Movies like The Ruination of Men

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The Ruination of Men (2000)
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The Ruination of Men (2000)
Original name: La perdición de los hombres
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two men jump out from behind some cacti and beat a man over the head with a rock. They then take the body to the dead man's hut, and sit with his body for the night while they talk, complain and dance. Later at the police station, two women come to claim the body--a bitter, venomous wife and a younger prettier women. They fight and scrap until one of them get the responsibility for the body. Later we find out why the self-titled "King of Baseball" was killed.
Style: rough, cynical, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting
Plot: murder, police station, love triangle, dark humor, betrayal, crimes, widow, corpse, couples, unlikely partners, dealing with death, baseball, radio, deadly, shoes, crime, women fight, woman fights a woman
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Ruination of Men

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about crimes, murder, dark humor, deadly, disorder, dishonesty and couples mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Ruination of Men: Killer Housewives (2001), Serial Lover (1998), Gravesend (1995), More Dogs Than Bones (2000), Fish in a Barrel (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Killer Housewives (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, Azu's husband Filipe is smug and boorish, but it's his money she slips to family members constantly in need of cash and that she uses to buy gifts for her lover, Pablo. Things start to fall apart when Pablo wants to leave her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, love triangle, psychopath, family problems, couples, love and romance, crimes, housewife, dark humor, mentally challenged, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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95%
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, neo noir
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, accidental death, tragedy, police, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Gravesend (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 4 KIDS. 3 BODIES. 2 FIGHTS. 1 NIGHT. NO $#!*.
Style: suspense, biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hip hop, hip hop culture, friendship, disorder, unsuccessful, dark humor, friends, unlikely criminals, juvenile delinquency, youth, buddies, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
More Dogs Than Bones (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of mishaps and misfortunes over $1 million in cash leads to murder, mayhem and greed.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, greed, empire, airport, magic, dog, uncle nephew relationship, graffiti ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: suspense, cynical, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, rivalry, heist, disorder, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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52%
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The Mule (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1983, a naive man is detained by Australian Federal Police with lethal narcotics hidden in his stomach. After being apprehended, ‘The Mule’ makes a desperate choice... to defy his bodily functions and withhold the evidence – literally.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, stylized
Plot: drugs, dark humor, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, escapades, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoned, house arrest, narcissistic woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: thailand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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That Day (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, mind bending, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family problems, family in crisis, serial killer, couples, hitman, family life, crimes, mental illness, double murder, mental disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: feud, neighbor, prank, professor, terror, couples, disorder, dark humor, family relations, starting over, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: tense, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, couple relations, crimes, crimes of passion, couples, disorder, love triangle, cons and scams, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Magician (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Following the dealings of a Melbourne-based hitman Ray as seen through the eyes of his ex-neighbour and friend Max, an Italian film student. Max and his camera witness Ray's work life as it unfolds from day to day, giving an insight into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, found footage, witnessing a crime, murder, dark humor, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, crimes, criminal heroes, graphic violence, assassin, the underworld ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 263
Bastard Brood (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sylvette, a sassy waitress, Sandro, a macho guy, Sophie, a shy bourgeoisie, and Susan, an American actress, do not know each other and do not have much in common. However, they all have the same father, a scammer named Julius.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: family relations, murder, half brother half sister relationship, courtroom, dark humor, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, crimes, serial killer, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brussels, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Out Cold (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about an angry married couple, a private investigator, and a walk-in freezer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: private investigator, infidelity, halloween, private detective, murder, frame up, love triangle, frozen body, hunting, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 333
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, realistic, cynical, witty ...
Plot: crimes, murder, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, dark humor, disorder, cons and scams, husband wife relationship, fatal accident, sister sister relationship, twins ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: murder, flirting, family business, family life, police detective, dark humor, family relations, aging, amateur detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a new ad campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an 'aggressive' brain ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, tragicomedy, thought provoking ...
Plot: jewish, satire, race against time, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, dark humor, family relations, dull life, introspection, terminal illness, family life
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, crimes, psychopath, dark humor, mind game, death, student, party, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hoods (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they discover that the person ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child in peril, bandit, hitman, disorder, family relations, crimes, buddies, criminal's revenge, gangsters, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 306
On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: escape, nothing goes right, on the run, vampire, partners, fugitives, best friends, crimes, prison, friendship, city life, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Funland (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a mob family takes over an amusement park after the owner dies under mysterious circumstances, the recently-fired clown mascot seeks vengeance for the loss of his job.
Style: slasher, suspense, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: amusement park, killer clown, evil clown, clown, graphic violence, conspiracy, psychopath, religions or cults, dark humor, rivalry, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, gay, murder, gay couple, real estate agent, inheritance, who done it, gay sex, gender, family relations, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, politics, gang war, u.s. mexico border, crimes, society, social relations, organized crime, violence, drug dealing, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, funny, dark ...
Plot: murder, misfit, nothing goes right, disorder, dark humor, goofy hero, social misfits, crimes, brother brother relationship, crime scene, accidental death, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2K
Just Buried (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man inherits a nearly bankrupt funeral home from his estranged father. He falls in love with the alluring young mortician, only to find out she's offing people to keep the place in business!
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, dark, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, mysterious character, dark humor, estrangement, disorder, couples, family relations, crimes, nothing goes right, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: realistic, semi serious, parody, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: small town, decapitation, newspaper, serial killer, murder, journalism, media, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, social relations, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crime Scene Cleaner (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Heiko Schotte (Schotty) works for a cleaning company, cleaning all kind of crime scenes. There he sometimes meets weird people and tries to solve difficult situations.
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dark humor, alienation, crimes, stereotypes, crime scene, police, corpse, survivor, vicious, farce, dead man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspense, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, working class, cons and scams, dark humor, down on your luck, loser, store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 2K
Susan's Plan (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Susan's Plan (also released as Dying to Get Rich on video) is a 1998 black comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Nastassja Kinski, Dan Aykroyd, Billy Zane, Rob Schneider, Lara Flynn Boyle and Michael Biehn. The plot revolves around ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, witty
Plot: hospital, sex scene, biker, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, crimes, fighting crime, prodigy, dishonesty, disorder, dark humor, hitman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
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Tinseltown (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Hollywood it's all about who you know, and the only person two friends know is a serial killer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, hollywood, filmmaking, down on your luck, murder, showbiz, dark humor, investigation, artists and showbiz, crimes, criminal, christmas ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Three Days in Havana (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Cuba
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A businessman gets caught up in an assassination plot when he travels to Cuba.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, assassination, politics, dishonesty, murder, couples, society, road not taken, fortune teller, torture, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: havana cuba, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, dark, offbeat
Plot: murder, police detective, track down, dark humor, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, tough law enforcer, crimes, mentally unstable, guilt, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%