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A Guidebook to Killing Your Ex
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Hungary, USA, UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A lonely man with an intention of documenting every important detail is planning to kill his ex-girlfriend within 72 hours only to realize things are not as easy as he previously imagined.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: found footage, obsession, planned murder, violence against women, anger, social media, tripod, countdown, following, ex girlfriend, deadline, disgust, taser, video diary, poster, stalking, stalker, flower, talking to the camera, loneliness, doll, planning, night vision, sunset, flashlight ...
Place: hungary
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The Shining
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144 min.
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Happiness
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USA
134 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dark humor, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about obsession, anger, brutality, dialogue, death, storytelling and vengeance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres. Some movies like A Guidebook to Killing Your Ex: Moth (2016), Taxidermia (2006), Ingrid Goes West (2017), Visitor Q (2001), Be My Cat: A Film for Anne (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Moth
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, Hungary, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An enthusiastic lecturer and her student travel to Europe to go after the mythology of the Mothman, but they soon have to fight for survival.
Style: surprise ending, based on true events, twist ending
Plot: found footage, night vision, moth, filmmaking, red eyes, abandoned house, mutation, mythical creature, creature feature, urban legend, lost in the woods, teacher student relationship ...
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Taxidermia
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: Hungary, Austria, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three generations of men, including a pervert that constantly seeks for new kinds of satisfaction, an obese speed eater and a passionate embalmer.
Style: surreal, art house, offbeat, semi serious, dark humor ...
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Ingrid Goes West
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Plot: suicide attempt, social media, obsession, mental illness, women, obsessed fan, defecation, batman, woman, toilet, heart attack, sidewalk cafe ...
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Duration: 84 min.
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Be My Cat: A Film for Anne
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: An aspiring Romanian filmmaker obsessed with Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway goes to shocking extremes to convince Anne to star in his upcoming film.
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: scary, dark humor, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, gore, zombie, vengeance, cannibalism, violence, blood, brutality, radio ...
Time: 80s
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Trash Humpers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Follows the lives of a small group of sociopathic elderly people in Nashville, Tennessee.
Style: dark humor, not serious, offbeat, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, prank, obsession, sexual harassment, mutant, elderly, disorder, aging, vandalism, chaos, dirty old man, senior citizen ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
 5.2
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film centers on Darren Mullet, a bullied asthmatic, driven to suicide by his tormented life - ignored by his parents, ridiculed by his teachers and bullied at school. He returns from the dead to pay his teenage tormentors a final visit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, high school, gory, school, social misfits, bullying, revenge, ghost, friendship, teenage love, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
Theatre of Blood
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Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
Style: humorous, witty, gothic, semi serious, macabre ...
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    User:   45%
 
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Style: cynical, clever, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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    User:   39%
 
 7.3
 5K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
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Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
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Plot: dysfunctional family, rape, sexual abuse, obsession, loneliness, child abuse, depression, sex, strong sexual content, siblings relations, relationships, multiple storylines ...
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Country: USA
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    User:   33%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 74 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
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Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   35%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When his best friend and podcast co-host goes missing in the backwoods of Canada, a young guy joins forces with his friend's girlfriend to search for him.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, surreal, scary, harsh ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: UK, USA
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    User:   37%
 
 6.6
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: entertaining, inspirational, clever, exciting, bad ending ...
Plot: redemption, cooking, food, vengeance, revenge, mentor, chef, restaurant, happy ending, betrayal, cook, dialogue ...
Place: new orleans, london
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    User:   35%
 
Marquis de Sade's Justine
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Liechtenstein, West Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman named Justine is (willingly) used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sexual, erotic ...
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    User:   34%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: dark humor, talky, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, opposites attract, deadpan, relationships, redemption, dialogue, love and romance, suburbs, character study, loneliness, crime gone awry, life philosophy ...
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    User:   36%
 
 6.1
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
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System:   35%
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 6.3
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Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Time: year 2012
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
 6.7
 30K
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, gothic ...
Plot: gory, serial killer, loneliness, obsession, mental illness, murder, cannibalism, insanity, blood, brutality, imaginary friend, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
Husbands and Wives
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: talky, cynical, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, loneliness, divorce, hotel, relationships, crumbling marriage, dialogue driven, midlife crisis, urban, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 

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