Movies like Serial Lover

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Serial Lover (1998)
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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 that she can pick out her would-be fiancé. But an accident happens when Claire is getting the dinner ready.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, crime, gory, police, death, neo noir, tragedy, blood, accidental death
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france

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Most similar movies to Serial Lover

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, disorder, serial killer and couples mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Serial Lover: Buffet Froid (1979), R.S.V.P. (2002), Heads (1994), Halal State Security (2011), A Sense of Humor (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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95%
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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: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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94%
 5.1
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, decapitation, newspaper, parody, small town life, who done it, psychopath, social relations, media, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Halal State Security (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Someone is killing Parisians of Arab ethnicity. When an Algerian diplomat is murdered by the same assailant, two Algerian detectives are sent to help the French with the investigation and they have their own ways of doing things.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, murder, track down, crimes, serial killer, buddies, odd couple, chase, disorder, racism, fish out of water, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: realistic, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: serial killer, buddies, partners, kidnapping, deadly, performer's life, power relations, psychopath, crimes, unlikely partners, disorder, captivity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Crime Scene Cleaner (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 26 min.
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Story: Heiko Schotte (Schotty) works for a cleaning company, cleaning all kind of crime scenes. There he sometimes meets weird people and tries to solve difficult situations.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, talky ...
Plot: murder, deadly, crimes, alienation, farce, stereotype, stereotypes, crime scene, police, german, corpse, vicious ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, film within a film, serial killer, crimes, deadly, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, cooking and food, crimes, goofy hero, race against time, deadly, investigation, crime, bomb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, london, buckingham palace, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, widow, diner, fbi, bar, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
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Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, parents and children, family relations, couples, gender, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 201
Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, manipulation, life turned upside down, dishonesty, crimes, family life, parents and children, couple relations, couples, disorder, secret, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, crimes, love and romance, crime, deadly, family problems, couples, psychopath, mentally challenged, housewife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Ruination of Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two men jump out from behind some cacti and beat a man over the head with a rock. They then take the body to the dead man's hut, and sit with his body for the night while they talk, complain and dance. Later at the police station, two women ...
Style: rough, cynical, dark humor, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: murder, police station, love triangle, deadly, betrayal, crimes, corpse, widow, unlikely partners, crime, dealing with death, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, silly humor, disorder, confined, journalism, crimes, cemetery, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, dark humor ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, couple relations, crimes, teenage crush, murder, lottery winner, police detective, confession, disorder, couples, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Death to the Supermodels (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This sexy comedy finds the world's greatest, most eccentric supermodels gathered on a deserted island for the swimsuit photo shoot from hell
Style: suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, sexy
Plot: murder, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, isolation, crimes, deadly, parody, disorder, island, supermodel, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
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Miss Nobody (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mild-mannered secretary discovers that she has a talent for murder as she ascends the corporate ladder.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, ambition, secretary, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, crimes, rivalry, workplace, deadly, rise to the top, unfulfillment, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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9 Dead Gay Guys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of two lads from Belfast as they stumble their way through the London gay underworld in search of 'gainful employment'. This being the offering of sexual favours to older gay men in order to subsidise their respective giros. 9 ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, friendship, deadly, crimes, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, crimes, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, master and servant, partners, deadly, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Quiet Family (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family decides to buy a lodge in a remote hiking area. Their first customer commits suicide and the distraught family buries his body to avoid the bad publicity. But their luck gets worse, the bodies start piling up, and the family becomes frantic ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, murder, isolation, family business, parents and children, crimes, nothing goes right, deadly, zombie, hotel, shovel, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, couples, crimes, suburbs, nothing goes right, disorder, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jean, a forty-year-old struggling, out-of-work actor has hit rock bottom. Although open to any kind of work, he can't get a break. At the unemployment office, his counselor has a rather odd proposal: he can get a job helping the police ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, tense ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, social relations, actor's life, village, deadly, village life, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hot Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mistakenly believing that he will be let go from the company, Philippe decides to sabotage the production at Saucibec. Upon learning that he is not the one who will be laid off, he will go to great lengths to right his wrongs ... but it's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, revenge, mistaken identity, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, crime boss, factory worker, factory, vengeful fired employee, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Locked Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once upon a time, somewhere... a homeless guy finds a policeman's uniform...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police, suicide, hidden identity, mistaken identity, farce, family problems, disorder, social relations, social misfits, misfit, kidnapping, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Telephone Always Rings Twice (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marc Elbichon, a novice private sleuth, is investigating a wave of assassinations bearing a particular characteristic: the perpetrator, dubbed the "telephone killer" always strangles his female victims with a telephone cord.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly, amateur detective, police investigation, crimes, private detective, law enforcement, contests and competitions, female nudity, gay bar, phone booth, movie theatre ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Illegally Yours (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Called up for jury duty, Richard Dice finds his first crush and only real, but unrequited love, on trial for murder. Richard desperately tries to prove Mollys innocence while untangling a complicated web of murder, blackmail and perjury, and still ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, jury, crush, deadly, youth, romance, legal, dishonesty, heroes, crimes, legal investigation, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Let's Not Get Angry (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One-time gangster Antoine is enjoying retirement on the coast, now managing a boating club. He receives a visit from a former accomplice who asks for a loan. The money will be repaid by a crook who is now in hiding; Antoine intends to recover his ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, car trunk, dead body in car trunk, woman slaps man, englishman, murder, gangster, parody, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: french riviera, france, southern france, south of france, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, amateur detective, murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, parody, police investigation, crimes, silly humor, danger, law enforcement, police, video store, criminal, car chase, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%