Movies like Wild Animals

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Wild Animals (1997)
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Wild Animals (1997)
Original name: 야생동물 보호구역
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two Korean ex-pats in Paris are recruited by a French mobster. The duo find themselves at war with their mobster recruiters and each other.
Plot: sex, gangsters, painter, hitman, striptease, revolver, eel, stabbed in the chest, shot in the chest, gangster, shot in the back, peep show, statue
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to Wild Animals

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and stylized films with plots about gangsters, gangster, crimes, crime, murder, female nudity and hitman mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wild Animals: Crocodile (1996), Mad Dog Time (1996), The French Woman (1977), Things Change (1988), Half Empty (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crocodile (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Crocodile is a 1996 South Korean film. It was the directorial debut of Ki-duk Kim and stars Cho Jae-hyun as "Crocodile".The film tells the story of a man living at the edge of the Han River in Seoul, who saves a woman trying to commit ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak
Plot: suicide, friends, friendship, mute or deaf, misfit, life is a bitch, betrayal, performer's life, underwater scene, male nudity, homelessness, underwater ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seoul, korea, south korea
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Suit Yourself or Shoot Yourself!! The Escape (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hapless gangsters are hired by the yakuza to tail his daughter. Once the identity of the boy she's dating has been unveiled, the boss offers a reward for his capture.
Plot: bicycle, violence, gangster, gun, airplane, yakuza, farce, gangsters, shot in the back
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Mad Dog Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mental institution, hitman, betrayal, crimes, crime, mental illness, right hand man, friends, overdose, dark humor, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: london, europe, england
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42%
The French Woman (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Madame Claude, a well connected Parisienne with dark past, runs a network of high-class call girls. She sends her girls to any place in the world to satisfy sexual desires of wealthy and powerful men. Claude's ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbianism, female nudity, sex, lesbian, call girl, blackmail, prostitution, fur coat, sex on a train
Place: paris france
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37%
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Things Change (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, friendship, gangsters, hitman, mistaken identity, scapegoat, murder, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa
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Half Empty (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A dark comedy of situation and coincidence.
Plot: fired from the job, sex, dance club, strip club, african american, cheating, boss, satire, corporate corruption, gangsters, drugs, slacker ...
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, fish, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, mute, fishing, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
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34%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting
Plot: hitman, heist, gangsters, hillbilly, murder, urban setting, police, fbi agent, money, black american, cocaine, stripper ...
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Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: obsessive love, eroticism, obsession, prostitution, pimp, explicit sex, fall in love, frame up, love, sexual abuse, jealousy, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Schoolgirl Hitchhikers (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two female hitchhikers get mixed up with a gang of thieves and their stolen jewelery.
Plot: villa, thief, masturbation, countryside, gangster, safe, tent, lesbian sex, torture, cigarette smoking, knocked out, lesbian kiss ...
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A Hitman's Solitude Before the Shot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The over-ambitious Koralnik has a dream job: he is a contract killer for a secret EU programme. But even eight years after his training he still hasn't had a single hit. Bored and frustrated, he lives according to the programme's strict ...
Plot: hitman, singing in a car, betrayal, accident, killer, drugs, con woman
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Mikey and Nicky (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Philadelphia, a small-time bookie who stole mob money is in hiding and he begs a childhood friend to help him evade the hit-man who's on his trail.
Style: clever, neo noir, bleak, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, gangsters, betrayal, friendship, partners, moral dilemma, refugee, refugees, friends, crime, buddies ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia
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The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: stylized, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: heist, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, museum, disorder, hitman, fall in love, cons and scams, forgery, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, france, europe, madrid, paris france
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30%
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, louvre, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, disorder, friends, postmodernism, nothing goes right, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Moebius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wife, overwhelmed with hatred for her husband, inflicts an unspeakable wound on their son, as the family heads towards horrific destruction.
Style: psychological, disturbing, semi serious, serious, rough ...
