Movies like Filth

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Filth (2013)
 7.1
 92K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: dark humor, surreal, sexual, cynical, bleak, enigmatic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: addiction, losing-it hero, drug abuse, strong sexual content, self destructing, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, cocaine, alcohol abuse, police investigation, insanity, corruption, antisocial behavior, murder, law enforcement, crime, manipulations, cross dressing, crimes, masturbation, dishonesty, promotion, sexism, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans

Most similar movies to Filth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dark humor, semi serious and stylized films with plots about storytelling, redemption, brutality, life philosophy, mentor, dialogue and violence mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Filth: Trainspotting (1996), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Guard (2011), Bad Santa (2003), Dom Hemingway (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 583K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, captivating, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, addiction, drug abuse, social misfits, life is a bitch, friendship, society, counterculture, crimes, surrealism, misfit, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: clever, captivating, biting, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, cons and scams, wall street, blind ambition, hotshot hero, drugs/alcohol, millionaire, corporate crimes, greed, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, geneva switzerland, las vegas, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 75K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: talky, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: blackmail, drug dealing, small town, prostitute, crime, police investigation, cocaine, fbi, verbal byplay, drugs/alcohol, irish, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.1
 127K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, anti heroes, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, drinking problem, antisocial behavior, sexual humor, money, christmas eve, drink, department store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.2
 24K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, money, crimes, fatherhood, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, crime, rivalry, disorder, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 35K
Spun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, rough, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, strong sexual content, porn magazine, older woman younger woman relationship, drug dealing, methamphetamine, crimes, drug snorting, stripper, s&m, bondage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: surreal, stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug abuse, murder investigation, organized crime, crime, police brutality, drugs/alcohol, drug lord, redemption, character study, brutality, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 8.1
 148K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, dark humor, psychological, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, twists & turns, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 7.3
 18K
99 francs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Octave is the master of the universe. Octave exercises the profession of copywriter. Today he decides what you will want tomorrow. For him, “man is a product like everything else.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency, Ross ...
Style: clever, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: advertising, womanizer, suicide attempt, media satire, society, one-night stand, french, writer's life, fighting the system, drug abuse, behavior control, corporate world ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.8
 40K
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, dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: optimism, redemption, faith, church, alcoholic, apple, pastor, god, good versus evil, priest, funeral, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, saudi arabia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 10K
Wetlands (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Helen is a nonconformist teenage girl who maintains a conflictual relationship with her parents. Hanging out most of her time with her friend Corinna, with whom she breaks one social taboo after another, she uses sex as a way to rebel and break the ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: hospital, masturbation, coming of age, sex, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, strong sexual content, youth, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 9K
Ex Drummer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, suspenseful, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: rock, rapist, nihilism, masturbation, unsimulated sex, sexual perversion, rehearsal, cocaine, loser, homosexual, punk, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, suburbs, kidnapping, friendship, drug dealing, mistaken identity, mayor, psychiatrist, drug abuse, rock, drugs/alcohol, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 125K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, party, female friendship, best friends, youth, drugs/alcohol, sex, teenage life, strong sexual content, student life, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, clever, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: lsd, infidelity, extramarital affair, baby, soccer, flying, god, vengeance, child as adult, dysfunctional family, murder, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 14K
Gridlock'd (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being ...
Style: witty, rough, semi serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: heroin, drug addiction, addiction, police, hip hop, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, buddies, going straight, aids, escape, suspicion of murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, robbery, overdose, motel, friendship, addiction, drug dealer, junkie, hat, superstition, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 7K
Love Liza (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following the unexplained suicide of his wife Liza, website designer Wilson Joel turns to huffing gasoline fumes and remote control gaming while avoiding an inevitable conflict with his mother-in-law.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drug abuse, suicide, model airplane, addiction, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, sadness, mother-in-law, down on your luck, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Choirboys (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles cops decide to take off some of the pressures of their jobs by engaging in various forms of after-hours debauchery.
Style: bleak, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dominatrix, police, police station, police corruption, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, buddies, fighting crime, crime, prank, urban, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, downfall, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, drug addiction, life is a bitch, insanity, depression, hallucinations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
Style: sexual, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, pharmacist, drug abuse, infidelity, love affair, delivery, life turned upside down, disorder, trophy wife, sexual relations, workplace situations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mr. Jack and Sweet Stephen cruise aimlessly through the streets of LA speculating about life, death, divine will and the force of power that predetermines their existence. Mr. Jack attempts to illustrate to his sidekick the delicate and natural ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: murder, drugs/alcohol, serial killer, crime, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, tough law enforcer, police investigation, track down, violence spree, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.8
 118
Sucker Punch (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan spends his nights kidnapping runaways so his boss, Lamar, can turn them into prostitutes. He is a crack addict and a thief and he is in love with a resentful prostitute, Rhonda, who doesn't love him back. Although he has ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, dark humor
Plot: violence, prostitute, redemption, gang, gangsters, crime, love, corruption, prostitution, drug dealing, hospital, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: clown, self discovery, frame up, on the run, rescue, false accusation, kidnapping, psychopath, buddies, addiction, hostages, birthday party ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their ...
Style: surreal, psychedelic, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, journalism, american dream, addiction, road trip, on the road, lawyer, culture clash, drugs, escapades, hitchhiker, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: community service, whiskey, petty criminal, going straight, drugs/alcohol, working class, partners, buddies, misfit partners, moral dilemma, couple relations, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland, edinburgh scotland, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 11K
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force ...
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, gas mask, cat, torture, nurse, captivity, cult, domestic disturbance, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 13K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, life insurance, insurance agent, insurance fraud, small town, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, crime, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 9K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: hollywood, addiction, drug abuse, drugs/alcohol, friendship, life is a bitch, buddies, love triangle, showbiz, filmmaking, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Small Apartments (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a clumsy deadbeat accidentally kills his landlord, he must do everything in his power to hide the body, only to find that the distractions of lust, the death of his beloved brother, and a crew of misfit characters force him on a journey where a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: murder, social misfits, drugs/alcohol, misfit, disorder, crime, goofy hero, nothing goes right, crimes, deadly, guru, daydreamer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%