Movies like Little Murders

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Little Murders (1971)
 6.9
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Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then Alfred meets Patsy Newqvist, who takes it upon herself to mold Alfred into "a strong, vital, self-assured man, that I can protect and take care of."
Style: surreal, suspense, witty, cynical, biting, erotic, sexy, intellectual, funny, light ...
Plot: murder, satire, catastrophe, loneliness, violence, writers, photographer, divorce, lone hero, kids and family, fantasy world, brutality, memory, mental illness, childhood, anti war, drug addiction, insanity, dysfunctional family, mentor, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, first contact, apathy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Little Murders

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, weird and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, pornography, brutality, mentor, storytelling, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Little Murders: Keeping Mum (2005), Scotland, PA (2001), Small Time Crooks (2000), Three Lives and Only One Death (1996), Chain of Fools (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: witty, light, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, insanity, village, family problems, family values, clergy, dysfunctional family, small town, religion, lust ...
Time: 1930s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, california
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100%
 6.6
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Scotland, PA (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime gone awry, eccentricity, disorder, business venture, police detective, goofy hero, nothing goes right, law enforcement, comedy of errors, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: pennsylvania, scotland, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: heist, love and romance, corruption, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, overnight success, cons and scams, couple relations, bank robbery, caper, art ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Three Lives and Only One Death (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Raoul Ruiz’s enthralling thriller is made up of four intertwining stories of bizarre occurrences in Paris featuring a man who was stolen away by fairies, a professor who becomes a tramp, the lovers who inherit a chateau – and the last tale that ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, enigmatic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: self discovery, eccentricity, mental illness, imagination, existentialism, human nature, introspection, crimes, destructive relationship, parallel universe, brutality, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, funny, light ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crimes, heist, romance, love and romance, suicide, eccentricity, theft, childhood, drugs, mentor, violence ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 10K
Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, erotic, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: juvenile delinquent, absurd violence, absurd humor, gay, male nudity, murder, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, female nudity, satire, acid, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a separate storyline not related to the "Trailer Park Boys" Television show, but with the same lovable characters. The boys get arrested for robbing an ATM machine and spend 18 months in jail. When the get out, they decide to pull ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, marijuana, dark humor, buddies, disorder, robbery, misfit, criminal heroes, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia, tokyo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 2K
Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: talky, witty, melancholic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loneliness, female protagonist, runaway, woman in danger, greed, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, marriage, depression, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.4
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Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: absurd, light, talky, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: french, dysfunctional family, twins, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, satire, cinema, screwball, sexualized violence ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: talky, intense, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, adultery, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, shopping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Take the Money and Run (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The life and times of Virgil Starkwell, inept bank robber.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: heist, bank robbery, prison, crimes, rain, fighting the system, goofy hero, hapless, couples, petty criminal, misfit, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: quebec, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
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Palookaville (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jerry and his two pals, Russ and Syd, are just looking for some easy money to help them break out of their nowhere lives in their nowhere town. Despite a bungled jewelry store heist which exposes their incompetence as criminals, a fateful event (and ...
Style: humorous, sexy, harsh, stylized, affectionate ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, robbery, dark humor, crime gone awry, crimes, heist, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), loneliness, life philosophy, vengeance, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bullets Over Broadway (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, broadway, murder, crimes, actor, writers, playwright, rehearsal, actress, satire, friendship ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, biting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, suburbs, abortion, misfit, bdsm, loser, lgbtq, transvestite, camp, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, maryland, california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, talky, dark, stylized ...
Plot: clown, murder, false accusation, rescue, alcohol abuse, murder mystery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, addiction, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
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Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, small town, investigation, murder mystery, sarcasm, suspect, mystery, waitress, car, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 32K
Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, mistaken identity, accountant, disorder, parents and children, fish out of water, couples, dishonesty, goofy hero, going straight, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, witty, feel good ...
Plot: gangsters, hitman, starting over, fbi, organized crime, murder, romance, crimes, police investigation, betrayal, crime gone awry, mafia ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: realistic, suspense, biting, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: female nudity, choreographer, runaway, police investigation, sarcasm, screwball, secrets, irreverent, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, obsession, dark humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, sexy, witty, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, greed, catastrophe, brutality, crime gone awry, culture clash, alternate reality, adaptation, first contact, murder, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: art, writers, psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, relationships, sexual content, depression, prostitution, psychiatry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, sexy, thought provoking, visually appealing ...
Plot: smoking, culture clash, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, fantasy world, distopia, melancholy, childhood, dysfunctional family, crime gone awry, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 8K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: funny, surreal, humorous, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, dark humor, farce, new neighbor, swamp, neighbor, house fire, disaster, sexualized violence, writers, redemption, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Jerky Boys (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When two unemployed telephone pranksters decide to use their vocal "talents" to impersonate a Chicago mob boss and curry favor with organized crime in New York, the trouble begins. It isn't long before Johnny and Kamal (the ...
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Plot: prank telephone call, gangsters, vengeance, dishonesty, mafia, sarcasm, adaptation, multiple storylines, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, natural disaster, fantasy world ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Strangers with Candy (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46 year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.
Style: absurd, humorous, parody, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, addiction, fish out of water, high school life, teachers and students, high school, dark humor, female protagonist, parenthood, disorder, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 31K
Stretch (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hard-luck limo driver struggling to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie takes on a job with a crazed passenger whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, gambling debt, female nudity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, limousine, limousine driver, fbi agent, money falling through the air, cocaine, sex scene, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 1K
Cookie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cookie Voltecki (Emily Lloyd) is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco (Peter Falk), who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost ...
Style: humorous, sexy, melancholic, cerebral, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mafia, illegitimate daughter, bdsm, father daughter relationship, parole, teen angst, car bomb, mother daughter relationship, faked death, gangsters, crimes, childhood ...
Time: 80s
Place: tokyo, new jersey, new york, australia, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We're No Angels (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, exciting, light ...
Plot: crimes, mistaken identity, prison, small town, priest, monk, fish out of water, religion, clergy, buddies, on the run, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
Style: sexy, tricky, suspense, ironic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, abduction, husband wife relationship, mistress, adultery, crime gone awry, crimes, relationships, character study, dysfunctional family, family ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1978
Place: usa, california, detroit, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, cynical, witty, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, gangsters, crimes, twists and turns, betrayal, whodunit, beach, alcoholic, private investigator, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: malibu california, los angeles, california, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%