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Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Crime

Horrible Bosses (2011)

Nick hates his boss, mostly because he's expected to work from before sunrise to after sunset and his boss, Mr. Harken, calls him out for being a minute late and blackmails him so he can't quit. Dale hates his boss, Dr. Julia Harris, because she makes unwelcome sexual advances when he's about to get married. But Dale is on that pesky list of child offenders so he can't quit. Kurt actually likes his job and his boss, well, up until his boss dies and the boss's coked-out, psychopathic son takes over. But who would be crazy enough to quit their jobs in such poor economic times? Instead Nick, Dale and Kurt drunkenly and hypothetically discuss how to kill their bosses, and before they know it, they've hired a murder consultant to help them pull off the three deeds. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  jealousy,  infidelity,  revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:outtakes during end credits,  female dentist,  cocaine use,  woman in bra and panties,  murder conspiracy,  reference to the three musketeers,  chemical company,  reference to jodie foster,  peanut allergy,  sexually frustrated female,  female on male somnophilia,  comb over,  dental assistant,  hidden key,  punctuality,  allergic reaction,  jealous rage,  female on male rape,  anesthesia,  surprise birthday party,  briefcase of money,  self inflicted gunshot wound,  reference to alfred hitchcock,  reference to oprah winfrey,  sex offender,  peanuts,  suitcase of money,  job promotion,  outtakes,  implied nudity,  non statutory female on male rape,  sex in bathroom,  reference to james bond,  crotch grab,  office worker,  police interrogation,  body in a trunk,  stakeout,  male rape,  bloopers during credits,  accountant,  fast motion scene,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  fiance fiancee relationship,  thrown through a window,  sexual harassment,  ensemble cast,  sex talk,  dentist,  boss,  singing in a car,  group of friends,  breaking and entering,  what happened to epilogue,  freeze frame,  heart attack,  character says i love you,  witness,  employer employee relationship,  manipulation,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  confession,  latex gloves,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  cocaine,  death of friend,  woman,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  vomiting,  cat,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

Black Mass (2015)
Biography, Crime, Drama, History

Black Mass (2015)

Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body in a trunk,  ensemble cast,  what happened to epilogue,  witness,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  woman,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  cat,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Big Hit (1998)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Big Hit (1998)

To payoff his second girlfriend's debt, hitman Melvin Smiley undertakes a kidnapping job with his usual associates. In a world of prospective Jewish in-laws and late movie fees, the hitman falls in love with the victim and must settle the score with those out to double-cross him.

Story:body in a trunk,  fiance fiancee relationship,  thrown through a window,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  stabbed in the chest,  car crash,  car chase,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

Super (2010)
Comedy, Drama, Action

Super (2010)

Frank Darrbo is a hapless fry cook. When his wife Sarah falls off the wagon and dumps him for Jacques, a drug dealer, Frank tries to get her back by reporting her kidnapped, grabbing her from Jacques' car, and wailing for her to return. After watching Christian TV and having a vision, he becomes a superhero to fight evil. He sews a costume, finds a weapon (a pipe wrench) and looks for crimes to stop. He has problems: his wrench inflicts real injury, so the cops want him for being a vigilante, his sense of boundaries is flawed, and Jacques' gang has guns. Libby, a clerk at a comic book store, becomes his sidekick, and it's time to go save Sarah. What chance do they have? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:female on male rape,  suitcase of money,  non statutory female on male rape,  body in a trunk,  male rape,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  stabbed in the chest,  police station,  gay slur,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Go (1999) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Crime

Go (1999)

Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.

Themes:revenge
Story:self inflicted gunshot wound,  raised middle finger,  ensemble cast,  sex talk,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  gay slur,  car crash,  car chase,  vomiting,  cat,  punched in the face,  black comedy,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback

Takers (2010)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Takers (2010)

A seasoned team of bank robbers, including Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba), John Rahway (Paul Walker), A.J. (Hayden Christensen), and brothers Jake (Michael Ealy) and Jesse (Chris Brown) Attica successfully complete their latest heist and lead a life of luxury while planning their next job. When Ghost (Tip T.I. Harris), a former member of their team, is released from prison he convinces the group to strike an armored car carrying $20 million. As the "takers" carefully plot their strategy and draw nearer to exacting the grand heist, a reckless police officer (Matt Dillon) inches closer to apprehending the criminals. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:suitcase of money,  accountant,  body landing on a car,  fiance fiancee relationship,  ensemble cast,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  death of friend,  police station,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder

