Showing best popular movies like Horrible Bosses:

Want more independent & international films similar to Horrible Bosses?
<< FIND THEM HERE! >>
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:boss, cocaine, dental assistant, chemical company, outtakes during end credits, female dentist, cocaine use, woman in bra and panties, murder conspiracy, reference to the three musketeers, reference to jodie foster, peanut allergy, sexually frustrated female, female on male somnophilia, comb over, hidden key, punctuality, allergic reaction, jealous rage, female on male rape

Super (2010)
Comedy, Drama

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

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

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

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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, flashback, murder

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. This is why The Way Of The Gun (2000) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (Read More)

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)
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) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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, flashback, murder

Out Of The Furnace (2013)
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

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. This is why Ride Along (2014) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (Read More)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. This is why This Is The End (2013) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (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

Sabotage (2014) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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

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, boss, 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

Killer Elite (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

Black Mass (2015) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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. This is why Black Mass (2015) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (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

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

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

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 Family (2013) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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:witness, body in a trunk, stakeout, boss, freeze frame, character says i love you, 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

Middle Men (2009)
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. This is why Middle Men (2009) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (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

Hung Fan Kui (1995)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Hung Fan Kui (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:woman in bra and panties, body in a trunk, bloopers during credits, body landing on a car, what happened to epilogue, freeze frame, death of friend, police station, car crash, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, bare chested male, murder

Kick-ass 2 (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime

Kick-ass 2 (2013)

After Kick-Ass' insane bravery inspires a new wave of self-made masked crusaders, led by the badass Colonel Stars and Stripes, our hero joins them on patrol. When these amateur superheroes are hunted down by Red Mist -- reborn as The Mother F%&*^r -- only the blade-wielding Hit Girl can prevent their annihilation. When we last saw junior assassin Hit Girl and young vigilante Kick-Ass, they were trying to live as normal teenagers Mindy and Dave. With graduation looming and uncertain what to do, Dave decides to start the world's first superhero team with Mindy. Unfortunately, when Mindy is busted for sneaking out as Hit Girl, she's forced to retire-leaving her to navigate the terrifying world of high-school mean girls on her own. With no one left to turn to, Dave joins forces with Justice Forever, run by a born-again ex-mobster named Colonel Stars and Stripes. Just as they start to make a real difference on the streets, the world's first super villain, The Mother F%&*^r, assembles his own evil league and puts a plan in motion to make Kick-Ass and Hit Girl pay for what they did to his dad. But there's only one problem with his scheme: If you mess with one member of Justice Forever, you mess with them all. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body landing on a car, freeze frame, fantasy sequence, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the leg, stabbed in the chest, 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, cell phone, voice over narration, pistol, photograph

Brick Mansions (2014) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Sci-fi, Thriller

Brick Mansions (2014)

Themes:revenge
Period:2010s
Story:body in a trunk, raised middle finger, body landing on a car, no opening credits, police station, car crash, car chase, punched in the face, black comedy, cell phone, pistol, photograph, bare chested male, two word title, murder, flashback

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

Baby Driver (2017)
Action, Crime, Music, Thriller

Baby Driver (2017)

Baby is a young and partially hearing impaired getaway driver who can make any wild move while in motion with the right track playing. It's a critical talent he needs to survive his indentured servitude to the crime boss, Doc, who values his role in his meticulously planned robberies. However, just when Baby thinks he is finally free and clear to have his own life with his new girlfriend, Deborah, Doc coerces him back for another job. Now saddled with a crew of thugs too violently unstable to keep to Doc's plans, Baby finds himself and everything he cares for in terrible danger. To survive and escape the coming maelstrom, it will take all of Baby's skill, wits and daring, but even on the best track, can he make it when life is forcing him to face the music? This is why Baby Driver (2017) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (Read More)

Themes:blackmail, revenge
Period:2010s
Story:body in a trunk, body landing on a car, boss, singing in a car, manipulation, fantasy sequence, character repeating someone else's dialogue, latex gloves, shot in the leg, gay slur, car crash, death of father, car chase, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, photograph, two word title

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

Rocknrolla (2008) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Rocknrolla (2008)

