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, realistic, semi serious, tragic ending, funny, clever, absurd, cerebral, talky ...
Plot: prank, murder, crimes, investigation, crime, stalking, danger, deadly, gory, disorder, psychopath, prankster, magic, chase, dancing, sniper, casino, bodyguard, magician, stalker, suicide, celebrity, airport, mute, unhappy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, murder, crime, dialogue, mentor, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Penn & Teller Get Killed: Throw Momma from the Train (1987), R.S.V.P. (2002), Loose Cannons (1990), Curdled (1996), Head Above Water (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, semi serious, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, strangulation, family relations, train, attempted murder, resentment, matricide, professor, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey
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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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, student, party, violence, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, entertaining, absurd, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: disorder, track down, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, partners, friendship, crime, odd couple, investigation, gang, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, blood, cleaning lady, bakery, samurai sword, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, woman in danger, danger, crimes, couples, deadly, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
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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: realistic, cynical, witty, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, midlife crisis, frame up, boss, sailing ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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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
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76%
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Audience: boys' night
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The Ladykillers (2004)
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 92 min.
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Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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