Movies like Mr. Holmes

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Mr. Holmes (2015)
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Mr. Holmes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, so he only remembers fragments of the case: a confrontation with an angry husband, a secret bond with his beautiful but unstable wife.
Style: clever, enigmatic, meditative, tense, twists and turns, light, sexy, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, emotional ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, memory loss, aging, mystery, memory, death, elderly, uncover truth, character study, who done it, haunted by the past, one last case, crimes, police investigation, suicide, husband wife relationship, retirement, confusion, housekeeper, grief, little boy, beekeeper, flashback, mother ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1947, 1910s
Place: england, japan, london, europe, asia, hiroshima japan

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Most similar movies to Mr. Holmes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and clever films with plots about mystery, murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, storytelling and flashback mostly in Mystery, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Mr. Holmes: The Thirteenth Tale (2013), Gone Girl (2014), Lone Star (1996), The Prestige (2006), Agatha Christie's Marple (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thirteenth Tale (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Margaret Lea, a young biographer, attempts to interview writer Vida Winter, whose health is deteriorating. Vida has previously denied access to the secrets of her life and childhood home. Vida tells her story to Margaret, helping Margaret to ...
Style: gothic, captivating, serious, touching, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, twins, family relations, family secret, writer's life, sister sister relationship, mystery, childhood trauma, aging, unsupportive parent, sibling relationship, dark past ...
Place: england
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100%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: mystery, murder mystery, infidelity, missing person, investigation, police investigation, manipulation, adultery, femme fatale, disappearance, missing wife, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 30K
Lone Star (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.
Style: twists and turns, witty, tense, touching, sincere ...
Plot: sheriff, father son relationship, crimes, police investigation, murder, mystery, investigation, greed, police corruption, haunted by the past, law enforcement, family history ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, new jersey, austin texas, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.3M
The Prestige (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, psychological, clever ...
Plot: obsession, rivalry, magic, uninhibited rivalry, illusion, secrets, deception, magic trick, magical, illusionist, secret, mystery ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: london, colorado, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, who done it, riddles and clues, female detective, uncover truth, murder investigation, whodunit, murder, amateur detective, female protagonist, sleuth, crimes ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
62%
 6.2
 3K
Agatha (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In real life, mystery writer Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days in December 1926. To this day, no one knows the details of what she did during that time. The film gives a fictional account of Christie's time away, showing her as a woman ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, factual ...
Plot: disappearance, missing person, investigation, writer's life, historical figure, private detective, mystery, crimes, uncover truth, murder, writers, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Appointment with Death (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Emily Boynton, stepmother to the three Boynton children -- Lennox, Raymond and Carol -- and mother to Ginevra, blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope, into destroying a second will of her late husband that would have freed the children from ...
Style: twists and turns, sexy, talky, suspense, light ...
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, dysfunctional family, lawyer, blackmail, ship, murder mystery, mystery, interwar period, murder suspect, camel ...
Time: year 1937, 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: israel, new jersey, holy land, middle east, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, thought provoking, suspenseful, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: whodunit, investigation, train, murder mystery, private detective, murder, multiple suspects, justice, crimes, railway, mystery, train travel ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new york, london, istanbul turkey, turkey, former yugoslavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Murder Without Conviction (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Recently released from her vows as a nun, Christine Bennett is discovering "life on the outside." After a visit to her mentally-handicapped cousin Gene, Christine becomes embroiled in the investigation of the murder mystery surrounding ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, twins, mystery, uncover truth, dishonesty, crimes, police investigation, society, mental illness, who done it, injustice, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1960, year 1973
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Before I Go to Sleep (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, mystery, obsession, psychiatrist, uncover truth, psychology, domestic violence, life turned upside down, woman in danger, investigation, memory ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, year 1999, year 2013 ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 13K
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 ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
58%
 7.1
 11K
Under the Sand (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When her husband goes missing at the beach, a female professor begins to mentally disintegrate as her denial of his disappearance becomes delusional.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, melancholic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: death, love, missing person, obsession, disappearance, delusion, tourist, coping, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
57%
Death on the Nile (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Style: twists and turns, clever, captivating, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, private detective, cruise, multiple suspects, investigation, mystery, secrets, mentor, heir, river ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, north africa, africa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 3K
Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: scenic, romantic, captivating, touching, sexy ...
Plot: beautiful scenery, countryside, social differences, fall in love, human nature, sea, society, sea disaster, romance, prejudice, life philosophy, bullying ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, wales, cornwall, poland, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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 ⇓
55%
The Mirror Crack'd (1980)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jane Marple solves the mystery when a local woman is poisoned and a visiting movie star seems to have been the intended victim.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, sexy, clever ...
Plot: murder mystery, private detective, amateur detective, investigation, murder, serial killer, movie star, unlikely criminals, crimes, haunted by the past, actor's life, whodunit ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: england, scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 2K
Waterland (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a mentally anguished high school history teacher going through a complete reassessment of his life. His method for reassessing his life is to narrate it to his class and interweave in it three generations of his family's history.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teacher, husband wife relationship, high school, teachers and students, haunted by the past, self discovery, sex on a train, introspection, couple relations, couples, power relations, history teacher ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 70s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, pittsburgh, europe, london, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
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 6.3
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Possession (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Maud Bailey, a brilliant English academic, is researching the life and work of poet Christabel La Motte. Roland Michell is an American scholar in London to study Randolph Henry Ash, now best-known for a collection of poems dedicated to his wife. ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: investigation, romance, infidelity, betrayal, opposites attract, forbidden love, fall in love, uncover truth, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love affair, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe, france, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 10K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, erotic, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, private detective, investigation, murder, infidelity, amnesia, suspicion, mystery, plastic surgery, mind game, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 2K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, memory, solitude, investigation, obsession, world war two, spinster, dinner party, couples, mystery, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Missing Gun (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this tense thriller, Ma Shan (Wen Jiang) is a Chinese police detective who awakes one morning after a night of heavy drinking at his sister's wedding reception to discover that his gun has been stolen. Since only police officers are allowed ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, neo noir
Plot: mind game, mystery, uncover truth, police investigation, haunted by the past, murder, memory loss, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 485
Everything (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man visits a prostitute but just wants to talk. She goes along with it until he starts asking questions. Is he just a loner or is there a different reason for him to come here?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, talky, surprise ending
Plot: prostitute, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, husband wife relationship, father daughter reunion, father daughter relationship, sex crime, anger, prostitution, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 45K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: emotional, clever, enigmatic, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: mathematics, mental illness, paranoia, prodigy, science, insanity, life, character study, university, adaptation, depression, manic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, chicago illinois, usa, new york, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, hotel, crimes, friendship, amateur detective, mysticism, murder, golden years, mystery, who done it, adult virgin ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%