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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: parody, humorous, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, neo noir
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, adoption, crimes, mystery, deadly, henchman, fight, psycho, cat, hitman, hostage, female nudity, psychopath, family relations, gun, pursuit, investigator, office, deception, elevator, happy ending, search, chase ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
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 investigation, crimes, murder, private detective, mystery, crime and deadly 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: suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, mystery, amateur detective, hotshot hero, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
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, suspenseful, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, blackmail, film critic, crimes, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, hollywood, who done it, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, mystery, femme fatale, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, entertaining, light, satirical ...
Plot: private detective, actor, farce, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, who done it, comedy of errors, hidden identity, disorder, doctor, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, cult film, weird, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, investigation, power relations, recruit, faked death, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, warden, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, farce, store, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, deadly, crime, private detective, custody, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, female detective, guardian, industrialist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: clever, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, crimes, investigation, partners against crime, mystery, dishonesty, aging, elderly, law enforcement, deadly, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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, realistic, not serious, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, crimes, mystery, deadly, private detective, goofy hero, danger, small town life, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: neo noir, parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, dishonesty, power relations, police detective, danger, mystery, uncover truth, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, who done it, track down ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1940
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, betrayal, profanity, friendship, disfigurement, bribery, investigation, crime, crimes, mystery, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, mexico, california, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Michael Richards Show (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: private detective, investigation, crimes, goofy hero, workplace, nothing goes right, workplace situations, partners, disorder, private investigator, television flop, short lived ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, mystery, crime, crimes, investigation, couples, private detective, marriage, eternal youth, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, dishonesty, life is a bitch, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1941
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 463
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, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 49K
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, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Plot: undercover, investigation, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, insurance, journalism, mistaken identity, contract killing, murder for hire, police corruption, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california, utah
⇓ 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, feel good, surprise ending, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, old mansion, murder, riddles and clues, butler, mystery, dark and stormy night, who done it, guest, reward, one night, suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, satirical, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: student film, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, noir, investigation, mystery, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, satire, filmmaker, film within a film, existentialism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, crimes, odd couple, investigation, uncover truth, master and servant, deadly, amateur detective, partners, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, deadly, mystery, rivalry, golden years, private detective, satire, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: suspenseful, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, playwright, mystery, crimes, perfect crime, ambition, rivalry, aspiring writer, deathtrap, husband wife relationship, twists & turns, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
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: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, deadly, crime, danger, crimes, law enforcement, silly humor, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, stylized, atmospheric, clever, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, murder, jazz, jazz club, private detective, political corruption, crime, crimes, neo-noir, mystery, dishonesty, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, clever, suspenseful
Plot: private detective, politics, investigation, murder, mystery, state affairs, law enforcement, crimes, friendship, missing person, private investigator, election campaign ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, love affair, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, nothing goes right, love and romance, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, year 1940 ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, remake of french film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: missing person, farce, private detective, comedy of errors, love affair, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, manipulations, partners, crimes, reluctant partners, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
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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: witty, humorous, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, funeral, crimes, crime, amateur detective, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, writer's life, ghost, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, arms dealing, deadly, criminal heroes, partners against crime, amateur detective, crime, investigation, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
She Knows Too Much (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mystery, private detective, dishonesty, misfit partners, deadly, investigation, crimes, murder, rivalry, goofy hero, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%