Movies like Arizona

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Arizona (2018)
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Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, the life of Cassie Fowler, a single mother and struggling realtor, goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
Style: ironic, dark humor, satirical, suspense
Plot: single mother, murder, realtor, arizona territory, hostages, revenge, criminal, debt, blood, desert
Place: phoenix arizona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dark humor, humorous and semi serious films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, death, revenge and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Arizona: Breathless (2012), The Preacher's Mistress (2013), Lansdown (2001), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999), Shut Up and Shoot! (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breathless (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lorna is a strong-willed Texas woman who’s had enough of her untrustworthy husband, Dale’s, criminal acts and lack of husbandry. Fed up, she enlists the help of her old friend, Tiny, to help her figure out what to do with Dale after his latest ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, private detective, country, gory, crimes, deadly, crime, best friends, murderous pair, criminal heroes, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Preacher's Mistress (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Single mother gets involved with a married preacher and framed for his wife's murder.
Plot: murder, single mother, minister, adultery, framed for murder, tied feet, tied up, boyfriend, revenge, gun, kitchen knife, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.0
 113
Lansdown (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this dark comedy, defense lawyer Jake Jorgenson's carefully constructed life begins to unravel when he kills his wife's lover.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, crime gone awry, crime, hitman, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, disorder, goofy hero, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. ...
Style: dark humor, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, kidnapping, gym, school bus, bed, knocked out, history teacher, exam, scholarship, graduation, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, actor's life, filmmaking, bar, artists and showbiz, crimes, politics, pirate, cons and scams, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: realistic, witty, cynical, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, advertising, contests and competitions, advertising agency, workplace intrigue, unlikely criminals, rise to the top, frame up, midlife crisis, boss, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, blood, bakery, cleaning lady, samurai sword, decapitation, crime, dangerous attraction, psychopath, obsession, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, couple relations, suburbs, extramarital affair, wife, nothing goes right, couples, suburban life, crimes, deadly, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Coldblooded (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, blood, murder, gangsters, yoga, basement, wound, promotion, going straight, blood splatter, criminal heroes, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
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Family Plot (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.
Style: suspenseful, talky, clever, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, greed, murder, heir, armed robbery, spiritualist, mystery, faked death, ransom, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 22K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, murder, accidental killing, popularity, prank, fashion, teenager, bullying, makeover, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: dark humor, clever, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, friends, violence, death, prostitute, hotel, marijuana, psychopath, cocaine, wedding, blood, desert ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, nevada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 1K
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: suspenseful, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, slasher, mind game, who done it, psychopath, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, marijuana, bathroom ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 1K
Hexed (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! Soon she kills a couple more people, and unfortunately all ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: hotel, murder, mistaken identity, mental illness, manipulations, comedy of errors, parody, switching roles, crime, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Illusive Tracks (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christmas 1945. In a train from Stockholm to Berlin are a motley collection. It is the failure of the author Gunnar who wants to leave his old life and make a contribution in Berlin; physician Henry who plan to marry Marie and likewise Henry's ...
Style: not serious, twists and turns, humorous, stylized, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, train, infidelity, crime, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, disorder, gays and lesbians, mysterious character, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s
Place: europe, germany, sweden, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 53
Cam-Girl (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gessica, a single mother who works as a webcam stripper is pushed to her limit when held hostage by an unknown gunman.
Style: suspense
Plot: stripper, revenge, love, home invasion, dating, mother, single mother, stalker, serial killer, hostage situation
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.1
 148K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, dark humor, psychological, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: human nature, revenge, unlikely criminals, wedding party, road rage, twists & turns, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 24K
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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, housewife, murder, suburban life, perfectionist, court, courtroom, dentist, female killer, masturbation, crime, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.3
 1K
Bitter Feast (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A celebrity chef exacts revenge on a food blogger who torpedoes his career.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, torture, critic, murder, revenge, private detective, vengeance, cooking and food, chef, rivalry, ego clash, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, murder, hollywood, rape, actress, actor's life, desire for fame, explosion, car chase, showbiz, parody, factory ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, mystery, missing person, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, goofy hero, couple relations, false accusation, murder, reunion, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 70K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, violence, murder, drug lord, gambling, money, crime, actress, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, california, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: twist ending
Plot: redemption, broker, adultery, power, greed, money, femme fatale, anti hero, murder, seduction, corruption, salesman ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 394
Getting In (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a family tradition to live up to. Things don't go to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, college life, school, cons and scams, slasher, crime, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, contests and competitions, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 166
The Paint Job (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Taav's first feature occupies the same setting and psychological territory as David Lynch's visions of small-town America. About a love triangle, involving house painter Wesley (Patton), his boss Willie (Pastorelli) and Willie's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, love triangle, crimes, crime, deadly, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, painter, neighbor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 633
Royce (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Royce is a member of the ultra-secret service "Black Hole", working for the US Government on top-secret missions. When the senator responsible for forming Black Hole disbands the organization, Royce's fellow Black Hole members plot ...
Style: suspense
Plot: nuclear, ak 47, mission, train explosion, train, murder, girl, revenge, helicopter, car, traitor, spy ...
Place: ukraine, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 16K
The Bar (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of strangers are trapped inside a bar.
Style: suspense, brutal, disturbing, dark humor, tense
Plot: bar, sniper, injection, death, violence, panic, virus, fight, survival, fire, murder, cafe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 7K
Blackway (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman newly returned to her hometown becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, sincere
Plot: murder, revenge, stalker, loss of daughter, single woman, threat, corrupt cop, old man, intruder, female protagonist, hometown, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 392
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, hit and run, manipulations, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, parents and children, cons and scams, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Head Above Water (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, murder, alcohol, jealous husband, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, dealing with death, nothing goes right, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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