Movies like Evil Under the Sun

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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, clever, enigmatic, talky, realistic, witty, light, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, island, murder mystery, crime, agatha christie, mystery, crimes, intrigue, amateur detective, multiple suspects, couple relations, gem, hotel, resort, love and romance, honeymoon, couples, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, insurance, resentment, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, england, south of france, albania, london

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Most similar movies to Evil Under the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, mystery, investigation, deadly and murder mystery mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Evil Under the Sun: The Last of Sheila (1973), Death on the Nile (1978), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Appointment with Death (1988), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, yacht, murder, mind game, game, disorder, vengeance, deadly, danger, cruise, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern france, south of france, mediterranean sea, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: clever, twists and turns, captivating, enigmatic, talky ...
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, multiple suspects, murder, cruise, private detective, investigation, mystery, deadly, heir heiress, love triangle, river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, washington d.c., north africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, whodunit, train ride, murder mystery, train, private detective, train travel, multiple suspects, murder, stabbing, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935, 70s
Place: new york, istanbul turkey, turkey, balkan, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: talky, clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, ship, blackmail, mystery, murder mystery, multiple suspects, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1937, 80s
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, jerusalem, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
Style: clever, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: private detective, murder, crime, riddles and clues, murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, who done it, murder investigation, uncover truth, multiple suspects, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, riddles and clues, murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, multiple suspects, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder in Three Acts (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Acapulco, Hercule Poirot attends a dinner party in which one of the guests clutches his throat and suddenly dies. The causes seem to be natural until another party with most of the same guests produces another corpse.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, detective series
Plot: murder, private detective, agatha christie, murder mystery, celebrity culture, who done it, uncover truth, riddles and clues, estate, multiple suspects, crime, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, acapulco mexico, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, murder mystery, miss marple, mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, uncover truth, deadly, artists and showbiz, amateur detective, crimes, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, clever, realistic
Plot: priest, investigation, murder, murder mystery, partners, police detective, who done it, partners against crime, haunted by the past, amateur detective, village life, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1953
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And Then There Were None (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Ten strangers, drawn away from their normal lives to an isolated rock off the Devon coast. But as the mismatched group waits for the arrival of the hosts – the improbably named Mr and Mrs U.N. Owen – the weather sours and they find themselves ...
Style: psychological, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder mystery, island, murder, mysterious death, isolation, retribution, suspicion, plot twist, death, survival, investigation, whodunit ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Malta, USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Genius Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American tycoon aboard the Orient Express train.
Style: surprise ending, artsy, suspense, non-linear, road movie
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, whodunit, murder, train, agatha christie, vengeance, snow, justice, steam train, doctor, professor ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, year 1934, pre world war two, post world war one
Place: europe, venice, alps, mediterranean sea, jerusalem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, investigation, murder, amateur detective, serial killer, movie star, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, haunted by the past, actor's life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1953, 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Thirteen at Dinner (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Actress Jane Wilkinson wants a divorce, but her husband, Lord Edgware, refuses. She convinces Hercule Poirot to use his famed tact and logic to make her case. Lord Edgware turns up murdered, a well-placed knife wound at the base of his neck. It will ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, talky
Plot: private detective, murder, who done it, riddles and clues, manipulations, amateur detective, mystery, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ten Little Indians (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a remote mountain mansion.When the host doesn't show up, the guests start dying, one by one, in uniquely macabre Agatha Christie-style.It is based on Christie's best-selling novel with 100 ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder mystery, isolation, murder, serial killer, false accusation, characters killed one by one, investigation, private detective, psychopath, mountain, crimes, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1930s, 70s
Place: austria, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: miss marple, murder, investigation, murder mystery, private detective, amateur detective, resort, hotel, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Murder She Said (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, police investigation, strangulation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, dishonesty, train, woman in danger ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death on the Nile (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Style: captivating, surprise ending, artsy, non-linear, suspense ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, agatha christie, murder, crimes, murder investigation, chase, interrogation, belgian, deduction, crime, lie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, murder, amateur detective, drug abuse, haunted by the past, couple relations, riddles and clues, resort, who done it, psychopath, crime, private detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Agatha Christie's classic whodunit speeds into the twenty-first century. World-famous sleuth Hercule Poirot has just finished a case in Istanbul and is returning home to London onboard the luxurious Orient Express. But, the train comes to a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, on the road, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, private detective, police investigation, crime, murder, tour guide, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: england, europe
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28%
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Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, terminal illness, femme fatale, mystery, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, who done it, mystery, lookalikes, deadly, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, who done it, mystery, crime, deadly, partners against crime, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 1950s, year 1957, 50s
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, captivating, clever, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, hotel, murder, crimes, crime, friendship, mystery, golden years, deadly, adult virgin ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, private detective, murder, charity, investigation, heart attack, eavesdropping, horse riding, last will and testament, agatha christie, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Murder Most Foul (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A murderer is brought to court and only Miss Marple is unconvinced of his innocence. Once again she begins her own investigation. The third Miss Marple film starring Margaret Rutherford as the quirky amateur detective.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, courtroom drama, murder, strangulation, agatha christie, false accusation, mystery, murder mystery, legal investigation, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1951, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, dedicated lawyer, amateur detective, private detective, couples, legal, dishonesty, couple relations, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Murder Ahoy (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: amateur detective, ship, murder, investigation, poison, snuff, private detective, miss marple, who done it, riddles and clues, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%