Movies like The Royal Scandal

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The Royal Scandal (2001)
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The Royal Scandal (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes - the world's greatest detective - faces a most alluring adversary... Legendary opera star Irene Adler is threatening to destroy the King of Bohemia's reputation with proof of their illicit affair. The evidence? A photograph. Her ransom? The king's hand in marriage. But not only does investigating detective Sherlock Holmes already know Irene from the past, he also knows that the queen of manipulation would never resort to such a common crime. After uncovering her true ambitions, Holmes draws the cunning songstress into a well-matched game of cat and mouse
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: sherlock holmes, sleuth, intrigue, blackmail, female villain, cat versus mouse, palace intrigue, uncover truth, king, investigation, crimes, crime investigation, teamwork, manipulative woman, female criminal, scheming, female antagonist, crime solving, secret revealed, old love, crown prince

Most similar movies to The Royal Scandal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, captivating and disturbing films with plots about investigation, uncover truth, crime investigation, crime solving, murder, murder investigation and mystery mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Royal Scandal: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000), The American Side (2016), Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (2022), 911 Nightmare (2016), Kahaani 2 (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene of the crime is Whitechapel, the same London district notorious for the recent attacks of Jack the Ripper. Three monks are found dead, the apparent victims of a vampire - now, someone else is out for blood. Or is it something else? As ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, vampire, private detective, curse, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, escapades, partners ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, curse, beast, private detective, investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, murder, supernatural, track down, deadly creature ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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62%
The American Side (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a mysterious suicide at Niagara Falls, a low-rent detective unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention by enigmatic scientist, Nikola Tesla.
Style: neo noir, suspense, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: murder investigation, murder mystery, private investigator, private detective, sleuth, crime solving, murder, crime investigation, puzzle, uncover truth, historical figure, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (2022)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: A dying man's enigmatic last words send vicar's son, Bobby Jones, and his socialite friend, Lady Frankie Derwent, on a crime-solving adventure.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: sleuth, uncover truth, private detective, murder mystery, murder, dying words, amateur sleuth, crime solving, murder investigation, mystery, homicide detective, forensics ...
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and help to foil an audacious robbery.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: sherlock holmes, sleuth, accused of murder, street kid, crime investigation, private detective, murder investigation, private investigation, murder mystery, crime solving, homicide detective, uncover truth ...
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911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, lifetime, murder mystery, fighting crime, guilty conscience, murder investigation, 911, crime solving, uncover truth, crime investigation, unsolved crime, race against time ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Kahaani 2 (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Vidya Sinha (Vidya Balan) has only one obsession in life. She wants to see her teenage daughter Mini, who is paralysed waist-downwards, walk again. But, is this scenario as obvious as it seems? Or is Vidya an impersonator of Durga Rani Singh from ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: investigation, mother daughter relationship, child abduction, kidnapping, mother, mysterious disappearance, crime investigation, disappearance, mystery, accusation, unsolved crime, dark past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Forensic (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A forensic analyst and an investigation officer are on a chase to hunt down a gruesome serial killer and crack one of the most famous cold cases in the history of their departments.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crime investigation, serial killer, cold case, evidence, murder, killer child, fighting crime, medical examination, forensics, murder investigation, medical examiner, race against time ...
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Dark Power (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the mayor of a crime-ridden city and his opponent are both assassinated while seeking election, two FBI agents, John Archer and Mila Driver, reluctantly join forces to investigate the murder only to discover that City Hall holds more secrets ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, assassination plot, murder investigation, female fighter, investigation, female fbi agent, conspiracy, government corruption, sleuth, crime investigation, political conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Medical Examiner Dr. Qin: The Survivor (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
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Story: ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
Plot: forensics, investigation, crime investigation, murder investigation, teamwork, fighting crime, crimes, partners against crime, unsolved crime, partners, sleuth, uncover truth ...
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Who's Stalking Me? (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a near-death experience when an attacker breaks into her home, Amanda can't shake the feeling that she's still in harm's way. In comes the handsome and stern Detective James Dawson to save the day and keep an especially ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder mystery, investigation, homicide detective, murder investigation, forensics, police detective, crime investigation, male female relationship, crimes, relationships, mystery, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Art of Crime (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Fired for insubordination, PJ Antoine Verlay, good cop but a blood strand and having difficulty working as a team, is attached to the OCBC (Central Office for the fight against Traffic in Cultural Goods) thanks to the intervention of the commander ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: crime solving, art theft, art critic, fighting crime, teamwork, partners against crime, sleuth, investigation, art, art thief, unsolved crime, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Black Widow Killer (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A single mother fears for her life and that of her daughter when they become targets of a serial killer.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: murder investigation, murder mystery, murderer, murder, uncover truth, evidence, criminal, crime investigation, teacher, school teacher, investigation, private investigation ...
