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, interesting and humorous films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, dialogue, twists & turns, corruption, friendship, runaway, greed, brutality and murder 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: House (2004), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Big Lebowski (1998), Sleuth (2007), Sherlock (2010), Seven Psychopaths (2012), New Girl (2011), To Kill a King (2003), The King's Speech (2010), Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013).

List of talky movies

 8.7
 370K
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: cynical, clever, psychological, witty, biting ...
Plot: prodigy, doctor, talented, mastermind, riddles and clues, loner, doctors and patients, patient, antisocial behavior, surgery, unconventional method, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa
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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, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, freedom, prison life, false accusation, life is a bitch, life sentence, corruption, confined, survival, hopes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, pacific ocean, mexico, maine
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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, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nihilism, kidnapping, bowling, marijuana, mistaken identity, hippie, disorder, stoners, deception, vandalism, slacker, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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 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, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, mind game, crimes, manipulation, one on one, verbal byplay, dialogue driven, dishonesty, outsmarting, mistaken identity, fear, game playing ...
Time: contemporary
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 9.2
 689K
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, mastermind, prodigy, sherlock holmes, mind game, partners, crime, riddles and clues, friendship, british, intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
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Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, kidnapping, crime gone awry, crimes, screenwriter, dishonesty, mob boss, partners in crime, dog, gangster, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
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 7.7
 169K
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, captivating, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, couple relations, ex couple relations, optimism, singleness, young people, buddies, sitcom, love and romance, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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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, political unrest, dishonesty, state affairs, society, torture, civil war, battlefield ...
Time: 17th century
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, queen, historical character, stuttering, british history, state affairs, disability, treatment, radio, destiny, speech ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, buckingham palace, europe, scotland ...
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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, cynical ...
Plot: disorder, crime, nothing goes right, vigilantism, crime gone awry, track down, abduction, missing person, rivalry, artists and showbiz, kidnapping, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.5
 172K
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: witty, talky, humorous, stylized, situational comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, sitcom, friends, college life, social relations, lifestyle change, odd, hardcase students, college, friendship, uptight character, mishap ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, campus
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 8.4
 77K
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, not serious, witty, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: intelligence, buddies, private detective, who done it, partners, resourceful, investigation, best friends, unconventional method, friendship, crime, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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 7.9
 358K
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: irish, hitman, guilt, tourist, death, redemption, haunted by the past, partners, canadian stereotype, suicidal, gay slur, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: bruges, belgium, europe, venice, ireland
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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, rough, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, bounty hunter, slavery, old west, gunfight, african american, vengeance, society, rescue, courage, friendship, dentist ...
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: psychological, intellectual, talky, serious, sexy ...
Plot: sexual perversion, psychiatrist, psychoanalysis, patient, mentally unstable, historical character, sexuality, mental illness, seduction, human nature, introspection, therapy ...
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, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, murder mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
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 7.6
 49K
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, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, plan gone awry, artists and showbiz, movie business, agent, screenwriter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
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Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: talky, not serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, office, female protagonist, politics, employer employee relationship, political satire, office romance, election, small town life, workplace situations, workaholic, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.8
 286K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, talky, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, sitcom, job, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, salesman, promotion, love and romance, career, team, goofy hero, social awkwardness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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 8.6
 321K
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, stylized, talky, serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: prodigy, hotshot lawyer, lawyer, mentor, success, legal, boss and employee, law firm, rivalry, rivals, blackmail, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: talky, tense, realistic, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, morality, senator, power struggle, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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 7.8
 37K
Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, switching roles, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
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 8.1
 129K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: cynical, dark humor, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: corruption, workaholic, tv show, racial slur, adultery, media satire, success, workplace situations, network, anchor, workplace romance, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, new york
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 7.3
 125K
Chasing Amy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything is going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's a lesbian.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sexuality, jealousy, lesbian, bisexuality, romance, unlikely relationship, opposites attract, twentysomething life, couple relations, friendship, break up, hockey ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 6.8
 19K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, filmmaking, amateur theater, lifestyle, love and romance, americana, small town life, movie business, showbiz, disorder, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
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 6.6
 21K
London (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.
Style: talky, psychological, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, hopes, love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional relationship, cocaine, party, romance, couples, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
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 7.2
 4K
Simple Men (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bitter about being double-crossed by the women he loved, (and with the police after him to boot), Bill vows to seduce the next woman he sees, then throw her away. His brother Dennis, meanwhile, is equally determined to track down their long lost ...
Style: talky, realistic, road movie, witty, humorous ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, missing person, crimes, romance, family relations, on the road, father son relationship, radical, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, pennsylvania, florida, maryland ...
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 7.1
 74K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, cia, senator, election campaign, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
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 7.1
 119K
Locke (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: driving, on the road, one night, driving at night, human nature, life turned upside down, family problems, adultery, construction site, car phone, destiny, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa, london
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How to Steal a Million (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, stylized, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, forgery, museum, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, romance, insurance, adventure, parents and children, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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