Movies like American Psycho

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 7.6
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American Psycho
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: dark humor, stylized, disturbing, surreal, semi serious, suspense, dark, psychological, bloody, satirical ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, psychopath, brutality, insanity, murder, blood, pornography, greed, splatter, postmodernism, wall street, torture, violent, drugs, unlikely criminals, book, obsession, stylish, gratuitous violence, sexualized violence, materialism, psychology, gory, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, yale university, harvard university
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Pulp Fiction
Crime, Drama
USA
154 min.
 8.9
Goodfellas
Crime, Drama
USA
146 min.
 8.7
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Most similar movies to American Psycho

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, serious and talky films with plots about crimes, brutality, dialogue, violence, murder, storytelling and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like American Psycho: Natural Born Killers (1994), American Hustle (2013), Hard Candy (2005), The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995), One False Move (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Natural Born Killers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.
Style: dark humor, stylized, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, violence, gory, brutality, corruption, murder, splatter, insanity, blood, prison, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: arizona, new mexico, paris france, nevada
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 7.3
 404K
American Hustle
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: clever, stylized, realistic, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: crime, corruption, mafia, political corruption, politics, organized crime, mayor, disco, betrayal, gangster, con artists, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.1
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Hard Candy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Plot: manipulation, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, justice, brutality, child abuse, age difference, deception, vigilante, vigilantism, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   75%
    User:   75%
 
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The Young Poisoner's Handbook
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, friendship, parents and children, stylish, pornography, brutality, vengeance, dysfunctional family, crime, violence, sexualized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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System:   73%
    User:   81%
 
One False Move
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following a series of drug deals and murders, three criminals -- Fantasia, Ray Malcolm and Pluto -- travel from Los Angeles to Houston, finally arriving in a small Arkansas town to go into hiding. Two detectives from the LAPD, who are already on the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, small town, murder, police investigation, crime gone awry, redemption, heist, investigation, violence, drugs, neo noir, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, texas, arkansas, louisiana, california ...
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    User:   65%
 
 8.3
 606K
Taxi Driver
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: bleak, disturbing, psychological, serious, dark ...
Plot: obsession, vigilante, redemption, depression, paranoia, loneliness, mental illness, violence, vigilantism, prostitution, insanity, taxi ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
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System:   64%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
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Hoodlum
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1934, the second most lucrative business in New York City was running "the numbers". When, Madam Queen, the powerful woman who runs the scam in Harlem, is arrested. Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson takes over the business and must ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, violence, organized crime, mafia, gangster, corruption, betrayal, gunfight, interracial relations, death, mob ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: harlem, illinois, usa, new york, california
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System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
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The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant. Food, colour coding, sex, murder, torture and cannibalism are the exotic fare in this beautifully filmed but ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, cannibalism, restaurant, infidelity, brutality, violence, revenge, adultery, gangster, surrealism, strong sexual content, sex ...
Time: 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
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The Boys
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: australian, crime, prison, dysfunctional family, redemption, murder, violence, juvenile delinquency, psychopath, brutality, violent, brothers ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
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Phoenix
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Gambling fever -- along with a brutal bookie -- leads three crooked cops into a double-dealing scheme that lands them in hot water way over their heads.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: crime, police corruption, gambling, crime gone awry, heist, addiction, betrayal, neo noir, murder, tough law enforcer, rock, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, new jersey, california, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, stylized, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence, redemption, hitman, cult, gory, gangster, gunfight, organized crime, plot twist, brutality, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
 8.3
 633K
Scarface
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, corruption, organized crime, mafia, gory, drug abuse, gunfight, gangster, violence, drugs, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: cuba, miami, usa, colombia, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
 7.6
 53K
Funny Games
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, torture, sadism, blood, hostages, postmodernism, brutality, visceral, violent, family in danger, gratuitous violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
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The Funeral
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crime, violence, vengeance, murder, gangster, mob, insanity, gratuitous violence, parents and children, brothers ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Only God Forgives
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, France, USA, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Jenna to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.
Style: stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, surrealism, neo-noir, violence, neo noir, revenge, gory, crime, violent, brutality, criminal heroes, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mafia film in Tarantino style with a star-studded cast. Jimmy’s “The Saint” gangster career has finally ended. Yet now he finds him self doing favors for a wise godfather known as “The Man with the Plan.”
Style: dark humor, witty, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, hitman, gangsters, violence, redemption, mafia, revenge, friendship, gangster, organized crime, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 7.6
 32K
Man Bites Dog
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, stylized, humorous, witty ...
Plot: serial killer, brutality, murder, crime, violence, rape, insanity, blood, sexualized violence, violent, gratuitous violence, reality tv ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
 8.7
 859K
Goodfellas
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: stylized, realistic, dark humor, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, organized crime, gangsters, mafia, violence, gangster, mentor, corruption, greed, brutality, heist, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, usa, florida, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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 8.2
 396K
Casino
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: talky, realistic, stylized, clever, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, gangsters, mafia, crime, organized crime, greed, corruption, gangster, brutality, betrayal, gambling, hitman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1973, year 1980 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   52%
 
