Movies like Sherlock Holmes Returns

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Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)
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Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is awakened in modern times with a tale that he had invented a method of suspended animation that he had utilized on himself. Awakened by an earthquake, he is helped by Amy Winslow, who lives at 1994 Baker Street in San Francisco. There he is joined by a new group of Baker Street Irregulars led by Zapper. His battles lead him to the evil Moriarty clan led by James Moriarty Booth.
Plot: sherlock holmes, dog, strong female character, tiger, doctor, violin, murder, female doctor, bookstore, fish out of water, cryogenics, homeless man, observation, pipe

Most similar movies to Sherlock Holmes Returns

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about murder, crimes, mystery, investigation, crime, disorder and deadly mostly in Crime, Mystery and Comedy genres. Some movies like Sherlock Holmes Returns: Holmes & Watson (2018), The Xango from Baker Street (2001), The Royal Scandal (2001), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972), The Sign of Four (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Holmes & Watson (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. They soon learn that they have only four days to solve the case, or the queen will become the next victim.
Style: ironic, humorous, not serious, absurd, feel good
Plot: sherlock holmes, clue, doctor, crime investigation, villain, pipe smoking, judge, irony, queen of england, british humour, laughter, queen victoria ...
Time: victorian era
Place: england, wyoming, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rio de Janeiro, 1886. A precious Stradivarius violin presented to Emperor Dom Pedro II is stolen. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called to solve the case.
Plot: sherlock holmes
Time: 1880s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Royal Scandal (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes - the world's greatest detective - faces a most alluring adversary... Legendary opera star Irene Adler is threatening to destroy the King of Bohemia's reputation with proof of their illicit ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, intrigue, blackmail, old love, crown prince
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: US TV version of the classic Sherlock Holmes story
Style: psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, pursuit, private detective, danger, investigator, mansion, hound dog, ancient, killer dog, escaped convict, plan, ghost ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: scotland yard, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Sign of Four (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.
Plot: sherlock holmes, doctor, treasure chest, treasure, river, pearl, missing father, hidden treasure, wooden leg, happy ending, revenge, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, film within a film, serial killer, crimes, deadly, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
47%
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, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, neo noir, blackmail, film critic, crimes, manipulation, hollywood, dangerous attraction, who done it, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, farce, absurdism, strip club, bicycle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Browning is a PI with a bad cold, who's sent to investigate a case by a mysterious client. He stumbles across the body of a young woman and is stabbed to death, and when he wakes up in heaven, they tell him he's "marginal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, private detective, dog, reincarnation, afterlife, chase, crime, crimes, human becoming an animal, murder mystery, life & death, talking dog ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fletch Lives (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fletch is a fish out of water in small-town Louisiana, where he's checking out a tumbledown mansion he's inherited. When a woman he flirts with turns up dead, Fletch becomes a suspect and must find the killer and clear his name. In the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Plot: murder, heroes, journalist, toxic waste, chase, mystery, arson, bishop, silly humor, deadly, amateur detective, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Crucifer of Blood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.
Style: detective series
Plot: sherlock holmes, throat slitting, curse, diamonds, fainting, death of father, opium den, opium, leper, train station, shot in the back, footprint ...
Time: victorian era, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A gang of sharp witted street kids save Sherlock Holmes from an accusation of murder and help to foil an audacious robbery.
Plot: sherlock holmes, accused of murder, baker, street kid, street
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, murder, investigation, mastermind, strangulation, serial killer, life is a bitch, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, who done it ...
Time: victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Goodnight, My Love (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Gruff gumshoe Francis Hogan is hired by a mysterious woman to find her boyfriend who has gone missing. With his perpetually hungry partner in tow, Hogan must untangle a web of intrigue involving the criminal underworld and a dead courier. One ...
Plot: murder, investigation, assassination, gun, bandit, bookies, case, hotel, blonde, nightclub, bookie, surveillance ...
Time: year 1946, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, suspect, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, waitress, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Crowned and Dangerous (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After the murder of a beauty queen, an investigation reveals the suspects to be a former lover, a rival contestant, and a stage mother.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: investigation, rivalry, murder, deadly, mystery, physical appearance, contests and competitions, ambition, crimes, crime, dishonesty, blind ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, cooking and food, crimes, goofy hero, race against time, deadly, investigation, crime, fast food ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, buckingham palace, venice, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An affectionate bow to the master sleuth in this lavishly produced original that has Holmes rushing to New York City after discovering that his old nemesis, Moriarty, has kidnapped the son of the detective's long-time love, actress Irene Adler.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: caper, trapdoor, master criminal, sherlock holmes, sleuth, villain, bank robbery, nemesis
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, deadly, odd couple, hidden identity, police investigation, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, monte carlo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: cynical, suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, femme fatale, deadly, danger, power relations, disorder, couples, graphic violence, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, greed, stage performance, inheritance, make believe, pretense, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, farce, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, gangsters, airport, murder, head, vacation, farce, crime gone awry, misfit, misfit partners, track down, college ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, corruption, country club ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
My Body Hungers (1967)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Marcia, a sexy bucolic orphan, hitch-hikes to the city to meet up with her sister, who has promised her a job at the roadhouse where she works as a hostess. She has no qualms about sleeping with her driver in order to be safeguarded to her ...
Plot: murder, strangulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), assassin, woman kills woman, bare breasts, erotica, death of sister, female nudity, woman strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: parody, private detective, conspiracy, murder, satire, riddles and clues, drug abuse, intrigue, deadly, dishonesty, amateur detective, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, partner, drug addict, gunfight, warden, rookie, evidence, police captain, priest, judge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cry Uncle (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Private detective Jack Masters takes on a case and gets mixed up in murder, sex and blackmail.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, dark humor ...
Plot: parody, private detective, heist, murder, satire, looking for sex, disorder, mate swapping, couples, crime, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Three Blind Mice (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, frame up, murder, vietnam veteran, legal investigation, false accusation, mystery, protagonist as suspect, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Murder Is Easy (1982)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: American computer whiz Luke Williams meets elderly Lavinia Fullerton on a London-bound train. She reveals she's discovered the identity of a serial killer in her village and is going to report it to Scotland Yard. When she's murdered after ...
Plot: hit and run, falling in love, whodunit, bearded man, constable, rolls royce, secretary, murder, funeral, sneezing, caged bird, estate ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%