Movies like Wild Tales

If you like "Wild Tales" you are looking for tense, psychological and dark humor movies about / with human nature, revenge, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage and corruption themes of Comedy, Drama and Thriller genre shot in Argentina or Spain.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Wild Tales (2014)
 8.1
 148K
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, cynical, biting, offbeat, suspense, clever, ironic, rough ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce, disorder, society, greed, vengeance, violence spree, comedy of errors, death, crimes, crime, dishonesty, losing-it hero, nothing goes right, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america

Most similar movies to Wild Tales

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, interesting, clever and suspense films with plots about corruption, twists & turns, greed, storytelling, murder, violence and brutality mostly in Thriller, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Tales: Cheap Thrills (2013), Black Mirror (2011), Edmond (2005), Burn After Reading (2008), God Bless America (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 16K
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, disturbing, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: mechanic, cocaine, bet, stripper, human nature, society, life turned upside down, crimes, manipulations, change of luck, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.9
 297K
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, cynical, clever ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, computers and web, society, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, news, media coverage, paranoia, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 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, talky, tense ...
Plot: racism, midlife crisis, redemption, violence, pimp, testimony, stripper, murder, prejudice, bipolar disorder, fortune teller, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ 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, funny, absurd, dark humor ...
Plot: blackmail, paranoia, espionage, stupidity, divorce, cia, disorder, escapades, autobiography, society, crime, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Adventure, 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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: stupidity, mass murder, pop culture, killing spree, anti heroes, depression, antisocial behavior, generation gap, disorder, middle aged, female killer, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous ...
Plot: politics, murder, sexism, death, liberal, hypocrisy, crime, culture clash, unlikely criminals, society, racism, racist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 87K
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, thought provoking, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, experiment, torture, rape, violence, disorder, surveillance, manipulation, humiliation, power relations, rivalry, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
 110K
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, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, under the surface, unsupportive spouse, husband wife relationship, parenthood, marriage, bully, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 63K
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, bleak, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, losing-it hero, down on your luck, human nature, custody battle, legal, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, corruption, police arrest, bankruptcy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: psychological, cynical, humorous, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: island, gangsters, betrayal, isolation, crumbling marriage, crime, introspection, human nature, dishonesty, palaces castles and temples, confined, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 58K
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, violence, death, violence spree, life turned upside down, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 48K
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, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, prison, human nature, experiment gone awry, confined, switching roles, psychology, violence, danger, brutality, punishment, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, cynical, offbeat, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, serial killer, workplace, deadly, self esteem, unlikely criminals, vengeful fired employee, unfulfillment, crimes, crime, layoff, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: suspenseful, clever, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, frame up, arson, femme fatale, false accusation, dentist, betrayal, crime, love and romance, family relations, life is a bitch, dull life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: cynical, sexy, clever, stylized, talky ...
Plot: politics, espionage, spy, president, secret agent, band, birthday, swimming, dancing, map, fireworks, bridge ...
Time: 90s
Place: panama, latin america, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, suspenseful, tense, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: concierge, forgery, crime, cons and scams, small time, criminal heroes, crimes, manipulations, mastermind, crime gone awry, perfect crime, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hidden Face (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: missing person, strong sexual content, couples, isolation, infidelity, secret room, secret, jealousy, bunker, hidden door, orchestra, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, spain, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: stripper, betrayal, murder, femme fatale, embezzlement, neo noir, christmas eve, strip club, crime, gangsters, porn, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 49K
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, clever, psychological, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, blackmail, murder, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, agent, screenwriter, death threat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: rapist, revenge, torture, vengeance, confinement indoors, switching roles, unsupportive friend, confined, crimes, rivalry, moral dilemma, vigilantism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, suspenseful, psychological, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: obsession, murder, friendship, poet, housewife, family life, couples, family relations, crimes, friends, out of the way, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 16K
Ripley's Game (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Ripley - cool, urbane, wealthy, and murderous - lives in a villa in the Veneto with Luisa, his harpsichord-playing girlfriend. A former business associate from Berlin's underworld pays a call asking Ripley's help in killing a rival. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: hitman, human nature, cons and scams, criminal heroes, dishonesty, danger, intrigue, mind game, crimes, greed, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, berlin germany, milan italy
⇓ 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, clever, cynical, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: vengeance, corruption, charity, tv show, bribery, dishonesty, disorder, ratings, layoff, performer's life, crimes, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, salt lake city utah, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
destiny movies
7498
farce movies
1580
disorder movies
6781
rough movies
7052
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: realistic, witty, cynical, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, advertising, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, frame up, rise to the top, unlikely criminals, midlife crisis, boss, sailing ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 327K
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, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: obsession, losing-it hero, insomnia, torment, uncover truth, mysterious character, paranoia, life is a bitch, hit and run, confession, factory, taunting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 23K
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: robbery, crime, romance, couple relations, romancing a criminal, femme fatale, russian, bank clerk, manipulation, gangsters, brutality, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 46K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, corporate crimes, manager, moral dilemma, police investigation, dishonesty, downfall, corporate world, cover-up, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.0
 8K
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, moral dilemma, violence, rebellion, corruption, small town, lone hero, evacuation, courage, catastrophe, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 79K
Blood Simple. (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: suspenseful, tense, cynical, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, private detective, extramarital affair, crime, wife husband relationship, dishonesty, deadly, hitman, adultery, infidelity, gas station ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%