10 best movies like Striptease (1996)

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Striptease 1996
Bounced from her job, Erin Grant needs money if she's to have any chance of winning back custody of her child. But, eventually, she must confront the naked truth: to take on the system, she'll have to take it all off. Erin strips to conquer, but she faces unintended circumstances when a hound dog of a Congressman zeroes in on her and sharpens the shady tools at his fingertips, including blackmail and murder.
List of the best movies like Striptease (1996): Cheap Thrills, Amateur, Sneakers, The Ice Harvest, Judas Kiss, Matchstick Men, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, Suicide Kings, Fresh, The Glimmer Man.

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Cheap Thrills (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Recently fired and facing eviction, a new dad has his life turned upside down when he meets a wealthy couple who offer a path to financial security... but at a price.

Amateur (1994)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:45

A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.

Sneakers (1992)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

When shadowy U.S. intelligence agents blackmail a reformed computer hacker and his eccentric team of security experts into stealing a code-breaking 'black box' from a Soviet-funded genius, they uncover a bigger conspiracy. Now, he and his 'sneakers' must save themselves and the world economy by retrieving the box from their blackmailers.

The Ice Harvest (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash.

Judas Kiss (1998)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.

Matchstick Men (2003)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:56

A phobic con artist and his protege are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when the con artist's teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (1976)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Cosmo Vittelli, the proprietor of a sleazy, low-rent Hollywood cabaret, has a real affection for the women who strip in his peepshows and the staff who keep up his dingy establishment. He also has a major gambling problem that has gotten him in trouble before. When Cosmo loses big-time at an underground casino run by mobster Mort, he isn't able to pay up. Mort then offers Cosmo the chance to pay back his debt by knocking off a pesky, Mafia-protected bookie.

Suicide Kings (1998)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Charlie, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Charlie plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each wondering whether one of their own had a hand in the crime.

Fresh (1994)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:54

Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum, but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a junkie who sleeps with the dealers that Fresh sells for. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn't want to sell drugs anymore, he wants revenge.

The Glimmer Man (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A former government operative renowned for his stealth, Jack Cole is now a Los Angeles police detective. When a series of horrible murders occurs in the metro area, Cole is assigned to the case, along with tough-talking fellow cop Jim Campbell. Although the two men clash, they gradually become effective partners as they uncover a conspiracy linked to the killings, which also involves terrorism and organized crime.

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Criminal (2004)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Needing a new partner capable of intricate cons, Richard Gaddis, recruits Rodrigo, a crook with a perfect poker face. The two plan a big-time scam: selling a fake Silver Certificate to currency collector William Hannigan. Rodrigo distrusts his new associate, but needs money to help out his ill father. The situation becomes more complicated when Rodrigo falls for Gaddis' sister, Valerie, drawing another player into the game.

Into the Night (1985)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.

Sonatine (1993)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryJapan
Duration01:34

Kitano plays Murakawa, a Tokyo yakuza tiring of gangster life. Along with a few of his henchmen, he is sent by his boss to Okinawa to help end a gang war, supposedly to mediate between two warring clans. He finds that the dispute between the clans is insignificant and whilst wondering why he was sent to Okinawa at all, Murakawa's headquarters are bombed and he and his gang are ambushed in a bar.

Homegrown (1998)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Three laborers on a Northern California marijuana plantation become increasingly paranoid when they learn that their boss has been murdered. They know enough to run, taking with them enough of the crop to pay them for services rendered. Hooking up with go-between Lucy in the next town, they plot their next move.

A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. Ultimately, charm, lust and passion prevail, but Darnell learns the hard way that when you play, you pay. Brandi is much harder to get rid of than she was to get--especially when she realizes that she has a rival vying for Darnell's affection. When he finally decides to call it quits, Brandi becomes an obsessed femme fatale stalking the new love of her life.

Goodbye Lover (1998)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrethriller, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.

Death in Paradise (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA

Detective Inspector Richard Poole is transferred to Sainte Marie, an island in the Caribbean. Totally unsuited to the Caribbean way of life, Richard hates the sun, sea and sand and isn't used to the Sainte Marie style of policing. Working with the exotic Camille each week Richard investigates intricate and intriguing murders.

Best Men (1997)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:30

Four tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his girlfriend. En route to the wedding, one of the men asks to stop by a bank to pick up some cash. As it turns out, he is a wanted bank robber who uses Shakespeare passages during his robberies and thus has become known as "Hamlet". Soon all five men are caught up in the bank and involved in the robbery as they end up in a hostage situation. The hostage negotiator shows up who turns out to be Hamlet's father.

A Better Way to Die (2000)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Boomer (Wiper) is a rookie cop based in the urban hellhole that is downtown Chicago. After his involvement in a drug bust operation which results in the death of Carlos (Carmen Argenziano), his mentor and father figure, Boomer becomes disillusioned with the brutal and inhumane nature of his job. Consequently, he decides to hand in his resignation to the Chicago Police Department and return to his home town of Joliet, where his fiancé, Kelly (Natasha Henstridge), awaits.While en route back to Joliet, however, Boomer makes a grievous error in judgment when he stops for, and assists, an unfortunate motorist whose vehicle appears to have broken down; the naive ex-cop is swiftly attacked and rendered unconscious. Boomer awakes to find that his car and wallet have been stolen, and that he has become involved in a dangerous game of mistaken identity.

Wild Things: Foursome (2010)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A murdered hotel millionaire's son finds himself tangled up in a game of seduction and murder after a raunchy night with three beautiful women.

Just Cause (1995)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the local police, but they aren't interested - Bobby was their killer.

Beautiful Creatures (2000)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

When Petula and Dorothy cover up the accidental murder of one jerk boyfriend, they hatch a hilarious scheme to collect a huge ransom.

The Long Goodbye (1973)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.

After Hours (1985)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Gang Related (1997)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA agent posing as a dealer, and then try to cover-up their crime.

Fatal Instinct (1993)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes he's both) is seduced by a woman while his wife is having an affair with a mechanic. Lots of other sublots and visual gags in the style of Naked Gun.

Blackjack (1998)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:52

After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. Now he must confront his fear and the assassin, who seems to be well aware of Jack's problem.

City of Industry (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.

Metro (1997)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars.

Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict partner Arnie Finklestein (Adrien Brody), and he discovers that his rage and complicated psychosis fuel his murderous abilities. Harry also falls for the organization's limping, Hungarian-born maid Iris (Elina Lowensohn), a romance complicated by Harry's Oedipal, sexual relationship with his domineering mother Kate (Deborah Harry).




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