Broken City (2013)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Broken City (2013)

In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul's murder. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  infidelity
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  death of friend,  woman,  gay slur,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  flashback,  murder

Domino (2005)
Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Domino (2005)

The daughter of an actor father and a social-climber mother, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Moseby and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia's money is stolen from an armored truck, while Moseby and his crew are participating in a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation gets out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while the FBI is monitoring two gangs of mobsters. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:woman in bra and panties,  fast motion scene,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  woman,  car crash,  death of father,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

The Hangover Part III (2013) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Crime

The Hangover Part III (2013)

In the aftermath of the death of Alan's father, the wolfpack decide to take Alan to get treated for his mental issues. But things start to go wrong on the way to the hospital as the wolfpack is assaulted and Doug is kidnapped. Now they must find Mr. Chow again in order to surrender him to the gangster who kidnapped Doug in order to save him. (Read More)

Story:body in a trunk,  dentist,  group of friends,  heart attack,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police station,  car crash,  death of father,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:jealousy,  revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  murder,  flashback

Sabotage (2014)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Sabotage (2014)

An elite DEA team raids the safe house of a drug cartel and hide $10 million in the plumbing. When they go back to retrieve the money it is not there. The team is under investigation for the missing $10 million. Then after a couple months the investigation is lifted. The team trains together again and then celebrates at a strip club. Then one of the team is murdered. He wakes up in his RV on railroad tracks. Then a second team member is nailed to the ceiling. The third team member is gunned down at his remote cabin. There is a female City of Atlanta investigator in charge of the murders. After investigating the cartel angle, the twisted truth comes to light. (Read More)

Themes:infidelity,  revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body in a trunk,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  cocaine,  death of friend,  woman,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Drive (2011)
Crime, Drama

Drive (2011)

A mysterious man who has multiple jobs as a garage mechanic, a Hollywood stuntman and a getaway driver seems to be trying to escape his shady past as he falls for his neighbor - whose husband is in prison and who's looking after her child alone. Meanwhile, his garage mechanic boss is trying to set up a race team using gangland money, which implicates our driver as he is to be used as the race team's main driver. Our hero gets more than he bargained for when he meets the man who is married to the woman he loves. (Read More)

Themes:jealousy,  revenge
Story:raised middle finger,  boss,  breaking and entering,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  latex gloves,  double cross,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  woman,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  father son relationship,  murder

Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Crime

Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Four Jack-the-lads find themselves heavily - seriously heavily - in debt to an East End hard man and his enforcers after a crooked card game. Overhearing their neighbours in the next flat plotting to hold up a group of out-of-their-depth drug growers, our heros decide to stitch up the robbers in turn. In a way the confusion really starts when a pair of antique double-barrelled shotguns go missing in a completely different scam. (Read More)

Locations:bar
Story:reference to james bond,  fast motion scene,  ensemble cast,  freeze frame,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

The Family (2013)
Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Family (2013)

A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of CIA Agent Stansfield ('Tommy Lee Jones' (qv)) to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni ('Robert De Niro' (qv)), his wife Maggie ('Michelle Pfeiffer' (qv)) and their children Belle ('Dianna Agron' (qv)) and Warren ('John D'Leo' (qv)) can't help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the "family" way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:body in a trunk,  stakeout,  boss,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  witness,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  woman,  police station,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  father son relationship,  two word title,  flashback,  murder

Escape Plan (2013)
Action, Crime, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

Escape Plan (2013)

Ray Breslin is the world's foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He's framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Period:2010s
Story:reference to the three musketeers,  raised middle finger,  freeze frame,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  gay slur,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:infidelity,  revenge
Locations:bar
Story:accountant,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder

Kill List (2011) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Kill List (2011)

Story:reference to the three musketeers,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Salton Sea (2002)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Salton Sea (2002)

