Movies like After Hours

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After Hours (1985)
 7.6
 72K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, funny, atmospheric, realistic, dark, disturbing, art house, talky, humorous, suspenseful ...
Plot: twists and turns, dark humor, suicide, coincidence, artist, mistaken identity, female nudity, paranoia, nightclub, city life, nightlife, murder, visceral, crime gone awry, character study, farce, surrealism, lifestyle, diner, fish out of water, uncontrollable, chase, false accusation, subway, thief ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa

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Most similar movies to After Hours

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out weird, talky, enigmatic and thought provoking films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, dark humor, loneliness, crime gone awry, obsession and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like After Hours: Barton Fink (1991), Burn After Reading (2008), The Last Supper (1995), Mystery Train (1989), Control (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 124K
Barton Fink (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.
Style: surreal, psychological, neo noir, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Plot: twists and turns, hollywood, showbiz, murder, screenwriter, dark humor, neighbor, surrealism, serial killer, insanity, new job, film industry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: funny, cynical, absurd, cerebral, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stupidity, espionage, paranoia, satire, farce, twists and turns, divorce, dark humor, infidelity, spy, violence, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Last Supper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Style: witty, intense, disturbing, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, dark humor, sexism, death, culture clash, serial killer, murder, assassination, justice, vigilante, brainwashing, propaganda ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 29K
Mystery Train (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.
Style: humorous, stylized, meditative, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, tourist, train, multiple storylines, hotel room, ghost, recording studio, robbery, cafe, bellhop, hotel desk clerk, italian woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: memphis, tennessee, new jersey, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 26K
Control (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tale about a strange young man, BulcsĂș, his fellow inspectors, who are all without exception likeable characters, a rival ticket inspection team, and racing along the tracks... And a tale about love.
Style: psychological, surreal, atmospheric, art house, dark ...
Plot: subway, train, workplace, serial killer, social misfits, dark humor, underground, love, musician, redemption, surrealism, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, eastern europe, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.
Style: surreal, romantic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: depression, true love, love, shyness, brother sister relationship, mental illness, love and romance, insanity, complex characters, love story, eccentricity, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hawaii, los angeles, california, utah, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 849K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: psychological, bleak, neo noir, disturbing, cerebral ...
Plot: character study, loner, violence, vigilante, obsession, alienation, loneliness, vigilantism, psychology, lone wolves, taxi, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, vietnam, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The King of Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.
Style: tragicomedy, funny, talky, stylized, tense ...
Plot: obsession, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, character study, dark humor, delusion, kidnapping, artists and showbiz, insanity, satire, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.9
 39K
Repo Man (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A down and out young punk gets a job working with a seasoned repo man, but what awaits him in his new career is a series of outlandish adventures revolving around aliens, the CIA, and a most wanted '64 Chevy.
Style: surreal, enigmatic, funny, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, punk, surrealism, cult, absurdism, punk rocker, car, radioactivity, car chase, mentor, distopia, business ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1984, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A proud strip club owner is forced to come to terms with himself as a man, when his gambling addiction gets him in hot water with the mob, who offer him only one alternative.
Style: neo noir, art house, atmospheric, cerebral, cynical ...
Plot: gangsters, gambling, murder, nightclub, mafia, gambling debt, female nudity, hitman, strip club, crime gone awry, paranoid, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 96K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: road movie, surreal, sexy, avant garde, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, adult
Plot: surrealism, murder, betrayal, forbidden love, on the run, violence, hallucination, sex scene, rape, domineering mother, hitman, cult ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, new orleans, austin texas, canada, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 7K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: art house, clever, humorous, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: redemption, amnesia, sexual abuse, twists and turns, distopia, poetry, greed, mission from god, melancholy, catastrophe, eccentricity, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.9
 440K
In Bruges (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray and Ken, two hit men, are in Bruges, Belgium, waiting for their next mission. While they are there they have time to think and discuss their previous assignment. When the mission is revealed to Ken, it is not what he expected.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, irish, hitman, guilt, haunted by the past, dwarf, partners, tourist, friendship, death, gangsters, suicide ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: belgium, bruges, europe, ireland, amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 19K
