Movies like Serial Mom

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Serial Mom (1994)
 6.8
 28K
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: psycho film, parody, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious, disturbing, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: housewife, murder, dark humor, serial killer, family relations, female killer, crimes, crime, psycho killer, suburban life, parents and children, family life, mental illness, deadly, suburbs, satire, police investigation, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, violence, farce, courtroom, masturbation, graphic violence, dentist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore

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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 weird films with plots about murder, crimes, dark humor, brutality, dialogue, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Serial Mom: God Bless America (2011), Office Killer (1997), Heathers (1989), The Voices (2014), Very Bad Things (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
God Bless America (2011)
Genre: 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, life is a bitch, partners, media, anti heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: evil woman, asthma, inhaler, workplace, female psychopath, psychopath, office, workplace romance, obsession, vengeance, goofy hero, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 92K
Heathers (1989)
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
Plot: dark humor, murderous pair, high school, suicide, teenage life, teenage love, insanity, sociopath, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 55K
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, danger, factory, psychopath as protagonist, pets, hearing voices, crimes, workplace situations, murder, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, uncover truth, dark humor, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, investigation, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 45K
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, talky, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: obsession, manipulation, ambition, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulations, dishonesty, couples, danger, power relations, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 23K
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, sexual, cult film, witty, sexy ...
Plot: transvestism, obsession, perversion, strong sexual content, arson, mother son incest, sexual perversion, vandalism, dehumanization, nudity (full frontal - brief), zoophilia, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 112K
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, profanity, family in danger, starting over, notoriety, dishonor among criminals, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brooklyn new york city, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, family relations, strangulation, dark humor, train, resentment, attempted murder, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ 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, realistic ...
Plot: perversion, filmmaking, hostage, heroin, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, nothing goes right, hostages, dark humor, misfit, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitchhiker, electric chair, hitchhiking, acid, physical appearance, gay, crimes, crime, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 7K
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, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, misfit, pornography, suburbs, abortion, satire, family relations, strangulation, foot fetish, eccentric family, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, satire, death, hypocrisy, dark humor, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, student, party, violence, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, frame up, disorder, nothing goes right, odd couple, crimes, goofy hero, fish out of water, suburbs, police investigation, forgery, police surveillance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, realistic, cynical, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, frame up, midlife crisis, dark humor, rise to the top, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: biting, suspense, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, couples, society, deadly, investigation, crimes, profanity, graphic violence, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, crimes, couples, suburbs, disorder, dark humor, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 37K
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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: brutality, serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, dark humor, crimes, crime, robbery, ambition, satire, deadly, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, brussels, belgium, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, deadly, journalism, halloween, insanity, satire, american horror, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 23K
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, witty ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, female killer, dark humor, crimes, crime, romance, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, brooklyn new york city, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, human monster, cannibalism, serial killer, murder, break in, incest, manic, disfigurement, child abuse, guard dog, child protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: hitman, dark humor, mafia, murder, opposites attract, farce, crime, crimes, dentist, unlikely partners, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 56K
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: sentimental, humorous, 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, juvenile delinquency, youth, dancing, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 34K
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, melancholic, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, golf, family relations, dysfunctional family, village, couple relations, serial killer, family problems, family values, clergy, adultery, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Series 7: The Contenders (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom. Ever seen the show "Survivor" and wished they would just start killing each other?? Series 7 literally gives its contestants the guns. The film is not ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, twists and turns, harsh ...
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, deadly, group of strangers, satire, tv show, manipulation, manhunt, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Multiple Maniacs (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traveling sideshow called the Cavalcade of Perversion draws in and terrorizes unsuspecting spectators. The leader of the troupe of misfits is Lady Divine, who goes out for blood after discovering her lover's affair.
Style: underground film, witty, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, blasphemy, lobster, sexual perversion, church, rape, gory, transvestism, nosy, psychopath, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 27K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, police investigation, crime, crimes, brutality, social decay, little red riding hood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 5K
Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, dark humor, kidnapping, reunion, rape, survival, mentally unstable, youth, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%