Movies like Big City Blues

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Big City Blues (1997)
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Big City Blues (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A collection of characters threaten to cross paths, unknowingly, during a night in the big city. The film focuses on two hit men (Reynolds and Forsythe) who are bound to collide with Cates, a beautiful prostitute.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, hitman, blues, swat team, s&m, crimes, friends, misfit, partners, urban, gender, gays and lesbians, city life, party, violence, model, kitchen, female nudity, drugs, gun, masturbation, stripper, tourist, burglary, tattoo ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Big City Blues

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about partners, friends, crimes, buddies, disorder, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Big City Blues: Breaking In (1989), The Players Club (1998), Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003), Sparkler (1997), Flashback (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breaking In (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Professional thief Ernie takes Mike on as an apprentice, but while Mike clearly has "larceny in his heart", it will take him a long time to get as good as Ernie.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: safecracker, heist, prostitute, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, partners, buddies, aging, odd couple, golden years, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, england, california
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95%
The Players Club (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young single mother Diana struggles to provide for her child and pay for her college education. She ends up working at a shoe store, but meets two strippers from a nearby gentlemen's club who convince her there's fast money to be made ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stripper, gangsters, fish out of water, nightlife, crimes, strip club, prostitute, family relations, organized crime, rape, dominatrix, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Killer Drag Queens on Dope (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Killer Drag Queens on Dope is the wild story of Ginger and Coco, two dolls with a little secret... They're contract killers who work for a one-eyed lunatic named Uncle A. Half the cutthroats in town are trying to kill them, the other half are ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, deadly, obsession, gender bending, showbiz, disorder, crimes, partners, chases and races, female impersonator, stoners ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Sparkler (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is told to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides they are those kings and joins them on a trip. In Vegas she ...
Style: stylized, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bar, on the road, friendship, gambling, gender, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, desert, couples, friends, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After escaping from jail, two teens flee to Tijuana and stay with one's childhood protector, a man masquerading as a nun.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, offbeat, witty, dark humor ...
Plot: prostitute, escape, prison life, eating disorder, serial killer, teenager, couples, friends, violence spree, on the road, looking for sex, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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68%
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Flashback (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A hippie radical, Huey Walker has been a fugitive for decades, accused of a crime that he may not have committed. Finally apprehended, Walker is escorted to trial by uptight 20-something FBI agent John Buckner. While the two seem to be polar ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: train, chase, friendship, on the road, prison, fbi, lsd, partners, criminal heroes, adventure, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: oregon, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, journey, loner, ashes, fireworks, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Cherry, Harry & Raquel! (1969)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Harry (a corrupt sheriff) and his Chicano deputy hunt an Apache who is about to go to the authorities with the news Harry is smuggling marijuana. Harry makes love to Raquel (a prostitute) and Cherry (a nurse). The women also has an erotic encounter ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, nurse, apache, murder, exploitation, violence, swimming pool, car chase, surrealism, sheriff, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Last New Year's Eve (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: New year's eve at "The Islands" condos. An aging countess's party is crashed by the soccer team from her gigolo's town. While dressing for a dinner party, the wealthy Guilia discovers her husband's affair with her best ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: betrayal, society, lifestyle, suburbs, suburban life, aging, best friends, friends, femme fatale, prostitute, violence, forgery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fifty Pills (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A combination of unfortunate circumstances force Darren into the situation where he has to sell off the eponymous stash of drugs in a limited time frame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college life, college, teenage life, high school life, drug dealing, nothing goes right, student life, youth, coming of age, crimes, lifestyle, partners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Bindlestiffs (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three high school virgins, suspended from school on a bogus graffiti charge, flee to the inner city in an attempt to live out the plot of The Catcher in the Rye - a book they neither have read nor understand. BINDLESTIFFS documents their struggles ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, teenage life, rebelliousness, rebellion, buddies, disorder, friends, youth, escapades, looking for sex, city life, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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54%
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After School (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A student-teacher relationship goes way beyond the classroom, including pre-historic times.
Style: realistic, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, sexy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, introspection, clergy, college life, romance, school, society, power relations, youth, teachers and students, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Seven Days of Grace (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women - a blonde, a hippie, a lesbian and a barmaid - are looking for love, money and success. When one inherits an Italian restaurant from her father, they see this as a chance to fulfil their dreams. Then the restaurant is in danger of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, feel good ...
