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Without Apparent Motive (1971)
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Without Apparent Motive (1971)
Original name: Sans mobile apparent
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A serie of murders is comitted in Nice on the French riviera. The commissaire Carella is in charge and tries to find a missing link between all these murders.
Plot: sniper, serial killer, painter, female nudity, murder investigation, cemetery, zodiac, murder, astrologer, blood, death of husband, tv show, notebook, police detective, police interrogation, rape victim, red car, television show, playwright, revenge motive, whistling, newspaper headline, shot in the forehead, blood stain, washing hands ...
Time: 70s
Place: cote d'azur, south of france, french riviera, nice france

Most similar movies to Without Apparent Motive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, cult film and realistic films with plots about murder, serial killer, female nudity, crimes, deadly, psychopath and danger mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Without Apparent Motive: So Sweet... So Perverse (1969), A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971), I Am What I Am (1967), Reflections in Black (1975), My Dear Killer (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
So Sweet... So Perverse (1969)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Industrialist Jean is living a jet set life in late sixties Paris. Things are not so well at home with his frigid wife Danielle. He meets their new neighbour, Nicole, and they become lovers. But she has a sadistic ex-boyfriend, Klaus, which keeps ...
Plot: female nudity, female removes her clothes, lingerie, legs, unhappy marriage, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, writing on a mirror, assassination plot, nylons, french giallo, stockings
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian lover, murder, orgy, infidelity, nightmare, lsd, zombie, police investigation, serial killer, chase, gays and lesbians, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Switzerland, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Dublin, a young woman is brutally murdered in her home by a maniac that throws acid in her face and then slits her throat with a razor. Her mangled body is later discovered in the boot of a limousine owned by the Swiss Ambassador Sobiesky. The ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: binoculars, obsession, nipples, female nudity, rain, covered in blood, psychopath, razor blade, snowmobile, blood, psycho, slashing ...
Place: switzerland, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.7
 483
I Am What I Am (1967)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bernard meets Jane in a Night Club, in London, and he likes her. Her father was killed in a car accident, but Jane thinks he has been killed because he was blackmailed for a picture of his second wife, Jane's mother in law. In the same Night ...
Style: twists and turns, stylized, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, fall in love, voyeurism, blackmailer, couples, uncover truth, mate swapping, danger, investigation, deadly, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Reflections in Black (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman dressed in black is murdering young women. The police question lawyer Anselmi for whom one of the girls worked as a secretary, and it turns out that all the victims were friends of lawyer's wife Leonora.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, serial killer, razor, whodunit, promiscuity, dead woman, lesbian, murder victim, lesbianism, female nudity, female homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.5
 894
My Dear Killer (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Following the mysterious decapitation of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case, but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, kidnapping, mystery, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, gory, who done it, missing person ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, police, murder of a prostitute, woman in danger, law enforcement, amateur detective, police investigation, serial killer, danger, slasher ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, addiction, drug abuse, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, nice france, south of france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Five Women for the Killer (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thriller about a reporter who comes home from an overseas assignment to find his baby in the hospital and his wife dead...
Style: cult film
Plot: infertility, pregnant woman, whodunit, serial killer, slasher, female doctor, nude woman murdered, illegitimate son, widower, dead woman, gore, illegitimate child ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Forget-Me-Not Murders (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective tries to track down a serial killer who is thought to be targeting the policeman's god-daughter.
Plot: shot to death, stabbing, glue, fbi agent, sister, serial killer, female martial artist, answering machine, portrait, police partner, female killer, therapist ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Crimes of the Black Cat (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blind pianist tries to figure out who is responsible for a string of murders using a black cat with its caws dipped in curare.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, danger, psycho killer, cat, psychopathic killer, mannequin, razor, couples, gory, fashion ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 247
Winter Kill (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Someone is shooting the residents of a mountain resort town. Sheriff McNeill (Andy Griffith) must figure out the connection that links the victims and find the sniper before he (or she) kills again, and before the town council relieves him of duty
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: murder, sniper, ski resort, death of pregnant woman, danger, police investigation, serial killer, crime, crimes, mystery, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Phantom of Sojo (1964)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A masked killer is stalking and killing Londoners outside a nightclub.
