Movies like Repo Man

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Repo Man (1984)
 6.9
 33K
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, punk, 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, alien, cult ...
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 semi serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, chase, mentor, brutality, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Repo Man: Strange Brew (1983), RoboCop (1987), After Hours (1985), Liquid Sky (1982), Freejack (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, not serious, offbeat, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brewery, satire, chase, parody, farce, friends, world domination, disorder, righting the wronged, escapades, silly humor, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 230K
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, legal, partners, robot ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 58K
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, dark humor, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, artist, suicide, murder, one night, nightclub, farce, city life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, nightlife, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 6K
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, cynical, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: fashion, alien, heroin, punk, androgyny, rape, gays and lesbians, addiction, satire, culture clash, drug dealing, benign alien ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.4
 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, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, chase, distopia, investigation, bounty hunter, on the run, lovers reunited, murder, fish out of water, post apocalypse, immortality, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, good versus evil, chases and races, society, master villain ...
Time: future, 2030s, near future, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 17K
Blue Thunder (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, 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, politics, deadly, dishonesty, danger, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 95K
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, dishonesty, rivalry, warden, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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, disorder, amateur detective, goofy hero, dishonesty, partners, buddies, cons and scams, justice, brothers, guilty pleasure, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: humorous, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, airport, adultery, on the run, insomnia, assassin, parody, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, partners, rescue, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: alien, drug abuse, life is a bitch, space and aliens, graphic violence, profanity, racism, addiction, discrimination, urban, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, surprise ending, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, drug abuse, goofy hero, misfit, space and aliens, buddies, aging, nothing goes right, lifestyle, partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, heist, on the road, nothing goes right, chase, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, gang, stolen money, fish out of water, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, wyoming, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, ambition, music band, disorder, filmmaking, showbiz, media, buddies, partners, artists and showbiz, music video, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, dark humor, humorous, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, alien, investigation, anti hero, anti heroes, ufo, danger, heroes, intrigue, deadly, frame up, delusion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, danger, secret agents, unlikely partners, save the world, partners, special agents, alien, farce, adventure, aliens ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 80K
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, robot, law enforcement, killer robot, police, police officer, crimes, rebellion, escapades, tough law enforcer ...
Time: future, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, near future ...
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.2
 66K
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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: cyberpunk, murder, police brutality, violence, virtual reality, protest, chaos, uncover truth, haunted by the past, private detective, prostitute, pornography ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, ghetto, heroes, parody, satire, hip hop, profanity, militant, rally, crimes, disorder, soul music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, con men, friendship, prison, going straight, sheriff, countryside, on the road, cons and scams, friends, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: southern usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, betrayal, profanity, friendship, bribery, disfigurement, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 64K
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, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, cold war, police brutality, drug dealer, partners, police, stereotypes, gunfight, buddy cop, police detective, drug cartel, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1988
Place: usa, chicago illinois, russia, soviet union, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, haunted by the past, on the road, reunion, lovers on the run, violence, police, psychopath, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, virginia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 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, crimes, crime, police corruption, special agents, dishonesty, tough law enforcer, master criminal, rivalry, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, colorado, california, usa, oklahoma ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, experiment gone awry, police corruption, track down, silly humor, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: crime gone awry, heist, friendship, nothing goes right, cons and scams, friends, disorder, buddies, partners, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.0
 145
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, life is a bitch, deadly, gangsters, crimes, crime, drug abuse, addiction, dishonesty, law enforcement, conspiracy, drugs ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, escape, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.5
 4K
Carquake! (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 90 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, exciting, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, heroes, chase, anti hero, anti heroes, martial artist, chaos and mayhem, super vehicle, off the road, rally, chaos, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 125K
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, kidnapping, redemption, ex convict, blackmail, policewoman, baby, crime, crimes, couple relations, missing child, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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