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
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 suspense films with plots about murder, blackmail, mystery, crimes, investigation, dishonesty and intrigue mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Royal Scandal: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000), Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976), Devil You Know (2013), Crimes of Passion (2005), One of My Wives Is Missing (1976). 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, uncover truth, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, partners against crime, partners, crimes, escapades, danger, murder ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, curse, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, killer dog, murder, rivalry, haunted by the past, track down ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, has kidnapped the son of the detective's long-time love, actress Irene Adler.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, bank robbery, music hall, gold, kidnapping, sleuth, villain, caper, trapdoor, master criminal, nemesis
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, realistic
Plot: blackmail, family relations, danger, haunted by the past, parents and children, mystery, ambition, secret, rivalry, desire for fame, actor's life, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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 ⇓
30%
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: intrigue, missing person, gaslight, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, serious, captivating, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, blackmail, family secret, campaign, manipulations, intrigue, manipulation, false accusation, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 134
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, death, government, blackmail, apartment
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, intrigue, senator, corpse, ambulance, transplant, u.s. senator, disappearance, secret life, tv reporter, lie ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Murder by Decree (1979)
Genre: Crime, 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, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jack the ripper, serial killer, murder, mystery, crime, crimes, conspiracy, sherlock holmes, track down, danger, strong violent content, woman in danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ 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: blackmail, trial, court, prison, psychopath, mind game, manhunt, woman in danger, haunted by the past, vengeance, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: not serious, ironic, humorous, feel good, absurd
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, queen victoria, doctor, crime investigation, saving a life, villain, prank, pipe smoking, judge, irony, queen of england ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, buckingham palace, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: island, sea, boat, treasure hunt, crimes, adventure, couples, strong sexual content, psychopath, couple relations, love affair, gambling ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, latin america, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Unthinkable (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When he is tasked to take care of the former US ambassador in Syria, a med student comes to learn of the devastating impact a past attack left on the ambassador's family and the dark secrets connected to it. Soon, he finds himself embroiled in ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, political
Plot: father, intrigue, caregiver, medical, fear, spell, bombing, spy, brother brother relationship, loss of father, panic, conspiracy ...
Place: syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 227
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: espionage, tunnel, secret, top secret, conspiracy, police officer, experiment gone awry, british government, evidence, underground, research, police ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: curse, sherlock holmes, family curse, private detective, plan, escaped convict, killer dog, ancient, danger, investigator, mansion, hound dog ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: scotland yard, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 58
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, saxophone, investigation, blackmail, trombone, nightclub, woman in danger, chase, poisoning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: psychotronic, art house
Plot: murder, wheelchair, stockings, female killer, female nudity, bare breasts, cult, strip club, sister sister relationship, blackmail, murder mystery, prostitution ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: girl on girl, dominatrix, erotic thriller, undercover cop, policewoman, seduction, exhibitionist, red herring, dead prostitute, forced to strip, prostitution, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: blackmail, suspicion, shaving, extortion, testimony, clothesline, false accusation, anonymous letter, airport, bookstore, straight razor, bar ...
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: suspense, suspenseful, enigmatic, twists and turns
Plot: revenge, drug use, estate, masquerade, investigation, danger, deception, murder, mystery, friends, falling, modeling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, erotic, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, kidnapping, voyeurism, prostitute, bondage, blackmail, dishonesty, crime, danger, crimes, law enforcement, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Matter of Trust (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A prosecutor is building a case against a suspected serial killer. She receives death threats, but ignores them at first. When her husband disappears and someone blackmails her, she turns to her ex, a suspended homicide detective.
Plot: nipples, blackmail, sunglasses, prosecutor, breasts, sex, death threat, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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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, manipulations, deadly, mystery, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Run for Your Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: intrigue, false identity, starting over, violence against women, domestic violence, trial, abusive husband, legal system, court, emotional abuse, hitman, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: kidnapping, sherlock holmes, redemption, obsession, friendship, investigation, private detective, chase, hypnosis, drug addiction, drug addict, drug abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s
Place: europe, london, england, vienna, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, couples, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, danger, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.8
 108K
Exam (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The final candidates for a highly desirable corporate job are locked together in an exam room and given a test so simple and confusing that tension begins to unravel.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surprise ending, captivating, serious ...
Plot: mind game, plot twist, ambition, psychologist, psychology, rivalry, manipulations, confinement indoors, mystery, surveillance, intrigue, human nature ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 973
The Double Man (1967)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: espionage, mountain, skiing, spy, amateur detective, deadly, chases and races, conspiracy, uncover truth, mistaken identity, political intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
So Young, So Lovely, So Vicious... (1975)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angela is not happy about her daddy's choice for a new wife and does everything she can to destroy her stepmother-to-be.
Plot: blackmail, lesbian interest, stepmother, father daughter relationship, erotica, lesbianism, lesbian sex, sex, jealousy, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, large breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%