Biting movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant biting movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out biting, realistic, clever, stylized, serious and suspense films and TV shows about / with storytelling, murder, dialogue, blood, mentor, violence, loneliness, twists & turns, brutality and violent plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Greece and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as biting: Fight Club (1999), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Riverdale (2017), House (2004), Black Mirror (2011), Shameless (2011), American Beauty (1999), District 9 (2009), Game of Thrones (2011), The Martian (2015).

List of biting movies

 8.8
 1.7M
Fight Club (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the ...
Style: surprise ending, mind bending, twists and turns, biting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: split personality, losing-it hero, social decay, insomnia, fist fighting, against the rules, nihilism, life philosophy, dissociative identity disorder, fighting the system, social misfits, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: delaware, usa
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.
Style: realistic, clever, biting, captivating, cynical ...
Plot: rise and fall, success, ambition, money, cons and scams, wall street, corruption, greed, yuppie, hotshot hero, millionaire, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1983, year 1987
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, geneva switzerland, mediterranean sea ...
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 7.2
 96K
Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, tense, biting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, small town, friends, teenage life, friendship, youth, love triangle, murder, investigation, crimes, danger, parents and children ...
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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: cynical, clever, psychological, witty, biting ...
Plot: doctor, prodigy, talented, mastermind, loner, surgery, doctors and patients, patient, antisocial behavior, riddles and clues, teamwork, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.9
 349K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, cynical, dark humor, biting, serious ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, media satire, alternate reality, technology, gadget, paranoia, news, mind control, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 8.6
 174K
Shameless (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. ...
Style: humorous, biting, emotional, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay teenager, family problems, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage sex, teenage life, bipolar disorder, family relations, drinking problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.3
 1.0M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, age difference, dysfunctional family, virgin, family problems, teenage life, coming of age, youth, older man young girl relationship, older man younger woman relationship, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.9
 610K
District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, interesting, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, human nature, manhunt, transformation, racism, alien, genetics, discrimination, life is a bitch, slum, civil rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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 9.4
 1.6M
Game of Thrones (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: dragon, intrigue, incest, betrayal, adventure, king, political intrigue, politics, royal family, rivalry, killings, queen ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
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 8.0
 693K
The Martian (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Hungary
Duration: 144 min.
Story: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw ...
Style: futuristic, biting, suspenseful, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: survival, isolation, space travel, mars, nasa, astronaut, human spirit, stranded, space and aliens, loneliness, peril, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: houston texas, pasadena california, china, beijing china
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 8.1
 154K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, twists & turns, unlikely criminals, revenge, road rage, wedding party, corruption, violence, fighting the system, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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 7.9
 413K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: disturbing, psychological, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: neo noir, sociopath, journalism, journalist, obsession, ambition, cynicism, losing-it hero, deception, character study, morality, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: disturbing, biting, touching, ambiguous ending, fairy tale ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sign language, creature, supernatural, laboratory, interracial friendship, cold war, love story, escape, rescue, captive, scientist, healing power ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, maryland, united states, pittsburgh, soviet union
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 7.6
 84K
Lolita (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of American culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze, he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, psychological, sexy, serious ...
Plot: seduction, lust, forbidden love, age difference, diary, destructive relationship, love affair, lolita, perversion, obsession, desire, pedophilia ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: new hampshire, usa, ohio
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 7.3
 71K
Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, brother sister incest, isolation, odd, power relations, perversion, punishment, domestic violence, parents and children, eccentric family, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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 7.1
 108K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, biting, suspense, bleak, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, loneliness, gory, friendship, bully, coming of age, small town, fall in love, transformation, dangerous attraction, first love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Jack Sparrow, a freewheeling 17th-century pirate, quarrels with a rival pirate bent on pillaging Port Royal. When the governor's daughter is kidnapped, Sparrow decides to help the girl's love save her.
Style: exciting, humorous, biting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, date night, kids
Plot: adventure, ship, pirate, curses spells and rituals, treasure, pirate ship, treasure hunt, gold, captain, ocean or sea, ghost, boat ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: caribbean, jamaica
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Some Velvet Morning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark ...
Style: biting, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, quibbling, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, human nature, rape victim, mini dress, sexual assault ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.4
 40K
Teeth (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn is an active member of her high-school chastity club but, when she meets Tobey, nature takes its course, and the pair answer the call. They suddenly learn she is a living example of the vagina dentata myth, when the encounter takes a grisly ...
Style: scary, dark humor, biting, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, high school, virginity, teenage life, rape and revenge, sexuality, dysfunctional family, rape, coming of age, revenge, masturbation, surgery ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.6
 20K
If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: biting, surreal, disturbing, realistic, witty ...
Plot: rebellion, coming of age, youth, social satire, boarding school life, school, boarding school, social misfits, life is a bitch, teachers and students, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
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 9.2
 1.5M
The Godfather (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, atmospheric, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, pride and honor, criminal heroes, gang war, crimes, greed, family business, lawyer, mob boss, power struggle ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, sicily, usa ...
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, sexual, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, secret, suburban life, neighbor, family relations, social relations, couple relations, friendship, female friendship, lifestyle, infidelity, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.8
 4K
Flight Crew (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Russia, Cambodia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A story about bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature. A young pilot is fired from military air force after disobeying an absurd order. He gets a job as a co-pilot with a civil airline. Being brutally ...
Style: dramatic, sentimental, disturbing, biting, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, airplane, risk, aviation, rescue mission, colleague colleague relationship, heroism, mentor protege relationship, beefcake, coworker relationship, social relations, father-son relationship ...
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 7.3
 559K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, twists and turns, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mind game, scheme, mastermind, cons and scams, teamwork, manipulations, fbi, perfect crime, deception, thief, outsmarting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, usa, chicago illinois ...
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Terminator Genisys (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The year is 2029. John Connor, leader of the resistance continues the war against the machines. At the Los Angeles offensive, John's fears of the unknown future begin to emerge when TECOM spies reveal a new plot by SkyNet that will attack him ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, androids and robots, killer robot, man versus machine, cyborgs, chase, artificial intelligence, apocalypse, human android relationship, future dystopia, human versus computer, dark future ...
Time: future, year 1973, 21st century, year 1984
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 8.5
 106K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: humorous, clever, cynical, talky, entertaining ...
Plot: programmer, computers and web, geek, businessman, inventions and discoveries, computer genius, workplace situations, ambition, workplace, ambitious, computer, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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 7.8
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, captivating, biting, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, media satire, dishonesty, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, tv show, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, reality tv, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.2
 60K
Red State (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter Christian fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: protest, church, confined, society, kidnapping, perversity, deception, torture, preacher, christianity, fanaticism, pastor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas
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 7.2
 75K
Gosford Park (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Multiple storylined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in a country house in England.
Style: stylized, captivating, enigmatic, bleak, biting ...
Plot: murder, estate, high society, butler, master and servant, social differences, servant, police investigation, who done it, country estate, society, jealousy ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, pre world war two
Place: england, london
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 8.5
 13K
House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: tense, witty, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, reporter, journalist, dishonesty, manipulations, deception, intrigue, power struggle, state affairs, young woman, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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