Movies like Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
 8.2
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Jason Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, ambiguous ending, psychological, sentimental, dark humor
Plot: suffering, anger, loss of daughter, revenge, trial, regret, cynicism, guilty conscience, police brutality, death of daughter, verbal abuse, remorse, pain, torment, name calling, small town life, uncover truth, desperation, justice, cruelty, small town, racist, racism, rape, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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American History X
Crime, Drama
USA
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Fargo
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, UK
98 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, stylized and clever films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, brutality, mentor, violence, murder and redemption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: Seven Psychopaths (2012), In Bruges (2008), Defendor (2009), Jerry and Tom (1998), Rampart (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seven Psychopaths
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Duration: 110 min.
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Defendor
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Story: A crooked cop, a mob boss and the young girl they abuse are the denizens of a city's criminal underworld. It's a world that ordinary Arthur Poppington doesn't understand and doesn't belong in, but is committed to fighting when he ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their profession differs a lot. It shows when Tom is required to kill his ...
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Duration: 118 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, small town, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, insurance, crime, cons and scams, sarcasm, greed, mental illness, death, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   30%
 
Six Ways to Sunday
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: dark humor, biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
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Life
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two men in 1930s Mississippi become friends after being sentenced to life in prison together for a crime they did not commit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, prison, murder, buddies, life, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, unlikely friendships, mentor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 90s, 1990s
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Wilson
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Plot: daughter, dog, misfit, middle aged man, father daughter relationship, crying man, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, death of father, telephone, telephone call, giving a toast ...
Place: portland oregon, st. louis missouri
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    User:   29%
 
This Must Be the Place
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, stylized, road movie, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, surrealism, rock, holocaust, on the road, revenge, road trip, depression, loneliness, father daughter relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, michigan, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
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Just Before I Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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    User:   24%
 
Observe and Report
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: dark humor, disturbing, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, farce, workplace, male nudity, shopping mall, violence, drugs/alcohol, robbery, crime, workplace situations, vigilante, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, mexico
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Faults
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, surprise ending, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, kidnapping, depression, brainwashing, violence, manipulation, religions or cults, suicide, twists & turns, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   24%
    User:   28%
 
Orange Is the New Black
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, cynical, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison life, women in prison, strong female character, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, fish out of water, lesbian relationship, warden, violence, smuggling, newcomer, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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System:   23%
    User:   25%
 
Crazy in Alabama
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, surreal ...
Plot: small town, murder, segregation, violence, crimes, hopes, guilt, death, dysfunctional family, love and romance, adaptation, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: alabama, california, usa, las vegas, new orleans ...
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    User:   22%
 
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: compassionate, thought provoking, sentimental, tragicomedy, dark humor ...
Plot: terminal illness, redemption, introspection, depression, doctor patient relationship, father-son relationship, family, life is a bitch, doctors, life philosophy, parents and children, family drama ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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    User:   20%
 
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Dom Hemingway
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: dark humor, stylized, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, money, redemption, prison, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, drugs, crimes, gangsters, cancer, revenge, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, france, french riviera
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System:   23%
    User:   24%
 

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Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
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