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Junk Mail (1997)
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Junk Mail (1997)
Original name: Budbringeren
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy's quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he doesn't know it at the time, his and her fate are about to intertwine and this is not going to be to his benefit.
Style: humorous, gloomy, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, cult film, absurd, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: anti hero, anti heroes, subway, theft, drunkenness, postman, peeping tom, hidden money, beating, crimes, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, misfit, graphic violence, love and romance, murder, danger, amateur detective, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, escapades, deadly, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: norway, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, dark humor, dishonesty, murder, deadly, crime and crime gone awry mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Junk Mail: You Really Got Me (2001), Head Above Water (1993), Head Above Water (1996), Shooting Elizabeth (1992), Party 7 (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Really Got Me (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jan's fastfood-business is going bankrupt, his girlfriend has left him, and he is being exploited by his live-in father. Therefore, he has nothing to loose when he gets mixed up in the kidnapping of famous rock star Iver Mo. But Jan has never ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, parents and children, down on your luck, dark humor, disorder, crimes, dysfunctional relationship, ransom, greed, cheating, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Head Above Water (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, alcohol, murder, jealous husband, crimes, dealing with death, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, investigation, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, beach house, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, deadly, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, crimes, dishonesty, kidnapping, missing person, murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: thief, mistaken identity, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, dishonesty, chase, hitman, obsession, violence spree, sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 740
Underworld (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A crook sets out to get revenge on the thugs who hurt his father in this bloody noir-style crime drama. After being released from prison, Johnny Crown (Denis Leary) goes after Frank (Joe Mantegna), one of the mobsters involved in a series of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, crime, prison, cons and scams, deadly, partners, rivalry, dishonesty, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Illusive Tracks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christmas 1945. In a train from Stockholm to Berlin are a motley collection. It is the failure of the author Gunnar who wants to leave his old life and make a contribution in Berlin; physician Henry who plan to marry Marie and likewise Henry's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, stylized, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, train, infidelity, group of strangers, crimes, mysterious character, mystery, passenger, dark humor, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: berlin germany, europe, germany, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.6
 129
Lansdown (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, couples, dark humor, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, disorder, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Divorcing Jack (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: He's Irish, he's ageing, he drinks, is a touch cynical and when he has time writes a newspaper column. On the eve of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's life is about to change after he finds the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nun, columnist, murder, political corruption, death, chases and races, media, fugitives, false accusation, uncover truth, couple relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
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Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, crimes, crime, danger, murder, power relations, jack in the box, gunfight, club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 4K
The Baker (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milo (Damian Lewis) is a professional hit man living on the edge. When failing to fulfil a contract for the first time, Milo escapes the city to avoid the wrath of his employers. Hiding out in a remote rural village, the locals mistake him for the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, countryside, hitman, bakery, village, criminal heroes, disorder, hidden identity, danger, starting over, hopes, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Series 7: The Contenders (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A TV program selects people at random to kill one another for fame and their freedom. Ever seen the show "Survivor" and wished they would just start killing each other?? Series 7 literally gives its contestants the guns. The film is not ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, twists and turns, harsh ...
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, danger, rivalry, ambition, deadly, group of strangers, satire, tv show, manipulation, manhunt, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
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Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wooing, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, lifestyle, dark humor, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 4K
Coldblooded (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, stylized, intense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, murder, crimes, opposites attract, dark humor, danger, love and romance, dishonesty, going straight, criminal heroes, basement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, mystery, dishonesty, aging, elderly, law enforcement, deadly, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, dark humor, social relations, couples, fall in love, love affair, crimes, crime, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6K
Zero 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What would you get if you mix a gangster film and a soap opera? "Zero 2" is a crazy twister of criminal romance and sexy violence that just might laugh you to death.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, partners, hitman, crimes, disorder, gangsters, crime gone awry, chases and races, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, buddies, betrayal, who to trust, homeless, corpse, crimes, deadly, small town, friends, female corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, showbiz, cons and scams, filmmaking, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, crime, crimes, romance, femme fatale, couple relations, romancing a criminal, russian, bank clerk, mail order bride, manipulation, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Gunblast Vodka (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Supermodel Everhart is kidnapped by bad guy Prochnow and rescued by good guy Otto in technopop action.
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, rivalry, confined, serial killer, tough heroes, undercover, law enforcement, captivity, chases and races, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
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Homegrown (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug abuse, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, partners, criminal heroes, buddies, disorder, murder, greed, gunfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Good Night to Die (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, criminal's revenge, nothing goes right, betrayal, crime gone awry, working undercover, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, gangsters, dark humor, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Paint Job (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Taav's first feature occupies the same setting and psychological territory as David Lynch's visions of small-town America. About a love triangle, involving house painter Wesley (Patton), his boss Willie (Pastorelli) and Willie's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, dishonesty, crime, love and romance, performer's life, love triangle, deadly, crimes, couples, neighbor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, stylized, clever ...
Plot: murder, power relations, crimes, crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch, scheme, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, vandalism, train ride, train travel, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Dead in France (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially-challenged hitman's French retirement is ruined by the dodgy Brits on the Cote d'Azur.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: female nudity, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, disorder, dark humor, cons and scams, hitman, graphic violence, male nudity, gunfight, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of trannies are violently bashed and left for dead. The surviving ladies regain consciousness, confidence, and courage ready to seek out revenge on the ones who attacked them.
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, strong violent content, rivalry, crimes, deadly, small town, left for dead, transsexual, dark humor, violence spree, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 29K
The Big Hit (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, hitman, crimes, crime, danger, cons and scams, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, hostage, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 6K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, romance, dishonesty, on the run, love and romance, couples, nosy, couple relations, haunted by the past, murder, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, murder, family relations, couple relations, poet, couples, crimes, parents and children, family life, serial killer, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%