Movies like My Man Adam

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My Man Adam (1985)
 5.5
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My Man Adam (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man meets the girl of his dreams, whereupon he finds himself involved in a murder mystery.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: killer, student, gang, heroic, car chase, assassination attempt, murder, nerd, junkyard, interracial friendship, love interest, dream girl, dreaming

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Most similar movies to My Man Adam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, death, vengeance, violence and brutality mostly in Crime, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Man Adam: R.S.V.P. (2002), Demented Death Farm Massacre (1971), Rough Night (2017), The Chosen (2005), Stand Up Guys (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Demented Death Farm Massacre (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A gang of four thieves, having stolen over a million dollars worth of gems, are driving through the remote hill roads of the Carolinas when their jeep runs out of gas. A local moonshiner and his wife offer the strangers a place to stay until they ...
Style: cult film
Plot: tall woman, murder, blood, voyeur, stabbed to death, white bra and panties, british accent, red bra and panties, runaway, pitchfork, heist, hillbilly ...
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89%
 5.2
 46K
Rough Night (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, ...
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, feel good, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Plot: female friendship, friendship, male stripper, friends, murder, female protagonist, drinking, crime, stripper, blonde, lesbian, friendship between women ...
Time: year 2006, year 2016
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.0
 777
The Chosen (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple of brutal and mysterious murders point to Uppsala University. Johan, a last year student at the police academy, gets involved in the investigation. He enrolls a course at the University in order to, under cover, track down the killer.
Plot: murder, university, student, serial killer, police, murder investigation
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.5
 53K
Stand Up Guys (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After serving 28 years in prison for accidentally killing the son of a crime boss, newly paroled gangster Val reunites with his former partners in crime, Doc and Hirsch, for a night on the town. As the three men revisit old haunts, reflect on their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: friendship, release from prison, crime, crimes, aging, criminal heroes, gang, partners in crime, dishonesty, moral dilemma, ex convict, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 5K
68 Kill (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chip's problem is that he can't say no to beautiful women. This weakness gets him into a world of trouble when he agrees to help his girlfriend steal $68,000.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, serious
Plot: female psychopath, murder, abduction, pack of money, car chase, kidnapping, serial killer, cigarette burn, stabbed in the head, hit with a baseball bat, trailer home, gas mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.7
 24K
Jawbreaker (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 3 of Reagan High School's most popular girls pretend to kidnap their friend by shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. Now the ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, absurd, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, prom, popularity, murder, popular girl, friendship, prank, accidental killing, fashion, teenager, bullying, polaroid ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.8
 27K
Serial Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A picture perfect middle class family is shocked when they find out that one of their neighbors is receiving obscene phone calls. The mom takes slights against her family very personally, and it turns out she is indeed the one harassing the ...
Style: dark humor, psycho film, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, murder, serial killer, female killer, family relations, crimes, crime, parody, suburban life, parents and children, mental illness, family life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Rulers of the City (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. Though he dreams of one day being rich, he is stuck with the dead-end job of beating up borrowers who fall behind in their payments. After meeting up with Napoli, another mob ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mob boss, mafia, violence, vengeance, cons and scams, hitman, crime, criminal heroes, rivalry, dishonesty, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, suspenseful, bloody, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cleaning lady, dangerous attraction, blood, obsession, crime, crimes, investigation, deadly, psychopath, decapitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, colombia, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Shock to the System (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a ...
Style: suspense, witty, cynical, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, advertising, crimes, contests and competitions, vengeance, workplace intrigue, advertising agency, frame up, midlife crisis, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, boss ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman kills woman, murder, couple relations, couples, crimes, suburbs, nothing goes right, disorder, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Canada, UK, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, tense, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: bodyguard, hitman, assassin, killer, car chase, on the run, opposites attract, criminal, chase, courage, two man army, survival ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, manchester, amsterdam, tower bridge london, netherlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Back in sunny southern California and on the trail of two murderers, Axel Foley again teams up with LA cop Billy Rosewood. Soon, they discover that an amusement park is being used as a front for a massive counterfeiting ring – and it's run by ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: car chase, theme park, gunfight, violence, investigation, secret service, undercover, roller coaster, amusement park, foot chase, dirty cop, forgery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Salt and Pepper (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, espionage, buddies, deadly, amateur detective, danger, crimes, farce, law enforcement, undercover, heroes, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Ladykillers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a band in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting landlord – a sharp old woman.
