Movies like Repo Man

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Repo Man (1984)
 6.9
 35K
Repo Man (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the CIA, and a most wanted '64 Chevy.
Style: cult film, surreal, humorous, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, cynical, witty, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: ufo, surrealism, chase, police, violence, radioactivity, repossession, friends, save the world, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, apprentice, society, urban, dishonesty, buddies, code, save the day, silly humor, music, scientist, conspiracy, punk rock, punk, alien ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Repo Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, humorous, melancholic and weird films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, chase, brutality, mentor, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Repo Man: Liquid Sky (1982), Strange Brew (1983), RoboCop (1987), After Hours (1985), Freejack (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
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Liquid Sky (1982)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Invisible aliens in a tiny flying saucer come to Earth looking for heroin. They land on top of a New York apartment inhabited by a drug dealer and her female, androgynous, bisexual nymphomaniac lover, a fashion model. The aliens soon find the human ...
Style: sexual, sexy, psychedelic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: fashion, space and aliens, alien, heroin, rape, androgyny, gays and lesbians, addiction, life is a bitch, satire, culture clash, twins ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
 6.7
 16K
Strange Brew (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do so, they must confront the suspicious Brewmeister Smith and two teams of ...
Style: humorous, parody, offbeat, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brewery, satire, chase, farce, world domination, friends, righting the wronged, mind game, dishonesty, silly humor, mistaken identity, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 237K
RoboCop (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a violent, near-apocalyptic Detroit, evil corporation Omni Consumer Products wins a contract from the city government to privatize the police force. To test their crime-eradicating cyborgs, the company leads street cop Alex Murphy into an armed ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, humorous, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, experiment, law enforcement, fighting the system, vengeance, gang, fighting crime, partners, legal, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 61K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, dark humor, artist, city life, nothing goes right, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 15K
Freejack (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Time-traveling bounty hunters find a doomed race-car driver in the past and bring him to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a terminally ill billionaire.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, fish out of water, murder, lovers reunited, investigation, bounty hunter, on the run, post apocalypse, immortality, cyberpunk, distopia ...
Time: future, 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 30K
Tank Girl (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: desert, future dystopia, female fighter, save the world, female warrior, female protagonist, chaos, danger, society, good versus evil, chases and races, master villain ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 97K
Tango & Cash (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can't stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught ...
Style: humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reluctant partners, police detective, prison, crime, crimes, buddies, prisoner, law enforcement, rivalry, dishonesty, warden, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 23K
Men at Work (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two garbage men find the body of a city councilman in a trash can on their route. With help from a supervisor, the duo must solve the case and find the man's killer while hiding the body from the cops.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, goofy hero, partners, buddies, dishonesty, amateur detective, disorder, cons and scams, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.5
 11K
Into the Night (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.
Style: parody, humorous, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, airport, adultery, insomnia, on the run, assassin, nudity (full frontal - brief), nightlife, couple relations, dangerous attraction, couples, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 18K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: helicopter, chase, conspiracy, murder, crimes, terrorism, heroes, politics, deadly, dishonesty, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An alien slave crash-lands in New York City while being pursued by two Men in Black bounty hunters. His attempt to find a place for himself on Earth parallels that of the immigrant experience.
Style: allegory, clever, semi serious, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, disorder, healing power, profanity, graphic violence, racism, urban, discrimination, fish out of water, addiction, overdose ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Perennially stoned Cheech and Chong tear through the city of Los Angeles, causing trouble wherever they go. After Cheech loses his job, the two pot enthusiasts head to the welfare offices where Cheech's girlfriend, Donna, works. Instead of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, sequel to cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, space and aliens, weed, drug abuse, nothing goes right, friends, screwball, disorder, silly humor, friendship, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 1K
Hot Tamale (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A road trip to Los Angeles inadvertently leads a young man from Wyoming into a wild maze of psychotic hit-men, racy women, jewel thieves and a salsa band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, road trip, heist, on the road, gang, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, chase, stolen money, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 4K
Real Men (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jim Belushi plays a super-competent secret agent on the trail of Russian thugs. John Ritter plays a milquetoast dad who gets mixed up in the caper. The story follows their adventures over the course of a week, in which Ritter develops some guts and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, absurd, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, espionage, unlikely partners, danger, secret agents, partners, save the world, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Save the Green Planet! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A traumatized young man abducts Korean leaders, believing they're toxic reptilian aliens - a fifth column launching a takeover of beloved Earth. Stumped law enforcement geniuses half-seriously hire a disgraced, disheveled private detective with ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, exciting, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, alien, investigation, space and aliens, anti hero, anti heroes, dark humor, ufo, danger, deadly, frame up, delusion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 4K
Tapeheads (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of Ivan and Josh, two dim witted ex-security guards who love music videos. Out of work, with no job prospects, they form a music video production company. They soon learn the in's and out's of the business in LA and with some ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, light, intense ...
