Movies and TV shows like HAPPY!

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HAPPY! (2017)
 8.2
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HAPPY! (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man, floats adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse named “Happy”.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: imaginary friend, gory, hitman, crimes, murder, kidnapping, investigation, swearing, danger, fight scenes, brutality, goofy hero, happy ending, hopes, wound, revenge, ex-cop, dishonesty, private investigator, ex cop
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to HAPPY!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, captivating, suspense and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, danger, investigation, revenge, chase and crime mostly in Crime, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like HAPPY!: Barry (2018), The Boys (2019), Dark Desire (2012), The Killing Game (2011), The Game: Towards Zero (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barry (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, ironic
Plot: hitman, police investigation, mentor, dark humor, danger, murder, shooting, friends, crimes, betrayal, culture clash, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.7
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The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: bloody, tense, entertaining, satirical, parody ...
Plot: dark humor, superhero, vengeance, brutality, super powers, super speed, superheroine, corruption, rivalry, society, blood, murder ...
Place: new york
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Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, uncover truth, amateur detective, crimes, danger, who done it, mystery, suspicion, strong female presence, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, crimes, investigation, couples, love affair, deadly, uncover truth, obsession, chase, pursuit, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, death, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Game: Towards Zero (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Tae Pyeong is a prophet. When he looks into someone's eye, he can see the moment right before they die. Tae Pyeong is smart, rich and handsome. Despite his special ability, he is a bright person. A mysterious serial murder case draws Tae ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, murder investigation, psychic, supernatural, serial killer, supernatural ability, homicide detective, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, female detective, magical power, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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El marginal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An ex-cop entered a prison as convicted under a false identity in order to infiltrate within a group of prisoners that has just kidnapped the teenage daughter of an important national judge.
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison, pastor, investigation, justice, murder, prison life, vengeance, violence, dishonesty, chase, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.9
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Bad Guys (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: To combat rising violent crimes, the Police Chief asks Detective Oh Goo Tak to form a team consisting of criminals. He is currently suspended from the police force for using excessive force. He then gathers team members: Park Woong Chul who is a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough
Plot: redemption, investigation, revenge, violence, psychopath, murder, fighting crime, criminal underworld, mob boss, crime investigation, kidnapping, serial murder ...
Place: south korea, korea
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36%
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 8.0
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: police investigation, danger, murder, crimes, violence, society, abduction, death, murderer, snow, brutality, ritual ...
Place: alps, germany, austria
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Downtown Precinct (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An Israeli Detective investigating a Russian mob in Israel, falls into trouble
Style: realistic, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: police detective, crimes, law enforcement, society, investigation, co worker co worker relationship, police, danger, murder, rivalry, russian mafia, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A 5 member gang, led by Seok-Tae (Kim Yun-Seok), kidnaps a baby boy named Hwa-Yi and raises the baby like their own son. The baby boy is now 17 years old (Yeo Jin-Goo) and has turned into a lethal killer. Taking part in his father's gang, ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, child abduction, gunfight, chase, teenage boy, criminal, deception, human monster, murder, investigation, crime family, parents and children ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
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The Outsider (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Style: scary, mysterious, exciting, sad, psychological ...
Plot: murder, stephen king, supernatural, investigation, police investigation, mysticism, small town, private detective, falsely accused, mysterious event, unsolved crime, murder investigation ...
Place: usa, georgia
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35%
 7.7
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Big B (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Big B is a 2007 Malayalam action-thriller film co-written and directed by Amal Neerad, starring Mammootty in the title role.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, revenge, adoptive mother, social worker, corrupt politician, gang war, gangsters, crimes, investigation, danger, brother brother relationship, bodyguard ...
Place: india
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34%
 6.4
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Rugal (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A police detective who loses everything to a criminal organization seeks payback when he gains special abilities through biotechnology.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Plot: police, zombie, cyborgs, revenge, secret organization, police officer, evil corporation, lone hero, investigation, psychopath, criminal organization, martial arts ...
