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Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
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Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
Original name: Poulet au vinaigre
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unorthodox detective Jean Lavardin is called to a provincial French town after a prank turns deadly.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: murder, small town, teenage life, crimes, investigation, disability, crime, mystery, amateur detective, small town life, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, eviction, corruption, province, real estate agent, inspector, espionage, prostitute, doctors, body swapping, death, female nudity, sex scene ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Chicken with Vinegar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and clever films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, investigation, crime and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Chicken with Vinegar: Inspector Lavardin (1986), Dead Man's Folly (1986), Confidentially Yours (1983), The Bride Wore Black (1968), He Died with His Eyes Open (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Inspector Lavardin (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspector Lavardin is called to a provincial village to investigate a murder – only to find that one of his ex-lovers is the victim’s widow.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, who done it, friendship, uncover truth, police detective, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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100%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, clever, captivating, mind bending, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, murder, hotel, crime, crimes, friendship, golden years, deadly, mystery, adult virgin ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Confidentially Yours (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place as Julien Vercel (Jean-Louis Trintignant), an estate agent who knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discover that Marie-Christine Vercel ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, murder, life is a bitch, crimes, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, gangsters, investigation, law enforcement, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Bride Wore Black (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose?
Style: french noir, stylized, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, death in the family, crimes, deadly, dealing with death, crime, investigation, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, who done it, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Odds (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A murder mystery set in the world of illegal teenage gambling. A 17-year old must find his best friends' killer before the game is exposed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, youth, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly, suburbs, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, missing person, neo noir, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, crimes, social relations, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, crime, small town life, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder investigation, small town, sheriff, mystery, investigation, mormon, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, mind game, rivalry, law enforcement, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: memory loss, investigation, crimes, crime, murder, kidnapping, small town, missing person, missing child, police detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman suddenly disappears after an early morning walk, and her husband is accused of murder.
Style: talky, cynical, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, hotshot lawyer, wrong place wrong time, legal, amateur detective, power relations, crimes, rivalry, investigation, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, murder, uncover truth, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, society, tragic hero, deadly, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: transsexual, murder, uncover truth, political corruption, dishonesty, fighting the system, politics, mystery, investigation, small town, gender bending, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wandering Soul Murders (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widowed Joanne Kilbourn is an ex-police officer turned criminology professor. Her husband Ian was the Ontario provincial Attorney General when he was murdered, the murder never solved. Her current home life is on the most part a happy one, except ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: prostitute, murder, police detective, riddles and clues, amateur detective, police investigation, journalism, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, deadly, investigation, private detective, legal, couples, law enforcement, crime, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
TV show
Story: A librarian with a sharp mind for murder, Aurora Teagarden is known around her small town as a master sleuth. When her friend Jane unexpectedly dies and leaves Aurora everything in her will, she also leaves a troubling murder mystery haunting her ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, uncover truth, danger, crimes, riddles and clues, small town, murder investigation, strong female presence, deadly, librarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Before and After (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, mystery, accidental death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, family relations, car trouble ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 mystery, murder, investigation, island, crime, mystery, crimes, intrigue, multiple suspects, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: greece, england, south of france, albania, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: investigation, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, manipulations, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, manipulation, dishonesty, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Coverup (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Personal injury attorney Stuart Pepper faces the challenge of his young career when he takes on a controversial case of wrongful death in small town Iowa. Kevin Thacker's body was found in the alley outside the Marshalltown Police Department ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: mystery, legal, corruption, investigation, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, legal action, small town life, law enforcement, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Deepwater (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: mystery, haunted by the past, criminal's revenge, disorder, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, investigation, danger, dishonesty, deadly, murder, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: suspenseful, clever, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, crime, who done it, mystery, partners against crime, deadly, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, year 1957, 1950s
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, small town, murder investigation, police chief, chief of police, dishonesty, crime, society, life is a bitch, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 113
Living to Die (1990)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A burned-out private detective in Las Vegas gets involved in blackmail and murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: private detective, murder, gambling, blackmail, nudity (full frontal - brief), who done it, heist, wrongfully committed, riddles and clues, graphic violence, strong sexual content, embezzlement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, tense, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, train, private detective, revenge, conspiracy, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, mysterious character, on the road, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: istanbul turkey, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Six Sex Scenes and a Murder (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's ...
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, who done it, bar, dishonesty, gangsters, law enforcement, frame up, save the day, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Illustrious Corpses (1976)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: murder, conspiracy, crime, crimes, dishonesty, politics, life is a bitch, police investigation, mystery, deadly, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, danger, law enforcement, mysterious past, mysterious event, locked room, mystery killer ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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