Movies like The Honey Pot

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The Honey Pot (1967)
 6.8
 3K
The Honey Pot (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In Venice, the millionaire benefactor Cecil Fox watches a Seventeenth Century play 'Volpone' and plots a practical joke to play on his three former greedy mistresses. He hires the unemployed actor William McFly to act as his butler and stage manager and sends letters telling the mistresses he is terminally ill. The prime intention of Rex is to see the reaction of the women after the reading of his will but things do not go as planned.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, mind bending, twisted, modern day adaptation
Plot: murder, greed, twists and turns, pretense, dark humor, farce, dishonesty, cons and scams, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, inheritance, murder mystery, fake illness, who done it, estate, whodunit, dancing, princess, poker, police officer, train, police, businessman, blonde, ballerina, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, france, palm springs california

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Most similar movies to The Honey Pot

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, investigation, deadly, disorder, dishonesty, who done it and farce mostly in Comedy, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Honey Pot: Deathtrap (1982), Crime Is Our Business (2008), Clue (1985), Murder by Death (1976), The Scenesters (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 14K
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: surprise ending, psychological, witty, semi serious, cerebral ...
Plot: murder, twists and turns, writers, gay, murder mystery, sociopath, scared to death, manipulation, lgbt, whodunit, destiny, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, feel good, suspenseful, humorous, offbeat
Plot: food, serial killer, restaurant, cooking and food, murder, humour, mysticism, judiciary, business, dark humor, disorder, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, venice, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, investigation, odd couple, uncover truth, disorder, couple relations, partners, master and servant, amateur detective, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 100K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: surprise ending, parody, funny, humorous, mind bending ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: murder, butler, whodunit, investigation, multiple suspects, twists and turns, mansion, murder mystery, mystery killer, maid, blackmail, mind game ...
Time: year 1954, 50s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: murder, whodunit, private detective, butler, old mansion, dark and stormy night, murder mystery, twists and turns, riddles and clues, who done it, mansion, suspense ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 517
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: semi serious, cynical, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, fish out of water, who done it, disorder, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster, found footage, whodunit, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 55K
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, humorous, talky, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: investigation, police corruption, beach, reporter, car chase, sarcasm, undercover, journalism, disguise, corruption, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, utah, rio de janeiro, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 5K
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, police, nun, investigation, master criminal, police investigation, murder, inspector, goofy hero, law enforcement, estate, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Once Upon a Crime... (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: dachshund, maid, gambling addiction, dysfunctional marriage, butler, murder, gambling, investigation, mysticism, lost dog, casino, dog ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, monte carlo, morocco, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Happy Thieves (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: We confess! They did it! But it's how they did it that makes it so delightful!
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, stylized
Plot: heist, art theft, art thief, hitman, disorder, museum, dishonesty, criminal heroes, mind game, forgery, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, spain, madrid, france, europe
⇓ 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: neo noir, realistic, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: murder, film critic, investigation, private detective, blackmail, courtroom, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, police investigation, femme fatale, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: serial killer, private detective, mysticism, investigation, murder, murder mystery, law enforcement, who done it, riddles and clues, silly humor, casino, police inspector ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Some Too Quiet Gentlemen (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sleepy little village of Loubressac is well on its way to becoming a ghost town. To save the town, the local citizenry hatch a plan to attract tourists. To their horror, the plan misfires when a group of hippies are the first to move in. The ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough
Plot: nudism, hippie, tractor, murder, village, social relations, estate, village life, gangsters, criminal heroes, ghost, cemetery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, psychological, realistic, parody ...
Plot: private detective, hollywood, plastic surgery, private investigator, murder, who done it, dangerous attraction, power relations, disorder, couples, obsession, femme fatale ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 15K
Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, murder mystery, sarcasm, suspect, waitress, car, goofy hero, social relations, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, minnesota, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, murder mystery, justice, happy ending, strong female character, investigation, father daughter relationship, who done it, law enforcement, uncover truth, woman fights a man ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 838
