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The Mysterious Magician (1964)
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The Mysterious Magician (1964)
Original name: Edgar Wallace - Der Hexer
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his sister's killers, and plans to set a trap to finally capture him. However, soon bodies start piling up, and it looks as if The Hexer may get away yet again.
Plot: mask, inspector, clerk, submarine, vengeance, murder investigation, crime investigation, human trafficking, airport, vigilante, mastermind, murder, vigilantism, funeral, phone booth, master criminal, criminal gang, crooked lawyer, united kingdom, disguise, police detective, british police, revenge
Place: australia, england, london, britain, scotland yard

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, serial killer, murder investigation, investigation, crime, crimes and police detective mostly in Crime, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Mysterious Magician: Dead Eyes of London (1961), The Squeaker (1963), The Puzzle of the Red Orchid (1962), The Vexxer (2007), The Zombie Walks (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dead Eyes of London (1961)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A disfigured killer with glazed-over white eyes is doing the dirty work so that an insurance agent-doctor can get the victims' insurance money.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, cons and scams, psychopath, amateur detective, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, britain, scotland yard
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95%
 6.3
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The Squeaker (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigates a series of murders where the victims have died by snake venom poisoning.
Plot: blowgun, animal bite, reporter, murder, snake, poison, police detective, blackmail, crime investigation, tiger
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Puzzle of the Red Orchid (1962)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.
Plot: clerk, inspector, machine gun, organized crime, extortion, blackmail, throat cut, will, american abroad, stabbed in the back, throat slitting, heiress ...
Place: scotland yard, chicago illinois, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: humorous, gothic, exciting, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: police detective, parody, nun, murder, crimes, master criminal, police investigation, investigation, farce, disorder, estate, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Zombie Walks (1968)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A serial killer who calls himself "The Laughing Corpse" dresses up in a skeleton costume and kills his victims with a poison-filled scorpion-shaped ring.
Plot: police investigation, dead brother, evil laugh, serial killer, funeral
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The College Girl Murders (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas
Plot: unknown killer, mystery killer, girls' boarding school, monk, prison escape, crazy, hitman, man kills a woman, insane, murderer, mysterious villain, female victim ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Monster of Blackwood Castle (1968)
Genre: Horror, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.
Plot: swamp, killer dog, fog, castle, jewel theft, estranged father, murder, death of father, private investigator, hotel, sexism, slasher ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Cater Street Hangman (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With the help of a feisty aristocratic woman, a working-class Scotland Yard inspector hunts for a serial killer of young women in Victorian London.
Plot: priest, adultery, serial killer, murder, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, female director, pregnancy, doctor, loss of sister, father daughter relationship, blood ...
Time: victorian england, victorian era, 1800s, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Door with Seven Locks (1962)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich man bequeaths seven keys to seven of his friends, but only one will unlock the door to untold wealth.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: secret passage, mad doctor, lobotomy, locked door, castle, snake, multiple murder, key, serial killer, secret passageway, kidnapping
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Inn on the River (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his getaway.
Plot: harpoon, murder, river, smuggling, scuba diver, smuggler
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Trygon Factor (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard detective is investigating a string of robberies and a murder, and the information he uncovers leads him to the estate of a wealthy but strange English family, who share their mansion with a group of nuns. The detective comes to ...
Plot: mother superior, man punches a woman, hotel receptionist, river thames, gem, mentally challenged, murder, coffin, bank robbery, nun, strangulation, man hits a woman ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shadowman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Clad in a featureless red mask, The Man Without A Face is involved in a single-minded pursuit of the fabled treasure of the Knights Templar in this tribute to the pulp adventure stories of Louis Feuillade.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mask, masked man, gold, red, impersonation, blowgun, one eyed man, masked villain, secret society, archaeologist, chloroform, secret door ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland yard, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 630
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 ⇓
45%
Secret of the Blackbirds (1983)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mr. Fortescue, owner of a big company, unexpectedly dies. The autopsy shows that he has been poisoned. Nobody actually loved him, and even his family members had their reasons to kill him. But who really did it? And who is responsable for killing ...
Style: exciting, enigmatic, surprise ending
Plot: miss marple, murder investigation, murder, romancing a criminal, family relations, inheritance, poison
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Strangler of Blackmoor Castle (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A strangler is loose on a British estate, and he not only strangles his victims but brands an "M" onto their foreheads before he decapitates them.
Plot: scot, castle, masked killer, evil man, murder, multiple murder, estate, underground, old dark house, severed head, male female relationship, serial killer ...
Place: london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 126
Serena (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigate when a woman, apparently the estranged wife of a London painter, is murdered with a shotgun in rural Surrey at the same time as the artist's striking model with her long black hair disappears.
Plot: birthmark, marital separation, portrait painting, murder by gunshot, murder mystery, crime investigation, police investigation, alibi, husband wife relationship, murder investigation, murder, woman killed ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland yard, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, gothic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, psychopath, twins, slasher, who done it, mad scientist, zombie, rivalry, stalking, false accusation, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Indian Scarf (1963)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: death, serial killer, strangled to death, isolated place, castle, pianist, scarf, murder, will, last will and testament, whodunit
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, detective series
Plot: heist, bank, undercover, investigation, gang, on the run, police detective, disorder, cons and scams, mistaken identity, down on your luck, working undercover ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: england, scotland yard, scotland, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unorthodox detective Jean Lavardin is called to a provincial French town after a prank turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, clever, cynical, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, small town, small town life, teenage life, crime, investigation, amateur detective, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
 6.2
 106
My Killer (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young detective in the Northern Russian region of Yakutia is dealing with a seemingly simple murder case. The investigation becomes a dangerous journey into the world of illegal mining and gold trafficking in which life has no value.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, twin sister, twin sisters, murder investigation, police, corpse, telephone call, shooting, twins, actress playing multiple roles, twin, stabbed with a knife ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 202
Radio Corbeau (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This fast-paced mystery is in part based on a novel by Yves Ellena and is at least equally based on the 1943 classic Le Corbeau, which in 1951 was produced in English by Otto Preminger as The Thirteenth Letter. In this movie, someone is using a ...
Plot: revenge, radio broadcasting
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
Crimes of Passion: No More Murders (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Puck and Einar decide to spend the last weeks of their vacation in Einar's idyllic childhood town Skoga. Pucks father Johannes Ekstedt, professor in Egyptology, has a household cat called Thotmes III that joins the couple. They get to borrow ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: murder investigation, murder, police detective, funeral, blackmail, vacation, whodunit, small town, flashback, lie, society, danger ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Passing Fancy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: "Passing Fancy" is a film about the devastating effects that emotional and sexual abuse reap on the human mind. In this story the abuse leads to drugs, deception, insanity and eventually murder. With few clues to go on, Detective Rodriguez ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, revenge, police, sexual abuse, insanity, emotional abuse, mental institution
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
26%
The Hunchback of Soho (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.
Plot: dead brother, evil priest, murder, will, fake priest, general, cheating, illegal gambling, strangulation, inheritance, world war two veteran, policewoman killing ...
Place: scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 328
Room 13 (1964)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A serial-killer is murdering the ladies of a night club. Detective Gray is seeking for the killer but can only find a lot of gangsters. And the killer is about to act again...
Plot: mistress, female serial killer, suicide of mother, train robbery, blackmail, stripper, stockings, murder, striptease, nightclub, private investigator, serial killer ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%