Movies like Murder of a Cat

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Murder of a Cat (2014)
 5.2
 2K
Murder of a Cat (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When someone murders his beloved cat, Clinton, an adult child, demands justice. Taking it upon himself to solve the case, he teams up with an unlikely ally, Greta, and the two set out to find the culprit lurking in their small suburban town. But as Clinton searches for the truth, he begins to uncover a conspiracy that goes far deeper than he anticipated.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, pets, murder, suspicion, cat, friendship, neighbor, secret, romance, mother son relationship, crimes, misfit, social misfits, suburbs, police officer, train, police, violence, motorcycle, death, criminal, running, sleeping, theft ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Murder of a Cat

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, investigation, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty and danger mostly in Crime, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Murder of a Cat: The Scenesters (2009), Careless (2007), Mystery Team (2009), Lonely Street (2008), Restitution (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, disorder, who done it, serial killer, crimes, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, filmmaking, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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95%
 4.6
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Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, obsession, best friends, stalking, partners, romance, unlikely criminals, mystery, crimes, reluctant partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.6
 9K
Mystery Team (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, farce, absurdism, bicycle, strip club, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.1
 563
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private detective, who done it, uncover truth, investigation, goofy hero, disorder, celebrity culture, media, dishonesty, amateur detective, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Restitution (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigator, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, amateur detective, social relations, small town, gunfight, secret, revenge, insurance fraud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.9
 2K
Trixie (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily Watson stars as Trixie, an eccentric woman who aspires to quit her job as a security guard and become a private detective. However, comedy intervenes and the mess begins...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, fighting crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, politics, love and romance, murder, undercover, hospital, casino, mentor ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 20K
Nancy Drew (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Intrepid teenage private eye Nancy Drew heads to Tinseltown with her father to investigate the unsolved murder of a movie star in this old-fashioned whodunit based on Carolyn Keene's popular series of books for young adults. But can the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: amateur detective, young heroes, riddles and clues, chase, who done it, private detective, disorder, family relations, single parent, hollywood, investigation, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, seduction, courtroom, police, investigation, amateur detective, college, dishonesty, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Home Sweet Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mona and Don’s seemingly perfect suburban bliss is disrupted by a sexy extortionist and Mona will stop at nothing, including killing the competition, to keep her little slice of heaven.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, couples, couple relations, crimes, suburbs, dark humor, disorder, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship, infidelity, extramarital affair, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 166
Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: romance, love affair, couples, love and romance, workplace romance, infidelity, store, pets, dog, nightclub, pet shop, juice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 627
Tip Top (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two policewomen from Internal Affairs arrive in a provincial precinct to investigate the death of an Algerian woman who was an informer. One punches, the other eyes, tip top.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crimes, partners against crime, uncover truth, police station, police detective, workplace intrigue, partners, corrupt officer, police investigation, police corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 316
Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, dishonesty, strong female presence, woman in danger, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.4
 5K
The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, private detective, law enforcement, cons and scams, restaurant, snow, cannibalism, murder investigation, crimes, masquerade ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pauline detective (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After she has been dumped by her boyfriend, Pauline allows her sister to take her to a palace on the Italian Riviera. Instead of savouring the delights of a carefree existence, Pauline prefers to take on the role of an amateur sleuth, convinced ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, tense, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, amateur detective, crimes, investigation, resort, romancing a suspect, disorder, siblings relations, missing person, family relations, strong female presence, hotel owner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Cannibal's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lucia, an children's book author, tells the story of her husband's disappearance. One day on their way to Brazil he just disappears. She goes to the police, gets a ransom note, and makes friends with the old dude downstairs and the young ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, witty
Plot: friendship, investigation, life turned upside down, missing person, crimes, secret identity, dishonesty, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, rio de janeiro, cuba, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
52%
 6.8
 233K
Disturbia (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, paranoia, arrest, loneliness, voyeurism, amateur detective, murder, suspicion, investigation, mystery, bad guy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.7
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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 ⇓
51%
Some Guy Who Kills People (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former mental patient's repressed anger reaches the boiling point, leading him to embark on a mission of revenge against the thugs who once subjected him to severe physical and mental trauma.
Style: witty, semi serious, slasher, humorous, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, social misfits, vengeance, misfit, crimes, rivalry, breaking point, violence spree, basketball, living with parents, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love Conquers Paul (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Comedy - Brendan Bradley, Russell Garofalo, Elizabeth Wood
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: voyeurism, lifestyle, looking for love, dishonesty, misfit, stalking, love and romance, romance, social misfits, small town, twentysomething life, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, uncover truth, private detective, investigation, odd couple, crimes, couple relations, siblings relations, disorder, amateur detective, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 1K
No Clue (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a beautiful and mysterious woman bursts into the office of Leo Falloon, desperate to find her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a hard-boiled detective. The problem is, Leo's not a detective. He sells novelty ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, offbeat
Plot: missing person, fall in love, investigation, disorder, mistaken identity, amateur detective, goofy hero, dishonesty, crimes, hidden identity, femme fatale, crime scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.0
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Murder Mystery (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After attending a gathering on a billionaire's yacht during a European vacation, a New York cop and his wife become prime suspects when he's murdered.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, crimes, inheritance, amateur detective, yacht, troubled marriage, wanted, chase, money, framed for murder, suspicion of murder ...
Place: monaco, mediterranean sea, monte carlo, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: family in danger, investigation, crimes, murder, couples, dishonesty, uncover truth, love affair, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 6K
Get a Clue (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A rich kid and her friends investigate the disappearance of one of her teachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, unlikely couple, missing person, investigation, child as adult, youth, best friends, teenage love, riddles and clues, high school, journalism, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 1K
R.S.V.P. (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
Style: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, dark humor, crimes, psychopath, mind game, death, student, party, violence, college, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Detective Story (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A detective and a businessman search for a serial killer who removes people's organs.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, serial killer, partners, mystery, crimes, insanity, disappearance, neighbor, painting, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 1K
The Squeeze (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Berg is both a con artist and an actual artist -- he constructs large sculptures out of television sets -- but he is not particularly successful in either role. He owes some money, which gets him involved with Rachel Dobs, a police detective ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: lottery, murder, inventor, partners, gambling, cons and scams, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, gangsters, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, murder, private detective, christmas, actor, investigation, thief, lifestyle, disorder, dishonesty, mistaken identity, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%