Movies like The Inn on the River

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The Inn on the River (1962)
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The Inn on the River (1962)
Original name: Edgar Wallace: Das Gasthaus an der Themse
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: harpoon, smuggler, scuba diver, river, smuggling, murder
Place: scotland yard, london

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Most similar movies to The Inn on the River

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, realistic and serious films with plots about murder, serial killer, police, revenge, gun, crimes and crime mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Inn on the River: The Indian Scarf (1963), Room 13 (1964), School of Fear (1969), The Man with the Glass Eye (1969), The College Girl Murders (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Indian Scarf (1963)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: death, scarf, murder, whodunit, castle, pianist, will, strangled to death, isolated place, serial killer, last will and testament
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95%
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Room 13 (1964)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again...
Plot: nightclub, murder, private investigator, stockings, stripper, serial killer, striptease, throat slitting, mistress, train robbery, female serial killer, blackmail ...
Place: scotland yard
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School of Fear (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager mysteriously disappears from a German boys' school. Also known by the title "School of Fear".
Plot: group shower, man wrapped in a towel, bully, clothed female naked male, awkward situation, shower room, male objectification, naked in public, pubic hair, bullying, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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The Man with the Glass Eye (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.
Plot: swimming pool, ventriloquist, billiards, showgirl, gay stereotype, white slavery, female nudity, shot in the hand, domineering mother, dancer, serial killer, heroin ...
Place: scotland yard
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75%
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The College Girl Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas
Plot: unknown killer, mystery killer, girls' boarding school, monk, crazy, prison escape, man kills a woman, hitman, insane, murderer, sadistic killer, masked villain ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, friendship between women, sorority, female friendship, all female cast, women
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Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
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The White Spider (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After an automobile accident, in which a man is unrecognizably burnt to a crisp, his wife's only able to confirm the corpse's identity by his talisman: a small, white spider. However, soon, there are more corpses walking around than at a ...
Style: suspense
Plot: landlady, secret, fear, dead woman, assassin, murder, hanged woman, basement, police, private detective, stockings, assistant ...
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The Mysterious Magician (1964)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his sister's killers, and plans to set a trap to finally capture ...
Plot: mask, inspector, clerk, murder, airport, funeral, revenge, vigilantism, master criminal, phone booth, disguise, british police ...
Place: australia, london, britain, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Es geschah am hellichten Tag (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: con artists, homeless man, single mother, lynch mob, child murder investigation, false accusation, obsession, serial killer, child murder, child abuse, child murderess
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Captain Khorshid (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Captain Khorshid is a sailor who although only having one hand, manages to sail his little boat. In his village, due to its hot climate and hard living conditions, dangerous criminals are sent into exile. They want to escape from the area, so they ...
Plot: smuggling, merchant, porter, wife, money, boat, trip, bearded man, robbery, exile, shooting, safe ...
Place: iran
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The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: murder, voyeurism, old man, young woman, dysfunctional marriage, planned murder
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Curse of the Hidden Vault (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mobsters conspire to loot another criminal's treasure secured in an enormous booby-trapped vault.
Plot: storage unit, booby trap, safe, kidnapping, crushed to death, inheritance, suicide of father, gambling, gambling debt, sniper, explosive, windmill
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Glass Cell (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous.
Plot: release from prison, birthday party, architect, cheating, jealousy, lawyer, bookstore, murder, job seeking, bankruptcy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Traitor's Gate (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A businessman organises a caper to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.
Plot: deception, doppelganger, prison escape, jewel theft, strip club, jewel thief, criminal gang, tower of london, heist
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, french restaurant, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A disfigured killer with glazed-over white eyes is doing the dirty work so that an insurance agent-doctor can get the victims' insurance money.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, clergy, dishonesty, deadly, danger, who done it, riddles and clues, cons and scams, psychopath, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, britain, scotland yard
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Don't Tempt the Devil (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lovely young nurse finds herself framed for the murder of a hospital patient who died after she administered an injection.
Plot: injection, femme fatale, will, cynicism, adultery, lawyer, murder, nurse, interrogation, trial
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3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, camel, investigation, missing person, truck, writers
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
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The Squeaker (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigates a series of murders where the victims have died by snake venom poisoning.
Plot: suicide of husband, snake, police detective, blackmail, poison, tiger, crime investigation, reporter, murder, animal bite, blowgun
Place: scotland yard, london
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Proof of the Man (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When an American is murdered in a Japanese inn, Tokyo police detective Munesue follows the trail of the killer to New York. There he is joined by a New York City detective named Shuftan and together they sort out the crime.
Plot: killer, police detective, elevator, murder, witness, police investigation, multiple murder, killed in a car accident, straw hat, dying words, fashion show, serial killer
Place: new york
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A Complex Plot About Women, Alleys and Crimes (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Netherlands Antilles
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Rabal is a blind, elderly leader of the Camorra whose son ends up dead as he attempts to rape Molina. Somebody has stuck the corpse strategically with a hypodermic needle, which is to become the signature of a series of killings of Naples drug ...
Plot: female director, mafia, police, intrigue, murder, hypodermic needle, drugs, mother, stabbing, smuggling, dead children, camorra
Place: napoli italy
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Only the Wind Knows the Answer (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The yacht of millionaire Hellmann explodes in the Mediterranean Sea, with him and 8 men crew on board. Insurance agent Lucas investigates at the Cote D'Azur, because there's the suspicion that it could have been suicide. He finds out that ...
Plot: insurance fraud, insurance agent, villa, mysterious death, yacht
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, mediterranean sea, cote d'azur, french riviera, france
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The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, police officer, seaplane, arms smuggling, sailor, wound, sailboat, diving, murder, captain, police, underwater
Place: caribbean
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33%
Crime and Punishment (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, updated to present-day Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: crime and punishment, murder, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, down on your luck, guilt, morality, friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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The Door with Seven Locks (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich man bequeaths seven keys to seven of his friends, but only one will unlock the door to untold wealth.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: snake, multiple murder, serial killer, secret passageway, key, castle, kidnapping, secret passage, mad doctor, lobotomy, locked door
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, emigration, father, prostitution, murder, rape, prison, revenge, family relations
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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An Obsession (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Obsession is Aoyama's remake for the 1990s of Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog ("Nora inu," 1949). The basic plot situation is the same: a cop, after losing his gun to a killer, sets out on a search for the criminal who in the end ...
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: gun, gunshot wound, fistfight, shooting, heroin addict, murder, stolen gun, neo noir, psycho killer
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Hit Man (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bernie Casey portrays Tyrone and Pamela Grier plays a sultry skin-flick star in this first Americanized remake of the iconic Michael Caine action film Get Carter. From Watts to the West Side, from porno parlors to a high-rise, from motel dives to a ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, crime, rivalry, crimes, deadly, profanity, vengeance, tough heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
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