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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
Plot: sherlock holmes, intrigue, blackmail, old love, crown prince

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Most similar movies to The Royal Scandal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychotronic films with plots about murder, blackmail, sherlock holmes, crimes, investigation, mystery and danger mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Royal Scandal: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000), Murder by Decree (1979), Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993), Holmes & Watson (2018), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972). 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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, uncover truth, investigation, mystery, riddles and clues, partners against crime, danger, crimes, escapades, partners, murder ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, curse, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, murder, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mystery, crimes, crime, conspiracy, sherlock holmes, danger, track down, slasher, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, female doctor, doctor, murder, bookstore, fish out of water, tiger, homeless man, observation, strong female character, dog, pipe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: ironic, humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, doctor, crime investigation, villain, pipe smoking, judge, irony, queen of england, laughter, british humour, queen victoria ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, buckingham palace, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: US TV version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, family relations, relatives, murder, estate, disguise, dog, ancient, killer dog, escaped convict, plan, country house ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While in competition for a job promotion, the female competitor sues her male counterpart for sexual harassment. Blackmail and murder follow closely behind.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, power relations, crime, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, blackmail, scam, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Sign of Four (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.
Plot: sherlock holmes, doctor, treasure chest, treasure, river, pearl, missing father, hidden treasure, wooden leg, happy ending, revenge, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, blackmail, family secret, campaign, manipulation, false accusation, manipulations, intrigue, political conspiracy, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Jigsaw (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After inadvertently ingesting some sugar laced with LSD, a man wakes up with amnesia and in the middle of a murder plot.
Plot: amnesia, investigation, lsd, murder, blackmail, apartment, government, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Crucifer of Blood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.
Style: detective series
Plot: sherlock holmes, avarice, wheelchair, leper, opium den, opium, jewelry, british raj, steam engine, morphine, greed, treasure ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Devil You Know (2013)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kathryn Vale (Lena Olin) is a reclusive ex-movie star with a dark secret and a daughter hoping to follow in her mother's movie-star footsteps. When Kathryn attempts to make a career comeback, she is threatened by an anonymous blackmailer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: danger, family relations, mystery, haunted by the past, parents and children, ambition, secret, desire for fame, actor's life, rivalry, blackmail, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A U.S. Senator is spirited away to a secret New Mexico medical lab after a serious car crash. His injuries are completely healed by a secret organization that has developed advanced medical technology. What does the organization want in exchange for ...
Style: medical drama, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: car accident, murder, senator, intrigue, emergency room, ambulance, tv reporter, u.s. senator, disappearance, lie, secret life, blackmail ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: trial, blackmail, prison, psychopath, woman in danger, haunted by the past, manhunt, mind game, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One of My Wives Is Missing (1976)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Vacationing in a small town, a frantic Daniel Corban (James Franciscus) shows up at the local police station, declaring that his wife has disappeared. Corban imperiously demands that the easygoing police inspector (Jack Klugman) drop everything and ...
Plot: missing person, intrigue, gaslight, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sherlock (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Early in his crime-solving career, Sherlock Holmes attempts to prevent Moriarty from cornering the heroin market.
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending
Plot: drug dealing, murder, sherlock holmes, mind game, private detective, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, rivalry, obsessive quest, partners against crime, ego clash ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Midnight Crossing (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A blind woman, her husband and another couple sail off to find cash hidden on an island near Cuba.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: island, boat, sea, treasure hunt, crimes, infidelity, couple relations, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), lovers on the run, adventure, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, bahamas, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro, 1886. A precious Stradivarius violin presented to Emperor Dom Pedro II is stolen. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called to solve the case.
Plot: sherlock holmes
Time: 1880s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 843
Private Eye (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he decides to hire Hong Jin-ho (a detective) ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, sex scene, sherlock holmes, espionage, voyeurism
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 213
Hidden City (1987)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cassies Stuart leads the uncooperative Charles Dance into a world of misplaces government secrets, capalistic artists and bungling secret agents. Will the truth be out, or will the attempts of agents suppress the truth hidden within government ...
Plot: government, search, police, secret, top secret, conspiracy, male female relationship, intrigue, research, evidence, police officer, experiment gone awry ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 585
Undercover (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female cop goes undercover in a high price whorehouse to find a murderer and discovers she likes the assignment more than she should.
Style: cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: girl on girl, erotic thriller, police, female bonding, seductress, sexual fantasy, policewoman, gun, undercover cop, erotica, forced to strip, brunette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 54
Dark Bar (1989)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Anna, a young saxophone player, investigates her sister's disappearance with the help of a friend.
Plot: friends, musician, disappearance, sister, investigation, saxophone, woman in danger, sister sister relationship, drugs, nightclub, black pantyhose, poisoning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Phantom of Sojo (1964)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masked killer is stalking and killing Londoners outside a nightclub.
Style: art house, psychotronic
Plot: murder, wheelchair, female nudity, stockings, bare breasts, female killer, serial killer, murder mystery, prostitution, insurance fraud, writers, multiple murder ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, private detective, heist, riddles and clues, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, mystery, deadly, crime, partners, escapades ...
Place: london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 999
The Naked Edge (1961)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Michael Anderson's 1961 suspense thriller stars Deborah Kerr as a London wife who suspects her wealthy husband (Gary Cooper) might be a murderer. The cast also includes Eric Portman, Diane Cilento, Hermione Gingold and Michael Wilding. This was ...
Plot: suspicion, blackmail, robbery, straight razor, dysfunctional marriage, airport, stabbed to death, slum, stalker, extortion, bar, murder ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Murder Pact (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four friends at a prestigious university whose promising futures are jeopardized when they become connected to the accidental death of a classmate. When another student says she knows about their involvement, the friends panic and start to plot her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, twists and turns
Plot: revenge, drug use, estate, masquerade, investigation, danger, deception, murder, mystery, friends, attempted murder, cheating boyfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
 4K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, lesbian cunnilingus, bondage, voyeurism, prostitute, blackmail, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, crime, danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 1K
Slam Dance (1987)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, uncover truth, betrayal, crime, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A repressed young wife's traumatic sexual assault triggers a depraved obsession with her attacker.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, photograph, blackmail, sexual abuse, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love and romance, gory, manipulations, danger, mysterious character, mystery ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Study in Terror (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Watson reads from the newspaper there have been two similar murders near Whitechapel in a few days, Sherlock Holmes' sharp deductive is immediately stimulated to start its merciless method of elimination after observation of every ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, private detective, murder, track down, woman in danger, who done it, police detective, crime, amateur detective, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%