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, psychological, funny, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, mental illness, insanity, supernatural, psychiatrist, nightclub, hallucination, cockroach, secretary, character study, psychology, macabre ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 11K
Novocaine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dentist finds himself a murder suspect after a sexy patient seduces him into prescribing her drugs
Style: suspenseful, tricky, humorous, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, frame up, dentist, drug use, betrayal, false accusation, dark humor, twists and turns, life turned upside down, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals ...
Place: wisconsin, arizona, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, serious, surreal ...
Plot: hallucination, mental illness, hospital, redemption, medical, ambulance, crime gone awry, rescue, haunted by the past, patient, dealing with death, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 12K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: surreal, realistic, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, love and romance, age difference, coming of age, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, twists and turns, creativity, life & death, parenthood, melancholy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: long island, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 10K
Stuck (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim.
Style: psychological, disturbing, erotic, intense, slasher ...
Plot: survival, female protagonist, taxi, nightclub, suspense, homeless, psychopath, murder, introspection, moral dilemma, vengeance, rules and policies ...
Place: texas, california, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.5
 62K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: clever, talky, satirical, cynical, neo noir ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, suspense, murder, police investigation, blackmail, writers, satire, manipulation, murder mystery, showbiz, crime gone awry ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 204K
Blue Velvet (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of criminals who have kidnapped her child.
Style: neo noir, surreal, dark, disturbing, controversial ...
Audience: adult
Plot: surrealism, voyeurism, small town, sex, sexual obsession, kidnapping, serial killer, rape, postmodernism, suburbs, sexual perversion, eccentricity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, dark, cynical, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, betrayal, gangsters, whodunit, investigation, twists and turns, beach, alcoholic, loneliness, private investigator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, malibu california, california, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: disturbing, psychological, bleak, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: robbery, suspense, dysfunctional family, heist, blackmail, crime gone awry, greed, nude, heist gone wrong, adultery, murder, divorce ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ice Harvest (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: christmas, stripper, strip club, gangsters, betrayal, murder, robbery, organized crime, twists and turns, femme fatale, greed, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.2
 112K
Mean Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small-time hood must choose from among love, friendship and the chance to rise within the mob.
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, friendship, character study, gang, money, urban ghetto life, life philosophy, friends, street gang, exotic dancer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 7K
Julia (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Mexico, Belgium
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An alcoholic becomes involved in a fellow A.A. member's plan to kidnap her young son from the boy's wealthy grandfather.
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, suspense, kidnapping, insanity, twists and turns, loneliness, mental illness, ransom, character study, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, anger ...
Place: mexico, france, san diego california, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, serious, art house, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: working class, loneliness, murder, character study, redemption, pregnancy, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, young woman, revenge, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 99K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, crime gone awry, murder, suspense, adultery, extramarital affair, murder mystery, hitman, twists and turns, investigation, betrayal, visceral ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 196K
Adaptation. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A love-lorn script writer grows increasingly desperate in his quest to adapt the book 'The Orchid Thief'.
Style: philosophical, psychological, mind bending, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: twins, twists and turns, loneliness, filmmaking, writers, mentally unstable, depression, existentialism, obsession, loser, writer's block, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, new york, new orleans, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 49K
11:14 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tells the seemingly random yet vitally connected story of a set of incidents that all converge one evening at 11:14pm. The story follows the chain of events of five different characters and five different storylines that all converge to tell the ...
Style: twist ending, non-linear, psychological, enigmatic, thought provoking ...
Plot: dark humor, accident, twists and turns, murder, suspense, chase, vandalism, crime gone awry, multiple perspectives, multiple storylines, police officer, obsession ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 9K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: neo noir, harsh, bloody, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, brutality, undercover cop, hitman, twists and turns, police detective, police corruption, loneliness, thief, strong sexual content, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%