Style: psychotronic, art house
Plot: murder, female nudity, cult, mask, sister sister relationship, blackmail, strip club, stockings, bare breasts, female killer, writers, multiple murder ...
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 188
The Fiend (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Il Mostro is a 1977 Italian thriller film directed by Luigi Zampa and starring Johnny Dorelli.
Plot: murder, journalist, serial killer, cinema, blood
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Weapon, The Hour, The Motive (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sexually-promiscuous priest is stabbed to death inside a church
Plot: murder, stalker, whodunit, orphan, female nudity, priest, marbles, self flagellation, nun
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Confidentially Yours (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place as Julien Vercel (Jean-Louis Trintignant), an estate agent who knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discover that Marie-Christine Vercel ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, serious, realistic
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Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 587
Knife of Ice (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As a thirteen year old, Martha Caldwell witnessed the death of her parents in a terrible railway accident. Barely surviving the tragedy herself, Martha was struck dumb due to the shock. Now an adult, the still mute Martha lives with her uncle Ralph ...
Style: realistic, serious, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
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Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Girl in Room 2A (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: cult film, psychotronic, sadistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.4
 361
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a young woman's murder and the people who become involved with it.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Death Laid An Egg (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love triangle develops between three people who run a high tech chicken farm. It involves Anna (who owns the farm), her husband Marco (who kills prostitutes in his spare time) and Gabriella (the very beautiful secretary). Marco continues to kill ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 977
Fear (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychic Ally Sheedy helps police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. Then she discovers a murderer with the same talent - who wants to share the fear of his victims with her!
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 562
Naked You Die (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The corpses are piling up at St. Hilda’s School for Girls, leaving top cop Michael Rennie (The Day the Earth Stood Still) with more than the usual suspects. Is the killer playboy riding instructor Mark Damon (House of Usher)? Peeping tom Luciano ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ten Little Indians (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France, Spain, UK, Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten people are invited to a hotel for a weekend getaway by a Mr. U. N. Owen, who mysteriously isn't in attendance. When the group gets together for their first dinner, a record is played in which Mr. Owen accuses each guest of committing ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: hotel, murder, crime, crimes, riddles and clues, desert, characters killed one by one, mystery, who done it, deadly, investigation, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 554
Rings of Fear (1978)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A detective investigating the murder of a teenage girl begins to focus his suspicions on the three girlfriends of the victim, who call themselves "The Inseparables."
Style: cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, girls' boarding school, kleptomania, flashback, seduction, poem, bare breasts, horse riding, love, shower, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 510
The Secret (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: escape, refugee, patient, sculptor, conspiracy, military training, roadblock, manslaughter, helicopter, village, strangulation, on the run ...
Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Flower with Petals of Steel (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wealthy surgeon Andreas Valenti accidentally kills one of his lovers, Daniella, with an unusual objet d'arte and covers it up by dismembering and disposing of the body never realizing he's being watched by a stalker the entire time. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, death, whodunit, lesbianism, mistress, murder victim, doctor, female nudity, sex, dead woman, accidental killing, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 152
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, chases and races, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, frame up, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hatter's Ghost (1982)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A hatter in a provincial town (Michel Serrault) leads the life of a respectable citizen but is in fact a serial murderer. The only person to suspect this is his neighbour the tailor (Charles Asnavour).
Plot: serial killer, neighbor, psychopath, basement, tailor, cellar, maniac, anonymous letter, dead wife, small town, cafe, murder ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Eyes of Crystal (2004)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Bulgaria, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While hunting a cultured, intelligent and vicious psychopath, Inspector Amaldi comes face to face with the physical and moral decay of his city as well as the ghosts of his own past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, law enforcement, danger, whodunit, crimes, stalking, gory, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%