Movies like The Laundryman

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The Laundryman (2015)
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The Laundryman (2015)
Original name: 青田街一號
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A-Gu enlists a group of contract killers in the disguise of laundry service. One of them, code-named "No.1 Qingtian Street", is haunted by the ghosts of his victims. He seeks help from Lin Hsiang, a psychic.
Style: sincere, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, ghost, psychic, murder, haunted by the past, secret, save the day, recruitment, victim, mad woman

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Most similar movies to The Laundryman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, semi serious and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, hitman, ghost, dark humor, deadly and supernatural mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Laundryman: Kiss Kiss (2001), Chasing Christmas (2005), Sex & Crime (2016), Fox Ghost (2002), No Mercy for the Rude (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hitman, teaching the ways of the world, unlikely partners, crimes, murder, power relations, gunfight, club, father son relationship, death, sex, nanny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Chasing Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jack Cameron is a single dad that decides not to observe Christmas because his wife left him around that time. The ghosts of Christmas past and present try and get Jack to relent, but they screw up their jobs and send themselves on a wild ride ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Plot: christmas, ghost, mission gone awry, haunted by the past, supernatural, sent to the past, mission, christmas spirit, time travel, couples, race against time, disney ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.7
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Sex & Crime (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Valentin (Wotan Wilke Möhring) thought it an excellent idea to let his best friend Theo (Fabian Busch) its new, large house for one night, so that the therein undisturbed with the attractive waitress Mörli (Claudia Eisinger) can enjoy. As the ...
Style: captivating, humorous
Plot: partners in crime, stranded, murder mystery, murder, relationship problems, disposing of a dead body, family problems, mystery, troubled marriage, family relations, marriage crisis, murderer ...
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66%
 5.3
 32
Fox Ghost (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A handsome, outstanding student and always wins women's hearts, soon married to tycoon's daughter. To prepare for the upcoming exam, he moves in an abandoned house. During his stay, he meets two sexy, beautiful, and troublesome ghosts.
Style: satirical, captivating, entertaining, semi serious
Plot: ghost, seduction, supernatural, ghost girl, seductress, female ghost, spirit, satire, male female relationship, seductive woman, casanova, threesome
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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No Mercy for the Rude (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: His name is Killa. Growing up as an orphan, he had been teased so much for being a lisper that he decided not to talk at all until getting a surgery that would make him talk clearly. Living all by himself, he spends his time doing only two things; ...
Style: semi serious, tense, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, vengeance, dark humor, surgery, gangsters, rivalry, escapades, misfit, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ghost (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aircraft designer becomes a ghost after a sudden death. Now he needs to engage a help of seven-grader in order to finish all his unaccomplished tasks.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: ghost, teenage boy, death, boy, school, revenge, man boy relationship, afterlife, stuttering, high school, affection, psychiatrist ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ...
Style: light, semi serious, tense, humorous, captivating
Plot: hitman, betrayal, killer, con woman, accident, plan gone wrong, femme fatale, mystery, assignment, drugs, singing in a car, firearm
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Wu yen (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lost in the woods, the Emperor Qi (Anita Mui) stumbles across local chief Wu Yen (Sammi Cheng), his predestined bride, only to accidentally free a promiscuous fox fairy (Cecilia Cheung) who promptly falls in love with both of them, changing between ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: tragic love, love affair, love triangle, romance, state affairs, battles, fall in love, bounty hunter, martial arts, destiny, marriage of convenience, unfulfilled love ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dead on Appraisal (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Real estate agent John Dante has a problem. He's stuck with a house he can't sell. Despite his best efforts, he can't seem to overcome the house's past and the macabre tales that precede it in this haunting anthology. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, scary ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ghost, haunted house, haunted by the past, realtor, survival, dark humor, real estate, danger, gore, gory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Sublet (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: WALTER is lonely. He is 71 and has no friends. He lives in a small apartment in Upper West Side in Manhattan and every morning he goes through the same monotonous routine: pills, fiber, canned food, cleaning, TV and the book with all his expenses. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: misfit, lifestyle, life turned upside down, crimes, golden years, social misfits, dull life, disorder, money, goth, unlikely partners, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
All American Christmas Carol (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, cult film
Plot: christmas, starting over, estrangement, family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, ghost, single parent, strong female character, social services, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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55%
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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, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, goofy hero, crime gone awry, vengeance, dishonesty, crimes, dark humor, couples, disorder, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Christmas, Inc. (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, Santa Claus has to contend with the fact that the North Pole is melting and find a way to rid the holiday of its capitalist nature.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, global warming, santa claus, saving christmas, magic, wizards, north pole, christmas spirit, adventure
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: hitman, birthday, assignment, novelist, murder, father daughter conflict, frame up, crimes, dark humor, writers, female nudity, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Can't Stop the Murders (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australian small-town cop Gary (Eck) enjoys his nearly pastoral existence, with traffic violations providing the major excitement to his normally low-key days. While away from work, Gary spends a good deal of time fantasizing about local news ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, village people, husband wife relationship, construction worker, biker, cheating wife, satire, empire, lgbt, sex ...
