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My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister (1986)
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My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister (1986)
Original name: Mon beau-frère a tué ma sœur
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two members of the French Academy agree to help the attractive young veterinarian Esther investigate the suspicious death of her sister. Esther is convinced her brother-in-law is responsible, but soon it becomes apparent that those responsible are linked to the very highest echelons of power in the Vatican.
Plot: writers, investigation, psychiatrist, veterinarian, gunfight, organized crime, pope, murder, murder of family, assassination, cousin cousin relationship, family feud, crime family, private investigation, missing sister, phallic symbol, ends with death, swiss, veterinary clinic, murder confession, suspicion of murder
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, vatican, geneva switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, dark humor and death mostly in Comedy, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like My Brother-in-law Killed My Sister: The Paint Job (1992), Good King Dagobert (1984), Il commissario Lo Gatto (1986), Legal Aid (2009), Schneider vs. Bax (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Paint Job (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Taav's first feature occupies the same setting and psychological territory as David Lynch's visions of small-town America. About a love triangle, involving house painter Wesley (Patton), his boss Willie (Pastorelli) and Willie's ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, crime, love and romance, couples, performer's life, love triangle, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, painter ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Good King Dagobert (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: King's Dagobert I intestinal and sexual problems loom large as he survives an attack on his royal caravan then barely makes it to Rome to personally give thanks to the Pope. After he arrives at the Vatican, he becomes involved in the battle ...
Plot: king, pope, sin, bishop, kingdom, middle aged, wolf pack, ambush, mistress, impostor, virgin, european history ...
Time: 7th century
Place: rome italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, shoes, violinist, disorder, nothing goes right, on the run, investigation, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Il commissario Lo Gatto (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police commissioner Lo Gatto is in charge of the local Italian police station within Vatican State. During an investigation, following the murder of a Vatican priest, he decides to question the Pope!!! For this reason Lo Gatto is sent to a Sicilian ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: investigation, disappearance, island, murder, female nudity, journalist, police, pope
Place: vatican, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.5
 146
Legal Aid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the age of forty, Antoine Lahoud is still defending petty criminals who are entitled only to legal aid. He still has a quixotic notion of his mission but, lately, his little income and his arduous working conditions have been eroding his ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, ambition, dishonesty, moral dilemma, legal, crimes, lawyer, betrayal, murder, corruption, prison, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Schneider vs. Bax (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy task of killing a writer, only to find the job a lot more difficult than expected.
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, suspense
Plot: hitman, birthday, assignment, murder, father daughter conflict, novelist, writers, frame up, crimes, dark humor, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kill the Referee (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Michel,a referee has to suffer the consequences of having whistled a penalty against a team which is supported by football hooligans.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: crimes, on the run, chases and races, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, stadium, false accusation, obsession, militant, gang, deadly, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Head Above Water (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, murder, jealous husband, alcohol, dealing with death, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, crimes, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Head Above Water (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Judge George (Harvey Keitel) brings his young wife, Nathalie (Cameron Diaz), to a remote island for a vacation. But while George accompanies their only neighbor -- Nathalie's childhood friend Lance (Craig Sheffer) -- on a fishing trip, Nathalie ...
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, boat, investigation, couple relations, dishonesty, vacation, deadly, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, honeymoon ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Swindle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Betty and Victor are a pair of scam artists. One day Betty brings in Maurice, a treasurer of a multinational company. Maurice is due to transfer 5 millions francs out of Switzerland, and Betty is convinced he plans to steal that money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: gambling, casino, cons and scams, heist, crimes, crime, disorder, dishonesty, forgery, intrigue, criminal's revenge, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Can't Stop the Murders (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australian small-town cop Gary (Eck) enjoys his nearly pastoral existence, with traffic violations providing the major excitement to his normally low-key days. While away from work, Gary spends a good deal of time fantasizing about local news ...
Style: humorous, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: police, murder, village people, serial killer, husband wife relationship, construction worker, biker, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, lgbt, tv news, postman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 425
One More Time (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: London nightclub buddies Salt (Sammy Davis Jr.) and Pepper (Peter Lawford) link Pepper's dead twin to diamond smugglers.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: twins, secret agents, undercover, crime, deadly, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, partners, best friends, investigation ...
