Movies like Wild Tales

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Wild Tales (2014)
 8.1
 139K
Wild Tales (2014)
Original name: Relatos salvajes
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, psychological, dark humor, offbeat, cynical, biting, suspense, ironic, clever, rough ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, twists & turns, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny, farce, greed, vengeance, society, disorder, violence spree, losing-it hero, comedy of errors, death, crimes, crime, attempted murder, sex, anthology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america

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Most similar movies to Wild Tales

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, interesting and talky films with plots about storytelling, twists & turns, murder, brutality, corruption, greed and dialogue mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Tales: Cheap Thrills (2013), Edmond (2005), God Bless America (2011), Black Mirror (2011), Carnage (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 16K
Cheap Thrills (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, suspense, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: cocaine, bet, mechanic, manipulations, human nature, life turned upside down, disorder, working class, crimes, dishonesty, society, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 10K
Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, talky, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: racism, midlife crisis, violence, redemption, murder, prejudice, prostitute, bipolar disorder, pawnshop, fortune teller, pimp, testimony ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: anti heroes, pop culture, mass murder, killing spree, stupidity, misfit partners, crime, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, depression, social decay, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.9
 248K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, clever, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, media satire, computers and web, society, technology, alternate reality, technology gone awry, chaos, news, technophobia, mind control ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 7.2
 108K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, dark humor, cynical, ironic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dialogue driven, family problems, unsupportive spouse, marital problem, under the surface, parenthood, husband wife relationship, battle of the sexes, psychology, liberal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 7K
The Ax (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A chemist loses his job to outsourcing. Two years later and still jobless, he hits on a solution: to genuinely eliminate his competition.
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, serial killer, unlikely criminals, workplace, crime, crimes, unfulfillment, disorder, deadly, murder, vengeful fired employee, job seeking ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 47K
The Experiment (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.
Style: rough, psychological, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: prison life, prison, human nature, experiment gone awry, confined, switching roles, psychology, violence, danger, brutality, moral ambiguity, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 10K
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: clever, suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: murder, dentist, femme fatale, false accusation, frame up, crime, arson, unlikely criminals, neo noir, betrayal, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.2
 10K
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: island, gangsters, crimes, betrayal, refrigerator, age difference, married couple, palaces castles and temples, crime, babies and infants, fugitives, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 85K
The Experiment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Das Experiment is a shocking psycho thriller about the potential for brutality that humans hide. Even more shocking is the fact that it’s based on an actual occurrence—a 1971 psychological experiment at Stanford University that was aborted ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, experiment, torture, rape, humiliation, prison life, violence, experiment gone awry, aggression, prisoner, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: clever, dark humor, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, politics, sexism, death, stabbing, hypocrisy, dinner, racist, burial, fascist, painter, priest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Tailor of Panama (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The ...
Style: clever, cynical, talky, stylized, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, spy, espionage, swimming, band, birthday, map, dancing, president, fireworks, secret agent, children ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 31K
Confessions (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, bleak, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, teacher, teachers and students, aids, student, murder, unlikely criminals, child murder, death in the family, mystery, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 10K
Criminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, crime, concierge, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, partners, crime gone awry, manipulations, mastermind, perfect crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: clever, dark humor, cynical, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: blackmail, farce, espionage, paranoia, divorce, stupidity, infidelity, gym, corpse, top secret, cia, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 319K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, offbeat, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, uncover truth, torment, mysterious character, life is a bitch, paranoia, factory, taunting, hit and run, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, neo noir, christmas eve, strip club, crime, femme fatale, embezzlement, gangsters, crimes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
With a Friend Like Harry... (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Harry knew Michel in high school; they meet again by accident, Harry inserts himself in Michel's life... and things take a sinister turn.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, crimes, couples, friends, couple relations, parents and children, family life, love and romance, family relations, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 9.0
 249K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, crimes, police investigation, crime, psychopath, killings, small town life, americana, law enforcement, gory, crime gone awry, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Rainbow Randolph, the corrupt, costumed star of a popular children's TV show, who is fired over a bribery scandal and replaced by squeaky-clean Smoochy, a puffy fuscia rhinoceros. As Smoochy catapults to fame - scoring hit ...
Style: clever, humorous, surreal, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: corruption, vengeance, performer's life, urban, success, media satire, showbiz, tv show, artists and showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, salt lake city utah, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 7K
The Fool (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fool is a movie about a simple plumber. An honest man, he is up against an entire system of corrupted bureaucrats. At stake are the lives of 800 inhabitants of an old dorm that is at risk of collapsing within the span of the night.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, dark, suspense, tense ...
Plot: fighting the system, injustice, violence, lone hero, moral dilemma, corruption, small town, rebellion, courage, catastrophe, evacuation, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 3K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: revenge, torture, vengeance, rapist, vigilantism, submission, moral dilemma, confined, rivalry, switching roles, crimes, rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 62K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: suspense, realistic, bleak, serious, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, bankruptcy, vengeance, urban, losing-it hero, custody battle, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, obsession, rich and poor, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 8.1
 201K
Love's a Bitch (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: forbidden love, dog, siblings relations, hitman, money, multiple storylines, family relations, pets, machismo, divorce, stabbing, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 56K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, homeless, neo-noir, vigilantism, gory, drifter, violence spree, crimes, deadly, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 3K
Cherish (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After a martini-induced rampage, a fantasy-prone young woman is placed under house arrest.
Style: witty, offbeat, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: police officer, house arrest, outcast, lawyer, opposites attract, false accusation, isolation, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, law enforcer killer, pop music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 48K
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: clever, cynical, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, blackmail, murder, death threat, screenwriter, police investigation, filmmaking, agent, enemy, protagonist as suspect, rise to the top, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 10K
Ferpect Crime (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
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: surreal, dark humor, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: sex, ghost, murder, womanizer, crime, salesman, store, orgy, ambition, wedding, rivalry, underwear ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 38K
13 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: mansion, greed, gambling, revenge, revolver, russian roulette, police detective, drug overdose, train, murder, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, new york, delaware, midwest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 11K
Violet & Daisy (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, teenage girl, best friend, murderous pair, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, deadly, partners, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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