Lenny Cole, a London mob boss, puts the bite on all local real estate transactions. For substantial fees, he's helping Uri Omovich, a Russian developer. As a sign of good faith, Omovich loans Cole a valuable painting, promptly stolen off Cole's wall. While Cole's men, led by the dependable Archie, look for the canvas, three local petty criminals, the Wild Bunch, steal money from the Russian using inside information from his accountant, the lovely Stella. Meanwhile, a local drug-addled rocker, Johnny Quid, is reported drowned, and his connection to Cole is the key to unraveling the deceits and double crosses of life in the underworld. (Read More)

Story:accountant, fast motion scene, boss, stabbed in the chest, car crash, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, voice over narration, pistol, father son relationship, bare chested male, flashback

2 Guns (2013)
Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

2 Guns (2013)

Robert Trench, an undercover DEA agent, takes advantage of gunman Michael Stigman's idea to rob a bank to bust him and a mob boss. However, it proves too successful with much more money seized than anticipated with Trench's forces not stopping the getaway. Complicating things still more, Stigman turns out to be a Naval Intelligence agent who shoots Trench and takes the money. The interservice debacle suddenly finds Trench and Stigman in a bloody web of corrupt clandestine rivalries as they are hunted, blackmailed and isolated for the money on both sides of the law. Now, the fugitives must work together to find a way out of this situation with no one to turn to but themselves. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Period:2010s
Story:woman in bra and panties, boss, freeze frame, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the leg, double cross, no opening credits, cocaine, police station, car crash, car chase, punched in the face, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, bare chested male, two word title, flashback

Alpha Dog (2006)
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

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." This is why 15 Minutes (2001) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, revenge
Locations:bar
Story:suitcase of money, character says i love you, witness, shot in the leg, stabbed in the chest, death of friend, police station, car chase, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, photograph, bare chested male, murder

Run All Night (2015) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
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

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)
Crime, Thriller

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For (2014)

Marv is unconscious on a highway surrounded by corpses. When he awakes, he has amnesia and tries to recall his last steps from the Kadie's saloon on the Saturday night. He recalls that he found four playboys burning a homeless man alive and defended the poor man. Marv hunts them down and kills the group. The cocky gambler Johnny hits jackpot in slot machines in the Kadie's saloon and invites the waitress Marcie to go with him to play poker game against the powerful Senator Roark. He wins the game and suffers the consequence of his arrogance. The private detective Dwight McCarthy is contacted by his former lover Ava Lord that asks to meet him at the Kadie's saloon. Ava asks him for forgiveness for leaving him to marry the wealthy Damian Lord. However her strong chauffeur Manute takes her home. Dwight snoops around Ava's house but is found and beaten by Manute and the bodyguards. When he returns home, Ava is waiting for him naked in the bed and seduces him again. Then she tells that Damian and Manute torture her and soon she will be killed. Once again Manute takes Ava with him and hits Dwight that invites Marv to help him to rescue Ava. Damian denies the accusation but Dwight beats him to death while Marv tear Manute's eye out. But soon Dwight finds that he was lured by Ava that shoots him. Marv rescues Dwight and takes him to the Old Town where Dwight finds his former lover Gail that helps him to recover while Dwight plots revenge against Ava. (Read More)

Themes:infidelity, revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body in a trunk, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, ensemble cast, manipulation, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, shot in the leg, double cross, stabbed in the chest, car crash, car chase, punched in the face, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, voice over narration, pistol, photograph, father son relationship

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his. (Read More)

Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:witness, character repeating someone else's dialogue, stabbed in the chest, death of friend, woman, gay slur, punched in the face, shot in the chest, shot to death, pistol, photograph, bare chested male, flashback, murder

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, flashback

Cursed (2005) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Comedy, Horror

Cursed (2005)

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. This is why Cursed (2005) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011). (Read More)

Themes:jealousy, revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body landing on a car, thrown through a window, character says i love you, stabbed in the chest, woman, gay slur, car crash, punched in the face, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, photograph, bare chested male, murder

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Period:2010s
Story:woman, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, manipulation, character repeating someone else's dialogue, binoculars, double cross, stabbed in the chest, car crash, car chase, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, father son relationship, bare chested male, flashback