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, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, adoption, missing person, investigation, private investigator, mysticism, englishman abroad, femme fatale, cruise ship, breaking the fourth wall, hitman, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Joseph Rouletabille (Bruno Podalydès), a reporter for a local newspaper, investigates the attempted killing of Mathilde Stangerson (Sabine Azéma), who uses the yellow room of the title as her bedroom. At the time of the revolver shots her room was ...
Style: mind bending, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, journalism, law enforcement, dishonesty, mysterious past, mysterious event, locked room, police officer, mysticism, media, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 33K
Flypaper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man caught in the middle of two simultaneous robberies at a bank desperately tries to protect the teller with whom he's secretly in love.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous, intellectual, surprise ending ...
Plot: bank robbery, robbery, twists and turns, gang, confined, disorder, cons and scams, crime gone awry, dishonesty, love and romance, gang war, heist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 662
Towards Zero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: whodunit, multiple suspects, police investigation, murder, estate, family relations, who done it, riddles and clues, couples, society, womanizer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Carnival of Crime (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Country: Brazil, Spain, Argentina, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike, an architect, is married to Lin, a beautiful and unfaithful woman. Returning from a trip, he finds she's disappeared. When he tries to locate her, he also learns about her many affairs, and he gets closer to Marina, his efficient ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: cult, couples, frame up, who done it, murder, beach, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, stalking, love and romance, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
See How They Run (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the West End of 1950s London, plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after a pivotal member of the crew is murdered. When world-weary Inspector Stoppard and eager rookie Constable Stalker take on the case, the two ...
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: murder mystery, murder, suspense, undercover, post war, twists and turns, whodunit, investigation, film industry, circumstantial evidence, falsely accused, backstage ...
Time: 50s, year 1953
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
It's Only Money (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lester is a clumsy and awkward TV repair man who is nevertheless gifted technically. In helping out a friend, he is drawn into a mystery involving a missing heir in a rich family. He begins to notice little things, like how much those family ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: butler, heir, farce, silly humor, manipulation, golden years, investigation, dishonesty, adult virgin, cons and scams, prodigy, estate ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 565
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: private investigator, murder, private detective, who done it, investigation, uncover truth, goofy hero, disorder, celebrity culture, journalism, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Style: clever, feel good, funny, surprise ending, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: con artists, twists and turns, rivalry, cons and scams, bet, con men, competition, casino, farce, high society, gigolo, cheating ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, south of france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 25K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: light, humorous, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: heist, caper, collector, art, revenge, con men, crime gone awry, perfect crime, farce, screwball, stereotypes, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Shot in the Dark is the second and more successful film from the Pink Panther film series where both animated and real life sequences are mixed. A cult classic from Blake Edwards based on the play L’Idiot by Marcel Achard and Harry Kurnitz.
Style: funny, atmospheric, humorous, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, pink panther, investigation, farce, law enforcement, who done it, whodunit, female nudity, british, insanity, culture clash, macabre ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Little Murders of Agatha Christie (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In 1930s France, Superintendent Larosière has a passion for beautiful women and solving cases, while hapless young inspector Lampion just tries to keep up. Later series, are set in the mid-'50s, where suave Commissioner Laurence unravels ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, slasher
Plot: murder investigation, whodunit, investigation, murder mystery, who done it, murder, partners against crime, womanizer, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, red herring ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 902
Carom Shots (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Martin is the subservient brown-nosing youngster who needs quick advancement up the hierarchy to pay for the modern lifestyle he is buying on credit. Seeing that marrying his immediate superior's daughter will not get him the results he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: ambition, firm, dark humor, career, rise to the top, golden years, workplace, murder, comedy of errors, workplace intrigue, hierarchy, frog
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Madigan's Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, cons and scams, heist, crime gone awry, dishonesty, goofy hero, partners, track down, chase, gangsters, money, bully ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%