Movies like Novocaine

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Novocaine
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, suspense, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, twist ending, offbeat, realistic, dark ...
Plot: murder, crime, betrayal, drugs, neo noir, unlikely criminals, twists & turns, murder mystery, cons and scams, mystery, crimes, neo-noir, plot twist, farce, dishonesty, greed, femme fatale, corruption, adultery, love and romance, drug addiction, police investigation, violence, storytelling, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
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Blood Simple.
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
99 min.
 7.7
The Long Goodbye
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Novocaine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about storytelling, murder, crimes, dialogue, crime, corruption and police investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Novocaine: Criminal (2004), The Ice Harvest (2005), A Perfect Murder (1998), Black Widow (1987), Homegrown (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Criminal
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, surprise ending, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, casino, hotel, forgery, chase, con artists, heist, con men, twists & turns, plot twist, greed, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The Ice Harvest
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: crime, betrayal, murder, gangsters, organized crime, christmas, lawyer, drinking, neo noir, money, robbery, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
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System:   87%
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A Perfect Murder
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: suspenseful, sexy, clever, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, crime, betrayal, artist, greed, revenge, adultery, chase, investigation, marriage, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   81%
 
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Black Widow
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
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Place: hawaii, usa, seattle washington
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Homegrown
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 ...
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Time: 90s
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Goodbye Lover
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, sexy, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, mystery, neo-noir, corruption, obsession, investigation, infidelity, femme fatale, neo noir, twists & turns, manipulations ...
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Clay Pigeons
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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, clever, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, small town, murder, crime, infidelity, desert, neo noir, murder mystery, couple relations, twists & turns, police investigation, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   86%
 
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Bad Company
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: betrayal, crime, espionage, murder, gambling, secret agents, strong sexual content, neo noir, sex, revenge, twists & turns, male nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   82%
 
Kill Me Three Times
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, assassin, murder, woman in danger, small town, money, twists & turns, assassination, crime, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   65%
 
Best Laid Plans
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: suspenseful, clever, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, small town, heist, betrayal, neo noir, murder, twists & turns, kidnapping, plot twist, death, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   65%
 
Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: clever, serious, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, violence, crime, dog, obsession, crimes, sexualized violence, brutality, deadly, women, pornography ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
Leaves of Grass
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, witty, cynical, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crime, mentor, twins, country, marijuana, drugs/alcohol, weed, drugs, violence, brothers, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   69%
 
 6.0
 7K
Palmetto
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, mystery, murder, sex, police investigation, neo noir, neo-noir, cons and scams, plot twist, noir, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   73%
 
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The Player
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: clever, cynical, witty, talky, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, police investigation, murder, obsession, movie business, paranoia, blackmail, investigation, writers, twists & turns, greed, paranoid ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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System:   73%
    User:   87%
 
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Suicide Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, crime, gangsters, crime gone awry, betrayal, mafia, violence, manipulation, neo noir, murder, ransom, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   85%
 
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: humorous, witty, stylized, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, parody, investigation, murder, deadpan, neo noir, noir, mystery, dialogue, storytelling, murder mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   70%
 
Throw Momma from the Train
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, train, writing, obsession, unlikely criminals, crime, writer's life, parenthood, teacher, writers, cons and scams, murder mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   71%
 
Albino Alligator
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crime gone awry, hostage, heist, police investigation, chase, hostages, neo noir, twists & turns, on the run, kidnapping, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
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Internal Affairs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, sexual ...
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, vengeance, investigation, manipulation, police, neo noir, murder, strong sexual content, corruption, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   67%
 
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Birthday Girl
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, clever, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Plot: crime, romance, russian, cons and scams, internet, loneliness, chase, crimes, pornography, twists & turns, dishonesty, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   68%
 
 7.7
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Blood Simple.
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, cynical, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, murder, private detective, infidelity, investigation, betrayal, adultery, vengeance, greed, neo noir, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
The Underneath
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: betrayal, crime, heist, noir, neo noir, neo-noir, hospital, twists & turns, stylish, couple relations, cons and scams, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
Mulholland Falls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, police investigation, political corruption, mystery, police, corruption, neo noir, gangster, tough law enforcer, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   57%
 
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Kill Me Again
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, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, neo-noir, chase, neo noir, murder, organized crime, casino, mob, noir, desert, greed, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   57%
 
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Shattered
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: private detective, mystery, amnesia, investigation, betrayal, chase, murder, memory loss, memory, twists & turns, hospital, secrets ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   61%
 
The Long Goodbye
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: atmospheric, cynical, stylized, witty, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, crime, mystery, neo-noir, murder, betrayal, gangsters, neo noir, noir, deadpan, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   76%
 
Under Suspicion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: clever, talky, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, murder, police investigation, mystery, lawyer, rape, serial killer, police, crumbling marriage, murder mystery, obsession, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, puerto rico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   73%
 
The Last Supper
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, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, politics, death, culture clash, serial killer, political, sexism, crimes, crime, corruption, deadly, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   75%
 

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Derailed
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: tense, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: blackmail, deception, crime, revenge, rape, adultery, dangerous attraction, murder, cheating, secrets, manipulation, beating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   69%
    User:   82%
 
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Suspect
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, lawyer, crime, chase, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, police investigation, murder mystery, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
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System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
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