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Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997)
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Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jessica Fletcher searches for a woman who witnessed the murder of a man trying to expose a serious flaw in a top-secret government satellite code.
Plot: fbi agent, train ride, secret code, passenger train, navajo indian

Most similar movies to Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, crime, deadly, mystery and law enforcement mostly in Drama, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest: Murder, She Wrote (1984), The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (1999), Murder by Natural Causes (1979), The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972), Murder on the Orient Express (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious
Plot: who done it, female detective, murder, riddles and clues, crime, elderly, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, crimes, mystery writer, trap ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her doctor recommends that a widow pursue her unfulfilled life ambitions, he doesn't realize that she has always wanted to be a spy. Sending a letter to her congressman gets her an interview with the CIA and accidentally gets her an ...
Plot: spy, cia, widow, espionage
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Past Malice: An Emma Fielding Mystery (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Archaeologist Emma Fielding is hired to consult on the acquisition of a castle-like estate that local legend states is cursed. But she finds herself in the middle of a murder case after discovering the body of the archaeologist she was hired to ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending
Plot: government agency, heroine, female agent, woman, partners, danger, investigation, secret, law enforcement, fbi, fbi agent, mission ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Murder by Natural Causes (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.
Plot: accomplice, gun, cheating wife, safe, husband wife relationship, rehearsal, adultery, barefoot male, tape recorder, actor, garden party, pointing a gun at someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, probation, private detective, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, stylized, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, whodunit, train, murder, murder mystery, train ride, stabbing, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 143
She Said No (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A successful career woman is raped by a prominent lawyer. However, when she takes the case to court, it results in a hung jury. When the DA's office declines to retry the case, the lawyer opts to sue the woman for malicious prosecution and ...
Style: suspense
Plot: lawyer, district attorney, lawsuit, accusation, rape, anger, miscarriage of justice, courtroom, police, confrontation, rapist, defamation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 464
Zero Focus (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One week into newlywed Teiko Uhara's marriage, her husband, Kenichi, leaves on a short business trip and never returns. Teiko travels across Japan to search for him, and along the way discovers some surprising facts about her husband's ...
Plot: arranged marriage, secret, confession, prostitute, flashback, cliff, neo noir, train ride, poisoning, newlyweds, cyanide, death of husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Deadly Honeymoon (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Handsome silver spoon Texan Trevor Forrest can't always control his tendencies to flirt and gamble, even on honeymoon cruise to Tahiti with Lindsey Ross Forrest, which may compromise their business ambitions. The ship captain asks FBI agent ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: cruise ship, betrayal, honeymoon, husband wife relationship, fight, marriage, cruise, infidelity, ship, crime scene, wedding, gambling ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 1K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mormon, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, human nature, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 918
Skinwalkers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Faced with the murder of three medicine men, Navajo police must find the culprit. That the murders appear to be the work of a Skinwalker, or bad medicine man, complicate and illuminate the detective's work.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, police investigation, supernatural ability, americana, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, native american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, alibi, psychiatrist, swimming pool, investigation, police detective, mistress, uncover truth, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Guilty Conscience (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, infidelity, mind game, betrayal, couples, family problems, crime, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Hammett (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's rose garden and back to the people who are really good at it. The ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, dark humor
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, murder, prostitute, investigation, private detective, chinatown, crime, law enforcement, mystery, couples, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Before and After (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, mystery, accidental death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder investigation, family relations, car trouble ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, murder, amateur detective, couple relations, who done it, haunted by the past, resort, riddles and clues, drug abuse, couples, crime, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Glengarry Glen Ross, follows the lives of four unethical Chicago real estate agents who are prepared to go to any lengths (legal or illegal) to unload undesirable real estate on unwilling prospective buyers.
Style: talky, cynical, intense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: greed, real estate agent, office, ambition, rivalry, manipulation, corporate world, manipulations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, reward, career ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, illinois, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A career officer and his wife work with a police detective to uncover the truth behind their son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Style: tense, disturbing, heartbreaking, psychological, touching ...
Plot: investigation, war crime, disappearance, army, guilt, military, torture, patriotism, cover up, innocence lost, murder investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004
Place: iraq, usa, texas, new mexico, bosnia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse Stone and Captain Healy are shot during an unauthorized stake-out in Boston. Meanwhile, a cryptic letter sent from Paradise leads the mother of a kidnapped child to Stone. Though her son was declared dead, she hopes he will reopen the case.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, investigation, crimes, crime, murder, kidnapping, small town, missing person, missing child, police detective, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 20K
Clockers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, drug dealing, police brutality, cocaine, aids, ghetto, apartment complex, housing project, brooklyn new york city, train, drug dealer, drug lord ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dead Man's Folly (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a murder hunt game at a country house, to which Hercule Poirot is invited as an "expert", a real murder occurs.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, murder, murder mystery, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly, multiple suspects, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) has a gift for finding rare treasures hidden in garage sales that she can resell at her consignment store, Rags to Riches, and for get her involved in the criminal investigations that happen at the very second-hand ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, amateur detective, danger, mystery, who done it, suspicion, police investigation, deadly, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums of Brooklyn to the gilded halls of New ...
Style: enigmatic, suspense, captivating, melancholic
Plot: private detective, murder investigation, brooklyn new york city, conspiracy, murder, tourette's syndrome, corruption, social injustice, politics, organized crime, abuse of power, investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Death on the Nile (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: Almost everyone on the S.S.Karnak, cruising the Nile, has a reason to want heiress Linnet Ridgeway dead. Her jewels are coveted by elderly Mrs. van Schuyler, her maid is upset because Linnet won't give her a promised dowry, writer Salome ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, boat, belgian, crime, crimes
Time: 1930s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 1K
Saving Zoë (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Echo must deal with the regular dramas of high school, in addition to grappling with the murder of her older sister, Zoë. But when Echo receives a diary from Zoë's boyfriend, she begins to untangle the secret life her sister lived.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, murder mystery, damsel in distress, investigation, friendship, danger, brutality, life is a bitch, fight, disorder, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Reed is investigating a mass murder that occurred in a cemetery in broad daylight. Most individuals at the cemetery and the victims are Russian immigrants and they either fear or don't trust the police, because they have complaining about ...
Style: suspense
Plot: investigation, attorney, politician, political candidate, murder, murder investigation, mass murder, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Midnight Man (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An ex-convict, and ex-cop, finds himself in the midst of drama as a murder, of a female student, is commited at the university where he works as a night watchman. He is reluctantly drawn into the criminal investigation and eventually becomes a ...
Plot: murder, police officer, ex convict, investigation, lesbian, murder mystery, campus, three brothers, ex cop, barn, redneck, tractor
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A hockey player of friend of Ken Malansky's is accused of murdering a team owner. Perry takes the case.
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, perry mason, investigation, false accusation, murder, hockey, boss and employee, mystery, rivalry, workplace, dedicated lawyer, crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Perry Mason Returns (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic
Plot: courtroom, false accusation, private detective, law enforcement, boss and employee, crimes, crime, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.3
 186
Velvet Smooth (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnnie Hill plays Velvet Smooth in this soft-core crime meller. The slinky Ms. Smooth is head of a private detective agency, specializing in protecting the unprotectable. Her current client is in deep with a murderous numbers racket. So Velvet ...
Plot: karate, female martial artist, female fighter, karate kick, policewoman, female nudity, afro, tough girl, black woman, hand to hand combat, punched in the stomach, punched in the crotch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%