Movies like The Real Deal

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The Real Deal (2002)
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The Real Deal (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Real Deal
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, biting, cynical
Plot: murder, filmmaking, actor's life, deadly, crimes, hollywood, dishonesty, fight, male female relationship, womanizer, martial arts training, satire, artists and showbiz, media satire, sexuality, sex, martial arts, karate, blonde, female nudity, soldier, male nudity, kiss, large breasts, sensuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Real Deal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, danger, couples and love and romance mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Real Deal: Shut Up and Shoot! (2006), Good Chemistry (2008), Cold Heart Canyon (2008), The Devil's Dominoes (2008), Insidious (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: humorous, dark humor, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, satire, filmmaking, bar, cons and scams, media satire, showbiz, graphic violence, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
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95%
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Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, frame up, cons and scams, forced into action ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Cold Heart Canyon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In L.A.'s Laurel Canyon, Karen has a dream that her sister Heather is in danger, but Heather seems safe enough, having just moved to a remote spur of the canyon to distance herself from her ex-husband. She's a writer, and she's soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, erotic, light ...
Plot: love and romance, estrangement, missing person, infidelity, crimes, danger, couple relations, dishonesty, deadly, murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, partners, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, mafia, devil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Insidious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Times are tough for talented, twenty-one year old filmmaker, Donny Rocconi. He grew up in New York City, a place where either you learn fast, or lose everything. Estranged from his mother, and never knowing his dead father, Donny sets out to collect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cafe, city life, murder, criminal heroes, crime, filmmaking, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
 2K
Angels Fall (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman starts a new life in a small Wyoming mountain town after suffering a traumatic event on the other side of the country - but one day, she witnesses a murder in the woods......
Style: serious, realistic, touching, exciting, psychological
Plot: restaurant, murder, woman in danger, romance, crimes, deadly, hidden identity, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, extramarital affair, chef ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, gossip, mistress, party, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman becomes romantically involved with a murder defendant while she is a juror in his trial.
Style: cynical, suspense, semi serious, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: couples, artists and showbiz, legal, legal investigation, crimes, deadly, murder, courtroom drama, parents and children, scandal, media satire, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 54K
The Player (1992)
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: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Road to Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, passion, filmmaker, investigation, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, artists and showbiz, femme fatale, political corruption, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 2K
Rushlights (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young lovers Billy and Sarah journey from L.A. to Texas with plans to make a false claim to the valuable assets left behind by a dead friend. But when their voyage brings them to Tremo, Texas, they find a bizarre and sinister world awaiting them.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, neo noir, murder, couples, crime gone awry, betrayal, deadly, small town, inheritance, drug dealer, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 847
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 11K
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: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, witness, cons and scams, nothing goes right, small town, deadly, small town life, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 432
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, save the day, politics, undercover, danger, crimes, terrorism, state affairs, dishonesty, rivalry, murder, assassination ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 2K
Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, danger, sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 4K
Fedora (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An ambitious Hollywood hustler becomes involved with a reclusive female star whom he tries to lure out of retirement.
Style: cynical, tense, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, down on your luck, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, island, haunted by the past, showbiz, couple relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, hollywood star
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, society, deadly, dishonesty, youth, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 887
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: dangerous attraction, family relations, deadly, danger, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, confined, disorder, couples, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
Style: humorous, cynical, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, love affair, dishonesty, couple relations, transplant, urban, mind game, city life, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: true love, opposites attract, romance, gender, lifestyle, media, disorder, fish out of water, nervous breakdown, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, secret, couple relations, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, profanity, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Absence of Malice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the story and attempts to find the real truth, Gallagher's life begins to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, talky, clever ...
Plot: journalism, murder, newspaper reporter, investigation, crimes, politics, rivalry, legal, dishonesty, manipulation, media, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Watchtower (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Orphan Mike O'Conner was abused from age three by his own dad, fled to Chicago to start a rock band but got dragged in bad mates' crime and convicted under probation. Mike's sister, Kate, managed to get him released and employed as ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, lighthouse, small town life, family relations, life is a bitch, psychopath, crimes, deadly, siblings relations, small town, father figure, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, femme fatale, couples, danger, deadly, husband wife relationship, psychopath, crime, investigation, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 154
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, love affair, who done it, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, mind game, couples, murder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 634
Legalese (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a sexy actress is charged with murder, a charming celebrity lawyer uses trickery to defend her against the press as well as the prosecution
Style: humorous, clever, witty, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: neighbor, unfaithful husband, crime, life is a bitch, journalism, crimes, media, society, dishonesty, fighting the system, celebrity culture, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 245
Windcroft (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On a remote farm in the sweeping hills of Pennsylvania, three lives are torn apart by love, abandonment, deception and murder.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, estate, tragic love, destiny, crimes, family farm, mystery, inheritance, danger, farm, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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