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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, who's not so gifted here as he relegates much of the investigation of demonic dogs to his bumbling sidekick, Watson (Dudley Moore), while he spends time with his mother and searches for an assistant.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, witty, suspenseful, not serious, surprise ending, twist ending, psychotronic
Plot: parody, private detective, crimes, riddles and clues, investigation, conspiracy, crime, mystery, murder, danger, who done it, curses spells and rituals, disorder, deadly, rivalry, deadly creature, misfit partners, partners against crime, silly humor, dog, animals, ghost, supernatural, sherlock holmes, volcano ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspenseful, realistic and not serious films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, investigation, crime and who done it mostly in Mystery, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Hound of the Baskervilles: The Alphabet Murders (1965), Without a Clue (1988), The Trixxer (2004), The Man with Bogart's Face (1980), Dark and Stormy Night (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, undercover, private detective, ghost, swamp, sherlock holmes, working undercover, estate, mystery, deadly, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, parody, crimes, danger, silly humor, law enforcement, deadly, crime, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The grandchild of Professor James Moriarty had promised the world that it has only five days left to live. Moriarty is a master of disguise, a crack shot, and is very patient. Several government figures are shot to death, and it seems that it truly ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: parody, private detective, conspiracy, murder, satire, riddles and clues, drug abuse, intrigue, deadly, dishonesty, amateur detective, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sir Charles Baskerville dies on the moor under mysterious circumstances and rumors abound about a demonic hound. When the American heir arrives to take charge, a family friend calls in Holmes and Watson to get to the heart of the mystery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: sherlock holmes, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mystery, danger, mysterious character, private detective, rivalry, estate, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville is blamed on a longstanding curse that has followed the Baskerville family for two hundred years. Enigmatic sleuth Sherlock Holmes is on the case to uncover the truth about a monstrous, supernatural ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, curse, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, mystery, murder, deadly creature, danger, haunted by the past, riddles and clues ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: humorous, entertaining, light, satirical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, farce, parody, actor, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, who done it, comedy of errors, disorder, hidden identity, doctor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen ...
Style: not serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, parody, private detective, disorder, family relations, mastermind, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, murder, riddles and clues, desire for fame ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: witty, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: parody, investigation, small town, murder, crimes, mystery, crime, law enforcement, private detective, deadly, small town life, neo noir ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, scary, not serious ...
Plot: murder, haunted house, parody, ghost, mad scientist, mansion, crimes, supernatural, investigation, disorder, religions or cults, estate ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are called in to unravel a mysterious curse that has plagued the Baskerville family for generations. When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, his heir, Sir Henry, begs Holmes to save him from the terrifying ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, mind bending, tense, serious ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, murder, mysterious character, private detective, deadly, danger, partners against crime, deadly creature, supernatural, crimes, nosy ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Trixxer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Auf dem Weg von Bitterfeld nach London verirrt sich ein sächsisches Pärchen im Wald. Ein hinterhältiges Subjekt hat den Wegweiser verdreht! So werden die beiden Zeuge, wie "der Mönch mit der Peitsche" vorsätzlich über den Haufen ...
Style: witty, not serious, exciting, humorous
Plot: police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, serial killer, partners, riddles and clues, crimes, mysterious character, law enforcement, danger, parody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: cynical, suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, femme fatale, deadly, danger, power relations, disorder, couples, graphic violence, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dark and Stormy Night (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1930s the family of old Sinas Cavinder, gathered for the reading of his will, find themselves being murdered by a mysterious phantom while two rival reporters compete for the story.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, not serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: ghost, parody, murder, dark and stormy night, mystery, mysterious character, crimes, who done it, deadly, characters killed one by one, old dark house, seance ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Private Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through ...
Style: humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, police investigation, supernatural, chase, goofy hero, partners against crime, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Diagnosis: Death (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two people meet as guinea pigs in a weekend drug trial.They soon discover their lives are in more danger than they imagined. The staff are peculiar. The drugs cause hallucinations. Or is the clinic really haunted? Struggling with their senses, they ...
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, light, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, doctors and patients, hospital, danger, disorder, supernatural, murder, escapades, riddles and clues, silly humor, experiment, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (John Mills) ponder cases in which the victims seem to have been scared to death.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: kidnapping, murder, investigation, private detective, aging, amateur detective, mystery, crime, who done it, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, uncover truth, missing person, riddles and clues, who done it, amateur detective, murder, danger, crimes, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, semi serious, talky, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigation, crimes, private detective, odd couple, uncover truth, master and servant, partners, deadly, amateur detective, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Inspector Blubber & Co (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a gang who distributes pirated DVD's of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, parody, police investigation, crimes, silly humor, danger, law enforcement, police, video store, criminal, car chase, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: not serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, parody, neo noir, murder, dishonesty, danger, espionage, mystery, crime, investigation, femme fatale, who done it ...
Time: 70s, year 1940, year 1975
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, disorder, cooking and food, crimes, goofy hero, race against time, deadly, investigation, crime, fast food ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, buckingham palace, venice, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993) and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994), collectively known as Sherlock Holmes, are a series of ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
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Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
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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.
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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
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Mystery Team (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: cult film, witty, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: parody, private detective, neo noir, murder, femme fatale, weird, investigation, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, power relations, warden ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: suspenseful, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, neo noir, blackmail, film critic, crimes, manipulation, hollywood, dangerous attraction, who done it, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Paranormal Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man, long haunted by the paranormal, captures on camera the horror and hilarity he and his beautiful girlfriend encounter after moving into a new home.
Style: humorous, not serious, horror spoof, psychotronic, toilet humor
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, disorder, danger, supernatural, ghost, goofy hero, couples, silly humor, curses spells and rituals, couple relations, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, slasher, high school life, youth, serial killer, who done it, teenage life, danger, disorder, law enforcement, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Gumshoe (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, deadly, mystery, crimes, partners against crime, satire, who done it, cons and scams, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Pandemonium (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp.
Style: scary, not serious, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, serial killer, murder, slasher, crimes, friendship, teenage life, deadly, partners, horse, canadian, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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