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52%
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Ace (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asso, THE best poker-player in town, was killed in his wedding night, because he won too much against a bad loser. In the 'final' game in heaven the clerk on duty also lost, so Asso can come back to this world as a ghost to search for a ...
Style: erotic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: gambling, afterlife, poker, erotica, ghost, murder, midlife crisis, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, crimes ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All My Friends Are Funeral Singers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zel is a fortune teller. She lives and works in an old house at the edge of the woods. The house is crowded with ghosts (including a priest, a bride, a mute child, some washed up vaudevillians and a noisy, sight-impaired group of musicians among ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, mysterious character, afterlife, haunted by the past, society, social misfits, supernatural ability, supernatural, misfit, redemption, miraculous event, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Benny Loves You (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack, a man desperate to improve his life, throws away his beloved childhood plush, Benny. It’s a move that has disastrous consequences when Benny springs to life with deadly intentions!
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bloody, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: stuffed toy, doll, bear, misfit, cold blooded murder, tragic past, monster, man child, mysticism, grownups, multiple deaths, adult as child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, buddies, betrayal, who to trust, homeless, female corpse, best friend, car accident, crimes, friends, twists and turns ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Instant Messenger (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a heart breaking relationship, a young girl is pushed by her friends to find love on the World Wide Web, but their LOL's turned into OMG, when their first finding happens to be a diabolical brutal killer, who vows death to the new cyber ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: baby, killer, online dating, dangerous attraction, murder, fall in love, save the day, christmas, cell phone, internet, halloween, social network
Place: new york, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
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Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, partners against crime, police station, police detective, corrupt officer, partners, workplace intrigue, police corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, family business, gangsters, dark humor, family relations, immigrants, society, suicide, save the day, debt, bakery, funeral home ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brothers' Nest (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: With their Mother dying of cancer, intent on changing her will to benefit her new husband before she dies, two brothers go to extreme and deadly lengths to protect their inheritance from being signed away before it’s too late.
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: inheritance, brother brother relationship, family relations, murder, brother brother conflict, last will and testament, brothers, plan, murderer, father son relationship, relationships, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, dark, realistic ...
Plot: dark humor, village, food, criminal heroes, disorder, hidden identity, fish out of water, starting over, hopes, baker, countryside, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Me and Marilyn (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A divorced man that works in a circus, along with some companions of the circus, decides to revive Marilyn Monroe through a seance. Wishing it with all his heart, he is the only one who can see Marilyn.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, society, supernatural, medium, ex husband ex wife relationship, transformation, father daughter relationship, stereotypes, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 5K
The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: murder, investigation, snow, cannibalism, private detective, dark humor, law enforcement, cons and scams, murder investigation, lgbt, transsexual, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 5K
Camp Takota (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With her personal and professional life in shambles, Elise ends up having to take a job as a counselor at her old summer camp. There, she reunites with two estranged friends who attended camp and never left. When the future of the camp is put in ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: summer camp, save the day, friendship, instructor, youth, lesbian, fired from the job, rivalry, childhood friend, camp, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Matter of Principles (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man with seemingly unwavering ethics is challenged by his new boss, who believes everyone has a price and it willing to prove it. In this Capra-esque tale no one leaves unscathed when principles and pragmatism collide.
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, couples, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations, human spirit, power relations, office, coercion, social relations, magazine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Instruments of Evil (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Created in the ancient mists of time by the Viking god Loki, four musical demons have left carnage and horror in their wake as they've traveled through the centuries, using the vibrations of music as a conduit across time and space. Now, as the ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, exciting, anthology
Plot: viking, human sacrifice, time travel, save the day, prostitute, heroes, evil spirit, police officer, music, end of the world, zombie, voodoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
It All Came True (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. The film was later ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, talky, humorous, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, unlikely couple, supernatural ability, supernatural, family relations ...
Place: ireland, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%