Movies like Very Bad Things

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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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God Bless America
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Wild at Heart
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125 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dark humor, humorous and clever films with plots about dialogue, brutality, crimes, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling and crime mostly in Crime, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Very Bad Things: 2 Days in the Valley (1996), Curdled (1996), The Last Supper (1995), The Ladykillers (2004), Homegrown (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Curdled
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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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Time: 90s
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The Ladykillers
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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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Homegrown
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Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, marijuana, drugs, weed, buddies, murder, drug dealing, gunfight, twists & turns, criminal heroes, crime, countryside ...
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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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    User:   72%
 
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Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: clever, witty, semi serious, dark humor, road movie ...
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Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
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Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
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The Doom Generation
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, dark humor, disturbing, road movie, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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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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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
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Kill Me Three Times
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a seemingly routine job, a jaded hit man discovers that he's not the only one with his target in the crosshairs.
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, vengeance, assassin, murder, woman in danger, small town, money, twists & turns, assassination, crime, brutality, violent ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.7
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Screwed
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A chauffeur kidnaps his rich boss's dog to hold it for ransom, but when she accidentally gets the dog back, she thinks that it's the chauffeur who's been kidnapped.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: vengeance, moon, buddies, comedy of errors, goofy hero, crime, odd couple, crime gone awry, friendship, kidnapping, mistaken identity, cons and scams ...
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
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Throw Momma from the Train
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 ...
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