Movies like The Stunt Man

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The Stunt Man (1980)
 7.1
 9K
The Stunt Man (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: While on the run from the police, Steve Railsback hides in a group of moviemakers where he pretends to be a stunt man. Both aided and endangered by the director (Peter O'Toole) he avoids both the police and sudden death as a stuntman. The mixture of real danger and fantasy of the movie is an interesting twist for the viewer as the two blend in individual scenes.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, psychological, tense, intense, twists and turns, atmospheric, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: stuntman, on the run, mistaken identity, danger, film within a film, disorder, fish out of water, crimes, self discovery, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, showbiz, soldier, helicopter, femme fatale, husband wife relationship, dark hero, tragic past, foot chase, police investigation, twists & turns, justice, dark humor, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, amsterdam, korea, holland, guatemala

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Most similar movies to The Stunt Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, sexy and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, runaway, dialogue, murder, mentor, pornography and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like The Stunt Man: Charlie Countryman (2013), The Player (1992), No Way Out (1987), Fair Game (1995), Barton Fink (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Charlie Countryman (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.
Style: exciting, touching, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: fall in love, dangerous attraction, chase, a vision, romance, on the run, forbidden love, love affair, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, usa, bucharest, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.5
 57K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.1
 37K
No Way Out (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Navy Lt. Tom Farrell meets a young woman, Susan Atwell , and they share a passionate fling. Farrell then finds out that his superior, Defense Secretary David Brice, is also romantically involved with Atwell. When the young woman turns up dead, ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir, tense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, love triangle, danger, mystery, military, political corruption, kgb, army investigation, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, usa, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.3
 13K
Fair Game (1995)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Max Kirkpatrick is a cop who protects Kate McQuean, a civil law attorney, from a renegade KGB team out to terminate her
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, on the run, kgb, woman in danger, danger, gunfight, hostage, foot chase, conspiracy, police detective, fbi, police protection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 7.7
 117K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: neo noir, psychological, surreal, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: screenwriter, neighbor, dark humor, hotel, murder, hollywood, showbiz, new job, serial killer, backstage, stranger, trapped ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.2
 88K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: hallucination, hitman, on the road, ex convict, rebel, one last job, betrayal, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 12K
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: parody, humorous, sexy, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, airport, adultery, on the run, insomnia, assassin, nudity (full frontal - brief), danger, dishonesty, rescue, crimes, partners ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, las vegas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.4
 33K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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2728
 5.6
 64K
The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, organized crime, explosive, assassination, revenge, rivalry, danger, deadly, tough heroes, explosives expert, fistfight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1994, year 1984 ...
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 17K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspense, erotic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couple relations, adultery, vengeance, desert, extramarital affair, infidelity, unfaithful wife, friendship, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 4K
Masquerade (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn't completely truthful with her. When the two run into a problem the local cop, who happens to be ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couples, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, husband wife relationship, police investigation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crime, crimes, depression, on the road, romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, violence, storytelling, strong sexual content, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 70s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arkansas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Year of the Gun (1991)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this thriller, American novelist David Raybourne (Andrew McCarthy) accidentally becomes entangled in the Red Brigade's terrorist plan to kidnap Italian Premier Aldo Moro during a research trip to Rome. As the terrorists attempt to kill ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, assassination, journalism, danger, political intrigue, terrorism, kidnapping, murder, culture clash, photojournalist, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, biting, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, brat, accountant, vandalism, film within a film, spoiled brat, lynch mob, movie business, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 186K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspense, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, dark humor, wedding party, vengeance, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
What to Do in Case of Fire (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: What To Do In Case of Fire? tells the humorous and touching story of six former creative anarchists who lived as house squatters in Berlin during its heyday in the 80s when Berlin was still an island in the middle of the former eastern Germany. At ...
Style: suspense, realistic, humorous, semi serious, compassionate ...
Plot: politics, friendship, investigation, bomb, radical, fighting the system, political unrest, society, haunted by the past, rebelliousness, friends, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, 1990s, 2000s, 90s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 12K
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to the criminals. Quickly, however, the relationships between the ...
Style: offbeat, psychological, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: island, gangsters, betrayal, hostage, on the run, castle, isolation, dark humor, hostages, babies and infants, crime, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 23K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mental illness, murder, femme fatale, psychiatrist, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, uncover truth, danger, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.1
 148K
Allied (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, emotional, intense, scenic, tense ...
Plot: spy, female spy, love, nazi, betrayal, resistance, world war two, rescue, undercover, femme fatale, investigation, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Heaven's Burning (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Sydney, the newly married Midori is honeymooning with her husband, Yukio. She does not love him and fakes her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. Her lover is supposed to meet her, but fails to appear. She goes to a bank to get some cash, only ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the run, hostage, bank, chase, heist, kidnapping, vengeance, motorcycle, love, gangsters, love and romance, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 98K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private investigator, investigation, conspiracy, missing person, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger, dishonesty, private detective, paranoia, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1970 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 3K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, twists and turns, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: survivor, infidelity, love and romance, jewish, dark humor, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, haunted by the past, human nature, world war two, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, post world war two
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, pittsburgh, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, drug dealer, restaurant, crime, crimes, romance, drug dealing, law enforcement, cons and scams, best friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 9K
Breathless (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesse has to get out of Las Vegas quickly, and steals a car to drive to L.A. On the way he shoots a police man. When he makes it to L.A. he stays with Monica, a girl he has only known for a few days. As the film progresses, the police get closer to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, uplifting, talky, suspense ...
Plot: on the run, chase, murder, police, love and romance, crime, crimes, heist, suspicion of murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), lovers on the run, male protagonist ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, latin america, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
 38K
The One I Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as a romantic and fun retreat soon becomes surreal, when an unexpected discovery forces the two ...
Style: surreal, twists and turns, suspense, enigmatic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, couples, family problems, moral dilemma, self discovery, character study, crumbling marriage, betrayal, infidelity, husband wife relationship, twists & turns, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: hostage, mind game, family relations, crimes, manhunt, couple relations, law enforcement, fbi, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, suburbs, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, money, couples, crime, small town, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, runaway, bitch, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaker, film within a film, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 5K
The Octagon (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Scott James, a veteran martial arts expert, is recruited as the protector of the wealthy and beautiful Justine after she becomes the target of a ninja clan. When Scott finds out that his ruthless arch-nemesis, McCarn , is involved with the stealthy ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, ninja, terrorism, undercover, good versus evil, master warrior, danger, heroic mission, adventure, one man army, lone wolves, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, paris france, south america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%