After the murder of his beloved wife, Danny Parker is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey he befriends slacker Jimmy the Finn and becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons. Danny is antagonized by undercover narcotics agents and sadistic dealer Pooh-Bear. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  revenge
Locations:bar
Story:self inflicted gunshot wound,  stakeout,  fast motion scene,  fantasy sequence,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  cocaine,  gay slur,  car crash,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Filth (2013)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Filth (2013)

Scheming Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy), a bigoted and corrupt policeman, is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Enlisted to solve a brutal murder and threatened by the aspirations of his colleagues, including Ray Lennox (Jamie Bell), Bruce sets about ensuring their ruin, right under the nose of unwitting Chief Inspector Toal. As he turns his colleagues against one another by stealing their wives and exposing their secrets, Bruce starts to lose himself in a web of deceit that he can no longer control. His past is slowly catching up with him, and a missing wife, a crippling drug habit and suspicious colleagues start to take their toll on his sanity. The question is: can he keep his grip on reality long enough to disentangle himself from the filth? (Read More)

Themes:infidelity
Story:job promotion,  raised middle finger,  thrown through a window,  singing in a car,  manipulation,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  cocaine,  police station,  gay slur,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  voice over narration,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Run All Night (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Run All Night (2015)

Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:boss,  freeze frame,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  death of friend,  police station,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback,  murder

Ted (2012) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Fantasy

Ted (2012)

John makes a Christmas miracle happen by bringing his one and only friend to life, his teddy bear. The two grow up together and John must then choose to stay with his girlfriend or keep his friendship with his crude and extremely inappropriate teddy bear, Ted.

Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:reference to james bond,  body landing on a car,  sexual harassment,  boss,  what happened to epilogue,  employer employee relationship,  fantasy sequence,  cocaine,  gay slur,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  black comedy,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  photograph,  flashback

Chappie (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-fi, Thriller

Chappie (2015)

In Johannesburg, the police department reduced the high rating of criminality using robots from the Tetravaal Company, designed by the engineer Deon Wilson. The former military Vincent Moore is envious of Deon, since he has developed another project called Moose, but neither Tetravaal nor the police department is interested. Deon has just developed an Artificial Intelligence but the Tetravaal's CEO Michelle Bradley asks him to abort the project. Deon decides to bring the damaged Robot 22 that was sent to be crushed to test his A.I. However he is kidnapped by the criminals Ninja, Yo-Landi and Amerika that want him to stop the robot cops. When they see the damaged robot in the van, they force Deon to program it to heist banks with them and they call it Chappie. However, Chappie acts like a child and need to be trained to learn and grow. Meanwhile Vincent follows Deon and plots an evil scheme to activate his robot. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Period:2010s
Story:fast motion scene,  thrown through a window,  employer employee relationship,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  woman,  police station,  car crash,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  jealousy,  revenge
Locations:bar
Story:accountant,  raised middle finger,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  death of friend,  death of father,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Watch (2012)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

The Watch (2012)

In Glenview, Ohio, Evan is the manager of the Costco department store and married to Abby. When the Costco night watchman, Antonio Guzman, is mysteriously murdered, Evan organizes The Neighborhood Watch, a watch team with his suburban neighbors Bob, Franklin and Jamarcus to protect the neighborhood and find the killer of Antonio. Soon they discover that the murderer is an alien that is preparing to invade Earth, and they become the last hope of mankind on Earth. (Read More)

Period:2010s
Story:stakeout,  raised middle finger,  thrown through a window,  singing in a car,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  death of friend,  woman,  police station,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder

Out Of The Furnace (2013) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:raised middle finger,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  death of father,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

Ride Along (2014)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Ride Along (2014)

Ben must prove he is good enough to date cop James' sister. By doing this he goes on a "Ride Along" to show that he is not weak and he will do whatever it takes to get James' approval but along the way runs into a few obstacles that he has to overcome in a very funny way.