 6.8
 35K
Romper Stomper
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: violence, skinhead, racism, betrayal, gang, nazi, male nudity, violent, brutality, gratuitous violence, gangs, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
 7.3
 208K
Lawless
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: crime, prohibition, gangsters, corruption, gory, gunfight, organized crime, mafia, violence, gangster, brutality, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1940
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   55%
 
New Jersey Drive
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, brutality, vengeance, police investigation, police corruption, gang, cars, juvenile delinquency, redemption, drug dealing, urban, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   37%
 
 6.7
 66K
Killer Joe
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop (Matthew McConaughey) who moonlights as a hit man agrees to kill the hated mother of a desperate drug dealer (Emile Hirsch) in exchange for a tumble with the young man's virginal sister (Juno Temple).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, tense, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: crime gone awry, hitman, neo-noir, crime, greed, violence, dysfunctional family, psychopath, sex, murder, neo noir, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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The Killer Inside Me
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small west Texas town, patient and apparently thoughtful. Some people think he is a little slow and maybe boring, but that is the worst they say about him. But then nobody knows about what ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious, brutal ...
Plot: small town, murder, crime, violence, brutality, neo noir, revenge, bdsm, violent, serial killer, pornography, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
 7.1
 127K
The Drop
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, realistic, clever, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, organized crime, crime gone awry, robbery, hitman, gangster, violence, bar, murder, death, neo noir ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
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System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
The Godfather: Part III
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don, Michael Corleone seeks forgiveness for his sins while taking a young protege under his wing.
Style: stylized, bleak, serious, epic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, mafia, organized crime, assassination, corruption, betrayal, violence, guilt, gangster, revenge, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1980
Place: italy, new york, europe, usa, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   49%
 
 6.4
 16K
Less Than Zero
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college freshman returns to Los Angeles for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Style: stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, addiction, friendship, drugs, high school, downfall, drinking, self discovery, adaptation, book, weed ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
 5.3
 122K
Spring Breakers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: sexy, stylized, sexual, art house, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, crime gone awry, drugs, violence, on the road, best friends, drugs/alcohol, pornography, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, party, spring break ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 

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Mobsters
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: stylized, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, betrayal, vengeance, friendship, mafia, revenge, prohibition, gang, hitman, organized crime, gangster ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, manhattan new york city
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
 6.8
 230K
Hannibal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After having successfully eluded the authorities for years, Hannibal peacefully lives in Italy in disguise as an art scholar. Trouble strikes again when he's discovered leaving a deserving few dead in the process. He returns to America to make ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, vengeance, crime, cannibalism, violence, revenge, torture, fbi, blood, special agents, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, florence, venice, italy, florence italy ...
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System:   42%
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