Movies like Penn & Teller Get Killed

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Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
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Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the other to suggest a real threat. Then they find that a real psychopath is interested in them.
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, surreal, realistic, semi serious, tragic ending, funny, clever, cerebral ...
Plot: prank, murder, prankster, danger, crimes, psychopath, stalking, deadly, faked death, creativity, brutality, investigation, crime, gory, disorder, magic, chase, dancing, sniper, casino, bodyguard, magician, stalker, suicide, celebrity ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dialogue, crime, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Penn & Teller Get Killed: R.S.V.P. (2002), Wish You Were Dead (2001), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Curdled (1996), Kill Me Three Times (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, death, student, party, violence, slasher, college ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
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: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, couples, deadly, dishonesty, danger, fall in love, crime, crimes, love affair, fish out of water, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, strangulation, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, family relations, train, attempted murder, resentment, professor, matricide ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, dangerous attraction, blood, obsession, crime, investigation, deadly, crimes, psychopath, bakery ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Kill Me Three Times (2014)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly, small town, danger, murderer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crime, partners, law enforcement, deadly, friendship, investigation, gang, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, light ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, crimes, woman in danger, danger, deadly, couples, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, crimes, advertising agency, frame up, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: humorous, dark humor, light, funny, absurd ...
Plot: painting, murder, crime gone awry, cons and scams, friends, heist, african american, religious fundamentalist, racism, sheriff, cat, strangulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, police investigation, gangsters, crimes, faked death, kidnapping, murder for hire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, friends, wedding, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, uncover truth, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, investigation, violence, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, los angeles, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends are invited for a weekend to a luxury island with their boss. The boss gets shot and nobody seems to notice, except for the two friends. In order not to become suspects of murder they treat the body as a puppet and make people believe ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, insurance, farce, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, crimes, fish out of water, cons and scams, boss and employee, goofy hero, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mental illness, danger, factory, pets, crimes, workplace situations, murder, blood, psychiatrist, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.0
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Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, woman in danger, family in danger, criminal heroes, psychopath, deadly, danger, stalking, misfit, crimes, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, danger, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, faked death, attempted murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, dark humor, captivating, humorous, tricky ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, scary
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, gangsters, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
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62%
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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61%
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, on the run, love triangle, parody, crimes, legal, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
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59%
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, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychopath, kidnapping, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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56%
 5.6
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, cynical ...
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55%
 6.0
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Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, crimes, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shadows and Fog (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.
Style: humorous, surreal, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilante, murder, false accusation, vigilantism, mystery, investigation, crimes, disorder, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, danger ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, family life, deadly, crimes, crime, mystery, aging, family business, amateur detective, investigation, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 13K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, suspect, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, waitress, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 4K
The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, private detective, law enforcement, cons and scams, cannibalism, murder investigation, snow, dialect, crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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