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, absurd, surreal, realistic, semi serious, tragic ending, funny, parody, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: prank, murder, prankster, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, stalking, faked death, creativity, brutality, investigation, disorder, magic, chase, dancing, sniper, heist, stage magician, bodyguard, magic trick, magician, stalker, burglar, suicide, celebrity ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, egypt

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Most similar movies to Penn & Teller Get Killed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dark humor, dialogue, mentor and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Penn & Teller Get Killed: R.S.V.P. (2002), Wish You Were Dead (2001), Curdled (1996), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Loose Cannons (1990). 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: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, crimes, dishonesty, fall in love, fish out of water, love affair, couples, dark humor, social relations, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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88%
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, decapitation, dangerous attraction, obsession, dark humor, crimes, investigation, psychopath, bakery, samurai sword ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, parody, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, family relations, strangulation, nothing goes right, crimes, dark humor, train, attempted murder, resentment, matricide, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crimes, investigation, gang, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, friendship, subway ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, usa, washington d.c., europe
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79%
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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, funny, absurd, light, entertaining ...
Plot: heist, dark humor, cons and scams, painting, murder, african american, crimes, crime gone awry, friends, robbery, religious fundamentalist, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ 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: suspense, cynical, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, dark humor, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, frame up, advertising agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
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76%
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Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, realistic
Plot: hitman, gangsters, rivalry, psychopath, dark humor, heist, vengeance, murder, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crimes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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76%
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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: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark humor, murder, insurance, farce, crimes, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, partners, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: slasher, scary, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, criminal heroes, family in danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, misfit, violence, cannibalism, cult, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hitman, chase, kidnapping, dentist, gangsters, vengeance, criminal heroes, organized crime, faked death, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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72%
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, beach house, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, woman in danger, couples, crimes, honeymoon, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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70%
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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, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
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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: slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, mind game, mystery, dark humor, youth, police investigation, teenage life, obsession, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
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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, crimes, mystery, investigation, disorder, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, sleeping ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: central europe, eastern europe, new jersey
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65%
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, semi serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, uncover truth, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love and romance, dark humor, investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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65%
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Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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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: parody, witty, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: housewife, dark humor, murder, suburbs, serial killer, satire, family relations, female killer, crimes, psycho killer, suburban life, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
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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: clever, neo noir, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, dark humor, false accusation, mechanic, psychopath, widow, diner, fbi, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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62%
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: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal, dark ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, clown, false accusation, rescue, dark humor, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, serial killer, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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61%
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, dark humor, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, tragedy, accidental death, police, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, 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, surreal, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, serial killer, factory, psychopath as protagonist, pets, hearing voices, crimes, workplace situations, murder, psychiatrist, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Why Me? (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A jewel thief steals a sacred ruby which sets off a chase by the police, the Turkish government, nutty American terrorists, and the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, partners, disorder, crimes, cons and scams, heist, ruby, adventure, chase, jewel robbery, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: talky, neo noir, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, dog, crimes, crime gone awry, killings, thief, weirdo, strong violent content, screenwriter, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Burglar (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bernice "Bernie" Rhodenbarr is a burglar by trade, and she runs a bookstore as well. Her friend Carl Hefler is a dog groomer. After a successful burglary, it's discovered that a dead body was in the house she burgled. As she's ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, thief, chase, crimes, disorder, nothing goes right, odd couple, protagonist as suspect, partners, who done it, false accusation, heist ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: noir, humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, existentialism, manipulation, chase, school ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dark humor, hitman, mafia, bully, murder, opposites attract, farce, crimes, dentist, bandit, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, buddies, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, partners, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%