Movies like Trouble on the Corner

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Trouble on the Corner (1997)
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Trouble on the Corner (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jeff Steward, a psychologist, takes good care of his patients mostly living in the same apartment. One day a piece of the bathroom ceiling collapses so he can watch the woman living in the upper apartment taking a bath. This causes total disorder of his normal life and he starts mixing the patients' psychoses up with his own.
Style: neo noir
Plot: neo-noir, sex, gay, model, death, chess, criminal, male female relationship, sex maniac, psychologist, homosexual, aids, fortune teller, dying, religious fanatic, murder, female impersonator, nurse, rooftop, neighbor, therapy, holocaust survivor, therapist, english, heavy smoker
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about murder, death, police, friendship, sex, violence and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Trouble on the Corner: Panic (2000), Flawless (1999), Something Fishy (1994), Beyond the Law (1968), Laws of Gravity (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Panic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alex is going through a midlife crisis and it has become a very difficult time for him. His marriage is struggling, he's worried about his son, and his job of killing people for his family has become the most stressful part of his life. He ...
Style: psychological, captivating, bleak, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: hitman, midlife crisis, murder, family business, infidelity, crime, crimes, love affair, going straight, crumbling marriage, deadly, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
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Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gay slur, friendship, loneliness, physical therapy, stroke, female impersonator, tango, disability, culture clash, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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87%
Something Fishy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A private eye finds that her professional and personal lives are beginning to intertwine in this French drama. Maxime Chabrier (Anémone) is a woman in her mid-40s who works as a private detective. Despite her chain smoking and sloppy appearance, ...
Plot: widow, heavy smoker, 40 year old, bisexual, ex husband ex wife relationship, female detective, homosexual, investigation, gay, insurance fraud, sex, lesbian ...
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Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Zack Homer takes over managing the barbershop after Joe is killed for trying to rip off his "investor", Mr. Lovejoy. All Zack wants to do is run a traditional barbershop giving traditional haircuts, but modern styles have passed him by and ...
Audience: student film
Plot: jehovah's witness, black american, african american, social worker, barbershop, murder, photographer, husband wife relationship, death, partner, death of partner
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Takes place over the course of one feverish night in a Manhattan police precinct and neighboring bar.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: improv, police officer, abandoned, police, irish american, husband wife relationship, police lieutenant, cult, mayor, interrogation, criminal, police station
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Laws of Gravity (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy and Jon are a couple of Brooklyn guys who somehow never found their way into workaday society; they never found their way into big-time crime, either.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: society, deadly, criminal heroes, crime, juvenile delinquency, misfit, drug dealing, social misfits, gangsters, arms dealing, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, police, bully, crimes, crime, corruption, cons and scams, nightlife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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65%
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Body/Antibody (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kip Polyard is an obsessive-compulsive shut-in whose antiseptic world is invaded by Celine, the beautiful seductress who moves in next door to Kip's rent-controlled Manhattan apartment. Kip and Celine begin a tentative love affair that turns ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns
Plot: revenge, virus, 911, nudity (full frontal - brief), plot twist, assassination plot, police, cockroach, breasts, blood, hospital, mental institution ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Sweet Killing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A business man decides to kill his wife but the plan sets off a chain of weird events that cause his life to become a living hell.
Style: suspense
Plot: crime scene, sex, alibi, husband wife relationship, police, husband murders wife, death, police inspector, marriage, murder, bank, male female relationship ...
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The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Style: splatter
Plot: serial killer, teenager, murder, teenage girl, repressed homosexual, sex, police, high school, small town, homosexual, drugs, death ...
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona
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56%
Law and Disorder (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In crime ridden New York of the seventies two cops has had enough. They decide to take justice into their own hands. Things turn exciting and humorous. No hoodlum goes safe.
Style: tragic ending, surprise ending, tragicomedy
Plot: lecture, burglar, cynic, pervert, police officer, neighbor, taxi, thief, murder, posse, police captain, sniper ...
Place: new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Frogs for Snakes (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unemployed theater actors survive by working as illegal money collectors. The loan shark they are working for owns an Off-Broadway theater. As he decided to play "American Buffalo" there, a bloody battle for the favorite roles ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: loan shark, actor, sex, murder, kidnapping, violence, gun, exploitation, wig, bar, death, waitress ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Fresh (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, touching, rough ...
