Movies like Salvation Boulevard

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Salvation Boulevard (2011)
 5.3
 5K
Salvation Boulevard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do anything to protect their larger-than-life pastor.
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, biting, offbeat
Plot: pastor, false accusation, life turned upside down, dark humor, mystery, frame up, on the run, investigation, crimes, society, farce, religions or cults, spirituality, christian, husband wife relationship, atheist, religion, who done it, satire, drugs, devil, artist, police officer, desert, art ...
Place: usa, mexico

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Most similar movies to Salvation Boulevard

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, dark humor, death, dialogue, storytelling and mentor mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Salvation Boulevard: Novocaine (2001), Shakes the Clown (1991), The Matador (2005), Thin Ice (2011), The Player (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 11K
Novocaine (2001)
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
Style: suspenseful, captivating, humorous, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, dark humor, false accusation, frame up, dentist, betrayal, crimes, life turned upside down, drug use, dishonesty, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal, dark ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, clown, false accusation, rescue, dark humor, nothing goes right, frame up, crimes, disorder, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 45K
The Matador (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Mexico, Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of Danny Wright, a salesman forever on the road, veers into dangerous and surreal territory when he wanders into a Mexican bar and meets a mysterious stranger, Julian, who's very likely a hit man. Their meeting sets off a chain of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Plot: hitman, friendship, assassination, businessman, salesman, stranger, midlife crisis, disorder, deal, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, mexico city, latin america, vienna, the philippines ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
 5K
Thin Ice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, twists and turns, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, comedy of errors, crime gone awry, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, manipulation, dark humor, salesman, insurance, cold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.5
 60K
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, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 83K
Horns (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, investigation, physical appearance, dark humor, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, good versus evil, uncover truth, death of girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: humorous, cynical, twists and turns, funny, absurd ...
Plot: paranoia, stupidity, espionage, divorce, dark humor, blackmail, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 608
Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, mystery, investigation, moral dilemma, false accusation, courtroom drama, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
 5.1
 563
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
46%
 4.9
 153
Refuge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The shimmering New Mexico sun bleaches the earth and reflects off towering thunderheads. From inside an RV nestled among the desert brush just off a barely-paved road, the middle-of-nowhere silence is broken by one quick and alarming gunshot. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: on the road, desert, on the run, crimes, spouse killer, dark humor, disorder, road trip, revenge, female protagonist, unlikely couple, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wrong Is Right (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Political double-talk, dirty tricks, hidden microphones, spy satellites, bugging the Oval Office and a nuclear bomb for sale are all ingredients in this swift, funny and frightening look at the possibilities in today's political arenas. Sean ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satire, politics, terrorism, assassination, political satire, revolution, nuclear holocaust, dark humor, political corruption, political conspiracy, media satire, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, near future
Place: san antonio texas, texas, manhattan new york city, new york, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Leaves of Grass (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Ivy League professor returns home, where his pot-growing twin brother has concocted a plan to take down a local drug lord.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, twins, road trip, twin brother, crimes, siblings relations, drug dealing, homecoming, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, partners, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 50K
Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: humorous, cynical, surreal, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: belief, racial slur, funeral, good versus evil, priest, church, dark humor, skinhead, optimism, clergy, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 23K
Family Plot (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, ransom, spiritualist, mystery, fortune teller, greed, cons and scams, amateur detective, murder, faked death, deception ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, plymouth, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 567
Twist of Fate (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Troubled police detective Jack Lucas is falsely accused of a series of murders and must prove his innocence by catching the real serial killer.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, false accusation, psychopath, frame up, murder, car chase, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, race against time, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, captivating, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal, lawyers and clients, injustice, price of justice, moral dilemma, legal action, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
38%
 7.1
 47K
11:14 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: non-linear, cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, vandalism, chase, accident, crime gone awry, crimes, robbery, nothing goes right, thief, theft, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Absolute Killers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thriller - Johnny Graham, raised by the Torino crime family after the death of his parents, is repeatedly torn between loyalty to his adoptive family and his conscience. - Edward Furlong, Grace Johnston, Meat Loaf
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, gangsters, crimes, murder, redemption, witness protection, violence, graphic violence, woman in danger, u.s. marshal, new identity, district attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 6K
Nobel Son (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Soon after his insufferably arrogant father wins the Nobel Prize for chemistry, Barkley Michaelson is kidnapped by Thaddeus James, a young genius who claims to be Barkley's illegitimate half-brother. Motivated not so much by money as revenge, ...
Style: semi serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, college, nobel prize, confined, dark humor, cons and scams, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
 32K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, blackmail, cheating wife, infidelity, mind game, crimes, moral dilemma, justice, revenge, nothing to lose, police investigation, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 193K
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, suspense, psychological, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, dark humor, multiple storylines, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, wedding party, vengeance, destiny, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 328
Hotel Oasis (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of motel owner is turned upside down by a femme-fatale lounge singer and her abusive manager.
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, crimes, cons and scams, dark humor, disorder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, twins, husband wife relationship, fatal accident, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 22K
War, Inc. (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: War Inc. is set in the future, when the fictional desert country of Turaqistan is torn by a riot after a private corporation, Tamerlane, owned by the former Vice President of the United States, has taken over the whole country. Brand Hauser, a hit ...
Style: cynical, suspenseful, satirical, clever, biting ...
Plot: hitman, mercenary, politics, mistaken identity, political satire, dark humor, state affairs, assassination attempt, dishonesty, satire, corporation, fictional war ...
Time: future
Place: asia, canada, virginia, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.6
 68K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, coincidence, artist, nothing goes right, city life, rain, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, farce, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 163K
The Cable Guy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, witty, clever ...
Plot: dark humor, stalking, obsession, friendship, odd couple, buddies, designer, satire, television, dangerous friend, basketball, prostitute ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Forgiving the Franklins (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conservative, God fearing Southern family is spiritually changed by an auto accident, but who they become puts them at odds with the highly conservative values around them.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: cheerleader, church, family relations, high school, religions or cults, family problems, high school life, best friends, single parent, gender, society, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%