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Wild Tales (2014)
 8.1
 166K
Wild Tales (2014)
Original name: Relatos salvajes
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: psychological, tense, dark humor, cynical, suspense, biting, offbeat, ironic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, wedding party, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, vengeance, corruption, violence, destiny, farce, multiple storylines, road rage, disorder, greed, violence spree, comedy of errors, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence, society, stress, death, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, dark humor and clever films with plots about violence, murder, storytelling, twists & turns, brutality, greed and weird mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Tales: Black Mirror (2011), Burn After Reading (2008), Cheap Thrills (2013), Parasite (2019), The Experiment (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.8
 402K
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, philosophical, stylized, serious, dark humor ...
Plot: alternate reality, human nature, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, media satire, satire, technology, gadget, media, paranoia ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, blackmail, cia, espionage, stupidity, divorce, disorder, escapades, autobiography, satire, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 17K
Cheap Thrills (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, 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, tense, disturbing, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: cocaine, bet, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, human nature, society, disorder, working class, crimes, greed, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
 409K
Parasite (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, realistic, tragic ending ...
Plot: housekeeper, basement, unemployment, scheme, poor family, wealthy family, home invasion, unemployed, tutor, poverty, class differences, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: south korea, seoul, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 7.7
 89K
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, thought provoking, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, prison, experiment, rape, violence, disorder, surveillance, manipulation, humiliation, rivalry, power relations, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 11K
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, disturbing, psychological, rough, cynical ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, midlife crisis, racism, murder, prejudice, fortune teller, starting over, destiny, unlikely criminals, self control, society, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, humorous, cynical, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: unemployment, job seeking, serial killer, workplace, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, vengeful fired employee, murder, greed, insanity, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 116K
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, biting ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, under the surface, husband wife relationship, parenthood, bully, marriage, battle of the sexes, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.1
 63K
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: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, violence, death, revenge, crimes, vigilantism, homeless, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides ...
Style: dark humor, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, estate, murder, human nature, master and servant, riddles and clues, manipulations, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, england, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 34K
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: psychological, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, teachers and students, child murder, mystery, grief, bullying, social decay, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, crime and punishment, deadly, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 840
Black Pond (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Thompson family is accused of murder when a stranger dies at their dinner table. Six months later, family friend Tim visits freelance therapist Dr. Eric Sacks and the story finds it's way to the press. The facts are bent and the details ...
Style: captivating, humorous, dark humor, suspense, tense ...
Plot: family relations, uncover truth, false accusation, eccentric family, disorder, family gatherings, family dinner, death, husband wife relationship, stranger, murder, pond ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: dark humor, witty, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, murder, satire, sexism, death, hypocrisy, crimes, crime, culture clash, liberal, society, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: humorous, realistic, surreal, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, rivalry, performer's life, artists and showbiz, vengeance, satire, nothing goes right, disorder, delusion, success, television ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, salt lake city utah, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Revenge for Jolly! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Harry (Brian Petsos) is having a very, very bad day. He returns home from an all-night drinking binge with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Issac), to discover that his little dog Jolly...Harry's one true love and the source of light in his dark, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, dead dog, track down, partners, farce, murderous pair, deadly, murder, sociopath, violence, disorder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, con artists, crime, crimes, manipulation, manipulations, partners, crime gone awry, cons and scams, criminal heroes, small time, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 11K
Cul-De-Sac (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 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: psychological, cynical, humorous, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: island, gangsters, hostage, betrayal, isolation, confined, fugitives, human nature, introspection, palaces castles and temples, on the run, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: europe, england, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 5K
Reality (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: humorous, cynical, thought provoking, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: life turned upside down, losing-it hero, obsession, audition, tv show, disorder, society, human nature, tv, big brother, profanity, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, murder, family relations, friendship, couple relations, couples, family life, poet, parents and children, crimes, serial killer, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.7
 346K
The Machinist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, UK, USA
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, bleak, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: insomnia, losing-it hero, mysterious character, uncover truth, obsession, paranoia, insanity, torment, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, taunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: suspense, realistic, stylized, talky, serious ...
Plot: politics, espionage, spy, band, secret agents, secret agent, debt, children, bridge, swimming, birthday, fireworks ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: panama, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 50K
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: psychological, rough, disturbing, tense, bleak ...
Plot: prison life, prison, experiment gone awry, human nature, psychology, prison rape, switching roles, confined, violence, danger, brutality, punishment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, witty, twists and turns ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, christmas, femme fatale, murder, strip club, crime, crimes, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dishonesty, rivalry, siblings relations, frame up, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.4
 54K
Calvary (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Style: meditative, bleak, captivating, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Plot: clergy, confession, death threat, priest, small town life, social relations, goodhearted, human nature, small town, painting, recovering alcoholic, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 24K
Birthday Girl (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
Style: sexy, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: robbery, crimes, crime, romance, couple relations, romancing a criminal, femme fatale, russian, mail order bride, bank clerk, manipulation, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 109K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: twists and turns, dark humor, atmospheric, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: neo noir, neighbor, hotel, murder, hollywood, showbiz, screenwriter, new job, serial killer, writers, stranger, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.5
 3K
Compulsion (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A strange and destructive relationship develops between a chef and her neighbor, a former child actress.
Style: psychological, dark humor, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, obsession, cooking, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, destructive relationship, crimes, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, anorexia, eating disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Color of the Chameleon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Emil Christov's über-stylish spy-movie pastiche, a charismatic schemer in an authoritarian police state, fired from his job as a secret-police informant, conjures up his own imaginary spy network and builds up an archive that he turns ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: snitch, satire, politics, fighting the system, dishonesty, government agency, society, cons and scams, state affairs, secret police, communism, informant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 2K
Manslaughter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Doodslag (Dutch for "Manslaughter") is the story of Max, a paramedic who is repeatedly hindered in performing his duties by loutish behaviour. As his ambulance hurries towards a complicated childbirth, some youths prevent Max from reaching ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: ambulance, human nature, moral dilemma, social decay, society, media, crimes, paramedic, unfulfillment, power of media, media satire, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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