Plot: blackmail, music band, ambition, disorder, filmmaking, partners, artists and showbiz, buddies, media, showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 68K
Strange Days (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the year 1999 during the last days of the old millennium, the movie tells the story of Lenny Nero, an ex-cop who now deals with data-discs containing recorded memories and emotions. One day he receives a disc which contains the memories of a ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, exciting, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, violence, virtual reality, pornography, white male black female relationship, protest, chaos, haunted by the past, uncover truth, prostitute ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, ghetto, heroes, satire, hip hop, profanity, militant, rally, crimes, disorder, righting the wronged, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.8
 82K
RoboCop 2 (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a successful deployment of the Robocop Law Enforcement unit, OCP sees its goal of urban pacification come closer and closer, but as this develops, a new narcotic known as "Nuke" invades the streets led by God-delirious leader Cane. ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, cynical, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, androids and robots, cyberpunk, killer robot, robot, law enforcement, police officer, police, crimes, rivalry, life is a bitch, rebellion ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, near future ...
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
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: neo noir, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, betrayal, profanity, friendship, disfigurement, bribery, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 16K
Something Wild (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A free-spirited woman "kidnaps" a yuppie for a weekend of adventure. But the fun quickly takes a dangerous turn when her ex-con husband shows up.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: chase, road trip, opposites attract, reunion, on the road, haunted by the past, lovers on the run, violence, police, psychopath, romance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 3K
Dead Bang (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Los Angeles homicide detective Jerry Beck searches for the murderer who killed a police officer on Christmas Eve. The investigation takes Beck inside the violent world of hate groups and white supremacists, who are hatching a deadly plot to attack ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, chase, investigation, crime, crimes, police corruption, special agents, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, reluctant partners, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, colorado, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Flim-Flam Man (1967)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mordrcai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the trade. Sheriff Slade (Harry Morgan) is in hot ...
Style: humorous, cynical, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, con men, prison, friendship, going straight, countryside, sheriff, cons and scams, on the road, friends, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: southern usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 7K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, silly humor, experiment gone awry, police corruption, track down, danger, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.9
 150
Coldfire (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The "Coldfire" is a lethal new designer-drug with destructive capabilities. Its origins are unknown...and its effects are irreversible. This drug promises the "ultimate high." However, what does the user acquire instead? The ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: police, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly, gangsters, crimes, crime, drug abuse, addiction, conspiracy, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 66K
Red Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, revenge, partners, police, stereotypes, gunfight, martial arts, street gang, manhunt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1988
Place: usa, ussr, chicago illinois, russia, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 19K
Quick Change (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With the aid of his girlfriend, Phyllis Potter, and best friend, Loomis, Grimm enters a Manhattan bank dressed as a clown, creates a hostage situation and executes a flawless robbery. The only thing left for the trio to do is make their getaway out ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, absurd, witty ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, bank robbery, friendship, nothing goes right, partners, buddies, friends, disorder, cons and scams, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 129K
Raising Arizona (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Coen Brothers tell the story of a absurd yet likable family with an unproductive couple as the focal point. The couple has gotten themselves into some trouble while kidnapping a baby and give Hollywood one of the most memorable chase scenes to ...
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: screwball, robbery, kidnapping, redemption, blackmail, ex convict, policewoman, baby, crime, crimes, couple relations, missing child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich but racist man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, racism, motorcycle, terminal illness, police, fanatic, gorilla, mad scientist, zombie, interracial relations, plague, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Coy "Cannonball" Buckman (David Carradine) and his blazing red Pontiac enter the Trans-America Grand Prix, an underground road race spanning the continent in which there are no rules, no speed limits and no heed for the law. En route, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, on the road, chase, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, super vehicle, chaos, rally, off the road, danger, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%