Period:2010s
Story:body landing on a car,  singing in a car,  freeze frame,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  police station,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder

Central Intelligence (2016)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Central Intelligence (2016)

Calvin Joyner was voted in high school the guy most likely to succeed. 20 years later he's an accountant. As his high school reunion approaches, he tries to make contact with his old schoolmates. And someone named Bob Stone contacts him. He says that he was known as Robbie Weirdicht in school. Calvin remembers that he was picked on, as a matter of fact after an extremely nasty prank he left school. They agree to meet and Calvin is surprised by how much he has changed. Bob asks Calvin to help him out. He says yes and the next thing he knows some men burst into his home. They're CIA, the one in charge is looking for Stone, she says he's a rogue agent. When they can't find Bob they leave. Later he approaches Calvin telling him, he is not a rogue agent, he's trying to find a person known as the Black Badger who is planning to sell some information that in the wrong hands can be disastrous. so he needs Calvin's help to stop him. Calvin's not sure whom he should believe. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:bloopers during credits,  accountant,  raised middle finger,  body landing on a car,  freeze frame,  manipulation,  binoculars,  double cross,  no opening credits,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

American Hustle (2013)
Crime, Drama

American Hustle (2013)

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld ('Christian Bale' (qv)), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser ('Amy Adams (III)' (qv)) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso ('Bradley Cooper (I)' (qv)). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. 'Jeremy Renner' (qv) is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn ('Jennifer Lawrence (III)' (qv)) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  infidelity
Locations:bar
Story:comb over,  briefcase of money,  suitcase of money,  what happened to epilogue,  freeze frame,  heart attack,  character says i love you,  employer employee relationship,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  no opening credits,  punched in the face,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  flashback,  murder

Ride Along 2 (2016) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Ride Along 2 (2016)

The RIDE ALONG 2 sequel picks up about a year after our heroes' last adventure. Plans for a quick trip to Miami go bad. With the wedding upcoming, James reluctantly takes Ben with him to Miami to follow up on a lead connected to a drug ring case he's been trying to crack. In Miami, they meet Maya, a no-BS homicide detective who lets them know Miami is her turf. They also encounter AJ, a shady cocky computer hacker who reveals evidence that implicates a well-respected local businessman, the wealthy Antonio Pope. Pope harbors a vicious streak and rules South Florida's drug trade. If Ben and James can convince the authorities that Pope is a brutal crime boss they'll stop his spree. If they fail, well there may not be a wedding after all. (Read More)

Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:boss,  freeze frame,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  police station,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  murder

New Police Story (2004)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

New Police Story (2004)

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:self inflicted gunshot wound,  bloopers during credits,  thrown through a window,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  death of friend,  police station,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

This Is The End (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy

This Is The End (2013)

All 'Jay Baruchel' (qv) expected coming to LA was a fun time with 'Seth Rogen' (qv) with all the wild partying to have both by themselves and at 'James Franco' (qv)'s housewarming party. Suddenly, the Rapture hits and the Biblical Apocalypse has begun. Now, Jay and Seth are desperately sheltering in James' house for rescue along with a few other friends. Together, they must band together to attempt to survive the end of the world, only for Jay to find that they are all too dumb and superficial to do it until they discover the only way out. (Read More)

Story:male rape,  fast motion scene,  raised middle finger,  thrown through a window,  ensemble cast,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  gay slur,  car crash,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  black comedy,  cell phone,  pistol,  bare chested male

Blood Father (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Blood Father (2016)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:body in a trunk,  manipulation,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  death of friend,  death of father,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder

Alpha Dog (2006) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Alpha Dog (2006)

1999, Claremont, California. Middle-class kids, in their 20s, talk trash, wave guns, hang out in a pack. Johnny Truelove, drug dealer and son of a underworld figure, threatens Jake Mazursky, an explosive head case who owes Johnny money; Jake responds by breaking into Johnny's house. On impulse, Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach. Zach's okay with it, figuring his brother will pay the debt soon. Johnny assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder, and they develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control. Group think, amorality, and fear of prison assert a hold on the pack. Is Zach in danger? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:raised middle finger,  thrown through a window,  breaking and entering,  what happened to epilogue,  witness,  employer employee relationship,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  gay slur,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder

The Green Hornet (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Green Hornet (2011)

Playboy Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) becomes the new publisher of Los Angeles' "The Daily Sentinel" after the sudden death of his father. Britt's party life is about to change when he and his driver and kung fu expert, Kato (Jay Chou), stop a robbery. With the help of Kato, Britt starts a new career of fighting crime as the masked superhero "The Green Hornet". (Read More)

