Movies like A Shot in the Dark

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A Shot in the Dark (1964)
 7.4
 28K
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK
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, parody, realistic, not serious, dark, funny, absurd, talky ...
Plot: murder, farce, investigation, maid, butler, who done it, mystery, crimes, undercover, frame up, law enforcement, disorder, police detective, dishonesty, goofy hero, lovers on the run, incompetent police, superior, suspicion of murder, whodunit, fight, painter, karate, police, escape ...
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, parody and not serious 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: The Pink Panther (1963), Clue (1985), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), Murder by Death (1976), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: farce, princess, master criminal, safecracker, clumsiness, police investigation, incompetent police, law enforcement, goofy hero, rivalry, nothing goes right, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: switzerland, europe, paris france, italy, rome italy ...
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100%
 7.2
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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: humorous, twists and turns, parody, surprise ending, witty ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, multiple suspects, mansion, butler, murder, dark and stormy night, board game, mind game, maid, whodunit, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1954, contemporary, 80s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Plot: farce, presumed dead, police detective, crimes, investigation, silly humor, comedy of errors, working undercover, law enforcement, goofy hero, assassination attempt, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, feel good, surprise ending, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: old mansion, private detective, murder, butler, riddles and clues, mystery, dark and stormy night, who done it, guest, reward, suspect, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, false accusation, resort, panther, chase, crimes, couples, museum, chaos, chief, disorder, gem ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, switzerland, south of france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
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, not serious, exciting, witty, funny ...
Plot: farce, kidnapping, vengeance, chase, manic, save the world, crimes, comedy of errors, psychopath, master criminal, law enforcement, goofy hero ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: munich germany, england, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, robbery, police, disguise, police investigation, airplane, disorder, crimes, goofy hero, partners, undercover, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, paris france, middle east, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
Plot: bank, heist, undercover, gang, investigation, police detective, disorder, cons and scams, mistaken identity, working undercover, down on your luck, assassination attempt ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, scotland yard, scotland, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, ghost, police investigation, supernatural, chase, police detective, disorder, riddles and clues, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: parody, humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, nun, police, police investigation, master criminal, crimes, murder, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, estate, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
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, realistic, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crimes, witnessing a crime, mystery, investigation, amateur detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: parody, humorous, entertaining, light, satirical ...
Plot: private detective, farce, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, comedy of errors, who done it, disorder, hidden identity, doctor, actor, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, missing person, assassination attempt, undercover, robbery, jewel thief, police detective, disorder, working undercover, heist, silly humor, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, parody, witty, not serious, exciting ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, mistaken identity, undercover, farce, disorder, goofy hero, comedy of errors, heroes, spy, surveillance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: parody, stylized, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: 007, espionage, chase, farce, satire, undercover, femme fatale, secret agents, race against time, betrayal, escapades, kgb ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: scotland, london, east berlin, paris france, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: filmmaking, culture clash, hollywood, misunderstanding, boss and employee, farce, clumsy, hapless, power relations, high society, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 480
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, investigation, gangsters, murder, graphic violence, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, fighting crime, undercover, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: realistic, semi serious, mind bending, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, attempted murder, diplomat, landlady, who done it, fall in love, missing person, heist, riddles and clues, uncover truth, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Pink Panther (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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, not serious, exciting, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, inspector, robbery, murder, goofy hero, law enforcement, heist, incompetent police, riddles and clues, soccer, farce, sniper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, goofy hero, family problems, social relations, disorder, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 654
Towards Zero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, estate, whodunit, who done it, riddles and clues, mystery, family relations, family gatherings, law enforcement, womanizer, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 9K
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: exciting, not serious, witty, humorous, parody
Plot: police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, serial killer, partners, law enforcement, crimes, mysterious character, riddles and clues, disorder, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The grandchild of Professor James Moriarty had promised the world that it has only five days left to live. Moriarty is a master of disguise, a crack shot, and is very patient. Several government figures are shot to death, and it seems that it truly ...
Style: parody, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, conspiracy, satire, murder, assassination, villainess, disorder, undercover, crimes, goofy hero, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, scotland, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
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, disappearance, investigation, family business, cons and scams, missing person, mistaken identity, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: mystery, investigation, murder, gambling, crime gone awry, police investigation, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes, nothing goes right, track down, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, witty, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, loss of partner, partners against crime, dishonesty, partners, elderly, mystery, aging, odd couple, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: farce, kidnapping, rescue, police investigation, disorder, working undercover, missing person, cons and scams, down on your luck, undercover, private detective, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 22K
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: parody, suspenseful, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: murder, phone sex, mental institution, false accusation, farce, disorder, heist, silly humor, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Pink Panther 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: theft, diamond theft, police investigation, heist, police detective, partners against crime, goofy hero, disorder, partners, nothing goes right, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, rome italy, france, vatican, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, satire, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, investigation, rivalry, goofy hero, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%