Movies like A Shot in the Dark

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A Shot in the Dark (1964)
 7.5
 25K
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, realistic, not serious, dark, funny, absurd, talky, enigmatic ...
Plot: murder, farce, investigation, maid, butler, who done it, mystery, crimes, crime, parody, frame up, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, police detective, undercover, bug, goofy hero, lovers on the run, incompetent police, superior, suspicion of murder, martial arts, fight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe

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Most similar movies to A Shot in the Dark

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and funny films with plots about crimes, farce, investigation, disorder, murder, police investigation and chase mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like A Shot in the Dark: Clue (1985), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), Trail of the Pink Panther (1982), Inspector Clouseau (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: twists and turns, humorous, enigmatic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: mystery, multiple suspects, investigation, mansion, butler, murder, danger, maid, dark and stormy night, board game, amateur detective, parody ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, 1950s, 80s
Place: new england
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100%
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The famous Pink Panther jewel has once again been stolen and Inspector Clouseau is called in to catch the thief. The Inspector is convinced that 'The Phantom' has returned and utilises all of his resources – himself and his Asian ...
Style: humorous, witty, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, resort, false accusation, panther, chase, crime, crimes, deadly, nothing goes right, fighting crime, goofy hero, museum ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, cote d'azur, switzerland, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is dead. At least that is what the world (and Charles Dreyfus) believe when a dead body is discovered in Clouseau's car after being shot off the road. Naturally, Clouseau knows differently, and taking advantage ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: farce, police detective, presumed dead, crimes, crime, investigation, incompetent police, comedy of errors, working undercover, law enforcement, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trail of the Pink Panther (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Pink Panther diamond is stolen once again from Lugash and the authorities call in Chief Inspector Clouseau from France. His plane disappears en-route. This time, famous French TV reporter Marie Jouvet sets out to solve the mystery and starts to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, sexy, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, police, robbery, disguise, police investigation, airplane, parody, misfit, goofy hero, misfit partners, partners, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, scotland yard, paris france, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Inspector Clouseau (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detective Inspector Jacques Clouseau is borrowed from the Surete on special assignment for Scotland Yard in hopes that a fresh outlook will help the government recover the loot from the Great Train Robbery, which is being used to underwrite a new ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, detective series
Plot: heist, bank, undercover, investigation, gang, on the run, disorder, police detective, cons and scams, mistaken identity, down on your luck, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, scotland yard, scotland, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, crimes, save the world, manic, comedy of errors, master criminal, law enforcement, fighting crime, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, england, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Pink Panther (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trademark of The Phantom, a renowned jewel thief, is a glove left at the scene of the crime. Inspector Clouseau, an expert on The Phantom's exploits, feels sure that he knows where The Phantom will strike next and leaves Paris for ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: farce, princess, master criminal, crime, safecracker, clumsiness, clumsy, police investigation, bug, incompetent police, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, switzerland, paris france, rome italy, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, feel good, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: private detective, old mansion, parody, murder, butler, riddles and clues, mystery, dark and stormy night, who done it, guest, reward, one night ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Private Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, police investigation, supernatural, chase, goofy hero, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 37K
The Party (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hrundi V. Bakshi, an accident-prone actor from India, is accidentally put the name on the guest list for an upcoming party at the home of a Hollywood film director. Unfortunately, from the moment he arrives, one thing after another goes wrong with a ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, hollywood, filmmaking, party, boss and employee, farce, hapless, disorder, bug, indoor, power relations, high society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, sexy ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crime, crimes, law enforcement, amateur detective, investigation, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 385
Gunn (1967)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The madam of a floating bordello hires private eye Peter Gunn (Craig Stevens) to prove a gangster killed a crime boss.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, gangsters, fighting crime, deadly, graphic violence, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 4K
The Vexxer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigators have to prevent the murder of Victoria Dickman when her name is found on a death list.
Style: humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: police detective, parody, nun, murder, crimes, master criminal, police investigation, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, deadly, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Inspector Clouseau disappears, and the Surete wants the world's second best detective to look for him. However, Clouseau's enemy, Dreyfus, rigs the Surete's computer to select, instead, the world's WORST detective, NYPD Sgt. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, missing person, undercover, assassination attempt, jewel thief, robbery, disorder, master criminal, law enforcement, crimes, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, france, chicago illinois, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An American junior diplomat in London rents a house from, and falls in love with, a woman suspected of murder.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: landlady, diplomat, attempted murder, missing person, uncover truth, ocean or sea, disability, self defense, disorder, farce, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hapless orchestra player becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service after he is chosen as a decoy by being identified as a super secret agent.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: secret agents, espionage, disorder, farce, goofy hero, mistaken identity, undercover, parody, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Without a Clue (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behind the operation. When Reginald Kincaid, the actor he has hired to play Holmes becomes insufferable, Watson fires him and tries to go out on his own, but ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, farce, parody, actor, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 13K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.2
 27K
Casino Royale (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Sir James Bond is called back out of retirement to stop SMERSH. In order to trick SMERSH, James thinks up the ultimate plan - that every agent will be named 'James Bond'. One of the Bonds, whose real name is Evelyn Tremble is sent to take ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: 007, espionage, parody, chase, farce, satire, secret agents, escapades, betrayal, undercover, race against time, femme fatale ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: scotland, england, germany, east berlin, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Son of the Pink Panther (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The eighth and last of the Pink Panther series. The illegitimate son of Inspector Clouseau is on the case of the kidnapped Princess Yasmin.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, cult film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, rescue, kidnapping, police investigation, terrorism, working undercover, disorder, investigation, undercover, law enforcement, deadly, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: clever, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, love and romance, odd couple, mystery, elderly, aging, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, kidnapping, investigation, cons and scams, family business, missing person, mistaken identity, crime, law enforcement, crimes, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 20K
High Anxiety (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Thorndyke arrives as new administrator of the Psychoneurotic Institute for the Very, VERY Nervous to discover some suspicious goings-on. When he's framed for murder, Dr. Thorndyke must confront his own psychiatric condition, ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parody, murder, phone sex, false accusation, mental institution, farce, danger, heist, disorder, mental illness, frame up, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, deadly, rivalry, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, private detective, golden years, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, murder, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Once Upon a Crime... (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: mystery, investigation, murder, gambling, silly humor, disorder, animal life, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, deadly, odd couple, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
This Girl for Hire (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. Along the way, Brady gets help from her flamboyant mother ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, private detective, showbiz, hollywood, store, deadly, law enforcement, farce, filmmaking, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 47K
Fletch (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A veritable chameleon, investigative reporter Irwin "Fletch" Fletcher might drive his editor up the wall, but he always produces great pieces for the newspaper. When his next story is about the drug trade taking place on the beach, Fletch ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: investigation, undercover, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, journalism, insurance, mistaken identity, murder for hire, contract killing, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, murder, marital problem, blackmail, amateur detective, neighbor, mystery, crimes, love affair, friendship, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, inspector, soccer, robbery, heist, murder, danger, goofy hero, law enforcement, incompetent police, riddles and clues, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 8K
The Trixxer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Auf dem Weg von Bitterfeld nach London verirrt sich ein sächsisches Pärchen im Wald. Ein hinterhältiges Subjekt hat den Wegweiser verdreht! So werden die beiden Zeuge, wie "der Mönch mit der Peitsche" vorsätzlich über den Haufen ...
Style: witty, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: police detective, murder, police investigation, mystery, danger, serial killer, riddles and clues, law enforcement, partners, mysterious character, crimes, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%