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

A young man named Eggsy whose father died when he was a young boy, is dealing with living with the creep his mother is with now, who mistreats her and him. He goes out and does something to one of the creep's friends. He gets arrested and he calls a number a man gave him around the time his father died, to call if he needs help. A man named Harry approaches him and tells him he's the one who helped him. He tells him that he knew his father. When the man Eggsy slighted wants some payback, Harry takes care of him and his companions single handed. Harry then tells Eggsy that he's part of a secret organization called the Kingsman and his father was also part of it. He died trying to make the world safe. Harry offers Eggsy the opportunity to be a Kingsman and he takes it. He undergoes a grueling training course. Harry is looking into the demise of another Kingsman and the trail leads him to tech billionaire named Valentine aka V who is also curious about the group following him, the Kingsman. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:reference to james bond, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, manipulation, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the leg, no opening credits, stabbed in the chest, death of friend, police station, gay slur, car crash, death of father, car chase, vomiting, punched in the face, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:blackmail, jealousy, infidelity, revenge
Locations:bar
Story:woman in bra and panties, body in a trunk, confession, double cross, stabbed in the chest, cocaine, woman, gay slur, car crash, cat, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, voice over narration, pistol, photograph, bare chested male, two word title, murder

Wild Card (2015) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Wild Card (2015)

Nick Wild (Jason Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a friend is beaten by a sadistic thug, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes...and this time, it's all or nothing. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:boss, character says i love you, witness, character repeating someone else's dialogue, double cross, 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

Stretch (2014)
Animation, Comedy, Family, Short

Stretch (2014)

Story:outtakes during end credits, briefcase of money, body landing on a car, character repeating someone else's dialogue, cocaine, gay slur, car crash, punched in the face, shot to death, voice over narration, pistol, bare chested male, flashback

Safe (2012)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Safe (2012)

In China, the girl Mei is a genius that looks like a computer in numbers. She is abducted by the Chinese Triads and the boss Han Jiao ends Mei to Chinatown, in New York, to help him in the control of his activities. Meanwhile, the fighter Luke Wright has his life destroyed when he wins a fight against the will of the Russian Mafia and accidentally kills his opponent. The Russian mobsters kill his wife and the alcoholic Luke wanders on the streets and hostels with no objective in life. One day, Han Jiao asks Mei to memorize a long number and soon the Russian Mafia abducts the girl from the Chinese mobs. She escapes from the mobsters and is chased by the Russians; by the corrupt detectives from the NYPD; and by the Triads. When Luke sees the girl fleeing from the Russian mobs in the subway, he protects the girl and discovers that the number she had memorized is the combination of a safe where the Triads keep 30 million dollars. Luke is an elite agent and uses his skills to protect the girl. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Locations:bar
Story:body in a trunk, thrown through a window, boss, character repeating someone else's dialogue, shot in the leg, no opening credits, stabbed in the chest, car crash, car chase, punched in the face, shot in the chest, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, bare chested male, murder, flashback

American Ultra (2015)
Action, Comedy, Sci-fi

American Ultra (2015)

Small-town stoner Mike Howell ('Jesse Eisenberg' (qv)) spends most of his time getting high and writing a graphic novel about a superhero monkey. What Mike doesn't know is that he was trained by the CIA to be a lethal killing machine. When the agency targets him for termination, his former handler activates his latent skills, turning the mild-mannered slacker into a deadly weapon. Now, the utterly surprised Mike must use his newfound abilities to save himself and his girlfriend from getting wasted by the failed test subjects that are sent after him by the CIA. (Read More)

Themes:blackmail, revenge
Story:thrown through a window, character says i love you, manipulation, character repeating someone else's dialogue, double cross, no opening credits, stabbed in the chest, police station, car crash, vomiting, punched in the face, face slap, shot in the chest, black comedy, shot to death, cell phone, pistol, bare chested male, two word title, murder

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) is one of the best movies like Horrible Bosses (2011)
Action, Crime, Thriller

The Raid 2: Berandal (2014)

He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn't have been more wrong. Formidable though they may have been, Rama's opponents in that fateful building were nothing more than small fish swimming in a pond much larger than he ever dreamed possible. And his triumph over the small fry has attracted the attention of the predators farther up the food chain. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender "Yuda." In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end. (Read More)

Themes:revenge
Story:body in a trunk, body landing on a car, thrown through a window, manipulation, shot in the leg, no opening credits, stabbed in the chest, police station, car crash, car chase, 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

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

Showing 50 most popular matches above.
Looking for arthouse and lower-budget films similar to Horrible Bosses?
<< FIND THEM HERE! >>
(Poster artwork courtesy of TheMovieDB.org)