Movies like Road Kill

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Road Kill (1999)
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Road Kill (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alex is the film student forced by his college professor to stop making Jackie Chan "homage" films and make "something from the heart" in order to graduate. Lars is the painting student and Alex's roommate who is looking for a way to become a tortured artist... as long as he can keep his BMW and American Express Gold Card. Together, they meet Blue, who has recently moved into their apartment building. After discovering that she's a "hit woman," Alex appeals to her senses as a film fan and persuades her to let him film a documentary on her last "hit." As Alex becomes increasingly blinded by his obsession with capturing his documentary he risks everything and everyone, by convincing Blue to travel to New Orleans to find her foster father. Will they get back to LA in one piece... or will they become... Road Kill?
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: bad girl, woman with a gun, filmmaking, school, hitman, obsession, artists and showbiz, artist, violence, murder, female assassin, neighbor, director, beer, geek, roommate, female killer, target practice, deadly, gun, cigar smoking, roadhouse, convertible, film school, pistol
Time: 90s
Place: miami, new orleans, usa, florida, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, gangsters, rivalry, hitman and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Road Kill: Staten Island (2009), Tinseltown (1997), The Job (2003), Angel's Dance (1999), Jump Out Boys (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Staten Island (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sully (Ethan Hawke) is desperate to give his unborn son the chance he never had. Jasper (Seymour Cassel) wants to escape the mobsters that have infiltrated his life and business. Parmie Tarzo (Vincent D'Onofrio), a local mob boss, dreams of ...
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Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, violence, husband wife relationship, murder, mob boss, environmentalism, heist, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Tinseltown (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, hollywood, filmmaking, murder, down on your luck, showbiz, dark humor, investigation, artists and showbiz, crimes, boxing, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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The Job (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: CJ is a sexy, cold-blooded assassin who wants to quit the business. She agrees to carry out one last hit, but for the first time in her career as an assassin, she is unable to finish the job.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, pregnancy, hitman, drug dealing, crimes, adventure, society, moral dilemma, empire, strong female lead, single parent, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
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Angel's Dance (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young hitman is asked to prove himself by killing an innocent woman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, odd couple, crimes, love and romance, assassination attempt, criminal heroes, relationship vs career, father daughter relationship, organized crime, mental institution, library ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, chicago illinois
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Jump Out Boys (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in post hurricane New Orleans. A brutal Mexican drug lord (Armando LeDuc) busts out of jail to retrieve the $15 million that his girlfriend is hiding. But detective Raymond (Kris Kristofferson) and McCoy (Sheldon Robbins) will try their best to ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, hitman, rivalry, manhunt, law enforcement, drug dealing, vengeance, violence, murder, gang violence, police shootout, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new orleans
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Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Place: los angeles, usa
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The Waiter (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man travels through corporate corruption and his own sin to find his soul.
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: hitman, heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, tough guy, violence, gunfight, wind, battles, capitalism, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Brooklyn State of Mind (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Al Stanco has lived all of his life in Brooklyn and does some work for the local crime lord, Danny Parente. New to the neighbourhood is Gabriela, a filmmaker shooting a documentary on the real Brooklyn. Al and Gabriela become friendly but the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, mafia, conspiracy, sexual content, graphic violence, hitman, tough heroes, filmmaking, love and romance, going straight, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Death Collector (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A kid from the neighborhood goes to work for the Mafia as a collector.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, exploitation, organized crime, italian mafia, twin towers, serial killer, disorder, hitman, kids in trouble, rivalry, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Search and Destroy (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
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Plot: filmmaking, dark humor, showbiz, satire, american dream, crimes, rivalry, husband wife relationship, film producer, artists and showbiz, guru, media satire ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chicago Overcoat (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The fates of an aging hitman and a washed up detective become entwined when one last job leads to one last chance to settle an old score.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, hitman, gangsters, rivalry, elderly, aging, one last chance, criminal heroes, law enforcement, dishonesty, mafia, investigation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, small town, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Glimmer Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, aikido, police investigation, murder, justice, conspiracy, buddy cop, violence, brutality, hitman, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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I'm Bout It (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: I'm Bout It is a 1997 film by rapper Master P. The plot details his life in a New Orleans uptown ghetto. Master P wrote, directed and acted in the film.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: hip hop, hip hop culture, gangsters, crimes, urban ghetto, friends, hopes, gang, life is a bitch, underdog, artists and showbiz, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Wrecking Crew (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rival gang, working undercover, crimes, undercover, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, partners, rivalry, gang, partners against crime, gang war, gang warfare ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Night and the City (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Looking to get rich quick, an unsuccessful lawyer uses dishonest means to try to become a boxing promoter.
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, boxing, empire, waitress, career change, power relations, dishonesty, betrayal, criminal heroes, unlikely couple, rivalry, ambition ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Coast Mafia (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shin, a good family friend and business partner of the DeLeon family, assumes his role as head of the Coast Mafia.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: It is 1985, and a small, tranquil Florida town is being rocked by a wave of vicious serial murders and bank robberies. Particularly sickening to the authorities is the gratuitous use of violence by two “Rambo” like killers who dress themselves ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
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Place: florida, usa, miami
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50%
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jesse finds himself struggling to get his job back as the Paradise police chief, and he is forced to rely on his cop intuition to sort through a maze of misleading clues and hidden meanings as he attempts to solve a shocking and horrifying ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, mystery, small town life, small town, police officer killed, murder, rivalry, law enforcement, tailing a suspect, fishing boat, fisherman ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: After many years Pooch returns to his neighbourhood. To Big Boy, his best friend, Pooch is valuable asset in his plans of becoming local crime lord. To Pooch, this reunion is painful because he is, actually, undercover cop sent to bring Big Boy down.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kings of South Beach (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This fact-based crime thriller details the downfall of Miami's hottest nightclub. Chris Troiano owns the trendiest nightclub in all of South Beach; a place where the line always winds down the block and only the most beautiful people make it ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Style: surreal, melancholic, twists and turns, intense, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, assassin, hitman, existentialism, life & death, implied rape, best friends, partners, unlikely criminals, crimes, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Homicide: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Retired police lieutenant Al Giardello is running for mayor when he is suddenly shot at a press conference. All of the detectives, past and present, clamor for an opportunity to help find the shooter.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, law enforcement, crimes, workplace, police station, police detective, superior officer, hanging ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 5K
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, bloody, suspenseful, macabre, sexy ...
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Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Decisions (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a group of friends decide to pull a bank heist to get out from underneath their money troubles. They quickly discover that things can unravel in a hurry! A compromised LAPD Detective (Corey Haim) on the take with a crime syndicate figure want ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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