Movies and TV shows like Psychoville

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Psychoville (2009)
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Psychoville (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Psychoville is a British dark comedy television serial written by and starring The League of Gentlemen members Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It debuted on BBC Two on 18 June 2009. Pemberton and Shearsmith each play numerous characters, with Dawn French and Jason Tompkins in additional starring roles. The first series was followed by a Halloween special, broadcast on 31 October 2010, which saw Imelda Staunton added to the main cast along with previously supporting actors Eileen Atkins and Daniel Kaluuya. The second series started broadcasting on 5 May 2011 and ended on 6 June. Reece Shearsmith has officially announced that there will not be a third series.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, humorous, sitcom
Plot: social misfits, crimes, serial killer, mystery, insanity, blackmail, nurse, deadly, life turned upside down, drinking problem, millionaire, misfit, dwarf, odd, stranger, victim, disorder, living with parents, immature, social relations, oldtimer, letter, british, absurd humor, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Psychoville

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, deadly, british humour, disorder, murder, serial killer and danger mostly in Comedy, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Psychoville: Inside No. 9 (2014), The League of Gentlemen (1999), Snuff Box (2006), May I Kill U? (2012), Vexed (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, under the surface, surprising revelation, odd, haunted house, british humour, indoor, teacher, surrealism
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london
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The League of Gentlemen (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999. The show is set in Royston Vasey, a fictional town in Northern England based on Bacup, Lancashire. It follows the lives of dozens of bizarre ...
Style: surreal, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, toilet humor ...
Plot: taxi driver, priest, psychopath, insanity, disorder, odd, clergy, nothing goes right, prank, lifestyle, small town, small town life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, futuristic, surreal ...
Plot: good versus evil, apocalypse, danger, parallel world, farce, village life, time travel, village, fictional city, british humour, husband wife relationship, end of the world ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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Snuff Box (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Snuff Box is a BBC Three British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on Monday 27 February 2006. Both actors use their real names for their main characters. Berry ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: silly humor, friends, comedian, social relations, odd, intelligence, dimwit, satire, execution, absurdism, womanizer, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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32%
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May I Kill U? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A PC becomes a vigilante after a head trauma.
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, psychopath, danger, crimes, society, deadly, satire, vigilante, riding a bicycle, cycling, bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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31%
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Vexed (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy drama following a mismatched pair of police officers who disagree on everything with their partner, from policing to their personal life.
Style: captivating, dark humor, humorous, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, partners against crime, police investigation, crimes, who done it, law enforcement, coworker relationship, ransom, partners, buddy cop, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
She-Wolf of London (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: She-Wolf of London was a short-lived television series that aired in first-run syndication in the USA from October 1990 to April 1991. The first 14 episodes were filmed in England and aired under the She-Wolf title, and a second season of six ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary
Plot: human becoming an animal, supernatural, werewolf, unlikely couple, partners, mystery, unlikely partners, romance, human becomes animal, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, investigation ...
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, social misfits, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, deadly, slasher, misfit, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: dark humor, sitcom, not serious, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, petty criminal, crimes, buddies, crime, slacker, marijuana, dishonor among criminals, flat, drug dealer, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Big Train (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Big Train is a surreal British television comedy sketch show created by Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan, writers of the successful sitcom Father Ted. The first series was broadcast on BBC Two in 1998, while the second, in which Linehan was not ...
Style: surreal, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: comedian, disorder, silly humor, satire, joke, irreverence, parody, surrealism, absurdism, british tv, british, actress playing multiple roles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.2
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The Young Ones (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in Great Britain from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series. Shown on BBC2, it featured anarchic, offbeat humour which helped bring alternative comedy to television in the 1980s and made household names of ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hippie, satire, student, college life, buddies, social relations, friends, mad, medical school, suicidal, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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29%
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Hellbreeder (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five years ago Alice saw her son murdered; now every day is consumed with the need to find his killer. In the sleepy town of Ludlow, the arrival of the mysterious stranger Alice suspects to be the killer of her son coincides with a renewed spate of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, enigmatic, rough, serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, mystery, supernatural, crimes, social relations, serial child killer, insanity, child murder, killer clown, uncover truth, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Family man Dennis "Murph" Murphy moves next door to Brenner, a friendly bully who torments Murph for declining his offer to hang out. Short film from "Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories".
