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Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson get involved with Balkan terrorists to save Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria from an assassination at the opera house and prevent World War I.
Style: mind bending, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, talky
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, private detective, investigation, crimes, terrorism, undercover, mystery, love affair, rivalry, who done it, law enforcement, dishonesty, riddles and clues, dancing, killer, party, wine, singer, theft, theater, maid, bomb, actress, impersonation ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, edwardian era
Place: austria, europe, vienna

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Most similar movies to Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and mind bending films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, private detective, law enforcement and investigation mostly in Crime, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady: Sherlock: Case of Evil (2002), Dead Man's Folly (1986), Carambole (2005), Case G (2006), Gone but Not Forgotten (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sherlock: Case of Evil (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: mind bending, clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: sherlock holmes, serial killer, murder, drug dealing, investigation, private detective, mind game, riddles and clues, crimes, rivalry, mystery, partners against crime ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, big ben london
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95%
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The corpse of a shabbily dressed young woman has been discovered in the mud flats of the Thames at low tide. Police assume she's a prostitute, but Dr. Watson suspects something more and goes to his old friend Holmes, now retired and at very ...
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, mystery, who done it, prodigy, crimes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, lookalikes ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, mind bending ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, multiple suspects, murder, investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, whodunit, conspiracy, secretly observing ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough
Plot: sherlock holmes, murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, who done it, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, ego clash, golden years ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Carambole (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors".
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hit and run, life turned upside down, mystery, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, blackmail, doctor, nypd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Case G (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Van Veeteren's only unsolved case comes back to haunt him when the daughter of a murdered private detective comes to see him. A brutal wife killer, who went into hiding years before, has resurfaced under an assumed name; or so it seems, and Van ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: manhunt, mystery, private detective, haunted by the past, law enforcement, crimes, murder, police procedural, nypd, snow, fictional country, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: cynical, clever, serious, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, lawyer, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, mystery, who done it, crimes, hotshot lawyer, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: serial killer, private detective, investigation, amateur detective, rivalry, murder, psychopath, mind game, police investigation, police detective, mysterious character, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: neo noir, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, police detective, seduction, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crime investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sherlock Holmes and his intrepid companion, Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client, and a creeping man.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, police, tv show, serial killer, victorian england, private investigator, crimes, partners against crime, rivalry, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspense, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, snake, investigation, disorder, rivalry, mystery, crimes, escapades, partners, mind game, riddles and clues ...
Place: london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, kidnapping, religions or cults, partners, private detective, law enforcement, society, crimes, cult, nypd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Watson, finds a mystery in an empty house, while Holmes and he later solve the mysteries of an abbey grange, the Musgrave ritual, a second stain, a man with a twisted lip, the priory school, and a half-dozen plaster busts of Bonaparte.
Style: gothic, mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, sherlock holmes, mind game, mastermind, serial killer, police, tv show, gangsters, murder mystery, law enforcement, prodigy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, mind bending
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, amateur detective, sarcophagus, mysticism, murder, train, murder investigation, mystery, partners against crime, who done it, inheritance ...
Time: year 1957, 50s
Place: england, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: On Vacation, Miss Marple discovers that death of a British Officer is actully a murder and must solve the the case before the murderer strikes again
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, talky, clever ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, murder, investigation, forensics, hotel, resort, amateur detective, vacation, caribbean sea, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, neo noir, suspense, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, crimes, murder, mystery, terminal illness, female nudity, nude swimming, missing person, betrayal, corruption, police investigation, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder mystery, murder, investigation, island, mystery, crimes, whodunit, multiple suspects, hotel, intrigue, amateur detective ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, south of france, england, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Borkmann's Point (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together - a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, partners against crime, police investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, private detective, partners, murder, nypd, police procedural, fictional country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Death in Holy Orders (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: New Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgleish is asked to have a second look at the death of Ronald Treeves, a student at St. Anselm's seminary.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, mind bending
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, mystery, private detective, amateur detective, investigation, who done it, clergy, society, law enforcement, crimes, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, writers, intelligence agency, lawyer, power relations, writer's life, private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
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41%
Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, boss and employee, law enforcement, crimes, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, legal action, lawyer, inheritance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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41%
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The Limit (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An elderly woman turns the tables on her kidnapper.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, love affair, mystery, dishonesty, frame up, undercover, life is a bitch, couples, mysterious character, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Commander (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she arrested James Lampton for murder. He was subsequently sentenced ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, who done it, manipulation, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, nypd, strong female presence, writers, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fissure (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: police detective, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry, riddles and clues, who done it, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Sign of Four (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mary Morstan has received a pearl in the post every year since her father's disappearance; this leads Holmes and Watson to the truth about a secret pact between four convicts during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, thought provoking, intellectual, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, chase, adventure, crimes, mystery, murder, british empire, doctor, river, spy, nudity (full frontal - brief), melancholy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, private detective, amateur detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, undercover, letter ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, serial killer, jack the ripper, freemason, prostitute, murder, partners against crime, amateur detective, crimes, track down, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Shadow in the North (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an elderly client loses a fortune on an investment, fearless Sally Lockhart will stop at nothing to rectify the situation — even if it means risking everything important to her in the process. As Sally sorts out the threads of the mystery — ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: murder, victorian england, amateur sleuth, uncover truth, partners against crime, mind game, mystery, investigation, detective agency, dishonesty, partners, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1870s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, clever, suspenseful
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, murder, intelligence agency, private investigator, crimes, investigation, workplace, legal, dedicated lawyer, obsessive quest, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%