Movies like Very Bad Things

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Very Bad Things (1998)
 6.3
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Very Bad Things
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 night in the desert with shovels when the stripper goes all the way into a body bag after dying in their bathroom. And that's just the first of the bodies to pile up before Kyle can walk down the aisle...
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic, bloody, disturbing, witty, absurd, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, murder, death, friends, buddies, guilt, prostitution, gratuitous violence, brutality, unlikely criminals, desert, violent, wrongfully committed, insanity, pornography, crazy, visceral, nothing goes right, twists & turns, sexualized violence, dialogue, splatter, crimes, catastrophe, marijuana ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, usa, los angeles
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True Romance
Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
USA, France
119 min.
 7.9
God Bless America
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
105 min.
 7.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, humorous and dark humor films with plots about dialogue, brutality, mentor, crimes, storytelling, catastrophe and pornography mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Very Bad Things: The Last Supper (1995), Curdled (1996), The Ladykillers (2004), 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Serial Mom (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last Supper
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Place: iowa, usa
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Curdled
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 ...
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Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
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The Ladykillers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
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2 Days in the Valley
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: clever, stylized, talky, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, murder, gangsters, police investigation, assassin, violence, redemption, cons and scams, nudity (topless - notable), dialogue, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Feeling Minnesota
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    User:   49%
 
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Jawbreaker
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, semi serious ...
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Lucky Numbers
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but ...
Style: clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: crime, weatherman, buddies, drugs/alcohol, lottery, unlikely criminals, murder, small town, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new jersey
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    User:   48%
 
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Cecil B. DeMented
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: humorous, cynical, not serious, satirical, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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God Bless America
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
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A Shock to the System
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Novocaine
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
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Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
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The Counselor
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: talky, bleak, stylized, sexy, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Ferpect Crime
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: A playboy has the tables turned on him when he finds himself being used as a plaything by an undesirable woman in this black comedy from Spain.
Style: dark humor, surreal, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Gambit
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, funny, suspense ...
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Miami Blues
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Story: A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back burnouts, bum luck runs in spades. With a goose-egg ...
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