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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: 78 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: parody, humorous, suspenseful, witty, not serious, surprise ending, twist ending, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: private detective, dark humor, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, conspiracy, rivalry, who done it, disorder, silly humor, deadly creature, misfit partners, partners against crime, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, dog, animals, ghost, supernatural, volcano, sherlock holmes, nun, curse, supernatural power ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, suspenseful, parody and not serious films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, investigation, danger 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: tense, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: private detective, ghost, investigation, undercover, swamp, mind game, partners against crime, crimes, supernatural ability, mysterious character, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
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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: private detective, serial killer, investigation, murder, law enforcement, crimes, silly humor, who done it, riddles and clues, murder mystery, diving, police inspector ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, tense, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, estate, mystery, rivalry, mysterious character, deadly creature, ghost, crimes, private detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: parody, realistic, not serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, conspiracy, satire, murder, assassination, villainess, disorder, undercover, crimes, goofy hero, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, scotland, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, farce, mystery, investigation, sherlock holmes, comedy of errors, who done it, disorder, hidden identity, doctor, actor, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: investigation, murder, small town, disorder, social relations, mystery, law enforcement, goofy hero, private detective, crimes, small town life, milkman ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: parody, realistic, not serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, mastermind, family relations, disorder, desire for fame, partners, mystery, hidden identity, misfit partners, partners against crime, amateur detective ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, mind bending ...
Plot: curse, sherlock holmes, private detective, investigation, mysterious character, uncover truth, mystery, beast, murder, swamp, supernatural, track down ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: scary, atmospheric, mind bending, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, sherlock holmes, investigation, nosy, curses spells and rituals, crimes, supernatural, private detective, deadly creature, mysterious character, partners against crime, crime solving ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: exciting, not serious, witty, humorous, parody
Plot: police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, serial killer, partners, law enforcement, crimes, mysterious character, riddles and clues, disorder, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, parody, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, hollywood, plastic surgery, disorder, couples, power relations, law enforcement, switching roles, crimes, investigation, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: parody, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, dark and stormy night, mystery, mysterious character, crimes, who done it, characters killed one by one, old dark house, seance, murder mystery, journalism ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: murder, kidnapping, private detective, investigation, who done it, rivalry, amateur detective, crimes, rescue, ego clash, golden years, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, ghost, police investigation, supernatural, chase, police detective, disorder, riddles and clues, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london, scotland yard
⇓ 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: not serious, humorous, scary, light, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, supernatural, murder, disorder, silly humor, escapades, riddles and clues, experiment, graphic violence, sexual content, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: parody, not serious, humorous, psychotronic, horror spoof
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, haunted house, ghost, paranormal phenomena, pop culture, farce, toilet humor, couples, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, silly humor, law enforcement, police, criminal, car chase, farce, graphic violence, riddles and clues, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ 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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, uncover truth, private detective, investigation, odd couple, crimes, couple relations, siblings relations, disorder, amateur detective, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, semi serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: island, investigation, missing person, mysterious character, uncover truth, murder, dishonesty, riddles and clues, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ 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: parody, neo noir, realistic, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, power relations, police detective, crimes, espionage, femme fatale, dishonesty, investigation, mystery, track down, undercover ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1940
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: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, dark humor, cooking and food, disorder, crimes, investigation, race against time, goofy hero, magazine, fast food ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, venice, london, paris france, buckingham palace
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, sherlock holmes, investigation, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners against crime, who done it, adventure, ego clash, murder, talented, expert ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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.
Style: parody, humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, nun, police, police investigation, master criminal, crimes, murder, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, estate, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, private detective, investigation, film critic, blackmail, hollywood, dangerous attraction, who done it, crimes, manipulation, law enforcement, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, farce, absurdism, bicycle, strip club, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Partners in Crime (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prudence and Bélisaire Beresford have decided to take things easy. But when a rich Russian heiress disappears, Prudence can't resist and Bélisaire is forced onto the adventure. Their investigation will put them on the trail of a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, partners, couples, investigation, crimes, mystery, private detective, eternal youth, marriage, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, geneva switzerland
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, power relations, career change, partners, mystery, partners against crime, dishonesty, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, witty, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, faked death, recruit, power relations, warden, uncover truth, nostalgia ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Slaughter Party (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Here's what Judge David Johnson has to say about this film: Yes, there is a party, and some people do get slaughtered. Beyond that you're better off looking the other way and using your time more wisely. Go read a book. Or run for a ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, scary, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, crimes, mad scientist, disorder, police, murder investigation, serial murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), police brutality, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The horrifying yet delicious and chewy Gingerdead Man causes murder and mayhem on the set of a horrible low budget movie set. It will take the determination of the studio's young new owner to save both his company and well as the lives of his ...
Style: slasher, scary, humorous, not serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, crimes, escapades, serial killer, rivalry, deadly creature, darkness, killer, showbiz, supernatural horror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%