Movies like The Video Man

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The Video Man
Original name: Videomannen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A VHS collector with a drinking problem finds a valuable movie that could save his terrible economical situation. The film disappears. He suspects it is stolen and starts a hunt after a perpetrator.
Plot: vcr, video
Time: 80s
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Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
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Video Girl Ai
Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Japan
174 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, serious and suspenseful films with plots about vcr, couples, death, storytelling, murder, bar and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like The Video Man: Ghosts in the Machine (2016), Family Viewing (1987), Kiss or Kill (1997), Touch and Go (1986), Videodrome (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six young people find an old VCR in an abandoned French house. The machine turns out to be magical... or is it cursed?
Plot: vcr, haunted house, video, supernatural, television
Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Private detective Dirk Trent, a collector of cigarette butts, a "smooth" ladies man, a wearer of bad suits, and he's convinced there's more to an incident he caught on tape, where a man seemed about to murder his mistress with an ...
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Family Viewing
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An emotionally constrained view of the displacement of human feelings in our video saturated society. Van regularly visits his grandmother in a run-down nursing home. His father depends on phone sex for guidance meanwhile erasing family homevideos ...
Style: talky, serious, gloomy, dark humor, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, family relations, amateur detective, hotel, obsession, eccentric family, midlife crisis, riddles and clues, elderly, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Kiss or Kill
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Story: Two lovers, Nikki and Al, have a scam in which Nikki allows herself to be picked up by older men, drugs them, and, with Al's help, robs them. After accidentally killing one of her victims with an overdose, Nikki and Al are on the run.
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Touch and Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A romantic plot ensues, as well as a confrontation with ...
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Videodrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
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Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, single parent, money, teacher, family, parenthood, parents and children, father daughter relationship, high school, eccentric family, estrangement ...
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Step Up Love Story
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: Makoto and Yura Onoda are happy newlyweds but neither of them has sexual experience before. Desperately willing to improve their sex life, they look for help from their relatives, friends and "the media". While their sexual knowledge is ...
Plot: pleasure, erotic fantasy, steam, french kiss, nurse uniform, sexual exploration, nude bathing, intercourse, wedding night, sister in law, groom, sexual fantasy ...
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    User:   55%
 
Only the Lonely
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Danny Muldoon, a Chicago policeman, still lives with his overbearing mother Rose. He meets and falls in love with Theresa Luna , whose father owns the local funeral parlour. Naturally, his mother objects to the relationship, and Danny and Theresa ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, irish, parents and children, guilt, fall in love, love, death, love and romance, couples, happy ending, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, ireland, california, chicago illinois
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    User:   56%
 
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Good Bye Lenin!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, communism, german, politics, culture clash, capitalism, hospital, childhood, coma, political, secrets, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, berlin germany ...
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    User:   64%
 
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eric owns a huge house and some greedy people want to build a mall over it. So they get someone to burn down his house. Eric is badly burned but not dead, and a year later the mall opens. What they don't realise is that Eric is living ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary
Plot: gory, vengeance, shopping mall, haunted by the past, woman in danger, chases and races, crimes, danger, chase, deadly, ghost, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
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Video Girl Ai
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 174 min.
Story: High-school student Yota Moteuchi is so unpopular that his classmates have given him the nickname "Dateless." So it's no surprise when the love of his life, Moemi, is not interested in Yota but instead is in love with Yota's best ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sentimental
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, buddies, store, battle of the sexes, forbidden love, teenage love, singleness, romance, unfulfilled love, college life, high school life, teenage life ...
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Please Stand By
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on ...
Style: road movie
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Matti: Hell Is for Heroes
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
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Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four Olympic gold medals, seven World Championship titles, four World Cup tour championships and forty six World Cup circuit victories.Once his career as a professional athlete ended, however, the other side of his personality emerged into public ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, intense, satirical ...
Plot: drinking, finnish, athlete's life, prison, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, life philosophy, singer, alcohol, god, ambition, alone in the world ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland, bavaria
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The Darkside
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious ...
Plot: porn actress, cocaine, video store, murder, producer, junkie, elvis impersonator, male underwear, vcr, drug addict, taxi driver, neo noir ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Stepfather II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence, psychiatrist, gory, hospital, slasher, splatter, domestic disturbance, mental institution, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, california
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Commander
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, halloween, haunted house, male nudity, death, blood, zombie, drugs/alcohol, danger, violence, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: usa
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Kumail Nanjiani: Beta Male
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: In his debut stand-up special, Kumail Nanjiani talks about all the things that terrify him completely.
Style: humorous, not serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: immigrants, performer's life, theater, culture clash, fish out of water, society, stand-up comedian, animal cruelty, live audience, sexual awakening, pakistani, watching porn ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pakistan
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The Thing
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people it kills.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, paranoia, isolation, survival, alien, transformation, monster, splatter, gore, blood, alien invasion, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: antarctica, south pole
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A Story of Yonosuke
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The year is 1987 and Japan is just reaching the peak of its economic success. Eighteen-year old Yonosuke Yokomichi arrives in Tokyo from Nagasaki. Ordinary in every way possible, he lives in a suburb far from the excitement of the big city and ...
Plot: samba, pregnant girlfriend, kimono, buffet, return home, rich girl, bikini girl, chambermaid, double date, watermelon, beach party, alarm clock ...
Time: year 1987
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Love Object
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Kenneth, socially insecure technical writer who forms an obsessive relationship with "Nikki", an anatomically accurate silicone sex doll he orders over the Internet.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, scary
Plot: office, gory, obsession, murder, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, sex doll, mannequin, internet, neighbor, loner ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Auto Focus
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who records and photographs his many encounters with women, often ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, sexual, dark ...
Plot: obsession, addiction, friendship, pornography, murder, infidelity, male nudity, drugs, hollywood, tv show, sex addict, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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System:   57%
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1, 2, 3, Freeze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: serious, sexual, dark humor, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: strong sexual content, coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, dysfunctional family, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
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Fist Fight
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
Style: funny, idiotic, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school teacher, teacher, school, teacher student relationship, fight scenes, foul language, revenge, dumb, bullying, prank, school bully, anger ...
Place: tokyo
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System:   57%
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Paranormal Activity 3
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In 1988, evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time when an invisible entity resides in their home.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, witch, imaginary friend, ghost, cult, ghosts, demons, curses spells and rituals, danger, witches, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, and the hunt for her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, detective series
Plot: amateur detective, crime, investigation, addiction, mystery, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   65%
 
Things I Never Told You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ann and Don are two people caught in a somber existence who cross paths by accident and whose only true ambition is to care and feel.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, porno movie
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, innocence lost, down on your luck, breakup, office building, czech, flooding, park bench, clarinet ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, oregon, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   62%
 
One Last Thing...
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, terminal illness, drugs/alcohol, urban, youth, buddies, single parent, follow your dream, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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System:   57%
    User:   55%
 

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Mockingbird
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple are given a camera and a set of instructions which they must follow or else someone will die.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: blood, found footage, transmitter, child shot in the head, jack in the box, one night, vinyl, dead cat, mannequin, shot in the eye, lightning, kicked in the crotch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
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System:   57%
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It's Pat
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Pat Riley, an obnoxious busybody of indeterminable sex, meets and falls in love with Chris, a sensitive, caring person also of indeterminable sex. Their relationship suffers because Pat's a lout, and cannot decide on a direction for its life. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nothing goes right, comedy of errors, odd couple, obsession, sexual relations, gender bending, gender, androgyny, misfit, couples, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 90s
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System:   57%
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