Time: 60s
Place: australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 252
The Red Ibis (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: debt, blackmail, taxi, bandaged hand, cleavage, bouquet of flowers, merry go round, banquet, jewel, sewing machine, racist comment, fire eater ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Blondes Have More Guns (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarf, a chainsaw, and a mysterious blonde are the only clues to a growing number of stiffs (and not all of them are dead bodies!) Who can the police turn to? Harry Bates, of course, the smartest officer on the force. TOO BAD HARRY CAN’T OUTWIT ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, satire, amateur detective, deadly, danger, serial killer, disorder, down on your luck, riddles and clues, uncover truth, murder, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, deadly, crimes, crime, danger, murder, power relations, gunfight, club, jack in the box ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joe Dante directs this story of the glamour, the glitter, the magical allure of Hollywood... and not a speck of it rubs off on Miracle Pictures, where "If it's a good picture, it's a Miracle." This is a hilarious tribute to the ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, filmmaking, showbiz, rape, car accident, miraculous event, factory, crimes, actor's life, rise to the top, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: the philippines, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, filmmaking, dark humor, showbiz, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Seven Deaths by Prescription (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dr. Brézé and his sons, all surgeons with limited abilities fight any competition on their sector with all means.
Plot: egocentric man, operation, surgeon, suicide, blood stain, funeral, gun, heart attack, business competition, poker, surgery, operating room ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Divorcing Jack (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: He's Irish, he's ageing, he drinks, is a touch cynical and when he has time writes a newspaper column. On the eve of the country's first election as an independent state, Dan Starkey's life is about to change after he finds the ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nun, columnist, murder, political corruption, death, chases and races, media, fugitives, life turned upside down, breakup, disorder, ira ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.5
 219
Gunblast Vodka (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Supermodel Everhart is kidnapped by bad guy Prochnow and rescued by good guy Otto in technopop action.
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rescue, heroes, rivalry, confined, serial killer, tough heroes, undercover, law enforcement, captivity, chases and races, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, false accusation, reunion, couple relations, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, unfulfillment, danger, goofy hero, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dirty Vivancos III (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Style: parody, gag humor
Plot: police, investigation, police corruption, police inspector, femme fatale, absurdism, explosion
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bedroom Eyes (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young businessman, out joging one night, sees a beautiful woman undressing in her bedroom window and he is compelled to return every night to watch her, until one night he witnesses a murder in the same apartment and soon becomes the prime suspect ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: murder, voyeurism, bare breasts, menage a trois, plot twist, psychiatrist, stockings, lesbian, legs, leg, female nudity, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.8
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Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, the life of Cassie Fowler, a single mother and struggling realtor, goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.
Style: ironic, satirical, suspense
Plot: realtor, murder, single mother, arizona territory, hostage, revenge, hostages, dark humor, criminal, debt, desert, phoenix ...
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 5K
Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, witty ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, dark humor, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Night My Mother Killed My Father (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Isabel is torn between the need to feel valued as an actress and her insecurities and contradictions. One night, she hosts a very special dinner: her husband Ángel, who is a scriptwriter, and Susana, Ángel's ex-wife and film director, want to ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, satirical, captivating, entertaining
Plot: strong female character, dark humor, husband wife relationship, suspicion, family relations, actress, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, desire for fame, hopes, actor's life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 182
Sex & Crime (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Valentin (Wotan Wilke Möhring) thought it an excellent idea to let his best friend Theo (Fabian Busch) its new, large house for one night, so that the therein undisturbed with the attractive waitress Mörli (Claudia Eisinger) can enjoy. As the ...
Plot: writers, turning the tables, deception, friendship, life insurance
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Infernal Trio (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marseilles, 1919. Georges Sarret is a distinguished and respected lawyer, recently honoured for his services in the First World War. He takes as his lover Philomène Schmidt, a young German woman, who has just lost her job and home. To enable ...
Style: suspense, clever, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, marriage, insurance fraud, crimes, investigation, crime, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, siblings relations, killing spree, seduction ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stranger Than Fiction (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lives spiral out of control when four friends cover up a murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, friendship, buddies, betrayal, who to trust, homeless, corpse, friends, small town, deadly, crimes, car ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: utah, usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 13K
We Have a Pope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: identity crisis, catholicism, human nature, religion, self discovery, clergy, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, society, lifestyle, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%