Plot: best friends, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, actor's life, gender, artists and showbiz, friends, down on your luck, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Neon Flesh (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Sweden, Argentina
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hoping to earn his mother's respect, a young hustler-turned-businessman tries to open a brothel with his two useless buddies.
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, crimes, female nudity, disorder, friends, criminal heroes, lifestyle, pimp, redemption, coitus, nudity (full frontal - brief), sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
American Strays (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The desert can be a lonely place for the people who live there or for those who are traveling through. It is also the teller of different stories including the story of a traveling salesman whose only commodity is death and the story of a young man ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, hitman, satire, salesman, danger, criminal heroes, deadly, unlikely criminals, misfit, social misfits, crime, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, australia
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49%
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Montana (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seasoned enforcer is given the seemingly routine task of finding the Boss's runaway mistress, Kitty. However Kitty is involved in plans to overthrow the Boss and this routine task gets very complicated.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, hitman, gunfight, murder, boss, cancer, disorder, kidnapping, terminal illness, gangsters, chases and races, partners ...
Time: 90s
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49%
American Crude (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Quite a bit can happen over the course of a single day in L.A., and when smooth-talking scam artist Johnny decides to throw a bachelor party for his best friend Bill the events of the day take a bizarre turn. As the festivities get underway, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, dark humor, realistic
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, buddies, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, disorder, revenge, pot smoking, bachelor party, deception ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Vietnam vet Frank Vega now runs an East L.A. community center where he trains young boxers to survive in and out of the ring. But when his prize student falls in with the wrong crowd and turns up dead, Frank teams up with his pal Bernie to take ...
Style: rough, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, vigilantism, fighting crime, rivalry, partners against crime, society, aging, elderly, tough heroes, friends, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Search and Destroy (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A satire about desperate hustling, pop philosophy and big money.
Style: humorous, dark humor, light, captivating, witty ...
Plot: showbiz, filmmaking, american dream, satire, crimes, rivalry, danger, guru, artists and showbiz, destiny, media satire, business ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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47%
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Shoot the Hero (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 30-something couple unintentionally become involved in a botched jewel heist while shopping for wedding rings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, couples, witnessing a crime, on the run, unlikely criminals, crimes, danger, crime gone awry, disorder, hitman, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
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47%
Freebie and the Bean (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives want to bring down a local hijacking boss. But they'll have to get to him before a hitman does.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, car chase, police, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, master criminal, chases and races, partners, partners against crime, chase, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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46%
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Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, disturbing, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, athlete's life, friends, crime, crimes, weightlifting, ambition, group of criminals, partners, stupidity, kidnapping, greed ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1995, 1990s ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, bahamas, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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1999 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The century is coming to an end, and New York City is freaking out. "1999" takes place at a New Year's Eve party on December 31, 1999. As a group of neurotic characters gather at a Greenwich Village apartment, everyone struggles to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: city life, love triangle, urban, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, gays and lesbians, nightlife, singleness, friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Wild Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: high school, obsession, strip club, teenager, police, voyeur, party, high school life, looking for sex, teenage life, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Frownland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A rotten egg lobbed with spazmo aim at the spotless surface of the silver screen, FROWNLAND centers on social misfit and self-labeled "troll from under the bridge" Keith Sontag (Dore Mann). When he's not trying to sell coupons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: society, buddies, misfit, friends, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle, suburbs, fall in love, city life, emotional abuse, insecurity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
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Fuzz (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, survival, blackmail, law enforcement, undercover, crime, heist, buddies, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Never on Tuesday (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: offbeat, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, buddies, partners, couples, friends, disorder, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tail Lights Fade (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman (Tanya Allen) relay races across Canada with her boyfriend (Breckin Meyer) and another couple (Jake Busey and Denise Richards) to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, misfit, crimes, betrayal, drug dealing, chases and races, lovers on the run, stash, disorder, stoners, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 2K
Real Time (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Real Time is a comedic drama about a compulsive gambler given one hour to live by the man hired to kill him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gambling, hitman, resentment, regret, disorder, unlikely partners, race against time, dealing with death, partners, chases and races, vengeance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%