Themes:jealousy,  revenge
Story:fast motion scene,  raised middle finger,  thrown through a window,  singing in a car,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  pistol,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

The Transporter Refueled (2015)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

The Transporter Refueled (2015)

Frank Martin, played by newcomer Ed Skrein, a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less perilous life - or so he thinks - transporting classified packages for questionable people. When Frank's father (Ray Stevenson) pays him a visit in the south of France, their father-son bonding weekend takes a turn for the worse when Frank is engaged by a cunning femme-fatale, Anna (Loan Chabanol), and her three seductive sidekicks to orchestrate the bank heist of the century. Frank must use his covert expertise and knowledge of fast cars, fast driving and fast women to outrun a sinister Russian kingpin, and worse than that, he is thrust into a dangerous game of chess with a team of gorgeous women out for revenge. From the producers of LUCY and the TAKEN trilogy, THE TRANSPORTER REFUELED is a fresh personification of the iconic role of Frank Martin, that launches the high-octane franchise into the present-day and introduces it to the next generation of thrill-seekers. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:woman in bra and panties,  reference to the three musketeers,  body in a trunk,  accountant,  manipulation,  double cross,  death of friend,  police station,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  flashback,  murder

Sicario (2015)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Sicario (2015)

When drug violence worsens on the USA Mexico border, the FBI sends an idealistic agent, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) on a mission to eradicate a drug cartel responsible for a bomb that had killed members of her team.

Themes:blackmail,  revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  binoculars,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder

Middle Men (2009) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Crime, Drama

Middle Men (2009)

Wayne Beering and Buck Dolby are drugged out geniuses with lots of ideas but they can never seem to get their act together. But when they come up with the idea to create a porn site - and charge for it (the first ever site to do so), their idea may be too lucrative for them to handle. Straight-laced business man, Jack Harris, is brought in to team up with them and turn their profitable idea into a legit business. Making money in the pornography industry is pretty easy, but staying true to yourself when surrounded by that much wealth, luxury, sex, crime and temptations, is much harder. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  jealousy,  infidelity
Story:raised middle finger,  what happened to epilogue,  freeze frame,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  cocaine,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Comedy, Crime

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

A struggling screenwriter ('Colin Farrell (I)' (qv)) inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his friends ('Christopher Walken' (qv) and 'Sam Rockwell' (qv)) kidnap a gangster's ('Woody Harrelson' (qv)) beloved Shih Tzu.

Locations:bar
Story:woman in bra and panties,  freeze frame,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  woman,  gay slur,  car crash,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  murder,  flashback

Kick-ass (2010)
Action, Comedy

Kick-ass (2010)

Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:body landing on a car,  group of friends,  fantasy sequence,  confession,  latex gloves,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  stabbed in the chest,  cocaine,  police station,  death of father,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  voice over narration,  pistol,  father son relationship,  murder,  flashback

Smokin' Aces (2006)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Smokin' Aces (2006)

Mob boss Primo Sparazza has taken out a hefty contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel, a sleazy magician who has agreed to turn state's evidence against the Vegas mob. The FBI, sensing a chance to use this small-time con to bring down big-target Sparazza, places Aces into protective custody-under the supervision of two agents dispatched to Aces' Lake Tahoe hideout. When the word of the price on Aces' head spreads into the community of ex-cons and cons-to-be, it entices bounty hunters, thugs-for-hire, deadly vixens and double-crossing mobsters to join in the hunt. With all eyes on Tahoe, this rogues' gallery collides in a comic race to hit the jackpot and rub out Aces. (Read More)

Story:stakeout,  fast motion scene,  ensemble cast,  boss,  freeze frame,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  death of friend,  gay slur,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Killer Elite (2011) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Killer Elite (2011)

Loosely based on a true story, Killer Elite pits two of the worlds' most elite operatives - Danny, a ruthless killer-for-hire ('Jason Statham' (qv)) and Hunter, his longtime mentor ('Robert De Niro' (qv)) - against the cunning leader of a secret society of former Special Air Service operatives('Clive Owen'). Covering the globe from Australia to Paris, London and the Middle East, Danny and Hunter are plunged into a highly dangerous game of revenge and deception - where things are not always what they appear to be. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:briefcase of money,  what happened to epilogue,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  confession,  shot in the leg,  death of friend,  car crash,  death of father,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