Style: dark humor, humorous, light, funny, absurd ...
Plot: cons and scams, painting, heist, murder, african american, crime gone awry, friends, sheriff, racism, religious fundamentalist, strangulation, attempted murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mississippi, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Deadbeat (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
Plot: brother, vigilante, student, rape, murder, revenge, violence, sister, waitress, swashbuckler, arrested, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 38
Spermicide (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Glen, a former sperm donor and recently diagnosed sociopath, takes his daughter on a murder spree of his sperm-donated offspring in the dark comedy, 'Spermicide.'
Plot: descendant, family relations, foster child, female director, murder, father daughter relationship, road trip, sociopath, serial killer, killing spree, sperm donor
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Very Bad Things (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kyle Fisher has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura, so he sets out to Vegas with four of his best buddies. But a drug and alcohol filled night on the town with a stripper who goes all the way, turns into a cold ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wedding, friends, uncover truth, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, love and romance, investigation, wedding preparations and rituals, wrongfully committed, violence, death ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, california, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Furthest Witness (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kyle Braddock has spent the last decade moving witnesses over the border to Mexico and has always avoided confrontation or suspicion until now. Not only has he been framed for kidnapping but there's a malevolent and unrelenting figure on his ...
Plot: running, gunfight, garrote, gun fight, murder, witness, psycho, killer, car chase, motel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pocket Listing (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A satirical thriller about L.A.'s real estate roller coaster. Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensues when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly ...
Style: twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: money, femme fatale, salesman, corruption, murder, seduction, adultery, fired from the job, broker, power, greed, realtor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: murder, disorder, nothing goes right, crime, crimes, strangulation, family relations, train, resentment, attempted murder, professor, matricide ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Loose Cannons (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mac, the two fisted savy cop finds that he's being saddled with a new partner, a known burn out, to work with him on a new and difficult case. The new partner is, Ellis, an amazing detective, one who puts Sherlock Holmes to shame with his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, absurd, entertaining, light ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: track down, disorder, police investigation, murder, crime, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, partners, deadly, gang, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, germany, europe, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tough-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads to the rarified world of Beverly Hills in his beat-up Chevy Nova to investigate a friend's murder. But soon, he realizes he's stumbled onto something much more complicated. Bungling rookie ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, witty, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police, gunfight, investigation, car chase, maverick cop, undercover, fish out of water, smuggling, damsel in distress, foot chase, verbal byplay, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, detroit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lewis & Clark & George (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A sultry woman joins an illiterate killer and a brainy hacker, both escaped convicts, to search for gold.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, prostitute, betrayal, jealousy, murder, neo noir, gold, femme fatale, lovers on the run, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 237K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, police investigation, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
2 Days in the Valley (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a sleepy bedroom community of LA's San Fernando Valley, the murder of a professional athlete by two hit men sets into motion a chain of events that puts the mundane lives of a dozen residents on a collision course. This clever tale tells the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, twist ending, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, hitman, hostage, psychopath, attempted murder, crime, crimes, police investigation, gangsters, nudity (full frontal - brief), multiple storylines, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 45K
Keanu (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen cat by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.
Style: buddy comedy, absurd, funny, satirical, exciting ...
Plot: hitman, gunfight, kitten, car chase, african american, hit by a car, parody, brothers, gun fight, strip club, gangsters, gangs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, couples, social relations, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, danger, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 6K
Freaky Deaky (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 1974, a pair of '60s radicals rely on their bomb-making skills on their way to becoming capitalists.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: bomb squad, law enforcement, police investigation, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, villainess, coitus, dynamite, murder, explosion, explosives expert ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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