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The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)
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The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)
Original name: The man in the brown suit
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Agatha Christie. An American woman getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa. Nor Poirot nor Marple.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: agatha christie, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, crime, mystery, private detective, adventurer, cruise, danger, amateur detective, who done it, stash, criminal heroes, deadly, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, abduction, train, cia agent, arab, bible, diving, taxi ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: egypt, england, london, south africa, africa, cairo egypt

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Most similar movies to The Man in the Brown Suit

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and mind bending films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, mystery, who done it, crime and investigation mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Man in the Brown Suit: Seven Dials Mystery (1981), Murder in Three Acts (1986), Dead Man's Folly (1986), The Pale Horse (1997), Murder with Mirrors (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seven Dials Mystery (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When two mysterious deaths mar an otherwise pleasant weekend in the English countryside, unflappable flapper Lady Eileen Brent (Cheryl Campbell) teams up with the dashing Jimmy Thesinger (James Warwick) to solve the dastardly deeds. Their sleuthing ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, mind bending, tense, realistic ...
Plot: estate, agatha christie, mystery, crime, crimes, partners against crime, danger, amateur detective, investigation, secret identity, deadly, countryside ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: europe, england
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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
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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
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100%
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The Pale Horse (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Writer Mark Easterbrook has a vested interest in solving the murder of a priest. That's because Mark himself is under suspicion. But to save his reputation and put the real killer behind bars, he'll have to go through a mysterious list of ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, race against time, crime, riddles and clues, false accusation, who done it, righting the wronged, crimes, amateur detective, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Murder with Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marple has been summoned to the lavish country estate of her old friend Carrie Louise Serrocold (Bette Davis). Carrie's stepson has been killed, and she fears that his won't be the last corpse to befoul the estate. She's right, and ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, uncover truth, who done it, murder, adult virgin, private detective, police investigation, mystery, amateur detective, serial killer, crime ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ordeal by Innocence (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to return an address book lost some time ago by Jack Argyle, only to find out that Jack has been executed for the murder of his mother. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent. In spite of opposition from ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, uncover truth, frame up, death row, false accusation, mystery, law enforcement, legal, injustice, nudity (full frontal - brief), alibi ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, canada, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, gangsters, fighting crime, deadly, graphic violence, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
42%
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A Thief of Time (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Officers Leaphorn and Chee search for a missing anthropologist suspected of stealing artifacts from a burial site.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, police detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, society, protagonist as suspect, danger, mystery, crimes, culture clash, deadly, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, arizona
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42%
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 ⇓
40%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
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: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, danger, crime, silly humor, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Murder of Quality (1991)
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the request of his old war time colleague Ailsa Brimley, George Smiley agrees to look into the murder of Stella Rode. Brimley had only just received a letter from her saying she feared for her life at her husband's hand. The husband, Stanley ...
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, clever, rough ...
Plot: boarding school, murder, social differences, who done it, boarding school life, legal, life is a bitch, mystery, danger, private detective, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america
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39%
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 ⇓
39%
Mystery Woman: Sing Me a Murder (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Murder is something to sing about when Mystery Woman Samantha Kinsey-an expert in pulp fiction, and increasingly proficient when it comes to real-life crime-untangles a record-breaking murder. Mystery Woman bookshop owner, Samantha Kinsey, has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, haunted by the past, police investigation, music band, dishonesty, riddles and clues, crimes, private detective, deadly, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rogue's Gallery (1968)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A private eye gets in trouble when he tries to help a woman in distress.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, neo noir
Plot: private detective, dishonesty, mystery, deadly, crimes, heroes, intrigue, protagonist as suspect, murder, missing person, psychiatrist, murder disguised as suicide ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
While My Pretty One Sleeps (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the fashion world meets the underworld, it's murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: fashion, murder, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, journalism, danger, deadly, criminal heroes, woman in danger, crime, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lies Between Friends (2010)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen years after graduation, a group of college friends convenes one weekend for a bridal shower for one of their own. The principal character, Joss (Gabrielle Anwar), and her freshman year roommate and best friend in college, Cait (Thea Gill), ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, reunion, uncover truth, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, deadly, crimes, reunited friends, group of friends, friendship, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
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Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (2007)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: DNA evidence and camera footage places a corrupt CEO as the prime suspect in the murder of a company whistle-blower, but Jane Doe believes the real killer may be a twin sibling.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: whistleblower, twins, siblings relations, deadly, amateur detective, investigation, murder, who done it, boss and employee, crimes, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
TV show
Story: She's an avid mystery lover and bookseller, for whom crime has been comfortably confined to the pages of her favorite novels-until a real-life murder turns a weekend of fun and games into a chilling whodunit...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, uncover truth, mystery, writer's life, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, frame up, murder, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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35%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, investigation, private detective, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, mind game, murder, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
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33%
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
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33%
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Hands of a Murderer (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sherlock Holme must track down his nemesis Professor Moriarty after the villain kidnaps Holme's brother Mycroft. The evil doctor is forcing his captive to decode highly classified military documents.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, partners against crime, chase, crime, mystery, chases and races, conspiracy, chaos and mayhem, who done it, working undercover, kidnapping, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, murder, riddles and clues, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, mystery, poison
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, estate, investigation, riddles and clues, a vision, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, crime ...
Place: europe, england
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31%
Mystery Woman: Snapshot (2005)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
Story: Amateur sleuth Samantha Kinsey's latest case has her trying to figure out who killed her best friend Barbara after she was left out of her family's will and every one of the family members become suspects.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, uncover truth, who done it, amateur detective, dishonesty, private detective, estate, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, clever, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, island, murder mystery, crime, agatha christie, mystery, crimes, intrigue, multiple suspects, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, albania, south of france, england, london
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30%
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
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30%
Carnal Innocence (2011)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town. A killer is on the streets, and Caroline may be a target for murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, womanizer, crimes, deadly, father son relationship, dead woman, murder, female protagonist, brother brother relationship, kissing, brother sister relationship, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mississippi
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29%