Movies like Serial Mom

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Serial Mom (1994)
 6.8
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Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the neighbor. As other slights befall her beloved family, the body count begins to increase.
Style: parody, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious, disturbing, talky, satirical, slasher ...
Plot: housewife, dark humor, murder, suburbs, serial killer, satire, family relations, female killer, crimes, psycho killer, suburban life, parents and children, family life, mental illness, police investigation, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, violence, farce, graphic violence, masturbation, dentist, courtroom, husband wife relationship, court ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: baltimore, usa

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Most similar movies to Serial Mom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspense films with plots about murder, dark humor, crimes, dialogue, brutality, mentor and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Serial Mom: The Voices (2014), God Bless America (2011), Heathers (1988), Home Sweet Hell (2015), Office Killer (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 57K
The Voices (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.
Style: disturbing, psychological, surreal, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, serial killer, factory, psychopath as protagonist, pets, hearing voices, crimes, workplace situations, murder, psychiatrist, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: cynical, talky, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killing spree, mass murder, dark humor, society, stupidity, female killer, rage, satire, media, life is a bitch, partners, layoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 101K
Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dark humor, murderous pair, high school, suicide, teenage life, teenage love, murder, suicide attempt, insanity, sociopath, poisoning, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, couples, couple relations, crimes, suburbs, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, slasher, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, female psychopath, evil woman, workplace, psychopath, office, workplace romance, obsession, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, uncover truth, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love and romance, dark humor, investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 35K
Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: witty, light, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, golf, family relations, dysfunctional family, village, couple relations, serial killer, family values, family problems, clergy, small town, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 48K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, captivating, sexy, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, manipulation, ambition, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, couples, power relations, crimes, satire, murder, narcissism ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: witty, tense, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, satire, death, hypocrisy, dark humor, crimes, culture clash, liberal, society, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 24K
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, sexual, witty, rough ...
Plot: perversion, transvestism, mother son incest, obsession, incestuous sex, strong sexual content, arson, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual perversion, vandalism, dehumanization, zoophilia ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, parody, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, family relations, strangulation, nothing goes right, crimes, dark humor, train, attempted murder, resentment, matricide, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 116K
The Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Style: cynical, satirical, stylized, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mafia, gangsters, dark humor, parents and children, fish out of water, family relations, starting over, hidden identity, notoriety, dishonor among criminals, family in danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brooklyn new york city, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: talky, neo noir, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, dog, crimes, crime gone awry, killings, thief, weirdo, strong violent content, screenwriter, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage film makers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.
Style: cynical, satirical, absurd, humorous, biting ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, actor's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, dark humor, showbiz, obsessive quest, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, humorous, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), juvenile delinquent, graphic violence, unwanted pregnancy, electric chair, hitchhiker, hitchhiking, acid, physical appearance, gay, crimes, rape ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 8K
Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, dysfunctional family, suburbs, abortion, family relations, strangulation, satire, foot fetish, graphic violence, love and romance, society, perversion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 8K
Miss Meadows (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Miss Meadows is a school teacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss ...
Style: tense, cynical, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, dark humor, school teacher, murder, female killer, hidden identity, fall in love, dishonesty, crimes, righting the wronged, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 1K
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: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cops and Robbersons (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hard-as-nails cop Jake Stone moves in with the Robbersons so he can watch a hitman who has moved in next door. The Hitman is one thing, but can you survive the Robberson family.
Style: sitcom, realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, disorder, frame up, odd couple, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, fish out of water, suburbs, police investigation, forgery, police surveillance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, dark humor, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, midlife crisis, frame up, advertising agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: witty, semi serious, slasher, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, social misfits, vengeance, misfit, crimes, rivalry, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, living with parents, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: suspense, biting, witty, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, photographer, meet the parents, disorder, dark humor, couples, family relations, graphic violence, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, small town, psychopath, journalism, halloween, insanity, satire, violence, maniac, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 40K
Man Bites Dog (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and ...
Style: disturbing, rough, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, crimes, robbery, ambition, satire, disorder, media, society, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 59K
Cry-Baby (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A prim and proper schoolgirl goes against her mother's wishes when she dates a motorcycle-riding juvenile delinquent.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: forbidden love, rock and roll, gang, teenage love, rivalry, teenage life, juvenile delinquent, fall in love, youth, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, dancing ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, dark humor, small town, murderous pair, warden, secret agents, mind game, crimes, mysterious character, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: funny, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dark humor, hitman, mafia, bully, murder, opposites attract, farce, crimes, dentist, bandit, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 24K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: suspense, clever, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, female killer, dark humor, crimes, romance, fall in love, moral dilemma, couple relations, love affair, dumped ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, new york, las vegas, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, on the run, love triangle, crimes, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, manipulation, private detective, adultery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%