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Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, captivity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
Anjaam Pathiraa (2020)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A psychologist with a keen interest in criminology gets entangled in a tough serial killer case which the police find hard to crack.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: police, police detective, serial murder, investigation, partners against crime, murder mystery, murder investigation, police officer killed, forensics, fighting crime, homicide detective, cold case ...
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White Night (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A pawnbroker is found murdered in a remote town in a derelict building. Three people come under suspicion but all of them have perfect alibis and the investigation comes to a standstill. Almost fifteen years pass and the lead inspector decides to ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, erotic
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder mystery, murder investigation, incest, homicide detective, unsolved crime, cold case, crime solving, uncover truth, criminal, murder ...
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Insane (2016)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman gets kidnapped in the middle of the day and is tortured in a psychiatric hospital. A Journalist gets on the trace of the case and tries to find out the truth.
Style: captivating, surprise ending, disturbing, tense, suspense
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Grudge (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ahead of a promotion, a police chief becomes entangled in a deadly incident and uncovers an intrigue fueled by grudge that threatens his colleagues.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: female police detective, murderer, criminal, secret, police officer, murder, killings, murder investigation, murder mystery, investigation, mystery, homicide detective ...
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*69 (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of friends fall victim to tragic events after one of them dials *69 in response to a crank call. Tina, who's finally putting the missing pieces of her life back together after a car accident robbed her of her memory a year prior, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: threatening telephone call, repressed memory, uncover truth, mystery, memory lapse, death, memory loss, private investigation, crime solving, nightmare, secret, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brazen (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mystery writer Grace Miller has killer instincts when it comes to motive - and she'll need every bit of expertise to help solve her sister's murder.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, crime investigation, sister, secret life, private investigation, murder investigation, life is a bitch, double life, crime solving, sisters, uncover truth ...
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Shimmer Lake (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inventive crime thriller told backwards -- reversing day by day through a week -- following a local sheriff's quest to unlock the mystery of three small town criminals and a bank heist gone wrong.
Style: suspense, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: investigation, sheriff, murder, lake, bank robber, forensics, cold case, police investigation, unsolved crime, crime solving, crime investigation, mystery ...
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Medical Examiner Dr. Qin (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: Medical examiner Qin Ming, together with his assistant and a police detective, solves crimes with his expertise.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: police, medical examiner, teamwork, partners against crime, forensics, crime solving, uncover truth, murder investigation, police investigation, crime investigation, secret revealed, police officer ...
Place: china
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Sex express coffee (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police detective Escobar attempts to capture an HIV+ internet predator who lures unsuspecting young men into sexual encounters while investigating the case of a man who was chopped into pieces and stuffed in his own refrigerator.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: police investigation, hiv positive, torture, murder mystery, murder investigation, gay, homicidal maniac, crime solving, maniac, detective inspector, uncover truth, sex maniac ...
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The deaths from the Black Forest (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman disappears mysteriously in the middle of a forest. Police begins his search, in addition to her husband, a forensic expert. When officers asked to provide them with a photograph of the missing, he discovers that someone has entered her house ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: forensics, superstition, family secret, disappearance, forest, police, missing person, village, curse, uncover truth, secret, murder ...
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A Child's Voice (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A homeless teen answers the voice of a child calling out for help and is sent on a journey to find a human trafficking network run by the child's killer.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: homeless, violence, abduction, human trafficking, abuse, kidnapping, crime investigation, investigation, social misfits, supernatural, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
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The Governor's Wife (2008)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A manipulative mother increases her plotting to stay in control.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: in laws, political intrigue, political manipulation, assassination plot, manipulative woman, family secret, family problems, female assassin, duplicity, murder, money, political unrest ...
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McBride: Dogged (2007)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The annual LA Kennel Club Dog Show gets treated to an unexpected surprise when a backstage murder incriminates the winning canines' handler.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, legal, partners, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Intruder (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seo-jin is a widower still grieving his wife’s death. Then he receives the news that her long-lost younger sister, Yoo-jin, who went missing 25 years ago, has turned up. Unlike the rest of his family, who welcome her into their arms, Seo-jin feels ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, atmospheric
Plot: crimes, family, uncover truth, frame up, family relations, murder, caper, rivalry, investigation, love, father daughter relationship, cult ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
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InSight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaitlyn, an ER nurse who is tending to a young stabbing victim, is accidentally electrocuted by the defibrillator that is used in an effort to save the woman's life. Almost immediately Kaitlyn starts to experience the victim's memories. ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, crimes, victim, supernatural, investigation, a vision, electrocution, memories, strong female presence, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police, serial killer, investigation, murder mystery, police investigation, cold case, murder investigation, crime investigation, forensics, uncover truth, unsolved crime ...
Time: year 1969
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