Movies like A Trap for Lonely Man

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A Trap for Lonely Man (1990)
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A Trap for Lonely Man (1990)
Original name: Ловушка для одинокого мужчины
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Daniel Corban reports his wife Elizabeth missing to the police. A priest arrives and says he has found her. When he brings her in, Corban insists she is not his wife. When several other people arrive and verify she is Elizabeth, Daniel feel's he is loosing the grip on reality.
Plot: irony, investigation, murder mystery, murder, suspect
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about investigation, murder, crimes, crime, mystery, murder mystery and deadly mostly in Crime, Mystery and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Trap for Lonely Man: Drowning Mona (2000), The Alphabet Murders (1965), Legacy (2008), The Midnight Man (1974), Harikrishnans (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Drowning Mona (2000)
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, minnesota
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The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, parody, investigation, deadly, crime, law enforcement, crimes, danger, silly humor, riddles and clues ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
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Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, college life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners, legal ...
Time: contemporary
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The Midnight Man (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is reluctantly drawn into the criminal investigation and eventually becomes a ...
Plot: murder, ex convict, police officer, investigation, lesbian, murder mystery, ex cop, three brothers, barn, tractor, redneck, campus
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Harikrishnans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Harikrishnans movie revolves around Harikrishnan (Mammootty and Mohanlal) who are one of the most famous lawyer duo in India. To avoid confusion one is called as Hari (Mammooty) and the other as Krishnan (Mohanlal). They are known to take lakhs for ...
Plot: love triangle, murder, lawyer, investigation, suicide, murder suspect, friendship, murder investigation, defense attorney, courtroom, flirting, camera ...
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Crowned and Dangerous (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, rivalry, investigation, physical appearance, contests and competitions, ambition, crimes, crime, dishonesty, blind ambition, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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Broken Arrow: A Pre Historic Detective Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A parable in the manner of a tragedian based on the play by A. Volodin "On the tribes of the Bison and Scorpions, who lived many thousands of years ago on a small island." The events that the film tells about take place in ancient times, ...
Plot: caveman, female nudity, public sex, ripping clothes, cave, sex scene, skinny dipping
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Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, farce, investigation, butler, maid, who done it, mystery, crimes, crime, frame up, bug, goofy hero ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Joseph Rouletabille (Bruno Podalydès), a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson (Sabine Azéma), who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, danger, mysterious past, mysterious event, locked room, mystery killer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Made in U.S.A (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paula Nelson (Anna Karina), a female version of Humphrey Bogart's hard boiled detectives, goes to Atlantic City to meet her lover, Richard Politzer, at an unknown point in the future (maybe 1969). Once there, she learns that Richard is dead and ...
Style: psychological, stylized, serious, realistic, avant garde
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, greed, stage performance, inheritance, pretense, make believe, cons and scams, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, farce, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
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Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
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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: suspense, artsy, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, agatha christie, belgian, crimes, deduction, tragedy, alibi, arrest, murder investigation, lie ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: egypt
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Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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