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I Remember You (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
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Story: This drama is a romantic thriller that centers around a criminal profiler, Lee Hyun who previously work as a consultant at the police department in New York. After he returns to south Korea, he’s in charge of a special criminal investigation team. ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, dark past, police, justice, memory, romance, crimes, homecoming, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea, korea
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 7.1
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Gracepoint (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy's ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, murder investigation, murder, crime, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, social relations, missing child, crimes, law enforcement, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Cult (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a rash of disappearances and a likely murder, an inquisitive, young female production assistant on a wildly popular television show called Cult joins a journalist blogger in investigating the rabid fans of the series who might be re-creating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, tv show, riddles and clues, amateur detective, media, danger, crimes, young heroes, youth, investigative journalism, mind control, missing brother
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Confession (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
TV show
Story: The Confession is a 10-part web series created by Kiefer Sutherland, written and directed by Brad Mirman, and starring Kiefer Sutherland and John Hurt. It premiered on Hulu on March 28, 2011. Each episode is between five and seven minutes long. It ...
Style: tense, contemplative, twists and turns, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: hitman, confession, priest, church, haunted by the past, christmas, crimes, redemption, doubts and hesitations, religions or cults, regret, sin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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Truth Be Told (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Descend into the world of true-crime podcasts. New evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell to reopen the murder case that made her a media sensation.
Style: psychological, exciting, twists and turns, captivating, psychological thriller ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, crime, mind game, death, crime scene, riddles and clues, danger, law enforcement, murder, intelligence, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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34%
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The Courier (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A shady FBI agent recruits a courier to deliver a mysterious package to a vengeful master criminal who has recently resurfaced with a diabolical plan.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: hitman, race against time, danger, extortion, revenge, crimes, rivalry, track down, murder, betrayal, arms dealer, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, las vegas, new orleans, louisiana, st. louis missouri
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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, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, mute, crimes, murder, surgery, vengeance, dark humor, danger, escapades, rivalry, anti hero, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
American Gothic (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A prominent Boston family attempts to redefine itself in the wake of a chilling discovery that links their recently deceased patriarch to a string of murders spanning decades — amid the mounting suspicion that one of them may have been his ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing, enigmatic
Plot: murder, murder investigation, family secret, dysfunctional family, suspicion, serial killer, cover up, betrayal, secret, family secrets, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Killing Angels (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A group of elitists recruit a freelance agent in an attempt to bring down the worlds biggest human trafficking network.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, violence, murder, sex trafficking, human trafficking, death, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, criminal underworld, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Layover (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the heiress of a luxury hotel chain is kidnapped at her dingy motel outside Detroit by a band of ruthless sex traffickers, her downtrodden assistant must figure out a way to rescue her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: heiress, crimes, rescue, danger, confined, russian mafia, abduction, kidnapping, murder, deception, sex trade, sex trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
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Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, police investigation, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, secret past, police, secret, corpse, mass child killing ...
Place: dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
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S.W.A.T. (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly-trained unit that's the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: swat team, gunfight, crimes, fight scenes, friendship, danger, adventure, heroes, explosion, chase, police investigation, twists & turns ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
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Slasher (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Thirty years ago, in the sleepy community of Waterbury, a killer known as “The Executioner” murdered Sarah Bennett's parents. Now Sarah and her husband Dylan have returned to town, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, friendship, crimes, survival, investigation, husband wife relationship, betrayal, prison, jealousy, teenager, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, murder mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, investigation, whodunit, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 961
Body Armour (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Germany, Spain, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life. Forced to put his personal feelings on hold, the bodyguard must use all his skills and years of experience ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, assassin, danger, vigilantism, crimes, rivalry, bodyguard, gunfight, murder, graphic violence, vengeance, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Wu Assassins (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The last in a line of Chosen Ones, a wannabe chef teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: martial arts, mentor, danger, crimes, brutality, friendship, save the day, murder, assassin, fight for supremacy, death, legend ...
Place: san francisco
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50%