Menace II Society (1993)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:revenge
Story:police interrogation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  death of friend,  police station,  gay slur,  death of father,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Natural Born Killers (1994)
Crime, Drama

Natural Born Killers (1994)

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:fast motion scene,  sexual harassment,  freeze frame,  witness,  fantasy sequence,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  double cross,  stabbed in the chest,  woman,  gay slur,  death of father,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

The Sitter (2011)
Comedy

The Sitter (2011)

Noah is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty call from his girlfriend in the city. To hook up with her, Noah takes to the streets, but his urban adventure spins out of control as he finds himself on the run from a maniacal drug lord. (Read More)

Themes:infidelity
Story:singing in a car,  what happened to epilogue,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  cocaine,  gay slur,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  two word title

Deja Vu (2006) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi

Deja Vu (2006)

A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families was blown up in New Orleans on Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit, one that uses spacefolding technology to directly look back a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: could they use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing? (Read More)

Story:body in a trunk,  freeze frame,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  confession,  death of friend,  woman,  car crash,  car chase,  cat,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Killer Inside Me (2010)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Killer Inside Me (2010)

Sadism and masochism beneath a veneer of revenge. Lou Ford is a mild-mannered sheriff's deputy in a Texas oil town in the mid 1950's. His boss sends him to roust a prostitute living in a rural house. She slaps him; he hits her, then, after daily sex for the next few weeks, he decides it's love. She's devoted to him and becomes his pawn in a revenge plot she thinks is to shakedown the son of Chester Conway, the town's wealthy king of construction. Lou has a different plan, and bodies pile up as murder leads to murder. The district attorney suspects Lou, and Conway may have an inkling, but Lou stays cool. Is love, or at least peace, in the cards? (Read More)

Themes:blackmail,  revenge
Story:woman in bra and panties,  boss,  singing in a car,  character says i love you,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  police station,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  voice over narration,  pistol,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

The Departed (2006)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Departed (2006)

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy - and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? (Read More)

Themes:jealousy,  infidelity
Locations:bar
Story:self inflicted gunshot wound,  job promotion,  ensemble cast,  heart attack,  witness,  confession,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  no opening credits,  stabbed in the chest,  cocaine,  death of friend,  police station,  gay slur,  car crash,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder,  flashback

The Devil's Rejects (2005)
Crime, Horror

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

In Ruggsville, Texas, the police under the command of Sheriff John Quincy Wydell attack the house of the sadistic serial killers Firefly family (a.k.a. The Devil's Reject) and they arrest mother Firefly, but Otis B. Driftwood and Baby Firefly escape from the siege. Tiny is wandering nearby the house and also escapes. Otis and Baby call their patriarch, the mad clown Captain Spaulding and they schedule to reunite at an isolated motel in the desert. When Otis and Baby arrive, they kidnap two families of singers, using sadism and violence against the harmless persons. Meanwhile, Sheriff Wydell promises to capture and kill the runaways, seeking revenge for the death of his brother, the Deputy George Wydell. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:thrown through a window,  freeze frame,  manipulation,  shot in the leg,  double cross,  stabbed in the chest,  cocaine,  death of friend,  police station,  gay slur,  death of father,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  face slap,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  murder,  flashback

Police Story (1985) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Police Story (1985)

Kevin Chan (aka Jackie) is a Hong-Kong cop, who scores his first big hit by virtually single-handedly capturing and arresting a big drug- lord. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop (who happened to be on the take). Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or arrested, and keeping his girlfriend from leaving him. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:briefcase of money,  bloopers during credits,  body landing on a car,  witness,  latex gloves,  double cross,  police station,  car crash,  car chase,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  black comedy,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  bare chested male,  two word title,  murder

Prisoners (2013)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Prisoners (2013)

How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests its driver, Alex Jones, but a lack of evidence forces his release. As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child's life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Period:2010s
Story:sex offender,  breaking and entering,  manipulation,  character repeating someone else's dialogue,  shot in the leg,  no opening credits,  police station,  car crash,  vomiting,  punched in the face,  shot in the chest,  shot to death,  cell phone,  pistol,  photograph,  father son relationship,  flashback

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