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The Scenesters (2009)
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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 detectives covering the murders are apathetic at best but with good names (Henry and Carlita, particularly Carlita). Good names, bad attitudes.
Style: humorous, cynical, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, crimes, serial killer, who done it, disorder, deadly, film within a film, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker, crime, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, courtroom, cocaine, dead woman, off screen murder, dead woman on bed, woman strangled to death, garrote, rat poison, woman stabbed, dead woman on ground
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to The Scenesters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, investigation, crime, mystery and amateur detective mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scenesters: Lonely Street (2008), Crime Is Our Business (2008), I Have an Objection (2014), The Man with Bogart's Face (1980), R.S.V.P. (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, 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, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, goofy hero, who done it, uncover truth, dishonesty, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, crimes, odd couple, investigation, uncover truth, master and servant, deadly, amateur detective, partners, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
I Have an Objection (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is a murder while at prayer. Selman Bulut, the imam of mosque, starts to investigate the murder and faces with people in the neighborhood.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, religions or cults, parents and children, murder, mystery, deadly, murder mystery, father daughter relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, crimes, parody, hotshot hero, power relations, couples, disorder, dangerous attraction, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 5.2
 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: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, death, party, student, violence, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, neo noir, film critic, blackmail, filmmaking, couples, disorder, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 394
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, obsession, crimes, reluctant partners, danger, best friends, partners, nothing goes right, mystery, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, farce, store, showbiz, hollywood, investigation, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 984
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, college life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Sense of Humor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A serial killer abducts two stand-up comedians after they mock him as part of their on-stage act. If they teach him how to be funny, he might let them live.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, buddies, partners, kidnapping, power relations, deadly, crimes, unlikely partners, psychopath, disorder, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hostile Makeover (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lacey Smithsonian is a stylish journalist who works as a television reporter. When interviewing a prestigious fashion designer Amanda Manville, it confesses that receives death threats from someone. Everything is complicated when the artist is shot ...
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, partners, celebrity culture, false accusation, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, fashion, disorder, mystery, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, feel good, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, cooking and food, crime, deadly, race against time, crimes, investigation, goofy hero, bomb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, london, buckingham palace, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 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: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, absurdism, farce, bicycle, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 909
Playing Dead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jean, a forty-year-old struggling, out-of-work actor has hit rock bottom. Although open to any kind of work, he can't get a break. At the unemployment office, his counselor has a rather odd proposal: he can get a job helping the police ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, tense, light ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, law enforcement, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, actor's life, social relations, village, who done it, village life, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, investigation, crimes, romancing a suspect, disorder, resort, family relations, crime, missing person, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crime, crimes, gory, tragedy, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After making a 3-hour fiasco about New York City's water supply, a two-man film crew decides to take it up a notch by documenting life in the private investigator offices of "Boone and Murphy". Cheating husbands and missing dogs fail ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, noir, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, film within a film, filmmaker, existentialism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.0
 222
Murder Eleven (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer is loose on the streets of Atlantic City. His ten victims are prostitutes, his methods are ruthless and yet his motives are unknown. Two embattled homicide detectives, Mayfield and Jesse, are in a race against time to catch this ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, race against time, homicide detective, prostitute, police investigation, deadly, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, law enforcement, who done it, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are crime scene cleaners whose unique quirks and talents solve the most baffling murder mysteries.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, enigmatic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, who done it, murder, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, danger, couples, multiple suspects, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.0
 958
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, manipulations, serial killer, crimes, danger, murder, deadly, manipulation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, missing person, mysterious character, crimes, murder, riddles and clues, odd couple, mystery, amateur detective, danger, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 702
That Day (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A father (Michel Piccoli) is scheming to have his slightly mental daughter from an earlier marriage (Elsa Zylberstein) killed by allowing a murderous psychopath (Bernard Giraudeau) to be released from the asylum and led to his house. However, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, mind bending, witty ...
Plot: murder, family in crisis, family problems, serial killer, crimes, deadly, family life, couples, hitman, double murder, mental illness, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.1
 311
Redrum (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, satire, couple relations, moral dilemma, deadly, crimes, murderous pair, society, lovers on the run, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 180
Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, newspaper, decapitation, crimes, media, parody, social relations, psychopath, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, captivating, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, investigation, track down, deadly, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, danger, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Wish You Were Dead (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: opposites attract, hitman, fish out of water, couples, social relations, fall in love, love affair, danger, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After the theft of copies of SAT exams from a principal's office, teenage reporter Bobby Funke sets out to unmask the thief. Bobby prints an article fingering Class President Paul Moore as the thief, shredding the youth's reputation. But ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, high school, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, high school life, teenage life, teenager, mentor, teenagers, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Kings of Appletown (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will and Clayton witness a murder, but out of fear decide not to tell anyone. They and their friend Betsy, whose father has been wrongfully accused of the crime, go on a journey to find the real killer, and at the same time redeem themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: false accusation, murder, small town, adventurer, investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, crimes, witnessing a crime, adventure, heroes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 834
Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, parents and children, gender, family relations, couples, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, transvestism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%