Talky movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant talky movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous and interesting films and TV shows about / with friendship, storytelling, mentor, friends, dialogue, brutality, loneliness, greed, twists & turns and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as talky: Sleuth (2007), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), House (2004), The Big Lebowski (1998), Seven Psychopaths (2012), Reservoir Dogs (1992), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Player (1992), Kicking and Screaming (1995), Lipstick Jungle (2008).

List of talky movies

 6.5
 29K
Sleuth (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart.
Style: talky, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: rivalry, mind game, crimes, manipulation, verbal byplay, one on one, dialogue driven, riddles and clues, dishonesty, outsmarting, mistaken identity, game playing ...
Time: contemporary
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The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: captivating, touching, clever, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, prison life, freedom, life is a bitch, life sentence, prison escape, corruption, confined, criminal heroes, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
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 8.7
 383K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, cynical, captivating, psychological, witty ...
Plot: doctor, prodigy, talented, mastermind, loner, hospital, patient, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, unconventional method, loneliness, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: humorous, talky, surreal, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, dialogue, bowling, kidnapping, marijuana, hippie, slacker, mistaken identity, vandalism, crimes, stoners, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, gangsters, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, phoenix arizona
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 8.3
 843K
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and ...
Style: brutal, talky, tense, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, crimes, dark hero, psychopath, swearing, violence spree, gang, heist gone wrong, cult, undercover cop, perfect crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, cult film, intense, tense ...
Plot: office, greed, real estate agent, ambition, pressure, rivalry, corporate world, reward, career, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, arizona, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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 7.5
 50K
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: talky, clever, psychological, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, blackmail, murder, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, agent, screenwriter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
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Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After college graduation, Grover's girlfriend Jane tells him she's moving to Prague to study writing. Grover declines to accompany her, deciding instead to move in with several friends, all of whom can't quite work up the inertia to ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: college, friendship, coming of age, buddies, graduation, lifestyle, twentysomething life, drinking, party, student, husband wife relationship, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, prague czechoslovakia, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, best friends, couples, workplace, family relations, workplace situations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 9.1
 725K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: captivating, clever, witty, psychological, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, crime, mind game, mastermind, prodigy, partners, riddles and clues, british, friendship, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Five Feet Apart (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.
Style: thought provoking, talky, meditative, melancholic
Plot: forbidden love, fighting illness, star crossed lovers, true love, couple relations, destiny, falling in love, suffering, danger, disability, life turned upside down, long distance relationship ...
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The Man from Earth (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, talky, surprise ending ...
Plot: immortality, professor, philosophy, hidden identity, society, religion, christianity, mistaken identity, legends and myths, psychology, impersonating, memory ...
Time: middle ages, prehistory, prehistoric, contemporary, 21st century ...
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 8.5
 334K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, serious, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prodigy, law firm, success, mentor, boss and employee, legal, rivalry, deal, rivals, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 88K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, witty, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend, single mother, best friends, lifestyle, looking for love, small town life, teenager, family, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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 7.7
 172K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, buddy comedy, sitcom ...
Plot: friends, roommate, ex couple relations, group of friends, couple relations, optimism, singleness, young people, buddies, love and romance, dating, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 7.2
 113K
Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After 11-year-old Zachary Cowan strikes his classmate across the face with a stick after an argument, the victim's parents invite Zachary's parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner.
Style: talky, dark humor, cynical, ironic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, dialogue driven, marital problem, under the surface, husband wife relationship, parenthood, marriage, bully, battle of the sexes, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, africa
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To Kill a King (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.
Style: clever, talky, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, rivalry, betrayal, revolution, intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, political unrest, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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 7.6
 22K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lesbian couple, lgbt, lesbian mother, love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship, female friendship, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 8.4
 24K
Broad City (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, talky, buddy comedy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, lifestyle, everyday life, female friendship, young people, sexual activity, slacker, free spirit, friends, urban, twentysomething life, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The stories of a missing wife, a couple of meth heads and an Elvis impersonator are connected by the items found in a small town's pawn shop.
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: crime, crimes, disorder, vigilantism, crime gone awry, track down, nothing goes right, abduction, missing person, rivalry, kidnapping, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 177K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, college life, friends, odd, social relations, lifestyle change, hardcase students, friendship, college, uptight character, mishap, geek ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa
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 6.8
 48K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, talky, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: business, career woman, workplace romance, rise to the top, secretary, love and romance, career, boss, cinderella story, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 8.3
 78K
Psych (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Thanks to his police officer father's efforts, Shawn Spencer spent his childhood developing a keen eye for detail (and a lasting dislike of his dad). Years later, Shawn's frequent tips to the police lead to him being falsely accused of a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddies, partners, private detective, intelligence, crimes, investigation, best friends, who done it, unconventional method, police station, talented, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.9
 367K
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: dark humor, atmospheric, talky, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, irish, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, gay slur, friendship, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: bruges, belgium, europe, ireland, venice
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: dark humor, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bounty hunter, racism, old west, gunfight, vengeance, slavery, african american, gory, society, rescue, one against many, courage ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: mississippi, usa, tennessee, texas
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A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: intellectual, psychological, talky, philosophical, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, historical character, psychoanalysis, patient, mentally unstable, sexual perversion, sexuality, mental illness, seduction, introspection, human nature, life changing experience ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, austria, central europe, zurich switzerland
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Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, murder mystery, crimes, interrogation, prime suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
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 8.1
 242K
Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, melancholic, emotional, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chance meeting, love and romance, encounter, lovers, introspection, french, coincidence, relationships, tourist, existentialism, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, paris france, budapest hungary, europe, vienna
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Damsels in Distress (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed ...
Style: talky, semi serious, satirical, absurd, atmospheric ...
Plot: college, college life, best friends, female friendship, love and romance, social relations, depression, makeover, fraternity, eccentricity, relationships, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, tokyo
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