Plot: mother son incest, prison rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, dysfunctional family, perversion, infidelity, sex with mother, human nature, strong sexual content, family problems, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
For a Few Lousy Dollars (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends hold up a restaurant owned by the mob and run into a Hit-man running after a hit gone wrong.
Plot: gunfight, robbery, hitman, wallet, briefcase, drug abuse, convertible, swearing, gangsters, chewing gum, self destruction, wetting pants ...
Place: idaho
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Plan B (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A bookkeeper who thinks she killed three mobsters is subsequently promoted by her boss to be a hitman. |
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely criminals, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, mafia, mob boss, accidental killing, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, united states
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Mafioso (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy
Plot: factory, immigrants, family relations, culture clash, crime, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, society, crimes, misfit, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, non-linear ...
Plot: waitress, kidnapping, gangsters, hostage, hostages, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, attempted murder, suicide attempt, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Rearview (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Looking back at life from another level. As the story of Rearview develops, Fresno's life unravels and we learn why he is stuck in the past. But the journey he is on is driving him down a path of demise and some of the people he is affiliated ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending
Plot: gangsters, depression, cockney accent, gangster, businessman
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28%
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Detective (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile Chenal and his wife, Françoise, leaned on boxing manager Jim Fox Warner to cough up the considerable sum of money that he owes them, with both the police and the mob circling the situation. In the same hotel, Inspector Neveu looks into a ...
Style: neo noir, gloomy, clever, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, hotel, mafia, investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, legal investigation, gangsters, crimes, femme fatale, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sorrel Flower (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is left unmarried and pregnant when her mobster sweetheart is killed in this gangster comedy. With the help of another unmarried mother-to-be, Catherine goes looking for the stash of cash buried by her lover before his death. Soon other ...
Plot: kicked in the groin, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), nude sunbathing, lesbian, female nudity, gangster, lesbianism, kicked in the crotch
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28%
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Lucky Lady (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Lucky Lady is a 1975 American film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Gene Hackman, Liza Minnelli and Burt Reynolds, with Robby Benson. Its story takes place during Prohibition in the United States in the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, love triangle, workplace, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, criminal's revenge, ambition, love and romance, prostitute, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, california
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28%
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Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, intense, talky, suspense ...
Plot: sex with mother, coming of age, hitman, crimes, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, dark humor, suburban life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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27%
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Banana Peel (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The French comedy-drama of Marcel Ophuls, which came to the Paris yesterday.
Place: cannes, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, realistic, clever, tense, cynical ...
Plot: kidnapping, insurance, murder, insurance agent, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, crimes, down on your luck, insurance fraud, frozen body ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
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27%
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Sucker Punch (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Sullivan spends his nights kidnapping runaways so his boss, Lamar, can turn them into prostitutes. He is a crack addict and a thief and he is in love with a resentful prostitute, Rhonda, who doesn't love him back. Although he has ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: redemption, gangsters, crimes, drug dealing, social decay, addiction, rivalry, gang, leadership, dishonesty, on the run, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
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Roma bene (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nino Manfredi is a police captain, giving an onlooker's point-of-view towards the decadent society folk. Party itself features a down & out baron, who dances with the party's glamorous hostess Virna Lisi so that he can steal her ...
Plot: corruption, murder, footsie under the table, female nudity, sex
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Rough Cut (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gang-pae is #2 gangster in his organization who longs to become an actor. Su-ta is a superstar actor who takes on the role of a gangster in an action movie called Rough Cut. When another actor leaves the set due to Su-tas violent ways, the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, paparazzi, tough heroes, rivalry, celebrity culture, criminal's revenge, gang, gangsters, hotshot hero, crimes, heroes, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
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The Moss (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hong Kong cop is struggling for his survival in the underground world, a place filled with criminals and low life people like moss in rotting hell.
Plot: brothel, undercover cop, shot in the chest, gangster, emerald, noodles, gunfight, flatulence, accidental killing, gangsters, police officer
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