Movies like Swingers 1996

After 6 years together, Mike's girlfriend leaves him, so he travels to LA to be a star. Six months on, he's still not doing very well— so a few of his friends try to reconnect him to the social scene and hopefully help him forget his failed relationship.

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1 Almost Famous 2000

In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater—fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond, and lead singer Jeff Bebe.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Writer:

Cameron Crowe

Country:

United States of America
7.9

2 Rock Star 2001

Rock Star tells the story of Chris Cole and a rock band called Steel Dragon. Cole is a photocopier technician by day, and the lead singer of a Steel Dragon tribute band called "Blood Pollution" by night.Internal struggles between the Steel Dragon band members culminate with the firing of the lead singer, Bobby Beers and the starting of recruitment sessions to find a new vocalist. Loosely inspired by the true story of the heavy metal band Judas Priest.

Genres:

Music, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Stephen Herek

Writer:

John Stockwell

Country:

United States of America
6.3

3 The Color Of Money 1986

Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, but he eventually grows frustrated with Vincent's showboat antics, leading to an argument and a falling-out. Eddie takes up playing again and soon crosses paths with Vincent as an opponent.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Martin Scorsese

Writers:

Walter Tevis (novel), Richard Price (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

4 Dark Blue 2002

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Ron Shelton

Writers:

James Ellroy (story), David Ayer (screenplay)

Countries:

Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

5 Private Parts 1997

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writers:

Howard Stern (book), Len Blum (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.9

6 Swimming With Sharks 1994

A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy

Director:

George Huang

Writer:

George Huang

Country:

United States of America
7.1

7 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.

Genres:

Crime, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Doug Liman

Writer:

John August

Country:

United States of America
7.2

8 Bad Santa 2003

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Crime

Director:

Terry Zwigoff

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7

9 Orange County 2002

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Jake Kasdan

Writer:

Mike White

Country:

United States of America
6.2

10 Summer Of Sam 1999

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Crime, Romance

Director:

Spike Lee

Writers:

Spike Lee, Victor Colicchio (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

11 The Warriors 1979

Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Walter Hill

Writers:

Sol Yurick (based on the novel by), David Shaber (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

12 Harsh Times 2005

Jim Davis is an ex-Army Ranger who finds himself slipping back into his old life of petty crime after a job offer from the LAPD evaporates. His best friend is pressured by his girlfriend Sylvia to find a job, but Jim is more interested in hanging out and making cash from small heists, while trying to get a law enforcement job so he can marry his Mexican girlfriend.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action

Director:

David Ayer

Writer:

David Ayer

Country:

United States of America
6.9

13 Walk The Line 2005

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Genres:

Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

Johnny Cash (book), Johnny Cash (book) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.8

14 Leaving Las Vegas 1995

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Mike Figgis

Writers:

John O'Brien (based upon the novel by), Mike Figgis (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
7.5

15 Chopper 2000

The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Andrew Dominik

Writers:

Mark Brandon Read (books), Andrew Dominik

Country:

Australia
7.2

16 Roger Dodger 2002

After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Dylan Kidd

Writer:

Dylan Kidd

Country:

United States of America
6.9

17 Beautiful Girls 1996

During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight's Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Ted Demme

Writer:

Scott Rosenberg

Country:

United States of America
7.1

18 Falling Down 1993

On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. He goes to a convenience store and tries to get some change for a phone call, but the Korean owner does not oblige, tipping Foster over the edge. The unstable Foster, so frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writer:

Ebbe Roe Smith

Country:

United States of America
7.6

19 Barfly 1987

Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life on the skids.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Barbet Schroeder

Country:

United States of America
7.2

20 Six Degrees Of Separation 1993

The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Comedy

Director:

Fred Schepisi

Writers:

John Guare (play), John Guare (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.8

21 Dead Man On Campus 1998

Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling co-eds. Before long, Cooper's fun-filled lifestyle has corrupted Josh, and both are on the verge of flunking out.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Alan Cohn

Writers:

Anthony Abrams (story), Adam Larson Broder (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

22 My Cousin Vinny 1992

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his sixth try. When he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend , to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jonathan Lynn

Writer:

Dale Launer

Country:

United States of America
7.6

23 Hard Eight 1996

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller

Country:

United States of America
7.2