Plot: african american, chess, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, crimes, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, youth, life is a bitch, family relations, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to Cotton comes to Harlem. Another bad influence is hitting Harlem and Gravedigger and Coffin Ed are the two cops who will stop it. Charleston Blue was a prohibition era black gangster, dead 4 decades. When he seems to have reappeared, once ...
Plot: black american, drug dealer, photographer, uncle niece relationship, nun costume, cigar smoking, bandit, urban setting, death, gun, violence, female impersonator ...
Place: new york, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey. Their motto: "Fuck the world".
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
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Time: 90s
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ray Pluto has many problems. He is satirized in the tabloids as the "loser cop." His partner is starting to seem suspiciously attracted to him. A pair of screenwriters across the hall keep bugging him for help. The superintendent of his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, murder, crime, couple relations, police detective, investigation, hitman, power relations, deadly, law enforcement, heist, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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Addicted to Fresno (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two co-dependent sisters, a recovering sex addict and a lonely lesbian who work as hotel maids in Fresno, go to ludicrous lengths to cover up an accidental crime.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, tense
Plot: cover-up, hotel, sibling relationship, murder, accidental death, sex scene, sex addict, stealing money, sister sister relationship, friendship, female director, sex maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Night and the City (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Looking to get rich quick, an unsuccessful lawyer uses dishonest means to try to become a boxing promoter.
Style: gloomy, tense, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, unlikely couple, criminal heroes, crimes, power relations, career change, crime, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, cons and scams, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Style: neo noir
Plot: hitman, death, murder, video tape, criminal, mafia, police, blackmail, husband wife relationship, pursuit, drugs, gun ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
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Saturday Night at the Baths (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Continental Baths, a favorite hangout of New York homosexuals, provides the background of this socially conscious comedy drama that tries to examine the relationships between gay and heterosexual people. The story centers around a macho, ...
Style: queer cinema
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Time: 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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44%
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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, twists and turns, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: life sentence, prison life, escape attempt, criminal, prison escape, redemption, african american, injustice, dishonesty, life is a bitch, partners, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932 ...
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, mississippi river, southern usa ...
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44%
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Born to Win (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Jay Jay, a former hair dresser who has become a drug addict. He lives his new life by doing deals for Vivian from time to time. One day he meets Parm, a free-spirited girl. The two fall in love. Jay Jay's drug habit grows, and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: junkie, couples, life is a bitch, drug dealing, love and romance, chase, crimes, addiction, couple relations, drug abuse, beach, elevator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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43%
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Detective (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile Chenal and his wife, Françoise, leaned on boxing manager Jim Fox Warner to cough up the considerable sum of money that he owes them, with both the police and the mob circling the situation. In the same hotel, Inspector Neveu looks into a ...
Style: neo noir, clever, psychological, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, hotel, mafia, shooting, gangsters, crimes, femme fatale, law enforcement, going straight, crumbling marriage, police investigation, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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43%
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The Actor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joseph Kehr, a mentally disturbed aspiring actor returns to New York City to become the 'greatest actor of his generation'. In his pursuit of rising to the top, he enlists in an infamous acting class led by Professor Payton, a cunningly ...
Plot: murder, fame, sociopath, theater, desperation, social media, loner
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42%
Something for Everyone (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An opportunistic young man working as a servant to a European countess uses his sexual talents to better his station in life.
Style: twists and turns, clever, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, dark humor, manipulation, estate, older woman younger man sex, master and servant, manipulations, dishonesty, crimes, society, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, 70s
Place: austria, europe, central europe, bavaria, japan ...
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42%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: trial, court, crimes of passion, sex, murder, police, death, park
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41%
The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, gothic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: one female two males threesome, on the road, surrealism, murder, love triangle, controversy, friendship, nihilism, shoplifting, severed head, drifter, methamphetamine ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
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40%
Pro-Black Sheep (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Character-driven satirical drama about a young, extraordinarily intellectual "black activist" wannabe who is discovered as the political critic sending out anonymous emails that criticize today's black leadership. Instead of holding ...
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: african american, politics, redemption, love, police brutality, adultery, racism, breakup, protestor, friendship, extramarital affair, bourgeoisie ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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