, good versus evil, missing person, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, betrayal, family problems, love triangle, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
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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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, murder, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past, memory loss, on the run, romance, love and romance, nosy, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: cynical, witty, realistic, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, frame up, midlife crisis, boss, sailing ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
77%
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 6.7
 8K
Panic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: psychological, bleak, stylized, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, hitman, murder, family business, infidelity, crime, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 3K
Incognito (1997)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Plot: forgery, betrayal, art, frame up, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, espionage, murder, forger ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family business, betrayal, couples, buddies, dishonesty, gangsters, going straight, family problems, love affair, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.9
 4K
Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, revenge, conspiracy, veteran, arson, prostitute, unlikely criminals, crimes, life is a bitch, couple relations, homecoming ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, california, asia, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.2
 11K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: sexual, erotic, gloomy, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitution, strong sexual content, femme fatale, sex, sexuality, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, couples, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 292
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: gloomy, serious, suspenseful, cynical, realistic
Plot: infidelity, neo noir, false accusation, murder, crime, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes of passion, lust, betrayal, crime, dangerous attraction, neo-noir, small town, protagonist as suspect, adultery, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%