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Peeper (1975)
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Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: neo noir, parody, mind bending, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, adoption, private investigator, hitman, femme fatale, cruise ship, englishman abroad, breaking the fourth wall, mysticism, crimes, mystery, fight, psychopath, psycho, cat, female nudity, hostage, car chase, investigator, family relations, deception, office, elevator ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 40s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills

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Most similar movies to Peeper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, suspenseful and witty films with plots about crimes, investigation, private detective, murder, mystery, deadly and private investigator mostly in Mystery, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Peeper: The Man with Bogart's Face (1980), A Slight Case of Murder (1999), Without a Clue (1988), Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982), This Girl for Hire (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: neo noir, cynical, realistic, parody, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, hollywood, private investigator, plastic surgery, murder, disorder, couples, power relations, boss and employee, who done it, dangerous attraction, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: neo noir, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: murder, film critic, private detective, investigation, blackmail, courtroom, hollywood, dangerous attraction, who done it, law enforcement, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 10K
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: parody, humorous, light, entertaining, witty ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, farce, investigation, mystery, comedy of errors, who done it, disorder, hidden identity, doctor, crimes, actor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: parody, neo noir, surreal, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, satire, murder, investigation, world war two, gangsters, deadpan, writers, transformation, screwball, fantasy world, private investigator ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's ...
Style: twist ending, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, justice, crimes, mystery, strong female character, father daughter relationship, murder mystery, happy ending, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, suspenseful, witty, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: private investigator, murder, hollywood, showbiz, store, filmmaking, private detective, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, investigation, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: private investigator, murder, mystery, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, private detective, custody, female detective, industrialist, guardian, deadly
Time: 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, neo noir ...
Plot: private investigator, investigation, murder, small town, disorder, social relations, mystery, law enforcement, goofy hero, private detective, crimes, small town life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Late Show (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun, a cheating dolly, and a kidnapped ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, clever, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, crimes, investigation, unlikely friendships, alter ego, adultery, runaway, police investigation, secrets, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Partners in Crime (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prudence and BĂ©lisaire Beresford have decided to take things easy. But when a rich Russian heiress disappears, Prudence can't resist and BĂ©lisaire is forced onto the adventure. Their investigation will put them on the trail of a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, couples, investigation, crimes, mystery, eternal youth, marriage, family relations, love and romance, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 526
The Black Bird (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.
Style: parody, neo noir, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, private investigator, murder, power relations, police detective, crimes, espionage, femme fatale, dishonesty, investigation, mystery, track down ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1940
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done despite his unconventional methods.
Style: sitcom, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, goofy hero, crimes, nothing goes right, workplace, workplace situations, private investigator, partners, disorder, television flop, short lived ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Long Goodbye (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Detective Philip Marlowe tries to help a friend who is accused of murdering his wife.
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, sexy, cynical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, cat, gangsters, betrayal, whodunit, beach, alcoholic, disfigurement, bribery, private investigator, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: malibu california, los angeles, california, usa, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Los Angeles private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by paroled convict Moose Malloy to find his girlfriend Velma, former seedy nightclub dancer.
Style: neo noir, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, investigation, crime boss, missing person, uncover truth, mystery, suspicion of murder, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, who done it ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Murder by Death (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are ...
Style: parody, surprise ending, funny, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: private detective, old mansion, murder, whodunit, butler, dark and stormy night, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, mansion, guest, suspect ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 516
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: cynical, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, fish out of water, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, found footage, whodunit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, satirical, entertaining, noir, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, existentialism, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, chase, filmmaker, manipulation, private investigator ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, uncover truth, private detective, investigation, odd couple, crimes, disorder, amateur detective, master and servant, partners, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.9
 52K
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: funny, witty, humorous, talky, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: undercover, investigation, police corruption, crimes, sarcasm, car chase, beach, journalism, disguise, corruption, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, utah, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, police officer, charlie chan, murder, who done it, uninhibited rivalry, law enforcement, private detective, crimes, investigation, rivalry, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: serial killer, private detective, mysticism, investigation, murder, murder mystery, law enforcement, crimes, who done it, riddles and clues, silly humor, clown ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 13K
Deathtrap (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A Broadway playwright puts murder in his plan to take credit for a student's script.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological, witty ...
Plot: murder, mystery, gay, writers, playwright, crimes, sociopath, battle of wits, scared to death, perfect crime, lgbt, whodunit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 2K
The Big Fix (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Moses Wine, Richard Dreyfuss, at home one night watching a football game that he bet on is contacted by an old flame back from his radical days in collage Lila, Susan Anspach. Lila wants Moses to work for a candidate for governor of California, ...
Style: witty, serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, investigation, politics, murder, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, state affairs, friendship, missing person, political activist ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In late 1940s Los Angeles, Easy Rawlins is an unemployed black World War II veteran with few job prospects. At a bar, Easy meets DeWitt Albright, a mysterious white man looking for someone to investigate the disappearance of a missing white woman ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, atmospheric, stylized, clever ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, missing person, african american, racism, murder, jazz club, political corruption, mystery, private investigator, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: los angeles, texas, usa, california, malibu california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 3K
Pulp (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.
Style: humorous, witty, captivating, feel good, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, funeral, crimes, amateur detective, artists and showbiz, ghost, writer's life, dishonesty, investigation, cons and scams, hitman, prank ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, obsession, murder, investigation, private detective, private investigator, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 7K
Pure Luck (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an ...
Style: feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, visually appealing, light ...
Audience: kids, date night, teens
Plot: farce, luck, missing person, amnesia, utopia, solitude, desert, alternate reality, clones, disaster, mysticism, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Passion for Danger (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His ...
Style: neo noir, semi serious, realistic, exciting, cynical ...
Plot: private detective, private investigator, gangsters, amateur detective, chase, law enforcement, investigation, arms dealing, crimes, criminal heroes, partners, gang ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
She Knows Too Much (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this comedy-drama set in Washington, D.C., an ex-burglar and a dumbbell detective must team up to solve several puzzling murders.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dishonesty, partners against crime, crimes, rivalry, partners, law enforcement, misfit partners, investigation, mystery, private detective, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 104K
Inherent Vice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, atmospheric, surreal, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: private investigator, drugs, investigation, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drug trade, obsession, private detective, nudity (full frontal - brief), paranoia, hippie, conspiracy, police investigation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1970, year 1967, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, southern california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%