Style: surreal, not serious, dark humor, anthology, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, disorder, goofy hero, silly humor, parody, friends, imaginary, neighbor neighbor relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The lonely Estrella is an intelligent teenager and good student but is outcast in school. She spends most of her time alone in school or at home, reading horror books or watching horror movies, while her widow mother Angela works as a nurse in a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: school, mystery, supernatural, haunted by the past, vampire, crimes, deadly creature, danger, social misfits, youth, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gangsters, Guns and Zombies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The whole "zombie thing" has been hyped up so much that everyone thinks it's the end of the world! Of course, where one man sees the dead rising from the grave, another sees opportunity. Q had a plan: drive the robbery getaway van, ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, apocalypse, danger, heist, tough heroes, supernatural, chaos, disorder, chaos and mayhem, deadly, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Black Books (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Black Books centres around the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black. Bernard’s devotion to the twin pleasures of drunkenness and wilful antagonism deepens and enriches both his life and that of Manny, his assistant. ...
Style: surreal, witty, humorous, sitcom, not serious ...
Plot: bookstore, weirdo, best friends, workplace, misfit, friends, irish, farce, friendship, odd couple, salesman, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chasing Shadows (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Chasing Shadows' follows a team of special operatives who are tracking down serial killers.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, partners, missing person, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crime investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Lucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ever have one of those lifetimes where nothing seems to go right? Failing cartoon writer, Millard Mudd, has sunk deep into one. Living hermit-like and existing on a strict alcohol diet, Mudd's world has collapsed. But one day everything changes ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, one more chance, crimes, unlikely partners, supernatural ability, writer's life, deadly, talking dog, strong sexual content, imaginary, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, scary
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, mind game, mystery, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, teenage life, slasher, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
House of Fools (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Surreal sitcom with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. A series of anarchic affairs featuring the uninvited lodgers and guests that cause chaos and disruption in their home.
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: guest, disorder, nothing goes right, domestic disturbance, uninvited guest, bug, silly humor, british humour, indoor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, murder, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, danger, couples, multiple suspects, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Freak Out (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two best friends, Merv Doody (James Heathcote) and Onkey (Dan Palmer), take a hapless escaped mental patient under their wing and attempt to teach him how to become a real serial killer.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, violence spree, vengeance, danger, stalking, serial killer, chaos and mayhem, deadly, crimes, insanity, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fonejacker (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak. It first appeared in May 2006 and became a full series ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: prank, mistaken identity, artist, life turned upside down, cons and scams, mind game, salesman, crimes, obnoxious boss, workplace romance, journalism, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Satan's Little Helper (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Style: humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, halloween party, gory, danger, crimes, deadly, satire, obsession, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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W1A (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC. His task is to clarify, define, or re-define the core purpose of the BBC across all its functions and to position it ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, satire, nothing goes right, intern, disorder, television, british humour, bbc, unsupportive coworkers, supportive coworker, joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.9
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Whitechapel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Whitechapel is a British television drama series produced by Carnival Films, in which detectives in London's Whitechapel district deal with murders which replicate historical crimes. The first series was first broadcast in the UK on 2 February ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police detective, forensics, victim, manhunt, crimes, law enforcement, team, murder, murder investigation, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wrong Mans (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy thriller about two well-meaning idiots who become entangled in a hideous world of crime, conspiracy and corruption.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, wrong place wrong time, buddies, partners, life turned upside down, blackmail, escapades, dishonesty, mafia, british humour, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Last Detective (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Last Detective is an ITV drama starring Peter Davison as Dangerous Davies. The first series aired in 2003 with three more seasons succeeding this. The first consisted of a pilot and three episodes, the second and the third series both consisted ...
Style: realistic, clever, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, fighting crime, uncover truth, riddles and clues, amateur detective, law enforcement, partners against crime, crimes, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bottom (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bottom is a British anarchic sitcom that originally aired on BBC2 between 1991 and 1995. It was written by and starring comic duo Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall as Richie and Eddie, two flatmates who live on the dole in Hammersmith, London. The ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, realistic, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: boredom, sexual humor, farce, alcohol, alcoholic, scam, bachelor, unemployed, fight, violence, virgin, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, gory, crimes, small town, hostages, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%